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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 177 153 165
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 37 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.86% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.07% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 25
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,350 £56,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
4104 3350 3627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.52% 79.99% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 2662 3070
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,881
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Birmingham -11 20 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Staffordshire - 10 £72,500 -
Coventry -20 4 £77,500 +103.94%
Warwickshire -11 1 £42,500 -12.82% 2
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 47 (47.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 37 (37.76%) ITIL
2 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
3 36 (36.73%) VMware
4 27 (27.55%) MS Excel
5 24 (24.49%) SLA
5 24 (24.49%) Windows
6 23 (23.47%) Service Delivery
7 22 (22.45%) Active Directory
8 21 (21.43%) Cisco
8 21 (21.43%) Degree
9 20 (20.41%) Citrix
9 20 (20.41%) Security Management
9 20 (20.41%) Information Security
10 19 (19.39%) WAN
10 19 (19.39%) SQL
10 19 (19.39%) Business Continuity Planning
11 17 (17.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (16.33%) vSphere
12 16 (16.33%) MS Exchange
12 16 (16.33%) SAN
13 15 (15.31%) Finance
13 15 (15.31%) BCP
13 15 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (15.31%) Network Security
14 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
15 12 (12.24%) Dell
15 12 (12.24%) LAN
15 12 (12.24%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 16 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (27.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
1 1 (1.02%) PaaS
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) WAN
2 16 (16.33%) SAN
3 15 (15.31%) Network Security
4 12 (12.24%) LAN
5 11 (11.22%) Firewall
6 9 (9.18%) NAS
7 5 (5.10%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.04%) Internet
10 1 (1.02%) DNS
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.02%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (7.14%) MS Access
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.02%) QlikView
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Legal
3 4 (4.08%) Automotive
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) Service Manager
3 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Customer Services Manager
5 9 (9.18%) Security Manager
5 9 (9.18%) Architect
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) MI Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (6.12%) Network Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Security Officer
9 5 (5.10%) Information Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Project Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.08%) Head of Operations
11 3 (3.06%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) JSP
1 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.06%) CESG
4 3 (3.06%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) CMDB
5 2 (2.04%) Handset
5 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) RMADS
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Windows
2 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.10%) Linux
4 4 (4.08%) CentOS
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) SUSE
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 37 (37.76%) ITIL
3 23 (23.47%) Service Delivery
4 20 (20.41%) Information Security
4 20 (20.41%) Security Management
5 19 (19.39%) Business Continuity Planning
6 15 (15.31%) BCP
7 12 (12.24%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.22%) Coaching
9 9 (9.18%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (9.18%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.16%) Project Management
10 8 (8.16%) Data Protection
11 7 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
11 7 (7.14%) Service Management
11 7 (7.14%) Information Security Management
12 6 (6.12%) TOGAF
12 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (5.10%) Supplier Management
13 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.39%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.04%) C#
3 2 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Degree
2 8 (8.16%) CISA
2 8 (8.16%) CISM
3 6 (6.12%) CISSP
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.08%) VCP4
5 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.08%) CCNA
6 2 (2.04%) MCSA
6 2 (2.04%) IRCA
6 2 (2.04%) CISMP
7 1 (1.02%) MCITP
7 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) VCDX
7 1 (1.02%) VCAP
7 1 (1.02%) CCAA
7 1 (1.02%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.49%) SLA
2 17 (17.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.08%) BS25999
4 3 (3.06%) COBIT
5 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.33%) vSphere
3 15 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.20%) XenApp
5 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) vCloud
6 1 (1.02%) XenServer
6 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) SRDF
6 1 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 36 (36.73%) VMware
3 21 (21.43%) Cisco
4 20 (20.41%) Citrix
5 12 (12.24%) Dell
6 7 (7.14%) EMC
7 6 (6.12%) HP
8 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.08%) Juniper
9 4 (4.08%) NetApp
10 1 (1.02%) Novell
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle
10 1 (1.02%) SAP
10 1 (1.02%) Symantec
10 1 (1.02%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.02%) BT
10 1 (1.02%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.02%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.02%) RedPrairie
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