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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 240 215 241
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1384 1366 1342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.28% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.61% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1081 1099
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -17 1301 £42,500 -3.40% 106
London -2 459 £50,000 - 32
South East +15 295 £42,500 -3.40% 18
North West +9 138 £43,000 +26.47% 9
Yorkshire -55 120 £35,000 - 13
City of London -44 100 £50,000 - 13
South West -17 95 £30,000 -10.44% 10
East of England -12 88 £41,250 +3.12% 10
West Yorkshire -37 82 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Manchester -6 69 £42,500 +37.09% 5
Berkshire -18 69 £45,000 - 4
Hampshire -38 68 £43,000 -2.27% 6
West Midlands -53 62 £47,500 +10.46% 4
Leeds -35 57 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Surrey +24 54 £40,500 -14.73% 1
Bristol +16 51 £30,000 - 6
Cheshire +29 49 £50,000 +33.33%
Kent +38 44 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Birmingham -23 44 £50,000 - 3
Scotland -19 38 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Bracknell +32 37 £30,000 -33.33%
Southampton +30 36 £38,000 +38.18% 1
Essex +35 32 £52,500 +46.85% 2
East Midlands -12 29 £33,000 -5.71% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 26 £47,500 +31.03% 2
Wales +9 23 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -29 23 £40,000 - 2
Colchester - 23 £52,500 - 1
North East +11 21 £35,000 +218.18% 4
Bradford +1 20 £35,000 -22.22% 2

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1479 (55.41%) ITIL
2 959 (35.93%) Windows
3 805 (30.16%) Finance
4 681 (25.52%) Microsoft
5 672 (25.18%) Incident Management
6 633 (23.72%) SQL
7 527 (19.75%) Service Management
8 516 (19.33%) Change Management
9 497 (18.62%) SLA
10 495 (18.55%) Linux
11 473 (17.72%) UNIX
12 450 (16.86%) VMware
13 436 (16.34%) Oracle
14 428 (16.04%) Active Directory
15 380 (14.24%) Service Delivery
16 363 (13.60%) SQL Server
16 363 (13.60%) MS Excel
17 321 (12.03%) Citrix
18 314 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
19 308 (11.54%) Cisco
20 300 (11.24%) MS Exchange
21 284 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
22 276 (10.34%) SAN
23 270 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
24 255 (9.55%) Degree
25 252 (9.44%) MS Office
26 251 (9.40%) Java
27 229 (8.58%) Windows Server 2003
28 228 (8.54%) Capacity Management
29 227 (8.51%) Firewall

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 300 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 143 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 133 (4.98%) IIS
4 116 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 104 (3.90%) WebSphere
6 95 (3.56%) Apache
7 90 (3.37%) SharePoint
8 82 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 66 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 62 (2.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 55 (2.06%) WebLogic
12 49 (1.84%) Lync
13 40 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
14 38 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2000
15 33 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
16 32 (1.20%) CMS
17 24 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
18 22 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
19 21 (0.79%) MQSeries
20 17 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 363 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 252 (9.44%) MS Office
3 30 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.41%) FastStats
6 7 (0.26%) MS Project
7 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.075%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.037%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 28 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (0.97%) Maximo
4 25 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.79%) assyst
6 17 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
7 15 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
8 14 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
9 13 (0.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 11 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 11 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
10 11 (0.41%) Retail-J
11 10 (0.37%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
11 10 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
11 10 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
12 7 (0.26%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.65%) SaaS
2 25 (0.94%) Office 365
3 23 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.30%) IaaS
7 4 (0.15%) GitHub
8 2 (0.075%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.075%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 276 (10.34%) SAN
2 227 (8.51%) Firewall
3 169 (6.33%) DNS
4 161 (6.03%) TCP/IP
5 112 (4.20%) LAN
6 111 (4.16%) WAN
7 102 (3.82%) DHCP
8 99 (3.71%) NAS
9 95 (3.56%) Internet
10 79 (2.96%) VPN
11 60 (2.25%) HTTP
12 54 (2.02%) VoIP
13 52 (1.95%) FTP
13 52 (1.95%) SSL
14 50 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
15 47 (1.76%) NetScaler
16 44 (1.65%) SMTP
17 43 (1.61%) Wireless
18 41 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
19 35 (1.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 154 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 69 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 63 (2.36%) MySQL
4 63 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 61 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (2.10%) DB2
7 53 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 46 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 41 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 39 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
12 35 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 31 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 26 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
15 24 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
17 15 (0.56%) Data Mining
18 14 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (1.27%) Eclipse
1 34 (1.27%) Eclipse RCP
2 24 (0.90%) Ant
3 19 (0.71%) JUnit
4 17 (0.64%) JIRA
5 16 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 16 (0.60%) Maven
6 14 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.30%) ClearQuest
10 7 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
12 5 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (0.19%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.19%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.19%) Toad
12 5 (0.19%) JMeter
12 5 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 805 (30.16%) Finance
2 197 (7.38%) Banking
3 170 (6.37%) Retail
4 145 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 69 (2.59%) Front Office
6 63 (2.36%) Advertising
7 51 (1.91%) French Language
8 39 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.42%) Law
10 36 (1.35%) Legal
11 34 (1.27%) Marketing
12 27 (1.01%) Back Office
12 27 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 26 (0.97%) Billing
14 13 (0.49%) Publishing
14 13 (0.49%) Electronics
15 12 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.45%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.41%) Local Government
17 10 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 696 (26.08%) Analyst
2 332 (12.44%) Support Analyst
3 269 (10.08%) Service Manager
4 201 (7.53%) Applications Support
5 182 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 151 (5.66%) Administrator
7 146 (5.47%) Service Analyst
8 132 (4.95%) Problem Manager
9 121 (4.53%) Consultant
10 109 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
11 101 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
12 99 (3.71%) Delivery Manager
13 95 (3.56%) Services Delivery Manager
14 93 (3.48%) DBA
15 86 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 78 (2.92%) Technical Manager
17 73 (2.74%) Incident Manager
18 66 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
19 64 (2.40%) Team Leader
20 58 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (3.63%) .NET
2 96 (3.60%) XML
3 82 (3.07%) J2EE
4 74 (2.77%) HTML
5 73 (2.74%) Web Services
6 72 (2.70%) Middleware
7 55 (2.06%) CSS
8 44 (1.65%) Spring
9 34 (1.27%) GWT
10 31 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
11 30 (1.12%) XSLT
12 26 (0.97%) ASP.NET
13 24 (0.90%) JDBC
13 24 (0.90%) .NET Framework
14 20 (0.75%) Java SE
14 20 (0.75%) Servlets
14 20 (0.75%) JMS
15 19 (0.71%) LAMP
15 19 (0.71%) JSP
16 17 (0.64%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 172 (6.44%) Management Information System
2 152 (5.70%) Clustering
3 95 (3.56%) Blackberry
4 74 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 67 (2.51%) CMDB
5 67 (2.51%) Replication
6 53 (1.99%) Statistics
7 42 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 39 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 39 (1.46%) Firmware
9 35 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.16%) Mainframe
11 26 (0.97%) Derivative
11 26 (0.97%) Fat Client
11 26 (0.97%) Thin Client
11 26 (0.97%) CLARiiON
12 24 (0.90%) Fixed Income
12 24 (0.90%) Equities
13 23 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 21 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 959 (35.93%) Windows
2 495 (18.55%) Linux
3 473 (17.72%) UNIX
4 314 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 229 (8.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 154 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 134 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 133 (4.98%) Solaris
9 123 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 121 (4.53%) Windows XP
11 99 (3.71%) AIX
12 52 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
13 50 (1.87%) Windows 2000
14 48 (1.80%) Windows 8
15 28 (1.05%) zOS
16 27 (1.01%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.79%) SUSE
18 20 (0.75%) HPUX
19 16 (0.60%) Debian
19 16 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1479 (55.41%) ITIL
2 672 (25.18%) Incident Management
3 527 (19.75%) Service Management
4 516 (19.33%) Change Management
5 380 (14.24%) Service Delivery
6 284 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 228 (8.54%) Capacity Management
8 210 (7.87%) Project Management
9 175 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 175 (6.56%) Release Management
10 172 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 168 (6.29%) ITSM
12 162 (6.07%) Configuration Management
13 145 (5.43%) Change Control
14 112 (4.20%) ITIL V3
14 112 (4.20%) E-Commerce
15 109 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 104 (3.90%) Performance Management
17 99 (3.71%) Time Management
18 90 (3.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 633 (23.72%) SQL
2 251 (9.40%) Java
3 144 (5.40%) Perl
4 85 (3.18%) Shell Script
5 77 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 62 (2.32%) C#
7 52 (1.95%) Python
8 50 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 49 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 45 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 33 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 25 (0.94%) PHP
13 24 (0.90%) VBScript
14 22 (0.82%) C++
15 20 (0.75%) Korn
16 18 (0.67%) Ruby
16 18 (0.67%) C
16 18 (0.67%) VB
17 17 (0.64%) VBA
18 15 (0.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 255 (9.55%) Degree
2 223 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 221 (8.28%) ITIL Certification
4 177 (6.63%) MCSE
5 173 (6.48%) Security Cleared
6 164 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
7 156 (5.84%) CCNA
8 122 (4.57%) SC Cleared
9 74 (2.77%) MCITP
10 73 (2.74%) MCSA
11 67 (2.51%) MCP
12 56 (2.10%) CCNP
13 40 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 34 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 24 (0.90%) DV Cleared
16 20 (0.75%) MCTS
17 16 (0.60%) CISSP
18 13 (0.49%) A+ Certification
19 12 (0.45%) RHCE
19 12 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 497 (18.62%) SLA
2 69 (2.59%) QA
3 17 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.19%) DICOM
6 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.11%) COBIT
7 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.075%) Basel III
8 2 (0.075%) GxP
8 2 (0.075%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 428 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 270 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (5.47%) XenApp
4 126 (4.72%) vSphere
5 110 (4.12%) VMware ESX
6 72 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 55 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 35 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
10 31 (1.16%) XenDesktop
11 30 (1.12%) UAG
12 28 (1.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 22 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 19 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (0.60%) Terminal Services
16 13 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 10 (0.37%) Sendmail
17 10 (0.37%) XenServer
18 9 (0.34%) MetaFrame
18 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 99 (3.71%) SCCM
2 74 (2.77%) Tivoli
3 63 (2.36%) SCOM
4 49 (1.84%) NetBackup
5 41 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 37 (1.39%) Backup Exec
7 35 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 34 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 32 (1.20%) Nagios
9 32 (1.20%) WSUS
9 32 (1.20%) HP SIM
10 28 (1.05%) Data Guard
11 21 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
12 20 (0.75%) Puppet
13 19 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
14 16 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 14 (0.52%) Netcool
16 13 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 13 (0.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 681 (25.52%) Microsoft
2 450 (16.86%) VMware
3 436 (16.34%) Oracle
4 321 (12.03%) Citrix
5 308 (11.54%) Cisco
6 208 (7.79%) HP
7 190 (7.12%) Red Hat
8 171 (6.41%) IBM
9 138 (5.17%) EMC
10 129 (4.83%) NetApp
11 103 (3.86%) JBoss
12 81 (3.03%) Remedy
13 63 (2.36%) SAP
14 54 (2.02%) CheckPoint
15 53 (1.99%) SolarWinds
16 52 (1.95%) Dell
17 48 (1.80%) Symantec
18 46 (1.72%) Avaya
19 45 (1.69%) Apple
20 41 (1.54%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £77000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday