Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 899 870 872
Rank change year-on-year -29 +2 -15
Permanent jobs citing BCP 282 360 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 246 263 375
UK median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £29,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -5.26%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BCP in the UK

BCP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BCP in the UK

BCP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BCP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BCP in the UK

BCP
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England -53 261 £58,000 +12.62% 13
London -24 158 £62,500 +11.61% 7
UK excluding London +10 124 £42,500 +6.25% 6
South East -2 37 £42,500 -5.56%
East of England +27 29 £42,000 +5.00% 1
North of England -5 23 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Midlands +22 19 £37,500 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +24 18 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire +29 17 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Scotland -2 14 £47,500 -15.56%
North West -28 5 £37,500 -34.21% 1
Wales - 2 £38,500 -
East Midlands +29 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for BCP.

1 174 (61.70%) Business Continuity
2 150 (53.19%) Business Continuity Planning
3 138 (48.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 135 (47.87%) Finance
5 86 (30.50%) Windows
6 81 (28.72%) VMware
7 75 (26.60%) Microsoft
8 71 (25.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 68 (24.11%) Information Security
10 66 (23.40%) ITIL
11 64 (22.70%) Firewall
12 61 (21.63%) Active Directory
13 59 (20.92%) Windows Server
14 57 (20.21%) Project Management
15 55 (19.50%) SQL
16 52 (18.44%) SQL Server
17 49 (17.38%) Cisco
18 43 (15.25%) Linux
19 41 (14.54%) VoIP
20 38 (13.48%) LAN
21 37 (13.12%) WAN
21 37 (13.12%) Risk Management
22 36 (12.77%) SSL
22 36 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
22 36 (12.77%) SAN
22 36 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
22 36 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 35 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
23 35 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
24 33 (11.70%) MS Exchange

BCP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 33 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.09%) IIS
3 16 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.19%) Confluence
6 7 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.48%) nginx
6 7 (2.48%) uWSGI
7 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.42%) Kentico
8 3 (1.06%) SAS
8 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.71%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.42%) Magento
1 4 (1.42%) Pegasus Opera
1 4 (1.42%) Sage 200
1 4 (1.42%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.74%) Office 365
4 16 (5.67%) IaaS
5 11 (3.90%) SaaS
6 7 (2.48%) PaaS
7 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (22.70%) Firewall
2 41 (14.54%) VoIP
3 38 (13.48%) LAN
4 37 (13.12%) WAN
5 36 (12.77%) SAN
5 36 (12.77%) SSL
6 26 (9.22%) VPN
7 23 (8.16%) DNS
7 23 (8.16%) IPsec
8 22 (7.80%) Wireless
9 20 (7.09%) TCP/IP
10 19 (6.74%) Network Security
10 19 (6.74%) VLAN
11 11 (3.90%) IP Telephony
11 11 (3.90%) SMTP
11 11 (3.90%) SNMP
12 10 (3.55%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (3.55%) HTTP
12 10 (3.55%) MPLS
13 9 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.55%) Power BI
6 9 (3.19%) MySQL
7 8 (2.84%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.48%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.77%) Big Data
9 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.26%) JIRA
3 7 (2.48%) Subversion
4 5 (1.77%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.06%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.71%) FxCop
7 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.71%) Selenium
8 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.35%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.35%) JHipster
8 1 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.35%) Maven
8 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.35%) Protractor
8 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 135 (47.87%) Finance
2 26 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 24 (8.51%) Banking
4 22 (7.80%) Legal
5 15 (5.32%) Marketing
6 13 (4.61%) Back Office
7 9 (3.19%) International Banking
8 8 (2.84%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.48%) Investment Banking
9 7 (2.48%) Retail
10 6 (2.13%) Advertising
11 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.42%) Front Office
13 3 (1.06%) Law
14 2 (0.71%) Automotive
15 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (18.09%) Analyst
2 45 (15.96%) IT Manager
3 19 (6.74%) Business Manager
4 18 (6.38%) Administrator
5 17 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (5.67%) Head of Infrastructure
7 15 (5.32%) DBA
7 15 (5.32%) Security Analyst
7 15 (5.32%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.96%) Security Manager
8 14 (4.96%) SQL DBA
9 12 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (3.90%) Information Analyst
10 11 (3.90%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (3.90%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.90%) SQL Server DBA
11 10 (3.55%) Business Continuity Analyst
11 10 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.55%) Server Engineer
11 10 (3.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.19%) .NET
2 7 (2.48%) Django
2 7 (2.48%) FreeSWITCH
2 7 (2.48%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (2.48%) PHP-FPM
2 7 (2.48%) Web Services
2 7 (2.48%) WSGI
3 5 (1.77%) EDI
4 4 (1.42%) Middleware
4 4 (1.42%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) HTML
6 1 (0.35%) J2EE
6 1 (0.35%) LAMP
6 1 (0.35%) Spring
6 1 (0.35%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.35%) Management Information System
2 30 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.87%) Replication
4 17 (6.03%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.96%) Clustering
6 9 (3.19%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.84%) Smartphone
8 7 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.48%) Wiki
9 6 (2.13%) iPad
9 6 (2.13%) User Experience
9 6 (2.13%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.77%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.77%) STB
11 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.42%) FMCG
11 4 (1.42%) PMI
11 4 (1.42%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (30.50%) Windows
2 59 (20.92%) Windows Server
3 43 (15.25%) Linux
4 19 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.19%) Unix
8 9 (3.19%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.48%) Debian
9 7 (2.48%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.42%) Solaris
11 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (61.70%) Business Continuity
2 150 (53.19%) Business Continuity Planning
3 138 (48.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 68 (24.11%) Information Security
5 66 (23.40%) ITIL
6 57 (20.21%) Project Management
7 37 (13.12%) Risk Management
8 35 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (11.35%) Change Management
10 29 (10.28%) Service Management
11 28 (9.93%) DevOps
11 28 (9.93%) Service Delivery
12 26 (9.22%) Incident Management
12 26 (9.22%) Line Management
13 25 (8.87%) Supplier Management
14 24 (8.51%) Data Protection
15 23 (8.16%) Problem Management
16 22 (7.80%) Configuration Management
16 22 (7.80%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.50%) SQL
2 13 (4.61%) Bash Shell
2 13 (4.61%) Python
3 12 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.90%) Java
4 11 (3.90%) Perl
5 7 (2.48%) PHP
6 5 (1.77%) VBA
7 4 (1.42%) C#
8 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.71%) C
9 2 (0.71%) C++
9 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.35%) ES6
10 1 (0.35%) Go
10 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (11.35%) CCNA
3 22 (7.80%) CISSP
3 22 (7.80%) Degree
4 16 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.61%) ISEB
6 12 (4.26%) MCSE
7 8 (2.84%) CISM
8 6 (2.13%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.77%) CISA
10 4 (1.42%) MCSA
11 3 (1.06%) CCNP
11 3 (1.06%) ISACA
11 3 (1.06%) ISSMP
11 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.06%) PMP
12 2 (0.71%) CRISC
12 2 (0.71%) MBA
12 2 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (7.09%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.74%) COBIT
3 19 (6.74%) SLA
4 10 (3.55%) GDPR
5 6 (2.13%) ISO 22301
6 5 (1.77%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.42%) QA
8 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (1.06%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.71%) BS25999
9 2 (0.71%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.71%) PMO
10 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.35%) MiFID
10 1 (0.35%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 71 (25.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (21.63%) Active Directory
3 28 (9.93%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (8.16%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.32%) vSphere
6 7 (2.48%) BIND 9
6 7 (2.48%) Kamailio
6 7 (2.48%) Postfix
7 4 (1.42%) XenApp
8 2 (0.71%) Docker
8 2 (0.71%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) Puppet
2 13 (4.61%) Nagios
3 12 (4.26%) SCCM
4 11 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (2.84%) Cisco CME
5 8 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (2.48%) Cacti
6 7 (2.48%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (2.48%) HAProxy
6 7 (2.48%) Munin
7 3 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.06%) SCOM
7 3 (1.06%) WSUS
8 2 (0.71%) Ansible
8 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 81 (28.72%) VMware
2 75 (26.60%) Microsoft
3 49 (17.38%) Cisco
4 15 (5.32%) Avaya
5 11 (3.90%) F5
6 10 (3.55%) Bloomberg
6 10 (3.55%) Citrix
7 8 (2.84%) Dell
7 8 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.84%) Veeam
8 7 (2.48%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.48%) Oracle
8 7 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.48%) Reuters
8 7 (2.48%) Symantec
9 6 (2.13%) Splunk
10 5 (1.77%) Google
10 5 (1.77%) HP
10 5 (1.77%) Juniper
10 5 (1.77%) Sybase