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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 155 149 174
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 111 99 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.50% 1.44% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.82% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 92 79 61
Average salary £42,750 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.12% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
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
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Cheshire +27 52 £50,000 +36.98% 2
Manchester -8 46 £36,000 +16.12% 5
Merseyside -11 9 £30,000 -40.00%
Lancashire 0 1 £50,000 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 140 (46.51%) ITIL
2 104 (34.55%) Windows
3 86 (28.57%) Finance
3 86 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 85 (28.24%) SQL
5 84 (27.91%) Change Management
6 79 (26.25%) Linux
7 70 (23.26%) UNIX
8 66 (21.93%) Microsoft
9 57 (18.94%) SAN
10 44 (14.62%) Capacity Management
11 40 (13.29%) SLA
12 39 (12.96%) Active Directory
13 38 (12.62%) Java
13 38 (12.62%) Service Delivery
14 37 (12.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (11.96%) Oracle
15 36 (11.96%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (11.63%) HP
16 35 (11.63%) VMware
17 34 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
18 33 (10.96%) Service Management
18 33 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (10.63%) MS Excel
20 31 (10.30%) MS Exchange
21 30 (9.97%) SQL Server
21 30 (9.97%) .NET
22 29 (9.63%) Citrix
22 29 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
23 28 (9.30%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (10.30%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (4.98%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.32%) IIS
5 10 (3.32%) TIBCO EMS
5 10 (3.32%) Liferay
5 10 (3.32%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 8 (2.66%) Lync
7 6 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.66%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.66%) CICS
9 4 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.33%) TPMS
10 2 (0.66%) Apache
11 1 (0.33%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.98%) MS Office
3 10 (3.32%) FastStats
4 1 (0.33%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.32%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (3.32%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 10 (3.32%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.99%) SaaS
2 5 (1.66%) Office 365
3 4 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (18.94%) SAN
2 27 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.97%) NAS
4 18 (5.98%) DNS
5 17 (5.65%) WAN
6 10 (3.32%) SMTP
7 9 (2.99%) DHCP
8 8 (2.66%) Firewall
9 7 (2.33%) LAN
10 6 (1.99%) VPN
11 5 (1.66%) Internet
12 4 (1.33%) TETRA
12 4 (1.33%) VLAN
12 4 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (1.00%) Wireless
14 2 (0.66%) Ethereal
14 2 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
14 2 (0.66%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.66%) tcpdump
14 2 (0.66%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (6.31%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.99%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (3.99%) MySQL
6 10 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (3.32%) Pentaho
6 10 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (2.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (28.57%) Finance
2 22 (7.31%) Banking
3 19 (6.31%) Retail
4 13 (4.32%) Advertising
5 11 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.99%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.33%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (25.25%) Analyst
2 47 (15.61%) Support Engineer
3 40 (13.29%) Support Analyst
4 37 (12.29%) Administrator
5 36 (11.96%) Applications Support
6 29 (9.63%) Linux Engineer
7 27 (8.97%) Linux Support
7 27 (8.97%) Linux Administrator
7 27 (8.97%) Linux Support Engineer
8 24 (7.97%) Service Manager
9 22 (7.31%) Applications Support Analyst
10 21 (6.98%) DBA
11 20 (6.64%) Teradata DBA
12 18 (5.98%) Service Analyst
13 16 (5.32%) UNIX Administrator
13 16 (5.32%) UNIX Engineer
14 15 (4.98%) UNIX Support Engineer
14 15 (4.98%) UNIX Support
15 14 (4.65%) Teradata Consultant
15 14 (4.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.97%) .NET
2 15 (4.98%) J2EE
3 13 (4.32%) HTML
3 13 (4.32%) .NET Framework
4 12 (3.99%) Web Services
5 11 (3.65%) Middleware
6 10 (3.32%) Rendezvous
6 10 (3.32%) Java SE
6 10 (3.32%) Java EE
6 10 (3.32%) WCF
7 9 (2.99%) WF
7 9 (2.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (2.99%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.66%) CSS
9 1 (0.33%) XML
9 1 (0.33%) XSLT
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.33%) JSON
9 1 (0.33%) Ajax
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.31%) Clustering
3 14 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.65%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.32%) FlexPod
6 6 (1.99%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.66%) Replication
7 5 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.66%) iPhone
8 4 (1.33%) FMCG
8 4 (1.33%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.33%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.00%) CMDB
9 3 (1.00%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.66%) Online Games
10 2 (0.66%) Open Source
11 1 (0.33%) iPad
11 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.33%) Statistics
11 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 104 (34.55%) Windows
2 79 (26.25%) Linux
3 70 (23.26%) UNIX
4 37 (12.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.65%) Windows XP
7 11 (3.65%) zOS
7 11 (3.65%) AIX
8 10 (3.32%) Windows 2000
9 6 (1.99%) MVS
10 5 (1.66%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.33%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.66%) Debian
14 1 (0.33%) Solaris
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (46.51%) ITIL
2 86 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 84 (27.91%) Change Management
4 44 (14.62%) Capacity Management
5 38 (12.62%) Service Delivery
6 33 (10.96%) Service Management
7 28 (9.30%) Performance Management
8 25 (8.31%) Root Cause Analysis
8 25 (8.31%) Migration
9 24 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (7.97%) Change Control
10 21 (6.98%) Release Management
10 21 (6.98%) Configuration Management
11 20 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.32%) Project Management
12 16 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (5.32%) People Management
13 12 (3.99%) Business Continuity
13 12 (3.99%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (3.99%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 85 (28.24%) SQL
2 38 (12.62%) Java
3 16 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.65%) C#
5 13 (4.32%) Perl
5 13 (4.32%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.99%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.32%) PHP
8 8 (2.66%) VBScript
9 5 (1.66%) C
10 4 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.33%) VB
10 4 (1.33%) VBA
10 4 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.66%) VB6
12 1 (0.33%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (11.96%) ITIL Certification
2 29 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (7.97%) MCSE
4 18 (5.98%) CCNA
4 18 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (5.32%) MCITP
5 16 (5.32%) Degree
6 15 (4.98%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.98%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.65%) MCSA
8 10 (3.32%) MCP
9 9 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.33%) MCTS
11 6 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.33%) CCA
13 3 (1.00%) NCDA
13 3 (1.00%) NCIE
13 3 (1.00%) VCAP
14 2 (0.66%) MCDST
15 1 (0.33%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.33%) GxP
System Software
1 39 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.32%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.32%) vSphere
4 7 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.00%) MetaFrame
5 3 (1.00%) XenApp
5 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.66%) vCloud
6 2 (0.66%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.66%) Squid
7 1 (0.33%) Xen
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.33%) Samba
7 1 (0.33%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (3.65%) SCCM
2 10 (3.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (2.66%) OpenView
3 8 (2.66%) SCOM
4 6 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.99%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.66%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.66%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.33%) Netcool
7 3 (1.00%) Legato
8 2 (0.66%) WSUS
8 2 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (21.93%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.96%) Oracle
3 35 (11.63%) HP
3 35 (11.63%) VMware
4 29 (9.63%) Citrix
5 25 (8.31%) IBM
6 23 (7.64%) Cisco
6 23 (7.64%) Teradata
7 16 (5.32%) Symantec
7 16 (5.32%) Remedy
8 14 (4.65%) McAfee
9 13 (4.32%) NetApp
10 11 (3.65%) Business Objects
11 10 (3.32%) TIBCO
12 8 (2.66%) SAP
12 8 (2.66%) EMC
13 7 (2.33%) Dell
13 7 (2.33%) Apple
14 4 (1.33%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.33%) BMC
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