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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 363 351 355
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 743 749 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 565 539 630
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%

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
85706 85883 83957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.85% 82.34% 80.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69758 68377 69647
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 £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -8 705 £52,500 +5.00% 105
London +20 323 £55,000 -4.34% 22
City of London +74 120 £48,500 -15.65% 4
South East -90 112 £50,000 - 30
North West +3 68 £52,500 +25.00% 15
Yorkshire +15 55 £40,000 - 13
Manchester +29 52 £55,000 +37.50% 6
East of England +18 43 £50,000 - 8
West Yorkshire +12 43 £40,000 - 11
South West -16 37 £44,500 -12.74% 7
West Midlands -28 30 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Surrey -11 29 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Leeds +8 26 £50,000 +25.00% 6
East Midlands +15 23 £53,750 +7.50% 4
Hertfordshire -1 20 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 19 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hampshire -8 19 £51,500 +28.75% 3
Wiltshire +23 17 £55,000 +44.73% 3
Berkshire -66 16 £70,000 +7.69% 9
Cheshire -17 15 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Milton Keynes +14 14 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham -3 14 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Leicestershire +29 12 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Swindon +1 12 £55,000 +44.73%
Leicester - 12 £48,750 - 2
Essex -3 11 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Scotland +1 10 £45,000 - 3
Staffordshire - 10 £72,500 -
Bradford +7 9 £36,250 - 1
Derbyshire +20 8 £57,500 +15.00% 1

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 686 (42.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 611 (38.07%) Microsoft
3 520 (32.40%) ITIL
4 518 (32.27%) Windows
5 443 (27.60%) VMware
6 430 (26.79%) Finance
7 396 (24.67%) Active Directory
8 342 (21.31%) Cisco
9 315 (19.63%) Information Security
10 313 (19.50%) Degree
11 307 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 307 (19.13%) Business Continuity Planning
12 293 (18.26%) Firewall
13 292 (18.19%) SQL Server
14 288 (17.94%) BCP
15 284 (17.69%) SAN
16 274 (17.07%) MS Excel
17 247 (15.39%) SQL
18 241 (15.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 230 (14.33%) Citrix
20 217 (13.52%) Project Management
21 216 (13.46%) Service Delivery
21 216 (13.46%) HP
22 211 (13.15%) Management Information System
23 207 (12.90%) Risk Management
24 204 (12.71%) Linux
25 200 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
26 195 (12.15%) DNS
27 184 (11.46%) WAN
28 183 (11.40%) LAN

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 181 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 75 (4.67%) IIS
3 67 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 66 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 56 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 52 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 47 (2.93%) Lync
8 41 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 41 (2.55%) WebLogic
9 34 (2.12%) WebSphere
10 26 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (1.31%) Apache
12 14 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.56%) SAS
13 9 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.56%) GroupWise
14 7 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (0.37%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 274 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 95 (5.92%) MS Office
3 62 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.81%) MS Project
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Revit
7 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.12%) Summit
2 10 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.44%) Changepoint
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.37%) Agresso
6 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.19%) SAP SRM
8 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.12%) Epicor Vantage
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.062%) SAP xMII
10 1 (0.062%) Line 50
10 1 (0.062%) BASE24
10 1 (0.062%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.62%) Office 365
2 37 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.00%) SaaS
5 14 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.31%) PaaS
7 4 (0.25%) IaaS
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 293 (18.26%) Firewall
2 284 (17.69%) SAN
3 195 (12.15%) DNS
4 184 (11.46%) WAN
5 183 (11.40%) LAN
6 147 (9.16%) TCP/IP
7 124 (7.73%) DHCP
8 110 (6.85%) Network Security
9 109 (6.79%) VPN
10 73 (4.55%) Internet
11 70 (4.36%) Cisco ASA
12 65 (4.05%) Wireless
13 64 (3.99%) VoIP
14 53 (3.30%) MPLS
15 49 (3.05%) NAS
16 46 (2.87%) SSL
17 42 (2.62%) OSPF
17 42 (2.62%) BGP
18 39 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
19 38 (2.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (18.19%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 56 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 40 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (2.24%) RDBMS
9 33 (2.06%) MySQL
9 33 (2.06%) DB2
10 31 (1.93%) Oracle Exadata
11 29 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
13 20 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (1.25%) Data Mining
14 17 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (1.00%) QlikView
16 11 (0.69%) OLAP
16 11 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (0.62%) Subversion
1 10 (0.62%) Maven
1 10 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.31%) Cucumber
2 5 (0.31%) Selenium
2 5 (0.31%) TestNG
2 5 (0.31%) Ant
3 4 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.19%) JDeveloper
4 3 (0.19%) CruiseControl
4 3 (0.19%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.19%) PVCS
5 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.12%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 430 (26.79%) Finance
2 133 (8.29%) Banking
3 100 (6.23%) Retail
4 83 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 69 (4.30%) Legal
6 65 (4.05%) Law
7 58 (3.61%) Front Office
8 52 (3.24%) Marketing
9 51 (3.18%) Financial Institution
9 51 (3.18%) Investment Banking
10 33 (2.06%) Back Office
11 23 (1.43%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.25%) Advertising
13 18 (1.12%) Electronics
14 10 (0.62%) Automotive
15 9 (0.56%) Publishing
16 7 (0.44%) Games
16 7 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.37%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 307 (19.13%) Analyst
2 130 (8.10%) Architect
3 123 (7.66%) Consultant
4 101 (6.29%) Security Manager
5 97 (6.04%) Administrator
6 93 (5.79%) Support Analyst
7 76 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 72 (4.49%) Security Analyst
9 70 (4.36%) Infrastructure Manager
10 68 (4.24%) Service Manager
11 63 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
12 59 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
13 58 (3.61%) Information Manager
14 57 (3.55%) Information Security Manager
15 55 (3.43%) Network Engineer
16 52 (3.24%) Support Engineer
16 52 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
17 49 (3.05%) Desktop Support
18 46 (2.87%) Security Officer
19 45 (2.80%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (4.30%) .NET
2 47 (2.93%) Middleware
3 43 (2.68%) Web Services
4 31 (1.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 30 (1.87%) HTML
6 26 (1.62%) ASP.NET
7 21 (1.31%) CSS
8 16 (1.00%) .NET Framework
9 15 (0.93%) J2EE
10 14 (0.87%) MDX
11 12 (0.75%) XML
12 10 (0.62%) SOAP
13 9 (0.56%) JMS
13 9 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.50%) Hibernate
15 7 (0.44%) XSLT
15 7 (0.44%) HTML5
15 7 (0.44%) CSS3
16 6 (0.37%) JDBC
16 6 (0.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 211 (13.15%) Management Information System
2 200 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (7.10%) Clustering
4 107 (6.67%) Replication
5 71 (4.42%) Blackberry
6 47 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 39 (2.43%) FMCG
7 39 (2.43%) FlexPod
8 31 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
9 19 (1.18%) Statistics
9 19 (1.18%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.18%) Fixed Income
9 19 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.00%) Cryptography
10 16 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.93%) PKI
12 13 (0.81%) NHS
13 12 (0.75%) CESG
14 10 (0.62%) Handset
14 10 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 518 (32.27%) Windows
2 204 (12.71%) Linux
3 161 (10.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 144 (8.97%) UNIX
5 115 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (5.42%) Windows 7
8 61 (3.80%) Solaris
9 53 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (2.80%) HPUX
11 41 (2.55%) Windows XP
12 37 (2.31%) AIX
13 35 (2.18%) SUSE
14 32 (1.99%) zOS
15 31 (1.93%) OS/400
15 31 (1.93%) Windows Vista
16 19 (1.18%) Windows 8
17 15 (0.93%) CentOS
18 12 (0.75%) NetWare
19 11 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (42.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 520 (32.40%) ITIL
3 315 (19.63%) Information Security
4 307 (19.13%) Business Continuity Planning
5 288 (17.94%) BCP
6 217 (13.52%) Project Management
7 216 (13.46%) Service Delivery
8 207 (12.90%) Risk Management
9 167 (10.40%) Service Management
10 121 (7.54%) Security Management
10 121 (7.54%) Coaching
11 112 (6.98%) Change Management
12 108 (6.73%) Business Continuity Management
12 108 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 107 (6.67%) PRINCE2
14 103 (6.42%) Problem Management
15 98 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
16 90 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 84 (5.23%) Data Protection
18 82 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 247 (15.39%) SQL
2 58 (3.61%) Java
3 50 (3.12%) C
4 45 (2.80%) T-SQL
5 36 (2.24%) PowerShell
6 35 (2.18%) Shell Script
7 31 (1.93%) Python
8 30 (1.87%) C#
9 26 (1.62%) JavaScript
10 17 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 16 (1.00%) Perl
11 16 (1.00%) PHP
12 10 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.44%) VBA
14 6 (0.37%) VBScript
15 5 (0.31%) APL
16 4 (0.25%) Pig Latin
16 4 (0.25%) XPath
16 4 (0.25%) VB
17 3 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 313 (19.50%) Degree
2 181 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 159 (9.91%) CISSP
4 139 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
5 127 (7.91%) MCSE
6 107 (6.67%) CISM
7 102 (6.36%) CCNA
8 88 (5.48%) Security Cleared
9 63 (3.93%) CISA
10 62 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 61 (3.80%) CCNP
12 52 (3.24%) MCP
13 49 (3.05%) SC Cleared
13 49 (3.05%) VCP4
14 46 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
15 41 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
16 40 (2.49%) CCA
17 31 (1.93%) MCSA
18 29 (1.81%) HND
19 27 (1.68%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (15.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 140 (8.72%) SLA
3 93 (5.79%) PCI DSS
4 52 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 44 (2.74%) COBIT
6 34 (2.12%) QA
7 26 (1.62%) BS25999
8 20 (1.25%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.62%) BS7799
9 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.19%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.19%) RosettaNet
11 2 (0.12%) EMIR
11 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.12%) COSO
11 2 (0.12%) MiFID
11 2 (0.12%) Basel II
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.062%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 396 (24.67%) Active Directory
2 307 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (8.41%) Hyper-V
4 109 (6.79%) XenApp
5 84 (5.23%) vSphere
6 40 (2.49%) Terminal Services
7 35 (2.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 33 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 31 (1.93%) KVM
10 28 (1.74%) VMware ESX
11 19 (1.18%) MetaFrame
11 19 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (1.18%) vCloud
12 15 (0.93%) XenServer
13 14 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.62%) Firmware
14 10 (0.62%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.50%) NFS
15 8 (0.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 39 (2.43%) SCCM
2 33 (2.06%) Tivoli
3 31 (1.93%) SCOM
4 30 (1.87%) WSUS
5 19 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 14 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (0.75%) Data Guard
8 11 (0.69%) HP SIM
9 10 (0.62%) Hyperic
9 10 (0.62%) Ansible
10 9 (0.56%) XenMobile
10 9 (0.56%) Cacti
11 8 (0.50%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
11 8 (0.50%) Nagios
11 8 (0.50%) ARCserve
11 8 (0.50%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 611 (38.07%) Microsoft
2 443 (27.60%) VMware
3 342 (21.31%) Cisco
4 230 (14.33%) Citrix
5 216 (13.46%) HP
6 164 (10.22%) Oracle
7 146 (9.10%) NetApp
8 119 (7.41%) Symantec
9 115 (7.17%) CheckPoint
10 109 (6.79%) Juniper
11 91 (5.67%) EMC
12 65 (4.05%) Red Hat
13 53 (3.30%) IBM
14 49 (3.05%) Dell
15 44 (2.74%) BMC
15 44 (2.74%) SolarWinds
16 40 (2.49%) ServiceNow
16 40 (2.49%) SAP
16 40 (2.49%) Brocade
17 38 (2.37%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000 DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40k OTE £70k, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Clayton Group
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Premier Farnell
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday