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 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
Rank 176 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 37 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.18% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 31
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
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
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 22 May 2015.

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 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
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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 -5 17 £38,750 -29.54% 4
West Bromwich +12 8 £30,000 -
Warwickshire -11 8 £65,000 +85.71%
Staffordshire +2 3 £75,000 +108.33%
Coventry -17 2 £63,750 +70.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Bilston - 1 £37,500 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
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 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 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.57%) Information Security
4 17 (24.29%) Service Delivery
4 17 (24.29%) Management Information System
5 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
5 16 (22.86%) ITIL
6 15 (21.43%) SQL
6 15 (21.43%) Cisco
6 15 (21.43%) Business Continuity Planning
7 14 (20.00%) Project Management
8 13 (18.57%) SLA
8 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (18.57%) Degree
9 12 (17.14%) Windows
9 12 (17.14%) Finance
9 12 (17.14%) Firewall
10 11 (15.71%) VMware
10 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 9 (12.86%) BCP
12 9 (12.86%) WAN
12 9 (12.86%) Security Management
12 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 7 (10.00%) CISM
13 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Business Continuity
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 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 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.29%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) WAN
3 7 (10.00%) Network Security
4 5 (7.14%) SAN
5 3 (4.29%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) NAS
6 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.43%) MPLS
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) VPN
7 1 (1.43%) LAN
7 1 (1.43%) VoIP
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.57%) MS Access
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.43%) MySQL
7 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Automotive
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (11.43%) Security Manager
2 8 (11.43%) Network Manager
3 7 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 6 (8.57%) MI Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Compliance Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Information Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Customer Services Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Security Officer
6 3 (4.29%) Head of Software Development
6 3 (4.29%) Architecture Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Head of Development
7 2 (2.86%) Network Services Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Service Manager
7 2 (2.86%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) JSP
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.29%) CESG
3 3 (4.29%) RMADS
3 3 (4.29%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (4.29%) Cybercrime
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) CMDB
4 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.86%) Handset
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) CentOS
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.86%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (28.57%) Information Security
3 17 (24.29%) Service Delivery
4 16 (22.86%) ITIL
5 15 (21.43%) Business Continuity Planning
6 14 (20.00%) Project Management
7 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.86%) BCP
8 9 (12.86%) Security Management
9 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
10 6 (8.57%) Coaching
10 6 (8.57%) Service Management
10 6 (8.57%) Information Security Management
11 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
11 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) CISM
2 7 (10.00%) CISSP
3 4 (5.71%) CISMP
3 4 (5.71%) CISA
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) APMP
5 2 (2.86%) MCSA
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) MOS
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CCA
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) SLA
1 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.71%) BS25999
3 3 (4.29%) COBIT
4 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) vSphere
3 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.43%) vCloud
5 1 (1.43%) XenServer
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) Cisco
3 11 (15.71%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix
4 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.71%) Juniper
5 4 (5.71%) Dell
6 3 (4.29%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (1.43%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.43%) BT
8 1 (1.43%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.43%) Novell
8 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.43%) F5
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