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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 151 186 124
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -62
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 90 76 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.54% 1.15% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.30% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 82 57 131
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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
5070 5845 5955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.96% 88.80% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4238 4727 4700
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 54 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Merseyside +3 18 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Cheshire +16 12 £39,625 +11.61% 2
Lancashire +16 4 £41,250 +37.50%
Cumbria - 1 £37,500 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 104 (68.42%) ITIL
2 66 (43.42%) Incident Management
3 62 (40.79%) Service Delivery
4 58 (38.16%) ITIL V3
5 50 (32.89%) Project Management
6 48 (31.58%) Change Management
7 44 (28.95%) SAP
7 44 (28.95%) Matrix Organization
8 41 (26.97%) Windows
8 41 (26.97%) FMCG
9 38 (25.00%) ERP
10 37 (24.34%) Release Management
10 37 (24.34%) Performance Improvement
10 37 (24.34%) Infrastructure Management
11 35 (23.03%) SAP ERP
12 31 (20.39%) Microsoft
13 30 (19.74%) Service Management
14 29 (19.08%) Windows Server
15 26 (17.11%) Finance
16 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
16 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (14.47%) Linux
18 17 (11.18%) ITSM
18 17 (11.18%) Perl
19 16 (10.53%) Active Directory
19 16 (10.53%) Nagios
19 16 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
20 15 (9.87%) VMware
20 15 (9.87%) SQL
21 14 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.58%) Apache
1 10 (6.58%) nginx
1 10 (6.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.97%) JBoss
5 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.58%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (23.03%) SAP ERP
2 5 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.97%) SaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) Wireshark
2 5 (3.29%) Internet
3 4 (2.63%) PSTN
3 4 (2.63%) WebEx
4 3 (1.97%) MRTG
4 3 (1.97%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.97%) SMTP
4 3 (1.97%) VoIP
5 2 (1.32%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (1.32%) DNS
5 2 (1.32%) IMAP
5 2 (1.32%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (1.32%) WAN
6 1 (0.66%) SAN
6 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.29%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.66%) GIS
3 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.95%) Subversion
3 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) Bower
4 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.66%) Grunt
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Maven
General
1 26 (17.11%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Banking
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.29%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) SAP Manager
2 37 (24.34%) Change Manager
2 37 (24.34%) SAP Change Manager
3 35 (23.03%) Analyst
4 21 (13.82%) Applications Support
5 20 (13.16%) Service Manager
6 19 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 19 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 14 (9.21%) Administrator
7 14 (9.21%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (8.55%) Services Delivery Manager
9 12 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (7.89%) Linux Support
10 11 (7.24%) Service Analyst
11 10 (6.58%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (6.58%) IT Support
12 9 (5.92%) Incident Manager
13 8 (5.26%) IT Analyst
14 7 (4.61%) Major Incident Manager
14 7 (4.61%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) XML
2 9 (5.92%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (5.92%) Web Services
3 8 (5.26%) HTML
3 8 (5.26%) SOAP
4 7 (4.61%) JSON
5 6 (3.95%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (2.63%) .NET
7 4 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.63%) FIXML
7 4 (2.63%) J2EE
7 4 (2.63%) XSL
8 2 (1.32%) Middleware
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.66%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.66%) CSS
9 1 (0.66%) jQuery
9 1 (0.66%) Servlets
9 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.97%) FMCG
2 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.55%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.92%) SWIFT
5 6 (3.95%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.29%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.63%) iPad
8 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.32%) Clustering
9 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.32%) Health Informatics
9 2 (1.32%) Informatics
9 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.97%) Windows
2 29 (19.08%) Windows Server
3 22 (14.47%) Linux
4 16 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.24%) Debian
6 10 (6.58%) CentOS
6 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.95%) Unix
9 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (68.42%) ITIL
2 66 (43.42%) Incident Management
3 62 (40.79%) Service Delivery
4 58 (38.16%) ITIL V3
5 50 (32.89%) Project Management
6 48 (31.58%) Change Management
7 44 (28.95%) Matrix Organization
8 38 (25.00%) ERP
9 37 (24.34%) Infrastructure Management
9 37 (24.34%) Performance Improvement
9 37 (24.34%) Release Management
10 30 (19.74%) Service Management
11 17 (11.18%) ITSM
12 14 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (7.24%) Configuration Management
14 8 (5.26%) Mentoring
14 8 (5.26%) Six Sigma
15 6 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (3.95%) Data Analysis
15 6 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.18%) Perl
3 15 (9.87%) SQL
4 13 (8.55%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.24%) Bash Shell
5 11 (7.24%) Java
5 11 (7.24%) Python
6 9 (5.92%) PHP
7 7 (4.61%) C++
8 6 (3.95%) C#
9 5 (3.29%) VBScript
10 3 (1.97%) Ruby
11 1 (0.66%) C
11 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (3.95%) Degree
3 5 (3.29%) MCSE
3 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.58%) Hyper-V
2 10 (6.58%) Varnish
3 7 (4.61%) XenApp
4 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.97%) Squid
6 1 (0.66%) Docker
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (10.53%) Nagios
2 10 (6.58%) Puppet
3 9 (5.92%) Munin
4 8 (5.26%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.95%) Cacti
7 3 (1.97%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.32%) SCCM
8 2 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.66%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (28.95%) SAP
2 31 (20.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.87%) VMware
4 13 (8.55%) Citrix
5 11 (7.24%) Cisco
6 10 (6.58%) IBM
7 9 (5.92%) Remedy
8 8 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.29%) Bloomberg
9 5 (3.29%) F5
9 5 (3.29%) HP
9 5 (3.29%) Informatica
9 5 (3.29%) Reuters
9 5 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.63%) Alias
10 4 (2.63%) BMC
11 3 (1.97%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.32%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.32%) Intel
12 2 (1.32%) Symantec
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