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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 189 102 159
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +57
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 49 164 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 2.43% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 2.95% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 44 144 70
Average salary £46,250 £41,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £64,000 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 21 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Manchester -62 11 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Merseyside -13 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Lancashire -16 1 £45,000 +53.38% 1
Cumbria - 1 £27,500 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 88 (59.06%) ITIL
2 61 (40.94%) Incident Management
3 54 (36.24%) Change Management
4 47 (31.54%) Windows
5 43 (28.86%) Finance
6 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
7 37 (24.83%) Service Management
8 32 (21.48%) MS Excel
9 29 (19.46%) VMware
10 28 (18.79%) Service Delivery
11 26 (17.45%) SQL
12 25 (16.78%) Degree
13 24 (16.11%) MS Office
14 21 (14.09%) SLA
14 21 (14.09%) Line Management
15 20 (13.42%) Project Management
16 19 (12.75%) Configuration Management
16 19 (12.75%) SAN
16 19 (12.75%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (12.75%) Firewall
16 19 (12.75%) Root Cause Analysis
17 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (12.08%) Cisco
17 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (11.41%) Linux
19 16 (10.74%) Oracle
19 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
20 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (8.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.68%) SAS
5 4 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.68%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.01%) nginx
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.01%) Apache
6 3 (2.01%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (21.48%) MS Excel
2 24 (16.11%) MS Office
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.34%) MS Project
4 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) SAP CO
1 4 (2.68%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (2.68%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.75%) SAN
1 19 (12.75%) Firewall
2 14 (9.40%) Network Security
3 11 (7.38%) NAS
4 9 (6.04%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.68%) DNS
5 4 (2.68%) DHCP
6 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.01%) VPN
6 3 (2.01%) BGP
6 3 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.34%) Wireless
7 2 (1.34%) Intranet
7 2 (1.34%) SSL
7 2 (1.34%) IPv6
8 1 (0.67%) LAN
8 1 (0.67%) WAN
8 1 (0.67%) IPsec
8 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.36%) Big Data
3 5 (3.36%) MySQL
4 4 (2.68%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.68%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.68%) HBase
4 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.01%) DB2
5 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.67%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.67%) Toad
2 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (28.86%) Finance
2 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Legal
5 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (18.12%) Analyst
2 22 (14.77%) Service Manager
3 16 (10.74%) Administrator
4 11 (7.38%) Applications Support
4 11 (7.38%) Support Engineer
4 11 (7.38%) Services Delivery Manager
4 11 (7.38%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (7.38%) Storage Administrator
4 11 (7.38%) IT Services Manager
5 10 (6.71%) Problem Analyst
6 9 (6.04%) DBA
6 9 (6.04%) Team Leader
6 9 (6.04%) IT Support
7 8 (5.37%) SQL DBA
7 8 (5.37%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.03%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (3.36%) Support Team Leader
10 4 (2.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) J2EE
2 5 (3.36%) HTML
3 4 (2.68%) SAP Basis
3 4 (2.68%) CSS
3 4 (2.68%) HTML5
4 3 (2.01%) CSS3
4 3 (2.01%) Web Services
5 2 (1.34%) Middleware
5 2 (1.34%) RESTful
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.67%) .NET
6 1 (0.67%) XML
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.67%) WinForms
6 1 (0.67%) Ajax
6 1 (0.67%) jQuery
6 1 (0.67%) LINQ
6 1 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.72%) Clustering
4 12 (8.05%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.71%) Cryptography
6 9 (6.04%) Replication
7 7 (4.70%) Mainframe
7 7 (4.70%) Tandem
7 7 (4.70%) PKI
8 5 (3.36%) CMDB
8 5 (3.36%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (2.68%) Statistics
9 4 (2.68%) User Experience
9 4 (2.68%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.34%) NHS
11 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.67%) Life Science
11 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.54%) Windows
2 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (11.41%) Linux
4 14 (9.40%) UNIX
5 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.04%) Solaris
7 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.01%) AIX
8 3 (2.01%) Debian
8 3 (2.01%) CentOS
9 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (59.06%) ITIL
2 61 (40.94%) Incident Management
3 54 (36.24%) Change Management
4 37 (24.83%) Service Management
5 28 (18.79%) Service Delivery
6 21 (14.09%) Line Management
7 20 (13.42%) Project Management
8 19 (12.75%) Configuration Management
8 19 (12.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.72%) ITSM
10 13 (8.72%) Change Control
11 11 (7.38%) Security Management
11 11 (7.38%) Wealth Management
11 11 (7.38%) Capacity Management
12 10 (6.71%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.04%) Migration
13 9 (6.04%) Performance Management
14 6 (4.03%) Knowledge Management
14 6 (4.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.45%) SQL
2 8 (5.37%) T-SQL
2 8 (5.37%) Java
3 7 (4.70%) Python
4 6 (4.03%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.03%) VBScript
4 6 (4.03%) VB
5 5 (3.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.68%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.68%) PHP
6 4 (2.68%) C
6 4 (2.68%) R
7 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.01%) Perl
7 3 (2.01%) Ruby
8 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (16.78%) Degree
2 19 (12.75%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.71%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.04%) MCSA
6 8 (5.37%) MCSE
7 7 (4.70%) MCITP
8 6 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (3.36%) CCNP
10 4 (2.68%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.68%) CCNA
10 4 (2.68%) ISEB
10 4 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.34%) QA
3 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.36%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.68%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.01%) XenApp
6 3 (2.01%) XenServer
6 3 (2.01%) Samba
6 3 (2.01%) Squid
7 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.34%) Firmware
8 1 (0.67%) vSphere
8 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.67%) vCloud
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.01%) Munin
2 3 (2.01%) Zenoss
2 3 (2.01%) SmokePing
2 3 (2.01%) Netcool
2 3 (2.01%) Nagios
2 3 (2.01%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.46%) VMware
3 18 (12.08%) Cisco
4 16 (10.74%) Oracle
5 12 (8.05%) EMC
6 11 (7.38%) IBM
7 10 (6.71%) CA
7 10 (6.71%) Citrix
8 9 (6.04%) NetApp
8 9 (6.04%) Juniper
9 8 (5.37%) SAP
10 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.68%) HP
11 3 (2.01%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.01%) Dell
12 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.67%) Symantec
12 1 (0.67%) ProCurve
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £40k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £40k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000 - £29100 per annum + Car, OT
Posted: 18 days ago
Bury
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago