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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 206 198 196
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 7 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.16% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £26,700 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,500 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £54,920
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.95%
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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
West Bromwich +7 3 - -
Birmingham -11 3 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Bilston - 1 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Business Continuity Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (60.00%) BCP
3 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) Security Management
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) SLA
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (33.33%) Coaching
7 4 (26.67%) Information Security
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) CISSP
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) Apache
8 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (20.00%) Process Management
8 3 (20.00%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Customer Services Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) CESG
2 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Handset
4 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (60.00%) BCP
3 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) Security Management
6 5 (33.33%) Coaching
7 4 (26.67%) Information Security
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (20.00%) Process Management
8 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
8 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (20.00%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (13.33%) APMP
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) F5