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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 224 234 226
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing BCP 9 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 17
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -36.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £43,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.56%
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
4541 4976 5214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.69% 85.25% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3813 4150 4320
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing BCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -2 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Dorset - 3 - -
Bristol +3 2 £41,750 +32.53%
Devon - 1 £42,500 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BCP.

1 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity
1 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) C
3 7 (41.18%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) IPsec
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) HTTP
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) HTTPS
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) LDAP
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 4 (23.53%) HTTPS
2 4 (23.53%) IPsec
2 4 (23.53%) LDAP
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) FTP
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Operations Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Operations Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Unix Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Information Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Unix
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity
1 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
4 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) SLA
3 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Samba
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat