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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 153 160 133
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 14 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.43% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.52% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
2926 3074 2492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.83% 83.31% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1831 1970 1622
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -3 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Glasgow +4 6 £42,000 -16.00%
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 30 (61.22%) Information Security
2 29 (59.18%) Finance
3 21 (42.86%) Degree
4 19 (38.78%) CISM
5 18 (36.73%) BCP
6 16 (32.65%) CISSP
6 16 (32.65%) ITIL
6 16 (32.65%) Cryptography
6 16 (32.65%) Network Security
6 16 (32.65%) Cyber Security
7 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (30.61%) Windows
8 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
9 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
9 12 (24.49%) VMware
10 11 (22.45%) Law
10 11 (22.45%) Legal
10 11 (22.45%) Data Security
10 11 (22.45%) SIEM
10 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
11 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
11 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.37%) Security Management
12 9 (18.37%) Coaching
12 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
12 9 (18.37%) Business Continuity Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Network Security
2 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) WLAN
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.04%) DMVPN
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
General
1 29 (59.18%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Law
2 11 (22.45%) Legal
3 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (10.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (12.24%) Analyst
1 6 (12.24%) Technical Architect
1 6 (12.24%) Architect
2 5 (10.20%) Security Analyst
2 5 (10.20%) Information Analyst
2 5 (10.20%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Operations Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Governance Manager
4 2 (4.08%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Head of Security
5 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (2.04%) Report Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Middleware
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Cryptography
2 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
4 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (10.20%) SCADA
5 5 (10.20%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (4.08%) Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Statistics
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Information Security
2 18 (36.73%) BCP
3 16 (32.65%) ITIL
3 16 (32.65%) Cyber Security
4 14 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
5 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
6 11 (22.45%) SIEM
6 11 (22.45%) Data Security
6 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
7 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
8 9 (18.37%) Security Management
8 9 (18.37%) Coaching
8 9 (18.37%) Business Continuity Management
9 8 (16.33%) Service Management
10 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (12.24%) Performance Improvement
12 5 (10.20%) Information Assurance
12 5 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (8.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Degree
2 19 (38.78%) CISM
3 16 (32.65%) CISSP
4 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.20%) CISA
6 2 (4.08%) ISEB
6 2 (4.08%) GIAC
6 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.04%) HND
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP
7 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.33%) COBIT
2 8 (16.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) NFS
4 1 (2.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Nagios
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) VMware
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Splunk
5 3 (6.12%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.04%) Sybase
7 1 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint