The first table below looks at the demand for BCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 207 199 186
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing BCP 7 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.14% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 17
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £41,750 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4076 4262 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.89% 76.71% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3376 3599 3139
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BCP
England

BCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BCP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BCP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

BCP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

BCP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BCP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

BCP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

BCP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walsall - 3 £55,000 -
Staffordshire -10 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Worcestershire - 1 £39,000 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) ISMS
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Internet

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Process Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Information Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (25.00%) ISMS
3 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) GPG13
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Brocade