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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Manager
Rank 840 795 817
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 62 89 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.081% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.086% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 63
Average salary £49,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,044 £29,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

Problem Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Manager
Top 24 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 27 November 2014. 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 -54 62 £49,250 +15.88% 6
South East -9 32 £61,250 +63.33% 1
Berkshire +31 29 £60,000 +20.00%
Bracknell -7 17 - -
East of England -21 10 £45,000 +46.54% 2
London -20 9 £58,750 +6.81% 2
Essex - 9 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -34 8 £37,250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £39,500 - 1
Leeds - 5 £39,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £62,500 -
City of London +21 3 £57,500 +4.54%
Reading - 3 - -
West Midlands -13 2 £43,000 +43.33%
Surrey -20 2 - -
Birmingham -21 2 £43,000 +43.33%
South Yorkshire -24 2 £27,000 -
North West -6 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Sheffield -25 1 £26,500 -
Watford - 1 - - 2
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 123 (89.78%) ITIL
2 114 (83.21%) Problem Management
3 90 (65.69%) Service Management
4 59 (43.07%) Root Cause Analysis
5 54 (39.42%) Incident Management
6 41 (29.93%) Windows
7 38 (27.74%) MS Excel
8 37 (27.01%) Finance
9 36 (26.28%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (24.82%) Telecoms
11 33 (24.09%) MS Office
11 33 (24.09%) Retail
12 26 (18.98%) ITIL V2
12 26 (18.98%) Service Delivery
13 25 (18.25%) Windows 7
13 25 (18.25%) Fujitsu
13 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
13 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
14 24 (17.52%) Statistics
14 24 (17.52%) ITIL V3
14 24 (17.52%) SLA
15 22 (16.06%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (13.14%) Management Information System
17 14 (10.22%) Remedy
18 13 (9.49%) ITSM
18 13 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
19 11 (8.03%) Active Directory
20 10 (7.30%) Change Management
21 7 (5.11%) SQL
22 6 (4.38%) Workflow

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (27.74%) MS Excel
2 33 (24.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) assyst
2 3 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) VPN
2 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.73%) 4G
3 1 (0.73%) GPRS
3 1 (0.73%) GSM
3 1 (0.73%) UMTS
3 1 (0.73%) SAN
3 1 (0.73%) 3G
3 1 (0.73%) 2G
3 1 (0.73%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
General
1 37 (27.01%) Finance
2 34 (24.82%) Telecoms
3 33 (24.09%) Retail
4 6 (4.38%) Law
5 4 (2.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) Flash
2 1 (0.73%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.28%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (17.52%) Statistics
3 18 (13.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.38%) FMCG
5 5 (3.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.19%) EPoS
7 1 (0.73%) Blog
7 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.93%) Windows
2 25 (18.25%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (89.78%) ITIL
2 114 (83.21%) Problem Management
3 90 (65.69%) Service Management
4 59 (43.07%) Root Cause Analysis
5 54 (39.42%) Incident Management
6 26 (18.98%) ITIL V2
6 26 (18.98%) Service Delivery
7 24 (17.52%) ITIL V3
8 13 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (9.49%) ITSM
9 10 (7.30%) Change Management
10 6 (4.38%) Workflow
10 6 (4.38%) CRM
11 5 (3.65%) Benchmarking
11 5 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.92%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.92%) Data Analysis
13 3 (2.19%) Release Management
13 3 (2.19%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
1 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.06%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.38%) Degree
4 5 (3.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Foglight
1 2 (1.46%) OPNET
Vendors
1 25 (18.25%) Fujitsu
2 14 (10.22%) Remedy
3 6 (4.38%) Citrix
3 6 (4.38%) NetApp
4 5 (3.65%) IBM
4 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.92%) EMC
6 3 (2.19%) Cisco
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle
7 2 (1.46%) Compuware
7 2 (1.46%) Huawei
7 2 (1.46%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.46%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.73%) BMC
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Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + £6k car 8% Pension Bonus etc
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 2 days ago