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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 167 155 137
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Permanent jobs citing BCP 5 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.13% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 11
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
3024 2521 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 81.20% 81.90% 76.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 1642 1644
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014. 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
Edinburgh -6 4 £30,000 -47.82% 1
Glasgow -8 1 - - 1
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 12 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) CRM
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) VBScript
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) IPsec
6 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) CentOS
6 4 (33.33%) NAS
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Publishing
6 4 (33.33%) VLAN

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) IPsec
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) NAS
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 12 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Security
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) VBScript
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) CommVault
Edinburgh
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £80000 - £81000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago