The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 173 172 153
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 40 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.77% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 35
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,100 £25,710
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4084 4274 3636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.73% 76.76% 74.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3382 3606 3119
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Business Continuity
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +2 13 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Coventry +13 10 £50,000 +45.51% 4
West Bromwich - 7 - -
Warwickshire +12 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Shropshire -4 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £39,000 - 1
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (52.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 27 (32.14%) Windows
3 23 (27.38%) Firewall
4 22 (26.19%) Project Management
4 22 (26.19%) VMware
4 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
5 21 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 17 (20.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (20.24%) ITIL
7 15 (17.86%) SQL
7 15 (17.86%) SAN
8 14 (16.67%) Linux
8 14 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
9 13 (15.48%) Cisco
10 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 12 (14.29%) SUSE
11 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
11 11 (13.10%) Risk Management
12 10 (11.90%) Quality Management
12 10 (11.90%) NetApp
12 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
13 9 (10.71%) IBM
13 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
13 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
13 9 (10.71%) Information Security
13 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Summit
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) Firewall
2 15 (17.86%) SAN
3 7 (8.33%) DNS
4 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.95%) VoIP
6 4 (4.76%) Symposium
7 2 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (1.19%) LAN
8 1 (1.19%) PBX
8 1 (1.19%) CTI
8 1 (1.19%) WAN
8 1 (1.19%) HTTP
8 1 (1.19%) TETRA
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.19%) NAS
8 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.57%) DTS
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.19%) FogBugz
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Front Office
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (14.29%) Administrator
2 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (7.14%) Developer
2 6 (7.14%) Analyst
2 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 5 (5.95%) Coordinator
3 5 (5.95%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (5.95%) Security Officer
3 5 (5.95%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (5.95%) IT Administrator
4 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 4 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (4.76%) Head of Operations
4 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 4 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 6 (7.14%) .NET
1 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) Handset
3 4 (4.76%) Replication
4 3 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) Linux
3 12 (14.29%) SUSE
4 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX
6 1 (1.19%) AIX
6 1 (1.19%) HPUX
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (26.19%) Project Management
3 21 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 17 (20.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (20.24%) ITIL
5 11 (13.10%) Risk Management
6 10 (11.90%) Quality Management
7 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.71%) Information Security
7 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
9 7 (8.33%) Change Management
9 7 (8.33%) Security Management
9 7 (8.33%) BCP
9 7 (8.33%) Network Design
9 7 (8.33%) Time Management
9 7 (8.33%) Data Protection
10 6 (7.14%) Web Development
10 6 (7.14%) ISMS
10 6 (7.14%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.14%) C#
4 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (9.52%) MCSE
2 5 (5.95%) MCSA
2 5 (5.95%) CCNA
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) CISM
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) CISA
5 2 (2.38%) MCP
5 2 (2.38%) IRCA
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CISSP
6 1 (1.19%) HND
6 1 (1.19%) APMP
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.76%) SLA
3 3 (3.57%) QA
4 2 (2.38%) BS7799
5 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.19%) GPG13
5 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) VMware
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.48%) Cisco
3 10 (11.90%) NetApp
4 9 (10.71%) IBM
5 7 (8.33%) Dell
6 5 (5.95%) Citrix
6 5 (5.95%) Acronis
6 5 (5.95%) WatchGuard
7 4 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) Computacenter
8 2 (2.38%) McAfee
8 2 (2.38%) CA
8 2 (2.38%) EMC
8 2 (2.38%) Intel
9 1 (1.19%) Remedy
9 1 (1.19%) Panasonic
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + OTE £80k - £100k Car Allowance £6k
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago