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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 92 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing BCP 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
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
1168 1328 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.84% 86.12% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 707 860 526
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

BCP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Business Continuity
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Nagios
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Time Management
4 4 (44.44%) Splunk
4 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) OpenVPN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) L2TP
3 1 (11.11%) PPTP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Auditor
2 2 (22.22%) IT Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Auditor
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Continuity
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Time Management
3 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (11.11%) pfSense
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Cacti
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Splunk
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec