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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 667 691 624
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -67
Permanent jobs citing BCP 211 231 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 170 177 234
Average salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.86% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,428 £35,500 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £51,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-24.01% +4.61%

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
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +21 194 £50,000 -4.76% 25
London +67 112 £55,000 -15.38% 11
City of London +65 48 £55,000 -2.22% 4
South East -7 28 £35,000 -29.29% 7
Yorkshire +24 15 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Scotland +22 15 £42,000 +20.00% 1
East of England +6 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Midlands +10 11 £28,428 -28.93%
Leeds +26 10 £40,500 -26.36%
West Yorkshire +19 10 £30,500 -44.54%
Surrey +24 8 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Glasgow +7 8 £42,000 +1.81% 1
Hertfordshire 0 8 £52,500 -4.54% 1
South West -20 8 £32,000 -37.25% 3
Kent +11 7 £27,500 -50.00%
North Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -
Maidstone - 7 £27,500 -
Reigate - 7 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +18 6 £50,000 +42.85%
North West +8 6 £42,000 -23.63% 1
Hampshire -3 6 £45,000 +1.12% 3
Bristol -10 6 £31,500 -38.23% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +4 5 £55,000 +25.00%
Leicestershire - 5 £28,428 -
Leicester - 5 £28,428 -
Cardiff 0 4 - -
Wales -2 4 - -
South Wales -5 4 - -
Derbyshire - 4 £25,000 -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 240 (61.22%) Business Continuity
2 201 (51.28%) Business Continuity Planning
3 161 (41.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 135 (34.44%) Windows
5 131 (33.42%) ITIL
6 123 (31.38%) Microsoft
7 120 (30.61%) Finance
8 103 (26.28%) Information Security
9 101 (25.77%) Active Directory
10 91 (23.21%) SQL
11 85 (21.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 83 (21.17%) SQL Server
12 83 (21.17%) VMware
13 79 (20.15%) Degree
14 78 (19.90%) Management Information System
15 68 (17.35%) Firewall
15 68 (17.35%) Service Delivery
15 68 (17.35%) Project Management
15 68 (17.35%) Cisco
16 63 (16.07%) Service Management
16 63 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
17 59 (15.05%) Risk Management
17 59 (15.05%) CISSP
18 54 (13.78%) MS Exchange
19 53 (13.52%) MS Excel
20 51 (13.01%) TCP/IP
21 50 (12.76%) Citrix
21 50 (12.76%) SAN
21 50 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
22 49 (12.50%) Linux

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (13.78%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (4.34%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (3.57%) IIS
4 14 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (3.57%) Lync
5 11 (2.81%) Apache
6 10 (2.55%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.79%) JBoss
8 6 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.26%) nginx
12 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
Applications
1 53 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.91%) MS Office
3 20 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.02%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.77%) RMDS
4 2 (0.51%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) Mimecast
2 5 (1.28%) SaaS
3 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.51%) IaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (17.35%) Firewall
2 51 (13.01%) TCP/IP
3 50 (12.76%) SAN
4 41 (10.46%) DNS
5 40 (10.20%) LAN
6 39 (9.95%) WAN
7 26 (6.63%) Network Security
8 25 (6.38%) SSL
9 24 (6.12%) MPLS
10 22 (5.61%) Internet
10 22 (5.61%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (5.36%) VPN
11 21 (5.36%) VoIP
12 18 (4.59%) DHCP
13 15 (3.83%) Wireless
14 14 (3.57%) IPsec
14 14 (3.57%) BGP
15 12 (3.06%) iSCSI
15 12 (3.06%) HSRP
15 12 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (4.59%) Oracle Database
7 16 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (2.55%) OLAP
10 8 (2.04%) SQLPlus
10 8 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.04%) MySQL
11 7 (1.79%) Big Data
12 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.28%) DTS
14 4 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.51%) MSI
2 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 120 (30.61%) Finance
2 29 (7.40%) Law
3 23 (5.87%) Legal
4 20 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.85%) Banking
6 11 (2.81%) Front Office
7 10 (2.55%) Retail
8 8 (2.04%) Electronics
9 5 (1.28%) Czech Language
9 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.77%) Games
10 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.51%) Back Office
11 2 (0.51%) Marketing
11 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 61 (15.56%) Analyst
2 35 (8.93%) DBA
3 34 (8.67%) Applications Support
4 30 (7.65%) Service Manager
4 30 (7.65%) Support Engineer
5 27 (6.89%) Consultant
6 23 (5.87%) Support Analyst
7 22 (5.61%) Security Manager
8 21 (5.36%) Administrator
8 21 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (5.10%) SQL DBA
10 19 (4.85%) Network Engineer
11 18 (4.59%) Technical Support
11 18 (4.59%) Information Manager
12 17 (4.34%) Information Security Manager
12 17 (4.34%) Applications Support Analyst
12 17 (4.34%) Delivery Manager
13 16 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
14 15 (3.83%) Security Consultant
15 14 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.14%) .NET
2 10 (2.55%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.30%) ActiveX
