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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 192 213
Rank change year-on-year -60 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 26 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.82% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.93% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 19
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £135,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Capacity Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6140 4966 5717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.86% 88.27% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4970 4189 4652
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 20 £47,500 - 3
Cheshire -31 4 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Lancashire +2 1 £20,500 -
Merseyside -10 1 £47,500 -
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 31 (46.27%) Migration
2 27 (40.30%) SQL
3 26 (38.81%) High Availability
4 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
5 24 (35.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 24 (35.82%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
7 19 (28.36%) SSL
7 19 (28.36%) Degree
8 18 (26.87%) Firewall
9 17 (25.37%) Cisco
9 17 (25.37%) Cisco Prime
9 17 (25.37%) MySQL
9 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
9 17 (25.37%) LAN
9 17 (25.37%) WAN
9 17 (25.37%) VPN
9 17 (25.37%) Wireless
9 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
9 17 (25.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (25.37%) Network Management
9 17 (25.37%) Cisco Wireless
10 16 (23.88%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (23.88%) Replication
11 15 (22.39%) CCNP
11 15 (22.39%) CCNA
11 15 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (20.90%) Linux
12 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (20.90%) MongoDB

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 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) nginx
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) SSL
2 18 (26.87%) Firewall
3 17 (25.37%) Cisco Wireless
3 17 (25.37%) LAN
3 17 (25.37%) VPN
3 17 (25.37%) WAN
3 17 (25.37%) Wireless
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (4.48%) DNS
6 2 (2.99%) HTTP
6 2 (2.99%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.37%) MySQL
3 14 (20.90%) MongoDB
3 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (14.93%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.49%) QlikView
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Hudson
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) DBA
2 23 (34.33%) SQL DBA
3 20 (29.85%) Analyst
4 17 (25.37%) Network Analyst
4 17 (25.37%) Network Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (11.94%) Cisco Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Server Specialist
6 8 (11.94%) Storage Specialist
7 6 (8.96%) Administrator
7 6 (8.96%) Linux Specialist
7 6 (8.96%) VMware Specialist
8 5 (7.46%) Senior DBA
8 5 (7.46%) Senior SQL DBA
9 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) IT Director
9 4 (5.97%) MongoDB DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) XML
3 2 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.99%) Servlets
4 1 (1.49%) Kafka
4 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (23.88%) Replication
3 13 (19.40%) Clustering
4 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.99%) CentOS
4 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) Debian
5 1 (1.49%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.49%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) Migration
2 26 (38.81%) High Availability
3 24 (35.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (25.37%) Network Management
5 16 (23.88%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (16.42%) Database Security
8 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.94%) Change Control
8 8 (11.94%) Change Management
9 7 (10.45%) Database Optimisation
10 6 (8.96%) Service Management
11 5 (7.46%) SDLC
11 5 (7.46%) Statistics
12 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
12 4 (5.97%) Database Mirroring
12 4 (5.97%) DevOps
12 4 (5.97%) Open Source
12 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
12 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.97%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) PHP
5 2 (2.99%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Degree
2 15 (22.39%) CCNA
2 15 (22.39%) CCNP
2 15 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) NCDA
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.49%) PMO
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.48%) vSphere
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) Docker
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) KVM
5 1 (1.49%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) Cisco CUCM
1 17 (25.37%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.99%) Kibana
2 2 (2.99%) logstash
2 2 (2.99%) Nagios
2 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Icinga
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) Cisco
3 11 (16.42%) VMware
4 9 (13.43%) NetApp
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.97%) RedGate
6 2 (2.99%) Sage
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) Cognos
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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