Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1021 979 996
Rank change year-on-year -42 +17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity Planning 190 245 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 154 198 273
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,860 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.14% +1.72% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -5.26%

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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 24 November 2017.

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 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 -5 180 £55,000 +8.14% 13
UK excluding London +22 102 £42,500 - 10
London -23 86 £73,750 +28.26% 3
South East +51 32 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Midlands +25 25 £37,500 -3.23% 3
West Midlands +20 25 £37,500 -11.76% 3
North of England +22 22 £45,750 -8.50% 4
East of England +19 14 £42,000 -34.12%
Yorkshire +33 13 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Scotland -11 8 £41,500 +3.75%
North West -22 8 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Wales +18 1 £50,000 -39.39%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Continuity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Business Continuity Planning.

1 190 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 148 (77.89%) BCP
3 107 (56.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 95 (50.00%) Finance
5 57 (30.00%) Windows
6 55 (28.95%) VMware
7 54 (28.42%) Microsoft
8 47 (24.74%) Active Directory
8 47 (24.74%) Project Management
9 44 (23.16%) Windows Server
10 42 (22.11%) Information Security
10 42 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (21.58%) Firewall
12 40 (21.05%) ITIL
13 38 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 33 (17.37%) Cisco
15 30 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 30 (15.79%) Line Management
16 29 (15.26%) SAN
17 28 (14.74%) Management Information System
17 28 (14.74%) Risk Management
18 27 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (14.21%) LAN
19 26 (13.68%) CCNA
19 26 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
19 26 (13.68%) IT Strategy
20 25 (13.16%) Change Management
21 24 (12.63%) MS Exchange
22 23 (12.11%) Linux
22 23 (12.11%) VMware ESXi

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 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.26%) IIS
4 8 (4.21%) Apache
4 8 (4.21%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.05%) JBoss
9 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.53%) Liferay
9 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.11%) Magento
2 4 (2.11%) Pegasus Opera
2 4 (2.11%) Sage 200
2 4 (2.11%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.53%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.53%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.84%) Office 365
3 5 (2.63%) IaaS
4 3 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.53%) G Suite
6 1 (0.53%) GitHub
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.58%) Firewall
2 29 (15.26%) SAN
3 27 (14.21%) LAN
4 22 (11.58%) SSL
4 22 (11.58%) WAN
5 21 (11.05%) VoIP
6 20 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 19 (10.00%) IPsec
8 15 (7.89%) VPN
9 14 (7.37%) Wireless
10 13 (6.84%) DNS
11 12 (6.32%) Network Security
12 9 (4.74%) DHCP
13 8 (4.21%) IP Telephony
14 7 (3.68%) ADSL
14 7 (3.68%) Broadband
14 7 (3.68%) Skype
14 7 (3.68%) VLAN
15 6 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (3.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.58%) MySQL
6 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.05%) Big Data
7 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) OLAP
8 1 (0.53%) OLTP
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.58%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.05%) FxCop
2 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.53%) Buildbot
3 1 (0.53%) Chocolatey
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.53%) JHipster
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.53%) Maven
3 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.53%) Protractor
3 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 95 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (10.53%) Legal
3 16 (8.42%) Banking
4 15 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.79%) Back Office
6 10 (5.26%) International Banking
7 7 (3.68%) Marketing
7 7 (3.68%) Retail
8 5 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.63%) Law
8 5 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 36 (18.95%) Analyst
3 18 (9.47%) Business Manager
4 12 (6.32%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (6.32%) Support Analyst
5 11 (5.79%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.26%) Business Analysis Manager
6 10 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.26%) Product Manager
6 10 (5.26%) Risk Manager
6 10 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (4.74%) Security Manager
7 9 (4.74%) Senior Manager
8 8 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (4.21%) Architect
8 8 (4.21%) Commercial Manager
8 8 (4.21%) IT Risk Manager
8 8 (4.21%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) EDI
2 2 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) LAMP
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) Spring
3 1 (0.53%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.74%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.37%) Clustering
4 13 (6.84%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.74%) User Experience
6 8 (4.21%) Handset
7 4 (2.11%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.11%) FMCG
7 4 (2.11%) PMI
7 4 (2.11%) Replication
7 4 (2.11%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.58%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.05%) Equities
9 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.00%) Windows
2 44 (23.16%) Windows Server
3 23 (12.11%) Linux
4 20 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.84%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.74%) Windows 10
7 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.21%) CentOS
9 2 (1.05%) Android
9 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.05%) Unix
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 148 (77.89%) BCP
3 107 (56.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (24.74%) Project Management
5 42 (22.11%) Information Security
6 40 (21.05%) ITIL
7 30 (15.79%) Line Management
8 28 (14.74%) Risk Management
9 27 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (13.68%) IT Strategy
11 25 (13.16%) Change Management
12 22 (11.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (10.53%) ERP
13 20 (10.53%) Service Delivery
14 19 (10.00%) PRINCE2
15 18 (9.47%) Incident Management
16 17 (8.95%) Collaborative Working
16 17 (8.95%) Process Improvement
17 16 (8.42%) Patch Management
17 16 (8.42%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.05%) SQL
2 13 (6.84%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.21%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.05%) C#
5 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.05%) Python
5 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) ES6
6 1 (0.53%) Go
6 1 (0.53%) Java
6 1 (0.53%) PHP
6 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (13.68%) CCNA
1 26 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.42%) Degree
4 12 (6.32%) ISEB
5 10 (5.26%) CISSP
5 10 (5.26%) MCSE
6 8 (4.21%) MCSA
7 5 (2.63%) CISA
7 5 (2.63%) CISM
8 4 (2.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (2.11%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.05%) CRISC
10 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.05%) SANS
11 1 (0.53%) ACCA
11 1 (0.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.00%) COBIT
3 15 (7.89%) SLA
4 7 (3.68%) ISO 9001
5 6 (3.16%) GDPR
5 6 (3.16%) PCI DSS
6 5 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (2.11%) ISO 22301
7 4 (2.11%) PMO
8 3 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.58%) QA
9 2 (1.05%) ISO 14001
9 2 (1.05%) TickIT
10 1 (0.53%) BS25999
10 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 42 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (12.11%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (8.95%) vSphere
5 13 (6.84%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.11%) XenApp
7 3 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.05%) Docker
8 2 (1.05%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.53%) Xen
9 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) vCenter Server
2 7 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.68%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (3.16%) Cisco CME
4 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.63%) SCCM
5 3 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.05%) Puppet
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.05%) SCOM
6 2 (1.05%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) Ansible
7 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.53%) Mesos
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.53%) Nagios
7 1 (0.53%) Nessus
7 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (28.95%) VMware
2 54 (28.42%) Microsoft
3 33 (17.37%) Cisco
4 15 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.26%) Juniper
5 10 (5.26%) SAP
6 9 (4.74%) Oracle
7 8 (4.21%) Avaya
7 8 (4.21%) Citrix
8 6 (3.16%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.16%) Google
8 6 (3.16%) JD Edwards
8 6 (3.16%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (2.63%) Apple
9 5 (2.63%) F5
10 4 (2.11%) Epicor
10 4 (2.11%) Pegasus
10 4 (2.11%) Sage
10 4 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.58%) Symantec