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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 90 104 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Permanent jobs citing BCP 15 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.41% 0.090% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.11% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 5
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +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
896 949 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.37% 84.96% 70.25%
Number of salaries quoted 796 812 445
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,598 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

BCP Salary Histogram in Kent

BCP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Maidstone - 12 £32,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £25,750 -
BCP
South East

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (91.30%) VBScript
1 21 (91.30%) VMware
1 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (86.96%) WSUS
2 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Citrix
3 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 19 (82.61%) PowerShell
3 19 (82.61%) vSphere
4 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
4 15 (65.22%) DHCP
4 15 (65.22%) DNS
5 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
5 14 (60.87%) Symantec
5 14 (60.87%) Backup Exec
5 14 (60.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (30.43%) Change Management
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 6 (26.09%) WAN
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) SCCM
7 6 (26.09%) Coaching
8 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (21.74%) XenApp
8 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) PrintSoft PReS
2 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) DHCP
1 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 6 (26.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Technical Support
2 12 (52.17%) Support Supervisor
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Coaching
3 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) Document Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) VBScript
2 19 (82.61%) PowerShell
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) vSphere
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (86.96%) WSUS
2 14 (60.87%) Backup Exec
2 14 (60.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (26.09%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) VMware
2 20 (86.96%) Citrix
3 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (60.87%) Symantec
5 5 (21.74%) Wyse
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco