The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 90 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing BCP 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.19% 0.34% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.43% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £35,250 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
BCP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
920 940 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.55% 80.07% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 754 853 763
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BCP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

BCP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BCP across the Bedfordshire region.

BCP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

BCP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

BCP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

BCP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +10 2 £35,250 -21.66%
BCP
East of England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing BCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BCP.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing BCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft