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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 345 366 361
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 880 855 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.72% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.87% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 670 632 624
Average salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% -0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £33,163 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -

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
91880 97952 88496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.25% 82.00% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74257 78947 72679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
(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 +16 822 £50,000 - 82
London +59 351 £55,000 -8.33% 30
South East -37 156 £50,000 +2.04% 16
City of London +55 106 £48,500 -11.81% 8
North West +21 72 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Yorkshire +8 61 £36,500 -18.43% 7
South West -7 51 £40,000 -21.56% 14
East Midlands +12 46 £30,000 -17.24%
East of England +6 42 £48,250 +13.52% 6
West Yorkshire -2 41 £39,000 -6.58% 7
West Midlands -10 41 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Manchester +23 36 £57,500 +48.38% 5
Leeds +19 34 £39,500 -11.23% 5
Surrey +11 33 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Scotland +23 29 £42,000 -1.17% 7
Berkshire -40 26 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Oxfordshire +24 25 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Cheshire -4 23 £41,250 -31.25%
Reading -28 22 £65,000 - 4
Hampshire +3 21 £54,250 +27.64% 1
Birmingham -2 18 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Hertfordshire -4 18 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Glasgow +20 17 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Wiltshire +12 17 £50,000 - 8
Edinburgh +34 16 £47,500 +8.57% 6
Northamptonshire +10 16 £20,500 -
West Sussex +4 16 £42,500 -22.72%
Kent +29 15 £70,000 +50.53%
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £50,000 +43.88% 4
Bristol -5 14 £35,000 -31.37% 3

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 686 (42.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 580 (36.05%) Microsoft
3 533 (33.13%) Windows
4 529 (32.88%) ITIL
5 433 (26.91%) VMware
6 426 (26.48%) Finance
7 417 (25.92%) Active Directory
8 375 (23.31%) Cisco
9 367 (22.81%) Information Security
10 318 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 303 (18.83%) Firewall
12 282 (17.53%) SAN
13 279 (17.34%) Business Continuity Planning
14 278 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 274 (17.03%) Degree
16 272 (16.90%) SQL Server
17 261 (16.22%) MS Excel
18 260 (16.16%) BCP
19 247 (15.35%) Management Information System
20 243 (15.10%) Service Management
21 240 (14.92%) Service Delivery
22 234 (14.54%) HP
23 232 (14.42%) SQL
24 223 (13.86%) Risk Management
25 210 (13.05%) Citrix
26 207 (12.87%) WAN
27 206 (12.80%) CISSP
27 206 (12.80%) Project Management
28 204 (12.68%) LAN
29 198 (12.31%) DNS

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 180 (11.19%) MS Exchange
2 82 (5.10%) IIS
3 73 (4.54%) Lync
4 63 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 63 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 57 (3.54%) SharePoint
7 35 (2.18%) WebSphere
8 34 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 31 (1.93%) WebLogic
10 25 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (0.87%) Apache
12 13 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.56%) GroupWise
15 6 (0.37%) SAS
15 6 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.31%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.31%) JBoss
17 3 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 261 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 72 (4.47%) MS Office
3 44 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.56%) MS Project
6 3 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.062%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.062%) Revit
7 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 30 (1.86%) Summit
2 11 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.37%) Agresso
6 5 (0.31%) Changepoint
6 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.25%) SAP SRM
8 3 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.19%) Epicor Vantage
9 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.062%) Bankmaster
10 1 (0.062%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.062%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.062%) RMDS
10 1 (0.062%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.99%) Office 365
2 28 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.49%) SaaS
4 22 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.50%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.31%) PaaS
8 4 (0.25%) IaaS
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) Yammer
9 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 303 (18.83%) Firewall
2 282 (17.53%) SAN
3 207 (12.87%) WAN
4 204 (12.68%) LAN
5 198 (12.31%) DNS
6 141 (8.76%) DHCP
7 132 (8.20%) TCP/IP
8 122 (7.58%) Network Security
9 120 (7.46%) VPN
10 87 (5.41%) Internet
10 87 (5.41%) VoIP
11 67 (4.16%) Wireless
12 64 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
13 52 (3.23%) NAS
13 52 (3.23%) MPLS
14 50 (3.11%) SSL
15 40 (2.49%) BGP
16 37 (2.30%) OSPF
17 36 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
18 31 (1.93%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 50 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 35 (2.18%) MySQL
8 33 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (1.93%) DB2
11 28 (1.74%) Oracle Exadata
12 24 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (1.43%) Data Mining
14 20 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (1.18%) Big Data
16 16 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
16 16 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
17 14 (0.87%) QlikView
17 14 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 12 (0.75%) Ant
2 12 (0.75%) Maven
3 6 (0.37%) Subversion
3 6 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.19%) CruiseControl
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.19%) PVCS
4 3 (0.19%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.19%) JDeveloper
5 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.062%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.062%) Toad
General
1 426 (26.48%) Finance
2 137 (8.51%) Banking
3 108 (6.71%) Retail
4 77 (4.79%) Legal
5 76 (4.72%) Financial Institution
6 73 (4.54%) Telecoms
7 63 (3.92%) Front Office
8 61 (3.79%) Law
9 59 (3.67%) Investment Banking
10 37 (2.30%) Marketing
11 30 (1.86%) Back Office
12 24 (1.49%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.93%) Advertising
13 15 (0.93%) Electronics
13 15 (0.93%) Automotive
14 9 (0.56%) Publishing
15 7 (0.44%) Welsh Language
16 6 (0.37%) Games
16 6 (0.37%) German Language
16 6 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 309 (19.20%) Analyst
2 138 (8.58%) Consultant
3 133 (8.27%) Architect
4 115 (7.15%) Security Manager
5 96 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 85 (5.28%) Service Manager
7 78 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 73 (4.54%) Security Analyst
9 63 (3.92%) Administrator
9 63 (3.92%) Desktop Support
10 62 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
10 62 (3.85%) Information Manager
11 60 (3.73%) Security Consultant
11 60 (3.73%) Infrastructure Architect
12 58 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 58 (3.60%) Network Engineer
13 57 (3.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 57 (3.54%) Desktop Analyst
14 56 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
15 53 (3.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.91%) .NET
2 45 (2.80%) Web Services
3 44 (2.73%) Middleware
4 28 (1.74%) HTML
4 28 (1.74%) WebSphere MQ
4 28 (1.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 20 (1.24%) ASP.NET
6 18 (1.12%) XML
7 12 (0.75%) CSS
8 9 (0.56%) RESTful
8 9 (0.56%) XSLT
8 9 (0.56%) SOAP
9 8 (0.50%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.37%) JSP
10 6 (0.37%) COM
11 5 (0.31%) J2EE
11 5 (0.31%) XHTML
12 4 (0.25%) JDBC
12 4 (0.25%) cXML
12 4 (0.25%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 247 (15.35%) Management Information System
2 189 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
3 137 (8.51%) Clustering
4 106 (6.59%) Replication
5 82 (5.10%) Blackberry
6 53 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 38 (2.36%) Cryptography
8 37 (2.30%) FMCG
8 37 (2.30%) FlexPod
9 32 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
10 27 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.24%) CMDB
12 18 (1.12%) PKI
13 17 (1.06%) Statistics
14 16 (0.99%) NHS
15 15 (0.93%) Private Cloud
16 14 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (0.81%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.75%) GIS
18 12 (0.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 533 (33.13%) Windows
2 185 (11.50%) Linux
3 146 (9.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (7.96%) UNIX
5 108 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 106 (6.59%) Windows 7
7 104 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (3.48%) Windows XP
9 48 (2.98%) Solaris
10 37 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (2.18%) Windows Vista
11 35 (2.18%) AIX
12 32 (1.99%) HPUX
13 28 (1.74%) SUSE
13 28 (1.74%) OS/400
13 28 (1.74%) zOS
14 16 (0.99%) Android
14 16 (0.99%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.87%) CentOS
15 14 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (42.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 529 (32.88%) ITIL
3 367 (22.81%) Information Security
4 279 (17.34%) Business Continuity Planning
5 260 (16.16%) BCP
6 243 (15.10%) Service Management
7 240 (14.92%) Service Delivery
8 223 (13.86%) Risk Management
9 206 (12.80%) Project Management
10 147 (9.14%) Business Continuity Management
11 143 (8.89%) Security Management
12 124 (7.71%) Change Management
12 124 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 118 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
14 111 (6.90%) Incident Management
15 109 (6.77%) Coaching
16 97 (6.03%) Load Balancing
17 95 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
18 86 (5.34%) Infrastructure Management
19 85 (5.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 232 (14.42%) SQL
2 51 (3.17%) Java
3 48 (2.98%) C
4 47 (2.92%) PowerShell
5 37 (2.30%) T-SQL
6 27 (1.68%) JavaScript
7 26 (1.62%) Shell Script
8 24 (1.49%) C#
9 19 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 16 (0.99%) Perl
11 12 (0.75%) VBScript
12 11 (0.68%) Python
13 9 (0.56%) VBA
14 8 (0.50%) PHP
15 5 (0.31%) APL
15 5 (0.31%) XPath
16 4 (0.25%) XQuery
16 4 (0.25%) VB
16 4 (0.25%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.19%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 274 (17.03%) Degree
2 206 (12.80%) CISSP
3 181 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 155 (9.63%) Cisco Certification
5 139 (8.64%) MCSE
5 139 (8.64%) CISM
6 117 (7.27%) CCNA
7 105 (6.53%) Security Cleared
8 88 (5.47%) CISA
9 77 (4.79%) CCNP
10 67 (4.16%) MCP
11 65 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 48 (2.98%) SC Cleared
13 44 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
14 38 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (2.11%) CCA
16 31 (1.93%) CCDP
17 28 (1.74%) JNCIA
18 26 (1.62%) PCI QSA
18 26 (1.62%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 144 (8.95%) SLA
3 114 (7.09%) PCI DSS
4 48 (2.98%) COBIT
5 45 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 34 (2.11%) ISO 9001
7 32 (1.99%) QA
8 22 (1.37%) BS25999
9 10 (0.62%) BS7799
10 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 7 (0.44%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.25%) RosettaNet
13 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.12%) Basel II
14 2 (0.12%) COSO
14 2 (0.12%) MiFID
14 2 (0.12%) EMIR
14 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
15 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.062%) EFQM
System Software
1 417 (25.92%) Active Directory
2 318 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 78 (4.85%) XenApp
5 75 (4.66%) vSphere
6 45 (2.80%) Terminal Services
7 40 (2.49%) VMware ESX
8 37 (2.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 35 (2.18%) XenDesktop
10 28 (1.74%) KVM
11 26 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (1.31%) vCloud
13 18 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (1.06%) Terminal Server
15 16 (0.99%) XenServer
16 12 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.50%) MetaFrame
17 8 (0.50%) NFS
17 8 (0.50%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (2.92%) SCCM
2 35 (2.18%) SCOM
3 30 (1.86%) Tivoli
3 30 (1.86%) WSUS
4 20 (1.24%) Hyperic
5 17 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.81%) SCSM
6 13 (0.81%) ARCserve
7 11 (0.68%) Puppet
7 11 (0.68%) Nagios
8 10 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.44%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.44%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (0.37%) DatAdvantage
11 6 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (0.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 580 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 433 (26.91%) VMware
3 375 (23.31%) Cisco
4 234 (14.54%) HP
5 210 (13.05%) Citrix
6 163 (10.13%) Oracle
6 163 (10.13%) NetApp
7 126 (7.83%) Symantec
8 105 (6.53%) Juniper
9 102 (6.34%) CheckPoint
10 101 (6.28%) EMC
11 57 (3.54%) ServiceNow
12 56 (3.48%) Dell
13 49 (3.05%) IBM
13 49 (3.05%) Red Hat
14 46 (2.86%) SolarWinds
15 45 (2.80%) BMC
16 44 (2.73%) McAfee
17 41 (2.55%) SAP
18 37 (2.30%) Brocade
Bristol, Somerset
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £150,000 to £200,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holida
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £25,000 - £27,500 DOE (negotiable), plus private healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 30% Bonus + Private Medical + Othe
Posted: 4 days ago