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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 13 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 426 464 284
Rank change year-on-year +38 -180 +17
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 563 181 20
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.74% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.46% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 447 162 19
10th Percentile £32,950 £37,500 £39,430
25th Percentile £40,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,024 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.96% - -
75th Percentile £69,032 £69,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £107,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +4.35%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73,495 39,260 8,185
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 96.56% 95.17% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43,225 29,678 7,069
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,350 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.73% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,655 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.81% +1.19% +4.76%

Business Continuity
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Business Continuity trend for jobs with a WFH option

Business Continuity
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Business Continuity.

Business Continuity salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Business Continuity over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

Business Continuity salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, Business Continuity job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 238 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 227 (40.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 204 (36.23%) Azure
4 190 (33.75%) Social Skills
5 145 (25.75%) Finance
6 139 (24.69%) Active Directory
7 127 (22.56%) Windows
8 122 (21.67%) Agile
9 114 (20.25%) ITIL
10 112 (19.89%) Problem-Solving
11 109 (19.36%) Project Management
12 108 (19.18%) Microsoft 365
13 100 (17.76%) Management Information System
13 100 (17.76%) DevOps
14 95 (16.87%) Firewall
14 95 (16.87%) Information Security
15 92 (16.34%) AWS
16 88 (15.63%) VMware
16 88 (15.63%) Linux
17 87 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
18 83 (14.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 81 (14.39%) Service Delivery
20 77 (13.68%) LAN
21 76 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
21 76 (13.50%) PaaS
22 72 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
23 70 (12.43%) Project Delivery
24 69 (12.26%) Law
24 69 (12.26%) WAN
25 67 (11.90%) Windows Server

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 38 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 17 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.31%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.24%) IIS
6 5 (0.89%) Apache
6 5 (0.89%) Hyperledger
7 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Appian
8 1 (0.18%) CMS
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) GeoServer
Applications
1 33 (5.86%) Microsoft Project
2 28 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.89%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 204 (36.23%) Azure
2 108 (19.18%) Microsoft 365
3 92 (16.34%) AWS
4 76 (13.50%) PaaS
5 49 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 49 (8.70%) SaaS
6 48 (8.53%) IaaS
7 34 (6.04%) Azure DevOps
8 24 (4.26%) Azure Monitor
9 22 (3.91%) Azure Sentinel
10 16 (2.84%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (1.95%) Azure Storage
12 9 (1.60%) Azure Functions
12 9 (1.60%) GCP
12 9 (1.60%) Serverless
13 8 (1.42%) Power Platform
14 6 (1.07%) Datadog
14 6 (1.07%) OneDrive
14 6 (1.07%) Rubrik
14 6 (1.07%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 95 (16.87%) Firewall
2 77 (13.68%) LAN
3 69 (12.26%) WAN
4 54 (9.59%) VPN
5 51 (9.06%) Wireless
6 42 (7.46%) DNS
7 41 (7.28%) DHCP
8 29 (5.15%) VLAN
9 27 (4.80%) TCP/IP
10 25 (4.44%) WLAN
11 23 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (3.55%) SAN
13 19 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (3.20%) Cisco Firepower
14 18 (3.20%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (2.84%) Network Security
16 13 (2.31%) Skype
17 12 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
18 10 (1.78%) Internet
19 9 (1.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.80%) MySQL
3 25 (4.44%) InfluxDB
4 21 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.07%) Power BI
9 5 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.89%) Data Lake
9 5 (0.89%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.53%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.53%) Tableau
12 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (5.51%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.89%) JIRA
3 5 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 190 (33.75%) Social Skills
2 145 (25.75%) Finance
3 87 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (12.26%) Law
5 54 (9.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 51 (9.06%) Public Sector
7 45 (7.99%) Organisational Skills
8 37 (6.57%) Legal
8 37 (6.57%) Presentation Skills
9 33 (5.86%) Telecoms
10 32 (5.68%) Fire and Rescue
10 32 (5.68%) Police
11 30 (5.33%) Banking
12 15 (2.66%) Marketing
12 15 (2.66%) Retail
13 14 (2.49%) Influencing Skills
14 10 (1.78%) Advertising
15 9 (1.60%) Local Government
16 7 (1.24%) Publishing
17 6 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 72 (12.79%) Analyst
2 55 (9.77%) IT Engineer
3 43 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (6.22%) Architect
6 32 (5.68%) Project Officer
6 32 (5.68%) Project Support Officer
6 32 (5.68%) Support Officer
7 30 (5.33%) Administrator
8 25 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 23 (4.09%) Azure Engineer
10 23 (4.09%) Business Manager
11 22 (3.91%) DBA
11 22 (3.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 22 (3.91%) Service Delivery Engineer
12 21 (3.73%) IT Manager
12 21 (3.73%) Security Manager
13 20 (3.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.51%) Elastic Stack
2 28 (4.97%) REST
3 22 (3.91%) ARM Templates
4 10 (1.78%) EDI
5 8 (1.42%) .NET
6 5 (0.89%) Middleware
6 5 (0.89%) Web Services
7 4 (0.71%) .NET Core
7 4 (0.71%) RESTful
8 3 (0.53%) JMS
9 2 (0.36%) DCOM
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.36%) Velocity
10 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.18%) CSS
10 1 (0.18%) Flask
10 1 (0.18%) HTML
10 1 (0.18%) OpenLayers
10 1 (0.18%) PostGIS
10 1 (0.18%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.76%) Management Information System
2 51 (9.06%) Data Centre
3 41 (7.28%) Replication
4 37 (6.57%) Public Cloud
5 26 (4.62%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (4.44%) Cyberattack
6 25 (4.44%) Smartphone
6 25 (4.44%) Social Media
7 20 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (3.37%) Driving Licence
9 16 (2.84%) Cyber Defence
10 14 (2.49%) NHS
11 11 (1.95%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.95%) PKI
12 10 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
13 9 (1.60%) Life Science
14 8 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (1.07%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 127 (22.56%) Windows
2 88 (15.63%) Linux
3 67 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 35 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (4.62%) CentOS
6 25 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (2.49%) Unix
8 11 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.95%) Windows Server 2019
9 10 (1.78%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.07%) Android
11 5 (0.89%) Solaris
11 5 (0.89%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.71%) AIX
13 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (40.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 122 (21.67%) Agile
3 114 (20.25%) ITIL
4 112 (19.89%) Problem-Solving
5 109 (19.36%) Project Management
6 100 (17.76%) DevOps
7 95 (16.87%) Information Security
8 81 (14.39%) Service Delivery
9 72 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (12.43%) Project Delivery
11 65 (11.55%) Cybersecurity
12 61 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 55 (9.77%) Configuration Management
14 54 (9.59%) Business Case
15 51 (9.06%) Data Protection
16 49 (8.70%) Change Management
16 49 (8.70%) Statistics
17 45 (7.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 45 (7.99%) Load Balancing
17 45 (7.99%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.70%) SQL
2 40 (7.10%) PowerShell
3 37 (6.57%) Python
4 33 (5.86%) Bash
5 20 (3.55%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.13%) C#
7 11 (1.95%) Perl
8 6 (1.07%) C
9 5 (0.89%) DAML
9 5 (0.89%) RPG
10 2 (0.36%) VBA
11 1 (0.18%) Bicep
11 1 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (10.83%) Degree
2 55 (9.77%) CISSP
3 46 (8.17%) Security Cleared
4 43 (7.64%) SC Cleared
5 36 (6.39%) CISM
6 33 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (3.73%) CCNP
9 20 (3.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 18 (3.20%) CISMP
11 17 (3.02%) CCA
11 17 (3.02%) DV Cleared
12 14 (2.49%) CCNA
13 12 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
13 12 (2.13%) MCSE
14 11 (1.95%) CISA
15 10 (1.78%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (1.60%) MCSA
17 8 (1.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (14.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (9.06%) GDPR
3 43 (7.64%) ISO 22301
4 38 (6.75%) PMO
5 32 (5.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 26 (4.62%) PCI DSS
7 24 (4.26%) SLA
8 23 (4.09%) NCSC
9 22 (3.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 18 (3.20%) NIST
11 17 (3.02%) BS25999
11 17 (3.02%) GRC
11 17 (3.02%) JSP 440
11 17 (3.02%) RMADS
12 9 (1.60%) COBIT
13 8 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (1.24%) QA
15 6 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.89%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 139 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 76 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.68%) Docker
4 16 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.60%) KVM
8 9 (1.60%) Xen
9 8 (1.42%) BitLocker
9 8 (1.42%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.24%) vSphere
11 4 (0.71%) Firmware
12 2 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.18%) NFS
13 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (8.17%) Ansible
2 45 (7.99%) Kubernetes
3 43 (7.64%) Terraform
4 42 (7.46%) SCCM
5 30 (5.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 28 (4.97%) Grafana
7 24 (4.26%) SCOM
8 22 (3.91%) SCSM
9 13 (2.31%) FortiGate
10 12 (2.13%) Puppet
11 9 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (1.60%) logstash
11 9 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.42%) VxRail
13 6 (1.07%) Graphite
13 6 (1.07%) Nagios
13 6 (1.07%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.89%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
15 4 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 238 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 88 (15.63%) VMware
3 43 (7.64%) Cisco
4 25 (4.44%) Citrix
4 25 (4.44%) Perforce
5 21 (3.73%) Palo Alto
6 17 (3.02%) Meraki
7 16 (2.84%) Veeam
8 15 (2.66%) IBM
9 14 (2.49%) Cadence
10 13 (2.31%) Fortinet
11 12 (2.13%) Dell
12 11 (1.95%) HP
13 10 (1.78%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.60%) Splunk
15 8 (1.42%) Isilon
15 8 (1.42%) Trustwave
16 7 (1.24%) Aruba
16 7 (1.24%) F5
16 7 (1.24%) Oracle