The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank - 63 61
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.36% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.45% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 449 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.92% 81.64% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 353 392 303
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in Lancashire

Problem Management
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Manager
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix