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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 183 190 162
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 34 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.44% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.56% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 36
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £26,425
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
4389 4274 3713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.17% 78.42% 75.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3658 3618 3156
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +7 19 £51,500 +8.42% 4
Coventry - 7 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +12 3 £35,000 +11.11%
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -16 1 £21,000 -53.33% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £39,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 39 (47.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 22 (26.83%) Business Continuity Planning
3 21 (25.61%) ITIL
4 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 19 (23.17%) Windows
6 18 (21.95%) VMware
7 16 (19.51%) SQL
7 16 (19.51%) Project Management
8 15 (18.29%) Firewall
9 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
9 13 (15.85%) Information Security
10 12 (14.63%) Security Management
10 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
10 12 (14.63%) SAN
11 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.41%) Linux
11 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (13.41%) People Management
11 11 (13.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
13 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
13 9 (10.98%) SUSE
13 9 (10.98%) T-SQL
13 9 (10.98%) BCP
13 9 (10.98%) IBM
13 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
13 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
14 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (8.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Summit
1 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Firewall
2 12 (14.63%) SAN
3 5 (6.10%) VoIP
4 3 (3.66%) WAN
4 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.66%) LAN
5 2 (2.44%) Symposium
5 2 (2.44%) DNS
6 1 (1.22%) TETRA
6 1 (1.22%) PBX
6 1 (1.22%) VPN
6 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.66%) DTS
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.32%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Front Office
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (9.76%) Information Security Officer
1 8 (9.76%) Security Officer
1 8 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (9.76%) Administrator
2 7 (8.54%) Analyst
3 6 (7.32%) Security Manager
3 6 (7.32%) Developer
3 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
4 5 (6.10%) Service Manager
4 5 (6.10%) IT Administrator
4 5 (6.10%) Head of Operations
5 4 (4.88%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Technical Support
5 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 6 (7.32%) .NET
1 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.22%) WinForms
2 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) Handset
3 4 (4.88%) Replication
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Statistics
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Linux
3 9 (10.98%) SUSE
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.22%) AIX
7 1 (1.22%) HPUX
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) UNIX
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (26.83%) Business Continuity Planning
3 21 (25.61%) ITIL
4 16 (19.51%) Project Management
5 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
5 13 (15.85%) Information Security
6 12 (14.63%) Security Management
6 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
7 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (13.41%) People Management
8 9 (10.98%) BCP
9 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
9 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.76%) Information Security Management
9 8 (9.76%) Service Management
9 8 (9.76%) Quality Management
10 7 (8.54%) Business Continuity Management
11 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (7.32%) Web Development
12 5 (6.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.32%) C#
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) CISM
2 7 (8.54%) CISA
3 6 (7.32%) Degree
3 6 (7.32%) MCSE
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.10%) CCNA
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.10%) MCSA
5 3 (3.66%) CISSP
5 3 (3.66%) IRCA
5 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.32%) SLA
3 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.44%) QA
5 1 (1.22%) BS7799
5 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) SRDF
5 1 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.95%) VMware
3 9 (10.98%) IBM
4 6 (7.32%) Dell
4 6 (7.32%) Cisco
4 6 (7.32%) NetApp
5 5 (6.10%) WatchGuard
5 5 (6.10%) Acronis
6 4 (4.88%) Citrix
7 3 (3.66%) HP
8 2 (2.44%) EMC
8 2 (2.44%) Intel
9 1 (1.22%) CA
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec
9 1 (1.22%) McAfee
9 1 (1.22%) Sun
9 1 (1.22%) SAP
9 1 (1.22%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.22%) Panasonic
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Baskerville House, Birmingham
Legal Ombudsman
Salary: £ 46,3000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago