The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 106 158 156
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 87 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.13% 0.82% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.03% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 77 31 21
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3370 3293 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.36% 78.97% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2776 2804 2535
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in Manchester

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Manchester

Problem Management
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Stockport - 5 £37,000 -
Altrincham +17 2 £41,250 +11.48% 1
Rochdale - 1 £25,000 -
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 70 (52.63%) ITIL
2 47 (35.34%) SQL
2 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 44 (33.08%) Incident Management
4 42 (31.58%) Finance
5 36 (27.07%) Change Management
6 32 (24.06%) Windows
7 28 (21.05%) Capacity Management
8 22 (16.54%) Service Management
9 21 (15.79%) VMware
9 21 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 21 (15.79%) Banking
10 20 (15.04%) Performance Management
10 20 (15.04%) SLA
10 20 (15.04%) UNIX
11 19 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
12 18 (13.53%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (12.78%) .NET
13 17 (12.78%) Citrix
13 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (12.78%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (12.78%) SAN
14 16 (12.03%) C#
14 16 (12.03%) Linux
14 16 (12.03%) Teradata
15 15 (11.28%) MCSE
15 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
16 14 (10.53%) Windows XP
17 13 (9.77%) Blackberry

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.51%) TPMS
4 6 (4.51%) Lync
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.01%) Apache
6 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.26%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (2.26%) IIS
7 3 (2.26%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 2 (1.50%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (2.26%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 3 (2.26%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) SaaS
2 2 (1.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.78%) SAN
2 6 (4.51%) LAN
2 6 (4.51%) WAN
3 4 (3.01%) DHCP
3 4 (3.01%) DNS
3 4 (3.01%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.01%) NAS
4 2 (1.50%) VPN
4 2 (1.50%) Internet
4 2 (1.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.75%) VLAN
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.26%) MySQL
3 7 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) JIRA
2 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (31.58%) Finance
2 21 (15.79%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Advertising
4 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.75%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) Analyst
2 21 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 20 (15.04%) Support Engineer
3 20 (15.04%) Service Analyst
4 17 (12.78%) Administrator
5 11 (8.27%) DBA
5 11 (8.27%) UNIX Administrator
5 11 (8.27%) UNIX Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) UNIX Support
5 11 (8.27%) Teradata DBA
6 10 (7.52%) Applications Support
6 10 (7.52%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) Service Manager
7 9 (6.77%) Problem Manager
7 9 (6.77%) Teradata Specialist
8 8 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Linux Support
8 8 (6.02%) Linux Support Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) .NET
2 10 (7.52%) WCF
3 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.26%) HTML
4 7 (5.26%) WF
4 7 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (4.51%) CSS
5 6 (4.51%) Web Services
6 3 (2.26%) XML
6 3 (2.26%) Ajax
6 3 (2.26%) Rendezvous
6 3 (2.26%) Middleware
6 3 (2.26%) Java SE
6 3 (2.26%) Java EE
6 3 (2.26%) jQuery
6 3 (2.26%) HTML5
7 2 (1.50%) LINQ
7 2 (1.50%) JSON
7 2 (1.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.01%) FlexPod
3 3 (2.26%) Clustering
4 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.50%) Replication
4 2 (1.50%) EMC Centera
4 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.50%) Celerra
4 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.06%) Windows
2 20 (15.04%) UNIX
3 16 (12.03%) Linux
4 14 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.02%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.26%) AIX
9 4 (3.01%) Debian
10 2 (1.50%) zOS
10 2 (1.50%) MVS
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.50%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (52.63%) ITIL
2 44 (33.08%) Incident Management
3 36 (27.07%) Change Management
4 28 (21.05%) Capacity Management
5 22 (16.54%) Service Management
6 20 (15.04%) Performance Management
7 19 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 18 (13.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (9.77%) Configuration Management
10 11 (8.27%) Project Management
10 11 (8.27%) Migration
11 9 (6.77%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (6.02%) Change Control
13 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (3.76%) Risk Management
15 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2
15 5 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Management
16 4 (3.01%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.34%) SQL
2 16 (12.03%) C#
3 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.51%) C
5 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.76%) Java
6 4 (3.01%) Perl
6 4 (3.01%) VBScript
7 3 (2.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (12.78%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (11.28%) MCSE
3 11 (8.27%) Degree
4 10 (7.52%) MCITP
5 9 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.02%) CCNA
6 8 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.51%) MCP
8 5 (3.76%) CCA
8 5 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.76%) MCTS
9 4 (3.01%) MCSA
10 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.51%) vSphere
5 4 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.01%) vCloud
5 4 (3.01%) Squid
6 2 (1.50%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) SCCM
2 9 (6.77%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.51%) OpenView
3 6 (4.51%) SCOM
4 4 (3.01%) WSUS
5 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.79%) VMware
3 17 (12.78%) Citrix
4 16 (12.03%) Teradata
5 11 (8.27%) Symantec
6 10 (7.52%) HP
7 9 (6.77%) Oracle
8 8 (6.02%) IBM
8 8 (6.02%) NetApp
8 8 (6.02%) Mitel
9 6 (4.51%) Remedy
9 6 (4.51%) Cisco
9 6 (4.51%) EMC
10 5 (3.76%) McAfee
10 5 (3.76%) Sophos
11 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.01%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.26%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.75%) Reuters
13 1 (0.75%) Bloomberg
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