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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 225 247 241
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs citing BCP 6 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 7
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -19.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.86%
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average 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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 10 February 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
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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 +13 2 £47,500 +7.34% 1
Cheshire +24 1 £42,500 +3.03%
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Dell

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSTest
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
1 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Audit Manager
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Capita
4 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
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