Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contingency Planning
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 960 941 994
Rank change year-on-year -19 +53 -4
Permanent jobs citing Contingency Planning 220 292 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 155 234 221
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,925 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.37% -6.67% +3.96%

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 161340 166576 190205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.44% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 127872 138128 157367
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 £28,178 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Contingency Planning in the UK

Contingency Planning
Top 14 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 12 December 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 -82 182 £55,000 - 8
London -8 123 £58,000 -3.33% 3
UK excluding London -38 90 £40,000 -18.37% 5
Midlands +29 23 £37,500 -25.00%
West Midlands +34 22 £37,500 -21.88%
Scotland -8 18 £47,500 -26.92%
Wales +27 14 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -6 11 £32,500 -23.53% 1
South East -24 10 £52,500 -22.22% 1
East of England +3 7 £75,000 +50.00% 2
North of England -25 7 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +1 5 £42,000 +20.00% 1
North West -12 2 £45,750 -3.68%
East Midlands +16 1 £37,500 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Contingency 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 Contingency Planning.

1 121 (55.00%) Project Management
1 121 (55.00%) Finance
2 103 (46.82%) PRINCE2
3 94 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (38.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (29.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 57 (25.91%) Migration
7 55 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 52 (23.64%) Banking
9 45 (20.45%) ITIL
10 42 (19.09%) Retail Banking
11 39 (17.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 39 (17.73%) Business Transformation
11 39 (17.73%) Waterfall
12 38 (17.27%) Windows
13 33 (15.00%) Change Management
14 30 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (13.64%) Project Planning
14 30 (13.64%) Scrum
14 30 (13.64%) VMware
14 30 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (13.64%) Re-Platforming
15 27 (12.27%) Programme Management
16 26 (11.82%) SQL
17 25 (11.36%) Cisco
18 24 (10.91%) LAN
18 24 (10.91%) WAN
18 24 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
18 24 (10.91%) Risk Management
18 24 (10.91%) SAN

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 18 (8.18%) IIS
2 16 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.09%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.45%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) Liferay
7 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (10.45%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.82%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.73%) Office 365
4 3 (1.36%) IaaS
5 2 (0.91%) PaaS
5 2 (0.91%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.91%) LAN
1 24 (10.91%) SAN
1 24 (10.91%) WAN
2 18 (8.18%) Firewall
3 14 (6.36%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (6.36%) iSCSI
3 14 (6.36%) NAS
4 11 (5.00%) IPsec
4 11 (5.00%) SSL
4 11 (5.00%) VoIP
5 9 (4.09%) Skype
6 7 (3.18%) Internet
7 6 (2.73%) DNS
8 5 (2.27%) Extranet
8 5 (2.27%) Wireless
9 4 (1.82%) ISDN
9 4 (1.82%) VLAN
10 3 (1.36%) PSTN
10 3 (1.36%) VPN
10 3 (1.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.73%) Big Data
5 3 (1.36%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.45%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 121 (55.00%) Finance
2 52 (23.64%) Banking
3 42 (19.09%) Retail Banking
4 14 (6.36%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
5 11 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 10 (4.55%) Legal
7 9 (4.09%) Retail
8 8 (3.64%) Marketing
9 7 (3.18%) Investment Banking
9 7 (3.18%) Law
10 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.91%) Electronics
11 2 (0.91%) Local Government
12 1 (0.45%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.45%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 104 (47.27%) Project Manager
2 35 (15.91%) IT Manager
3 30 (13.64%) IT Project Manager
4 24 (10.91%) Retail Banking Project Manager
5 23 (10.45%) Analyst
6 19 (8.64%) Senior Manager
6 19 (8.64%) Senior Project Manager
7 16 (7.27%) Consultant
8 15 (6.82%) Programme Manager
9 14 (6.36%) Project Engineer
10 11 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.55%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 10 (4.55%) Project Consultant
12 8 (3.64%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (3.64%) Senior Service Manager
12 8 (3.64%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (3.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.73%) Web Services
2 4 (1.82%) Middleware
2 4 (1.82%) XML
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.91%) .NET
4 2 (0.91%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.91%) WCF
5 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) CSS3
5 1 (0.45%) HTML
5 1 (0.45%) J2EE
5 1 (0.45%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.45%) Node.js
5 1 (0.45%) React
5 1 (0.45%) RESTful
5 1 (0.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.36%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.64%) Fintech
6 4 (1.82%) Clustering
6 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.82%) PMI
7 3 (1.36%) State Machine
7 3 (1.36%) User Experience
8 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.45%) BBC
9 1 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.45%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.27%) Windows
2 23 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (6.36%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.27%) Linux
6 4 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) Unix
9 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.45%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (55.00%) Project Management
2 103 (46.82%) PRINCE2
3 94 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (38.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (29.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 57 (25.91%) Migration
7 45 (20.45%) ITIL
8 39 (17.73%) Business Transformation
8 39 (17.73%) Waterfall
9 33 (15.00%) Change Management
10 30 (13.64%) Project Planning
10 30 (13.64%) Re-Platforming
10 30 (13.64%) Scrum
11 27 (12.27%) Programme Management
12 24 (10.91%) Risk Management
13 23 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (9.55%) Presales
15 18 (8.18%) Business Continuity
15 18 (8.18%) Change Control
15 18 (8.18%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.82%) SQL
2 4 (1.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.91%) Python
4 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.45%) Java
4 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.45%) PHP
4 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (17.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 30 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (9.55%) PMI Certification
4 19 (8.64%) Degree
5 17 (7.73%) PMP
6 15 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (5.00%) CCNA
8 11 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (4.55%) MCSE
9 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.73%) APMP
11 4 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.91%) CISM
12 2 (0.91%) CISSP
13 1 (0.45%) CCNP
13 1 (0.45%) IISP
13 1 (0.45%) MCP
13 1 (0.45%) PhD
13 1 (0.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.00%) QA
2 16 (7.27%) PMO
3 13 (5.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (4.09%) COBIT
5 5 (2.27%) SLA
6 4 (1.82%) GDPR
6 4 (1.82%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.91%) SEPA
9 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 17 (7.73%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.36%) Terminal Services
4 9 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.91%) Docker
7 2 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.45%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.45%) Ansible
2 1 (0.45%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 55 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.64%) VMware
3 25 (11.36%) Cisco
4 17 (7.73%) Citrix
5 15 (6.82%) Google
5 15 (6.82%) HP
5 15 (6.82%) SonicWALL
6 14 (6.36%) Juniper
7 13 (5.91%) Oracle
8 5 (2.27%) Avaya
9 4 (1.82%) SAP
10 3 (1.36%) Mitel
11 2 (0.91%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.91%) iManage
12 1 (0.45%) AppSense
12 1 (0.45%) Cadence
12 1 (0.45%) Dell
12 1 (0.45%) F5
12 1 (0.45%) hybris
12 1 (0.45%) Palo Alto