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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 377 404 442
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +38
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 755 780 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.71% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.81% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 647 580 531
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,261 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -6.81%

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
86068 96139 98720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.01% 87.48% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 72002 79039 78827
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,592
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 +26 706 £50,000 +2.04% 60
London +56 280 £60,000 +4.34% 22
South East -13 136 £47,500 +2.87% 13
Yorkshire +22 75 £46,500 +16.25% 6
City of London +77 70 £62,500 +4.16% 2
West Midlands +33 63 £40,000 -11.11% 5
South West +5 63 £31,270 -29.35% 4
West Yorkshire +11 57 £48,000 +20.00% 4
Berkshire +28 47 £50,000 -16.66% 4
East Midlands +40 45 £42,500 +102.38%
Leeds +23 36 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Leicestershire - 36 £43,500 -
Leicester - 35 £43,500 -
North West -20 34 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Reading +18 26 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Birmingham +2 26 £50,000 +14.94% 1
Scotland +23 24 £47,500 +13.09% 3
Hampshire -13 24 £33,375 -33.25% 1
Wiltshire +13 19 £42,500 -3.97%
Surrey -11 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Manchester -22 16 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Bradford +6 15 £61,250 +61.18% 2
East of England -14 15 £37,500 -25.00% 7
Sheffield +22 13 £42,500 +11.84%
South Yorkshire +17 13 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Wales +9 12 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Southampton +4 11 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Cheshire +29 10 £47,500 +53.22%
Devon +16 10 £31,270 -
Exeter +15 10 £31,270 -

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 625 (42.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 446 (30.38%) ITIL
3 390 (26.57%) Information Security
4 360 (24.52%) Windows
5 350 (23.84%) Microsoft
6 332 (22.62%) Finance
7 311 (21.19%) Firewall
8 296 (20.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 267 (18.19%) Risk Management
10 258 (17.57%) VMware
11 249 (16.96%) Project Management
12 246 (16.76%) Management Information System
13 222 (15.12%) Active Directory
14 218 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 212 (14.44%) Business Continuity Planning
16 209 (14.24%) LAN
17 206 (14.03%) SQL Server
18 205 (13.96%) CISSP
19 204 (13.90%) Cisco
20 202 (13.76%) BCP
21 199 (13.56%) WAN
22 181 (12.33%) Degree
23 176 (11.99%) PCI DSS
24 174 (11.85%) Linux
25 173 (11.78%) SQL
26 170 (11.58%) Data Centre
27 162 (11.04%) SAN
28 160 (10.90%) SLA
29 155 (10.56%) Windows Server
30 151 (10.29%) Security 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 98 (6.68%) MS Exchange
2 56 (3.81%) IIS
3 37 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 33 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (1.50%) Apache
7 17 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (0.89%) nginx
9 11 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.27%) CMS
14 4 (0.27%) SAS
14 4 (0.27%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 142 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 92 (6.27%) MS Office
3 19 (1.29%) MS Project
4 16 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.50%) assyst
2 9 (0.61%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.41%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.27%) Maximo
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.068%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.068%) HFM
7 1 (0.068%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.068%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 77 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.07%) Office 365
3 42 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (1.84%) IaaS
6 23 (1.57%) SaaS
7 18 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.48%) PaaS
10 5 (0.34%) GitHub
10 5 (0.34%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.14%) Heroku
11 2 (0.14%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.068%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 311 (21.19%) Firewall
2 209 (14.24%) LAN
3 199 (13.56%) WAN
4 162 (11.04%) SAN
5 143 (9.74%) DNS
6 103 (7.02%) Network Security
7 89 (6.06%) VPN
8 85 (5.79%) TCP/IP
9 81 (5.52%) DHCP
10 67 (4.56%) VoIP
11 52 (3.54%) Wireless
12 49 (3.34%) Internet
13 42 (2.86%) MPLS
14 37 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (2.32%) VLAN
16 31 (2.11%) NAS
16 31 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
17 28 (1.91%) LDAP
18 26 (1.77%) BGP
18 26 (1.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (2.32%) Relational Database
4 29 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (1.77%) MySQL
5 26 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (1.63%) OLAP
8 22 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (1.16%) OLTP
10 16 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 13 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.61%) SAP BI
13 9 (0.61%) SAP BW
14 8 (0.54%) MS Access
14 8 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (1.57%) JIRA
2 22 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.36%) Subversion
4 19 (1.29%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.09%) Ant
5 16 (1.09%) Maven
6 15 (1.02%) SonarQube
6 15 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.27%) ERwin
8 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.20%) Bundler
9 3 (0.20%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.20%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.14%) Bower
10 2 (0.14%) Capybara
10 2 (0.14%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.14%) RSpec
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 332 (22.62%) Finance
2 133 (9.06%) Retail
3 122 (8.31%) Telecoms
4 113 (7.70%) Legal
5 65 (4.43%) Banking
6 45 (3.07%) Back Office
7 43 (2.93%) Marketing
8 36 (2.45%) Manufacturing
9 34 (2.32%) Law
10 21 (1.43%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.89%) Publishing
13 12 (0.82%) Front Office
14 8 (0.54%) German Language
15 7 (0.48%) Automotive
15 7 (0.48%) Billing
15 7 (0.48%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.48%) Local Government
16 6 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 178 (12.13%) Analyst
2 142 (9.67%) IT Manager
3 99 (6.74%) Architect
4 97 (6.61%) Security Manager
5 91 (6.20%) Consultant
6 90 (6.13%) Administrator
7 72 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 70 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
9 61 (4.16%) Infrastructure Manager
10 59 (4.02%) Information Manager
10 59 (4.02%) Information Security Manager
11 53 (3.61%) Security Analyst
12 49 (3.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 46 (3.13%) Support Analyst
14 45 (3.07%) Infrastructure Support
15 44 (3.00%) Network Engineer
15 44 (3.00%) Support Engineer
16 42 (2.86%) Applications Support
17 41 (2.79%) Linux Administrator
18 40 (2.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.93%) HTML
2 35 (2.38%) .NET
3 31 (2.11%) Middleware
4 21 (1.43%) JSON
4 21 (1.43%) Web Services
5 19 (1.29%) CSS
5 19 (1.29%) XML
6 17 (1.16%) jQuery
7 14 (0.95%) REST
8 9 (0.61%) AngularJS
8 9 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.61%) HTML5
8 9 (0.61%) SOAP
9 8 (0.54%) LAMP
10 6 (0.41%) WCF
11 5 (0.34%) COM
11 5 (0.34%) J2EE
11 5 (0.34%) LESS
11 5 (0.34%) MDX
11 5 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 246 (16.76%) Management Information System
2 170 (11.58%) Data Centre
3 109 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (4.36%) Data Protection Act
5 53 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 43 (2.93%) Client/Server
7 36 (2.45%) Replication
7 36 (2.45%) Statistics
8 31 (2.11%) Clustering
9 25 (1.70%) Cryptography
10 22 (1.50%) User Experience
11 20 (1.36%) CESG
12 19 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.23%) Driving Licence
13 18 (1.23%) Public Cloud
13 18 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 16 (1.09%) BBC
15 15 (1.02%) Fat Client
15 15 (1.02%) Thin Client
16 14 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 360 (24.52%) Windows
2 174 (11.85%) Linux
3 155 (10.56%) Windows Server
4 95 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (6.34%) Unix
6 89 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (2.72%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.57%) HPUX
11 18 (1.23%) AIX
12 17 (1.16%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.95%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.68%) CentOS
15 9 (0.61%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.54%) Android
17 7 (0.48%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (42.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 446 (30.38%) ITIL
3 390 (26.57%) Information Security
4 267 (18.19%) Risk Management
5 249 (16.96%) Project Management
6 212 (14.44%) Business Continuity Planning
7 202 (13.76%) BCP
8 151 (10.29%) Data Protection
8 151 (10.29%) Security Management
9 147 (10.01%) Service Delivery
10 146 (9.95%) Service Management
11 139 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 123 (8.38%) Information Security Management
13 112 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
14 105 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 104 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
16 103 (7.02%) Business Continuity Management
17 94 (6.40%) Change Management
18 85 (5.79%) Mentoring
19 83 (5.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (11.78%) SQL
2 76 (5.18%) C
3 52 (3.54%) Python
4 50 (3.41%) Perl
5 44 (3.00%) C#
6 43 (2.93%) Java
7 40 (2.72%) PowerShell
8 37 (2.52%) Bash Shell
9 30 (2.04%) JavaScript
10 29 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 26 (1.77%) C++
12 23 (1.57%) PHP
13 19 (1.29%) VBScript
14 17 (1.16%) Ruby
14 17 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.09%) Groovy
16 7 (0.48%) VBA
17 2 (0.14%) VB
18 1 (0.068%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 1 (0.068%) VB6
Qualifications
1 205 (13.96%) CISSP
2 181 (12.33%) Degree
3 132 (8.99%) CISM
4 103 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 89 (6.06%) CISA
7 81 (5.52%) Security Cleared
8 69 (4.70%) CCNP
9 62 (4.22%) CCNA
10 49 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
11 46 (3.13%) SC Cleared
12 38 (2.59%) MCSE
13 29 (1.98%) CRISC
14 28 (1.91%) MCSA
14 28 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (1.29%) CCNP Voice
16 18 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
17 17 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 15 (1.02%) DV Cleared
19 14 (0.95%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (20.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 176 (11.99%) PCI DSS
3 160 (10.90%) SLA
4 78 (5.31%) ISO22301
5 56 (3.81%) ISO 9001
6 51 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 49 (3.34%) QA
8 39 (2.66%) COBIT
9 18 (1.23%) ISO27002
10 16 (1.09%) ISO 14001
11 15 (1.02%) BS25999
12 10 (0.68%) Data Quality
12 10 (0.68%) RMADS
13 8 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
13 8 (0.54%) SSAE 16
14 6 (0.41%) BS7799
14 6 (0.41%) ISO19770
15 5 (0.34%) HMG Infosec
15 5 (0.34%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 222 (15.12%) Active Directory
2 218 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 51 (3.47%) vSphere
5 33 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
5 33 (2.25%) VMware ESX
6 31 (2.11%) XenApp
7 17 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.48%) NFS
10 7 (0.48%) Samba
10 7 (0.48%) XenServer
11 6 (0.41%) vCloud
12 5 (0.34%) Firmware
12 5 (0.34%) MetaFrame
12 5 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.34%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (2.79%) SCCM
2 28 (1.91%) Puppet
3 24 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
5 17 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 14 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
6 14 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (0.95%) SCOM
7 12 (0.82%) Perfmon
8 11 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (0.75%) SCDPM
8 11 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (0.61%) Nagios
11 8 (0.54%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.48%) Nessus
12 7 (0.48%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.41%) Hyperic
14 5 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 350 (23.84%) Microsoft
2 258 (17.57%) VMware
3 204 (13.90%) Cisco
4 137 (9.33%) Oracle
5 116 (7.90%) HP
6 83 (5.65%) Citrix
7 53 (3.61%) Red Hat
8 51 (3.47%) CheckPoint
9 46 (3.13%) Dell
10 41 (2.79%) NetApp
11 38 (2.59%) Juniper
12 37 (2.52%) IBM
13 36 (2.45%) Symantec
14 35 (2.38%) EMC
15 33 (2.25%) Remedy
15 33 (2.25%) SAP
16 32 (2.18%) 3PAR
17 29 (1.98%) Veritas
18 28 (1.91%) Veeam
19 23 (1.57%) Mitel
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Pembrokeshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + Good Benefits + Car/Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 30% bonus + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: 22,000-27,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 8 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago