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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 85 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Permanent jobs citing BCP 22 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.89% 0.16% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.20% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
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
991 1014 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.14% 82.31% 70.89%
Number of salaries quoted 870 885 480
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 - 14 £32,500 - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £25,750 -
BCP
South East

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) VMware
1 21 (91.30%) VBScript
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%) vSphere
3 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 19 (82.61%) PowerShell
4 15 (65.22%) DHCP
4 15 (65.22%) DNS
4 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
5 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
5 14 (60.87%) Backup Exec
5 14 (60.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 14 (60.87%) Symantec
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Change Management
7 6 (26.09%) Coaching
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) SCCM
7 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 6 (26.09%) WAN
8 5 (21.74%) AdminStudio
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
8 5 (21.74%) XenApp
8 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
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%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Director
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 Architect
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%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
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%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
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