Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 298 338
Rank change year-on-year +1 +40 -17
Permanent jobs citing BCP 11 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 6
West Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.44% +25.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,867 £49,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £70,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% +5.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,459 8,841 10,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.71% 90.41% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,485 7,248 8,697
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BCP in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for BCP in the West Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BCP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for BCP in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BCP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Staffordshire +4 3 £35,500 -49.29%
Solihull +4 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Birmingham -18 2 £50,000 -7.41%
Worcestershire - 2 £33,682 -
BCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BCP.

1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) SLA
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Development
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Testing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) SWOT Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) VMware