The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 161 175 152
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing BCP 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £50,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +7.36%
BCP
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3010 2747 2444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.74% 82.92% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2405 2114 2069
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BCP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

BCP Salary Trend in Leeds

BCP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

BCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 13 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) SLA
3 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) CISSP
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 6 (46.15%) MCSA
5 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) SSL
5 6 (46.15%) CCNP
5 6 (46.15%) CCNA
5 6 (46.15%) CCDA
5 6 (46.15%) CCDP
5 6 (46.15%) BGP

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) IPsec
3 6 (46.15%) VPLS
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) SSL
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) MPLS
3 6 (46.15%) OSPF
3 6 (46.15%) BGP
3 6 (46.15%) EIGRP
3 6 (46.15%) DMVPN
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) VRRP
5 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (30.77%) iSCSI
5 4 (30.77%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Ingres
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) RMADS
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Mac OS
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 13 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Project Management
3 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 6 (46.15%) Network Design
4 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) Information Security
5 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Security
7 2 (15.38%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCSA
2 6 (46.15%) CCSE
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (46.15%) MCSE
2 6 (46.15%) MCSA
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) CCDA
2 6 (46.15%) CCDP
2 6 (46.15%) VCP5
3 2 (15.38%) VCAP
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Terminal Services
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Samba
4 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy