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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 173 196 217
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +21
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 67 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.83% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.01% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 31
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -1.08%
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
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +18 40 £57,500 +48.38% 6
Cheshire +5 22 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Lancashire +7 5 £30,000 -19.18%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (44.29%) SQL Server
3 60 (42.86%) Windows
4 51 (36.43%) Cisco
4 51 (36.43%) VMware
5 50 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (32.86%) HP
7 44 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (28.57%) NetApp
8 40 (28.57%) Coaching
9 38 (27.14%) Hyper-V
9 38 (27.14%) ITIL
10 37 (26.43%) SAN
10 37 (26.43%) Symantec
10 37 (26.43%) Finance
11 32 (22.86%) Oracle
12 31 (22.14%) Linux
12 31 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (21.43%) FlexPod
14 29 (20.71%) Active Directory
15 26 (18.57%) Risk Management
16 25 (17.86%) Management Information System
16 25 (17.86%) EMC
16 25 (17.86%) AIX
16 25 (17.86%) Oracle Database
17 24 (17.14%) Infrastructure Management
17 24 (17.14%) HPUX
17 24 (17.14%) Solaris
17 24 (17.14%) DB2
17 24 (17.14%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (15.71%) WebLogic
1 22 (15.71%) WebSphere
2 19 (13.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.86%) IIS
4 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.14%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.14%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.71%) Documentum
8 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.86%) MS Office
4 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.71%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (26.43%) SAN
2 20 (14.29%) VPN
2 20 (14.29%) Firewall
2 20 (14.29%) Wireless
3 12 (8.57%) Network Security
3 12 (8.57%) WAN
4 11 (7.86%) NAS
5 9 (6.43%) LAN
6 7 (5.00%) DNS
7 6 (4.29%) DHCP
7 6 (4.29%) VLAN
8 4 (2.86%) LDAP
9 2 (1.43%) Internet
9 2 (1.43%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.43%) TACACS
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.71%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (44.29%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 24 (17.14%) DB2
4 22 (15.71%) Relational Database
4 22 (15.71%) RDBMS
4 22 (15.71%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.57%) OLAP
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.14%) Ingres
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.14%) QlikView
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (26.43%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Financial Institution
2 9 (6.43%) Retail
3 8 (5.71%) Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Legal
5 3 (2.14%) Marketing
6 2 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (22.14%) Architect
2 26 (18.57%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (16.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 22 (15.71%) Analyst
4 22 (15.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 18 (12.86%) Team Leader
6 16 (11.43%) Development Team Leader
7 15 (10.71%) .NET Team Leader
8 11 (7.86%) Support Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) Technical Support
9 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) Security Manager
10 9 (6.43%) Consultant
11 8 (5.71%) DBA
12 7 (5.00%) Technical Architect
12 7 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (5.00%) Support Consultant
12 7 (5.00%) Administrator
12 7 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.43%) Middleware
2 22 (15.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 22 (15.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (12.14%) .NET
4 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.43%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.71%) Dojo
6 1 (0.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (21.43%) FlexPod
3 25 (17.86%) Management Information System
4 17 (12.14%) Clustering
5 6 (4.29%) Replication
6 5 (3.57%) NHS
7 2 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.43%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.71%) GIS
8 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.71%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 60 (42.86%) Windows
2 31 (22.14%) Linux
3 25 (17.86%) AIX
4 24 (17.14%) HPUX
4 24 (17.14%) Solaris
5 23 (16.43%) SUSE
5 23 (16.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (15.71%) zOS
6 22 (15.71%) OS/400
7 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.43%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.43%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (3.57%) UNIX
13 3 (2.14%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 40 (28.57%) Coaching
3 38 (27.14%) ITIL
4 26 (18.57%) Risk Management
5 24 (17.14%) Information Security
5 24 (17.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 23 (16.43%) Line Management
7 22 (15.71%) Mentoring
8 15 (10.71%) MVC
9 14 (10.00%) Service Management
10 13 (9.29%) BCP
10 13 (9.29%) Migration
11 12 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
11 12 (8.57%) Data Protection
12 11 (7.86%) Service Delivery
13 10 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (5.71%) Project Management
15 8 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) C#
2 12 (8.57%) SQL
3 8 (5.71%) C
4 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.14%) VBA
6 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.43%) Java
6 2 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Degree
2 17 (12.14%) CISSP
3 14 (10.00%) CISM
4 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.29%) MCTS
6 6 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.29%) NCDA
7 5 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (3.57%) ISEB
8 4 (2.86%) CCNA
8 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.86%) CISMP
8 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.14%) NCIE
9 3 (2.14%) VCAP
9 3 (2.14%) MCP
10 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (10.00%) SLA
3 5 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 44 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (27.14%) Hyper-V
3 29 (20.71%) Active Directory
4 22 (15.71%) KVM
5 13 (9.29%) vSphere
6 10 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.00%) Terminal Server
8 6 (4.29%) XenApp
9 3 (2.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.14%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.43%) Samba
11 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (15.71%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.14%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.43%) SCCM
3 2 (1.43%) SCOM
3 2 (1.43%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.43%) Foglight
Vendors
1 84 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (36.43%) Cisco
2 51 (36.43%) VMware
3 46 (32.86%) HP
4 40 (28.57%) NetApp
5 37 (26.43%) Symantec
6 32 (22.86%) Oracle
7 25 (17.86%) EMC
8 24 (17.14%) CheckPoint
9 23 (16.43%) Red Hat
10 22 (15.71%) Juniper
10 22 (15.71%) BMC
10 22 (15.71%) CA
10 22 (15.71%) IBM
10 22 (15.71%) Brocade
11 21 (15.00%) Citrix
12 10 (7.14%) Meraki
13 8 (5.71%) Veeam
14 3 (2.14%) Kaspersky
14 3 (2.14%) McAfee
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