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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 50 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.11% 0.66% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.82% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
360 488 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.65% 80.93% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 282 394 429
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,100
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 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
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 1 September 2015. 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
Liverpool +11 4 £60,000 -14.28%
Business Continuity
North West

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (42.86%) NAS
4 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) DB2
4 6 (42.86%) SAP
4 6 (42.86%) CRM
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) NetWeaver
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) SAP Basis
5 5 (35.71%) SLA
5 5 (35.71%) MS Project
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
5 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
6 4 (28.57%) WSUS
6 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Security Patching
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) NetWeaver
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Project
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
1 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) DSL
4 3 (21.43%) H.323
4 3 (21.43%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) DB2
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Business Systems Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Business Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Architecture Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) FlexPod
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Security Patching
6 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Business Development
8 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
2 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
3 3 (21.43%) Meraki
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) HP