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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 648 671 615
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -56
Permanent jobs citing BCP 235 225 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 208 144 201
Average salary £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.86% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +25 230 £47,500 -6.86% 33
London +9 102 £52,500 +2.43% 15
South East -24 65 £47,500 -15.55% 7
City of London +23 32 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Surrey +10 22 £47,500 +5.55% 4
East of England +3 20 £40,000 +81.81% 1
Kent +8 15 £32,500 -40.90%
Yorkshire 0 14 £43,000 - 3
Berkshire -17 12 £47,500 -26.92%
Maidstone - 12 £32,500 -
West Midlands -10 11 £52,500 +7.69%
North West -5 10 £44,500 -19.09% 3
Essex -7 10 £40,000 -
Hampshire -20 10 £60,000 +62.16%
West Yorkshire 0 9 £45,000 -
Manchester -8 9 £44,250 -19.54% 3
Bracknell - 9 £47,500 -
Birmingham -6 8 £52,500 +61.53%
Brentwood - 8 £40,000 -
Leeds +3 7 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 5 - -
Cambridge -1 5 - -
South Wales -14 4 £47,500 -6.86% 1
Wales -15 4 £47,500 -6.86% 1
South West -29 4 £38,750 -24.01% 3
North Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Camberley - 4 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Watford - 4 £45,000 -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 276 (60.26%) Business Continuity
2 246 (53.71%) Business Continuity Planning
3 202 (44.10%) Microsoft
4 201 (43.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 160 (34.93%) ITIL
6 159 (34.72%) Windows
7 156 (34.06%) VMware
8 143 (31.22%) Finance
9 122 (26.64%) SQL
10 114 (24.89%) Active Directory
11 101 (22.05%) Firewall
11 101 (22.05%) Degree
12 100 (21.83%) SQL Server
13 95 (20.74%) Service Delivery
14 83 (18.12%) MS Exchange
15 82 (17.90%) MS Excel
15 82 (17.90%) SLA
16 79 (17.25%) SAN
16 79 (17.25%) Information Security
17 78 (17.03%) Cisco
18 76 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 73 (15.94%) Citrix
20 66 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
21 65 (14.19%) TCP/IP
21 65 (14.19%) Risk Management
21 65 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
22 64 (13.97%) DNS
23 63 (13.76%) Security Management
24 59 (12.88%) Project Management
25 56 (12.23%) Analytical Skills

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 83 (18.12%) MS Exchange
2 42 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 39 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (5.90%) SharePoint
5 26 (5.68%) Lync
5 26 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (4.80%) WebLogic
7 20 (4.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.62%) IIS
10 11 (2.40%) JBoss
11 9 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.75%) Apache
13 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.31%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.87%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
Applications
1 82 (17.90%) MS Excel
2 49 (10.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 42 (9.17%) MS Office
4 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.44%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Global One
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.66%) Office 365
2 3 (0.66%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (22.05%) Firewall
2 79 (17.25%) SAN
3 65 (14.19%) TCP/IP
4 64 (13.97%) DNS
5 53 (11.57%) DHCP
6 45 (9.83%) Internet
7 42 (9.17%) LAN
7 42 (9.17%) WAN
8 39 (8.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 36 (7.86%) Wireless
9 36 (7.86%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (7.42%) VPN
11 29 (6.33%) Fibre Channel
12 28 (6.11%) SSL
13 27 (5.90%) Network Security
14 26 (5.68%) iSCSI
15 25 (5.46%) VoIP
16 23 (5.02%) IPsec
17 19 (4.15%) Cisco IOS
18 18 (3.93%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (5.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (4.80%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (4.15%) SQLPlus
9 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.09%) DTS
13 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.44%) OLAP
14 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.22%) Ingres
15 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.09%) AdminStudio
2 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) VisualVM
General
1 143 (31.22%) Finance
2 48 (10.48%) Banking
3 43 (9.39%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.15%) Front Office
5 15 (3.28%) Legal
6 14 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.62%) Retail
8 10 (2.18%) Electronics
8 10 (2.18%) Law
9 9 (1.97%) Publishing
10 8 (1.75%) Back Office
11 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.31%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.66%) Games
14 2 (0.44%) Marketing
15 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (14.63%) Analyst
2 51 (11.14%) Service Manager
3 44 (9.61%) Customer Services Manager
4 38 (8.30%) DBA
5 28 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (6.11%) Support Engineer
6 24 (5.24%) Security Analyst
6 24 (5.24%) Administrator
7 23 (5.02%) SQL DBA
7 23 (5.02%) Server Engineer
7 23 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (4.59%) Senior DBA
10 19 (4.15%) Oracle DBA
11 18 (3.93%) Project Manager
11 18 (3.93%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 17 (3.71%) Network Engineer
12 17 (3.71%) Support Analyst
13 16 (3.49%) Architect
13 16 (3.49%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.59%) .NET
2 10 (2.18%) Application Packaging
3 7 (1.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.87%) J2EE
5 2 (0.44%) Sphinx
5 2 (0.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.44%) HTML
5 2 (0.44%) COM+
5 2 (0.44%) Flash
5 2 (0.44%) Middleware
5 2 (0.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.22%) Ajax
6 1 (0.22%) jQuery
6 1 (0.22%) Grails
6 1 (0.22%) JSON
6 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) Web Services
6 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (10.92%) Management Information System
3 36 (7.86%) Replication
4 25 (5.46%) Blackberry
5 24 (5.24%) Clustering
6 22 (4.80%) Hedge funds
7 16 (3.49%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.28%) Fat Client
8 15 (3.28%) Thin Client
9 13 (2.84%) Statistics
9 13 (2.84%) Client/Server
10 12 (2.62%) Fixed Income
10 12 (2.62%) CESG
11 11 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.97%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.31%) RMADS
14 5 (1.09%) Cryptography
14 5 (1.09%) Reference Data
14 5 (1.09%) ASIC
14 5 (1.09%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 159 (34.72%) Windows
2 66 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 65 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (10.26%) Linux
6 21 (4.59%) UNIX
7 15 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (3.06%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.06%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.97%) Solaris
10 6 (1.31%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.44%) CentOS
13 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (60.26%) Business Continuity
2 246 (53.71%) Business Continuity Planning
3 201 (43.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 160 (34.93%) ITIL
5 95 (20.74%) Service Delivery
6 79 (17.25%) Information Security
7 65 (14.19%) Risk Management
8 63 (13.76%) Security Management
9 59 (12.88%) Project Management
10 56 (12.23%) Coaching
11 42 (9.17%) Change Management
12 30 (6.55%) Service Management
12 30 (6.55%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (5.90%) Data Protection
14 23 (5.02%) Asset Management
15 21 (4.59%) Problem Management
15 21 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (4.37%) Capacity Planning
16 20 (4.37%) E-Commerce
16 20 (4.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 122 (26.64%) SQL
2 40 (8.73%) T-SQL
3 32 (6.99%) PowerShell
4 29 (6.33%) Perl
5 24 (5.24%) Java
6 22 (4.80%) VBScript
7 20 (4.37%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.62%) Python
9 11 (2.40%) C
10 6 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.09%) C#
12 4 (0.87%) VB
13 3 (0.66%) C++
13 3 (0.66%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.44%) VC++
15 1 (0.22%) Groovy
15 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (22.05%) Degree
2 51 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (10.70%) CISSP
4 24 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (5.02%) MCSE
6 22 (4.80%) CISM
6 22 (4.80%) MCSA
6 22 (4.80%) CCNP
7 20 (4.37%) CISA
8 14 (3.06%) CRISC
8 14 (3.06%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.84%) CCNA
10 11 (2.40%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.53%) MCITP
12 6 (1.31%) VCP5
12 6 (1.31%) CCDA
12 6 (1.31%) CCDP
12 6 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.31%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (17.90%) SLA
2 52 (11.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.18%) QA
5 9 (1.97%) COBIT
6 7 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 114 (24.89%) Active Directory
2 76 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (8.73%) XenApp
4 30 (6.55%) vSphere
5 23 (5.02%) Hyper-V
6 19 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (4.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (3.93%) MetaFrame
8 13 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (2.84%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.75%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.31%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.09%) Samba
11 5 (1.09%) vCloud
12 4 (0.87%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.66%) NLBS
13 3 (0.66%) Xen
13 3 (0.66%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (6.55%) FortiGate
2 24 (5.24%) WSUS
3 19 (4.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 19 (4.15%) Data Guard
4 18 (3.93%) Backup Exec
5 14 (3.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (2.84%) SCCM
7 10 (2.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.75%) SCOM
9 5 (1.09%) Nagios
9 5 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.87%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.66%) Cacti
11 3 (0.66%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.44%) Puppet
13 1 (0.22%) Nessus
13 1 (0.22%) DameWare
13 1 (0.22%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 202 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 156 (34.06%) VMware
3 78 (17.03%) Cisco
4 73 (15.94%) Citrix
5 49 (10.70%) Symantec
6 39 (8.52%) Oracle
7 35 (7.64%) Bloomberg
8 33 (7.21%) HP
8 33 (7.21%) NetApp
8 33 (7.21%) Juniper
9 29 (6.33%) Dell
9 29 (6.33%) CheckPoint
9 29 (6.33%) IBM
10 24 (5.24%) Mitel
11 21 (4.59%) Apple
12 18 (3.93%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.97%) Avaya
14 8 (1.75%) Sun
15 7 (1.53%) McAfee
16 6 (1.31%) SolarWinds
Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified - £ Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + incl shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago