The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 154 168 159
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing BCP 8 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
2798 3082 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.38% 83.80% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2049 1746
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BCP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Glasgow +17 7 £42,000 +1.81%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (91.67%) Business Continuity
2 21 (87.50%) Information Security
3 19 (79.17%) Finance
4 18 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 17 (70.83%) Network Security
6 16 (66.67%) Degree
7 12 (50.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (45.83%) Cryptography
8 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (45.83%) SIEM
8 11 (45.83%) Cyber Security
8 11 (45.83%) Law
8 11 (45.83%) Legal
8 11 (45.83%) CISM
8 11 (45.83%) Data Security
8 11 (45.83%) CISSP
9 10 (41.67%) Windows
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.83%) UNIX
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle
11 5 (20.83%) SAP
11 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
11 5 (20.83%) ERP
11 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
11 5 (20.83%) Nagios
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (16.67%) IIS
12 4 (16.67%) .NET
12 4 (16.67%) SLA

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) IPv4
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
4 1 (4.17%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Law
2 11 (45.83%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Graduate
2 2 (8.33%) IT Graduate
2 2 (8.33%) Auditor
2 2 (8.33%) IT Auditor
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Risk Manager
3 1 (4.17%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Cryptography
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Business Continuity
2 21 (87.50%) Information Security
3 18 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 12 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 11 (45.83%) SIEM
5 11 (45.83%) Cyber Security
5 11 (45.83%) Data Security
6 5 (20.83%) ERP
6 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) Time Management
7 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (4.17%) Change Management
10 1 (4.17%) Security Management
10 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 1 (4.17%) Release Management
10 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 11 (45.83%) CISM
2 11 (45.83%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) pfSense
3 1 (4.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
3 4 (16.67%) Splunk
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint