Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 235 264
Rank change year-on-year +4 +29 -29
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 82 78 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.89% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 63
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% -17.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £21,250 £34,350
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,600 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +14.58% -4.00%

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 8,595 8,749 10,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.21% 90.64% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6,639 7,059 8,354
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -13 50 £40,000 -17.95% 1
Staffordshire +4 9 £27,500 -56.00%
Warwickshire -3 8 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Solihull +8 4 £45,000 +76.47%
Coventry -16 2 £57,500 +76.92% 3
Wolverhampton -19 2 £37,500 +20.97%
Herefordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Worcestershire +32 1 £45,500 +23.81%
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 52 (63.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 38 (46.34%) ITIL
3 34 (41.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (40.24%) Windows
5 32 (39.02%) VMware
6 31 (37.80%) Finance
6 31 (37.80%) Project Management
7 29 (35.37%) Firewall
7 29 (35.37%) WAN
8 28 (34.15%) LAN
8 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
8 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (34.15%) IT Strategy
9 27 (32.93%) Windows Server
9 27 (32.93%) PRINCE2
9 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
9 27 (32.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (31.71%) SAN
11 21 (25.61%) Management Information System
11 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (25.61%) VoIP
11 21 (25.61%) MS Exchange
11 21 (25.61%) COBIT
11 21 (25.61%) Network Design
12 20 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (24.39%) SSL
12 20 (24.39%) IPsec
12 20 (24.39%) Translating Business Requirements
13 16 (19.51%) Business Continuity Planning
14 15 (18.29%) Information Security

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 21 (25.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) Office 365
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.44%) GitHub
4 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.22%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Serverless
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.37%) Firewall
1 29 (35.37%) WAN
2 28 (34.15%) LAN
3 26 (31.71%) SAN
4 21 (25.61%) VoIP
5 20 (24.39%) IPsec
5 20 (24.39%) SSL
6 8 (9.76%) VPN
7 6 (7.32%) VLAN
8 5 (6.10%) NAS
9 3 (3.66%) Network Security
10 2 (2.44%) DNS
11 1 (1.22%) DHCP
11 1 (1.22%) DMZ
11 1 (1.22%) Internet
11 1 (1.22%) Junos
11 1 (1.22%) OSPF
11 1 (1.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) MySQL
3 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.44%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.44%) Cloud Spanner
5 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) QlikView
General
1 31 (37.80%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 22 (26.83%) Support Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) Network Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) Network Support
3 18 (21.95%) Network Support Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) IT Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Developer
6 7 (8.54%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Integration Developer
8 5 (6.10%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.10%) IT Support
8 5 (6.10%) RPG Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Business Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Information Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Backend Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
1 5 (6.10%) EDI
2 4 (4.88%) JSON
3 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.66%) REST
3 3 (3.66%) SOAP
3 3 (3.66%) Web Services
3 3 (3.66%) XML
4 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.10%) AS400
4 5 (6.10%) iSeries
5 4 (4.88%) Clustering
6 3 (3.66%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (3.66%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.66%) Replication
7 2 (2.44%) BYOD
7 2 (2.44%) CESG
7 2 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) PKI
8 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 27 (32.93%) Windows Server
3 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.10%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.66%) CentOS
5 3 (3.66%) Linux
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Unix
7 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 38 (46.34%) ITIL
3 31 (37.80%) Project Management
4 28 (34.15%) IT Strategy
5 27 (32.93%) PRINCE2
5 27 (32.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (25.61%) Network Design
7 20 (24.39%) Translating Business Requirements
8 16 (19.51%) Business Continuity Planning
9 15 (18.29%) Information Security
10 14 (17.07%) Change Management
11 12 (14.63%) Decision-Making
11 12 (14.63%) Risk Management
12 11 (13.41%) ERP
13 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (12.20%) BCP
13 10 (12.20%) Data Protection
14 8 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
15 7 (8.54%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) Java
2 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.10%) RPG
2 5 (6.10%) RPG IV
3 4 (4.88%) C
4 3 (3.66%) C#
5 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) CISSP
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.10%) CISM
3 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.10%) MCSE
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) CCNP
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) CCDP
7 1 (1.22%) CISA
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (41.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (25.61%) COBIT
3 8 (9.76%) GDPR
4 5 (6.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (3.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.22%) BS25999
6 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.22%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.22%) ISO 31000
6 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.22%) RMADS
6 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
3 20 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.98%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) Docker
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Packer
2 2 (2.44%) Terraform
3 1 (1.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Netcool
3 1 (1.22%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) VMware
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
4 3 (3.66%) Google
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Citrix
5 2 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) Facebook
6 1 (1.22%) IFS
6 1 (1.22%) Intel
6 1 (1.22%) Juniper
6 1 (1.22%) McAfee
6 1 (1.22%) OpenText
6 1 (1.22%) PayPal
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.22%) Sophos