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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 756 721 770
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +49
Permanent jobs citing BCP 165 244 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 138 196 187
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%

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
85300 96063 103309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.80% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71291 78493 83654
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 £31,500
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 June 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 June 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 -19 154 £50,000 - 23
London -15 64 £55,000 -4.34% 15
South East +49 38 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Surrey +32 17 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London +14 17 £30,000 -50.00%
East of England +37 16 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Reigate +5 13 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands -13 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Berkshire +12 11 £52,500 +5.00%
Scotland -1 10 £65,000 +54.76% 1
East Midlands +9 8 £46,250 +85.00% 2
Essex - 8 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +35 6 £55,000 -
North West +21 6 £48,750 +62.50% 1
South West +6 6 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Glasgow -14 6 £75,000 +78.57%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Croydon - 5 £55,000 - 1
Harlow - 5 £52,500 -
Slough +12 4 £52,500 +12.90%
Edinburgh +10 4 £62,982 +25.96%
Birmingham -12 4 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £55,000 -
Peterborough - 4 £52,500 -
Cheshire +45 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Hertfordshire +16 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Reading +16 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Northamptonshire +11 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +5 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Shropshire - 3 £42,500 -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 179 (58.31%) Business Continuity
2 125 (40.72%) Business Continuity Planning
3 101 (32.90%) Information Security
3 101 (32.90%) Finance
4 91 (29.64%) ITIL
5 90 (29.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 68 (22.15%) Microsoft
6 68 (22.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 60 (19.54%) Risk Management
8 58 (18.89%) Project Management
9 55 (17.92%) Linux
10 54 (17.59%) Firewall
11 52 (16.94%) SQL
12 51 (16.61%) Windows
13 48 (15.64%) Management Information System
14 47 (15.31%) LAN
15 44 (14.33%) WAN
15 44 (14.33%) Degree
16 43 (14.01%) CISSP
17 42 (13.68%) Active Directory
18 40 (13.03%) Cisco
19 39 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (12.38%) SLA
20 38 (12.38%) VMware
21 37 (12.05%) Unix
22 35 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
22 35 (11.40%) Banking
23 34 (11.07%) SQL Server
23 34 (11.07%) Cisco Certification
24 32 (10.42%) Service Management

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 17 (5.54%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.61%) Confluence
4 8 (2.61%) IIS
5 6 (1.95%) Apache
5 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.63%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.98%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.98%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.98%) JBoss
8 3 (0.98%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.98%) SAS
8 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) MS Project
4 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.28%) Eagle PACE
2 6 (1.95%) SunGard APT
3 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.98%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.65%) Finacle
4 2 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.33%) HFM
5 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.33%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.33%) Maximo
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.95%) Office 365
6 5 (1.63%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.98%) SaaS
8 2 (0.65%) IaaS
8 2 (0.65%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.59%) Firewall
2 47 (15.31%) LAN
3 44 (14.33%) WAN
4 30 (9.77%) Network Security
5 29 (9.45%) SAN
6 25 (8.14%) TCP/IP
7 23 (7.49%) DNS
8 22 (7.17%) VPN
9 12 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (3.58%) IPsec
10 11 (3.58%) LDAP
10 11 (3.58%) NAS
11 10 (3.26%) SSL
11 10 (3.26%) Wireless
12 9 (2.93%) BGP
12 9 (2.93%) HSRP
12 9 (2.93%) HTTP
12 9 (2.93%) VoIP
13 8 (2.61%) Internet
13 8 (2.61%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.26%) MySQL
3 10 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.63%) Data Mart
6 5 (1.63%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.63%) OLAP
6 5 (1.63%) QlikView
7 4 (1.30%) Big Data
7 4 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.98%) Parquet
8 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.65%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (2.61%) JIRA
2 6 (1.95%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.65%) Subversion
4 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.65%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.33%) Ant
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 101 (32.90%) Finance
2 35 (11.40%) Banking
3 25 (8.14%) Legal
4 19 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.56%) Law
6 11 (3.58%) Publishing
7 9 (2.93%) Back Office
7 9 (2.93%) Marketing
8 7 (2.28%) Retail
9 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.63%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.30%) Advertising
11 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.98%) Front Office
13 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.33%) Electronics
14 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (14.98%) Analyst
2 32 (10.42%) IT Manager
3 26 (8.47%) Security Manager
4 23 (7.49%) Applications Support
4 23 (7.49%) Information Security Manager
5 21 (6.84%) Information Manager
6 19 (6.19%) Architect
7 17 (5.54%) Consultant
8 15 (4.89%) IT Support
8 15 (4.89%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (4.23%) Support Manager
10 12 (3.91%) Network Engineer
10 12 (3.91%) Security Analyst
11 11 (3.58%) Risk Manager
11 11 (3.58%) Security Engineer
11 11 (3.58%) Team Leader
12 10 (3.26%) Security Officer
12 10 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.19%) Web Services
2 9 (2.93%) COM
3 8 (2.61%) .NET
4 6 (1.95%) XML
5 5 (1.63%) EDI
5 5 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (1.63%) J2EE
6 4 (1.30%) HTML
6 4 (1.30%) LAMP
7 3 (0.98%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.98%) CGI
7 3 (0.98%) Ext JS
7 3 (0.98%) GWT
7 3 (0.98%) jQuery
7 3 (0.98%) JSON
7 3 (0.98%) Kafka
7 3 (0.98%) REST
7 3 (0.98%) Silverlight
7 3 (0.98%) SOAP
8 2 (0.65%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.64%) Management Information System
2 39 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.84%) Client/Server
5 16 (5.21%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.91%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.58%) FMCG
8 10 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.28%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.28%) Reinsurance
10 6 (1.95%) Equities
10 6 (1.95%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.95%) Replication
10 6 (1.95%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.63%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.63%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.63%) User Experience
11 5 (1.63%) Wiki
12 4 (1.30%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.92%) Linux
2 51 (16.61%) Windows
3 37 (12.05%) Unix
4 27 (8.79%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.28%) Solaris
9 5 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.30%) Android
10 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.30%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.65%) CentOS
11 2 (0.65%) Debian
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (58.31%) Business Continuity
2 125 (40.72%) Business Continuity Planning
3 101 (32.90%) Information Security
4 91 (29.64%) ITIL
5 90 (29.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 60 (19.54%) Risk Management
7 58 (18.89%) Project Management
8 35 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (10.42%) Service Management
10 31 (10.10%) Service Delivery
11 30 (9.77%) Incident Management
12 27 (8.79%) Security Management
13 26 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (8.14%) Information Security Management
15 24 (7.82%) Change Management
15 24 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (7.49%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (7.17%) Asset Management
17 22 (7.17%) Mentoring
18 20 (6.51%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (16.94%) SQL
2 22 (7.17%) C
3 19 (6.19%) Perl
3 19 (6.19%) Python
4 18 (5.86%) C#
5 17 (5.54%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.91%) Java
7 11 (3.58%) VBScript
8 10 (3.26%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.26%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.61%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.28%) PHP
11 4 (1.30%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.98%) C++
12 3 (0.98%) Ruby
13 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.65%) COBOL
13 2 (0.65%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 44 (14.33%) Degree
2 43 (14.01%) CISSP
3 34 (11.07%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (10.10%) CCNA
5 26 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (7.82%) CISM
7 20 (6.51%) CCNP
8 17 (5.54%) MCSE
9 16 (5.21%) CISA
9 16 (5.21%) Security Cleared
10 14 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (4.23%) MCSA
12 10 (3.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 9 (2.93%) CCIE
13 9 (2.93%) CEH
14 8 (2.61%) CCEA
14 8 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (2.61%) RHCE
14 8 (2.61%) Security+ Certification
14 8 (2.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (22.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (12.38%) SLA
3 22 (7.17%) PCI DSS
4 15 (4.89%) QA
5 14 (4.56%) ISO27002
6 12 (3.91%) COBIT
6 12 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.63%) BS25999
7 5 (1.63%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 42 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.86%) vSphere
4 9 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.95%) vCloud
5 6 (1.95%) XenApp
6 5 (1.63%) NFS
6 5 (1.63%) Samba
6 5 (1.63%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.63%) XenServer
7 4 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.65%) BIND 9
9 2 (0.65%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.65%) Postfix
9 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (3.91%) SCCM
2 11 (3.58%) Nessus
2 11 (3.58%) QRadar
3 8 (2.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (2.28%) SCOM
5 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (1.95%) Nagios
5 6 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.30%) Puppet
6 4 (1.30%) RSA Archer
7 3 (0.98%) Fluentd
7 3 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.65%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.65%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.65%) Opsview
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 68 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.03%) Cisco
3 38 (12.38%) VMware
4 24 (7.82%) Citrix
5 22 (7.17%) Oracle
6 20 (6.51%) IBM
7 18 (5.86%) Red Hat
8 17 (5.54%) HP
9 15 (4.89%) CheckPoint
9 15 (4.89%) Symantec
10 13 (4.23%) Splunk
11 12 (3.91%) NetApp
11 12 (3.91%) SolarWinds
12 11 (3.58%) ArcSight
13 10 (3.26%) Google
13 10 (3.26%) Sun
14 7 (2.28%) Dell
14 7 (2.28%) Sybase
15 6 (1.95%) Charles River
15 6 (1.95%) SunGard
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £70000 - £75000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
RM plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 plus bonus and bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum leading benefits & bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
South West London
Imparta Ltd
Salary: £34,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Salary: Up to £34k + benefits + 29 days holiday
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £60-65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Upto £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago