Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 245 241
Rank change year-on-year +35 -4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 91 80 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.81% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.88% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 65 67 79
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £58,500 £67,750
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 7,781 9,058 10,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.42% 91.40% 90.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,955 7,421 8,363
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 October 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 17 October 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 +25 59 £40,000 -3.32% 5
Warwickshire +43 14 £31,500 -18.18%
Solihull +7 7 £42,500 -8.11% 1
Coventry +15 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Wolverhampton +5 3 £35,000 +12.90%
Shropshire - 3 £82,500 -
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 47 (51.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 40 (43.96%) ITIL
3 38 (41.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
5 32 (35.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (30.77%) Risk Management
7 26 (28.57%) Finance
7 26 (28.57%) Data Protection
8 25 (27.47%) GDPR
9 24 (26.37%) Information Security
9 24 (26.37%) Project Management
10 23 (25.27%) Firewall
10 23 (25.27%) VMware
11 21 (23.08%) Windows
12 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
12 19 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (19.78%) Windows Server
14 17 (18.68%) ServiceNow
14 17 (18.68%) Data Centre
14 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
15 16 (17.58%) SharePoint
15 16 (17.58%) CISSP
15 16 (17.58%) CISM
15 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (16.48%) LAN
16 15 (16.48%) WAN
16 15 (16.48%) IT Strategy
17 14 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
17 14 (15.38%) MS Exchange

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 16 (17.58%) SharePoint
2 14 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.29%) Office 365
3 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.30%) IaaS
4 3 (3.30%) PaaS
5 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.27%) Firewall
2 15 (16.48%) LAN
2 15 (16.48%) WAN
3 13 (14.29%) SAN
4 12 (13.19%) Network Security
5 11 (12.09%) DNS
5 11 (12.09%) IPsec
5 11 (12.09%) SSL
5 11 (12.09%) VoIP
6 5 (5.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.40%) H.323
7 4 (4.40%) Internet
7 4 (4.40%) SS7
7 4 (4.40%) VPN
8 3 (3.30%) DMZ
9 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.20%) NAS
9 2 (2.20%) VSAN
10 1 (1.10%) FWSM
10 1 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) DB2
4 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.20%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.10%) Power BI
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.20%) Ant
2 2 (2.20%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.20%) Gatling
2 2 (2.20%) GitLab
2 2 (2.20%) Maven
2 2 (2.20%) NeoLoad
2 2 (2.20%) Selenium
2 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Billing
3 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Analyst
2 13 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 11 (12.09%) IT Security Manager
3 11 (12.09%) Security Manager
3 11 (12.09%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.79%) Incident Manager
5 8 (8.79%) Information Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Major Incident Manager
5 8 (8.79%) Security Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) EDI
2 1 (1.10%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.89%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) BYOD
5 3 (3.30%) CESG
5 3 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.30%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.20%) Fintech
6 2 (2.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) AS400
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) iSeries
7 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
2 18 (19.78%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.79%) Linux
5 4 (4.40%) CentOS
6 3 (3.30%) HPUX
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.30%) Unix
6 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 40 (43.96%) ITIL
3 32 (35.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 26 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 24 (26.37%) Information Security
6 24 (26.37%) Project Management
7 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
8 15 (16.48%) IT Strategy
9 14 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
11 12 (13.19%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (13.19%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (13.19%) Problem Management
12 11 (12.09%) ISMS
12 11 (12.09%) Network Design
12 11 (12.09%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (9.89%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 9 (9.89%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) C
3 1 (1.10%) C++
3 1 (1.10%) Perl
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) RPG
3 1 (1.10%) RPG IV
3 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) CISM
1 16 (17.58%) CISSP
2 11 (12.09%) Degree
3 8 (8.79%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.49%) CCNA
6 3 (3.30%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.20%) CCNP
8 1 (1.10%) CCSP
8 1 (1.10%) ISEB
8 1 (1.10%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (41.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (27.47%) GDPR
3 11 (12.09%) COBIT
4 6 (6.59%) SLA
5 3 (3.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.10%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.10%) PMO
7 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.30%) vSphere
5 2 (2.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (3.30%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) Consul
2 2 (2.20%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.20%) Grafana
2 2 (2.20%) Kibana
2 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.20%) logstash
2 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.20%) Puppet
2 2 (2.20%) Rancher
2 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.27%) VMware
3 17 (18.68%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.49%) Cisco
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle
5 4 (4.40%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.30%) Google
6 3 (3.30%) HP
6 3 (3.30%) Intel
6 3 (3.30%) McAfee
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.30%) Sophos
6 3 (3.30%) Sybase
7 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.20%) Dynatrace
7 2 (2.20%) F5
7 2 (2.20%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.20%) Splunk
8 1 (1.10%) OutSystems
8 1 (1.10%) Palo Alto