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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 725 710 601
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -109
Permanent jobs citing BCP 179 221 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 157 168 254
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +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
92059 95447 88938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.31% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 74661 76531 73298
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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 £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 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 1 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 -13 164 £50,000 -4.76% 36
London -38 76 £60,000 +6.66% 16
City of London +24 26 £55,000 +3.77% 5
South East -21 25 £55,000 -2.22% 7
East of England +15 16 £42,500 +15.64% 2
Yorkshire +12 14 £52,500 +17.31% 3
North West +7 14 £44,000 -20.00% 4
Surrey +17 13 £45,000 -36.84% 4
East Midlands +28 12 £28,464 -33.02% 2
Scotland +24 12 £42,000 +15.06% 2
Leeds +7 8 £52,500 -4.54% 1
West Yorkshire -5 8 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Leicestershire - 8 £28,428 -
Leicester - 8 £28,428 -
Cheshire +7 7 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Manchester -7 7 £44,000 -20.00% 3
Warrington - 7 £42,500 - 1
Glasgow +10 6 £35,000 -31.03% 1
Edinburgh +9 6 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Watford +6 6 £46,250 -11.90%
Hertfordshire +3 6 £46,250 -11.90%
Hampshire +6 5 £60,000 +22.44%
West Midlands -15 4 £46,250 -11.90%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £45,000 -
Reigate - 4 £36,250 - 1
Bedfordshire +23 3 £25,500 +15.90% 1
Suffolk +10 3 £41,500 +9.21%
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £65,000 +30.00%
Luton -1 3 £25,500 +15.90% 1
Essex -3 3 - -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 273 (62.33%) Business Continuity
2 249 (56.85%) Business Continuity Planning
3 207 (47.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 191 (43.61%) Microsoft
5 152 (34.70%) Windows
6 145 (33.11%) ITIL
7 137 (31.28%) Finance
8 130 (29.68%) VMware
9 118 (26.94%) SQL
10 112 (25.57%) Active Directory
11 104 (23.74%) SQL Server
12 101 (23.06%) Degree
13 96 (21.92%) Information Security
14 93 (21.23%) Service Delivery
15 91 (20.78%) Firewall
16 83 (18.95%) MS Excel
17 78 (17.81%) MS Exchange
18 76 (17.35%) SAN
19 74 (16.89%) Cisco
20 69 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
21 67 (15.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 67 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
22 65 (14.84%) SLA
23 64 (14.61%) Project Management
23 64 (14.61%) Management Information System
24 60 (13.70%) Linux
24 60 (13.70%) Citrix
25 59 (13.47%) CISSP
26 58 (13.24%) TCP/IP
27 57 (13.01%) Security Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 78 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 26 (5.94%) Lync
5 25 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.57%) WebLogic
7 19 (4.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (2.97%) IIS
9 12 (2.74%) JBoss
9 12 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.83%) Apache
12 5 (1.14%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
15 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 83 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 42 (9.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (7.53%) MS Office
4 8 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) PrintSoft PReS
5 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.91%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.23%) Line 50
3 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.68%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.46%) Office 365
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (20.78%) Firewall
2 76 (17.35%) SAN
3 58 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 55 (12.56%) DNS
5 40 (9.13%) DHCP
6 36 (8.22%) WAN
7 35 (7.99%) LAN
8 32 (7.31%) SSL
9 31 (7.08%) Internet
10 30 (6.85%) VPN
11 29 (6.62%) Network Security
11 29 (6.62%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (6.16%) Wireless
13 26 (5.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 25 (5.71%) VoIP
15 21 (4.79%) Fibre Channel
15 21 (4.79%) iSCSI
16 19 (4.34%) IPsec
16 19 (4.34%) MPLS
17 15 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (5.25%) Oracle Database
5 23 (5.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (4.11%) SQLPlus
7 18 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.60%) OLAP
10 7 (1.60%) Big Data
11 5 (1.14%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (1.14%) MySQL
11 5 (1.14%) DTS
11 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.46%) MSI
2 2 (0.46%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.23%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.23%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 137 (31.28%) Finance
2 43 (9.82%) Banking
3 29 (6.62%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.48%) Law
5 16 (3.65%) Legal
6 15 (3.42%) Front Office
7 9 (2.05%) Retail
8 8 (1.83%) Electronics
8 8 (1.83%) Publishing
9 7 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.14%) Czech Language
11 3 (0.68%) Games
12 2 (0.46%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (14.61%) Analyst
2 44 (10.05%) DBA
3 40 (9.13%) Service Manager
4 31 (7.08%) Customer Services Manager
5 27 (6.16%) Applications Support
6 26 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 23 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (5.25%) Administrator
8 22 (5.02%) SQL DBA
9 21 (4.79%) Senior DBA
10 19 (4.34%) Security Analyst
11 18 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
11 18 (4.11%) Technical Support
11 18 (4.11%) Project Manager
11 18 (4.11%) Consultant
11 18 (4.11%) Security Manager
12 17 (3.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 16 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 15 (3.42%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.39%) .NET
2 8 (1.83%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.14%) Application Packaging
4 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.68%) ActiveX
5 3 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.46%) Flash
6 2 (0.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (0.46%) COM+
6 2 (0.46%) J2EE
7 1 (0.23%) Web Services
7 1 (0.23%) HTML
7 1 (0.23%) EDI
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.23%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.23%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (14.61%) Management Information System
3 40 (9.13%) Replication
4 23 (5.25%) Blackberry
5 22 (5.02%) Clustering
6 14 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.97%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.97%) Statistics
7 13 (2.97%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.74%) Hedge funds
9 11 (2.51%) Private Cloud
10 10 (2.28%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.28%) Fixed Income
10 10 (2.28%) CESG
11 9 (2.05%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.60%) Cryptography
12 7 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.37%) NHS
14 5 (1.14%) ASIC
14 5 (1.14%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 152 (34.70%) Windows
2 60 (13.70%) Linux
3 49 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (5.71%) UNIX
7 21 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.97%) Windows 7
9 12 (2.74%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.83%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.60%) Solaris
12 5 (1.14%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.91%) Android
14 3 (0.68%) CentOS
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (62.33%) Business Continuity
2 249 (56.85%) Business Continuity Planning
3 207 (47.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 145 (33.11%) ITIL
5 96 (21.92%) Information Security
6 93 (21.23%) Service Delivery
7 64 (14.61%) Project Management
8 57 (13.01%) Risk Management
8 57 (13.01%) Security Management
9 43 (9.82%) Service Management
10 40 (9.13%) Change Management
11 39 (8.90%) Coaching
12 37 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
13 35 (7.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (7.08%) Database Mirroring
15 25 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (5.48%) E-Commerce
17 20 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (4.57%) Data Protection
18 19 (4.34%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (26.94%) SQL
2 43 (9.82%) T-SQL
3 29 (6.62%) Perl
4 28 (6.39%) PowerShell
5 26 (5.94%) Java
6 21 (4.79%) VBScript
7 19 (4.34%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.20%) Python
9 12 (2.74%) C
10 6 (1.37%) VB
10 6 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.14%) APL
12 4 (0.91%) C#
13 3 (0.68%) VBA
14 2 (0.46%) C++
14 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.23%) VC++
15 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 101 (23.06%) Degree
2 59 (13.47%) CISSP
3 56 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (8.45%) CISM
5 25 (5.71%) CISA
6 24 (5.48%) MCSE
7 23 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (4.57%) MCSA
9 17 (3.88%) CCNP
9 17 (3.88%) CCNA
10 13 (2.97%) CRISC
11 12 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (2.51%) Security Cleared
12 11 (2.51%) Security+ Certification
13 10 (2.28%) CEH
14 8 (1.83%) CCSA
14 8 (1.83%) CCSE
14 8 (1.83%) CCDA
14 8 (1.83%) CCDP
15 7 (1.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (15.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (14.84%) SLA
3 15 (3.42%) COBIT
4 12 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (2.74%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.37%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.23%) Basel II
6 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 112 (25.57%) Active Directory
2 67 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.48%) vSphere
4 21 (4.79%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.34%) XenApp
5 19 (4.34%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (3.65%) Oracle Clusterware
7 10 (2.28%) MetaFrame
8 8 (1.83%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.60%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.37%) Samba
10 6 (1.37%) Xen
10 6 (1.37%) NLBS
11 5 (1.14%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.14%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.68%) XenServer
12 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.23%) vCloud
13 1 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (5.48%) WSUS
2 22 (5.02%) FortiGate
3 18 (4.11%) Oracle Flashback
3 18 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (4.11%) Data Guard
3 18 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (3.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 15 (3.42%) Backup Exec
6 10 (2.28%) SCOM
7 9 (2.05%) SCCM
7 9 (2.05%) Nagios
8 8 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.68%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.68%) OpenView
12 3 (0.68%) Dollar Universe
12 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 191 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 130 (29.68%) VMware
3 74 (16.89%) Cisco
4 60 (13.70%) Citrix
5 51 (11.64%) Oracle
6 42 (9.59%) Symantec
7 33 (7.53%) HP
8 31 (7.08%) NetApp
9 29 (6.62%) CheckPoint
10 25 (5.71%) IBM
11 24 (5.48%) Juniper
11 24 (5.48%) Bloomberg
12 23 (5.25%) Red Hat
13 19 (4.34%) Mitel
13 19 (4.34%) Dell
14 15 (3.42%) Apple
15 9 (2.05%) SAP
15 9 (2.05%) McAfee
16 8 (1.83%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.60%) ParAccel
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £3750 London weighting
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Global Markets Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + incl shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago