The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 187 155 146
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -9
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 55 70 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 1.32% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.62% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 71
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,098 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +4.26%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4972 4330 4210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.19% 81.68% 78.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4154 3628 3722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Problem Management
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in the South West

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in the South West

Problem Management
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Bristol +7 31 £40,000 +66.66% 2
Wiltshire -2 11 £22,000 -37.14% 2
Gloucestershire -2 7 £46,250 - 2
Dorset -32 4 - - 1
Somerset +2 2 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 69 (55.20%) SQL
2 67 (53.60%) ITIL
3 45 (36.00%) Finance
4 42 (33.60%) Service Management
5 40 (32.00%) VMware
6 39 (31.20%) Degree
7 38 (30.40%) SQL Server
8 37 (29.60%) Windows
9 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
10 33 (26.40%) SLA
11 31 (24.80%) Software Engineering
12 30 (24.00%) Banking
13 27 (21.60%) Active Directory
13 27 (21.60%) Change Management
14 26 (20.80%) JBoss
14 26 (20.80%) Eclipse
14 26 (20.80%) WebLogic
14 26 (20.80%) Java
14 26 (20.80%) Spring
14 26 (20.80%) WebSphere
14 26 (20.80%) Computer Science
14 26 (20.80%) French Language
14 26 (20.80%) Unit Testing
14 26 (20.80%) GWT
14 26 (20.80%) Eclipse RCP
15 25 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 24 (19.20%) Configuration Management
16 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (17.60%) Service Delivery
18 20 (16.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 26 (20.80%) JBoss
1 26 (20.80%) WebLogic
1 26 (20.80%) WebSphere
2 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
3 17 (13.60%) IIS
4 14 (11.20%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.80%) WordPress
9 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.20%) Firewall
2 12 (9.60%) VLAN
2 12 (9.60%) VPN
2 12 (9.60%) MPLS
3 10 (8.00%) ISDN
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.20%) DNS
5 3 (2.40%) SAN
5 3 (2.40%) SSL
5 3 (2.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.80%) ISUP
6 1 (0.80%) LAN
6 1 (0.80%) VoIP
6 1 (0.80%) WLAN
6 1 (0.80%) WAN
6 1 (0.80%) MGW
6 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.80%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.20%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.20%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.20%) MySQL
4 4 (3.20%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.80%) DB2
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (20.80%) Eclipse
1 26 (20.80%) Eclipse RCP
2 18 (14.40%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.20%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.20%) Maven
3 14 (11.20%) Ant
3 14 (11.20%) JUnit
4 4 (3.20%) JIRA
4 4 (3.20%) Toad
General
1 45 (36.00%) Finance
2 30 (24.00%) Banking
3 26 (20.80%) French Language
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
5 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (24.00%) Software Engineer
2 26 (20.80%) Java Software Engineer
3 20 (16.00%) Service Manager
4 17 (13.60%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Service Desk Manager
5 12 (9.60%) Junior Software Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Junior Java Software Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Junior
6 11 (8.80%) Applications Support
7 10 (8.00%) Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) DBA
9 7 (5.60%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.60%) Applications Support Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Administrator
11 5 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) Services Delivery Manager
12 4 (3.20%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (3.20%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) Spring
1 26 (20.80%) GWT
2 14 (11.20%) OSGi
2 14 (11.20%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (11.20%) JMS
2 14 (11.20%) JSP
2 14 (11.20%) Servlets
2 14 (11.20%) XML
2 14 (11.20%) XSLT
2 14 (11.20%) J2EE
3 13 (10.40%) HTML
4 12 (9.60%) SWT
4 12 (9.60%) Struts
4 12 (9.60%) MyBatis
5 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.80%) .NET
6 5 (4.00%) Web Services
6 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.60%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.80%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) Computer Science
2 17 (13.60%) Management Information System
3 14 (11.20%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (11.20%) SWIFT
3 14 (11.20%) Inversion of Control
3 14 (11.20%) N-Tier
3 14 (11.20%) Client/Server
4 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.00%) Clustering
6 4 (3.20%) Open Source
7 3 (2.40%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.40%) CMDB
8 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.80%) AS400
9 1 (0.80%) EPoS
9 1 (0.80%) Life Science
9 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.80%) iSeries
9 1 (0.80%) Replication
9 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.60%) Windows
2 16 (12.80%) UNIX
3 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.60%) Linux
5 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.80%) Android
8 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.60%) ITIL
2 42 (33.60%) Service Management
3 31 (24.80%) Software Engineering
4 27 (21.60%) Change Management
5 26 (20.80%) Unit Testing
6 24 (19.20%) Configuration Management
7 22 (17.60%) Service Delivery
8 20 (16.00%) Mentoring
9 19 (15.20%) Scrum
9 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (14.40%) Incident Management
11 15 (12.00%) CRM
11 15 (12.00%) ITSM
11 15 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (12.00%) Coaching
12 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (11.20%) TDD
12 14 (11.20%) UML
13 12 (9.60%) Software Deployment
14 11 (8.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (55.20%) SQL
2 26 (20.80%) Java
3 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.00%) C
6 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.80%) RPG
8 1 (0.80%) Perl
8 1 (0.80%) PHP
8 1 (0.80%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 39 (31.20%) Degree
2 12 (9.60%) MCP
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.60%) ISEB
5 7 (5.60%) MCITP
6 6 (4.80%) VCP4
7 5 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.00%) CCNA
8 4 (3.20%) MCSE
8 4 (3.20%) CCIE
8 4 (3.20%) CCNP
9 3 (2.40%) MCSA
10 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (26.40%) SLA
2 13 (10.40%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) TickIT
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.80%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (21.60%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.20%) Terminal Services
4 8 (6.40%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.20%) XenApp
6 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.80%) vCloud
7 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) SCCM
2 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.60%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (1.60%) SCOM
2 2 (1.60%) WSUS
2 2 (1.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (32.00%) VMware
2 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
3 20 (16.00%) Oracle
4 14 (11.20%) Google
4 14 (11.20%) IBM
5 9 (7.20%) Cisco
6 5 (4.00%) Citrix
7 4 (3.20%) F5
7 4 (3.20%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (3.20%) CA
7 4 (3.20%) Juniper
8 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.60%) Bomgar
9 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.60%) Progress
9 2 (1.60%) Sun
9 2 (1.60%) Apple
9 2 (1.60%) CommVault
9 2 (1.60%) Peregrine
9 2 (1.60%) HP
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