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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 768 837 832
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 128 92 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.077% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.082% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 65 67 60
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £32,389 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £47,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +25.33%

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £26,500
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 1 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 1 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 +61 125 £55,000 +10.00% 9
South East +42 51 £57,500 +48.38% 3
Berkshire +41 46 £60,000 - 2
London +40 38 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Reading +16 20 £48,750 -
East of England +1 13 £35,000 -36.36% 2
South West +4 10 £26,500 -24.28%
Bedfordshire - 9 £50,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 8 £60,000 -
West Midlands -9 7 £37,500 -
Luton - 7 £50,000 - 2
Wiltshire +3 6 - -
Bracknell - 6 - -
East Midlands +10 5 £36,000 +11.72% 1
Corsham - 5 - -
City of London +26 4 £53,750 +34.37% 1
Hampshire -4 4 - -
Suffolk - 4 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £37,500 -
Hook - 4 - -
Warwickshire -8 3 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £26,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £42,500 - 1
Leicestershire +20 2 £34,500 +7.06%
Wales -4 2 £25,750 -18.25%
Ceredigion - 2 £25,750 -
Mid Wales - 2 £25,750 -
Leicester - 2 £34,500 -

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 223 (89.20%) Problem Management
2 206 (82.40%) ITIL
3 167 (66.80%) Service Management
4 104 (41.60%) Root Cause Analysis
5 100 (40.00%) Incident Management
6 84 (33.60%) Service Delivery
7 74 (29.60%) SLA
8 61 (24.40%) ITIL Certification
9 54 (21.60%) Finance
10 51 (20.40%) Telecoms
11 47 (18.80%) Security Cleared
12 45 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (16.40%) Change Management
14 33 (13.20%) Windows
15 32 (12.80%) Remedy
15 32 (12.80%) SC Cleared
16 30 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (10.80%) Retail
18 25 (10.00%) Statistics
18 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (9.20%) Mentoring
20 21 (8.40%) MS Office
21 20 (8.00%) MS Excel
21 20 (8.00%) ITSM
22 19 (7.60%) Windows 7
23 18 (7.20%) ITIL V2
24 15 (6.00%) DV Cleared
24 15 (6.00%) Fujitsu
24 15 (6.00%) SAP
24 15 (6.00%) Coaching

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (8.40%) MS Office
2 20 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.80%) SAP SM
2 5 (2.00%) assyst
3 4 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.80%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.80%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.20%) SAN
3 2 (0.80%) WAN
3 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.80%) VPN
3 2 (0.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) MPLS
4 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.40%) ADSL
4 1 (0.40%) Broadband
4 1 (0.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.80%) RDBMS
1 12 (4.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
General
1 54 (21.60%) Finance
2 51 (20.40%) Telecoms
3 27 (10.80%) Retail
4 12 (4.80%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.40%) Advertising
6 7 (2.80%) Law
7 4 (1.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.80%) Flash
2 1 (0.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.00%) Statistics
1 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.40%) FMCG
3 5 (2.00%) Life Science
4 4 (1.60%) User Experience
5 2 (0.80%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.20%) Windows
2 19 (7.60%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.80%) UNIX
4 2 (0.80%) HPUX
4 2 (0.80%) Solaris
4 2 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (89.20%) Problem Management
2 206 (82.40%) ITIL
3 167 (66.80%) Service Management
4 104 (41.60%) Root Cause Analysis
5 100 (40.00%) Incident Management
6 84 (33.60%) Service Delivery
7 45 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (16.40%) Change Management
9 30 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (9.20%) Mentoring
11 20 (8.00%) ITSM
12 18 (7.20%) ITIL V2
13 15 (6.00%) Coaching
14 12 (4.80%) Data Analysis
14 12 (4.80%) Benchmarking
15 8 (3.20%) ITIL V3
16 6 (2.40%) Matrix Management
16 6 (2.40%) Performance Management
17 5 (2.00%) Investment Management
17 5 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.80%) C
1 2 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (24.40%) ITIL Certification
2 47 (18.80%) Security Cleared
3 32 (12.80%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.20%) MCSE
6 2 (0.80%) ISEB
6 2 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (29.60%) SLA
2 5 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (5.20%) SCOM
2 4 (1.60%) Foglight
2 4 (1.60%) OPNET
Vendors
1 32 (12.80%) Remedy
2 15 (6.00%) Fujitsu
2 15 (6.00%) SAP
3 12 (4.80%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.40%) Huawei
5 5 (2.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (2.00%) Cisco
6 4 (1.60%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.60%) Compuware
6 4 (1.60%) Oracle
6 4 (1.60%) EMC
6 4 (1.60%) Riverbed
7 3 (1.20%) BMC
8 2 (0.80%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
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