Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 254 251
Rank change year-on-year +49 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 68 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.73% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 48
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £47,160 £58,625 £55,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +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 7,073 8,848 9,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.16% 90.80% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,303 7,018 7,606
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 47 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Solihull +21 12 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Warwickshire +25 5 £31,500 -18.18% 3
Coventry +25 2 £35,000 -15.15%
Staffordshire +15 1 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 33 (48.53%) ITIL
2 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 23 (33.82%) Risk Management
4 20 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (29.41%) Finance
5 19 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (27.94%) Data Protection
6 18 (26.47%) GDPR
7 17 (25.00%) Project Management
8 16 (23.53%) PRINCE2
8 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (22.06%) Business Continuity Planning
10 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (19.12%) Firewall
11 13 (19.12%) ServiceNow
11 13 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (17.65%) SDLC
12 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
12 12 (17.65%) SLA
13 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
13 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
13 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (16.18%) Portfolio Management
13 11 (16.18%) Office 365
13 11 (16.18%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (14.71%) Problem Management
14 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
14 10 (14.71%) IT Strategy

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 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.94%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.18%) Office 365
3 3 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.94%) GitHub
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Firewall
2 7 (10.29%) SAN
3 6 (8.82%) DNS
3 6 (8.82%) LAN
3 6 (8.82%) Network Security
3 6 (8.82%) WAN
4 4 (5.88%) IPsec
4 4 (5.88%) SSL
4 4 (5.88%) VoIP
5 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.94%) H.323
6 2 (2.94%) Internet
6 2 (2.94%) SS7
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (1.47%) BGP
7 1 (1.47%) DMZ
7 1 (1.47%) MPLS
7 1 (1.47%) OSPF
7 1 (1.47%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) DB2
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Power BI
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.94%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.29%) Billing
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.24%) Developer
2 9 (13.24%) Integration Developer
2 9 (13.24%) RPG Developer
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 7 (10.29%) IT Security Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Security Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Network Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Incident Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Major Incident Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Applications Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Network Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) EDI
2 7 (10.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 9 (13.24%) Driving Licence
3 9 (13.24%) iSeries
4 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (10.29%) AS400
6 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.94%) Fintech
7 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.47%) Clustering
8 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.41%) HPUX
4 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Unix
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) ITIL
2 23 (33.82%) Risk Management
3 20 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (27.94%) Data Protection
4 19 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (25.00%) Project Management
6 16 (23.53%) PRINCE2
7 15 (22.06%) Business Continuity Planning
8 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (17.65%) SDLC
11 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
11 11 (16.18%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (16.18%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (14.71%) Decision-Making
12 10 (14.71%) IT Strategy
12 10 (14.71%) Problem Management
13 9 (13.24%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 9 (13.24%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) Java
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) RPG
2 9 (13.24%) RPG IV
3 7 (10.29%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
4 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.29%) CISM
1 7 (10.29%) CISSP
2 6 (8.82%) CCNA
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.94%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) CCSP
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) GDPR
2 14 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (17.65%) SLA
4 6 (8.82%) COBIT
5 3 (4.41%) ISO 22301
6 2 (2.94%) BS25999
6 2 (2.94%) ISO 31000
6 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.47%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) ServiceNow
3 9 (13.24%) JD Edwards
4 8 (11.76%) VMware
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle
6 3 (4.41%) Google
6 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) Sybase
7 2 (2.94%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) Splunk
8 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.47%) F5
8 1 (1.47%) HP
8 1 (1.47%) Intel
8 1 (1.47%) Juniper
8 1 (1.47%) McAfee
8 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.47%) Sophos