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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 351 373 355
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 857 827 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.87% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 646 593 659
Average salary £50,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%

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
92059 95447 88938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.31% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 74661 76531 73298
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +22 803 £52,500 +5.00% 92
London +39 366 £55,000 -4.34% 25
South East -75 140 £50,000 +5.26% 23
City of London +88 132 £48,500 -11.81% 4
North West +18 73 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Yorkshire +21 55 £40,000 -2.73% 12
Manchester +19 50 £57,500 +48.38% 4
East Midlands +39 44 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East of England +10 44 £47,500 -5.00% 7
South West -19 38 £38,750 -24.01% 7
West Yorkshire 0 37 £40,000 -1.23% 5
Surrey -5 35 £45,000 -10.00% 7
West Midlands -23 30 £44,253 +10.63% 3
Leeds +10 26 £52,500 +30.43% 5
Cheshire -8 22 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hampshire 0 21 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Scotland +14 20 £43,500 +2.35% 2
Hertfordshire +8 19 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 19 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Berkshire -63 19 £67,500 +22.72% 6
Leicestershire +33 16 £43,750 -41.66% 2
Wiltshire +13 16 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Oxfordshire +8 16 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Milton Keynes +7 15 £50,000 +42.85%
Leicester - 14 £43,750 - 1
Essex -9 13 £60,000 +4.34%
Kent +22 12 £72,500 +173.58% 1
Northamptonshire +11 12 £20,250 - 2
Swindon -1 12 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Birmingham -10 12 £41,250 -25.00%

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 691 (42.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 619 (38.21%) Microsoft
3 548 (33.83%) Windows
4 541 (33.40%) ITIL
5 442 (27.28%) VMware
6 423 (26.11%) Active Directory
7 421 (25.99%) Finance
8 358 (22.10%) Cisco
9 327 (20.19%) Information Security
10 312 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 300 (18.52%) Firewall
12 297 (18.33%) Degree
13 293 (18.09%) SAN
13 293 (18.09%) Business Continuity Planning
14 281 (17.35%) SQL Server
15 276 (17.04%) MS Excel
16 273 (16.85%) BCP
17 253 (15.62%) SQL
18 251 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 232 (14.32%) Citrix
20 226 (13.95%) HP
20 226 (13.95%) Service Delivery
21 224 (13.83%) Management Information System
22 211 (13.02%) Service Management
23 208 (12.84%) Risk Management
23 208 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
24 205 (12.65%) Project Management
25 202 (12.47%) Linux
26 197 (12.16%) WAN
27 196 (12.10%) DNS

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 188 (11.60%) MS Exchange
2 80 (4.94%) IIS
3 68 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 62 (3.83%) Lync
5 60 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 58 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 55 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 44 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 41 (2.53%) WebLogic
10 37 (2.28%) WebSphere
11 29 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
12 19 (1.17%) Apache
13 14 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.80%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.56%) SAS
15 9 (0.56%) GroupWise
16 7 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
17 6 (0.37%) IBM Notes
18 5 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 276 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 93 (5.74%) MS Office
3 58 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.80%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) Revit
6 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.60%) Summit
2 11 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.43%) Changepoint
3 7 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.37%) Agresso
5 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.25%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.19%) Epicor Vantage
7 3 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.062%) BASE24
9 1 (0.062%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.062%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.062%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.062%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.062%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.47%) Office 365
2 25 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.30%) SaaS
4 18 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.37%) PaaS
7 5 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.25%) IaaS
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 300 (18.52%) Firewall
2 293 (18.09%) SAN
3 197 (12.16%) WAN
4 196 (12.10%) DNS
5 193 (11.91%) LAN
6 136 (8.40%) TCP/IP
7 134 (8.27%) DHCP
8 121 (7.47%) Network Security
9 116 (7.16%) VPN
10 81 (5.00%) VoIP
11 76 (4.69%) Internet
12 68 (4.20%) Wireless
13 64 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
14 50 (3.09%) NAS
15 48 (2.96%) SSL
16 46 (2.84%) MPLS
17 40 (2.47%) OSPF
18 38 (2.35%) BGP
18 38 (2.35%) LDAP
19 33 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.57%) Oracle Database
3 53 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (2.59%) Relational Database
6 38 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (2.16%) MySQL
8 34 (2.10%) DB2
8 34 (2.10%) RDBMS
8 34 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (1.91%) Oracle Exadata
11 21 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.23%) Data Mining
13 18 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (0.86%) Big Data
16 13 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
16 13 (0.80%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (0.62%) Maven
2 9 (0.56%) Subversion
3 8 (0.49%) Ant
4 7 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.19%) JDeveloper
6 3 (0.19%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.19%) PVCS
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.19%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.12%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.12%) Selenium
7 2 (0.12%) TestNG
8 1 (0.062%) Git (software)
General
1 421 (25.99%) Finance
2 148 (9.14%) Banking
3 107 (6.60%) Retail
4 76 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 71 (4.38%) Financial Institution
5 71 (4.38%) Legal
6 64 (3.95%) Front Office
7 63 (3.89%) Law
8 62 (3.83%) Investment Banking
9 47 (2.90%) Marketing
10 30 (1.85%) Back Office
11 29 (1.79%) Manufacturing
12 18 (1.11%) Advertising
13 16 (0.99%) Electronics
14 15 (0.93%) Automotive
15 9 (0.56%) Publishing
16 7 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.43%) Welsh Language
17 6 (0.37%) German Language
17 6 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 319 (19.69%) Analyst
2 130 (8.02%) Architect
3 119 (7.35%) Consultant
4 108 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 102 (6.30%) Support Analyst
6 83 (5.12%) Administrator
7 75 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 72 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 70 (4.32%) Service Manager
10 68 (4.20%) Security Analyst
11 62 (3.83%) Desktop Support
12 60 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 60 (3.70%) Information Manager
12 60 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
13 56 (3.46%) Network Engineer
14 53 (3.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 53 (3.27%) Infrastructure Architect
14 53 (3.27%) Desktop Analyst
15 52 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
15 52 (3.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (4.63%) .NET
2 51 (3.15%) Web Services
3 48 (2.96%) Middleware
4 35 (2.16%) HTML
5 31 (1.91%) WebSphere MQ
6 21 (1.30%) CSS
6 21 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 15 (0.93%) XML
8 13 (0.80%) J2EE
9 10 (0.62%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.56%) SOAP
10 9 (0.56%) JMS
11 8 (0.49%) XSLT
12 7 (0.43%) JSP
12 7 (0.43%) HTML5
12 7 (0.43%) CSS3
13 6 (0.37%) RESTful
13 6 (0.37%) MDX
13 6 (0.37%) JDBC
13 6 (0.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 224 (13.83%) Management Information System
2 208 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (7.72%) Clustering
4 106 (6.54%) Replication
5 88 (5.43%) Blackberry
6 53 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 44 (2.72%) FMCG
8 39 (2.41%) FlexPod
9 27 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
10 26 (1.60%) Cryptography
11 23 (1.42%) Private Cloud
12 19 (1.17%) PKI
12 19 (1.17%) Statistics
13 17 (1.05%) Hedge funds
13 17 (1.05%) NHS
14 16 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.93%) Fixed Income
16 13 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.80%) GIS
16 13 (0.80%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 548 (33.83%) Windows
2 202 (12.47%) Linux
3 161 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 143 (8.83%) UNIX
5 115 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 107 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 104 (6.42%) Windows 7
8 59 (3.64%) Solaris
9 52 (3.21%) Windows XP
10 47 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 44 (2.72%) HPUX
12 37 (2.28%) AIX
13 35 (2.16%) Windows Vista
14 33 (2.04%) SUSE
15 31 (1.91%) zOS
15 31 (1.91%) OS/400
16 19 (1.17%) Windows 8
17 15 (0.93%) CentOS
18 13 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
18 13 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (42.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 541 (33.40%) ITIL
3 327 (20.19%) Information Security
4 293 (18.09%) Business Continuity Planning
5 273 (16.85%) BCP
6 226 (13.95%) Service Delivery
7 211 (13.02%) Service Management
8 208 (12.84%) Risk Management
9 205 (12.65%) Project Management
10 137 (8.46%) Business Continuity Management
11 122 (7.53%) Security Management
12 119 (7.35%) Change Management
13 115 (7.10%) Coaching
14 109 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 107 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
16 93 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 93 (5.74%) Incident Management
17 89 (5.49%) Problem Management
17 89 (5.49%) PRINCE2
18 88 (5.43%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (15.62%) SQL
2 60 (3.70%) Java
3 52 (3.21%) C
4 42 (2.59%) PowerShell
5 39 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 30 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 29 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 26 (1.60%) Python
8 26 (1.60%) C#
9 19 (1.17%) Perl
10 18 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 14 (0.86%) PHP
12 11 (0.68%) VBScript
13 9 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.43%) VBA
15 5 (0.31%) XPath
15 5 (0.31%) APL
16 4 (0.25%) Pig Latin
16 4 (0.25%) XQuery
16 4 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 297 (18.33%) Degree
2 189 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 175 (10.80%) CISSP
4 149 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
5 139 (8.58%) MCSE
6 123 (7.59%) CISM
7 115 (7.10%) CCNA
8 88 (5.43%) Security Cleared
9 70 (4.32%) CISA
10 67 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 67 (4.14%) CCNP
11 64 (3.95%) MCP
12 50 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
13 48 (2.96%) SC Cleared
14 46 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
15 41 (2.53%) CCA
16 31 (1.91%) MCSA
17 28 (1.73%) JNCIA
18 27 (1.67%) CRISC
19 25 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 152 (9.38%) SLA
3 94 (5.80%) PCI DSS
4 51 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 39 (2.41%) COBIT
6 28 (1.73%) QA
7 25 (1.54%) ISO 9001
8 20 (1.23%) BS25999
9 9 (0.56%) BS7799
9 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 5 (0.31%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.25%) RosettaNet
12 2 (0.12%) Basel II
12 2 (0.12%) MiFID
12 2 (0.12%) EMIR
12 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.062%) COSO
13 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.062%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 423 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 312 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (8.95%) Hyper-V
4 101 (6.23%) XenApp
5 79 (4.88%) vSphere
6 42 (2.59%) Terminal Services
7 39 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 34 (2.10%) XenDesktop
9 33 (2.04%) VMware ESX
10 31 (1.91%) KVM
11 21 (1.30%) vCloud
11 21 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (0.99%) MetaFrame
14 15 (0.93%) Terminal Server
14 15 (0.93%) XenServer
15 10 (0.62%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.49%) Xen
17 8 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 48 (2.96%) SCCM
2 35 (2.16%) SCOM
3 33 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 29 (1.79%) WSUS
5 15 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 15 (0.93%) Hyperic
6 13 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (0.62%) Puppet
7 10 (0.62%) ARCserve
7 10 (0.62%) SCSM
8 9 (0.56%) Nagios
9 8 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
9 8 (0.49%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.49%) Ansible
10 7 (0.43%) XenMobile
10 7 (0.43%) Cacti
10 7 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 619 (38.21%) Microsoft
2 442 (27.28%) VMware
3 358 (22.10%) Cisco
4 232 (14.32%) Citrix
5 226 (13.95%) HP
6 168 (10.37%) Oracle
7 154 (9.51%) NetApp
8 128 (7.90%) Symantec
9 110 (6.79%) CheckPoint
10 109 (6.73%) Juniper
11 97 (5.99%) EMC
12 60 (3.70%) Red Hat
13 55 (3.40%) Dell
14 54 (3.33%) IBM
15 53 (3.27%) ServiceNow
16 47 (2.90%) BMC
17 46 (2.84%) McAfee
18 45 (2.78%) SAP
19 43 (2.65%) SolarWinds
20 40 (2.47%) Brocade
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Eurobase People
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Salt
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus & Package inc Relocation
Posted: Yesterday
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RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Interserve FM
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Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bens + Training and Development and Career Progres
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benifits + Bonus
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Salary: benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
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