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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 216 199 215
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing BCP 12 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.30% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 2
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £59,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £53,000 £51,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,600 £67,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +7.36%
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
4454 4199 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.06% 79.26% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3065 3195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 9 £47,500 -
Reading -9 3 £32,500 -50.00%
BCP
South East

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (65.38%) Business Continuity
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) SLA
6 8 (30.77%) Security Management
6 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 7 (26.92%) Citrix
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (26.92%) Avaya
7 7 (26.92%) Thin Client
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (26.92%) MCSE
7 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
7 7 (26.92%) PBX
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) MS Office
7 7 (26.92%) Fat Client
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (23.08%) Coaching
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) Service Management
8 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) PBX
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Customer Services Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Service Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Risk Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Information Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Information Risk Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Junior Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Thin Client
1 7 (26.92%) Fat Client
2 4 (15.38%) CESG
2 4 (15.38%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Business Continuity
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (30.77%) Security Management
3 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 6 (23.08%) Coaching
4 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (15.38%) Logistics
5 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (26.92%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) CISA
3 4 (15.38%) CISSP
3 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) SLA
2 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco
1 7 (26.92%) Citrix
1 7 (26.92%) Avaya
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Capita