The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 78 67 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 4 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.52% 0.81% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.04% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 16
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -
Business Continuity
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 481 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 87.13% 78.08% 72.13%
Number of salaries quoted 543 441 376
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Somerset

Business Continuity
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Taunton +3 3 - -
Street - 1 £32,500 -
Business Continuity
South West

Business Continuity
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) ISMS
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) ISMS
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix