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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 59 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing BCP 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.31% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
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
443 292 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.11% 77.45% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 312 216 193
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

BCP Salary Histogram in Watford

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) Dell
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (44.44%) MetaFrame
3 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
4 7 (38.89%) Altiris
4 7 (38.89%) Network Security
4 7 (38.89%) XenApp
4 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 5 (27.78%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) Handset
5 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
5 5 (27.78%) Mitel
5 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
5 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
5 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (27.78%) Aruba
5 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (22.22%) VoIP
6 4 (22.22%) ITSM

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Network Security
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
3 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
2 5 (27.78%) Handset
3 2 (11.11%) Economics
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) AIX
2 3 (16.67%) HPUX
2 3 (16.67%) Solaris
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) MBA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) MetaFrame
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
2 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) vCloud
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix
1 8 (44.44%) HP
1 8 (44.44%) Dell
2 7 (38.89%) Altiris
3 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
3 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
3 5 (27.78%) Aruba
3 5 (27.78%) Mitel
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Meru Networks
5 3 (16.67%) EMC
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Hitachi
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Sybase