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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
UK
Rank 729 768 691
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -77
Permanent jobs citing BCP 115 161 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 121 234
Median salary £55,000 £54,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,483 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.29% -3.15%

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
73134 87529 90334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.13% 87.67% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 60219 72776 74467
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +38 106 £55,000 +0.91% 10
London +41 52 £60,000 - 7
South East +59 21 £61,500 +12.84%
East of England +27 17 £33,300 -18.78%
Essex - 12 £33,300 -
Brighton - 7 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 7 £47,500 -
North West -9 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Cheshire +15 5 - -
Hampshire +10 5 £65,000 +19.26%
Brentwood - 5 - -
Chester - 5 - -
Surrey +41 4 £61,500 +24.24%
City of London +28 4 £62,500 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +27 4 - -
Leeds +25 4 - -
Yorkshire +7 4 - - 1
Gosport - 4 £65,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £33,300 -
Scotland +17 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Hertfordshire +9 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire +48 2 £34,000 -53.10%
Kent +13 2 £50,000 +56.25%
South West +13 2 £41,250 +17.85%
West Midlands +12 2 £51,250 +118.08%
East Midlands +5 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Bedfordshire - 2 £26,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £37,500 -
Derby - 2 £37,500 -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 182 (57.96%) Business Continuity
2 160 (50.96%) Business Continuity Planning
3 150 (47.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 131 (41.72%) Finance
5 92 (29.30%) VMware
6 91 (28.98%) Windows
7 88 (28.03%) ITIL
8 85 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 83 (26.43%) DNS
10 81 (25.80%) Linux
11 69 (21.97%) Microsoft
11 69 (21.97%) Project Management
12 68 (21.66%) Firewall
12 68 (21.66%) Data Centre
13 64 (20.38%) PCI DSS
14 61 (19.43%) Risk Management
15 54 (17.20%) Active Directory
15 54 (17.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 52 (16.56%) Windows Server
17 51 (16.24%) Perl
18 50 (15.92%) Root Cause Analysis
19 47 (14.97%) TCP/IP
19 47 (14.97%) Cisco
20 46 (14.65%) Unix
20 46 (14.65%) Information Security
20 46 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 46 (14.65%) Problem Management
21 45 (14.33%) Service Delivery
21 45 (14.33%) Management Information System
21 45 (14.33%) Red Hat

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 36 (11.46%) JBoss
1 36 (11.46%) Tomcat
2 34 (10.83%) Apache
3 20 (6.37%) MS Exchange
4 18 (5.73%) IIS
5 10 (3.18%) CMS
6 9 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.87%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.55%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.32%) Confluence
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.18%) MS Office
3 5 (1.59%) MS Project
4 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.87%) Office 365
4 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.27%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.64%) IaaS
7 2 (0.64%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 83 (26.43%) DNS
2 68 (21.66%) Firewall
3 47 (14.97%) TCP/IP
4 44 (14.01%) DHCP
5 41 (13.06%) LAN
6 40 (12.74%) SAN
7 29 (9.24%) WAN
8 23 (7.32%) LDAP
9 17 (5.41%) Network Security
9 17 (5.41%) VoIP
10 15 (4.78%) SSL
11 14 (4.46%) SMTP
11 14 (4.46%) VPN
12 13 (4.14%) IMAP
12 13 (4.14%) NAS
12 13 (4.14%) POP3
13 10 (3.18%) Internet
13 10 (3.18%) Wireless
14 9 (2.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (2.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.69%) MySQL
3 13 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.23%) Big Data
5 6 (1.91%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.64%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.64%) OLAP
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.05%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.27%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.96%) Moq
5 3 (0.96%) MSTest
5 3 (0.96%) ReSharper
5 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 131 (41.72%) Finance
2 18 (5.73%) Marketing
3 17 (5.41%) Banking
4 15 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.46%) Legal
6 10 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.87%) Games
8 7 (2.23%) Back Office
8 7 (2.23%) Retail
9 6 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.59%) Publishing
11 4 (1.27%) Law
11 4 (1.27%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.96%) Front Office
13 2 (0.64%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (13.69%) Analyst
2 27 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (8.28%) IT Manager
4 23 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 22 (7.01%) Consultant
6 21 (6.69%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (6.37%) Architect
7 20 (6.37%) Team Leader
8 19 (6.05%) Business Continuity Manager
8 19 (6.05%) Security Manager
9 17 (5.41%) Business Manager
10 16 (5.10%) Project Manager
11 15 (4.78%) Support Engineer
12 14 (4.46%) Business Continuity Specialist
12 14 (4.46%) Middleware Engineer
12 14 (4.46%) Senior Middleware Engineer
13 13 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
13 13 (4.14%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (3.82%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.32%) Middleware
2 14 (4.46%) LAMP
3 12 (3.82%) Web Services
4 10 (3.18%) HTML
5 7 (2.23%) .NET
5 7 (2.23%) XML
6 4 (1.27%) CSS
6 4 (1.27%) SOAP
7 3 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.96%) Ajax
7 3 (0.96%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.96%) CSS3
7 3 (0.96%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.96%) HTML5
7 3 (0.96%) jQuery
7 3 (0.96%) RESTful
7 3 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.96%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 68 (21.66%) Data Centre
2 45 (14.33%) Management Information System
3 38 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.78%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (4.46%) Client/Server
5 14 (4.46%) Fixed Income
6 12 (3.82%) Replication
7 9 (2.87%) EMC VNX
7 9 (2.87%) IBM XIV
8 8 (2.55%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.23%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.91%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.91%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.59%) Fintech
11 5 (1.59%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.27%) CESG
12 4 (1.27%) Clustering
12 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.27%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (28.98%) Windows
2 81 (25.80%) Linux
3 52 (16.56%) Windows Server
4 46 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (14.65%) Unix
5 27 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.55%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.23%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.91%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.27%) CentOS
12 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.32%) Android
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (57.96%) Business Continuity
2 160 (50.96%) Business Continuity Planning
3 150 (47.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 88 (28.03%) ITIL
5 69 (21.97%) Project Management
6 61 (19.43%) Risk Management
7 50 (15.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 46 (14.65%) Information Security
8 46 (14.65%) Problem Management
9 45 (14.33%) Service Delivery
10 43 (13.69%) Migration
11 42 (13.38%) Performance Tuning
12 38 (12.10%) Change Management
13 35 (11.15%) DevOps
14 34 (10.83%) Line Management
15 30 (9.55%) Process Improvement
16 29 (9.24%) Server Hardening
17 28 (8.92%) Stress Testing
18 26 (8.28%) Security Hardening
19 25 (7.96%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.24%) Perl
2 38 (12.10%) SQL
3 27 (8.60%) Java
4 25 (7.96%) Python
5 14 (4.46%) PHP
5 14 (4.46%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.55%) C
6 8 (2.55%) C#
6 8 (2.55%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.23%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.91%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.59%) VBScript
10 2 (0.64%) Korn
10 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.32%) C++
11 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (11.78%) CISSP
2 32 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (9.87%) Degree
4 29 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (8.92%) CISA
6 27 (8.60%) CISM
7 23 (7.32%) CCNA
8 16 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (4.78%) MCSE
10 13 (4.14%) Security Cleared
11 11 (3.50%) CRISC
11 11 (3.50%) MCSA
12 10 (3.18%) CCIE
12 10 (3.18%) CCNP
12 10 (3.18%) MCTS
13 7 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.91%) ISSAP
14 6 (1.91%) MCITP
14 6 (1.91%) PCI QSA
15 5 (1.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (20.38%) PCI DSS
2 54 (17.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (10.83%) SLA
4 13 (4.14%) ISO22301
5 8 (2.55%) QA
6 5 (1.59%) COBIT
6 5 (1.59%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.27%) ISO27002
7 4 (1.27%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.32%) BS25999
9 1 (0.32%) FISMA
9 1 (0.32%) GDPR
9 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (17.20%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.78%) vSphere
4 13 (4.14%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.87%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 7 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.59%) Firmware
7 5 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.64%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.64%) XenApp
9 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (10.19%) Red Hat Satellite
2 24 (7.64%) Puppet
3 21 (6.69%) Nagios
4 15 (4.78%) SCCM
4 15 (4.78%) SELinux
5 11 (3.50%) NetBackup
6 10 (3.18%) SCOM
7 9 (2.87%) EMC VPLEX
8 6 (1.91%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (1.91%) vMotion
8 6 (1.91%) WSUS
9 4 (1.27%) Ansible
9 4 (1.27%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.27%) Opsview
10 3 (0.96%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 92 (29.30%) VMware
2 69 (21.97%) Microsoft
3 47 (14.97%) Cisco
4 45 (14.33%) Red Hat
5 25 (7.96%) Oracle
6 21 (6.69%) IBM
7 17 (5.41%) HP
8 15 (4.78%) Citrix
8 15 (4.78%) F5
9 14 (4.46%) NetApp
10 13 (4.14%) Brocade
10 13 (4.14%) Splunk
11 12 (3.82%) TOWER Software
12 11 (3.50%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.18%) Avaya
13 10 (3.18%) EMC
13 10 (3.18%) NICE Systems
13 10 (3.18%) Sybase
14 9 (2.87%) CommVault
14 9 (2.87%) Dell
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Colston Consulting
Salary: £3000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 per annum + £10k OTE, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £100000 - £101000 per annum + Annual bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago