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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 637 691 638
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -53
Permanent jobs citing BCP 258 233 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 210 179 231
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
92576 97321 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.60% 82.73% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75605 78726 73203
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +50 244 £50,000 -4.76% 26
London +58 130 £60,000 - 14
City of London +63 51 £60,000 - 7
South East +14 44 £45,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire +25 25 £42,500 -19.04% 4
East of England +3 20 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South West +1 18 £35,000 -31.37% 3
Berkshire +7 15 £50,000 -28.57%
Scotland +15 13 £42,000 +29.23%
Leeds +9 13 £49,000 -6.66% 4
West Yorkshire +7 13 £49,000 -6.66% 4
Hertfordshire +4 13 £55,000 -4.34%
Hampshire -2 12 £47,500 +6.74%
Glasgow +11 9 £42,000 +1.81%
Bristol -12 9 £50,000 -1.96% 1
North Yorkshire - 9 £25,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £55,000 -
Maidenhead +10 8 £50,000 -28.57%
Surrey +8 8 £35,000 -30.00%
Dorset - 6 - - 1
Reigate +18 5 £35,000 -
Kent +8 5 £27,500 -54.16%
Farnborough -27 5 £47,500 +6.74%
Maidstone - 5 £27,500 -
Bedfordshire +3 4 £45,000 - 1
South Wales +3 4 - - 2
Luton +2 4 £45,000 - 1
Watford +1 4 £63,750 +27.50%
East Midlands +1 4 £29,250 -24.51%
Cardiff -4 4 - -

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 273 (61.49%) Business Continuity
2 222 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 181 (40.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 154 (34.68%) ITIL
5 144 (32.43%) Finance
6 142 (31.98%) Windows
7 133 (29.95%) Information Security
8 119 (26.80%) Microsoft
9 115 (25.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 111 (25.00%) SQL
11 100 (22.52%) Degree
12 90 (20.27%) Management Information System
13 89 (20.05%) Active Directory
14 83 (18.69%) VMware
15 79 (17.79%) SQL Server
16 75 (16.89%) Project Management
17 73 (16.44%) CISSP
18 70 (15.77%) Linux
19 69 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
20 68 (15.32%) Firewall
21 67 (15.09%) Cisco
22 66 (14.86%) Service Delivery
22 66 (14.86%) Service Management
23 64 (14.41%) MS Excel
24 59 (13.29%) Security Management
24 59 (13.29%) Risk Management
25 57 (12.84%) TCP/IP
26 56 (12.61%) Oracle
27 54 (12.16%) UNIX
27 54 (12.16%) CISM

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 45 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.73%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.83%) IIS
5 13 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (2.70%) Apache
7 11 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.80%) Lync
10 8 (1.80%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.90%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.90%) SAS
13 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.68%) JBoss
13 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.45%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.98%) MS Office
3 21 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.68%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.68%) RMDS
4 2 (0.45%) Global One
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.45%) Finacle
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.58%) SaaS
2 5 (1.13%) Mimecast
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
4 2 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.32%) Firewall
2 57 (12.84%) TCP/IP
3 41 (9.23%) SAN
4 40 (9.01%) DNS
4 40 (9.01%) Network Security
5 37 (8.33%) LAN
6 36 (8.11%) WAN
7 33 (7.43%) VPN
8 25 (5.63%) VoIP
9 23 (5.18%) MPLS
10 21 (4.73%) SSL
11 20 (4.50%) IPsec
12 15 (3.38%) NAS
13 14 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (3.15%) BGP
13 14 (3.15%) DHCP
14 13 (2.93%) IP Telephony
15 12 (2.70%) HSRP
15 12 (2.70%) PBX
15 12 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (4.73%) Oracle Database
5 20 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (2.93%) OLAP
9 12 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.25%) Big Data
11 9 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.03%) MySQL
12 7 (1.58%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.13%) DTS
13 5 (1.13%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.45%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.45%) MSI
3 2 (0.45%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.23%) GCC
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 144 (32.43%) Finance
2 33 (7.43%) Law
3 30 (6.76%) Legal
4 21 (4.73%) Banking
5 20 (4.50%) Front Office
6 17 (3.83%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.15%) Retail
8 6 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.13%) Czech Language
10 4 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.68%) Games
12 2 (0.45%) Marketing
13 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (17.34%) Analyst
2 45 (10.14%) Applications Support
3 36 (8.11%) DBA
4 34 (7.66%) Service Manager
5 32 (7.21%) Security Manager
6 29 (6.53%) Consultant
7 28 (6.31%) Support Engineer
7 28 (6.31%) Administrator
8 27 (6.08%) Support Analyst
8 27 (6.08%) Information Manager
9 26 (5.86%) Information Security Manager
10 22 (4.95%) SQL DBA
11 21 (4.73%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (4.73%) Network Engineer
12 20 (4.50%) Technical Support
13 19 (4.28%) Services Delivery Manager
13 19 (4.28%) Technical Analyst
14 18 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
14 18 (4.05%) Security Consultant
15 17 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.18%) .NET
2 10 (2.25%) ASP.NET
2 10 (2.25%) Middleware
3 9 (2.03%) ActiveX
3 9 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (1.58%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.35%) Application Packaging
5 6 (1.35%) HTML
5 6 (1.35%) Rendezvous
6 4 (0.90%) J2EE
7 2 (0.45%) Flash
7 2 (0.45%) Sphinx
8 1 (0.23%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.23%) Dapper ORM
8 1 (0.23%) XMPP
8 1 (0.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.23%) EDI
8 1 (0.23%) COM
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 90 (20.27%) Management Information System
2 69 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.31%) Clustering
4 26 (5.86%) Replication
5 24 (5.41%) Data Centre
6 18 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
8 13 (2.93%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.48%) Cryptography
10 8 (1.80%) Equities
10 8 (1.80%) NHS
10 8 (1.80%) Statistics
11 7 (1.58%) CMDB
11 7 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.35%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.35%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.35%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.35%) IVR
12 6 (1.35%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 142 (31.98%) Windows
2 70 (15.77%) Linux
3 54 (12.16%) UNIX
4 33 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.93%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.80%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.35%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.35%) CentOS
11 4 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.90%) Android
11 4 (0.90%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.90%) Solaris
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.45%) AIX
13 2 (0.45%) HPUX
13 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (61.49%) Business Continuity
2 222 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 181 (40.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 154 (34.68%) ITIL
5 133 (29.95%) Information Security
6 75 (16.89%) Project Management
7 66 (14.86%) Service Management
7 66 (14.86%) Service Delivery
8 59 (13.29%) Security Management
8 59 (13.29%) Risk Management
9 49 (11.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (10.59%) Incident Management
11 42 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
12 41 (9.23%) Change Management
13 34 (7.66%) Data Protection
14 32 (7.21%) Capacity Planning
15 29 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (6.31%) Load Balancing
17 27 (6.08%) ITSM
18 26 (5.86%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (25.00%) SQL
2 36 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 22 (4.95%) Perl
4 20 (4.50%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.50%) Java
5 18 (4.05%) Python
6 15 (3.38%) C
7 13 (2.93%) VBA
8 12 (2.70%) VBScript
9 9 (2.03%) VB
9 9 (2.03%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.13%) APL
12 4 (0.90%) C#
12 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.68%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.68%) C++
13 3 (0.68%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (22.52%) Degree
2 73 (16.44%) CISSP
3 54 (12.16%) CISM
4 48 (10.81%) CISA
5 37 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (6.76%) CCNA
8 18 (4.05%) MCSE
9 16 (3.60%) CCNP
10 13 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.70%) CEH
12 9 (2.03%) Security Cleared
12 9 (2.03%) CCDA
13 8 (1.80%) CCSA
13 8 (1.80%) CCSE
14 7 (1.58%) MCITP
14 7 (1.58%) CCDP
14 7 (1.58%) CRISC
15 6 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (1.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (25.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (11.49%) SLA
3 50 (11.26%) PCI DSS
4 27 (6.08%) COBIT
5 20 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.80%) QA
7 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.45%) EMIR
8 2 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.45%) BS25999
8 2 (0.45%) MiFID
8 2 (0.45%) Basel II
8 2 (0.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 89 (20.05%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.08%) vSphere
4 17 (3.83%) XenApp
5 15 (3.38%) XenServer
5 15 (3.38%) XenDesktop
5 15 (3.38%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.03%) Samba
8 7 (1.58%) vCloud
9 6 (1.35%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.35%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.13%) Firmware
11 4 (0.90%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.90%) Xen
11 4 (0.90%) NLBS
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.68%) Squid
13 2 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (3.15%) WSUS
2 10 (2.25%) Backup Exec
2 10 (2.25%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (2.03%) AirWatch
3 9 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (2.03%) Nagios
3 9 (2.03%) SCOM
4 8 (1.80%) OpenView
5 7 (1.58%) SCCM
6 6 (1.35%) Puppet
7 5 (1.13%) Dollar Universe
7 5 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.90%) Nessus
8 4 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.90%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.90%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.90%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 119 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 83 (18.69%) VMware
3 67 (15.09%) Cisco
4 56 (12.61%) Oracle
5 47 (10.59%) Citrix
6 23 (5.18%) HP
7 22 (4.95%) CheckPoint
8 20 (4.50%) NetApp
9 18 (4.05%) Red Hat
9 18 (4.05%) Symantec
10 14 (3.15%) EMC
11 11 (2.48%) Bloomberg
12 9 (2.03%) McAfee
12 9 (2.03%) SAP
12 9 (2.03%) IBM
13 7 (1.58%) Sybase
13 7 (1.58%) Sophos
13 7 (1.58%) Reuters
13 7 (1.58%) Nimsoft
14 6 (1.35%) Zerto
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + £400pm car allowance, £5k bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
New Look
Posted: Yesterday
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + £400pm car allowance, £5k bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + £400pm car allowance, £5k bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SCC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Horniman Museum Gardens
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £41000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laudale
Salary: £0.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
FirstPort
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago