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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 243 230 264
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1301 1375 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.28% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.56% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1012 898
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
88683 88197 85657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.84% 82.39% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72219 69978 71435
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 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 2 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 1254 £43,000 +1.17% 130
London +17 458 £50,000 - 45
South East -18 300 £42,000 -6.66% 30
City of London +16 136 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Berkshire +57 126 £46,250 +2.77% 3
East of England +5 126 £44,500 +11.25% 14
North West -25 97 £43,000 +30.30% 8
Yorkshire -36 94 £32,500 -18.75% 9
West Yorkshire -11 75 £33,250 -16.87% 3
West Midlands +10 67 £40,000 +14.28% 8
East Midlands +36 61 £42,000 +25.37% 4
Surrey +4 57 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Hertfordshire -1 56 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South West -23 51 £37,500 +37.61% 9
Reading -5 48 £47,500 +5.55%
Cheshire -6 46 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Manchester -10 46 £40,500 +24.61% 6
Hampshire -38 44 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Leeds -29 39 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Birmingham +12 36 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Watford 0 32 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -11 31 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Essex -22 31 £50,000 -
Leicestershire +30 30 £42,000 +29.23% 3
Bracknell +19 30 £55,000 +18.91%
Bristol +2 30 £40,000 +66.66% 3
Kent +4 27 £30,000 -6.25% 2
Bedfordshire +28 22 £39,000 -7.14% 4
Brentwood -2 21 £50,000 -4.76%
Scotland +13 18 £40,500 -17.34% 2

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1535 (55.96%) ITIL
2 943 (34.38%) Windows
3 793 (28.91%) Incident Management
4 764 (27.85%) Finance
5 724 (26.39%) Microsoft
6 607 (22.13%) Service Management
7 600 (21.87%) SQL
8 593 (21.62%) Change Management
9 584 (21.29%) SLA
10 482 (17.57%) Service Delivery
11 466 (16.99%) VMware
12 448 (16.33%) Linux
13 442 (16.11%) Active Directory
14 394 (14.36%) UNIX
15 364 (13.27%) Cisco
16 355 (12.94%) MS Office
17 351 (12.80%) Citrix
18 350 (12.76%) MS Excel
19 328 (11.96%) SQL Server
20 318 (11.59%) Oracle
20 318 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
21 313 (11.41%) Root Cause Analysis
22 306 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
23 303 (11.05%) MS Exchange
24 295 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
25 294 (10.72%) Degree
26 263 (9.59%) Firewall
27 257 (9.37%) Java
28 252 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
29 229 (8.35%) ITIL Certification

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 303 (11.05%) MS Exchange
2 210 (7.66%) IIS
3 137 (4.99%) SharePoint
4 127 (4.63%) Tomcat
5 112 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 108 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 91 (3.32%) Apache
8 77 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 69 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 68 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 68 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 55 (2.01%) Lync
12 51 (1.86%) IBM HTTP Server
12 51 (1.86%) MQSeries
13 46 (1.68%) JBoss
14 45 (1.64%) WebLogic
15 40 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2000
16 37 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
17 33 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
18 26 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 355 (12.94%) MS Office
2 350 (12.76%) MS Excel
3 26 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.073%) SPSS
6 2 (0.073%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 40 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.55%) Maximo
4 14 (0.51%) SAP EWM
5 11 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.36%) assyst
6 10 (0.36%) Retail-J
6 10 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.33%) CA PPM
8 8 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.29%) ION MarketView
9 7 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.22%) SAP WM
10 6 (0.22%) SAP SRM
10 6 (0.22%) BASE24
11 5 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.18%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.18%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.02%) Office 365
2 18 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.36%) SaaS
5 8 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.073%) IaaS
6 2 (0.073%) PaaS
6 2 (0.073%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.073%) Yammer
7 1 (0.036%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 263 (9.59%) Firewall
2 198 (7.22%) SAN
3 175 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 158 (5.76%) Internet
5 141 (5.14%) DNS
6 128 (4.67%) VPN
7 124 (4.52%) LAN
8 116 (4.23%) WAN
9 110 (4.01%) HTTP
10 82 (2.99%) FTP
11 66 (2.41%) Network Security
12 64 (2.33%) DHCP
13 63 (2.30%) MPLS
14 58 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
15 56 (2.04%) SSL
16 49 (1.79%) BGP
17 46 (1.68%) VoIP
18 44 (1.60%) NAS
19 43 (1.57%) EIGRP
20 39 (1.42%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 96 (3.50%) Oracle Database
3 94 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (2.62%) DB2
5 67 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 59 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 45 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 43 (1.57%) RDBMS
9 41 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (1.46%) MySQL
11 38 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 33 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (0.98%) Data Mining
13 27 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
14 26 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (0.62%) OLAP
17 15 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
17 15 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
18 14 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 41 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 40 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 33 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 26 (0.95%) Eclipse RCP
5 21 (0.77%) JIRA
6 19 (0.69%) Ant
7 17 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.55%) Maven
9 14 (0.51%) JUnit
9 14 (0.51%) Hudson
10 13 (0.47%) Toad
11 12 (0.44%) Mercurial
12 10 (0.36%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (0.073%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.073%) PowerBuilder
15 2 (0.073%) Oracle Forms
15 2 (0.073%) Subversion
15 2 (0.073%) WebDriver
General
1 764 (27.85%) Finance
2 229 (8.35%) Retail
3 168 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 163 (5.94%) Banking
5 84 (3.06%) Front Office
6 41 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 40 (1.46%) French Language
8 38 (1.39%) Back Office
9 35 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 33 (1.20%) Legal
11 31 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.95%) Advertising
13 17 (0.62%) Marketing
14 15 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.44%) German Language
16 11 (0.40%) Publishing
16 11 (0.40%) Law
16 11 (0.40%) Billing
17 7 (0.26%) Games
17 7 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 684 (24.94%) Analyst
2 341 (12.43%) Support Analyst
3 305 (11.12%) Service Manager
4 205 (7.47%) Applications Support
5 182 (6.64%) Problem Manager
6 162 (5.91%) Support Engineer
7 141 (5.14%) Service Analyst
8 128 (4.67%) Delivery Manager
9 127 (4.63%) Services Delivery Manager
10 124 (4.52%) Network Engineer
11 119 (4.34%) Applications Support Analyst
12 113 (4.12%) Team Leader
13 101 (3.68%) Incident Manager
14 96 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
15 91 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 89 (3.24%) Consultant
17 87 (3.17%) Administrator
18 85 (3.10%) Architect
19 82 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
20 65 (2.37%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (4.34%) Middleware
2 96 (3.50%) J2EE
3 86 (3.14%) .NET
4 70 (2.55%) Web Services
5 65 (2.37%) HTML
6 59 (2.15%) JDBC
7 50 (1.82%) XML
8 34 (1.24%) CSS
9 30 (1.09%) JMS
10 27 (0.98%) Spring
11 26 (0.95%) GWT
12 23 (0.84%) ASP.NET
13 22 (0.80%) XSLT
13 22 (0.80%) ActiveMQ
14 20 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
15 18 (0.66%) HTML5
16 14 (0.51%) OSGi
16 14 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (0.51%) JSP
16 14 (0.51%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 318 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 202 (7.36%) Clustering
3 144 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 108 (3.94%) Blackberry
5 77 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 66 (2.41%) Statistics
7 59 (2.15%) CMDB
8 54 (1.97%) Life Science
9 53 (1.93%) Mainframe
10 50 (1.82%) Tandem
11 49 (1.79%) Replication
12 44 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 34 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
13 34 (1.24%) Fixed Income
14 33 (1.20%) PKI
14 33 (1.20%) Equities
15 31 (1.13%) Client/Server
16 29 (1.06%) FMCG
17 25 (0.91%) User Experience
18 21 (0.77%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 943 (34.38%) Windows
2 448 (16.33%) Linux
3 394 (14.36%) UNIX
4 306 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 226 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 193 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 190 (6.93%) Windows 7
8 124 (4.52%) Solaris
9 89 (3.24%) Windows XP
10 88 (3.21%) Windows 8
11 78 (2.84%) AIX
12 70 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 54 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
14 53 (1.93%) Mac OS X
15 24 (0.87%) Windows 2000
16 21 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 20 (0.73%) SUSE
18 17 (0.62%) HPUX
19 16 (0.58%) CentOS
19 16 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1535 (55.96%) ITIL
2 793 (28.91%) Incident Management
3 607 (22.13%) Service Management
4 593 (21.62%) Change Management
5 482 (17.57%) Service Delivery
6 313 (11.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 183 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 182 (6.64%) Change Control
9 168 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 168 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 162 (5.91%) Project Management
10 162 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 161 (5.87%) Configuration Management
12 153 (5.58%) Release Management
13 141 (5.14%) E-Commerce
14 122 (4.45%) Time Management
15 114 (4.16%) Agile Software Development
16 112 (4.08%) ITSM
17 104 (3.79%) Business Continuity
18 98 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 600 (21.87%) SQL
2 257 (9.37%) Java
3 160 (5.83%) Perl
4 129 (4.70%) PowerShell
5 64 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 62 (2.26%) Shell Script
7 50 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 49 (1.79%) Python
9 42 (1.53%) JavaScript
10 41 (1.49%) C
11 39 (1.42%) VB
12 36 (1.31%) T-SQL
13 35 (1.28%) C#
14 24 (0.87%) VBScript
15 17 (0.62%) ABAP
15 17 (0.62%) PHP
16 16 (0.58%) Objective-C
17 12 (0.44%) Ruby
18 11 (0.40%) C++
18 11 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 294 (10.72%) Degree
2 252 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 229 (8.35%) ITIL Certification
4 210 (7.66%) MCSE
5 209 (7.62%) Security Cleared
6 201 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
7 157 (5.72%) SC Cleared
8 137 (4.99%) CCNA
9 88 (3.21%) CCNP
10 85 (3.10%) MCITP
11 72 (2.62%) MCP
12 42 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 35 (1.28%) MCSA
14 31 (1.13%) VCP4
15 20 (0.73%) CCSA
16 19 (0.69%) ISEB
17 18 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 14 (0.51%) CISSP
18 14 (0.51%) PMI Certification
19 13 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 584 (21.29%) SLA
2 62 (2.26%) QA
3 42 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.22%) RosettaNet
7 6 (0.22%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.15%) COBIT
8 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.036%) TickIT
System Software
1 442 (16.11%) Active Directory
2 295 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (4.52%) XenApp
4 119 (4.34%) Hyper-V
5 77 (2.81%) vSphere
6 71 (2.59%) VMware ESX
7 58 (2.11%) XenDesktop
8 44 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (1.42%) Firmware
10 29 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
10 29 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (0.91%) Squid
12 23 (0.84%) Terminal Services
13 21 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (0.66%) ISA Server
15 16 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 14 (0.51%) XenServer
17 10 (0.36%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.36%) KVM
18 8 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 136 (4.96%) SCCM
2 71 (2.59%) SCOM
3 50 (1.82%) NetBackup
4 46 (1.68%) Nagios
5 34 (1.24%) Backup Exec
6 29 (1.06%) Tivoli
6 29 (1.06%) HP SIM
7 26 (0.95%) Puppet
8 23 (0.84%) Opsview
8 23 (0.84%) Data Guard
9 21 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (0.73%) WSUS
11 19 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 18 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
13 16 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (0.51%) Control-M
15 13 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 13 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
16 11 (0.40%) Ansible
17 10 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 724 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 466 (16.99%) VMware
3 364 (13.27%) Cisco
4 351 (12.80%) Citrix
5 318 (11.59%) Oracle
6 228 (8.31%) IBM
7 192 (7.00%) HP
8 91 (3.32%) Red Hat
9 83 (3.03%) EMC
10 80 (2.92%) Remedy
11 74 (2.70%) Dell
11 74 (2.70%) Sun
12 72 (2.62%) Avaya
13 61 (2.22%) SAP
14 60 (2.19%) Apple
15 59 (2.15%) Juniper
16 56 (2.04%) NetApp
17 49 (1.79%) CheckPoint
17 49 (1.79%) Fujitsu
18 47 (1.71%) F5
Brentford, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Bonus + on call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter UK Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + bens
Posted: 3 days ago