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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 216 205 202
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing BCP 1 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
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
4733 4342 4305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.47% 80.45% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3874 3606 3659
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISMP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) F5
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 65,000
Posted: 4 days ago