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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 147 143 183
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +40
Permanent jobs citing BCP 16 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.48% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.54% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 1
Average salary £60,964 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.15% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -18.62%
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
2576 2757 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.63% 87.75% 84.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1712 2216
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(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 -9 8 £33,000 -21.42% 1
Edinburgh +10 7 £60,964 +28.34% 1
BCP
UK

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago