The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 49 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 9 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.76% 4.60% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 5.47% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £71,500 £44,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 548 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.80% 84.05% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 299 460 405
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 Merseyside

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in Merseyside

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Problem Management
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool -13 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) SLA
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) SAP
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) SAP Basis
4 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
5 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) NAS
5 5 (31.25%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) NetWeaver
5 5 (31.25%) DB2
5 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) MS Project
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) MS Visio

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (31.25%) NetWeaver
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Project
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
1 5 (31.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) DB2
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) SAP Basis
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Debian
4 3 (18.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
4 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Samba
1 3 (18.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) Munin
1 3 (18.75%) Zenoss
1 3 (18.75%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Apple