The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 393 410 431
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 709 742 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.78% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 613 571 520
Median salary £50,000 £48,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.62% +1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,913 £34,805
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,261 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -6.81%

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
84415 94722 96201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70238 78268 76950
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 670 £50,000 - 61
London +90 308 £58,000 -3.33% 17
South East -38 107 £47,500 -5.00% 15
City of London +52 63 £67,500 +8.00% 3
Yorkshire +5 62 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West -21 59 £30,500 -30.88% 3
West Midlands +11 53 £38,500 -14.44% 3
West Yorkshire +2 44 £47,000 +17.50% 2
North West +5 38 £33,125 -23.41% 11
Berkshire +11 34 £55,000 -2.65% 7
East Midlands +16 31 £42,500 +102.38% 5
Leeds +17 27 £46,500 +9.41%
Birmingham -13 26 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Hampshire +2 24 £28,000 -44.00% 3
Leicestershire +7 18 £42,500 +21.42%
Leicester +6 18 £42,500 +21.42%
Scotland +30 16 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East of England -3 16 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Wales +19 15 £65,000 +132.14%
Gloucestershire -3 15 £30,500 -23.75%
Reading +3 14 £50,000 -18.36% 5
Manchester -21 14 £55,000 +27.16% 6
Cheshire +38 12 £31,250 +0.80% 3
Sheffield +20 12 £42,500 +47.82%
West Sussex +14 12 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South Yorkshire +13 12 £42,500 +47.82%
Crawley +15 10 £47,500 -2.06% 1
Wiltshire -9 10 £47,500 +7.31%
Bradford -10 10 £81,250 +116.66% 1
Southampton - 10 £38,750 -

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 620 (42.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 444 (30.75%) ITIL
3 354 (24.52%) Windows
4 347 (24.03%) Information Security
5 345 (23.89%) Microsoft
6 339 (23.48%) Finance
7 315 (21.81%) Firewall
8 268 (18.56%) VMware
9 258 (17.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 253 (17.52%) Risk Management
11 234 (16.20%) Project Management
12 232 (16.07%) Business Continuity Planning
13 228 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 225 (15.58%) LAN
14 225 (15.58%) Management Information System
15 217 (15.03%) Cisco
15 217 (15.03%) BCP
16 213 (14.75%) WAN
17 208 (14.40%) SQL Server
18 202 (13.99%) Active Directory
19 192 (13.30%) CISSP
20 182 (12.60%) Degree
21 179 (12.40%) SQL
22 174 (12.05%) Data Centre
23 167 (11.57%) Service Delivery
24 163 (11.29%) SLA
25 161 (11.15%) Linux
26 160 (11.08%) SAN
26 160 (11.08%) PCI DSS
27 154 (10.66%) Windows Server

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 98 (6.79%) MS Exchange
2 52 (3.60%) IIS
3 36 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.52%) Apache
6 19 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.69%) CMS
9 10 (0.69%) nginx
10 9 (0.62%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.42%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.21%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 148 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 93 (6.44%) MS Office
3 21 (1.45%) MS Project
4 15 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (1.39%) assyst
2 6 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 5 (0.35%) Maximo
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.069%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.069%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.069%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.069%) Line 500
7 1 (0.069%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.069%) Misys Opics
7 1 (0.069%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (3.81%) Office 365
3 50 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (2.15%) IaaS
6 28 (1.94%) SaaS
7 20 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
8 11 (0.76%) PaaS
9 10 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.55%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.21%) GitHub
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.069%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.069%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 315 (21.81%) Firewall
2 225 (15.58%) LAN
3 213 (14.75%) WAN
4 160 (11.08%) SAN
5 148 (10.25%) DNS
6 118 (8.17%) Network Security
7 97 (6.72%) VPN
8 89 (6.16%) TCP/IP
9 81 (5.61%) DHCP
10 69 (4.78%) Wireless
11 62 (4.29%) VoIP
12 52 (3.60%) Internet
13 49 (3.39%) MPLS
14 39 (2.70%) BGP
14 39 (2.70%) VLAN
15 38 (2.63%) OSPF
16 36 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
17 34 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
18 30 (2.08%) Unified Communications
19 27 (1.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (1.59%) MySQL
5 23 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (1.45%) OLAP
8 17 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.04%) OLTP
10 13 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.42%) MS Access
14 6 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (1.66%) Jenkins
2 22 (1.52%) JIRA
3 21 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.45%) Subversion
4 18 (1.25%) Ant
5 16 (1.11%) Maven
6 15 (1.04%) SonarQube
6 15 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.28%) ERwin
10 3 (0.21%) Bundler
10 3 (0.21%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.21%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.14%) Bower
11 2 (0.14%) Capybara
11 2 (0.14%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.14%) RSpec
11 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.14%) XMLSpy
General
1 339 (23.48%) Finance
2 131 (9.07%) Retail
2 131 (9.07%) Telecoms
3 107 (7.41%) Legal
4 70 (4.85%) Banking
5 49 (3.39%) Marketing
6 39 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 38 (2.63%) Back Office
8 34 (2.35%) Law
9 23 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.83%) Front Office
12 11 (0.76%) Local Government
13 10 (0.69%) Publishing
14 7 (0.48%) Automotive
14 7 (0.48%) German Language
14 7 (0.48%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.35%) Billing
17 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 181 (12.53%) Analyst
2 145 (10.04%) IT Manager
3 100 (6.93%) Architect
4 79 (5.47%) Consultant
5 78 (5.40%) Security Manager
6 76 (5.26%) Administrator
7 73 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 61 (4.22%) Infrastructure Manager
9 56 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
10 50 (3.46%) Security Analyst
10 50 (3.46%) Support Analyst
11 49 (3.39%) Information Manager
11 49 (3.39%) Support Engineer
12 48 (3.32%) Information Security Manager
12 48 (3.32%) Network Engineer
13 45 (3.12%) Infrastructure Support
14 44 (3.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 42 (2.91%) Project Manager
16 40 (2.77%) Applications Support
16 40 (2.77%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.91%) HTML
2 38 (2.63%) .NET
3 31 (2.15%) Middleware
4 24 (1.66%) Web Services
5 23 (1.59%) JSON
6 18 (1.25%) jQuery
7 17 (1.18%) CSS
8 13 (0.90%) XML
9 11 (0.76%) HTML5
9 11 (0.76%) LAMP
9 11 (0.76%) REST
10 10 (0.69%) AngularJS
11 9 (0.62%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.55%) SOAP
13 6 (0.42%) COM
14 5 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (0.35%) LESS
14 5 (0.35%) MDX
15 4 (0.28%) WCF
16 3 (0.21%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 225 (15.58%) Management Information System
2 174 (12.05%) Data Centre
3 94 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
5 48 (3.32%) Client/Server
6 46 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 41 (2.84%) Statistics
8 32 (2.22%) Replication
9 25 (1.73%) Clustering
10 23 (1.59%) Driving Licence
10 23 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.45%) Cryptography
11 21 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 19 (1.32%) User Experience
13 18 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 18 (1.25%) Virtual Team
14 16 (1.11%) BBC
15 15 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
15 15 (1.04%) Fat Client
15 15 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 354 (24.52%) Windows
2 161 (11.15%) Linux
3 154 (10.66%) Windows Server
4 89 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (5.68%) Unix
6 77 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 32 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.25%) AIX
11 15 (1.04%) HPUX
12 14 (0.97%) Windows 10
13 11 (0.76%) CentOS
13 11 (0.76%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.69%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.48%) Solaris
17 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.28%) VMS
19 3 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (42.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 444 (30.75%) ITIL
3 347 (24.03%) Information Security
4 253 (17.52%) Risk Management
5 234 (16.20%) Project Management
6 232 (16.07%) Business Continuity Planning
7 217 (15.03%) BCP
8 167 (11.57%) Service Delivery
9 143 (9.90%) Data Protection
10 140 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 131 (9.07%) Security Management
12 125 (8.66%) Service Management
13 106 (7.34%) Information Security Management
14 100 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
14 100 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 92 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
16 91 (6.30%) Business Continuity Management
16 91 (6.30%) Change Management
17 90 (6.23%) Line Management
18 86 (5.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 179 (12.40%) SQL
2 69 (4.78%) C
3 54 (3.74%) Python
4 52 (3.60%) Perl
5 48 (3.32%) Java
6 45 (3.12%) C#
7 41 (2.84%) PowerShell
8 37 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 29 (2.01%) JavaScript
10 25 (1.73%) C++
11 23 (1.59%) PHP
12 19 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.11%) VBScript
15 15 (1.04%) Groovy
15 15 (1.04%) Ruby
16 7 (0.48%) VB
17 4 (0.28%) VBA
18 3 (0.21%) VB6
19 1 (0.069%) Korn
Qualifications
1 192 (13.30%) CISSP
2 182 (12.60%) Degree
3 130 (9.00%) CISM
4 116 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
5 110 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 88 (6.09%) CISA
7 77 (5.33%) CCNP
8 76 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 69 (4.78%) CCNA
10 47 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
11 42 (2.91%) MCSE
12 41 (2.84%) SC Cleared
13 33 (2.29%) MCSA
14 31 (2.15%) CRISC
15 30 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
17 16 (1.11%) CCNP Voice
17 16 (1.11%) MCP
18 15 (1.04%) DV Cleared
19 14 (0.97%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (17.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 163 (11.29%) SLA
3 160 (11.08%) PCI DSS
4 63 (4.36%) ISO22301
5 49 (3.39%) QA
6 42 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 39 (2.70%) ISO 9001
8 37 (2.56%) COBIT
9 20 (1.39%) BS25999
10 13 (0.90%) ISO27002
11 12 (0.83%) RMADS
12 9 (0.62%) Data Quality
13 8 (0.55%) ISAE 3402
13 8 (0.55%) SSAE 16
14 7 (0.48%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.42%) ISO19770
16 5 (0.35%) HMG Infosec
16 5 (0.35%) JSP 440
17 4 (0.28%) COSO
17 4 (0.28%) HIPAA
System Software
1 228 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 202 (13.99%) Active Directory
3 97 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 60 (4.16%) vSphere
5 38 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 36 (2.49%) VMware ESX
7 33 (2.29%) XenApp
8 21 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.62%) NFS
10 9 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.48%) vCloud
11 7 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.48%) XenServer
12 6 (0.42%) Firmware
12 6 (0.42%) MetaFrame
13 5 (0.35%) iptables
13 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.35%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 39 (2.70%) SCCM
2 29 (2.01%) Puppet
3 27 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
5 18 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 15 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (1.04%) Perfmon
7 14 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (0.90%) SCOM
9 11 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
9 11 (0.76%) Tivoli
10 10 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
10 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 10 (0.69%) SCDPM
11 8 (0.55%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.48%) Nagios
13 6 (0.42%) Nessus
13 6 (0.42%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 345 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 268 (18.56%) VMware
3 217 (15.03%) Cisco
4 137 (9.49%) Oracle
5 108 (7.48%) HP
6 90 (6.23%) Citrix
7 51 (3.53%) CheckPoint
8 48 (3.32%) Juniper
9 44 (3.05%) Dell
10 43 (2.98%) Red Hat
11 40 (2.77%) IBM
12 36 (2.49%) Veeam
13 33 (2.29%) EMC
14 32 (2.22%) NetApp
14 32 (2.22%) Symantec
15 27 (1.87%) Avaya
15 27 (1.87%) SAP
16 26 (1.80%) 3PAR
16 26 (1.80%) Mitel
16 26 (1.80%) Remedy
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tony Timmins Associates
Salary: From £30,700 to £37,700 per annum + EXCELLENT Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Delta Financial Systems
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gourock, Renfrewshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £82000 per annum + up to, plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago