The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 173 178 171
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing BCP 3 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.084% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.15% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 15
Average salary - £55,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.43%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
BCP
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3121 3349 3271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.98% 83.50% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2590 2707 2810
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,631 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BCP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

BCP Salary Trend in Manchester

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) C#

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (20.00%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos