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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 204 200 200
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 56 44 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.65% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.82% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 52
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £19,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £60,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
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
6197 5386 5832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 79.30% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5047 4561 5012
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +2 25 £37,500 -31.81% 5
Cheshire -8 25 £52,500 +7.69% 2
Merseyside +8 6 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (34.91%) ITIL
1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 36 (33.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 36 (33.96%) Windows
3 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
4 27 (25.47%) SAN
5 24 (22.64%) Oracle
6 23 (21.70%) Change Control
7 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
7 21 (19.81%) Linux
7 21 (19.81%) Change Management
7 21 (19.81%) VMware
8 20 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (17.92%) SQL
10 18 (16.98%) Service Delivery
10 18 (16.98%) Mentoring
11 16 (15.09%) HP
12 15 (14.15%) Red Hat
12 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database
13 14 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (13.21%) Configuration Management
13 14 (13.21%) Risk Management
13 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
14 13 (12.26%) Cisco
14 13 (12.26%) Information Security
14 13 (12.26%) Coaching
15 12 (11.32%) Capacity Management
15 12 (11.32%) Replication
15 12 (11.32%) Problem Management
15 12 (11.32%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.55%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.66%) IIS
3 6 (5.66%) Apache
3 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.72%) nginx
5 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.43%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.47%) SAN
2 10 (9.43%) DNS
2 10 (9.43%) Firewall
3 7 (6.60%) WAN
4 5 (4.72%) SMTP
4 5 (4.72%) DHCP
4 5 (4.72%) Wireshark
4 5 (4.72%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.77%) Network Security
5 4 (3.77%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.77%) NAS
5 4 (3.77%) VPN
6 3 (2.83%) SSL
6 3 (2.83%) Junos
6 3 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.89%) LAN
7 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.32%) DB2
4 11 (10.38%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.49%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (6.60%) Hadoop
8 6 (5.66%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.72%) MySQL
9 5 (4.72%) Big Data
9 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Local Government
4 3 (2.83%) Legal
5 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Analyst
2 17 (16.04%) DBA
3 16 (15.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (10.38%) Administrator
5 10 (9.43%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (7.55%) Consultant
7 7 (6.60%) Architect
7 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) SQL DBA
8 6 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Business Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Head of IT
11 3 (2.83%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) Middleware
2 6 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.89%) Web Services
3 2 (1.89%) XML
3 2 (1.89%) XSLT
4 1 (0.94%) COM
4 1 (0.94%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Replication
2 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.66%) FlexPod
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) GIS
6 2 (1.89%) PMI
6 2 (1.89%) Firmware
6 2 (1.89%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) CESG
6 2 (1.89%) RMADS
6 2 (1.89%) FMCG
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.94%) CMDB
7 1 (0.94%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.96%) Windows
2 21 (19.81%) Linux
3 11 (10.38%) UNIX
4 10 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.55%) Solaris
6 7 (6.60%) AIX
6 7 (6.60%) HPUX
7 6 (5.66%) OS/400
7 6 (5.66%) zOS
7 6 (5.66%) SUSE
7 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.77%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) ITIL
2 36 (33.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (21.70%) Change Control
4 21 (19.81%) Change Management
5 18 (16.98%) Service Delivery
5 18 (16.98%) Mentoring
6 14 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (13.21%) Configuration Management
6 14 (13.21%) Risk Management
7 13 (12.26%) Information Security
7 13 (12.26%) Coaching
8 12 (11.32%) Capacity Management
8 12 (11.32%) Problem Management
9 11 (10.38%) Database Security
10 10 (9.43%) Business Continuity Management
10 10 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (8.49%) Performance Improvement
11 9 (8.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (7.55%) Business Continuity Planning
12 8 (7.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.92%) SQL
2 8 (7.55%) T-SQL
2 8 (7.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.66%) Perl
4 5 (4.72%) PHP
4 5 (4.72%) Ruby
5 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.89%) PowerHouse
6 1 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.49%) MCSE
2 9 (8.49%) CCNA
2 9 (8.49%) Degree
3 7 (6.60%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.72%) MCSA
5 4 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.77%) MCITP
5 4 (3.77%) VCAP
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.83%) CISM
6 3 (2.83%) CISSP
7 2 (1.89%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.89%) MBA
7 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.89%) CITP
7 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 6 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.77%) BS25999
4 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 20 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.66%) KVM
5 5 (4.72%) Varnish
5 5 (4.72%) Squid
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (3.77%) XenApp
6 4 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.77%) vSphere
7 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.94%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Data Guard
2 7 (6.60%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.60%) Nagios
3 5 (4.72%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.72%) SCOM
3 5 (4.72%) Puppet
3 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.77%) Foglight
5 2 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.89%) WSUS
5 2 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.64%) Oracle
3 21 (19.81%) VMware
4 16 (15.09%) HP
5 15 (14.15%) Red Hat
6 13 (12.26%) Cisco
7 11 (10.38%) IBM
8 10 (9.43%) EMC
8 10 (9.43%) Citrix
8 10 (9.43%) Juniper
8 10 (9.43%) NetApp
9 9 (8.49%) Symantec
10 7 (6.60%) RainStor
10 7 (6.60%) Sybase
11 6 (5.66%) BMC
11 6 (5.66%) CA
11 6 (5.66%) Brocade
11 6 (5.66%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.77%) Imperva
13 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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