Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contingency Planning
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 929 989 1050
Rank change year-on-year +60 +61 -67
Permanent jobs citing Contingency Planning 255 269 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 196 209 205
UK median annual salary £50,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.73% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,050 £75,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +15.79%

Contingency Planning 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 158870 176361 191387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.05% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126186 147044 156131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,533 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +19 212 £52,500 -8.70% 16
London +62 133 £55,000 -6.78% 4
UK excluding London +12 119 £47,500 -9.52% 14
South East +37 34 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Scotland +39 31 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South West +9 16 £42,500 - 3
North of England -8 14 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Yorkshire +9 12 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Midlands +14 10 £50,500 -3.81% 4
Wales +7 9 £40,000 -
West Midlands +2 9 £50,500 -9.42% 2
East of England +1 5 £51,250 +2.50%
North West -32 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands +17 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 142 (55.69%) Project Management
2 120 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (45.88%) Finance
4 106 (41.57%) PRINCE2
5 70 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (25.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 56 (21.96%) Migration
8 55 (21.57%) Retail
9 52 (20.39%) Banking
10 49 (19.22%) ITIL
11 48 (18.82%) Business Transformation
12 43 (16.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 43 (16.86%) Scrum
13 42 (16.47%) Microsoft
14 39 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (14.90%) Waterfall
15 38 (14.90%) Retail Banking
16 37 (14.51%) Windows
17 36 (14.12%) VMware
18 35 (13.73%) Programme Management
18 35 (13.73%) Change Management
19 33 (12.94%) Risk Management
20 32 (12.55%) Service Management
21 30 (11.76%) Degree
22 29 (11.37%) SQL
23 28 (10.98%) ITIL Certification
23 28 (10.98%) DevOps
24 27 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
24 27 (10.59%) Cisco
24 27 (10.59%) Management Information System

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 (9.02%) IIS
2 13 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.57%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) Drupal
6 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.57%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Primavera
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.84%) Office 365
2 13 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.57%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) G Suite
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.41%) Firewall
2 23 (9.02%) WAN
3 21 (8.24%) Internet
4 18 (7.06%) LAN
5 14 (5.49%) SAN
6 11 (4.31%) DNS
6 11 (4.31%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (4.31%) iSCSI
6 11 (4.31%) NAS
7 10 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.53%) DHCP
8 9 (3.53%) VLAN
9 8 (3.14%) VoIP
10 7 (2.75%) ISDN
10 7 (2.75%) LDAP
11 6 (2.35%) Intranet
12 5 (1.96%) VPN
13 4 (1.57%) MPLS
14 3 (1.18%) Unified Communications
15 2 (0.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.53%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.96%) MySQL
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.57%) Big Data
5 4 (1.57%) Power BI
5 4 (1.57%) QlikView
5 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.18%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.18%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 117 (45.88%) Finance
2 55 (21.57%) Retail
3 52 (20.39%) Banking
4 38 (14.90%) Retail Banking
5 17 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 16 (6.27%) Marketing
7 15 (5.88%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.92%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.75%) Electronics
9 7 (2.75%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.57%) Legal
11 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.78%) Front Office
12 2 (0.78%) Local Government
13 1 (0.39%) Back Office
13 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.39%) French Language
13 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (54.51%) Project Manager
2 67 (26.27%) IT Manager
3 53 (20.78%) IT Project Manager
4 21 (8.24%) Senior Manager
4 21 (8.24%) Senior Project Manager
5 20 (7.84%) Programme Manager
6 17 (6.67%) Retail Banking Project Manager
7 15 (5.88%) Analyst
8 13 (5.10%) IT Services Manager
9 12 (4.71%) Consultant
10 11 (4.31%) Administrator
10 11 (4.31%) Agile Project Manager
10 11 (4.31%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.31%) Financial Services Project Manager
10 11 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.31%) Project Engineer
10 11 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.92%) Senior Service Manager
11 10 (3.92%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.31%) .NET
2 5 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.96%) WCF
3 4 (1.57%) HTML
4 3 (1.18%) HTML5
4 3 (1.18%) MDX
4 3 (1.18%) YAML
5 2 (0.78%) CSS
5 2 (0.78%) CSS3
5 2 (0.78%) LAMP
5 2 (0.78%) Middleware
5 2 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.78%) Web Services
6 1 (0.39%) Express
6 1 (0.39%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.39%) Node.js
6 1 (0.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.59%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.31%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.96%) Clustering
6 5 (1.96%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.57%) AS400
7 4 (1.57%) Life Science
7 4 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.18%) Fintech
8 3 (1.18%) PMI
9 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.78%) iPad
9 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.51%) Windows
2 22 (8.63%) Windows Server
2 22 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.92%) Linux
5 10 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.35%) Unix
7 5 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.18%) AIX
9 3 (1.18%) Android
9 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (55.69%) Project Management
2 120 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (41.57%) PRINCE2
4 70 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (25.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 56 (21.96%) Migration
7 49 (19.22%) ITIL
8 48 (18.82%) Business Transformation
9 43 (16.86%) Scrum
10 38 (14.90%) Waterfall
11 35 (13.73%) Change Management
11 35 (13.73%) Programme Management
12 33 (12.94%) Risk Management
13 32 (12.55%) Service Management
14 28 (10.98%) DevOps
15 25 (9.80%) SDLC
16 24 (9.41%) Information Security
17 23 (9.02%) Resource Management
18 22 (8.63%) Change Control
19 21 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.37%) SQL
2 7 (2.75%) Java
3 6 (2.35%) C
3 6 (2.35%) Python
3 6 (2.35%) Ruby
4 3 (1.18%) C++
4 3 (1.18%) Perl
4 3 (1.18%) PHP
5 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.78%) VB
5 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (16.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 30 (11.76%) Degree
3 28 (10.98%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (8.63%) PMI Certification
5 19 (7.45%) PMP
6 17 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.14%) CCNA
9 8 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (2.35%) CCNP
11 5 (1.96%) APMP
11 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.78%) CISM
12 2 (0.78%) CISSP
12 2 (0.78%) MCP
12 2 (0.78%) MCSA
12 2 (0.78%) MCSE
13 1 (0.39%) CCSA
13 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.84%) QA
2 19 (7.45%) PCI DSS
2 19 (7.45%) PMO
3 13 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.35%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.96%) SLA
6 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.39%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 25 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.10%) Terminal Services
5 9 (3.53%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.96%) Docker
7 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.78%) NFS
10 1 (0.39%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.75%) WSUS
2 5 (1.96%) Puppet
3 4 (1.57%) Ansible
4 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.12%) VMware
3 27 (10.59%) Cisco
4 23 (9.02%) HP
4 23 (9.02%) SonicWALL
5 14 (5.49%) Google
6 13 (5.10%) Citrix
7 12 (4.71%) Dell
7 12 (4.71%) Juniper
8 10 (3.92%) Avaya
9 9 (3.53%) SAP
10 8 (3.14%) Oracle
11 5 (1.96%) Veeam
12 4 (1.57%) Infor
12 4 (1.57%) Lotus
12 4 (1.57%) NETGEAR
12 4 (1.57%) Riverbed
12 4 (1.57%) Sophos
13 3 (1.18%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.78%) Tableau