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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 749 716 761
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +45
Permanent jobs citing BCP 159 256 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 139 210 174
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.69%

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
86158 96187 99407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.79% 87.24% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71934 78625 80209
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 July 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 July 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 -26 156 £50,000 - 22
London -17 81 £52,500 -12.50% 10
South East +17 27 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Surrey +41 15 £37,500 +7.14% 1
City of London +24 15 £30,000 -50.00% 2
Reigate +14 11 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands +13 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England +29 10 £52,500 -4.54% 1
East Midlands +16 10 £50,000 +49.25% 4
Croydon - 10 £55,000 -
North West +26 8 £57,000 +90.00%
Manchester +4 6 £59,000 -
Essex - 6 £52,500 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £50,000 -
Kettering - 5 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +25 4 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Milton Keynes +20 4 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Yorkshire +10 4 £42,500 -
South West +10 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £48,750 -30.35% 1
Birmingham - 4 £47,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 4 £41,250 - 3
North Yorkshire +20 3 £42,500 +70.00%
Scotland -2 3 £75,000 +78.57%
Hampshire -8 3 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow -9 3 £75,000 +78.57%
Somerset - 3 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 - -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 175 (55.03%) Business Continuity
2 126 (39.62%) Business Continuity Planning
3 112 (35.22%) Finance
4 111 (34.91%) Information Security
5 105 (33.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 91 (28.62%) ITIL
7 72 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 71 (22.33%) Microsoft
9 62 (19.50%) Risk Management
10 61 (19.18%) LAN
11 58 (18.24%) Firewall
12 57 (17.92%) Project Management
13 56 (17.61%) Windows
14 55 (17.30%) WAN
15 53 (16.67%) Management Information System
16 50 (15.72%) Active Directory
16 50 (15.72%) Linux
16 50 (15.72%) SQL
17 48 (15.09%) VMware
18 41 (12.89%) CISSP
18 41 (12.89%) Cisco
19 40 (12.58%) Degree
20 39 (12.26%) SLA
20 39 (12.26%) SAN
21 38 (11.95%) SQL Server
21 38 (11.95%) Unix
21 38 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
22 37 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (11.64%) Windows Server
23 36 (11.32%) Network Security

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 30 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (3.46%) IIS
5 10 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.83%) Apache
7 8 (2.52%) Confluence
8 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.57%) JBoss
8 5 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.94%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.94%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.94%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.94%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.94%) nginx
10 3 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.66%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.83%) Eagle PACE
2 6 (1.89%) SunGard APT
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.94%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.94%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.94%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.94%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.63%) Finacle
4 2 (0.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.31%) Maximo
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.20%) Office 365
6 5 (1.57%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.94%) IaaS
7 3 (0.94%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.63%) SaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 61 (19.18%) LAN
2 58 (18.24%) Firewall
3 55 (17.30%) WAN
4 39 (12.26%) SAN
5 36 (11.32%) Network Security
6 31 (9.75%) DNS
7 29 (9.12%) TCP/IP
8 21 (6.60%) VPN
9 15 (4.72%) Wireless
10 13 (4.09%) DHCP
10 13 (4.09%) LDAP
11 12 (3.77%) Internet
12 10 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (3.14%) NAS
12 10 (3.14%) VoIP
13 9 (2.83%) HTTP
13 9 (2.83%) VLAN
14 8 (2.52%) IPsec
14 8 (2.52%) SSL
14 8 (2.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.83%) MySQL
2 9 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.57%) Big Data
5 5 (1.57%) OLAP
5 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.94%) Parquet
8 2 (0.63%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.63%) QlikView
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.52%) JIRA
2 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.63%) Subversion
3 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.31%) Ant
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 112 (35.22%) Finance
2 31 (9.75%) Banking
3 28 (8.81%) Legal
4 20 (6.29%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.09%) Law
6 11 (3.46%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.14%) Back Office
8 9 (2.83%) Publishing
9 8 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (2.20%) Marketing
11 5 (1.57%) Retail
12 4 (1.26%) Advertising
12 4 (1.26%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.63%) Front Office
14 1 (0.31%) Electronics
14 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (13.84%) Analyst
2 35 (11.01%) Security Manager
3 33 (10.38%) IT Manager
4 31 (9.75%) Information Security Manager
5 29 (9.12%) Information Manager
6 23 (7.23%) Applications Support
7 18 (5.66%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.35%) IT Support
8 17 (5.35%) Support Engineer
9 16 (5.03%) Architect
9 16 (5.03%) Consultant
10 14 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
11 13 (4.09%) Security Analyst
12 12 (3.77%) Support Manager
13 11 (3.46%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.14%) Applications Engineer
14 10 (3.14%) Applications Support Engineer
14 10 (3.14%) Operations Manager
14 10 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.72%) Web Services
2 10 (3.14%) .NET
3 6 (1.89%) COM
3 6 (1.89%) XML
4 5 (1.57%) EDI
4 5 (1.57%) J2EE
4 5 (1.57%) LAMP
5 4 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.26%) HTML
6 3 (0.94%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.94%) CGI
6 3 (0.94%) COM+
6 3 (0.94%) Ext JS
6 3 (0.94%) GWT
6 3 (0.94%) jQuery
6 3 (0.94%) JSON
6 3 (0.94%) REST
6 3 (0.94%) Silverlight
6 3 (0.94%) SOAP
6 3 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 31 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.75%) Data Centre
3 25 (7.86%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.14%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.14%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.83%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.52%) EqualLogic
8 8 (2.52%) FMCG
9 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.57%) Equities
9 5 (1.57%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.57%) User Experience
10 4 (1.26%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.26%) iPhone
10 4 (1.26%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.26%) Replication
10 4 (1.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.61%) Windows
2 50 (15.72%) Linux
3 38 (11.95%) Unix
4 37 (11.64%) Windows Server
5 20 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.20%) Solaris
9 5 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.26%) Android
10 4 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.63%) CentOS
11 2 (0.63%) Debian
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (55.03%) Business Continuity
2 126 (39.62%) Business Continuity Planning
3 111 (34.91%) Information Security
4 105 (33.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 91 (28.62%) ITIL
6 62 (19.50%) Risk Management
7 57 (17.92%) Project Management
8 38 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (11.01%) Security Management
9 35 (11.01%) Service Delivery
10 31 (9.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (9.75%) Information Security Management
10 31 (9.75%) Service Management
11 26 (8.18%) Cybersecurity
12 25 (7.86%) Asset Management
12 25 (7.86%) Change Management
12 25 (7.86%) Incident Management
13 24 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (7.23%) Data Protection
15 21 (6.60%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.72%) SQL
2 20 (6.29%) C
3 19 (5.97%) Perl
3 19 (5.97%) Python
4 17 (5.35%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.40%) C#
6 13 (4.09%) Java
7 9 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.83%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.83%) VBScript
8 8 (2.52%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.89%) PHP
10 3 (0.94%) C++
10 3 (0.94%) Ruby
11 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.63%) COBOL
11 2 (0.63%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) Korn
12 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (12.89%) CISSP
2 40 (12.58%) Degree
3 30 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (8.49%) CCNA
5 24 (7.55%) CISM
6 22 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (5.66%) CCNP
8 17 (5.35%) CISA
9 15 (4.72%) MCSE
10 11 (3.46%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.14%) CRISC
11 10 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.83%) CEH
13 8 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (2.52%) MCSA
13 8 (2.52%) SANS
13 8 (2.52%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (2.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 7 (2.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (12.26%) SLA
3 24 (7.55%) PCI DSS
4 16 (5.03%) ISO27002
5 15 (4.72%) QA
6 12 (3.77%) COBIT
6 12 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.57%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.94%) BS25999
9 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.31%) RMADS
System Software
1 50 (15.72%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.29%) vSphere
4 12 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.14%) XenApp
6 9 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.57%) MetaFrame
7 5 (1.57%) vCloud
7 5 (1.57%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.57%) XenServer
8 4 (1.26%) NFS
8 4 (1.26%) Samba
9 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.63%) BIND 9
10 2 (0.63%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.63%) Postfix
10 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (3.77%) SCCM
2 11 (3.46%) Nessus
2 11 (3.46%) QRadar
3 9 (2.83%) SCOM
4 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (2.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (2.20%) Nagios
6 5 (1.57%) Puppet
7 4 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.94%) Fluentd
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.63%) Ansible
9 2 (0.63%) Cacti
9 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.63%) Munin
9 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.63%) Opsview
9 2 (0.63%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.63%) yum
Vendors
1 71 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 48 (15.09%) VMware
3 41 (12.89%) Cisco
4 33 (10.38%) Citrix
5 21 (6.60%) HP
6 20 (6.29%) IBM
7 18 (5.66%) Oracle
8 17 (5.35%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.40%) NetApp
10 13 (4.09%) CheckPoint
10 13 (4.09%) Splunk
10 13 (4.09%) Symantec
11 11 (3.46%) ArcSight
11 11 (3.46%) SolarWinds
12 10 (3.14%) Dell
12 10 (3.14%) Sun
13 9 (2.83%) Mitel
14 8 (2.52%) Google
15 6 (1.89%) SunGard
15 6 (1.89%) Sybase
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bouns and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Grimsby, South Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: bonus, healthcare, pension, car
Posted: 7 days ago
Scunthorpe
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Scunthorpe
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £85,000 DOE+Bonus+Company Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago