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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 119 126 169
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +43
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 148 125 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.02% 1.75% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.25% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 124 103 59
Average salary £43,250 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.20% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
5989 5559 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.59% 77.68% 77.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4756 4698 5081
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Manchester -7 77 £39,250 +26.61% 9
Cheshire +17 47 £49,250 +23.12% 2
Merseyside -4 20 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Lancashire -5 1 £50,000 - 2
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 154 (48.58%) ITIL
2 108 (34.07%) Windows
3 96 (30.28%) SQL
4 94 (29.65%) Finance
5 87 (27.44%) Change Management
6 83 (26.18%) Linux
7 74 (23.34%) Incident Management
8 73 (23.03%) UNIX
9 69 (21.77%) Microsoft
10 66 (20.82%) SAN
11 54 (17.03%) Capacity Management
12 45 (14.20%) Service Management
13 40 (12.62%) SLA
14 38 (11.99%) Java
14 38 (11.99%) Active Directory
14 38 (11.99%) Performance Management
15 37 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
15 37 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (11.67%) Oracle
16 36 (11.36%) MS Excel
16 36 (11.36%) VMware
17 35 (11.04%) HP
17 35 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (10.73%) .NET
19 33 (10.41%) SQL Server
19 33 (10.41%) MS Exchange
19 33 (10.41%) IBM
19 33 (10.41%) Service Delivery
20 32 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
21 31 (9.78%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (10.41%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 18 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (4.73%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.47%) Liferay
5 10 (3.15%) TIBCO EMS
5 10 (3.15%) IIS
5 10 (3.15%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 9 (2.84%) Lync
7 8 (2.52%) CICS
8 7 (2.21%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.95%) Apache
11 3 (0.95%) TPMS
12 1 (0.32%) SAS
12 1 (0.32%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.73%) MS Office
3 11 (3.47%) FastStats
4 1 (0.32%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.15%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (3.15%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 10 (3.15%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Agresso
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.15%) SaaS
2 5 (1.58%) Office 365
3 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (20.82%) SAN
2 30 (9.46%) NAS
3 28 (8.83%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.99%) DNS
4 19 (5.99%) WAN
5 10 (3.15%) SMTP
5 10 (3.15%) DHCP
6 8 (2.52%) LAN
6 8 (2.52%) Firewall
7 7 (2.21%) VPN
8 5 (1.58%) Internet
8 5 (1.58%) VLAN
8 5 (1.58%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (1.26%) TETRA
10 3 (0.95%) Wireless
10 3 (0.95%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.63%) HSRP
11 2 (0.63%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.63%) Ethereal
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (5.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (5.99%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.73%) MySQL
6 13 (4.10%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (3.47%) Pentaho
8 10 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.26%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.32%) Big Data
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (2.52%) JIRA
2 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (29.65%) Finance
2 31 (9.78%) Banking
3 20 (6.31%) Retail
4 17 (5.36%) Advertising
5 11 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.21%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.32%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 75 (23.66%) Analyst
2 52 (16.40%) Support Engineer
3 42 (13.25%) Support Analyst
4 41 (12.93%) Administrator
5 38 (11.99%) Applications Support
6 32 (10.09%) Linux Engineer
7 30 (9.46%) Linux Support
7 30 (9.46%) Linux Administrator
7 30 (9.46%) Linux Support Engineer
8 28 (8.83%) Service Manager
9 25 (7.89%) DBA
9 25 (7.89%) Teradata DBA
10 23 (7.26%) Applications Support Analyst
11 19 (5.99%) UNIX Administrator
11 19 (5.99%) UNIX Engineer
12 18 (5.68%) UNIX Support Engineer
12 18 (5.68%) Service Analyst
12 18 (5.68%) Teradata Specialist
12 18 (5.68%) UNIX Support
13 15 (4.73%) Teradata Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.73%) .NET
2 15 (4.73%) J2EE
2 15 (4.73%) HTML
3 13 (4.10%) .NET Framework
4 11 (3.47%) Middleware
5 10 (3.15%) Rendezvous
5 10 (3.15%) Java SE
5 10 (3.15%) Java EE
5 10 (3.15%) Web Services
5 10 (3.15%) WCF
6 9 (2.84%) WF
6 9 (2.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (2.84%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.95%) CSS
8 2 (0.63%) JSON
9 1 (0.32%) Ajax
9 1 (0.32%) XML
9 1 (0.32%) XSLT
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.89%) Clustering
2 13 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.79%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.47%) FlexPod
5 10 (3.15%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.84%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (2.52%) Replication
8 6 (1.89%) iPhone
9 5 (1.58%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.58%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.26%) FMCG
11 3 (0.95%) CLARiiON
12 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.63%) CMDB
12 2 (0.63%) Online Games
12 2 (0.63%) Open Source
13 1 (0.32%) iPad
13 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 108 (34.07%) Windows
2 83 (26.18%) Linux
3 73 (23.03%) UNIX
4 37 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.05%) zOS
8 14 (4.42%) Windows XP
9 13 (4.10%) AIX
10 12 (3.79%) Windows 2000
11 9 (2.84%) MVS
12 7 (2.21%) Windows NT
13 6 (1.89%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.95%) Debian
15 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.32%) Android
16 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (48.58%) ITIL
2 87 (27.44%) Change Management
3 74 (23.34%) Incident Management
4 54 (17.03%) Capacity Management
5 45 (14.20%) Service Management
6 38 (11.99%) Performance Management
7 33 (10.41%) Service Delivery
8 29 (9.15%) Migration
9 26 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (7.57%) Change Control
11 22 (6.94%) Configuration Management
12 21 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (6.31%) Release Management
14 15 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (4.42%) ITSM
16 12 (3.79%) Load Balancing
17 11 (3.47%) Workflow
17 11 (3.47%) Project Management
17 11 (3.47%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 96 (30.28%) SQL
2 38 (11.99%) Java
3 18 (5.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.36%) C#
5 14 (4.42%) Perl
5 14 (4.42%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.79%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.47%) PHP
8 9 (2.84%) VBScript
9 7 (2.21%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.58%) C
10 5 (1.58%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.26%) VB
11 4 (1.26%) VBA
12 2 (0.63%) VB6
13 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.32%) XAML
13 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
2 32 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (8.52%) MCSE
4 19 (5.99%) CCNA
4 19 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (5.05%) MCITP
6 15 (4.73%) Degree
7 11 (3.47%) SC Cleared
7 11 (3.47%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.47%) MCP
8 10 (3.15%) MCSA
9 9 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.89%) MCTS
11 5 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.95%) CCA
12 3 (0.95%) NCDA
12 3 (0.95%) NCIE
12 3 (0.95%) VCAP
13 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.63%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.32%) GxP
System Software
1 38 (11.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.47%) vSphere
4 9 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.21%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.95%) Squid
6 3 (0.95%) MetaFrame
6 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.95%) vCloud
7 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.32%) Samba
8 1 (0.32%) Xen
8 1 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (3.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (3.47%) SCCM
2 10 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.84%) Tivoli
3 9 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (2.52%) OpenView
5 7 (2.21%) SCOM
6 6 (1.89%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.58%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.26%) Netcool
9 3 (0.95%) Legato
9 3 (0.95%) WSUS
10 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 69 (21.77%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.67%) Oracle
3 36 (11.36%) VMware
4 35 (11.04%) HP
5 33 (10.41%) IBM
6 30 (9.46%) Teradata
7 29 (9.15%) Citrix
8 26 (8.20%) Cisco
9 16 (5.05%) Symantec
9 16 (5.05%) Remedy
10 14 (4.42%) NetApp
11 13 (4.10%) McAfee
12 12 (3.79%) Business Objects
13 10 (3.15%) EMC
13 10 (3.15%) TIBCO
14 8 (2.52%) SAP
15 7 (2.21%) Dell
15 7 (2.21%) Apple
16 4 (1.26%) Red Hat
16 4 (1.26%) BMC
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