4 7 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.53%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.02%) HTML
7 3 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.51%) Flash
9 1 (0.26%) Dapper ORM
9 1 (0.26%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.26%) EDI
9 1 (0.26%) COM
9 1 (0.26%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 78 (19.90%) Management Information System
2 63 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.91%) Replication
4 23 (5.87%) Clustering
5 17 (4.34%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.32%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.30%) Internet of Things
8 9 (2.30%) Cryptography
8 9 (2.30%) Statistics
8 9 (2.30%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.30%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.79%) CMDB
9 7 (1.79%) NHS
10 6 (1.53%) Derivative
10 6 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.28%) CESG
11 5 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 135 (34.44%) Windows
2 49 (12.50%) Linux
3 33 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (6.63%) UNIX
7 15 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.06%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.79%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.53%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.53%) CentOS
11 5 (1.28%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.02%) Android
12 4 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.51%) Solaris
13 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (61.22%) Business Continuity
2 201 (51.28%) Business Continuity Planning
3 161 (41.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 131 (33.42%) ITIL
5 103 (26.28%) Information Security
6 68 (17.35%) Service Delivery
6 68 (17.35%) Project Management
7 63 (16.07%) Service Management
8 59 (15.05%) Risk Management
9 46 (11.73%) Security Management
9 46 (11.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 39 (9.95%) Change Management
10 39 (9.95%) Performance Tuning
11 29 (7.40%) Data Protection
11 29 (7.40%) Incident Management
12 28 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (6.89%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (6.38%) Problem Management
15 24 (6.12%) E-Commerce
15 24 (6.12%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.21%) SQL
2 37 (9.44%) T-SQL
3 21 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.85%) Perl
5 18 (4.59%) Java
6 12 (3.06%) VBScript
7 10 (2.55%) Python
7 10 (2.55%) C
8 9 (2.30%) VB
8 9 (2.30%) VBA
8 9 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.28%) APL
11 4 (1.02%) C#
11 4 (1.02%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.77%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.51%) Ruby
14 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 79 (20.15%) Degree
2 59 (15.05%) CISSP
3 43 (10.97%) CISM
4 32 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (7.14%) CISA
7 26 (6.63%) CCNA
8 18 (4.59%) MCSE
9 15 (3.83%) CCNP
10 11 (2.81%) CEH
10 11 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.55%) Security Cleared
12 9 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.04%) CCSA
13 8 (2.04%) CCDA
13 8 (2.04%) CCDP
13 8 (2.04%) CCSE
14 7 (1.79%) VCP5
14 7 (1.79%) MCITP
15 5 (1.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (21.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (11.99%) SLA
3 24 (6.12%) COBIT
3 24 (6.12%) PCI DSS
4 20 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.30%) QA
6 5 (1.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.51%) Basel II
7 2 (0.51%) MiFID
7 2 (0.51%) EMIR
7 2 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 101 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 50 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.63%) vSphere
4 19 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.08%) XenApp
6 15 (3.83%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.06%) XenServer
8 10 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (2.04%) Oracle Clusterware
11 7 (1.79%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.53%) Terminal Server
12 6 (1.53%) Xen
12 6 (1.53%) NLBS
13 5 (1.28%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.28%) Samba
14 4 (1.02%) Firmware
14 4 (1.02%) vCloud
15 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.77%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (4.34%) WSUS
2 11 (2.81%) SCOM
2 11 (2.81%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.55%) Nagios
3 10 (2.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (2.30%) AirWatch
5 8 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (2.04%) SCCM
5 8 (2.04%) Data Guard
5 8 (2.04%) Oracle Flashback
6 6 (1.53%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.28%) Dollar Universe
7 5 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.28%) OpenView
8 4 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.02%) Puppet
8 4 (1.02%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 123 (31.38%) Microsoft
2 83 (21.17%) VMware
3 68 (17.35%) Cisco
4 50 (12.76%) Citrix
5 46 (11.73%) Oracle
6 24 (6.12%) CheckPoint
7 23 (5.87%) Symantec
7 23 (5.87%) HP
8 18 (4.59%) Red Hat
9 15 (3.83%) Bloomberg
10 14 (3.57%) NetApp
11 12 (3.06%) IBM
12 11 (2.81%) Juniper
13 10 (2.55%) McAfee
14 9 (2.30%) Mitel
14 9 (2.30%) SAP
14 9 (2.30%) Dell
15 8 (2.04%) Sophos
15 8 (2.04%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.53%) EMC
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Smart Recruit Online
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 22 days ago
South West London
PA Consulting
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Tadworth
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £56000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago