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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 218 225 202
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs citing BCP 29 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.049% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.059% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 8
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £36,800 £44,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £51,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
5155 5089 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.33% 82.49% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4322 4127 3566
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,175
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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
Dorset - 11 - -
Bristol - 9 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £37,500 -
Wiltshire +6 2 £39,750 -26.38%
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 33 (89.19%) Business Continuity
1 33 (89.19%) Business Continuity Planning
2 28 (75.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (62.16%) ITIL
4 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
5 16 (43.24%) Finance
5 16 (43.24%) Degree
6 15 (40.54%) VMware
7 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
8 13 (35.14%) SLA
8 13 (35.14%) Service Management
9 12 (32.43%) Change Management
10 11 (29.73%) Retail
10 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
11 10 (27.03%) MS Office
12 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (21.62%) Security Management
13 8 (21.62%) SQL
13 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
13 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (18.92%) Coaching
14 7 (18.92%) Windows
14 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
15 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
15 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
15 6 (16.22%) Information Security
15 6 (16.22%) Firewall
15 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (10.81%) MQSeries
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.03%) MS Office
3 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) FTP
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security
4 4 (10.81%) NAS
4 4 (10.81%) IPsec
4 4 (10.81%) HTTP
4 4 (10.81%) LDAP
4 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) HTTPS
4 4 (10.81%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) MPLS
6 1 (2.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Services Delivery Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Service Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Service Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.81%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Customer Services Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Information Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) BYOD
3 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.81%) Internet of Things
4 3 (8.11%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Business Continuity
1 33 (89.19%) Business Continuity Planning
2 28 (75.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (62.16%) ITIL
4 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
5 13 (35.14%) Service Management
6 12 (32.43%) Change Management
7 8 (21.62%) Security Management
8 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
8 7 (18.92%) Coaching
9 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
9 6 (16.22%) Information Security
9 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.81%) ERP
10 4 (10.81%) SOA
10 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
10 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (10.81%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) C
3 4 (10.81%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) HND
2 4 (10.81%) CISSP
2 4 (10.81%) CISA
2 4 (10.81%) CISM
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) SLA
2 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.81%) COBIT
3 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) Samba
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) NetApp
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Sage
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Veeam
6 1 (2.70%) Nimsoft