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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
England / North West
Rank 241 225 246
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs citing BCP 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.034% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Median salary - £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
UK excluding London median salary £44,741 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.80% +5.55%

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
5356 4972 6126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.32% 88.16% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4445 4152 5094
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +17 2 - -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) ISMS
2 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (66.67%) PCI QSA
2 6 (66.67%) ISO22301
2 6 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (66.67%) Personalization
2 6 (66.67%) ISSAP
2 6 (66.67%) Data Security
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CISA
2 6 (66.67%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Confluence
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Chief Information Officer
1 6 (66.67%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 6 (66.67%) Chief Security Officer
1 6 (66.67%) CIO
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (66.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Development Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Data Security
2 6 (66.67%) ISMS
2 6 (66.67%) Personalization
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) CISA
2 6 (66.67%) CISM
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) ISSAP
2 6 (66.67%) PCI QSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (66.67%) ISO22301
2 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) NetApp
1 1 (11.11%) VMware