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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 400 316 322
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +6
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 710 869 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.01% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 530 694 741
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -

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
93657 85736 91204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74686 70107 77304
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014 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 1 September 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 -82 662 £49,000 -2.00% 96
London -92 264 £55,000 - 30
South East -35 121 £52,500 +31.25% 16
Yorkshire +11 91 £47,500 +5.55% 5
West Yorkshire +9 76 £47,500 +5.55% 4
East of England -34 54 £47,500 +18.75% 10
City of London -22 53 £55,000 -8.33% 9
North West -30 49 £50,000 - 12
Leeds -11 40 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Surrey -22 34 £60,000 +50.00% 5
West Midlands +3 33 £45,000 - 11
Berkshire +1 26 £50,000 -4.76% 4
South West -37 26 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Cheshire -7 24 £50,000 - 5
East Midlands -1 22 £41,000 +49.09% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 22 £47,500 +50.79%
Buckinghamshire -6 21 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Manchester -31 21 £35,000 -36.36% 7
Birmingham +10 17 £51,500 +8.42% 8
Hertfordshire -6 16 £38,500 -9.41% 8
Cambridge -12 16 £57,500 +82.53%
Milton Keynes -11 15 £47,500 +15.15%
Scotland -25 15 £42,500 - 10
Essex 0 13 £75,000 +71.42% 1
Bradford +14 11 £42,500 -
Halifax - 11 £46,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Nottingham +2 10 £40,000 +45.45%
West Sussex -16 10 £60,000 +23.71% 2
Maidenhead - 10 £78,750 -

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 682 (43.80%) Disaster Recovery
2 453 (29.09%) Finance
3 411 (26.40%) ITIL
3 411 (26.40%) Windows
4 360 (23.12%) Microsoft
5 344 (22.09%) Information Security
6 338 (21.71%) VMware
7 305 (19.59%) Business Continuity Planning
8 283 (18.18%) BCP
9 276 (17.73%) Firewall
10 258 (16.57%) Linux
10 258 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 250 (16.06%) SAN
12 247 (15.86%) SQL
13 242 (15.54%) Risk Management
14 230 (14.77%) Project Management
15 229 (14.71%) Cisco
16 224 (14.39%) HP
17 223 (14.32%) SQL Server
18 205 (13.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 201 (12.91%) Degree
20 189 (12.14%) Management Information System
21 186 (11.95%) Active Directory
22 177 (11.37%) Service Management
23 174 (11.18%) Oracle
24 157 (10.08%) Service Delivery
25 153 (9.83%) DNS
26 152 (9.76%) MS Exchange
27 149 (9.57%) UNIX
28 145 (9.31%) MS Excel

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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
1 152 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 85 (5.46%) SharePoint
3 73 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (4.05%) IIS
5 35 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (1.93%) Apache
7 26 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 20 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.03%) CMS
9 16 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.83%) Lync
11 13 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (0.77%) SAS
13 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
14 9 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 145 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 78 (5.01%) MS Office
3 20 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.58%) MS Project
5 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.39%) FastStats
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.064%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (1.80%) Summit
2 20 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.51%) BASE24
5 6 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.19%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.19%) Epicor Vantage
7 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.064%) HFM
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.064%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.064%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.48%) Office 365
2 19 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.22%) SaaS
3 15 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.71%) PaaS
4 11 (0.71%) IaaS
5 9 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.32%) Joyent
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.064%) Heroku
8 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 276 (17.73%) Firewall
2 250 (16.06%) SAN
3 153 (9.83%) DNS
4 109 (7.00%) TCP/IP
5 101 (6.49%) WAN
6 92 (5.91%) LAN
7 90 (5.78%) Internet
8 65 (4.17%) VPN
9 60 (3.85%) DHCP
9 60 (3.85%) Network Security
10 49 (3.15%) Wireless
11 45 (2.89%) NAS
12 43 (2.76%) Intranet
13 37 (2.38%) OSPF
14 35 (2.25%) VoIP
15 31 (1.99%) BGP
16 30 (1.93%) EIGRP
16 30 (1.93%) VLAN
17 29 (1.86%) MPLS
18 25 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (3.79%) Oracle Database
4 57 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.44%) MySQL
8 37 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (1.54%) DB2
11 23 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (1.28%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
18 12 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 11 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
19 11 (0.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.83%) JIRA
3 12 (0.77%) Subversion
4 11 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.58%) Selenium
6 9 (0.58%) TestNG
7 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.39%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.39%) Maven
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.32%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.26%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.19%) NUnit
10 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.19%) Hudson
11 1 (0.064%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 453 (29.09%) Finance
2 101 (6.49%) Legal
3 91 (5.84%) Banking
4 84 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.28%) Retail
6 43 (2.76%) Marketing
7 40 (2.57%) Investment Banking
8 39 (2.50%) Law
9 30 (1.93%) Back Office
10 20 (1.28%) Advertising
11 14 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.64%) Publishing
13 9 (0.58%) Billing
14 8 (0.51%) Games
14 8 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.51%) Local Government
15 5 (0.32%) French Language
15 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.32%) Electronics
15 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (12.40%) Analyst
2 144 (9.25%) Consultant
3 129 (8.29%) Architect
4 97 (6.23%) Administrator
5 77 (4.95%) DBA
6 72 (4.62%) Service Manager
7 63 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 60 (3.85%) Security Officer
9 55 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
10 47 (3.02%) Support Analyst
10 47 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
11 43 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
11 43 (2.76%) Business Manager
12 42 (2.70%) SQL DBA
13 41 (2.63%) Security Manager
14 40 (2.57%) Developer
15 37 (2.38%) Information Manager
16 35 (2.25%) Systems Engineer
17 34 (2.18%) Head of Security
18 33 (2.12%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.05%) Middleware
2 51 (3.28%) .NET
3 36 (2.31%) XML
4 32 (2.06%) HTML
5 28 (1.80%) Web Services
6 27 (1.73%) ASP.NET
7 25 (1.61%) CSS
8 14 (0.90%) SOAP
9 13 (0.83%) jQuery
10 11 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (0.64%) JSON
11 10 (0.64%) COM
12 9 (0.58%) JMX
12 9 (0.58%) RESTful
13 6 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (0.39%) LAMP
13 6 (0.39%) CORBA
14 5 (0.32%) J2EE
14 5 (0.32%) Spring
14 5 (0.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 189 (12.14%) Management Information System
2 105 (6.74%) Replication
3 77 (4.95%) Clustering
4 46 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (1.73%) Open Source
6 27 (1.73%) Blackberry
7 25 (1.61%) PMI
8 21 (1.35%) HP StorageWorks
9 19 (1.22%) CLARiiON
10 18 (1.16%) Statistics
11 17 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
12 16 (1.03%) CESG
13 15 (0.96%) Reference Data
14 14 (0.90%) RMADS
14 14 (0.90%) Social Media
14 14 (0.90%) FlexPod
15 13 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 411 (26.40%) Windows
2 258 (16.57%) Linux
3 149 (9.57%) UNIX
4 117 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (3.15%) Windows 7
9 48 (3.08%) Solaris
10 43 (2.76%) HPUX
11 23 (1.48%) SUSE
12 17 (1.09%) AIX
13 12 (0.77%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.71%) zOS
14 11 (0.71%) OS/400
14 11 (0.71%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.64%) Debian
16 9 (0.58%) SVR4
17 8 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (43.80%) Disaster Recovery
2 411 (26.40%) ITIL
3 344 (22.09%) Information Security
4 305 (19.59%) Business Continuity Planning
5 283 (18.18%) BCP
6 242 (15.54%) Risk Management
7 230 (14.77%) Project Management
8 177 (11.37%) Service Management
9 157 (10.08%) Service Delivery
10 141 (9.06%) Business Continuity Management
11 131 (8.41%) Change Management
12 105 (6.74%) Security Management
13 99 (6.36%) Incident Management
14 93 (5.97%) Data Protection
15 92 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 90 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
17 87 (5.59%) Problem Management
18 82 (5.27%) PRINCE2
19 79 (5.07%) Change Control
19 79 (5.07%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (15.86%) SQL
2 64 (4.11%) T-SQL
3 60 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 57 (3.66%) Shell Script
5 46 (2.95%) Perl
6 43 (2.76%) Java
7 39 (2.50%) C#
8 32 (2.06%) C
9 28 (1.80%) JavaScript
10 19 (1.22%) Python
10 19 (1.22%) PHP
11 18 (1.16%) VBScript
12 17 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.03%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.58%) VB
14 9 (0.58%) VBA
14 9 (0.58%) C++
15 7 (0.45%) Ruby
16 6 (0.39%) PowerHouse
17 5 (0.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 201 (12.91%) Degree
2 125 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 105 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (6.62%) CISSP
5 83 (5.33%) MCSE
6 67 (4.30%) CCNA
7 58 (3.73%) Security Cleared
8 57 (3.66%) CISA
9 52 (3.34%) CISM
10 46 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
11 44 (2.83%) MCSA
12 43 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 36 (2.31%) SC Cleared
13 36 (2.31%) MCITP
13 36 (2.31%) CCNP
13 36 (2.31%) ISEB
14 34 (2.18%) PMI Certification
15 26 (1.67%) HND
16 19 (1.22%) VCAP
17 17 (1.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (13.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 131 (8.41%) SLA
3 99 (6.36%) PCI DSS
4 51 (3.28%) COBIT
5 44 (2.83%) ISO 9001
6 32 (2.06%) QA
7 23 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 12 (0.77%) BS25999
10 11 (0.71%) ISO 9000
10 11 (0.71%) BS7799
11 7 (0.45%) COSO
12 5 (0.32%) CESG Infosec
12 5 (0.32%) GCP
13 4 (0.26%) GMP
13 4 (0.26%) GLP
14 3 (0.19%) HL7
15 2 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
15 2 (0.13%) GPG13
16 1 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 258 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 186 (11.95%) Active Directory
3 88 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 74 (4.75%) vSphere
5 70 (4.50%) XenApp
6 35 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 32 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
9 26 (1.67%) vCloud
10 21 (1.35%) Xen
11 20 (1.28%) XenServer
12 15 (0.96%) KVM
13 14 (0.90%) UAG
13 14 (0.90%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
15 12 (0.77%) Terminal Services
16 11 (0.71%) Veritas File System
16 11 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 9 (0.58%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 30 (1.93%) SCCM
1 30 (1.93%) Data Guard
2 27 (1.73%) SCOM
3 24 (1.54%) HP SIM
3 24 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 21 (1.35%) Nagios
5 19 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 19 (1.22%) Puppet
6 18 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 17 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
7 17 (1.09%) WSUS
8 15 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 15 (0.96%) Nessus
9 13 (0.83%) SCVMM
10 10 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (0.58%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.39%) OpenView
14 5 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 360 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 338 (21.71%) VMware
3 229 (14.71%) Cisco
4 224 (14.39%) HP
5 174 (11.18%) Oracle
6 141 (9.06%) Citrix
7 101 (6.49%) NetApp
8 98 (6.29%) EMC
9 87 (5.59%) Red Hat
10 54 (3.47%) CheckPoint
11 51 (3.28%) IBM
12 50 (3.21%) Symantec
13 41 (2.63%) Dell
14 35 (2.25%) SolarWinds
15 32 (2.06%) McAfee
16 31 (1.99%) Juniper
17 25 (1.61%) SAP
17 25 (1.61%) Computacenter
18 24 (1.54%) BMC
19 23 (1.48%) 3PAR
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Visa
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £450pcm Car Allowance, £10K Annual B
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5K Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenock, Renfrewshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago