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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 210 205 221
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 43 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.62% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.74% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 16
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +30.68%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.68%
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
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Merseyside +12 15 £24,500 -57.39% 2
Manchester +2 15 £50,000 +51.39% 3
Cheshire +9 12 £41,250 -5.17%
Lancashire - 1 £31,000 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 36 (47.37%) Clustering
3 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
4 31 (40.79%) Windows
5 29 (38.16%) Oracle
6 26 (34.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 25 (32.89%) Replication
7 25 (32.89%) T-SQL
8 24 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (30.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (23.68%) Finance
12 17 (22.37%) SAN
13 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (19.74%) ETL
14 15 (19.74%) UNIX
15 14 (18.42%) Business Continuity
15 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
16 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (15.79%) Service Management
17 12 (15.79%) Database Mirroring
18 11 (14.47%) MS Office
18 11 (14.47%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle 9iAS
3 3 (3.95%) Lync
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Project
3 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.95%) ProjectWise
5 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.95%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) SAN
2 10 (13.16%) DNS
3 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.84%) DHCP
4 8 (10.53%) Firewall
4 8 (10.53%) NAS
4 8 (10.53%) WAN
5 7 (9.21%) LAN
6 5 (6.58%) VPN
6 5 (6.58%) Wireless
6 5 (6.58%) MPLS
6 5 (6.58%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.26%) IPsec
7 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (5.26%) SSL
7 4 (5.26%) VoIP
8 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (9.21%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (7.89%) DB2
6 6 (7.89%) MySQL
7 5 (6.58%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (6.58%) OLAP
8 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.26%) Pentaho
9 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.32%) ERwin
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.53%) Retail
4 5 (6.58%) Banking
5 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) DBA
2 24 (31.58%) SQL DBA
3 17 (22.37%) Administrator
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (9.21%) UNIX Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) UNIX Support
6 5 (6.58%) Senior UNIX Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Senior UNIX Support
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Developer
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.26%) MI Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Development DBA
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.63%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
1 6 (7.89%) SAP Basis
2 3 (3.95%) WebCenter
2 3 (3.95%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) Middleware
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (47.37%) Clustering
2 25 (32.89%) Replication
3 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
4 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.89%) Life Science
5 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.58%) NHS
7 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
7 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (2.63%) HP Superdome
10 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
10 1 (1.32%) Symmetrix
10 1 (1.32%) Handset
10 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.79%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) UNIX
3 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.21%) Solaris
6 3 (3.95%) Linux
7 2 (2.63%) AIX
7 2 (2.63%) HPUX
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Root Cause Analysis
2 23 (30.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (19.74%) ETL
5 14 (18.42%) Business Continuity
6 12 (15.79%) Service Management
6 12 (15.79%) Database Mirroring
7 11 (14.47%) CRM
7 11 (14.47%) Migration
8 10 (13.16%) ITIL
9 9 (11.84%) Project Management
9 9 (11.84%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.21%) Change Control
12 6 (7.89%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (7.89%) Patch Management
12 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
12 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
13 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 25 (32.89%) T-SQL
3 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.58%) VB
4 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.26%) LINC
5 4 (5.26%) Java
6 3 (3.95%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) Prolog
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.63%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) VBScript
7 2 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) VB6
8 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.47%) MCITP
3 10 (13.16%) Degree
4 9 (11.84%) MCTS
4 9 (11.84%) OCP
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (5.26%) MCP
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.95%) CCNP
7 2 (2.63%) MCSE
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) CCNA
8 1 (1.32%) CISSP
8 1 (1.32%) CISA
8 1 (1.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
1 6 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.21%) Samba
3 5 (6.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (6.58%) SRDF
3 5 (6.58%) NFS
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.32%) Cronacle
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCOM
2 5 (6.58%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.32%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (1.32%) WSUS
5 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.16%) Oracle
3 9 (11.84%) VMware
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco
5 6 (7.89%) IBM
5 6 (7.89%) SAP
5 6 (7.89%) EMC
6 5 (6.58%) Citrix
6 5 (6.58%) Veritas
6 5 (6.58%) Sun
6 5 (6.58%) BMC
7 4 (5.26%) Unisys
8 3 (3.95%) CommVault
8 3 (3.95%) HP
9 2 (2.63%) Symantec
9 2 (2.63%) Remedy
10 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.32%) NetApp
10 1 (1.32%) Avaya
10 1 (1.32%) Juniper
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