The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 97 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 1 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.100% 0.84% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.97% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 23
Average salary £29,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.66% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £42,503 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -4.25%
Business Continuity
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
833 1139 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.22% 86.55% 78.42%
Number of salaries quoted 639 930 893
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Essex

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (40.00%) SLA
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (33.33%) MCSE
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 4 (26.67%) Legal
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) Data Security
5 4 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (20.00%) QRadar
6 3 (20.00%) SANS
6 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (20.00%) Metasploit
6 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (20.00%) ArcSight

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Frame Relay
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Head of IT
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Coaching
4 4 (26.67%) Data Security
4 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) RHCE
3 3 (20.00%) SANS
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (13.33%) ISO27002
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
1 3 (20.00%) QRadar
1 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Nexpose
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) iManage
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy