The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 366 313 331
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +18
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 789 871 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.80% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.02% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 594 708 760
Average salary £49,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93783 85676 90586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.54% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75746 70459 77320
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -47 742 £50,000 - 89
London -92 291 £59,500 +15.53% 25
South East -35 150 £50,000 +14.94% 22
Yorkshire +21 97 £46,500 +9.41% 8
West Yorkshire +29 88 £45,000 +2.85% 6
City of London +10 88 £57,500 +4.54% 4
East of England -2 57 £47,500 +15.15% 9
North West -19 50 £37,750 -24.50% 9
West Midlands +8 42 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Surrey -16 42 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Leeds -17 41 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 30 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Manchester -10 30 £36,500 -28.78% 7
Hertfordshire +7 28 £38,500 -9.41% 3
South West -4 26 £50,000 -1.96% 2
Berkshire -5 24 £49,000 -6.66% 6
Milton Keynes +6 22 £36,750 -8.12% 1
Cheshire -1 20 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Midlands -14 18 £41,000 +17.14% 5
Hampshire -28 18 £42,000 -23.63% 1
Scotland -29 17 £36,250 -14.70%
Cambridgeshire -3 15 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Halifax - 14 £28,813 - 2
Wales -1 12 £50,000 -0.74% 3
Cambridge -10 12 £72,500 +45.00% 3
Birmingham +3 11 £35,176 -21.83% 2
West Sussex -8 11 £60,000 +37.93% 3
Oxfordshire -8 11 £30,000 -7.69%
Letchworth - 11 £32,500 - 1
Bradford +7 10 £34,000 +1.49% 2

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 757 (45.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 533 (31.99%) Finance
3 461 (27.67%) Windows
4 381 (22.87%) ITIL
5 372 (22.33%) Microsoft
6 367 (22.03%) Business Continuity Planning
7 359 (21.55%) Information Security
8 325 (19.51%) BCP
9 323 (19.39%) VMware
10 314 (18.85%) Linux
11 289 (17.35%) Firewall
12 273 (16.39%) SAN
13 256 (15.37%) SQL
14 254 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 253 (15.19%) Risk Management
16 240 (14.41%) Project Management
17 230 (13.81%) Cisco
18 218 (13.09%) SQL Server
19 210 (12.61%) Active Directory
20 206 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 206 (12.36%) Degree
21 193 (11.58%) Management Information System
21 193 (11.58%) Service Management
22 190 (11.40%) Service Delivery
23 179 (10.74%) DNS
24 175 (10.50%) Oracle
25 168 (10.08%) HP
26 166 (9.96%) MS Excel
27 156 (9.36%) Citrix
28 151 (9.06%) UNIX

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 145 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 88 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 86 (5.16%) IIS
4 73 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (1.98%) Apache
7 23 (1.38%) Lync
8 22 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 20 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (0.90%) CMS
13 14 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.66%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (0.54%) SAS
18 9 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 166 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 87 (5.22%) MS Office
3 23 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.66%) MS Project
6 8 (0.48%) FastStats
7 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 31 (1.86%) Summit
2 23 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.24%) BASE24
7 3 (0.18%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.12%) Epicor Vantage
9 1 (0.060%) Documaker
9 1 (0.060%) Global One
9 1 (0.060%) HFM
9 1 (0.060%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.060%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.92%) SaaS
2 25 (1.50%) Office 365
3 23 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.60%) IaaS
5 9 (0.54%) PaaS
6 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.30%) Joyent
8 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.18%) GitHub
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.060%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 289 (17.35%) Firewall
2 273 (16.39%) SAN
3 179 (10.74%) DNS
4 114 (6.84%) WAN
5 110 (6.60%) LAN
5 110 (6.60%) TCP/IP
6 97 (5.82%) Internet
7 79 (4.74%) VPN
8 75 (4.50%) DHCP
9 67 (4.02%) Network Security
10 62 (3.72%) Wireless
11 51 (3.06%) NAS
12 40 (2.40%) Intranet
13 37 (2.22%) OSPF
14 35 (2.10%) MPLS
15 33 (1.98%) VLAN
15 33 (1.98%) VoIP
16 30 (1.80%) EIGRP
17 27 (1.62%) LDAP
18 26 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 57 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (2.58%) MySQL
6 41 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (1.32%) DB2
10 22 (1.32%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (1.14%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.14%) Riak
13 18 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (1.02%) Visual Studio
2 14 (0.84%) JIRA
2 14 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.60%) Subversion
4 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.48%) NUnit
5 8 (0.48%) CruiseControl
5 8 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.30%) Selenium
6 5 (0.30%) TestNG
6 5 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.18%) Maven
7 3 (0.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.060%) Hudson
8 1 (0.060%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.060%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.060%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.060%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 533 (31.99%) Finance
2 116 (6.96%) Banking
3 99 (5.94%) Legal
4 80 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.24%) Investment Banking
6 50 (3.00%) Retail
7 43 (2.58%) Marketing
8 37 (2.22%) Law
8 37 (2.22%) Back Office
9 22 (1.32%) Advertising
10 20 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.48%) Games
11 8 (0.48%) Local Government
12 7 (0.42%) Front Office
13 6 (0.36%) Electronics
14 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.30%) Publishing
14 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 199 (11.94%) Analyst
2 167 (10.02%) Consultant
3 134 (8.04%) Architect
4 95 (5.70%) Administrator
5 90 (5.40%) DBA
6 80 (4.80%) Service Manager
7 66 (3.96%) Developer
8 59 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 56 (3.36%) Infrastructure Manager
10 55 (3.30%) SQL DBA
11 51 (3.06%) Security Officer
12 48 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
12 48 (2.88%) Security Manager
13 46 (2.76%) Support Analyst
13 46 (2.76%) Support Engineer
14 43 (2.58%) Systems Administrator
15 41 (2.46%) Business Manager
16 39 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
16 39 (2.34%) Head of Security
17 37 (2.22%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (4.20%) Middleware
2 64 (3.84%) .NET
3 54 (3.24%) Web Services
4 42 (2.52%) XML
5 29 (1.74%) HTML
6 28 (1.68%) ASP.NET
7 27 (1.62%) CSS
8 18 (1.08%) SOAP
8 18 (1.08%) jQuery
9 15 (0.90%) COM
10 13 (0.78%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.54%) JMX
12 8 (0.48%) LAMP
12 8 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (0.48%) XHTML
12 8 (0.48%) JMS
13 6 (0.36%) JSON
13 6 (0.36%) Spring
13 6 (0.36%) CORBA
13 6 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 193 (11.58%) Management Information System
2 130 (7.80%) Replication
3 78 (4.68%) Clustering
4 62 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 32 (1.92%) Statistics
6 29 (1.74%) Blackberry
7 27 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
7 27 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.56%) Open Source
9 22 (1.32%) CLARiiON
10 19 (1.14%) HP StorageWorks
11 18 (1.08%) GIS
12 17 (1.02%) Reference Data
13 16 (0.96%) PMI
13 16 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 14 (0.84%) NHS
14 14 (0.84%) Device Driver
14 14 (0.84%) CESG
14 14 (0.84%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 461 (27.67%) Windows
2 314 (18.85%) Linux
3 151 (9.06%) UNIX
4 122 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (3.48%) Solaris
7 58 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (2.58%) Windows 7
9 34 (2.04%) HPUX
10 20 (1.20%) SUSE
11 16 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 15 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.90%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.72%) AIX
14 11 (0.66%) Debian
15 9 (0.54%) SVR4
15 9 (0.54%) CentOS
16 8 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (45.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 381 (22.87%) ITIL
3 367 (22.03%) Business Continuity Planning
4 359 (21.55%) Information Security
5 325 (19.51%) BCP
6 253 (15.19%) Risk Management
7 240 (14.41%) Project Management
8 193 (11.58%) Service Management
9 190 (11.40%) Service Delivery
10 144 (8.64%) Business Continuity Management
11 128 (7.68%) Change Management
12 115 (6.90%) Problem Management
13 98 (5.88%) Incident Management
14 95 (5.70%) Configuration Management
15 90 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
16 88 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
17 83 (4.98%) Security Management
18 82 (4.92%) ITSM
19 81 (4.86%) Data Protection
20 80 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 256 (15.37%) SQL
2 83 (4.98%) T-SQL
3 74 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 73 (4.38%) Java
5 57 (3.42%) Perl
6 48 (2.88%) Shell Script
7 44 (2.64%) C#
8 31 (1.86%) JavaScript
9 29 (1.74%) C
10 23 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 23 (1.38%) Python
11 18 (1.08%) VBScript
11 18 (1.08%) VB
12 15 (0.90%) PHP
12 15 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.66%) VBA
14 10 (0.60%) C++
15 8 (0.48%) Ruby
16 6 (0.36%) COBOL
17 4 (0.24%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 206 (12.36%) Degree
2 133 (7.98%) CISSP
3 132 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 123 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (5.04%) MCSE
6 81 (4.86%) CCNA
7 78 (4.68%) CISA
8 77 (4.62%) Security Cleared
9 63 (3.78%) CISM
10 51 (3.06%) SC Cleared
11 46 (2.76%) MCSA
12 44 (2.64%) CCNP
13 36 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
14 34 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 31 (1.86%) ISEB
16 30 (1.80%) MCITP
17 23 (1.38%) PMI Certification
17 23 (1.38%) HND
18 16 (0.96%) HNC
19 14 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (7.20%) SLA
3 83 (4.98%) PCI DSS
4 60 (3.60%) COBIT
5 53 (3.18%) QA
6 48 (2.88%) ISO 9001
7 28 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 22 (1.32%) BS25999
9 15 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 13 (0.78%) BS7799
11 11 (0.66%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.30%) CESG Infosec
13 4 (0.24%) GCP
13 4 (0.24%) GMP
13 4 (0.24%) GLP
14 3 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
15 2 (0.12%) HL7
15 2 (0.12%) GPG13
15 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
16 1 (0.060%) Basel III
System Software
1 254 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 210 (12.61%) Active Directory
3 85 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 78 (4.68%) vSphere
5 54 (3.24%) XenApp
6 35 (2.10%) VMware ESX
7 32 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
7 32 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (1.56%) XenServer
9 20 (1.20%) vCloud
10 18 (1.08%) Xen
11 15 (0.90%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
13 12 (0.72%) Terminal Services
13 12 (0.72%) KVM
14 10 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 8 (0.48%) Veritas File System
15 8 (0.48%) UAG
16 7 (0.42%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 32 (1.92%) SCCM
2 31 (1.86%) SCOM
3 29 (1.74%) Data Guard
4 27 (1.62%) Nagios
4 27 (1.62%) NetBackup
5 25 (1.50%) Backup Exec
6 20 (1.20%) Tivoli
6 20 (1.20%) WSUS
7 19 (1.14%) Nessus
8 14 (0.84%) Puppet
9 13 (0.78%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.72%) HP SIM
11 11 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (0.60%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.42%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 372 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 323 (19.39%) VMware
3 230 (13.81%) Cisco
4 175 (10.50%) Oracle
5 168 (10.08%) HP
6 156 (9.36%) Citrix
7 109 (6.54%) NetApp
8 105 (6.30%) EMC
9 78 (4.68%) Red Hat
10 67 (4.02%) Symantec
11 54 (3.24%) IBM
12 52 (3.12%) CheckPoint
13 40 (2.40%) Dell
14 38 (2.28%) Juniper
15 35 (2.10%) McAfee
16 29 (1.74%) Computacenter
17 27 (1.62%) SolarWinds
18 21 (1.26%) BMC
19 20 (1.20%) Sybase
19 20 (1.20%) 3PAR
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 5k car + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive package
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Car/Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £72000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £41,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £52000 - £72000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday