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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
Rank 225 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Permanent jobs citing BCP 2 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
4872 4276 4317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.19% 79.75% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3986 3551 3640
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
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 7 July 2015. 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 - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
BCP
England

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) CESG
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Services Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco