The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 142 128 168
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +40
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 84 95 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 1.77% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.27% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73 87 40
Average salary £25,500 £34,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.61% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,940 £20,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4638 4189 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.95% 77.85% 77.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3851 3683 3717
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Problem Management
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 29 £25,500 -21.53% 4
Wiltshire +6 28 £35,000 - 1
Devon +4 18 £22,950 -2.13% 1
Dorset -18 5 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Somerset -16 4 £30,663 -41.59% 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 90 (58.44%) ITIL
2 68 (44.16%) SQL
3 61 (39.61%) Finance
4 58 (37.66%) Windows
5 54 (35.06%) Oracle
6 48 (31.17%) Microsoft
7 46 (29.87%) SLA
8 44 (28.57%) UNIX
9 38 (24.68%) Incident Management
10 36 (23.38%) Degree
11 35 (22.73%) WebLogic
11 35 (22.73%) MS Excel
12 34 (22.08%) Computer Science
13 33 (21.43%) French Language
13 33 (21.43%) GWT
13 33 (21.43%) Unit Testing
13 33 (21.43%) WebSphere
13 33 (21.43%) Banking
13 33 (21.43%) Software Engineering
13 33 (21.43%) JBoss
13 33 (21.43%) Eclipse
13 33 (21.43%) Java
13 33 (21.43%) Eclipse RCP
14 30 (19.48%) Root Cause Analysis
14 30 (19.48%) SCCM
15 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (18.83%) Oracle Database
16 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 27 (17.53%) Blackberry
18 26 (16.88%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 35 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 33 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 18 (11.69%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.90%) Lync
5 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) DNS
2 10 (6.49%) DHCP
3 9 (5.84%) Firewall
3 9 (5.84%) LAN
4 8 (5.19%) WAN
5 7 (4.55%) VPN
6 6 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.90%) Ethernet
6 6 (3.90%) Wireless
7 5 (3.25%) IP Telephony
7 5 (3.25%) VoIP
8 4 (2.60%) Internet
8 4 (2.60%) Network Security
9 3 (1.95%) VLAN
10 2 (1.30%) PABX
10 2 (1.30%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.65%) SSH
11 1 (0.65%) SMTP
11 1 (0.65%) HTTP
11 1 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.83%) Oracle Database
2 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.99%) Relational Database
4 18 (11.69%) RDBMS
5 11 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.60%) MySQL
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 33 (21.43%) Eclipse RCP
2 18 (11.69%) Ant
2 18 (11.69%) JUnit
3 5 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.95%) Toad
4 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.30%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.30%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (39.61%) Finance
2 33 (21.43%) French Language
2 33 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (3.25%) Back Office
4 4 (2.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.95%) Local Government
6 2 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (27.92%) Analyst
2 26 (16.88%) Support Analyst
2 26 (16.88%) Support Engineer
3 24 (15.58%) Applications Support
3 24 (15.58%) Software Engineer
3 24 (15.58%) Java Software Engineer
4 20 (12.99%) Applications Support Analyst
5 17 (11.04%) Systems Support Engineer
5 17 (11.04%) Systems Support
5 17 (11.04%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (9.74%) Junior
6 15 (9.74%) Junior Software Engineer
6 15 (9.74%) Junior Java Software Engineer
7 11 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
8 10 (6.49%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 10 (6.49%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (6.49%) Oracle Applications Support
9 8 (5.19%) Desktop Support
9 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.43%) GWT
2 23 (14.94%) XML
3 19 (12.34%) Spring
4 18 (11.69%) JSP
4 18 (11.69%) Servlets
4 18 (11.69%) XSLT
4 18 (11.69%) J2EE
4 18 (11.69%) JMS
4 18 (11.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 17 (11.04%) HTML
6 15 (9.74%) Struts
6 15 (9.74%) SWT
7 9 (5.84%) WebCenter
8 7 (4.55%) Middleware
8 7 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (3.90%) SOAP
10 4 (2.60%) .NET
11 3 (1.95%) Web Services
11 3 (1.95%) XSD
11 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.08%) Computer Science
2 27 (17.53%) Blackberry
3 18 (11.69%) N-Tier
3 18 (11.69%) Client/Server
3 18 (11.69%) SWIFT
3 18 (11.69%) Inversion of Control
3 18 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.84%) iPhone
4 9 (5.84%) iPad
5 6 (3.90%) PDA
6 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.30%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 58 (37.66%) Windows
2 44 (28.57%) UNIX
3 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (16.23%) Windows 7
5 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (12.34%) Windows 2000 Server
7 17 (11.04%) Windows XP
8 14 (9.09%) Linux
9 11 (7.14%) Windows 2000
10 9 (5.84%) Android
10 9 (5.84%) Windows 8
10 9 (5.84%) Apple iOS
10 9 (5.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (58.44%) ITIL
2 38 (24.68%) Incident Management
3 33 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 33 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 30 (19.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 22 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 21 (13.64%) Asset Management
7 18 (11.69%) UML
7 18 (11.69%) Change Management
7 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (9.74%) CAD
8 15 (9.74%) Time Management
9 12 (7.79%) Supplier Management
10 11 (7.14%) ITIL V3
10 11 (7.14%) Workflow
11 10 (6.49%) Service Management
11 10 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.84%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (5.84%) OO
12 9 (5.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (44.16%) SQL
2 33 (21.43%) Java
3 26 (16.88%) PL/SQL
4 20 (12.99%) VB
4 20 (12.99%) VB6
5 17 (11.04%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.44%) C
7 7 (4.55%) Perl
7 7 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.30%) SQR
8 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) C#
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (23.38%) Degree
2 16 (10.39%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.79%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.84%) MCSE
5 9 (5.84%) MCP
6 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (29.87%) SLA
2 19 (12.34%) QA
3 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.84%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.90%) UAG
4 6 (3.90%) MetaFrame
5 5 (3.25%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 30 (19.48%) SCCM
2 24 (15.58%) WSUS
3 21 (13.64%) Nagios
4 18 (11.69%) Backup Exec
5 15 (9.74%) SCOM
6 10 (6.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (5.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 9 (5.84%) SAP Afaria
8 6 (3.90%) Zenoss
8 6 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 54 (35.06%) Oracle
2 48 (31.17%) Microsoft
3 33 (21.43%) JBoss
4 24 (15.58%) VMware
5 19 (12.34%) Bomgar
6 18 (11.69%) IBM
6 18 (11.69%) Google
7 15 (9.74%) CommVault
7 15 (9.74%) Apple
8 9 (5.84%) SAP
9 8 (5.19%) Cisco
10 7 (4.55%) HP
10 7 (4.55%) Dell
10 7 (4.55%) Symantec
11 6 (3.90%) Citrix
11 6 (3.90%) Avaya
11 6 (3.90%) SonicWALL
12 4 (2.60%) Informatica
13 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.95%) Sophos
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