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

Capacity Planning
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 515 432
Rank change year-on-year +29 -83 -49
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 1,013 951 1,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.53% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.59% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 694 710 1,075
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 159,606 162,064 183,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.69% 90.68% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,552 130,843 152,313
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Capacity Planning in the UK

Capacity Planning
Top 16 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 15 July 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 +33 959 £55,000 +4.76% 88
UK excluding London +3 552 £50,000 +5.26% 58
London +56 442 £65,000 - 34
South East -1 158 £55,000 -4.35% 20
North of England -1 133 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Midlands 0 120 £42,500 - 9
East of England -1 86 £57,500 +9.52% 5
West Midlands -1 83 £44,750 +5.29% 7
North West +17 65 £52,500 +10.53% 8
Yorkshire +16 56 £50,500 +21.69% 7
East Midlands +29 34 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Scotland -19 28 £45,000 -10.67% 3
South West -17 19 £40,000 -8.57% 2
North East -11 12 £39,250 +30.83% 3
Northern Ireland -2 5 £60,000 +130.77%
Wales +2 3 £28,000 -44.00% 1

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 301 (29.71%) Linux
2 285 (28.13%) Finance
3 278 (27.44%) SQL
4 273 (26.95%) SQL Server
5 268 (26.46%) Windows
6 246 (24.28%) VMware
7 228 (22.51%) ITIL
8 217 (21.42%) Microsoft
9 191 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
10 190 (18.76%) Cisco
11 184 (18.16%) Performance Tuning
12 183 (18.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 173 (17.08%) Problem-Solving
14 169 (16.68%) Degree
15 168 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 167 (16.49%) Active Directory
17 164 (16.19%) DevOps
18 159 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
19 155 (15.30%) Firewall
20 145 (14.31%) Python
20 145 (14.31%) Oracle
20 145 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure
21 144 (14.22%) SAN
22 141 (13.92%) Data Centre
23 136 (13.43%) High Availability
24 134 (13.23%) Change Management
25 133 (13.13%) Project Management
26 124 (12.24%) Citrix
27 123 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
28 121 (11.94%) DNS

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 48 (4.74%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.64%) Apache
2 47 (4.64%) IIS
3 42 (4.15%) Apache Spark
4 37 (3.65%) Confluence
5 29 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 27 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 25 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (2.27%) OpenStack
8 23 (2.27%) WebSphere
9 22 (2.17%) Apache Solr
9 22 (2.17%) nginx
10 16 (1.58%) Skype for Business
11 11 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.79%) SAS
13 7 (0.69%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.69%) CMS
14 6 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 39 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.68%) Documaker
2 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.20%) assyst
5 1 (0.099%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.099%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 191 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (7.21%) IaaS
4 58 (5.73%) Office 365
5 56 (5.53%) PaaS
6 54 (5.33%) SaaS
7 33 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (2.86%) GitHub
9 13 (1.28%) npm
10 12 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (1.18%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.30%) G Suite
15 3 (0.30%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 155 (15.30%) Firewall
2 144 (14.22%) SAN
3 121 (11.94%) DNS
4 116 (11.45%) WAN
5 111 (10.96%) TCP/IP
6 108 (10.66%) VPN
7 105 (10.37%) LAN
8 74 (7.31%) DHCP
9 67 (6.61%) MPLS
10 62 (6.12%) NAS
11 61 (6.02%) NetScaler
11 61 (6.02%) SSL
11 61 (6.02%) VLAN
12 60 (5.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 60 (5.92%) IPsec
13 57 (5.63%) HTTP
14 51 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
15 46 (4.54%) WLAN
16 45 (4.44%) BGP
17 44 (4.34%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (26.95%) SQL Server
2 86 (8.49%) Oracle Database
3 73 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (6.32%) Big Data
4 64 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (6.12%) MySQL
5 62 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 59 (5.82%) MongoDB
7 58 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (4.05%) Hadoop
10 39 (3.85%) DB2
11 37 (3.65%) NoSQL
12 34 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (2.57%) RDBMS
15 23 (2.27%) Apache Hive
15 23 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
17 18 (1.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 71 (7.01%) JIRA
2 55 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 48 (4.74%) Jenkins
4 29 (2.86%) Gerrit
5 23 (2.27%) JUnit
6 20 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (1.48%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (1.38%) Subversion
10 13 (1.28%) gulp
10 13 (1.28%) Maven
10 13 (1.28%) SonarQube
11 12 (1.18%) Artifactory
11 12 (1.18%) git-flow
12 10 (0.99%) Appium
12 10 (0.99%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.99%) Spock
12 10 (0.99%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 285 (28.13%) Finance
2 70 (6.91%) Banking
3 53 (5.23%) Retail
4 44 (4.34%) Financial Institution
5 42 (4.15%) Investment Banking
6 35 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 31 (3.06%) Advertising
8 23 (2.27%) Publishing
9 22 (2.17%) Back Office
10 19 (1.88%) Marketing
11 13 (1.28%) Games
12 10 (0.99%) Billing
12 10 (0.99%) Legal
13 8 (0.79%) Electronics
13 8 (0.79%) Front Office
14 7 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.59%) Automotive
15 6 (0.59%) German Language
15 6 (0.59%) Law
16 5 (0.49%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 145 (14.31%) DBA
2 136 (13.43%) Administrator
3 95 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 81 (8.00%) Architect
5 77 (7.60%) SQL DBA
6 59 (5.82%) Developer
7 58 (5.73%) Analyst
8 55 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 47 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 39 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
11 36 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
11 36 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
12 35 (3.46%) SQL Server DBA
12 35 (3.46%) Team Leader
13 25 (2.47%) Senior DBA
14 24 (2.37%) Project Manager
15 23 (2.27%) Java Developer
15 23 (2.27%) Senior DevOps
15 23 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
16 21 (2.07%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (6.91%) Web Services
2 37 (3.65%) Middleware
3 36 (3.55%) RESTful
4 35 (3.46%) .NET
5 32 (3.16%) Kafka
6 26 (2.57%) HTML
7 25 (2.47%) LDAP
7 25 (2.47%) XML
8 21 (2.07%) 802.1X
9 18 (1.78%) JSON
10 17 (1.68%) REST
10 17 (1.68%) SOAP
10 17 (1.68%) Spring
10 17 (1.68%) YAML
11 16 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
11 16 (1.58%) SPNEGO
12 14 (1.38%) Velocity
13 13 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (1.28%) Servlets
14 11 (1.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (13.92%) Data Centre
2 123 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (9.48%) Clustering
4 84 (8.29%) Management Information System
5 81 (8.00%) Computer Science
6 69 (6.81%) Public Cloud
7 62 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
8 54 (5.33%) Replication
9 47 (4.64%) Fintech
10 46 (4.54%) Private Cloud
11 34 (3.36%) CMDB
12 33 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
13 28 (2.76%) Enterprise Storage
14 27 (2.67%) User Experience
15 25 (2.47%) Virtual Team
16 23 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
17 21 (2.07%) HP Storage
18 18 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
19 16 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
20 15 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 301 (29.71%) Linux
2 268 (26.46%) Windows
3 120 (11.85%) Windows Server
4 118 (11.65%) Unix
5 81 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 60 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (4.94%) Solaris
9 32 (3.16%) AIX
10 31 (3.06%) CentOS
11 25 (2.47%) HPUX
12 24 (2.37%) Android
13 17 (1.68%) Windows 10
14 16 (1.58%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.58%) Windows 7
15 13 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (1.18%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.99%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.89%) Debian
19 7 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (22.51%) ITIL
2 184 (18.16%) Performance Tuning
3 183 (18.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 173 (17.08%) Problem-Solving
5 164 (16.19%) DevOps
6 159 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (13.43%) High Availability
8 134 (13.23%) Change Management
9 133 (13.13%) Project Management
10 108 (10.66%) Configuration Management
11 87 (8.59%) Service Management
12 86 (8.49%) Performance Monitoring
13 83 (8.19%) Capacity Management
13 83 (8.19%) SDLC
14 82 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
15 80 (7.90%) Business Intelligence
16 75 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 75 (7.40%) Software Engineering
17 74 (7.31%) Risk Management
18 72 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 278 (27.44%) SQL
2 145 (14.31%) Python
3 98 (9.67%) PowerShell
4 97 (9.58%) Java
5 93 (9.18%) Bash Shell
6 89 (8.79%) Perl
7 58 (5.73%) JavaScript
8 46 (4.54%) T-SQL
9 39 (3.85%) PHP
10 37 (3.65%) Shell Script
11 29 (2.86%) C++
12 28 (2.76%) C
13 27 (2.67%) Ruby
14 24 (2.37%) C#
15 23 (2.27%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.58%) Korn
17 12 (1.18%) Erlang
17 12 (1.18%) Groovy
18 10 (0.99%) AWK
18 10 (0.99%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 169 (16.68%) Degree
2 113 (11.15%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (9.28%) CCNP
4 67 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 66 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (6.02%) CCIE
6 61 (6.02%) CCNA
7 53 (5.23%) MCSE
8 31 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (2.67%) MCSA
10 26 (2.57%) PMI Certification
11 25 (2.47%) PMP
12 22 (2.17%) SC Cleared
12 22 (2.17%) Security Cleared
13 21 (2.07%) CISSP
13 21 (2.07%) ISEB
13 21 (2.07%) MCP
14 19 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
16 17 (1.68%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (9.38%) SLA
2 57 (5.63%) QA
3 37 (3.65%) PMO
4 34 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (2.76%) GDPR
6 23 (2.27%) Data Quality
6 23 (2.27%) GPG13
7 21 (2.07%) PCI DSS
8 13 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.69%) GCP
10 6 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.20%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.20%) TickIT
13 1 (0.099%) COBIT
13 1 (0.099%) PSD2
13 1 (0.099%) Solvency II
System Software
1 168 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (16.49%) Active Directory
3 47 (4.64%) Docker
4 40 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 31 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (2.47%) vSphere
7 24 (2.37%) Firmware
8 23 (2.27%) HDFS
8 23 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (1.97%) VirtualBox
10 18 (1.78%) Samba
11 16 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (1.38%) XenDesktop
13 13 (1.28%) XenApp
14 10 (0.99%) VMware NSX
15 8 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.69%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.69%) NFS
16 7 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 106 (10.46%) Opscode Chef
2 81 (8.00%) Puppet
3 80 (7.90%) Ansible
4 44 (4.34%) SCCM
5 36 (3.55%) Nagios
6 31 (3.06%) Microsoft Clustering
7 22 (2.17%) Oozie
8 21 (2.07%) Data Guard
8 21 (2.07%) HP Data Protector
9 20 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
10 19 (1.88%) Grafana
10 19 (1.88%) SCOM
10 19 (1.88%) ZABBIX
11 17 (1.68%) Rancher
11 17 (1.68%) Sysdig
11 17 (1.68%) vRealize
12 15 (1.48%) logstash
13 14 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
14 13 (1.28%) Capistrano
14 13 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 246 (24.28%) VMware
2 217 (21.42%) Microsoft
3 190 (18.76%) Cisco
4 145 (14.31%) Oracle
5 124 (12.24%) Citrix
6 81 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 76 (7.50%) HP
8 62 (6.12%) SolarWinds
9 61 (6.02%) IBM
10 59 (5.82%) NetApp
11 54 (5.33%) EMC
12 51 (5.03%) Splunk
13 43 (4.24%) F5
14 40 (3.95%) Palo Alto
15 33 (3.26%) WorldPay
16 32 (3.16%) Juniper
17 31 (3.06%) New Relic
18 27 (2.67%) Forcepoint
19 24 (2.37%) Blue Coat
19 24 (2.37%) CheckPoint