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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 160 162 156
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing BCP 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 +10 5 £42,000 -
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (90.00%) Business Continuity
2 17 (85.00%) Information Security
3 16 (80.00%) Degree
4 15 (75.00%) Finance
5 14 (70.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 13 (65.00%) Network Security
7 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (55.00%) SIEM
8 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (55.00%) Cyber Security
8 11 (55.00%) Law
8 11 (55.00%) Legal
8 11 (55.00%) Cryptography
8 11 (55.00%) CISSP
8 11 (55.00%) CISM
8 11 (55.00%) Data Security
9 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) Nagios
10 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 4 (20.00%) .NET
11 4 (20.00%) IIS
11 4 (20.00%) SLA
11 4 (20.00%) Splunk
11 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (20.00%) Time Management
12 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (15.00%) F5

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) IPv4
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Law
2 11 (55.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Cryptography
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Business Continuity
2 17 (85.00%) Information Security
3 14 (70.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 11 (55.00%) SIEM
5 11 (55.00%) Cyber Security
5 11 (55.00%) Data Security
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) Time Management
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) Change Management
9 1 (5.00%) ITIL
9 1 (5.00%) ERP
9 1 (5.00%) Security Management
9 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) CISM
2 11 (55.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) pfSense
3 1 (5.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Splunk
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint