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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 233 222
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11  
Permanent jobs citing BCP 14 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.20% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.22% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 1
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.77% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +19.04%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4576 5402 5023
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.27% 88.69% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3797 4188 4136
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

BCP
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

BCP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BCP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BCP in the West Midlands

BCP
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 3 months to 26 June 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
Birmingham +11 7 £54,000 +13.68%
Staffordshire - 5 £70,000 -
Warwickshire +13 2 - -
BCP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BCP.

1 16 (64.00%) Business Continuity
1 16 (64.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 12 (48.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (48.00%) Information Security
3 11 (44.00%) Project Management
4 10 (40.00%) Finance
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (28.00%) ITIL
7 7 (28.00%) SLA
7 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (24.00%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 5 (20.00%) WAN
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
9 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
9 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
10 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
10 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (16.00%) WMI

BCP
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LAN
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) SNMP
2 4 (16.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) Broadband
3 2 (8.00%) Intranet
3 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Security Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) ICT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Director
5 1 (4.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Production DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.00%) Fintech
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Business Continuity
1 16 (64.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 12 (48.00%) Information Security
3 11 (44.00%) Project Management
4 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
7 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 4 (16.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (16.00%) Data Privacy
8 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
8 4 (16.00%) People Management
8 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.00%) Security Management
8 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CISMP
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (28.00%) SLA
3 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (12.00%) COBIT
4 3 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (12.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (24.00%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) WMI
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Dell
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) IronPort