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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 703 683 604
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -79
Permanent jobs citing BCP 180 210 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 155 145 216
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £65,318
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +5.15%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -29 173 £50,000 -1.96% 35
London -12 69 £60,000 +13.74% 12
South East -18 42 £55,000 -4.34% 6
East of England +9 21 £43,750 +45.83% 3
City of London +5 19 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Surrey +2 17 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +8 12 £50,000 +44.92% 4
North West -8 10 £44,000 -20.00% 4
Hampshire -6 9 £60,000 +64.38%
East Midlands +34 8 £32,500 -23.52%
Berkshire -4 7 £50,000 -23.07%
Watford - 7 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -1 6 £51,250 - 4
Manchester -5 6 £44,250 -19.54% 2
Leeds -7 6 £51,250 - 4
Cambridgeshire +5 5 - - 1
Scotland +4 5 £28,000 -23.28% 2
Cambridge +2 5 - - 1
Essex -8 5 £50,000 -13.04%
West Midlands -20 5 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Birmingham -14 4 £50,000 +66.66%
South West -32 4 £43,500 -14.70% 4
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Leicester - 4 - -
Camberley - 4 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £38,750 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £42,500 -
Warrington - 4 £38,750 - 2

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 293 (61.43%) Business Continuity
2 266 (55.77%) Business Continuity Planning
3 209 (43.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 203 (42.56%) Microsoft
5 165 (34.59%) Windows
6 153 (32.08%) ITIL
7 150 (31.45%) Finance
8 148 (31.03%) VMware
9 123 (25.79%) SQL
10 117 (24.53%) Active Directory
11 104 (21.80%) SQL Server
11 104 (21.80%) Firewall
11 104 (21.80%) Degree
12 98 (20.55%) Service Delivery
13 90 (18.87%) Information Security
14 83 (17.40%) MS Excel
15 80 (16.77%) Cisco
15 80 (16.77%) SAN
16 79 (16.56%) MS Exchange
17 76 (15.93%) SLA
18 75 (15.72%) Citrix
18 75 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 68 (14.26%) Risk Management
20 66 (13.84%) TCP/IP
21 63 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
22 61 (12.79%) DNS
22 61 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
22 61 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 60 (12.58%) Security Management
24 57 (11.95%) Project Management

BCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (16.56%) MS Exchange
2 36 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 35 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 25 (5.24%) WebLogic
6 23 (4.82%) Lync
7 22 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (2.52%) JBoss
11 11 (2.31%) IIS
12 10 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (1.89%) Apache
14 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.84%) MQSeries
16 3 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
17 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
Applications
1 83 (17.40%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (8.60%) MS Office
4 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) PrintSoft PReS
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.21%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.42%) Office 365
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (21.80%) Firewall
2 80 (16.77%) SAN
3 66 (13.84%) TCP/IP
4 61 (12.79%) DNS
5 48 (10.06%) DHCP
6 42 (8.81%) WAN
7 41 (8.60%) LAN
8 39 (8.18%) Internet
9 36 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 35 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (7.13%) Network Security
11 34 (7.13%) Wireless
11 34 (7.13%) VPN
12 29 (6.08%) SSL
13 26 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
14 25 (5.24%) iSCSI
14 25 (5.24%) VoIP
15 23 (4.82%) IPsec
16 20 (4.19%) MPLS
17 18 (3.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 38 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (6.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 28 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (5.87%) Oracle Database
5 24 (5.03%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (4.82%) SQLPlus
7 18 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.05%) OLAP
9 5 (1.05%) DTS
9 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.21%) Ingres
12 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) AdminStudio
2 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.21%) MSI
4 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.21%) VisualVM
General
1 150 (31.45%) Finance
2 48 (10.06%) Banking
3 39 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.40%) Front Office
5 17 (3.56%) Law
6 16 (3.35%) Legal
7 11 (2.31%) Retail
7 11 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.68%) Electronics
8 8 (1.68%) Publishing
9 7 (1.47%) Back Office
9 7 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.05%) Czech Language
12 3 (0.63%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (14.26%) Analyst
2 46 (9.64%) DBA
2 46 (9.64%) Service Manager
3 38 (7.97%) Customer Services Manager
4 27 (5.66%) Support Engineer
4 27 (5.66%) Administrator
5 26 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (5.45%) Senior DBA
6 25 (5.24%) SQL DBA
7 23 (4.82%) Security Analyst
7 23 (4.82%) Oracle DBA
8 22 (4.61%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 21 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (4.40%) Security Manager
10 20 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 20 (4.19%) Project Manager
10 20 (4.19%) Network Engineer
10 20 (4.19%) Server Engineer
11 19 (3.98%) Information Manager
11 19 (3.98%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.40%) .NET
2 11 (2.31%) Application Packaging
3 7 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.84%) J2EE
5 2 (0.42%) COM+
5 2 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.42%) Flash
5 2 (0.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.21%) Grails
6 1 (0.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.06%) Management Information System
3 43 (9.01%) Replication
4 25 (5.24%) Blackberry
4 25 (5.24%) Clustering
5 19 (3.98%) Hedge funds
6 18 (3.77%) Fat Client
6 18 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.77%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.73%) Statistics
8 12 (2.52%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.52%) CESG
8 12 (2.52%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.89%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.26%) RMADS
12 5 (1.05%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.05%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.05%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.05%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 165 (34.59%) Windows
2 63 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 61 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (11.95%) Linux
5 45 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (6.08%) UNIX
7 18 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.35%) Windows 7
9 12 (2.52%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.89%) Solaris
11 7 (1.47%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.42%) CentOS
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (61.43%) Business Continuity
2 266 (55.77%) Business Continuity Planning
3 209 (43.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 153 (32.08%) ITIL
5 98 (20.55%) Service Delivery
6 90 (18.87%) Information Security
7 68 (14.26%) Risk Management
8 60 (12.58%) Security Management
9 57 (11.95%) Project Management
10 51 (10.69%) Coaching
11 45 (9.43%) Change Management
12 36 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
13 32 (6.71%) Service Management
14 31 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (5.45%) Data Protection
16 24 (5.03%) Problem Management
17 22 (4.61%) E-Commerce
17 22 (4.61%) Capacity Planning
18 19 (3.98%) PRINCE2
18 19 (3.98%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (25.79%) SQL
2 47 (9.85%) T-SQL
3 32 (6.71%) Perl
4 30 (6.29%) PowerShell
5 24 (5.03%) PL/SQL
6 23 (4.82%) Java
7 21 (4.40%) VBScript
8 12 (2.52%) C
9 11 (2.31%) Python
10 7 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.05%) APL
12 4 (0.84%) VB
13 3 (0.63%) C#
14 2 (0.42%) C++
14 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.21%) VC++
15 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 104 (21.80%) Degree
2 57 (11.95%) CISSP
2 57 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (6.71%) CISM
4 28 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (5.66%) MCSE
6 25 (5.24%) CISA
7 22 (4.61%) MCSA
7 22 (4.61%) CCNP
8 17 (3.56%) CCNA
9 14 (2.94%) Security Cleared
10 13 (2.73%) CRISC
11 11 (2.31%) VCP4
11 11 (2.31%) Security+ Certification
12 9 (1.89%) CEH
13 7 (1.47%) CCSA
13 7 (1.47%) CCSE
13 7 (1.47%) MCITP
13 7 (1.47%) CCDA
13 7 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (15.93%) SLA
2 61 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.52%) COBIT
5 11 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.68%) QA
7 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) EMIR
8 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.21%) Basel II
8 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 117 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 75 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.76%) XenApp
4 30 (6.29%) vSphere
5 26 (5.45%) Hyper-V
6 23 (4.82%) Oracle RAC
6 23 (4.82%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (2.94%) MetaFrame
8 12 (2.52%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.68%) Samba
10 7 (1.47%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.47%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.26%) Xen
11 6 (1.26%) NLBS
12 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.84%) vCloud
13 3 (0.63%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.63%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (5.87%) FortiGate
2 27 (5.66%) WSUS
3 23 (4.82%) Data Guard
3 23 (4.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (3.35%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.94%) SCCM
5 14 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 10 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.68%) SCOM
8 6 (1.26%) Nagios
8 6 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.84%) OpenView
10 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.84%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.63%) Dollar Universe
11 3 (0.63%) Cacti
12 2 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 203 (42.56%) Microsoft
2 148 (31.03%) VMware
3 80 (16.77%) Cisco
4 75 (15.72%) Citrix
5 51 (10.69%) Oracle
6 45 (9.43%) Symantec
7 34 (7.13%) CheckPoint
7 34 (7.13%) HP
8 33 (6.92%) Bloomberg
9 32 (6.71%) NetApp
10 31 (6.50%) Juniper
11 26 (5.45%) IBM
12 25 (5.24%) Dell
13 23 (4.82%) Mitel
14 22 (4.61%) Red Hat
15 19 (3.98%) Apple
16 8 (1.68%) Avaya
16 8 (1.68%) SAP
16 8 (1.68%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.47%) Blue Coat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago