Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 243 238
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 103 91 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.78% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.88% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 77
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.85% +20.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,850 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,016 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £53,001 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.01% -1.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8903 10381 9691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.29% 88.84% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7249 8101 8012
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Capacity Planning in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Capacity Planning in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
Birmingham +13 47 £42,500 +6.25%
Coventry +20 21 £50,000 +4.17% 2
Warwickshire +9 17 £34,500 -37.27%
Shropshire +1 7 £68,975 -
Staffordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Solihull -8 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 59 (57.28%) ITIL
2 45 (43.69%) Service Management
3 39 (37.86%) Linux
4 37 (35.92%) Data Centre
5 33 (32.04%) Windows
6 32 (31.07%) Service Delivery
7 26 (25.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (24.27%) Change Management
8 25 (24.27%) SCCM
9 23 (22.33%) SCOM
9 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (22.33%) Project Management
9 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
10 22 (21.36%) VMware
10 22 (21.36%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (20.39%) PowerShell
11 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
11 21 (20.39%) Change Control
11 21 (20.39%) IaaS
12 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (19.42%) IT Strategy
13 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (18.45%) PaaS
13 19 (18.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (18.45%) NetApp
13 19 (18.45%) Cisco
14 18 (17.48%) PRINCE2
14 18 (17.48%) Unix
14 18 (17.48%) Zachman Framework
14 18 (17.48%) TOGAF

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (6.80%) Documentum
2 3 (2.91%) CMS
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.94%) Apache
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (12.62%) assyst
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.36%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (20.39%) IaaS
3 19 (18.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (18.45%) PaaS
4 16 (15.53%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (13.59%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (13.59%) Office 365
6 10 (9.71%) SaaS
7 2 (1.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.65%) Firewall
3 8 (7.77%) SAN
4 4 (3.88%) Symposium
5 3 (2.91%) DHCP
5 3 (2.91%) DNS
5 3 (2.91%) LAN
5 3 (2.91%) WAN
6 2 (1.94%) NaaS
6 2 (1.94%) SNMP
6 2 (1.94%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.94%) VoIP
6 2 (1.94%) Wireless
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.97%) FCoE
7 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.97%) Internet
7 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.97%) NAS
7 1 (0.97%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) MySQL
3 9 (8.74%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (8.74%) InfluxDB
4 6 (5.83%) DB2
5 2 (1.94%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.97%) Power BI
6 1 (0.97%) Riak
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.97%) Selenium
4 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
1 11 (10.68%) Publishing
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Automotive
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (18.45%) Architect
2 13 (12.62%) Analyst
2 13 (12.62%) Data Centre Engineer
2 13 (12.62%) Monitoring Engineer
3 12 (11.65%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (9.71%) Operations Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 9 (8.74%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (6.80%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 7 (6.80%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
7 6 (5.83%) DBA
7 6 (5.83%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Security Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.85%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) Web Services
2 9 (8.74%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (8.74%) Node.js
3 7 (6.80%) Middleware
4 3 (2.91%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.97%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.92%) Data Centre
2 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.62%) CMDB
4 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (8.74%) Smart Meter
5 9 (8.74%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.94%) AS400
8 2 (1.94%) Replication
9 1 (0.97%) Celerra
9 1 (0.97%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.97%) Clustering
9 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.97%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.86%) Linux
2 33 (32.04%) Windows
3 18 (17.48%) Unix
4 12 (11.65%) Windows Server
5 9 (8.74%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.88%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.91%) Solaris
7 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.94%) HPUX
9 1 (0.97%) AIX
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.28%) ITIL
2 45 (43.69%) Service Management
3 32 (31.07%) Service Delivery
4 26 (25.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (24.27%) Change Management
6 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (22.33%) Project Management
7 21 (20.39%) Change Control
7 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
8 20 (19.42%) IT Strategy
9 18 (17.48%) PRINCE2
9 18 (17.48%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (17.48%) TOGAF
9 18 (17.48%) Zachman Framework
10 15 (14.56%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (14.56%) Proactive Monitoring
11 14 (13.59%) Business Development
12 13 (12.62%) DevOps
12 13 (12.62%) Line Management
12 13 (12.62%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.39%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.62%) SQL
3 10 (9.71%) Java
4 7 (6.80%) Python
5 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.88%) Ruby
6 3 (2.91%) PHP
6 3 (2.91%) VB
7 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.94%) R
7 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Computer Science Degree
1 11 (10.68%) Degree
1 11 (10.68%) ISEB
1 11 (10.68%) PMI Certification
1 11 (10.68%) PMP
2 6 (5.83%) CEH
2 6 (5.83%) CISSP
2 6 (5.83%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (5.83%) MCSE
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.83%) Security+ Certification
3 4 (3.88%) MCSA
3 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.94%) CISMP
5 1 (0.97%) CCIE
5 1 (0.97%) CCNP
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 8 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.83%) GPG13
4 2 (1.94%) SLA
5 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.74%) Docker
4 6 (5.83%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.97%) Firmware
7 1 (0.97%) NFS
7 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (24.27%) SCCM
2 23 (22.33%) SCOM
3 14 (13.59%) Puppet
4 13 (12.62%) Tivoli
5 12 (11.65%) Nagios
6 9 (8.74%) Consul
6 9 (8.74%) Icinga
7 5 (4.85%) Ansible
7 5 (4.85%) SCVMM
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.94%) WMI
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.97%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.97%) WSUS
10 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.36%) VMware
3 19 (18.45%) Cisco
3 19 (18.45%) NetApp
4 14 (13.59%) CheckPoint
5 13 (12.62%) IBM
5 13 (12.62%) Red Hat
5 13 (12.62%) SolarWinds
6 12 (11.65%) EMC
7 11 (10.68%) Citrix
8 10 (9.71%) AppDynamics
9 9 (8.74%) New Relic
10 8 (7.77%) HP
10 8 (7.77%) ServiceNow
11 7 (6.80%) Oracle
11 7 (6.80%) Pega
12 5 (4.85%) BMC
12 5 (4.85%) F5
12 5 (4.85%) Juniper
13 3 (2.91%) Dell