Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 332 298
Rank change year-on-year +149 -34 -40
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 191 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.60% 0.32% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 157 34 39
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,700 £26,250 £20,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,625 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,849 12,050 10,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.08% 91.14% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,716 9,618 8,955
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the North West

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Business Continuity in the North West

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Continuity in the North West

Business Continuity
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Manchester +88 90 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Cheshire +46 50 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Merseyside +41 27 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Lancashire +14 9 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Cumbria - 8 £50,000 - 1
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 115 (60.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 87 (45.55%) Finance
3 84 (43.98%) Microsoft
4 79 (41.36%) CISSP
5 78 (40.84%) SQL
6 75 (39.27%) Information Security
7 72 (37.70%) Network Security
8 68 (35.60%) ITIL
9 67 (35.08%) Windows
9 67 (35.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 66 (34.55%) Data Protection
10 66 (34.55%) Vulnerability Management
11 65 (34.03%) GDPR
12 62 (32.46%) Linux
13 61 (31.94%) VMware
14 60 (31.41%) Cisco
15 59 (30.89%) Management Information System
16 55 (28.80%) Legal
17 54 (28.27%) Penetration Testing
17 54 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 54 (28.27%) SIEM
18 51 (26.70%) CREST Certified
19 50 (26.18%) Due Diligence
20 49 (25.65%) Risk Analysis
21 48 (25.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 48 (25.13%) PCI DSS
22 47 (24.61%) Mentoring
23 45 (23.56%) Web Development
23 45 (23.56%) Project Management
24 43 (22.51%) Change Management

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (4.71%) MS Exchange
1 9 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.66%) IIS
3 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.05%) Confluence
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (25.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (6.28%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.62%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.52%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.61%) Office 365
2 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.09%) SaaS
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.05%) IaaS
4 2 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (37.70%) Network Security
2 41 (21.47%) Wi-Fi
3 40 (20.94%) Firewall
4 36 (18.85%) VPN
5 22 (11.52%) LAN
5 22 (11.52%) VoIP
5 22 (11.52%) WAN
6 19 (9.95%) TCP/IP
7 14 (7.33%) Cisco ISE
7 14 (7.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 14 (7.33%) Wireless
8 13 (6.81%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (6.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (6.28%) MPLS
10 11 (5.76%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (5.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (5.76%) IPsec
10 11 (5.76%) Multicast
10 11 (5.76%) SSL
11 8 (4.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.52%) MySQL
5 1 (0.52%) OLAP
5 1 (0.52%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.57%) JIRA
3 2 (1.05%) Selenium
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 87 (45.55%) Finance
2 55 (28.80%) Legal
3 11 (5.76%) Retail
4 4 (2.09%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Back Office
5 2 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 60 (31.41%) Analyst
2 50 (26.18%) IT Analyst
3 44 (23.04%) Security Analyst
4 39 (20.42%) IT Security Analyst
4 39 (20.42%) Senior Analyst
4 39 (20.42%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 39 (20.42%) Senior Security Analyst
5 22 (11.52%) IT Manager
6 17 (8.90%) Security Manager
7 15 (7.85%) Information Manager
7 15 (7.85%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (7.33%) Security Officer
9 13 (6.81%) Network Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Security Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Senior Security Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (5.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.19%) .NET
2 6 (3.14%) HTML
3 5 (2.62%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.62%) CSS
3 5 (2.62%) HTML5 Canvas
4 3 (1.57%) Middleware
4 3 (1.57%) Web Services
5 2 (1.05%) REST
6 1 (0.52%) HTML5
6 1 (0.52%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 59 (30.89%) Management Information System
2 37 (19.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 19 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.38%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.28%) CESG
6 9 (4.71%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (3.66%) User Experience
8 5 (2.62%) VLE
9 4 (2.09%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.05%) Clustering
11 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.05%) Wiki
12 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.52%) IVR
12 1 (0.52%) Replication
12 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 67 (35.08%) Windows
2 62 (32.46%) Linux
3 12 (6.28%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.19%) Android
4 8 (4.19%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.57%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.57%) OS/400
7 3 (1.57%) Unix
7 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (60.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 75 (39.27%) Information Security
3 68 (35.60%) ITIL
4 66 (34.55%) Data Protection
4 66 (34.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 54 (28.27%) Penetration Testing
5 54 (28.27%) SIEM
6 50 (26.18%) Due Diligence
7 49 (25.65%) Risk Analysis
8 47 (24.61%) Mentoring
9 45 (23.56%) Project Management
9 45 (23.56%) Web Development
10 43 (22.51%) Change Management
11 37 (19.37%) IT Strategy
11 37 (19.37%) Scenario Testing
11 37 (19.37%) Threat Analysis
12 36 (18.85%) Incident Management
12 36 (18.85%) Service Management
13 31 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (15.71%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.84%) SQL
2 8 (4.19%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.62%) C
5 3 (1.57%) C#
5 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.05%) VBScript
7 1 (0.52%) Java
7 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (41.36%) CISSP
2 51 (26.70%) CREST Certified
3 39 (20.42%) SANS
4 33 (17.28%) Degree
5 22 (11.52%) CISA
6 16 (8.38%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (6.28%) CCNP
8 11 (5.76%) CCDP
9 6 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.14%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.62%) CRISC
11 4 (2.09%) CCNA
11 4 (2.09%) CEH
11 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.57%) CISM
13 2 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.05%) SSCP
14 1 (0.52%) CCIE
14 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (35.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (34.03%) GDPR
3 48 (25.13%) PCI DSS
4 10 (5.24%) ISO 22301
4 10 (5.24%) SLA
5 4 (2.09%) COBIT
6 3 (1.57%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.05%) PMO
7 2 (1.05%) QA
8 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.52%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (21.99%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.38%) Firmware
4 13 (6.81%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.62%) vSphere
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.05%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (5.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (5.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (5.76%) Nessus
1 11 (5.76%) TrustSec
2 5 (2.62%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.09%) WSUS
4 3 (1.57%) SCCM
5 2 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.05%) Nagios
5 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.05%) SCOM
6 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 84 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 61 (31.94%) VMware
3 60 (31.41%) Cisco
4 7 (3.66%) SAP
4 7 (3.66%) Sun
5 5 (2.62%) Veeam
6 4 (2.09%) Citrix
6 4 (2.09%) IronPort
7 3 (1.57%) HP
7 3 (1.57%) IBM
8 2 (1.05%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.05%) Avaya
8 2 (1.05%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle
8 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.05%) Veritas
9 1 (0.52%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.52%) Sage
9 1 (0.52%) Sophos
9 1 (0.52%) Symantec