The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 267 251 263
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1147 1395 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 1.27% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.46% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1062 1061
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%

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
84063 95842 96288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69897 79175 77025
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 1066 £44,000 -2.22% 95
London -44 362 £45,000 -10.00% 22
South East +20 205 £44,000 -12.00% 23
East of England +56 130 £45,000 - 11
West Midlands +32 104 £40,000 -5.88% 11
South West +9 87 £40,000 - 3
Birmingham +9 75 £34,715 -22.85% 1
North West -45 67 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Berkshire +8 66 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Yorkshire -17 56 £38,000 -0.65% 8
Surrey +39 55 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Hertfordshire +16 53 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -10 45 £38,000 +2.01% 5
Manchester -31 45 £49,500 +28.57% 8
Gloucestershire +20 43 £40,000 -
Reading +18 36 £45,000 -22.74% 2
City of London -54 35 £44,000 -6.38% 6
Essex +26 33 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wales +5 33 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Hemel Hempstead +17 30 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Scotland +12 29 £40,000 -9.09% 5
Leeds -10 29 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Hampshire +14 28 £44,000 -18.51% 8
East Midlands -34 28 £35,250 -6.00%
Gloucester - 25 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +10 22 £43,000 -7.28%
Newcastle upon Tyne +21 21 £44,738 +14.71% 5
North East +20 21 £44,738 +29.67% 7
Tyne and Wear +20 21 £44,738 +29.67% 5
South Wales -2 19 £35,000 -23.07% 3

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 1307 (58.48%) ITIL
2 725 (32.44%) Incident Management
3 633 (28.32%) Windows
4 575 (25.73%) Microsoft
5 562 (25.15%) Service Management
6 556 (24.88%) Change Management
7 497 (22.24%) Finance
8 464 (20.76%) SLA
9 453 (20.27%) Service Delivery
10 437 (19.55%) SQL
11 425 (19.02%) Active Directory
12 335 (14.99%) MS Excel
13 329 (14.72%) VMware
14 327 (14.63%) Windows Server
15 311 (13.91%) Linux
16 288 (12.89%) Root Cause Analysis
17 281 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
18 272 (12.17%) Cisco
19 257 (11.50%) ITIL V3
20 252 (11.28%) SQL Server
21 249 (11.14%) Firewall
22 235 (10.51%) Unix
23 228 (10.20%) Degree
24 226 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
25 218 (9.75%) Oracle
26 200 (8.95%) ITSM
27 195 (8.72%) MS Office
28 194 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
29 193 (8.64%) MS Exchange
29 193 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 193 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 100 (4.47%) IIS
3 97 (4.34%) SharePoint
4 95 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 73 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 70 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 61 (2.73%) Apache
8 49 (2.19%) Skype for Business
9 36 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 32 (1.43%) JBoss
10 32 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (1.03%) IBM Notes
11 23 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 18 (0.81%) CMS
14 12 (0.54%) Confluence
15 10 (0.45%) nginx
16 9 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 335 (14.99%) MS Excel
2 195 (8.72%) MS Office
3 27 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.31%) MS Project
6 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 33 (1.48%) assyst
1 33 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 31 (1.39%) SAP ERP
3 27 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.36%) Summit
5 7 (0.31%) Maximo
6 5 (0.22%) SAP EHS
6 5 (0.22%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.13%) HFM
8 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.089%) Aligne
9 2 (0.089%) Infor SunSystems
9 2 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 134 (6.00%) Office 365
2 59 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.03%) SaaS
5 16 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.45%) iTunes
7 8 (0.36%) IaaS
7 8 (0.36%) PaaS
8 4 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.18%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.13%) Apcera
9 3 (0.13%) Google Drive
9 3 (0.13%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.089%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.089%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.045%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.045%) FinancialForce.com
11 1 (0.045%) GitHub
11 1 (0.045%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 249 (11.14%) Firewall
2 182 (8.14%) DNS
3 179 (8.01%) VPN
4 150 (6.71%) WAN
5 149 (6.67%) LAN
6 143 (6.40%) TCP/IP
7 139 (6.22%) DHCP
8 113 (5.06%) SAN
9 101 (4.52%) MPLS
10 88 (3.94%) VoIP
11 70 (3.13%) Network Security
12 64 (2.86%) Internet
13 49 (2.19%) IPsec
13 49 (2.19%) VLAN
14 46 (2.06%) Wireless
15 44 (1.97%) BGP
16 42 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
16 42 (1.88%) Ethernet
16 42 (1.88%) SSL
17 41 (1.83%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 65 (2.91%) MySQL
3 59 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 39 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 38 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (0.76%) GIS
11 16 (0.72%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (0.58%) SQLPlus
13 12 (0.54%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 22 (0.98%) JIRA
2 20 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 15 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.54%) Maven
5 11 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.40%) Hudson
6 9 (0.40%) MSBuild
6 9 (0.40%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.31%) Subversion
7 7 (0.31%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.22%) LSMW
8 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.22%) Toad
9 4 (0.18%) Ant
10 3 (0.13%) Selenium
10 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.089%) PVCS
General
1 497 (22.24%) Finance
2 137 (6.13%) Banking
3 111 (4.97%) Telecoms
4 68 (3.04%) Front Office
5 66 (2.95%) Back Office
6 64 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 47 (2.10%) Retail
8 43 (1.92%) Legal
9 28 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.25%) International Banking
10 25 (1.12%) Law
11 23 (1.03%) Local Government
12 20 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.76%) Games
13 17 (0.76%) Marketing
14 16 (0.72%) German Language
15 14 (0.63%) Advertising
15 14 (0.63%) Publishing
16 11 (0.49%) French Language
17 9 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 585 (26.17%) Analyst
2 247 (11.05%) Applications Support
3 240 (10.74%) Support Analyst
4 202 (9.04%) Service Manager
5 196 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 161 (7.20%) Service Analyst
7 135 (6.04%) Applications Support Analyst
8 98 (4.38%) Team Leader
9 94 (4.21%) IT Manager
10 93 (4.16%) Service Desk Analyst
11 91 (4.07%) Problem Manager
12 83 (3.71%) Administrator
12 83 (3.71%) IT Support
13 78 (3.49%) IT Analyst
14 77 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
15 74 (3.31%) Consultant
15 74 (3.31%) Services Delivery Manager
16 72 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 71 (3.18%) Incident Manager
17 71 (3.18%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (4.07%) .NET
2 78 (3.49%) Web Services
3 56 (2.51%) HTML
4 49 (2.19%) XML
5 44 (1.97%) J2EE
6 42 (1.88%) CSS
7 34 (1.52%) jQuery
7 34 (1.52%) Middleware
8 30 (1.34%) JSON
9 28 (1.25%) ASP.NET
10 27 (1.21%) AngularJS
11 25 (1.12%) SOAP
12 22 (0.98%) REST
13 20 (0.89%) HTML5
13 20 (0.89%) LAMP
14 18 (0.81%) CSS3
15 15 (0.67%) LAPP Stack
16 14 (0.63%) JSP
17 12 (0.54%) .NET Framework
17 12 (0.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 281 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (7.74%) Management Information System
3 126 (5.64%) Data Centre
4 79 (3.53%) Clustering
5 62 (2.77%) Blackberry
6 61 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 51 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (2.01%) Life Science
9 41 (1.83%) CMDB
9 41 (1.83%) Statistics
9 41 (1.83%) User Experience
9 41 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
10 36 (1.61%) FMCG
11 31 (1.39%) Replication
12 29 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
14 27 (1.21%) Smartphone
15 26 (1.16%) Derivative
15 26 (1.16%) Driving Licence
15 26 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 633 (28.32%) Windows
2 327 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 311 (13.91%) Linux
4 235 (10.51%) Unix
5 193 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 160 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 112 (5.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 85 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 84 (3.76%) Windows 7
10 57 (2.55%) Solaris
11 40 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 30 (1.34%) AIX
13 24 (1.07%) CentOS
14 22 (0.98%) Windows 10
15 21 (0.94%) Windows Phone
15 21 (0.94%) Windows XP
16 20 (0.89%) Debian
17 16 (0.72%) Android
18 15 (0.67%) HPUX
19 14 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1307 (58.48%) ITIL
2 725 (32.44%) Incident Management
3 562 (25.15%) Service Management
4 556 (24.88%) Change Management
5 453 (20.27%) Service Delivery
6 288 (12.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 257 (11.50%) ITIL V3
8 200 (8.95%) ITSM
9 194 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 192 (8.59%) Project Management
11 133 (5.95%) Change Control
11 133 (5.95%) Release Management
12 124 (5.55%) Trend Analysis
13 116 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 111 (4.97%) Configuration Management
15 102 (4.56%) Infrastructure Management
15 102 (4.56%) Mentoring
16 97 (4.34%) Information Security
17 93 (4.16%) Asset Management
18 90 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 437 (19.55%) SQL
2 168 (7.52%) PowerShell
3 157 (7.02%) Java
4 105 (4.70%) Perl
5 84 (3.76%) Python
6 73 (3.27%) JavaScript
7 60 (2.68%) Shell Script
8 56 (2.51%) VB
9 41 (1.83%) C#
10 28 (1.25%) C
11 26 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 26 (1.16%) PHP
12 22 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 21 (0.94%) VBScript
14 16 (0.72%) PL/SQL
15 15 (0.67%) VBA
16 10 (0.45%) C++
17 7 (0.31%) XPath
17 7 (0.31%) XQuery
18 5 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 228 (10.20%) Degree
2 175 (7.83%) ITIL Certification
3 174 (7.79%) Security Cleared
4 171 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 139 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
6 107 (4.79%) MCSE
7 97 (4.34%) CCNA
8 89 (3.98%) SC Cleared
9 72 (3.22%) CCNP
10 64 (2.86%) MCITP
11 61 (2.73%) MCP
12 51 (2.28%) DV Cleared
13 44 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 40 (1.79%) CISSP
15 34 (1.52%) MCSA
16 33 (1.48%) CISM
17 27 (1.21%) CCIE
18 26 (1.16%) SANS
19 23 (1.03%) MCTS
20 20 (0.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 464 (20.76%) SLA
2 37 (1.66%) QA
3 35 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.22%) DICOM
7 5 (0.22%) HL7
8 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.13%) COBIT
9 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
9 3 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.13%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.045%) GxP
11 1 (0.045%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.045%) RosettaNet
11 1 (0.045%) WCAG
System Software
1 425 (19.02%) Active Directory
2 226 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 44 (1.97%) VMware ESX
5 41 (1.83%) vSphere
6 32 (1.43%) XenApp
7 31 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
9 20 (0.89%) Terminal Server
9 20 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (0.81%) Terminal Services
11 17 (0.76%) Firmware
12 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.36%) Veritas File System
14 8 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 8 (0.36%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.31%) iptables
15 7 (0.31%) Varnish
16 6 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 114 (5.10%) SCCM
2 66 (2.95%) SCOM
3 53 (2.37%) NetBackup
4 51 (2.28%) Nagios
5 34 (1.52%) Backup Exec
6 32 (1.43%) Puppet
7 30 (1.34%) WSUS
8 21 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
8 21 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (0.89%) Tivoli
10 19 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
11 14 (0.63%) Control-M
11 14 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (0.54%) Ansible
12 12 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
13 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 11 (0.49%) OpenView
13 11 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (0.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 575 (25.73%) Microsoft
2 329 (14.72%) VMware
3 272 (12.17%) Cisco
4 218 (9.75%) Oracle
5 163 (7.29%) HP
6 140 (6.26%) Citrix
7 110 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 102 (4.56%) Remedy
9 84 (3.76%) SAP
10 70 (3.13%) CheckPoint
11 65 (2.91%) Juniper
12 60 (2.68%) F5
13 59 (2.64%) ServiceNow
13 59 (2.64%) SolarWinds
13 59 (2.64%) Veritas
14 56 (2.51%) Apple
14 56 (2.51%) Dell
15 51 (2.28%) Sybase
16 49 (2.19%) IBM
17 48 (2.15%) Symantec
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
KEYRESOURCE
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £32000.00 per annum + shares + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
North Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £20k per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Salary: From £59,322 to £73,257 per annum 30 days annual leave + LGPS Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-op
Salary: £35000.0 - £40000.0 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday