Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Capacity Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Capacity Planning over the 6 months to 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 296 315
Rank change year-on-year +39 +19 -54
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 80 65 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 46
North West median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £69,250 £63,750 £56,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Capacity Planning 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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,842 11,558 12,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.60% 91.99% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,243 9,304 9,930
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Capacity Planning in the North West

Capacity Planning
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the North West over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Capacity Planning 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 July 2019. 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
Manchester +37 51 £24,500 -53.77% 3
Lancashire -1 23 £38,152 -10.76% 1
Cumbria - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire +24 2 £46,750 -15.00% 3
Merseyside -2 1 £55,000 +12.82%
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, IT jobs citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 38 (47.50%) Degree
2 37 (46.25%) Broadband
3 34 (42.50%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 32 (40.00%) Strategic Roadmap
5 31 (38.75%) Collaborative Working
5 31 (38.75%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (37.50%) Commercial Awareness
6 30 (37.50%) Decision-Making
6 30 (37.50%) Software Delivery
6 30 (37.50%) SDLC
6 30 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (30.00%) Windows
9 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
10 21 (26.25%) VMware
11 20 (25.00%) Firewall
11 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (25.00%) Office 365
12 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 16 (20.00%) VPN
12 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 15 (18.75%) WAN
13 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
14 14 (17.50%) Windows 10
14 14 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (17.50%) Linux
14 14 (17.50%) LAN
15 13 (16.25%) Internet
15 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (3.75%) JBoss
1 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.50%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (25.00%) Office 365
3 13 (16.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.50%) Google Play
6 2 (2.50%) SaaS
7 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 37 (46.25%) Broadband
2 20 (25.00%) Firewall
3 16 (20.00%) VPN
4 15 (18.75%) WAN
5 14 (17.50%) LAN
6 13 (16.25%) DNS
6 13 (16.25%) HTTP
6 13 (16.25%) Internet
6 13 (16.25%) SMTP
6 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
6 13 (16.25%) VLAN
7 3 (3.75%) SAN
8 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.75%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Billing
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Administrator
2 13 (16.25%) Network Administrator
3 10 (12.50%) Network Support
3 10 (12.50%) Network Support Technician
3 10 (12.50%) Network Technician
3 10 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 8 (10.00%) DBA
5 6 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.00%) IT Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Capacity Planner
8 3 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) Network Planner
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
1 4 (5.00%) .NET Core
1 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (5.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (3.75%) Kafka
2 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.25%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 34 (42.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.50%) FMCG
2 6 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.25%) PlayStation
3 5 (6.25%) Xbox
4 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Windows
2 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.50%) Linux
3 14 (17.50%) Windows 10
4 6 (7.50%) Unix
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.75%) Solaris
7 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 32 (40.00%) Strategic Roadmap
2 31 (38.75%) Collaborative Working
2 31 (38.75%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (37.50%) Commercial Awareness
3 30 (37.50%) Decision-Making
3 30 (37.50%) SDLC
3 30 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 30 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 13 (16.25%) Network Architecture
4 13 (16.25%) Project Planning
5 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.00%) DevOps
6 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
7 7 (8.75%) Change Control
7 7 (8.75%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) C#
2 4 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.75%) VB
4 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (47.50%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.50%) MCSA
3 6 (7.50%) VCP6
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.50%) HND
5 1 (1.25%) CCIE
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
5 1 (1.25%) CCNP
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) GDPR
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.00%) Docker
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) WSUS
2 5 (6.25%) Ansible
3 4 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.00%) Terraform
4 3 (3.75%) Data Guard
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.50%) Puppet
6 1 (1.25%) Grafana
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.25%) Salt
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) VMware
3 7 (8.75%) NetApp
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco
5 2 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) Dell
6 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.25%) Intel
6 1 (1.25%) Meraki
6 1 (1.25%) RedGate
6 1 (1.25%) Remedy
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.25%) Zuora