The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for BCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BCP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
England / North West
Rank - 233 245
Permanent jobs citing BCP 0 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.053% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.060% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 13
Median salary - £32,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.13%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +13.63%  

BCP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5510 4996 5898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.45% 87.88% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4582 4155 4746
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing BCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BCP in the North West

BCP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for BCP in the North West

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North West region with a requirement for BCP.

1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) ISSAP
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (75.00%) Data Security
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) CISA
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) ISMS
2 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (75.00%) PCI QSA
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) ISO22301
2 6 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (75.00%) Personalization
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall

BCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Chief Information Officer
1 6 (75.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 6 (75.00%) Chief Security Officer
1 6 (75.00%) CIO
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (75.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) Data Security
2 6 (75.00%) ISMS
2 6 (75.00%) Personalization
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Compliance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) CISA
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) ISSAP
2 6 (75.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (75.00%) ISO22301
2 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) NetApp
1 1 (12.50%) VMware