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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 125 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 11 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 2.09% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.89% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 19
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £39,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £58,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1858 1624 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.80% 72.24% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1260 1294
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 20 (58.82%) DNS
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) Service Management
4 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (32.35%) SMTP
4 11 (32.35%) HTTP
4 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
5 10 (29.41%) Project Management
5 10 (29.41%) Client/Server
5 10 (29.41%) Product Management
5 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
5 10 (29.41%) QA
5 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) Capacity Management
6 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
7 8 (23.53%) SAN
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.59%) UNIX
8 7 (20.59%) HP
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) SLA
10 5 (14.71%) DHCP
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (14.71%) NAS

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) SMTP
2 11 (32.35%) HTTP
3 8 (23.53%) SAN
4 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.71%) DHCP
5 5 (14.71%) NAS
6 3 (8.82%) FWSM
6 3 (8.82%) BGP
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.82%) Firewall
7 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.88%) Nortel Alteon
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security
7 2 (5.88%) tcpdump
7 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.88%) OSPF
7 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.88%) SSL
7 2 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) DB2
1 3 (8.82%) OLTP
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Problem Manager
4 4 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) VMware Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) UNIX
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.76%) Solaris
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.82%) AIX
7 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Service Management
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
2 10 (29.41%) Product Management
2 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 10 (29.41%) Capacity Management
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
5 3 (8.82%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Management
6 2 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.82%) Korn
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SCSA
1 4 (11.76%) RHCE
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) CCNP
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
2 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.94%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (8.82%) DameWare
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) Veritas
5 4 (11.76%) Sun
6 3 (8.82%) F5
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.82%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) Huawei
7 2 (5.88%) NetScout
7 2 (5.88%) Nortel
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio