The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 631 720 588
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -132
Permanent jobs citing BCP 275 191 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 236 143 244
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BCP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England +92 269 £50,000 - 14
London +38 118 £62,500 +13.63% 7
South East +32 63 £47,500 +5.55% 4
City of London +31 41 £62,500 +8.69% 2
Yorkshire +20 31 £49,000 +8.88% 1
South West +19 28 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Berkshire +22 22 £47,500 +26.66% 2
East of England +9 22 £67,500 +31.70%
West Yorkshire +7 15 £49,000 -2.97% 1
Surrey +1 15 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Maidenhead +22 14 £47,500 -37.70%
Leeds +19 14 £49,000 +0.51% 1
Hertfordshire +3 13 £70,000 +21.73%
Buckinghamshire -6 12 £51,000 -18.40%
Hampshire +23 11 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South Yorkshire - 11 £55,000 -
Dorset - 10 - -
Sheffield - 10 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £67,500 -
Bristol - 9 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes -8 8 £51,000 +92.45%
Cheltenham - 7 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £37,500 -
North West +14 6 £21,000 -61.81%
Manchester +9 6 £21,000 -61.81%
Bedfordshire +12 5 £45,000 -
Glasgow +4 5 £42,000 -
North Yorkshire +2 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Scotland -7 5 £42,000 +40.00%
Farnborough - 5 £50,000 -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 304 (62.55%) Business Continuity
2 237 (48.77%) Business Continuity Planning
3 206 (42.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 164 (33.74%) ITIL
5 152 (31.28%) Information Security
6 146 (30.04%) Finance
7 144 (29.63%) Windows
8 142 (29.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 119 (24.49%) Microsoft
10 115 (23.66%) SQL
11 106 (21.81%) Management Information System
12 105 (21.60%) Degree
13 89 (18.31%) VMware
14 86 (17.70%) Linux
14 86 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
15 82 (16.87%) PCI DSS
16 81 (16.67%) Active Directory
17 77 (15.84%) CISSP
17 77 (15.84%) Project Management
18 74 (15.23%) SQL Server
19 72 (14.81%) Service Delivery
20 69 (14.20%) Firewall
20 69 (14.20%) MS Excel
21 68 (13.99%) Service Management
22 67 (13.79%) Security Management
22 67 (13.79%) UNIX
23 64 (13.17%) Incident Management
24 63 (12.96%) Cisco
25 61 (12.55%) SLA
26 56 (11.52%) TCP/IP

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 46 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (4.53%) IIS
4 16 (3.29%) Apache
4 16 (3.29%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.06%) Lync
6 10 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.03%) SAS
10 4 (0.82%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.41%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.21%) JBoss
12 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 69 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.79%) MS Office
3 19 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) RMDS
3 2 (0.41%) Finacle
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.41%) Global One
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.85%) SaaS
2 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.03%) Office 365
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.62%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.41%) PaaS
5 2 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (14.20%) Firewall
2 56 (11.52%) TCP/IP
3 42 (8.64%) DNS
4 40 (8.23%) LAN
5 37 (7.61%) Network Security
5 37 (7.61%) WAN
5 37 (7.61%) VPN
6 32 (6.58%) SAN
7 25 (5.14%) SSL
8 23 (4.73%) VoIP
9 21 (4.32%) Internet
10 20 (4.12%) IPsec
11 18 (3.70%) MPLS
12 15 (3.09%) BGP
13 14 (2.88%) NAS
13 14 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.88%) PBX
13 14 (2.88%) DHCP
14 13 (2.67%) IP Telephony
14 13 (2.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 18 (3.70%) MySQL
5 14 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.67%) Big Data
7 12 (2.47%) OLAP
8 11 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.62%) Ingres
14 3 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
14 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.41%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.41%) JIRA
3 2 (0.41%) MSI
4 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.21%) GCC
4 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 146 (30.04%) Finance
2 39 (8.02%) Legal
3 28 (5.76%) Banking
4 25 (5.14%) Law
4 25 (5.14%) Front Office
5 20 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.91%) Retail
7 11 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.23%) Back Office
10 5 (1.03%) Marketing
11 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.21%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (17.70%) Analyst
2 49 (10.08%) Applications Support
3 38 (7.82%) Security Manager
4 36 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 31 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.17%) Information Manager
7 29 (5.97%) Information Security Manager
8 27 (5.56%) Administrator
9 24 (4.94%) Delivery Manager
9 24 (4.94%) Services Delivery Manager
9 24 (4.94%) Consultant
9 24 (4.94%) Support Analyst
10 23 (4.73%) DBA
10 23 (4.73%) Security Analyst
11 22 (4.53%) Auditor
11 22 (4.53%) IT Auditor
11 22 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (4.53%) Technical Support
12 19 (3.91%) Network Engineer
12 19 (3.91%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.14%) Middleware
2 17 (3.50%) .NET
2 17 (3.50%) FIX Protocol
3 13 (2.67%) Rendezvous
4 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.85%) ActiveX
6 8 (1.65%) HTML
7 6 (1.23%) Application Packaging
7 6 (1.23%) Web Services
8 4 (0.82%) J2EE
8 4 (0.82%) XML
8 4 (0.82%) EJB
9 2 (0.41%) Sphinx
10 1 (0.21%) SOAP
10 1 (0.21%) COM
10 1 (0.21%) EDI
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 106 (21.81%) Management Information System
2 86 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 22 (4.53%) Clustering
5 20 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.50%) Equities
7 16 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.47%) Replication
9 11 (2.26%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.06%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.85%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.65%) CMDB
13 7 (1.44%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.44%) PKI
13 7 (1.44%) IVR
14 6 (1.23%) BYOD
14 6 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.23%) NHS
15 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 144 (29.63%) Windows
2 86 (17.70%) Linux
3 67 (13.79%) UNIX
4 29 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.65%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.44%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.44%) CentOS
11 6 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.23%) Debian
11 6 (1.23%) AIX
12 5 (1.03%) Solaris
13 4 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.82%) Android
14 3 (0.62%) HPUX
14 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (62.55%) Business Continuity
2 237 (48.77%) Business Continuity Planning
3 206 (42.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 164 (33.74%) ITIL
5 152 (31.28%) Information Security
6 77 (15.84%) Project Management
7 72 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 68 (13.99%) Service Management
9 67 (13.79%) Security Management
10 64 (13.17%) Incident Management
11 50 (10.29%) Risk Management
12 49 (10.08%) Change Management
13 43 (8.85%) Data Protection
14 39 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (7.41%) Information Security Management
16 34 (7.00%) Load Balancing
16 34 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
17 32 (6.58%) Risk Assessment
18 30 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
19 28 (5.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (23.66%) SQL
2 26 (5.35%) Python
3 25 (5.14%) PowerShell
4 24 (4.94%) T-SQL
5 21 (4.32%) C
6 19 (3.91%) Java
7 17 (3.50%) Perl
8 13 (2.67%) VBA
8 13 (2.67%) VBScript
9 12 (2.47%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.85%) VB
11 8 (1.65%) C++
12 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.03%) C#
14 3 (0.62%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.62%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.41%) Ruby
15 2 (0.41%) PHP
16 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 105 (21.60%) Degree
2 77 (15.84%) CISSP
3 56 (11.52%) CISA
4 48 (9.88%) CISM
5 36 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (5.14%) CCNA
8 20 (4.12%) MCSE
9 18 (3.70%) CCNP
10 12 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.26%) CCDA
12 9 (1.85%) CCSA
12 9 (1.85%) CCSE
12 9 (1.85%) CRISC
13 8 (1.65%) SSCP
13 8 (1.65%) CCDP
14 7 (1.44%) Security Cleared
14 7 (1.44%) CEH
15 6 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (29.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (16.87%) PCI DSS
3 61 (12.55%) SLA
4 22 (4.53%) COBIT
5 13 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.23%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.82%) QA
8 3 (0.62%) BS25999
9 2 (0.41%) BS7799
10 1 (0.21%) Basel II
10 1 (0.21%) MiFID
10 1 (0.21%) EMIR
10 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 81 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 52 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.97%) vSphere
4 15 (3.09%) XenDesktop
5 14 (2.88%) XenApp
5 14 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.67%) XenServer
7 11 (2.26%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.85%) vCloud
9 7 (1.44%) Samba
9 7 (1.44%) iptables
10 6 (1.23%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.23%) Terminal Server
10 6 (1.23%) Firmware
11 5 (1.03%) Squid
12 3 (0.62%) NFS
12 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (3.91%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (2.88%) WSUS
3 12 (2.47%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.85%) Puppet
4 9 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 8 (1.65%) SCCM
6 7 (1.44%) Nessus
7 6 (1.23%) SCOM
7 6 (1.23%) Nagios
8 5 (1.03%) OpenView
9 4 (0.82%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 119 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 89 (18.31%) VMware
3 63 (12.96%) Cisco
4 56 (11.52%) Oracle
5 48 (9.88%) Citrix
6 26 (5.35%) HP
7 22 (4.53%) EMC
8 18 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 18 (3.70%) NetApp
9 16 (3.29%) Symantec
9 16 (3.29%) Dell
10 13 (2.67%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.47%) Bloomberg
12 10 (2.06%) IBM
13 9 (1.85%) Sybase
13 9 (1.85%) Juniper
14 8 (1.65%) McAfee
15 7 (1.44%) Sophos
15 7 (1.44%) Reuters
15 7 (1.44%) Nimsoft
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sovereign Housing Association
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 16 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £41535 - £53073 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago