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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning
Rank 219 205 209
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 8 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
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
4837 4352 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.79% 80.12% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3976 3646 3593
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 July 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 +5 3 - -
Birmingham -10 3 £40,000 +45.45%
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 1 July 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 12 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) BCP
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) Apache
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Server Building
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) logstash
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Memcached

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
1 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Services Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Memcached
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (50.00%) BCP
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Server Building
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (16.67%) APMP
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) COBIT
4 1 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 2 (16.67%) New Relic
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat