Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contingency Planning
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 931 963 1039
Rank change year-on-year +32 +76 -31
Permanent jobs citing Contingency Planning 247 278 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 169 219 203
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,700 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -15.00% -2.44% +7.89%

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 157359 171111 192913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.17% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123907 142468 158541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +2 202 £55,000 -4.35% 10
London +26 132 £60,000 - 4
UK excluding London +16 108 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Scotland +16 26 £47,500 -26.92%
South East +24 24 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Midlands +44 20 £37,500 -23.08%
West Midlands +39 18 £37,500 +0.67%
Wales +24 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South West +17 12 £42,500 +32.81% 1
North of England -17 7 £42,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +14 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire +14 5 £42,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +37 2 £37,500 -25.00%
North West -8 2 £50,000 +29.03% 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 141 (57.09%) Project Management
2 124 (50.20%) Finance
3 121 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (48.18%) PRINCE2
5 84 (34.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (29.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 59 (23.89%) Migration
8 55 (22.27%) Banking
8 55 (22.27%) Microsoft
9 54 (21.86%) ITIL
10 50 (20.24%) Retail
11 46 (18.62%) Waterfall
12 45 (18.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 43 (17.41%) Business Transformation
14 41 (16.60%) Windows
14 41 (16.60%) Retail Banking
15 37 (14.98%) ITIL Certification
15 37 (14.98%) Change Management
15 37 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (13.77%) Microsoft Office
16 34 (13.77%) Scrum
16 34 (13.77%) VMware
16 34 (13.77%) Risk Management
17 33 (13.36%) Degree
18 31 (12.55%) Programme Management
18 31 (12.55%) SQL
19 28 (11.34%) Project Planning
20 25 (10.12%) PMI Certification
21 24 (9.72%) Re-Platforming
21 24 (9.72%) QA

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 23 (9.31%) IIS
2 17 (6.88%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.02%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (13.77%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.50%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.21%) Primavera
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.29%) Office 365
3 15 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.40%) Heroku
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.31%) SAN
1 23 (9.31%) WAN
2 21 (8.50%) LAN
3 20 (8.10%) Firewall
4 14 (5.67%) Fibre Channel
4 14 (5.67%) iSCSI
4 14 (5.67%) NAS
5 10 (4.05%) Internet
5 10 (4.05%) VLAN
6 8 (3.24%) IPsec
6 8 (3.24%) ISDN
6 8 (3.24%) SSL
6 8 (3.24%) VoIP
7 7 (2.83%) DNS
8 5 (2.02%) LDAP
8 5 (2.02%) Skype
9 4 (1.62%) Intranet
9 4 (1.62%) VPN
10 3 (1.21%) DHCP
10 3 (1.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.64%) Big Data
4 8 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.62%) MySQL
6 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.21%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.21%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 124 (50.20%) Finance
2 55 (22.27%) Banking
3 50 (20.24%) Retail
4 41 (16.60%) Retail Banking
5 15 (6.07%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.45%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 9 (3.64%) Marketing
8 7 (2.83%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (2.02%) Legal
10 4 (1.62%) Electronics
11 3 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.81%) Local Government
13 1 (0.40%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.40%) Law
13 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 121 (48.99%) Project Manager
2 51 (20.65%) IT Manager
3 45 (18.22%) IT Project Manager
4 25 (10.12%) Retail Banking Project Manager
5 22 (8.91%) Analyst
6 21 (8.50%) Programme Manager
7 18 (7.29%) Senior Manager
7 18 (7.29%) Senior Project Manager
8 15 (6.07%) Consultant
9 14 (5.67%) Project Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.45%) Senior Service Manager
11 10 (4.05%) Software Project Manager
12 9 (3.64%) Administrator
12 9 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (3.64%) Risk Manager
12 9 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 8 (3.24%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.43%) .NET
2 5 (2.02%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.62%) Middleware
4 3 (1.21%) MDX
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.21%) WCF
5 2 (0.81%) Web Services
6 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.40%) CSS3
6 1 (0.40%) HTML
6 1 (0.40%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) RESTful
6 1 (0.40%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.31%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.67%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.43%) Clustering
5 6 (2.43%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (2.43%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.43%) Fintech
5 6 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.62%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.62%) Life Science
6 4 (1.62%) PMI
7 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.40%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.60%) Windows
2 23 (9.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (8.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (7.29%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.02%) Linux
8 4 (1.62%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.21%) Unix
9 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (57.09%) Project Management
2 121 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (48.18%) PRINCE2
4 84 (34.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (29.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 59 (23.89%) Migration
7 54 (21.86%) ITIL
8 46 (18.62%) Waterfall
9 43 (17.41%) Business Transformation
10 37 (14.98%) Change Management
11 34 (13.77%) Risk Management
11 34 (13.77%) Scrum
12 31 (12.55%) Programme Management
13 28 (11.34%) Project Planning
14 24 (9.72%) Re-Platforming
15 23 (9.31%) SDLC
15 23 (9.31%) Service Management
16 22 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (8.91%) Project Governance
17 21 (8.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.55%) SQL
2 6 (2.43%) Java
3 3 (1.21%) C++
3 3 (1.21%) Python
4 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.40%) PHP
4 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (18.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 37 (14.98%) ITIL Certification
3 33 (13.36%) Degree
4 25 (10.12%) PMI Certification
5 21 (8.50%) PMP
6 16 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (3.24%) CCNA
10 8 (3.24%) MCSE
11 6 (2.43%) APMP
12 2 (0.81%) CISM
12 2 (0.81%) CISSP
12 2 (0.81%) MCP
12 2 (0.81%) MCSA
13 1 (0.40%) CCNP
13 1 (0.40%) CCSA
13 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.72%) QA
2 19 (7.69%) PMO
3 13 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.43%) COBIT
5 5 (2.02%) SLA
6 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.81%) SEPA
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 22 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.67%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.02%) Docker
7 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.40%) NDS
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.40%) XenApp
9 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) EdgeSight
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (22.27%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.77%) VMware
3 22 (8.91%) Cisco
4 17 (6.88%) Citrix
4 17 (6.88%) Oracle
5 15 (6.07%) Google
5 15 (6.07%) HP
5 15 (6.07%) Juniper
5 15 (6.07%) SonicWALL
6 9 (3.64%) Avaya
7 6 (2.43%) SAP
8 3 (1.21%) Mitel
8 3 (1.21%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.81%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.81%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.81%) Tableau
10 1 (0.40%) F5
10 1 (0.40%) iManage
10 1 (0.40%) Meraki
10 1 (0.40%) Veeam