The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 168 199 202
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 87 42 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.77% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 66 38 44
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £23,850 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,500 £63,900
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +17.64%
Business Continuity
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6026 5429 6354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.88% 80.98% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5180 4514 5597
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in the North West

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in the North West

Business Continuity
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
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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
Manchester +24 56 £37,500 +1.35% 7
Cheshire +16 20 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Lancashire -19 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Merseyside +13 1 £28,000 +16.66%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 67 (46.21%) Microsoft
2 49 (33.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 48 (33.10%) Finance
4 47 (32.41%) ITIL
5 45 (31.03%) Windows
6 42 (28.97%) SQL Server
7 38 (26.21%) Oracle
8 36 (24.83%) VMware
9 35 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (21.38%) Cisco
11 29 (20.00%) SAN
11 29 (20.00%) Information Security
12 28 (19.31%) Risk Management
12 28 (19.31%) HP
13 27 (18.62%) Oracle Database
14 26 (17.93%) Change Control
14 26 (17.93%) Hyper-V
14 26 (17.93%) Active Directory
14 26 (17.93%) Firewall
15 25 (17.24%) NetApp
16 22 (15.17%) Symantec
16 22 (15.17%) EMC
16 22 (15.17%) Coaching
17 21 (14.48%) Linux
18 20 (13.79%) DB2
18 20 (13.79%) Change Management
18 20 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 20 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (13.79%) Mentoring
19 19 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (11.03%) WebLogic
1 16 (11.03%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.83%) IIS
4 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.45%) IBM Notes
5 5 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.38%) Documentum
6 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Office
2 9 (6.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.38%) Revit
4 2 (1.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.00%) SAN
2 26 (17.93%) Firewall
3 15 (10.34%) WAN
4 11 (7.59%) LDAP
5 7 (4.83%) VPN
5 7 (4.83%) DNS
6 6 (4.14%) LAN
6 6 (4.14%) DHCP
6 6 (4.14%) Wireless
6 6 (4.14%) Network Security
6 6 (4.14%) NAS
7 4 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.76%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.07%) MPLS
8 3 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.38%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.69%) VLAN
10 1 (0.69%) DSL
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.62%) Oracle Database
3 20 (13.79%) DB2
4 17 (11.72%) RDBMS
4 17 (11.72%) Relational Database
5 16 (11.03%) Oracle Exadata
6 10 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (6.21%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (5.52%) Hadoop
8 8 (5.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (5.52%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (3.45%) Ingres
9 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.45%) Big Data
10 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.38%) QlikView
12 2 (1.38%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (33.10%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Banking
3 10 (6.90%) Legal
4 8 (5.52%) Law
5 7 (4.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (19.31%) Analyst
2 26 (17.93%) Architect
3 17 (11.72%) DBA
3 17 (11.72%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (11.03%) Administrator
4 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 12 (8.28%) Infrastructure Manager
6 11 (7.59%) Oracle DBA
7 10 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.90%) Security Administrator
8 9 (6.21%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (5.52%) IT Administrator
10 7 (4.83%) Data Manager
10 7 (4.83%) Information Manager
10 7 (4.83%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (4.83%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.83%) Security Manager
10 7 (4.83%) IT Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) Middleware
2 16 (11.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.07%) .NET
3 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) J2EE
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.72%) FlexPod
3 9 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.38%) FMCG
5 2 (1.38%) Replication
5 2 (1.38%) Clustering
5 2 (1.38%) LLPG
5 2 (1.38%) PMI
5 2 (1.38%) GIS
5 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.69%) PDA
6 1 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.03%) Windows
2 21 (14.48%) Linux
3 19 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (11.72%) SUSE
4 17 (11.72%) AIX
5 16 (11.03%) HPUX
5 16 (11.03%) Solaris
5 16 (11.03%) OS/400
5 16 (11.03%) zOS
6 7 (4.83%) UNIX
7 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 47 (32.41%) ITIL
3 29 (20.00%) Information Security
4 28 (19.31%) Risk Management
5 26 (17.93%) Change Control
6 22 (15.17%) Coaching
7 20 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 20 (13.79%) Change Management
8 19 (13.10%) Service Delivery
9 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure Management
10 15 (10.34%) Line Management
11 14 (9.66%) Capacity Management
11 14 (9.66%) Database Security
11 14 (9.66%) Service Management
12 13 (8.97%) Migration
12 13 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (7.59%) Data Protection
13 11 (7.59%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (7.59%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) SQL
2 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.76%) C#
4 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.38%) VB
5 2 (1.38%) VBA
5 2 (1.38%) Java
5 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Degree
2 12 (8.28%) CISSP
2 12 (8.28%) CISM
3 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.21%) CCNA
4 9 (6.21%) MCSE
5 6 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.45%) VCAP
7 4 (2.76%) MCITP
7 4 (2.76%) MCSA
8 3 (2.07%) MCP
8 3 (2.07%) ISEB
8 3 (2.07%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.38%) CITP
9 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.28%) SLA
3 6 (4.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.76%) BS25999
5 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (17.93%) Hyper-V
2 26 (17.93%) Active Directory
3 16 (11.03%) KVM
4 9 (6.21%) XenApp
5 8 (5.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (4.14%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.14%) vSphere
7 5 (3.45%) MetaFrame
7 5 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.07%) Firmware
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.90%) Data Guard
3 8 (5.52%) Foglight
4 5 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.76%) WSUS
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 67 (46.21%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.21%) Oracle
3 36 (24.83%) VMware
4 31 (21.38%) Cisco
5 28 (19.31%) HP
6 25 (17.24%) NetApp
7 22 (15.17%) EMC
7 22 (15.17%) Symantec
8 19 (13.10%) Red Hat
9 17 (11.72%) Juniper
9 17 (11.72%) IBM
10 16 (11.03%) BMC
10 16 (11.03%) CA
10 16 (11.03%) CheckPoint
10 16 (11.03%) Brocade
11 12 (8.28%) Citrix
12 8 (5.52%) Imperva
13 7 (4.83%) RainStor
14 5 (3.45%) Kaspersky
14 5 (3.45%) McAfee
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