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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 376 401 321
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -80
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 743 760 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.78% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 549 576 708
Average salary £48,750 £49,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
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 £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%

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
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 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 July 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 +25 703 £49,000 -2.00% 99
London -18 243 £57,500 - 33
South East +69 174 £45,587 -8.82% 22
Yorkshire -21 74 £40,000 -13.04% 4
North West +23 73 £45,000 +18.42% 10
West Yorkshire -11 61 £40,000 -13.04% 4
City of London -1 58 £62,500 +8.69% 8
East of England +4 53 £50,000 +5.26% 11
South West +11 50 £49,500 -1.00% 9
Leeds +3 41 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Surrey +3 38 £38,500 -30.00% 7
Hampshire +27 37 £50,000 +19.04%
Berkshire +15 37 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Manchester +12 33 £45,000 +38.46% 7
West Midlands -25 30 £50,000 +26.58% 4
Scotland +27 26 £42,000 +20.00% 1
West Sussex +18 25 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Dorset +19 22 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Hertfordshire -6 20 £47,500 +23.37% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 19 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Reading +8 19 £65,000 +4.41% 2
Farnborough -12 19 £50,000 +12.35%
Cambridge +11 16 £50,000 -27.27% 4
Edinburgh +10 15 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -19 13 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Merseyside +18 12 £50,000 -41.17%
Kent +14 12 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Bournemouth +9 12 £35,000 -26.31% 1
East Midlands -7 12 £21,000 -47.50% 4
Wiltshire +1 11 £50,000 -3.84% 2

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 636 (38.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 569 (34.44%) Windows
3 565 (34.20%) ITIL
4 512 (30.99%) Microsoft
5 413 (25.00%) Information Security
6 412 (24.94%) VMware
7 403 (24.39%) Finance
8 377 (22.82%) Active Directory
9 330 (19.98%) Cisco
10 321 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 314 (19.01%) Business Continuity Planning
12 308 (18.64%) SQL Server
13 306 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 283 (17.13%) BCP
15 272 (16.46%) SAN
16 268 (16.22%) Firewall
17 264 (15.98%) Degree
18 251 (15.19%) SQL
19 250 (15.13%) Service Management
20 248 (15.01%) Management Information System
21 246 (14.89%) Project Management
22 244 (14.77%) MS Excel
23 239 (14.47%) Linux
24 236 (14.29%) Service Delivery
25 234 (14.16%) HP
26 214 (12.95%) Oracle
27 213 (12.89%) Risk Management
28 211 (12.77%) CISSP
29 210 (12.71%) Data Centre
30 192 (11.62%) WAN

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 171 (10.35%) MS Exchange
2 87 (5.27%) IIS
3 68 (4.12%) Lync
4 67 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 57 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 48 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 29 (1.76%) WebLogic
9 27 (1.63%) Apache
10 20 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 18 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.97%) SAS
13 9 (0.54%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.36%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.24%) GroupWise
16 4 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
16 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 244 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 105 (6.36%) MS Office
3 36 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.79%) MS Project
6 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (1.76%) Summit
2 20 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.36%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.18%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.18%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.18%) Agresso
7 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.12%) RMDS
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.061%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.06%) Office 365
3 23 (1.39%) IBM PureFlex
4 20 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.21%) SaaS
5 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.36%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.24%) IaaS
8 3 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.18%) PaaS
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 272 (16.46%) SAN
2 268 (16.22%) Firewall
3 192 (11.62%) WAN
4 189 (11.44%) LAN
5 170 (10.29%) DNS
6 132 (7.99%) VPN
7 121 (7.32%) DHCP
8 118 (7.14%) Network Security
9 109 (6.60%) TCP/IP
10 82 (4.96%) Internet
11 77 (4.66%) VoIP
12 57 (3.45%) NAS
13 53 (3.21%) VLAN
14 47 (2.85%) MPLS
15 45 (2.72%) Wireless
16 41 (2.48%) SSL
17 38 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
18 34 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
19 33 (2.00%) BGP
20 32 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 55 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 53 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (3.09%) MySQL
6 42 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 39 (2.36%) DB2
8 37 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
12 23 (1.39%) Big Data
13 22 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (1.15%) OLAP
15 18 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (1.09%) Riak
16 17 (1.03%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 23 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 18 (1.09%) Ant
2 18 (1.09%) Maven
3 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.18%) Subversion
7 2 (0.12%) Toad
7 2 (0.12%) JIRA
8 1 (0.061%) GCC
8 1 (0.061%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.061%) PVCS
8 1 (0.061%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.061%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.061%) JDeveloper
General
1 403 (24.39%) Finance
2 104 (6.30%) Retail
3 95 (5.75%) Banking
4 92 (5.57%) Legal
5 69 (4.18%) Front Office
6 66 (4.00%) Law
7 64 (3.87%) Financial Institution
8 63 (3.81%) Telecoms
9 44 (2.66%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.33%) Marketing
12 21 (1.27%) Back Office
13 14 (0.85%) Automotive
14 13 (0.79%) Welsh Language
15 12 (0.73%) Advertising
16 8 (0.48%) Japanese Language
17 7 (0.42%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.36%) German Language
19 5 (0.30%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 290 (17.55%) Analyst
2 161 (9.75%) Architect
3 137 (8.29%) Consultant
4 113 (6.84%) Security Manager
5 89 (5.39%) Service Manager
6 78 (4.72%) Support Analyst
7 76 (4.60%) Security Analyst
8 68 (4.12%) Administrator
9 66 (4.00%) Security Consultant
9 66 (4.00%) Information Manager
9 66 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
10 65 (3.93%) Infrastructure Architect
11 62 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
12 58 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 55 (3.33%) Team Leader
14 50 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
15 47 (2.85%) Support Engineer
15 47 (2.85%) Desktop Support
16 44 (2.66%) DBA
17 42 (2.54%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (4.60%) Middleware
2 67 (4.06%) .NET
3 60 (3.63%) Web Services
4 31 (1.88%) HTML
5 23 (1.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 23 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 22 (1.33%) XML
7 21 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 17 (1.03%) RESTful
9 14 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.73%) Rendezvous
11 11 (0.67%) J2EE
12 7 (0.42%) SAP Basis
13 6 (0.36%) CSS
13 6 (0.36%) SOAP
14 5 (0.30%) XSLT
15 4 (0.24%) COM
16 3 (0.18%) Entity Framework
16 3 (0.18%) LINQ
16 3 (0.18%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 248 (15.01%) Management Information System
2 210 (12.71%) Data Centre
3 171 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
4 138 (8.35%) Clustering
5 98 (5.93%) Replication
6 73 (4.42%) Computer Science
7 71 (4.30%) Blackberry
8 39 (2.36%) Cryptography
9 32 (1.94%) Client/Server
10 31 (1.88%) FMCG
10 31 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
10 31 (1.88%) FlexPod
11 25 (1.51%) Equities
12 23 (1.39%) CMDB
13 22 (1.33%) PKI
14 19 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.09%) EMC VNX
16 16 (0.97%) NHS
17 14 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 569 (34.44%) Windows
2 239 (14.47%) Linux
3 168 (10.17%) UNIX
4 129 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (6.17%) Windows 7
6 90 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (3.03%) Solaris
9 47 (2.85%) Windows XP
10 34 (2.06%) AIX
11 32 (1.94%) HPUX
11 32 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (1.69%) SUSE
13 25 (1.51%) Windows 8
14 23 (1.39%) zOS
14 23 (1.39%) OS/400
15 19 (1.15%) Windows Vista
16 15 (0.91%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
18 12 (0.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (38.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 565 (34.20%) ITIL
3 413 (25.00%) Information Security
4 314 (19.01%) Business Continuity Planning
5 283 (17.13%) BCP
6 250 (15.13%) Service Management
7 246 (14.89%) Project Management
8 236 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 213 (12.89%) Risk Management
10 162 (9.81%) Security Management
11 138 (8.35%) Business Continuity Management
12 135 (8.17%) Change Management
13 133 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
13 133 (8.05%) Mentoring
14 126 (7.63%) Incident Management
15 121 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 118 (7.14%) Coaching
17 111 (6.72%) Load Balancing
18 96 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
19 94 (5.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 251 (15.19%) SQL
2 63 (3.81%) C
3 61 (3.69%) PowerShell
4 51 (3.09%) Java
5 47 (2.85%) T-SQL
6 32 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 31 (1.88%) Perl
8 28 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 27 (1.63%) C#
10 14 (0.85%) Python
11 12 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.61%) VBScript
13 6 (0.36%) VBA
14 5 (0.30%) APL
14 5 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.30%) PHP
15 3 (0.18%) XPath
15 3 (0.18%) C++
15 3 (0.18%) VB
15 3 (0.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 264 (15.98%) Degree
2 211 (12.77%) CISSP
3 146 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 145 (8.78%) CISM
5 138 (8.35%) Security Cleared
6 137 (8.29%) Cisco Certification
7 116 (7.02%) MCSE
8 108 (6.54%) CISA
9 94 (5.69%) CCNA
10 74 (4.48%) CCNP
11 61 (3.69%) SC Cleared
12 53 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 47 (2.85%) MCP
14 40 (2.42%) CCDP
15 31 (1.88%) DV Cleared
15 31 (1.88%) SSCP
16 29 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
17 26 (1.57%) CEH
17 26 (1.57%) PCI QSA
18 23 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 160 (9.69%) PCI DSS
3 142 (8.60%) SLA
4 57 (3.45%) COBIT
5 43 (2.60%) QA
6 42 (2.54%) ISO 9001
7 29 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (1.45%) BS25999
9 13 (0.79%) BS7799
10 8 (0.48%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 4 (0.24%) Basel II
13 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.18%) EMIR
13 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.18%) MiFID
13 3 (0.18%) RosettaNet
14 2 (0.12%) ISO 14000
14 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.12%) COSO
System Software
1 377 (22.82%) Active Directory
2 321 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 66 (4.00%) vSphere
5 58 (3.51%) VMware ESX
6 48 (2.91%) XenApp
7 44 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (1.76%) Terminal Services
9 26 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 24 (1.45%) KVM
11 23 (1.39%) Terminal Server
12 22 (1.33%) XenDesktop
13 20 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 17 (1.03%) Samba
15 15 (0.91%) Firmware
16 13 (0.79%) vCloud
17 10 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 9 (0.54%) XenServer
19 8 (0.48%) NFS
19 8 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 45 (2.72%) SCCM
2 35 (2.12%) Hyperic
3 30 (1.82%) WSUS
4 25 (1.51%) Tivoli
5 22 (1.33%) SCOM
6 14 (0.85%) ARCserve
7 13 (0.79%) SCSM
7 13 (0.79%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.67%) Puppet
8 11 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
9 10 (0.61%) FortiGate
10 9 (0.54%) Nagios
11 8 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (0.48%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.48%) Check_MK
12 7 (0.42%) Icinga
12 7 (0.42%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.36%) Nessus
13 6 (0.36%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 512 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 412 (24.94%) VMware
3 330 (19.98%) Cisco
4 234 (14.16%) HP
5 214 (12.95%) Oracle
6 187 (11.32%) Citrix
7 137 (8.29%) NetApp
8 108 (6.54%) Symantec
9 101 (6.11%) EMC
10 83 (5.02%) Juniper
11 71 (4.30%) CheckPoint
12 59 (3.57%) SAP
13 55 (3.33%) SolarWinds
14 43 (2.60%) ServiceNow
15 42 (2.54%) Dell
16 40 (2.42%) Red Hat
17 39 (2.36%) IBM
18 38 (2.30%) McAfee
19 37 (2.24%) Avaya
20 35 (2.12%) Computacenter
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Shares
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + good benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 Plus attractive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Law
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £57,000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays - University of Nottingham
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Elland, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + OTE £80,000, c.£500pm car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scope AT Limited
Posted: Yesterday