The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 99 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing BCP 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.083% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
BCP
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1220 1018 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.55% 84.41% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 806 628 670
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

BCP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

BCP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) Rackspace
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Cacti
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (33.33%) Augmented Reality

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) IPsec
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) Rackspace