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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 143 143 129
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing BCP 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.15% 0.31% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.40% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £65,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
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
2062 2003 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.43% 78.64% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1510 1281
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 £32,000 £32,000
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 19 December 2014, 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%) MS Office
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) Avaya
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (77.78%) PBX
1 7 (77.78%) MCSE
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Thin Client
1 7 (77.78%) Fat Client
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
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%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Junior
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop 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%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
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
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Thin Client
1 7 (77.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) MCSE
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
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