Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 498 555 534
Rank change year-on-year +57 -21 -17
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 697 767 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.52% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 498 566 642
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,365
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.06% +6.73%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 122,812 146,926 165,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 91.99% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 97,323 116,436 131,690
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,650 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +61 640 £57,500 +4.55% 111
UK excluding London +78 413 £50,000 - 75
London +10 264 £65,000 - 44
South East +58 119 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Midlands +41 99 £50,750 -5.58% 13
West Midlands +41 84 £52,500 -4.55% 12
North of England +26 71 £46,000 -8.00% 23
East of England +97 64 £40,000 -27.27% 10
North West +68 54 £45,500 -9.00% 18
South West +5 21 £52,500 - 3
Scotland -11 18 £47,600 +19.00% 6
Northern Ireland +11 16 £32,000 -8.57% 1
East Midlands +16 15 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Yorkshire -15 15 £53,500 +4.90% 3
Wales +2 9 £42,500 +14.86% 1
North East +16 2 £37,500 +16.28% 2

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 216 (30.99%) Linux
2 190 (27.26%) Azure
3 182 (26.11%) AWS
4 169 (24.25%) Windows
5 162 (23.24%) Finance
6 149 (21.38%) Microsoft
7 146 (20.95%) SQL
8 144 (20.66%) Firewall
9 140 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (18.94%) DevOps
11 127 (18.22%) ITIL
12 125 (17.93%) WAN
12 125 (17.93%) VMware
13 118 (16.93%) SQL Server
14 114 (16.36%) Ansible
15 112 (16.07%) High Availability
16 109 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 109 (15.64%) LAN
17 105 (15.06%) Continuous Improvement
18 103 (14.78%) Cisco
19 102 (14.63%) Python
20 99 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 95 (13.63%) Performance Tuning
22 90 (12.91%) Data Centre
22 90 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
23 88 (12.63%) IaaS
24 87 (12.48%) Puppet
25 85 (12.20%) Oracle
25 85 (12.20%) Degree
26 84 (12.05%) Unix

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 30 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.87%) nginx
3 23 (3.30%) IIS
4 21 (3.01%) CMS
5 20 (2.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 20 (2.87%) Headless CMS
6 18 (2.58%) MS Exchange
7 16 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (2.15%) Apache
9 11 (1.58%) Confluence
10 9 (1.29%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.15%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.86%) CICS
14 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.43%) JBoss
15 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.43%) WordPress
16 2 (0.29%) NetWeaver
16 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 9 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.29%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 190 (27.26%) Azure
2 182 (26.11%) AWS
3 88 (12.63%) IaaS
4 81 (11.62%) Office 365
5 61 (8.75%) SaaS
6 54 (7.75%) PaaS
7 52 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (6.03%) GCP
9 26 (3.73%) Serverless
10 23 (3.30%) IBM Cloud
11 21 (3.01%) Boomi
12 20 (2.87%) Apigee
13 19 (2.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 15 (2.15%) Power Platform
15 12 (1.72%) Datadog
16 10 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
17 9 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
17 9 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 8 (1.15%) GitHub
19 7 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 144 (20.66%) Firewall
2 125 (17.93%) WAN
3 109 (15.64%) LAN
4 69 (9.90%) TCP/IP
5 63 (9.04%) DNS
6 59 (8.46%) Network Security
7 48 (6.89%) SAN
8 47 (6.74%) VPN
9 43 (6.17%) Wireless
10 42 (6.03%) Internet
11 40 (5.74%) DHCP
12 29 (4.16%) MPLS
13 25 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (3.44%) BGP
15 23 (3.30%) OSPF
15 23 (3.30%) WLAN
16 22 (3.16%) NAS
17 21 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
18 20 (2.87%) SMTP
19 16 (2.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 51 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 37 (5.31%) MySQL
5 32 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (3.73%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.87%) OLAP
8 20 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (2.73%) Redis
9 19 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 15 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.15%) Power BI
11 15 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.87%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (5.16%) Jenkins
2 30 (4.30%) TeamCity
3 27 (3.87%) JIRA
4 20 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (2.87%) JUnit
4 20 (2.87%) Mockito
4 20 (2.87%) Spock
5 19 (2.73%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.72%) GitLab
8 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.57%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 162 (23.24%) Finance
2 30 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.87%) Retail
4 23 (3.30%) Legal
5 21 (3.01%) Billing
6 15 (2.15%) Banking
6 15 (2.15%) Marketing
7 12 (1.72%) Law
8 11 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.43%) Public Sector
10 9 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.29%) Games
11 5 (0.72%) Back Office
11 5 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.72%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.57%) Environmental Health
12 4 (0.57%) Fire and Rescue
12 4 (0.57%) Local Government
13 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 113 (16.21%) DBA
2 100 (14.35%) Administrator
3 59 (8.46%) Network Engineer
4 55 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 55 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 48 (6.89%) Architect
6 47 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
7 44 (6.31%) SQL DBA
8 36 (5.16%) Consultant
9 31 (4.45%) Analyst
10 30 (4.30%) Technical Leader
11 29 (4.16%) Developer
12 28 (4.02%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (3.87%) Senior DevOps
13 27 (3.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 26 (3.73%) MySQL DBA
15 25 (3.59%) Junior
16 23 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
17 22 (3.16%) Senior Network Engineer
17 22 (3.16%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.74%) Web Services
2 27 (3.87%) Middleware
3 24 (3.44%) .NET
3 24 (3.44%) Spring
4 21 (3.01%) Spring Boot
5 20 (2.87%) J2EE
5 20 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (2.87%) REST
5 20 (2.87%) Spring Integration
6 10 (1.43%) LDAP
7 9 (1.29%) 802.1X
8 8 (1.15%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.15%) LAMP
9 6 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (0.86%) Velocity
10 5 (0.72%) .NET Core
10 5 (0.72%) Entity Framework
10 5 (0.72%) Laravel
10 5 (0.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.91%) Data Centre
2 70 (10.04%) Replication
3 60 (8.61%) Public Cloud
4 56 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (5.31%) Private Cloud
7 35 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
8 33 (4.73%) Management Information System
9 28 (4.02%) Virtual Team
10 27 (3.87%) Clustering
11 24 (3.44%) Mainframe
12 21 (3.01%) Cloud Native
13 20 (2.87%) iPad
14 19 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (2.58%) User Experience
16 16 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (2.30%) Mobile App
17 13 (1.87%) CMDB
18 12 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 216 (30.99%) Linux
2 169 (24.25%) Windows
3 84 (12.05%) Unix
4 73 (10.47%) Windows Server
5 29 (4.16%) Solaris
6 23 (3.30%) CentOS
7 20 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.87%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.72%) zOS
11 9 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.72%) Android
13 4 (0.57%) AIX
13 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.57%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.43%) VyOS
15 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.29%) VMS
15 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (18.94%) DevOps
3 127 (18.22%) ITIL
4 112 (16.07%) High Availability
5 109 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 105 (15.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 95 (13.63%) Performance Tuning
8 90 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
9 78 (11.19%) Migration
10 69 (9.90%) Change Management
11 66 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 65 (9.33%) Mentoring
13 64 (9.18%) Service Delivery
14 62 (8.90%) Performance Monitoring
15 61 (8.75%) Presales
15 61 (8.75%) Service Management
16 60 (8.61%) Scrum
17 59 (8.46%) Change Control
17 59 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
18 57 (8.18%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 146 (20.95%) SQL
2 102 (14.63%) Python
3 60 (8.61%) Java
4 57 (8.18%) PowerShell
5 46 (6.60%) C#
5 46 (6.60%) JavaScript
6 43 (6.17%) Bash Shell
7 42 (6.03%) T-SQL
8 34 (4.88%) Ruby
9 32 (4.59%) Perl
10 28 (4.02%) Shell Script
11 24 (3.44%) C++
12 20 (2.87%) Groovy
13 19 (2.73%) Java 8
14 18 (2.58%) Go
14 18 (2.58%) PL/SQL
15 17 (2.44%) PHP
16 13 (1.87%) C
17 9 (1.29%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.86%) REXX
Qualifications
1 85 (12.20%) Degree
2 78 (11.19%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (7.60%) CCNP
4 43 (6.17%) CCNA
5 35 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (4.45%) CCIE
7 29 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (3.59%) CCDP
9 17 (2.44%) MCSE
10 15 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (2.01%) MCSA
12 13 (1.87%) CCDA
12 13 (1.87%) Oracle Certification
13 12 (1.72%) HND
14 10 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (1.43%) JNCIP
15 9 (1.29%) JNCIE
15 9 (1.29%) VCP6
16 8 (1.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.76%) SLA
2 31 (4.45%) QA
3 29 (4.16%) PMO
4 13 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 10 (1.43%) GDPR
5 10 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.29%) DICOM
8 2 (0.29%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.29%) FISMA
8 2 (0.29%) HL7
9 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 99 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 47 (6.74%) Docker
4 34 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 21 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.58%) NFS
7 15 (2.15%) Firmware
8 13 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.87%) vSphere
9 11 (1.58%) VMware NSX
10 10 (1.43%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (1.00%) XenApp
13 6 (0.86%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 6 (0.86%) RACF
14 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.43%) Postfix
15 3 (0.43%) SRDF
16 1 (0.14%) HDFS
16 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 114 (16.36%) Ansible
2 87 (12.48%) Puppet
3 72 (10.33%) Terraform
4 69 (9.90%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (5.74%) Kubernetes
6 36 (5.16%) Salt
7 21 (3.01%) SCCM
8 20 (2.87%) Istio
8 20 (2.87%) Kibana
8 20 (2.87%) Knative
9 18 (2.58%) Mesos
10 15 (2.15%) Grafana
10 15 (2.15%) vCenter Server
11 12 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (1.58%) Data Guard
12 11 (1.58%) Nagios
12 11 (1.58%) Prometheus
13 8 (1.15%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.15%) vRealize
14 7 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 149 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 125 (17.93%) VMware
3 103 (14.78%) Cisco
4 85 (12.20%) Oracle
5 69 (9.90%) IBM
6 49 (7.03%) SAP
7 43 (6.17%) Dell
8 31 (4.45%) Citrix
8 31 (4.45%) NetApp
9 29 (4.16%) CheckPoint
9 29 (4.16%) Splunk
10 26 (3.73%) Juniper
11 25 (3.59%) Palo Alto
11 25 (3.59%) Red Hat
11 25 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (3.30%) WorldPay
13 22 (3.16%) Dynatrace
13 22 (3.16%) Google
13 22 (3.16%) SolarWinds
14 21 (3.01%) New Relic