The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity Planning skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity Planning over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 204 186 193
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 4 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.076% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Average salary £46,250 £41,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,550 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,325 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.25% +2.00%
Business Continuity Planning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4220 3739 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.30% 81.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3532 3058 3209
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Business Continuity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Continuity Planning
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning across the West Midlands region.

Business Continuity Planning Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Business Continuity Planning
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Business Continuity Planning Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Continuity Planning
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
(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
Birmingham -10 2 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £42,500 -
Bilston - 1 £37,500 -
Business Continuity Planning
England

Business Continuity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Continuity Planning 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 Planning.

1 17 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 13 (76.47%) BCP
2 13 (76.47%) Security Management
3 11 (64.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (58.82%) SLA
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) ITIL
6 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
6 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (47.06%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) Coaching
7 5 (29.41%) Information Security
7 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) CISSP
8 3 (17.65%) Process Management
8 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 3 (17.65%) Electronics
8 3 (17.65%) CESG
8 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (17.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) COBIT
8 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (17.65%) Security Testing

Business Continuity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Continuity Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
1 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Service Manager
1 8 (47.06%) Customer Services Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) CESG
1 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) Handset
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 13 (76.47%) Security Management
2 13 (76.47%) BCP
3 11 (64.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
5 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 8 (47.06%) Coaching
6 5 (29.41%) Information Security
7 3 (17.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Information Governance
7 3 (17.65%) Process Management
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
8 1 (5.88%) ERP
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CISA
3 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 2 (11.76%) MCSA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) SLA
2 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (17.65%) COBIT
4 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat