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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 62 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing BCP 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.41% 1.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £43,750 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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
381 501 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.28% 81.86% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 270 373 189
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
2 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
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
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
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%) Thin Client
3 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (75.00%) Xen
3 6 (75.00%) WSUS
3 6 (75.00%) NLBS
3 6 (75.00%) VMware

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) DSL
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
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%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 8 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
2 7 (87.50%) Service Management
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Facility Management
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Database Security
5 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
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
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) HP