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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 233 216 262
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +46
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1328 1407 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.37% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.67% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 1051 968
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £26,092
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £61,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,150 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +14.28%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -21 1275 £43,000 +1.17% 116
London -14 454 £52,500 +5.00% 37
South East -22 291 £40,000 -6.97% 24
North West +28 136 £43,000 +30.30% 8
East of England +13 130 £44,000 +10.00% 10
Berkshire +29 124 £46,250 +2.77% 8
City of London -4 121 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire -29 103 £33,000 +1.53% 10
West Yorkshire +4 91 £35,000 +4.47% 6
Manchester +20 81 £40,250 +25.78% 4
Hertfordshire +12 69 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Midlands -1 67 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Leeds -10 55 £36,000 +10.76% 3
Cheshire +16 53 £45,000 +12.49% 2
Reading -3 53 £38,500 -14.44% 3
East Midlands +22 52 £42,000 +25.37% 11
South West -42 45 £37,000 +5.71% 11
Hampshire -55 41 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Surrey -36 40 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Birmingham +6 39 £46,500 +21.56% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 38 £53,750 +19.44% 4
Bracknell +8 35 £53,050 +14.70% 1
Watford -7 33 £47,500 - 1
Kent +2 26 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Leicestershire +26 23 £42,000 +15.06% 5
Hemel Hempstead -2 23 £40,000 - 1
Essex -19 23 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bedfordshire +24 22 £39,000 +25.80% 4
Bristol -1 21 £33,500 - 9
Milton Keynes -14 19 £40,000 +1.91% 2

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1479 (55.43%) ITIL
2 885 (33.17%) Windows
3 786 (29.46%) Finance
4 777 (29.12%) Incident Management
5 679 (25.45%) Microsoft
6 603 (22.60%) SQL
7 578 (21.66%) SLA
8 576 (21.59%) Service Management
9 569 (21.33%) Change Management
10 457 (17.13%) Service Delivery
11 450 (16.87%) VMware
12 433 (16.23%) UNIX
13 414 (15.52%) Linux
14 397 (14.88%) Active Directory
15 366 (13.72%) Oracle
16 344 (12.89%) Citrix
17 341 (12.78%) MS Office
18 332 (12.44%) SQL Server
18 332 (12.44%) MS Excel
19 322 (12.07%) Cisco
20 308 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
21 306 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
22 301 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
23 292 (10.94%) MS Exchange
24 289 (10.83%) Degree
25 284 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
26 270 (10.12%) Java
27 242 (9.07%) Firewall
28 231 (8.66%) Security Cleared
29 222 (8.32%) Windows Server 2003

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 292 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 205 (7.68%) IIS
3 132 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 126 (4.72%) SharePoint
5 116 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 98 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 88 (3.30%) Apache
8 74 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 72 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 61 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 60 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 56 (2.10%) JBoss
13 55 (2.06%) IBM HTTP Server
13 55 (2.06%) MQSeries
14 48 (1.80%) WebLogic
15 45 (1.69%) Lync
16 41 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
17 34 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2000
17 34 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
18 26 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 341 (12.78%) MS Office
2 332 (12.44%) MS Excel
3 18 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.11%) MS Project
7 2 (0.075%) SPSS
7 2 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.52%) SAP EWM
4 12 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.41%) assyst
6 10 (0.37%) Maximo
6 10 (0.37%) Retail-J
6 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.22%) SAP WM
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.19%) SAP SRM
9 5 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.19%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.15%) BASE24
10 4 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.05%) Office 365
2 16 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.41%) SaaS
3 11 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.075%) Yammer
5 2 (0.075%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 242 (9.07%) Firewall
2 192 (7.20%) SAN
3 162 (6.07%) TCP/IP
4 148 (5.55%) Internet
5 143 (5.36%) DNS
6 119 (4.46%) VPN
7 114 (4.27%) LAN
8 105 (3.94%) WAN
8 105 (3.94%) HTTP
9 78 (2.92%) DHCP
10 76 (2.85%) FTP
11 60 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
12 56 (2.10%) MPLS
13 52 (1.95%) Network Security
14 50 (1.87%) NAS
15 46 (1.72%) SSL
16 44 (1.65%) BGP
17 42 (1.57%) VoIP
17 42 (1.57%) VLAN
18 39 (1.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 87 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 77 (2.89%) DB2
5 68 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 64 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 46 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 44 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 41 (1.54%) MySQL
10 36 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 32 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
13 25 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (0.94%) Data Mining
14 23 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (0.64%) OLAP
16 16 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (1.46%) Eclipse
2 34 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 29 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
5 19 (0.71%) Ant
6 18 (0.67%) JIRA
7 16 (0.60%) Maven
8 14 (0.52%) JUnit
8 14 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.45%) Toad
10 10 (0.37%) Hudson
11 9 (0.34%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.30%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.15%) JMeter
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.15%) Selenium
13 4 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.11%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.11%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.075%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 786 (29.46%) Finance
2 215 (8.06%) Retail
3 182 (6.82%) Banking
4 163 (6.11%) Telecoms
5 100 (3.75%) Front Office
6 40 (1.50%) French Language
7 38 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 35 (1.31%) Back Office
10 31 (1.16%) Legal
11 28 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.79%) Advertising
13 16 (0.60%) Marketing
14 15 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.56%) Law
15 10 (0.37%) German Language
16 7 (0.26%) Publishing
17 6 (0.22%) Games
17 6 (0.22%) Electronics
17 6 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 691 (25.90%) Analyst
2 367 (13.76%) Support Analyst
3 302 (11.32%) Service Manager
4 217 (8.13%) Applications Support
5 158 (5.92%) Problem Manager
6 150 (5.62%) Support Engineer
7 129 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 126 (4.72%) Service Analyst
9 124 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
10 123 (4.61%) Services Delivery Manager
11 117 (4.39%) Team Leader
12 108 (4.05%) Network Engineer
13 100 (3.75%) Incident Manager
14 90 (3.37%) Administrator
15 84 (3.15%) Architect
16 81 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support
17 79 (2.96%) Consultant
18 78 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 73 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
20 65 (2.44%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (3.97%) Middleware
2 92 (3.45%) .NET
3 90 (3.37%) J2EE
4 65 (2.44%) HTML
5 64 (2.40%) JDBC
6 63 (2.36%) Web Services
7 45 (1.69%) XML
8 38 (1.42%) CSS
9 31 (1.16%) Spring
10 28 (1.05%) GWT
11 25 (0.94%) JMS
12 24 (0.90%) XSLT
13 23 (0.86%) ASP.NET
13 23 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
14 19 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
15 15 (0.56%) Struts
16 14 (0.52%) JSP
16 14 (0.52%) Servlets
16 14 (0.52%) SWT
16 14 (0.52%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 306 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (6.97%) Clustering
3 147 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 98 (3.67%) Blackberry
5 75 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 66 (2.47%) Statistics
7 59 (2.21%) Life Science
8 55 (2.06%) CMDB
9 50 (1.87%) Mainframe
10 44 (1.65%) Tandem
11 42 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 41 (1.54%) Replication
13 38 (1.42%) Equities
14 37 (1.39%) Fixed Income
15 30 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
16 29 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 28 (1.05%) Derivative
18 27 (1.01%) FMCG
19 25 (0.94%) Client/Server
20 24 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 885 (33.17%) Windows
2 433 (16.23%) UNIX
3 414 (15.52%) Linux
4 301 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 222 (8.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 182 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 170 (6.37%) Windows 7
8 119 (4.46%) Solaris
9 90 (3.37%) Windows XP
10 89 (3.34%) AIX
11 74 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 72 (2.70%) Windows 8
13 54 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
14 46 (1.72%) Mac OS X
15 24 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 23 (0.86%) SUSE
16 23 (0.86%) Windows 2000
17 17 (0.64%) HPUX
18 15 (0.56%) Debian
19 14 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1479 (55.43%) ITIL
2 777 (29.12%) Incident Management
3 576 (21.59%) Service Management
4 569 (21.33%) Change Management
5 457 (17.13%) Service Delivery
6 308 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 188 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 175 (6.56%) Release Management
9 170 (6.37%) Change Control
9 170 (6.37%) Mentoring
10 164 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 154 (5.77%) Configuration Management
12 145 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 144 (5.40%) Project Management
14 140 (5.25%) E-Commerce
15 125 (4.69%) Time Management
16 117 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
17 102 (3.82%) Capacity Management
18 96 (3.60%) Business Continuity
19 94 (3.52%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 603 (22.60%) SQL
2 270 (10.12%) Java
3 173 (6.48%) Perl
4 111 (4.16%) PowerShell
5 75 (2.81%) Shell Script
6 64 (2.40%) Bash Shell
7 46 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 43 (1.61%) Python
9 42 (1.57%) C#
10 41 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 39 (1.46%) VB
12 27 (1.01%) C
13 24 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 22 (0.82%) VBScript
15 17 (0.64%) ABAP
16 15 (0.56%) C++
17 14 (0.52%) Bourne shell
18 13 (0.49%) sed
18 13 (0.49%) AWK
18 13 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 289 (10.83%) Degree
2 231 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 219 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 203 (7.61%) ITIL Certification
5 184 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 182 (6.82%) MCSE
7 175 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
8 117 (4.39%) CCNA
9 86 (3.22%) CCNP
10 75 (2.81%) MCITP
11 62 (2.32%) MCP
12 35 (1.31%) MCSA
12 35 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 17 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.60%) PMI Certification
15 15 (0.56%) CCSA
15 15 (0.56%) ISEB
16 14 (0.52%) CISSP
17 12 (0.45%) ISTQB
18 11 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (21.66%) SLA
2 56 (2.10%) QA
3 34 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.19%) RosettaNet
9 4 (0.15%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.15%) COBIT
10 3 (0.11%) DICOM
11 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.037%) TickIT
System Software
1 397 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 284 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (4.65%) XenApp
4 106 (3.97%) Hyper-V
5 79 (2.96%) vSphere
6 70 (2.62%) VMware ESX
7 51 (1.91%) XenDesktop
8 45 (1.69%) Firmware
9 37 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 31 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
12 26 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
13 24 (0.90%) Terminal Services
14 18 (0.67%) ISA Server
14 18 (0.67%) Squid
14 18 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 14 (0.52%) XenServer
16 12 (0.45%) KVM
17 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 132 (4.95%) SCCM
2 74 (2.77%) SCOM
3 55 (2.06%) NetBackup
4 37 (1.39%) Nagios
5 32 (1.20%) Backup Exec
6 31 (1.16%) HP SIM
7 29 (1.09%) Data Guard
8 26 (0.97%) Puppet
9 25 (0.94%) Tivoli
10 21 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
11 19 (0.71%) Opsview
11 19 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (0.71%) Control-M
12 18 (0.67%) WSUS
13 17 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 15 (0.56%) Netcool
14 15 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 13 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
15 13 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 11 (0.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 679 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 450 (16.87%) VMware
3 366 (13.72%) Oracle
4 344 (12.89%) Citrix
5 322 (12.07%) Cisco
6 208 (7.80%) IBM
7 172 (6.45%) HP
8 93 (3.49%) Red Hat
9 82 (3.07%) EMC
10 81 (3.04%) Remedy
11 73 (2.74%) Avaya
12 72 (2.70%) Sun
13 68 (2.55%) Dell
14 61 (2.29%) SAP
15 59 (2.21%) Fujitsu
16 57 (2.14%) Juniper
17 55 (2.06%) Apple
18 49 (1.84%) NetApp
19 42 (1.57%) ServiceNow
20 40 (1.50%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Excellent bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum To £55K + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Salary competitive + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum with added bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Threadneedle
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £100,000 per annum OTE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago