Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 319 274
Rank change year-on-year +13 -45 +17
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 53 60 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.50% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 53
North West median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,400 £34,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £55,350
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,001 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 11,107 12,051 10,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.38% 91.35% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,942 9,705 8,741
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 August 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 15 August 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 +3 21 £54,000 +13.68% 6
Cheshire +6 15 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Merseyside +18 7 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Lancashire +8 7 £57,000 +26.67%
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 15 (28.30%) DevOps
2 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 14 (26.42%) Linux
3 13 (24.53%) DNS
3 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (22.64%) Windows
5 11 (20.75%) Python
5 11 (20.75%) Finance
5 11 (20.75%) VMware
5 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
6 10 (18.87%) Java
6 10 (18.87%) SQL
6 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
7 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
7 9 (16.98%) LAN
7 9 (16.98%) WAN
7 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (16.98%) Puppet
8 8 (15.09%) Process Improvement
8 8 (15.09%) Office 365
8 8 (15.09%) nginx
8 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
8 8 (15.09%) Firewall
8 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
8 8 (15.09%) Project Management
8 8 (15.09%) PMO
9 7 (13.21%) Windows Server

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 8 (15.09%) nginx
2 5 (9.43%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) Confluence
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (15.09%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.98%) LAN
3 9 (16.98%) WAN
4 8 (15.09%) Firewall
5 7 (13.21%) SAN
5 7 (13.21%) SSL
6 6 (11.32%) HTTP
6 6 (11.32%) VPN
7 5 (9.43%) DHCP
7 5 (9.43%) Internet
7 5 (9.43%) Network Security
8 4 (7.55%) BGP
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (7.55%) OSPF
9 3 (5.66%) VLAN
9 3 (5.66%) WLAN
10 2 (3.77%) IPsec
10 2 (3.77%) Wireless
10 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Power BI
6 1 (1.89%) QlikView
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Automotive
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) French Language
2 4 (7.55%) German Language
2 4 (7.55%) Japanese Language
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) DBA
3 6 (11.32%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (7.55%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.66%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (5.66%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Project Office Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Servlets
2 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) WSGI
3 2 (3.77%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) AS400
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.89%) IBM Storwize
6 1 (1.89%) iSeries
6 1 (1.89%) PMI
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) DevOps
2 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
5 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.09%) Process Improvement
5 8 (15.09%) Project Management
6 7 (13.21%) Change Management
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.32%) Analytics
7 6 (11.32%) Coaching
7 6 (11.32%) High Availability
7 6 (11.32%) Load Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Line Management
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Python
2 10 (18.87%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
5 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) CCNP
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (7.55%) MCSE
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) CCIE
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) PMO
2 6 (11.32%) QA
3 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (5.66%) GDPR
5 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.66%) BitLocker
4 3 (5.66%) KVM
4 3 (5.66%) VirtualBox
4 3 (5.66%) vSphere
4 3 (5.66%) Xen
5 2 (3.77%) Docker
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.89%) vCloud
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (16.98%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Ansible
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Salt
3 4 (7.55%) SCCM
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.89%) Kibana
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) VMware
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco
2 6 (11.32%) Splunk
3 4 (7.55%) Cognizant
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.66%) Juniper
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) F5
5 2 (3.77%) RedGate
5 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.77%) Sybase
6 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.89%) Capita
6 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Veeam