Period
to 29 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 424 460 436
Rank change year-on-year +36 -24 +55
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 324 839 1,154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.62% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.67% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 277 652 907
Median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £84,250 £87,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

Business Continuity 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 50,527 124,664 148,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.24% 92.18% 92.02%
Number of salaries quoted 41,928 98,623 118,326
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +3.45%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the UK

Business Continuity
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Continuity.

Salary trend for Business Continuity in the UK

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Continuity over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Continuity in the UK

Business Continuity
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the UK over the 6 months to 29 November 2020. 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 +40 301 £52,500 -12.50% 53
UK excluding London +84 173 £45,000 -10.00% 43
London +35 142 £63,000 -3.08% 11
North of England +91 58 £47,500 +9.20% 12
South East +90 49 £48,000 -14.67% 16
North West +92 32 £50,000 +16.28% 8
South West +102 25 £49,500 -12.08% 4
Work from Home -7 25 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Yorkshire +79 16 £35,500 -19.59% 4
Midlands +73 16 £45,000 -14.29% 7
Wales +55 11 £45,000 +63.64% 1
North East +25 10 £47,675 +8.55%
East of England +106 8 £43,000 -18.10% 3
East Midlands +78 8 £48,750 -11.36% 4
West Midlands +50 8 £42,500 -19.05% 3
Scotland +74 5 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, IT jobs citing Business Continuity 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.

1 137 (42.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 125 (38.58%) Microsoft
3 105 (32.41%) Azure
4 90 (27.78%) Windows
5 86 (26.54%) Information Security
6 85 (26.23%) ITIL
7 83 (25.62%) Finance
8 75 (23.15%) SQL
9 74 (22.84%) VMware
10 73 (22.53%) Active Directory
11 70 (21.60%) Linux
11 70 (21.60%) Firewall
12 67 (20.68%) Management Information System
13 65 (20.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 60 (18.52%) Degree
15 53 (16.36%) Office 365
15 53 (16.36%) DevOps
16 51 (15.74%) Service Management
16 51 (15.74%) Project Management
17 49 (15.12%) BCP
17 49 (15.12%) Change Management
18 47 (14.51%) AWS
18 47 (14.51%) Cybersecurity
19 46 (14.20%) Data Centre
20 45 (13.89%) PowerShell
20 45 (13.89%) Incident Management
20 45 (13.89%) Cisco
21 44 (13.58%) Business Continuity Planning
22 43 (13.27%) Windows Server
22 43 (13.27%) SQL Server

Business Continuity
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 21 (6.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.32%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.47%) Apache
4 8 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.47%) IIS
4 8 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.23%) Confluence
6 3 (0.93%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.31%) Appian
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.31%) Moodle
8 1 (0.31%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.31%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 28 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 105 (32.41%) Azure
2 53 (16.36%) Office 365
3 47 (14.51%) AWS
4 24 (7.41%) SaaS
5 22 (6.79%) IaaS
6 21 (6.48%) PaaS
7 12 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (3.09%) Mimecast
9 8 (2.47%) OpenShift
9 8 (2.47%) Power Platform
9 8 (2.47%) Serverless
10 6 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.54%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.54%) BPaaS
11 5 (1.54%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 70 (21.60%) Firewall
2 40 (12.35%) SAN
3 38 (11.73%) Network Security
4 36 (11.11%) VPN
5 33 (10.19%) DNS
6 29 (8.95%) LAN
7 26 (8.02%) WAN
8 20 (6.17%) DHCP
9 19 (5.86%) Internet
10 16 (4.94%) NetScaler
10 16 (4.94%) TCP/IP
11 15 (4.63%) VoIP
12 14 (4.32%) Skype
12 14 (4.32%) Unified Communications
13 13 (4.01%) Wireless
14 12 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (2.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.86%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (3.09%) MS Access
6 8 (2.47%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.47%) Power BI
6 8 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.54%) MySQL
8 5 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.93%) Redis
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
11 1 (0.31%) Big Data
11 1 (0.31%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.54%) JIRA
3 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.93%) GitLab
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.31%) WebSpeed
General
1 83 (25.62%) Finance
2 39 (12.04%) Legal
3 32 (9.88%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.56%) Banking
5 14 (4.32%) Public Sector
6 12 (3.70%) Advertising
7 10 (3.09%) Retail
8 8 (2.47%) Law
9 7 (2.16%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.23%) Marketing
11 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.93%) Back Office
11 3 (0.93%) Electronics
11 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.62%) Front Office
13 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.31%) Fire and Rescue
13 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (16.05%) Analyst
2 36 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (9.26%) IT Manager
4 24 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (5.86%) Support Engineer
6 17 (5.25%) Architect
7 16 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
7 16 (4.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (4.01%) Security Officer
9 12 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (3.70%) IT Engineer
9 12 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (3.40%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.40%) Developer
10 11 (3.40%) Information Security Officer
10 11 (3.40%) Microsoft Engineer
10 11 (3.40%) Systems Manager
11 10 (3.09%) IT Support
11 10 (3.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.10%) .NET
2 19 (5.86%) Web Services
3 13 (4.01%) JSON
4 11 (3.40%) CSS
4 11 (3.40%) HTML
4 11 (3.40%) Middleware
5 9 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 9 (2.78%) REST
5 9 (2.78%) SOAP
6 8 (2.47%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.47%) Entity Framework
6 8 (2.47%) JMS
6 8 (2.47%) jQuery
7 6 (1.85%) .NET Core
7 6 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.54%) HTML5
9 4 (1.23%) Regular Expression
9 4 (1.23%) YAML
10 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.68%) Management Information System
2 46 (14.20%) Data Centre
3 33 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.01%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.09%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.16%) Cloud Native
9 7 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.54%) Replication
11 5 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.54%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.93%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.78%) Windows
2 70 (21.60%) Linux
3 43 (13.27%) Windows Server
4 24 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 17 (5.25%) Unix
5 17 (5.25%) Windows 7
6 16 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (3.40%) CentOS
10 7 (2.16%) Android
10 7 (2.16%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.16%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (1.85%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.54%) AIX
12 5 (1.54%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.23%) Debian
14 3 (0.93%) SUSE
14 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (42.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 86 (26.54%) Information Security
3 85 (26.23%) ITIL
4 53 (16.36%) DevOps
5 51 (15.74%) Project Management
5 51 (15.74%) Service Management
6 49 (15.12%) BCP
6 49 (15.12%) Change Management
7 47 (14.51%) Cybersecurity
8 45 (13.89%) Incident Management
9 44 (13.58%) Business Continuity Planning
10 42 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 42 (12.96%) Risk Management
11 40 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 39 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (8.95%) Data Privacy
13 29 (8.95%) Mentoring
14 27 (8.33%) Problem Management
14 27 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (23.15%) SQL
2 45 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 28 (8.64%) Python
4 22 (6.79%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.48%) C#
6 11 (3.40%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.16%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.54%) VB
8 5 (1.54%) VBScript
9 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.23%) Java
10 2 (0.62%) C
10 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.62%) XAML
11 1 (0.31%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.31%) C++
11 1 (0.31%) OpenEdge ABL
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (18.52%) Degree
2 33 (10.19%) CISSP
2 33 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (6.48%) CISM
5 20 (6.17%) CCNA
6 19 (5.86%) MCSA
7 15 (4.63%) Security Cleared
8 14 (4.32%) MCSE
8 14 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (3.09%) DBS Check
11 9 (2.78%) MCITP
12 8 (2.47%) CEH
12 8 (2.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 8 (2.47%) OSCP
12 8 (2.47%) RHCE
13 7 (2.16%) CCNP
13 7 (2.16%) CRISC
13 7 (2.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (20.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (12.65%) SLA
3 23 (7.10%) GDPR
4 19 (5.86%) ISO 22301
5 18 (5.56%) NIST
6 17 (5.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (5.25%) PCI DSS
7 12 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (3.40%) COBIT
9 10 (3.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 9 (2.78%) ISO 31000
10 9 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 8 (2.47%) QA
12 7 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (2.16%) NCSC
13 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.62%) ITGC
15 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.31%) RMADS
System Software
1 73 (22.53%) Active Directory
2 43 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.56%) Docker
4 18 (5.56%) vSphere
5 14 (4.32%) XenApp
6 13 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (8.95%) Ansible
2 16 (4.94%) Kubernetes
3 13 (4.01%) Terraform
4 12 (3.70%) SCCM
5 11 (3.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (2.47%) Puppet
6 8 (2.47%) vCenter Server
7 7 (2.16%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.85%) WSUS
9 5 (1.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (0.93%) Kibana
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 125 (38.58%) Microsoft
2 74 (22.84%) VMware
3 45 (13.89%) Cisco
4 27 (8.33%) HP
5 20 (6.17%) Citrix
6 19 (5.86%) Veeam
7 18 (5.56%) IBM
7 18 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.32%) CheckPoint
8 14 (4.32%) Dell
9 13 (4.01%) F5
9 13 (4.01%) Oracle
9 13 (4.01%) Palo Alto
10 11 (3.40%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.09%) Sophos
12 9 (2.78%) Brocade
13 8 (2.47%) Juniper
13 8 (2.47%) MobileIron
13 8 (2.47%) NetApp
13 8 (2.47%) Symantec