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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 54 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 7 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.42% 4.75% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 5.53% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 6
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £71,500 £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +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
423 561 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 85.80% 86.04% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 301 493 319
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Liverpool -13 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Munin
4 3 (33.33%) Zenoss
4 3 (33.33%) nginx
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Squid
4 3 (33.33%) SmokePing
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) Nagios
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Samba
4 3 (33.33%) Debian
4 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (33.33%) nginx
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Squid
1 3 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Munin
1 3 (33.33%) Zenoss
1 3 (33.33%) SmokePing
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle