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Skills in demand: Project management and risk planning

August 1, 2012

Since the Sept. 11 attacks, IT business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) specialists have been in great and continuously growing demand. These pros document mission-critical IT assets, assess the costs of a potential loss, define options for their protection and implement their plans.

What it takes

BC/DR positions require project management, business process and risk planning experience. 

Compensation

Salaries for BC/risk analysts range from $35k to $70k; while salaries for BC/DR planners range from $78k to $105k. 

Source: Jerry Irvine, CIO and EVP of sales at Prescient Solutions

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