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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 163 164 162
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 39 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.88% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.15% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 41
Average salary £47,750 £38,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.22% +4.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £34,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4082 4254 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.82% 76.83% 74.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3375 3588 3140
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
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 24 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 24 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 +9 27 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Coventry +3 4 £43,750 +9.37% 4
Warwickshire -7 3 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Solihull -4 2 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire -5 2 £35,000 -33.33%
Worcestershire 0 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 - 2
Shropshire - 1 £75,000 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 25 (32.05%) NetApp
2 24 (30.77%) SAN
2 24 (30.77%) Replication
2 24 (30.77%) .NET
3 22 (28.21%) Windows
3 22 (28.21%) Finance
4 20 (25.64%) Scrum
5 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.36%) SQL
5 19 (24.36%) Cisco
5 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
6 17 (21.79%) HP
6 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
6 17 (21.79%) Business Development
7 15 (19.23%) ITIL
7 15 (19.23%) Citrix
8 14 (17.95%) VMware
8 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (14.10%) SLA
11 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (12.82%) Data Protection
12 9 (11.54%) Oracle
12 9 (11.54%) IIS
12 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
13 8 (10.26%) EMC
13 8 (10.26%) Symantec
13 8 (10.26%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (11.54%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.28%) assyst
2 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.77%) SAN
2 7 (8.97%) NetScaler
3 6 (7.69%) VLAN
3 6 (7.69%) MPLS
3 6 (7.69%) Internet
3 6 (7.69%) LAN
3 6 (7.69%) WAN
3 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.69%) VPN
4 4 (5.13%) Firewall
4 4 (5.13%) Intranet
4 4 (5.13%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.85%) Wireless
6 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.56%) PBX
6 2 (2.56%) VoIP
7 1 (1.28%) Network Security
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.28%) NAS
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.69%) OLTP
5 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.28%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.28%) DB2
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.28%) ProC
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Law
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
2 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Development Manager
2 17 (21.79%) Software Development Manager
2 17 (21.79%) Software Manager
3 13 (16.67%) DBA
3 13 (16.67%) Administrator
4 11 (14.10%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.41%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.41%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (6.41%) Release Coordinator
6 4 (5.13%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Data Centre Team Leader
8 2 (2.56%) Backup Specialist
8 2 (2.56%) SAN Storage Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (2.56%) COM
3 2 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) XSD
4 1 (1.28%) XSLT
4 1 (1.28%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) J2EE
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Replication
2 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) Clustering
5 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.28%) Statistics
8 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) UNIX
4 7 (8.97%) Windows XP
4 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.41%) Linux
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.13%) Solaris
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Scrum
2 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.79%) Business Development
4 15 (19.23%) ITIL
5 14 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.82%) Data Protection
7 8 (10.26%) Change Management
8 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.97%) Change Control
9 6 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (5.13%) Network Management
10 4 (5.13%) Release Management
10 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.13%) Service Management
10 4 (5.13%) Project Management
11 3 (3.85%) ERP
11 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) C
2 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) Korn
3 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) C++
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.28%) MCITP
2 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) SLA
2 6 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.97%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.41%) vSphere
5 4 (5.13%) XenApp
5 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.13%) XenMobile
2 4 (5.13%) Data Guard
2 4 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.85%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) SCOM
3 3 (3.85%) AppDNA
4 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) NetApp
2 19 (24.36%) Cisco
2 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.79%) HP
4 15 (19.23%) Citrix
5 14 (17.95%) VMware
6 9 (11.54%) Oracle
7 8 (10.26%) EMC
7 8 (10.26%) Symantec
8 5 (6.41%) IBM
9 4 (5.13%) Kaspersky
10 3 (3.85%) Remedy
10 3 (3.85%) Hitachi
10 3 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.56%) Tandberg
11 2 (2.56%) Brocade
11 2 (2.56%) BMC
11 2 (2.56%) Cognizant
11 2 (2.56%) Clearswift
11 2 (2.56%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £31000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £39,622 to £54,479 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago