The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 231 246 235
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1397 1379 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.18% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.42% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1060 1078
Average salary £45,750 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.64% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,648 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +1.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Problem Management
Salary Trend

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in the UK

Problem Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +15 1294 £45,000 +5.88% 127
London +57 531 £52,500 +10.52% 51
South East -6 304 £42,500 - 31
City of London +51 151 £50,000 - 22
East of England +5 106 £47,500 +15.15% 5
Berkshire +43 100 £50,000 +11.11% 13
North West -55 83 £37,500 -16.66% 12
West Midlands +28 76 £42,500 +6.91% 3
Yorkshire -41 74 £40,000 +22.13% 5
South West -31 66 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Surrey +23 61 £33,750 -16.66% 6
West Yorkshire -12 59 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Hertfordshire +13 55 £51,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +23 49 £40,000 +25.00% 7
Kent +6 45 £38,500 +3.35% 1
Birmingham +18 44 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Reading +36 42 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Manchester -41 39 £36,500 -17.51% 9
Scotland +3 38 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Watford +16 37 £57,500 -6.12%
Leeds -10 35 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Hampshire -45 32 £56,250 +30.81% 4
Cheshire -2 30 £35,500 -29.00% 3
Bristol -24 28 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 26 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Essex -24 24 £45,000 -18.18%
West Sussex +4 21 £48,000 -26.15%
Milton Keynes +2 20 £37,500 - 3
Edinburgh -2 18 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Hounslow +29 17 £54,750 - 2

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Problem Management also 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 that cited Problem Management.

1 1624 (58.00%) ITIL
2 877 (31.32%) Windows
3 755 (26.96%) Incident Management
4 709 (25.32%) Service Management
5 680 (24.29%) Microsoft
6 663 (23.68%) Finance
7 658 (23.50%) Change Management
8 544 (19.43%) SQL
9 539 (19.25%) SLA
10 535 (19.11%) Service Delivery
11 462 (16.50%) Active Directory
12 413 (14.75%) Linux
13 401 (14.32%) VMware
14 373 (13.32%) SQL Server
15 354 (12.64%) UNIX
16 345 (12.32%) Root Cause Analysis
17 344 (12.29%) Oracle
18 333 (11.89%) Cisco
19 332 (11.86%) MS Excel
20 329 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
21 320 (11.43%) MS Office
22 315 (11.25%) Project Management
23 277 (9.89%) ITIL Certification
24 275 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
25 270 (9.64%) Data Centre
26 267 (9.54%) MS Exchange
26 267 (9.54%) Degree
27 247 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
28 228 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
29 221 (7.89%) Windows 7

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Problem Management also 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 that cited Problem Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 267 (9.54%) MS Exchange
2 134 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 133 (4.75%) IIS
4 88 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 86 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 84 (3.00%) Apache
7 72 (2.57%) Lync
8 62 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 59 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 57 (2.04%) Tomcat
11 55 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
12 50 (1.79%) WebLogic
13 48 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2000
14 39 (1.39%) JBoss
15 38 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
16 34 (1.21%) Apache ServiceMix
17 33 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
18 24 (0.86%) SAS
19 22 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
20 20 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 332 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 320 (11.43%) MS Office
3 41 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.04%) MS Project
5 19 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.25%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.036%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 53 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 41 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 22 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 20 (0.71%) SAP SM
6 19 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
7 18 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
7 18 (0.64%) SAP SRM
8 17 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
9 14 (0.50%) SAP CO
9 14 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
9 14 (0.50%) SAP FI
9 14 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
9 14 (0.50%) Maximo
10 10 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 9 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
11 9 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 73 (2.61%) Office 365
2 58 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.11%) SaaS
5 14 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.32%) PaaS
7 6 (0.21%) IaaS
8 5 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.14%) Google Drive
9 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.071%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.036%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.036%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 211 (7.54%) Firewall
2 169 (6.04%) TCP/IP
3 164 (5.86%) SAN
4 159 (5.68%) LAN
5 153 (5.46%) DNS
6 136 (4.86%) WAN
7 126 (4.50%) Internet
8 118 (4.21%) VPN
9 77 (2.75%) DHCP
9 77 (2.75%) VoIP
10 63 (2.25%) MPLS
11 54 (1.93%) SSL
12 51 (1.82%) NAS
13 49 (1.75%) HTTP
14 46 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (1.54%) Network Security
16 42 (1.50%) Wireless
17 41 (1.46%) VLAN
18 40 (1.43%) BGP
18 40 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 106 (3.79%) Oracle Database
3 89 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 70 (2.50%) MySQL
5 66 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 59 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 46 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 36 (1.29%) DB2
10 34 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 33 (1.18%) Big Data
11 33 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (1.07%) OLTP
13 26 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (1.36%) Jenkins
2 35 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (1.21%) Eclipse
4 33 (1.18%) Ant
4 33 (1.18%) Maven
4 33 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 26 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
6 24 (0.86%) JUnit
7 16 (0.57%) MSI
7 16 (0.57%) Subversion
8 13 (0.46%) JIRA
8 13 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (0.43%) ProC
10 7 (0.25%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.21%) Toad
11 6 (0.21%) JConsole
12 5 (0.18%) Hudson
12 5 (0.18%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 663 (23.68%) Finance
2 184 (6.57%) Banking
3 126 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 109 (3.89%) Retail
5 86 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 77 (2.75%) Front Office
7 65 (2.32%) Back Office
8 50 (1.79%) Legal
9 40 (1.43%) Marketing
10 38 (1.36%) Law
11 31 (1.11%) French Language
12 30 (1.07%) Investment Banking
13 24 (0.86%) Billing
14 23 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.79%) Electronics
16 20 (0.71%) General Ledger
17 17 (0.61%) Automotive
17 17 (0.61%) Advertising
18 16 (0.57%) German Language
19 13 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 606 (21.64%) Analyst
2 325 (11.61%) Service Manager
3 315 (11.25%) Support Analyst
4 261 (9.32%) Applications Support
5 188 (6.71%) Support Engineer
6 178 (6.36%) Problem Manager
7 149 (5.32%) Delivery Manager
8 144 (5.14%) Services Delivery Manager
9 142 (5.07%) Administrator
10 121 (4.32%) Applications Support Analyst
11 119 (4.25%) Team Leader
12 109 (3.89%) Service Analyst
13 98 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
13 98 (3.50%) Incident Manager
14 93 (3.32%) Support Manager
15 92 (3.29%) DBA
16 88 (3.14%) Applications Manager
17 83 (2.96%) Network Engineer
18 80 (2.86%) Architect
19 78 (2.79%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (3.21%) .NET
2 83 (2.96%) XML
3 71 (2.54%) Web Services
3 71 (2.54%) J2EE
4 62 (2.21%) Middleware
5 48 (1.71%) HTML
6 47 (1.68%) XSLT
7 42 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 38 (1.36%) JMS
8 38 (1.36%) Spring
9 30 (1.07%) CSS
10 29 (1.04%) JDBC
10 29 (1.04%) jQuery
11 26 (0.93%) GWT
11 26 (0.93%) JSP
12 25 (0.89%) ASP.NET
13 24 (0.86%) Servlets
14 20 (0.71%) OSGi
15 17 (0.61%) JSON
16 16 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 329 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
2 270 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 163 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 153 (5.46%) Clustering
5 106 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 96 (3.43%) Blackberry
7 68 (2.43%) CMDB
8 53 (1.89%) Life Science
8 53 (1.89%) Replication
9 45 (1.61%) Derivative
10 41 (1.46%) Fixed Income
10 41 (1.46%) Statistics
11 37 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 36 (1.29%) FMCG
13 31 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
15 27 (0.96%) Mainframe
16 26 (0.93%) User Experience
17 25 (0.89%) Mathematics
18 23 (0.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 877 (31.32%) Windows
2 413 (14.75%) Linux
3 354 (12.64%) UNIX
4 275 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 221 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 201 (7.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 192 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 101 (3.61%) Windows 8
8 101 (3.61%) Solaris
9 76 (2.71%) Windows XP
10 62 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 54 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
12 50 (1.79%) AIX
13 47 (1.68%) Android
14 46 (1.64%) Mac OS X
15 27 (0.96%) Apple iOS
16 24 (0.86%) Windows Vista
17 18 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
18 16 (0.57%) CentOS
19 15 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1624 (58.00%) ITIL
2 755 (26.96%) Incident Management
3 709 (25.32%) Service Management
4 658 (23.50%) Change Management
5 535 (19.11%) Service Delivery
6 345 (12.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 315 (11.25%) Project Management
8 218 (7.79%) ITSM
9 195 (6.96%) Release Management
10 185 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 170 (6.07%) Mentoring
12 165 (5.89%) Line Management
13 164 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 159 (5.68%) Change Control
15 155 (5.54%) Capacity Management
16 139 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
17 134 (4.79%) Configuration Management
18 129 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
19 109 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
20 101 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 544 (19.43%) SQL
2 195 (6.96%) Java
3 102 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 99 (3.54%) Perl
5 71 (2.54%) C
6 69 (2.46%) PL/SQL
7 66 (2.36%) JavaScript
8 65 (2.32%) Shell Script
9 54 (1.93%) Python
10 48 (1.71%) T-SQL
11 38 (1.36%) C#
12 37 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 35 (1.25%) VBScript
14 28 (1.00%) VB
15 18 (0.64%) PHP
16 12 (0.43%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.43%) XQuery
16 12 (0.43%) XPath
17 11 (0.39%) Jython
17 11 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 277 (9.89%) ITIL Certification
2 267 (9.54%) Degree
3 228 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 199 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
5 173 (6.18%) MCSE
6 143 (5.11%) CCNA
6 143 (5.11%) Security Cleared
7 83 (2.96%) MCITP
8 76 (2.71%) MCP
9 64 (2.29%) SC Cleared
10 59 (2.11%) CCNP
11 55 (1.96%) CISSP
12 53 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 43 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 30 (1.07%) DV Cleared
15 28 (1.00%) MCSA
16 22 (0.79%) CCIE
17 18 (0.64%) PMI Certification
17 18 (0.64%) CCSE
18 17 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 539 (19.25%) SLA
2 119 (4.25%) QA
3 48 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.32%) RosettaNet
7 9 (0.32%) COBIT
8 7 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.071%) Basel III
10 2 (0.071%) HL7
10 2 (0.071%) DICOM
10 2 (0.071%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.071%) WCAG
11 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 462 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 247 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 79 (2.82%) vSphere
5 67 (2.39%) XenApp
6 64 (2.29%) VMware ESX
7 50 (1.79%) XenDesktop
8 39 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (0.64%) XenServer
11 14 (0.50%) NFS
11 14 (0.50%) KVM
12 11 (0.39%) VMware Server
12 11 (0.39%) Squid
12 11 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.39%) vCloud
13 10 (0.36%) Xen
13 10 (0.36%) Firmware
14 9 (0.32%) HDFS
15 8 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 132 (4.71%) SCCM
2 82 (2.93%) SCOM
3 45 (1.61%) Nagios
4 34 (1.21%) Tivoli
5 33 (1.18%) WSUS
6 32 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (1.04%) Puppet
7 29 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 29 (1.04%) Legato
8 27 (0.96%) Data Guard
9 25 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
10 24 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 19 (0.68%) Control-M
12 17 (0.61%) NetBackup
13 16 (0.57%) BladeLogic
13 16 (0.57%) Ansible
14 13 (0.46%) Opsview
15 12 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
15 12 (0.43%) HP SIM
15 12 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 680 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 401 (14.32%) VMware
3 344 (12.29%) Oracle
4 333 (11.89%) Cisco
5 192 (6.86%) HP
6 190 (6.79%) Citrix
7 162 (5.79%) SAP
8 161 (5.75%) IBM
9 110 (3.93%) Remedy
10 95 (3.39%) Red Hat
11 86 (3.07%) NetApp
12 78 (2.79%) EMC
13 74 (2.64%) BMC
14 72 (2.57%) F5
15 55 (1.96%) Apple
15 55 (1.96%) Dell
16 52 (1.86%) Avaya
17 50 (1.79%) CheckPoint
18 48 (1.71%) CommVault
19 47 (1.68%) Sun
Epsom, Surrey
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Private Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £17,000 - £19,500 + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26.5k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
NES IT
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + neg.+ range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY:£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Posted: Yesterday