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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity
Rank 195 179 153
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 32 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.81% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 21
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,750 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,506 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -10.00%
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
4846 4089 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.71% 82.72% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4004 3505 2819
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -9 18 £40,750 -18.50% 2
Warwickshire -15 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Dudley - 6 £39,000 -
Walsall -9 1 £37,500 -54.54%
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 23 (34.85%) Finance
3 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (22.73%) Business Continuity Planning
6 14 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 14 (21.21%) Information Security
7 13 (19.70%) Cisco
8 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (18.18%) VMware
9 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 11 (16.67%) Windows
10 10 (15.15%) WAN
10 10 (15.15%) Legal
10 10 (15.15%) Statistics
11 9 (13.64%) AirWatch
11 9 (13.64%) Wireless
11 9 (13.64%) Asset Management
11 9 (13.64%) LAN
11 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
11 9 (13.64%) SQL
11 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.64%) HP
11 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.12%) Service Management
13 7 (10.61%) Firewall
13 7 (10.61%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) WAN
2 9 (13.64%) LAN
2 9 (13.64%) Wireless
3 7 (10.61%) Firewall
4 6 (9.09%) SAN
5 5 (7.58%) VPN
6 4 (6.06%) ADSL
6 4 (6.06%) MPLS
6 4 (6.06%) SNMP
6 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.06%) WLAN
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.52%) DMZ
8 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.52%) Internet
8 1 (1.52%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
4 3 (4.55%) OLAP
4 3 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Legal
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Military
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) IT Manager
2 11 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Service Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Security Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Business Change Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Business Change Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 4 (6.06%) DBA
7 4 (6.06%) Integration Manager
7 4 (6.06%) IT Risk Manager
7 4 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Risk Manager
8 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) MDX
2 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Statistics
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.03%) CMDB
6 2 (3.03%) Handset
7 1 (1.52%) Clustering
7 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.52%) Replication
7 1 (1.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Android
6 2 (3.03%) CentOS
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 17 (25.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (22.73%) Business Continuity Planning
4 14 (21.21%) Information Security
4 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
5 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 9 (13.64%) Asset Management
8 8 (12.12%) Service Management
9 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.61%) Coaching
9 7 (10.61%) Project Management
9 7 (10.61%) Validation
10 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (9.09%) ISMS
10 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.58%) Presales
11 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.61%) MCSE
3 6 (9.09%) CCNA
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.58%) CISSP
5 4 (6.06%) CISM
5 4 (6.06%) CISMP
5 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.55%) CCNP
7 2 (3.03%) MCSA
8 1 (1.52%) CGEIT
8 1 (1.52%) Degree
8 1 (1.52%) ISACA
8 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.09%) COBIT
2 6 (9.09%) SLA
3 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.03%) BS25999
4 2 (3.03%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.52%) P3O
5 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) AirWatch
2 4 (6.06%) WMI
3 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.52%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) Cisco
3 12 (18.18%) VMware
4 9 (13.64%) HP
5 6 (9.09%) Dell
6 4 (6.06%) IronPort
6 4 (6.06%) Websense
7 2 (3.03%) McAfee
7 2 (3.03%) NetApp
7 2 (3.03%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Intel
8 1 (1.52%) Siebel
8 1 (1.52%) Sophos
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