The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 118 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing BCP 4 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.20% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.26% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.00%
BCP
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1429 1163 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.24% 77.84% 73.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 988 1021
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,543 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BCP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

BCP Salary Trend in Birmingham

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (93.33%) Security Management
1 14 (93.33%) Business Continuity
1 14 (93.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) SLA
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
3 11 (73.33%) Service Delivery
3 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (73.33%) Coaching
3 11 (73.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (73.33%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Electronics
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) Process Management
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) COBIT
5 3 (20.00%) CESG
5 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Information Governance
5 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (73.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Service Manager
1 11 (73.33%) Customer Services Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Database Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) CESG
2 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Security Management
1 14 (93.33%) Business Continuity
1 14 (93.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 11 (73.33%) Service Delivery
2 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (73.33%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Process Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) SLA
2 3 (20.00%) COBIT
2 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Stonesoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix