Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Business Continuity Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity Planning over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 999 1001 1009
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -24
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 158 199 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 104 153 188
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £33,650 £35,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%

Business Continuity Planning 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150,479 160,844 176,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 119,704 127,010 147,108
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Business Continuity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Business Continuity Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity Planning in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Continuity Planning in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Continuity Planning in the UK

Business Continuity Planning
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 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
England +9 152 £62,500 +13.64% 13
London +42 84 £65,000 +7.88% 3
UK excluding London -12 70 £47,500 +11.76% 12
South East +7 32 £65,000 +18.18% 2
North of England +38 23 £47,500 -13.64% 2
North West +37 19 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Midlands +8 11 £42,500 -15.00% 4
West Midlands +3 7 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Yorkshire +27 4 £35,000 -36.36% 1
East Midlands +11 4 £47,500 -
Scotland -12 2 £35,000 -15.66% 2
East of England +1 1 £45,000 +11.80% 1
South West -5 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 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 with a requirement for Business Continuity Planning.

1 158 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 109 (68.99%) BCP
3 89 (56.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 58 (36.71%) ITIL
5 56 (35.44%) Windows
6 50 (31.65%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (31.01%) Information Security
8 46 (29.11%) Active Directory
9 45 (28.48%) Degree
10 44 (27.85%) Project Management
11 42 (26.58%) Management Information System
12 37 (23.42%) Microsoft
13 36 (22.78%) Finance
13 36 (22.78%) Windows Server
14 35 (22.15%) MS Exchange
15 32 (20.25%) SQL
15 32 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (19.62%) Data Centre
16 31 (19.62%) WAN
16 31 (19.62%) VMware
17 30 (18.99%) Office 365
18 29 (18.35%) Service Delivery
19 27 (17.09%) Firewall
19 27 (17.09%) LAN
19 27 (17.09%) Computer Science
20 26 (16.46%) Change Management
20 26 (16.46%) Service Management
20 26 (16.46%) Line Management
21 24 (15.19%) IT Strategy
22 23 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure

Business Continuity Planning
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 35 (22.15%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.03%) IIS
3 18 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.70%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2000
5 8 (5.06%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (5.06%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.53%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.63%) Revit
2 1 (0.63%) SketchUp
2 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Orchard Housing
2 7 (4.43%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.90%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (1.90%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.63%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.63%) Finacle
4 1 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.99%) Office 365
2 23 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.06%) PaaS
5 7 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.53%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.62%) WAN
2 27 (17.09%) Firewall
2 27 (17.09%) LAN
3 16 (10.13%) Network Security
4 13 (8.23%) NAS
4 13 (8.23%) SAN
5 10 (6.33%) Unified Communications
5 10 (6.33%) WLAN
6 9 (5.70%) Intranet
7 8 (5.06%) Extranet
7 8 (5.06%) SNMP
8 7 (4.43%) Modbus
8 7 (4.43%) VPN
9 6 (3.80%) PBX
10 4 (2.53%) Internet
10 4 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.53%) Wireless
11 3 (1.90%) DNS
12 2 (1.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.63%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.63%) GIS
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) Power BI
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (22.78%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Legal
3 16 (10.13%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.70%) Retail
5 8 (5.06%) Banking
5 8 (5.06%) Retail Banking
6 7 (4.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.16%) Billing
8 3 (1.90%) Back Office
8 3 (1.90%) International Banking
9 2 (1.27%) Marketing
9 2 (1.27%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.63%) Law
10 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (14.56%) IT Manager
1 23 (14.56%) Security Manager
2 21 (13.29%) Analyst
3 19 (12.03%) Information Manager
3 19 (12.03%) Information Security Manager
4 16 (10.13%) Architect
5 14 (8.86%) Team Leader
6 12 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) Lead Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Design Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) IT Security Manager
10 7 (4.43%) Presales Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.58%) Management Information System
2 32 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (19.62%) Data Centre
4 27 (17.09%) Computer Science
5 12 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (5.06%) Blackberry
6 8 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (4.43%) CMDB
7 7 (4.43%) Life Science
7 7 (4.43%) PMI
7 7 (4.43%) User Experience
8 4 (2.53%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (2.53%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.90%) BYOD
9 3 (1.90%) CESG
9 3 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.27%) Fintech
10 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.44%) Windows
2 36 (22.78%) Windows Server
3 20 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (10.13%) Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 109 (68.99%) BCP
3 89 (56.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 58 (36.71%) ITIL
5 50 (31.65%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (31.01%) Information Security
7 44 (27.85%) Project Management
8 29 (18.35%) Service Delivery
9 26 (16.46%) Change Management
9 26 (16.46%) Line Management
9 26 (16.46%) Service Management
10 24 (15.19%) IT Strategy
11 23 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (13.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (12.66%) Strategic Planning
14 19 (12.03%) Data Protection
14 19 (12.03%) Risk Management
15 18 (11.39%) ITSM
16 17 (10.76%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (10.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.25%) SQL
2 17 (10.76%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.06%) VBScript
4 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.53%) Python
5 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) VB
5 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (28.48%) Degree
2 22 (13.92%) CISSP
3 19 (12.03%) CISM
4 11 (6.96%) IISP
5 10 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (4.43%) Master's Degree
7 7 (4.43%) PMI Certification
7 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.80%) CISA
8 6 (3.80%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (3.16%) CCNA
10 3 (1.90%) CCNP
10 3 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.27%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.23%) GDPR
3 10 (6.33%) SLA
4 7 (4.43%) GAMP
4 7 (4.43%) PCI DSS
5 5 (3.16%) QA
6 3 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.27%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.63%) COBIT
8 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.53%) RHEV
4 4 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.27%) iptables
5 2 (1.27%) Samba
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.63%) Docker
6 1 (0.63%) NFS
6 1 (0.63%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (2.53%) Ansible
2 4 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.53%) Puppet
3 3 (1.90%) SCCM
4 2 (1.27%) WMI
5 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.62%) VMware
3 22 (13.92%) Cisco
4 15 (9.49%) Citrix
5 14 (8.86%) SAP
6 10 (6.33%) Symantec
7 9 (5.70%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.70%) CommVault
7 9 (5.70%) Ivanti
7 9 (5.70%) Orchard
7 9 (5.70%) Shavlik
8 8 (5.06%) Dell
8 8 (5.06%) GFI Software
8 8 (5.06%) Google
8 8 (5.06%) Mimosa
8 8 (5.06%) OpenText
8 8 (5.06%) RightFax
9 7 (4.43%) Sun
10 5 (3.16%) IBM
10 5 (3.16%) Oracle