The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 86 99 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 31 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 0.62% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.79% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 35
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £38,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Problem Management
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1361 1135 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.15% 78.11% 74.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 971 989
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 73 (78.49%) ITIL
2 65 (69.89%) Incident Management
3 43 (46.24%) Service Management
4 28 (30.11%) Change Management
5 26 (27.96%) Finance
6 25 (26.88%) Service Delivery
6 25 (26.88%) Life Science
7 23 (24.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (20.43%) UNIX
9 17 (18.28%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
10 15 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 14 (15.05%) SLA
12 13 (13.98%) Migration
13 12 (12.90%) Time Management
13 12 (12.90%) Data Analysis
14 11 (11.83%) Release Management
15 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (10.75%) Linux
15 10 (10.75%) SQL
16 9 (9.68%) Banking
16 9 (9.68%) assyst
17 8 (8.60%) Apache
17 8 (8.60%) Tomcat
17 8 (8.60%) Sun
17 8 (8.60%) Remedy
18 7 (7.53%) Oracle
18 7 (7.53%) People Management
18 7 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
19 6 (6.45%) Capacity Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 8 (8.60%) Apache
1 8 (8.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.15%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) assyst
2 3 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Intranet
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) LAN
2 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) MarkLogic
General
1 26 (27.96%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) French Language
3 5 (5.38%) German Language
3 5 (5.38%) Front Office
3 5 (5.38%) Back Office
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Incident Manager
2 14 (15.05%) Service Manager
3 13 (13.98%) Problem Manager
4 12 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
4 12 (12.90%) Services Delivery Manager
5 10 (10.75%) Major Incident Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Head of Service Delivery
8 5 (5.38%) Support Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Middleware Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Services Delivery Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Data Centre Manager
11 2 (2.15%) Data Manager
11 2 (2.15%) Configuration Manager
11 2 (2.15%) Technical Support
11 2 (2.15%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Flash
1 5 (5.38%) Middleware
2 4 (4.30%) D-Bus
2 4 (4.30%) JMS
2 4 (4.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Life Science
2 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) CMDB
3 6 (6.45%) Open Source
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) UNIX
2 10 (10.75%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (78.49%) ITIL
2 65 (69.89%) Incident Management
3 43 (46.24%) Service Management
4 28 (30.11%) Change Management
5 25 (26.88%) Service Delivery
6 23 (24.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (13.98%) Migration
8 12 (12.90%) Data Analysis
8 12 (12.90%) Time Management
9 11 (11.83%) Release Management
10 7 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.53%) People Management
11 6 (6.45%) Capacity Management
11 6 (6.45%) Project Management
12 5 (5.38%) Process Management
12 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.38%) Supplier Management
12 5 (5.38%) Information Security
13 4 (4.30%) Knowledge Management
13 4 (4.30%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) Perl
3 3 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Sun
1 8 (8.60%) Remedy
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) BMC
3 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.08%) IBM