The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 148 139 175
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Permanent jobs citing BCP 14 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.50% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.56% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 5
Median salary £60,964 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.15% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.56%
BCP
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2566 2668 3271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.07% 89.26% 84.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1686 2180
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BCP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

BCP Salary Trend in Scotland

BCP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh +3 7 £60,964 +21.92%
Glasgow -18 7 - -
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BCP.

1 19 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 17 (89.47%) Business Continuity Planning
3 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 12 (63.16%) Project Management
4 10 (52.63%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) VBScript
4 10 (52.63%) Publishing
4 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) C
6 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) Symantec
6 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) SCCM
7 5 (26.32%) Perl
7 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) Business Transformation
7 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (26.32%) User Experience
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) SIEM
8 4 (21.05%) Information Security
9 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
9 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
9 3 (15.79%) Ext JS
9 3 (15.79%) Apache Flex

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
1 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) SNMP
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) Parquet
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Publishing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Operations
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Flex
1 3 (15.79%) CGI
1 3 (15.79%) Ext JS
1 3 (15.79%) GWT
1 3 (15.79%) Kafka
1 3 (15.79%) REST
1 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
1 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 17 (89.47%) Business Continuity Planning
3 12 (63.16%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Business Transformation
5 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) SIEM
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Workflow
8 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
1 10 (52.63%) VBScript
2 8 (42.11%) C
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Fluentd
2 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 3 (15.79%) Nessus
2 3 (15.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Symantec
2 3 (15.79%) ArcSight
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Qualys
2 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
2 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) VMware