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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 354 338 329
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 816 843 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.96% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 641 594 740
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,200 £31,475
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -13 781 £47,500 -5.00% 83
London -47 305 £55,000 +4.76% 28
South East -76 112 £47,500 -17.39% 15
Yorkshire +19 100 £40,000 +3.89% 7
West Yorkshire +44 92 £40,000 -4.19% 6
North West +32 89 £46,250 -2.63% 9
City of London +12 72 £55,000 -8.33% 4
West Midlands +6 59 £42,500 -8.10% 5
Manchester +24 57 £37,500 +1.35% 7
East of England +14 56 £46,250 -7.50% 13
Leeds +6 47 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Birmingham +15 41 £50,000 - 2
South West -12 32 £50,000 -1.96% 2
Surrey -19 29 £47,500 -21.81% 1
Berkshire -43 24 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Hampshire -22 22 £46,000 +26.02%
Cheshire +20 21 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East Midlands +8 21 £34,000 -28.42% 4
Essex +5 20 £50,000 -11.50%
Bradford +1 15 £38,750 +0.64% 1
Hertfordshire -13 14 £41,000 -18.00% 6
Bracknell - 14 £58,500 - 2
Northampton -3 13 £20,500 -56.84%
Northamptonshire -13 13 £20,500 -56.84%
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Halifax - 11 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +8 10 £51,500 +3.00% 2
Scotland -7 10 £50,000 +25.78% 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £40,000 - 4
Cambridge - 10 £40,000 - 3

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 665 (43.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 519 (33.94%) Microsoft
3 493 (32.24%) ITIL
4 435 (28.45%) Finance
5 414 (27.08%) VMware
6 412 (26.95%) Windows
7 308 (20.14%) Information Security
8 296 (19.36%) Degree
9 289 (18.90%) Business Continuity Planning
10 282 (18.44%) BCP
11 277 (18.12%) Cisco
12 267 (17.46%) SQL Server
12 267 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 262 (17.14%) Firewall
14 255 (16.68%) Active Directory
15 249 (16.29%) SAN
16 241 (15.76%) SQL
17 235 (15.37%) MS Excel
18 231 (15.11%) HP
19 218 (14.26%) Project Management
20 216 (14.13%) Linux
21 213 (13.93%) Risk Management
22 202 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 185 (12.10%) Citrix
24 180 (11.77%) Management Information System
25 177 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
26 174 (11.38%) SLA
27 159 (10.40%) Service Delivery
28 158 (10.33%) Oracle
29 156 (10.20%) DNS

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 153 (10.01%) MS Exchange
2 78 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 61 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 60 (3.92%) IIS
5 42 (2.75%) WebLogic
6 40 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 34 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (1.64%) Apache
10 24 (1.57%) Lync
11 23 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (0.98%) SAS
13 12 (0.78%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.59%) OpenStack
17 7 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
17 7 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 235 (15.37%) MS Excel
2 109 (7.13%) MS Office
3 60 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.92%) MS Project
6 4 (0.26%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) Revit
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.78%) Summit
2 8 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.46%) Changepoint
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.39%) BASE24
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.20%) Agresso
6 3 (0.20%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.065%) SAP xMII
8 1 (0.065%) Line 50
8 1 (0.065%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.22%) Office 365
2 27 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.05%) SaaS
6 4 (0.26%) PaaS
6 4 (0.26%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.065%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 262 (17.14%) Firewall
2 249 (16.29%) SAN
3 156 (10.20%) DNS
4 146 (9.55%) WAN
5 137 (8.96%) LAN
6 135 (8.83%) TCP/IP
7 89 (5.82%) Network Security
8 85 (5.56%) DHCP
9 70 (4.58%) VPN
9 70 (4.58%) Internet
10 61 (3.99%) Cisco ASA
11 52 (3.40%) Wireless
12 49 (3.20%) VoIP
13 47 (3.07%) OSPF
13 47 (3.07%) BGP
14 43 (2.81%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (2.68%) SSL
16 40 (2.62%) MPLS
17 34 (2.22%) NAS
18 31 (2.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 84 (5.49%) Oracle Database
3 52 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 39 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 35 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (2.22%) DB2
9 29 (1.90%) Oracle Exadata
10 26 (1.70%) MySQL
11 24 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (0.92%) QlikView
14 14 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 14 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (1.05%) Subversion
2 14 (0.92%) Maven
3 12 (0.78%) Selenium
3 12 (0.78%) TestNG
3 12 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.20%) JIRA
6 3 (0.20%) Ant
6 3 (0.20%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.13%) Hudson
7 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.13%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.065%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.065%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.065%) JDeveloper
General
1 435 (28.45%) Finance
2 104 (6.80%) Banking
3 96 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 70 (4.58%) Retail
5 64 (4.19%) Legal
6 60 (3.92%) Marketing
7 51 (3.34%) Law
8 35 (2.29%) Back Office
9 26 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.64%) Advertising
11 23 (1.50%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.37%) Front Office
13 17 (1.11%) Electronics
14 13 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.85%) Publishing
15 8 (0.52%) Welsh Language
16 7 (0.46%) Games
17 6 (0.39%) Billing
18 5 (0.33%) Retail Banking
19 4 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 256 (16.74%) Analyst
2 127 (8.31%) Architect
3 107 (7.00%) Consultant
4 102 (6.67%) Administrator
5 82 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 74 (4.84%) Service Manager
7 70 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
8 65 (4.25%) Support Analyst
9 64 (4.19%) Security Analyst
10 60 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
11 58 (3.79%) Infrastructure Manager
11 58 (3.79%) Security Manager
12 53 (3.47%) Security Officer
13 52 (3.40%) Business Manager
14 51 (3.34%) Infrastructure Architect
15 45 (2.94%) Information Manager
16 43 (2.81%) Developer
16 43 (2.81%) DBA
16 43 (2.81%) Customer Services Manager
17 41 (2.68%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.25%) Middleware
2 47 (3.07%) .NET
3 34 (2.22%) Web Services
4 29 (1.90%) HTML
4 29 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 28 (1.83%) CSS
6 22 (1.44%) ASP.NET
7 17 (1.11%) XML
8 15 (0.98%) J2EE
9 13 (0.85%) SOAP
10 12 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.78%) MDX
10 12 (0.78%) RESTful
11 11 (0.72%) jQuery
12 10 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (0.52%) HTML5
14 7 (0.46%) CSS3
14 7 (0.46%) JSON
14 7 (0.46%) Hibernate
14 7 (0.46%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 180 (11.77%) Management Information System
2 177 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (5.76%) Replication
3 88 (5.76%) Clustering
4 53 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.49%) Blackberry
6 33 (2.16%) FlexPod
7 30 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
8 22 (1.44%) Hedge funds
9 21 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.11%) Fixed Income
11 16 (1.05%) CESG
11 16 (1.05%) FMCG
12 15 (0.98%) PMI
13 13 (0.85%) RMADS
13 13 (0.85%) Open Source
14 12 (0.78%) Handset
14 12 (0.78%) PKI
15 11 (0.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 412 (26.95%) Windows
2 216 (14.13%) Linux
3 142 (9.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 138 (9.03%) UNIX
5 98 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 59 (3.86%) Windows 7
9 58 (3.79%) Solaris
10 53 (3.47%) HPUX
11 34 (2.22%) AIX
11 34 (2.22%) SUSE
12 30 (1.96%) zOS
13 29 (1.90%) OS/400
14 15 (0.98%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.92%) CentOS
16 13 (0.85%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.39%) NetWare
17 6 (0.39%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (43.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 493 (32.24%) ITIL
3 308 (20.14%) Information Security
4 289 (18.90%) Business Continuity Planning
5 282 (18.44%) BCP
6 218 (14.26%) Project Management
7 213 (13.93%) Risk Management
8 159 (10.40%) Service Delivery
9 137 (8.96%) Service Management
10 135 (8.83%) Security Management
11 122 (7.98%) Change Management
12 115 (7.52%) PRINCE2
13 112 (7.33%) Coaching
14 101 (6.61%) Change Control
14 101 (6.61%) Problem Management
15 96 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
16 95 (6.21%) Capacity Management
17 87 (5.69%) Data Protection
17 87 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
18 86 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 241 (15.76%) SQL
2 63 (4.12%) Java
3 49 (3.20%) Shell Script
4 45 (2.94%) C
5 43 (2.81%) T-SQL
6 38 (2.49%) PowerShell
7 36 (2.35%) Python
8 31 (2.03%) C#
9 26 (1.70%) Perl
10 25 (1.64%) JavaScript
11 20 (1.31%) PHP
12 12 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.65%) VBScript
15 6 (0.39%) Korn
16 5 (0.33%) C++
17 4 (0.26%) VB
17 4 (0.26%) Pig Latin
18 3 (0.20%) XPath
18 3 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 296 (19.36%) Degree
2 119 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 118 (7.72%) CISSP
4 115 (7.52%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (5.04%) CISM
5 77 (5.04%) Security Cleared
6 75 (4.91%) MCSE
7 71 (4.64%) CCNA
8 59 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
9 54 (3.53%) CCNP
10 53 (3.47%) CISA
11 48 (3.14%) SC Cleared
12 45 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 42 (2.75%) MCSA
14 28 (1.83%) HND
15 27 (1.77%) MCITP
15 27 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 23 (1.50%) CRISC
17 20 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
18 19 (1.24%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 174 (11.38%) SLA
3 90 (5.89%) PCI DSS
4 43 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (2.09%) COBIT
6 23 (1.50%) ISO 9001
6 23 (1.50%) BS25999
7 20 (1.31%) QA
8 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (0.59%) COSO
9 4 (0.26%) BS7799
10 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.20%) GCP
10 3 (0.20%) CESG Infosec
11 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.13%) HL7
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.13%) RosettaNet
12 1 (0.065%) TickIT
12 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 267 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 255 (16.68%) Active Directory
3 102 (6.67%) XenApp
4 98 (6.41%) Hyper-V
5 73 (4.77%) vSphere
6 29 (1.90%) KVM
7 28 (1.83%) VMware ESX
8 27 (1.77%) XenDesktop
9 26 (1.70%) MetaFrame
10 24 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (1.24%) vCloud
12 15 (0.98%) Terminal Services
13 12 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (0.72%) Firmware
14 11 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (0.72%) VMware Server
15 9 (0.59%) Samba
15 9 (0.59%) Nmap
16 8 (0.52%) Xen
16 8 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (2.16%) SCCM
2 30 (1.96%) Tivoli
3 28 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
4 27 (1.77%) WSUS
5 24 (1.57%) HP SIM
6 20 (1.31%) SCOM
7 18 (1.18%) Backup Exec
8 17 (1.11%) Data Guard
9 13 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (0.78%) Puppet
11 10 (0.65%) Ansible
11 10 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 10 (0.65%) Foglight
12 9 (0.59%) Cacti
12 9 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.59%) XenMobile
13 8 (0.52%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
14 6 (0.39%) Nessus
14 6 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 519 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 414 (27.08%) VMware
3 277 (18.12%) Cisco
4 231 (15.11%) HP
5 185 (12.10%) Citrix
6 158 (10.33%) Oracle
7 128 (8.37%) NetApp
8 107 (7.00%) CheckPoint
9 92 (6.02%) EMC
10 78 (5.10%) Symantec
11 77 (5.04%) Red Hat
12 71 (4.64%) Juniper
13 61 (3.99%) IBM
14 49 (3.20%) Dell
15 40 (2.62%) SAP
16 35 (2.29%) BMC
16 35 (2.29%) CA
17 34 (2.22%) SolarWinds
18 31 (2.03%) Brocade
19 27 (1.77%) McAfee
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Aldermore
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + banking benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £26,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago