Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 315 273
Rank change year-on-year +160 -42 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 229 60 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.02% 0.46% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.50% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 202 52 74
North West median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +33.78% -22.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,623 £18,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £85,000 £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 10,324 12,063 11,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.08% 91.59% 91.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,294 9,590 9,514
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +118 168 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Cheshire +40 24 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Merseyside +25 18 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Lancashire +18 10 £42,500 +41.67%
Cumbria - 6 £52,500 -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 163 (71.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 160 (69.87%) Finance
3 145 (63.32%) Information Security
4 142 (62.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 141 (61.57%) GDPR
6 136 (59.39%) Data Protection
7 134 (58.52%) CISSP
8 133 (58.08%) Microsoft
9 129 (56.33%) SQL
10 126 (55.02%) Management Information System
11 125 (54.59%) Legal
12 123 (53.71%) Network Security
13 121 (52.84%) Windows
13 121 (52.84%) CREST Certified
14 120 (52.40%) Vulnerability Management
14 120 (52.40%) Risk Analysis
15 119 (51.97%) Due Diligence
16 117 (51.09%) VMware
17 115 (50.22%) Cisco
18 108 (47.16%) Web Development
19 107 (46.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 106 (46.29%) PCI DSS
20 106 (46.29%) Linux
21 100 (43.67%) Wi-Fi
21 100 (43.67%) Penetration Testing
22 98 (42.79%) SIEM
22 98 (42.79%) SANS
22 98 (42.79%) Mentoring
23 96 (41.92%) Threat Analysis
23 96 (41.92%) Cyber Kill Chain

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 18 (7.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.37%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.93%) IIS
4 5 (2.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 96 (41.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.37%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.30%) Office 365
2 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.44%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 123 (53.71%) Network Security
2 100 (43.67%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (8.30%) Firewall
4 16 (6.99%) VPN
5 11 (4.80%) LAN
5 11 (4.80%) Skype
5 11 (4.80%) WAN
6 10 (4.37%) VoIP
7 9 (3.93%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.93%) VLAN
8 8 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (3.06%) MPLS
10 6 (2.62%) DNS
10 6 (2.62%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.62%) NetScaler
10 6 (2.62%) SAN
11 5 (2.18%) DHCP
12 4 (1.75%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.75%) PBX
12 4 (1.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.44%) OLAP
5 1 (0.44%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (4.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 160 (69.87%) Finance
2 125 (54.59%) Legal
3 5 (2.18%) Retail
3 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.31%) Banking
4 3 (1.31%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 117 (51.09%) Analyst
2 110 (48.03%) Security Analyst
3 107 (46.72%) IT Analyst
4 100 (43.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 100 (43.67%) Senior Analyst
4 100 (43.67%) Senior Security Analyst
5 98 (42.79%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 23 (10.04%) Information Manager
6 23 (10.04%) Information Security Manager
6 23 (10.04%) Security Manager
7 16 (6.99%) IT Manager
8 13 (5.68%) Developer
9 10 (4.37%) Information Analyst
9 10 (4.37%) Information Security Analyst
9 10 (4.37%) Junior
9 10 (4.37%) Junior Developer
9 10 (4.37%) Junior Web Developer
9 10 (4.37%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.93%) Security Officer
11 8 (3.49%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.11%) HTML
2 10 (4.37%) .NET
2 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET
2 10 (4.37%) CSS
2 10 (4.37%) HTML5 Canvas
3 3 (1.31%) Middleware
4 2 (0.87%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.44%) MDX
5 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 126 (55.02%) Management Information System
2 96 (41.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 23 (10.04%) CESG
4 13 (5.68%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (4.37%) VLE
6 5 (2.18%) IVR
7 3 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.31%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.31%) PMI
8 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.87%) Handset
8 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.44%) PKI
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 121 (52.84%) Windows
2 106 (46.29%) Linux
3 20 (8.73%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.80%) Windows 10
6 7 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.31%) Android
7 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.31%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.31%) OS/400
7 3 (1.31%) SUSE
8 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (71.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 145 (63.32%) Information Security
3 136 (59.39%) Data Protection
4 120 (52.40%) Risk Analysis
4 120 (52.40%) Vulnerability Management
5 119 (51.97%) Due Diligence
6 108 (47.16%) Web Development
7 100 (43.67%) Penetration Testing
8 98 (42.79%) Mentoring
8 98 (42.79%) SIEM
9 96 (41.92%) Scenario Testing
9 96 (41.92%) Threat Analysis
10 68 (29.69%) IT Strategy
11 51 (22.27%) ITIL
12 38 (16.59%) Service Management
13 37 (16.16%) Risk Management
14 32 (13.97%) Incident Management
15 29 (12.66%) Internal Audit
16 26 (11.35%) Information Security Management
16 26 (11.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (56.33%) SQL
2 14 (6.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.37%) C
4 8 (3.49%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.62%) VBScript
6 5 (2.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (58.52%) CISSP
2 121 (52.84%) CREST Certified
3 98 (42.79%) SANS
4 35 (15.28%) CISA
5 15 (6.55%) Degree
6 10 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.62%) CISM
7 6 (2.62%) CRISC
8 4 (1.75%) CEH
9 3 (1.31%) CCNA
9 3 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.31%) SSCP
10 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (62.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 141 (61.57%) GDPR
3 106 (46.29%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.49%) SLA
5 7 (3.06%) COBIT
6 5 (2.18%) ISO 22301
6 5 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.31%) QA
8 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 107 (46.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (14.85%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.49%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.87%) vSphere
6 2 (0.87%) XenApp
7 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.49%) vCenter Server
2 7 (3.06%) SCCM
3 6 (2.62%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.62%) SCOM
4 3 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.44%) Icinga
5 1 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (58.08%) Microsoft
2 117 (51.09%) VMware
3 115 (50.22%) Cisco
4 10 (4.37%) Avaya
4 10 (4.37%) Veeam
5 7 (3.06%) Citrix
5 7 (3.06%) Nortel
6 6 (2.62%) Dell
6 6 (2.62%) EMC
6 6 (2.62%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (1.75%) Genesys
8 3 (1.31%) Clearswift
8 3 (1.31%) IBM
8 3 (1.31%) IronPort
8 3 (1.31%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.31%) NetApp
9 2 (0.87%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (0.87%) Verint
9 2 (0.87%) Wyse
10 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow