Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 469 399 407
Rank change year-on-year -70 +8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 1013 1352 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.84% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1170 1192
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,550 £28,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Business Continuity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150826 160156 182795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.37% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119888 134356 152138
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in England

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity in England.

Salary trend for Business Continuity in England

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Continuity in England

Business Continuity
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -40 505 £60,000 +6.99% 18
South East -19 160 £55,000 +15.79% 6
North of England -68 132 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Midlands -35 104 £44,500 +4.71% 6
West Midlands -9 72 £40,000 - 4
East of England +37 70 £42,875 +2.08% 7
Yorkshire -16 69 £42,000 -9.68% 7
North West -55 51 £52,000 +40.54% 5
South West -66 46 £47,500 +55.74% 4
East Midlands -5 32 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North East +14 12 £80,000 +178.26% 1
Business Continuity
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 504 (49.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 318 (31.39%) Finance
3 294 (29.02%) Windows
4 243 (23.99%) Information Security
5 238 (23.49%) ITIL
6 226 (22.31%) Microsoft
7 217 (21.42%) VMware
8 192 (18.95%) Firewall
9 191 (18.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 189 (18.66%) Active Directory
11 182 (17.97%) Business Continuity Planning
12 180 (17.77%) Windows Server
13 171 (16.88%) Linux
14 161 (15.89%) BCP
15 155 (15.30%) Risk Management
16 153 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 150 (14.81%) Cisco
18 149 (14.71%) SQL
18 149 (14.71%) Project Management
19 145 (14.31%) SAN
20 144 (14.22%) Management Information System
21 142 (14.02%) Degree
22 137 (13.52%) SQL Server
23 124 (12.24%) Data Protection
24 122 (12.04%) DNS
25 116 (11.45%) Change Management
26 111 (10.96%) VPN
27 106 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
28 105 (10.37%) CISSP
29 102 (10.07%) SLA

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 96 (9.48%) MS Exchange
2 59 (5.82%) Skype for Business
3 43 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 38 (3.75%) IIS
5 34 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (1.78%) Apache
7 16 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (1.48%) SAS
9 9 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.30%) CMS
13 3 (0.30%) Gentran
14 2 (0.20%) JBoss
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.69%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.099%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.59%) Magento
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.39%) Pegasus Opera
5 3 (0.30%) Epicor Vantage
5 3 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.20%) Workfront
7 1 (0.099%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.099%) iTrent
7 1 (0.099%) Kondor
7 1 (0.099%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.099%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 99 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (8.88%) Office 365
3 59 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (4.15%) Mimecast
5 22 (2.17%) SaaS
6 18 (1.78%) IaaS
7 13 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.18%) PaaS
9 6 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.49%) Yammer
11 4 (0.39%) G Suite
11 4 (0.39%) GitHub
12 3 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.099%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 192 (18.95%) Firewall
2 145 (14.31%) SAN
3 122 (12.04%) DNS
4 111 (10.96%) VPN
5 83 (8.19%) LAN
6 81 (8.00%) WAN
7 80 (7.90%) TCP/IP
8 62 (6.12%) Network Security
9 59 (5.82%) DHCP
10 51 (5.03%) SSL
11 47 (4.64%) Unified Communications
12 46 (4.54%) VoIP
13 41 (4.05%) Internet
14 37 (3.65%) IPsec
14 37 (3.65%) OSPF
15 35 (3.46%) Skype
15 35 (3.46%) VLAN
16 34 (3.36%) BGP
17 32 (3.16%) Junos
18 31 (3.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (4.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (2.37%) OLAP
7 21 (2.07%) MySQL
7 21 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (0.99%) Big Data
11 10 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
13 7 (0.69%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.69%) OLTP
13 7 (0.69%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.59%) JIRA
3 5 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.30%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.20%) ERwin
6 2 (0.20%) FxCop
6 2 (0.20%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.20%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.099%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.099%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.099%) Maven
7 1 (0.099%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.099%) MSI
7 1 (0.099%) MSTest
7 1 (0.099%) NUnit
General
1 318 (31.39%) Finance
2 71 (7.01%) Legal
3 62 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 60 (5.92%) Banking
5 42 (4.15%) Marketing
6 41 (4.05%) Law
7 27 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 26 (2.57%) Retail
9 23 (2.27%) Retail Banking
10 21 (2.07%) Back Office
11 18 (1.78%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.48%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.89%) Front Office
13 9 (0.89%) International Banking
14 7 (0.69%) Publishing
15 6 (0.59%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.49%) Games
17 4 (0.39%) Advertising
17 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 131 (12.93%) IT Manager
2 108 (10.66%) Analyst
3 75 (7.40%) Security Manager
4 63 (6.22%) Administrator
5 59 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 55 (5.43%) Architect
7 51 (5.03%) Risk Manager
8 50 (4.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 43 (4.24%) Business Manager
10 40 (3.95%) Consultant
11 38 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
12 36 (3.55%) Head of IT
12 36 (3.55%) IT Security Manager
13 35 (3.46%) Service Manager
14 33 (3.26%) Support Analyst
15 31 (3.06%) DBA
15 31 (3.06%) Linux Administrator
15 31 (3.06%) Security Officer
16 30 (2.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 30 (2.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.16%) .NET
2 30 (2.96%) Web Services
3 9 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (0.69%) Middleware
4 7 (0.69%) XML
5 6 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 6 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.59%) EDI
6 5 (0.49%) HTML
6 5 (0.49%) JSON
6 5 (0.49%) SOAP
6 5 (0.49%) WSDL
7 4 (0.39%) LAMP
8 3 (0.30%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.30%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.30%) HTML5
8 3 (0.30%) jQuery
8 3 (0.30%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.30%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 144 (14.22%) Management Information System
2 106 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (8.49%) Data Centre
4 46 (4.54%) Computer Science
5 31 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
6 30 (2.96%) Clustering
7 28 (2.76%) Private Cloud
8 25 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 25 (2.47%) Replication
9 21 (2.07%) CESG
10 20 (1.97%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (1.48%) Cyber Attack
12 15 (1.48%) User Experience
13 12 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (1.18%) NHS
14 10 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (0.89%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
15 9 (0.89%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 294 (29.02%) Windows
2 180 (17.77%) Windows Server
3 171 (16.88%) Linux
4 85 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (7.11%) Windows 7
6 67 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (5.82%) Unix
8 47 (4.64%) Windows 10
9 42 (4.15%) CentOS
9 42 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (2.76%) Mac OS X
11 23 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.38%) Solaris
12 14 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (1.18%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.09%) Android
15 8 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.69%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.59%) HPUX
18 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (49.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 243 (23.99%) Information Security
3 238 (23.49%) ITIL
4 182 (17.97%) Business Continuity Planning
5 161 (15.89%) BCP
6 155 (15.30%) Risk Management
7 149 (14.71%) Project Management
8 124 (12.24%) Data Protection
9 116 (11.45%) Change Management
10 92 (9.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 92 (9.08%) Service Delivery
11 91 (8.98%) Service Management
12 89 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (8.79%) Incident Management
13 83 (8.19%) High Availability
14 79 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 77 (7.60%) Security Management
16 73 (7.21%) Cybersecurity
17 70 (6.91%) IT Strategy
18 64 (6.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 149 (14.71%) SQL
2 44 (4.34%) Bash Shell
3 40 (3.95%) Python
4 37 (3.65%) Perl
5 29 (2.86%) Ruby
6 26 (2.57%) C#
6 26 (2.57%) PowerShell
6 26 (2.57%) T-SQL
7 23 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 22 (2.17%) Java
9 11 (1.09%) C
10 10 (0.99%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.39%) AWK
11 4 (0.39%) Bourne shell
11 4 (0.39%) C++
11 4 (0.39%) Korn
11 4 (0.39%) PHP
12 3 (0.30%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.30%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 142 (14.02%) Degree
2 105 (10.37%) CISSP
3 68 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (6.42%) CISM
5 57 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (4.24%) CCNA
7 39 (3.85%) MCSE
8 38 (3.75%) CISA
9 37 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (2.57%) CCNP
11 23 (2.27%) Security Cleared
12 19 (1.88%) SSCP
13 18 (1.78%) SC Cleared
14 17 (1.68%) MCSA
15 16 (1.58%) CESG Certified Professional
15 16 (1.58%) MCP
16 15 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (1.18%) ISEB
18 11 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
19 9 (0.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (18.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (10.07%) SLA
3 69 (6.81%) PCI DSS
4 59 (5.82%) GDPR
5 37 (3.65%) COBIT
5 37 (3.65%) ISO 9001
6 28 (2.76%) ISO 22301
7 26 (2.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 25 (2.47%) QA
9 24 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 21 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
11 14 (1.38%) ISO 14001
12 13 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 10 (0.99%) JSP 440
14 9 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 9 (0.89%) Data Quality
14 9 (0.89%) PMO
15 6 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 5 (0.49%) SAS 70
System Software
1 189 (18.66%) Active Directory
2 153 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 51 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (4.05%) vSphere
6 35 (3.46%) NFS
7 30 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (2.76%) iptables
9 13 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (1.09%) KVM
10 11 (1.09%) XenApp
10 11 (1.09%) XenServer
11 10 (0.99%) GlusterFS
12 6 (0.59%) Docker
12 6 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.59%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.20%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (3.65%) SCCM
2 21 (2.07%) Oracle ZFS
3 20 (1.97%) Backup Exec
3 20 (1.97%) Puppet
4 18 (1.78%) NetBackup
4 18 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.68%) vCenter Server
6 15 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (1.09%) Ansible
7 11 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.99%) WSUS
9 8 (0.79%) Cisco CME
9 8 (0.79%) Nagios
9 8 (0.79%) SCOM
10 7 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (0.69%) Opsview
11 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.49%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 226 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 217 (21.42%) VMware
3 150 (14.81%) Cisco
4 77 (7.60%) Citrix
4 77 (7.60%) Red Hat
5 70 (6.91%) HP
6 62 (6.12%) Oracle
7 46 (4.54%) NetApp
8 40 (3.95%) Dell
9 33 (3.26%) Avaya
10 30 (2.96%) CheckPoint
11 24 (2.37%) Fortinet
11 24 (2.37%) Veeam
12 21 (2.07%) Juniper
13 18 (1.78%) Apple
13 18 (1.78%) Cognos
13 18 (1.78%) Sybase
14 17 (1.68%) Meraki
15 14 (1.38%) SAP
15 14 (1.38%) Symantec