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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 382 408 324
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -84
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 756 700 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.74% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 569 521 681
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,631 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +42 726 £50,000 +5.26% 66
London +20 255 £57,500 +4.54% 23
South East +53 172 £49,000 -6.66% 17
Yorkshire +2 83 £40,000 -15.78% 10
South West +15 63 £44,261 -11.47% 4
West Yorkshire -11 63 £40,000 -15.78% 5
City of London +30 57 £61,500 +6.95% 4
Surrey +25 56 £40,000 -31.91% 2
North West +9 55 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East of England -6 48 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Leeds +9 37 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Manchester +12 34 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire +20 33 £60,000 +20.00% 5
West Midlands -6 31 £45,000 +2.27% 3
Hampshire +22 27 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 23 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Dorset +24 22 £42,500 -15.00%
Reading +13 19 £62,500 +29.53% 2
Milton Keynes -7 19 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East Midlands -4 18 £21,000 -48.14% 1
Hertfordshire -7 18 £55,000 +42.85% 4
Cambridge +15 16 £50,000 -13.04%
Scotland +3 16 £42,000 -1.17%
Bournemouth +13 15 £42,500 -
West Sussex 0 14 £42,500 -29.16%
Bristol -10 14 £47,500 -5.00%
Wiltshire +3 12 £47,131 -6.20% 2
Guildford +9 11 £38,500 -14.91% 1
North Yorkshire 0 11 £40,000 +50.94% 1

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 617 (38.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 525 (33.14%) Windows
3 524 (33.08%) ITIL
4 448 (28.28%) Microsoft
5 401 (25.32%) Finance
6 394 (24.87%) Information Security
7 384 (24.24%) VMware
8 332 (20.96%) Business Continuity Planning
9 311 (19.63%) Active Directory
10 309 (19.51%) SQL Server
11 304 (19.19%) BCP
12 289 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 283 (17.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 280 (17.68%) Linux
15 271 (17.11%) Cisco
16 270 (17.05%) SAN
17 245 (15.47%) Degree
18 244 (15.40%) SQL
19 239 (15.09%) Management Information System
20 233 (14.71%) Project Management
21 228 (14.39%) Oracle
22 227 (14.33%) Service Management
23 223 (14.08%) MS Excel
24 219 (13.83%) Firewall
25 215 (13.57%) HP
26 203 (12.82%) Service Delivery
27 195 (12.31%) Risk Management
27 195 (12.31%) UNIX
28 193 (12.18%) CISSP
29 192 (12.12%) Data Centre

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 146 (9.22%) MS Exchange
2 76 (4.80%) IIS
3 63 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 61 (3.85%) Lync
5 60 (3.79%) SharePoint
6 37 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 31 (1.96%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.70%) Apache
10 22 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (1.01%) SAS
12 13 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.76%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.38%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
16 2 (0.13%) WorkSite
16 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 223 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 105 (6.63%) MS Office
3 34 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.07%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.33%) Summit
2 12 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.51%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
8 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.13%) RMDS
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.063%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.063%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.96%) Office 365
3 24 (1.52%) IBM PureFlex
4 23 (1.45%) SaaS
5 17 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.32%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.19%) IaaS
9 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.13%) Yammer
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 270 (17.05%) SAN
2 219 (13.83%) Firewall
3 155 (9.79%) WAN
4 152 (9.60%) LAN
5 146 (9.22%) DNS
6 106 (6.69%) DHCP
7 103 (6.50%) VPN
8 91 (5.74%) Network Security
9 90 (5.68%) TCP/IP
10 76 (4.80%) Internet
11 69 (4.36%) VoIP
12 51 (3.22%) VLAN
12 51 (3.22%) NAS
13 42 (2.65%) Wireless
14 39 (2.46%) SSL
15 35 (2.21%) MPLS
16 34 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
17 31 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
17 31 (1.96%) BGP
18 30 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.67%) Oracle Database
3 68 (4.29%) MySQL
4 57 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 51 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 39 (2.46%) DB2
9 35 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.70%) Big Data
12 24 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
13 23 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (1.39%) Riak
14 22 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.39%) NoSQL
15 20 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (1.70%) Jenkins
2 22 (1.39%) Maven
2 22 (1.39%) Ant
3 8 (0.51%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.25%) Subversion
6 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.19%) JIRA
8 2 (0.13%) Toad
8 2 (0.13%) MSI
9 1 (0.063%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.063%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.063%) PVCS
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.063%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.063%) GCC
General
1 401 (25.32%) Finance
2 97 (6.12%) Retail
3 92 (5.81%) Legal
4 80 (5.05%) Banking
5 61 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 56 (3.54%) Front Office
7 54 (3.41%) Law
8 52 (3.28%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.58%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.39%) Back Office
11 21 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.26%) Marketing
13 14 (0.88%) Welsh Language
13 14 (0.88%) Advertising
14 10 (0.63%) Military
15 8 (0.51%) Automotive
15 8 (0.51%) Japanese Language
16 6 (0.38%) German Language
16 6 (0.38%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 268 (16.92%) Analyst
2 149 (9.41%) Architect
3 118 (7.45%) Consultant
4 92 (5.81%) Service Manager
5 88 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 74 (4.67%) Security Analyst
7 72 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 70 (4.42%) Administrator
9 60 (3.79%) Support Analyst
10 59 (3.72%) Security Consultant
11 55 (3.47%) Information Manager
11 55 (3.47%) Information Security Manager
12 54 (3.41%) Applications Support
13 52 (3.28%) Team Leader
14 50 (3.16%) Infrastructure Manager
15 44 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 44 (2.78%) Business Manager
16 42 (2.65%) Support Engineer
16 42 (2.65%) Developer
17 41 (2.59%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (5.18%) Middleware
2 60 (3.79%) .NET
3 55 (3.47%) Web Services
4 26 (1.64%) XML
5 25 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 24 (1.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 23 (1.45%) HTML
8 22 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
9 21 (1.33%) RESTful
10 19 (1.20%) ASP.NET
11 15 (0.95%) Rendezvous
12 12 (0.76%) J2EE
13 8 (0.51%) SOAP
14 7 (0.44%) SAP Basis
15 6 (0.38%) XSLT
15 6 (0.38%) CSS
16 5 (0.32%) MDX
17 4 (0.25%) JSON
18 3 (0.19%) Application Packaging
18 3 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 239 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 192 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 180 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (7.89%) Clustering
5 100 (6.31%) Replication
6 76 (4.80%) Computer Science
7 51 (3.22%) Blackberry
8 34 (2.15%) Cryptography
9 33 (2.08%) Equities
10 30 (1.89%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.77%) FlexPod
12 25 (1.58%) CMDB
13 23 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
14 22 (1.39%) PKI
15 20 (1.26%) FMCG
16 16 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.95%) EMC VNX
18 13 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
18 13 (0.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 525 (33.14%) Windows
2 280 (17.68%) Linux
3 195 (12.31%) UNIX
4 113 (7.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (4.86%) Windows 7
6 71 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 67 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (3.41%) Solaris
9 36 (2.27%) AIX
10 33 (2.08%) HPUX
11 32 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (1.89%) Windows XP
13 29 (1.83%) SUSE
14 24 (1.52%) OS/400
14 24 (1.52%) zOS
15 20 (1.26%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.82%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.76%) Android
18 11 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (38.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 524 (33.08%) ITIL
3 394 (24.87%) Information Security
4 332 (20.96%) Business Continuity Planning
5 304 (19.19%) BCP
6 233 (14.71%) Project Management
7 227 (14.33%) Service Management
8 203 (12.82%) Service Delivery
9 195 (12.31%) Risk Management
10 171 (10.80%) Security Management
11 157 (9.91%) Change Management
12 129 (8.14%) Mentoring
13 125 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
14 116 (7.32%) Incident Management
15 114 (7.20%) Load Balancing
16 106 (6.69%) Coaching
17 102 (6.44%) Information Security Management
18 99 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
19 98 (6.19%) Data Protection
20 96 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 244 (15.40%) SQL
2 71 (4.48%) C
3 60 (3.79%) PowerShell
4 49 (3.09%) Java
4 49 (3.09%) T-SQL
5 35 (2.21%) Perl
6 30 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 25 (1.58%) C#
8 22 (1.39%) Python
9 20 (1.26%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.51%) VBScript
12 7 (0.44%) VBA
13 5 (0.32%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.25%) ABAP
14 4 (0.25%) C++
15 3 (0.19%) VB
16 2 (0.13%) PHP
16 2 (0.13%) XQuery
16 2 (0.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 245 (15.47%) Degree
2 193 (12.18%) CISSP
3 145 (9.15%) Security Cleared
4 123 (7.77%) CISM
5 119 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
6 116 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 112 (7.07%) CISA
8 86 (5.43%) MCSE
9 70 (4.42%) CCNA
10 67 (4.23%) CCNP
11 57 (3.60%) SC Cleared
12 41 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 38 (2.40%) CCDP
14 32 (2.02%) DV Cleared
15 31 (1.96%) SSCP
16 27 (1.70%) HND
17 25 (1.58%) MCP
17 25 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 23 (1.45%) CRISC
19 21 (1.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (17.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 160 (10.10%) PCI DSS
3 148 (9.34%) SLA
4 46 (2.90%) COBIT
5 37 (2.34%) ISO 9001
6 35 (2.21%) QA
7 28 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (1.26%) BS25999
9 9 (0.57%) BS7799
10 8 (0.51%) ISO 14001
11 6 (0.38%) COSO
12 3 (0.19%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.19%) Basel II
12 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
13 2 (0.13%) RosettaNet
13 2 (0.13%) MiFID
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 14000
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 311 (19.63%) Active Directory
2 289 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (4.73%) Hyper-V
4 57 (3.60%) VMware ESX
4 57 (3.60%) vSphere
5 42 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (2.15%) XenApp
7 25 (1.58%) KVM
8 21 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (1.14%) XenDesktop
10 17 (1.07%) Firmware
10 17 (1.07%) Terminal Server
10 17 (1.07%) Terminal Services
10 17 (1.07%) Samba
11 10 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 7 (0.44%) vCloud
12 7 (0.44%) NFS
13 6 (0.38%) iptables
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 45 (2.84%) Hyperic
2 36 (2.27%) SCCM
3 26 (1.64%) Tivoli
3 26 (1.64%) WSUS
4 16 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
5 15 (0.95%) SCOM
6 13 (0.82%) Puppet
6 13 (0.82%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.69%) Nagios
7 11 (0.69%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.63%) ARCserve
9 9 (0.57%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.57%) SCSM
9 9 (0.57%) Icinga
10 8 (0.51%) Check_MK
10 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.44%) Control-M
11 7 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.44%) Nessus
12 4 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 448 (28.28%) Microsoft
2 384 (24.24%) VMware
3 271 (17.11%) Cisco
4 228 (14.39%) Oracle
5 215 (13.57%) HP
6 172 (10.86%) Citrix
7 134 (8.46%) NetApp
8 102 (6.44%) Symantec
9 97 (6.12%) EMC
10 68 (4.29%) Juniper
11 60 (3.79%) CheckPoint
11 60 (3.79%) SolarWinds
12 58 (3.66%) SAP
13 44 (2.78%) IBM
14 40 (2.53%) Avaya
15 39 (2.46%) Dell
16 37 (2.34%) Red Hat
17 30 (1.89%) BMC
17 30 (1.89%) CA
18 28 (1.77%) McAfee
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Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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set2recruit
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
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EXCELerate
Salary: £25k OTE £40k, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £49,111 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, free parking
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + benefits
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ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
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Acumin
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package &
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