Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 514 538 469
Rank change year-on-year +24 -69 -68
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 856 890 1,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.56% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 585 603 896
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,700 £34,400 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £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 149,998 160,045 173,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119,325 126,229 144,731
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +27 778 £55,000 +2.36% 108
UK excluding London -5 469 £50,000 +5.26% 73
London +48 374 £65,000 - 43
Midlands +9 111 £45,000 - 21
North of England +32 109 £50,000 +11.11% 18
South East -22 107 £50,000 -9.09% 11
West Midlands +12 82 £52,500 +20.00% 15
Yorkshire +42 58 £50,250 +11.67% 9
East of England +14 58 £57,500 +27.78% 6
Scotland +9 47 £42,000 -23.64% 7
North West +5 41 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands +10 28 £42,500 -5.56% 6
South West -3 19 £50,000 +3.09% 9
Wales -1 11 £37,000 -26.00% 1
North East -13 10 £36,000 +2.86% 2
Northern Ireland -15 7 £30,000 -10.45%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 285 (33.29%) Finance
2 252 (29.44%) Linux
3 241 (28.15%) SQL
4 226 (26.40%) Windows
5 209 (24.42%) SQL Server
6 205 (23.95%) VMware
7 183 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
8 182 (21.26%) ITIL
9 175 (20.44%) Cisco
10 172 (20.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 166 (19.39%) Microsoft
12 157 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 151 (17.64%) Firewall
14 148 (17.29%) Performance Tuning
15 144 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
16 131 (15.30%) DevOps
17 128 (14.95%) High Availability
18 127 (14.84%) Active Directory
19 116 (13.55%) Windows Server
20 115 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
21 114 (13.32%) Project Management
22 112 (13.08%) Python
23 111 (12.97%) Degree
24 109 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
25 106 (12.38%) Unix
26 105 (12.27%) Oracle
27 100 (11.68%) Data Centre
28 98 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
29 92 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
29 92 (10.75%) 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 36 (4.21%) IIS
2 35 (4.09%) Apache Spark
3 32 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.50%) CMS
5 26 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (2.92%) Apache Solr
7 23 (2.69%) Confluence
7 23 (2.69%) MS Exchange
8 22 (2.57%) Apache
9 16 (1.87%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.87%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.64%) Apache Pig
10 14 (1.64%) Skype for Business
11 12 (1.40%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (1.05%) SAS
13 9 (1.05%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (0.93%) nginx
15 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Documaker
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.23%) assyst
4 1 (0.12%) CiviCRM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 144 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (6.43%) IaaS
4 48 (5.61%) SaaS
5 45 (5.26%) Office 365
6 42 (4.91%) PaaS
7 35 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (2.22%) GitHub
9 14 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.05%) npm
11 7 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.70%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.35%) Serverless
16 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 151 (17.64%) Firewall
2 92 (10.75%) SAN
3 88 (10.28%) DNS
4 87 (10.16%) VPN
5 85 (9.93%) WAN
6 75 (8.76%) TCP/IP
7 70 (8.18%) LAN
8 62 (7.24%) DHCP
9 58 (6.78%) BGP
10 52 (6.07%) OSPF
11 48 (5.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 46 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
12 46 (5.37%) IPsec
13 45 (5.26%) Ethernet
14 44 (5.14%) Network Security
15 42 (4.91%) Unified Communications
16 40 (4.67%) NetScaler
17 39 (4.56%) MPLS
18 37 (4.32%) NAS
18 37 (4.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.53%) Oracle Database
3 71 (8.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (7.36%) Relational Database
6 58 (6.78%) MongoDB
7 52 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (5.72%) Big Data
8 49 (5.72%) MySQL
9 40 (4.67%) DB2
10 37 (4.32%) NoSQL
11 34 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (3.62%) Hadoop
13 31 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 29 (3.39%) RDBMS
15 24 (2.80%) Power BI
16 18 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
16 18 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (1.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 48 (5.61%) Git (software)
2 43 (5.02%) JIRA
3 35 (4.09%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.22%) Gerrit
5 17 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.40%) Subversion
8 11 (1.29%) Maven
8 11 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.17%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.05%) gulp
10 9 (1.05%) JUnit
10 9 (1.05%) SonarQube
11 8 (0.93%) Artifactory
11 8 (0.93%) git-flow
11 8 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.93%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.58%) Hudson
13 3 (0.35%) Mockito
General
1 285 (33.29%) Finance
2 68 (7.94%) Banking
3 49 (5.72%) Retail
4 43 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.74%) Financial Institution
5 32 (3.74%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.10%) Publishing
7 16 (1.87%) Advertising
8 12 (1.40%) Back Office
9 9 (1.05%) Marketing
10 8 (0.93%) Electronics
10 8 (0.93%) Law
11 7 (0.82%) Billing
11 7 (0.82%) Legal
11 7 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.70%) Front Office
12 6 (0.70%) Games
13 5 (0.58%) Automotive
14 4 (0.47%) Military
14 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (19.51%) DBA
2 145 (16.94%) Administrator
3 92 (10.75%) SQL DBA
4 79 (9.23%) Network Engineer
5 68 (7.94%) Analyst
6 50 (5.84%) Architect
7 44 (5.14%) SQL Server DBA
8 37 (4.32%) Developer
9 35 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
10 31 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
11 30 (3.50%) Oracle DBA
12 27 (3.15%) Reliability Engineer
12 27 (3.15%) Team Leader
13 26 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
14 25 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (2.80%) Platform Engineer
15 24 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
16 23 (2.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 22 (2.57%) Linux Administrator
17 22 (2.57%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.14%) Web Services
2 31 (3.62%) .NET
3 26 (3.04%) Middleware
4 24 (2.80%) Kafka
4 24 (2.80%) LDAP
5 22 (2.57%) Elastic Stack
6 20 (2.34%) XML
7 15 (1.75%) HTML
7 15 (1.75%) RESTful
8 13 (1.52%) 802.1X
8 13 (1.52%) JSON
9 12 (1.40%) Regular Expression
10 11 (1.29%) Flash
10 11 (1.29%) SOAP
10 11 (1.29%) Spring
10 11 (1.29%) Velocity
10 11 (1.29%) YAML
11 9 (1.05%) Lucene
12 8 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.68%) Data Centre
2 98 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (10.51%) Clustering
4 84 (9.81%) Management Information System
5 64 (7.48%) Computer Science
6 61 (7.13%) Replication
7 51 (5.96%) Self-Motivation
8 38 (4.44%) CMDB
9 35 (4.09%) Video Conferencing
10 33 (3.86%) Public Cloud
11 29 (3.39%) Fintech
12 27 (3.15%) IPTV
13 25 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
14 22 (2.57%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.87%) Data Structures
15 16 (1.87%) Private Cloud
16 13 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
17 12 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
17 12 (1.40%) Client/Server
17 12 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 252 (29.44%) Linux
2 226 (26.40%) Windows
3 116 (13.55%) Windows Server
4 106 (12.38%) Unix
5 64 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (4.44%) Solaris
8 35 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (2.80%) AIX
9 24 (2.80%) CentOS
10 17 (1.99%) Android
11 16 (1.87%) HPUX
12 15 (1.75%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (1.52%) Windows 7
15 12 (1.40%) Debian
16 11 (1.29%) Windows 10
17 10 (1.17%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.93%) VMS
19 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
2 182 (21.26%) ITIL
3 172 (20.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 148 (17.29%) Performance Tuning
5 131 (15.30%) DevOps
6 128 (14.95%) High Availability
7 114 (13.32%) Project Management
8 109 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (9.93%) Change Management
10 80 (9.35%) Service Management
11 74 (8.64%) Configuration Management
12 70 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 70 (8.18%) Migration
13 66 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (7.59%) Service Delivery
15 63 (7.36%) Capacity Management
15 63 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (7.24%) Collaborative Working
17 57 (6.66%) Analytics
18 56 (6.54%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 241 (28.15%) SQL
2 112 (13.08%) Python
3 82 (9.58%) PowerShell
4 65 (7.59%) Java
5 60 (7.01%) Perl
6 59 (6.89%) Bash Shell
7 57 (6.66%) Shell Script
8 56 (6.54%) T-SQL
9 26 (3.04%) JavaScript
10 25 (2.92%) PHP
11 24 (2.80%) C
12 23 (2.69%) C++
13 22 (2.57%) Korn
14 19 (2.22%) C#
15 15 (1.75%) Ruby
16 12 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.17%) AWK
17 10 (1.17%) C-shell
17 10 (1.17%) Erlang
18 7 (0.82%) Go
Qualifications
1 111 (12.97%) Degree
2 92 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (9.46%) CCNP
4 51 (5.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (4.56%) CCNA
6 38 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (4.21%) CCIE
8 33 (3.86%) MCSE
9 25 (2.92%) CISSP
10 19 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (2.22%) MCSA
10 19 (2.22%) PMI Certification
11 18 (2.10%) CEH
11 18 (2.10%) CompTIA Security+
11 18 (2.10%) ISEB
11 18 (2.10%) PMP
12 14 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.40%) SC Cleared
13 12 (1.40%) Security Cleared
14 11 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.53%) SLA
2 43 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (4.21%) PMO
4 35 (4.09%) QA
5 25 (2.92%) GDPR
6 22 (2.57%) GPG13
7 16 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (1.52%) Data Quality
9 11 (1.29%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.35%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.35%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.23%) TickIT
14 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 157 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (14.84%) Active Directory
3 57 (6.66%) Docker
4 32 (3.74%) Hyper-V
5 28 (3.27%) Firmware
5 28 (3.27%) Oracle RAC
6 17 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.99%) vSphere
6 17 (1.99%) XenApp
7 16 (1.87%) VirtualBox
8 14 (1.64%) HDFS
8 14 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (1.40%) Samba
10 11 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (1.29%) XenDesktop
11 10 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (1.05%) ISA Server
13 8 (0.93%) KVM
13 8 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 82 (9.58%) Opscode Chef
2 74 (8.64%) Ansible
3 58 (6.78%) Puppet
4 37 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 32 (3.74%) Data Guard
6 26 (3.04%) Nagios
7 20 (2.34%) Microsoft Clustering
8 18 (2.10%) SCCM
9 15 (1.75%) Tivoli
10 14 (1.64%) Oozie
10 14 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 14 (1.64%) WSUS
11 13 (1.52%) Kubernetes
12 12 (1.40%) Terraform
12 12 (1.40%) vRealize
12 12 (1.40%) ZABBIX
13 11 (1.29%) Grafana
13 11 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 11 (1.29%) Rancher
13 11 (1.29%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 205 (23.95%) VMware
2 175 (20.44%) Cisco
3 166 (19.39%) Microsoft
4 105 (12.27%) Oracle
5 90 (10.51%) Citrix
6 72 (8.41%) Red Hat
7 53 (6.19%) IBM
8 40 (4.67%) Juniper
9 38 (4.44%) Splunk
10 36 (4.21%) NetApp
11 33 (3.86%) Palo Alto
12 31 (3.62%) HP
13 30 (3.50%) CheckPoint
14 27 (3.15%) EMC
14 27 (3.15%) Polycom
15 23 (2.69%) New Relic
15 23 (2.69%) SolarWinds
16 21 (2.45%) F5
17 20 (2.34%) Google
18 18 (2.10%) Dell