The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 388 320 318
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 752 874 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.80% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.02% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 571 705 797
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -65 705 £50,000 +3.09% 89
London -113 282 £55,000 +6.79% 23
South East -36 121 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Yorkshire +24 95 £46,000 +2.22% 12
West Yorkshire +23 82 £46,000 +2.22% 8
City of London -18 69 £57,500 -4.16% 3
East of England -20 60 £47,500 +18.75% 7
North West -22 49 £38,000 -24.00% 7
West Midlands -3 41 £43,000 -4.44% 14
Leeds -16 41 £47,500 +3.26% 6
Surrey -29 40 £57,500 +43.75% 5
Hertfordshire +7 26 £38,500 -9.41% 3
South West -23 25 £50,000 -1.96% 5
Manchester -28 25 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Cheshire -2 23 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 22 £52,500 +66.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 22 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands -5 21 £40,500 +15.71% 4
Berkshire +6 16 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Milton Keynes -4 16 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cambridge -7 16 £68,750 +118.25% 1
Hampshire -24 15 £42,000 +5.00%
Scotland -24 15 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Birmingham -4 13 £43,750 -7.89% 5
Wales +1 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Halifax - 12 £37,563 -
Letchworth - 12 £38,500 - 1
Nottingham +10 11 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 11 £40,000 +45.45% 3
North East +3 11 £32,500 +12.06% 4

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 724 (44.97%) Disaster Recovery
2 487 (30.25%) Finance
3 447 (27.76%) Windows
4 380 (23.60%) Microsoft
5 376 (23.35%) ITIL
6 340 (21.12%) VMware
7 337 (20.93%) Business Continuity Planning
8 329 (20.43%) Information Security
9 300 (18.63%) BCP
10 289 (17.95%) Linux
11 282 (17.52%) Firewall
12 273 (16.96%) SAN
13 265 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 259 (16.09%) SQL
15 237 (14.72%) Cisco
15 237 (14.72%) Project Management
16 236 (14.66%) Risk Management
17 224 (13.91%) SQL Server
18 211 (13.11%) Active Directory
19 202 (12.55%) Degree
20 201 (12.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 189 (11.74%) Management Information System
22 183 (11.37%) HP
23 182 (11.30%) Service Management
24 174 (10.81%) DNS
25 173 (10.75%) Oracle
26 168 (10.43%) MS Excel
27 166 (10.31%) Service Delivery
28 159 (9.88%) Citrix
29 153 (9.50%) MS Exchange

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 153 (9.50%) MS Exchange
2 86 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 82 (5.09%) IIS
4 78 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (2.11%) Apache
7 26 (1.61%) Lync
8 23 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (0.99%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.93%) CMS
12 15 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (0.81%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.62%) SAS
17 9 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
17 9 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 168 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 83 (5.16%) MS Office
3 18 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.68%) MS Project
5 8 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.43%) FastStats
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.99%) Summit
2 22 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.25%) BASE24
6 3 (0.19%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.19%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.062%) Global One
8 1 (0.062%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.062%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.062%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.062%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.062%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.86%) SaaS
2 25 (1.55%) Office 365
3 22 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.68%) IaaS
6 10 (0.62%) PaaS
7 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.31%) Joyent
9 4 (0.25%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.062%) Trello
11 1 (0.062%) Heroku
11 1 (0.062%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 282 (17.52%) Firewall
2 273 (16.96%) SAN
3 174 (10.81%) DNS
4 116 (7.20%) WAN
5 115 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 110 (6.83%) LAN
7 96 (5.96%) Internet
8 77 (4.78%) VPN
9 72 (4.47%) DHCP
10 63 (3.91%) Network Security
11 61 (3.79%) Wireless
12 49 (3.04%) NAS
13 43 (2.67%) Intranet
14 37 (2.30%) VoIP
14 37 (2.30%) OSPF
15 35 (2.17%) MPLS
16 33 (2.05%) VLAN
17 30 (1.86%) EIGRP
18 27 (1.68%) LDAP
19 26 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 59 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (2.48%) MySQL
7 39 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 37 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 34 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 28 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.30%) DB2
13 20 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.81%) NoSQL
16 13 (0.81%) Riak
17 12 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.81%) Subversion
4 12 (0.75%) JIRA
5 10 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.43%) CruiseControl
7 6 (0.37%) NUnit
7 6 (0.37%) Selenium
7 6 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.37%) TestNG
8 5 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.25%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.25%) Maven
10 3 (0.19%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.12%) Hudson
12 1 (0.062%) WebLogic Workshop
12 1 (0.062%) FogBugz
12 1 (0.062%) PhoneGap
General
1 487 (30.25%) Finance
2 104 (6.46%) Legal
3 102 (6.34%) Banking
4 80 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.17%) Retail
6 47 (2.92%) Investment Banking
7 42 (2.61%) Marketing
8 38 (2.36%) Back Office
9 37 (2.30%) Law
10 25 (1.55%) Advertising
11 17 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.62%) Local Government
13 8 (0.50%) Games
14 7 (0.43%) Front Office
15 6 (0.37%) Billing
16 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.31%) Publishing
16 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 185 (11.49%) Analyst
2 155 (9.63%) Consultant
3 138 (8.57%) Architect
4 101 (6.27%) Administrator
5 88 (5.47%) DBA
6 73 (4.53%) Service Manager
7 61 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 60 (3.73%) Developer
9 56 (3.48%) Security Officer
10 54 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
11 53 (3.29%) SQL DBA
12 51 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
13 45 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
14 43 (2.67%) Support Analyst
14 43 (2.67%) Support Engineer
15 41 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
16 40 (2.48%) Security Manager
17 39 (2.42%) Business Manager
18 38 (2.36%) Project Manager
19 35 (2.17%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.98%) Middleware
2 60 (3.73%) .NET
3 42 (2.61%) Web Services
3 42 (2.61%) XML
4 31 (1.93%) HTML
5 29 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 28 (1.74%) CSS
7 18 (1.12%) jQuery
8 17 (1.06%) SOAP
9 15 (0.93%) COM
10 10 (0.62%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.56%) JMX
11 9 (0.56%) JSON
12 7 (0.43%) LAMP
12 7 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.37%) REST
13 6 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (0.37%) Ajax
13 6 (0.37%) RESTful
13 6 (0.37%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 189 (11.74%) Management Information System
2 124 (7.70%) Replication
3 80 (4.97%) Clustering
4 60 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 31 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
6 28 (1.74%) Statistics
6 28 (1.74%) Blackberry
7 27 (1.68%) Open Source
8 24 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.49%) CLARiiON
9 19 (1.18%) HP StorageWorks
10 18 (1.12%) PMI
11 16 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
11 16 (0.99%) Reference Data
12 15 (0.93%) CESG
13 14 (0.87%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.87%) EqualLogic
14 13 (0.81%) NHS
14 13 (0.81%) Mathematics
15 12 (0.75%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 447 (27.76%) Windows
2 289 (17.95%) Linux
3 147 (9.13%) UNIX
4 124 (7.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (3.54%) Solaris
9 51 (3.17%) Windows 7
10 35 (2.17%) HPUX
11 20 (1.24%) SUSE
12 16 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.93%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.75%) AIX
15 11 (0.68%) CentOS
16 10 (0.62%) Debian
17 9 (0.56%) SVR4
18 8 (0.50%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (44.97%) Disaster Recovery
2 376 (23.35%) ITIL
3 337 (20.93%) Business Continuity Planning
4 329 (20.43%) Information Security
5 300 (18.63%) BCP
6 237 (14.72%) Project Management
7 236 (14.66%) Risk Management
8 182 (11.30%) Service Management
9 166 (10.31%) Service Delivery
10 135 (8.39%) Business Continuity Management
11 128 (7.95%) Change Management
12 96 (5.96%) Incident Management
12 96 (5.96%) Problem Management
13 92 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
14 88 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 85 (5.28%) Configuration Management
15 85 (5.28%) Security Management
16 80 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
17 78 (4.84%) Data Protection
18 77 (4.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 259 (16.09%) SQL
2 80 (4.97%) T-SQL
3 73 (4.53%) PowerShell
4 56 (3.48%) Java
5 52 (3.23%) Perl
6 48 (2.98%) Shell Script
7 41 (2.55%) C#
8 31 (1.93%) JavaScript
9 29 (1.80%) C
10 23 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 22 (1.37%) Python
12 21 (1.30%) VBScript
13 17 (1.06%) PHP
14 15 (0.93%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.87%) VB
16 11 (0.68%) VBA
17 9 (0.56%) C++
18 8 (0.50%) Ruby
19 6 (0.37%) COBOL
20 4 (0.25%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 202 (12.55%) Degree
2 136 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (7.39%) CISSP
4 118 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (5.47%) MCSE
6 78 (4.84%) CCNA
7 69 (4.29%) CISA
8 68 (4.22%) Security Cleared
9 56 (3.48%) CISM
10 48 (2.98%) MCSA
11 44 (2.73%) CCNP
11 44 (2.73%) SC Cleared
12 42 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 35 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
14 34 (2.11%) ISEB
15 33 (2.05%) MCITP
16 27 (1.68%) PMI Certification
17 23 (1.43%) HND
18 16 (0.99%) HNC
19 15 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (12.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (7.33%) SLA
3 83 (5.16%) PCI DSS
4 54 (3.35%) COBIT
5 49 (3.04%) ISO 9001
6 46 (2.86%) QA
7 28 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (1.12%) BS25999
9 15 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 13 (0.81%) BS7799
11 11 (0.68%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.31%) GCP
12 5 (0.31%) CESG Infosec
13 4 (0.25%) GMP
13 4 (0.25%) GLP
14 3 (0.19%) HMG Infosec
14 3 (0.19%) HL7
15 2 (0.12%) GPG13
15 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
16 1 (0.062%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 265 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 211 (13.11%) Active Directory
3 87 (5.40%) Hyper-V
4 81 (5.03%) vSphere
5 61 (3.79%) XenApp
6 35 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 33 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
9 25 (1.55%) XenServer
10 23 (1.43%) vCloud
11 19 (1.18%) Xen
12 16 (0.99%) XenDesktop
13 13 (0.81%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (0.75%) KVM
14 12 (0.75%) UAG
14 12 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 9 (0.56%) Veritas File System
17 8 (0.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 34 (2.11%) SCCM
2 31 (1.93%) SCOM
3 29 (1.80%) Data Guard
4 27 (1.68%) NetBackup
4 27 (1.68%) Nagios
5 25 (1.55%) Backup Exec
6 21 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 18 (1.12%) WSUS
7 18 (1.12%) Nessus
8 17 (1.06%) HP SIM
8 17 (1.06%) Puppet
9 13 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (0.81%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.75%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
13 7 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (0.43%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 380 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 340 (21.12%) VMware
3 237 (14.72%) Cisco
4 183 (11.37%) HP
5 173 (10.75%) Oracle
6 159 (9.88%) Citrix
7 113 (7.02%) NetApp
8 109 (6.77%) EMC
9 81 (5.03%) Red Hat
10 63 (3.91%) Symantec
11 55 (3.42%) IBM
11 55 (3.42%) CheckPoint
12 48 (2.98%) Dell
13 35 (2.17%) McAfee
14 34 (2.11%) Juniper
15 31 (1.93%) SolarWinds
16 30 (1.86%) Computacenter
17 21 (1.30%) BMC
17 21 (1.30%) 3PAR
18 19 (1.18%) Sybase
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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networx
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Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Private Health
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Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
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