The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity
England / West Midlands
Rank 177 206 189
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 33 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.57% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 26
Median salary £46,750 £50,000 £44,253
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +12.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,663 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.33% -10.18%  

Business Continuity 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4242 5411 4223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.95% 88.30% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3435 4357 3519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Business Continuity in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Continuity in the West Midlands

Business Continuity
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 17 £56,250 +12.50% 5
Warwickshire +29 10 £46,000 -23.33%
Coventry - 5 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,000 -
Business Continuity
England

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 31 (43.66%) ITIL
2 22 (30.99%) Finance
3 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.35%) Management Information System
4 18 (25.35%) Information Security
5 17 (23.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (22.54%) Risk Management
7 14 (19.72%) QA
8 13 (18.31%) Service Management
8 13 (18.31%) Project Management
8 13 (18.31%) MS Office
9 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.49%) CISSP
10 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (15.49%) ITSM
11 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
11 10 (14.08%) VMware
11 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
11 10 (14.08%) Windows
11 10 (14.08%) Degree
11 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
12 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.68%) SLA
12 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
13 8 (11.27%) Cisco
13 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
13 8 (11.27%) BCP
13 8 (11.27%) Cybersecurity

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Office
2 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.04%) MS Project
3 5 (7.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) assyst
2 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) G Suite
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) LAN
2 5 (7.04%) Unified Communications
2 5 (7.04%) WAN
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) SAN
3 4 (5.63%) VoIP
3 4 (5.63%) Wireless
4 3 (4.23%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.82%) Skype
5 2 (2.82%) SNMP
5 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) DMZ
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) Internet
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.45%) Legal
3 6 (8.45%) Marketing
4 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.23%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Automotive
6 2 (2.82%) Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Security Manager
2 11 (15.49%) Information Manager
2 11 (15.49%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (11.27%) QA Manager
3 8 (11.27%) Quality Manager
3 8 (11.27%) Software QA Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Internal Sales Executive
6 4 (5.63%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Sales Executive
7 3 (4.23%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Head of IT
7 3 (4.23%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Support Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.04%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.82%) Fintech
7 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.41%) Derivative
7 1 (1.41%) Equities
7 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.41%) FMCG
7 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Unix
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) ITIL
2 18 (25.35%) Information Security
3 16 (22.54%) Risk Management
4 13 (18.31%) Project Management
4 13 (18.31%) Service Management
5 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (15.49%) ITSM
6 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
6 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
7 9 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.27%) BCP
8 8 (11.27%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (11.27%) Security Operations
9 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
10 6 (8.45%) Security Architecture
10 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) CISSP
2 10 (14.08%) Degree
3 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) HNC
4 5 (7.04%) HND
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) CISMP
6 3 (4.23%) CISM
6 3 (4.23%) DBS Check
6 3 (4.23%) MCSE
7 2 (2.82%) APMP
7 2 (2.82%) PCI QSA
7 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) CCNA
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (19.72%) QA
3 9 (12.68%) SLA
4 8 (11.27%) PMO
5 5 (7.04%) RMADS
6 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
7 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
7 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (1.41%) ISO22301
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) WSUS
3 2 (2.82%) WMI
4 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.41%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.41%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Cisco
4 7 (9.86%) HP
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix
6 3 (4.23%) Dell
6 3 (4.23%) EMC
6 3 (4.23%) Remedy
7 2 (2.82%) IronPort
7 2 (2.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.41%) Cognos
8 1 (1.41%) CommVault
8 1 (1.41%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.41%) Google
8 1 (1.41%) Intel
8 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.41%) Sophos
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