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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 119 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BCP 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.36%
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
1503 1435 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.90% 79.68% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1254 1097
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 20 April 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 11 (100.00%) Security Management
1 11 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 11 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (72.73%) Coaching
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) SLA
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Information Governance
4 3 (27.27%) COBIT
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (27.27%) CESG
4 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (27.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Process Management
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
1 8 (72.73%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Service Manager
1 8 (72.73%) Customer Services Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) CESG
1 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 11 (100.00%) Security Management
1 11 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (72.73%) Coaching
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) Process Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Information Governance
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) VMware