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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 377 336 346
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +10
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 727 818 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.80% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.97% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 560 578 684
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,125 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -36 692 £50,000 - 106
London -30 299 £55,000 -1.78% 34
South East -96 117 £47,500 -7.76% 21
City of London +47 101 £49,000 -18.33% 13
Yorkshire +10 73 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North West +4 69 £44,000 +4.76% 16
West Yorkshire +25 66 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Manchester +10 51 £43,250 +14.56% 9
East of England +14 50 £40,000 -20.00% 8
West Midlands -10 36 £50,000 - 6
Leeds +5 33 £50,000 +42.85%
Surrey -12 31 £47,500 -5.00% 6
South West -20 27 £47,500 -6.86% 11
Birmingham +2 24 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire -76 23 £65,000 - 5
Hertfordshire -2 20 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Hampshire -26 18 £32,238 -15.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 17 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 12 £40,000 -13.97%
Bradford +8 12 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge +6 12 £40,000 -
Essex -3 12 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire -5 12 £43,500 -13.00% 4
Halifax - 12 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes +6 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Gloucestershire -1 11 £50,000 +100.00%
Bracknell - 11 £65,000 -
Wiltshire -1 9 £45,000 +11.80% 5
Croydon +14 8 £47,500 -9.52%
East Midlands -2 8 £53,750 +7.50% 3

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 663 (43.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 549 (36.02%) Microsoft
3 494 (32.41%) ITIL
4 432 (28.35%) Windows
5 431 (28.28%) Finance
6 415 (27.23%) VMware
7 306 (20.08%) Cisco
7 306 (20.08%) Active Directory
8 304 (19.95%) Information Security
9 300 (19.69%) Degree
10 281 (18.44%) Business Continuity Planning
11 276 (18.11%) BCP
12 273 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 269 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 256 (16.80%) SAN
15 254 (16.67%) Firewall
16 246 (16.14%) MS Excel
17 230 (15.09%) SQL
18 222 (14.57%) HP
19 211 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 202 (13.25%) Risk Management
21 201 (13.19%) Project Management
22 199 (13.06%) Citrix
23 198 (12.99%) Linux
23 198 (12.99%) Management Information System
24 189 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
25 178 (11.68%) Service Delivery
26 170 (11.15%) DNS
27 166 (10.89%) SLA
28 160 (10.50%) MS Exchange

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 160 (10.50%) MS Exchange
2 72 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 58 (3.81%) IIS
4 53 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 50 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (2.76%) WebLogic
6 42 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 28 (1.84%) Lync
9 25 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (1.18%) Apache
11 12 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.72%) SAS
12 11 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (0.39%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 246 (16.14%) MS Excel
2 94 (6.17%) MS Office
3 62 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.79%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.20%) Revit
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.18%) Summit
2 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.46%) Changepoint
3 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.39%) BASE24
4 5 (0.33%) Agresso
5 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.20%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.066%) SAP xMII
8 1 (0.066%) Line 50
8 1 (0.066%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.49%) Office 365
2 29 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.85%) SaaS
6 4 (0.26%) PaaS
7 3 (0.20%) IaaS
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 256 (16.80%) SAN
2 254 (16.67%) Firewall
3 170 (11.15%) DNS
4 156 (10.24%) WAN
5 154 (10.10%) LAN
6 136 (8.92%) TCP/IP
7 104 (6.82%) DHCP
8 86 (5.64%) Network Security
9 77 (5.05%) VPN
10 71 (4.66%) Internet
11 66 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
12 60 (3.94%) Wireless
13 48 (3.15%) OSPF
14 47 (3.08%) BGP
15 46 (3.02%) VoIP
16 44 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
17 42 (2.76%) MPLS
18 38 (2.49%) SSL
19 37 (2.43%) NAS
20 35 (2.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 80 (5.25%) Oracle Database
3 53 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 40 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (2.36%) RDBMS
10 32 (2.10%) DB2
11 30 (1.97%) Oracle Exadata
12 27 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (1.71%) MySQL
14 22 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
16 17 (1.12%) Data Mining
17 15 (0.98%) QlikView
18 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
19 13 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (0.85%) Maven
2 12 (0.79%) Subversion
3 11 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.59%) Selenium
4 9 (0.59%) TestNG
5 8 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.39%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.33%) Ant
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.26%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.20%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.20%) PVCS
9 3 (0.20%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.13%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.13%) JIRA
10 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.066%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.066%) Hudson
11 1 (0.066%) Eclipse
General
1 431 (28.28%) Finance
2 114 (7.48%) Banking
3 91 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 86 (5.64%) Retail
5 62 (4.07%) Legal
6 56 (3.67%) Law
7 54 (3.54%) Marketing
8 37 (2.43%) Front Office
9 34 (2.23%) Back Office
9 34 (2.23%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.90%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.38%) Advertising
12 20 (1.31%) Electronics
13 13 (0.85%) Publishing
14 8 (0.52%) Welsh Language
15 7 (0.46%) Games
16 6 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 280 (18.37%) Analyst
2 121 (7.94%) Architect
3 114 (7.48%) Consultant
4 95 (6.23%) Administrator
5 79 (5.18%) Support Analyst
6 76 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 72 (4.72%) Security Manager
8 70 (4.59%) Service Manager
9 66 (4.33%) Security Analyst
10 61 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
11 58 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
12 54 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
13 50 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
14 48 (3.15%) Business Manager
15 47 (3.08%) Information Manager
16 46 (3.02%) Security Officer
17 45 (2.95%) Customer Services Manager
17 45 (2.95%) DBA
18 44 (2.89%) Network Engineer
19 43 (2.82%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.67%) .NET
2 54 (3.54%) Middleware
3 35 (2.30%) Web Services
4 30 (1.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 25 (1.64%) HTML
6 22 (1.44%) ASP.NET
6 22 (1.44%) CSS
7 15 (0.98%) .NET Framework
7 15 (0.98%) J2EE
8 14 (0.92%) XML
8 14 (0.92%) MDX
9 12 (0.79%) SOAP
10 9 (0.59%) RESTful
10 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.52%) Hibernate
12 7 (0.46%) CSS3
12 7 (0.46%) HTML5
12 7 (0.46%) JMS
12 7 (0.46%) XSLT
12 7 (0.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 198 (12.99%) Management Information System
2 189 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (6.63%) Replication
4 97 (6.36%) Clustering
5 55 (3.61%) Blackberry
6 50 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 35 (2.30%) FlexPod
8 28 (1.84%) FMCG
9 27 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
10 20 (1.31%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.12%) Statistics
11 17 (1.12%) Fixed Income
12 16 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.92%) Cryptography
14 13 (0.85%) CESG
15 12 (0.79%) Mainframe
15 12 (0.79%) PKI
16 11 (0.72%) PMI
17 10 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 432 (28.35%) Windows
2 198 (12.99%) Linux
3 143 (9.38%) UNIX
4 140 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (4.20%) Windows 7
8 61 (4.00%) Solaris
9 58 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (3.22%) HPUX
11 37 (2.43%) AIX
12 35 (2.30%) SUSE
13 31 (2.03%) zOS
14 30 (1.97%) OS/400
15 27 (1.77%) Windows XP
16 18 (1.18%) Windows Vista
17 16 (1.05%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.72%) CentOS
19 8 (0.52%) NetWare
20 7 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (43.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 494 (32.41%) ITIL
3 304 (19.95%) Information Security
4 281 (18.44%) Business Continuity Planning
5 276 (18.11%) BCP
6 202 (13.25%) Risk Management
7 201 (13.19%) Project Management
8 178 (11.68%) Service Delivery
9 148 (9.71%) Service Management
10 133 (8.73%) Security Management
11 122 (8.01%) Coaching
12 112 (7.35%) Change Management
13 106 (6.96%) PRINCE2
14 96 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 96 (6.30%) Problem Management
15 92 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
16 89 (5.84%) Data Protection
16 89 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
17 88 (5.77%) Capacity Management
18 86 (5.64%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (15.09%) SQL
2 57 (3.74%) Java
3 47 (3.08%) C
4 45 (2.95%) Shell Script
5 41 (2.69%) T-SQL
6 31 (2.03%) C#
6 31 (2.03%) Python
7 30 (1.97%) PowerShell
8 21 (1.38%) Perl
9 20 (1.31%) JavaScript
10 16 (1.05%) PHP
10 16 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 11 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.39%) VBA
13 5 (0.33%) Korn
13 5 (0.33%) VBScript
14 4 (0.26%) VB
14 4 (0.26%) C++
14 4 (0.26%) XPath
14 4 (0.26%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 300 (19.69%) Degree
2 143 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 128 (8.40%) CISSP
4 127 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (6.10%) MCSE
6 83 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 83 (5.45%) CISM
7 82 (5.38%) CCNA
8 58 (3.81%) CISA
8 58 (3.81%) CCNP
9 50 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
9 50 (3.28%) SC Cleared
10 48 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (2.17%) MCSA
12 32 (2.10%) MCP
13 31 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
14 30 (1.97%) CCA
14 30 (1.97%) HND
15 28 (1.84%) CRISC
15 28 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 166 (10.89%) SLA
3 95 (6.23%) PCI DSS
4 53 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 39 (2.56%) COBIT
6 27 (1.77%) QA
7 25 (1.64%) BS25999
8 17 (1.12%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 9 (0.59%) COSO
10 9 (0.59%) BS7799
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.20%) RosettaNet
12 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.066%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.066%) GAMP
13 1 (0.066%) GCP
13 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 306 (20.08%) Active Directory
2 273 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (7.28%) Hyper-V
4 104 (6.82%) XenApp
5 77 (5.05%) vSphere
6 32 (2.10%) XenDesktop
7 30 (1.97%) KVM
8 28 (1.84%) VMware ESX
9 27 (1.77%) Terminal Services
10 23 (1.51%) MetaFrame
11 22 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 17 (1.12%) vCloud
13 16 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (0.79%) VMware Server
15 11 (0.72%) XenServer
15 11 (0.72%) Firmware
15 11 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
16 10 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.59%) Xen
18 8 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (2.17%) SCCM
2 30 (1.97%) Tivoli
3 27 (1.77%) WSUS
4 26 (1.71%) SCOM
5 25 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 17 (1.12%) HP SIM
6 17 (1.12%) Backup Exec
7 16 (1.05%) Data Guard
8 13 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (0.72%) Foglight
10 10 (0.66%) Ansible
11 9 (0.59%) XenMobile
11 9 (0.59%) Puppet
11 9 (0.59%) Cacti
12 8 (0.52%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
12 8 (0.52%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.46%) Nagios
14 6 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 549 (36.02%) Microsoft
2 415 (27.23%) VMware
3 306 (20.08%) Cisco
4 222 (14.57%) HP
5 199 (13.06%) Citrix
6 153 (10.04%) Oracle
7 134 (8.79%) NetApp
8 106 (6.96%) CheckPoint
9 100 (6.56%) Symantec
10 91 (5.97%) Juniper
11 89 (5.84%) EMC
12 65 (4.27%) Red Hat
13 56 (3.67%) IBM
14 43 (2.82%) Dell
14 43 (2.82%) SAP
15 39 (2.56%) SolarWinds
15 39 (2.56%) BMC
16 37 (2.43%) Brocade
16 37 (2.43%) McAfee
17 33 (2.17%) CA
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Benefits + Exceptional Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT ICS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT ICS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Keele University
Salary: £39,685 - 47,328 per year + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: Car, 20% Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago