The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 194 167 174
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 48 75 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 1.04% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.34% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 63 72
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,900 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5839 5597 5763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.45% 77.95% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4755 5057
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Business Continuity
England

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 1 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 1 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 -14 25 £36,250 -27.50% 4
Cheshire 0 21 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside -5 2 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Lancashire -10 2 £37,123 +28.00%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 35 (33.02%) Windows
2 32 (30.19%) SAN
2 32 (30.19%) Finance
3 29 (27.36%) ITIL
4 27 (25.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
5 26 (24.53%) VMware
6 25 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (23.58%) Linux
6 25 (23.58%) SQL
7 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
8 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
9 19 (17.92%) Oracle
9 19 (17.92%) Information Security
10 18 (16.98%) Replication
11 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
11 15 (14.15%) Change Management
12 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
12 14 (13.21%) Business Continuity Management
13 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
13 13 (12.26%) Citrix
14 12 (11.32%) SLA
14 12 (11.32%) IBM
14 12 (11.32%) Middleware
14 12 (11.32%) Change Control
15 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database
15 11 (10.38%) Relational Database
15 11 (10.38%) EMC
15 11 (10.38%) Firewall
15 11 (10.38%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.60%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.66%) IIS
3 6 (5.66%) Apache
3 6 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.72%) nginx
5 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.94%) Lync
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.38%) MS Office
3 7 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.19%) SAN
2 11 (10.38%) Firewall
3 9 (8.49%) DNS
4 6 (5.66%) WAN
5 5 (4.72%) tcpdump
5 5 (4.72%) SMTP
5 5 (4.72%) Network Security
5 5 (4.72%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.77%) DHCP
6 4 (3.77%) DMZ
6 4 (3.77%) Junos
7 3 (2.83%) Wireless
7 3 (2.83%) SSL
7 3 (2.83%) LAN
7 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.89%) NAS
8 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.89%) IPv4
8 2 (1.89%) IPv6
8 2 (1.89%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database
2 11 (10.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.49%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.55%) DB2
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.72%) MySQL
6 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.89%) Big Data
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 32 (30.19%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Local Government
3 4 (3.77%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (14.15%) DBA
1 15 (14.15%) Analyst
2 14 (13.21%) Consultant
3 11 (10.38%) SQL DBA
4 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (9.43%) Administrator
4 10 (9.43%) Architect
5 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.60%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Business Manager
7 6 (5.66%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Operations Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Principal Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Design Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Head of IT
9 4 (3.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) Middleware
2 6 (5.66%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) XML
4 2 (1.89%) XSLT
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.94%) COM
5 1 (0.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.94%) .NET
5 1 (0.94%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Replication
2 7 (6.60%) GIS
2 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) RMADS
4 2 (1.89%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.89%) Clustering
4 2 (1.89%) CESG
4 2 (1.89%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.94%) Firmware
5 1 (0.94%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.02%) Windows
2 25 (23.58%) Linux
3 11 (10.38%) UNIX
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.49%) Solaris
5 9 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.77%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.83%) AIX
9 3 (2.83%) HPUX
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.89%) SUSE
10 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.89%) OS/400
10 2 (1.89%) zOS
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) ITIL
2 27 (25.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (17.92%) Information Security
4 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
4 15 (14.15%) Change Management
5 14 (13.21%) Business Continuity Management
6 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
7 12 (11.32%) Change Control
8 11 (10.38%) Problem Management
9 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 10 (9.43%) Performance Improvement
10 9 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.49%) Business Continuity Planning
10 9 (8.49%) Data Management
11 8 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (6.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (6.60%) Service Management
12 7 (6.60%) Project Management
13 6 (5.66%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) SQL
2 9 (8.49%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.66%) Perl
5 5 (4.72%) PHP
5 5 (4.72%) Ruby
6 4 (3.77%) Java
7 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.94%) C#
8 1 (0.94%) VB
8 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.60%) Degree
3 6 (5.66%) MCSE
3 6 (5.66%) CCNA
4 5 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) MCSA
6 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.89%) MCITP
6 2 (1.89%) CCIE
6 2 (1.89%) CCNP
6 2 (1.89%) CISSP
6 2 (1.89%) CCDP
6 2 (1.89%) CISM
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 2 (1.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.83%) BS25999
4 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 25 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.72%) Varnish
3 5 (4.72%) Squid
4 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.83%) vSphere
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.83%) XenApp
5 3 (2.83%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.89%) KVM
7 1 (0.94%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.60%) Nagios
3 5 (4.72%) Puppet
3 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.72%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.72%) SCOM
4 3 (2.83%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
1 26 (24.53%) VMware
2 19 (17.92%) Oracle
3 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
4 13 (12.26%) Citrix
5 12 (11.32%) IBM
6 11 (10.38%) EMC
6 11 (10.38%) Cisco
7 10 (9.43%) HP
7 10 (9.43%) Symantec
8 7 (6.60%) NetApp
8 7 (6.60%) Sybase
9 6 (5.66%) Juniper
10 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.89%) Brocade
10 2 (1.89%) BMC
10 2 (1.89%) CA
10 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.89%) RainStor
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