The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 164 147 140
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing BCP 8 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £51,250 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.58% +12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £62,750 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2928 2588 2423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.75% 79.58% 75.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1970 1704 1657
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BCP
UK

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

BCP Salary Histogram 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 22 July 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 -5 6 £30,000 -47.82%
Glasgow -14 2 £41,250 -8.33% 1
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (92.31%) Business Continuity
1 12 (92.31%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) VBScript
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) CRM
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) IPsec
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) VLAN
6 4 (30.77%) CentOS
6 4 (30.77%) NAS
6 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (30.77%) Rackspace
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) Perl
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Service Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) IPsec
2 4 (30.77%) VLAN
2 4 (30.77%) NAS
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) OLTP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Publishing
3 2 (15.38%) Games
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Development DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Development DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Business Continuity
1 12 (92.31%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Data Security
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) VBScript
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault