Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 519 495 401
Rank change year-on-year -24 -94 +20
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 885 992 1,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.63% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 625 747 1,258
UK median annual salary £53,730 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.46% +1.01% +3.13%
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,900 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 155,871 157,999 183,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.87% 89.53% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 125,016 130,615 152,469
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
England -55 787 £55,000 +10.00% 143
UK excluding London -28 510 £48,500 +7.78% 106
London +15 362 £65,000 +8.33% 45
South East +36 169 £50,000 -4.76% 21
North of England -44 95 £42,500 +2.41% 31
Midlands -52 86 £47,500 +9.20% 22
West Midlands -34 75 £50,000 +5.26% 15
East of England -23 66 £60,000 +33.33% 14
North West -38 52 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Scotland -22 43 £50,000 +2.04% 5
Yorkshire +2 30 £37,500 - 15
Northern Ireland - 28 £40,000 -
North East -9 13 £35,000 +3.70% 2
East Midlands -17 11 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Wales +18 10 £38,000 -10.59% 3
South West -9 9 £55,000 +15.79% 10
Channel Islands - 4 £59,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 285 (32.20%) SQL
2 280 (31.64%) Windows
3 278 (31.41%) Microsoft
4 271 (30.62%) SQL Server
5 221 (24.97%) ITIL
6 212 (23.95%) Finance
7 209 (23.62%) VMware
8 205 (23.16%) Cisco
9 204 (23.05%) Linux
10 172 (19.44%) Active Directory
11 165 (18.64%) Performance Tuning
12 161 (18.19%) Agile Software Development
13 150 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
14 138 (15.59%) Disaster Recovery
15 131 (14.80%) Oracle
16 130 (14.69%) Change Management
16 130 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
17 124 (14.01%) Windows Server
18 121 (13.67%) DevOps
19 120 (13.56%) Firewall
20 119 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
21 117 (13.22%) Degree
21 117 (13.22%) Unix
22 106 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
23 102 (11.53%) Line Management
24 100 (11.30%) Data Centre
24 100 (11.30%) PowerShell
25 95 (10.73%) Continuous Improvement
26 91 (10.28%) Python
27 89 (10.06%) Project Management

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 47 (5.31%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.50%) IIS
4 23 (2.60%) CMS
5 18 (2.03%) Apache
6 17 (1.92%) OpenStack
7 15 (1.69%) Documentum
8 11 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.90%) SAS
10 7 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.68%) Confluence
12 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.45%) Lightstreamer
13 4 (0.45%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) CATIA
7 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) assyst
2 7 (0.79%) CA PPM
3 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.45%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.11%) Magento
8 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 150 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (5.65%) Office 365
4 35 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (3.62%) SaaS
6 27 (3.05%) PaaS
7 23 (2.60%) IaaS
8 20 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (1.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 16 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (1.36%) GitHub
11 10 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (1.13%) Google App Engine
11 10 (1.13%) Google Compute Engine
12 8 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.79%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.79%) Route 53
14 6 (0.68%) Akamai
14 6 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 120 (13.56%) Firewall
2 73 (8.25%) TCP/IP
3 69 (7.80%) DNS
4 65 (7.34%) SAN
5 50 (5.65%) VPN
5 50 (5.65%) WAN
6 42 (4.75%) LAN
7 35 (3.95%) VoIP
8 34 (3.84%) Network Security
8 34 (3.84%) Wireless
9 33 (3.73%) NAS
10 32 (3.62%) BGP
10 32 (3.62%) MPLS
10 32 (3.62%) OSPF
11 31 (3.50%) IPsec
11 31 (3.50%) SSL
12 27 (3.05%) HTTP
13 26 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (2.94%) DHCP
13 26 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (30.62%) SQL Server
2 67 (7.57%) Oracle Database
2 67 (7.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (7.34%) MySQL
4 54 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (3.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (3.62%) Relational Database
11 31 (3.50%) Oracle Database 12c
12 30 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (3.16%) Big Data
13 28 (3.16%) Hadoop
14 25 (2.82%) RDBMS
15 24 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
16 21 (2.37%) MongoDB
16 21 (2.37%) Star Schema
17 20 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.36%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.24%) JIRA
5 10 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.79%) Subversion
7 6 (0.68%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.45%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.45%) Maven
9 4 (0.45%) Selenium
9 4 (0.45%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.23%) ERwin
11 2 (0.23%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.23%) XMLSpy
12 1 (0.11%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 212 (23.95%) Finance
2 56 (6.33%) Banking
2 56 (6.33%) Retail
3 36 (4.07%) Legal
3 36 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.73%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.16%) Retail Banking
6 20 (2.26%) Marketing
7 13 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.36%) Law
9 11 (1.24%) Publishing
10 6 (0.68%) Electronics
10 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.56%) Games
12 4 (0.45%) Automotive
13 3 (0.34%) Advertising
14 2 (0.23%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) French Language
14 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (15.71%) DBA
2 113 (12.77%) Architect
3 111 (12.54%) Administrator
4 83 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 79 (8.93%) SQL DBA
6 57 (6.44%) Developer
7 56 (6.33%) Oracle DBA
8 49 (5.54%) Analyst
9 46 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
10 40 (4.52%) Network Engineer
11 34 (3.84%) Support Engineer
12 31 (3.50%) Technical Architect
13 30 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
14 28 (3.16%) Service Manager
15 27 (3.05%) Data Architect
16 24 (2.71%) Cloud Engineer
17 23 (2.60%) Infrastructure Support
17 23 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
18 22 (2.49%) Java Architect
18 22 (2.49%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.18%) REST
2 27 (3.05%) Web Services
3 25 (2.82%) JMS
4 16 (1.81%) .NET
4 16 (1.81%) Middleware
5 13 (1.47%) Node.js
6 10 (1.13%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (1.02%) Kafka
8 8 (0.90%) 802.1X
8 8 (0.90%) AngularJS
8 8 (0.90%) HTML
8 8 (0.90%) SAML
9 7 (0.79%) Spring
9 7 (0.79%) XML
10 6 (0.68%) POSIX
10 6 (0.68%) React
10 6 (0.68%) SOAP
11 5 (0.56%) XMPP
12 4 (0.45%) Java EE
12 4 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 106 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (11.30%) Data Centre
3 83 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 62 (7.01%) Management Information System
5 60 (6.78%) Clustering
6 47 (5.31%) Public Cloud
7 42 (4.75%) Replication
8 34 (3.84%) Virtual Team
9 32 (3.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 29 (3.28%) Private Cloud
11 21 (2.37%) User Experience
12 16 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.69%) Algorithms
14 14 (1.58%) CMDB
15 13 (1.47%) EMC VNX
15 13 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (1.47%) Microsoft Licensing
16 12 (1.36%) Fintech
16 12 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
16 12 (1.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 280 (31.64%) Windows
2 204 (23.05%) Linux
3 124 (14.01%) Windows Server
4 117 (13.22%) Unix
5 83 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (3.73%) Solaris
9 24 (2.71%) Debian
10 23 (2.60%) CentOS
11 17 (1.92%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (1.36%) AIX
13 12 (1.36%) Windows 10
13 12 (1.36%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.13%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.79%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.34%) HPUX
16 3 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (24.97%) ITIL
2 165 (18.64%) Performance Tuning
3 161 (18.19%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (15.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 130 (14.69%) Change Management
6 121 (13.67%) DevOps
7 102 (11.53%) Line Management
8 95 (10.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 89 (10.06%) Project Management
10 86 (9.72%) Configuration Management
11 80 (9.04%) Service Delivery
12 78 (8.81%) High Availability
13 76 (8.59%) Mentoring
13 76 (8.59%) Migration
13 76 (8.59%) Performance Analysis
14 75 (8.47%) Capacity Management
15 73 (8.25%) Coaching
16 70 (7.91%) Problem Management
17 67 (7.57%) Service Management
18 61 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 285 (32.20%) SQL
2 100 (11.30%) PowerShell
3 91 (10.28%) Python
4 84 (9.49%) Java
5 56 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 50 (5.65%) Bash Shell
7 41 (4.63%) Perl
8 24 (2.71%) PL/SQL
9 21 (2.37%) Ruby
10 18 (2.03%) C#
11 17 (1.92%) JavaScript
11 17 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.58%) VB
13 12 (1.36%) C
13 12 (1.36%) C++
14 10 (1.13%) VBA
15 9 (1.02%) PHP
16 7 (0.79%) Go
16 7 (0.79%) Scala
17 4 (0.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 117 (13.22%) Degree
2 71 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (5.54%) CCNP
5 41 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (3.84%) MCSE
7 32 (3.62%) CCNA
8 19 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
9 17 (1.92%) AWS Certification
10 16 (1.81%) CCIE
10 16 (1.81%) Master's Degree
11 15 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.69%) OCP
12 12 (1.36%) Security Cleared
13 11 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.02%) ISEB
14 9 (1.02%) MCITP
14 9 (1.02%) PMP
15 8 (0.90%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.18%) SLA
2 28 (3.16%) PMO
3 23 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.37%) QA
5 18 (2.03%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.68%) GPG13
8 5 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.45%) GDPR
10 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 172 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 119 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (6.89%) VMware ESXi
4 38 (4.29%) vSphere
5 32 (3.62%) Hyper-V
6 29 (3.28%) Docker
7 21 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (1.81%) NFS
10 11 (1.24%) XenApp
11 10 (1.13%) Ceph
12 7 (0.79%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.68%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.45%) HDFS
14 4 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.34%) Apache Flume
16 2 (0.23%) Firmware
16 2 (0.23%) MapR-FS
16 2 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
16 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 64 (7.23%) Puppet
2 58 (6.55%) SCCM
3 56 (6.33%) Ansible
4 48 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (5.42%) SCOM
5 28 (3.16%) Nagios
5 28 (3.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 26 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
7 18 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
8 16 (1.81%) Tivoli
9 15 (1.69%) Kubernetes
9 15 (1.69%) SCOrch
10 14 (1.58%) Data Guard
11 13 (1.47%) FortiGate
11 13 (1.47%) Terraform
11 13 (1.47%) vCenter Server
12 12 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (1.13%) Simpana
14 9 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
15 8 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 278 (31.41%) Microsoft
2 209 (23.62%) VMware
3 205 (23.16%) Cisco
4 131 (14.80%) Oracle
5 77 (8.70%) HP
6 49 (5.54%) Red Hat
7 46 (5.20%) Citrix
8 38 (4.29%) Juniper
9 35 (3.95%) F5
10 34 (3.84%) EMC
11 32 (3.62%) ServiceNow
11 32 (3.62%) Symantec
12 30 (3.39%) NetApp
13 29 (3.28%) IBM
14 28 (3.16%) Google
15 22 (2.49%) Cloudera
15 22 (2.49%) SolarWinds
16 20 (2.26%) Fortinet
16 20 (2.26%) Sybase
17 19 (2.15%) CheckPoint