The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 228 222 197
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 8 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.068% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.071% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 14
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
Problem Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Problem Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Problem Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Problem Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Problem Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Problem Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Problem Manager
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 Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Wiltshire -3 4 - - 1
Cornwall - 3 £26,500 -
Problem Manager
England

Problem Manager
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Problem Manager in their job title 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 with Problem Manager in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) SLA
4 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (35.71%) Service Management
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) Process Management
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) ITSM
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB
7 2 (14.29%) Transition Management
7 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 1 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) C

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Problem Manager in their job title 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 with Problem Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Process Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Transition Management
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) SLA