Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Capacity Planning
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 237 244
Rank change year-on-year +41 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Capacity Planning 87 84 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.91% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 51 42
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -11.46% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £63,825 £70,713 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,730 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.36% +7.46% -

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 7,721 9,275 10,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.62% 90.90% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,885 7,530 8,095
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 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
Birmingham -5 32 £46,500 +9.41% 4
Staffordshire +39 15 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Coventry +7 15 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Solihull +13 14 £52,500 - 1
Warwickshire +41 7 £47,500 +37.68%
Worcestershire - 1 £37,322 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 52 (59.77%) Firewall
2 31 (35.63%) WAN
2 31 (35.63%) Cisco
3 29 (33.33%) Project Management
4 28 (32.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (32.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (29.89%) Presales
6 25 (28.74%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (28.74%) VPN
7 23 (26.44%) Data Centre
8 22 (25.29%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (25.29%) Customer Engagement
8 22 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (25.29%) VMware
8 22 (25.29%) CheckPoint
9 21 (24.14%) PRINCE2
9 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (24.14%) Degree
10 20 (22.99%) Technical Architecture
10 20 (22.99%) PaaS
10 20 (22.99%) IaaS
11 19 (21.84%) LAN
11 19 (21.84%) Juniper
11 19 (21.84%) CCNP
11 19 (21.84%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
12 18 (20.69%) Information Security
12 18 (20.69%) Wireless
12 18 (20.69%) ITIL
12 18 (20.69%) IT Strategy

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 3 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (22.99%) IaaS
2 20 (22.99%) PaaS
3 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (3.45%) Office 365
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (1.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (59.77%) Firewall
2 31 (35.63%) WAN
3 25 (28.74%) VPN
4 19 (21.84%) LAN
5 18 (20.69%) Wireless
6 15 (17.24%) Network Security
7 14 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (16.09%) VoIP
7 14 (16.09%) WLAN
8 13 (14.94%) BGP
8 13 (14.94%) OSPF
9 12 (13.79%) Internet
10 11 (12.64%) MPLS
11 10 (11.49%) Junos
12 8 (9.20%) DHCP
12 8 (9.20%) DNS
12 8 (9.20%) EIGRP
12 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
13 6 (6.90%) ADSL
13 6 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (5.75%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.75%) DB2
3 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.60%) Power BI
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.45%) DTS
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) GitLab
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
1 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.15%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (19.54%) Publishing
2 16 (18.39%) Finance
3 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.05%) Retail
5 4 (4.60%) Billing
6 2 (2.30%) Automotive
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Architect
2 24 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (18.39%) Network Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) DBA
4 13 (14.94%) Team Leader
5 9 (10.34%) Network Team Leader
5 9 (10.34%) SQL DBA
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Database Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior IT Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Data Centre
2 22 (25.29%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (20.69%) CMDB
3 18 (20.69%) Computer Science
4 17 (19.54%) Management Information System
5 9 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (6.90%) Data Structures
8 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (5.75%) Replication
9 4 (4.60%) AS400
9 4 (4.60%) Private Cloud
9 4 (4.60%) Public Cloud
10 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (2.30%) Clustering
11 2 (2.30%) Wiki
12 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Project Management
2 28 (32.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 26 (29.89%) Presales
4 25 (28.74%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (25.29%) Customer Engagement
6 21 (24.14%) PRINCE2
7 20 (22.99%) Technical Architecture
8 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
9 18 (20.69%) Information Security
9 18 (20.69%) IT Strategy
9 18 (20.69%) ITIL
10 17 (19.54%) Business Development
10 17 (19.54%) CRM
10 17 (19.54%) Due Diligence
10 17 (19.54%) Gantt Chart
10 17 (19.54%) IT Governance
10 17 (19.54%) ITIL V3
10 17 (19.54%) Line Management
10 17 (19.54%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (19.54%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Degree
2 19 (21.84%) CCNP
2 19 (21.84%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (19.54%) CEH
3 17 (19.54%) CISSP
3 17 (19.54%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (19.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (19.54%) ISEB
3 17 (19.54%) PMI Certification
3 17 (19.54%) PMP
4 6 (6.90%) CCNA
5 5 (5.75%) CCDP
5 5 (5.75%) JNCIA
5 5 (5.75%) JNCIS
6 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (19.54%) GPG13
3 14 (16.09%) SLA
4 13 (14.94%) GDPR
5 5 (5.75%) PMO
6 3 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) Cisco
2 22 (25.29%) CheckPoint
2 22 (25.29%) VMware
3 19 (21.84%) Juniper
4 17 (19.54%) Citrix
4 17 (19.54%) EMC
4 17 (19.54%) NetApp
5 11 (12.64%) F5
5 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.20%) Radware
7 5 (5.75%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.75%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (5.75%) Nokia
8 3 (3.45%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.45%) IBM
8 3 (3.45%) Infoblox
8 3 (3.45%) Logi
8 3 (3.45%) Logi Analytics
8 3 (3.45%) Sybase
8 3 (3.45%) Zscaler