Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 488 392
Rank change year-on-year -37 -96 +53
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 912 1070 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.57% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.64% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 625 796 1332
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in the UK

Capacity Planning
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Capacity Planning.

Salary trend for Capacity Planning in the UK

Capacity Planning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Capacity Planning in the UK

Capacity Planning
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England -53 804 £53,730 +7.46% 55
UK excluding London -30 525 £47,500 +5.56% 45
London -36 367 £65,000 +18.18% 15
South East +37 154 £52,500 +5.00% 10
North of England -49 98 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Midlands -60 96 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands -7 84 £42,500 -11.46% 6
East of England +3 73 £52,500 +11.70% 11
North West -49 44 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Scotland -13 41 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Yorkshire -23 39 £41,500 +6.41% 5
Northern Ireland - 30 £33,500 -
South West -15 16 £50,000 +8.11% 3
North East +9 15 £35,000 +3.70%
Wales +19 13 £39,000 -2.50%
East Midlands -42 12 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Channel Islands - 4 £59,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 323 (35.42%) Windows
2 297 (32.57%) SQL
3 283 (31.03%) SQL Server
4 281 (30.81%) Microsoft
5 240 (26.32%) Linux
6 236 (25.88%) VMware
7 233 (25.55%) Finance
8 230 (25.22%) Cisco
9 227 (24.89%) ITIL
10 188 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
11 186 (20.39%) Performance Tuning
12 171 (18.75%) Active Directory
13 170 (18.64%) DevOps
13 170 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 168 (18.42%) Data Centre
15 154 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 152 (16.67%) Oracle
17 150 (16.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 149 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
19 142 (15.57%) Unix
20 141 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
20 141 (15.46%) Windows Server
21 129 (14.14%) Firewall
22 122 (13.38%) Degree
23 112 (12.28%) Change Management
24 110 (12.06%) PowerShell
25 109 (11.95%) Java
26 100 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
27 98 (10.75%) HP
28 97 (10.64%) SAN

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 56 (6.14%) IIS
2 41 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 34 (3.73%) MS Exchange
4 24 (2.63%) OpenStack
5 21 (2.30%) CMS
5 21 (2.30%) Documentum
6 20 (2.19%) Apache
6 20 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.99%) Confluence
10 8 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.77%) SAS
11 7 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.66%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) CATIA
7 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.21%) assyst
2 6 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.66%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.33%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.22%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.22%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.22%) Summit
7 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) Primavera
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 170 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 149 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (6.47%) Office 365
4 44 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (4.06%) SaaS
6 34 (3.73%) PaaS
7 28 (3.07%) IaaS
8 22 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (1.43%) GitHub
12 12 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.77%) Akamai
13 7 (0.77%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.77%) Route 53
13 7 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.66%) Google App Engine
14 6 (0.66%) Google Compute Engine
14 6 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 129 (14.14%) Firewall
2 97 (10.64%) SAN
2 97 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 66 (7.24%) DNS
4 64 (7.02%) VPN
5 63 (6.91%) LAN
6 58 (6.36%) WAN
7 54 (5.92%) Network Security
8 51 (5.59%) NAS
9 41 (4.50%) IPsec
10 39 (4.28%) Wireless
11 35 (3.84%) VoIP
12 34 (3.73%) BGP
12 34 (3.73%) OSPF
13 33 (3.62%) VLAN
14 31 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 29 (3.18%) DHCP
15 29 (3.18%) SSL
16 28 (3.07%) MPLS
17 25 (2.74%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 74 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 70 (7.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 55 (6.03%) MySQL
6 50 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 45 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 38 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 37 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (3.18%) RDBMS
12 27 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
14 25 (2.74%) Big Data
14 25 (2.74%) Hadoop
14 25 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 25 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
15 23 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 40 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.08%) Subversion
4 17 (1.86%) JIRA
5 15 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.21%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.44%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.44%) Maven
11 4 (0.44%) Selenium
11 4 (0.44%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.33%) Toad
13 2 (0.22%) ERwin
13 2 (0.22%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.22%) XMLSpy
General
1 233 (25.55%) Finance
2 65 (7.13%) Banking
3 50 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.50%) Retail
5 34 (3.73%) Legal
6 33 (3.62%) Investment Banking
7 28 (3.07%) Retail Banking
8 20 (2.19%) Marketing
9 17 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.86%) Publishing
10 15 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.32%) Games
12 8 (0.88%) Back Office
12 8 (0.88%) Electronics
13 6 (0.66%) Automotive
13 6 (0.66%) Law
14 5 (0.55%) Front Office
15 3 (0.33%) Advertising
15 3 (0.33%) French Language
15 3 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 156 (17.11%) DBA
2 102 (11.18%) Administrator
3 99 (10.86%) Architect
4 84 (9.21%) SQL DBA
5 76 (8.33%) Developer
6 67 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 60 (6.58%) Analyst
8 57 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 53 (5.81%) Oracle DBA
10 39 (4.28%) Infrastructure Manager
10 39 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
12 32 (3.51%) Support Engineer
13 27 (2.96%) Technical Architect
14 25 (2.74%) Senior DBA
14 25 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
15 23 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
15 23 (2.52%) Service Manager
15 23 (2.52%) Team Leader
16 22 (2.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.17%) Web Services
2 33 (3.62%) .NET
3 29 (3.18%) REST
4 27 (2.96%) Middleware
5 25 (2.74%) Node.js
6 22 (2.41%) JMS
7 19 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
7 19 (2.08%) XML
8 16 (1.75%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.32%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.21%) RESTful
11 10 (1.10%) 802.1X
11 10 (1.10%) Kafka
12 9 (0.99%) Java EE
13 8 (0.88%) Apache Camel
13 8 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 8 (0.88%) SAML
14 7 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (0.77%) JSON
14 7 (0.77%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 168 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 141 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (10.20%) Computer Science
4 79 (8.66%) Clustering
5 58 (6.36%) Replication
6 54 (5.92%) Management Information System
7 49 (5.37%) Public Cloud
8 46 (5.04%) Enterprise Storage
9 34 (3.73%) Virtual Team
10 28 (3.07%) User Experience
11 24 (2.63%) Private Cloud
12 20 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (1.86%) EMC VNX
13 17 (1.86%) PKI
14 15 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (1.43%) DataPower
16 13 (1.43%) Microsoft Licensing
17 12 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
17 12 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 323 (35.42%) Windows
2 240 (26.32%) Linux
3 142 (15.57%) Unix
4 141 (15.46%) Windows Server
5 75 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (4.71%) Solaris
8 40 (4.39%) CentOS
8 40 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (3.40%) Ubuntu
10 21 (2.30%) Debian
11 15 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.43%) Windows 7
13 11 (1.21%) AIX
14 8 (0.88%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.77%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.44%) SUSE
17 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (24.89%) ITIL
2 188 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (20.39%) Performance Tuning
4 170 (18.64%) DevOps
5 150 (16.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 112 (12.28%) Change Management
7 100 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 92 (10.09%) Service Delivery
9 90 (9.87%) High Availability
10 86 (9.43%) Project Management
11 82 (8.99%) Configuration Management
11 82 (8.99%) Line Management
12 81 (8.88%) Migration
13 80 (8.77%) Mentoring
14 79 (8.66%) Performance Analysis
15 70 (7.68%) Service Management
16 69 (7.57%) Capacity Management
17 63 (6.91%) Performance Monitoring
18 62 (6.80%) Problem Management
19 61 (6.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 297 (32.57%) SQL
2 110 (12.06%) PowerShell
3 109 (11.95%) Java
4 82 (8.99%) Python
5 78 (8.55%) T-SQL
6 34 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 30 (3.29%) C#
7 30 (3.29%) Perl
7 30 (3.29%) PL/SQL
8 24 (2.63%) Ruby
9 18 (1.97%) JavaScript
10 17 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.10%) C
11 10 (1.10%) C++
11 10 (1.10%) VB
12 8 (0.88%) Scala
13 7 (0.77%) Go
14 5 (0.55%) PHP
14 5 (0.55%) VBScript
15 4 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (13.38%) Degree
2 74 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (7.68%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (5.26%) CCNP
5 47 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (4.50%) MCSE
7 35 (3.84%) CCNA
8 28 (3.07%) Security Cleared
9 25 (2.74%) CCIE
10 21 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (2.30%) SC Cleared
11 17 (1.86%) Master's Degree
11 17 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
12 14 (1.54%) AWS Certification
13 13 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (1.21%) PMI Certification
15 10 (1.10%) ISEB
15 10 (1.10%) OCP
16 9 (0.99%) MCITP
17 8 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.28%) SLA
2 27 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.52%) QA
4 21 (2.30%) PMO
5 11 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.66%) GPG13
8 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 171 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 154 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (7.35%) vSphere
4 47 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (4.82%) Docker
6 41 (4.50%) Hyper-V
7 32 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
8 19 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (1.86%) NFS
10 12 (1.32%) VMware NSX
10 12 (1.32%) XenApp
11 10 (1.10%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.66%) Ceph
14 5 (0.55%) vCloud
15 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
16 2 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 2 (0.22%) HDFS
16 2 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 76 (8.33%) Puppet
2 69 (7.57%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (5.92%) Ansible
4 50 (5.48%) SCCM
5 48 (5.26%) Nagios
6 47 (5.15%) SCOM
7 29 (3.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 21 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 20 (2.19%) FortiGate
10 19 (2.08%) Tivoli
11 18 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
12 16 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
12 16 (1.75%) Terraform
13 15 (1.64%) Kubernetes
14 14 (1.54%) Data Guard
14 14 (1.54%) NetBackup
14 14 (1.54%) vCenter Server
15 11 (1.21%) Opsview
15 11 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 10 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 281 (30.81%) Microsoft
2 236 (25.88%) VMware
3 230 (25.22%) Cisco
4 152 (16.67%) Oracle
5 98 (10.75%) HP
6 59 (6.47%) Red Hat
7 53 (5.81%) Citrix
8 45 (4.93%) IBM
9 42 (4.61%) Juniper
10 36 (3.95%) EMC
10 36 (3.95%) NetApp
11 34 (3.73%) SolarWinds
12 33 (3.62%) ServiceNow
13 32 (3.51%) CheckPoint
14 31 (3.40%) F5
15 30 (3.29%) Meraki
16 25 (2.74%) Fortinet
16 25 (2.74%) New Relic
16 25 (2.74%) Sybase
17 24 (2.63%) Google