The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 218 219 194
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 34 19 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.28% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.36% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 23
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £72,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Capacity Planning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6094 5316 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.92% 77.61% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4500 4956
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Capacity Planning
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the North West region.

Capacity Planning Salary Trend in the North West

Capacity Planning
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Capacity Planning Salary Histogram in the North West

Capacity Planning
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 15 £33,027 -22.28% 3
Merseyside +15 9 £57,500 +88.52% 1
Cheshire -9 8 £42,500 +63.46% 1
Cumbria - 2 - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Planning.

1 33 (47.14%) EMC
2 32 (45.71%) VMware
3 31 (44.29%) SAN
4 29 (41.43%) HP
5 28 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (38.57%) Change Management
7 26 (37.14%) NetApp
7 26 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (32.86%) PowerShell
8 23 (32.86%) VMware ESX
9 21 (30.00%) Capacity Management
10 20 (28.57%) vCloud
10 20 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (28.57%) SLA
10 20 (28.57%) Windows
10 20 (28.57%) Linux
11 19 (27.14%) Client/Server
12 18 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
12 18 (25.71%) VMFS
13 17 (24.29%) VMware Server
13 17 (24.29%) Degree
13 17 (24.29%) CA
13 17 (24.29%) e-Health
14 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
14 16 (22.86%) ITIL
15 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
16 13 (18.57%) UNIX
16 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
17 12 (17.14%) Red Hat
17 12 (17.14%) Service Delivery

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) Lync
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (11.43%) Office 365
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.29%) SAN
2 9 (12.86%) LAN
3 8 (11.43%) WAN
3 8 (11.43%) VPN
3 8 (11.43%) DNS
4 6 (8.57%) DMZ
4 6 (8.57%) Firewall
5 5 (7.14%) MPLS
6 4 (5.71%) OSPF
6 4 (5.71%) BGP
6 4 (5.71%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.71%) VPLS
7 3 (4.29%) DHCP
7 3 (4.29%) Internet
8 2 (2.86%) IPsec
8 2 (2.86%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.86%) Broadband
9 1 (1.43%) NAS
9 1 (1.43%) SNMP
9 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) ROLAP
7 1 (1.43%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) MySQL
7 1 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
1 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Administrator
3 11 (15.71%) Consultant
3 11 (15.71%) VMware Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (5.71%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) DBA
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Database Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.29%) Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Client/Server
2 17 (24.29%) e-Health
3 3 (4.29%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Firmware
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) PKI
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
1 20 (28.57%) Linux
2 13 (18.57%) UNIX
3 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.86%) Solaris
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) CentOS
7 2 (2.86%) Fedora
7 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) HPUX
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Change Management
2 26 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (30.00%) Capacity Management
4 16 (22.86%) ITIL
5 12 (17.14%) Service Delivery
6 11 (15.71%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) Service Management
7 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.57%) Business Development
8 6 (8.57%) Use Case
9 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.71%) Release Management
10 4 (5.71%) Network Management
10 4 (5.71%) ETL
11 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.29%) Data Architecture
11 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.29%) Migration
11 3 (4.29%) Statistical Modelling
11 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.43%) SQL
3 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) Scala
5 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.57%) SLA
2 8 (11.43%) QA
3 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (32.86%) VMware ESX
3 20 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (28.57%) vCloud
4 18 (25.71%) VMFS
5 17 (24.29%) VMware Server
6 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (11.43%) MetaFrame
7 8 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (11.43%) XenApp
8 7 (10.00%) vSphere
9 2 (2.86%) NFS
9 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.43%) Cronacle
10 1 (1.43%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Nagios
1 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) Legato
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) EMC
2 32 (45.71%) VMware
3 29 (41.43%) HP
4 26 (37.14%) NetApp
5 17 (24.29%) CA
6 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.14%) Red Hat
8 9 (12.86%) Citrix
9 8 (11.43%) AppSense
10 6 (8.57%) BMC
10 6 (8.57%) 3PAR
11 5 (7.14%) Oracle
12 4 (5.71%) Cisco
12 4 (5.71%) Fortinet
13 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.29%) IBM
14 2 (2.86%) Juniper
14 2 (2.86%) Teradata
14 2 (2.86%) Symantec
14 2 (2.86%) Rackspace
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