The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 208 201 193
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing BCP 8 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.26% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 17
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £38,500 £27,140
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
BCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4353 4295 3711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.07% 78.50% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3623 3638 3149
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
Birmingham -9 2 £52,500 +7.69%
Staffordshire -12 2 £47,500 +15.15%
Walsall - 2 £55,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £39,000 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (64.29%) Business Continuity
2 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Security Management
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Information Management
5 3 (21.43%) Network Management
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Replication
6 2 (14.29%) Legal
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Customer Services Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Performance Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (64.29%) Business Continuity
2 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Security Management
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Information Management
5 3 (21.43%) Network Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) ISMS
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) GPG13
3 1 (7.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Brocade
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp