The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 661 583 588
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +5
Permanent jobs citing BCP 222 303 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 173 239 254
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93591 85411 91038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75267 69754 77438
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 1 August 2014 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 1 August 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
England -122 211 £52,500 +5.00% 18
London -73 98 £57,500 -4.16% 7
South East -22 47 £50,000 +16.68% 4
City of London -28 30 £60,000 -4.00% 2
East of England -21 26 £53,750 +65.38% 2
Hampshire -2 19 £47,500 -26.92%
Surrey -5 15 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire -23 15 £45,000 -7.21%
West Yorkshire -37 13 £50,500 +4.12%
Hertfordshire -7 12 £57,500 - 1
Watford -8 11 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands +8 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Scotland -5 8 £32,500 -27.77%
Leeds -30 7 £48,750 +0.51%
Edinburgh -8 6 £30,000 -47.82%
Oxfordshire +10 5 £30,000 -45.37%
Havant +2 5 £53,500 +31.45%
Cambridgeshire -2 5 - -
Manchester -10 5 £55,000 +26.43%
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £62,500 +56.25%
North West -21 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Bedfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Wakefield - 5 - -
Southampton - 5 £37,000 -
Oxford +10 4 £30,000 -
Essex -10 4 £67,500 +107.69% 1
East Midlands -17 4 £38,750 -23.64% 1
South West -21 4 £42,000 -13.40% 2
Reigate - 4 £40,000 - 2
Luton - 4 £45,000 -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 292 (67.44%) Business Continuity
2 260 (60.05%) Business Continuity Planning
3 178 (41.11%) Finance
4 151 (34.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 130 (30.02%) Windows
6 96 (22.17%) ITIL
7 91 (21.02%) SQL
7 91 (21.02%) Information Security
8 89 (20.55%) Firewall
9 82 (18.94%) Microsoft
10 79 (18.24%) Project Management
11 70 (16.17%) Linux
12 69 (15.94%) SQL Server
13 68 (15.70%) Degree
14 65 (15.01%) Service Management
15 61 (14.09%) VMware
16 56 (12.93%) Risk Management
17 54 (12.47%) LAN
17 54 (12.47%) CISSP
18 53 (12.24%) Active Directory
18 53 (12.24%) ITSM
19 52 (12.01%) Management Information System
20 51 (11.78%) WAN
21 50 (11.55%) Cisco
22 48 (11.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 45 (10.39%) DNS
24 43 (9.93%) VPN
25 42 (9.70%) TCP/IP
25 42 (9.70%) MS Exchange
26 41 (9.47%) Service Delivery

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 42 (9.70%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.46%) IIS
5 14 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.54%) Lync
7 8 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.62%) Apache
9 6 (1.39%) CMS
10 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.46%) SAS
13 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.23%) CICS
14 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.62%) MS Office
3 9 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.39%) MS Project
5 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.69%) AWD
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.85%) PaaS
2 7 (1.62%) IaaS
3 6 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.15%) Office 365
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (20.55%) Firewall
2 54 (12.47%) LAN
3 51 (11.78%) WAN
4 45 (10.39%) DNS
5 43 (9.93%) VPN
6 42 (9.70%) TCP/IP
7 37 (8.55%) DHCP
7 37 (8.55%) SAN
8 30 (6.93%) Network Security
9 28 (6.47%) Internet
10 26 (6.00%) Wireless
10 26 (6.00%) IPsec
11 20 (4.62%) OSPF
12 19 (4.39%) VLAN
13 18 (4.16%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (3.93%) NAS
15 14 (3.23%) EIGRP
16 13 (3.00%) SNMP
17 12 (2.77%) IKE
17 12 (2.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.08%) SQLPlus
10 8 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.85%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.69%) MySQL
13 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.54%) Subversion
2 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.39%) TeamCity
2 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 178 (41.11%) Finance
2 40 (9.24%) Banking
3 22 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.85%) Back Office
5 20 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.39%) Legal
7 12 (2.77%) Marketing
8 8 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.62%) Retail
10 4 (0.92%) Games
11 3 (0.69%) Front Office
11 3 (0.69%) Law
11 3 (0.69%) Publishing
12 2 (0.46%) French Language
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (12.93%) Architect
2 40 (9.24%) Analyst
3 34 (7.85%) Administrator
4 23 (5.31%) Security Manager
4 23 (5.31%) Consultant
5 22 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (4.85%) DBA
6 21 (4.85%) Risk Manager
6 21 (4.85%) Security Officer
7 19 (4.39%) Audit Manager
7 19 (4.39%) IT Audit Manager
7 19 (4.39%) IT Risk Manager
8 18 (4.16%) Network Engineer
9 15 (3.46%) Service Manager
9 15 (3.46%) SQL DBA
9 15 (3.46%) Infrastructure Architect
9 15 (3.46%) Information Manager
10 14 (3.23%) Information Security Manager
10 14 (3.23%) Network Architect
10 14 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.08%) .NET
2 21 (4.85%) HTML
3 17 (3.93%) ASP.NET
3 17 (3.93%) XML
4 13 (3.00%) Middleware
5 11 (2.54%) CSS
5 11 (2.54%) Web Services
5 11 (2.54%) jQuery
6 10 (2.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (1.62%) WCF
8 6 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.39%) XSLT
8 6 (1.39%) WSDL
9 5 (1.15%) JSON
9 5 (1.15%) Ajax
10 3 (0.69%) J2EE
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.46%) LAMP
11 2 (0.46%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.46%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.01%) Management Information System
2 32 (7.39%) Replication
3 23 (5.31%) Clustering
4 17 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.77%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.54%) Open Source
7 10 (2.31%) Firmware
8 9 (2.08%) PMI
8 9 (2.08%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.08%) Reference Data
8 9 (2.08%) CESG
9 8 (1.85%) RMADS
10 6 (1.39%) PKI
11 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.15%) LIMS
11 5 (1.15%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.15%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.15%) Handset
11 5 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.15%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 130 (30.02%) Windows
2 70 (16.17%) Linux
3 32 (7.39%) UNIX
4 21 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.77%) Solaris
7 7 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.15%) Windows 2000
8 5 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.92%) AIX
9 4 (0.92%) HPUX
9 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.92%) CentOS
9 4 (0.92%) SELinux
10 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (67.44%) Business Continuity
2 260 (60.05%) Business Continuity Planning
3 151 (34.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 96 (22.17%) ITIL
5 91 (21.02%) Information Security
6 79 (18.24%) Project Management
7 65 (15.01%) Service Management
8 56 (12.93%) Risk Management
9 53 (12.24%) ITSM
10 41 (9.47%) Service Delivery
11 33 (7.62%) Asset Management
12 27 (6.24%) Data Protection
13 26 (6.00%) Change Management
14 24 (5.54%) Network Design
15 23 (5.31%) Migration
15 23 (5.31%) PRINCE2
15 23 (5.31%) CRM
15 23 (5.31%) Network Management
15 23 (5.31%) Network Architecture
16 19 (4.39%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 91 (21.02%) SQL
2 36 (8.31%) Perl
3 31 (7.16%) T-SQL
4 29 (6.70%) C#
5 28 (6.47%) PowerShell
6 22 (5.08%) C
7 13 (3.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.77%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.31%) VBScript
10 8 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.62%) VB
11 7 (1.62%) PHP
11 7 (1.62%) Java
12 6 (1.39%) VB6
12 6 (1.39%) Python
12 6 (1.39%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.23%) VC++
14 1 (0.23%) VBA
14 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 68 (15.70%) Degree
2 54 (12.47%) CISSP
3 34 (7.85%) CISA
4 30 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (5.31%) CCNP
6 17 (3.93%) CISM
7 15 (3.46%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.23%) CCIE
9 13 (3.00%) CCNA
10 12 (2.77%) MCSE
10 12 (2.77%) VCP4
11 11 (2.54%) PMI Certification
12 10 (2.31%) VCP5
13 9 (2.08%) CEH
14 8 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (1.85%) ISACA
15 7 (1.62%) CCDP
16 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (5.31%) SLA
3 21 (4.85%) COBIT
4 13 (3.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (1.15%) CESG Infosec
6 3 (0.69%) QA
7 2 (0.46%) GPG13
8 1 (0.23%) BS7799
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 20 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (3.93%) XenApp
4 17 (3.93%) vSphere
5 13 (3.00%) MetaFrame
6 11 (2.54%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (1.62%) Xen
10 6 (1.39%) NFS
10 6 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.15%) NLBS
12 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.69%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.46%) XenServer
13 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 14 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (2.08%) SCOM
4 8 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.62%) Nagios
5 7 (1.62%) Nessus
6 6 (1.39%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.15%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.15%) WSUS
8 4 (0.92%) Puppet
9 3 (0.69%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (0.69%) Cacti
9 3 (0.69%) SCCM
10 2 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.09%) VMware
3 50 (11.55%) Cisco
4 39 (9.01%) Oracle
5 34 (7.85%) Citrix
6 28 (6.47%) HP
7 22 (5.08%) Dell
7 22 (5.08%) CheckPoint
8 18 (4.16%) Symantec
9 17 (3.93%) EMC
9 17 (3.93%) NetApp
10 14 (3.23%) IBM
10 14 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 11 (2.54%) Bloomberg
12 10 (2.31%) Mitel
13 9 (2.08%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.85%) GoldenSource
14 8 (1.85%) Brocade
14 8 (1.85%) Apple
14 8 (1.85%) Juniper
UK
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Private Health
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 per annum + Flexible reward package
Posted: 18 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago