Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 204 232
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28 +21
Permanent jobs citing BCP 13 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Scotland median annual salary £46,250 £56,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.78% +33.93% +40.00%
10th Percentile £38,500 £39,875 £36,700
90th Percentile £53,125 £73,625 £46,200
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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5143 4724 5876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.27% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 2862 3722
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 Scotland

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

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 6 months to 24 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
Edinburgh -10 5 £42,000 +12.00%
Glasgow -13 4 £50,000 -33.33%
BCP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BCP.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) Business Continuity
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Office 365
3 7 (53.85%) Business Continuity Planning
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) SCCM
4 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) IIS
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) SAP Business One
6 4 (30.77%) Google
6 4 (30.77%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (30.77%) F5
6 4 (30.77%) Sage 200
6 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (30.77%) Splunk
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) SAP

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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (30.77%) Sage 200
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) SMTP
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 2 (15.38%) SSH
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) Telnet
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) ERP Manager
1 4 (30.77%) ERP Project Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) IT Manager
1 4 (30.77%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Continuity
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 4 (30.77%) ERP
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (15.38%) Security Management
7 1 (7.69%) CMMI
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ACCA
3 1 (7.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Epicor
3 4 (30.77%) F5
3 4 (30.77%) Google
3 4 (30.77%) Sage
3 4 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) Splunk
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco