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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 355 384 330
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -54
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 803 821 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.84% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 593 626 711
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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
England +4 753 £50,000 +1.01% 83
London -12 276 £57,500 -3.36% 37
South East +29 174 £50,000 - 18
North West +22 75 £46,250 +23.13% 3
Yorkshire -12 72 £38,000 -17.39% 10
City of London +4 62 £60,000 +4.34% 9
West Yorkshire -9 62 £39,500 -12.22% 10
South West +23 59 £40,000 -19.19% 5
East of England -4 48 £49,000 +10.63% 7
Leeds +11 44 £40,000 -15.78% 6
West Midlands -12 42 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Surrey +5 39 £38,000 -27.61% 3
Berkshire +2 37 £62,500 +27.55% 8
Hampshire +11 35 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Scotland +16 34 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Manchester 0 31 £50,000 +42.85% 1
West Sussex +19 23 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Hertfordshire -3 22 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Reading +2 21 £65,000 +31.31% 4
Edinburgh +20 20 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Dorset +13 18 £40,000 -17.94% 3
Bradford -17 16 £38,000 +11.76% 1
Glasgow +12 15 £42,000 -11.57% 1
Wiltshire +1 15 £50,000 -21.87% 1
Lancashire 0 15 £45,000 +21.22%
Birmingham -2 14 £50,000 +19.76%
East Midlands -6 14 £21,000 -47.50%
Oxfordshire +10 13 £63,250 +110.83%
Bristol -15 13 £50,000 +17.64%
Farnborough -17 13 £50,000 +12.35%

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 652 (39.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 584 (35.27%) Windows
3 553 (33.39%) ITIL
4 528 (31.88%) Microsoft
5 428 (25.85%) VMware
6 408 (24.64%) Finance
7 403 (24.34%) Active Directory
8 401 (24.21%) Information Security
9 361 (21.80%) Cisco
10 339 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 318 (19.20%) SQL Server
12 303 (18.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 291 (17.57%) Firewall
14 289 (17.45%) SAN
15 283 (17.09%) Business Continuity Planning
16 268 (16.18%) BCP
17 265 (16.00%) Degree
18 254 (15.34%) Service Management
19 250 (15.10%) HP
20 247 (14.92%) Management Information System
21 243 (14.67%) MS Excel
22 240 (14.49%) SQL
22 240 (14.49%) Service Delivery
23 239 (14.43%) Project Management
24 228 (13.77%) Data Centre
25 219 (13.22%) Linux
25 219 (13.22%) Risk Management
26 212 (12.80%) CISSP
27 206 (12.44%) Oracle
28 204 (12.32%) Citrix

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 192 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 83 (5.01%) IIS
3 73 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 72 (4.35%) Lync
5 71 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 59 (3.56%) SharePoint
7 55 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (1.81%) WebSphere
9 29 (1.75%) WebLogic
10 26 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 18 (1.09%) Apache
13 13 (0.79%) SAS
14 8 (0.48%) NetWeaver
15 6 (0.36%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.30%) GroupWise
17 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
17 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 243 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 85 (5.13%) MS Office
3 33 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.72%) MS Project
6 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.75%) Summit
2 15 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.18%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.18%) Agresso
6 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.12%) RMDS
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.060%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.05%) Office 365
3 24 (1.45%) IBM PureFlex
4 22 (1.33%) SaaS
5 19 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.48%) Mimecast
7 7 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.24%) PaaS
9 4 (0.24%) IaaS
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.12%) Yammer
11 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 291 (17.57%) Firewall
2 289 (17.45%) SAN
3 198 (11.96%) WAN
4 196 (11.84%) LAN
5 185 (11.17%) DNS
6 142 (8.57%) VPN
7 135 (8.15%) DHCP
8 122 (7.37%) TCP/IP
9 118 (7.13%) Network Security
10 80 (4.83%) Internet
11 76 (4.59%) VoIP
12 62 (3.74%) NAS
13 56 (3.38%) Wireless
14 49 (2.96%) VLAN
15 48 (2.90%) MPLS
16 43 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
17 40 (2.42%) SSL
18 37 (2.23%) BGP
19 31 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
20 30 (1.81%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 56 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 45 (2.72%) MySQL
7 41 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (2.36%) DB2
9 38 (2.29%) RDBMS
10 36 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
13 21 (1.27%) Big Data
14 20 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
16 17 (1.03%) OLTP
16 17 (1.03%) OLAP
16 17 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 16 (0.97%) Maven
2 16 (0.97%) Ant
3 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.18%) Subversion
7 2 (0.12%) JIRA
8 1 (0.060%) GCC
8 1 (0.060%) PVCS
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.060%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.060%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.060%) Toad
8 1 (0.060%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.060%) CruiseControl
General
1 408 (24.64%) Finance
2 109 (6.58%) Retail
3 104 (6.28%) Banking
4 93 (5.62%) Legal
5 73 (4.41%) Financial Institution
6 72 (4.35%) Front Office
7 69 (4.17%) Law
8 61 (3.68%) Telecoms
9 55 (3.32%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.45%) Marketing
12 21 (1.27%) Back Office
13 14 (0.85%) Automotive
14 11 (0.66%) Advertising
14 11 (0.66%) Welsh Language
15 7 (0.42%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.36%) German Language
17 5 (0.30%) Japanese Language
17 5 (0.30%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 288 (17.39%) Analyst
2 161 (9.72%) Architect
3 150 (9.06%) Consultant
4 117 (7.07%) Security Manager
5 86 (5.19%) Service Manager
6 85 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 74 (4.47%) Security Analyst
8 72 (4.35%) Security Consultant
9 67 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
10 66 (3.99%) Infrastructure Architect
11 64 (3.86%) Administrator
11 64 (3.86%) Information Manager
11 64 (3.86%) Information Security Manager
12 62 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 58 (3.50%) Desktop Support
13 58 (3.50%) Team Leader
14 51 (3.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 51 (3.08%) Support Engineer
14 51 (3.08%) Desktop Analyst
15 50 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (4.83%) .NET
2 68 (4.11%) Middleware
3 58 (3.50%) Web Services
4 27 (1.63%) HTML
5 26 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 24 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 24 (1.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 16 (0.97%) XML
8 15 (0.91%) RESTful
9 9 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (0.54%) J2EE
10 8 (0.48%) Rendezvous
11 7 (0.42%) SAP Basis
12 6 (0.36%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.36%) CSS
13 5 (0.30%) SOAP
14 4 (0.24%) XSLT
14 4 (0.24%) COM
15 3 (0.18%) JSP
15 3 (0.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 247 (14.92%) Management Information System
2 228 (13.77%) Data Centre
3 169 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (8.57%) Clustering
5 106 (6.40%) Replication
6 82 (4.95%) Blackberry
7 70 (4.23%) Computer Science
8 41 (2.48%) Cryptography
9 35 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
10 34 (2.05%) FlexPod
11 33 (1.99%) FMCG
12 29 (1.75%) Client/Server
13 24 (1.45%) CMDB
14 21 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (1.21%) PKI
16 19 (1.15%) Equities
17 17 (1.03%) NHS
18 15 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
18 15 (0.91%) EMC VNX
19 14 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 584 (35.27%) Windows
2 219 (13.22%) Linux
3 166 (10.02%) UNIX
4 143 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 107 (6.46%) Windows 7
6 106 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 98 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (3.38%) Windows XP
9 49 (2.96%) Solaris
10 34 (2.05%) AIX
11 33 (1.99%) HPUX
12 32 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (1.81%) Windows Vista
14 26 (1.57%) SUSE
15 24 (1.45%) OS/400
15 24 (1.45%) zOS
16 21 (1.27%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.97%) Android
18 13 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
19 11 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (39.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 553 (33.39%) ITIL
3 401 (24.21%) Information Security
4 283 (17.09%) Business Continuity Planning
5 268 (16.18%) BCP
6 254 (15.34%) Service Management
7 240 (14.49%) Service Delivery
8 239 (14.43%) Project Management
9 219 (13.22%) Risk Management
10 155 (9.36%) Security Management
11 148 (8.94%) Business Continuity Management
12 136 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
13 128 (7.73%) Incident Management
14 126 (7.61%) Mentoring
15 125 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 125 (7.55%) Change Management
16 117 (7.07%) Coaching
17 112 (6.76%) Load Balancing
18 98 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 93 (5.62%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 240 (14.49%) SQL
2 61 (3.68%) PowerShell
3 60 (3.62%) C
4 47 (2.84%) Java
4 47 (2.84%) T-SQL
5 31 (1.87%) C#
6 30 (1.81%) Perl
7 28 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 25 (1.51%) JavaScript
9 13 (0.79%) Python
10 11 (0.66%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.60%) VBScript
12 8 (0.48%) VBA
13 5 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.30%) APL
14 4 (0.24%) PHP
15 3 (0.18%) VB
15 3 (0.18%) C++
16 2 (0.12%) XQuery
16 2 (0.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 265 (16.00%) Degree
2 212 (12.80%) CISSP
3 167 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 149 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
5 141 (8.51%) CISM
6 133 (8.03%) MCSE
7 126 (7.61%) Security Cleared
8 110 (6.64%) CCNA
9 104 (6.28%) CISA
10 72 (4.35%) CCNP
11 64 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 57 (3.44%) MCP
13 56 (3.38%) SC Cleared
14 38 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
15 34 (2.05%) CCDP
16 32 (1.93%) DV Cleared
17 27 (1.63%) SSCP
17 27 (1.63%) CEH
18 26 (1.57%) CCA
19 25 (1.51%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (18.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 145 (8.76%) PCI DSS
3 132 (7.97%) SLA
4 59 (3.56%) COBIT
5 44 (2.66%) QA
6 39 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 38 (2.29%) ISO 9001
8 28 (1.69%) BS25999
9 15 (0.91%) BS7799
10 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (0.36%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.18%) Basel II
12 3 (0.18%) MiFID
12 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.18%) EMIR
12 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.12%) RosettaNet
13 2 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
13 2 (0.12%) COSO
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 14000
System Software
1 403 (24.34%) Active Directory
2 339 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 73 (4.41%) vSphere
5 64 (3.86%) XenApp
6 58 (3.50%) VMware ESX
7 39 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (2.29%) Terminal Services
9 30 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 29 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (1.75%) XenDesktop
11 25 (1.51%) KVM
12 22 (1.33%) Terminal Server
13 16 (0.97%) Samba
13 16 (0.97%) vCloud
14 13 (0.79%) Firmware
15 12 (0.72%) XenServer
16 10 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
17 7 (0.42%) NFS
17 7 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 47 (2.84%) SCCM
2 34 (2.05%) Hyperic
3 31 (1.87%) SCOM
3 31 (1.87%) WSUS
4 26 (1.57%) Tivoli
5 16 (0.97%) ARCserve
5 16 (0.97%) SCSM
6 11 (0.66%) Nagios
6 11 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.60%) Puppet
7 10 (0.60%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.42%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.36%) DatAdvantage
10 6 (0.36%) EMC VPLEX
10 6 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 528 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 428 (25.85%) VMware
3 361 (21.80%) Cisco
4 250 (15.10%) HP
5 206 (12.44%) Oracle
6 204 (12.32%) Citrix
7 147 (8.88%) NetApp
8 125 (7.55%) Symantec
9 99 (5.98%) EMC
10 96 (5.80%) Juniper
11 76 (4.59%) CheckPoint
12 59 (3.56%) SolarWinds
13 53 (3.20%) ServiceNow
14 48 (2.90%) Dell
15 46 (2.78%) SAP
16 42 (2.54%) IBM
17 40 (2.42%) McAfee
18 39 (2.36%) Red Hat
19 38 (2.29%) Avaya
20 36 (2.17%) BMC
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Salary: From £60,000 to £86,000 per annum including Car + Bonus & Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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set2recruit
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Salary: Up to £50,000
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
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Salary: Up to £65 per annum
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West Sussex
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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