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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 648 684 602
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -82
Permanent jobs citing BCP 256 222 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 215 173 239
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%

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
92664 96389 87884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75930 77539 71844
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +50 246 £50,000 -4.76% 30
London +51 125 £60,000 +4.34% 8
South East +20 48 £47,500 -5.00% 5
City of London +49 44 £60,000 - 5
Yorkshire +11 31 £49,000 +8.88%
East of England +1 23 £55,000 +2.32% 4
Berkshire +22 17 £47,500 -26.92% 1
West Yorkshire +3 15 £49,000 -2.97%
Hertfordshire -1 15 £55,000 -4.34% 1
South West -2 15 £50,000 +19.04% 5
Leeds +15 14 £49,500 +1.53%
Maidenhead +22 12 £48,750 -25.00%
Hampshire +3 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 9 £55,000 -
Scotland +7 8 £42,000 +29.23%
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Sheffield - 8 £55,000 -
Glasgow +15 7 £42,000 +1.81%
North Yorkshire +12 7 £25,000 -37.50%
Surrey -4 7 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Farnborough -14 7 £50,000 +12.35%
Dorset - 7 - - 2
Bristol - 6 £50,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Reigate +17 4 £36,250 -9.37%
Luton +9 4 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £70,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -3 4 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -5 4 £45,000 +69.81%

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 289 (62.42%) Business Continuity
2 232 (50.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 188 (40.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 154 (33.26%) ITIL
5 148 (31.97%) Information Security
6 143 (30.89%) Windows
7 139 (30.02%) Finance
8 137 (29.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 122 (26.35%) Microsoft
10 112 (24.19%) SQL
11 100 (21.60%) Degree
12 96 (20.73%) Active Directory
12 96 (20.73%) Management Information System
13 87 (18.79%) VMware
14 84 (18.14%) Linux
15 78 (16.85%) CISSP
16 75 (16.20%) Firewall
17 74 (15.98%) PCI DSS
18 73 (15.77%) SQL Server
19 71 (15.33%) Project Management
20 69 (14.90%) Service Delivery
21 67 (14.47%) Cisco
21 67 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
22 64 (13.82%) MS Excel
22 64 (13.82%) Service Management
22 64 (13.82%) Security Management
23 62 (13.39%) UNIX
24 61 (13.17%) Oracle
25 56 (12.10%) TCP/IP
25 56 (12.10%) CISA

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 44 (9.50%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (4.32%) IIS
4 19 (4.10%) Apache
5 14 (3.02%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.94%) Lync
8 9 (1.94%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.08%) SAS
11 4 (0.86%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
12 2 (0.43%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 64 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.05%) MS Office
3 19 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.65%) RMDS
5 2 (0.43%) Global One
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.43%) Finacle
6 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.73%) SaaS
2 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.65%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.43%) PaaS
4 2 (0.43%) Office 365
4 2 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (16.20%) Firewall
2 56 (12.10%) TCP/IP
3 44 (9.50%) DNS
4 41 (8.86%) LAN
4 41 (8.86%) Network Security
5 38 (8.21%) WAN
6 35 (7.56%) VPN
7 33 (7.13%) SAN
8 24 (5.18%) SSL
9 23 (4.97%) MPLS
10 22 (4.75%) VoIP
11 21 (4.54%) IPsec
12 17 (3.67%) Internet
13 16 (3.46%) BGP
14 15 (3.24%) NAS
15 14 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (3.02%) IP Telephony
15 14 (3.02%) HSRP
15 14 (3.02%) DHCP
16 13 (2.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.18%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.67%) MySQL
5 15 (3.24%) OLAP
5 15 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.38%) Big Data
9 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (1.94%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.65%) SQLPlus
13 3 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.65%) MSI
4 2 (0.43%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.43%) JIRA
5 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.22%) GCC
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 139 (30.02%) Finance
2 32 (6.91%) Law
2 32 (6.91%) Legal
3 23 (4.97%) Front Office
3 23 (4.97%) Banking
4 17 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.24%) Retail
6 8 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.86%) Back Office
8 4 (0.86%) Czech Language
9 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (17.49%) Analyst
2 48 (10.37%) Applications Support
3 35 (7.56%) Security Manager
4 34 (7.34%) Service Manager
5 33 (7.13%) Support Engineer
6 31 (6.70%) Administrator
7 29 (6.26%) Information Manager
8 28 (6.05%) Information Security Manager
9 27 (5.83%) Consultant
10 26 (5.62%) DBA
11 25 (5.40%) Support Analyst
11 25 (5.40%) Delivery Manager
12 23 (4.97%) IT Auditor
12 23 (4.97%) Services Delivery Manager
12 23 (4.97%) Auditor
13 22 (4.75%) Network Engineer
14 20 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (4.10%) Security Analyst
15 19 (4.10%) Technical Analyst
15 19 (4.10%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.46%) .NET
1 16 (3.46%) Middleware
2 13 (2.81%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (2.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (2.16%) Rendezvous
4 9 (1.94%) HTML
4 9 (1.94%) ActiveX
5 7 (1.51%) Application Packaging
6 4 (0.86%) J2EE
7 2 (0.43%) Sphinx
8 1 (0.22%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.22%) Dapper ORM
8 1 (0.22%) XMPP
8 1 (0.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.22%) COM
8 1 (0.22%) EDI
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 96 (20.73%) Management Information System
2 67 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.62%) Clustering
4 23 (4.97%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.02%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (3.02%) Replication
7 13 (2.81%) Equities
8 12 (2.59%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.38%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.94%) NHS
11 8 (1.73%) CMDB
12 7 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.51%) IVR
13 6 (1.30%) PKI
13 6 (1.30%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.30%) Derivative
13 6 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.30%) BYOD
14 5 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 143 (30.89%) Windows
2 84 (18.14%) Linux
3 62 (13.39%) UNIX
4 27 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.59%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.73%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.51%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.51%) CentOS
10 6 (1.30%) Debian
10 6 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.08%) AIX
12 4 (0.86%) Solaris
12 4 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.86%) Android
13 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (62.42%) Business Continuity
2 232 (50.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 188 (40.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 154 (33.26%) ITIL
5 148 (31.97%) Information Security
6 71 (15.33%) Project Management
7 69 (14.90%) Service Delivery
8 64 (13.82%) Service Management
8 64 (13.82%) Security Management
9 53 (11.45%) Risk Management
10 51 (11.02%) Incident Management
11 45 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (7.99%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (7.99%) Data Protection
12 37 (7.99%) Change Management
13 35 (7.56%) Load Balancing
14 30 (6.48%) Information Security Management
15 29 (6.26%) Risk Assessment
15 29 (6.26%) Capacity Planning
16 26 (5.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (24.19%) SQL
2 29 (6.26%) T-SQL
3 21 (4.54%) Java
3 21 (4.54%) Perl
3 21 (4.54%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.32%) Python
5 15 (3.24%) C
6 13 (2.81%) VBScript
6 13 (2.81%) VBA
7 9 (1.94%) VB
7 9 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.86%) APL
9 3 (0.65%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (0.65%) C++
9 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.65%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.43%) Ruby
10 2 (0.43%) PHP
10 2 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 100 (21.60%) Degree
2 78 (16.85%) CISSP
3 56 (12.10%) CISA
4 55 (11.88%) CISM
5 39 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (6.26%) CCNA
7 26 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (4.10%) MCSE
9 16 (3.46%) CCNP
10 13 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.38%) CCDA
11 11 (2.38%) CEH
12 10 (2.16%) CCSA
12 10 (2.16%) CCSE
13 9 (1.94%) CCDP
14 8 (1.73%) Security Cleared
14 8 (1.73%) CRISC
15 6 (1.30%) SSCP
16 5 (1.08%) HND
16 5 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (29.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (15.98%) PCI DSS
3 52 (11.23%) SLA
4 24 (5.18%) COBIT
5 18 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.30%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.86%) QA
8 2 (0.43%) BS25999
8 2 (0.43%) MiFID
8 2 (0.43%) Basel II
8 2 (0.43%) BS7799
8 2 (0.43%) EMIR
8 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 96 (20.73%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.05%) vSphere
4 15 (3.24%) XenDesktop
4 15 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (3.24%) XenApp
5 14 (3.02%) XenServer
5 14 (3.02%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.16%) Samba
7 9 (1.94%) vCloud
8 7 (1.51%) iptables
8 7 (1.51%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.30%) Firmware
9 6 (1.30%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.08%) Squid
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.65%) NFS
11 3 (0.65%) Xen
11 3 (0.65%) NLBS
11 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (3.67%) WSUS
2 15 (3.24%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (2.16%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.94%) SCCM
4 9 (1.94%) AirWatch
4 9 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (1.73%) Puppet
5 8 (1.73%) OpenView
6 6 (1.30%) Nessus
6 6 (1.30%) SCOM
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.08%) Nagios
7 5 (1.08%) Dollar Universe
8 4 (0.86%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.65%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.65%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 122 (26.35%) Microsoft
2 87 (18.79%) VMware
3 67 (14.47%) Cisco
4 61 (13.17%) Oracle
5 46 (9.94%) Citrix
6 26 (5.62%) HP
7 21 (4.54%) CheckPoint
8 20 (4.32%) Red Hat
8 20 (4.32%) NetApp
9 17 (3.67%) EMC
10 15 (3.24%) Symantec
11 10 (2.16%) Dell
12 9 (1.94%) Bloomberg
13 8 (1.73%) Sybase
13 8 (1.73%) IBM
13 8 (1.73%) SAP
14 7 (1.51%) Reuters
14 7 (1.51%) McAfee
14 7 (1.51%) Sophos
14 7 (1.51%) Nimsoft
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Verwood, Dorset
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Mandara Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus training and development support
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Suffolk
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum + 29 days + Share ops scheme + Pensi
Posted: 19 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago