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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 146 129 140
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 113 137 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.65% 1.84% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.21% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 86 114 83
Average salary £35,250 £43,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.02% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5885 6212 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 83.56% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4882 4949 4701
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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 +2 67 £35,500 -9.55% 3
Cheshire -13 39 £35,500 -29.00% 2
Merseyside -3 5 £33,750 -15.62% 3
Lancashire +7 2 £28,750 -42.50% 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 90 (55.21%) ITIL
2 63 (38.65%) Windows
3 47 (28.83%) Service Management
3 47 (28.83%) Incident Management
4 46 (28.22%) Microsoft
5 44 (26.99%) SQL
6 38 (23.31%) MS Office
7 37 (22.70%) Finance
8 35 (21.47%) Change Management
9 28 (17.18%) Service Delivery
10 25 (15.34%) SLA
11 24 (14.72%) Active Directory
11 24 (14.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (14.11%) Big Data
12 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
12 23 (14.11%) Linux
13 22 (13.50%) Hadoop
14 21 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (12.88%) Management Information System
14 21 (12.88%) Banking
15 20 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (11.66%) MS Project
16 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
16 19 (11.66%) VMware
16 19 (11.66%) Security Cleared
17 18 (11.04%) Mentoring
17 18 (11.04%) Project Management
18 17 (10.43%) Degree
19 16 (9.82%) ITSM
19 16 (9.82%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (9.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.13%) Apache Pig
3 8 (4.91%) Apache
4 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.07%) SAS
5 5 (3.07%) NetWeaver
5 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.45%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.84%) Lync
8 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.23%) nginx
8 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.23%) IIS
8 2 (1.23%) JBoss
8 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (23.31%) MS Office
2 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
3 19 (11.66%) MS Project
4 4 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) SAP FI
1 4 (2.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (2.45%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.84%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (4.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.20%) SAN
2 12 (7.36%) DNS
2 12 (7.36%) WAN
3 10 (6.13%) DHCP
4 9 (5.52%) LAN
4 9 (5.52%) Firewall
5 6 (3.68%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.07%) NAS
6 5 (3.07%) VPN
7 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.84%) Broadband
7 3 (1.84%) Wireless
7 3 (1.84%) DMZ
8 2 (1.23%) Internet
8 2 (1.23%) MPLS
8 2 (1.23%) DSL
8 2 (1.23%) VLAN
9 1 (0.61%) MRTG
9 1 (0.61%) Symposium
9 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.11%) Big Data
2 22 (13.50%) Hadoop
3 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.59%) IBM BigInsights
5 8 (4.91%) MySQL
6 6 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.68%) Apache Hive
6 6 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.07%) DB2
8 4 (2.45%) SAP BW
8 4 (2.45%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.45%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.45%) HBase
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 37 (22.70%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Banking
3 11 (6.75%) Retail
4 6 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.07%) Law
6 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.84%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (26.99%) Analyst
2 18 (11.04%) Support Analyst
3 17 (10.43%) Applications Support
3 17 (10.43%) Service Manager
4 13 (7.98%) Applications Support Analyst
4 13 (7.98%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (6.75%) Administrator
6 10 (6.13%) DBA
6 10 (6.13%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.13%) Consultant
7 8 (4.91%) Services Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.91%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.29%) IT Services Manager
8 7 (4.29%) Hadoop Administrator
9 6 (3.68%) Teradata DBA
9 6 (3.68%) IT Support
9 6 (3.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) Problem Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.29%) SAP Basis
2 5 (3.07%) .NET
3 3 (1.84%) J2EE
3 3 (1.84%) Web Services
3 3 (1.84%) HTML
4 2 (1.23%) WinForms
4 2 (1.23%) XML
4 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.23%) CSS
4 2 (1.23%) Ajax
4 2 (1.23%) WCF
4 2 (1.23%) LINQ
4 2 (1.23%) jQuery
4 2 (1.23%) RESTful
4 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.23%) HTML5
5 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.88%) Management Information System
1 21 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.20%) PMI
3 12 (7.36%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.68%) Life Science
5 6 (3.68%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.68%) Statistics
5 6 (3.68%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.68%) Clustering
6 5 (3.07%) CMDB
7 4 (2.45%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.45%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.45%) Replication
7 4 (2.45%) User Experience
7 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.45%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.45%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.84%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.65%) Windows
2 23 (14.11%) Linux
3 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (9.20%) UNIX
5 14 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.98%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.91%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.45%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.84%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.84%) AIX
11 2 (1.23%) Debian
11 2 (1.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (55.21%) ITIL
2 47 (28.83%) Service Management
2 47 (28.83%) Incident Management
3 35 (21.47%) Change Management
4 28 (17.18%) Service Delivery
5 24 (14.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (11.04%) Project Management
6 18 (11.04%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.82%) ITSM
8 14 (8.59%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.98%) Release Management
10 12 (7.36%) Open Source
10 12 (7.36%) Migration
11 11 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (6.75%) Cyber Security
12 10 (6.13%) Analytics
12 10 (6.13%) Knowledge Management
13 8 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.99%) SQL
2 11 (6.75%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.52%) VBScript
3 9 (5.52%) Python
4 7 (4.29%) PHP
4 7 (4.29%) Java
5 5 (3.07%) Perl
5 5 (3.07%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.45%) C
6 4 (2.45%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.45%) R
7 3 (1.84%) VB
7 3 (1.84%) VBA
7 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.23%) C#
8 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (11.66%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.43%) Degree
4 15 (9.20%) PMI Certification
5 14 (8.59%) MCSE
6 11 (6.75%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (5.52%) MCP
8 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.91%) MCSA
9 7 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (3.68%) MCITP
11 5 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.84%) CISM
12 3 (1.84%) CCNA
12 3 (1.84%) CISSP
12 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.23%) MCDST
14 1 (0.61%) GIAC
14 1 (0.61%) CCA
14 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.34%) SLA
2 5 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.84%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 24 (14.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.36%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.91%) HDFS
4 8 (4.91%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (3.07%) XenApp
7 4 (2.45%) XenServer
7 4 (2.45%) vCloud
7 4 (2.45%) vSphere
8 2 (1.23%) Squid
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.23%) Firmware
9 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.61%) Samba
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) SCCM
2 9 (5.52%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.91%) Ambari
4 6 (3.68%) Oozie
4 6 (3.68%) WSUS
5 3 (1.84%) Netcool
5 3 (1.84%) SCOM
6 2 (1.23%) Munin
6 2 (1.23%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.23%) Nagios
6 2 (1.23%) OpenView
6 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.61%) Puppet
7 1 (0.61%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (28.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.66%) VMware
3 15 (9.20%) HP
3 15 (9.20%) IBM
4 14 (8.59%) Teradata
4 14 (8.59%) Tableau
4 14 (8.59%) Hortonworks
5 12 (7.36%) SAP
5 12 (7.36%) Citrix
6 9 (5.52%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.52%) Oracle
7 5 (3.07%) Cisco
7 5 (3.07%) Dell
7 5 (3.07%) EMC
7 5 (3.07%) Hummingbird
8 4 (2.45%) ProCurve
8 4 (2.45%) Symantec
8 4 (2.45%) Avaya
9 3 (1.84%) Hitachi
9 3 (1.84%) Northgate
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