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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 716 576 616
Rank change year-on-year
-140 +40
Permanent jobs citing BCP 199 320 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 155 243 267
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,850 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +6.02%

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
93409 86961 92486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.30% 79.03%
Number of salaries quoted 74709 71382 77947
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 30 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 30 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
(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 -132 195 £50,000 - 24
London -70 86 £53,500 -2.72% 12
South East -31 53 £47,000 +15.48% 4
City of London +6 32 £54,375 -1.13% 3
Yorkshire -32 19 £41,750 +11.33% 2
Surrey +8 17 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East of England -16 17 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Berkshire -11 14 £37,500 -20.21%
Hampshire -24 14 £56,250 +39.74% 1
West Yorkshire -33 13 £44,250 +26.42% 1
Hertfordshire -3 9 £56,250 +40.62% 1
Leeds -21 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -14 7 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Watford - 7 £57,500 -
Guildford +5 6 £52,500 -
Reading 0 6 £32,500 -53.57%
Kent +4 5 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 5 - -
South West -27 5 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Maidenhead - 5 £87,500 -
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £62,500 +48.80%
Reigate - 4 £45,000 - 1
Selby - 4 £40,000 -
Southampton - 4 £52,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
South Wales +13 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Newbury +6 3 £37,573 -16.50%
Swindon +1 3 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Wales +1 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Wiltshire -5 3 £44,000 -2.22% 1

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 283 (64.17%) Business Continuity
2 242 (54.88%) Business Continuity Planning
3 183 (41.50%) Finance
4 150 (34.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 131 (29.71%) Windows
6 118 (26.76%) ITIL
7 112 (25.40%) Microsoft
8 105 (23.81%) SQL
9 93 (21.09%) Firewall
9 93 (21.09%) Information Security
10 86 (19.50%) VMware
11 81 (18.37%) Degree
12 75 (17.01%) Active Directory
13 74 (16.78%) SQL Server
14 69 (15.65%) Risk Management
14 69 (15.65%) Project Management
15 59 (13.38%) Cisco
16 56 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 55 (12.47%) Linux
18 54 (12.24%) DNS
19 52 (11.79%) MS Exchange
20 51 (11.56%) MS Excel
20 51 (11.56%) Service Delivery
21 50 (11.34%) Citrix
22 49 (11.11%) LAN
23 48 (10.88%) VPN
23 48 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
24 47 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
24 47 (10.66%) TCP/IP
25 46 (10.43%) Service Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 52 (11.79%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (5.44%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (4.54%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.85%) Lync
6 15 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.72%) IIS
8 12 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (2.04%) Apache
10 6 (1.36%) CMS
10 6 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 51 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.84%) MS Office
3 21 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.36%) MS Project
6 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.45%) Global One
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) AWD
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.81%) PaaS
2 8 (1.81%) IaaS
3 6 (1.36%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (21.09%) Firewall
2 54 (12.24%) DNS
3 49 (11.11%) LAN
4 48 (10.88%) VPN
5 47 (10.66%) TCP/IP
6 46 (10.43%) WAN
7 44 (9.98%) DHCP
8 41 (9.30%) SAN
9 36 (8.16%) Network Security
10 31 (7.03%) Internet
11 27 (6.12%) Wireless
12 24 (5.44%) IPsec
12 24 (5.44%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (4.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (4.31%) OSPF
15 17 (3.85%) VoIP
15 17 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (3.63%) VLAN
17 15 (3.40%) NAS
17 15 (3.40%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (4.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.17%) SQLPlus
7 12 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.81%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.45%) MySQL
13 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.23%) DTS
13 1 (0.23%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Subversion
2 6 (1.36%) TeamCity
2 6 (1.36%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.91%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 183 (41.50%) Finance
2 46 (10.43%) Banking
3 36 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.67%) Back Office
4 25 (5.67%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.54%) Legal
6 12 (2.72%) Retail
7 11 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.27%) Front Office
9 8 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.81%) Marketing
10 4 (0.91%) Publishing
10 4 (0.91%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) French Language
11 2 (0.45%) German Language
11 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.45%) Automotive
11 2 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (13.61%) Analyst
2 47 (10.66%) Architect
3 25 (5.67%) Administrator
4 24 (5.44%) DBA
5 23 (5.22%) Service Manager
6 22 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (4.54%) Support Analyst
7 20 (4.54%) Security Officer
8 19 (4.31%) Oracle DBA
9 18 (4.08%) Security Analyst
9 18 (4.08%) Consultant
10 17 (3.85%) Network Engineer
10 17 (3.85%) SQL DBA
10 17 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
11 16 (3.63%) Developer
12 15 (3.40%) Customer Services Manager
13 14 (3.17%) Server Engineer
14 13 (2.95%) Security Manager
15 12 (2.72%) Information Manager
15 12 (2.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.76%) .NET
2 20 (4.54%) HTML
3 15 (3.40%) XML
3 15 (3.40%) ASP.NET
3 15 (3.40%) Middleware
4 11 (2.49%) CSS
4 11 (2.49%) jQuery
5 8 (1.81%) Web Services
6 7 (1.59%) Application Packaging
6 7 (1.59%) WCF
7 6 (1.36%) XSLT
7 6 (1.36%) WSDL
7 6 (1.36%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (1.13%) JSON
8 5 (1.13%) Ajax
9 4 (0.91%) J2EE
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.45%) Sphinx
10 2 (0.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 38 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.03%) Clustering
4 28 (6.35%) Replication
5 20 (4.54%) Hedge funds
6 18 (4.08%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.95%) Blackberry
8 12 (2.72%) Reference Data
9 11 (2.49%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.49%) CESG
9 11 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.04%) PMI
11 8 (1.81%) RMADS
12 7 (1.59%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.59%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.36%) PKI
13 6 (1.36%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.13%) Open Source
14 5 (1.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 131 (29.71%) Windows
2 55 (12.47%) Linux
3 47 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (6.12%) UNIX
7 7 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.36%) Solaris
9 5 (1.13%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.13%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.91%) CentOS
11 2 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) HPUX
11 2 (0.45%) SELinux
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (64.17%) Business Continuity
2 242 (54.88%) Business Continuity Planning
3 150 (34.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 118 (26.76%) ITIL
5 93 (21.09%) Information Security
6 69 (15.65%) Project Management
6 69 (15.65%) Risk Management
7 51 (11.56%) Service Delivery
8 46 (10.43%) Service Management
9 36 (8.16%) ITSM
10 34 (7.71%) Security Management
11 30 (6.80%) Data Protection
12 28 (6.35%) Change Management
12 28 (6.35%) Asset Management
13 27 (6.12%) PRINCE2
13 27 (6.12%) Coaching
14 24 (5.44%) Mentoring
15 23 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (4.99%) Line Management
17 21 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (23.81%) SQL
2 37 (8.39%) Perl
3 32 (7.26%) T-SQL
4 30 (6.80%) PowerShell
5 23 (5.22%) C#
6 22 (4.99%) C
7 17 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.17%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.95%) VBScript
10 11 (2.49%) Java
11 9 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.81%) Python
12 8 (1.81%) VB
13 6 (1.36%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.36%) VB6
14 5 (1.13%) PHP
14 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.45%) C++
15 2 (0.45%) VC++
16 1 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (18.37%) Degree
2 34 (7.71%) CISSP
3 26 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.54%) CISA
5 18 (4.08%) CCNP
6 17 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.95%) CISM
8 11 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.49%) CCIE
8 11 (2.49%) PMI Certification
8 11 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.27%) VCP5
10 9 (2.04%) CEH
10 9 (2.04%) VCP4
10 9 (2.04%) CCNA
10 9 (2.04%) MCSE
11 8 (1.81%) ISACA
11 8 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (10.43%) SLA
3 15 (3.40%) COBIT
4 11 (2.49%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.81%) QA
6 5 (1.13%) CESG Infosec
6 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.45%) GPG13
8 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) BS7799
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 75 (17.01%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.07%) XenApp
4 25 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
5 23 (5.22%) Hyper-V
6 22 (4.99%) vSphere
7 21 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 20 (4.54%) MetaFrame
9 14 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (2.27%) Firmware
11 8 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.59%) Xen
13 6 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (1.13%) vCloud
15 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
16 3 (0.68%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.68%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.68%) XenServer
17 2 (0.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (4.76%) Data Guard
2 17 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 14 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (2.49%) FortiGate
5 10 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (2.27%) SCCM
5 10 (2.27%) SCOM
6 8 (1.81%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.59%) Nessus
8 6 (1.36%) Nagios
9 5 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.91%) WSUS
10 4 (0.91%) Cacti
11 3 (0.68%) Puppet
12 2 (0.45%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 112 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 86 (19.50%) VMware
3 59 (13.38%) Cisco
4 50 (11.34%) Citrix
5 39 (8.84%) Oracle
6 31 (7.03%) HP
7 26 (5.90%) Dell
8 23 (5.22%) Bloomberg
8 23 (5.22%) Symantec
9 21 (4.76%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.63%) NetApp
11 15 (3.40%) IBM
11 15 (3.40%) Mitel
12 13 (2.95%) SolarWinds
12 13 (2.95%) Juniper
13 12 (2.72%) Red Hat
13 12 (2.72%) Reuters
13 12 (2.72%) GoldenSource
14 8 (1.81%) EMC
15 7 (1.59%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £47k per year + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £45000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-40k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5K Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago