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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 98 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 8 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.41% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.48% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -47.82%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
1405 1244 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.36% 84.45% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 893 823 640
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (53.85%) ITIL
1 14 (53.85%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (46.15%) Finance
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) Security Management
7 8 (30.77%) COBIT
7 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
7 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
8 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity Management
8 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
8 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
8 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (26.92%) Service Management
9 6 (23.08%) Middleware
9 6 (23.08%) HP
9 6 (23.08%) Coaching
9 6 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
9 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
9 6 (23.08%) Degree
10 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
10 5 (19.23%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (19.23%) Cyber Security

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Head of Security
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Head of IT Security
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (19.23%) Cryptography
3 5 (19.23%) SCADA
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
1 14 (53.85%) Information Security
2 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 9 (34.62%) Security Management
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
4 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity Management
5 6 (23.08%) Coaching
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (19.23%) Cyber Security
6 5 (19.23%) BCP
7 4 (15.38%) Time Management
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Database Security
8 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) CISSP
2 5 (19.23%) CISA
2 5 (19.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) GIAC
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (30.77%) COBIT
2 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Splunk
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) F5