The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 232 203 227
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Permanent jobs citing BCP 4 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.48% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 9
Average salary £38,750 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.01% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £51,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £51,200 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +7.36%
BCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5041 4401 4420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.45% 81.74% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 3715 3901
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BCP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BCP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BCP across the South West region.

BCP Salary Trend in the South West

BCP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

BCP Salary Histogram in the South West

BCP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Bristol -18 2 £48,750 -4.41% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £35,000 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
1 8 (53.33%) Business Continuity
2 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
5 4 (26.67%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) NAS
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) FTP
5 4 (26.67%) HTTP
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) HTTPS

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (26.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
2 4 (26.67%) FTP
2 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (26.67%) LDAP
2 4 (26.67%) IPsec
2 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Business Continuity
2 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) C
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) MCSA
1 4 (26.67%) HND
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CISA
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Samba
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
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