The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 240 232 276
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +44
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1415 1268 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 1.14% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.45% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1007 940
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +6 1343 £44,500 +11.25% 127
London -34 459 £47,500 -9.52% 52
South East +8 298 £45,000 +12.50% 18
North West +61 168 £35,000 +6.87% 17
City of London -14 130 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Yorkshire +14 126 £40,000 +14.28% 16
East of England +25 123 £45,000 +4.04% 8
Manchester +53 86 £37,500 +20.96% 6
South West -14 84 £25,500 -26.61% 8
West Yorkshire -1 76 £40,000 +22.13% 10
Hampshire +9 60 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Leeds -3 56 £33,000 +6.45% 6
Essex +21 53 £53,750 +67.96% 4
Berkshire -12 51 £57,500 +49.35% 2
Cheshire +15 48 £34,500 -13.75% 4
West Sussex +30 44 £71,500 +78.75% 6
Buckinghamshire +13 41 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Surrey -33 39 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East Midlands -33 39 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Horsham - 39 £71,500 - 6
Kent +6 38 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Hertfordshire +26 34 £41,500 +10.66% 2
North Yorkshire -3 33 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Reading -2 32 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Liverpool +7 30 £35,000 +55.55% 4
Merseyside +6 30 £35,000 +55.55% 4
Colchester +16 29 £52,500 +64.06% 3
Bristol -1 29 £25,500 -21.53% 4
Wiltshire +6 28 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -46 28 £47,500 +35.71% 3

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1610 (56.91%) ITIL
2 1071 (37.86%) Windows
3 814 (28.77%) Finance
4 790 (27.93%) Microsoft
5 705 (24.92%) SQL
6 664 (23.47%) Incident Management
7 570 (20.15%) Active Directory
8 567 (20.04%) Change Management
9 562 (19.87%) VMware
10 547 (19.34%) Service Management
11 543 (19.19%) Linux
12 508 (17.96%) SLA
13 501 (17.71%) UNIX
14 465 (16.44%) Service Delivery
15 430 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 400 (14.14%) MS Excel
17 386 (13.64%) Oracle
18 378 (13.36%) SQL Server
19 376 (13.29%) Cisco
20 375 (13.26%) Windows Server 2003
21 353 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
22 347 (12.27%) SAN
22 347 (12.27%) Citrix
23 333 (11.77%) Root Cause Analysis
24 332 (11.74%) MS Exchange
25 291 (10.29%) TCP/IP
26 290 (10.25%) Project Management
27 271 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
28 265 (9.37%) Degree
29 256 (9.05%) Firewall

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 332 (11.74%) MS Exchange
2 159 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (5.02%) SharePoint
4 137 (4.84%) IIS
5 122 (4.31%) Apache
6 118 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 113 (3.99%) Tomcat
8 110 (3.89%) WebSphere
9 88 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 71 (2.51%) WebLogic
11 61 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 54 (1.91%) Lync
13 45 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
14 44 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
15 30 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
16 26 (0.92%) NetWeaver
17 23 (0.81%) CMS
18 21 (0.74%) SAS
18 21 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
19 20 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 400 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 240 (8.48%) MS Office
3 38 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.39%) FastStats
6 10 (0.35%) MS Project
7 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 29 (1.03%) Maximo
3 25 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.67%) assyst
7 15 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
8 11 (0.39%) FastVal
8 11 (0.39%) SunGard APT
9 9 (0.32%) Magento
9 9 (0.32%) SAP R/3
9 9 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 7 (0.25%) SunGard AvantGard
12 6 (0.21%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.21%) SAP SD
12 6 (0.21%) RiskWrite
12 6 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.17%) SaaS
2 32 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.35%) Office 365
6 9 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.071%) IaaS
10 1 (0.035%) Route 53
10 1 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 347 (12.27%) SAN
2 291 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 256 (9.05%) Firewall
4 253 (8.94%) DNS
5 172 (6.08%) WAN
6 154 (5.44%) LAN
7 124 (4.38%) DHCP
8 113 (3.99%) VoIP
9 107 (3.78%) NAS
10 100 (3.53%) Internet
11 98 (3.46%) VPN
12 85 (3.00%) HTTP
13 75 (2.65%) Wireless
14 64 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
15 60 (2.12%) BGP
16 56 (1.98%) SMTP
17 53 (1.87%) MPLS
18 50 (1.77%) OSPF
18 50 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
19 48 (1.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 136 (4.81%) Oracle Database
3 101 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 80 (2.83%) DB2
5 79 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 75 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 66 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 64 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 62 (2.19%) MySQL
9 62 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 46 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 42 (1.48%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
15 26 (0.92%) MS Access
16 25 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
17 19 (0.67%) NoSQL
17 19 (0.67%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 37 (1.31%) Eclipse
2 35 (1.24%) Ant
3 33 (1.17%) Eclipse RCP
4 23 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
5 19 (0.67%) JUnit
6 17 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (0.49%) Maven
9 13 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (0.46%) JIRA
10 12 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.28%) Subversion
12 6 (0.21%) Toad
12 6 (0.21%) PeopleTools
13 5 (0.18%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (0.18%) ClearQuest
14 4 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.11%) Facilita Forecast
15 3 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
15 3 (0.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 814 (28.77%) Finance
2 235 (8.31%) Banking
3 142 (5.02%) Retail
4 119 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 53 (1.87%) Advertising
6 47 (1.66%) Legal
7 45 (1.59%) Law
8 43 (1.52%) French Language
9 42 (1.48%) Back Office
9 42 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 40 (1.41%) Marketing
11 39 (1.38%) Front Office
12 37 (1.31%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 19 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
15 14 (0.49%) Billing
15 14 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.46%) Publishing
17 12 (0.42%) Electronics
18 10 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 601 (21.24%) Analyst
2 294 (10.39%) Support Analyst
3 275 (9.72%) Service Manager
4 213 (7.53%) Administrator
5 211 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 178 (6.29%) Applications Support
7 169 (5.97%) Problem Manager
8 141 (4.98%) Service Analyst
9 110 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
10 106 (3.75%) DBA
11 104 (3.68%) Applications Support Analyst
12 103 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
13 93 (3.29%) Incident Manager
14 87 (3.08%) Developer
15 84 (2.97%) Network Engineer
15 84 (2.97%) Team Leader
16 83 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 83 (2.93%) Service Desk Analyst
17 80 (2.83%) Consultant
18 78 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (3.96%) J2EE
2 97 (3.43%) XML
3 87 (3.08%) .NET
4 79 (2.79%) Middleware
5 68 (2.40%) HTML
6 60 (2.12%) CSS
7 56 (1.98%) Web Services
8 38 (1.34%) JMS
9 35 (1.24%) Spring
10 33 (1.17%) jQuery
10 33 (1.17%) GWT
11 30 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
12 29 (1.03%) SOAP
13 27 (0.95%) Struts
14 23 (0.81%) ASP.NET
15 21 (0.74%) Servlets
15 21 (0.74%) .NET Framework
16 20 (0.71%) WCF
16 20 (0.71%) XSLT
17 19 (0.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 219 (7.74%) Clustering
2 170 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 135 (4.77%) Blackberry
4 101 (3.57%) Replication
5 94 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 51 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 45 (1.59%) Fat Client
8 45 (1.59%) Thin Client
9 40 (1.41%) Derivative
10 38 (1.34%) CMDB
11 32 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 31 (1.10%) Mainframe
13 28 (0.99%) Equities
14 24 (0.85%) iPhone
15 22 (0.78%) Firmware
15 22 (0.78%) HACMP
16 21 (0.74%) N-Tier
16 21 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
17 18 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1071 (37.86%) Windows
2 543 (19.19%) Linux
3 501 (17.71%) UNIX
4 430 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 375 (13.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 223 (7.88%) Windows 7
7 155 (5.48%) Windows XP
8 139 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 107 (3.78%) Solaris
10 94 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 91 (3.22%) AIX
12 59 (2.09%) Windows 2000
13 43 (1.52%) Windows 8
14 37 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 27 (0.95%) zOS
16 26 (0.92%) Mac OS
17 24 (0.85%) SUSE
17 24 (0.85%) Apple iOS
18 18 (0.64%) Mac OS X
19 17 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1610 (56.91%) ITIL
2 664 (23.47%) Incident Management
3 567 (20.04%) Change Management
4 547 (19.34%) Service Management
5 465 (16.44%) Service Delivery
6 333 (11.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 290 (10.25%) Project Management
8 247 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 190 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 181 (6.40%) Capacity Management
11 166 (5.87%) ITSM
12 153 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 139 (4.91%) Configuration Management
14 136 (4.81%) Change Control
15 128 (4.52%) ITIL V3
16 127 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 120 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
18 118 (4.17%) Release Management
19 114 (4.03%) Workflow
20 103 (3.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 705 (24.92%) SQL
2 233 (8.24%) Java
3 220 (7.78%) Perl
4 93 (3.29%) PowerShell
5 91 (3.22%) PL/SQL
6 90 (3.18%) Bash Shell
7 84 (2.97%) T-SQL
8 79 (2.79%) JavaScript
9 71 (2.51%) Shell Script
10 69 (2.44%) Python
11 68 (2.40%) PHP
12 55 (1.94%) C#
13 53 (1.87%) VB
14 52 (1.84%) VBScript
15 40 (1.41%) Ruby
16 30 (1.06%) C
17 26 (0.92%) ABAP
18 23 (0.81%) sed
18 23 (0.81%) AWK
18 23 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 271 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 265 (9.37%) Degree
3 223 (7.88%) ITIL Certification
4 197 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
5 170 (6.01%) MCSE
6 168 (5.94%) CCNA
7 144 (5.09%) Security Cleared
8 109 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 88 (3.11%) MCP
10 86 (3.04%) CCNP
11 68 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 56 (1.98%) MCITP
13 46 (1.63%) MCSA
14 36 (1.27%) SAP Certification
15 32 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
16 27 (0.95%) MCTS
17 26 (0.92%) CISSP
18 19 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
19 18 (0.64%) JNCIA
20 17 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 508 (17.96%) SLA
2 70 (2.47%) QA
3 37 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 30 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.25%) COBIT
7 6 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.14%) HMG Infosec
8 4 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.071%) GxP
10 1 (0.035%) COSO
10 1 (0.035%) BS7799
System Software
1 570 (20.15%) Active Directory
2 353 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (5.76%) VMware ESX
4 139 (4.91%) XenApp
5 134 (4.74%) vSphere
6 89 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
7 82 (2.90%) Hyper-V
8 44 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
9 40 (1.41%) XenDesktop
10 38 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
11 27 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 26 (0.92%) NFS
13 19 (0.67%) XenServer
14 16 (0.57%) LiteSpeed
14 16 (0.57%) Sendmail
14 16 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
15 15 (0.53%) UAG
16 14 (0.49%) ISA Server
16 14 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 13 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 112 (3.96%) SCCM
2 92 (3.25%) Tivoli
3 74 (2.62%) SCOM
4 71 (2.51%) Nagios
5 61 (2.16%) WSUS
6 58 (2.05%) NetBackup
7 51 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 50 (1.77%) Puppet
9 49 (1.73%) Backup Exec
10 40 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 29 (1.03%) Foglight
12 28 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
12 28 (0.99%) Data Guard
13 21 (0.74%) HP SIM
14 17 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
16 14 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
17 13 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
18 12 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 790 (27.93%) Microsoft
2 562 (19.87%) VMware
3 386 (13.64%) Oracle
4 376 (13.29%) Cisco
5 347 (12.27%) Citrix
6 244 (8.62%) HP
7 177 (6.26%) Red Hat
8 155 (5.48%) IBM
9 145 (5.13%) NetApp
10 129 (4.56%) EMC
11 123 (4.35%) Remedy
12 109 (3.85%) SAP
13 76 (2.69%) Juniper
14 75 (2.65%) JBoss
15 64 (2.26%) Symantec
16 63 (2.23%) CheckPoint
17 58 (2.05%) Intel
18 57 (2.01%) Sun
19 52 (1.84%) Dell
19 52 (1.84%) SolarWinds
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus and share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £78500 - £83500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £55 - £75 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Please apply and get in touch to discuss salary
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Please apply and get in touch to discuss salary
Posted: Yesterday
Barlborough, Derbyshire
Hays Plc - Greencore Group
Salary: Excellent salary inc bonus and car
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago