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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 190 191 183
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing BCP 7 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 8
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,700 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 3 £52,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £51,125 -
Warwickshire +3 1 £65,000 +23.80%
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (60.00%) SAN
2 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) EMC
3 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 6 (40.00%) Brocade
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (20.00%) NAS
6 3 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Linux

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Information Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Performance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Management
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (13.33%) ISMS
6 2 (13.33%) Information Management
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) BS7799
2 2 (13.33%) BS25999
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
1 6 (40.00%) HP
1 6 (40.00%) EMC
1 6 (40.00%) Brocade
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat