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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 699 566 594
Rank change year-on-year
-133 +28
Permanent jobs citing BCP 190 324 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 147 245 265
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%

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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014 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 16 September 2014. 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 -128 182 £52,000 +4.00% 22
London -79 76 £54,500 -5.21% 11
South East -49 52 £50,000 +23.44% 4
City of London -22 27 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Surrey +7 18 £45,000 +30.43% 3
East of England -29 17 £57,500 +51.31% 1
Yorkshire -34 17 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Hampshire -12 16 £52,500 +29.61%
Berkshire -10 14 £37,537 -17.50%
West Yorkshire -24 13 £50,500 +44.28% 1
Hertfordshire -7 9 £56,250 +40.62%
West Midlands -6 8 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Watford -3 7 £57,500 -
Leeds -26 7 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Guildford +15 6 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 6 £86,250 -
Reading +3 5 £32,500 -53.57%
Cambridgeshire -5 5 - -
Havant -9 5 £53,500 +31.45%
Scotland -14 5 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Reigate - 5 £45,000 - 1
Wakefield - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £62,500 +48.80%
Edinburgh -9 4 £30,000 -47.82% 1
Newbury +4 3 £37,573 -20.05%
Wales +2 3 £52,500 -12.50%
South Wales -3 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Manchester -26 3 £55,000 +26.43% 3
South West -27 3 £38,500 -19.79%
North West -36 3 £55,000 +25.00% 3

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 282 (65.13%) Business Continuity
2 243 (56.12%) Business Continuity Planning
3 177 (40.88%) Finance
4 157 (36.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 120 (27.71%) Windows
6 109 (25.17%) ITIL
7 102 (23.56%) SQL
8 95 (21.94%) Microsoft
9 94 (21.71%) Information Security
10 87 (20.09%) Firewall
11 79 (18.24%) Degree
12 74 (17.09%) VMware
13 73 (16.86%) Project Management
14 70 (16.17%) SQL Server
15 65 (15.01%) Active Directory
15 65 (15.01%) Risk Management
16 56 (12.93%) Linux
17 55 (12.70%) Cisco
17 55 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 53 (12.24%) Service Management
19 49 (11.32%) Management Information System
20 48 (11.09%) Service Delivery
21 47 (10.85%) MS Exchange
22 46 (10.62%) MS Excel
22 46 (10.62%) DNS
23 45 (10.39%) VPN
24 44 (10.16%) TCP/IP
24 44 (10.16%) LAN
25 43 (9.93%) Banking
26 42 (9.70%) CISSP

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 47 (10.85%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (5.31%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (3.93%) WebLogic
6 15 (3.46%) Lync
7 13 (3.00%) IIS
8 11 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.85%) Apache
11 6 (1.39%) CMS
11 6 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) SAS
13 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 46 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.39%) MS Office
3 20 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.39%) MS Project
6 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.69%) AWD
3 2 (0.46%) Global One
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.85%) IaaS
2 8 (1.85%) PaaS
3 6 (1.39%) Office 365
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (20.09%) Firewall
2 46 (10.62%) DNS
3 45 (10.39%) VPN
4 44 (10.16%) TCP/IP
4 44 (10.16%) LAN
5 41 (9.47%) WAN
6 39 (9.01%) DHCP
7 34 (7.85%) SAN
8 33 (7.62%) Network Security
9 29 (6.70%) Internet
10 24 (5.54%) Wireless
11 23 (5.31%) IPsec
12 22 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (4.39%) OSPF
14 16 (3.70%) VLAN
15 15 (3.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (3.46%) Fibre Channel
16 14 (3.23%) VoIP
16 14 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.46%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.54%) SQLPlus
10 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.85%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.69%) MySQL
15 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (2.54%) Subversion
2 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.39%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 177 (40.88%) Finance
2 43 (9.93%) Banking
3 34 (7.85%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.24%) Back Office
5 24 (5.54%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.39%) Legal
7 11 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.31%) Retail
8 10 (2.31%) Marketing
9 7 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.15%) Front Office
11 4 (0.92%) Games
11 4 (0.92%) Publishing
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 2 (0.46%) Law
12 2 (0.46%) French Language
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (12.47%) Architect
2 51 (11.78%) Analyst
3 24 (5.54%) Service Manager
3 24 (5.54%) Consultant
4 22 (5.08%) Administrator
4 22 (5.08%) DBA
5 20 (4.62%) Security Officer
6 18 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (3.93%) Security Analyst
7 17 (3.93%) Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 16 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
9 15 (3.46%) SQL DBA
9 15 (3.46%) Network Engineer
10 14 (3.23%) Developer
10 14 (3.23%) Information Manager
10 14 (3.23%) Security Manager
10 14 (3.23%) Customer Services Manager
11 13 (3.00%) Risk Manager
12 12 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.08%) HTML
1 22 (5.08%) .NET
2 17 (3.93%) ASP.NET
2 17 (3.93%) XML
3 15 (3.46%) Middleware
4 11 (2.54%) jQuery
4 11 (2.54%) CSS
5 10 (2.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (1.85%) Web Services
7 7 (1.62%) WCF
8 6 (1.39%) WSDL
8 6 (1.39%) XSLT
8 6 (1.39%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.15%) JSON
9 5 (1.15%) Ajax
10 3 (0.69%) J2EE
11 2 (0.46%) LAMP
11 2 (0.46%) ServiceStack
11 2 (0.46%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.46%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 35 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.47%) Replication
4 27 (6.24%) Clustering
5 19 (4.39%) Hedge funds
6 17 (3.93%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.54%) Reference Data
8 10 (2.31%) Firmware
8 10 (2.31%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.31%) CESG
9 9 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.08%) PMI
10 8 (1.85%) RMADS
10 8 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.62%) Open Source
12 6 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.39%) PKI
13 5 (1.15%) Informatics
13 5 (1.15%) LIMS
13 5 (1.15%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 120 (27.71%) Windows
2 56 (12.93%) Linux
3 33 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (6.70%) UNIX
6 7 (1.62%) Solaris
7 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.15%) Windows 2000
8 5 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.92%) AIX
9 4 (0.92%) HPUX
9 4 (0.92%) CentOS
10 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.46%) SELinux
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (65.13%) Business Continuity
2 243 (56.12%) Business Continuity Planning
3 157 (36.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 109 (25.17%) ITIL
5 94 (21.71%) Information Security
6 73 (16.86%) Project Management
7 65 (15.01%) Risk Management
8 53 (12.24%) Service Management
9 48 (11.09%) Service Delivery
10 40 (9.24%) ITSM
11 34 (7.85%) Security Management
12 30 (6.93%) Asset Management
12 30 (6.93%) Mentoring
13 28 (6.47%) Data Protection
14 26 (6.00%) Change Management
15 24 (5.54%) PRINCE2
15 24 (5.54%) Migration
16 23 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (5.31%) Coaching
16 23 (5.31%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (23.56%) SQL
2 37 (8.55%) Perl
3 33 (7.62%) T-SQL
4 29 (6.70%) C#
5 27 (6.24%) PowerShell
6 21 (4.85%) C
7 14 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.54%) VBScript
9 10 (2.31%) Java
10 8 (1.85%) VB
11 7 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.39%) PHP
12 6 (1.39%) Python
12 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.39%) VB6
13 2 (0.46%) C++
13 2 (0.46%) VC++
14 1 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 79 (18.24%) Degree
2 42 (9.70%) CISSP
3 25 (5.77%) CISA
4 24 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.46%) CCNP
7 14 (3.23%) CISM
8 11 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.54%) PMI Certification
9 10 (2.31%) CCIE
9 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (2.31%) VCP5
10 9 (2.08%) VCP4
10 9 (2.08%) CEH
10 9 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (2.08%) CCNA
11 8 (1.85%) MCSE
11 8 (1.85%) ISACA
12 6 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.15%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (8.78%) SLA
3 20 (4.62%) COBIT
4 12 (2.77%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.85%) QA
6 5 (1.15%) CESG Infosec
6 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (1.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.46%) GPG13
8 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.23%) BS7799
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (15.01%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.00%) XenApp
4 22 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (4.85%) Hyper-V
6 19 (4.39%) MetaFrame
7 16 (3.70%) vSphere
8 12 (2.77%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.54%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (1.62%) Xen
12 6 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.92%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.92%) vCloud
14 3 (0.69%) XenServer
14 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.46%) NFS
15 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 1 (0.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (4.16%) Data Guard
2 16 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (2.08%) SCOM
6 8 (1.85%) SCOrch
6 8 (1.85%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.62%) Nessus
7 7 (1.62%) Nagios
8 5 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.92%) SCCM
9 4 (0.92%) Cacti
10 3 (0.69%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.46%) OpenView
11 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 95 (21.94%) Microsoft
2 74 (17.09%) VMware
3 55 (12.70%) Cisco
4 38 (8.78%) Citrix
5 36 (8.31%) Oracle
6 31 (7.16%) HP
7 25 (5.77%) Dell
8 22 (5.08%) Symantec
9 19 (4.39%) CheckPoint
9 19 (4.39%) Bloomberg
10 16 (3.70%) IBM
11 15 (3.46%) NetApp
12 14 (3.23%) SolarWinds
13 13 (3.00%) Mitel
14 12 (2.77%) Juniper
15 11 (2.54%) GoldenSource
15 11 (2.54%) Reuters
15 11 (2.54%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.54%) EMC
16 8 (1.85%) Sybase
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-40k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £47k per year + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 27k per year + 14.5% shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to 40K plus Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £80000 - £81000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 26 days ago