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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BCP 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.69% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
461 298 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.48% 79.47% 80.83%
Number of salaries quoted 329 220 211
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (46.15%) MetaFrame
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Dell
3 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Altiris
3 5 (38.46%) XenApp
3 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
3 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Handset
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
4 4 (30.77%) Mitel
4 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
4 4 (30.77%) Aruba
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Meru Networks

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
2 4 (30.77%) Handset
3 2 (15.38%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) HPUX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
3 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) MetaFrame
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) vCloud
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Dell
2 5 (38.46%) Altiris
3 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
3 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
3 4 (30.77%) Aruba
3 4 (30.77%) Meru Networks
3 4 (30.77%) Mitel
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Sybase
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec