Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 312 270
Rank change year-on-year +72 -42 -47
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 127 58 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.04% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.50% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 90 45 51
North West median annual salary £49,750 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.88% +3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,125 £19,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,750 £65,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 11,221 11,627 10,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.52% 91.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,034 9,528 8,427
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +34 39 £65,000 +52.94% 6
Merseyside +36 35 £60,000 +20.00%
Cheshire +5 35 £37,500 -31.82% 4
Lancashire -7 7 £35,000 +94.44%
Cumbria - 4 £50,000 -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 63 (49.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 47 (37.01%) ITIL
3 39 (30.71%) Change Management
4 37 (29.13%) Firewall
5 35 (27.56%) Project Management
6 34 (26.77%) Microsoft
7 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
7 32 (25.20%) Information Security
7 32 (25.20%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (24.41%) CISSP
9 30 (23.62%) SQL
10 28 (22.05%) Windows
10 28 (22.05%) VPN
10 28 (22.05%) Finance
10 28 (22.05%) Incident Management
10 28 (22.05%) Degree
10 28 (22.05%) Network Security
11 26 (20.47%) Security Management
12 24 (18.90%) Programme Delivery
12 24 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (18.11%) Office 365
13 23 (18.11%) Cisco
14 22 (17.32%) WAN
14 22 (17.32%) SIEM
15 21 (16.54%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (16.54%) Linux
15 21 (16.54%) LAN
16 20 (15.75%) VoIP
16 20 (15.75%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (15.75%) Service 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 8 (6.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.72%) IIS
3 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.36%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.57%) Confluence
4 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (8.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) SAP BPC
2 3 (2.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.11%) Office 365
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.15%) SaaS
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.57%) IaaS
4 2 (1.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.13%) Firewall
2 28 (22.05%) Network Security
2 28 (22.05%) VPN
3 22 (17.32%) WAN
4 21 (16.54%) LAN
5 20 (15.75%) VoIP
5 20 (15.75%) Wireless
6 17 (13.39%) Cisco Wireless
6 17 (13.39%) TCP/IP
7 14 (11.02%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (11.02%) Cisco ISE
7 14 (11.02%) MPLS
8 13 (10.24%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (9.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (8.66%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (8.66%) IPsec
10 11 (8.66%) Multicast
10 11 (8.66%) SSL
11 8 (6.30%) DNS
12 7 (5.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) JIRA
1 2 (1.57%) Selenium
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.57%) Subversion
General
1 28 (22.05%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Legal
3 8 (6.30%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Back Office
6 2 (1.57%) Billing
6 2 (1.57%) Law
6 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (13.39%) Architect
2 16 (12.60%) Analyst
3 14 (11.02%) Security Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Network Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Senior Security Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Technical Analyst
5 12 (9.45%) Head of Information
5 12 (9.45%) Head of Information Security
5 12 (9.45%) Head of Security
5 12 (9.45%) IT Manager
6 11 (8.66%) Information Security Officer
6 11 (8.66%) Security Manager
6 11 (8.66%) Security Officer
7 9 (7.09%) Data Architect
7 9 (7.09%) Head of IT
7 9 (7.09%) Head of IT Security
7 9 (7.09%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.57%) REST
2 2 (1.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) COM
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.17%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.45%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.09%) Taxonomies
5 7 (5.51%) User Experience
6 6 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.36%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.57%) Clustering
8 2 (1.57%) Wiki
9 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.79%) CMDB
9 1 (0.79%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.05%) Windows
2 21 (16.54%) Linux
3 14 (11.02%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.30%) Android
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.15%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.57%) Unix
9 1 (0.79%) Solaris
9 1 (0.79%) SUSE
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (49.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 47 (37.01%) ITIL
3 39 (30.71%) Change Management
4 35 (27.56%) Project Management
5 32 (25.20%) Information Security
5 32 (25.20%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (22.05%) Incident Management
7 26 (20.47%) Security Management
8 24 (18.90%) Programme Delivery
9 22 (17.32%) SIEM
10 21 (16.54%) Cybersecurity
11 20 (15.75%) Business Continuity Planning
11 20 (15.75%) Service Management
11 20 (15.75%) Vulnerability Management
12 19 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (14.96%) ITIL V3
13 18 (14.17%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (14.17%) Task Automation
14 17 (13.39%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.62%) SQL
2 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.36%) C#
4 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.57%) VBScript
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) CISSP
2 28 (22.05%) Degree
3 20 (15.75%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (9.45%) CCNP
5 11 (8.66%) CCDP
6 8 (6.30%) CCNA
6 8 (6.30%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.72%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (3.94%) CISA
9 3 (2.36%) CISM
10 2 (1.57%) CEH
10 2 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.57%) MCSE
10 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CCIE
11 1 (0.79%) CISMP
11 1 (0.79%) ISEB
11 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.24%) GDPR
3 9 (7.09%) Data Quality
3 9 (7.09%) ISO 22301
3 9 (7.09%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.09%) SLA
4 3 (2.36%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (2.36%) PMO
5 1 (0.79%) COBIT
5 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.17%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.81%) Firmware
3 15 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.94%) vSphere
4 5 (3.94%) XenApp
5 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (8.66%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (8.66%) Nessus
1 11 (8.66%) TrustSec
2 5 (3.94%) SCCM
2 5 (3.94%) SCOM
2 5 (3.94%) vCenter Server
2 5 (3.94%) WSUS
3 3 (2.36%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.57%) Nagios
4 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (26.77%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.11%) Cisco
3 19 (14.96%) VMware
4 7 (5.51%) Citrix
5 6 (4.72%) SAP
5 6 (4.72%) Sun
6 5 (3.94%) Veeam
7 4 (3.15%) IronPort
8 3 (2.36%) HP
8 3 (2.36%) Oracle
8 3 (2.36%) Sage
8 3 (2.36%) Symantec
9 2 (1.57%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.57%) Veritas
9 2 (1.57%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.79%) ConnectWise
10 1 (0.79%) Draytek
10 1 (0.79%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.79%) Trend Micro