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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 392 379 381
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 677 818 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.77% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.88% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 569 625 669
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%

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
80857 93075 97015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.55% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66648 76857 79740
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 £31,000
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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +3 655 £50,000 - 55
London +76 315 £55,000 -4.34% 22
South East -4 86 £50,000 +8.69% 12
North West -17 61 £35,750 -28.50% 8
City of London +18 48 £65,000 +5.69% 4
West Midlands -12 42 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East Midlands -13 37 £42,500 +21.42% 2
South West -51 37 £44,000 -0.58% 3
Yorkshire +10 36 £72,500 +75.75% 1
East of England +8 35 £43,750 +30.59% 4
West Yorkshire +21 34 £72,500 +47.20% 1
Birmingham -1 28 £38,750 -6.62%
Manchester -13 28 £41,500 -21.32% 3
Cheshire +21 20 £39,500 -24.76% 1
Surrey -14 19 £50,000 +38.67% 1
Essex +37 18 £61,250 +104.16% 2
Berkshire +27 18 £55,000 -4.34% 3
East Sussex +36 14 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Leicestershire +1 14 £45,000 +28.57%
Nottingham -12 14 £20,500 -60.19% 2
Nottinghamshire -18 14 £20,500 -60.19% 2
Leicester +1 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Lancashire -3 13 £18,000 -57.39% 1
Scotland +32 12 £43,000 -4.44%
Gloucestershire -11 12 £30,500 -46.95% 1
Gloucester +1 11 £30,500 -46.95%
Hampshire 0 11 £53,250 +31.48% 4
Leeds +7 10 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Bradford 0 10 £82,500 +112.90%
Bristol 0 9 £70,000 +75.00% 1

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 676 (47.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 398 (27.85%) ITIL
3 339 (23.72%) Finance
4 331 (23.16%) Firewall
5 327 (22.88%) Information Security
6 318 (22.25%) Windows
7 311 (21.76%) Microsoft
8 257 (17.98%) LAN
8 257 (17.98%) VMware
9 243 (17.00%) WAN
10 241 (16.86%) Business Continuity Planning
11 240 (16.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 240 (16.79%) Degree
12 234 (16.38%) Risk Management
13 221 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 218 (15.26%) Cisco
15 203 (14.21%) Data Centre
16 201 (14.07%) BCP
17 191 (13.37%) SQL
18 188 (13.16%) Management Information System
19 185 (12.95%) SQL Server
20 181 (12.67%) Active Directory
21 179 (12.53%) Project Management
22 173 (12.11%) Service Delivery
23 165 (11.55%) DNS
24 164 (11.48%) CISSP
25 155 (10.85%) Linux
26 151 (10.57%) Data Protection
27 150 (10.50%) Network Security
28 147 (10.29%) SLA

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 84 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 56 (3.92%) IIS
3 48 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.10%) Apache
4 30 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (1.12%) Skype for Business
7 15 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (0.91%) CMS
9 10 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.49%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.35%) nginx
13 4 (0.28%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.21%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 141 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 81 (5.67%) MS Office
3 22 (1.54%) MS Project
4 17 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.70%) assyst
2 6 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.35%) Maximo
4 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.070%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.070%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.070%) Line 500
6 1 (0.070%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.070%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.46%) Office 365
2 65 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (3.71%) SaaS
4 47 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (3.08%) IaaS
6 30 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (1.89%) PaaS
8 23 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
9 19 (1.33%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.49%) G Suite
12 4 (0.28%) Basecamp
13 3 (0.21%) GitHub
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.070%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.070%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.070%) Heroku
15 1 (0.070%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 331 (23.16%) Firewall
2 257 (17.98%) LAN
3 243 (17.00%) WAN
4 165 (11.55%) DNS
5 150 (10.50%) Network Security
6 131 (9.17%) SAN
7 128 (8.96%) VPN
8 119 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 92 (6.44%) Wireless
10 77 (5.39%) BGP
11 76 (5.32%) OSPF
12 73 (5.11%) DHCP
13 65 (4.55%) VoIP
14 63 (4.41%) MPLS
15 53 (3.71%) RIP
16 46 (3.22%) Structured Cabling
17 45 (3.15%) Unified Communications
18 43 (3.01%) HSRP
18 43 (3.01%) Internet
18 43 (3.01%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (2.45%) MySQL
5 29 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 24 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (1.40%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (1.19%) OLAP
10 13 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.84%) QlikView
12 11 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.77%) DB2
12 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 32 (2.24%) Jenkins
2 22 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.40%) JIRA
4 18 (1.26%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.12%) Subversion
6 15 (1.05%) Ant
7 12 (0.84%) Maven
7 12 (0.84%) SonarQube
7 12 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (0.49%) ERwin
9 6 (0.42%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.42%) XMLSpy
10 4 (0.28%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.21%) Bundler
12 2 (0.14%) Bower
12 2 (0.14%) Capybara
12 2 (0.14%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.14%) RSpec
General
1 339 (23.72%) Finance
2 126 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 117 (8.19%) Retail
4 102 (7.14%) Legal
5 65 (4.55%) Banking
6 48 (3.36%) Marketing
7 43 (3.01%) Law
8 34 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.33%) Back Office
11 17 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.77%) Local Government
13 10 (0.70%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.63%) Front Office
15 8 (0.56%) Publishing
16 7 (0.49%) German Language
16 7 (0.49%) Italian Language
16 7 (0.49%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.42%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 171 (11.97%) Analyst
2 135 (9.45%) IT Manager
3 108 (7.56%) Architect
4 92 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 88 (6.16%) Consultant
6 81 (5.67%) Security Manager
7 72 (5.04%) Network Engineer
8 59 (4.13%) Support Engineer
9 56 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
9 56 (3.92%) Support Analyst
10 52 (3.64%) Information Manager
11 50 (3.50%) Information Security Manager
12 48 (3.36%) Service Manager
13 47 (3.29%) Administrator
14 44 (3.08%) Security Consultant
15 42 (2.94%) Applications Support
15 42 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support
16 39 (2.73%) DBA
16 39 (2.73%) Security Analyst
17 36 (2.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.73%) .NET
2 37 (2.59%) HTML
3 24 (1.68%) Middleware
4 20 (1.40%) JSON
5 19 (1.33%) Web Services
6 17 (1.19%) jQuery
7 16 (1.12%) CSS
8 14 (0.98%) XML
9 10 (0.70%) LAMP
10 8 (0.56%) SOAP
11 7 (0.49%) AngularJS
11 7 (0.49%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.42%) REST
13 5 (0.35%) HTML5
14 4 (0.28%) Ajax
14 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (0.21%) COM
15 3 (0.21%) EDI
15 3 (0.21%) Ruby on Rails
15 3 (0.21%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 203 (14.21%) Data Centre
2 188 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 101 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (5.60%) Data Protection Act
5 53 (3.71%) Computer Science
6 46 (3.22%) Statistics
7 38 (2.66%) Client/Server
8 30 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 30 (2.10%) Virtual Team
9 28 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.96%) Private Cloud
10 26 (1.82%) Replication
11 22 (1.54%) BYOD
12 20 (1.40%) User Experience
13 18 (1.26%) Clustering
14 17 (1.19%) CESG
15 15 (1.05%) Fat Client
15 15 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 15 (1.05%) Public Cloud
15 15 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 318 (22.25%) Windows
2 155 (10.85%) Linux
3 133 (9.31%) Windows Server
4 65 (4.55%) Unix
4 65 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 21 (1.47%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.70%) CentOS
12 9 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.63%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.49%) Debian
13 7 (0.49%) NetWare
13 7 (0.49%) Solaris
13 7 (0.49%) SUSE
14 6 (0.42%) AIX
15 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (47.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 398 (27.85%) ITIL
3 327 (22.88%) Information Security
4 241 (16.86%) Business Continuity Planning
5 234 (16.38%) Risk Management
6 201 (14.07%) BCP
7 179 (12.53%) Project Management
8 173 (12.11%) Service Delivery
9 151 (10.57%) Data Protection
10 131 (9.17%) Service Management
11 130 (9.10%) Security Management
12 128 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 96 (6.72%) Information Security Management
14 92 (6.44%) Incident Management
15 84 (5.88%) Coaching
16 83 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
17 82 (5.74%) ISMS
18 80 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
19 79 (5.53%) Change Management
20 74 (5.18%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 191 (13.37%) SQL
2 58 (4.06%) C
2 58 (4.06%) Perl
3 57 (3.99%) Python
4 52 (3.64%) Java
5 45 (3.15%) PowerShell
6 41 (2.87%) C#
7 37 (2.59%) Bash Shell
8 28 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 26 (1.82%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.61%) PHP
11 17 (1.19%) C++
12 16 (1.12%) Ruby
12 16 (1.12%) VBScript
13 14 (0.98%) VB
14 12 (0.84%) Groovy
15 5 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.35%) VBA
16 3 (0.21%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 240 (16.79%) Degree
2 164 (11.48%) CISSP
3 138 (9.66%) CISM
4 137 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 90 (6.30%) CCNP
7 87 (6.09%) Security Cleared
8 67 (4.69%) CISA
9 63 (4.41%) CCNA
10 47 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
11 43 (3.01%) MCSA
12 42 (2.94%) SC Cleared
13 31 (2.17%) MCSE
14 27 (1.89%) CRISC
15 23 (1.61%) DV Cleared
16 20 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (1.05%) MCP
18 11 (0.77%) MCTS
19 10 (0.70%) CCIE
19 10 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (16.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 147 (10.29%) SLA
3 140 (9.80%) PCI DSS
4 51 (3.57%) ISO22301
5 49 (3.43%) QA
6 30 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (1.89%) ISO 9001
8 26 (1.82%) BS25999
8 26 (1.82%) COBIT
9 15 (1.05%) RMADS
10 12 (0.84%) JSP 440
11 10 (0.70%) HMG Infosec
12 8 (0.56%) ISO27002
13 7 (0.49%) ISO19770
13 7 (0.49%) SSAE 16
14 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
14 6 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
15 5 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 4 (0.28%) COSO
16 4 (0.28%) HIPAA
System Software
1 221 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 181 (12.67%) Active Directory
3 86 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 51 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
4 51 (3.57%) vSphere
5 39 (2.73%) VMware ESX
6 29 (2.03%) XenApp
7 18 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 15 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.84%) NFS
12 11 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (0.63%) iptables
14 8 (0.56%) Firmware
15 6 (0.42%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 3 (0.21%) vCloud
17 3 (0.21%) XenServer
18 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (1.89%) Puppet
2 22 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
2 22 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.54%) SCCM
3 19 (1.33%) Perfmon
4 17 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 16 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (1.05%) Nagios
7 11 (0.77%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (0.63%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 9 (0.63%) vMotion
8 9 (0.63%) WSUS
9 8 (0.56%) Ansible
9 8 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (0.49%) EMC VPLEX
10 7 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (0.49%) SCOM
10 7 (0.49%) Simpana
11 6 (0.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 311 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 257 (17.98%) VMware
3 218 (15.26%) Cisco
4 135 (9.45%) Oracle
5 94 (6.58%) Citrix
6 93 (6.51%) HP
7 59 (4.13%) Juniper
8 49 (3.43%) Palo Alto
9 42 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
10 38 (2.66%) Red Hat
11 37 (2.59%) EMC
11 37 (2.59%) Veeam
12 36 (2.52%) Dell
12 36 (2.52%) NetApp
13 34 (2.38%) IBM
14 33 (2.31%) CheckPoint
14 33 (2.31%) Mitel
15 32 (2.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 31 (2.17%) Symantec
17 30 (2.10%) BMC
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Aldershot, Hampshire
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Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
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