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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank - 111 88
Permanent jobs citing BCP 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +7.36%
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
785 1043 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.01% 83.78% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 703 817 728
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 March 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 17 (94.44%) VBScript
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) WSUS
2 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 15 (83.33%) DHCP
3 15 (83.33%) DNS
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (83.33%) vSphere
4 14 (77.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 14 (77.78%) Symantec
4 14 (77.78%) Backup Exec
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Document Management
6 2 (11.11%) SCCM
6 2 (11.11%) PrintSoft PReS

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) PrintSoft PReS
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) DHCP
1 15 (83.33%) DNS
2 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Technical Support
2 12 (66.67%) Support Supervisor
3 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Change Management
1 2 (11.11%) Change Control
1 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 2 (11.11%) Document Management
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Coaching
2 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) VBScript
2 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) WSUS
2 14 (77.78%) Backup Exec
2 14 (77.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Citrix
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Wyse
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco