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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Analyst
Rank 882 879 874
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 13 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.032% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.034% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 20
Average salary £37,500 £25,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £40,062 £31,350
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%

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
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015 within the UK.

Problem Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Analyst
Top 12 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 27 August 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 13 £37,500 +47.05% 1
London +32 6 £40,000 -12.02%
East Midlands +8 3 £28,250 +10.78%
Derbyshire -9 3 £28,250 +10.78%
West Midlands - 3 £22,500 -
Leeds +9 1 £25,000 +13.63%
West Yorkshire +7 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Chesterfield -4 1 £28,000 +9.80%
Yorkshire -7 1 £25,000 -13.79%
Bromley - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £22,500 -

Problem Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (93.10%) Problem Management
2 25 (86.21%) ITIL
3 13 (44.83%) Service Management
4 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
6 8 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) ITSM
8 6 (20.69%) SLA
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
9 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (13.79%) Change Management
11 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
11 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
11 3 (10.34%) Publishing
11 3 (10.34%) MS Office
11 3 (10.34%) Degree
11 3 (10.34%) Spread Betting
11 3 (10.34%) ITIL V2
12 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (6.90%) Time Management
12 2 (6.90%) Legal
12 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
13 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (3.45%) Blackberry

Problem Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Spread Betting
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Problem Management
2 25 (86.21%) ITIL
3 13 (44.83%) Service Management
4 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
5 8 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) ITSM
7 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
7 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL V2
10 2 (6.90%) Time Management
11 1 (3.45%) Product Management
11 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
11 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
11 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
11 1 (3.45%) ERP
11 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.45%) Project Management
11 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
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