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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 750 711 798
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +87
Permanent jobs citing BCP 164 271 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 139 232 148
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%

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
85989 96019 100080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.01% 87.50% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71918 78944 79934
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 £30,991
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £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 25 August 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 August 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 -66 158 £50,000 - 17
London +41 96 £55,000 -8.33% 5
South East -10 27 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Surrey +29 11 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands +4 11 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Croydon - 11 £52,500 - 1
Reigate +19 9 £37,500 +3.44%
City of London +34 8 £30,000 -52.00%
North West +19 8 £59,000 +206.49%
Scotland +15 6 £75,000 +78.57% 1
Glasgow +8 6 £75,000 +78.57%
West Sussex +8 6 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Manchester -5 6 £59,000 +206.49%
East Midlands - 6 £41,250 -
Birmingham - 5 £50,000 -
East of England +9 4 £40,000 -38.46%
Yorkshire +2 4 £41,250 -15.81% 1
Hampshire -6 4 £41,750 -16.50% 1
Crawley - 4 £47,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 4 £37,500 -
Essex +12 3 - -
Scunthorpe - 3 £37,500 -
Telford - 3 £42,500 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 £42,500 -
Harrogate +34 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Slough +20 2 £24,000 -48.38%
Milton Keynes +17 2 £40,000 -23.80%
North Yorkshire +16 2 £42,500 +70.00%
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £40,000 -23.80%

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 203 (60.06%) Business Continuity
2 150 (44.38%) Business Continuity Planning
3 125 (36.98%) Finance
4 116 (34.32%) Information Security
5 111 (32.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 99 (29.29%) ITIL
7 82 (24.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 80 (23.67%) Microsoft
9 69 (20.41%) LAN
10 67 (19.82%) Firewall
11 65 (19.23%) Windows
12 63 (18.64%) Project Management
13 62 (18.34%) Active Directory
14 60 (17.75%) Management Information System
14 60 (17.75%) Risk Management
15 56 (16.57%) VMware
16 55 (16.27%) WAN
17 52 (15.38%) Linux
18 51 (15.09%) PCI DSS
19 50 (14.79%) SQL
20 48 (14.20%) CISSP
21 47 (13.91%) Network Security
22 44 (13.02%) SAN
23 43 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
24 41 (12.13%) Windows Server
25 40 (11.83%) Security Management
25 40 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
26 39 (11.54%) Degree
26 39 (11.54%) Cisco
27 38 (11.24%) SLA

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 32 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.55%) IIS
4 11 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (2.96%) Apache
6 9 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.07%) Confluence
7 7 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.48%) JBoss
8 5 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.89%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.89%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.89%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.89%) nginx
10 3 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.62%) MS Office
3 4 (1.18%) MS Project
4 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.66%) Eagle PACE
2 6 (1.78%) SunGard APT
3 3 (0.89%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.89%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.89%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.59%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.30%) Finacle
5 1 (0.30%) Maximo
5 1 (0.30%) Misys Opics
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.48%) IaaS
5 5 (1.48%) Office 365
6 3 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.89%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.89%) SaaS
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.59%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.59%) Route 53
8 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (20.41%) LAN
2 67 (19.82%) Firewall
3 55 (16.27%) WAN
4 47 (13.91%) Network Security
5 44 (13.02%) SAN
6 34 (10.06%) DNS
7 24 (7.10%) TCP/IP
8 19 (5.62%) VPN
9 16 (4.73%) DHCP
10 15 (4.44%) Wireless
11 14 (4.14%) LDAP
12 11 (3.25%) VoIP
13 9 (2.66%) HTTP
13 9 (2.66%) Internet
13 9 (2.66%) VLAN
14 8 (2.37%) NAS
14 8 (2.37%) Wireshark
15 6 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.78%) FTP
16 5 (1.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.48%) Big Data
4 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.18%) MySQL
5 4 (1.18%) OLAP
5 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.89%) Parquet
6 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.07%) JIRA
2 4 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.59%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.30%) Ant
4 1 (0.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 125 (36.98%) Finance
2 29 (8.58%) Banking
3 24 (7.10%) Legal
4 17 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.44%) Law
6 14 (4.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (3.55%) Publishing
8 10 (2.96%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.66%) Back Office
10 7 (2.07%) Marketing
11 6 (1.78%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.18%) Advertising
12 4 (1.18%) Retail
13 1 (0.30%) Front Office
13 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (12.43%) Analyst
2 39 (11.54%) Security Manager
3 37 (10.95%) IT Manager
4 33 (9.76%) Information Security Manager
5 31 (9.17%) Information Manager
6 22 (6.51%) Consultant
6 22 (6.51%) Support Engineer
7 21 (6.21%) Applications Support
8 20 (5.92%) Architect
9 16 (4.73%) Infrastructure Manager
9 16 (4.73%) IT Support
9 16 (4.73%) Support Analyst
9 16 (4.73%) Team Leader
10 15 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.14%) Security Consultant
12 13 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 13 (3.85%) Security Analyst
13 12 (3.55%) Applications Support Engineer
13 12 (3.55%) Security Engineer
13 12 (3.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.96%) Web Services
2 7 (2.07%) .NET
2 7 (2.07%) HTML
3 6 (1.78%) XML
4 5 (1.48%) COM
4 5 (1.48%) J2EE
5 4 (1.18%) EDI
5 4 (1.18%) LAMP
6 3 (0.89%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.89%) CGI
6 3 (0.89%) COM+
6 3 (0.89%) Ext JS
6 3 (0.89%) GWT
6 3 (0.89%) jQuery
6 3 (0.89%) JSON
6 3 (0.89%) Kafka
6 3 (0.89%) REST
6 3 (0.89%) Silverlight
6 3 (0.89%) SOAP
6 3 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.75%) Management Information System
2 34 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (9.17%) Client/Server
3 31 (9.17%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (3.25%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.96%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.66%) EqualLogic
7 9 (2.66%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.07%) FMCG
9 6 (1.78%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.48%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.48%) User Experience
11 4 (1.18%) Clustering
11 4 (1.18%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.18%) Replication
11 4 (1.18%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (19.23%) Windows
2 52 (15.38%) Linux
3 41 (12.13%) Windows Server
4 33 (9.76%) Unix
5 21 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.78%) Solaris
10 4 (1.18%) Android
10 4 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.18%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.59%) CentOS
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.30%) AIX
13 1 (0.30%) HPUX
13 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (60.06%) Business Continuity
2 150 (44.38%) Business Continuity Planning
3 116 (34.32%) Information Security
4 111 (32.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 99 (29.29%) ITIL
6 63 (18.64%) Project Management
7 60 (17.75%) Risk Management
8 40 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (11.83%) Security Management
9 38 (11.24%) Service Delivery
10 36 (10.65%) Information Security Management
11 33 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
12 32 (9.47%) Data Protection
13 31 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (8.88%) Service Management
14 30 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (7.99%) Security Architecture
15 27 (7.99%) Security Operations
16 24 (7.10%) Asset Management
16 24 (7.10%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.79%) SQL
2 25 (7.40%) Python
3 21 (6.21%) C
3 21 (6.21%) Perl
4 18 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.73%) Java
6 14 (4.14%) C#
7 12 (3.55%) VBScript
8 11 (3.25%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.96%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.66%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.78%) PHP
12 3 (0.89%) C++
12 3 (0.89%) Ruby
13 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (14.20%) CISSP
2 39 (11.54%) Degree
3 31 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (8.88%) CISM
5 29 (8.58%) CCNA
6 26 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (6.80%) CISA
8 16 (4.73%) CCNP
8 16 (4.73%) CRISC
9 15 (4.44%) MCSE
10 11 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.96%) Security Cleared
12 9 (2.66%) CEH
13 8 (2.37%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (2.37%) MCSA
13 8 (2.37%) SANS
13 8 (2.37%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (2.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 6 (1.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (24.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (15.09%) PCI DSS
3 38 (11.24%) SLA
4 16 (4.73%) ISO27002
5 12 (3.55%) COBIT
6 11 (3.25%) QA
6 11 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.78%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.89%) BS25999
8 3 (0.89%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 62 (18.34%) Active Directory
2 43 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.21%) vSphere
4 14 (4.14%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.07%) XenApp
6 6 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.48%) MetaFrame
8 4 (1.18%) NFS
8 4 (1.18%) Samba
8 4 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.59%) vCloud
10 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.59%) XenServer
11 1 (0.30%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.30%) Postfix
11 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (3.85%) SCCM
2 11 (3.25%) Nessus
2 11 (3.25%) QRadar
3 10 (2.96%) SCOM
4 8 (2.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (1.78%) Nagios
6 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.18%) Puppet
8 3 (0.89%) Fluentd
8 3 (0.89%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.59%) Ansible
9 2 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.59%) Opsview
9 2 (0.59%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.59%) WSUS
9 2 (0.59%) yum
Vendors
1 80 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.57%) VMware
3 39 (11.54%) Cisco
4 34 (10.06%) Citrix
5 22 (6.51%) HP
5 22 (6.51%) IBM
6 19 (5.62%) Oracle
6 19 (5.62%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.44%) Symantec
8 13 (3.85%) Splunk
9 11 (3.25%) ArcSight
9 11 (3.25%) NetApp
9 11 (3.25%) SolarWinds
10 10 (2.96%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.96%) Dell
11 9 (2.66%) Mitel
12 8 (2.37%) Google
12 8 (2.37%) Sun
13 6 (1.78%) Reuters
13 6 (1.78%) SunGard
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £58000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: bonus, healthcare, pension, car
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 9 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Attractive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Sodexo
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum dependent on experience Annual
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
East London
Fitch Learning
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago