The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 764 814 822
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 119 93 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.079% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.084% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 67 72 56
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% +25.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £59,750 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Problem Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Problem Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Problem Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Problem Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem Manager within the UK.

Problem Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Problem Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Manager over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Problem Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +64 114 £56,250 +14.79% 13
London +65 42 £70,000 +27.27% 6
South East +25 41 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Berkshire +39 38 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Reading +5 16 £47,500 -
East of England +1 13 £38,000 -30.90% 2
Bedfordshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 9 £60,000 - 1
City of London +41 8 £61,250 +28.94% 2
South West -6 8 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Luton - 7 £45,500 - 1
West Midlands -4 5 £37,500 -
Wiltshire -3 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 £34,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -8 3 £37,500 -
Cornwall - 3 £26,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £44,485 - 1
Corsham - 3 - -
Wales +3 2 £25,750 -18.25%
Hampshire -3 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £34,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Leicester - 2 £34,500 -
New Quay - 2 £25,750 -
Newquay - 2 £25,750 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Hook - 2 - -

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Problem Manager in their job title 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 with Problem Manager in their job title.

1 234 (90.70%) Problem Management
2 215 (83.33%) ITIL
3 173 (67.05%) Service Management
4 108 (41.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 102 (39.53%) Incident Management
6 87 (33.72%) Service Delivery
7 76 (29.46%) SLA
8 67 (25.97%) ITIL Certification
9 51 (19.77%) Finance
9 51 (19.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (18.22%) Security Cleared
11 46 (17.83%) Telecoms
12 42 (16.28%) Change Management
13 33 (12.79%) Remedy
14 32 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (11.24%) SC Cleared
15 29 (11.24%) Windows
16 26 (10.08%) Mentoring
17 24 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (9.30%) Retail
18 23 (8.91%) Statistics
18 23 (8.91%) ITSM
19 18 (6.98%) MS Office
19 18 (6.98%) SAP
19 18 (6.98%) DV Cleared
20 17 (6.59%) MS Excel
21 16 (6.20%) Windows 7
21 16 (6.20%) SCOM
22 15 (5.81%) ITIL V2
22 15 (5.81%) Manufacturing

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Problem Manager in their job title 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 with Problem Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (6.98%) MS Office
2 17 (6.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (5.81%) SAP SM
2 5 (1.94%) assyst
3 4 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.78%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.78%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.55%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (1.16%) SAN
3 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) VPN
3 2 (0.78%) DNS
3 2 (0.78%) WAN
3 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.39%) ADSL
4 1 (0.39%) Broadband
4 1 (0.39%) LAN
4 1 (0.39%) VoIP
4 1 (0.39%) MPLS
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.04%) Relational Database
1 13 (5.04%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.16%) Data Mining
General
1 51 (19.77%) Finance
2 46 (17.83%) Telecoms
3 24 (9.30%) Retail
4 15 (5.81%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.26%) Advertising
6 9 (3.49%) Law
7 5 (1.94%) Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.78%) Flash
2 1 (0.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.91%) Statistics
3 13 (5.04%) FMCG
4 9 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.94%) Life Science
6 4 (1.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.39%) CMDB
7 1 (0.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.24%) Windows
2 16 (6.20%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.04%) UNIX
4 2 (0.78%) HPUX
4 2 (0.78%) Solaris
4 2 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (90.70%) Problem Management
2 215 (83.33%) ITIL
3 173 (67.05%) Service Management
4 108 (41.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 102 (39.53%) Incident Management
6 87 (33.72%) Service Delivery
7 51 (19.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 42 (16.28%) Change Management
9 32 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (10.08%) Mentoring
11 23 (8.91%) ITSM
12 15 (5.81%) ITIL V2
12 15 (5.81%) Coaching
13 13 (5.04%) Benchmarking
14 12 (4.65%) Data Analysis
15 8 (3.10%) ITIL V3
16 6 (2.33%) Matrix Management
16 6 (2.33%) Performance Management
16 6 (2.33%) Configuration Management
17 5 (1.94%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (25.97%) ITIL Certification
2 47 (18.22%) Security Cleared
3 29 (11.24%) SC Cleared
4 18 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.16%) MCSE
5 3 (1.16%) ISEB
5 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (29.46%) SLA
2 5 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (6.20%) SCOM
2 3 (1.16%) Foglight
2 3 (1.16%) OPNET
3 2 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (12.79%) Remedy
2 18 (6.98%) SAP
3 13 (5.04%) ServiceNow
4 12 (4.65%) Fujitsu
5 6 (2.33%) Huawei
6 4 (1.55%) SolarWinds
6 4 (1.55%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.16%) Compuware
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco
7 3 (1.16%) HP
7 3 (1.16%) BMC
7 3 (1.16%) Riverbed
8 2 (0.78%) Apple
8 2 (0.78%) EMC
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle
9 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + £6k car 8% Pension Bonus etc
Posted: 15 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Kingston University
Salary: £40,763 - 48,206 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 23 days ago