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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 214 210 208
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing BCP 7 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 6
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £53,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +5.15%
BCP
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4463 4301 3978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.00% 78.56% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3282 3108 3111
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BCP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

BCP Salary Trend in Berkshire

BCP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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

BCP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

BCP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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
Bracknell - 3 £65,000 -
Reading -9 2 £32,500 -53.57%
Maidenhead - 1 £80,000 -
BCP
South East

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 15 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 12 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) SLA
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) Security Management
5 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) Citrix
6 6 (28.57%) MCSE
6 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 6 (28.57%) PBX
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Avaya
6 6 (28.57%) Thin Client
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) MS Office
6 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Fat Client
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Service Manager
1 6 (28.57%) Customer Services Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Information Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Manager
5 2 (9.52%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Information Risk Manager
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Thin Client
1 6 (28.57%) Fat Client
2 4 (19.05%) RMADS
2 4 (19.05%) CESG
2 4 (19.05%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (19.05%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 12 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (33.33%) Security Management
4 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (28.57%) Coaching
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) Information Assurance
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security
7 3 (14.29%) Logistics
8 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
9 1 (4.76%) Project Management
9 1 (4.76%) Change Control
9 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
9 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) MCSE
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
2 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) Citrix
1 6 (28.57%) Avaya
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Capita
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle