Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Continuity Planning (BCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 321 317
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing BCP 18 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.096% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.11% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -14.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,300 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £52,500 £59,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.50% +3.00% -

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 9038 10239 9441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.88% 89.15% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7312 8003 7793
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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

BCP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BCP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Birmingham +22 9 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £71,250 -
Staffordshire +2 2 £75,000 +120.59%
Solihull - 2 £47,500 -
BCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BCP.

1 15 (83.33%) Business Continuity
1 15 (83.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 10 (55.56%) Project Management
4 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (55.56%) COBIT
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) IPsec
5 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) Network Design
5 9 (50.00%) CCNA
5 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) MCSE
5 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (50.00%) LAN
5 9 (50.00%) VoIP
5 9 (50.00%) WAN
5 9 (50.00%) SSL
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (50.00%) SAN
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
1 9 (50.00%) IPsec
1 9 (50.00%) LAN
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
1 9 (50.00%) SSL
1 9 (50.00%) VoIP
1 9 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Business Continuity
1 15 (83.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 10 (55.56%) Project Management
3 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
4 9 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 9 (50.00%) Network Design
4 9 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 9 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (27.78%) Information Security
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
6 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) SABSA
6 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNA
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (50.00%) MCSE
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CISM
2 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) ISSMP
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) COBIT
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft