Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 284 243
Rank change year-on-year -37 -41 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 52 86 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.69% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.77% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45 68 66
North West median annual salary £51,500 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.19% -17.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £18,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £67,500 £64,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 11869 11198 11717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.82% 89.75% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9443 9353 9678
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Manchester -18 35 £52,500 +17.98% 4
Cheshire -53 6 £55,000 +48.65% 1
Lancashire -3 5 £30,000 +66.67%
Merseyside +18 4 £30,000 -53.85%
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 21 (40.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (38.46%) Information Security
3 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.69%) Management Information System
4 17 (32.69%) Risk Management
5 15 (28.85%) Project Management
5 15 (28.85%) Windows
6 13 (25.00%) ITIL
6 13 (25.00%) SLA
6 13 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (21.15%) SQL
7 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
8 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 10 (19.23%) Service Management
8 10 (19.23%) Data Protection
9 9 (17.31%) Degree
9 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
9 9 (17.31%) Firewall
9 9 (17.31%) VMware
9 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (17.31%) Cisco
9 9 (17.31%) IT Strategy
9 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
10 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
10 8 (15.38%) CRM
10 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 8 (15.38%) Change Management
10 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Liferay
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
1 2 (3.85%) Workfront
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) LAN
2 7 (13.46%) WAN
3 5 (9.62%) DNS
4 4 (7.69%) MPLS
4 4 (7.69%) Network Security
5 3 (5.77%) DHCP
5 3 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (5.77%) SAN
5 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.77%) VoIP
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 2 (3.85%) Wireless
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.92%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) Intranet
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Marketing
3 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.69%) Back Office
4 4 (7.69%) Legal
5 3 (5.77%) Law
6 2 (3.85%) Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Billing
7 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.92%) Publishing
7 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) IT Manager
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
2 8 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Information Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Tester
3 5 (9.62%) Tester
4 4 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Domain Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) DBA
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Unix Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Unix Support
5 3 (5.77%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) EDI
4 1 (1.92%) LAMP
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.92%) iPhone
6 1 (1.92%) Life Science
6 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (38.46%) Information Security
3 17 (32.69%) Risk Management
4 15 (28.85%) Project Management
5 13 (25.00%) ITIL
6 10 (19.23%) Data Protection
6 10 (19.23%) Service Management
7 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
7 9 (17.31%) IT Strategy
7 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
7 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (15.38%) Change Management
8 8 (15.38%) CRM
8 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.46%) Coaching
9 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
10 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
10 6 (11.54%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) C#
2 4 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) CISM
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.69%) CISSP
4 3 (5.77%) CCNA
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.77%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (3.85%) CCNP
5 2 (3.85%) CISA
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.85%) CRISC
5 2 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.92%) MBCS
6 1 (1.92%) MCITP
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (25.00%) SLA
2 6 (11.54%) GDPR
3 5 (9.62%) ISO 22301
4 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.85%) COBIT
5 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.92%) GMP
6 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.92%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.92%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco
2 9 (17.31%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) NetApp
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Siebel
6 2 (3.85%) arcserve
6 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.85%) Juniper
6 2 (3.85%) OpenText
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Reuters
6 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.85%) SAP
6 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.85%) Sophos
6 2 (3.85%) Symantec
6 2 (3.85%) SYSPRO