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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 141 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 7 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.90% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 13
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £28,800 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £44,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
2611 2656 2321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.80% 81.32% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1706 1584
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 23 January 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 -8 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Glasgow +4 2 - -
Business Continuity
UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (36.00%) Information Security
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) UNIX
6 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (12.00%) Use Case
9 3 (12.00%) Marketing
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) HP
9 3 (12.00%) SLA
9 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (12.00%) Firmware
9 3 (12.00%) BCP
9 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) Firewall
9 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) VoIP
2 2 (8.00%) IPsec
2 2 (8.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XSLT
2 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (4.00%) XForms
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Equities
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (36.00%) Information Security
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Use Case
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) DSDM
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) BCP
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) XPath
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) GIAC
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Firmware
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) Foglight
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (8.00%) Cacti
2 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Imperva
4 2 (8.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase