The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 60 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.61% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.54% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £47,500 £24,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.91% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +17.64%
Business Continuity
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
413 556 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.77% 87.42% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 350 491 384
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Merseyside

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Business Continuity
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wirral - 2 £47,500 -
Liverpool +11 1 £28,000 +16.66%
Business Continuity
North West

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) FMCG
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) CITP
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) MBA
4 2 (28.57%) PMI
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Postgraduate
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Manager
3 2 (28.57%) IT Governance Manager
3 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Governance Manager
3 2 (28.57%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Postgraduate
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MBA
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) CITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware