Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 241 254
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13 -20
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 72 98 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.86% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.96% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63 71 54
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -5.45% -5.17%
10th Percentile £29,750 £21,250 £26,625
90th Percentile £58,500 £65,000 £54,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 9052 10159 9516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.76% 89.15% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7329 7943 7843
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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
Birmingham +29 44 £40,000 -20.00%
Staffordshire +1 7 £36,750 -2.00%
Warwickshire -2 6 £38,500 +3.36%
Coventry +8 4 £53,750 +65.38% 1
Solihull -7 2 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Walsall - 2 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Worcestershire -12 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Smethwick - 1 £50,000 -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (51.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (47.22%) Windows
3 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
4 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
5 28 (38.89%) Firewall
6 27 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 26 (36.11%) Information Security
7 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
8 24 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
9 23 (31.94%) VMware
10 21 (29.17%) Project Management
10 21 (29.17%) PRINCE2
11 20 (27.78%) ITIL
11 20 (27.78%) Finance
12 18 (25.00%) LAN
12 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (23.61%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (23.61%) SAN
14 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (20.83%) Cisco
14 15 (20.83%) BCP
14 15 (20.83%) MS Exchange
14 15 (20.83%) WAN
14 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (19.44%) SQL
16 13 (18.06%) CCNA
16 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder 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 15 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.72%) Apache
2 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.94%) SAS
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Office 365
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.89%) Firewall
2 18 (25.00%) LAN
3 17 (23.61%) SAN
4 15 (20.83%) WAN
5 9 (12.50%) IPsec
5 9 (12.50%) SSL
5 9 (12.50%) VoIP
6 7 (9.72%) Network Security
7 6 (8.33%) VPN
8 4 (5.56%) Junos
8 4 (5.56%) OSPF
8 4 (5.56%) VLAN
9 3 (4.17%) DMZ
10 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.39%) DHCP
11 1 (1.39%) DNS
11 1 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.78%) BigQuery
9 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.78%) MySQL
9 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Back Office
2 3 (4.17%) Law
2 3 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 7 (9.72%) Security Manager
4 7 (9.72%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Information Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
6 4 (5.56%) DBA
6 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Network Support
7 3 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Clustering
1 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.72%) Handset
2 7 (9.72%) Replication
3 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.17%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.22%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.72%) CentOS
6 7 (9.72%) Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 26 (36.11%) Information Security
4 21 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 21 (29.17%) Project Management
5 20 (27.78%) ITIL
6 15 (20.83%) BCP
7 13 (18.06%) Information Assurance
7 13 (18.06%) ISMS
7 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (16.67%) Information Security Management
8 12 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 12 (16.67%) Security Management
9 11 (15.28%) Network Design
10 10 (13.89%) Data Protection
10 10 (13.89%) IT Strategy
11 9 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
11 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (12.50%) Six Sigma
11 9 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
2 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (18.06%) CCNA
4 12 (16.67%) MCSE
5 6 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.94%) CCNP
7 4 (5.56%) CISM
7 4 (5.56%) JNCIA
7 4 (5.56%) JNCIS
7 4 (5.56%) MCSA
8 3 (4.17%) CISSP
9 2 (2.78%) CISA
9 2 (2.78%) CRISC
9 2 (2.78%) Degree
9 2 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (15.28%) COBIT
2 11 (15.28%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (15.28%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.56%) GDPR
3 4 (5.56%) SLA
4 3 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (4.17%) PMO
5 2 (2.78%) ISO 14001
5 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.61%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (13.89%) vSphere
5 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) vCenter Server
2 3 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
3 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.78%) Packer
3 2 (2.78%) Terraform
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.39%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.94%) VMware
3 15 (20.83%) Cisco
4 11 (15.28%) Juniper
5 7 (9.72%) HP
5 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.94%) Cognos
7 4 (5.56%) NetApp
8 3 (4.17%) Dell
8 3 (4.17%) EMC
8 3 (4.17%) Google
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle
9 2 (2.78%) Symantec