The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Analyst
Rank 924 919 902
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 10 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.029% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.030% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 21
Average salary £30,750 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £26,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -24.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Problem Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Problem Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Problem Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Problem Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem Analyst within the UK.

Problem Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Problem Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Analyst over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Problem Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Analyst
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
England -20 9 £30,000 -25.92%
Surrey +19 3 £31,500 +10.52%
South East +15 3 £31,500 -45.21%
East Midlands 0 2 £25,750 -2.83%
Chesterfield -4 2 £25,750 -1.90%
Derbyshire -7 2 £25,750 -1.90%
Shropshire +12 1 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 £27,000 +1.88%
East of England -1 1 £50,000 +53.84%
London -6 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Stowmarket - 1 £50,000 -
Epsom - 1 £30,000 -
Leeds - 1 £27,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,000 -

Problem Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Problem Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 35 (94.59%) Problem Management
2 31 (83.78%) ITIL
3 22 (59.46%) Service Management
4 20 (54.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
5 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
6 11 (29.73%) ITSM
6 11 (29.73%) Incident Management
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL V3
8 8 (21.62%) Change Management
9 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (18.92%) SLA
9 7 (18.92%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.92%) Legal
9 7 (18.92%) MCITP
10 6 (16.22%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (16.22%) Product Management
10 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (16.22%) MCSE
10 6 (16.22%) ERP
10 6 (16.22%) ISO 9001
10 6 (16.22%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.51%) Finance
12 4 (10.81%) Workflow
12 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
13 3 (8.11%) Change Control

Problem Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Problem Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Legal
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Spread Betting
2 2 (5.41%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Problem Management
2 31 (83.78%) ITIL
3 22 (59.46%) Service Management
4 20 (54.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (29.73%) Incident Management
5 11 (29.73%) ITSM
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL V3
7 8 (21.62%) Change Management
8 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (16.22%) ERP
9 6 (16.22%) Product Management
9 6 (16.22%) Trend Analysis
10 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
11 4 (10.81%) Workflow
12 3 (8.11%) Change Control
12 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (5.41%) Matrix Management
13 2 (5.41%) People Management
14 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
14 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) MCITP
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCDST
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 6 (16.22%) ISO 9001
2 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.41%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.11%) Avaya
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Nortel
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle