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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 226 243 224
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1417 1350 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 1.18% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.43% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1056 1061 1065
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,049 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -2.50%

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
92938 94397 86367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.18% 82.76% 81.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76796 75339 70773
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +10 1294 £45,000 +5.88% 117
London +38 540 £50,000 +5.26% 42
South East -10 256 £42,500 - 33
City of London +82 150 £47,000 -4.56% 13
North West -17 112 £35,000 -18.60% 10
Yorkshire -18 85 £41,500 +18.57% 9
East of England -5 83 £47,500 +14.45% 7
South West -28 75 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +23 74 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East Midlands +40 71 £35,000 +4.47% 8
Manchester +3 68 £35,250 -10.19% 4
West Yorkshire -9 68 £39,000 +11.42% 6
West Midlands -5 66 £38,500 -23.00% 4
Surrey +9 54 £36,250 -10.49% 3
Scotland +24 52 £44,750 +11.87% 3
Leeds +3 51 £35,000 - 5
Hertfordshire +21 49 £51,000 +27.50% 5
Birmingham -10 39 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Cheshire -17 38 £35,250 -27.31% 2
Watford +17 36 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Kent -14 34 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Reading +29 33 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Hampshire -12 27 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Wales -1 26 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Northampton +22 25 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Northamptonshire +18 25 £40,000 +22.13% 1
Bristol -34 25 £52,500 +75.00%
Buckinghamshire -13 23 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Edinburgh +2 21 £46,000 +27.77% 1
South Wales -1 21 £47,500 +35.71% 4

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1618 (58.39%) ITIL
2 825 (29.77%) Windows
3 765 (27.61%) Incident Management
4 715 (25.80%) Service Management
5 689 (24.86%) Finance
6 647 (23.35%) Change Management
6 647 (23.35%) Microsoft
7 560 (20.21%) SQL
8 545 (19.67%) Service Delivery
9 519 (18.73%) SLA
10 421 (15.19%) Active Directory
11 411 (14.83%) Linux
12 371 (13.39%) VMware
13 359 (12.96%) SQL Server
14 355 (12.81%) UNIX
15 344 (12.41%) Root Cause Analysis
16 342 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
16 342 (12.34%) Oracle
17 340 (12.27%) Project Management
18 317 (11.44%) MS Excel
19 313 (11.30%) MS Office
20 304 (10.97%) Cisco
21 267 (9.64%) ITIL Certification
22 264 (9.53%) Windows Server 2008
23 263 (9.49%) Data Centre
24 257 (9.27%) Degree
25 254 (9.17%) MS Exchange
26 227 (8.19%) ITSM
26 227 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
27 224 (8.08%) Release Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 254 (9.17%) MS Exchange
2 129 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 121 (4.37%) IIS
4 96 (3.46%) Apache
5 82 (2.96%) WebSphere
6 77 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 65 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 58 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 56 (2.02%) Lync
10 53 (1.91%) Tomcat
11 45 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
12 44 (1.59%) WebLogic
12 44 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
13 38 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
14 35 (1.26%) JBoss
15 34 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
16 28 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
17 24 (0.87%) SAS
18 23 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
19 21 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 317 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 313 (11.30%) MS Office
3 34 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.05%) MS Project
5 20 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.25%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.11%) Windchill
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.036%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 54 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 41 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
5 25 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
6 22 (0.79%) SAP SM
7 21 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (0.69%) SAP SRM
10 18 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
11 17 (0.61%) SAP CO
11 17 (0.61%) SAP FI
11 17 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
12 16 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
12 16 (0.58%) thinkFolio
13 12 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 10 (0.36%) Sentinel
15 9 (0.32%) Maximo
16 8 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 76 (2.74%) Office 365
2 51 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.12%) SaaS
5 16 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.25%) IaaS
7 6 (0.22%) PaaS
8 4 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.072%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.036%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.036%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.036%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 204 (7.36%) Firewall
2 173 (6.24%) DNS
3 167 (6.03%) TCP/IP
4 161 (5.81%) LAN
5 160 (5.77%) SAN
6 143 (5.16%) WAN
7 123 (4.44%) VPN
8 105 (3.79%) Internet
9 85 (3.07%) VoIP
10 81 (2.92%) DHCP
11 69 (2.49%) MPLS
12 57 (2.06%) NAS
13 51 (1.84%) OSPF
14 50 (1.80%) BGP
15 45 (1.62%) SSL
16 44 (1.59%) HTTP
17 43 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
18 42 (1.52%) Wireless
19 41 (1.48%) VLAN
20 39 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.79%) Oracle Database
3 90 (3.25%) MySQL
4 86 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 77 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 64 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 58 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 52 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 50 (1.80%) Big Data
11 47 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 44 (1.59%) DB2
13 42 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 32 (1.15%) OLTP
16 29 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
18 26 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
18 26 (0.94%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 36 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (1.12%) Maven
3 28 (1.01%) Ant
3 28 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 27 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 27 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 24 (0.87%) Eclipse RCP
6 23 (0.83%) JUnit
7 20 (0.72%) MSI
8 18 (0.65%) Subversion
9 17 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (0.43%) ProC
11 10 (0.36%) JIRA
12 8 (0.29%) Toad
12 8 (0.29%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.22%) NUnit
13 6 (0.22%) JConsole
14 5 (0.18%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 689 (24.86%) Finance
2 196 (7.07%) Banking
3 108 (3.90%) Retail
4 102 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 91 (3.28%) Front Office
6 86 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 67 (2.42%) Back Office
8 54 (1.95%) Legal
9 46 (1.66%) Marketing
10 44 (1.59%) Law
11 30 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.90%) General Ledger
12 25 (0.90%) French Language
13 22 (0.79%) Electronics
14 19 (0.69%) Billing
15 13 (0.47%) Automotive
15 13 (0.47%) Advertising
16 12 (0.43%) German Language
17 9 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 620 (22.37%) Analyst
2 336 (12.13%) Service Manager
3 321 (11.58%) Support Analyst
4 274 (9.89%) Applications Support
5 165 (5.95%) Support Engineer
6 152 (5.49%) Administrator
7 150 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
8 146 (5.27%) Problem Manager
9 144 (5.20%) Services Delivery Manager
10 129 (4.66%) Applications Support Analyst
11 124 (4.47%) Team Leader
12 100 (3.61%) Service Analyst
13 98 (3.54%) DBA
13 98 (3.54%) Incident Manager
14 97 (3.50%) Support Manager
15 91 (3.28%) Applications Manager
16 82 (2.96%) Service Desk Manager
17 76 (2.74%) Network Engineer
18 75 (2.71%) 2nd Line Support
19 74 (2.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (3.32%) .NET
2 83 (3.00%) XML
3 61 (2.20%) Web Services
4 57 (2.06%) J2EE
5 47 (1.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 46 (1.66%) Middleware
6 46 (1.66%) XSLT
7 41 (1.48%) HTML
8 36 (1.30%) Spring
9 33 (1.19%) JDBC
10 31 (1.12%) JMS
11 30 (1.08%) jQuery
12 26 (0.94%) ASP.NET
12 26 (0.94%) CSS
13 25 (0.90%) JSP
13 25 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
14 24 (0.87%) GWT
15 23 (0.83%) Servlets
16 19 (0.69%) OSGi
17 16 (0.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 342 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 263 (9.49%) Data Centre
3 172 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 139 (5.02%) Clustering
5 106 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 97 (3.50%) Blackberry
7 58 (2.09%) Replication
8 56 (2.02%) CMDB
9 53 (1.91%) Derivative
10 49 (1.77%) Life Science
11 45 (1.62%) Fixed Income
12 36 (1.30%) Statistics
12 36 (1.30%) FMCG
13 34 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
14 31 (1.12%) Client/Server
15 30 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
16 28 (1.01%) User Experience
17 27 (0.97%) Mainframe
18 25 (0.90%) PMI
18 25 (0.90%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 825 (29.77%) Windows
2 411 (14.83%) Linux
3 355 (12.81%) UNIX
4 264 (9.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 213 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 188 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 175 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 98 (3.54%) Windows 8
9 93 (3.36%) Solaris
10 76 (2.74%) Windows XP
11 60 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 50 (1.80%) AIX
12 50 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 41 (1.48%) Android
14 40 (1.44%) Mac OS X
15 33 (1.19%) Windows Vista
16 19 (0.69%) Ubuntu
16 19 (0.69%) Apple iOS
17 17 (0.61%) Debian
18 16 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1618 (58.39%) ITIL
2 765 (27.61%) Incident Management
3 715 (25.80%) Service Management
4 647 (23.35%) Change Management
5 545 (19.67%) Service Delivery
6 344 (12.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 340 (12.27%) Project Management
8 227 (8.19%) ITSM
9 224 (8.08%) Release Management
10 188 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 173 (6.24%) Mentoring
12 167 (6.03%) Line Management
13 162 (5.85%) Capacity Management
14 154 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 151 (5.45%) Change Control
16 135 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 131 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
18 129 (4.66%) Configuration Management
18 129 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
19 101 (3.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 560 (20.21%) SQL
2 196 (7.07%) Java
3 103 (3.72%) Perl
4 93 (3.36%) PowerShell
5 69 (2.49%) PL/SQL
6 59 (2.13%) C
7 58 (2.09%) JavaScript
8 56 (2.02%) Shell Script
9 47 (1.70%) Python
10 43 (1.55%) VBScript
11 42 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 41 (1.48%) C#
13 37 (1.34%) Bash Shell
14 28 (1.01%) VB
15 21 (0.76%) VBA
16 20 (0.72%) PHP
17 11 (0.40%) XQuery
17 11 (0.40%) Jython
17 11 (0.40%) XPath
18 10 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 267 (9.64%) ITIL Certification
2 257 (9.27%) Degree
3 207 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 185 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
5 150 (5.41%) MCSE
6 133 (4.80%) Security Cleared
7 124 (4.47%) CCNA
8 78 (2.81%) MCITP
9 71 (2.56%) MCP
10 65 (2.35%) CCNP
11 60 (2.17%) SC Cleared
12 59 (2.13%) CISSP
13 49 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 48 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 28 (1.01%) CCIE
16 27 (0.97%) PMI Certification
17 26 (0.94%) DV Cleared
18 25 (0.90%) MCSA
19 23 (0.83%) MCTS
20 19 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 519 (18.73%) SLA
2 125 (4.51%) QA
3 48 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (0.87%) ISO 9001
6 22 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.32%) COBIT
8 7 (0.25%) RosettaNet
8 7 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.11%) HL7
10 2 (0.072%) DICOM
10 2 (0.072%) Basel III
11 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 421 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 227 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (3.36%) Hyper-V
4 74 (2.67%) vSphere
5 71 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 57 (2.06%) XenApp
7 38 (1.37%) XenDesktop
8 33 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
9 31 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (0.83%) HDFS
11 18 (0.65%) XenServer
12 17 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 16 (0.58%) NFS
14 15 (0.54%) KVM
15 9 (0.32%) Firmware
15 9 (0.32%) vCloud
15 9 (0.32%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.29%) SRDF
16 8 (0.29%) VMware Server
17 7 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 127 (4.58%) SCCM
2 73 (2.63%) SCOM
3 33 (1.19%) Tivoli
4 29 (1.05%) Nagios
5 28 (1.01%) WSUS
5 28 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 28 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (0.94%) Puppet
6 26 (0.94%) Data Guard
7 24 (0.87%) Backup Exec
8 23 (0.83%) Ambari
9 22 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 21 (0.76%) Legato
10 21 (0.76%) Control-M
11 18 (0.65%) BladeLogic
12 16 (0.58%) Oozie
13 12 (0.43%) Ansible
13 12 (0.43%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.29%) Netcool
14 8 (0.29%) Graphite
Vendors
1 647 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 371 (13.39%) VMware
3 342 (12.34%) Oracle
4 304 (10.97%) Cisco
5 174 (6.28%) SAP
6 168 (6.06%) HP
7 156 (5.63%) Citrix
8 147 (5.30%) IBM
9 118 (4.26%) Remedy
10 98 (3.54%) Red Hat
11 79 (2.85%) NetApp
12 75 (2.71%) BMC
13 70 (2.53%) F5
14 58 (2.09%) EMC
15 55 (1.98%) Avaya
15 55 (1.98%) Apple
16 52 (1.88%) Dell
16 52 (1.88%) Sybase
17 49 (1.77%) Sun
18 46 (1.66%) CheckPoint
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £27,000 to £42,000 per annum Depending upon experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car & healthcare package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: £30000.00 per annum
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday, training, pension
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £26500 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £27000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits package
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London
Airbus
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London
Airbus
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Ascent People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Car Bens
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Car Bens
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per week + bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday