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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 708 800 706
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -94
Permanent jobs citing BCP 173 174 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 104 128 259
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £80,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.25%

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
79108 93200 97300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65148 76972 80013
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +50 145 £55,000 +4.76% 10
London +25 67 £62,500 +11.11% 5
South East +60 21 £50,000 -8.25% 2
East of England +9 17 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +18 15 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Yorkshire +44 14 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Leeds +37 12 £52,500 +22.09% 1
South West -1 12 £30,500 -25.60%
Essex - 10 £72,500 -
North West -14 7 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Gloucester - 7 £30,500 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £30,500 -
Brighton - 6 £46,724 - 1
East Sussex - 6 £46,724 - 1
West Sussex +32 5 £47,500 +3.26%
Surrey +29 5 £61,500 +24.24%
Cheshire +10 5 - - 1
Chester - 5 - - 1
Brentwood - 5 - -
City of London +15 4 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Bedfordshire +9 4 £26,000 -23.52% 1
Hampshire +3 4 £65,000 +19.26%
Luton - 4 £26,000 - 1
Crawley - 4 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £33,750 -
Scotland +25 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Hertfordshire +1 3 £40,000 -28.88%
Gosport - 3 £65,000 -
Somerset - 3 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +15 2 £45,000 +9.75%

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 204 (56.98%) Business Continuity
2 181 (50.56%) Business Continuity Planning
3 161 (44.97%) Finance
4 160 (44.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 96 (26.82%) VMware
6 94 (26.26%) Windows
7 92 (25.70%) ITIL
8 86 (24.02%) Linux
9 85 (23.74%) DNS
9 85 (23.74%) Microsoft
10 81 (22.63%) Project Management
10 81 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (22.07%) Firewall
12 74 (20.67%) PCI DSS
13 72 (20.11%) Risk Management
14 66 (18.44%) Active Directory
15 65 (18.16%) LAN
15 65 (18.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 64 (17.88%) Information Security
16 64 (17.88%) Data Centre
17 59 (16.48%) Windows Server
18 57 (15.92%) SAN
19 54 (15.08%) Cisco
20 53 (14.80%) Perl
21 51 (14.25%) TCP/IP
22 49 (13.69%) WAN
22 49 (13.69%) Unix
22 49 (13.69%) Management Information System
22 49 (13.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 48 (13.41%) Service Delivery

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 39 (10.89%) Apache
2 38 (10.61%) JBoss
2 38 (10.61%) Tomcat
3 32 (8.94%) MS Exchange
4 18 (5.03%) IIS
5 12 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.07%) GlassFish
7 10 (2.79%) CMS
7 10 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.51%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.96%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.68%) Skype for Business
12 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.56%) nginx
14 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (5.59%) MS Office
2 17 (4.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.40%) MS Project
4 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.84%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (0.84%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.84%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.84%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.79%) Office 365
4 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.12%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.84%) IaaS
7 3 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.84%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.56%) Route 53
8 2 (0.56%) SaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (23.74%) DNS
2 79 (22.07%) Firewall
3 65 (18.16%) LAN
4 57 (15.92%) SAN
5 51 (14.25%) TCP/IP
6 49 (13.69%) WAN
7 48 (13.41%) DHCP
8 31 (8.66%) Network Security
9 26 (7.26%) LDAP
10 18 (5.03%) VoIP
11 15 (4.19%) VPN
12 14 (3.91%) NAS
12 14 (3.91%) SSL
13 13 (3.63%) SMTP
14 12 (3.35%) IMAP
14 12 (3.35%) POP3
14 12 (3.35%) Wireless
15 11 (3.07%) VLAN
16 10 (2.79%) Internet
17 5 (1.40%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.03%) MySQL
3 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.68%) Big Data
4 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.40%) OLAP
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.56%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (5.87%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.84%) Moq
4 3 (0.84%) MSTest
4 3 (0.84%) ReSharper
4 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.56%) VisualVM
5 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 161 (44.97%) Finance
2 20 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.31%) Banking
3 19 (5.31%) Legal
4 17 (4.75%) Marketing
5 15 (4.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.79%) Back Office
6 10 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.23%) Games
8 7 (1.96%) Law
8 7 (1.96%) Publishing
8 7 (1.96%) Retail
9 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.12%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 54 (15.08%) Analyst
2 37 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (9.50%) IT Manager
3 34 (9.50%) Support Analyst
4 28 (7.82%) Security Manager
5 26 (7.26%) Consultant
6 22 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
7 21 (5.87%) Architect
7 21 (5.87%) Team Leader
8 20 (5.59%) Information Manager
8 20 (5.59%) Information Security Manager
8 20 (5.59%) Support Engineer
9 17 (4.75%) Business Continuity Manager
9 17 (4.75%) Security Consultant
10 16 (4.47%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.47%) Project Manager
11 15 (4.19%) Business Manager
11 15 (4.19%) VMware Engineer
12 14 (3.91%) Business Continuity Specialist
13 13 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.87%) Middleware
2 14 (3.91%) LAMP
3 12 (3.35%) HTML
4 11 (3.07%) .NET
5 10 (2.79%) Web Services
6 7 (1.96%) XML
7 4 (1.12%) SOAP
8 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.84%) Ajax
8 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.84%) COM+
8 3 (0.84%) CSS
8 3 (0.84%) CSS3
8 3 (0.84%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.84%) HTML5
8 3 (0.84%) jQuery
8 3 (0.84%) RESTful
8 3 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.88%) Data Centre
2 49 (13.69%) Management Information System
3 36 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.42%) Client/Server
5 19 (5.31%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (4.19%) Fixed Income
7 14 (3.91%) Hedge funds
8 11 (3.07%) Replication
9 9 (2.51%) EMC VNX
9 9 (2.51%) IBM XIV
10 8 (2.23%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.96%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.96%) DataPower
12 6 (1.68%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.68%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.68%) Wiki
13 5 (1.40%) Derivative
13 5 (1.40%) Fintech
13 5 (1.40%) Public Cloud
14 4 (1.12%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 94 (26.26%) Windows
2 86 (24.02%) Linux
3 59 (16.48%) Windows Server
4 49 (13.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (13.69%) Unix
5 29 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.23%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.40%) CentOS
10 4 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.84%) Solaris
12 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.28%) AIX
13 1 (0.28%) Android
13 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.28%) HPUX
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (56.98%) Business Continuity
2 181 (50.56%) Business Continuity Planning
3 160 (44.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 92 (25.70%) ITIL
5 81 (22.63%) Project Management
6 72 (20.11%) Risk Management
7 64 (17.88%) Information Security
8 48 (13.41%) Service Delivery
9 47 (13.13%) Problem Management
10 46 (12.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 42 (11.73%) Change Management
11 42 (11.73%) Migration
12 41 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
13 40 (11.17%) Line Management
14 35 (9.78%) DevOps
15 34 (9.50%) Cybersecurity
15 34 (9.50%) Security Management
16 33 (9.22%) Data Protection
16 33 (9.22%) ISMS
17 31 (8.66%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.80%) Perl
2 44 (12.29%) SQL
3 29 (8.10%) Java
4 24 (6.70%) Python
5 19 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 16 (4.47%) PHP
7 10 (2.79%) C#
8 8 (2.23%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.96%) C
9 7 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.96%) VBScript
10 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.56%) Korn
12 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (10.61%) Degree
2 36 (10.06%) CISSP
3 32 (8.94%) CISA
4 30 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (6.98%) CCNA
6 25 (6.98%) CISM
7 16 (4.47%) CRISC
8 15 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (3.63%) MCSE
9 13 (3.63%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.79%) MCSA
10 10 (2.79%) MCTS
11 9 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.23%) CCIE
12 8 (2.23%) CCNP
13 6 (1.68%) MCITP
13 6 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.40%) ISSAP
14 5 (1.40%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (20.67%) PCI DSS
2 65 (18.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (9.78%) SLA
4 10 (2.79%) ISO22301
5 8 (2.23%) ISO27002
5 8 (2.23%) QA
6 5 (1.40%) COBIT
6 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.84%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) BS25999
System Software
1 81 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (18.44%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.87%) vSphere
4 16 (4.47%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.35%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (1.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 6 (1.68%) MetaFrame
8 6 (1.68%) XenApp
9 5 (1.40%) Firmware
10 4 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.28%) NFS
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.28%) Samba
11 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 31 (8.66%) Red Hat Satellite
2 23 (6.42%) Puppet
3 21 (5.87%) Nagios
4 18 (5.03%) SCCM
5 14 (3.91%) SELinux
6 13 (3.63%) SCOM
7 12 (3.35%) NetBackup
8 9 (2.51%) EMC VPLEX
9 6 (1.68%) Opsview
9 6 (1.68%) vMotion
9 6 (1.68%) WSUS
10 5 (1.40%) Ansible
10 5 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.84%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.84%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
12 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle ZFS
13 2 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 96 (26.82%) VMware
2 85 (23.74%) Microsoft
3 54 (15.08%) Cisco
4 46 (12.85%) Red Hat
5 29 (8.10%) Citrix
5 29 (8.10%) Oracle
6 27 (7.54%) IBM
7 20 (5.59%) HP
8 18 (5.03%) NetApp
9 15 (4.19%) Splunk
10 14 (3.91%) Brocade
11 13 (3.63%) F5
12 11 (3.07%) Avaya
12 11 (3.07%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.07%) TOWER Software
13 10 (2.79%) Dell
13 10 (2.79%) EMC
13 10 (2.79%) NICE Systems
14 9 (2.51%) CommVault
14 9 (2.51%) Sun
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
GK Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 per annum + £15k OTE, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 9 days ago