Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Continuity Manager was £53,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1194 1196 1277
Rank change year-on-year +2 +81 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Continuity Manager 17 26 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 42
UK median annual salary £53,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.94% +0.95% -4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £68,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,965 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.10% -6.73% +37.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Business Continuity Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Business Continuity Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity Manager in the UK

Business Continuity Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Continuity Manager in the UK

Business Continuity Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity Manager over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Continuity Manager in the UK

Business Continuity Manager
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England +37 17 £53,500 +0.94% 4
UK excluding London +53 12 £45,000 -8.10% 3
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
Midlands - 6 £45,000 - 2
London -6 5 £60,000 +13.21% 1
South East +58 4 £65,000 +7.03%
East of England +11 1 £60,000 -4.00% 1
North of England +11 1 - -
North West -20 1 - -

Business Continuity Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Business Continuity Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Business Continuity Manager in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 14 (82.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Information Security
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 6 (35.29%) BCP
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE
5 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (23.53%) ISO 22301
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 3 (17.65%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Advertising
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
9 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (5.88%) COBIT
9 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
9 1 (5.88%) Time Management
9 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement

Business Continuity Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 14 (82.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (41.18%) Information Security
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) BCP
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
9 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 22301
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) VMware