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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 237 255 251
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1377 1311 1249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.11% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.35% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 1003 989
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.33%

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
91650 97108 87435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.32% 82.02% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74194 78433 71898
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +20 1281 £45,000 - 117
London +45 478 £52,500 +10.52% 48
South East +45 336 £42,500 -10.52% 25
Berkshire +87 138 £58,500 -2.50% 6
City of London +32 135 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Yorkshire -10 103 £34,500 -1.42% 5
East of England +10 100 £45,000 - 10
South West -10 70 £40,000 +56.86% 10
West Midlands +26 69 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Surrey +56 67 £37,500 -16.66% 6
East Midlands +33 61 £38,500 -1.28% 3
West Yorkshire -7 60 £35,000 - 3
North West -78 57 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Reading +13 47 £42,000 -35.38% 1
Hertfordshire +2 40 £50,000 +19.04% 6
Hampshire -11 40 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Scotland +30 37 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 36 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Birmingham +14 35 £38,750 +26.01% 2
North Yorkshire +11 34 £32,500 -12.16% 2
Leeds -12 34 £34,500 +4.54% 2
Kent +20 31 £30,000 -20.00%
Cheshire -3 30 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Milton Keynes -3 28 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Essex -17 26 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Bristol -2 25 £49,750 +80.90% 5
Glasgow +26 23 £44,000 +17.33% 1
York +26 22 £30,000 -18.91%
Maidenhead - 20 £60,000 -
Leicestershire +22 19 £42,000 +7.69% 2

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1513 (56.75%) ITIL
2 885 (33.20%) Windows
3 778 (29.18%) Incident Management
4 682 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 678 (25.43%) Service Management
6 615 (23.07%) Change Management
6 615 (23.07%) Finance
7 598 (22.43%) SLA
8 557 (20.89%) Service Delivery
9 500 (18.75%) SQL
10 448 (16.80%) Active Directory
11 427 (16.02%) VMware
12 416 (15.60%) Linux
13 351 (13.17%) Root Cause Analysis
14 347 (13.02%) Cisco
15 326 (12.23%) MS Excel
16 325 (12.19%) MS Office
17 317 (11.89%) UNIX
18 308 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
19 304 (11.40%) SQL Server
20 293 (10.99%) Oracle
20 293 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
21 285 (10.69%) MS Exchange
22 276 (10.35%) Degree
23 272 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
24 263 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
25 261 (9.79%) Citrix
26 254 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
27 235 (8.81%) Project Management
28 230 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 285 (10.69%) MS Exchange
2 179 (6.71%) IIS
3 132 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 107 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 84 (3.15%) WebSphere
6 77 (2.89%) Apache
7 73 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 66 (2.48%) Lync
9 62 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 62 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 58 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 45 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 43 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
13 41 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
14 38 (1.43%) WebLogic
15 30 (1.13%) JBoss
15 30 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
17 24 (0.90%) CMS
18 22 (0.83%) MQSeries
Applications
1 326 (12.23%) MS Excel
2 325 (12.19%) MS Office
3 38 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.30%) MS Project
6 7 (0.26%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 22 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
5 16 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
5 16 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 16 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.56%) Maximo
6 15 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (0.45%) SAP SRM
8 11 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
9 10 (0.38%) SAP EWM
10 9 (0.34%) SAP SM
10 9 (0.34%) CA PPM
11 8 (0.30%) ION MarketView
12 7 (0.26%) assyst
12 7 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.23%) BASE24
13 6 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
13 6 (0.23%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (1.58%) Office 365
3 28 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (0.90%) SaaS
5 9 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.19%) Google Drive
7 4 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.11%) PaaS
9 2 (0.075%) Yammer
10 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.038%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 211 (7.91%) Firewall
2 188 (7.05%) SAN
3 175 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 139 (5.21%) Internet
5 136 (5.10%) DNS
6 134 (5.03%) LAN
7 122 (4.58%) WAN
8 110 (4.13%) VPN
9 82 (3.08%) HTTP
10 75 (2.81%) DHCP
11 68 (2.55%) MPLS
12 59 (2.21%) VoIP
13 57 (2.14%) Network Security
14 55 (2.06%) NAS
15 54 (2.03%) FTP
16 51 (1.91%) SSL
17 47 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
18 45 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
19 42 (1.58%) Wireless
19 42 (1.58%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 75 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 59 (2.21%) MySQL
6 57 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 56 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 42 (1.58%) DB2
9 34 (1.28%) RDBMS
10 31 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 31 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
11 30 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
14 18 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (0.68%) NoSQL
15 15 (0.56%) MS Access
16 14 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 31 (1.16%) Eclipse
3 27 (1.01%) JIRA
3 27 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 23 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (0.83%) Ant
5 22 (0.83%) Eclipse RCP
6 17 (0.64%) Maven
7 11 (0.41%) JUnit
7 11 (0.41%) Toad
7 11 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (0.34%) ProC
8 9 (0.34%) Hudson
9 8 (0.30%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.30%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.23%) Subversion
11 4 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.11%) JConsole
12 3 (0.11%) MSI
General
1 615 (23.07%) Finance
2 183 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 165 (6.19%) Retail
4 143 (5.36%) Banking
5 60 (2.25%) Front Office
6 50 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.76%) Back Office
8 44 (1.65%) French Language
9 35 (1.31%) Legal
10 29 (1.09%) Marketing
11 28 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.01%) Advertising
13 25 (0.94%) Law
13 25 (0.94%) German Language
14 23 (0.86%) Investment Banking
15 18 (0.68%) Billing
16 15 (0.56%) Automotive
17 12 (0.45%) Publishing
18 10 (0.38%) Spanish Language
19 9 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 598 (22.43%) Analyst
2 324 (12.15%) Service Manager
3 282 (10.58%) Support Analyst
4 222 (8.33%) Problem Manager
5 209 (7.84%) Applications Support
6 168 (6.30%) Support Engineer
7 147 (5.51%) Delivery Manager
8 146 (5.48%) Services Delivery Manager
9 133 (4.99%) Team Leader
10 127 (4.76%) Service Analyst
11 112 (4.20%) Incident Manager
12 109 (4.09%) Applications Support Analyst
13 105 (3.94%) Network Engineer
14 103 (3.86%) Administrator
15 102 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
16 82 (3.08%) Consultant
17 77 (2.89%) Service Desk Analyst
18 75 (2.81%) Support Manager
19 72 (2.70%) IT Support
20 68 (2.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (3.23%) J2EE
2 85 (3.19%) Middleware
3 74 (2.78%) Web Services
4 62 (2.33%) .NET
5 54 (2.03%) HTML
6 41 (1.54%) XML
7 39 (1.46%) JDBC
8 28 (1.05%) CSS
9 27 (1.01%) XSLT
10 25 (0.94%) Spring
11 22 (0.83%) JMS
11 22 (0.83%) GWT
12 20 (0.75%) ASP.NET
13 18 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
14 16 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (0.53%) SOAP
17 13 (0.49%) JSP
17 13 (0.49%) Servlets
18 12 (0.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 308 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (7.05%) Clustering
3 137 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 96 (3.60%) Blackberry
5 86 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 58 (2.18%) CMDB
7 57 (2.14%) Life Science
7 57 (2.14%) Statistics
8 46 (1.73%) Replication
9 41 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.28%) Derivative
11 33 (1.24%) FMCG
12 31 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 29 (1.09%) PKI
14 28 (1.05%) Fixed Income
15 25 (0.94%) Hedge funds
16 23 (0.86%) User Experience
17 22 (0.83%) Tandem
17 22 (0.83%) Mainframe
18 21 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 885 (33.20%) Windows
2 416 (15.60%) Linux
3 317 (11.89%) UNIX
4 293 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 230 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 204 (7.65%) Windows 7
7 196 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 127 (4.76%) Solaris
9 93 (3.49%) Windows 8
10 76 (2.85%) Windows XP
11 65 (2.44%) AIX
12 58 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (1.65%) Mac OS X
14 43 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
15 31 (1.16%) Android
16 24 (0.90%) Apple iOS
17 22 (0.83%) Windows 2000
18 15 (0.56%) CentOS
18 15 (0.56%) Mac OS
19 14 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1513 (56.75%) ITIL
2 778 (29.18%) Incident Management
3 678 (25.43%) Service Management
4 615 (23.07%) Change Management
5 557 (20.89%) Service Delivery
6 351 (13.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 235 (8.81%) Project Management
8 172 (6.45%) Change Control
9 167 (6.26%) Mentoring
10 155 (5.81%) ITSM
11 154 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 147 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 138 (5.18%) Configuration Management
14 131 (4.91%) Release Management
15 127 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 126 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
17 122 (4.58%) Capacity Management
18 110 (4.13%) Time Management
19 96 (3.60%) E-Commerce
19 96 (3.60%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 500 (18.75%) SQL
2 203 (7.61%) Java
3 133 (4.99%) PowerShell
4 116 (4.35%) Perl
5 61 (2.29%) C
6 59 (2.21%) PL/SQL
6 59 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 51 (1.91%) JavaScript
8 50 (1.88%) Python
9 41 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 40 (1.50%) VB
11 39 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 29 (1.09%) VBScript
13 24 (0.90%) C#
14 15 (0.56%) PHP
15 13 (0.49%) Ruby
16 12 (0.45%) XPath
16 12 (0.45%) XQuery
17 11 (0.41%) Objective-C
17 11 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 276 (10.35%) Degree
2 272 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
3 254 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 214 (8.03%) MCSE
5 194 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
6 186 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 127 (4.76%) CCNA
8 113 (4.24%) SC Cleared
9 87 (3.26%) MCITP
10 74 (2.78%) MCP
11 66 (2.48%) CCNP
12 49 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 38 (1.43%) CISSP
14 37 (1.39%) MCSA
15 27 (1.01%) DV Cleared
16 20 (0.75%) CCSA
17 18 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 16 (0.60%) ISEB
19 12 (0.45%) A+ Certification
20 11 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 598 (22.43%) SLA
2 65 (2.44%) QA
3 50 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.41%) RosettaNet
8 9 (0.34%) COBIT
9 7 (0.26%) JSP 440
10 6 (0.23%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.075%) Basel III
12 2 (0.075%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.075%) WCAG
13 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 448 (16.80%) Active Directory
2 263 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 88 (3.30%) XenApp
5 73 (2.74%) vSphere
6 67 (2.51%) VMware ESX
7 58 (2.18%) XenDesktop
8 43 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
10 25 (0.94%) Firmware
11 21 (0.79%) Squid
12 18 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (0.49%) VMware Server
14 10 (0.38%) XenServer
14 10 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (0.38%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 9 (0.34%) NFS
15 9 (0.34%) Xen
16 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 117 (4.39%) SCCM
2 80 (3.00%) SCOM
3 61 (2.29%) Nagios
4 32 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.09%) NetBackup
5 29 (1.09%) Tivoli
5 29 (1.09%) Puppet
6 26 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
7 25 (0.94%) Opsview
8 24 (0.90%) Data Guard
8 24 (0.90%) Legato
8 24 (0.90%) Backup Exec
9 21 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 20 (0.75%) WSUS
11 17 (0.64%) HP SIM
12 16 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
13 15 (0.56%) Ansible
14 13 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 13 (0.49%) Control-M
14 13 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 682 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 427 (16.02%) VMware
3 347 (13.02%) Cisco
4 293 (10.99%) Oracle
5 261 (9.79%) Citrix
6 187 (7.01%) HP
7 162 (6.08%) IBM
8 101 (3.79%) SAP
9 95 (3.56%) EMC
10 85 (3.19%) Red Hat
11 81 (3.04%) Remedy
12 77 (2.89%) Dell
13 72 (2.70%) NetApp
14 57 (2.14%) Apple
15 56 (2.10%) Sun
16 55 (2.06%) CheckPoint
17 51 (1.91%) F5
18 47 (1.76%) CommVault
19 46 (1.73%) Avaya
20 45 (1.69%) Juniper
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 70k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + huge bens and staff discount
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Upto £60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £60,000 + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday