Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Contingency Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Contingency Planning over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contingency Planning
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1006 914 987
Rank change year-on-year -92 +73 -5
Permanent jobs citing Contingency Planning 183 270 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 141 221 233
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £31,700
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -8.57% -4.55%

Contingency 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 161,161 154,899 184,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.44% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 130,585 127,506 153,009
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Contingency Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Contingency Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Contingency Planning in the UK

Contingency Planning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Contingency Planning in the UK

Contingency Planning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Contingency Planning over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Contingency Planning in the UK

Contingency Planning
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Contingency Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 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 -103 175 £53,250 +6.50% 23
UK excluding London -74 102 £50,000 +4.17% 17
London -52 74 £55,000 +6.80% 6
South East -23 26 £55,000 - 5
Midlands +16 25 £50,000 -6.98% 5
West Midlands +15 25 £50,000 -13.04% 4
East of England -6 23 £75,000 +76.47% 1
South West -18 18 £32,500 -23.53% 3
North of England -39 8 £51,250 +20.59% 2
North West -15 6 £60,000 +37.14% 2
Wales +9 2 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Yorkshire +2 2 £39,000 -5.45%

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing Contingency 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 Contingency Planning.

1 93 (50.82%) Finance
2 84 (45.90%) Project Management
3 59 (32.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (28.96%) Microsoft
5 48 (26.23%) PRINCE2
6 47 (25.68%) Change Management
7 41 (22.40%) Data Centre
8 36 (19.67%) ITIL
9 34 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (15.85%) Windows
12 28 (15.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (14.75%) Migration
14 26 (14.21%) Project Planning
14 26 (14.21%) Virtual Team
15 25 (13.66%) Presales
15 25 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (13.66%) Management Information System
15 25 (13.66%) LAN
15 25 (13.66%) Citrix
16 24 (13.11%) WAN
16 24 (13.11%) Banking
17 23 (12.57%) SQL
17 23 (12.57%) VMware
18 21 (11.48%) Service Delivery
18 21 (11.48%) Business Development
18 21 (11.48%) Degree
19 20 (10.93%) SQL Server
19 20 (10.93%) Active Directory
19 20 (10.93%) GDPR

Contingency 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 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.37%) IIS
3 5 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.73%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.19%) Confluence
5 3 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.55%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.01%) Visualfiles
2 4 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.09%) HFM
4 2 (1.09%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (10.93%) Office 365
4 18 (9.84%) SaaS
5 3 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.66%) LAN
2 24 (13.11%) WAN
3 14 (7.65%) Firewall
4 13 (7.10%) SAN
5 11 (6.01%) Extranet
6 10 (5.46%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (5.46%) iSCSI
6 10 (5.46%) NAS
6 10 (5.46%) VPN
6 10 (5.46%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (4.37%) Wireless
8 6 (3.28%) DHCP
8 6 (3.28%) DNS
9 5 (2.73%) Skype
9 5 (2.73%) VoIP
10 4 (2.19%) Internet
11 3 (1.64%) IPsec
11 3 (1.64%) SSL
12 2 (1.09%) Intranet
12 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) GIS
3 3 (1.64%) Power BI
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.09%) Essbase
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 93 (50.82%) Finance
2 24 (13.11%) Banking
3 15 (8.20%) Marketing
4 14 (7.65%) Law
4 14 (7.65%) Retail Banking
5 13 (7.10%) Legal
5 13 (7.10%) Telecoms
6 11 (6.01%) Retail
7 9 (4.92%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.19%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.09%) Billing
10 2 (1.09%) Electronics
11 1 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (47.54%) Project Manager
2 20 (10.93%) Senior Manager
2 20 (10.93%) Senior Project Manager
3 18 (9.84%) Infrastructure Manager
3 18 (9.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 16 (8.74%) Head of Managed Services
5 15 (8.20%) Analyst
5 15 (8.20%) IT Manager
6 14 (7.65%) IT Project Manager
7 10 (5.46%) Consultant
7 10 (5.46%) Network Engineer
7 10 (5.46%) Workflow Engineer
8 9 (4.92%) Head of Operations
8 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Programme Manager
10 7 (3.83%) Project Consultant
10 7 (3.83%) Retail Banking Project Manager
11 6 (3.28%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Technical Manager
11 6 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.01%) Web Services
1 11 (6.01%) XML
2 5 (2.73%) .NET
2 5 (2.73%) Middleware
3 2 (1.09%) WCF
4 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.55%) J2EE
4 1 (0.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.40%) Data Centre
2 26 (14.21%) Virtual Team
3 25 (13.66%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.01%) Fintech
6 9 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.28%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.73%) User Experience
9 3 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.64%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.09%) CMDB
10 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.55%) AS400
11 1 (0.55%) BBC
11 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.85%) Windows
2 13 (7.10%) Solaris
3 9 (4.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.37%) Linux
5 4 (2.19%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.64%) Unix
6 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.09%) zOS
8 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (45.90%) Project Management
2 59 (32.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (26.23%) PRINCE2
4 47 (25.68%) Change Management
5 36 (19.67%) ITIL
6 34 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (15.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (14.75%) Migration
9 26 (14.21%) Project Planning
10 25 (13.66%) Presales
11 21 (11.48%) Business Development
11 21 (11.48%) Service Delivery
12 18 (9.84%) Risk Management
12 18 (9.84%) Workflow
13 17 (9.29%) BCP
13 17 (9.29%) Business Transformation
14 16 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (8.74%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
14 16 (8.74%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.57%) SQL
2 11 (6.01%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.09%) REXX
5 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.55%) C
5 1 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (11.48%) Degree
2 13 (7.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.92%) CCNA
6 8 (4.37%) PMP
7 6 (3.28%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.19%) MCSE
8 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.09%) APMP
9 2 (1.09%) CCNP
10 1 (0.55%) CCDE
10 1 (0.55%) CCDP
10 1 (0.55%) CCIE
10 1 (0.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.93%) GDPR
2 19 (10.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.38%) PMO
3 16 (8.74%) ISO 9001
4 14 (7.65%) SLA
5 13 (7.10%) QA
6 3 (1.64%) COBIT
7 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (10.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.19%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 53 (28.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.66%) Citrix
3 23 (12.57%) VMware
4 18 (9.84%) Oracle
5 14 (7.65%) Cisco
6 13 (7.10%) Micro Focus
7 11 (6.01%) Intapp
8 9 (4.92%) SAP
9 6 (3.28%) Google
10 4 (2.19%) Capita
10 4 (2.19%) HP
10 4 (2.19%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.64%) Dell
12 2 (1.09%) ConnectWise
12 2 (1.09%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.09%) IBM
12 2 (1.09%) Juniper
12 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.09%) Tableau