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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 185 183 224
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +41
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 67 60 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.11% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 53 37 25
Average salary £52,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,243 £71,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Manchester +23 51 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Cheshire -17 15 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Lancashire -4 1 £55,000 +59.42%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 89 (57.42%) Microsoft
2 63 (40.65%) SQL Server
3 52 (33.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (32.90%) Windows
5 48 (30.97%) VMware
6 46 (29.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (29.03%) Cisco
8 42 (27.10%) NetApp
9 41 (26.45%) HP
9 41 (26.45%) Finance
10 40 (25.81%) ITIL
11 38 (24.52%) Oracle
12 36 (23.23%) Hyper-V
12 36 (23.23%) Coaching
13 34 (21.94%) Active Directory
14 33 (21.29%) Symantec
14 33 (21.29%) SAN
15 32 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (20.00%) Oracle Database
17 30 (19.35%) Risk Management
18 29 (18.71%) Information Security
19 28 (18.06%) Firewall
19 28 (18.06%) Linux
19 28 (18.06%) FlexPod
20 27 (17.42%) EMC
21 25 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 24 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 24 (15.48%) Red Hat
23 23 (14.84%) Line Management
24 22 (14.19%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (13.55%) WebLogic
1 21 (13.55%) WebSphere
2 19 (12.26%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.10%) IIS
4 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.23%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.29%) Documentum
8 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.81%) MS Office
3 5 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.29%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.29%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.29%) SAN
2 28 (18.06%) Firewall
3 14 (9.03%) Wireless
3 14 (9.03%) WAN
4 13 (8.39%) VPN
5 11 (7.10%) LDAP
5 11 (7.10%) Network Security
6 10 (6.45%) NAS
7 9 (5.81%) LAN
8 7 (4.52%) DNS
9 6 (3.87%) DHCP
10 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.94%) VLAN
11 2 (1.29%) MPLS
12 1 (0.65%) DSL
12 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (40.65%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 22 (14.19%) Relational Database
3 22 (14.19%) DB2
3 22 (14.19%) RDBMS
4 21 (13.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 9 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (4.52%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.23%) Ingres
9 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.94%) QlikView
9 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.94%) OLAP
9 3 (1.94%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.29%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (26.45%) Finance
2 13 (8.39%) Banking
3 8 (5.16%) Law
3 8 (5.16%) Legal
3 8 (5.16%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (23.87%) Architect
2 25 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (14.84%) Analyst
4 21 (13.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (13.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 14 (9.03%) Development Team Leader
5 14 (9.03%) Team Leader
5 14 (9.03%) DBA
5 14 (9.03%) Administrator
6 13 (8.39%) Technical Architect
6 13 (8.39%) .NET Team Leader
7 12 (7.74%) Security Manager
8 11 (7.10%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Technical Support
9 10 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.81%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.19%) Middleware
2 21 (13.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (9.03%) .NET
4 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.65%) J2EE
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (18.06%) FlexPod
3 20 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.39%) Clustering
5 4 (2.58%) Replication
6 3 (1.94%) NHS
7 2 (1.29%) GIS
7 2 (1.29%) LLPG
7 2 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.29%) FMCG
8 1 (0.65%) PDA
8 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 51 (32.90%) Windows
2 28 (18.06%) Linux
3 24 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (14.19%) SUSE
4 22 (14.19%) AIX
5 21 (13.55%) HPUX
5 21 (13.55%) Solaris
5 21 (13.55%) OS/400
5 21 (13.55%) zOS
6 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.52%) UNIX
9 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.94%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.29%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 40 (25.81%) ITIL
3 36 (23.23%) Coaching
4 30 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 29 (18.71%) Information Security
6 23 (14.84%) Line Management
7 22 (14.19%) Mentoring
8 21 (13.55%) Infrastructure Management
9 18 (11.61%) Migration
10 17 (10.97%) Service Management
10 17 (10.97%) Service Delivery
11 14 (9.03%) Change Control
12 13 (8.39%) Change Management
12 13 (8.39%) MVC
13 12 (7.74%) Data Management
13 12 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.74%) Business Continuity Planning
14 11 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (7.10%) Supplier Management
14 11 (7.10%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.32%) SQL
2 14 (9.03%) C#
3 7 (4.52%) C
4 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.94%) VBA
4 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.29%) VB
5 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (13.55%) Degree
2 18 (11.61%) CISM
2 18 (11.61%) CISSP
3 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.87%) NCDA
5 6 (3.87%) MCTS
5 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (3.23%) ISEB
7 4 (2.58%) CISMP
7 4 (2.58%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.94%) MCP
8 3 (1.94%) NCIE
8 3 (1.94%) VCAP
8 3 (1.94%) VCP4
9 2 (1.29%) MCSE
9 2 (1.29%) CCNA
9 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.52%) SLA
3 6 (3.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 46 (29.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (23.23%) Hyper-V
3 34 (21.94%) Active Directory
4 21 (13.55%) KVM
5 13 (8.39%) vSphere
6 10 (6.45%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.16%) XenApp
8 7 (4.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (3.23%) MetaFrame
9 5 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.29%) Firmware
11 2 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (13.55%) Tivoli
2 9 (5.81%) Data Guard
3 7 (4.52%) Foglight
4 5 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.94%) WSUS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 89 (57.42%) Microsoft
2 48 (30.97%) VMware
3 45 (29.03%) Cisco
4 42 (27.10%) NetApp
5 41 (26.45%) HP
6 38 (24.52%) Oracle
7 33 (21.29%) Symantec
8 27 (17.42%) EMC
9 24 (15.48%) Red Hat
10 22 (14.19%) Juniper
10 22 (14.19%) IBM
11 21 (13.55%) BMC
11 21 (13.55%) CA
11 21 (13.55%) Citrix
11 21 (13.55%) CheckPoint
11 21 (13.55%) Brocade
12 10 (6.45%) Meraki
13 7 (4.52%) Veeam
13 7 (4.52%) Imperva
14 5 (3.23%) Kaspersky
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