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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 175 155 172
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 40 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.90% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.11% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 30
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +4.39%
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
4333 3960 3909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.10% 80.70% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3609 3291 3264
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,898 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -4 17 £37,500 -31.81% 4
Staffordshire -4 8 £59,253 +64.59%
Warwickshire -9 7 £70,000 +100.00%
West Bromwich +9 6 £30,000 -
Coventry -15 4 £72,500 +93.33% 1
Bilston - 1 £37,500 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 38 (46.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.40%) Information Security
4 22 (27.16%) ITIL
5 21 (25.93%) VMware
5 21 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 18 (22.22%) SQL
6 18 (22.22%) SLA
6 18 (22.22%) Cisco
6 18 (22.22%) Degree
7 17 (20.99%) Business Continuity Planning
7 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
8 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
9 15 (18.52%) Windows
9 15 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
10 14 (17.28%) Security Management
11 13 (16.05%) Finance
12 12 (14.81%) WAN
12 12 (14.81%) Project Management
12 12 (14.81%) BCP
12 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
13 11 (13.58%) Citrix
13 11 (13.58%) Firewall
14 10 (12.35%) SAN
14 10 (12.35%) Network Security
14 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) WAN
2 11 (13.58%) Firewall
3 10 (12.35%) Network Security
3 10 (12.35%) SAN
4 5 (6.17%) NAS
4 5 (6.17%) LAN
5 3 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.23%) DNS
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.41%) MS Access
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) QlikView
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Automotive
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
3 3 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Service Manager
3 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Network Manager
4 7 (8.64%) Security Manager
4 7 (8.64%) Customer Services Manager
5 6 (7.41%) MI Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Security Officer
6 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Information Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Compliance Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Network Security Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (3.70%) Architecture Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Head of Development
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) JSP
3 1 (1.23%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.70%) CESG
3 3 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (3.70%) RMADS
4 2 (2.47%) Handset
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.47%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) CentOS
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.47%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (28.40%) Information Security
3 22 (27.16%) ITIL
4 21 (25.93%) Service Delivery
5 17 (20.99%) Business Continuity Planning
6 14 (17.28%) Security Management
7 12 (14.81%) BCP
7 12 (14.81%) Project Management
8 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.88%) Coaching
9 7 (8.64%) Data Protection
9 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.17%) Information Security Management
11 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
11 5 (6.17%) Service Management
11 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity Management
12 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) CISM
3 6 (7.41%) CISA
3 6 (7.41%) CISSP
4 4 (4.94%) CISMP
5 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (2.47%) MCSA
6 2 (2.47%) IRCA
6 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) MCSE
7 1 (1.23%) MOS
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.23%) CCA
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.22%) SLA
2 15 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.94%) BS25999
4 3 (3.70%) COBIT
5 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) vSphere
3 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (1.23%) XenServer
6 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.23%) vCloud
6 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) VMware
3 18 (22.22%) Cisco
4 11 (13.58%) Citrix
5 6 (7.41%) Dell
6 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.94%) Juniper
6 4 (4.94%) HP
7 3 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.23%) BT
9 1 (1.23%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.23%) Novell
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 14 days ago