The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 134 130 153
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing BCP 8 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.050% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.067% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +15.29%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1854 1496 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.39% 75.44% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1208 1920
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

BCP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BCP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

BCP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 6 £58,750 -
BCP
East of England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (37.50%) MetaFrame
4 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Altiris
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Dell
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
4 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
4 5 (31.25%) XenApp
4 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
4 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Meru Networks
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Aruba
5 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (25.00%) Handset
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (25.00%) Mitel

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) DMVPN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
2 4 (25.00%) Handset
3 3 (18.75%) Economics
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) HPUX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) MetaFrame
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 3 (18.75%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Dell
2 5 (31.25%) Altiris
2 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 4 (25.00%) Aruba
3 4 (25.00%) Meru Networks
3 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (25.00%) Mitel
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase