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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 810 842 811
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 88 91 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.076% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.080% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 55 63 62
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £44,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+22.90% +19.33%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 30 June 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 June 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 +30 81 £60,000 +33.33% 6
London +45 37 £77,500 +55.00% 3
South East +19 26 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +20 23 £60,000 +41.17%
City of London +43 7 £67,500 +17.39% 1
East of England -6 7 £63,000 +14.54%
Maidenhead - 7 £60,000 -
Reading +2 6 - -
Wales -1 6 £40,000 +26.98%
Swansea - 5 £42,500 -
West Wales - 5 £42,500 -
South West -17 4 £36,438 -2.83% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £44,485 -
West Midlands -3 3 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £85,000 -
Watford - 3 £85,000 -
Wiltshire -7 2 £46,377 +32.50% 1
Warwickshire -17 2 £44,500 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £41,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £41,000 -
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Leeds +7 1 £55,000 +23.59%
Yorkshire +7 1 £55,000 +23.59% 1
West Yorkshire +4 1 £55,000 +23.59%

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 222 (88.80%) Problem Management
2 206 (82.40%) ITIL
3 167 (66.80%) Service Management
4 99 (39.60%) Root Cause Analysis
5 98 (39.20%) Incident Management
6 95 (38.00%) Service Delivery
7 74 (29.60%) SLA
8 65 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
9 54 (21.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 46 (18.40%) Security Cleared
11 40 (16.00%) Finance
12 39 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (14.40%) Telecoms
14 34 (13.60%) Change Management
15 27 (10.80%) SAP
16 26 (10.40%) ITSM
17 24 (9.60%) SC Cleared
17 24 (9.60%) Remedy
18 23 (9.20%) Windows
18 23 (9.20%) Mentoring
19 22 (8.80%) SAP SM
19 22 (8.80%) DV Cleared
20 21 (8.40%) Manufacturing
21 20 (8.00%) SCOM
21 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (7.20%) FMCG
23 17 (6.80%) Data Centre
24 16 (6.40%) Statistics
24 16 (6.40%) Retail
25 13 (5.20%) MS Excel

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.20%) MS Office
1 13 (5.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (8.80%) SAP SM
2 4 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.20%) assyst
4 2 (0.80%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.80%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) VPN
1 3 (1.20%) SAN
1 3 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.80%) DNS
2 2 (0.80%) WAN
3 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.40%) ADSL
3 1 (0.40%) Broadband
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) VoIP
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.40%) RDBMS
1 11 (4.40%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
General
1 40 (16.00%) Finance
2 36 (14.40%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.40%) Manufacturing
4 16 (6.40%) Retail
5 8 (3.20%) Advertising
6 7 (2.80%) Banking
6 7 (2.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) COM
1 1 (0.40%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.20%) FMCG
3 17 (6.80%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.40%) Statistics
5 9 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.00%) Life Science
7 4 (1.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.20%) Windows
2 11 (4.40%) UNIX
2 11 (4.40%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.80%) HPUX
3 2 (0.80%) Solaris
3 2 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (88.80%) Problem Management
2 206 (82.40%) ITIL
3 167 (66.80%) Service Management
4 99 (39.60%) Root Cause Analysis
5 98 (39.20%) Incident Management
6 95 (38.00%) Service Delivery
7 54 (21.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 39 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (13.60%) Change Management
10 26 (10.40%) ITSM
11 23 (9.20%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.80%) ITIL V2
13 11 (4.40%) Coaching
13 11 (4.40%) Benchmarking
14 10 (4.00%) Data Analysis
15 7 (2.80%) ITIL V3
16 6 (2.40%) People Management
16 6 (2.40%) Matrix Management
17 5 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
17 5 (2.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
2 46 (18.40%) Security Cleared
3 24 (9.60%) SC Cleared
4 22 (8.80%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.00%) Degree
7 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.20%) ISEB
8 3 (1.20%) MCSE
9 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (29.60%) SLA
2 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (10.80%) SAP
2 24 (9.60%) Remedy
3 9 (3.60%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.80%) Fujitsu
5 6 (2.40%) Huawei
5 6 (2.40%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.20%) HP
6 3 (1.20%) BMC
7 2 (0.80%) Apple
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle
8 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds
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