The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Continuity Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Specialist
Rank 891 902 881
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Continuity Specialist 2 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.009% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 -
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Continuity Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Continuity Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Continuity Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity Specialist within the UK.

Business Continuity Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Business Continuity Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity Specialist over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Business Continuity Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Continuity Specialist
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
England -23 2 £52,500 +41.89%
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
London - 1 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 £60,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -

Business Continuity Specialist
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business Continuity Specialist in their job title 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 with Business Continuity Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) BCP
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC

Business Continuity Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business Continuity Specialist in their job title 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 with Business Continuity Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) BCP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001