The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 182 174 155
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 31 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.51% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.66% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 35
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,296 £38,000 £25,710
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Business Continuity
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
4179 4222 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.64% 77.37% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3460 3577 3018
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Birmingham +4 15 £47,500 - 8
Coventry - 8 £47,500 - 1
Shropshire -4 2 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £39,000 -
Warwickshire +17 1 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 40 (51.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (30.77%) Finance
3 23 (29.49%) Windows
4 21 (26.92%) Business Continuity Planning
5 20 (25.64%) Project Management
6 19 (24.36%) Firewall
6 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
7 18 (23.08%) ITIL
8 17 (21.79%) VMware
9 14 (17.95%) SQL
10 13 (16.67%) SAN
10 13 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 12 (15.38%) Linux
11 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
12 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
12 10 (12.82%) SUSE
12 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
13 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
13 9 (11.54%) Cisco
13 9 (11.54%) IBM
13 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
14 8 (10.26%) Service Management
14 8 (10.26%) Quality Management
14 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
14 8 (10.26%) Information Security
15 7 (8.97%) NetApp
15 7 (8.97%) BCP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (8.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Summit
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) Firewall
2 13 (16.67%) SAN
3 6 (7.69%) DNS
4 5 (6.41%) VoIP
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.56%) Symposium
7 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.28%) NAS
7 1 (1.28%) TETRA
7 1 (1.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.28%) WAN
7 1 (1.28%) LAN
7 1 (1.28%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.85%) DTS
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) OLTP
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Front Office
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (12.82%) Administrator
2 6 (7.69%) Developer
2 6 (7.69%) Analyst
2 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 5 (6.41%) IT Administrator
3 5 (6.41%) Coordinator
3 5 (6.41%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (6.41%) Security Officer
3 5 (6.41%) Head of Operations
4 4 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (5.13%) Security Manager
4 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
4 4 (5.13%) Technical Support
4 4 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) .NET
1 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.41%) Handset
3 4 (5.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Linux
3 10 (12.82%) SUSE
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.28%) AIX
6 1 (1.28%) HPUX
6 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (26.92%) Business Continuity Planning
3 20 (25.64%) Project Management
4 18 (23.08%) ITIL
5 13 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.26%) Service Management
7 8 (10.26%) Quality Management
7 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.26%) Information Security
8 7 (8.97%) BCP
8 7 (8.97%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.97%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.97%) Business Continuity Management
9 6 (7.69%) Time Management
9 6 (7.69%) Security Management
9 6 (7.69%) Network Design
9 6 (7.69%) Web Development
10 5 (6.41%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.69%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) MCSE
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.41%) MCSA
2 5 (6.41%) CCNA
3 4 (5.13%) CISM
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) IRCA
4 3 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.13%) SLA
3 3 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.28%) GPG13
4 1 (1.28%) BS7799
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.79%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) Cisco
3 9 (11.54%) IBM
4 7 (8.97%) NetApp
5 6 (7.69%) Dell
6 5 (6.41%) WatchGuard
6 5 (6.41%) Acronis
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix
8 3 (3.85%) HP
9 2 (2.56%) Intel
10 1 (1.28%) EMC
10 1 (1.28%) Sun
10 1 (1.28%) CA
10 1 (1.28%) McAfee
10 1 (1.28%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.28%) Computacenter
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