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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 196 184
Rank change year-on-year -18 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 33 44 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.77% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.87% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 53
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +9.19% -10.76%  

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5547 5046 5851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.28% 87.91% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4623 4195 4701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 15 £42,500 -20.56% 2
Cheshire -6 9 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Lancashire - 6 £18,000 -
Merseyside -9 2 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 54 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 30 (33.33%) Information Security
4 29 (32.22%) ITIL
5 27 (30.00%) CISSP
6 25 (27.78%) Incident Management
7 23 (25.56%) Risk Management
7 23 (25.56%) Finance
8 22 (24.44%) Security Management
8 22 (24.44%) CISM
8 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
9 21 (23.33%) Banking
10 19 (21.11%) Cisco
10 19 (21.11%) Legal
11 18 (20.00%) SQL
11 18 (20.00%) Degree
11 18 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 17 (18.89%) Business Development
12 17 (18.89%) PCI DSS
12 17 (18.89%) Management Information System
13 16 (17.78%) VMware
13 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
14 15 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (16.67%) Data Management
15 14 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (15.56%) High Availability
15 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (15.56%) Windows

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 14 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) Office 365
2 8 (8.89%) IaaS
3 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.78%) PaaS
3 7 (7.78%) SaaS
4 4 (4.44%) Basecamp
5 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) Unified Communications
2 11 (12.22%) Network Security
3 9 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (10.00%) LAN
3 9 (10.00%) WAN
4 4 (4.44%) VLAN
4 4 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.33%) ADSL
5 3 (3.33%) Firewall
5 3 (3.33%) Internet
5 3 (3.33%) Wireless
6 2 (2.22%) DNS
6 2 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (1.11%) DHCP
7 1 (1.11%) MPLS
7 1 (1.11%) NAS
7 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.11%) SAN
7 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.89%) MySQL
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) GIS
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.11%) Big Data
6 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.11%) Ingres
6 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.44%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 21 (23.33%) Banking
3 19 (21.11%) Legal
4 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 9 (10.00%) Law
6 7 (7.78%) Multimedia
7 6 (6.67%) Marketing
8 3 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) DBA
2 13 (14.44%) SQL DBA
3 11 (12.22%) Security Manager
4 10 (11.11%) Consultant
4 10 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 10 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
5 9 (10.00%) Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Business Manager
7 6 (6.67%) IT Support
7 6 (6.67%) Telesales Executive
8 5 (5.56%) Information Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Business Continuity Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) .NET
1 6 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.11%) CSS
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) jQuery
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (18.89%) Management Information System
3 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.78%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (7.78%) iPad
5 6 (6.67%) Clustering
5 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.67%) Replication
6 3 (3.33%) FlexPod
6 3 (3.33%) Social Media
7 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.11%) NHS
8 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.33%) Unix
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (33.33%) Information Security
3 29 (32.22%) ITIL
4 25 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 23 (25.56%) Risk Management
6 22 (24.44%) Security Management
7 17 (18.89%) Business Development
8 15 (16.67%) Data Management
8 15 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (15.56%) High Availability
10 12 (13.33%) Information Security Management
10 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
11 11 (12.22%) Data Security
11 11 (12.22%) Time Management
12 10 (11.11%) Statistics
12 10 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 9 (10.00%) Data Protection
13 9 (10.00%) Mathematics
13 9 (10.00%) Network Architecture
13 9 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) SQL
2 14 (15.56%) T-SQL
3 9 (10.00%) C
4 6 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.11%) VBA
6 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) CISSP
2 22 (24.44%) CISM
3 18 (20.00%) Degree
4 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (11.11%) CCNP
6 9 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (8.89%) MCSA
8 6 (6.67%) CISA
9 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.22%) CCNA
10 2 (2.22%) MCP
10 2 (2.22%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (1.11%) CEH
11 1 (1.11%) CRISC
11 1 (1.11%) MCSE
11 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.11%) PMP
11 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.89%) PCI DSS
2 14 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (14.44%) SLA
4 9 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (7.78%) QA
6 3 (3.33%) ISO22301
6 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.11%) BS25999
7 1 (1.11%) COBIT
7 1 (1.11%) COSO
7 1 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.22%) vSphere
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) Cisco
3 16 (17.78%) VMware
4 7 (7.78%) NetApp
4 7 (7.78%) Symantec
5 6 (6.67%) HP
6 5 (5.56%) Citrix
7 4 (4.44%) Google
8 3 (3.33%) AppSense
8 3 (3.33%) CommVault
8 3 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.33%) Veeam
9 2 (2.22%) Blue Prism
9 2 (2.22%) NCR
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle
9 2 (2.22%) Teradata
10 1 (1.11%) arcserve
10 1 (1.11%) IBM
10 1 (1.11%) RainStor
10 1 (1.11%) Sophos
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