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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 400 334 330
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 696 838 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.79% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.97% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 514 659 768
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,950 £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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 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 16 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 -73 646 £47,500 - 91
London -77 260 £55,000 - 27
South East -44 124 £52,500 +31.25% 17
Yorkshire -1 85 £46,500 +14.81% 10
West Yorkshire +4 68 £47,000 +10.58% 7
North West -17 50 £44,500 -1.11% 10
East of England -56 47 £47,500 +18.75% 8
City of London -37 45 £50,000 -11.50% 6
Surrey -16 35 £60,000 +50.00% 4
West Midlands +7 34 £45,000 - 8
Leeds -24 33 £47,500 +11.11% 4
Berkshire +5 28 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South West -40 25 £50,000 -5.66% 10
Cheshire -3 24 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Manchester -12 22 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Cambridgeshire -6 21 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Birmingham +7 19 £51,500 +8.42% 3
East Midlands -12 19 £42,500 +51.78% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 18 £51,250 +20.58% 3
Scotland -19 17 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Cambridge -13 15 £57,500 +82.53% 1
Milton Keynes -8 14 £47,500 +11.76%
Essex -1 13 £75,000 +53.84%
Kent +12 11 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Hertfordshire -18 11 £38,500 -9.41% 7
Maidenhead - 11 £85,000 -
Halifax - 11 £46,500 - 1
Wales +13 10 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Bradford -1 10 £42,500 - 2
Hampshire -31 10 £47,000 +17.50% 3

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 686 (43.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 456 (29.19%) Finance
3 422 (27.02%) ITIL
4 401 (25.67%) Windows
5 368 (23.56%) Microsoft
6 358 (22.92%) Information Security
7 343 (21.96%) VMware
8 302 (19.33%) Business Continuity Planning
9 282 (18.05%) BCP
10 271 (17.35%) Firewall
11 257 (16.45%) Linux
12 256 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 252 (16.13%) Risk Management
14 247 (15.81%) SAN
15 242 (15.49%) SQL
16 234 (14.98%) Cisco
17 224 (14.34%) HP
18 223 (14.28%) SQL Server
19 219 (14.02%) Project Management
20 217 (13.89%) Degree
21 214 (13.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 193 (12.36%) Management Information System
23 185 (11.84%) Active Directory
24 169 (10.82%) Oracle
25 168 (10.76%) Service Management
26 159 (10.18%) Service Delivery
27 154 (9.86%) UNIX
28 153 (9.80%) MS Excel
29 150 (9.60%) MS Exchange
30 144 (9.22%) DNS

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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
1 150 (9.60%) MS Exchange
2 86 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 71 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (3.71%) IIS
5 32 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (1.86%) Apache
7 28 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 21 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.90%) CMS
13 13 (0.83%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.70%) SAS
14 11 (0.70%) Lync
15 9 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
15 9 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 153 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 84 (5.38%) MS Office
3 27 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.64%) MS Project
5 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.32%) FastStats
7 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.064%) Revit
Business Applications
1 25 (1.60%) Summit
2 18 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.45%) BASE24
5 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.19%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.19%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.064%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.064%) HFM
8 1 (0.064%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.064%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.47%) Office 365
2 17 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.02%) SaaS
4 11 (0.70%) IaaS
5 10 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.64%) PaaS
6 5 (0.32%) Joyent
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.064%) Heroku
8 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 271 (17.35%) Firewall
2 247 (15.81%) SAN
3 144 (9.22%) DNS
4 112 (7.17%) TCP/IP
5 103 (6.59%) WAN
6 97 (6.21%) LAN
7 83 (5.31%) Internet
8 69 (4.42%) VPN
9 61 (3.91%) DHCP
9 61 (3.91%) Network Security
10 49 (3.14%) Wireless
11 44 (2.82%) NAS
12 43 (2.75%) Intranet
13 38 (2.43%) OSPF
14 36 (2.30%) VoIP
15 33 (2.11%) BGP
16 30 (1.92%) VLAN
16 30 (1.92%) MPLS
17 29 (1.86%) EIGRP
18 28 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (14.28%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.78%) Oracle Database
3 58 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (2.50%) MySQL
6 39 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 34 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (1.54%) DB2
10 21 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
15 11 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (0.83%) JIRA
2 12 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.70%) Selenium
3 11 (0.70%) TestNG
4 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (0.64%) Subversion
5 9 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (0.51%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.51%) Maven
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.19%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.19%) Hudson
10 1 (0.064%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (0.064%) NUnit
General
1 456 (29.19%) Finance
2 105 (6.72%) Legal
3 94 (6.02%) Banking
4 86 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 52 (3.33%) Retail
6 44 (2.82%) Marketing
7 42 (2.69%) Law
8 40 (2.56%) Investment Banking
9 33 (2.11%) Back Office
10 19 (1.22%) Advertising
11 11 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.64%) Publishing
13 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.58%) Billing
14 8 (0.51%) Local Government
14 8 (0.51%) Games
15 7 (0.45%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.45%) Electronics
16 6 (0.38%) French Language
17 5 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 208 (13.32%) Analyst
2 145 (9.28%) Consultant
3 130 (8.32%) Architect
4 96 (6.15%) Administrator
5 76 (4.87%) DBA
6 71 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 63 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 61 (3.91%) Security Officer
9 52 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 52 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
10 50 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
10 50 (3.20%) Business Manager
11 46 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
12 42 (2.69%) SQL DBA
13 41 (2.62%) Security Manager
13 41 (2.62%) Developer
14 37 (2.37%) Information Manager
14 37 (2.37%) Security Analyst
15 35 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
16 34 (2.18%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (3.91%) Middleware
2 48 (3.07%) .NET
3 34 (2.18%) XML
4 32 (2.05%) HTML
5 27 (1.73%) ASP.NET
6 25 (1.60%) CSS
6 25 (1.60%) Web Services
7 13 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (0.83%) jQuery
8 12 (0.77%) SOAP
9 11 (0.70%) RESTful
10 10 (0.64%) JSON
11 9 (0.58%) COM
11 9 (0.58%) JMX
12 6 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (0.38%) LAMP
13 5 (0.32%) J2EE
13 5 (0.32%) Spring
13 5 (0.32%) Ajax
13 5 (0.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 193 (12.36%) Management Information System
2 139 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (6.47%) Replication
4 76 (4.87%) Clustering
5 48 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
7 26 (1.66%) Blackberry
8 25 (1.60%) PMI
8 25 (1.60%) Open Source
9 22 (1.41%) HP StorageWorks
10 20 (1.28%) Hedge funds
11 18 (1.15%) CLARiiON
12 17 (1.09%) CESG
12 17 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
12 17 (1.09%) Reference Data
13 16 (1.02%) FlexPod
14 15 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.90%) RMADS
15 14 (0.90%) Statistics
16 13 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 401 (25.67%) Windows
2 257 (16.45%) Linux
3 154 (9.86%) UNIX
4 119 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (3.20%) Windows 7
9 47 (3.01%) Solaris
10 45 (2.88%) HPUX
11 24 (1.54%) SUSE
12 18 (1.15%) AIX
13 13 (0.83%) OS/400
13 13 (0.83%) zOS
14 12 (0.77%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.58%) SVR4
16 9 (0.58%) Debian
16 9 (0.58%) CentOS
16 9 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (43.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 422 (27.02%) ITIL
3 358 (22.92%) Information Security
4 302 (19.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 282 (18.05%) BCP
6 252 (16.13%) Risk Management
7 219 (14.02%) Project Management
8 168 (10.76%) Service Management
9 159 (10.18%) Service Delivery
10 142 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
11 130 (8.32%) Change Management
12 125 (8.00%) Security Management
13 120 (7.68%) Mentoring
14 105 (6.72%) Incident Management
15 100 (6.40%) Data Protection
16 93 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
17 91 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
18 89 (5.70%) PRINCE2
19 87 (5.57%) Problem Management
19 87 (5.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 242 (15.49%) SQL
2 64 (4.10%) T-SQL
3 60 (3.84%) PowerShell
4 59 (3.78%) Shell Script
5 49 (3.14%) Perl
6 45 (2.88%) Java
7 36 (2.30%) C#
8 34 (2.18%) C
9 28 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.47%) Python
11 19 (1.22%) PHP
12 18 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.09%) VBScript
14 14 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.58%) C++
16 8 (0.51%) VBA
17 7 (0.45%) VB
17 7 (0.45%) Ruby
18 5 (0.32%) COBOL
18 5 (0.32%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 217 (13.89%) Degree
2 122 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (6.79%) CISSP
3 106 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (5.25%) MCSE
5 66 (4.23%) CCNA
6 61 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 59 (3.78%) CISA
8 56 (3.59%) CISM
9 49 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 40 (2.56%) MCSA
12 38 (2.43%) SC Cleared
13 37 (2.37%) MCITP
14 36 (2.30%) ISEB
15 35 (2.24%) CCNP
16 34 (2.18%) PMI Certification
17 30 (1.92%) HND
18 21 (1.34%) HNC
19 19 (1.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (13.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 135 (8.64%) SLA
3 108 (6.91%) PCI DSS
4 53 (3.39%) COBIT
5 47 (3.01%) ISO 9001
6 32 (2.05%) QA
7 22 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 14 (0.90%) BS25999
10 13 (0.83%) ISO 9000
11 11 (0.70%) BS7799
12 9 (0.58%) COSO
13 6 (0.38%) GCP
14 5 (0.32%) CESG Infosec
15 4 (0.26%) GMP
15 4 (0.26%) GLP
16 3 (0.19%) HL7
17 2 (0.13%) GPG13
17 2 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
17 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 256 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (11.84%) Active Directory
3 82 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 73 (4.67%) XenApp
5 69 (4.42%) vSphere
6 35 (2.24%) VMware ESX
6 35 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
8 25 (1.60%) vCloud
9 21 (1.34%) Xen
10 16 (1.02%) KVM
11 14 (0.90%) XenServer
11 14 (0.90%) UAG
12 13 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 12 (0.77%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.77%) Nmap
13 12 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (0.70%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (0.70%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 29 (1.86%) Data Guard
2 28 (1.79%) HP SIM
3 25 (1.60%) SCCM
4 23 (1.47%) SCOM
5 22 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 22 (1.41%) Nagios
6 21 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
7 19 (1.22%) Tivoli
7 19 (1.22%) WSUS
8 17 (1.09%) NetBackup
8 17 (1.09%) Puppet
9 15 (0.96%) Nessus
10 13 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.64%) SCVMM
11 10 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
12 7 (0.45%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 368 (23.56%) Microsoft
2 343 (21.96%) VMware
3 234 (14.98%) Cisco
4 224 (14.34%) HP
5 169 (10.82%) Oracle
6 137 (8.77%) Citrix
7 99 (6.34%) NetApp
8 95 (6.08%) EMC
9 92 (5.89%) Red Hat
10 56 (3.59%) CheckPoint
11 55 (3.52%) IBM
12 49 (3.14%) Symantec
13 40 (2.56%) SolarWinds
14 37 (2.37%) Dell
15 35 (2.24%) Juniper
16 29 (1.86%) McAfee
17 27 (1.73%) SAP
18 25 (1.60%) BMC
19 24 (1.54%) CA
20 22 (1.41%) 3PAR
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 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: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £120000 Per Annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: dependent on exeprience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £47k per year + bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Package Based on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Visa
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago