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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Problem Management
Rank 264 249 233
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 1228 1325 1414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.21% 1.24% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.46% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1046 1038
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,125 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.31%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 -12 1130 £42,500 -3.40% 112
London -18 438 £50,000 - 37
South East -31 215 £42,500 +5.59% 25
East of England -26 106 £42,500 -5.55% 4
South West +44 103 £33,500 -4.28% 8
Yorkshire -13 75 £35,500 +11.81% 16
Berkshire -45 74 £48,125 +1.31% 6
North West -23 72 £37,500 -12.79% 8
City of London -6 71 £42,500 -5.55% 19
East Midlands +16 66 £42,250 +0.59% 5
Surrey +14 53 £35,000 -12.50% 3
West Yorkshire -31 52 £38,500 +14.92% 11
West Midlands -33 45 £38,000 -10.58% 4
Scotland +26 43 £36,500 -9.87% 4
Manchester -4 43 £43,750 +8.96% 5
Bristol +8 39 £45,000 +34.32% 4
Wiltshire +23 36 £30,500 -12.85% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 36 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Leeds -8 34 £35,000 -1.40% 9
Hertfordshire -24 33 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham -10 30 £38,000 -18.27% 1
Nottinghamshire +21 29 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Nottingham +17 29 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Essex -6 29 £47,500 -5.00%
Northamptonshire +20 28 £45,000 -30.76%
Northampton +13 28 £45,000 -30.76%
Croydon +20 26 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Milton Keynes +10 26 £53,750 +19.44% 4
Kent +1 25 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Wales +18 23 £34,000 -0.72% 2

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1368 (54.52%) ITIL
2 829 (33.04%) Windows
3 821 (32.72%) Incident Management
4 662 (26.39%) Microsoft
4 662 (26.39%) Service Management
5 629 (25.07%) Finance
6 611 (24.35%) SQL
7 552 (22.00%) Change Management
8 516 (20.57%) Service Delivery
9 466 (18.57%) SLA
10 457 (18.21%) Active Directory
11 445 (17.74%) Linux
12 378 (15.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 370 (14.75%) Degree
14 361 (14.39%) VMware
15 350 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
16 339 (13.51%) Windows Server
17 308 (12.28%) Oracle
18 300 (11.96%) MS Excel
19 292 (11.64%) SQL Server
19 292 (11.64%) Unix
20 278 (11.08%) Firewall
21 277 (11.04%) MS Office
21 277 (11.04%) Cisco
22 246 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
23 240 (9.57%) Citrix
24 237 (9.45%) Java
25 236 (9.41%) DNS
26 230 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
27 229 (9.13%) Project Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 214 (8.53%) MS Exchange
2 139 (5.54%) Apache
3 123 (4.90%) IIS
4 81 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 68 (2.71%) SharePoint
6 63 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 54 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 54 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 47 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 44 (1.75%) Skype for Business
10 42 (1.67%) WebLogic
11 39 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 36 (1.43%) Apache Solr
13 27 (1.08%) JBoss
14 26 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
14 26 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
15 25 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
16 15 (0.60%) nginx
17 13 (0.52%) LiveLink
18 12 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 300 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 277 (11.04%) MS Office
3 40 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.56%) MS Project
6 6 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.080%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.080%) HipChat
7 2 (0.080%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.080%) MicroStation
7 2 (0.080%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.080%) Revit
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.040%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 23 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.68%) SAP HCM
5 11 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.44%) SAP SRM
6 10 (0.40%) assyst
6 10 (0.40%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.28%) SAP HR
8 7 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
8 7 (0.28%) SAP R/3
8 7 (0.28%) Sentinel
9 6 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.20%) LongView
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.16%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.35%) Office 365
1 59 (2.35%) SaaS
2 52 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.48%) IaaS
6 10 (0.40%) PaaS
7 5 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.080%) Datadog
9 2 (0.080%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.040%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.040%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.040%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 278 (11.08%) Firewall
2 236 (9.41%) DNS
3 174 (6.94%) SAN
4 170 (6.78%) LAN
5 161 (6.42%) WAN
6 141 (5.62%) TCP/IP
7 114 (4.54%) VPN
8 76 (3.03%) Internet
9 67 (2.67%) DHCP
10 64 (2.55%) VoIP
11 54 (2.15%) HTTP
12 52 (2.07%) NAS
13 50 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
14 46 (1.83%) MPLS
15 45 (1.79%) FTP
15 45 (1.79%) SSL
16 41 (1.63%) Network Security
17 40 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
18 37 (1.47%) VLAN
18 37 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 124 (4.94%) MySQL
3 81 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 63 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 43 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 40 (1.59%) DB2
8 38 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 37 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
11 34 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (0.72%) Big Data
16 18 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
16 18 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
17 17 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (0.68%) ProC
2 17 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 14 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 14 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.56%) LSMW
4 13 (0.52%) Subversion
5 12 (0.48%) JIRA
5 12 (0.48%) Maven
6 9 (0.36%) Ant
6 9 (0.36%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.32%) Toad
8 5 (0.20%) Eclipse RCP
8 5 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.16%) MSI
10 3 (0.12%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (0.12%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.12%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 629 (25.07%) Finance
2 186 (7.41%) Banking
3 75 (2.99%) Front Office
4 68 (2.71%) Retail
5 67 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.43%) Legal
7 49 (1.95%) Law
8 39 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 35 (1.39%) Back Office
9 35 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.24%) Advertising
11 27 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.64%) Billing
13 14 (0.56%) Local Government
13 14 (0.56%) Marketing
14 12 (0.48%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.40%) French Language
16 7 (0.28%) Games
17 6 (0.24%) Publishing
18 5 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 632 (25.19%) Analyst
2 280 (11.16%) Applications Support
3 279 (11.12%) Support Analyst
4 258 (10.28%) Service Manager
5 193 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 161 (6.42%) Administrator
7 146 (5.82%) Applications Support Analyst
8 143 (5.70%) Service Analyst
9 127 (5.06%) Incident Manager
10 120 (4.78%) Problem Manager
11 116 (4.62%) IT Manager
12 112 (4.46%) ITIL Manager
13 110 (4.38%) Team Leader
14 107 (4.26%) IT Support
15 104 (4.15%) Services Delivery Manager
16 102 (4.07%) DBA
17 94 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
18 88 (3.51%) IT Analyst
19 87 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
20 85 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (4.34%) .NET
2 75 (2.99%) Web Services
3 63 (2.51%) XML
4 55 (2.19%) Middleware
5 46 (1.83%) HTML
6 41 (1.63%) LAMP
7 40 (1.59%) CSS
8 36 (1.43%) J2EE
9 33 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 23 (0.92%) ASP.NET
11 21 (0.84%) JDBC
12 18 (0.72%) AngularJS
12 18 (0.72%) Spring
13 17 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
14 16 (0.64%) SOAP
15 15 (0.60%) XSLT
16 12 (0.48%) 802.1X
17 11 (0.44%) Java EE
18 10 (0.40%) JMS
18 10 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 350 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 215 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 186 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 132 (5.26%) Clustering
5 111 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 110 (4.38%) Replication
7 94 (3.75%) Blackberry
8 36 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 36 (1.43%) iPhone
8 36 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
9 31 (1.24%) Equities
9 31 (1.24%) Mainframe
10 30 (1.20%) Derivative
10 30 (1.20%) Hedge funds
11 29 (1.16%) Fixed Income
12 28 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (1.00%) CMDB
14 23 (0.92%) User Experience
15 22 (0.88%) Statistics
16 18 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 829 (33.04%) Windows
2 445 (17.74%) Linux
3 339 (13.51%) Windows Server
4 292 (11.64%) Unix
5 230 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 159 (6.34%) Windows 7
7 131 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 113 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 68 (2.71%) Solaris
11 58 (2.31%) Ubuntu
11 58 (2.31%) Windows 8
12 46 (1.83%) Windows XP
13 33 (1.32%) AIX
14 32 (1.28%) Android
15 31 (1.24%) Mac OS X
16 27 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
17 26 (1.04%) SUSE
18 22 (0.88%) Debian
19 20 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1368 (54.52%) ITIL
2 821 (32.72%) Incident Management
3 662 (26.39%) Service Management
4 552 (22.00%) Change Management
5 516 (20.57%) Service Delivery
6 378 (15.07%) Root Cause Analysis
7 229 (9.13%) Project Management
8 208 (8.29%) ITIL V3
9 207 (8.25%) ITSM
10 171 (6.82%) Mentoring
11 161 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 158 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 158 (6.30%) Release Management
13 128 (5.10%) Configuration Management
14 122 (4.86%) Time Management
15 121 (4.82%) Change Control
16 120 (4.78%) Capacity Management
17 118 (4.70%) PRINCE2
18 113 (4.50%) Line Management
19 109 (4.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 611 (24.35%) SQL
2 237 (9.45%) Java
3 106 (4.22%) Perl
4 101 (4.03%) PowerShell
5 58 (2.31%) Bash Shell
6 54 (2.15%) Python
7 51 (2.03%) Shell Script
8 47 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 44 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 42 (1.67%) VB
11 40 (1.59%) VBA
12 36 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 32 (1.28%) C#
14 23 (0.92%) PHP
14 23 (0.92%) VBScript
15 22 (0.88%) C
15 22 (0.88%) Ruby
16 14 (0.56%) ABAP
17 12 (0.48%) Korn
17 12 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 370 (14.75%) Degree
2 200 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 196 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
4 147 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
5 124 (4.94%) Security Cleared
6 105 (4.18%) MCSE
7 92 (3.67%) CCNA
8 91 (3.63%) SC Cleared
9 68 (2.71%) CCNP
10 61 (2.43%) MCITP
11 57 (2.27%) MCSA
12 48 (1.91%) MCP
13 33 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
14 29 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 28 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 25 (1.00%) PMI Certification
17 22 (0.88%) CCIE
18 20 (0.80%) MCTS
19 12 (0.48%) CCA
19 12 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (18.57%) SLA
2 97 (3.87%) QA
3 63 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 23 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.56%) COBIT
7 9 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.28%) ISO15022
8 7 (0.28%) ISO20022
8 7 (0.28%) RosettaNet
9 6 (0.24%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
9 6 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.24%) ISO22301
10 5 (0.20%) HL7
11 3 (0.12%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.080%) BS7799
12 2 (0.080%) DICOM
12 2 (0.080%) ISO19770
System Software
1 457 (18.21%) Active Directory
2 246 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.11%) XenApp
4 77 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 71 (2.83%) vSphere
6 62 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 34 (1.36%) Terminal Server
7 34 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.00%) NFS
8 25 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 24 (0.96%) Firmware
10 18 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 13 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.48%) Varnish
13 11 (0.44%) XenServer
14 10 (0.40%) HDFS
14 10 (0.40%) Postfix
14 10 (0.40%) qmail
14 10 (0.40%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 134 (5.34%) SCCM
2 62 (2.47%) SCOM
3 43 (1.71%) Nagios
4 39 (1.55%) Puppet
5 28 (1.12%) Tivoli
6 23 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
7 22 (0.88%) HP SIM
8 16 (0.64%) WSUS
9 15 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 14 (0.56%) Backup Exec
10 14 (0.56%) Data Guard
11 13 (0.52%) Zenoss
12 12 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
12 12 (0.48%) NetBackup
12 12 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 10 (0.40%) Ambari
14 10 (0.40%) Plesk
Vendors
1 662 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 361 (14.39%) VMware
3 308 (12.28%) Oracle
4 277 (11.04%) Cisco
5 240 (9.57%) Citrix
6 157 (6.26%) HP
7 111 (4.42%) Remedy
8 97 (3.87%) Red Hat
9 88 (3.51%) IBM
10 86 (3.43%) SAP
11 80 (3.19%) NetApp
12 70 (2.79%) Dell
13 63 (2.51%) Juniper
14 59 (2.35%) Avaya
15 56 (2.23%) F5
16 55 (2.19%) ServiceNow
17 50 (1.99%) Sun
18 49 (1.95%) EMC
19 48 (1.91%) SolarWinds
20 47 (1.87%) BMC
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + CAR + BONUS + Private Medical + 25 Day Hols
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + £2.5k bonus,pension,life assuranceetc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nairn, Nairnshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 4k Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £34000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Salary: £70000 per annum + bonus and benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago