The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 233 259 245
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing BCP 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.061% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.068% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 5
Median salary £57,000 £30,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -45.45%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.69%
BCP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5091 5848 6024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.97% 88.81% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4247 4730 4763
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BCP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

BCP Salary Trend in the North West

BCP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

BCP Salary Histogram in the North West

BCP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 6 £59,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £51,250 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for BCP.

1 9 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 4 (33.33%) ISMS
5 4 (33.33%) ISO27002
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Replication
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) QA

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) ISMS
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) ISO27002
3 2 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Shibboleth
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Novell
2 1 (8.33%) Veeam
2 1 (8.33%) VMware