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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 178 112 178
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +66
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 71 160 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 2.24% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.71% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 67 131 68
Average salary £40,650 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.82% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
5491 5894 5978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.67% 82.54% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 4769 4929
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 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -8 34 £45,000 +30.43% 4
Manchester -51 25 £40,575 +8.20% 4
Merseyside -4 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Cumbria - 3 £30,157 - 1
Lancashire 0 1 £45,000 +53.38% 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 115 (52.75%) ITIL
2 86 (39.45%) Incident Management
3 83 (38.07%) Change Management
4 78 (35.78%) Finance
5 77 (35.32%) Windows
6 60 (27.52%) Microsoft
7 52 (23.85%) Service Management
8 43 (19.72%) VMware
9 41 (18.81%) Service Delivery
9 41 (18.81%) MS Excel
10 40 (18.35%) MS Office
11 36 (16.51%) UNIX
11 36 (16.51%) Degree
12 34 (15.60%) SQL
13 29 (13.30%) SLA
14 28 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (12.39%) IBM
15 27 (12.39%) Linux
15 27 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (11.93%) Cisco
17 25 (11.47%) Oracle
17 25 (11.47%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (11.01%) SQL Server
18 24 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (10.55%) Tandem
19 23 (10.55%) Mainframe
19 23 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (9.63%) IBM Mainframe
20 21 (9.63%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.38%) Apache
5 3 (1.38%) nginx
5 3 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.92%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.92%) SAS
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (18.81%) MS Excel
2 40 (18.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) Office 365
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.17%) Firewall
2 18 (8.26%) SAN
3 16 (7.34%) Internet
4 15 (6.88%) Network Security
5 9 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (4.13%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.67%) NAS
7 3 (1.38%) BGP
7 3 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.38%) VPN
7 3 (1.38%) SSL
8 2 (0.92%) IPv6
8 2 (0.92%) Intranet
8 2 (0.92%) DNS
8 2 (0.92%) DHCP
9 1 (0.46%) LAN
9 1 (0.46%) WAN
9 1 (0.46%) IPsec
9 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.75%) MySQL
5 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.92%) HBase
6 2 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.46%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 78 (35.78%) Finance
2 10 (4.59%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.29%) Banking
4 5 (2.29%) Legal
5 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (22.02%) Analyst
2 32 (14.68%) Service Manager
3 19 (8.72%) Support Analyst
3 19 (8.72%) Applications Support
3 19 (8.72%) IT Services Manager
4 16 (7.34%) Infrastructure Designer
4 16 (7.34%) Designer
4 16 (7.34%) Architect
4 16 (7.34%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (6.88%) Administrator
6 14 (6.42%) Team Leader
7 13 (5.96%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.50%) Services Delivery Manager
8 12 (5.50%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (5.50%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (5.50%) Problem Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Environment Manager
9 10 (4.59%) Storage Administrator
10 9 (4.13%) DBA
10 9 (4.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.72%) Middleware
2 7 (3.21%) .NET
2 7 (3.21%) J2EE
3 6 (2.75%) HTML
4 5 (2.29%) HTML5
4 5 (2.29%) CSS
5 4 (1.83%) Web Services
6 3 (1.38%) CSS3
7 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.92%) XML
7 2 (0.92%) WinForms
7 2 (0.92%) Ajax
7 2 (0.92%) WCF
7 2 (0.92%) LINQ
7 2 (0.92%) jQuery
7 2 (0.92%) RESTful
7 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.55%) Mainframe
1 23 (10.55%) Tandem
1 23 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 20 (9.17%) Clustering
4 14 (6.42%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.13%) Replication
6 7 (3.21%) Cryptography
6 7 (3.21%) PKI
6 7 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.83%) CMDB
8 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.92%) NHS
9 2 (0.92%) Statistics
9 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.92%) User Experience
10 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.46%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 77 (35.32%) Windows
2 36 (16.51%) UNIX
3 28 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (12.39%) Linux
5 17 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.13%) Solaris
7 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.38%) CentOS
8 3 (1.38%) Debian
9 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (52.75%) ITIL
2 86 (39.45%) Incident Management
3 83 (38.07%) Change Management
4 52 (23.85%) Service Management
5 41 (18.81%) Service Delivery
6 27 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (9.63%) Release Management
9 20 (9.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (9.17%) Line Management
10 19 (8.72%) Configuration Management
11 18 (8.26%) Project Management
12 16 (7.34%) Change Control
12 16 (7.34%) Risk Analysis
13 13 (5.96%) Wealth Management
14 12 (5.50%) ITSM
14 12 (5.50%) Risk Management
15 11 (5.05%) Security Management
15 11 (5.05%) Migration
15 11 (5.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.60%) SQL
2 18 (8.26%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.26%) Java
3 10 (4.59%) VBScript
3 10 (4.59%) VB
4 8 (3.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.75%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.29%) Python
6 5 (2.29%) PHP
7 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.38%) Ruby
7 3 (1.38%) Perl
7 3 (1.38%) C
7 3 (1.38%) C#
8 2 (0.92%) R
8 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (16.51%) Degree
2 25 (11.47%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.96%) MCSE
5 12 (5.50%) MCITP
6 11 (5.05%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.59%) ISTQB
7 10 (4.59%) ISEB
7 10 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (3.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (3.67%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.67%) MCSA
9 7 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.29%) CCNP
10 5 (2.29%) CCNA
11 1 (0.46%) PMP
11 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.30%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.96%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.05%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.83%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.38%) Samba
5 3 (1.38%) Squid
5 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.46%) vCloud
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.38%) Nagios
2 3 (1.38%) Munin
2 3 (1.38%) Zenoss
2 3 (1.38%) SmokePing
3 2 (0.92%) Netcool
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
4 1 (0.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 60 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 43 (19.72%) VMware
3 27 (12.39%) IBM
4 26 (11.93%) Cisco
5 25 (11.47%) Oracle
6 18 (8.26%) EMC
7 14 (6.42%) Citrix
8 13 (5.96%) CA
9 10 (4.59%) Juniper
10 9 (4.13%) NetApp
11 8 (3.67%) Informatica
12 7 (3.21%) Sun
13 4 (1.83%) HP
13 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.38%) Mitel
14 3 (1.38%) Dell
15 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
16 1 (0.46%) ProCurve
16 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
16 1 (0.46%) Symantec
Bury, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Whitehaven
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago