The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 109 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 6 36 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 2.07% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 2.73% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 5
Average salary £30,750 £30,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -58.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £53,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1383 1319 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.24% 75.85% 71.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1094 910
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Problem Management
West Midlands

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in Birmingham

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 21 (53.85%) ITIL
2 17 (43.59%) SLA
3 15 (38.46%) Change Management
4 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
5 13 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (30.77%) Windows
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.21%) UNIX
7 11 (28.21%) Service Management
7 11 (28.21%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) Apache
8 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
9 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
9 8 (20.51%) Release Management
10 7 (17.95%) Migration
10 7 (17.95%) Solaris
10 7 (17.95%) Linux
10 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.95%) MS Office
10 7 (17.95%) Java
10 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.38%) SQL
11 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
11 6 (15.38%) SAN
11 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (12.82%) Banking
12 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.82%) Cisco
12 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (25.64%) Apache
1 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.56%) Resin
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SAN
2 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) IPv4
4 1 (2.56%) IPv6
4 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
1 1 (2.56%) Hudson
1 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Back Office
4 3 (7.69%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Change Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Problem Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) D-Bus
2 3 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) JSP
3 1 (2.56%) Servlets
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Change Management
3 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
4 13 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (28.21%) Service Management
6 8 (20.51%) Release Management
7 7 (17.95%) Migration
7 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Security Management
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
9 3 (7.69%) ITSM
9 3 (7.69%) BCP
9 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
9 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
10 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.69%) vSphere
2 3 (7.69%) KVM
3 1 (2.56%) Squid
3 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.56%) UAG
3 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.56%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Brocade
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) EMC
4 3 (7.69%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.56%) M86 Security
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) DataSynapse
5 1 (2.56%) Websense
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
5 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.56%) IBM