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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / North West
Rank 187 168 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -50
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 59 69 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.27% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.45% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 143
Median salary £33,250 £38,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,200 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +2.40%

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
5239 4766 5884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.74% 87.59% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 3961 5041
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -21 38 £33,250 -19.39% 11
Cheshire +17 13 £40,950 -18.10%
Lancashire -7 5 £30,000 -7.69%
Merseyside -20 3 £22,000 -26.66%
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 79 (59.85%) ITIL
2 49 (37.12%) Finance
3 47 (35.61%) SQL
3 47 (35.61%) Microsoft
4 45 (34.09%) MS Excel
5 39 (29.55%) Service Delivery
5 39 (29.55%) Incident Management
6 37 (28.03%) Windows
7 34 (25.76%) Service Management
8 33 (25.00%) SLA
8 33 (25.00%) ITIL V3
9 32 (24.24%) SQL Server
10 27 (20.45%) Linux
10 27 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (19.70%) Change Management
12 21 (15.91%) JavaScript
12 21 (15.91%) C#
13 20 (15.15%) .NET
14 18 (13.64%) HTML
14 18 (13.64%) T-SQL
15 17 (12.88%) CSS
15 17 (12.88%) XML
15 17 (12.88%) JSON
15 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (12.12%) jQuery
16 16 (12.12%) WCF
16 16 (12.12%) Ajax
16 16 (12.12%) MVC
17 15 (11.36%) People Management
18 14 (10.61%) Web Application Development

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 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.52%) CICS
3 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.52%) GroupWise
3 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) JBoss
4 1 (0.76%) nginx
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) G Suite
2 2 (1.52%) IaaS
2 2 (1.52%) PaaS
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) DHCP
1 8 (6.06%) DNS
2 5 (3.79%) Firewall
3 4 (3.03%) VoIP
4 3 (2.27%) VPN
5 2 (1.52%) 802.11
5 2 (1.52%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.52%) HTTP
5 2 (1.52%) MPLS
5 2 (1.52%) Network Security
5 2 (1.52%) SAN
5 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.52%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.76%) ISDN
6 1 (0.76%) LAN
6 1 (0.76%) SSL
6 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.27%) DB2
5 3 (2.27%) MySQL
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.52%) IMS/DB
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.76%) JIRA
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (37.12%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.06%) Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.03%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Automotive
6 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (18.94%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.39%) Applications Support
2 19 (14.39%) Service Manager
3 18 (13.64%) Developer
4 16 (12.12%) Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) Applications Manager
5 9 (6.82%) SAP Manager
5 9 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Applications Support Manager
6 8 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) IT Support
6 8 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Support Manager
7 7 (5.30%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.30%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.15%) .NET
2 18 (13.64%) HTML
3 17 (12.88%) CSS
3 17 (12.88%) JSON
3 17 (12.88%) XML
4 16 (12.12%) Ajax
4 16 (12.12%) jQuery
4 16 (12.12%) WCF
5 14 (10.61%) XSLT
6 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.52%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.52%) Web Services
8 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.76%) Middleware
8 1 (0.76%) SOAP
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.61%) iPad
3 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.06%) FMCG
5 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.03%) PKI
7 3 (2.27%) Statistics
8 2 (1.52%) Clustering
8 2 (1.52%) CMDB
8 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
9 1 (0.76%) Tandem
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.03%) Windows
2 27 (20.45%) Linux
3 13 (9.85%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.82%) Unix
4 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.03%) AIX
8 2 (1.52%) CentOS
8 2 (1.52%) HPUX
8 2 (1.52%) Solaris
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.76%) Debian
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (59.85%) ITIL
2 39 (29.55%) Incident Management
2 39 (29.55%) Service Delivery
3 34 (25.76%) Service Management
4 33 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 26 (19.70%) Change Management
6 16 (12.12%) MVC
7 15 (11.36%) People Management
8 14 (10.61%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.61%) Web Application Development
8 14 (10.61%) Web Development
9 12 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 12 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (8.33%) Project Management
10 11 (8.33%) Release Management
10 11 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.82%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.82%) Validation
11 9 (6.82%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.61%) SQL
2 21 (15.91%) C#
2 21 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 12 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.06%) Java
6 5 (3.79%) Perl
7 3 (2.27%) VB
7 3 (2.27%) VBScript
8 2 (1.52%) C
8 2 (1.52%) C++
8 2 (1.52%) COBOL
8 2 (1.52%) Python
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) IronPython
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 12 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.06%) Degree
4 7 (5.30%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.79%) CCNA
5 5 (3.79%) MCSE
6 4 (3.03%) CCNP
6 4 (3.03%) CCSE
6 4 (3.03%) MCDBA
6 4 (3.03%) MCITP
6 4 (3.03%) MCTS
7 2 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.52%) MCP
7 2 (1.52%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.76%) CCA
8 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.76%) MCSA
8 1 (0.76%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (25.00%) SLA
2 6 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 6 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.52%) NDS
3 2 (1.52%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (1.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.76%) Firmware
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) Varnish
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) SCOM
2 6 (4.55%) Nagios
3 4 (3.03%) SCCM
4 2 (1.52%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.52%) Puppet
4 2 (1.52%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) Cacti
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.76%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.76%) Munin
5 1 (0.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 47 (35.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) SAP
3 10 (7.58%) VMware
4 8 (6.06%) Cisco
4 8 (6.06%) HP
4 8 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.30%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.79%) Citrix
6 5 (3.79%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.03%) Remedy
8 3 (2.27%) F5
8 3 (2.27%) Juniper
8 3 (2.27%) NetApp
9 2 (1.52%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.52%) Google
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle
9 2 (1.52%) Sun
10 1 (0.76%) Apple
10 1 (0.76%) Ariba
10 1 (0.76%) IBM
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