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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 163 185 145
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -40
Permanent jobs citing BCP 14 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 3
Average salary £49,500 £52,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £57,700
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
3125 3196 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.54% 86.82% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2456 2494 1654
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

BCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (84.00%) ITIL
2 20 (80.00%) Business Continuity
3 18 (72.00%) Cisco
4 16 (64.00%) VPN
4 16 (64.00%) Windows
5 15 (60.00%) WAN
5 15 (60.00%) DNS
5 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 14 (56.00%) Firewall
6 14 (56.00%) IPsec
7 13 (52.00%) Load Balancing
7 13 (52.00%) CheckPoint
7 13 (52.00%) MPLS
7 13 (52.00%) LAN
8 11 (44.00%) SSL
8 11 (44.00%) BGP
8 11 (44.00%) VRRP
8 11 (44.00%) CCDA
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (44.00%) VPLS
8 11 (44.00%) Network Design
8 11 (44.00%) VMware
8 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (44.00%) DMVPN
8 11 (44.00%) HSRP
8 11 (44.00%) Spanning Tree
9 10 (40.00%) CCNP

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Lync
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) VPN
2 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 15 (60.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) IPsec
4 13 (52.00%) MPLS
4 13 (52.00%) LAN
5 11 (44.00%) SSL
5 11 (44.00%) BGP
5 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
5 11 (44.00%) VRRP
5 11 (44.00%) DMVPN
5 11 (44.00%) HSRP
5 11 (44.00%) Spanning Tree
5 11 (44.00%) VPLS
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (36.00%) L2TP
6 9 (36.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Riak
3 1 (4.00%) Ingres
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) IBM XIV
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (32.00%) UNIX
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) ITIL
2 20 (80.00%) Business Continuity
3 15 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 13 (52.00%) Load Balancing
5 11 (44.00%) Network Design
6 10 (40.00%) Project Management
7 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (36.00%) Coaching
8 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 5 (20.00%) Information Security
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (12.00%) ITSM
9 3 (12.00%) Security Management
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (8.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
1 2 (8.00%) C++
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) Python
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) CCDA
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) CCDP
3 9 (36.00%) CCSA
3 9 (36.00%) CCSE
4 5 (20.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.00%) CISA
5 3 (12.00%) CISM
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (8.00%) ISEB
6 2 (8.00%) CCNA
6 2 (8.00%) CEH
7 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) SLA
2 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.00%) COBIT
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.00%) Samba
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (8.00%) NFS
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (8.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) Sophos
7 3 (12.00%) EMC
7 3 (12.00%) NetApp
8 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.00%) Symantec
8 2 (8.00%) Dell
8 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.00%) Infoblox
8 2 (8.00%) F5