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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Analyst
Rank 834 843 829
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 24 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.024% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 35
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £33,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Problem Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Analyst
Top 19 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 6 March 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 +12 22 £47,500 +69.64% 3
London +21 14 £50,000 +78.57% 2
City of London +7 9 £50,000 +29.87%
North West -8 4 £32,250 +46.59%
West Midlands -21 4 £30,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Redditch - 3 £30,000 - 1
Cheshire -8 2 £24,000 +9.09%
Manchester - 2 £40,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £23,750 -
South Wales - 2 £23,750 -
Wales - 2 £23,750 -
East Midlands +16 1 - -
South East -15 1 £57,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £24,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Problem Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 46 (83.64%) ITIL
1 46 (83.64%) Problem Management
2 26 (47.27%) Incident Management
3 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (25.45%) ITIL V3
4 14 (25.45%) Service Management
5 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (20.00%) SLA
7 9 (16.36%) Remedy
7 9 (16.36%) Change Management
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.55%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
8 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
10 6 (10.91%) ITSM
10 6 (10.91%) Finance
10 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
11 5 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (9.09%) MS Office
12 4 (7.27%) Compuware
12 4 (7.27%) Riverbed
12 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
12 4 (7.27%) Degree
12 4 (7.27%) OPNET
12 4 (7.27%) Foglight
13 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (5.45%) AppSense
13 3 (5.45%) Publishing

Problem Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
1 3 (5.45%) Windows Vista
1 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) ITIL
1 46 (83.64%) Problem Management
2 26 (47.27%) Incident Management
3 14 (25.45%) Service Management
3 14 (25.45%) ITIL V3
4 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (16.36%) Change Management
5 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.55%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (10.91%) ITSM
7 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.64%) TQM
9 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL V2
10 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.82%) Migration
10 1 (1.82%) Release Management
10 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (7.27%) Degree
6 2 (3.64%) MCSE
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.64%) CNA
6 2 (3.64%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Foglight
1 4 (7.27%) OPNET
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Remedy
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Compuware
3 4 (7.27%) Riverbed
3 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.45%) AppSense
4 3 (5.45%) HP
4 3 (5.45%) Reuters
4 3 (5.45%) Bloomberg
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) LexisNexis
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