The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 76 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 49 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.53% 0.69% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 0.87% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 8 14
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Problem Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1596 1270 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.35% 79.82% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1011 1433
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
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 Cheshire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in Cheshire

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Problem Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Knutsford +5 15 £36,000 -16.76%
Warrington -3 14 £55,000 +107.54%
Chester 0 5 £52,500 +98.11%
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 39 (51.32%) Change Management
2 30 (39.47%) Incident Management
3 29 (38.16%) Finance
4 27 (35.53%) ITIL
5 26 (34.21%) Linux
6 24 (31.58%) UNIX
6 24 (31.58%) Windows
7 21 (27.63%) SAN
8 15 (19.74%) Clustering
9 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
10 12 (15.79%) DNS
10 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
10 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
11 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
11 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
12 9 (11.84%) Release Management
13 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
13 8 (10.53%) Perl
13 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (9.21%) NAS
14 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
14 7 (9.21%) .NET
14 7 (9.21%) Windows 2000
14 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) SAS
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.32%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) SAN
2 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (15.79%) DNS
4 7 (9.21%) NAS
4 7 (9.21%) SMTP
5 6 (7.89%) DHCP
6 5 (6.58%) WAN
7 1 (1.32%) Broadband
7 1 (1.32%) LAN
7 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Administrator
2 19 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Linux Support
3 18 (23.68%) Linux Support Engineer
4 17 (22.37%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (15.79%) UNIX Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) UNIX Administrator
6 11 (14.47%) Service Manager
6 11 (14.47%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) UNIX Support
7 9 (11.84%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (11.84%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (9.21%) Messaging Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Head of Infrastructure
9 6 (7.89%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.95%) Storage Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Support Specialist
11 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.32%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Clustering
2 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) iPhone
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Linux
2 24 (31.58%) UNIX
2 24 (31.58%) Windows
3 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.21%) Windows 2000
7 5 (6.58%) AIX
8 4 (5.26%) zOS
9 3 (3.95%) MVS
9 3 (3.95%) Windows NT
9 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.32%) Solaris
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Change Management
2 30 (39.47%) Incident Management
3 27 (35.53%) ITIL
4 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.84%) Release Management
6 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.21%) Migration
7 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.89%) Resource Management
9 5 (6.58%) Change Control
9 5 (6.58%) Security Management
9 5 (6.58%) IT Governance
10 4 (5.26%) Capacity Management
10 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Management
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Management
11 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
11 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) Perl
2 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.95%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.63%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) VBScript
4 2 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.32%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.26%) MCSE
4 3 (3.95%) CCNA
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCP
4 3 (3.95%) MCITP
5 2 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.95%) XenApp
3 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.32%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.26%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.95%) Legato
4 2 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) HP
1 7 (9.21%) Symantec
1 7 (9.21%) McAfee
2 5 (6.58%) Apple
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Dell
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (3.95%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) EMC
4 3 (3.95%) Citrix
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Brocade
6 1 (1.32%) Reuters
6 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.32%) Compaq
6 1 (1.32%) NetApp
6 1 (1.32%) Veritas
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat