The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 350 364 355
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 829 839 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.87% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 626 628 642
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Continuity
Salary Trend

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in the UK

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK 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
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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 +15 772 £50,000 +2.04% 95
London +36 312 £55,000 -4.34% 29
South East -14 162 £50,000 +2.04% 22
City of London +42 86 £49,000 -2.00% 5
North West +23 72 £45,000 +21.22% 14
Yorkshire -6 59 £36,000 -19.10% 5
South West -2 48 £40,000 -20.79% 9
East of England -7 46 £45,000 - 11
West Yorkshire +9 44 £38,000 -12.64% 5
East Midlands +19 39 £31,250 -16.66% 1
West Midlands -19 37 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Leeds +18 36 £39,000 -12.35% 2
Scotland +31 31 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Manchester +17 31 £57,500 +64.28% 7
Berkshire -5 29 £65,000 +42.07% 2
Surrey -1 28 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Oxfordshire +31 25 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Hampshire -4 23 £50,000 +21.95% 4
Reading -6 23 £65,000 +32.65% 1
West Sussex +10 21 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Kent +24 19 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Hertfordshire -8 19 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Edinburgh +32 17 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Cheshire -4 17 £40,000 -30.43% 5
Birmingham -5 17 £38,750 -29.54% 4
Northamptonshire - 16 £20,500 -
Glasgow +11 15 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Bristol -3 15 £37,000 -27.45% 3
Wiltshire +3 14 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire -2 14 £45,000 +21.22%

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 654 (41.60%) Disaster Recovery
2 543 (34.54%) Microsoft
3 533 (33.91%) Windows
4 526 (33.46%) ITIL
5 416 (26.46%) VMware
6 403 (25.64%) Active Directory
7 391 (24.87%) Finance
8 375 (23.85%) Cisco
9 365 (23.22%) Information Security
10 323 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 291 (18.51%) Firewall
12 287 (18.26%) SQL Server
13 283 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 278 (17.68%) SAN
15 257 (16.35%) Business Continuity Planning
16 252 (16.03%) Degree
17 250 (15.90%) Management Information System
18 247 (15.71%) Service Management
19 243 (15.46%) BCP
20 240 (15.27%) Service Delivery
21 237 (15.08%) MS Excel
22 229 (14.57%) HP
23 220 (13.99%) SQL
24 218 (13.87%) Project Management
25 213 (13.55%) Risk Management
26 201 (12.79%) Citrix
27 200 (12.72%) WAN
28 199 (12.66%) CISSP
29 196 (12.47%) LAN
30 189 (12.02%) DNS

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 184 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 76 (4.83%) IIS
3 73 (4.64%) Lync
4 72 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 68 (4.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 60 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (3.37%) SharePoint
8 36 (2.29%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.97%) WebLogic
10 30 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 25 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (0.89%) Apache
13 11 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.64%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.57%) GroupWise
15 9 (0.57%) SAS
16 5 (0.32%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.32%) JBoss
16 5 (0.32%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 237 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 75 (4.77%) MS Office
3 34 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.51%) MS Project
6 3 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 32 (2.04%) Summit
2 12 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.25%) Agresso
5 4 (0.25%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.13%) RMDS
8 1 (0.064%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.064%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.064%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.064%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.78%) Office 365
3 24 (1.53%) SaaS
4 22 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.57%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.25%) PaaS
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.19%) IaaS
10 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.13%) Yammer
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 291 (18.51%) Firewall
2 278 (17.68%) SAN
3 200 (12.72%) WAN
4 196 (12.47%) LAN
5 189 (12.02%) DNS
6 140 (8.91%) DHCP
7 125 (7.95%) VPN
8 115 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 109 (6.93%) Network Security
10 84 (5.34%) Internet
11 80 (5.09%) VoIP
12 59 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
12 59 (3.75%) Wireless
13 58 (3.69%) NAS
14 53 (3.37%) MPLS
15 43 (2.74%) SSL
16 36 (2.29%) VLAN
17 35 (2.23%) BGP
18 31 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
18 31 (1.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.58%) Oracle Database
3 59 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (3.18%) Relational Database
5 46 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 39 (2.48%) DB2
8 38 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (2.10%) MySQL
10 30 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
12 25 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (1.46%) Data Mining
14 21 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
16 17 (1.08%) Big Data
17 16 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
18 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
18 15 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 14 (0.89%) Ant
2 14 (0.89%) Maven
3 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.25%) Subversion
5 3 (0.19%) CruiseControl
5 3 (0.19%) JDeveloper
5 3 (0.19%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.19%) PVCS
6 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.064%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.064%) Toad
General
1 391 (24.87%) Finance
2 118 (7.51%) Banking
3 109 (6.93%) Retail
4 73 (4.64%) Financial Institution
4 73 (4.64%) Legal
5 64 (4.07%) Front Office
6 61 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 61 (3.88%) Law
7 60 (3.82%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.84%) Marketing
9 26 (1.65%) Back Office
10 23 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.02%) Advertising
12 14 (0.89%) Automotive
13 13 (0.83%) Electronics
14 7 (0.45%) Welsh Language
14 7 (0.45%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.38%) German Language
16 5 (0.32%) Czech Language
16 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 287 (18.26%) Analyst
2 140 (8.91%) Consultant
3 138 (8.78%) Architect
4 116 (7.38%) Security Manager
5 89 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 81 (5.15%) Service Manager
7 78 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 71 (4.52%) Security Analyst
9 63 (4.01%) Security Consultant
9 63 (4.01%) Desktop Support
10 62 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 62 (3.94%) Infrastructure Architect
11 61 (3.88%) Administrator
12 58 (3.69%) Information Manager
12 58 (3.69%) Information Security Manager
13 57 (3.63%) Desktop Analyst
13 57 (3.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 56 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
15 52 (3.31%) Team Leader
16 48 (3.05%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (5.15%) .NET
2 51 (3.24%) Middleware
3 49 (3.12%) Web Services
4 28 (1.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 28 (1.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 24 (1.53%) HTML
6 22 (1.40%) ASP.NET
7 16 (1.02%) XML
8 11 (0.70%) RESTful
9 9 (0.57%) SOAP
10 8 (0.51%) CSS
10 8 (0.51%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.45%) XSLT
12 5 (0.32%) WSDL
12 5 (0.32%) COM
12 5 (0.32%) J2EE
12 5 (0.32%) SAP Basis
13 4 (0.25%) cXML
13 4 (0.25%) EDIFACT
13 4 (0.25%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 250 (15.90%) Management Information System
2 174 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (8.27%) Clustering
4 98 (6.23%) Replication
5 85 (5.41%) Blackberry
6 56 (3.56%) Computer Science
7 39 (2.48%) FlexPod
8 37 (2.35%) FMCG
9 36 (2.29%) Cryptography
10 34 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
11 27 (1.72%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.53%) CMDB
13 16 (1.02%) NHS
13 16 (1.02%) PKI
14 15 (0.95%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.89%) Statistics
16 13 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
17 12 (0.76%) Mathematics
18 11 (0.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 533 (33.91%) Windows
2 176 (11.20%) Linux
3 140 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 124 (7.89%) UNIX
5 109 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 105 (6.68%) Windows 7
7 104 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (3.44%) Windows XP
9 50 (3.18%) Solaris
10 37 (2.35%) AIX
11 35 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (2.16%) HPUX
12 34 (2.16%) Windows Vista
13 28 (1.78%) SUSE
13 28 (1.78%) zOS
13 28 (1.78%) OS/400
14 16 (1.02%) Android
15 14 (0.89%) CentOS
16 13 (0.83%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (41.60%) Disaster Recovery
2 526 (33.46%) ITIL
3 365 (23.22%) Information Security
4 257 (16.35%) Business Continuity Planning
5 247 (15.71%) Service Management
6 243 (15.46%) BCP
7 240 (15.27%) Service Delivery
8 218 (13.87%) Project Management
9 213 (13.55%) Risk Management
10 146 (9.29%) Business Continuity Management
11 140 (8.91%) Security Management
12 124 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 122 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
14 116 (7.38%) Incident Management
15 114 (7.25%) Change Management
16 111 (7.06%) Coaching
17 101 (6.42%) Mentoring
18 94 (5.98%) Load Balancing
19 93 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
20 85 (5.41%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 220 (13.99%) SQL
2 46 (2.93%) Java
3 45 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 43 (2.74%) C
5 40 (2.54%) T-SQL
6 25 (1.59%) C#
6 25 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 23 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 18 (1.15%) Perl
9 17 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.70%) VBScript
11 9 (0.57%) VBA
12 7 (0.45%) Python
13 5 (0.32%) PHP
13 5 (0.32%) APL
14 4 (0.25%) XQuery
14 4 (0.25%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.25%) XPath
15 2 (0.13%) VB
16 1 (0.064%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 252 (16.03%) Degree
2 199 (12.66%) CISSP
3 175 (11.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 152 (9.67%) Cisco Certification
5 138 (8.78%) MCSE
6 133 (8.46%) CISM
7 119 (7.57%) CCNA
8 100 (6.36%) Security Cleared
9 90 (5.73%) CISA
10 69 (4.39%) CCNP
11 68 (4.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 63 (4.01%) MCP
13 46 (2.93%) SC Cleared
14 44 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
15 34 (2.16%) CCA
16 32 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
17 28 (1.78%) CCDP
17 28 (1.78%) JNCIA
17 28 (1.78%) PCI QSA
18 26 (1.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 132 (8.40%) SLA
3 128 (8.14%) PCI DSS
4 50 (3.18%) COBIT
5 49 (3.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (2.42%) QA
7 35 (2.23%) ISO 9001
8 23 (1.46%) BS25999
9 11 (0.70%) BS7799
10 9 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 7 (0.45%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.25%) RosettaNet
13 3 (0.19%) MiFID
13 3 (0.19%) Basel II
13 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.19%) EMIR
13 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.13%) COSO
15 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.064%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 403 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 323 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (8.21%) Hyper-V
4 78 (4.96%) vSphere
5 71 (4.52%) XenApp
6 48 (3.05%) VMware ESX
7 44 (2.80%) Terminal Services
8 35 (2.23%) XenDesktop
8 35 (2.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 29 (1.84%) KVM
10 28 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (1.21%) Terminal Server
12 19 (1.21%) vCloud
13 14 (0.89%) XenServer
14 13 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (0.57%) Firmware
15 9 (0.57%) NFS
15 9 (0.57%) Samba
16 8 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (3.18%) SCCM
2 37 (2.35%) SCOM
3 35 (2.23%) WSUS
4 30 (1.91%) Tivoli
5 20 (1.27%) Hyperic
6 15 (0.95%) ARCserve
6 15 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 15 (0.95%) SCSM
7 11 (0.70%) Nagios
8 9 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (0.57%) Puppet
8 9 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.45%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (0.45%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.38%) DatAdvantage
10 6 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.32%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.25%) Ansible
12 4 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 543 (34.54%) Microsoft
2 416 (26.46%) VMware
3 375 (23.85%) Cisco
4 229 (14.57%) HP
5 201 (12.79%) Citrix
6 173 (11.01%) Oracle
7 152 (9.67%) NetApp
8 121 (7.70%) Symantec
9 103 (6.55%) EMC
10 100 (6.36%) Juniper
11 89 (5.66%) CheckPoint
12 57 (3.63%) ServiceNow
13 54 (3.44%) Dell
14 51 (3.24%) IBM
15 46 (2.93%) SolarWinds
15 46 (2.93%) Red Hat
16 45 (2.86%) BMC
16 45 (2.86%) McAfee
17 39 (2.48%) SAP
18 38 (2.42%) Computacenter
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Fusion Experience
Salary: Up to £125,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Anantha Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
Highams Recruitment
Salary: exc. benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £32.7k - 37.5k per year
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: 2 days ago