Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 331 274
Rank change year-on-year +11 -57 +3
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 41 42 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.33% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.36% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 70
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,825 £30,650 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,625 £72,000 £57,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,365 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.06% +6.73% +1.01%

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 10,706 11,608 11,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.92% 90.89% 91.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8,582 9,216 9,228
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 -4 19 £54,000 +35.00% 2
Cheshire +8 11 £51,250 +10.81% 3
Merseyside +19 6 £47,500 +5.56%
Lancashire - 2 £51,250 - 1
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 12 (29.27%) Windows
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (26.83%) DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Change Management
3 10 (24.39%) Linux
4 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) Firewall
4 9 (21.95%) Degree
5 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
5 8 (19.51%) LAN
5 8 (19.51%) WAN
6 7 (17.07%) Python
6 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (17.07%) Change Control
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
6 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (14.63%) Puppet
7 6 (14.63%) High Availability
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.63%) QA
7 6 (14.63%) Office 365
7 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (14.63%) Ansible
7 6 (14.63%) Project Management
7 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (14.63%) DNS

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 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) nginx
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (14.63%) Office 365
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) LAN
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
5 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 4 (9.76%) Network Security
5 4 (9.76%) SAN
5 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.32%) BGP
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.32%) OSPF
6 3 (7.32%) VLAN
6 3 (7.32%) WLAN
7 2 (4.88%) Junos
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.44%) DMVPN
8 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.44%) NX-OS
8 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (4.88%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) DTS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) QlikView
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 2 (4.88%) French Language
3 2 (4.88%) German Language
3 2 (4.88%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) DBA
2 8 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) SQL DBA
4 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Director
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) SAN Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.20%) Private Cloud
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) AS400
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Storwize
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) PMI
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.88%) Debian
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.88%) Unix
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) DevOps
2 10 (24.39%) Change Management
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Change Control
4 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (14.63%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.63%) High Availability
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) ETL
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Information Security
8 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) MCSA
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) VCP6
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.44%) CCIE
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) PMO
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) GDPR
3 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) Docker
4 3 (7.32%) KVM
4 3 (7.32%) vCloud
4 3 (7.32%) VirtualBox
4 3 (7.32%) Xen
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Firmware
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Ansible
1 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Sentry
3 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.44%) Salt
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) VMware
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.32%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) RedGate
5 2 (4.88%) Sybase
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Nortel
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk