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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 164 136 127
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 75 94 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 1.54% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.87% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 63 75 55
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,340 £20,700 £20,320
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £43,100 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,049 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -
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
5069 5040 4179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.32% 82.37% 82.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4277 4082 3586
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 -39 25 £52,500 +75.00%
Wiltshire +10 14 £46,377 +13.11%
Dorset -3 12 £38,250 +21.42%
Gloucestershire -13 11 £40,000 -
Devon -2 6 £20,800 +1.46%
Cornwall - 6 £30,000 -
Somerset +1 1 £37,500 -30.23%
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 72 (53.33%) ITIL
2 51 (37.78%) Finance
3 50 (37.04%) Service Management
4 43 (31.85%) SQL
5 41 (30.37%) Service Delivery
5 41 (30.37%) VMware
6 38 (28.15%) SQL Server
7 33 (24.44%) Change Management
8 32 (23.70%) Oracle
8 32 (23.70%) Computer Science
9 31 (22.96%) Incident Management
10 30 (22.22%) UNIX
10 30 (22.22%) Windows
11 29 (21.48%) SLA
12 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 27 (20.00%) Degree
12 27 (20.00%) Banking
13 26 (19.26%) WebSphere
13 26 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (19.26%) JBoss
13 26 (19.26%) WebLogic
14 25 (18.52%) XML
14 25 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
14 25 (18.52%) Software Engineering
14 25 (18.52%) SWIFT
14 25 (18.52%) Relational Database
15 24 (17.78%) Eclipse RCP
15 24 (17.78%) GWT
15 24 (17.78%) Unit Testing
15 24 (17.78%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (19.26%) WebLogic
1 26 (19.26%) JBoss
1 26 (19.26%) WebSphere
2 19 (14.07%) Apache ServiceMix
2 19 (14.07%) MS Exchange
3 14 (10.37%) SharePoint
4 11 (8.15%) IIS
5 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.44%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.22%) SAS
8 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.63%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) SAN
2 6 (4.44%) Internet
2 6 (4.44%) NAS
3 5 (3.70%) Firewall
3 5 (3.70%) MPLS
3 5 (3.70%) VPN
4 4 (2.96%) DNS
4 4 (2.96%) DHCP
4 4 (2.96%) RIP
4 4 (2.96%) OSPF
4 4 (2.96%) BGP
4 4 (2.96%) H.323
5 3 (2.22%) LAN
5 3 (2.22%) WAN
6 2 (1.48%) VoIP
7 1 (0.74%) Broadband
7 1 (0.74%) SSL
7 1 (0.74%) DASS2
7 1 (0.74%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 22 (16.30%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.96%) DB2
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.74%) MySQL
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.74%) MS Access
10 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.74%) DTS
10 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Eclipse
1 24 (17.78%) Eclipse RCP
2 19 (14.07%) Jenkins
2 19 (14.07%) Maven
2 19 (14.07%) Ant
2 19 (14.07%) JUnit
2 19 (14.07%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.74%) Toad
General
1 51 (37.78%) Finance
2 27 (20.00%) Banking
3 11 (8.15%) French Language
4 9 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.44%) Retail
5 6 (4.44%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (20.74%) Service Manager
2 21 (15.56%) Software Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) Analyst
5 15 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
5 15 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (8.89%) Applications Support
7 9 (6.67%) Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Problem Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Service Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Service Desk Manager
10 6 (4.44%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) IT Services Manager
11 5 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.52%) XML
2 24 (17.78%) GWT
3 21 (15.56%) Spring
4 19 (14.07%) XSLT
4 19 (14.07%) JMS
4 19 (14.07%) WebSphere MQ
4 19 (14.07%) J2EE
4 19 (14.07%) JSP
4 19 (14.07%) Servlets
4 19 (14.07%) OSGi
5 6 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (3.70%) SWT
6 5 (3.70%) Struts
6 5 (3.70%) HTML
7 2 (1.48%) .NET
7 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.48%) Web Services
7 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.48%) MyBatis
8 1 (0.74%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.70%) Computer Science
2 25 (18.52%) SWIFT
3 22 (16.30%) Client/Server
4 20 (14.81%) N-Tier
5 19 (14.07%) Inversion of Control
6 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (7.41%) Data Centre
8 7 (5.19%) Clustering
8 7 (5.19%) Life Science
9 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.22%) Equities
10 3 (2.22%) Fixed Income
10 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.48%) CMDB
11 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.74%) iSeries
12 1 (0.74%) AS400
12 1 (0.74%) Replication
12 1 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.22%) UNIX
1 30 (22.22%) Windows
2 18 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (11.11%) Linux
5 6 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.74%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (53.33%) ITIL
2 50 (37.04%) Service Management
3 41 (30.37%) Service Delivery
4 33 (24.44%) Change Management
5 31 (22.96%) Incident Management
6 25 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 24 (17.78%) Unit Testing
8 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (14.07%) TDD
9 19 (14.07%) Scrum
9 19 (14.07%) ITSM
9 19 (14.07%) UML
9 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (11.85%) Change Control
11 15 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (11.11%) Business Continuity
12 13 (9.63%) OOA/OOD
12 13 (9.63%) OO
12 13 (9.63%) Release Management
13 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.85%) SQL
2 24 (17.78%) Java
3 7 (5.19%) C
4 6 (4.44%) Perl
5 5 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.48%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.74%) RPG
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VBA
7 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) Degree
2 25 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.22%) CCNA
6 2 (1.48%) MCP
6 2 (1.48%) MCSA
6 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.48%) MCITP
6 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.48%) SLA
2 7 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 26 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.44%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.44%) vSphere
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (10.37%) SCCM
2 7 (5.19%) WSUS
3 6 (4.44%) SCOM
3 6 (4.44%) Control-M
3 6 (4.44%) Nagios
3 6 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (30.37%) VMware
2 32 (23.70%) Oracle
3 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (14.07%) Google
5 18 (13.33%) Sybase
6 13 (9.63%) BEA
7 11 (8.15%) Cisco
8 6 (4.44%) IBM
8 6 (4.44%) Citrix
8 6 (4.44%) CommVault
8 6 (4.44%) Bomgar
9 4 (2.96%) WatchGuard
9 4 (2.96%) Kaspersky
9 4 (2.96%) Veeam
9 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.96%) Avaya
9 4 (2.96%) Juniper
10 3 (2.22%) Sun
11 2 (1.48%) HP
11 2 (1.48%) BMC