The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 93 82 128
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +46
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 47 52 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 2.35% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 3.00% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 5
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Problem Management
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1909 1736 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.62% 78.48% 73.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1304 1191
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Reading region.

Problem Management Salary Trend in Reading

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 41 (39.81%) DNS
2 39 (37.86%) Service Management
3 29 (28.16%) Service Delivery
3 29 (28.16%) SLA
4 28 (27.18%) Cisco
4 28 (27.18%) Juniper
4 28 (27.18%) Telecoms
5 27 (26.21%) Firewall
5 27 (26.21%) TCP/IP
6 24 (23.30%) OSPF
6 24 (23.30%) BGP
6 24 (23.30%) EIGRP
6 24 (23.30%) Network Security
7 23 (22.33%) VPN
7 23 (22.33%) SSL
8 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
8 22 (21.36%) ITIL
8 22 (21.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (20.39%) VMware
10 20 (19.42%) F5
11 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (18.45%) SQL
11 19 (18.45%) Windows
12 18 (17.48%) Active Directory
12 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (16.50%) IIS
13 17 (16.50%) NetBackup
13 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (15.53%) BIG-IP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (16.50%) IIS
2 4 (3.88%) Apache
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.81%) DNS
2 27 (26.21%) TCP/IP
2 27 (26.21%) Firewall
3 24 (23.30%) OSPF
3 24 (23.30%) BGP
3 24 (23.30%) EIGRP
3 24 (23.30%) Network Security
4 23 (22.33%) VPN
4 23 (22.33%) SSL
5 16 (15.53%) BIG-IP
6 10 (9.71%) 3G
6 10 (9.71%) 4G
6 10 (9.71%) VoLTE
7 8 (7.77%) tcpdump
7 8 (7.77%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.88%) NAS
8 4 (3.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (3.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (3.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) MySQL
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
General
1 28 (27.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.88%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Problem Manager
2 28 (27.18%) Network Engineer
3 24 (23.30%) Network Security Engineer
3 24 (23.30%) Security Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 10 (9.71%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior Architect
4 10 (9.71%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (9.71%) Architect
5 6 (5.83%) Service Manager
6 5 (4.85%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Change Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Senior Manager
9 2 (1.94%) Account Manager
9 2 (1.94%) Administrator
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (1.94%) ITIL Manager
9 2 (1.94%) Senior Service Manager
10 1 (0.97%) Process Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.88%) Statistics
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Windows
1 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.83%) UNIX
4 6 (5.83%) Solaris
4 6 (5.83%) Linux
5 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Service Management
2 29 (28.16%) Service Delivery
3 22 (21.36%) ITIL
3 22 (21.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (14.56%) Server Monitoring
5 13 (12.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (9.71%) Network Architecture
7 9 (8.74%) Line Management
7 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.88%) Network Design
8 4 (3.88%) Change Management
9 3 (2.91%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.91%) Project Management
10 2 (1.94%) Time Management
10 2 (1.94%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.94%) Operations Management
10 2 (1.94%) Matrix Management
10 2 (1.94%) CRM
10 2 (1.94%) ITSM
10 2 (1.94%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.45%) SQL
2 2 (1.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) CCNP
1 14 (13.59%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.71%) MCSE
2 10 (9.71%) MCITP
3 9 (8.74%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (7.77%) Degree
5 4 (3.88%) JNCIS
5 4 (3.88%) RHCE
6 2 (1.94%) SCSA
6 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (28.16%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (17.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (14.56%) ISA Server
4 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) NetBackup
2 16 (15.53%) SCCM
3 2 (1.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Cisco
1 28 (27.18%) Juniper
2 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
3 21 (20.39%) VMware
4 20 (19.42%) F5
5 15 (14.56%) Citrix
6 8 (7.77%) NetScout
7 7 (6.80%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.85%) HP
9 4 (3.88%) Veritas
9 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.94%) Huawei
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle
10 2 (1.94%) Sun
11 1 (0.97%) SunGard
11 1 (0.97%) Dell
11 1 (0.97%) Nortel
11 1 (0.97%) Altiris
11 1 (0.97%) LexisNexis