The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 113 174 173
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 168 82 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.34% 1.12% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.43% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 138 64 54
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £32,514
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Problem Management
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +53 86 £37,500 +20.96% 6
Cheshire +15 48 £34,500 -13.75% 4
Merseyside +6 30 £35,000 +55.55% 4
Lancashire +6 3 £29,339 -36.56% 3
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 139 (56.50%) ITIL
2 86 (34.96%) Finance
3 77 (31.30%) Change Management
4 75 (30.49%) Incident Management
5 66 (26.83%) SQL
5 66 (26.83%) Microsoft
6 55 (22.36%) UNIX
7 54 (21.95%) Windows
7 54 (21.95%) Service Management
8 43 (17.48%) Linux
9 40 (16.26%) Service Delivery
10 33 (13.41%) Active Directory
11 31 (12.60%) Capacity Management
12 29 (11.79%) SLA
12 29 (11.79%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (11.79%) Blackberry
12 29 (11.79%) MS Exchange
13 27 (10.98%) SQL Server
13 27 (10.98%) SAN
14 26 (10.57%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (10.16%) Performance Management
15 25 (10.16%) MS Excel
16 22 (8.94%) Banking
17 21 (8.54%) AIX
17 21 (8.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 20 (8.13%) Oracle
19 19 (7.72%) Cisco
19 19 (7.72%) IBM
19 19 (7.72%) Citrix
19 19 (7.72%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (11.79%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.07%) Liferay
6 7 (2.85%) Lync
6 7 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.44%) Apache
7 6 (2.44%) IIS
7 6 (2.44%) CICS
7 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.44%) TPMS
8 2 (0.81%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 2 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.41%) SAS
9 1 (0.41%) LiveLink
Applications
1 25 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.47%) FastStats
3 5 (2.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.81%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 2 (0.81%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.98%) SAN
2 11 (4.47%) NAS
3 10 (4.07%) WAN
3 10 (4.07%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.44%) VPN
4 6 (2.44%) DHCP
4 6 (2.44%) VoIP
4 6 (2.44%) DNS
4 6 (2.44%) VLAN
5 5 (2.03%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (2.03%) LAN
6 4 (1.63%) TETRA
7 3 (1.22%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.22%) IPv4
7 3 (1.22%) IPv6
7 3 (1.22%) LDAP
7 3 (1.22%) Broadband
7 3 (1.22%) Wireless
8 2 (0.81%) Internet
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.91%) MySQL
3 15 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (6.10%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.47%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (4.07%) Pentaho
5 10 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.03%) JIRA
3 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 86 (34.96%) Finance
2 22 (8.94%) Banking
3 9 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.66%) Advertising
4 7 (2.85%) Retail
5 2 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (23.17%) Analyst
2 53 (21.54%) Support Engineer
3 38 (15.45%) Administrator
4 35 (14.23%) Service Manager
5 31 (12.60%) UNIX Engineer
5 31 (12.60%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 31 (12.60%) UNIX Support
6 30 (12.20%) UNIX Administrator
7 26 (10.57%) Service Analyst
8 25 (10.16%) Support Analyst
9 22 (8.94%) Linux Administrator
9 22 (8.94%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (8.94%) Linux Support
9 22 (8.94%) Linux Support Engineer
10 21 (8.54%) Applications Support
11 14 (5.69%) Problem Manager
12 11 (4.47%) AIX Engineer
12 11 (4.47%) Teradata DBA
12 11 (4.47%) Services Delivery Manager
12 11 (4.47%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.32%) .NET
2 17 (6.91%) HTML
3 10 (4.07%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.07%) J2EE
3 10 (4.07%) WCF
4 6 (2.44%) CSS
4 6 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.44%) WF
5 5 (2.03%) Web Services
5 5 (2.03%) XML
6 4 (1.63%) HTML5
6 4 (1.63%) jQuery
7 3 (1.22%) LINQ
7 3 (1.22%) Ajax
8 2 (0.81%) WinForms
8 2 (0.81%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.81%) Middleware
8 2 (0.81%) JSON
8 2 (0.81%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.79%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.66%) iPhone
3 8 (3.25%) Smartphone
4 7 (2.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (2.85%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.44%) Replication
6 5 (2.03%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.03%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.63%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.22%) iPad
8 3 (1.22%) Clustering
9 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) EMC Centera
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.81%) CMDB
9 2 (0.81%) PKI
9 2 (0.81%) Celerra
10 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.36%) UNIX
2 54 (21.95%) Windows
3 43 (17.48%) Linux
4 21 (8.54%) AIX
5 15 (6.10%) Windows XP
6 14 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (4.07%) zOS
9 8 (3.25%) Mac OS
10 7 (2.85%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.44%) MVS
12 4 (1.63%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.63%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.22%) Solaris
13 3 (1.22%) Debian
14 2 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (56.50%) ITIL
2 77 (31.30%) Change Management
3 75 (30.49%) Incident Management
4 54 (21.95%) Service Management
5 40 (16.26%) Service Delivery
6 31 (12.60%) Capacity Management
7 26 (10.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 25 (10.16%) Performance Management
9 17 (6.91%) Workflow
10 16 (6.50%) Strategic Planning
10 16 (6.50%) Configuration Management
11 15 (6.10%) Project Management
11 15 (6.10%) Migration
12 13 (5.28%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (4.88%) ITSM
14 11 (4.47%) ITIL V2
14 11 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.83%) SQL
2 17 (6.91%) C#
3 16 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.10%) Java
5 13 (5.28%) PHP
6 8 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.44%) C
8 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.22%) VBScript
9 3 (1.22%) Perl
10 1 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.41%) Ruby
10 1 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (11.79%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.50%) CCNA
3 16 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (6.50%) MCSE
3 16 (6.50%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.10%) Degree
5 14 (5.69%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.07%) MCITP
7 8 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.25%) MCP
8 5 (2.03%) CCA
8 5 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.03%) MCTS
9 4 (1.63%) MCSA
10 1 (0.41%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.79%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 33 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.85%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.44%) Squid
5 5 (2.03%) vSphere
6 4 (1.63%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.63%) UAG
7 3 (1.22%) XenApp
7 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.22%) vCloud
7 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.47%) SCCM
2 10 (4.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (3.25%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.85%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (2.44%) SCOM
6 5 (2.03%) OpenView
7 3 (1.22%) WSUS
8 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 66 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.13%) Oracle
3 19 (7.72%) Cisco
3 19 (7.72%) IBM
3 19 (7.72%) Citrix
3 19 (7.72%) VMware
4 17 (6.91%) HP
5 16 (6.50%) Teradata
6 11 (4.47%) Business Objects
7 10 (4.07%) Symantec
8 8 (3.25%) Mitel
9 7 (2.85%) NetApp
9 7 (2.85%) EMC
10 5 (2.03%) Remedy
10 5 (2.03%) McAfee
10 5 (2.03%) Sophos
10 5 (2.03%) Intel
11 4 (1.63%) Websense
12 3 (1.22%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.22%) M86 Security
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