The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 155 137 175
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +38
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 99 116 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 1.78% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.15% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 92 97 79
Average salary £43,000 £33,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.30% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,157 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £51,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Problem Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Problem Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in the North West

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Problem Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Cheshire -5 48 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Manchester -11 46 £40,500 +24.61% 6
Merseyside +4 3 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Cumbria - 2 £30,157 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 131 (51.78%) ITIL
2 114 (45.06%) Finance
3 97 (38.34%) Incident Management
4 96 (37.94%) Change Management
5 88 (34.78%) Windows
6 61 (24.11%) Microsoft
7 59 (23.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (22.53%) Service Management
8 57 (22.53%) Service Delivery
9 49 (19.37%) UNIX
10 45 (17.79%) MS Office
11 43 (17.00%) SLA
12 42 (16.60%) Degree
13 40 (15.81%) VMware
13 40 (15.81%) IBM
14 38 (15.02%) MS Excel
15 36 (14.23%) Mainframe
15 36 (14.23%) Tandem
16 35 (13.83%) ITIL Certification
17 34 (13.44%) IBM Mainframe
18 33 (13.04%) Middleware
19 32 (12.65%) SQL
20 30 (11.86%) Internet
20 30 (11.86%) Risk Analysis
21 28 (11.07%) Risk Management
22 27 (10.67%) Cisco
23 24 (9.49%) Oracle
23 24 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
23 24 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
24 23 (9.09%) Project Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (2.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.79%) Apache
5 2 (0.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) TPMS
Applications
1 45 (17.79%) MS Office
2 38 (15.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.58%) SaaS
2 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.86%) Internet
2 21 (8.30%) SAN
3 18 (7.11%) Firewall
4 16 (6.32%) Network Security
5 9 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (3.56%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.16%) NAS
7 4 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.58%) BGP
7 4 (1.58%) VPN
7 4 (1.58%) DNS
7 4 (1.58%) SSL
7 4 (1.58%) DHCP
8 3 (1.19%) IPv6
8 3 (1.19%) LAN
8 3 (1.19%) WAN
8 3 (1.19%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.79%) Intranet
10 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.58%) MySQL
5 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 114 (45.06%) Finance
2 22 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.98%) Legal
5 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (21.34%) Analyst
2 46 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 30 (11.86%) Infrastructure Designer
3 30 (11.86%) Designer
4 29 (11.46%) Architect
5 28 (11.07%) Infrastructure Architect
5 28 (11.07%) IT Services Manager
6 22 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 19 (7.51%) Applications Support
8 15 (5.93%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (5.53%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (5.53%) Services Delivery Manager
10 13 (5.14%) Administrator
10 13 (5.14%) Team Leader
10 13 (5.14%) Problem Analyst
11 10 (3.95%) Environment Manager
12 9 (3.56%) Storage Administrator
12 9 (3.56%) Service Analyst
12 9 (3.56%) Lead Designer
12 9 (3.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.04%) Middleware
2 7 (2.77%) .NET
3 6 (2.37%) Web Services
4 5 (1.98%) HTML5
4 5 (1.98%) J2EE
4 5 (1.98%) HTML
4 5 (1.98%) CSS
5 3 (1.19%) CSS3
6 2 (0.79%) XML
6 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.79%) WinForms
6 2 (0.79%) Ajax
6 2 (0.79%) WCF
6 2 (0.79%) LINQ
6 2 (0.79%) jQuery
6 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.23%) Mainframe
1 36 (14.23%) Tandem
2 34 (13.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 22 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.91%) Clustering
5 12 (4.74%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.16%) Replication
7 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.77%) PKI
8 6 (2.37%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.58%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.19%) CMDB
11 2 (0.79%) NHS
12 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 88 (34.78%) Windows
2 49 (19.37%) UNIX
3 24 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (8.30%) Linux
6 13 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.56%) Solaris
8 7 (2.77%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.58%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.79%) CentOS
11 2 (0.79%) Debian
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (51.78%) ITIL
2 97 (38.34%) Incident Management
3 96 (37.94%) Change Management
4 59 (23.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (22.53%) Service Management
5 57 (22.53%) Service Delivery
6 30 (11.86%) Risk Analysis
7 28 (11.07%) Risk Management
8 24 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (9.09%) Project Management
10 21 (8.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 20 (7.91%) Release Management
12 19 (7.51%) Change Control
12 19 (7.51%) Line Management
12 19 (7.51%) Configuration Management
12 19 (7.51%) Content Management
13 14 (5.53%) Wealth Management
14 13 (5.14%) Capacity Management
14 13 (5.14%) Migration
15 12 (4.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.65%) SQL
2 18 (7.11%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.32%) Java
4 10 (3.95%) VBScript
4 10 (3.95%) VB
5 8 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.58%) PHP
8 3 (1.19%) C#
9 2 (0.79%) Perl
9 2 (0.79%) Python
9 2 (0.79%) Ruby
9 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (16.60%) Degree
2 35 (13.83%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (6.32%) MCSE
5 13 (5.14%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.14%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.74%) MCITP
7 10 (3.95%) ISTQB
7 10 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (3.95%) ISEB
8 9 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.77%) MCSA
9 7 (2.77%) CCNA
10 6 (2.37%) CCNP
11 5 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.79%) VCP4
14 1 (0.40%) MCTS
14 1 (0.40%) PMP
14 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (17.00%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.79%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.19%) vSphere
4 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.19%) vCloud
4 3 (1.19%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.79%) Squid
5 2 (0.79%) Samba
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.77%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.58%) SCCM
3 3 (1.19%) WSUS
4 2 (0.79%) Munin
4 2 (0.79%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.79%) SmokePing
4 2 (0.79%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 61 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.81%) VMware
2 40 (15.81%) IBM
3 27 (10.67%) Cisco
4 24 (9.49%) Oracle
5 20 (7.91%) EMC
6 17 (6.72%) Citrix
7 13 (5.14%) CA
8 10 (3.95%) Juniper
9 9 (3.56%) NetApp
10 8 (3.16%) Informatica
10 8 (3.16%) Sun
10 8 (3.16%) HP
11 4 (1.58%) Symantec
11 4 (1.58%) Mitel
12 3 (1.19%) ProCurve
13 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.40%) McAfee
14 1 (0.40%) Sophos
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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