The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 721 715 592
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -123
Permanent jobs citing BCP 183 228 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 156 173 268
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,428 £36,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.36%

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015 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 17 April 2015. 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 -17 165 £50,000 -5.66% 35
London -23 74 £57,500 -4.16% 14
City of London +40 31 £55,000 -4.34% 7
South East -9 27 £45,000 -12.19% 8
East Midlands +29 17 £28,428 -33.11% 2
Scotland +25 15 £42,000 +15.06% 2
Yorkshire +18 15 £40,500 -26.36% 1
East of England +23 12 £42,500 -6.07% 1
Surrey +19 12 £40,000 -43.85% 4
North West +1 11 £42,500 -22.72% 3
West Yorkshire +11 10 £50,000 -9.09%
Leeds +9 10 £50,000 -9.09%
Glasgow +14 8 £42,000 -17.24% 1
Leicester - 8 £28,428 -
Leicestershire - 8 £28,428 -
Edinburgh +17 7 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Cheshire +11 7 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Warrington - 7 £42,500 - 1
South West -30 6 £40,000 -21.56% 6
Derbyshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
Reigate - 6 £35,000 - 1
Chesterfield - 6 £32,500 - 1
Watford +10 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Hampshire +5 5 £60,000 +28.34% 1
Hertfordshire -1 5 £50,000 -18.36%
West Midlands -18 4 £42,500 -19.04%
Kent +21 3 £27,500 -50.00%
Suffolk +10 3 £41,500 +9.21%
Berkshire -4 3 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Manchester -4 3 £44,000 -20.00% 2

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 274 (61.57%) Business Continuity
2 248 (55.73%) Business Continuity Planning
3 205 (46.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 194 (43.60%) Microsoft
5 155 (34.83%) Windows
6 148 (33.26%) ITIL
7 139 (31.24%) Finance
8 132 (29.66%) VMware
9 121 (27.19%) Active Directory
10 116 (26.07%) SQL
11 108 (24.27%) Information Security
12 105 (23.60%) Degree
13 103 (23.15%) SQL Server
14 93 (20.90%) Service Delivery
15 91 (20.45%) Firewall
16 89 (20.00%) MS Excel
17 81 (18.20%) Cisco
17 81 (18.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 79 (17.75%) MS Exchange
19 78 (17.53%) Management Information System
20 74 (16.63%) SAN
21 71 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
22 69 (15.51%) SLA
22 69 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
23 67 (15.06%) CISSP
24 64 (14.38%) TCP/IP
25 62 (13.93%) Project Management
26 61 (13.71%) Security Management
27 60 (13.48%) Citrix
28 58 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 79 (17.75%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (5.39%) Lync
3 24 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (3.60%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.70%) IIS
7 12 (2.70%) JBoss
8 11 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (2.02%) Apache
11 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 89 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 42 (9.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 35 (7.87%) MS Office
4 8 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) PrintSoft PReS
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.12%) Mimecast
3 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.90%) SaaS
4 3 (0.67%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.45%) Office 365
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 91 (20.45%) Firewall
2 74 (16.63%) SAN
3 64 (14.38%) TCP/IP
4 58 (13.03%) DNS
5 38 (8.54%) DHCP
6 37 (8.31%) WAN
7 35 (7.87%) LAN
8 34 (7.64%) SSL
9 31 (6.97%) Network Security
9 31 (6.97%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (6.74%) Internet
11 27 (6.07%) VPN
12 25 (5.62%) Wireless
13 24 (5.39%) VoIP
14 23 (5.17%) MPLS
14 23 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (4.94%) iSCSI
16 21 (4.72%) Fibre Channel
17 20 (4.49%) IPsec
18 16 (3.60%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (3.15%) SQLPlus
8 14 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.57%) OLAP
11 7 (1.57%) Big Data
12 6 (1.35%) MySQL
13 5 (1.12%) DTS
13 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.45%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.45%) MSI
2 2 (0.45%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 139 (31.24%) Finance
2 39 (8.76%) Banking
3 29 (6.52%) Law
4 28 (6.29%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.04%) Legal
6 12 (2.70%) Front Office
7 8 (1.80%) Electronics
7 8 (1.80%) Publishing
7 8 (1.80%) Retail
8 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Czech Language
10 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.45%) Back Office
11 2 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (14.61%) Analyst
2 40 (8.99%) Service Manager
3 39 (8.76%) DBA
4 31 (6.97%) Customer Services Manager
5 30 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 29 (6.52%) Applications Support
7 24 (5.39%) Technical Support
8 22 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (4.94%) Administrator
8 22 (4.94%) Security Manager
9 20 (4.49%) Information Manager
10 19 (4.27%) Information Security Manager
10 19 (4.27%) SQL DBA
10 19 (4.27%) Network Engineer
11 18 (4.04%) Senior DBA
12 17 (3.82%) Consultant
12 17 (3.82%) Support Analyst
12 17 (3.82%) Security Analyst
13 16 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.19%) .NET
2 8 (1.80%) .NET Framework
3 7 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.35%) ActiveX
5 4 (0.90%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.45%) Flash
7 2 (0.45%) HTML
7 2 (0.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (0.45%) COM+
8 1 (0.22%) Web Services
8 1 (0.22%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) EDI
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.22%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.22%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.53%) Management Information System
2 71 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (8.54%) Replication
4 23 (5.17%) Clustering
5 22 (4.94%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.92%) Thin Client
6 13 (2.92%) Statistics
6 13 (2.92%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.25%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 9 (2.02%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.02%) CESG
9 9 (2.02%) Cryptography
10 8 (1.80%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.57%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.35%) NHS
12 6 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 155 (34.83%) Windows
2 57 (12.81%) Linux
3 45 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (5.62%) UNIX
7 21 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.70%) Mac OS X
9 11 (2.47%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.02%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.57%) Solaris
12 6 (1.35%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.12%) Android
14 4 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.45%) CentOS
16 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (61.57%) Business Continuity
2 248 (55.73%) Business Continuity Planning
3 205 (46.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 148 (33.26%) ITIL
5 108 (24.27%) Information Security
6 93 (20.90%) Service Delivery
7 62 (13.93%) Project Management
8 61 (13.71%) Security Management
9 58 (13.03%) Risk Management
10 51 (11.46%) Service Management
11 41 (9.21%) Coaching
12 38 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
12 38 (8.54%) Change Management
13 34 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (6.07%) Database Mirroring
15 25 (5.62%) Data Protection
15 25 (5.62%) E-Commerce
16 24 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (5.39%) Capacity Planning
17 23 (5.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (26.07%) SQL
2 40 (8.99%) T-SQL
3 30 (6.74%) PowerShell
4 24 (5.39%) Perl
4 24 (5.39%) Java
5 23 (5.17%) VBScript
6 15 (3.37%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.70%) Python
8 11 (2.47%) C
9 9 (2.02%) VB
10 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.35%) VBA
11 5 (1.12%) APL
12 4 (0.90%) C#
13 3 (0.67%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.45%) Ruby
15 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 105 (23.60%) Degree
2 67 (15.06%) CISSP
3 58 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (9.89%) CISM
5 26 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (5.84%) MCSE
6 25 (5.62%) CISA
7 20 (4.49%) CCNA
8 19 (4.27%) MCSA
9 17 (3.82%) CCNP
10 13 (2.92%) CRISC
11 12 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.70%) CEH
12 11 (2.47%) Security Cleared
12 11 (2.47%) Security+ Certification
13 10 (2.25%) CCSA
13 10 (2.25%) CCSE
13 10 (2.25%) CCDA
13 10 (2.25%) CCDP
14 8 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (18.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (15.51%) SLA
3 19 (4.27%) COBIT
4 16 (3.60%) PCI DSS
5 15 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.35%) QA
7 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) EMIR
8 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.22%) Basel II
8 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 121 (27.19%) Active Directory
2 69 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.29%) vSphere
4 17 (3.82%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (3.15%) XenApp
6 14 (3.15%) Oracle Clusterware
7 9 (2.02%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.80%) MetaFrame
9 7 (1.57%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.35%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.35%) Samba
10 6 (1.35%) Xen
10 6 (1.35%) NLBS
11 4 (0.90%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.67%) XenServer
13 2 (0.45%) NFS
13 2 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (5.62%) WSUS
2 21 (4.72%) FortiGate
3 20 (4.49%) Backup Exec
4 19 (4.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 14 (3.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (3.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (3.15%) Data Guard
5 14 (3.15%) Oracle Flashback
6 11 (2.47%) SCOM
7 10 (2.25%) SCCM
8 9 (2.02%) Nagios
9 7 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.35%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.90%) Puppet
12 4 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.67%) OpenView
13 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 194 (43.60%) Microsoft
2 132 (29.66%) VMware
3 81 (18.20%) Cisco
4 60 (13.48%) Citrix
5 50 (11.24%) Oracle
6 47 (10.56%) Symantec
7 34 (7.64%) HP
8 29 (6.52%) NetApp
8 29 (6.52%) CheckPoint
9 25 (5.62%) IBM
10 24 (5.39%) Bloomberg
11 23 (5.17%) Red Hat
11 23 (5.17%) Juniper
12 19 (4.27%) Dell
12 19 (4.27%) Mitel
13 15 (3.37%) Apple
14 10 (2.25%) McAfee
15 9 (2.02%) SAP
16 8 (1.80%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.57%) ParAccel
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS, PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + incl shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Modis
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Henderson Scott
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Company Benefits + Travel + Bonus’
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: 18 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago