The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 728 714 786
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +72
Permanent jobs citing BCP 182 255 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 149 214 145
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
84063 95842 96288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69897 79175 77025
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 178 £50,000 +0.50% 13
London +51 103 £55,500 -11.20% 2
South East +15 29 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South West -23 12 £30,500 -23.75% 6
West Sussex - 11 £47,500 - 1
East Midlands - 10 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +3 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Crawley - 9 £47,500 - 1
Croydon +9 8 £52,500 -
Lincolnshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
City of London +19 7 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Surrey +17 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Gloucestershire -13 7 £30,500 -21.29%
Hampshire +11 6 £33,000 -34.00% 2
North West -5 6 £59,000 +180.95%
West Midlands -7 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Gloucester - 6 £30,500 -
Portsmouth - 5 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire +10 4 £47,500 +10.46%
Manchester -8 4 £59,000 +180.95%
Grimsby - 4 £32,500 - 1
Scunthorpe - 4 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Scotland - 4 - - 1
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 -
Reigate +10 3 £37,500 -3.22%
Leeds +10 3 £52,500 +14.13%
Essex +8 3 £72,500 +61.11%
East of England +2 3 £72,500 +3.57%
Somerset - 3 £40,000 - 2

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BCP.

1 216 (62.07%) Business Continuity
2 166 (47.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 139 (39.94%) Finance
4 123 (35.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 106 (30.46%) ITIL
6 104 (29.89%) Information Security
7 94 (27.01%) Microsoft
8 81 (23.28%) Windows
8 81 (23.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 78 (22.41%) LAN
10 68 (19.54%) Active Directory
10 68 (19.54%) Firewall
11 66 (18.97%) Project Management
11 66 (18.97%) VMware
12 64 (18.39%) Management Information System
13 62 (17.82%) WAN
14 60 (17.24%) Risk Management
15 57 (16.38%) Windows Server
16 53 (15.23%) SAN
16 53 (15.23%) Linux
17 51 (14.66%) Service Delivery
17 51 (14.66%) PCI DSS
17 51 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 47 (13.51%) SQL
19 46 (13.22%) Cisco
20 45 (12.93%) CISSP
21 42 (12.07%) SQL Server
21 42 (12.07%) Security Management
22 41 (11.78%) DNS
23 40 (11.49%) Network Security

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (9.77%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (4.02%) IIS
4 12 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.59%) Apache
6 9 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.30%) JBoss
7 8 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.30%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.72%) CMS
9 6 (1.72%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.44%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.57%) SAS
13 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.03%) MS Office
3 7 (2.01%) MS Project
4 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.86%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (0.86%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.86%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.86%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.86%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.29%) Finacle
4 1 (0.29%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (3.16%) Office 365
4 8 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.44%) IaaS
6 4 (1.15%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.86%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.86%) SaaS
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.57%) Route 53
9 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.41%) LAN
2 68 (19.54%) Firewall
3 62 (17.82%) WAN
4 53 (15.23%) SAN
5 41 (11.78%) DNS
6 40 (11.49%) Network Security
7 26 (7.47%) DHCP
8 21 (6.03%) TCP/IP
9 20 (5.75%) VoIP
10 18 (5.17%) VPN
10 18 (5.17%) Wireless
11 10 (2.87%) Internet
11 10 (2.87%) LDAP
12 8 (2.30%) NAS
12 8 (2.30%) VLAN
13 5 (1.44%) PBX
13 5 (1.44%) Wireshark
14 4 (1.15%) HTTP
14 4 (1.15%) MPLS
14 4 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.72%) Big Data
5 5 (1.44%) MySQL
5 5 (1.44%) OLAP
5 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.57%) Parquet
8 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.57%) VisualVM
2 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.29%) Ant
3 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.29%) Maven
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (39.94%) Finance
2 28 (8.05%) Banking
3 26 (7.47%) Legal
4 19 (5.46%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (4.02%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.74%) Law
8 12 (3.45%) Marketing
9 11 (3.16%) Back Office
10 9 (2.59%) Publishing
11 5 (1.44%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.15%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.86%) Advertising
14 2 (0.57%) Front Office
14 2 (0.57%) Games
14 2 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (13.79%) Analyst
2 37 (10.63%) IT Manager
2 37 (10.63%) Security Manager
3 32 (9.20%) Information Manager
3 32 (9.20%) Information Security Manager
4 24 (6.90%) Architect
4 24 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 23 (6.61%) Consultant
5 23 (6.61%) Support Analyst
5 23 (6.61%) Team Leader
6 22 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (5.75%) Applications Support
8 18 (5.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 15 (4.31%) Security Consultant
10 14 (4.02%) IT Support
11 13 (3.74%) Business Continuity Manager
11 13 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery Manager
11 13 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
11 13 (3.74%) Operations Manager
12 12 (3.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.74%) Web Services
2 7 (2.01%) HTML
3 6 (1.72%) .NET
4 5 (1.44%) COM
5 4 (1.15%) XML
6 3 (0.86%) COM+
6 3 (0.86%) LAMP
6 3 (0.86%) Middleware
6 3 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.57%) CGI
7 2 (0.57%) Ext JS
7 2 (0.57%) GWT
7 2 (0.57%) J2EE
7 2 (0.57%) jQuery
7 2 (0.57%) JSON
7 2 (0.57%) Kafka
7 2 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.57%) REST
7 2 (0.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.39%) Management Information System
2 34 (9.77%) Data Centre
3 33 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (9.20%) Client/Server
5 20 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 11 (3.16%) Fixed Income
7 11 (3.16%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.30%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.01%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.72%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.72%) FMCG
10 6 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.72%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.44%) Derivative
11 5 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.44%) Replication
12 4 (1.15%) iPhone
12 4 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 81 (23.28%) Windows
2 57 (16.38%) Windows Server
3 53 (15.23%) Linux
4 26 (7.47%) Unix
4 26 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.01%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.72%) Solaris
10 4 (1.15%) Android
10 4 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.15%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.57%) CentOS
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) HPUX
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (62.07%) Business Continuity
2 166 (47.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 123 (35.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 106 (30.46%) ITIL
5 104 (29.89%) Information Security
6 66 (18.97%) Project Management
7 60 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 51 (14.66%) Service Delivery
9 42 (12.07%) Security Management
10 37 (10.63%) Data Protection
11 34 (9.77%) Cybersecurity
11 34 (9.77%) Information Security Management
12 32 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (8.05%) Security Operations
14 26 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (7.47%) ITIL V3
14 26 (7.47%) Security Architecture
15 24 (6.90%) ISMS
15 24 (6.90%) Service Management
15 24 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.51%) SQL
2 21 (6.03%) Python
3 20 (5.75%) Perl
4 16 (4.60%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.02%) Java
6 10 (2.87%) C
6 10 (2.87%) C#
7 9 (2.59%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.59%) VBScript
8 6 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.72%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.44%) PHP
10 2 (0.57%) C++
10 2 (0.57%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.29%) Korn
11 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (12.93%) CISSP
2 35 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (9.48%) Degree
4 32 (9.20%) CCNA
4 32 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (8.05%) CISA
6 27 (7.76%) CISM
7 18 (5.17%) CRISC
8 17 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (4.60%) MCSE
10 12 (3.45%) Security Cleared
11 11 (3.16%) CCNP
11 11 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (3.16%) MCSA
12 9 (2.59%) MCTS
13 8 (2.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 6 (1.72%) CCIE
14 6 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.72%) RHCSA
14 6 (1.72%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (23.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (14.66%) PCI DSS
3 37 (10.63%) SLA
4 14 (4.02%) COBIT
5 13 (3.74%) ISO27002
6 11 (3.16%) QA
7 7 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.44%) ISO22301
9 4 (1.15%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.86%) BS25999
10 3 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 68 (19.54%) Active Directory
2 51 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.61%) vSphere
4 17 (4.89%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (1.72%) MetaFrame
6 6 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.72%) XenApp
7 4 (1.15%) NFS
8 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.29%) Samba
10 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (4.31%) SCCM
2 12 (3.45%) SCOM
3 7 (2.01%) Nessus
3 7 (2.01%) QRadar
4 5 (1.44%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (1.44%) vMotion
5 4 (1.15%) Nagios
6 3 (0.86%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (0.86%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
6 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.86%) Puppet
6 3 (0.86%) WSUS
7 2 (0.57%) Ansible
7 2 (0.57%) Fluentd
7 2 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.57%) Opsview
7 2 (0.57%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 94 (27.01%) Microsoft
2 66 (18.97%) VMware
3 46 (13.22%) Cisco
4 36 (10.34%) Citrix
5 24 (6.90%) IBM
5 24 (6.90%) Oracle
6 21 (6.03%) HP
7 20 (5.75%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.45%) Splunk
8 12 (3.45%) Sun
9 10 (2.87%) CheckPoint
9 10 (2.87%) Dell
10 9 (2.59%) EqualLogic
10 9 (2.59%) Mitel
10 9 (2.59%) Symantec
11 8 (2.30%) Google
12 7 (2.01%) ArcSight
12 7 (2.01%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.01%) Reuters
12 7 (2.01%) Riverbed
Chilcompton, Somerset
myBench Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Grimsby
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bath
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago