The table below looks at the statistics for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 60 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing BCP 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.19% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £46,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +7.36%
BCP
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
404 397 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.00% 77.24% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 300 286 273
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BCP across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

BCP
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BCP across the Watford region.

BCP Salary Trend in Watford

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 8 (100.00%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
2 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
2 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (75.00%) DSL
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Fat Client

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) DSL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
2 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Facility Management
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Xen
2 6 (75.00%) NLBS
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse