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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 362 353 326
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 784 815 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.75% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.92% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 581 621 740
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -0.58%

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
92338 88528 90356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.52% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 74520 72722 76092
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 22 October 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 -9 744 £47,500 - 136
London -41 300 £55,000 +1.85% 44
South East -48 113 £50,000 +13.63% 28
Yorkshire +18 96 £42,500 +13.33% 10
West Yorkshire +16 82 £41,250 +10.00% 9
North West +27 74 £52,500 +36.36% 15
Leeds -5 51 £42,500 +17.24% 3
West Midlands -7 50 £50,750 +12.77% 14
City of London -24 44 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Manchester +22 39 £37,500 -7.40% 5
South West -8 38 £56,500 +31.85% 11
East of England -36 38 £50,750 +26.87% 9
East Midlands +12 32 £28,500 +1.78% 4
Birmingham +16 30 £51,500 +3.00% 8
Surrey -24 29 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Berkshire -11 27 £55,000 +15.78% 9
Cheshire -2 25 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Essex +3 21 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland -11 18 £50,000 +29.87% 4
Hampshire -15 18 £52,500 +37.25% 2
Northampton -11 16 £20,500 -35.93% 1
Northamptonshire -12 16 £20,500 -35.93% 1
Bradford +1 15 £42,500 +10.38% 4
Bristol -3 14 £76,000 +49.01% 3
Wiltshire +1 12 £56,500 +40.29% 1
Cambridgeshire -18 10 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Kent +11 9 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Swindon +7 9 £56,500 +48.68%
Edinburgh -14 9 £40,750 +8.66% 2
Leicestershire +19 8 £43,750 +118.75% 1

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 635 (41.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 453 (29.43%) ITIL
3 424 (27.55%) Finance
4 399 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 389 (25.28%) Windows
6 355 (23.07%) VMware
7 328 (21.31%) Information Security
8 274 (17.80%) Business Continuity Planning
9 267 (17.35%) Degree
10 266 (17.28%) BCP
11 265 (17.22%) Firewall
12 256 (16.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 252 (16.37%) SQL Server
14 248 (16.11%) Cisco
15 240 (15.59%) SQL
16 238 (15.46%) Linux
17 237 (15.40%) HP
18 236 (15.33%) Project Management
19 235 (15.27%) SAN
20 222 (14.42%) Risk Management
21 205 (13.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 198 (12.87%) Active Directory
23 168 (10.92%) Oracle
23 168 (10.92%) Management Information System
24 165 (10.72%) MS Excel
25 152 (9.88%) UNIX
26 151 (9.81%) Citrix
27 150 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
28 148 (9.62%) MS Exchange
29 142 (9.23%) Service Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 148 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 89 (5.78%) SharePoint
3 66 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (3.38%) IIS
5 37 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 28 (1.82%) Apache
8 22 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (0.91%) Lync
10 14 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (0.84%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.71%) CMS
12 11 (0.71%) SAS
12 11 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.52%) JBoss
14 6 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 165 (10.72%) MS Excel
2 101 (6.56%) MS Office
3 33 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.52%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.26%) FastStats
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Revit
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.065%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (1.36%) Summit
2 13 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.39%) BASE24
5 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.065%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.065%) Line 50
8 1 (0.065%) HFM
8 1 (0.065%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.49%) Office 365
3 16 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.04%) SaaS
4 7 (0.45%) PaaS
5 6 (0.39%) IaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.065%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 265 (17.22%) Firewall
2 235 (15.27%) SAN
3 131 (8.51%) DNS
4 116 (7.54%) TCP/IP
5 110 (7.15%) WAN
6 100 (6.50%) LAN
7 71 (4.61%) Network Security
8 67 (4.35%) VPN
9 63 (4.09%) DHCP
10 61 (3.96%) Internet
11 42 (2.73%) OSPF
12 41 (2.66%) BGP
13 39 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (2.53%) Wireless
14 38 (2.47%) MPLS
14 38 (2.47%) NAS
15 37 (2.40%) VoIP
16 34 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
17 33 (2.14%) Intranet
18 30 (1.95%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.74%) Oracle Database
3 56 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 51 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.27%) MySQL
9 34 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 26 (1.69%) DB2
12 24 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
15 14 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 12 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (0.91%) TestNG
1 14 (0.91%) Selenium
2 13 (0.84%) Maven
2 13 (0.84%) Subversion
2 13 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.71%) Cucumber
5 9 (0.58%) JIRA
5 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.13%) Hudson
9 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.13%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.13%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 424 (27.55%) Finance
2 96 (6.24%) Legal
3 91 (5.91%) Banking
4 87 (5.65%) Telecoms
5 57 (3.70%) Law
6 55 (3.57%) Retail
7 45 (2.92%) Marketing
8 40 (2.60%) Investment Banking
9 30 (1.95%) Back Office
10 23 (1.49%) Advertising
11 16 (1.04%) Front Office
12 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.58%) Electronics
14 8 (0.52%) Welsh Language
14 8 (0.52%) Billing
14 8 (0.52%) Publishing
15 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.39%) French Language
16 6 (0.39%) Local Government
16 6 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 222 (14.42%) Analyst
2 125 (8.12%) Architect
3 104 (6.76%) Administrator
4 101 (6.56%) Consultant
5 79 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 70 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 66 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 64 (4.16%) Service Manager
9 63 (4.09%) DBA
10 62 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
11 57 (3.70%) Security Officer
12 55 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
13 50 (3.25%) Developer
14 48 (3.12%) Business Manager
15 47 (3.05%) Security Manager
16 42 (2.73%) Security Analyst
17 41 (2.66%) Information Manager
18 38 (2.47%) Applications Support
19 36 (2.34%) Infrastructure Architect
20 35 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (3.83%) Middleware
2 41 (2.66%) .NET
3 33 (2.14%) Web Services
3 33 (2.14%) HTML
4 27 (1.75%) CSS
5 24 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 21 (1.36%) XML
7 16 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (0.91%) RESTful
9 13 (0.84%) SOAP
9 13 (0.84%) J2EE
9 13 (0.84%) jQuery
10 11 (0.71%) MDX
11 10 (0.65%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (0.52%) Hibernate
14 6 (0.39%) Spring
14 6 (0.39%) JMS
15 5 (0.32%) JMX
15 5 (0.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 168 (10.92%) Management Information System
2 150 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (5.39%) Replication
4 80 (5.20%) Clustering
5 56 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
7 30 (1.95%) Blackberry
8 21 (1.36%) Open Source
8 21 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.30%) PMI
10 19 (1.23%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.23%) FlexPod
11 18 (1.17%) Reference Data
12 17 (1.10%) CESG
13 16 (1.04%) HP StorageWorks
13 16 (1.04%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.04%) CLARiiON
14 13 (0.84%) Handset
14 13 (0.84%) RMADS
14 13 (0.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 389 (25.28%) Windows
2 238 (15.46%) Linux
3 152 (9.88%) UNIX
4 132 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 74 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (3.38%) Windows 7
9 50 (3.25%) Solaris
10 48 (3.12%) HPUX
11 21 (1.36%) SUSE
11 21 (1.36%) AIX
12 17 (1.10%) zOS
13 16 (1.04%) OS/400
14 13 (0.84%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.78%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.65%) CentOS
17 7 (0.45%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.32%) SVR4
18 5 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (41.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 453 (29.43%) ITIL
3 328 (21.31%) Information Security
4 274 (17.80%) Business Continuity Planning
5 266 (17.28%) BCP
6 236 (15.33%) Project Management
7 222 (14.42%) Risk Management
8 142 (9.23%) Service Management
9 137 (8.90%) Service Delivery
10 121 (7.86%) Change Management
11 119 (7.73%) Security Management
12 109 (7.08%) Problem Management
13 108 (7.02%) PRINCE2
14 107 (6.95%) Business Continuity Management
15 102 (6.63%) Capacity Management
16 101 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
17 98 (6.37%) Data Protection
18 95 (6.17%) Mentoring
19 94 (6.11%) Change Control
19 94 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 240 (15.59%) SQL
2 61 (3.96%) T-SQL
3 58 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 55 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 54 (3.51%) Java
6 38 (2.47%) Perl
6 38 (2.47%) C
7 36 (2.34%) Python
8 33 (2.14%) C#
9 26 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 24 (1.56%) PHP
11 13 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.65%) VBScript
14 7 (0.45%) C++
15 6 (0.39%) Korn
15 6 (0.39%) VB
16 5 (0.32%) PowerHouse
16 5 (0.32%) Ruby
17 3 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 267 (17.35%) Degree
2 112 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (6.89%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (5.59%) CISSP
5 71 (4.61%) MCSE
6 65 (4.22%) Security Cleared
7 60 (3.90%) CCNA
7 60 (3.90%) CISM
8 55 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
9 46 (2.99%) SC Cleared
10 45 (2.92%) CISA
11 41 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (2.27%) CCNP
13 34 (2.21%) HND
13 34 (2.21%) MCSA
14 33 (2.14%) ISEB
14 33 (2.14%) MCITP
15 28 (1.82%) PMI Certification
16 20 (1.30%) HNC
17 19 (1.23%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (13.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 136 (8.84%) SLA
3 90 (5.85%) PCI DSS
4 37 (2.40%) ISO 9001
5 29 (1.88%) COBIT
6 27 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (1.69%) QA
8 21 (1.36%) BS25999
9 12 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 9 (0.58%) COSO
11 7 (0.45%) BS7799
12 6 (0.39%) GCP
13 5 (0.32%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.32%) CESG Infosec
14 4 (0.26%) GMP
14 4 (0.26%) GLP
15 3 (0.19%) HL7
16 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
16 2 (0.13%) GPG13
17 1 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 256 (16.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 198 (12.87%) Active Directory
3 91 (5.91%) XenApp
4 73 (4.74%) Hyper-V
5 68 (4.42%) vSphere
6 34 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (2.14%) VMware ESX
8 27 (1.75%) vCloud
9 19 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (1.17%) Xen
11 17 (1.10%) MetaFrame
12 16 (1.04%) KVM
12 16 (1.04%) XenDesktop
13 13 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
14 12 (0.78%) UAG
14 12 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 11 (0.71%) Nmap
15 11 (0.71%) Veritas File System
16 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (1.82%) HP SIM
2 24 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 24 (1.56%) Data Guard
3 22 (1.43%) SCCM
4 21 (1.36%) WSUS
5 20 (1.30%) Backup Exec
6 19 (1.23%) Tivoli
7 17 (1.10%) SCOM
8 16 (1.04%) Nagios
8 16 (1.04%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.84%) Nessus
10 12 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (0.65%) Puppet
13 9 (0.58%) Cacti
14 8 (0.52%) Ansible
14 8 (0.52%) XenMobile
14 8 (0.52%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.52%) Foglight
15 7 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 399 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 355 (23.07%) VMware
3 248 (16.11%) Cisco
4 237 (15.40%) HP
5 168 (10.92%) Oracle
6 151 (9.81%) Citrix
7 98 (6.37%) NetApp
8 91 (5.91%) EMC
9 78 (5.07%) Red Hat
10 77 (5.00%) CheckPoint
11 54 (3.51%) IBM
12 52 (3.38%) Symantec
13 41 (2.66%) Dell
14 39 (2.53%) SolarWinds
15 36 (2.34%) Juniper
16 34 (2.21%) McAfee
17 26 (1.69%) SAP
17 26 (1.69%) BMC
18 25 (1.62%) Avaya
19 24 (1.56%) Kaseya
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5k Travel Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 6k Car Allowance, 15% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum plus 30% benefits package (excellent
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday