The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 94 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 4 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 1.25% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.51% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 5
Average salary £51,250 £38,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.25% -29.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £28,150 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £42,750 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Business Continuity
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1161 1128 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.62% 82.82% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 758 733 637
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Edinburgh region.

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity.

1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (21.43%) Use Case
6 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
6 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) Firmware
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) DSDM
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (21.43%) Back Office
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) IPsec
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Information Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSLT
1 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
1 1 (7.14%) XForms
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) DSDM
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) BCP
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Database Security
6 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) GIAC
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) Foglight
1 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 2 (14.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Imperva
3 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco