Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contingency Planning
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 990 886 981
Rank change year-on-year -104 +95 -19
Permanent jobs citing Contingency Planning 191 291 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 139 237 243
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% -1.90% -4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,100 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% -9.52% -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 156,488 156,273 187,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.87% 89.55% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 127,328 128,676 155,037
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £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% - +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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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 -77 173 £50,000 -2.91% 27
UK excluding London -59 93 £40,000 -15.79% 16
London -52 86 £58,000 +5.45% 11
Midlands +23 27 £37,500 -25.00% 7
West Midlands +20 26 £37,500 -30.56% 5
East of England +5 19 £75,000 +76.47% 1
South East -23 19 £55,000 -18.52% 5
South West -1 16 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Wales +10 5 £39,475 -12.28%
North of England -21 5 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Yorkshire -3 3 £39,000 +11.43%
North West -10 2 £45,750 +10.91% 1
Scotland -36 2 - -
East Midlands +5 1 £37,500 -25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 102 (53.40%) Finance
2 101 (52.88%) Project Management
3 77 (40.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (38.22%) PRINCE2
5 53 (27.75%) Microsoft
6 47 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (23.56%) ITIL
8 40 (20.94%) Change Management
9 37 (19.37%) Project Planning
9 37 (19.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (18.85%) Migration
10 36 (18.85%) Windows
11 32 (16.75%) LAN
12 31 (16.23%) Data Centre
13 30 (15.71%) WAN
13 30 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (15.71%) Banking
14 28 (14.66%) Retail Banking
15 26 (13.61%) VMware
15 26 (13.61%) Business Transformation
16 25 (13.09%) SQL
17 24 (12.57%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (12.04%) Service Delivery
18 23 (12.04%) Management Information System
19 22 (11.52%) Oracle
19 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
19 22 (11.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 22 (11.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 22 (11.52%) Degree
19 22 (11.52%) Amazon AWS

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 12 (6.28%) IIS
2 11 (5.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.14%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (3.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Visualfiles
2 6 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (7.85%) SaaS
4 12 (6.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.75%) LAN
2 30 (15.71%) WAN
3 19 (9.95%) SAN
4 16 (8.38%) Firewall
5 12 (6.28%) VoIP
6 11 (5.76%) IPsec
6 11 (5.76%) SSL
7 10 (5.24%) Extranet
7 10 (5.24%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (5.24%) iSCSI
7 10 (5.24%) NAS
8 9 (4.71%) VPN
8 9 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (4.19%) Wireless
10 6 (3.14%) Skype
11 5 (2.62%) DNS
12 4 (2.09%) Internet
13 3 (1.57%) DHCP
14 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
14 2 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.62%) GIS
3 4 (2.09%) Big Data
3 4 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
General
1 102 (53.40%) Finance
2 30 (15.71%) Banking
3 28 (14.66%) Retail Banking
4 14 (7.33%) Corporate Banking
4 14 (7.33%) Marketing
4 14 (7.33%) Telecoms
5 13 (6.81%) Law
5 13 (6.81%) Legal
6 11 (5.76%) Retail
7 3 (1.57%) Electronics
7 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 88 (46.07%) Project Manager
2 19 (9.95%) Senior Manager
2 19 (9.95%) Senior Project Manager
3 17 (8.90%) Analyst
4 15 (7.85%) IT Manager
4 15 (7.85%) Retail Banking Project Manager
5 13 (6.81%) IT Project Manager
6 12 (6.28%) Consultant
6 12 (6.28%) Head of Managed Services
6 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 12 (6.28%) Network Engineer
6 12 (6.28%) Project Consultant
7 11 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.24%) Programme Manager
8 10 (5.24%) Workflow Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (4.19%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Senior Project Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.24%) Web Services
1 10 (5.24%) XML
2 9 (4.71%) Middleware
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.05%) .NET
4 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.05%) WCF
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) CSS3
5 1 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) J2EE
5 1 (0.52%) Node.js
5 1 (0.52%) React
5 1 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.04%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.81%) Fintech
4 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.19%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.09%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.57%) User Experience
8 2 (1.05%) CMDB
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.05%) PMI
9 1 (0.52%) AS400
9 1 (0.52%) BBC
9 1 (0.52%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.85%) Windows
2 14 (7.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (5.24%) Solaris
5 6 (3.14%) Linux
5 6 (3.14%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (52.88%) Project Management
2 77 (40.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (38.22%) PRINCE2
4 47 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (23.56%) ITIL
6 40 (20.94%) Change Management
7 37 (19.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 37 (19.37%) Project Planning
8 36 (18.85%) Migration
9 30 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 26 (13.61%) Business Transformation
11 23 (12.04%) Service Delivery
12 21 (10.99%) Re-Platforming
13 20 (10.47%) BCP
13 20 (10.47%) Programme Management
14 19 (9.95%) Presales
14 19 (9.95%) Risk Management
15 17 (8.90%) Change Control
16 15 (7.85%) Business Continuity
16 15 (7.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.09%) SQL
2 10 (5.24%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.52%) C
4 1 (0.52%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (11.52%) Degree
1 22 (11.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.76%) CCNA
5 10 (5.24%) MCSE
5 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.71%) PMI Certification
7 8 (4.19%) PMP
7 8 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.57%) APMP
10 2 (1.05%) CCNP
10 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.85%) PMO
3 14 (7.33%) GDPR
4 13 (6.81%) QA
5 12 (6.28%) ISO 9001
6 10 (5.24%) SLA
7 9 (4.71%) COBIT
8 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 19 (9.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.09%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 53 (27.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.61%) VMware
3 22 (11.52%) Oracle
4 21 (10.99%) Citrix
5 17 (8.90%) Cisco
6 10 (5.24%) Intapp
6 10 (5.24%) Micro Focus
7 8 (4.19%) HP
7 8 (4.19%) SAP
7 8 (4.19%) SonicWALL
8 6 (3.14%) Google
8 6 (3.14%) Juniper
9 3 (1.57%) Avaya
10 2 (1.05%) Dell
10 2 (1.05%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.05%) iManage
10 2 (1.05%) Mitel
11 1 (0.52%) Capita
11 1 (0.52%) hybris
11 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com