The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 67 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 27 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.84% 3.30% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.92% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 9
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Problem Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
772 1021 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.26% 84.17% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 694 805 721
Average salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in Kent

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Kent

Problem Management
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Malling +9 1 £47,500 +97.91%
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Problem Management
South East

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 49 (90.74%) Windows
1 49 (90.74%) Microsoft
2 48 (88.89%) CCNA
2 48 (88.89%) MCSE
2 48 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 48 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (81.48%) Firewall
4 42 (77.78%) Cisco
5 39 (72.22%) MCITP
5 39 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2000
5 39 (72.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 37 (68.52%) Avaya
6 37 (68.52%) Mac OS X
6 37 (68.52%) Apple
7 33 (61.11%) Windows 8
8 32 (59.26%) Blackberry
8 32 (59.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 32 (59.26%) MS Office
9 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (22.22%) VMware
10 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
11 7 (12.96%) SLA
12 6 (11.11%) ITIL
13 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
13 5 (9.26%) VPN
13 5 (9.26%) CCNP
13 5 (9.26%) SAN
13 5 (9.26%) Wireless

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 48 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 39 (72.22%) Exchange Server 2000
3 32 (59.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (59.26%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (81.48%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) Wireless
2 5 (9.26%) VLAN
2 5 (9.26%) VPN
2 5 (9.26%) SAN
3 4 (7.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Support Engineer
1 21 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support
1 21 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 12 (22.22%) Consultant
3 10 (18.52%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) Service Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (12.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) SLA Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) IT Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 32 (59.26%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.26%) iPhone
2 5 (9.26%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 39 (72.22%) Windows 2000 Server
3 37 (68.52%) Mac OS X
4 33 (61.11%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Change Management
2 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (7.41%) Information Security
2 4 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (5.56%) SIEM
3 3 (5.56%) Service Management
3 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.85%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (1.85%) Scrum
4 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.85%) Line Management
4 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (88.89%) CCNA
1 48 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 48 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 48 (88.89%) MCSE
2 39 (72.22%) MCITP
3 5 (9.26%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (7.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (90.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (77.78%) Cisco
3 37 (68.52%) Avaya
3 37 (68.52%) Apple
4 12 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) SonicWALL
5 4 (7.41%) AirMagnet
5 4 (7.41%) Dell
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix