The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank - - 109
Permanent jobs citing BCP 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
BCP
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1520 1625 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.91% 83.85% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1294 1036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BCP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

BCP Salary Trend in Cheshire

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) NHS
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware