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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 405 371 390
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +19
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 758 917 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.83% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.96% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 589 692 627
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £33,498
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,506 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -1.05%

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
90545 95411 102003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.93% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75257 77107 82195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 -41 711 £47,500 -5.00% 87
London -81 239 £55,000 - 19
South East +56 181 £50,000 -0.99% 13
Yorkshire +23 72 £40,000 +7.38% 11
Surrey +25 64 £45,000 +2.85% 3
West Yorkshire +32 63 £40,000 +1.26% 9
East Midlands +3 55 £35,000 +3.66% 11
South West +1 55 £45,000 +12.50% 8
East of England +10 43 £45,000 -9.09% 6
Scotland +8 43 £43,500 +2.35% 4
West Midlands -20 39 £53,750 +19.44% 6
Berkshire +21 37 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Hampshire +32 36 £52,000 -4.14% 4
North West -23 36 £40,000 -20.00% 12
Glasgow +4 30 £39,250 -6.54% 1
Leeds -1 26 £38,750 -11.42% 6
Birmingham -5 26 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Wiltshire 0 25 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Bradford +11 22 £40,000 +23.07% 2
City of London -43 22 £46,500 -4.12% 2
Guildford +19 21 - - 1
Swindon +2 19 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Hertfordshire +8 18 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Cheshire +24 17 £36,250 -14.70% 3
Leicestershire +9 16 £40,000 +18.47%
Reading +18 15 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 14 £32,500 -35.00%
Derbyshire +5 14 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Bristol -4 14 £41,500 +12.16% 2
Edinburgh +7 13 £60,964 +21.92% 2

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 632 (41.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 454 (29.56%) ITIL
3 407 (26.50%) Information Security
4 383 (24.93%) Windows
5 382 (24.87%) Microsoft
6 320 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 313 (20.38%) Finance
8 307 (19.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 293 (19.08%) Management Information System
10 281 (18.29%) Project Management
11 251 (16.34%) VMware
12 244 (15.89%) Risk Management
13 226 (14.71%) Linux
14 220 (14.32%) Windows Server
15 214 (13.93%) SQL Server
16 212 (13.80%) Firewall
17 207 (13.48%) Degree
18 204 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 200 (13.02%) Cisco
20 186 (12.11%) Business Continuity Planning
21 183 (11.91%) BCP
22 180 (11.72%) CISSP
23 179 (11.65%) HP
24 174 (11.33%) SQL
25 169 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
26 161 (10.48%) Service Management
27 154 (10.03%) MS Excel
28 152 (9.90%) SLA
29 147 (9.57%) SAN
29 147 (9.57%) Security Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 74 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 53 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 48 (3.13%) IIS
4 31 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.78%) Apache
7 12 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.52%) nginx
8 8 (0.52%) SAS
9 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.46%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.33%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.26%) Confluence
11 4 (0.26%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 154 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 104 (6.77%) MS Office
3 22 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.59%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.98%) SAP BPC
2 13 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.78%) assyst
4 7 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (0.39%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.26%) Eikon
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.13%) FastStats
8 2 (0.13%) HFM
8 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.065%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (4.17%) Office 365
3 32 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (1.76%) SaaS
6 16 (1.04%) IaaS
7 10 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.59%) PaaS
9 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.13%) GitHub
10 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.13%) Route 53
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.065%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.065%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.065%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 212 (13.80%) Firewall
2 147 (9.57%) SAN
3 132 (8.59%) LAN
4 129 (8.40%) WAN
5 121 (7.88%) DNS
6 91 (5.92%) TCP/IP
7 66 (4.30%) VPN
8 64 (4.17%) DHCP
9 59 (3.84%) Network Security
10 54 (3.52%) Internet
11 53 (3.45%) VoIP
12 38 (2.47%) NAS
12 38 (2.47%) Wireless
13 30 (1.95%) Intranet
14 28 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (1.56%) SSL
16 22 (1.43%) BGP
17 21 (1.37%) IPsec
18 20 (1.30%) Extranet
19 19 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.23%) MySQL
3 45 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (2.08%) Big Data
8 27 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 27 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
10 21 (1.37%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.30%) SAP BW
11 20 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 19 (1.24%) OLAP
13 17 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (0.98%) OLTP
15 15 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (0.85%) JIRA
2 9 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.46%) Metasploit
4 6 (0.39%) Subversion
5 5 (0.33%) Ant
5 5 (0.33%) FogBugz
5 5 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.26%) Maven
6 4 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.13%) ERwin
8 2 (0.13%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.065%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.065%) NUnit
9 1 (0.065%) Toad
9 1 (0.065%) WebSpeed
General
1 313 (20.38%) Finance
2 122 (7.94%) Legal
3 85 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 80 (5.21%) Retail
5 58 (3.78%) Banking
6 53 (3.45%) Marketing
7 37 (2.41%) Back Office
8 22 (1.43%) Law
9 17 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.98%) Publishing
11 14 (0.91%) Local Government
12 11 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.65%) Advertising
13 10 (0.65%) Games
14 9 (0.59%) Front Office
14 9 (0.59%) Welsh Language
15 7 (0.46%) Automotive
16 6 (0.39%) Billing
16 6 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 188 (12.24%) Analyst
2 139 (9.05%) IT Manager
3 131 (8.53%) Architect
4 107 (6.97%) Consultant
5 101 (6.58%) Administrator
6 92 (5.99%) Security Manager
7 77 (5.01%) DBA
8 64 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 63 (4.10%) Information Manager
9 63 (4.10%) Information Security Manager
10 60 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 59 (3.84%) Infrastructure Architect
12 55 (3.58%) Service Manager
13 54 (3.52%) Security Analyst
14 53 (3.45%) Security Officer
15 51 (3.32%) Developer
16 50 (3.26%) Business Manager
17 49 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
18 48 (3.13%) Security Consultant
18 48 (3.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.08%) .NET
2 28 (1.82%) HTML
2 28 (1.82%) Web Services
2 28 (1.82%) XML
3 19 (1.24%) CSS
3 19 (1.24%) SOAP
4 16 (1.04%) REST
5 15 (0.98%) Middleware
6 14 (0.91%) jQuery
7 13 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.72%) JSON
9 9 (0.59%) COM
9 9 (0.59%) MDX
9 9 (0.59%) WCF
10 8 (0.52%) HTML5
11 7 (0.46%) EDI
12 6 (0.39%) J2EE
13 5 (0.33%) CodeIgniter
13 5 (0.33%) Symfony
13 5 (0.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 293 (19.08%) Management Information System
2 169 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (8.20%) Data Centre
4 77 (5.01%) Replication
5 63 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 58 (3.78%) Clustering
7 56 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
8 29 (1.89%) CESG
9 24 (1.56%) Statistics
10 22 (1.43%) Smart Meter
11 19 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 19 (1.24%) Driving Licence
12 17 (1.11%) Cryptography
13 16 (1.04%) BBC
13 16 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.98%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.91%) Cybercrime
15 14 (0.91%) User Experience
16 12 (0.78%) Private Cloud
17 11 (0.72%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 383 (24.93%) Windows
2 226 (14.71%) Linux
3 220 (14.32%) Windows Server
4 129 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 119 (7.75%) Unix
6 83 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (3.19%) Windows 7
9 39 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.89%) Windows 8
11 28 (1.82%) Android
11 28 (1.82%) Apple iOS
12 25 (1.63%) Windows 10
13 20 (1.30%) HPUX
14 19 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (0.65%) CentOS
16 8 (0.52%) AIX
17 7 (0.46%) Solaris
17 7 (0.46%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (41.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 454 (29.56%) ITIL
3 407 (26.50%) Information Security
4 281 (18.29%) Project Management
5 244 (15.89%) Risk Management
6 186 (12.11%) Business Continuity Planning
7 183 (11.91%) BCP
8 161 (10.48%) Service Management
9 147 (9.57%) Security Management
10 137 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 136 (8.85%) High Availability
12 131 (8.53%) Data Protection
13 115 (7.49%) Information Security Management
13 115 (7.49%) Service Delivery
14 112 (7.29%) Business Continuity Management
15 107 (6.97%) Change Management
15 107 (6.97%) Incident Management
16 104 (6.77%) Load Balancing
16 104 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
17 102 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (11.33%) SQL
2 74 (4.82%) C
3 50 (3.26%) PowerShell
4 36 (2.34%) Shell Script
5 31 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 30 (1.95%) C#
7 25 (1.63%) Python
8 24 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 20 (1.30%) Java
9 20 (1.30%) PHP
10 19 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.24%) Perl
10 19 (1.24%) VBScript
11 10 (0.65%) Ruby
11 10 (0.65%) VBA
12 8 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.26%) C++
13 4 (0.26%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.20%) Korn
15 2 (0.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 207 (13.48%) Degree
2 180 (11.72%) CISSP
3 112 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
4 108 (7.03%) CISM
5 100 (6.51%) Security Cleared
6 89 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 77 (5.01%) CCNA
8 71 (4.62%) CISA
9 54 (3.52%) MCSE
10 49 (3.19%) CCNP
11 44 (2.86%) SC Cleared
12 27 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 26 (1.69%) DV Cleared
14 25 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (1.30%) MCSA
16 19 (1.24%) MCP
17 18 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 16 (1.04%) ISEB
19 14 (0.91%) CEH
19 14 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (19.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 152 (9.90%) SLA
3 131 (8.53%) PCI DSS
4 65 (4.23%) ISO 9001
5 64 (4.17%) COBIT
6 59 (3.84%) ISO22301
7 54 (3.52%) QA
8 47 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 27 (1.76%) ISO27002
10 22 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 21 (1.37%) ISO 14001
12 16 (1.04%) BS25999
12 16 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 11 (0.72%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.26%) BS7799
15 3 (0.20%) RMADS
15 3 (0.20%) SSAE 16
16 2 (0.13%) COSO
16 2 (0.13%) MiFID
16 2 (0.13%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 320 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 204 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.06%) vSphere
4 46 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 12 (0.78%) XenApp
7 11 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.46%) NFS
10 6 (0.39%) ACF2
10 6 (0.39%) Samba
10 6 (0.39%) vCloud
10 6 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.33%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.26%) Docker
13 3 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.20%) Xen
13 3 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (2.93%) SCCM
2 36 (2.34%) Hyperic
3 30 (1.95%) Backup Exec
4 16 (1.04%) Puppet
5 14 (0.91%) SCOM
6 12 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (0.65%) Data Guard
7 10 (0.65%) Nessus
8 9 (0.59%) Nagios
8 9 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (0.52%) Foglight
10 7 (0.46%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.46%) QRadar
11 6 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.39%) WSUS
12 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.33%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 382 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 251 (16.34%) VMware
3 200 (13.02%) Cisco
4 179 (11.65%) HP
5 133 (8.66%) Oracle
6 104 (6.77%) NetApp
7 97 (6.32%) Citrix
8 78 (5.08%) Symantec
9 73 (4.75%) Dell
10 70 (4.56%) Red Hat
11 64 (4.17%) SolarWinds
12 48 (3.13%) CheckPoint
13 46 (2.99%) SAP
14 37 (2.41%) Remedy
15 28 (1.82%) Juniper
16 27 (1.76%) EMC
16 27 (1.76%) IBM
17 25 (1.63%) Avaya
18 24 (1.56%) Siemens
18 24 (1.56%) WatchGuard
Dorset
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + very attractive package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35511.00 - £45403.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 Per Annum bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £50000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: £45,000 per annum + car or 10% allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Plus DOE+Bonus+Full Expenses+Paid Conference
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-70k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago