The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 158 135 178
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +43
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 66 81 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 1.43% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.93% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 35
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Problem Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4318 4187 4348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.76% 74.04% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2896 3174 3619
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Berkshire region.

Problem Management Salary Trend in Berkshire

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Problem Management
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +32 34 £30,000 -33.33%
Reading -35 10 £43,750 -12.50%
Slough -3 5 £85,000 +142.85%
Maidenhead -14 4 £38,800 -22.40%
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management.

1 68 (64.15%) ITIL
2 49 (46.23%) Incident Management
3 43 (40.57%) Security Cleared
4 42 (39.62%) SLA
5 34 (32.08%) Finance
6 33 (31.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 32 (30.19%) SC Cleared
8 31 (29.25%) Service Management
8 31 (29.25%) DNS
9 30 (28.30%) Telecoms
10 29 (27.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (26.42%) Windows
12 26 (24.53%) Fujitsu
13 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
14 24 (22.64%) Retail
15 23 (21.70%) Linux
16 22 (20.75%) HP
17 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
18 19 (17.92%) SAN
18 19 (17.92%) MS Office
19 17 (16.04%) Red Hat
19 17 (16.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
20 16 (15.09%) EMC
20 16 (15.09%) SQL
20 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
20 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (15.09%) Project Management
21 15 (14.15%) DHCP
21 15 (14.15%) Windows 7

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.55%) Live Communications Server
2 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.94%) Lync
4 1 (0.94%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Office
2 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.72%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.72%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.25%) DNS
2 19 (17.92%) SAN
3 15 (14.15%) DHCP
4 12 (11.32%) HTTP
4 12 (11.32%) SMTP
5 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.60%) NAS
7 5 (4.72%) Firewall
8 4 (3.77%) BGP
8 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.77%) FWSM
9 2 (1.89%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.89%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.89%) Nortel Alteon
9 2 (1.89%) VLAN
9 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.89%) Network Security
9 2 (1.89%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.89%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) MS Access
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) DB2
2 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.83%) OLTP
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) ERwin
General
1 34 (32.08%) Finance
2 30 (28.30%) Telecoms
3 24 (22.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) Escalation Manager
2 14 (13.21%) Problem Manager
3 12 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Incident Manager
6 9 (8.49%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.60%) Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) UNIX Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Applications Manager
9 5 (4.72%) SAP Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Incident & Problem Manager
10 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Operations Consultant
10 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (3.77%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Management Information System
1 14 (13.21%) Statistics
2 10 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.49%) Thin Client
3 9 (8.49%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.66%) Firmware
5 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.77%) CMDB
7 3 (2.83%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Windows
2 23 (21.70%) Linux
3 17 (16.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (14.15%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.26%) Windows XP
6 13 (12.26%) UNIX
7 10 (9.43%) Solaris
8 8 (7.55%) AIX
9 5 (4.72%) HPUX
10 4 (3.77%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (64.15%) ITIL
2 49 (46.23%) Incident Management
3 33 (31.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 31 (29.25%) Service Management
5 29 (27.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (15.09%) Project Management
7 15 (14.15%) Capacity Management
8 11 (10.38%) Change Management
9 10 (9.43%) Load Balancing
9 10 (9.43%) Product Management
10 8 (7.55%) Release Management
10 8 (7.55%) Workflow
10 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.55%) ITIL V3
11 7 (6.60%) ITIL V2
11 7 (6.60%) ITSM
12 5 (4.72%) Project Planning
13 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (2.83%) Validation
14 3 (2.83%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.09%) SQL
2 9 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.83%) Korn
4 2 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (0.94%) VBScript
5 1 (0.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 43 (40.57%) Security Cleared
2 32 (30.19%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.49%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.72%) SCSA
4 5 (4.72%) CCA
4 5 (4.72%) RHCE
5 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.77%) CCNP
5 4 (3.77%) Degree
6 3 (2.83%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.83%) MCP
6 3 (2.83%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.89%) CCNA
7 2 (1.89%) CCIE
8 1 (0.94%) MCSE
8 1 (0.94%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (39.62%) SLA
2 11 (10.38%) QA
System Software
1 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.83%) vSphere
5 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.89%) NLBS
6 2 (1.89%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.94%) XenApp
7 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) NetBackup
2 9 (8.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (7.55%) Netcool
3 8 (7.55%) Unicenter
3 8 (7.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (4.72%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (4.72%) DameWare
5 4 (3.77%) SCCM
6 3 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.94%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.94%) OpenView
7 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.94%) MOM
7 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Fujitsu
2 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.75%) HP
4 17 (16.04%) Red Hat
5 16 (15.09%) EMC
6 14 (13.21%) Veritas
6 14 (13.21%) Citrix
7 11 (10.38%) VMware
8 9 (8.49%) Meridio
8 9 (8.49%) Oracle
8 9 (8.49%) IBM
9 5 (4.72%) SAP
9 5 (4.72%) Sun
10 4 (3.77%) Cisco
10 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.77%) F5
11 2 (1.89%) NetScout
11 2 (1.89%) Remedy
11 2 (1.89%) Nortel
11 2 (1.89%) Juniper