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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 178 200 176
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 75 49 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 0.71% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.86% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 68
Average salary £46,250 £37,561 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.13% -24.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 0 31 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Lancashire 0 15 £45,000 +21.22%
Merseyside +23 11 £50,000 -41.17%
Cheshire -10 10 £31,000 -48.33% 2
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 86 (58.11%) Microsoft
2 79 (53.38%) Windows
3 70 (47.30%) VMware
4 69 (46.62%) SQL Server
5 65 (43.92%) Cisco
6 63 (42.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (41.22%) HP
8 55 (37.16%) Data Centre
9 52 (35.14%) ITIL
9 52 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 50 (33.78%) SAN
11 47 (31.76%) NetApp
12 45 (30.41%) Coaching
13 38 (25.68%) Symantec
14 36 (24.32%) Mentoring
15 34 (22.97%) Hyper-V
15 34 (22.97%) Active Directory
15 34 (22.97%) Oracle
16 33 (22.30%) Linux
16 33 (22.30%) Management Information System
16 33 (22.30%) FlexPod
17 31 (20.95%) Middleware
18 30 (20.27%) DB2
19 29 (19.59%) EMC
19 29 (19.59%) MS Exchange
19 29 (19.59%) Finance
20 27 (18.24%) VPN
21 26 (17.57%) IBM
21 26 (17.57%) CheckPoint
22 25 (16.89%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.54%) WebLogic
2 23 (15.54%) WebSphere
3 13 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.41%) IIS
5 7 (4.73%) NetWeaver
6 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (15.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.38%) MS Project
3 5 (3.38%) MS Office
4 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.54%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (1.35%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (33.78%) SAN
2 27 (18.24%) VPN
3 19 (12.84%) Wireless
4 17 (11.49%) Firewall
5 15 (10.14%) LAN
5 15 (10.14%) WAN
5 15 (10.14%) NAS
6 11 (7.43%) DHCP
6 11 (7.43%) DNS
6 11 (7.43%) VLAN
7 10 (6.76%) Internet
7 10 (6.76%) Network Security
8 5 (3.38%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.70%) VoIP
10 3 (2.03%) HTTP
10 3 (2.03%) MPLS
10 3 (2.03%) DSL
10 3 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.03%) IPsec
10 3 (2.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (46.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (20.27%) DB2
3 25 (16.89%) Oracle Database
4 23 (15.54%) Relational Database
4 23 (15.54%) Oracle Exadata
4 23 (15.54%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.38%) OLAP
6 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.38%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) QlikView
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
General
1 29 (19.59%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Retail
3 9 (6.08%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.05%) Legal
5 3 (2.03%) Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (27.70%) Architect
2 28 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (15.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 17 (11.49%) Team Leader
6 15 (10.14%) Analyst
6 15 (10.14%) Technical Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Development Team Leader
8 11 (7.43%) .NET Team Leader
9 10 (6.76%) Security Manager
10 9 (6.08%) Support Engineer
10 9 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.41%) Consultant
11 8 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.73%) DBA
12 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (4.05%) Service Analyst
13 6 (4.05%) Administrator
13 6 (4.05%) Service Manager
13 6 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.95%) Middleware
2 23 (15.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 23 (15.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 13 (8.78%) .NET
4 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.73%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.68%) Dojo
6 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (37.16%) Data Centre
2 33 (22.30%) FlexPod
2 33 (22.30%) Management Information System
3 21 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.14%) Clustering
5 10 (6.76%) Replication
6 8 (5.41%) HP StoreVirtual
7 7 (4.73%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.38%) NHS
9 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.35%) Tandem
9 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.35%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 79 (53.38%) Windows
2 33 (22.30%) Linux
3 25 (16.89%) AIX
3 25 (16.89%) HPUX
3 25 (16.89%) Solaris
4 23 (15.54%) OS/400
4 23 (15.54%) zOS
4 23 (15.54%) SUSE
4 23 (15.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.78%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.78%) Windows XP
7 11 (7.43%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.41%) UNIX
9 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.14%) ITIL
1 52 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 45 (30.41%) Coaching
3 36 (24.32%) Mentoring
4 25 (16.89%) Service Management
4 25 (16.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 23 (15.54%) Converged Infrastructure
6 21 (14.19%) Risk Management
7 19 (12.84%) Information Security
8 18 (12.16%) Project Management
8 18 (12.16%) Line Management
9 13 (8.78%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (8.78%) Migration
10 11 (7.43%) MVC
10 11 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.43%) CRM
10 11 (7.43%) ITIL V3
11 10 (6.76%) Data Protection
12 9 (6.08%) Customer Engagement
12 9 (6.08%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.43%) C#
1 11 (7.43%) SQL
2 8 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.73%) C
4 5 (3.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.35%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Degree
2 9 (6.08%) CISSP
3 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.73%) CCNA
5 6 (4.05%) CISM
5 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.38%) NCDA
6 5 (3.38%) MCTS
7 4 (2.70%) CISMP
7 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.03%) MCSE
8 3 (2.03%) CCNP
8 3 (2.03%) VCAP
8 3 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.35%) NCIE
10 1 (0.68%) VCDX
10 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.19%) SLA
1 21 (14.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.38%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.35%) ISO 14000
4 2 (1.35%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (42.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (22.97%) Hyper-V
2 34 (22.97%) Active Directory
3 23 (15.54%) KVM
4 19 (12.84%) vSphere
5 11 (7.43%) XenDesktop
5 11 (7.43%) Terminal Server
6 6 (4.05%) XenApp
7 5 (3.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.35%) Samba
9 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.68%) XenServer
9 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (15.54%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.38%) SCCM
2 5 (3.38%) SCOM
3 3 (2.03%) WSUS
4 2 (1.35%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.35%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.35%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.35%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.68%) Foglight
Vendors
1 86 (58.11%) Microsoft
2 70 (47.30%) VMware
3 65 (43.92%) Cisco
4 61 (41.22%) HP
5 47 (31.76%) NetApp
6 38 (25.68%) Symantec
7 34 (22.97%) Oracle
8 29 (19.59%) EMC
9 26 (17.57%) IBM
9 26 (17.57%) CheckPoint
10 25 (16.89%) Juniper
11 24 (16.22%) Citrix
12 23 (15.54%) BMC
12 23 (15.54%) CA
12 23 (15.54%) Red Hat
12 23 (15.54%) Brocade
13 12 (8.11%) Veeam
14 11 (7.43%) Meraki
15 7 (4.73%) SAP
16 5 (3.38%) Nimble Storage
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