The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 753 745 780
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +35
Permanent jobs citing BCP 174 214 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 135 175 173
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,428 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.56%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86678 92333 100261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.39% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72146 75008 81488
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BCP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BCP within the UK.

BCP Salary Trend in the UK

BCP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 within the UK.

BCP Salary Histogram in the UK

BCP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England -16 158 £52,500 +5.00% 11
London -49 61 £60,000 +4.34% 4
South East +30 41 £50,000 +33.33% 2
East of England +36 17 £52,500 +16.66%
Surrey +11 15 £37,500 +7.14%
Berkshire +22 14 £52,500 -4.54%
City of London +8 14 £31,250 -43.18%
Scotland -5 14 £60,964 +45.15%
West Midlands -12 11 £47,500 +8.57%
Buckinghamshire +33 10 £55,000 +2.32%
South West +12 10 £38,000 +16.92%
East Midlands +8 9 £42,500 +49.50% 2
Essex - 9 £52,500 -
Reigate -13 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Edinburgh +6 7 £60,964 +21.92%
Glasgow -10 7 - -
Harlow - 7 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -6 6 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £55,000 -
North West +16 5 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Croydon - 5 £53,750 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 4 £52,500 +10.52%
Maidenhead +12 4 £51,250 -6.81%
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £52,500 -25.00%
Dorset - 4 - -
Peterborough - 4 £52,500 -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Slough - 4 £52,500 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £35,000 -
Cheshire +30 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for BCP.

1 181 (57.10%) Business Continuity
2 132 (41.64%) Business Continuity Planning
3 105 (33.12%) Finance
3 105 (33.12%) ITIL
4 95 (29.97%) Information Security
5 92 (29.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 75 (23.66%) Microsoft
7 70 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 56 (17.67%) Project Management
9 54 (17.03%) Risk Management
9 54 (17.03%) SQL
10 53 (16.72%) Linux
11 52 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
12 50 (15.77%) Firewall
13 49 (15.46%) Windows
14 43 (13.56%) CISSP
14 43 (13.56%) Degree
15 41 (12.93%) Management Information System
15 41 (12.93%) Service Management
16 40 (12.62%) Active Directory
17 38 (11.99%) SLA
17 38 (11.99%) Unix
17 38 (11.99%) SQL Server
18 37 (11.67%) WAN
19 36 (11.36%) LAN
19 36 (11.36%) Cisco
19 36 (11.36%) VMware
20 35 (11.04%) Service Delivery
21 33 (10.41%) Cisco Certification
21 33 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure

BCP
Top Related IT Skills 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 15 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.42%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.52%) Confluence
5 7 (2.21%) Apache
5 7 (2.21%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.89%) IIS
7 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.58%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.95%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.95%) SAS
9 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.63%) nginx
10 2 (0.63%) uWSGI
Applications
1 27 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Eagle PACE
1 6 (1.89%) SunGard APT
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) Finacle
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.63%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.32%) HFM
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.32%) Maximo
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.15%) Office 365
5 9 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.58%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.63%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.77%) Firewall
2 37 (11.67%) WAN
3 36 (11.36%) LAN
4 26 (8.20%) TCP/IP
5 25 (7.89%) SAN
6 24 (7.57%) DNS
7 22 (6.94%) Network Security
8 21 (6.62%) VPN
9 13 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (4.10%) NAS
9 13 (4.10%) SSL
10 12 (3.79%) IPsec
11 10 (3.15%) BGP
11 10 (3.15%) HSRP
11 10 (3.15%) HTTP
11 10 (3.15%) Internet
11 10 (3.15%) LDAP
12 9 (2.84%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (2.84%) VoIP
12 9 (2.84%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.15%) MySQL
5 9 (2.84%) Data Mart
5 9 (2.84%) Data Mining
5 9 (2.84%) OLAP
5 9 (2.84%) QlikView
6 7 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.89%) Big Data
7 6 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.89%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.95%) Parquet
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.63%) Ingres
9 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Eclipse
1 8 (2.52%) JIRA
2 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.63%) Subversion
3 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) MSTest
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 105 (33.12%) Finance
2 33 (10.41%) Banking
3 21 (6.62%) Legal
4 15 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.47%) Law
5 11 (3.47%) Retail
6 10 (3.15%) Publishing
7 9 (2.84%) Marketing
8 8 (2.52%) Back Office
9 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.58%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.95%) Advertising
11 3 (0.95%) Front Office
12 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (15.46%) Analyst
2 31 (9.78%) IT Manager
3 24 (7.57%) Architect
3 24 (7.57%) Security Manager
4 22 (6.94%) Information Security Manager
5 20 (6.31%) Information Manager
6 19 (5.99%) Applications Support
7 15 (4.73%) Security Analyst
8 14 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.10%) Data Analyst
9 13 (4.10%) Network Engineer
9 13 (4.10%) Support Manager
9 13 (4.10%) Team Leader
10 12 (3.79%) Consultant
10 12 (3.79%) IT Support
11 11 (3.47%) Administrator
11 11 (3.47%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (3.15%) Risk Manager
12 10 (3.15%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.68%) Web Services
2 8 (2.52%) COM
3 7 (2.21%) .NET
4 6 (1.89%) XML
5 5 (1.58%) EDI
5 5 (1.58%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (1.58%) J2EE
6 4 (1.26%) LAMP
7 3 (0.95%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.95%) CGI
7 3 (0.95%) Ext JS
7 3 (0.95%) GWT
7 3 (0.95%) jQuery
7 3 (0.95%) JSON
7 3 (0.95%) Kafka
7 3 (0.95%) REST
7 3 (0.95%) Silverlight
7 3 (0.95%) SOAP
8 2 (0.63%) PHP-FPM
8 2 (0.63%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (12.93%) Management Information System
3 31 (9.78%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.10%) Client/Server
6 12 (3.79%) Replication
7 11 (3.47%) FMCG
7 11 (3.47%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.47%) Reinsurance
8 8 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.52%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.21%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.21%) Equities
10 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.89%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.89%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.58%) Clustering
11 5 (1.58%) User Experience
12 4 (1.26%) iPhone
12 4 (1.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.72%) Linux
2 49 (15.46%) Windows
3 38 (11.99%) Unix
4 24 (7.57%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.21%) Solaris
8 5 (1.58%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.26%) Android
9 4 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.63%) CentOS
11 2 (0.63%) Debian
11 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (57.10%) Business Continuity
2 132 (41.64%) Business Continuity Planning
3 105 (33.12%) ITIL
4 95 (29.97%) Information Security
5 92 (29.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 56 (17.67%) Project Management
7 54 (17.03%) Risk Management
8 41 (12.93%) Service Management
9 35 (11.04%) Service Delivery
10 33 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (9.78%) Incident Management
12 26 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (7.57%) Mentoring
14 23 (7.26%) Asset Management
14 23 (7.26%) Change Management
15 22 (6.94%) Security Management
16 20 (6.31%) Information Security Management
17 19 (5.99%) Capacity Planning
18 18 (5.68%) Change Control
19 17 (5.36%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.03%) SQL
2 24 (7.57%) C
3 21 (6.62%) Perl
4 17 (5.36%) C#
4 17 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 17 (5.36%) Python
5 13 (4.10%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.47%) VBScript
7 10 (3.15%) Java
7 10 (3.15%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.21%) PHP
10 6 (1.89%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.95%) C++
11 3 (0.95%) Ruby
12 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.63%) COBOL
12 2 (0.63%) VB
12 2 (0.63%) VBA
13 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 43 (13.56%) CISSP
1 43 (13.56%) Degree
2 33 (10.41%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (9.15%) CCNA
4 27 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (6.31%) CCNP
5 20 (6.31%) CISM
6 18 (5.68%) MCSE
7 15 (4.73%) Security Cleared
8 13 (4.10%) MCSA
8 13 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.79%) CISA
10 9 (2.84%) CEH
10 9 (2.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 8 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (2.52%) SANS
11 8 (2.52%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (2.21%) RHCE
12 7 (2.21%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (11.99%) SLA
3 26 (8.20%) PCI DSS
4 16 (5.05%) QA
5 15 (4.73%) COBIT
6 14 (4.42%) ISO27002
7 12 (3.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.58%) BS25999
8 5 (1.58%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 40 (12.62%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.62%) vSphere
4 8 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.21%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.89%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (1.89%) vCloud
7 5 (1.58%) NFS
7 5 (1.58%) Samba
7 5 (1.58%) XenApp
7 5 (1.58%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.58%) XenServer
8 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.63%) BIND 9
9 2 (0.63%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.63%) Postfix
9 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (4.10%) SCCM
2 11 (3.47%) Nessus
2 11 (3.47%) QRadar
3 9 (2.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (2.21%) SCOM
5 6 (1.89%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.89%) Nagios
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle Flashback
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (1.58%) Puppet
7 4 (1.26%) RSA Archer
7 4 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.95%) Fluentd
8 3 (0.95%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.36%) Cisco
2 36 (11.36%) VMware
3 26 (8.20%) Oracle
4 19 (5.99%) Citrix
4 19 (5.99%) HP
4 19 (5.99%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.36%) Symantec
6 16 (5.05%) CheckPoint
6 16 (5.05%) IBM
7 14 (4.42%) NetApp
8 13 (4.10%) SolarWinds
9 11 (3.47%) ArcSight
9 11 (3.47%) Splunk
10 10 (3.15%) Sun
11 9 (2.84%) Google
12 8 (2.52%) Charles River
13 7 (2.21%) Sybase
14 6 (1.89%) Dell
14 6 (1.89%) EMC
Farnborough
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £500000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefit Allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 30% bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working, great pension ++
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
JD & Co
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston
Telefonica
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago