Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 245 254
Rank change year-on-year +40 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 102 84 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.09% 0.84% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.92% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 79 58 77
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,550 £27,800
90th Percentile £49,000 £63,150 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +10.00% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,425 9,103 11,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.78% 90.60% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,492 7,540 8,746
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 6 months to 18 July 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
Birmingham +16 68 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Warwickshire +23 16 £31,500 -30.77%
Solihull +10 4 £45,000 - 1
Coventry +6 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Wolverhampton -8 4 £33,750 +8.87% 1
Shropshire - 2 £82,500 -
Worcestershire +16 1 £45,500 +30.94%
Staffordshire -1 1 £47,500 -28.30%
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 - 1
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Business Continuity 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 65 (63.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 52 (50.98%) ITIL
3 50 (49.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (40.20%) Finance
4 41 (40.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (38.24%) Project Management
6 38 (37.25%) VMware
7 36 (35.29%) Windows
7 36 (35.29%) Windows Server
8 34 (33.33%) PRINCE2
9 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
9 32 (31.37%) Firewall
9 32 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (31.37%) IT Strategy
10 29 (28.43%) WAN
11 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
11 28 (27.45%) SAN
11 28 (27.45%) MS Exchange
11 28 (27.45%) LAN
12 26 (25.49%) VoIP
12 26 (25.49%) COBIT
13 25 (24.51%) Network Design
13 25 (24.51%) VMware ESXi
13 25 (24.51%) IPsec
13 25 (24.51%) Information Security
13 25 (24.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (24.51%) SSL
13 25 (24.51%) Translating Business Requirements
14 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
15 19 (18.63%) Risk Management

Business Continuity
Co-occurring 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 28 (27.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.86%) Office 365
3 4 (3.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.37%) Firewall
2 29 (28.43%) WAN
3 28 (27.45%) LAN
3 28 (27.45%) SAN
4 26 (25.49%) VoIP
5 25 (24.51%) IPsec
5 25 (24.51%) SSL
6 8 (7.84%) Network Security
7 7 (6.86%) DNS
8 3 (2.94%) DMZ
8 3 (2.94%) Internet
8 3 (2.94%) VPN
9 2 (1.96%) H.323
9 2 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.96%) NAS
9 2 (1.96%) SS7
9 2 (1.96%) VSAN
10 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.98%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) MySQL
3 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.96%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.98%) QlikView
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Ant
1 2 (1.96%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.96%) Gatling
1 2 (1.96%) GitLab
1 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.96%) Maven
1 2 (1.96%) NeoLoad
1 2 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 41 (40.20%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Billing
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Analyst
2 26 (25.49%) Support Analyst
3 18 (17.65%) Network Analyst
3 18 (17.65%) Network Support
3 18 (17.65%) Network Support Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) Information Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) IT Manager
4 11 (10.78%) Security Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Architect
6 6 (5.88%) Incident Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) .NET
1 4 (3.92%) Web Services
2 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.94%) JSON
2 3 (2.94%) REST
2 3 (2.94%) SOAP
2 3 (2.94%) XML
3 2 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.92%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) BYOD
5 3 (2.94%) CESG
5 3 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.96%) Clustering
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) Fintech
7 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.29%) Windows
1 36 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 25 (24.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (5.88%) CentOS
3 6 (5.88%) Linux
4 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (63.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 52 (50.98%) ITIL
3 41 (40.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (38.24%) Project Management
5 34 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 32 (31.37%) IT Strategy
7 25 (24.51%) Information Security
7 25 (24.51%) Network Design
7 25 (24.51%) Translating Business Requirements
8 19 (18.63%) Risk Management
9 17 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (10.78%) Internal Audit
11 10 (9.80%) ISMS
11 10 (9.80%) Load Balancing
12 9 (8.82%) Business Continuity Planning
12 9 (8.82%) Incident Management
13 8 (7.84%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
13 8 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) C#
3 2 (1.96%) C
3 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.98%) C++
4 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 12 (11.76%) CISSP
3 11 (10.78%) CISM
4 9 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.90%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.94%) CCNA
7 3 (2.94%) CCNP
8 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.98%) CCDP
9 1 (0.98%) CISA
9 1 (0.98%) MCSE
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (49.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (25.49%) COBIT
3 16 (15.69%) GDPR
4 4 (3.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (2.94%) SLA
6 1 (0.98%) BS25999
6 1 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.98%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.98%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.98%) PMO
6 1 (0.98%) QA
6 1 (0.98%) RMADS
System Software
1 32 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
3 25 (24.51%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.94%) vSphere
5 2 (1.96%) Docker
5 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (2.94%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (1.96%) Ansible
2 2 (1.96%) Consul
2 2 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.96%) Grafana
2 2 (1.96%) Kibana
2 2 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.96%) logstash
2 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 2 (1.96%) Rancher
2 2 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.96%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.98%) Netcool
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (37.25%) VMware
2 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.78%) ServiceNow
4 5 (4.90%) Cisco
5 3 (2.94%) HP
5 3 (2.94%) Intel
5 3 (2.94%) McAfee
5 3 (2.94%) Sophos
6 2 (1.96%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix
6 2 (1.96%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle
6 2 (1.96%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.98%) F5
7 1 (0.98%) Facebook
7 1 (0.98%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.98%) Google
7 1 (0.98%) IFS
7 1 (0.98%) OpenText
7 1 (0.98%) PayPal