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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 801 729 726
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -3
Permanent jobs citing BCP 150 213 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 108 186 144
Average salary £54,500 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.86%

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
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -58 143 £54,500 +9.00% 15
London -10 76 £60,000 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire +22 21 £55,000 +29.41% 3
South East -48 21 £54,500 +14.73% 1
City of London +43 12 £50,000 +2.56% 4
West Yorkshire +8 11 £62,500 +38.88% 3
Leeds 0 11 £55,000 +15.78% 3
North Yorkshire +25 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Hampshire +12 10 £54,500 -9.16%
Harrogate - 9 £35,000 -
South West -5 8 £35,000 -19.54%
North West +2 6 £42,500 -4.49% 1
East of England -9 6 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Dorset - 6 - -
Scotland +3 5 £44,000 -2.22%
Glasgow - 4 £33,000 -
Havant - 4 £54,500 -
Bradford - 4 £62,500 -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
East Midlands +1 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -4 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £75,000 +33.33%
Surrey -16 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Lincolnshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Grimsby - 3 £35,000 - 1
Manchester +13 2 £47,500 +7.34%
Wales +4 2 £46,250 -2.63%
South Wales +1 2 £46,250 -2.63%
Brentwood -6 2 - -
Berkshire -7 2 £72,500 +52.63%

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 211 (57.97%) Business Continuity
2 171 (46.98%) Business Continuity Planning
3 138 (37.91%) ITIL
4 123 (33.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 114 (31.32%) Finance
6 106 (29.12%) Microsoft
7 86 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
8 79 (21.70%) SQL
9 72 (19.78%) Information Security
10 70 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 69 (18.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 68 (18.68%) Degree
13 67 (18.41%) Windows
14 66 (18.13%) Project Management
15 60 (16.48%) Linux
16 58 (15.93%) SLA
17 57 (15.66%) Active Directory
18 53 (14.56%) Oracle
18 53 (14.56%) VMware
19 51 (14.01%) Management Information System
20 50 (13.74%) Firewall
21 48 (13.19%) Change Management
21 48 (13.19%) MS Excel
22 47 (12.91%) Service Delivery
23 44 (12.09%) Service Management
23 44 (12.09%) Data Centre
24 43 (11.81%) Unix
24 43 (11.81%) WAN
24 43 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
25 41 (11.26%) Capacity Planning

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.30%) Lync
3 12 (3.30%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.75%) IIS
5 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.37%) Apache
6 5 (1.37%) CMS
6 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.10%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.34%) MS Office
3 12 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) HFM
4 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.27%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.40%) Office 365
2 14 (3.85%) SaaS
3 13 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.74%) Firewall
2 43 (11.81%) WAN
3 39 (10.71%) LAN
4 32 (8.79%) TCP/IP
5 30 (8.24%) SAN
6 27 (7.42%) DNS
7 22 (6.04%) VPN
8 20 (5.49%) SSL
9 15 (4.12%) LDAP
9 15 (4.12%) NAS
10 14 (3.85%) Internet
11 13 (3.57%) Network Security
12 11 (3.02%) Kerberos
13 10 (2.75%) IPsec
14 8 (2.20%) FTP
14 8 (2.20%) Wireless
15 7 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.65%) BGP
16 6 (1.65%) HTTP
16 6 (1.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (4.67%) MySQL
6 17 (4.67%) Oracle Database
7 16 (4.40%) OLAP
8 13 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (3.30%) SQLPlus
10 9 (2.47%) Data Mart
10 9 (2.47%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.47%) QlikView
10 9 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.37%) Big Data
13 4 (1.10%) GIS
13 4 (1.10%) Ingres
13 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.55%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.27%) MSI
3 1 (0.27%) MSTest
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 114 (31.32%) Finance
2 40 (10.99%) Banking
3 33 (9.07%) Retail
4 25 (6.87%) Legal
5 19 (5.22%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.47%) Marketing
7 8 (2.20%) Front Office
8 6 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.10%) Back Office
9 4 (1.10%) Publishing
10 3 (0.82%) Law
11 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (15.93%) Analyst
2 34 (9.34%) Architect
2 34 (9.34%) IT Manager
3 31 (8.52%) Team Leader
4 25 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (6.59%) DBA
6 23 (6.32%) Applications Support
7 20 (5.49%) Administrator
8 17 (4.67%) Business Continuity Manager
9 16 (4.40%) Security Manager
9 16 (4.40%) Support Team Leader
10 15 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
11 14 (3.85%) Business Manager
11 14 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
12 13 (3.57%) Data Analyst
12 13 (3.57%) Security Analyst
13 12 (3.30%) Consultant
13 12 (3.30%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 12 (3.30%) Service Analyst
13 12 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.49%) Web Services
2 18 (4.95%) Middleware
3 8 (2.20%) EJB
3 8 (2.20%) XML
4 7 (1.92%) COM
4 7 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (1.37%) .NET
6 4 (1.10%) J2EE
6 4 (1.10%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (0.55%) LAMP
7 2 (0.55%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.55%) SOAP
8 1 (0.27%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 86 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (14.01%) Management Information System
3 44 (12.09%) Data Centre
4 25 (6.87%) Computer Science
5 23 (6.32%) Replication
6 11 (3.02%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.75%) Clustering
8 9 (2.47%) Equities
8 9 (2.47%) Reinsurance
9 8 (2.20%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.92%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.37%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.10%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.10%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.10%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.10%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (18.41%) Windows
2 60 (16.48%) Linux
3 43 (11.81%) Unix
4 21 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.30%) CentOS
6 10 (2.75%) Solaris
7 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.92%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.82%) AIX
12 2 (0.55%) HPUX
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (57.97%) Business Continuity
2 171 (46.98%) Business Continuity Planning
3 138 (37.91%) ITIL
4 123 (33.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 72 (19.78%) Information Security
6 66 (18.13%) Project Management
7 48 (13.19%) Change Management
8 47 (12.91%) Service Delivery
9 44 (12.09%) Service Management
10 41 (11.26%) Capacity Planning
11 40 (10.99%) Incident Management
12 38 (10.44%) Problem Management
13 35 (9.62%) Mentoring
13 35 (9.62%) Risk Management
14 24 (6.59%) Coaching
14 24 (6.59%) PRINCE2
15 23 (6.32%) Data Modelling
16 22 (6.04%) DevOps
16 22 (6.04%) ETL
16 22 (6.04%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.70%) SQL
2 28 (7.69%) C
3 22 (6.04%) T-SQL
4 21 (5.77%) Perl
5 17 (4.67%) Python
6 16 (4.40%) C#
6 16 (4.40%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.47%) C++
9 8 (2.20%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.65%) Java
10 6 (1.65%) VBScript
11 4 (1.10%) PHP
11 4 (1.10%) VBA
12 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 68 (18.68%) Degree
2 37 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (9.34%) CISSP
4 26 (7.14%) MCSE
5 22 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.49%) CISA
7 17 (4.67%) CCNA
8 16 (4.40%) MCSA
9 14 (3.85%) CCNP
10 13 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (3.30%) CISM
12 11 (3.02%) Security Cleared
13 9 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.65%) CCEA
15 6 (1.65%) RHCE
15 6 (1.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 6 (1.65%) VCAP
16 5 (1.37%) CRISC
16 5 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (18.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (15.93%) SLA
3 38 (10.44%) PCI DSS
4 14 (3.85%) QA
5 10 (2.75%) COBIT
6 7 (1.92%) SSAE 16
7 5 (1.37%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.37%) ISO22301
8 4 (1.10%) BS25999
8 4 (1.10%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 43 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (3.57%) vSphere
6 12 (3.30%) Oracle Clusterware
7 9 (2.47%) XenApp
8 8 (2.20%) Xen
9 7 (1.92%) Samba
10 6 (1.65%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.10%) NFS
13 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.27%) vCloud
15 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (4.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (3.85%) Data Guard
2 14 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (3.85%) SCCM
3 12 (3.30%) Oracle Flashback
4 10 (2.75%) Puppet
5 9 (2.47%) SCOM
6 8 (2.20%) Ansible
7 7 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.92%) Salt
8 5 (1.37%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.10%) WMI
10 3 (0.82%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.55%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (29.12%) Microsoft
2 53 (14.56%) Oracle
2 53 (14.56%) VMware
3 36 (9.89%) Cisco
4 33 (9.07%) Citrix
5 21 (5.77%) HP
6 15 (4.12%) Dell
7 12 (3.30%) CheckPoint
8 11 (3.02%) Avaya
8 11 (3.02%) NetApp
9 10 (2.75%) EMC
9 10 (2.75%) IBM
10 9 (2.47%) Juniper
10 9 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.47%) Sun
11 7 (1.92%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.92%) Symantec
12 6 (1.65%) BT
12 6 (1.65%) Google
12 6 (1.65%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton on Trent
Healthcare at Home
Salary: £18,000 to £19,500 depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Corp Bens.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AspireCom
Salary: Share Options/Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JTP
Salary: Plus Benefits & Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Grimsby
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Salary: £12.50 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Wirral
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health, easy commute
Posted: 25 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago