The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 40 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.85% 0.40% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.49% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £52,500 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.11% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £26,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £26,500 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Problem Management
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 205 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.48% 81.67% 63.59%
Number of salaries quoted 143 155 98
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,715
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 Chester

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in Chester

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Chester

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

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Chester

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Server Operations Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Legato
1 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Compaq
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle