The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 135 133 127
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing BCP 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.51% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.64% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £32,500 £65,000 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -5.79%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +13.33%
BCP
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1909 1867 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.62% 78.81% 74.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1415 1195
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BCP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

BCP Salary Trend in Reading

BCP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (77.78%) Avaya
1 7 (77.78%) Thin Client
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) MCSE
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) PBX
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Fat Client
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) PBX
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 5 (55.56%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Junior Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Junior
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Thin Client
1 7 (77.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (77.78%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) Avaya