The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 240 258 245
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1277 1255 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.14% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.37% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 946 962 1002
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Problem Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Problem Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in England

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in England

Problem Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
London +46 493 £52,500 +10.52% 50
South East +20 331 £42,000 -4.54% 25
East of England +7 108 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Yorkshire -18 91 £37,000 +12.12% 14
West Midlands +39 77 £43,000 +7.50% 12
North West -88 63 £37,500 -16.66% 12
South West -9 62 £37,500 +25.00% 7
East Midlands +20 44 £39,750 +22.30% 4
North East -12 8 £39,500 +17.91% 3
Problem Management
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Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1491 (57.28%) ITIL
2 853 (32.77%) Windows
3 717 (27.55%) Incident Management
4 662 (25.43%) Service Management
5 631 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 602 (23.13%) Finance
7 596 (22.90%) Change Management
8 546 (20.98%) SLA
9 533 (20.48%) Service Delivery
10 464 (17.83%) SQL
11 430 (16.52%) Active Directory
12 382 (14.68%) Linux
13 378 (14.52%) VMware
14 339 (13.02%) Root Cause Analysis
15 332 (12.75%) UNIX
16 328 (12.60%) Cisco
17 316 (12.14%) MS Excel
18 305 (11.72%) MS Office
19 300 (11.53%) SQL Server
20 296 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
21 270 (10.37%) Oracle
22 269 (10.33%) ITIL Certification
23 268 (10.30%) Data Centre
24 265 (10.18%) Degree
25 262 (10.07%) Project Management
26 256 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
27 255 (9.80%) MS Exchange
28 229 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
28 229 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
29 217 (8.34%) Windows 7

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 255 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 135 (5.19%) IIS
3 103 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 87 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 85 (3.27%) WebSphere
6 72 (2.77%) Apache
7 66 (2.54%) Lync
8 64 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 58 (2.23%) Tomcat
10 51 (1.96%) WebLogic
11 50 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2000
12 48 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 47 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
14 41 (1.58%) JBoss
15 33 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
16 30 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
17 29 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
18 24 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
19 23 (0.88%) SAS
19 23 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 316 (12.14%) MS Excel
2 305 (11.72%) MS Office
3 41 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.85%) MS Project
5 21 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.27%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.038%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 39 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.69%) SAP SM
4 13 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.50%) Maximo
5 12 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 12 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 12 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 12 (0.46%) SAP SRM
6 10 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
7 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.27%) CA PPM
9 7 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.27%) RMDS
10 6 (0.23%) Agresso
10 6 (0.23%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (1.77%) Office 365
3 32 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.15%) SaaS
5 8 (0.31%) PaaS
5 8 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.19%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.077%) IaaS
7 2 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.038%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 200 (7.68%) Firewall
2 149 (5.72%) SAN
3 144 (5.53%) TCP/IP
4 143 (5.49%) LAN
5 127 (4.88%) DNS
6 119 (4.57%) WAN
7 109 (4.19%) Internet
8 91 (3.50%) VPN
9 68 (2.61%) VoIP
10 67 (2.57%) DHCP
11 59 (2.27%) MPLS
11 59 (2.27%) Network Security
12 58 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
13 51 (1.96%) HTTP
13 51 (1.96%) SSL
14 40 (1.54%) FTP
14 40 (1.54%) Wireless
15 37 (1.42%) NAS
15 37 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (1.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 70 (2.69%) Oracle Database
3 68 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 67 (2.57%) Relational Database
5 60 (2.31%) MySQL
6 52 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 43 (1.65%) RDBMS
8 42 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 37 (1.42%) DB2
10 33 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (0.85%) NoSQL
15 21 (0.81%) Hadoop
15 21 (0.81%) Big Data
16 20 (0.77%) OLTP
17 17 (0.65%) SAP BW
18 15 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 37 (1.42%) Eclipse
3 33 (1.27%) Ant
3 33 (1.27%) Maven
4 29 (1.11%) Eclipse RCP
5 28 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (1.04%) Git (software)
7 24 (0.92%) JUnit
8 16 (0.61%) JIRA
9 6 (0.23%) Subversion
9 6 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.23%) JConsole
10 5 (0.19%) Hudson
10 5 (0.19%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.19%) Toad
11 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.12%) NUnit
12 3 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.077%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 2 (0.077%) Axure RP
General
1 602 (23.13%) Finance
2 162 (6.22%) Banking
3 141 (5.42%) Telecoms
4 128 (4.92%) Retail
5 73 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 66 (2.54%) Front Office
7 51 (1.96%) Back Office
8 41 (1.58%) French Language
9 35 (1.34%) Legal
10 30 (1.15%) Law
11 29 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 28 (1.08%) Marketing
13 24 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.88%) Billing
15 21 (0.81%) German Language
16 18 (0.69%) Advertising
17 17 (0.65%) Automotive
18 15 (0.58%) General Ledger
19 14 (0.54%) Electronics
20 11 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 574 (22.05%) Analyst
2 300 (11.53%) Support Analyst
3 290 (11.14%) Service Manager
4 219 (8.41%) Applications Support
5 212 (8.14%) Problem Manager
6 172 (6.61%) Support Engineer
7 141 (5.42%) Delivery Manager
8 137 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
9 123 (4.73%) Service Analyst
10 120 (4.61%) Administrator
11 109 (4.19%) Incident Manager
12 105 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
13 104 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
14 103 (3.96%) Team Leader
15 93 (3.57%) Network Engineer
16 81 (3.11%) Service Desk Analyst
17 75 (2.88%) Service Desk Manager
18 74 (2.84%) Applications Manager
19 72 (2.77%) Architect
20 71 (2.73%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (2.92%) .NET
2 72 (2.77%) J2EE
3 66 (2.54%) Web Services
4 65 (2.50%) Middleware
5 62 (2.38%) XML
6 46 (1.77%) HTML
7 41 (1.58%) Spring
8 37 (1.42%) XSLT
9 35 (1.34%) JMS
9 35 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
10 29 (1.11%) GWT
11 28 (1.08%) CSS
12 25 (0.96%) JDBC
13 23 (0.88%) JSP
14 21 (0.81%) Servlets
15 20 (0.77%) jQuery
15 20 (0.77%) OSGi
16 17 (0.65%) ASP.NET
17 14 (0.54%) REST
18 13 (0.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 296 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (10.30%) Data Centre
3 152 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 152 (5.84%) Clustering
4 102 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 97 (3.73%) Blackberry
6 62 (2.38%) CMDB
7 49 (1.88%) Life Science
8 48 (1.84%) Derivative
8 48 (1.84%) Statistics
9 46 (1.77%) Replication
10 41 (1.58%) Fixed Income
10 41 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 38 (1.46%) FMCG
12 33 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (1.04%) PKI
14 22 (0.85%) Mainframe
14 22 (0.85%) User Experience
14 22 (0.85%) SWIFT
15 21 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 853 (32.77%) Windows
2 382 (14.68%) Linux
3 332 (12.75%) UNIX
4 256 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 217 (8.34%) Windows 7
6 184 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 178 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 108 (4.15%) Solaris
9 103 (3.96%) Windows 8
10 64 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 63 (2.42%) Windows XP
12 54 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 53 (2.04%) AIX
14 47 (1.81%) Mac OS X
15 42 (1.61%) Android
16 25 (0.96%) Apple iOS
17 17 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
18 16 (0.61%) Windows 2000
19 13 (0.50%) CentOS
20 11 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1491 (57.28%) ITIL
2 717 (27.55%) Incident Management
3 662 (25.43%) Service Management
4 596 (22.90%) Change Management
5 533 (20.48%) Service Delivery
6 339 (13.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 262 (10.07%) Project Management
8 179 (6.88%) ITSM
9 170 (6.53%) Mentoring
10 164 (6.30%) Release Management
11 159 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 144 (5.53%) Change Control
13 140 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 132 (5.07%) Capacity Management
15 131 (5.03%) Line Management
15 131 (5.03%) Configuration Management
15 131 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
16 129 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 97 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
18 86 (3.30%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 464 (17.83%) SQL
2 182 (6.99%) Java
3 101 (3.88%) PowerShell
4 90 (3.46%) Perl
5 73 (2.80%) C
6 59 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 49 (1.88%) Python
7 49 (1.88%) Shell Script
8 43 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 37 (1.42%) PL/SQL
9 37 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 28 (1.08%) C#
11 26 (1.00%) VBScript
12 22 (0.85%) VB
13 13 (0.50%) Ruby
14 12 (0.46%) PHP
15 10 (0.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 9 (0.35%) VBA
16 9 (0.35%) Jython
16 9 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 269 (10.33%) ITIL Certification
2 265 (10.18%) Degree
3 229 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 189 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
5 181 (6.95%) MCSE
6 147 (5.65%) Security Cleared
7 129 (4.96%) CCNA
8 80 (3.07%) MCITP
9 69 (2.65%) MCP
10 64 (2.46%) SC Cleared
11 59 (2.27%) CCNP
12 52 (2.00%) CISSP
13 47 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 34 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 33 (1.27%) DV Cleared
16 30 (1.15%) MCSA
17 19 (0.73%) CCSE
18 17 (0.65%) A+ Certification
19 16 (0.61%) CCSA
20 15 (0.58%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 546 (20.98%) SLA
2 97 (3.73%) QA
3 41 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.35%) COBIT
8 7 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.19%) RosettaNet
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.077%) Basel III
12 2 (0.077%) WCAG
13 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.038%) HL7
13 1 (0.038%) DICOM
System Software
1 430 (16.52%) Active Directory
2 229 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 73 (2.80%) XenApp
5 70 (2.69%) vSphere
6 54 (2.07%) XenDesktop
7 49 (1.88%) VMware ESX
8 43 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (0.65%) Firmware
11 16 (0.61%) XenServer
12 15 (0.58%) Squid
13 12 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.46%) vCloud
13 12 (0.46%) VMware Server
13 12 (0.46%) KVM
14 10 (0.38%) Xen
15 9 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 8 (0.31%) NFS
16 8 (0.31%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 109 (4.19%) SCCM
2 87 (3.34%) SCOM
3 52 (2.00%) Nagios
4 35 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (1.31%) Tivoli
6 31 (1.19%) WSUS
7 30 (1.15%) Backup Exec
8 29 (1.11%) Legato
8 29 (1.11%) Puppet
9 26 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 22 (0.85%) Data Guard
10 22 (0.85%) NetBackup
11 19 (0.73%) Opsview
12 18 (0.69%) Ansible
13 16 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
14 15 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
15 11 (0.42%) HP SIM
16 10 (0.38%) Control-M
17 9 (0.35%) Netcool
17 9 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 631 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 378 (14.52%) VMware
3 328 (12.60%) Cisco
4 270 (10.37%) Oracle
5 201 (7.72%) Citrix
6 192 (7.38%) HP
7 153 (5.88%) IBM
8 133 (5.11%) SAP
9 91 (3.50%) Red Hat
10 87 (3.34%) EMC
11 83 (3.19%) Remedy
12 79 (3.03%) NetApp
13 67 (2.57%) F5
14 64 (2.46%) Dell
15 54 (2.07%) CheckPoint
16 52 (2.00%) Apple
16 52 (2.00%) BMC
17 50 (1.92%) CommVault
18 49 (1.88%) Sun
19 45 (1.73%) Avaya
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