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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Analyst
Rank 838 844 845
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 28 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.030% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.031% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 38
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +16.66%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Problem Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Analyst
Top 30 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 28 January 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
England +11 26 £32,500 -27.77% 1
London -11 8 £50,000 +4.71%
Cheshire +4 7 £22,000 -32.30%
North West +2 7 £22,000 -32.30% 1
South East -16 7 £57,500 +155.55%
City of London +5 6 £50,000 +6.38%
Warrington +11 5 £22,000 -32.30%
Berkshire -5 4 £57,500 -
East Midlands +14 3 £26,500 -26.38%
Derbyshire - 3 £26,250 -
Yorkshire -13 2 £26,500 -24.28%
South Wales - 2 £23,750 - 1
Wales - 2 £23,750 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £38,750 -
Cardiff - 2 £23,750 - 1
Chesterfield - 2 £26,250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £38,750 -
South Yorkshire -1 1 £26,500 -
Sheffield -6 1 £26,500 -
Surrey -9 1 £28,500 +26.66%
West Yorkshire -12 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £32,500 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Worksop - 1 £26,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £26,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £32,500 -

Problem Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 50 (83.33%) ITIL
2 47 (78.33%) Problem Management
3 29 (48.33%) Incident Management
4 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (31.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (30.00%) Service Management
7 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 10 (16.67%) SLA
8 9 (15.00%) Remedy
8 9 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (15.00%) ITIL V3
9 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.67%) Change Management
10 7 (11.67%) Finance
10 7 (11.67%) Statistics
10 7 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (10.00%) ITSM
12 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.33%) Data Mining
12 5 (8.33%) MS Office
12 5 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (6.67%) Riverbed
13 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
13 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 4 (6.67%) Compuware
13 4 (6.67%) HP
13 4 (6.67%) Foglight
13 4 (6.67%) OPNET
13 4 (6.67%) Banking

Problem Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Statistics
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
1 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
1 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) ITIL
2 47 (78.33%) Problem Management
3 29 (48.33%) Incident Management
4 19 (31.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (30.00%) Service Management
6 9 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
6 9 (15.00%) ITIL V3
7 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (11.67%) Change Management
9 6 (10.00%) ITSM
10 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.00%) Project Management
12 2 (3.33%) TQM
12 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
13 1 (1.67%) ERP
13 1 (1.67%) Risk Management
13 1 (1.67%) Migration
13 1 (1.67%) Release Management
13 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CNA
5 2 (3.33%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.67%) ISEB
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Foglight
1 4 (6.67%) OPNET
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Remedy
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Compuware
2 4 (6.67%) HP
2 4 (6.67%) Riverbed
2 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (3.33%) Reuters
3 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.33%) AppSense
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.67%) LexisNexis
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