Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1012 1006 1012
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -25
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 129 196 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 91 159 194
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,860
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +8.14% +1.72%
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £89,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -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 148,602 165,637 171,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.48% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 118,085 131,103 142,989
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £84,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +3 126 £62,500 +13.64% 15
London +40 73 £65,000 -10.34% 7
UK excluding London +13 54 £43,750 +2.94% 11
South East +11 21 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Midlands +20 18 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Midlands +24 13 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North of England +9 11 £46,250 -2.63% 3
North West +8 6 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Yorkshire +22 5 £49,250 -3.90%
East Midlands +6 5 £37,250 - 1
South West - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +21 1 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Scotland -2 1 £35,000 -15.66% 3

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 79 (61.24%) BCP
3 66 (51.16%) ITIL
4 63 (48.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (34.11%) Windows
6 39 (30.23%) SQL
7 37 (28.68%) Windows Server
8 36 (27.91%) Data Centre
8 36 (27.91%) Service Delivery
8 36 (27.91%) Management Information System
9 33 (25.58%) Active Directory
10 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
10 32 (24.81%) Degree
11 28 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (20.93%) Project Management
13 26 (20.16%) VMware
14 25 (19.38%) Change Management
15 24 (18.60%) ERP
15 24 (18.60%) MS Exchange
16 23 (17.83%) Information Security
16 23 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (17.05%) Office 365
17 22 (17.05%) WAN
17 22 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
18 21 (16.28%) Service Management
19 19 (14.73%) ITSM
20 18 (13.95%) LAN
21 17 (13.18%) Finance
21 17 (13.18%) Data Protection
21 17 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure

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 24 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.40%) IIS
3 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.10%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.55%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.78%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.05%) Office 365
2 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (10.08%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (6.98%) PaaS
5 4 (3.10%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.33%) IaaS
7 2 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.05%) WAN
2 18 (13.95%) LAN
3 14 (10.85%) Firewall
3 14 (10.85%) SNMP
4 13 (10.08%) Modbus
5 9 (6.98%) Unified Communications
5 9 (6.98%) WLAN
6 5 (3.88%) NAS
6 5 (3.88%) SAN
6 5 (3.88%) VPN
7 4 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.10%) PBX
7 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.33%) Network Security
8 3 (2.33%) Wireless
9 2 (1.55%) Internet
10 1 (0.78%) DNS
10 1 (0.78%) Intranet
10 1 (0.78%) VoIP
10 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (4.65%) Power BI
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) GIS
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.20%) Legal
4 7 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (5.43%) Retail
5 6 (4.65%) Banking
5 6 (4.65%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.10%) Billing
6 4 (3.10%) Marketing
7 2 (1.55%) Back Office
7 2 (1.55%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.60%) Analyst
2 20 (15.50%) IT Manager
3 14 (10.85%) Security Manager
3 14 (10.85%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (9.30%) Presales Engineer
5 11 (8.53%) Information Manager
5 11 (8.53%) Information Security Manager
6 9 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (6.98%) Developer
6 9 (6.98%) Integration Developer
6 9 (6.98%) RPG Developer
6 9 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Design Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Service Manager
8 7 (5.43%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.65%) IT Security Manager
9 6 (4.65%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) EDI
2 7 (5.43%) Middleware
2 7 (5.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.91%) Data Centre
1 36 (27.91%) Management Information System
2 28 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.08%) CMDB
4 11 (8.53%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (6.98%) iSeries
6 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.43%) AS400
7 7 (5.43%) Life Science
7 7 (5.43%) PMI
8 6 (4.65%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.78%) Clustering
10 1 (0.78%) Fintech
10 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.78%) PKI
10 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.11%) Windows
2 37 (28.68%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.43%) Linux
5 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 79 (61.24%) BCP
3 66 (51.16%) ITIL
4 63 (48.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (27.91%) Service Delivery
6 27 (20.93%) Project Management
7 25 (19.38%) Change Management
8 24 (18.60%) ERP
9 23 (17.83%) Information Security
9 23 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (16.28%) Service Management
12 19 (14.73%) ITSM
13 17 (13.18%) Data Protection
13 17 (13.18%) IT Strategy
14 16 (12.40%) Line Management
15 15 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (11.63%) Infrastructure Management
15 15 (11.63%) SOA
15 15 (11.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.23%) SQL
2 9 (6.98%) Java
2 9 (6.98%) RPG
2 9 (6.98%) RPG IV
3 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.43%) VB
4 4 (3.10%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.10%) Python
5 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (24.81%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.43%) Master's Degree
4 7 (5.43%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.65%) CISSP
6 5 (3.88%) CCNA
7 3 (2.33%) CISM
7 3 (2.33%) IISP
8 2 (1.55%) CCNP
8 2 (1.55%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CCDP
9 1 (0.78%) MCDST
9 1 (0.78%) MCITP
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.20%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.20%) SLA
3 7 (5.43%) GAMP
3 7 (5.43%) GDPR
4 5 (3.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (3.88%) QA
5 3 (2.33%) COBIT
5 3 (2.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (1.55%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.10%) RHEV
4 4 (3.10%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Ansible
1 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.10%) Puppet
2 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.55%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
3 1 (0.78%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.78%) WMI
3 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.16%) VMware
3 13 (10.08%) Citrix
3 13 (10.08%) JD Edwards
4 8 (6.20%) Ivanti
4 8 (6.20%) Orchard
4 8 (6.20%) SAP
4 8 (6.20%) Shavlik
5 7 (5.43%) Cisco
6 4 (3.10%) Cognos
6 4 (3.10%) Mitel
6 4 (3.10%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.33%) Apple
7 3 (2.33%) Oracle
7 3 (2.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.78%) CommVault
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) NetApp
8 1 (0.78%) Sun