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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 135 132 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing BCP 15 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.62% 0.39% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.48% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.44%
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
1993 1890 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.95% 80.91% 76.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1711 1537 1219
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,900 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
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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
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £67,500 -
Watford -7 4 £73,750 +28.26%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £64,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £37,500 -
BCP
East of England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (69.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (34.78%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (30.43%) CISA
4 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
5 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
5 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (26.09%) XenApp
5 6 (26.09%) XenServer
5 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
5 6 (26.09%) Change Management
5 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
5 6 (26.09%) Terminal Server
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (26.09%) Patch Management
6 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
7 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
7 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Sybase
7 4 (17.39%) IIS
7 4 (17.39%) AIX

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) OLAP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) IT Auditor
1 7 (30.43%) Auditor
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Support
6 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) AIX
2 4 (17.39%) HPUX
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (26.09%) Patch Management
3 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Database Security
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) CISA
3 4 (17.39%) CCA
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Terminal Server
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 6 (26.09%) XenApp
2 6 (26.09%) XenServer
2 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) Sybase
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Dell
4 4 (17.39%) EMC
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) Hitachi
4 4 (17.39%) Symantec