The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 138 143 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 33 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 0.86% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.04% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 23
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £47,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Business Continuity
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3069 2696 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.80% 82.85% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2447 2075 2078
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Leeds

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in Leeds

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 34 (40.96%) Cisco
2 33 (39.76%) Windows
3 32 (38.55%) OSPF
3 32 (38.55%) BGP
3 32 (38.55%) EIGRP
4 31 (37.35%) ITIL
5 29 (34.94%) CheckPoint
5 29 (34.94%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (31.33%) High Availability
6 26 (31.33%) Load Balancing
7 24 (28.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (27.71%) MPLS
8 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
9 22 (26.51%) CCNP
9 22 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
10 21 (25.30%) Firewall
11 20 (24.10%) LAN
11 20 (24.10%) WAN
11 20 (24.10%) Network Architecture
12 18 (21.69%) Capacity Management
13 17 (20.48%) CCDP
13 17 (20.48%) HP
14 16 (19.28%) SAN
15 15 (18.07%) Linux
15 15 (18.07%) Business Continuity Planning
16 14 (16.87%) HSRP
16 14 (16.87%) VMware
16 14 (16.87%) Microsoft

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.55%) OSPF
1 32 (38.55%) BGP
1 32 (38.55%) EIGRP
2 29 (34.94%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (27.71%) MPLS
4 22 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (25.30%) Firewall
6 20 (24.10%) LAN
6 20 (24.10%) WAN
7 16 (19.28%) SAN
8 14 (16.87%) HSRP
9 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
10 11 (13.25%) DNS
11 7 (8.43%) VPN
12 6 (7.23%) SSL
12 6 (7.23%) IPsec
12 6 (7.23%) DMVPN
12 6 (7.23%) VPLS
13 5 (6.02%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (6.02%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.82%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.61%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.61%) OLAP
5 1 (1.20%) Ingres
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Legal
3 4 (4.82%) Games
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Back Office
5 2 (2.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Consultant
2 14 (16.87%) Network Consultant
3 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Network Specialist
5 8 (9.64%) Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Citrix Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.43%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.23%) Administrator
7 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Operations Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 4 (4.82%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Citrix Support
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco Specialist
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) MDX
2 1 (1.20%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Replication
2 10 (12.05%) Clustering
3 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (2.41%) CMDB
5 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) RMADS
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Handset
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Linux
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.64%) UNIX
6 7 (8.43%) Mac OS
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.41%) HPUX
8 2 (2.41%) Solaris
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) ITIL
2 26 (31.33%) High Availability
2 26 (31.33%) Load Balancing
3 24 (28.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (24.10%) Network Architecture
5 18 (21.69%) Capacity Management
6 15 (18.07%) Business Continuity Planning
7 13 (15.66%) BCP
8 11 (13.25%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) Change Control
10 8 (9.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (9.64%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (9.64%) Network Design
11 7 (8.43%) Software Deployment
11 7 (8.43%) Information Security
11 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) CCNP
1 22 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.48%) CCDP
3 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (15.66%) CCSE
4 9 (10.84%) CCAA
4 9 (10.84%) CCA
4 9 (10.84%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (10.84%) CCEA
5 8 (9.64%) CISSP
6 7 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (8.43%) VCP5
6 7 (8.43%) CCSA
6 7 (8.43%) CCNA
6 7 (8.43%) CCDA
6 7 (8.43%) MCSE
6 7 (8.43%) MCSA
7 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.61%) Degree
8 3 (3.61%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) XenApp
3 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.43%) Terminal Services
5 5 (6.02%) vSphere
6 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.20%) Samba
7 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) XenMobile
2 7 (8.43%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.82%) EdgeSight
3 4 (4.82%) SCCM
4 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.41%) Graphite
5 1 (1.20%) SCOM
5 1 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Cisco
2 29 (34.94%) CheckPoint
3 17 (20.48%) HP
4 14 (16.87%) VMware
4 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
5 11 (13.25%) Citrix
6 9 (10.84%) NetApp
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle
8 7 (8.43%) Symantec
8 7 (8.43%) McAfee
9 6 (7.23%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (6.02%) EMC
11 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.41%) Apple
12 1 (1.20%) Google
12 1 (1.20%) Remedy
12 1 (1.20%) Sage
12 1 (1.20%) Avaya
12 1 (1.20%) Nortel