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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 387 407 356
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -51
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 780 735 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.81% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 632 563 576
Average salary £47,670 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,506 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -10.00%

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
88003 90746 87556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.78% 85.19% 84.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73114 74566 69747
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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 +9 725 £50,000 - 84
London -11 277 £60,000 +9.09% 27
South East +54 155 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South West +30 64 £41,500 -9.78% 11
Yorkshire +4 62 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Berkshire +33 56 £57,500 -17.85% 3
North West +11 55 £45,000 +3.44% 12
West Yorkshire +6 50 £58,750 +46.87% 5
Surrey +31 49 £39,000 -16.57% 2
East of England 0 49 £37,000 -7.50% 6
East Midlands +36 44 £40,000 -30.43% 6
City of London -1 41 £57,500 +17.34% 7
Wiltshire +18 33 £47,304 +5.12% 7
Leeds +10 32 £55,000 +15.78% 4
West Midlands -22 32 £42,000 -16.00% 5
Reading +27 31 £45,000 -50.00% 1
Scotland +19 27 £45,000 -12.19% 3
Cheshire +38 25 £38,125 -12.85% 3
Swindon +21 25 £47,304 -13.99% 4
Hertfordshire +2 23 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Glasgow +5 20 £42,500 -10.52% 2
West Sussex +11 18 £46,000 +8.23% 1
Bradford 0 18 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Birmingham 0 18 £40,750 -18.50% 1
Derbyshire +8 17 £42,506 -26.07% 2
Derby +11 16 £42,506 -26.07% 1
Wales +19 15 £40,000 -15.78%
South Wales +12 15 £40,000 -15.78%
Essex +1 14 £56,250 -6.25%
Manchester -12 13 £53,000 +32.50% 7

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 662 (41.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 488 (30.69%) ITIL
3 458 (28.81%) Windows
4 388 (24.40%) Microsoft
5 370 (23.27%) Finance
6 358 (22.52%) Active Directory
7 357 (22.45%) Information Security
8 324 (20.38%) VMware
9 289 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 278 (17.48%) Management Information System
11 277 (17.42%) Linux
12 263 (16.54%) Degree
13 259 (16.29%) Windows Server
14 258 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 250 (15.72%) Business Continuity Planning
16 238 (14.97%) Project Management
17 235 (14.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 227 (14.28%) Analytical Skills
19 212 (13.33%) HP
19 212 (13.33%) BCP
20 211 (13.27%) Cisco
21 210 (13.21%) SQL
22 203 (12.77%) Firewall
23 200 (12.58%) MS Excel
24 196 (12.33%) Risk Management
25 190 (11.95%) Oracle
26 181 (11.38%) SAN
27 174 (10.94%) Service Management
28 173 (10.88%) Unix
29 166 (10.44%) CISSP

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 90 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 68 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 53 (3.33%) IIS
4 41 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (2.26%) Skype for Business
6 21 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.57%) Apache
11 8 (0.50%) SAS
12 7 (0.44%) CMS
13 6 (0.38%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.31%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.31%) Confluence
14 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 200 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 108 (6.79%) MS Office
3 34 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.44%) MS Project
6 4 (0.25%) SPSS
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.25%) Eikon
5 3 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.19%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.063%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.063%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (3.46%) Office 365
3 31 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.51%) SaaS
5 15 (0.94%) IBM PureFlex
6 9 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.38%) PaaS
7 6 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.31%) IaaS
9 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.063%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 203 (12.77%) Firewall
2 181 (11.38%) SAN
3 125 (7.86%) WAN
4 123 (7.74%) LAN
5 107 (6.73%) DNS
6 82 (5.16%) TCP/IP
7 70 (4.40%) VPN
8 56 (3.52%) Network Security
9 55 (3.46%) DHCP
10 51 (3.21%) Internet
11 46 (2.89%) VoIP
12 41 (2.58%) Wireless
13 30 (1.89%) NAS
14 28 (1.76%) SSL
15 24 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
17 21 (1.32%) BGP
18 16 (1.01%) DEFINITY
18 16 (1.01%) Intranet
18 16 (1.01%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 89 (5.60%) MySQL
3 56 (3.52%) Oracle Database
4 52 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (2.64%) Big Data
8 39 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (1.95%) Relational Database
12 26 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
14 21 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
15 20 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
16 18 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (1.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (1.07%) Visual Studio
2 12 (0.75%) Maven
3 11 (0.69%) Ant
4 9 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.50%) JIRA
6 6 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.31%) FogBugz
7 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.25%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.25%) Subversion
9 3 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (0.19%) Moq
9 3 (0.19%) NUnit
9 3 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.13%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.13%) MSTest
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 370 (23.27%) Finance
2 100 (6.29%) Legal
3 84 (5.28%) Retail
4 72 (4.53%) Banking
5 70 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.39%) Law
6 38 (2.39%) Marketing
7 22 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.38%) Front Office
8 17 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.01%) Local Government
10 15 (0.94%) Back Office
11 14 (0.88%) Welsh Language
12 13 (0.82%) Advertising
13 10 (0.63%) Publishing
14 8 (0.50%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.38%) Games
15 6 (0.38%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 248 (15.60%) Analyst
2 135 (8.49%) IT Manager
3 129 (8.11%) Architect
4 85 (5.35%) Consultant
5 84 (5.28%) DBA
5 84 (5.28%) Infrastructure Architect
6 82 (5.16%) Service Manager
7 81 (5.09%) Administrator
8 69 (4.34%) Developer
8 69 (4.34%) Security Analyst
8 69 (4.34%) Security Manager
9 60 (3.77%) Business Manager
10 57 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 53 (3.33%) Support Analyst
12 50 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
13 48 (3.02%) Security Officer
14 47 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
15 46 (2.89%) Information Manager
16 44 (2.77%) Information Security Manager
16 44 (2.77%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.21%) .NET
2 37 (2.33%) Web Services
3 35 (2.20%) Middleware
4 34 (2.14%) ASP.NET
5 33 (2.08%) HTML
6 29 (1.82%) XML
7 28 (1.76%) CSS
8 27 (1.70%) SOAP
9 21 (1.32%) jQuery
10 19 (1.19%) JSON
10 19 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (1.07%) IBM Integration Bus
12 14 (0.88%) CSS3
12 14 (0.88%) HTML5
12 14 (0.88%) XSLT
13 12 (0.75%) WCF
14 11 (0.69%) MDX
15 10 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
15 10 (0.63%) REST
16 8 (0.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 278 (17.48%) Management Information System
2 227 (14.28%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (9.56%) Data Centre
4 106 (6.67%) Replication
5 77 (4.84%) Clustering
6 74 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 32 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
8 31 (1.95%) Driving Licence
9 25 (1.57%) Smart Meter
10 21 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
10 21 (1.32%) Statistics
11 20 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.13%) FlexPod
13 17 (1.07%) Equities
14 16 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 16 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.94%) CMDB
15 15 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
16 13 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 458 (28.81%) Windows
2 277 (17.42%) Linux
3 259 (16.29%) Windows Server
4 173 (10.88%) Unix
5 114 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (2.64%) Windows 7
10 27 (1.70%) Solaris
11 24 (1.51%) HPUX
11 24 (1.51%) Windows 8
12 21 (1.32%) Android
13 19 (1.19%) Apple iOS
13 19 (1.19%) Windows 10
14 18 (1.13%) AIX
15 17 (1.07%) Data ONTAP
15 17 (1.07%) SUSE
16 15 (0.94%) OS/400
16 15 (0.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 662 (41.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 488 (30.69%) ITIL
3 357 (22.45%) Information Security
4 250 (15.72%) Business Continuity Planning
5 238 (14.97%) Project Management
6 212 (13.33%) BCP
7 196 (12.33%) Risk Management
8 174 (10.94%) Service Management
9 143 (8.99%) High Availability
10 141 (8.87%) Security Management
11 135 (8.49%) Change Management
12 130 (8.18%) Service Delivery
13 121 (7.61%) Incident Management
14 105 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
14 105 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 104 (6.54%) Load Balancing
16 103 (6.48%) PRINCE2
17 102 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
18 100 (6.29%) Data Protection
19 96 (6.04%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (13.21%) SQL
2 105 (6.60%) C
3 49 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 43 (2.70%) C#
5 37 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 37 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 29 (1.82%) Java
7 28 (1.76%) Python
8 21 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 14 (0.88%) PHP
10 13 (0.82%) Perl
10 13 (0.82%) VBScript
11 11 (0.69%) VBA
12 8 (0.50%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.50%) C++
12 8 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.38%) ABAP
15 5 (0.31%) Ruby
16 4 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 263 (16.54%) Degree
2 166 (10.44%) CISSP
3 133 (8.36%) Security Cleared
4 125 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 115 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
6 107 (6.73%) CISM
7 104 (6.54%) CISA
8 80 (5.03%) CCNA
9 65 (4.09%) MCSE
10 45 (2.83%) SC Cleared
11 42 (2.64%) DV Cleared
12 38 (2.39%) CCNP
13 32 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 28 (1.76%) HND
15 26 (1.64%) HNC
16 22 (1.38%) MCSA
17 21 (1.32%) SSCP
18 19 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
19 16 (1.01%) Avaya Certification
20 15 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (14.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 158 (9.94%) SLA
3 104 (6.54%) PCI DSS
4 62 (3.90%) COBIT
5 40 (2.52%) ISO 9001
6 39 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 38 (2.39%) QA
8 30 (1.89%) ISO22301
9 24 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 17 (1.07%) ISO27002
11 12 (0.75%) SSAE 16
12 11 (0.69%) Data Quality
13 10 (0.63%) BS25999
13 10 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.38%) COSO
15 5 (0.31%) ISO 14001
16 4 (0.25%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
17 3 (0.19%) RosettaNet
18 2 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 358 (22.52%) Active Directory
2 258 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (5.72%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.77%) vSphere
5 29 (1.82%) VMware ESX
6 18 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (1.01%) KVM
8 13 (0.82%) XenApp
9 9 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 7 (0.44%) Samba
11 7 (0.44%) vCloud
12 6 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.31%) NFS
13 5 (0.31%) XenServer
14 4 (0.25%) Firmware
14 4 (0.25%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 59 (3.71%) Hyperic
2 31 (1.95%) SCCM
3 29 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 18 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 17 (1.07%) Data Guard
5 17 (1.07%) Tivoli
6 16 (1.01%) SCOM
7 11 (0.69%) Foglight
8 9 (0.57%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.50%) Puppet
10 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (0.44%) Nagios
11 6 (0.38%) Control-M
11 6 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.38%) Nessus
11 6 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.31%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 388 (24.40%) Microsoft
2 324 (20.38%) VMware
3 212 (13.33%) HP
4 211 (13.27%) Cisco
5 190 (11.95%) Oracle
6 154 (9.69%) NetApp
7 127 (7.99%) Citrix
8 117 (7.36%) Symantec
9 87 (5.47%) SolarWinds
10 73 (4.59%) Dell
11 59 (3.71%) EMC
12 52 (3.27%) Red Hat
13 50 (3.14%) IBM
14 44 (2.77%) CheckPoint
15 42 (2.64%) SAP
16 41 (2.58%) Juniper
17 35 (2.20%) Avaya
18 26 (1.64%) Intel Security
19 24 (1.51%) Computacenter
20 23 (1.45%) CA
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £650000 - £651000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 27k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MidlandHR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance, bonus and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £25k OTE £40k, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novo Search & Selection
Salary: An excellent salary with flexible benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum plus benefits package and great office envir
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 6 days ago