The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 155 147
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Permanent jobs citing BCP 6 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.38% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 15
Median salary £41,500 £65,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.15% +54.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year -9.54% +18.45%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2439 2617 2809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.54% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1474 1762
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

BCP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for BCP in Scotland

BCP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 4 £41,500 -34.10% 1
Glasgow +10 2 - - 2
BCP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BCP.

1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Business Continuity
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (66.67%) Splunk
3 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
6 3 (33.33%) Publishing
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) Nagios
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (33.33%) McAfee
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) Kerberos
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) LDAP
6 3 (33.33%) SIEM
6 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi

BCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Data Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Taxonomies
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Continuity
2 6 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scorecard
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ACCA
3 1 (11.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Splunk
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 3 (33.33%) McAfee
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago