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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 143 142 157
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing BCP 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.23% 0.24% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.32% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £61,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.36%
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
1610 1848 2120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.45% 74.43% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1442 1759
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015. 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 +10 5 £50,000 -4.76%
BCP
East of England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (100.00%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
2 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
2 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (75.00%) DSL
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Fat Client

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) DSL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
2 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Facility Management
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Xen
2 6 (75.00%) NLBS
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse