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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank - 92 85
Permanent jobs citing BCP 0 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.53% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.71% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £46,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.20%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
BCP
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1051 987 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.08% 75.29% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 784 821 698
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

BCP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

BCP Salary Trend in Essex

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Client Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft