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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
UK
Rank 751 822 781
Rank change year-on-year +71 -41  
Permanent jobs citing BCP 116 142 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 77 98 151
Median salary £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £100,000 £80,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BCP in the UK

BCP
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 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
England +75 113 £53,000 -3.63% 10
London +68 63 £55,000 -15.38% 5
East of England +30 12 £50,000 -4.76%
South East +74 11 £41,429 -19.16%
West Midlands +34 11 £53,000 - 1
City of London +51 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Hertfordshire +24 9 £50,000 -4.76%
East Midlands +10 8 £50,000 +42.85%
Birmingham +16 7 £56,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 7 - -
Berkshire +36 6 £37,858 -26.13%
Yorkshire +13 6 £38,000 -30.90% 1
West Yorkshire +25 5 £55,000 - 1
Leeds +14 5 £55,000 - 1
Watford - 5 £50,000 -
Maidenhead +8 4 - -
Hampshire +23 3 - -
Glasgow +19 3 - -
Scotland +18 3 - - 1
Essex +17 3 £33,300 -36.57%
Brentford - 3 £57,500 -
Fleet - 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £33,300 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £37,858 -
North East - 2 £33,500 - 3
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £33,500 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £33,500 - 3
Kent +22 1 £45,000 -5.26%

BCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for BCP.

1 144 (51.80%) Business Continuity
2 140 (50.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 125 (44.96%) Business Continuity Planning
4 103 (37.05%) Finance
5 82 (29.50%) VMware
6 80 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (27.34%) Windows
7 76 (27.34%) Linux
8 75 (26.98%) Data Centre
9 71 (25.54%) ITIL
9 71 (25.54%) DNS
10 59 (21.22%) Risk Management
11 56 (20.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 53 (19.06%) PCI DSS
12 53 (19.06%) Information Security
13 52 (18.71%) Firewall
13 52 (18.71%) Change Management
14 51 (18.35%) Project Management
14 51 (18.35%) Performance Tuning
15 50 (17.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 49 (17.63%) Problem Management
17 48 (17.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 48 (17.27%) TCP/IP
18 47 (16.91%) Perl
19 45 (16.19%) Unix
19 45 (16.19%) Active Directory
19 45 (16.19%) Red Hat
20 42 (15.11%) Microsoft
21 41 (14.75%) Cisco
21 41 (14.75%) SQL

BCP
Top Related 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 41 (14.75%) JBoss
2 36 (12.95%) Tomcat
3 34 (12.23%) Apache
4 15 (5.40%) IIS
5 13 (4.68%) MS Exchange
6 10 (3.60%) Skype for Business
7 9 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.88%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.16%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.80%) CMS
10 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.88%) MS Office
3 5 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.44%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (1.44%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.44%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.24%) SaaS
4 8 (2.88%) IaaS
5 6 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.16%) Office 365
6 4 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (25.54%) DNS
2 52 (18.71%) Firewall
3 48 (17.27%) TCP/IP
4 31 (11.15%) DHCP
5 29 (10.43%) SAN
6 26 (9.35%) LDAP
7 20 (7.19%) VoIP
8 16 (5.76%) NAS
9 15 (5.40%) VPN
10 14 (5.04%) SSL
11 13 (4.68%) IMAP
11 13 (4.68%) LAN
11 13 (4.68%) POP3
11 13 (4.68%) SMTP
12 12 (4.32%) Internet
12 12 (4.32%) SNMP
13 11 (3.96%) VLAN
13 11 (3.96%) WAN
13 11 (3.96%) Wireless
14 9 (3.24%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.47%) MySQL
3 14 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.88%) Big Data
4 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.72%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 23 (8.27%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.83%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.44%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.08%) Moq
5 3 (1.08%) MSTest
5 3 (1.08%) ReSharper
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.36%) JIRA
6 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 103 (37.05%) Finance
2 18 (6.47%) Marketing
3 15 (5.40%) Legal
4 11 (3.96%) Banking
4 11 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.88%) Games
6 6 (2.16%) Retail
7 4 (1.44%) Publishing
8 3 (1.08%) Law
9 2 (0.72%) Advertising
9 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (11.15%) Analyst
2 25 (8.99%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (7.19%) Consultant
5 18 (6.47%) IT Manager
6 17 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 16 (5.76%) Security Manager
8 14 (5.04%) Middleware Engineer
8 14 (5.04%) Senior Middleware Engineer
9 13 (4.68%) Business Continuity Manager
10 12 (4.32%) Business Manager
11 11 (3.96%) Security Officer
12 10 (3.60%) Applications Support
12 10 (3.60%) Architect
12 10 (3.60%) Information Manager
12 10 (3.60%) Information Security Manager
13 9 (3.24%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (3.24%) Network Engineer
14 8 (2.88%) Presales Consultant
14 8 (2.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.19%) Middleware
2 13 (4.68%) LAMP
3 10 (3.60%) HTML
3 10 (3.60%) Web Services
4 7 (2.52%) .NET
4 7 (2.52%) CSS
4 7 (2.52%) XML
5 4 (1.44%) SOAP
6 3 (1.08%) Ajax
6 3 (1.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.08%) CSS3
6 3 (1.08%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.08%) HTML5
6 3 (1.08%) jQuery
6 3 (1.08%) RESTful
6 3 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.08%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 75 (26.98%) Data Centre
2 41 (14.75%) Management Information System
3 37 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.04%) Clustering
5 12 (4.32%) Replication
6 10 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (3.60%) EMC VNX
7 9 (3.24%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.88%) Fintech
9 7 (2.52%) IBM XIV
10 6 (2.16%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.16%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.80%) NHS
12 4 (1.44%) CESG
12 4 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (1.44%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.44%) PDA
12 4 (1.44%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.34%) Linux
1 76 (27.34%) Windows
2 50 (17.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (16.19%) Unix
4 37 (13.31%) Windows Server
5 20 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.24%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.16%) Android
10 6 (2.16%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.80%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.44%) CentOS
12 4 (1.44%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (51.80%) Business Continuity
2 140 (50.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 125 (44.96%) Business Continuity Planning
4 71 (25.54%) ITIL
5 59 (21.22%) Risk Management
6 56 (20.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 53 (19.06%) Information Security
8 52 (18.71%) Change Management
9 51 (18.35%) Performance Tuning
9 51 (18.35%) Project Management
10 49 (17.63%) Problem Management
11 39 (14.03%) Service Delivery
12 37 (13.31%) Migration
13 36 (12.95%) DevOps
14 31 (11.15%) B2B
15 30 (10.79%) Stress Testing
16 29 (10.43%) Server Hardening
17 28 (10.07%) Line Management
17 28 (10.07%) Security Hardening
18 27 (9.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.91%) Perl
2 41 (14.75%) SQL
3 23 (8.27%) Java
4 17 (6.12%) Python
5 13 (4.68%) PHP
6 10 (3.60%) C
6 10 (3.60%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.24%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.24%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.16%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.44%) C#
9 4 (1.44%) C++
9 4 (1.44%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.44%) Ruby
10 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Korn
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (12.23%) CISSP
2 33 (11.87%) Degree
3 25 (8.99%) CISA
4 24 (8.63%) CISM
5 17 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.68%) MCSE
7 11 (3.96%) CCNA
8 10 (3.60%) CCIE
8 10 (3.60%) CCNP
8 10 (3.60%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.88%) MCP
10 7 (2.52%) MCSA
10 7 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.16%) ISSAP
11 6 (2.16%) PCI QSA
12 4 (1.44%) CCEA
12 4 (1.44%) CIMA
12 4 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (19.06%) PCI DSS
2 48 (17.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (11.87%) SLA
4 18 (6.47%) QA
5 11 (3.96%) ISO22301
6 4 (1.44%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.44%) ISO27002
6 4 (1.44%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.08%) COBIT
7 3 (1.08%) GDPR
8 2 (0.72%) PMO
9 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.36%) FISMA
9 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (16.19%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 8 (2.88%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.80%) Firmware
6 5 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.80%) vSphere
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.72%) XenApp
8 1 (0.36%) Docker
8 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (14.03%) Red Hat Satellite
2 28 (10.07%) Puppet
3 23 (8.27%) Nagios
4 15 (5.40%) SELinux
5 10 (3.60%) EMC VPLEX
6 8 (2.88%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (2.88%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.52%) SCCM
8 6 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (1.44%) Ansible
9 4 (1.44%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.44%) Opsview
10 3 (1.08%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.08%) SCOM
10 3 (1.08%) Simpana
10 3 (1.08%) WMI
10 3 (1.08%) WSUS
11 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 82 (29.50%) VMware
2 45 (16.19%) Red Hat
3 42 (15.11%) Microsoft
4 41 (14.75%) Cisco
5 33 (11.87%) Oracle
6 15 (5.40%) F5
6 15 (5.40%) Splunk
7 14 (5.04%) IBM
7 14 (5.04%) NetApp
8 12 (4.32%) HP
8 12 (4.32%) TOWER Software
9 11 (3.96%) Apple
9 11 (3.96%) Brocade
9 11 (3.96%) Dell
9 11 (3.96%) EMC
9 11 (3.96%) Intel Security
9 11 (3.96%) SAP
10 10 (3.60%) CommVault
11 9 (3.24%) Symantec
12 8 (2.88%) Intel
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + £10k OTE, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Source Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham
Consumer Council for Water
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago