The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 132 127
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 22 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.82% 1.06% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.16% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 23
Median salary £47,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.58% +14.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £34,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2463 2589 2832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.46% 91.42% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1455 1775
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Business Continuity in Scotland

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Continuity in Scotland

Business Continuity
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Edinburgh -9 11 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Glasgow +9 9 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Fife - 2 - -
Business Continuity
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 21 (48.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
3 17 (39.53%) Service Delivery
4 13 (30.23%) Service Management
4 13 (30.23%) Banking
5 12 (27.91%) Degree
6 11 (25.58%) Business Continuity Planning
7 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (23.26%) VMware
8 9 (20.93%) ITIL
9 8 (18.60%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) Linux
9 8 (18.60%) SLA
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
9 8 (18.60%) BCP
9 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
10 7 (16.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (16.28%) MCSE
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
11 6 (13.95%) High Availability
12 5 (11.63%) Splunk
12 5 (11.63%) SaaS
12 5 (11.63%) PaaS
12 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery Management
12 5 (11.63%) IaaS
12 5 (11.63%) MCSA
12 5 (11.63%) Windows

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) IaaS
1 5 (11.63%) PaaS
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) DNS
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) VoIP
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
3 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) PBX
5 1 (2.33%) Skype
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.65%) SSDT
3 1 (2.33%) QlikView
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Publishing
5 2 (4.65%) Back Office
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Delivery Manager
1 10 (23.26%) Service Manager
1 10 (23.26%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Senior Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Senior Service Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Service Management Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Data Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Incident Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Information Officer
3 3 (6.98%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Security Officer
4 2 (4.65%) Business Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Business Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) IVR
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.65%) Equities
4 2 (4.65%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (39.53%) Service Delivery
3 13 (30.23%) Service Management
4 11 (25.58%) Business Continuity Planning
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) BCP
7 6 (13.95%) High Availability
8 5 (11.63%) Information Security
8 5 (11.63%) ITSM
8 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery Management
9 4 (9.30%) Analytics
9 4 (9.30%) Time Management
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.98%) Migration
10 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
10 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (6.98%) SIEM
10 3 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) Perl
4 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (16.28%) MCSE
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) CISSP
3 5 (11.63%) MCSA
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) ACCA
5 2 (4.65%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.33%) CISM
6 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) Firmware
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) KVM
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.33%) RHEV
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nagios
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) VMware
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Splunk
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Avaya
5 3 (6.98%) Citrix
5 3 (6.98%) Forcepoint
5 3 (6.98%) McAfee
5 3 (6.98%) Symantec
6 2 (4.65%) F5
6 2 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Unisys
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