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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 55 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 6 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.06% 2.73% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 3.26% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 13
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
455 522 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.67% 83.92% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 377 471 417
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 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
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 23 October 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
(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
Wirral - 4 £40,000 -
Liverpool -1 2 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Problem Management
North West

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) ITIL
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 13 (44.83%) Linux
5 11 (37.93%) Finance
6 9 (31.03%) Java
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (31.03%) J2EE
6 9 (31.03%) IBM
6 9 (31.03%) Service Management
7 8 (27.59%) Remedy
7 8 (27.59%) SAN
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle
8 7 (24.14%) NAS
9 6 (20.69%) UNIX
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) Citrix
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (17.24%) ITSM
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.24%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (17.24%) Business Objects
10 5 (17.24%) MySQL
10 5 (17.24%) PHP
10 5 (17.24%) HTML

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (17.24%) Liferay
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) FastStats
3 4 (13.79%) MS Office
4 1 (3.45%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 7 (24.14%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.24%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) Pentaho
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Advertising
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Applications Support
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Applications Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Engineering Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.34%) Graduate
4 3 (10.34%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) J2EE
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) FMCG
2 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) Online Games
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) zOS
6 1 (3.45%) MVS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITSM
3 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL V2
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Workflow
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) High Availability
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) VBA
4 4 (13.79%) VBScript
5 2 (6.90%) VB6
5 2 (6.90%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) MCDST
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) Netcool
3 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) IBM
2 8 (27.59%) Remedy
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) Business Objects
6 4 (13.79%) SAP
6 4 (13.79%) BMC
7 2 (6.90%) Reuters
7 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) Adobe