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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 377 340 332
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -8
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 738 821 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.94% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 535 623 726
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,900 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -4.70%

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
92294 87311 92008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.99% 81.33% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 73847 71644 77513
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,580
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -45 696 £47,500 +2.70% 129
London -50 291 £55,000 +0.91% 41
South East -24 117 £50,000 +25.00% 27
Yorkshire 0 89 £42,500 +6.25% 10
West Yorkshire +9 71 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North West +19 62 £47,500 +31.94% 18
City of London -23 46 £50,000 -9.09% 8
East of England -37 43 £47,500 +18.75% 12
West Midlands 0 41 £45,000 - 12
Leeds -10 41 £47,500 +22.58% 8
Surrey -21 31 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Manchester +6 30 £37,500 -7.40% 9
South West -27 30 £56,500 +10.78% 9
Berkshire +6 26 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Cheshire +5 26 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Birmingham +7 23 £51,500 +3.00% 6
East Midlands -5 22 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 19 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Essex -3 14 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Cambridge -14 14 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Scotland -17 14 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Hampshire -24 13 £47,000 +20.51% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £47,500 +15.15% 4
Wiltshire -3 12 £56,500 +32.80% 1
Northamptonshire -15 12 £20,500 -35.93%
Northampton -20 12 £20,500 -35.93%
Kent +8 11 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Bradford 0 11 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes -9 10 £47,500 +15.15%
Swindon +7 9 £56,500 +48.68%

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 666 (42.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 457 (29.09%) Finance
3 436 (27.75%) ITIL
4 402 (25.59%) Windows
5 383 (24.38%) Microsoft
6 355 (22.60%) Information Security
7 346 (22.02%) VMware
8 297 (18.91%) Business Continuity Planning
9 280 (17.82%) BCP
10 270 (17.19%) Firewall
11 259 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 253 (16.10%) Linux
12 253 (16.10%) SQL
13 249 (15.85%) SAN
14 248 (15.79%) SQL Server
14 248 (15.79%) Risk Management
15 246 (15.66%) Degree
16 241 (15.34%) Cisco
17 235 (14.96%) Project Management
18 228 (14.51%) HP
19 220 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 188 (11.97%) Management Information System
21 185 (11.78%) Active Directory
22 174 (11.08%) Oracle
23 161 (10.25%) MS Excel
24 159 (10.12%) Service Management
25 153 (9.74%) Service Delivery
25 153 (9.74%) UNIX
26 149 (9.48%) MS Exchange
27 148 (9.42%) Analytical Skills

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 149 (9.48%) MS Exchange
2 91 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 71 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (3.56%) IIS
5 35 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (1.97%) Apache
7 29 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 21 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.89%) CMS
13 13 (0.83%) Lync
14 12 (0.76%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.64%) SAS
17 9 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
17 9 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 161 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 95 (6.05%) MS Office
3 29 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.57%) MS Project
5 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.32%) FastStats
7 4 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.064%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (1.46%) Summit
2 16 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.38%) BASE24
5 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.19%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.064%) HFM
8 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.064%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.064%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.40%) Office 365
3 19 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.02%) SaaS
5 13 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.57%) IaaS
6 9 (0.57%) PaaS
7 3 (0.19%) Joyent
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.064%) Heroku
9 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 270 (17.19%) Firewall
2 249 (15.85%) SAN
3 140 (8.91%) DNS
4 119 (7.57%) TCP/IP
5 108 (6.87%) WAN
6 96 (6.11%) LAN
7 75 (4.77%) Internet
8 71 (4.52%) VPN
9 65 (4.14%) Network Security
10 64 (4.07%) DHCP
11 48 (3.06%) Wireless
12 45 (2.86%) NAS
13 43 (2.74%) OSPF
14 41 (2.61%) Intranet
15 39 (2.48%) BGP
16 38 (2.42%) MPLS
17 36 (2.29%) VoIP
18 34 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (2.04%) EIGRP
20 29 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 64 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 40 (2.55%) MySQL
9 36 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.59%) DB2
13 23 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
17 13 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (0.83%) JIRA
1 13 (0.83%) TestNG
1 13 (0.83%) Selenium
2 12 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.70%) Maven
4 10 (0.64%) Subversion
4 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 9 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.19%) Hudson
9 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.13%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.064%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.064%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (0.064%) Ant
General
1 457 (29.09%) Finance
2 105 (6.68%) Legal
3 93 (5.92%) Banking
4 87 (5.54%) Telecoms
5 56 (3.56%) Retail
6 50 (3.18%) Law
7 44 (2.80%) Marketing
8 38 (2.42%) Investment Banking
9 31 (1.97%) Back Office
10 21 (1.34%) Advertising
11 11 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.70%) Front Office
12 10 (0.64%) Publishing
13 9 (0.57%) Billing
13 9 (0.57%) Games
14 8 (0.51%) Electronics
14 8 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.51%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.51%) Local Government
15 6 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 222 (14.13%) Analyst
2 134 (8.53%) Architect
3 126 (8.02%) Consultant
4 101 (6.43%) Administrator
5 75 (4.77%) DBA
6 69 (4.39%) Service Manager
7 65 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 65 (4.14%) Support Analyst
8 61 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 57 (3.63%) Security Officer
10 53 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
11 49 (3.12%) Developer
11 49 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
12 46 (2.93%) Business Manager
13 45 (2.86%) Security Manager
14 44 (2.80%) SQL DBA
15 40 (2.55%) Security Analyst
15 40 (2.55%) Information Manager
16 35 (2.23%) Applications Support
16 35 (2.23%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.82%) Middleware
2 48 (3.06%) .NET
3 30 (1.91%) HTML
3 30 (1.91%) ASP.NET
4 29 (1.85%) XML
5 23 (1.46%) Web Services
5 23 (1.46%) CSS
6 14 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (0.83%) RESTful
7 13 (0.83%) jQuery
7 13 (0.83%) SOAP
8 9 (0.57%) JMX
9 8 (0.51%) MDX
9 8 (0.51%) JSON
9 8 (0.51%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (0.45%) J2EE
11 6 (0.38%) COM
11 6 (0.38%) Hibernate
11 6 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 188 (11.97%) Management Information System
2 148 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (6.30%) Replication
4 82 (5.22%) Clustering
5 51 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
7 27 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 24 (1.53%) PMI
8 24 (1.53%) Open Source
9 21 (1.34%) HP StorageWorks
10 20 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 18 (1.15%) Reference Data
11 18 (1.15%) CESG
12 17 (1.08%) FlexPod
12 17 (1.08%) CLARiiON
13 16 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (0.89%) RMADS
15 13 (0.83%) Data Integration
16 12 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 402 (25.59%) Windows
2 253 (16.10%) Linux
3 153 (9.74%) UNIX
4 125 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 80 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 70 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (3.06%) Windows 7
9 47 (2.99%) Solaris
10 45 (2.86%) HPUX
11 22 (1.40%) SUSE
12 19 (1.21%) AIX
13 15 (0.95%) zOS
14 14 (0.89%) OS/400
15 12 (0.76%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.57%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.57%) CentOS
16 9 (0.57%) Debian
16 9 (0.57%) SVR4
17 8 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (42.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 436 (27.75%) ITIL
3 355 (22.60%) Information Security
4 297 (18.91%) Business Continuity Planning
5 280 (17.82%) BCP
6 248 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 235 (14.96%) Project Management
8 159 (10.12%) Service Management
9 153 (9.74%) Service Delivery
10 128 (8.15%) Change Management
11 127 (8.08%) Business Continuity Management
12 124 (7.89%) Security Management
13 109 (6.94%) Mentoring
14 103 (6.56%) Data Protection
15 102 (6.49%) Incident Management
16 101 (6.43%) PRINCE2
17 97 (6.17%) Problem Management
18 96 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
19 91 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
20 89 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 253 (16.10%) SQL
2 71 (4.52%) T-SQL
3 61 (3.88%) PowerShell
4 60 (3.82%) Shell Script
5 50 (3.18%) Java
6 47 (2.99%) Perl
7 38 (2.42%) C
7 38 (2.42%) C#
8 29 (1.85%) Python
9 25 (1.59%) JavaScript
10 21 (1.34%) PHP
11 16 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 15 (0.95%) VBScript
13 13 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.64%) C++
15 7 (0.45%) Ruby
16 6 (0.38%) VB
16 6 (0.38%) COBOL
17 5 (0.32%) PowerHouse
17 5 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 246 (15.66%) Degree
2 117 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (6.24%) CISSP
5 78 (4.96%) MCSE
6 66 (4.20%) Security Cleared
7 62 (3.95%) CCNA
8 56 (3.56%) CISM
9 52 (3.31%) CISA
10 51 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
11 43 (2.74%) SC Cleared
12 42 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 38 (2.42%) CCNP
14 37 (2.36%) MCSA
15 35 (2.23%) MCITP
15 35 (2.23%) ISEB
15 35 (2.23%) HND
16 33 (2.10%) PMI Certification
17 24 (1.53%) HNC
18 19 (1.21%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 135 (8.59%) SLA
3 100 (6.37%) PCI DSS
4 43 (2.74%) ISO 9001
5 40 (2.55%) COBIT
6 33 (2.10%) QA
7 26 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (1.15%) BS25999
9 15 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 11 (0.70%) BS7799
11 10 (0.64%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.57%) COSO
13 6 (0.38%) GCP
14 5 (0.32%) CESG Infosec
15 4 (0.25%) GMP
15 4 (0.25%) GLP
16 3 (0.19%) HL7
17 2 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
17 2 (0.13%) GPG13
17 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 259 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (11.78%) Active Directory
3 78 (4.96%) XenApp
4 77 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 64 (4.07%) vSphere
6 34 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (2.16%) VMware ESX
7 25 (1.59%) vCloud
7 25 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (1.34%) Xen
9 14 (0.89%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.89%) KVM
10 13 (0.83%) UAG
11 12 (0.76%) MetaFrame
11 12 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
11 12 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 12 (0.76%) Nmap
12 11 (0.70%) Veritas File System
13 10 (0.64%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (1.78%) Data Guard
1 28 (1.78%) HP SIM
2 22 (1.40%) Nagios
2 22 (1.40%) Backup Exec
3 21 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 19 (1.21%) WSUS
5 18 (1.15%) SCOM
6 17 (1.08%) SCCM
6 17 (1.08%) Tivoli
7 16 (1.02%) NetBackup
8 15 (0.95%) Puppet
8 15 (0.95%) Nessus
9 12 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.45%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.45%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 383 (24.38%) Microsoft
2 346 (22.02%) VMware
3 241 (15.34%) Cisco
4 228 (14.51%) HP
5 174 (11.08%) Oracle
6 139 (8.85%) Citrix
7 97 (6.17%) NetApp
8 91 (5.79%) EMC
9 89 (5.67%) Red Hat
10 65 (4.14%) CheckPoint
11 53 (3.37%) IBM
12 48 (3.06%) Symantec
13 40 (2.55%) SolarWinds
14 38 (2.42%) Dell
15 36 (2.29%) Juniper
16 29 (1.85%) McAfee
17 25 (1.59%) BMC
18 24 (1.53%) Avaya
19 23 (1.46%) SAP
19 23 (1.46%) CA
North West
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 6k + 15% Bonus + Benefit
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £110,000 to £110,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum DOE, + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35 - £50 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits including pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + ACCOMMODATION + SCHOOLING + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago