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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 235 202 214
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Permanent jobs citing BCP 3 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.048% 0.18% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 5
Average salary £38,500 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.79% +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +10.00%
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
5047 4153 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.15% 81.62% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 3572 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire +4 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Business Continuity
1 13 (86.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 11 (73.33%) Service Management
3 9 (60.00%) ITSM
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (40.00%) CISA
6 6 (40.00%) CISSP
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
10 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (6.67%) XenApp
10 1 (6.67%) VMware
10 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
10 1 (6.67%) Clustering
10 1 (6.67%) Validation
10 1 (6.67%) Windows
10 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
10 1 (6.67%) SLA
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
10 1 (6.67%) Citrix
10 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Audit Manager
1 6 (40.00%) IT Risk Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Risk Manager
1 6 (40.00%) IT Audit Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Service Performance Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Business Continuity
1 13 (86.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 11 (73.33%) Service Management
3 9 (60.00%) ITSM
4 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
10 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 1 (6.67%) Change Management
10 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 1 (6.67%) Validation
10 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
1 6 (40.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) VMware