The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 101 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BCP 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.092% - 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
BCP
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
892 853 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.21% 84.29% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 790 722 728
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

BCP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

BCP Salary Trend in Kent

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Symantec
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) VBScript
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Backup Exec
2 7 (87.50%) WSUS
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) Linux

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Technical Support
2 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Technical Support
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Supervisor
3 1 (12.50%) Service Continuity Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
1 1 (12.50%) Data Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) VBScript
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Backup Exec
1 7 (87.50%) WSUS
1 7 (87.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
1 7 (87.50%) Symantec
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle