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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 181 200 180
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 69 49 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.69% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.82% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 62
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £23,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
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
5623 5954 5806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.15% 83.33% 80.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4563 4732 4929
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 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 30 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
(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 +24 36 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Merseyside +23 11 £50,000 -41.17% 1
Cheshire -13 8 £31,000 -39.51% 2
Lancashire -1 5 £45,000 +21.22%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 77 (53.85%) Windows
2 76 (53.15%) Microsoft
3 66 (46.15%) VMware
4 61 (42.66%) Cisco
5 60 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 58 (40.56%) SQL Server
7 55 (38.46%) HP
8 52 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 51 (35.66%) SAN
9 51 (35.66%) ITIL
9 51 (35.66%) Data Centre
10 40 (27.97%) NetApp
11 39 (27.27%) Coaching
12 37 (25.87%) Linux
12 37 (25.87%) Mentoring
13 36 (25.17%) Oracle
13 36 (25.17%) Symantec
14 35 (24.48%) Middleware
15 32 (22.38%) EMC
16 31 (21.68%) DB2
16 31 (21.68%) Active Directory
16 31 (21.68%) FlexPod
16 31 (21.68%) Hyper-V
17 30 (20.98%) Management Information System
18 28 (19.58%) Finance
18 28 (19.58%) Solaris
18 28 (19.58%) AIX
19 27 (18.88%) IBM
19 27 (18.88%) Juniper
19 27 (18.88%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 24 (16.78%) WebLogic
1 24 (16.78%) WebSphere
2 23 (16.08%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.90%) NetWeaver
5 5 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.80%) IIS
7 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.50%) MS Project
2 5 (3.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.78%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (1.40%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.66%) SAN
2 23 (16.08%) VPN
3 15 (10.49%) Wireless
4 13 (9.09%) DNS
4 13 (9.09%) WAN
4 13 (9.09%) Firewall
5 12 (8.39%) LAN
5 12 (8.39%) DHCP
5 12 (8.39%) NAS
6 10 (6.99%) VLAN
6 10 (6.99%) Internet
7 8 (5.59%) Network Security
8 6 (4.20%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.50%) VoIP
10 3 (2.10%) H.323
10 3 (2.10%) MPLS
10 3 (2.10%) DSL
10 3 (2.10%) HTTP
10 3 (2.10%) SSL
10 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (40.56%) SQL Server
2 31 (21.68%) DB2
3 27 (18.88%) Oracle Database
4 24 (16.78%) Relational Database
4 24 (16.78%) Oracle Exadata
4 24 (16.78%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.50%) OLAP
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.50%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 28 (19.58%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Financial Institution
2 9 (6.29%) Retail
3 7 (4.90%) Legal
4 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.10%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Front Office
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (27.97%) Architect
2 29 (20.28%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (17.48%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (16.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 14 (9.79%) Analyst
6 12 (8.39%) Technical Architect
6 12 (8.39%) Security Manager
7 11 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.59%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (5.59%) Information Manager
8 8 (5.59%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Service Manager
10 6 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Administrator
10 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.20%) DBA
10 6 (4.20%) .NET Team Leader
10 6 (4.20%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.48%) Middleware
2 24 (16.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 24 (16.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (4.90%) .NET
3 7 (4.90%) SAP Basis
4 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.10%) Web Services
6 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.70%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 51 (35.66%) Data Centre
2 31 (21.68%) FlexPod
3 30 (20.98%) Management Information System
4 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (8.39%) Clustering
6 10 (6.99%) Replication
7 7 (4.90%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.50%) NHS
9 3 (2.10%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.10%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.40%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.40%) Tandem
10 2 (1.40%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.40%) HP Superdome
11 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 77 (53.85%) Windows
2 37 (25.87%) Linux
3 28 (19.58%) AIX
3 28 (19.58%) Solaris
4 26 (18.18%) HPUX
5 24 (16.78%) OS/400
5 24 (16.78%) zOS
5 24 (16.78%) SUSE
5 24 (16.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 13 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 12 (8.39%) UNIX
9 11 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.10%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 51 (35.66%) ITIL
3 39 (27.27%) Coaching
4 37 (25.87%) Mentoring
5 26 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
6 24 (16.78%) Converged Infrastructure
7 22 (15.38%) Service Management
7 22 (15.38%) Information Security
8 20 (13.99%) Risk Management
9 19 (13.29%) Project Management
10 14 (9.79%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (9.09%) Line Management
12 12 (8.39%) Service Delivery
13 11 (7.69%) CRM
13 11 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (7.69%) ITIL V3
14 10 (6.99%) Data Protection
14 10 (6.99%) Migration
14 10 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (6.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.09%) SQL
2 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.20%) C#
4 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.80%) C
6 2 (1.40%) Perl
6 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.70%) VBA
7 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (7.69%) Degree
2 8 (5.59%) CISSP
3 7 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.90%) CCNA
4 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.50%) CISM
6 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.80%) CISMP
7 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.10%) MCSE
7 3 (2.10%) CCNP
7 3 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.40%) MCTS
8 2 (1.40%) NCDA
9 1 (0.70%) VCAP
9 1 (0.70%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (14.69%) SLA
3 6 (4.20%) QA
4 5 (3.50%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.80%) ISO 9001
6 3 (2.10%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.40%) ISO 9000
7 2 (1.40%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.40%) ISO 14000
System Software
1 60 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (21.68%) Hyper-V
2 31 (21.68%) Active Directory
3 24 (16.78%) KVM
4 14 (9.79%) vSphere
5 11 (7.69%) Terminal Server
6 6 (4.20%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.50%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.80%) XenApp
9 3 (2.10%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.40%) Samba
11 1 (0.70%) XenServer
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (16.78%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.59%) SCCM
3 7 (4.90%) WSUS
4 5 (3.50%) SCOM
5 2 (1.40%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.40%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.40%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 76 (53.15%) Microsoft
2 66 (46.15%) VMware
3 61 (42.66%) Cisco
4 55 (38.46%) HP
5 40 (27.97%) NetApp
6 36 (25.17%) Oracle
6 36 (25.17%) Symantec
7 32 (22.38%) EMC
8 27 (18.88%) Juniper
8 27 (18.88%) IBM
8 27 (18.88%) CheckPoint
9 26 (18.18%) Red Hat
10 24 (16.78%) Brocade
10 24 (16.78%) BMC
10 24 (16.78%) CA
11 20 (13.99%) Citrix
12 9 (6.29%) Veeam
13 7 (4.90%) SAP
14 6 (4.20%) Meraki
15 5 (3.50%) Nimble Storage
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