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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 74 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing BCP 4 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.73% 1.88% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.16% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £63,750 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.86% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
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
469 510 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.27% 87.18% 80.24%
Number of salaries quoted 358 353 194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

BCP Salary Histogram in Watford

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) ITSM
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
5 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
5 3 (37.50%) Xen

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) DSL
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) HPUX
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
2 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Facility Management
6 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Xen
3 3 (37.50%) NLBS
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Wyse