The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Planning skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 178 160 157
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 43 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.90% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.18% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 42
Average salary £47,750 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £34,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4084 4253 3648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.80% 76.74% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 3592 3136
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Capacity Planning Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Capacity Planning Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Birmingham +7 27 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Coventry +12 6 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Warwickshire -8 4 £42,750 +22.14% 3
Solihull -4 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Staffordshire -9 2 £35,000 -33.33%
Worcestershire +1 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £75,000 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 26 (31.33%) .NET
2 25 (30.12%) NetApp
3 24 (28.92%) SAN
3 24 (28.92%) Finance
3 24 (28.92%) Replication
4 22 (26.51%) Windows
5 21 (25.30%) Scrum
6 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.89%) SQL
7 19 (22.89%) Cisco
7 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
8 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
8 18 (21.69%) Business Development
9 17 (20.48%) ITIL
9 17 (20.48%) HP
10 16 (19.28%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (18.07%) Citrix
12 14 (16.87%) VMware
12 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (13.25%) SLA
14 11 (13.25%) Oracle
15 10 (12.05%) Data Protection
15 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
16 9 (10.84%) IIS
16 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
17 8 (9.64%) EMC
17 8 (9.64%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (10.84%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.20%) assyst
2 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) SAN
2 7 (8.43%) NetScaler
3 6 (7.23%) MPLS
3 6 (7.23%) Internet
3 6 (7.23%) LAN
3 6 (7.23%) WAN
3 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.23%) VPN
3 6 (7.23%) VLAN
4 4 (4.82%) Firewall
4 4 (4.82%) Intranet
4 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.61%) Wireless
6 2 (2.41%) PBX
6 2 (2.41%) VoIP
6 2 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.20%) Network Security
7 1 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.23%) OLTP
5 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.20%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.20%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.20%) ProC
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Law
2 3 (3.61%) Legal
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Development Manager
2 18 (21.69%) Software Development Manager
2 18 (21.69%) Software Manager
3 15 (18.07%) DBA
4 14 (16.87%) Administrator
5 11 (13.25%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.43%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.02%) Release Coordinator
7 5 (6.02%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.02%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Data Centre Team Leader
9 3 (3.61%) Head of Operations
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) .NET
2 3 (3.61%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) COM
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) XSD
4 1 (1.20%) XSLT
4 1 (1.20%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) J2EE
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Replication
2 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.02%) Clustering
5 4 (4.82%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.20%) Statistics
8 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) UNIX
4 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.02%) Linux
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.82%) Solaris
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.41%) AIX
9 1 (1.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Scrum
2 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) Business Development
4 17 (20.48%) ITIL
5 16 (19.28%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.05%) Data Protection
7 8 (9.64%) Change Management
7 8 (9.64%) Change Control
8 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.23%) Service Management
9 6 (7.23%) Project Management
9 6 (7.23%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.82%) Release Management
11 4 (4.82%) Network Management
12 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.61%) C
2 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.41%) Korn
4 1 (1.20%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) C#
4 1 (1.20%) C++
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.20%) MCITP
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
2 6 (7.23%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.43%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.02%) vSphere
5 4 (4.82%) XenApp
5 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.41%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.23%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.82%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (4.82%) XenMobile
3 3 (3.61%) AppDNA
3 3 (3.61%) SCCM
3 3 (3.61%) SCOM
4 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) NetApp
2 19 (22.89%) Cisco
2 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.48%) HP
4 15 (18.07%) Citrix
5 14 (16.87%) VMware
6 11 (13.25%) Oracle
7 8 (9.64%) EMC
7 8 (9.64%) Symantec
8 5 (6.02%) IBM
9 4 (4.82%) Kaspersky
10 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.61%) Remedy
10 3 (3.61%) Hitachi
11 2 (2.41%) BMC
11 2 (2.41%) Cognizant
11 2 (2.41%) Clearswift
11 2 (2.41%) Sun
11 2 (2.41%) Dell
11 2 (2.41%) Brocade
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago