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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 180 186
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 51 59 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.96% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.08% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 25
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £63,400 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4558 5458 4965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.37% 88.69% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 4225 4084
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +8 28 £45,000 -14.28%
Staffordshire +13 8 £66,250 +140.90% 1
Warwickshire +7 4 £27,500 -51.11%
Coventry -7 2 £54,500 -9.16%
Smethwick - 1 £50,000 -
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £27,000 -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 38 (44.71%) Finance
2 31 (36.47%) ITIL
3 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
4 27 (31.76%) Information Security
5 25 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (28.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (28.24%) Windows
7 23 (27.06%) Project Management
7 23 (27.06%) Business Continuity Planning
8 21 (24.71%) PRINCE2
9 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (21.18%) Risk Management
10 18 (21.18%) Management Information System
10 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
11 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (20.00%) SQL
11 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 16 (18.82%) BCP
13 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (16.47%) PCI DSS
14 14 (16.47%) Incident Management
14 14 (16.47%) Statistics
14 14 (16.47%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
15 13 (15.29%) Cognos
15 13 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (15.29%) Active Directory

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 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.12%) SAS
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (8.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Office 365
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.53%) G Suite
5 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) LAN
1 9 (10.59%) WAN
2 8 (9.41%) Firewall
3 4 (4.71%) DMZ
3 4 (4.71%) Network Security
3 4 (4.71%) SNMP
3 4 (4.71%) VPN
3 4 (4.71%) Wireless
4 3 (3.53%) SAN
4 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.53%) VLAN
4 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.53%) WLAN
5 2 (2.35%) Broadband
5 2 (2.35%) Internet
5 2 (2.35%) Intranet
6 1 (1.18%) DNS
6 1 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (44.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Security Manager
2 13 (15.29%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) Project Manager
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Information Manager
3 12 (14.12%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) IT Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) QA Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Quality Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Software QA Manager
7 3 (3.53%) IT Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.35%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Web Services
2 2 (2.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.41%) Driving Licence
3 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.35%) Fintech
5 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Windows
2 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
4 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.18%) Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) ITIL
2 27 (31.76%) Information Security
3 24 (28.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (27.06%) Business Continuity Planning
4 23 (27.06%) Project Management
5 21 (24.71%) PRINCE2
6 18 (21.18%) Risk Management
7 16 (18.82%) BCP
8 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (16.47%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (16.47%) Incident Management
8 14 (16.47%) Statistics
9 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (15.29%) Data Protection
9 13 (15.29%) ISMS
9 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (14.12%) Information Security Management
10 12 (14.12%) Security Management
10 12 (14.12%) Service Management
10 12 (14.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) CISSP
2 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.24%) MCSE
3 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.88%) CISM
6 4 (4.71%) CISMP
6 4 (4.71%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.53%) CCNA
7 3 (3.53%) CCNP
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.53%) HNC
7 3 (3.53%) HND
7 3 (3.53%) MCP
8 2 (2.35%) CISA
8 2 (2.35%) CRISC
8 2 (2.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (16.47%) PCI DSS
3 13 (15.29%) PMO
4 12 (14.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (12.94%) QA
6 7 (8.24%) GDPR
7 4 (4.71%) COBIT
7 4 (4.71%) SLA
8 3 (3.53%) RMADS
9 2 (2.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (2.35%) ISO 14001
9 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
9 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (5.88%) vSphere
5 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
1 4 (4.71%) WMI
2 2 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.35%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (2.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.18%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Cognos
2 13 (15.29%) VMware
3 12 (14.12%) Cisco
4 8 (9.41%) HP
5 7 (8.24%) Dell
6 4 (4.71%) IronPort
7 3 (3.53%) EMC
7 3 (3.53%) Google
7 3 (3.53%) NetApp
8 2 (2.35%) Intel
8 2 (2.35%) McAfee
8 2 (2.35%) Sophos
8 2 (2.35%) Symantec
9 1 (1.18%) Citrix
9 1 (1.18%) CommVault
9 1 (1.18%) Dell Compellent
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