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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 206 162 174
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +12
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 50 74 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 1.04% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.34% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 62
Average salary £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
6064 5518 5716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.65% 77.54% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4808 4678 4990
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,465
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 -16 24 £37,500 -28.57% 7
Cheshire -14 23 £50,000 - 3
Merseyside +4 4 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 36 (35.64%) Windows
2 31 (30.69%) Finance
3 30 (29.70%) SAN
4 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
4 28 (27.72%) ITIL
5 25 (24.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (21.78%) Linux
6 22 (21.78%) VMware
7 21 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (20.79%) SQL
8 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
9 18 (17.82%) Oracle
10 17 (16.83%) Change Management
10 17 (16.83%) Change Control
11 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
12 15 (14.85%) Service Delivery
13 14 (13.86%) HP
13 14 (13.86%) Replication
13 14 (13.86%) Information Security
14 13 (12.87%) Configuration Management
14 13 (12.87%) Red Hat
15 12 (11.88%) Citrix
15 12 (11.88%) SLA
15 12 (11.88%) Cisco
16 11 (10.89%) IBM
16 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (10.89%) UNIX
16 11 (10.89%) Business Continuity Management
17 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database
17 10 (9.90%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.94%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.94%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) Apache
3 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.95%) nginx
4 5 (4.95%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.90%) MS Office
3 5 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.70%) SAN
2 10 (9.90%) Firewall
2 10 (9.90%) DNS
3 8 (7.92%) WAN
4 5 (4.95%) Network Security
4 5 (4.95%) Wireshark
4 5 (4.95%) SMTP
4 5 (4.95%) DHCP
4 5 (4.95%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.96%) Junos
5 4 (3.96%) VPN
5 4 (3.96%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.96%) NAS
6 3 (2.97%) SSL
6 3 (2.97%) LAN
6 3 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.98%) Wireless
7 2 (1.98%) DMZ
7 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.98%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
2 10 (9.90%) DB2
3 8 (7.92%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.95%) MySQL
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (3.96%) Big Data
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 31 (30.69%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Local Government
3 4 (3.96%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Analyst
2 14 (13.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (12.87%) DBA
4 11 (10.89%) Consultant
5 10 (9.90%) Administrator
6 9 (8.91%) SQL DBA
7 8 (7.92%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (7.92%) Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.94%) Business Manager
10 5 (4.95%) Principal Consultant
10 5 (4.95%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Head of IT
12 3 (2.97%) Business Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) Middleware
2 4 (3.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.97%) Web Services
4 2 (1.98%) XML
4 2 (1.98%) XSLT
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss Seam
5 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Replication
2 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.95%) GIS
4 4 (3.96%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) Firmware
6 2 (1.98%) PMI
6 2 (1.98%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.98%) Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) CESG
6 2 (1.98%) RMADS
7 1 (0.99%) CMDB
7 1 (0.99%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.64%) Windows
2 22 (21.78%) Linux
3 11 (10.89%) UNIX
4 8 (7.92%) Solaris
4 8 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.95%) AIX
7 5 (4.95%) HPUX
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.96%) SUSE
8 4 (3.96%) zOS
8 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.96%) OS/400
9 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) ITIL
2 25 (24.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (16.83%) Change Management
3 17 (16.83%) Change Control
4 15 (14.85%) Service Delivery
5 14 (13.86%) Information Security
6 13 (12.87%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.89%) Business Continuity Management
8 10 (9.90%) Performance Improvement
8 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
8 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
9 9 (8.91%) Data Management
9 9 (8.91%) Service Management
9 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (8.91%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (8.91%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (7.92%) Project Management
11 7 (6.93%) Asset Management
11 7 (6.93%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.79%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) T-SQL
2 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.94%) Perl
4 5 (4.95%) Ruby
4 5 (4.95%) PHP
5 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.98%) PowerHouse
6 2 (1.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.91%) CCNA
3 9 (8.91%) MCSE
4 8 (7.92%) Degree
5 6 (5.94%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.95%) MCSA
7 4 (3.96%) VCAP
7 4 (3.96%) MCITP
7 4 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (1.98%) CISM
9 2 (1.98%) MBA
9 2 (1.98%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.98%) CISSP
9 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.98%) CITP
10 1 (0.99%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.96%) BS25999
4 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.95%) Squid
4 5 (4.95%) Varnish
5 4 (3.96%) KVM
5 4 (3.96%) XenApp
5 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.97%) vSphere
7 1 (0.99%) RHEV
7 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Nagios
1 7 (6.93%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.95%) SCOM
2 5 (4.95%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.95%) Puppet
3 3 (2.97%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.99%) WSUS
5 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.78%) VMware
3 18 (17.82%) Oracle
4 14 (13.86%) HP
5 13 (12.87%) Red Hat
6 12 (11.88%) Citrix
6 12 (11.88%) Cisco
7 11 (10.89%) IBM
8 10 (9.90%) EMC
9 9 (8.91%) Symantec
10 8 (7.92%) Juniper
11 7 (6.93%) Sybase
11 7 (6.93%) NetApp
12 5 (4.95%) RainStor
13 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.96%) BMC
13 4 (3.96%) CA
13 4 (3.96%) Brocade
14 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
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