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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 133 131 165
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Permanent jobs citing BCP 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.100% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £56,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +10.00%
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
1841 1511 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.29% 75.17% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1208 1762
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

BCP Salary Histogram 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 19 September 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 -1 7 £57,500 -
BCP
East of England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (52.17%) Migration
2 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) HP
3 9 (39.13%) Dell
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (34.78%) MetaFrame
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (34.78%) Network Security
5 7 (30.43%) XenApp
5 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
5 7 (30.43%) SolarWinds
5 7 (30.43%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (30.43%) Client/Server
5 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) Business Continuity
5 7 (30.43%) Altiris
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) LAN
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) Mitel
7 5 (21.74%) Handset
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Aruba
7 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds Orion

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Network Security
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (17.39%) VoIP
4 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.70%) DMVPN
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Support
5 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Client/Server
2 5 (21.74%) Handset
3 3 (13.04%) Economics
4 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) AIX
2 4 (17.39%) HPUX
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Migration
2 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (30.43%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (30.43%) Business Continuity
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) ITSM
7 3 (13.04%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) High Availability
7 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Network Management
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) CCDE
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) MBA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) MetaFrame
1 8 (34.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 7 (30.43%) XenApp
2 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (13.04%) vCloud
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) HP
2 9 (39.13%) Dell
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) Altiris
4 7 (30.43%) SolarWinds
5 5 (21.74%) Aruba
5 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) Mitel
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
6 4 (17.39%) Meru Networks
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 4 (17.39%) Hitachi
6 4 (17.39%) Symantec
6 4 (17.39%) IBM
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Sybase
7 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft