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to

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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 439 416 409
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 +28
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 1,330 847 459
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.79% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 823 499 380
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,450 £35,846
25th Percentile £40,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +4.35%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.55% -3.50%

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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -23 1,184 £55,000 +4.76% 115
UK excluding London -51 699 £50,000 +5.26% 81
Work from Home +36 563 £54,024 -9.96% 28
London +28 515 £67,263 +15.97% 43
South East -135 203 £53,725 -2.32% 17
North of England +35 187 £42,948 -9.58% 23
Midlands +5 167 £55,000 +18.12% 22
North West +15 127 £45,000 -10.00% 15
West Midlands -10 112 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South West +2 57 £45,000 +3.45% 7
East Midlands -4 55 £50,250 +18.24% 10
Yorkshire -17 45 £46,250 -2.63% 6
East of England -54 37 £52,500 +26.51% 4
Scotland -32 30 £45,607 -29.84% 8
Wales -7 19 £47,500 +5.56% 1
North East -1 14 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Northern Ireland -12 4 £50,000 +14.94%

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 548 (41.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 509 (38.27%) Azure
3 437 (32.86%) Microsoft
4 410 (30.83%) Social Skills
5 408 (30.68%) Finance
6 373 (28.05%) Agile
7 361 (27.14%) Windows
8 319 (23.98%) Information Security
9 300 (22.56%) ITIL
10 292 (21.95%) Firewall
10 292 (21.95%) AWS
11 280 (21.05%) DevOps
12 266 (20.00%) Service Delivery
13 258 (19.40%) Microsoft 365
14 248 (18.65%) Windows Server
15 247 (18.57%) Active Directory
16 232 (17.44%) Cybersecurity
17 226 (16.99%) Management Information System
18 211 (15.86%) Linux
19 210 (15.79%) Terraform
20 206 (15.49%) Project Management
21 202 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
22 196 (14.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 193 (14.51%) Kubernetes
24 171 (12.86%) Degree
25 164 (12.33%) VMware
26 160 (12.03%) Ansible
26 160 (12.03%) CI/CD
27 159 (11.95%) Coaching
28 156 (11.73%) WAN

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
1 121 (9.10%) IIS
2 100 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 98 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 95 (7.14%) JBoss
5 51 (3.83%) MS Exchange
6 25 (1.88%) OpenStack
7 15 (1.13%) Skype for Business
8 13 (0.98%) Confluence
9 10 (0.75%) Apache
10 5 (0.38%) CMS
10 5 (0.38%) Hyperledger
11 3 (0.23%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.15%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.075%) Drupal
13 1 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.075%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (3.76%) Microsoft Project
3 37 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.075%) SPSS
7 1 (0.075%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.53%) MetaTrader
3 5 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.38%) R3 Corda
4 3 (0.23%) Magento
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.075%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.075%) iTrent
6 1 (0.075%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.075%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 509 (38.27%) Azure
2 292 (21.95%) AWS
3 258 (19.40%) Microsoft 365
4 142 (10.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 141 (10.60%) PaaS
6 121 (9.10%) Serverless
7 115 (8.65%) GCP
8 106 (7.97%) SaaS
9 102 (7.67%) Cloud Functions
10 101 (7.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 101 (7.59%) AWS Lambda
10 101 (7.59%) Azure Active Directory
11 100 (7.52%) OpenShift
12 98 (7.37%) Azure Stack
13 95 (7.14%) AWS CodePipeline
14 93 (6.99%) IaaS
15 57 (4.29%) Azure DevOps
16 41 (3.08%) Azure Sentinel
17 34 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
18 29 (2.18%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 292 (21.95%) Firewall
2 156 (11.73%) WAN
3 148 (11.13%) LAN
4 138 (10.38%) Internet
5 111 (8.35%) VPN
6 95 (7.14%) DNS
7 86 (6.47%) DHCP
8 76 (5.71%) Wireless
9 59 (4.44%) Network Security
10 51 (3.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 48 (3.61%) TCP/IP
12 47 (3.53%) VLAN
13 44 (3.31%) WLAN
14 38 (2.86%) SAN
15 35 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
16 33 (2.48%) SSL
17 26 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (1.73%) Cisco Firepower
18 23 (1.73%) Unified Communications
19 21 (1.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.16%) MySQL
3 37 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 25 (1.88%) InfluxDB
5 25 (1.88%) Power BI
6 21 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (1.13%) Data Lake
9 14 (1.05%) Big Data
10 11 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.75%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.60%) BigQuery
13 8 (0.60%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (0.45%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 130 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 125 (9.40%) Jenkins
3 95 (7.14%) Subversion
4 40 (3.01%) JIRA
5 10 (0.75%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.23%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.23%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.23%) git-flow
8 3 (0.23%) JMeter
8 3 (0.23%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.23%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.15%) GitLab
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.075%) Mockito
10 1 (0.075%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.075%) Selenium
10 1 (0.075%) TeamCity
General
1 410 (30.83%) Social Skills
2 408 (30.68%) Finance
3 147 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (9.40%) Law
5 111 (8.35%) Manufacturing
6 106 (7.97%) Legal
7 89 (6.69%) Organisational Skills
8 80 (6.02%) Public Sector
9 75 (5.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 66 (4.96%) Presentation Skills
11 61 (4.59%) Telecoms
12 52 (3.91%) Banking
13 51 (3.83%) Police
14 45 (3.38%) Retail
15 32 (2.41%) Fire and Rescue
16 30 (2.26%) Influencing Skills
17 28 (2.11%) Local Government
18 20 (1.50%) Marketing
19 18 (1.35%) Games
20 16 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 152 (11.43%) Analyst
2 139 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 102 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 95 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
4 95 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 83 (6.24%) IT Engineer
6 78 (5.86%) Architect
7 71 (5.34%) Security Manager
8 60 (4.51%) IT Manager
9 52 (3.91%) Consultant
10 50 (3.76%) Support Engineer
11 47 (3.53%) Information Manager
11 47 (3.53%) Information Security Manager
12 45 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
13 44 (3.31%) IT Support
14 42 (3.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 41 (3.08%) Administrator
16 39 (2.93%) DBA
17 35 (2.63%) Support Analyst
18 32 (2.41%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (9.62%) Elastic Stack
2 32 (2.41%) REST
3 24 (1.80%) .NET
3 24 (1.80%) ARM Templates
4 14 (1.05%) EDI
5 12 (0.90%) Web Services
6 10 (0.75%) SAML
7 9 (0.68%) Middleware
7 9 (0.68%) Spring
8 7 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (0.53%) HTML
8 7 (0.53%) JWT
8 7 (0.53%) Keycloak
8 7 (0.53%) OAuth
9 4 (0.30%) .NET Core
9 4 (0.30%) HTML5
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.30%) RESTful
10 3 (0.23%) HTML5 Canvas
10 3 (0.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 226 (16.99%) Management Information System
2 131 (9.85%) Data Centre
3 125 (9.40%) Linux Command Line
4 115 (8.65%) Life Science
5 57 (4.29%) Replication
6 55 (4.14%) Public Cloud
7 39 (2.93%) Enterprise Cloud
8 37 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
9 30 (2.26%) Cyberattack
10 27 (2.03%) Driving Licence
11 25 (1.88%) Smartphone
11 25 (1.88%) Social Media
12 24 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
13 23 (1.73%) Mobile App
14 22 (1.65%) IoT
15 21 (1.58%) NHS
16 17 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
16 17 (1.28%) PKI
17 15 (1.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 361 (27.14%) Windows
2 248 (18.65%) Windows Server
3 211 (15.86%) Linux
4 51 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (3.38%) Windows Server 2016
6 42 (3.16%) Windows 10
7 40 (3.01%) Windows Server 2019
8 28 (2.11%) CentOS
9 21 (1.58%) Unix
10 14 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.60%) Android
12 8 (0.60%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.38%) AIX
14 5 (0.38%) Solaris
15 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (41.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 373 (28.05%) Agile
3 319 (23.98%) Information Security
4 300 (22.56%) ITIL
5 280 (21.05%) DevOps
6 266 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 232 (17.44%) Cybersecurity
8 206 (15.49%) Project Management
9 202 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
10 160 (12.03%) CI/CD
11 159 (11.95%) Coaching
12 147 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 146 (10.98%) High Availability
14 143 (10.75%) Change Management
15 137 (10.30%) Test Automation
16 135 (10.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 131 (9.85%) Risk Management
18 121 (9.10%) Business Continuity Planning
19 119 (8.95%) Business Case
20 116 (8.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 114 (8.57%) SQL
2 97 (7.29%) PowerShell
3 50 (3.76%) Python
4 36 (2.71%) Bash
5 28 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 17 (1.28%) Perl
7 15 (1.13%) C#
8 14 (1.05%) C
9 13 (0.98%) Java
10 5 (0.38%) DAML
10 5 (0.38%) RPG
10 5 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.30%) Bicep
11 4 (0.30%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.23%) PHP
12 3 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.23%) VBA
13 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.15%) R
14 1 (0.075%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 171 (12.86%) Degree
2 149 (11.20%) CISSP
3 110 (8.27%) CISM
4 101 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 66 (4.96%) SC Cleared
6 62 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (3.46%) CISA
8 42 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (2.56%) CCNA
9 34 (2.56%) CEH
9 34 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 26 (1.95%) CCNP
10 26 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
11 25 (1.88%) CTC Cleared
11 25 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (1.73%) MCSE
13 21 (1.58%) CRISC
13 21 (1.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 20 (1.50%) GCIA
14 20 (1.50%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (14.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 116 (8.72%) GDPR
3 87 (6.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 86 (6.47%) SLA
5 85 (6.39%) PCI DSS
6 66 (4.96%) ISO 22301
7 62 (4.66%) PMO
8 59 (4.44%) NIST
9 43 (3.23%) GRC
10 39 (2.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 38 (2.86%) NCSC
12 34 (2.56%) COBIT
13 29 (2.18%) QA
14 22 (1.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 21 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 17 (1.28%) BS25999
16 17 (1.28%) Data Quality
16 17 (1.28%) JSP 440
16 17 (1.28%) RMADS
17 13 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 247 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 147 (11.05%) Docker
3 136 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 120 (9.02%) Virtual Machines
5 62 (4.66%) Hyper-V
6 24 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
7 22 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 20 (1.50%) vSphere
9 16 (1.20%) KVM
10 15 (1.13%) BitLocker
11 11 (0.83%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.68%) Xen
13 8 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.53%) Firmware
15 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.38%) XenApp
16 2 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.075%) NFS
Systems Management
1 210 (15.79%) Terraform
2 193 (14.51%) Kubernetes
3 160 (12.03%) Ansible
4 118 (8.87%) Puppet
5 106 (7.97%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (5.19%) SCCM
7 65 (4.89%) Microsoft Intune
8 40 (3.01%) SCOM
9 38 (2.86%) WSUS
10 28 (2.11%) Grafana
11 25 (1.88%) SCSM
12 18 (1.35%) QRadar
13 15 (1.13%) FortiGate
14 14 (1.05%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 13 (0.98%) CASB
16 10 (0.75%) AirWatch
17 9 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
17 9 (0.68%) logstash
17 9 (0.68%) VxRail
18 8 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 437 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 164 (12.33%) VMware
3 134 (10.08%) Cisco
4 106 (7.97%) Splunk
5 43 (3.23%) Veeam
6 38 (2.86%) Citrix
7 35 (2.63%) IBM
8 34 (2.56%) Meraki
9 29 (2.18%) Palo Alto
10 28 (2.11%) HP
11 25 (1.88%) Perforce
12 23 (1.73%) Fortinet
12 23 (1.73%) Hitachi
13 22 (1.65%) Google
13 22 (1.65%) Oracle
14 20 (1.50%) Dell
15 18 (1.35%) arcserve
15 18 (1.35%) SAP
16 17 (1.28%) Red Hat
17 15 (1.13%) Sun