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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 759 789 817
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 119 104 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 72 57 58
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+16.56% +19.85%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +9 116 £50,000 - 10
South East +2 58 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Berkshire +8 44 £57,500 +15.00% 3
London -18 27 £55,000 - 1
Reading +4 18 £50,000 - 2
East of England -1 12 £45,000 +2.85% 3
Bracknell -8 12 - -
Birmingham -5 11 £47,500 +21.79% 1
West Midlands -9 11 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Maidenhead - 8 £60,000 -
Worthing - 6 £38,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £38,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £55,000 -
Essex -12 5 £44,000 -2.22%
Hertfordshire - 4 £47,500 -
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Hammersmith - 4 - -
West Yorkshire -4 3 £46,000 -1.60% 1
South West -10 3 - -
Yorkshire -11 3 £46,000 -1.60% 1
Hampshire -16 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £35,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 2
Marlow - 3 - -
Luton - 3 - - 2
Cardiff - 3 £35,000 - 2
Wales - 3 £35,000 - 2
Hook - 3 - -
Leeds +1 2 £40,500 -13.82%

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 158 (88.76%) Problem Management
2 148 (83.15%) ITIL
3 120 (67.42%) Service Management
4 74 (41.57%) Incident Management
5 65 (36.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 62 (34.83%) Finance
7 50 (28.09%) Telecoms
8 42 (23.60%) SLA
9 40 (22.47%) Windows
9 40 (22.47%) Service Delivery
10 39 (21.91%) Retail
11 36 (20.22%) Security Cleared
12 35 (19.66%) MS Excel
12 35 (19.66%) MS Office
13 33 (18.54%) SC Cleared
13 33 (18.54%) ITIL Certification
13 33 (18.54%) Change Management
14 32 (17.98%) Statistics
15 30 (16.85%) Fujitsu
15 30 (16.85%) Windows 7
15 30 (16.85%) ITIL V2
15 30 (16.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (11.80%) Remedy
17 16 (8.99%) Mentoring
17 16 (8.99%) ITIL V3
18 15 (8.43%) Management Information System
19 14 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
20 13 (7.30%) Coaching
21 12 (6.74%) ServiceNow

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (19.66%) MS Excel
1 35 (19.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) assyst
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) VPN
1 3 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
General
1 62 (34.83%) Finance
2 50 (28.09%) Telecoms
3 39 (21.91%) Retail
4 9 (5.06%) Advertising
5 4 (2.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.98%) Statistics
2 30 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.69%) User Experience
5 2 (1.12%) Life Science
5 2 (1.12%) Blog
5 2 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.47%) Windows
2 30 (16.85%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (88.76%) Problem Management
2 148 (83.15%) ITIL
3 120 (67.42%) Service Management
4 74 (41.57%) Incident Management
5 65 (36.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 40 (22.47%) Service Delivery
7 33 (18.54%) Change Management
8 30 (16.85%) ITIL V2
8 30 (16.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (8.99%) Mentoring
9 16 (8.99%) ITIL V3
10 14 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (7.30%) Coaching
12 11 (6.18%) Data Analysis
13 8 (4.49%) Benchmarking
14 6 (3.37%) Performance Management
14 6 (3.37%) ITSM
15 5 (2.81%) Project Management
15 5 (2.81%) Matrix Management
15 5 (2.81%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.25%) SQL
2 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (20.22%) Security Cleared
2 33 (18.54%) SC Cleared
2 33 (18.54%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) Degree
4 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (23.60%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Foglight
1 4 (2.25%) OPNET
2 2 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Fujitsu
2 21 (11.80%) Remedy
3 12 (6.74%) ServiceNow
4 6 (3.37%) Huawei
5 4 (2.25%) Riverbed
5 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds
5 4 (2.25%) EMC
5 4 (2.25%) Cisco
5 4 (2.25%) Compuware
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle
6 2 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
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Reading
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Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
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