The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 107 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 32 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.28% 1.59% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.36% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 42
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £31,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1441 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.12% 67.49% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1103 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Problem Management
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (54.32%) DNS
2 39 (48.15%) ITIL
3 30 (37.04%) HTTP
4 29 (35.80%) SMTP
5 26 (32.10%) Windows
5 26 (32.10%) Linux
6 22 (27.16%) Active Directory
6 22 (27.16%) VMware
7 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (24.69%) Service Management
8 20 (24.69%) Perl
8 20 (24.69%) MS Office
9 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
9 17 (20.99%) Firewall
9 17 (20.99%) Degree
10 16 (19.75%) Finance
10 16 (19.75%) Cisco
11 14 (17.28%) Citrix
11 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
12 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
12 13 (16.05%) RESTful
12 13 (16.05%) Open Source
12 13 (16.05%) SLA
12 13 (16.05%) C++
12 13 (16.05%) SOAP
12 13 (16.05%) PHP
12 13 (16.05%) MySQL
12 13 (16.05%) Apache
12 13 (16.05%) Python
12 13 (16.05%) PostgreSQL

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (16.05%) Apache
2 8 (9.88%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (24.69%) MS Office
2 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (54.32%) DNS
2 30 (37.04%) HTTP
3 29 (35.80%) SMTP
4 17 (20.99%) Firewall
5 13 (16.05%) TELNET
6 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (11.11%) SAN
8 8 (9.88%) BGP
8 8 (9.88%) SSH
8 8 (9.88%) FWSM
9 7 (8.64%) BIG-IP
9 7 (8.64%) FTP
9 7 (8.64%) SNMP
10 6 (7.41%) MPLS
10 6 (7.41%) DHCP
10 6 (7.41%) RIP
10 6 (7.41%) NetScreen
10 6 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (7.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) MySQL
1 13 (16.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Problem Manager
2 9 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Network Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Perl Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (7.41%) Python Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Operations Manager
4 6 (7.41%) Developer
4 6 (7.41%) IT Operations Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) RESTful
1 13 (16.05%) SOAP
2 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.05%) Open Source
3 10 (12.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Windows
1 26 (32.10%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (11.11%) UNIX
5 5 (6.17%) Solaris
6 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) ITIL
2 20 (24.69%) Service Management
3 12 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (13.58%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (12.35%) Project Management
5 10 (12.35%) OO
5 10 (12.35%) Product Management
5 10 (12.35%) Capacity Management
6 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.88%) Change Management
6 8 (9.88%) Server Monitoring
7 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 6 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 6 (7.41%) Release Management
7 6 (7.41%) Budget Control
7 6 (7.41%) Change Control
7 6 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.94%) Validation
8 4 (4.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) Perl
2 13 (16.05%) C++
2 13 (16.05%) PHP
2 13 (16.05%) Python
3 8 (9.88%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) CCNP
2 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.88%) CCIE
3 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.88%) MCSE
4 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.64%) MCITP
5 6 (7.41%) CCNA
6 5 (6.17%) SCSA
6 5 (6.17%) RHCE
6 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.94%) A+ Certification
7 4 (4.94%) MCP
7 4 (4.94%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) CCDP
9 1 (1.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) SLA
2 10 (12.35%) QA
System Software
1 22 (27.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.35%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.64%) ISA Server
5 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.94%) vSphere
6 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.23%) NLBS
7 1 (1.23%) VMFS
7 1 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) SCCM
1 7 (8.64%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.41%) WSUS
3 4 (4.94%) DameWare
3 4 (4.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) VMware
2 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.75%) Cisco
4 14 (17.28%) Citrix
5 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.35%) F5
7 9 (11.11%) HP
8 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.17%) Foundry
9 5 (6.17%) Sun
9 5 (6.17%) Veritas
9 5 (6.17%) Juniper
10 4 (4.94%) EMC
10 4 (4.94%) Remedy
11 2 (2.47%) Nortel
11 2 (2.47%) SAP
11 2 (2.47%) Huawei
11 2 (2.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (2.47%) NetScout
12 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards