The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 137 152 148
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 26 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.85% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 6
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,100 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Business Continuity
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2704 3277 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.17% 81.19% 78.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 2149 1419
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Scotland region.

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Scotland

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in Scotland

Business Continuity
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Glasgow +15 14 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Edinburgh +19 13 £51,250 +46.42% 3
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 20 (62.50%) Information Security
3 16 (50.00%) BCP
4 12 (37.50%) Degree
4 12 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 10 (31.25%) Network Security
5 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (31.25%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
7 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (25.00%) CISM
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) CISSP
8 6 (18.75%) UNIX
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (18.75%) VMware
8 6 (18.75%) Cryptography
8 6 (18.75%) Cyber Security
9 5 (15.63%) SIEM
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
9 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (15.63%) SAP
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) ERP
9 5 (15.63%) SAN
9 5 (15.63%) SLA
9 5 (15.63%) Project Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Network Security
2 5 (15.63%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) VoIP
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) NAS
3 2 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Law
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
2 2 (6.25%) IT Auditor
2 2 (6.25%) Graduate
2 2 (6.25%) Architect
2 2 (6.25%) Analyst
2 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (6.25%) Auditor
2 2 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (6.25%) IT Graduate
3 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Governance Manager
3 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Report Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (3.13%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (3.13%) Security Officer
3 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) XSLT
2 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
2 1 (3.13%) XForms
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Cryptography
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) CCTV
5 1 (3.13%) SCADA
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 16 (50.00%) BCP
3 12 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
6 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.75%) Cyber Security
8 5 (15.63%) SIEM
8 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
8 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.63%) Data Security
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 5 (15.63%) ERP
9 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.50%) Time Management
9 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity Management
10 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) CISM
3 6 (18.75%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) GIAC
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.63%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) SAP
4 4 (12.50%) Splunk
5 3 (9.38%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
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