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 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 232 235 265
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +30
Permanent jobs citing BCP 10 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.076% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.092% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 3
Average salary £44,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £49,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +7.36%
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
5616 5444 6390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.55% 82.24% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4818 4558 5523
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BCP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 9 £44,250 -19.54% 3
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 4 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
6 4 (26.67%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Replication
7 3 (20.00%) Security Management
8 2 (13.33%) Law
8 2 (13.33%) Legal
8 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) C#

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
2 6 (40.00%) DBA
3 5 (33.33%) Security Officer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Server Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Services Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago