Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 487 522 519
Rank change year-on-year +35 -3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 310 727 977
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 241 567 685
Median annual salary £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.17% +4.55% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,600
90th Percentile £91,250 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.19% +5.00% +5.26%

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 60,945 131,863 157,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.25% 92.22% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48,645 103,883 125,817
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in the UK

Capacity Planning
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Capacity Planning.

Salary trend for Capacity Planning in the UK

Capacity Planning
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Capacity Planning over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 +67 289 £60,000 +4.35% 37
UK excluding London +62 173 £44,000 -16.19% 32
London +110 128 £65,000 -7.14% 5
North of England +110 64 £45,000 +20.00% 12
South East +85 44 £58,125 -7.00% 6
North West +74 41 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Yorkshire +108 20 £57,500 +43.75% 6
East of England +70 20 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Midlands +49 17 £44,500 -19.09% 6
Work from Home +43 16 £62,500 +13.64% 7
South West +116 14 £70,000 +55.56% 6
East Midlands +51 9 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Northern Ireland - 9 £30,000 -
West Midlands +43 8 £42,000 -21.73% 5
Scotland +70 5 £55,000 -
North East +21 3 £40,750 +16.43%
Wales +30 1 £70,000 +86.67%

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 97 (31.29%) Microsoft
2 85 (27.42%) Azure
3 82 (26.45%) Linux
4 77 (24.84%) Windows
5 73 (23.55%) DevOps
6 72 (23.23%) AWS
7 70 (22.58%) Finance
8 68 (21.94%) Python
8 68 (21.94%) ITIL
9 65 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
11 61 (19.68%) VMware
12 60 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
13 57 (18.39%) WAN
13 57 (18.39%) Active Directory
14 54 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 53 (17.10%) Cisco
16 50 (16.13%) SAN
17 47 (15.16%) SQL Server
17 47 (15.16%) Disaster Recovery
18 45 (14.52%) SQL
19 43 (13.87%) Firewall
20 42 (13.55%) LAN
20 42 (13.55%) PowerShell
21 39 (12.58%) Degree
22 38 (12.26%) Continuous Improvement
23 37 (11.94%) DNS
24 36 (11.61%) Configuration Management
25 34 (10.97%) VPN
25 34 (10.97%) Office 365

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 12 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.90%) CMS
2 9 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.94%) Apache
5 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.61%) IIS
5 5 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.29%) SAS
6 4 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.65%) Camunda
8 2 (0.65%) JBoss
8 2 (0.65%) nginx
8 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.65%) WildFly
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 85 (27.42%) Azure
2 72 (23.23%) AWS
3 34 (10.97%) Office 365
4 25 (8.06%) SaaS
4 25 (8.06%) Serverless
5 24 (7.74%) IaaS
6 20 (6.45%) PaaS
7 18 (5.81%) GCP
8 15 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (2.90%) Apigee
12 5 (1.61%) AWS CodeBuild
12 5 (1.61%) CloudFront
12 5 (1.61%) Power Platform
12 5 (1.61%) Route 53
12 5 (1.61%) Slack
13 4 (1.29%) BPaaS
14 3 (0.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 1 (0.32%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 57 (18.39%) WAN
2 50 (16.13%) SAN
3 43 (13.87%) Firewall
4 42 (13.55%) LAN
5 37 (11.94%) DNS
6 34 (10.97%) VPN
7 28 (9.03%) DHCP
8 24 (7.74%) MPLS
9 21 (6.77%) BGP
10 20 (6.45%) TCP/IP
11 16 (5.16%) Network Security
11 16 (5.16%) OSPF
12 13 (4.19%) Wireless
13 11 (3.55%) IPsec
13 11 (3.55%) NAS
14 10 (3.23%) Ethernet
14 10 (3.23%) SSL
14 10 (3.23%) VLAN
15 9 (2.90%) H.323
15 9 (2.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.19%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.87%) OLAP
4 9 (2.90%) MySQL
5 6 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.61%) Power BI
7 4 (1.29%) DB2
7 4 (1.29%) GIS
7 4 (1.29%) Sisense
7 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.65%) Apache Zeppelin
9 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.65%) EDMS
9 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (3.87%) JIRA
1 12 (3.87%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.61%) GitLab
3 5 (1.61%) Travis CI
4 4 (1.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.65%) Bazaar
5 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.65%) git-flow
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.65%) RSpec
5 2 (0.65%) Selenium
5 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.32%) MSI
6 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (22.58%) Finance
2 20 (6.45%) Legal
3 12 (3.87%) Law
4 11 (3.55%) Banking
4 11 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.23%) Marketing
5 10 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 10 (3.23%) Retail
6 8 (2.58%) Front Office
6 8 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.94%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.65%) Back Office
8 2 (0.65%) Electronics
8 2 (0.65%) Games
8 2 (0.65%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (12.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (7.42%) IT Manager
3 22 (7.10%) Administrator
3 22 (7.10%) Network Engineer
3 22 (7.10%) Operations Manager
4 21 (6.77%) DBA
5 20 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (5.48%) Developer
6 17 (5.48%) Site Engineer
6 17 (5.48%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 16 (5.16%) IT Operations Manager
8 15 (4.84%) Analyst
8 15 (4.84%) SQL DBA
9 13 (4.19%) Architect
10 12 (3.87%) Unix Engineer
11 10 (3.23%) Active Directory Engineer
11 10 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.03%) Web Services
2 26 (8.39%) Velocity
3 12 (3.87%) .NET
4 11 (3.55%) Kafka
4 11 (3.55%) REST
5 10 (3.23%) .NET Core
6 8 (2.58%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.58%) Entity Framework
7 7 (2.26%) Middleware
7 7 (2.26%) React
8 6 (1.94%) 802.1X
8 6 (1.94%) JSON
9 5 (1.61%) Serverless Framework
10 4 (1.29%) CSS
10 4 (1.29%) Node.js
10 4 (1.29%) Spring
11 3 (0.97%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.97%) XML
12 2 (0.65%) HTML
12 2 (0.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.71%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.10%) Public Cloud
4 18 (5.81%) Algorithms
5 16 (5.16%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (4.84%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.19%) Cloud Native
8 11 (3.55%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.90%) Clustering
10 8 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.58%) IPTV
11 7 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.94%) CMDB
12 6 (1.94%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.61%) PKI
13 5 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.61%) User Experience
14 4 (1.29%) Fibre Optics
14 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.45%) Linux
2 77 (24.84%) Windows
3 24 (7.74%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.42%) Unix
5 13 (4.19%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.87%) Solaris
6 12 (3.87%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (2.26%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (1.61%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.29%) CentOS
11 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.55%) DevOps
2 68 (21.94%) ITIL
3 65 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (15.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (12.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 36 (11.61%) Configuration Management
8 34 (10.97%) Project Delivery
9 33 (10.65%) Computer Science
10 32 (10.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 30 (9.68%) Project Management
11 30 (9.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 29 (9.35%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (9.35%) Service Delivery
13 27 (8.71%) Change Management
14 25 (8.06%) Infrastructure as Code
15 24 (7.74%) Microservices
16 23 (7.42%) Software Engineering
17 22 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (6.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (21.94%) Python
2 45 (14.52%) SQL
3 42 (13.55%) PowerShell
4 33 (10.65%) Bash Shell
5 26 (8.39%) Java
6 21 (6.77%) Perl
6 21 (6.77%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.81%) C++
8 15 (4.84%) C
9 14 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.23%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.58%) Ruby
12 6 (1.94%) C#
12 6 (1.94%) Go
12 6 (1.94%) Rust
13 3 (0.97%) PHP
14 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.32%) VB
15 1 (0.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 39 (12.58%) Degree
2 31 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (7.10%) CCNP
5 19 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.19%) MCSE
7 12 (3.87%) CCNA
7 12 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.90%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.94%) MCITP
9 6 (1.94%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.29%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.29%) FFIEC
12 3 (0.97%) MCSA
13 2 (0.65%) CCDA
13 2 (0.65%) ISEB
13 2 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.48%) SLA
2 15 (4.84%) GDPR
3 14 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.26%) PMO
5 5 (1.61%) QA
6 4 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.32%) DICOM
7 1 (0.32%) FINRA
7 1 (0.32%) HL7
7 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 54 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.71%) Docker
4 25 (8.06%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.19%) XenApp
6 11 (3.55%) NFS
7 7 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (1.29%) Firmware
10 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.97%) vSphere
11 2 (0.65%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.65%) Samba
11 2 (0.65%) Squid
11 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.32%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (10.97%) Ansible
2 33 (10.65%) Terraform
3 23 (7.42%) Puppet
4 22 (7.10%) Kubernetes
5 10 (3.23%) WSUS
6 8 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (2.26%) Nagios
7 7 (2.26%) SCCM
8 6 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (1.61%) Control-M
9 5 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.29%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.97%) SCOM
12 2 (0.65%) Consul
12 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.65%) Kibana
12 2 (0.65%) MobiControl
12 2 (0.65%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 97 (31.29%) Microsoft
2 61 (19.68%) VMware
3 53 (17.10%) Cisco
4 26 (8.39%) Citrix
5 18 (5.81%) Oracle
6 11 (3.55%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.90%) Capita
7 9 (2.90%) HP
7 9 (2.90%) Polycom
8 8 (2.58%) Palo Alto
8 8 (2.58%) Veeam
9 7 (2.26%) Dell Compellent
9 7 (2.26%) EMC
9 7 (2.26%) SolarWinds
10 6 (1.94%) Avaya
10 6 (1.94%) Juniper
10 6 (1.94%) Riverbed
10 6 (1.94%) Tableau
11 5 (1.61%) Hitachi
11 5 (1.61%) Red Hat