The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 392 419 419
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 723 754 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.78% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 619 552 572
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,060 £31,239 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.26%

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
86074 96066 99488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.83% 87.26% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71841 78584 80267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 679 £50,000 +2.04% 80
London +35 242 £59,500 +3.47% 31
South East -16 144 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Yorkshire +23 71 £46,500 +16.25% 9
West Midlands +32 66 £44,000 -7.36% 8
West Yorkshire +21 58 £47,000 +17.50% 5
Berkshire +24 55 £50,000 -16.66% 6
South West +16 55 £40,000 -9.62% 3
City of London +50 52 £62,500 - 7
East Midlands +43 50 £43,500 +107.14% 6
Leicestershire - 36 £43,500 -
Leeds +21 35 £49,000 +22.50% 4
Leicester - 35 £43,500 -
North West -28 30 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Birmingham +12 29 £61,000 +22.00% 3
Surrey +11 25 £37,500 -2.59%
Reading +18 23 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Wiltshire +25 22 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England +4 22 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Scotland -7 19 £43,750 +4.16% 2
Hampshire -17 19 £38,750 -22.50% 2
Bradford +16 17 £53,000 +39.47% 1
Manchester -6 16 £51,250 +13.88% 3
Salisbury +33 13 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +11 13 £30,000 -62.50% 3
Reigate +16 12 £37,500 +7.14%
East Sussex +12 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Brighton - 12 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +13 10 £25,697 -42.89% 1
Edinburgh 0 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 615 (41.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 438 (29.76%) ITIL
3 405 (27.51%) Information Security
4 368 (25.00%) Windows
5 362 (24.59%) Microsoft
6 320 (21.74%) Finance
7 313 (21.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 281 (19.09%) Firewall
9 270 (18.34%) Risk Management
10 261 (17.73%) Project Management
11 255 (17.32%) Management Information System
12 242 (16.44%) VMware
12 242 (16.44%) Active Directory
13 199 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 197 (13.38%) CISSP
14 197 (13.38%) SQL Server
15 190 (12.91%) Cisco
15 190 (12.91%) Business Continuity Planning
16 183 (12.43%) Degree
17 180 (12.23%) LAN
18 179 (12.16%) Windows Server
19 176 (11.96%) BCP
20 174 (11.82%) WAN
21 173 (11.75%) Linux
22 170 (11.55%) SQL
23 162 (11.01%) Security Management
24 160 (10.87%) Data Centre
25 157 (10.67%) SLA
26 156 (10.60%) SAN
27 147 (9.99%) Service Management

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 103 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 56 (3.80%) IIS
3 39 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (0.88%) Apache
8 12 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.61%) nginx
10 9 (0.61%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.48%) CMS
12 7 (0.48%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.34%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 130 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 94 (6.39%) MS Office
3 21 (1.43%) MS Project
4 18 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.068%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.49%) assyst
2 15 (1.02%) SAP BPC
3 10 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.41%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.14%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.14%) FastStats
5 2 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.14%) Maximo
5 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.068%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.068%) HFM
6 1 (0.068%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.80%) Office 365
3 47 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (1.56%) IaaS
5 23 (1.56%) SaaS
6 10 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.48%) PaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.14%) GitHub
8 2 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.14%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.14%) Route 53
8 2 (0.14%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 281 (19.09%) Firewall
2 180 (12.23%) LAN
3 174 (11.82%) WAN
4 156 (10.60%) SAN
5 139 (9.44%) DNS
6 93 (6.32%) TCP/IP
7 88 (5.98%) Network Security
8 79 (5.37%) VPN
9 77 (5.23%) DHCP
10 56 (3.80%) Internet
11 54 (3.67%) VoIP
12 49 (3.33%) Wireless
13 37 (2.51%) NAS
14 36 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (1.97%) MPLS
16 26 (1.77%) Intranet
17 25 (1.70%) BGP
17 25 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (1.63%) VLAN
19 22 (1.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (1.70%) MySQL
5 25 (1.70%) OLAP
6 22 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.22%) OLTP
8 18 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (1.02%) SAP BI
10 15 (1.02%) SAP BW
11 12 (0.82%) Big Data
11 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.75%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.68%) SAP HANA
14 8 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (1.49%) JIRA
2 19 (1.29%) Subversion
3 18 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.88%) Ant
4 13 (0.88%) Maven
5 12 (0.82%) SonarQube
5 12 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.27%) ERwin
7 4 (0.27%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.20%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.068%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.068%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.068%) Toad
General
1 320 (21.74%) Finance
2 122 (8.29%) Retail
3 120 (8.15%) Telecoms
4 116 (7.88%) Legal
5 59 (4.01%) Banking
6 53 (3.60%) Marketing
7 44 (2.99%) Back Office
8 37 (2.51%) Law
9 31 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.75%) Front Office
11 11 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.68%) Local Government
13 9 (0.61%) Publishing
14 8 (0.54%) Billing
14 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.54%) German Language
15 6 (0.41%) Automotive
16 5 (0.34%) Games
16 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 171 (11.62%) Analyst
2 148 (10.05%) IT Manager
3 110 (7.47%) Security Manager
4 102 (6.93%) Consultant
5 95 (6.45%) Architect
6 90 (6.11%) Administrator
7 81 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 71 (4.82%) Information Manager
8 71 (4.82%) Information Security Manager
9 70 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 57 (3.87%) Security Analyst
11 51 (3.46%) Infrastructure Manager
12 45 (3.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 45 (3.06%) Network Engineer
13 43 (2.92%) Project Manager
13 43 (2.92%) Support Analyst
14 42 (2.85%) Linux Administrator
14 42 (2.85%) Senior Manager
15 41 (2.79%) Infrastructure Support
15 41 (2.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.72%) HTML
2 34 (2.31%) .NET
3 26 (1.77%) Middleware
4 21 (1.43%) CSS
5 20 (1.36%) Web Services
5 20 (1.36%) XML
6 16 (1.09%) JSON
7 15 (1.02%) jQuery
8 14 (0.95%) REST
9 12 (0.82%) HTML5
10 9 (0.61%) AngularJS
10 9 (0.61%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.61%) SOAP
11 6 (0.41%) COM
11 6 (0.41%) EDI
11 6 (0.41%) WCF
12 5 (0.34%) J2EE
12 5 (0.34%) LAMP
12 5 (0.34%) LESS
12 5 (0.34%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 255 (17.32%) Management Information System
2 160 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 108 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (4.28%) Data Protection Act
5 51 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.85%) Replication
7 34 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 34 (2.31%) Clustering
8 31 (2.11%) Statistics
9 29 (1.97%) CESG
10 23 (1.56%) Cryptography
11 19 (1.29%) User Experience
12 17 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 16 (1.09%) BBC
13 16 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 16 (1.09%) Public Cloud
14 15 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.02%) Fat Client
14 15 (1.02%) HP Storage
14 15 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 368 (25.00%) Windows
2 179 (12.16%) Windows Server
3 173 (11.75%) Linux
4 112 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 100 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 98 (6.66%) Unix
7 56 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (2.99%) Windows 7
9 41 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.70%) HPUX
11 20 (1.36%) Windows 10
12 19 (1.29%) Windows 8
13 18 (1.22%) AIX
14 15 (1.02%) Android
15 12 (0.82%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.75%) CentOS
17 9 (0.61%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.48%) Solaris
19 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
20 5 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (41.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 438 (29.76%) ITIL
3 405 (27.51%) Information Security
4 270 (18.34%) Risk Management
5 261 (17.73%) Project Management
6 190 (12.91%) Business Continuity Planning
7 176 (11.96%) BCP
8 162 (11.01%) Security Management
9 147 (9.99%) Data Protection
9 147 (9.99%) Service Management
10 143 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 136 (9.24%) Information Security Management
12 132 (8.97%) Service Delivery
13 116 (7.88%) Business Continuity Management
14 104 (7.07%) Cybersecurity
15 98 (6.66%) Change Management
16 96 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
17 89 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
18 82 (5.57%) Mentoring
19 80 (5.43%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 170 (11.55%) SQL
2 67 (4.55%) C
3 41 (2.79%) Perl
4 40 (2.72%) C#
4 40 (2.72%) Python
5 34 (2.31%) PowerShell
6 33 (2.24%) Java
6 33 (2.24%) Shell Script
7 32 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 32 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 23 (1.56%) C++
9 21 (1.43%) PHP
9 21 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.09%) VBScript
11 14 (0.95%) Ruby
12 13 (0.88%) Groovy
13 8 (0.54%) VBA
14 2 (0.14%) Korn
14 2 (0.14%) VB
15 1 (0.068%) VB6
Qualifications
1 197 (13.38%) CISSP
2 183 (12.43%) Degree
3 118 (8.02%) CISM
4 99 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 83 (5.64%) CISA
7 81 (5.50%) Security Cleared
8 64 (4.35%) CCNP
9 60 (4.08%) CCNA
10 49 (3.33%) SC Cleared
11 40 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
11 40 (2.72%) MCSE
12 29 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 26 (1.77%) CRISC
14 25 (1.70%) MCSA
15 21 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 19 (1.29%) CCNP Voice
16 19 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (0.95%) CCA
17 14 (0.95%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (21.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 157 (10.67%) SLA
3 145 (9.85%) PCI DSS
4 81 (5.50%) ISO22301
5 68 (4.62%) ISO 9001
6 54 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 49 (3.33%) QA
8 44 (2.99%) COBIT
9 22 (1.49%) ISO27002
10 18 (1.22%) ISO 14001
11 15 (1.02%) BS25999
12 11 (0.75%) Data Quality
13 10 (0.68%) RMADS
14 9 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 8 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
15 8 (0.54%) SSAE 16
16 5 (0.34%) BS7799
17 4 (0.27%) HMG Infosec
17 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 4 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 242 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 199 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 48 (3.26%) vSphere
5 29 (1.97%) XenApp
6 26 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
7 23 (1.56%) VMware ESX
8 18 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.68%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.54%) NFS
12 7 (0.48%) Samba
12 7 (0.48%) XenServer
13 6 (0.41%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.41%) vCloud
14 5 (0.34%) Firmware
14 5 (0.34%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.27%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.20%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 42 (2.85%) SCCM
2 26 (1.77%) Puppet
3 20 (1.36%) Backup Exec
4 19 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.15%) SCOM
6 12 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 12 (0.82%) SCDPM
7 11 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
8 10 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
8 10 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (0.54%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.48%) Hyperic
10 7 (0.48%) Nagios
10 7 (0.48%) Nessus
11 6 (0.41%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.34%) Ansible
12 5 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 362 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 242 (16.44%) VMware
3 190 (12.91%) Cisco
4 128 (8.70%) Oracle
5 122 (8.29%) HP
6 87 (5.91%) Citrix
7 59 (4.01%) Red Hat
8 57 (3.87%) Dell
9 54 (3.67%) CheckPoint
10 45 (3.06%) NetApp
11 40 (2.72%) Remedy
12 39 (2.65%) SAP
13 38 (2.58%) Symantec
14 37 (2.51%) Juniper
15 35 (2.38%) IBM
16 31 (2.11%) 3PAR
17 30 (2.04%) EMC
18 29 (1.97%) Veritas
19 21 (1.43%) Avaya
20 19 (1.29%) Veeam
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Whitbread
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Posted: 4 days ago