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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 168 199 208
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 76 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.87% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 49 32 40
Average salary £45,000 £39,811 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.03% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,050 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
5265 5848 5926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.28% 82.70% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4225 4707 5012
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 £58,000 £55,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +6 34 £52,500 +50.00% 6
Cheshire +2 16 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Lancashire +2 14 £45,000 +21.22%
Merseyside - 9 £50,000 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 87 (60.84%) Microsoft
2 69 (48.25%) SQL Server
3 68 (47.55%) Windows
4 63 (44.06%) VMware
5 61 (42.66%) Cisco
6 57 (39.86%) HP
7 56 (39.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (37.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 51 (35.66%) Data Centre
10 49 (34.27%) NetApp
11 48 (33.57%) SAN
11 48 (33.57%) ITIL
12 42 (29.37%) Coaching
13 36 (25.17%) Hyper-V
14 35 (24.48%) Symantec
15 34 (23.78%) Management Information System
16 33 (23.08%) Oracle
16 33 (23.08%) FlexPod
17 32 (22.38%) Active Directory
18 29 (20.28%) Linux
18 29 (20.28%) Mentoring
19 28 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (19.58%) DB2
19 28 (19.58%) EMC
19 28 (19.58%) Finance
20 25 (17.48%) Middleware
20 25 (17.48%) Citrix
20 25 (17.48%) IBM
20 25 (17.48%) MS Exchange
20 25 (17.48%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 25 (17.48%) MS Exchange
2 22 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 22 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 14 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.99%) IIS
5 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.20%) NetWeaver
6 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.80%) MS Project
4 4 (2.80%) MS Office
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Mimecast
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (33.57%) SAN
2 25 (17.48%) VPN
3 19 (13.29%) Firewall
4 18 (12.59%) Wireless
5 16 (11.19%) NAS
5 16 (11.19%) WAN
5 16 (11.19%) LAN
6 11 (7.69%) Network Security
7 10 (6.99%) Internet
8 9 (6.29%) DNS
8 9 (6.29%) DHCP
8 9 (6.29%) VLAN
9 5 (3.50%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.10%) FCoE
10 3 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.10%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (2.10%) HTTP
10 3 (2.10%) VoIP
10 3 (2.10%) SSL
10 3 (2.10%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (48.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.58%) DB2
3 25 (17.48%) Oracle Database
4 22 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 22 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 22 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.50%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (3.50%) OLAP
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.10%) QlikView
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
General
1 28 (19.58%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Retail
3 6 (4.20%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.50%) Legal
5 4 (2.80%) Banking
6 3 (2.10%) Marketing
6 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (24.48%) Architect
2 26 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (16.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 22 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 19 (13.29%) Analyst
6 17 (11.89%) Team Leader
7 15 (10.49%) Development Team Leader
8 14 (9.79%) .NET Team Leader
9 11 (7.69%) Technical Architect
9 11 (7.69%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (6.99%) Consultant
11 8 (5.59%) Security Manager
11 8 (5.59%) DBA
11 8 (5.59%) Administrator
12 7 (4.90%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 7 (4.90%) Support Consultant
12 7 (4.90%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (4.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.48%) Middleware
2 22 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 22 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (11.19%) .NET
4 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.20%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.70%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 51 (35.66%) Data Centre
2 34 (23.78%) Management Information System
3 33 (23.08%) FlexPod
4 28 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (11.89%) Clustering
6 9 (6.29%) Replication
7 7 (4.90%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.50%) NHS
9 2 (1.40%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.40%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.40%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.70%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 68 (47.55%) Windows
2 29 (20.28%) Linux
3 24 (16.78%) AIX
3 24 (16.78%) HPUX
3 24 (16.78%) Solaris
4 22 (15.38%) SUSE
4 22 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (15.38%) zOS
4 22 (15.38%) OS/400
5 20 (13.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.99%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.99%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.59%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (4.90%) UNIX
10 3 (2.10%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 48 (33.57%) ITIL
3 42 (29.37%) Coaching
4 29 (20.28%) Mentoring
5 24 (16.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 22 (15.38%) Service Management
6 22 (15.38%) Converged Infrastructure
7 20 (13.99%) Information Security
8 18 (12.59%) Project Management
9 17 (11.89%) Risk Management
10 16 (11.19%) Line Management
11 15 (10.49%) Migration
12 14 (9.79%) MVC
13 12 (8.39%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (7.69%) Service Delivery
15 10 (6.99%) CRM
15 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (6.99%) Kalman Filter
16 9 (6.29%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.79%) C#
2 11 (7.69%) SQL
3 8 (5.59%) C
4 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.10%) VBA
6 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.40%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (14.69%) Degree
2 13 (9.09%) CISSP
3 10 (6.99%) CISM
4 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.20%) MCTS
7 6 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.20%) CCNA
7 6 (4.20%) NCDA
8 4 (2.80%) CISMP
8 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.80%) VCAP
9 3 (2.10%) NCIE
9 3 (2.10%) MCSE
9 3 (2.10%) CCNP
9 3 (2.10%) ISEB
9 3 (2.10%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (12.59%) SLA
3 3 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.10%) QA
4 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 14000
System Software
1 56 (39.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (25.17%) Hyper-V
3 32 (22.38%) Active Directory
4 22 (15.38%) KVM
5 20 (13.99%) vSphere
6 13 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.59%) Terminal Server
8 6 (4.20%) XenApp
9 4 (2.80%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.40%) Samba
11 1 (0.70%) vCloud
11 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.50%) SCCM
2 5 (3.50%) SCOM
3 3 (2.10%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.10%) WSUS
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.40%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.40%) Foglight
4 2 (1.40%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 87 (60.84%) Microsoft
2 63 (44.06%) VMware
3 61 (42.66%) Cisco
4 57 (39.86%) HP
5 49 (34.27%) NetApp
6 35 (24.48%) Symantec
7 33 (23.08%) Oracle
8 28 (19.58%) EMC
9 25 (17.48%) Citrix
9 25 (17.48%) IBM
10 24 (16.78%) CheckPoint
11 22 (15.38%) Brocade
11 22 (15.38%) BMC
11 22 (15.38%) CA
11 22 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 22 (15.38%) Juniper
12 13 (9.09%) Meraki
12 13 (9.09%) Veeam
13 6 (4.20%) SAP
14 3 (2.10%) Riverbed
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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