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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 121 152 129
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 31 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.55% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.67% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 14
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2543 3114 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.12% 81.28% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2068 1489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Edinburgh +32 17 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Glasgow +11 15 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Aberdeen +17 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £47,500 -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (65.12%) Finance
2 25 (58.14%) Information Security
3 18 (41.86%) BCP
4 16 (37.21%) Degree
5 14 (32.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 13 (30.23%) CISM
6 13 (30.23%) Windows
7 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
7 12 (27.91%) Network Security
8 11 (25.58%) ITIL
8 11 (25.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (23.26%) CISSP
9 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (23.26%) Cryptography
9 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
10 9 (20.93%) VMware
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
11 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity Management
12 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
12 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (16.28%) UNIX
12 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
13 6 (13.95%) Law
13 6 (13.95%) Legal
13 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
13 6 (13.95%) Data Security
13 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
13 6 (13.95%) Oracle

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Network Security
2 5 (11.63%) SAN
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.65%) VLAN
4 2 (4.65%) VoIP
4 2 (4.65%) VPN
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.33%) DMVPN
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.33%) WLAN
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
5 1 (2.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 28 (65.12%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Law
2 6 (13.95%) Legal
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
1 3 (6.98%) Architect
1 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (4.65%) IT Auditor
2 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (4.65%) Administrator
2 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
2 2 (4.65%) IT Graduate
2 2 (4.65%) Auditor
2 2 (4.65%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (4.65%) Analyst
2 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
2 2 (4.65%) Operations Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Graduate
2 2 (4.65%) Governance Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Head of Security
3 1 (2.33%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (2.33%) Report Manager
3 1 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Cryptography
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (9.30%) SCADA
5 2 (4.65%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) iPad
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) Statistics
6 1 (2.33%) CCTV
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Information Security
2 18 (41.86%) BCP
3 14 (32.56%) Business Continuity Planning
4 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
5 11 (25.58%) ITIL
5 11 (25.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
7 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
7 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity Management
8 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
8 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
9 6 (13.95%) Data Security
9 6 (13.95%) ERP
9 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
9 6 (13.95%) SIEM
10 5 (11.63%) Service Management
10 5 (11.63%) Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) Security Management
11 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 13 (30.23%) CISM
3 10 (23.26%) CISSP
4 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) CISA
6 2 (4.65%) GIAC
6 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.65%) ISEB
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) HND
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.63%) SLA
3 4 (9.30%) COBIT
3 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Cacti
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) VMware
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) SAP
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
4 4 (9.30%) Splunk
5 3 (6.98%) F5
6 2 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) Sybase
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, excellent bonus
Posted: 10 days ago