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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
UK
Rank 418 420 393
Rank change year-on-year +2 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 529 720 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.79% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 374 565 603
Median salary £55,000 £47,670 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.37% -9.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,820 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.93% -9.85%  

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the UK

Business Continuity
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Continuity in the UK

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Continuity in the UK

Business Continuity
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 496 £55,000 +14.58% 71
London +61 231 £57,500 - 25
South East +20 97 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Berkshire +57 55 £52,500 +9.94% 5
West Midlands +39 33 £46,750 -15.00% 7
North West -24 33 £38,500 -3.75% 7
Yorkshire -27 32 £45,000 -10.00% 6
City of London +46 30 £62,500 +8.69% 5
East Midlands -16 27 £67,500 +68.75% 2
West Yorkshire -13 23 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Scotland +19 21 £47,500 +9.19% 5
East of England -5 21 £50,000 +23.45% 6
South West -14 19 £30,500 -32.22% 4
Hampshire +33 18 £38,750 -30.18% 2
Birmingham +18 17 £56,250 +12.50% 5
Hertfordshire +11 17 £66,250 +103.84% 1
Manchester -14 16 £40,000 -25.23% 3
Reading +40 15 £58,750 +30.55% 4
Surrey +6 14 £57,500 +16.16% 3
Glasgow +7 13 £48,750 +14.70% 2
Leicester +1 12 £67,500 +187.23%
Leicestershire -15 12 £67,500 +68.75%
Nottinghamshire +17 11 £25,331 -53.94% 1
Leeds -3 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Warwickshire +33 10 £46,000 -23.33%
Gloucestershire +14 10 £30,250 -45.00%
Maidenhead +13 10 £70,000 -6.66%
Cheshire -2 9 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Wokingham - 9 £38,000 -
Redhill - 7 £57,500 -

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Business Continuity 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.

1 578 (48.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 349 (29.23%) ITIL
3 340 (28.48%) Finance
4 273 (22.86%) Information Security
5 249 (20.85%) Microsoft
6 227 (19.01%) Windows
7 226 (18.93%) Degree
8 223 (18.68%) Firewall
9 217 (18.17%) VMware
10 193 (16.16%) Risk Management
11 186 (15.58%) Cisco
12 181 (15.16%) CISSP
13 180 (15.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 178 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 174 (14.57%) Management Information System
16 169 (14.15%) Business Continuity Planning
17 158 (13.23%) CISM
18 153 (12.81%) Data Centre
19 152 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
20 143 (11.98%) BCP
20 143 (11.98%) Active Directory
21 139 (11.64%) Service Management
22 134 (11.22%) Linux
23 133 (11.14%) SQL
24 132 (11.06%) LAN
25 127 (10.64%) MS Excel
26 123 (10.30%) WAN
27 121 (10.13%) DNS
28 120 (10.05%) Windows Server
29 117 (9.80%) SQL Server

Business Continuity
Top Related 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 47 (3.94%) IIS
2 45 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 43 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (1.42%) Apache
6 17 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.42%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.17%) Alfresco
8 13 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.42%) CMS
12 5 (0.42%) JBoss
13 4 (0.34%) SAS
14 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 127 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.53%) MS Office
3 11 (0.92%) MS Project
4 9 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) assyst
1 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.17%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.084%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 90 (7.54%) Office 365
2 65 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (4.77%) SaaS
4 54 (4.52%) IaaS
5 47 (3.94%) PaaS
6 44 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.84%) Mimecast
9 17 (1.42%) G Suite
10 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.34%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.34%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.084%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.084%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 223 (18.68%) Firewall
2 132 (11.06%) LAN
3 123 (10.30%) WAN
4 121 (10.13%) DNS
5 112 (9.38%) VPN
6 107 (8.96%) TCP/IP
7 99 (8.29%) Network Security
8 97 (8.12%) SAN
9 76 (6.37%) Wireless
10 66 (5.53%) OSPF
11 57 (4.77%) BGP
12 51 (4.27%) RIP
13 49 (4.10%) DHCP
14 45 (3.77%) VoIP
15 41 (3.43%) Unified Communications
15 41 (3.43%) VRRP
16 38 (3.18%) HSRP
16 38 (3.18%) Structured Cabling
17 30 (2.51%) MPLS
18 28 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (3.18%) MySQL
5 33 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (1.34%) Big Data
8 16 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.26%) QlikView
10 13 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.01%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.92%) DB2
12 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.59%) ERwin
5 6 (0.50%) Ant
5 6 (0.50%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.50%) JIRA
5 6 (0.50%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.50%) XMLSpy
6 5 (0.42%) Maven
6 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.084%) Subversion
8 1 (0.084%) Toad
8 1 (0.084%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 340 (28.48%) Finance
2 106 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 104 (8.71%) Legal
4 72 (6.03%) Banking
5 60 (5.03%) Retail
6 34 (2.85%) Law
7 28 (2.35%) Marketing
8 14 (1.17%) Multimedia
9 11 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.84%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.67%) Automotive
12 7 (0.59%) Advertising
12 7 (0.59%) Back Office
12 7 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.34%) Publishing
16 3 (0.25%) Arabic Language
16 3 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 119 (9.97%) Analyst
2 112 (9.38%) IT Manager
3 110 (9.21%) Security Manager
4 88 (7.37%) Architect
5 82 (6.87%) Consultant
6 75 (6.28%) Network Engineer
7 66 (5.53%) Service Manager
8 60 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 56 (4.69%) Information Manager
10 55 (4.61%) Information Security Manager
11 42 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery Manager
12 36 (3.02%) IT Security Manager
13 34 (2.85%) Business Manager
14 33 (2.76%) Security Specialist
15 32 (2.68%) Security Analyst
16 31 (2.60%) Administrator
16 31 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
17 30 (2.51%) DBA
17 30 (2.51%) Support Analyst
17 30 (2.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.93%) .NET
2 15 (1.26%) Web Services
2 15 (1.26%) XML
3 11 (0.92%) HTML
4 8 (0.67%) Middleware
5 6 (0.50%) RESTful
6 5 (0.42%) CSS
6 5 (0.42%) EDI
6 5 (0.42%) SOAP
7 4 (0.34%) jQuery
8 3 (0.25%) Ajax
8 3 (0.25%) JSON
8 3 (0.25%) WSDL
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.17%) REST
9 2 (0.17%) Symfony
9 2 (0.17%) WCF
9 2 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.17%) WF
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 174 (14.57%) Management Information System
2 153 (12.81%) Data Centre
3 104 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (7.12%) Computer Science
5 58 (4.86%) Data Protection Act
6 34 (2.85%) Driving Licence
7 31 (2.60%) Clustering
8 26 (2.18%) Virtual Team
9 25 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 24 (2.01%) BYOD
10 24 (2.01%) CESG
11 19 (1.59%) Private Cloud
12 18 (1.51%) Replication
12 18 (1.51%) User Experience
13 17 (1.42%) EMC VNX
13 17 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
14 14 (1.17%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 13 (1.09%) Fintech
16 11 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 227 (19.01%) Windows
2 134 (11.22%) Linux
3 120 (10.05%) Windows Server
4 61 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (4.19%) Unix
6 47 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (2.43%) Mac OS X
9 25 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (2.01%) Windows 7
11 17 (1.42%) Windows 10
12 16 (1.34%) Debian
12 16 (1.34%) NetWare
13 14 (1.17%) SUSE
13 14 (1.17%) Ubuntu
14 12 (1.01%) Solaris
15 10 (0.84%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.75%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.75%) CentOS
17 5 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (48.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 349 (29.23%) ITIL
3 273 (22.86%) Information Security
4 193 (16.16%) Risk Management
5 169 (14.15%) Business Continuity Planning
6 152 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 143 (11.98%) BCP
8 139 (11.64%) Service Management
9 117 (9.80%) Security Management
10 113 (9.46%) Project Management
11 111 (9.30%) Service Delivery
12 110 (9.21%) Data Protection
13 92 (7.71%) Incident Management
14 79 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 77 (6.45%) ITSM
16 75 (6.28%) Change Management
16 75 (6.28%) IT Strategy
17 69 (5.78%) ITIL V3
18 64 (5.36%) High Availability
18 64 (5.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 133 (11.14%) SQL
2 38 (3.18%) C
3 37 (3.10%) Perl
4 30 (2.51%) Java
4 30 (2.51%) PowerShell
5 26 (2.18%) Python
5 26 (2.18%) T-SQL
6 19 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.09%) VB
8 11 (0.92%) C#
9 10 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.84%) PHP
9 10 (0.84%) Ruby
10 7 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.42%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.25%) VBA
12 3 (0.25%) VBScript
13 2 (0.17%) AWK
13 2 (0.17%) C++
13 2 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 226 (18.93%) Degree
2 181 (15.16%) CISSP
3 158 (13.23%) CISM
4 112 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (6.87%) CCNP
6 80 (6.70%) Security Cleared
7 63 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 57 (4.77%) ITIL Certification
9 46 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 37 (3.10%) CCNA
11 36 (3.02%) CISA
12 34 (2.85%) MCSE
13 27 (2.26%) MCSA
14 22 (1.84%) DV Cleared
15 18 (1.51%) MCP
16 15 (1.26%) CESG Certified Professional
17 12 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
17 12 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
18 11 (0.92%) CCIE
19 10 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (15.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 101 (8.46%) PCI DSS
3 89 (7.45%) SLA
4 60 (5.03%) QA
5 29 (2.43%) ISO22301
6 26 (2.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 19 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (1.42%) GDPR
9 15 (1.26%) JSP 440
10 14 (1.17%) Data Quality
11 13 (1.09%) BS25999
11 13 (1.09%) COBIT
12 11 (0.92%) RMADS
13 10 (0.84%) ISO 9001
13 10 (0.84%) PMO
14 9 (0.75%) ISO27002
15 7 (0.59%) HMG Infosec
15 7 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 5 (0.42%) SSAE 16
17 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 178 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (11.98%) Active Directory
3 49 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 39 (3.27%) vSphere
5 32 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
6 28 (2.35%) XenApp
7 23 (1.93%) VMware ESX
8 19 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 19 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.67%) NFS
10 8 (0.67%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.59%) Firmware
11 7 (0.59%) iptables
12 6 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (0.42%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.42%) vCloud
13 5 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.34%) NDS
14 4 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (2.26%) SCCM
2 23 (1.93%) Nagios
3 21 (1.76%) Backup Exec
4 17 (1.42%) EMC VPLEX
4 17 (1.42%) Simpana
5 16 (1.34%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 15 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
6 15 (1.26%) Puppet
6 15 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (0.92%) vMotion
8 9 (0.75%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (0.67%) SCOM
9 8 (0.67%) WSUS
10 7 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (0.50%) Ansible
11 6 (0.50%) CFEngine
11 6 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 249 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 217 (18.17%) VMware
3 186 (15.58%) Cisco
4 90 (7.54%) Citrix
4 90 (7.54%) Oracle
5 58 (4.86%) HP
6 53 (4.44%) Palo Alto
7 51 (4.27%) Red Hat
8 48 (4.02%) Juniper
9 31 (2.60%) EMC
10 30 (2.51%) CheckPoint
11 29 (2.43%) NetApp
12 26 (2.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 26 (2.18%) CommVault
12 26 (2.18%) Extreme Networks
12 26 (2.18%) Google
13 25 (2.09%) Dell
14 22 (1.84%) BMC
15 17 (1.42%) Avaya
15 17 (1.42%) PlateSpin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £74000 per annum + benefits, flexible working, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + £10k OTE, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent, please discuss
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £35k - £40k + Bonus + Corporat
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 + flexible benefit options
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + Pension+ Private Medical Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: Excellent market salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago