Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 948 905 883
Rank change year-on-year -43 -22 -34
Permanent jobs citing BCP 204 297 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 141 250 274
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% - -5.56%

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 148,908 159,518 173,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 118,438 125,808 144,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for BCP in the UK

BCP
Top 15 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 21 October 2018. 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 -42 194 £60,000 - 23
UK excluding London -1 105 £55,000 +29.41% 14
London -28 98 £67,500 +3.85% 9
South East +16 39 £62,500 +47.06% 3
North of England +54 34 £57,500 -8.00% 4
North West +35 26 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Midlands +22 12 £37,250 -0.67% 4
East Midlands +8 10 £37,250 - 4
Yorkshire +16 7 £42,500 -35.85%
South West +8 7 £35,608 -27.85% 1
Scotland -3 5 £55,000 +15.79%
Wales +3 4 £40,000 +3.90%
East of England -4 4 £45,000 +7.14% 2
West Midlands +15 2 £33,682 -10.18%
North East -9 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing BCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for BCP.

1 130 (63.73%) Business Continuity
2 90 (44.12%) Business Continuity Planning
3 87 (42.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 74 (36.27%) ITIL
5 67 (32.84%) Information Security
6 65 (31.86%) Windows
7 55 (26.96%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (23.04%) Windows Server
9 44 (21.57%) VMware
10 42 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (19.12%) Finance
11 39 (19.12%) Risk Management
12 37 (18.14%) Firewall
13 36 (17.65%) Project Management
14 34 (16.67%) Data Centre
15 32 (15.69%) Active Directory
16 30 (14.71%) Degree
17 29 (14.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (14.22%) Microsoft
17 29 (14.22%) SQL
18 28 (13.73%) LAN
18 28 (13.73%) Service Delivery
18 28 (13.73%) Management Information System
19 27 (13.24%) Service Management
20 26 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 25 (12.25%) Incident Management
22 24 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
22 24 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
23 23 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
24 22 (10.78%) Time Management

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 16 (7.84%) IIS
1 16 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.45%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.98%) CMS
5 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) nginx
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.98%) Magento
3 1 (0.49%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.37%) Office 365
4 10 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.43%) SaaS
6 6 (2.94%) IaaS
7 4 (1.96%) PaaS
8 3 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.14%) Firewall
2 28 (13.73%) LAN
3 22 (10.78%) WAN
4 16 (7.84%) DNS
4 16 (7.84%) SAN
5 14 (6.86%) Internet
6 13 (6.37%) SNMP
6 13 (6.37%) VPN
7 9 (4.41%) Modbus
7 9 (4.41%) Network Security
8 8 (3.92%) DHCP
9 6 (2.94%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.94%) VLAN
10 5 (2.45%) Intranet
10 5 (2.45%) MPLS
10 5 (2.45%) NAS
11 4 (1.96%) Extranet
11 4 (1.96%) IPsec
11 4 (1.96%) Wireless
12 3 (1.47%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.94%) Big Data
3 5 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.98%) MS Access
6 2 (0.98%) Power BI
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospike
7 1 (0.49%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.49%) GIS
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (19.12%) Finance
2 16 (7.84%) Retail
3 15 (7.35%) Banking
4 11 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.41%) Legal
6 8 (3.92%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.45%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.45%) Front Office
7 5 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.47%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (1.47%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
9 2 (0.98%) Back Office
9 2 (0.98%) International Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Billing
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (11.27%) Analyst
1 23 (11.27%) IT Manager
2 19 (9.31%) Architect
3 16 (7.84%) Consultant
4 14 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (6.86%) Information Manager
4 14 (6.86%) Information Security Manager
4 14 (6.86%) Security Manager
4 14 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.41%) DevOps Consultant
6 9 (4.41%) Lead Architect
6 9 (4.41%) Security Officer
6 9 (4.41%) Service Manager
7 8 (3.92%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 8 (3.92%) Presales Engineer
8 7 (3.43%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.43%) IT Services Manager
8 7 (3.43%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (3.43%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.96%) Middleware
1 4 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) JSON
2 1 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 28 (13.73%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.88%) Clustering
4 12 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (5.39%) CMDB
6 9 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.41%) Internet of Things
7 7 (3.43%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.45%) Replication
9 4 (1.96%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.47%) iPad
10 3 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.98%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.98%) PKI
11 2 (0.98%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (31.86%) Windows
2 47 (23.04%) Windows Server
3 20 (9.80%) Linux
4 14 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.90%) Unix
6 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (63.73%) Business Continuity
2 90 (44.12%) Business Continuity Planning
3 87 (42.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 74 (36.27%) ITIL
5 67 (32.84%) Information Security
6 55 (26.96%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (19.12%) Risk Management
8 36 (17.65%) Project Management
9 29 (14.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 28 (13.73%) Service Delivery
11 27 (13.24%) Service Management
12 25 (12.25%) Incident Management
13 24 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (10.78%) ITSM
14 22 (10.78%) Time Management
15 20 (9.80%) ITIL V3
16 19 (9.31%) DevOps
17 18 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
18 17 (8.33%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.22%) SQL
2 16 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.45%) Python
5 4 (1.96%) Java
5 4 (1.96%) VBScript
6 3 (1.47%) C
6 3 (1.47%) Perl
7 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (14.71%) Degree
2 18 (8.82%) CISSP
3 15 (7.35%) CISM
4 13 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.41%) CISA
7 8 (3.92%) DBS Check
7 8 (3.92%) MCSE
8 7 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.43%) IISP
9 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.45%) CCNA
10 5 (2.45%) CCNP
10 5 (2.45%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.47%) GIAC
11 3 (1.47%) MCP
11 3 (1.47%) MCTS
11 3 (1.47%) SANS
12 2 (0.98%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.98%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (9.80%) GDPR
2 20 (9.80%) SLA
3 12 (5.88%) ISO 22301
4 10 (4.90%) QA
5 8 (3.92%) ISO 9001
5 8 (3.92%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.47%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.49%) COBIT
8 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.49%) GPG13
8 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (5.39%) Docker
5 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.98%) iptables
5 2 (0.98%) KVM
5 2 (0.98%) Samba
5 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.49%) LXC
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.39%) Puppet
2 10 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.90%) Terraform
3 8 (3.92%) vRealize
4 4 (1.96%) Ansible
4 4 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.96%) SCCM
4 4 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.98%) WMI
5 2 (0.98%) WSUS
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) QRadar
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.49%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) SELinux
6 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (21.57%) VMware
2 29 (14.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.82%) Cisco
4 12 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 12 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 8 (3.92%) EMC
6 7 (3.43%) Google
7 6 (2.94%) Citrix
7 6 (2.94%) Dell
7 6 (2.94%) HP
7 6 (2.94%) Oracle
8 5 (2.45%) CommVault
8 5 (2.45%) Splunk
8 5 (2.45%) Symantec
9 4 (1.96%) GFI Software
9 4 (1.96%) Mimosa
9 4 (1.96%) OpenText
9 4 (1.96%) RightFax
9 4 (1.96%) SAP
10 3 (1.47%) Bloomberg