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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 118 129 171
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +42
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 153 126 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.14% 1.74% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.23% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 130 109 59
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £23,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5790 5641 5734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.15% 77.83% 76.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4604 4790 5043
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 92 £43,250 +39.51% 1
Cheshire +3 31 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Merseyside +6 23 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Lancashire - 4 £43,750 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 169 (52.98%) ITIL
2 100 (31.35%) SQL
3 99 (31.03%) Windows
4 96 (30.09%) Finance
5 83 (26.02%) Change Management
6 80 (25.08%) Linux
7 74 (23.20%) UNIX
8 73 (22.88%) Incident Management
9 66 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 60 (18.81%) SAN
11 54 (16.93%) Service Management
12 52 (16.30%) Capacity Management
13 41 (12.85%) SLA
14 40 (12.54%) Java
14 40 (12.54%) Performance Management
15 39 (12.23%) Service Delivery
15 39 (12.23%) Oracle
15 39 (12.23%) MS Excel
16 38 (11.91%) SQL Server
17 36 (11.29%) ITIL Certification
18 35 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
19 34 (10.66%) VMware
20 33 (10.34%) Active Directory
20 33 (10.34%) .NET
21 32 (10.03%) HP
21 32 (10.03%) Banking
22 31 (9.72%) MS Exchange
22 31 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
23 30 (9.40%) Teradata
24 29 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.39%) Liferay
5 10 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
5 10 (3.13%) IIS
5 10 (3.13%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 9 (2.82%) Lync
7 8 (2.51%) CICS
8 6 (1.88%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.25%) TPMS
10 4 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.94%) Apache
12 1 (0.31%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (12.23%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.70%) FastStats
3 13 (4.08%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (3.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 10 (3.13%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Agresso
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.13%) SaaS
2 5 (1.57%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.81%) SAN
2 28 (8.78%) NAS
3 23 (7.21%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.96%) WAN
5 17 (5.33%) DNS
6 9 (2.82%) DHCP
7 8 (2.51%) SMTP
8 7 (2.19%) LAN
8 7 (2.19%) VPN
9 6 (1.88%) Firewall
10 5 (1.57%) Internet
10 5 (1.57%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (1.57%) VLAN
11 4 (1.25%) TETRA
12 3 (0.94%) Wireless
12 3 (0.94%) Broadband
12 3 (0.94%) VoIP
12 3 (0.94%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.63%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 22 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 21 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.27%) MySQL
5 16 (5.02%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.39%) Pentaho
6 14 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.31%) Big Data
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (2.51%) JIRA
2 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 96 (30.09%) Finance
2 32 (10.03%) Banking
3 23 (7.21%) Retail
4 17 (5.33%) Advertising
5 13 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.19%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.31%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (25.08%) Analyst
2 55 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 44 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 41 (12.85%) Applications Support
5 40 (12.54%) Administrator
6 31 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
7 30 (9.40%) Linux Administrator
8 29 (9.09%) Linux Support
8 29 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
9 28 (8.78%) Service Manager
10 25 (7.84%) DBA
10 25 (7.84%) Teradata DBA
11 23 (7.21%) Applications Support Analyst
11 23 (7.21%) Service Analyst
12 22 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
13 21 (6.58%) UNIX Administrator
13 21 (6.58%) UNIX Support
13 21 (6.58%) UNIX Support Engineer
14 18 (5.64%) Teradata Specialist
14 18 (5.64%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.34%) .NET
2 19 (5.96%) HTML
3 18 (5.64%) J2EE
4 13 (4.08%) .NET Framework
5 11 (3.45%) WCF
5 11 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 10 (3.13%) Web Services
6 10 (3.13%) Rendezvous
6 10 (3.13%) Middleware
6 10 (3.13%) Java SE
6 10 (3.13%) Java EE
7 9 (2.82%) WF
7 9 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (1.25%) CSS
9 2 (0.63%) XML
9 2 (0.63%) Ajax
9 2 (0.63%) JSON
9 2 (0.63%) jQuery
9 2 (0.63%) HTML5
10 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.96%) Clustering
2 14 (4.39%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.82%) Replication
4 9 (2.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (2.82%) iPhone
5 8 (2.51%) FlexPod
6 5 (1.57%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.57%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.94%) iPad
7 3 (0.94%) CLARiiON
7 3 (0.94%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.63%) CMDB
8 2 (0.63%) Open Source
9 1 (0.31%) Online Games
9 1 (0.31%) FMCG
9 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 99 (31.03%) Windows
2 80 (25.08%) Linux
3 74 (23.20%) UNIX
4 35 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.70%) zOS
7 14 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.13%) MVS
9 10 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 10 (3.13%) AIX
10 7 (2.19%) Windows NT
11 6 (1.88%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.94%) Debian
13 2 (0.63%) Android
13 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (52.98%) ITIL
2 83 (26.02%) Change Management
3 73 (22.88%) Incident Management
4 54 (16.93%) Service Management
5 52 (16.30%) Capacity Management
6 40 (12.54%) Performance Management
7 39 (12.23%) Service Delivery
8 28 (8.78%) Migration
9 26 (8.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (7.21%) Configuration Management
11 22 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (6.90%) Change Control
12 19 (5.96%) Release Management
13 17 (5.33%) ITSM
13 17 (5.33%) Workflow
14 16 (5.02%) Project Management
15 15 (4.70%) ITIL V2
16 13 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 100 (31.35%) SQL
2 40 (12.54%) Java
3 22 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.96%) C#
5 15 (4.70%) PHP
6 12 (3.76%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.45%) Perl
8 9 (2.82%) VBScript
8 9 (2.82%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.51%) C
10 7 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.25%) VBA
13 3 (0.94%) VB
14 1 (0.31%) XAML
14 1 (0.31%) VB6
14 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (11.29%) ITIL Certification
2 29 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (8.15%) MCSE
4 19 (5.96%) CCNA
4 19 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.70%) MCITP
5 15 (4.70%) Degree
6 13 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.76%) MCP
8 11 (3.45%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.82%) MCSA
10 7 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.57%) MCTS
13 4 (1.25%) CCA
14 2 (0.63%) MCDST
15 1 (0.31%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.31%) GxP
System Software
1 33 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.45%) vSphere
3 8 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.19%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.94%) Squid
5 3 (0.94%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.94%) XenApp
5 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.94%) vCloud
5 3 (0.94%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.31%) XenServer
6 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (4.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (3.76%) SCCM
3 10 (3.13%) Tivoli
4 9 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (2.51%) OpenView
5 8 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (2.19%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.57%) SCOM
8 3 (0.94%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.94%) WSUS
9 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.31%) Legato
9 1 (0.31%) Netcool
Vendors
1 66 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.23%) Oracle
3 34 (10.66%) VMware
4 32 (10.03%) HP
5 30 (9.40%) Teradata
6 28 (8.78%) IBM
6 28 (8.78%) Citrix
7 27 (8.46%) Cisco
8 16 (5.02%) Business Objects
8 16 (5.02%) Symantec
9 13 (4.08%) Remedy
10 12 (3.76%) McAfee
11 10 (3.13%) NetApp
11 10 (3.13%) TIBCO
11 10 (3.13%) EMC
12 7 (2.19%) Apple
13 5 (1.57%) Dell
14 4 (1.25%) SAP
14 4 (1.25%) JBoss
14 4 (1.25%) Reuters
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