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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 71 84 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 54 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.00% 1.86% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.29% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 28 36
Average salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £32,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1514 1308 1777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.97% 81.04% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1293 1000 1502
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 0 11 £47,500 +45.03%
Chester - 9 £50,000 -
Warrington +17 7 £22,000 -37.14%
Runcorn -3 4 £25,000 -42.52%
Wilmslow -4 3 £45,000 -2.70%
Macclesfield - 2 £42,500 -
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 69 (57.50%) Finance
2 43 (35.83%) Windows
3 42 (35.00%) ITIL
4 39 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 35 (29.17%) Change Management
6 35 (29.17%) UNIX
7 23 (19.17%) IBM
8 22 (18.33%) Middleware
8 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
9 21 (17.50%) Clustering
10 20 (16.67%) Tandem
10 20 (16.67%) Service Management
10 20 (16.67%) Mainframe
10 20 (16.67%) SAN
11 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
12 18 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
12 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
12 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
12 18 (15.00%) Internet
13 17 (14.17%) Linux
13 17 (14.17%) TCP/IP
14 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (13.33%) Financial Institution
15 15 (12.50%) EMC
15 15 (12.50%) SLA
15 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
16 14 (11.67%) ITIL Certification

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) SAN
2 18 (15.00%) Internet
3 17 (14.17%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.67%) NAS
5 7 (5.83%) DNS
6 5 (4.17%) DHCP
7 3 (2.50%) SMTP
8 2 (1.67%) SSL
9 1 (0.83%) LAN
9 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
General
1 69 (57.50%) Finance
2 16 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (17.50%) Service Manager
2 20 (16.67%) Analyst
3 18 (15.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 18 (15.00%) Designer
4 16 (13.33%) Architect
4 16 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (10.83%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) IT Services Manager
6 12 (10.00%) Administrator
7 11 (9.17%) Problem Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Lead Designer
9 6 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
9 6 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Lead Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Linux Support
10 5 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.33%) Middleware
2 3 (2.50%) .NET
3 2 (1.67%) HTML
3 2 (1.67%) CSS
3 2 (1.67%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) J2EE
3 2 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.67%) CSS3
3 2 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Clustering
2 20 (16.67%) Tandem
2 20 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 18 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.83%) Windows
2 35 (29.17%) UNIX
3 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (14.17%) Linux
5 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.33%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.50%) AIX
9 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) zOS
10 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) ITIL
2 39 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 35 (29.17%) Change Management
5 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
6 20 (16.67%) Service Management
7 18 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
8 14 (11.67%) Risk Management
9 13 (10.83%) People Management
10 12 (10.00%) Content Management
11 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
14 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.00%) Performance Management
15 5 (4.17%) Release Management
15 5 (4.17%) ITSM
16 4 (3.33%) Migration
16 4 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
17 3 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 10 (8.33%) VBScript
1 10 (8.33%) VB
2 8 (6.67%) Java
3 4 (3.33%) Perl
4 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.67%) SQL
5 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (10.83%) MCITP
5 11 (9.17%) MCSE
6 9 (7.50%) Degree
7 5 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.50%) MCSA
9 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.67%) CCNP
9 2 (1.67%) MCTS
10 1 (0.83%) OCP
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) VMware ESX
2 8 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.67%) XenApp
4 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.83%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.67%) Legato
4 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) IBM
2 15 (12.50%) EMC
3 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.83%) VMware
5 10 (8.33%) HP
6 7 (5.83%) Oracle
7 4 (3.33%) SAP
7 4 (3.33%) Dell
8 3 (2.50%) Symantec
8 3 (2.50%) McAfee
8 3 (2.50%) Citrix
8 3 (2.50%) Informatica
9 2 (1.67%) Cisco
9 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.83%) Brocade
10 1 (0.83%) Sun
10 1 (0.83%) Compaq
10 1 (0.83%) NetApp
10 1 (0.83%) Veritas