Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BCP over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 890 853 865
Rank change year-on-year -37 +12 -14
Permanent jobs citing BCP 262 348 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 234 259 353
England median annual salary £58,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.62% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £29,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.65% +3.00% -

BCP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151516 157743 182536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.35% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 120527 132311 151934
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BCP in England

BCP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BCP in England.

Salary trend for BCP in England

BCP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BCP in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BCP in England

BCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 159 £62,500 +11.61% 8
South East +6 37 £42,500 -10.53% 2
East of England +17 28 £42,000 +5.00% 2
North of England -1 24 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Midlands +8 19 £37,500 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +15 18 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire +6 18 £53,750 +26.47% 1
North West -18 5 £37,500 -34.21% 1
East Midlands +15 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
BCP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for BCP.

1 162 (61.83%) Business Continuity
2 142 (54.20%) Business Continuity Planning
3 131 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 127 (48.47%) Finance
5 79 (30.15%) Windows
6 72 (27.48%) VMware
7 65 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 64 (24.43%) Microsoft
9 62 (23.66%) ITIL
10 59 (22.52%) Firewall
11 56 (21.37%) Information Security
12 54 (20.61%) Windows Server
13 53 (20.23%) Active Directory
13 53 (20.23%) Project Management
14 51 (19.47%) SQL Server
15 47 (17.94%) SQL
16 46 (17.56%) Cisco
17 42 (16.03%) Linux
18 38 (14.50%) VoIP
19 36 (13.74%) Risk Management
20 34 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (12.98%) LAN
21 33 (12.60%) WAN
21 33 (12.60%) SSL
21 33 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
22 31 (11.83%) Management Information System
22 31 (11.83%) Change Management
22 31 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
23 30 (11.45%) SAN

BCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (10.69%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.73%) IIS
3 12 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.44%) Confluence
5 8 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.67%) nginx
6 7 (2.67%) uWSGI
7 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.53%) Kentico
7 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.15%) SAS
9 2 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.76%) JBoss
9 2 (0.76%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Magento
1 4 (1.53%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.38%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.11%) IaaS
4 12 (4.58%) Office 365
5 11 (4.20%) SaaS
6 7 (2.67%) PaaS
7 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (22.52%) Firewall
2 38 (14.50%) VoIP
3 34 (12.98%) LAN
4 33 (12.60%) SSL
4 33 (12.60%) WAN
5 30 (11.45%) SAN
6 23 (8.78%) VPN
7 22 (8.40%) IPsec
8 21 (8.02%) DNS
8 21 (8.02%) Wireless
9 19 (7.25%) VLAN
10 18 (6.87%) TCP/IP
11 15 (5.73%) Network Security
12 10 (3.82%) IP Telephony
12 10 (3.82%) MPLS
13 9 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (3.44%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (3.44%) SMTP
13 9 (3.44%) SNMP
14 8 (3.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (5.34%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.82%) Power BI
6 9 (3.44%) MySQL
7 8 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.67%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.91%) Big Data
9 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.82%) JIRA
3 7 (2.67%) Subversion
4 5 (1.91%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.15%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.76%) FxCop
7 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.76%) Selenium
8 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.38%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.38%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.38%) JHipster
8 1 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.38%) Maven
8 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.38%) Protractor
8 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 127 (48.47%) Finance
2 24 (9.16%) Banking
2 24 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.02%) Legal
4 15 (5.73%) Marketing
5 13 (4.96%) Back Office
6 9 (3.44%) International Banking
7 8 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.67%) Retail
9 6 (2.29%) Advertising
10 5 (1.91%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.53%) Front Office
11 4 (1.53%) Law
12 2 (0.76%) Automotive
13 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (19.08%) Analyst
2 40 (15.27%) IT Manager
3 19 (7.25%) Business Manager
4 18 (6.87%) Administrator
5 15 (5.73%) DBA
5 15 (5.73%) Support Analyst
6 14 (5.34%) Head of Infrastructure
6 14 (5.34%) Security Analyst
6 14 (5.34%) SQL DBA
7 13 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (4.96%) Security Manager
8 12 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.20%) Information Analyst
9 11 (4.20%) Information Security Analyst
9 11 (4.20%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (3.82%) Business Analysis Manager
10 10 (3.82%) Business Continuity Analyst
10 10 (3.82%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.44%) Product Manager
11 9 (3.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.67%) Django
1 7 (2.67%) FreeSWITCH
1 7 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
1 7 (2.67%) PHP-FPM
1 7 (2.67%) Web Services
1 7 (2.67%) WSGI
2 6 (2.29%) .NET
3 5 (1.91%) EDI
4 4 (1.53%) Middleware
4 4 (1.53%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) HTML
6 1 (0.38%) J2EE
6 1 (0.38%) Spring
6 1 (0.38%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.83%) Management Information System
2 28 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.54%) Replication
4 15 (5.73%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.34%) Clustering
6 9 (3.44%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.05%) Smartphone
8 7 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.67%) Wiki
9 6 (2.29%) iPad
9 6 (2.29%) User Experience
9 6 (2.29%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.91%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.91%) STB
11 4 (1.53%) FMCG
11 4 (1.53%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.15%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.15%) Windows
2 54 (20.61%) Windows Server
3 42 (16.03%) Linux
4 18 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.96%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.44%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.05%) Unix
9 7 (2.67%) Debian
9 7 (2.67%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.53%) Solaris
11 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (61.83%) Business Continuity
2 142 (54.20%) Business Continuity Planning
3 131 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 62 (23.66%) ITIL
5 56 (21.37%) Information Security
6 53 (20.23%) Project Management
7 36 (13.74%) Risk Management
8 34 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (11.83%) Change Management
11 29 (11.07%) Service Management
12 28 (10.69%) Service Delivery
13 26 (9.92%) Incident Management
13 26 (9.92%) Line Management
14 25 (9.54%) Data Protection
14 25 (9.54%) DevOps
14 25 (9.54%) Supplier Management
15 23 (8.78%) Patch Management
15 23 (8.78%) Problem Management
16 22 (8.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.94%) SQL
2 13 (4.96%) Bash Shell
2 13 (4.96%) Python
3 11 (4.20%) Perl
4 8 (3.05%) Java
4 8 (3.05%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.67%) PHP
6 5 (1.91%) VBA
7 4 (1.53%) C#
8 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.76%) C
9 2 (0.76%) C++
9 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.38%) ES6
10 1 (0.38%) Go
10 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (10.31%) CCNA
3 20 (7.63%) CISSP
4 15 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.96%) Degree
5 13 (4.96%) ISEB
6 12 (4.58%) MCSE
7 8 (3.05%) CISM
8 6 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.53%) CISA
9 4 (1.53%) MCSA
10 3 (1.15%) CCNP
10 3 (1.15%) ISSMP
10 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.15%) PMP
11 2 (0.76%) CCVP
11 2 (0.76%) CRISC
11 2 (0.76%) ISACA
11 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.25%) COBIT
3 18 (6.87%) PCI DSS
4 14 (5.34%) SLA
5 11 (4.20%) GDPR
6 6 (2.29%) ISO 22301
7 5 (1.91%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.53%) QA
9 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.15%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.76%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.76%) PMO
11 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.38%) MiFID
11 1 (0.38%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 65 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (20.23%) Active Directory
3 23 (8.78%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (7.25%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.73%) vSphere
6 7 (2.67%) BIND 9
6 7 (2.67%) Kamailio
6 7 (2.67%) Postfix
7 4 (1.53%) XenApp
8 2 (0.76%) Docker
8 2 (0.76%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (5.34%) Puppet
2 10 (3.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (3.05%) Nagios
4 7 (2.67%) Cacti
4 7 (2.67%) Cisco CME
4 7 (2.67%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (2.67%) HAProxy
4 7 (2.67%) Munin
5 5 (1.91%) SCCM
6 3 (1.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.15%) SCOM
6 3 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.15%) WSUS
7 2 (0.76%) Ansible
7 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (27.48%) VMware
2 64 (24.43%) Microsoft
3 46 (17.56%) Cisco
4 14 (5.34%) Avaya
5 10 (3.82%) Bloomberg
6 8 (3.05%) Citrix
6 8 (3.05%) Symantec
6 8 (3.05%) Veeam
7 7 (2.67%) Dell
7 7 (2.67%) Oracle
7 7 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.67%) Reuters
8 6 (2.29%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.29%) F5
9 5 (1.91%) HP
9 5 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.91%) Sybase
10 4 (1.53%) Apple
10 4 (1.53%) IBM
10 4 (1.53%) Pegasus