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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 157 148 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 25 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.67% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 15
Average salary £53,750 £40,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.54% -10.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
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
3299 3141 2283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.42% 85.10% 82.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2614 2507 1819
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 2015.

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in Leeds

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 40 (55.56%) ITIL
2 30 (41.67%) Windows
3 29 (40.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (33.33%) Cisco
4 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 23 (31.94%) LAN
6 22 (30.56%) WAN
6 22 (30.56%) CheckPoint
6 22 (30.56%) MPLS
6 22 (30.56%) BGP
6 22 (30.56%) EIGRP
6 22 (30.56%) Load Balancing
6 22 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (27.78%) OSPF
7 20 (27.78%) High Availability
8 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
9 18 (25.00%) Network Architecture
9 18 (25.00%) Capacity Management
10 17 (23.61%) SLA
11 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (22.22%) VMware
11 16 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
12 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 15 (20.83%) CCNP
12 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (19.44%) Citrix
13 14 (19.44%) Project Management
13 14 (19.44%) Firewall
13 14 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (18.06%) SQL

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) LAN
2 22 (30.56%) WAN
2 22 (30.56%) MPLS
2 22 (30.56%) BGP
2 22 (30.56%) EIGRP
2 22 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (27.78%) OSPF
4 14 (19.44%) Firewall
4 14 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (18.06%) SAN
6 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (15.28%) DNS
8 10 (13.89%) HSRP
9 8 (11.11%) DMVPN
9 8 (11.11%) IPsec
9 8 (11.11%) VPLS
9 8 (11.11%) VPN
9 8 (11.11%) SSL
10 6 (8.33%) VRRP
11 5 (6.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.17%) OLAP
4 3 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.39%) Ingres
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Legal
5 3 (4.17%) Games
5 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Network Consultant
2 11 (15.28%) Consultant
3 7 (9.72%) Technical Support
3 7 (9.72%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Administrator
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.94%) Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Operations Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Operations Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) MDX
2 1 (1.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Replication
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) GIS
3 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) CMDB
6 1 (1.39%) RMADS
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 6 (8.33%) UNIX
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) ITIL
2 29 (40.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (30.56%) Load Balancing
4 20 (27.78%) High Availability
5 18 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 18 (25.00%) Network Architecture
6 16 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
7 14 (19.44%) Project Management
8 11 (15.28%) BCP
9 10 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (13.89%) Change Control
10 8 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (11.11%) Network Design
10 8 (11.11%) Service Management
11 7 (9.72%) Problem Management
11 7 (9.72%) Software Deployment
12 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.33%) Coaching
12 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (20.83%) CCNP
2 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (16.67%) CCSE
3 12 (16.67%) CCDP
4 9 (12.50%) CCA
4 9 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (12.50%) CCEA
4 9 (12.50%) MCSE
4 9 (12.50%) CCNA
4 9 (12.50%) CCAA
5 8 (11.11%) Degree
5 8 (11.11%) CCSA
5 8 (11.11%) CCDA
5 8 (11.11%) CISSP
6 6 (8.33%) MCSA
6 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (8.33%) VCP5
7 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.61%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.50%) XenApp
3 8 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) GPFS
5 1 (1.39%) NFS
5 1 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.39%) Samba
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) XenMobile
2 7 (9.72%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.56%) EdgeSight
3 4 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.78%) Graphite
5 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Cisco
2 22 (30.56%) CheckPoint
3 16 (22.22%) VMware
4 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.44%) Citrix
6 10 (13.89%) Oracle
7 9 (12.50%) HP
8 8 (11.11%) NetApp
9 7 (9.72%) Symantec
9 7 (9.72%) McAfee
10 6 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (6.94%) EMC
12 4 (5.56%) ATG
13 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.39%) Google
14 1 (1.39%) Remedy
14 1 (1.39%) Apple
14 1 (1.39%) SAP
14 1 (1.39%) IBM
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