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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 732 799 840
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 163 107 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.093% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.099% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 84 69 57
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,445 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
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 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +42 157 £50,000 - 11
South East +63 73 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Berkshire +56 60 £50,000 - 2
London +8 38 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Reading +17 35 £50,000 - 1
East of England +3 16 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Midlands -6 12 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 12 £50,000 - 1
South West +1 11 £25,750 +14.44% 3
Birmingham - 11 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 10 - -
Luton - 10 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 9 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 9 - -
Corsham - 7 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £55,000 -
Hampshire -3 6 - -
Hook - 6 - -
East Midlands +3 4 £34,500 +7.06%
Wales -8 4 £34,250 +8.73% 2
West Sussex - 4 £38,106 -
Worthing - 4 £38,106 -
Marlow - 4 - -
Leicestershire +19 3 £33,000 +2.41%
City of London 0 3 £53,750 +5.91%
Cardiff -1 3 £35,000 +11.11%
South Wales -5 3 £35,000 +11.11%
Hammersmith - 3 - -
Leicester - 3 £33,000 -
North West -1 2 £35,000 -3.44% 3

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 208 (88.51%) Problem Management
2 194 (82.55%) ITIL
3 160 (68.09%) Service Management
4 97 (41.28%) Incident Management
5 90 (38.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 70 (29.79%) Service Delivery
6 70 (29.79%) SLA
7 57 (24.26%) Telecoms
7 57 (24.26%) Finance
8 49 (20.85%) ITIL Certification
9 46 (19.57%) Security Cleared
10 41 (17.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (16.60%) Change Management
12 38 (16.17%) Windows
13 36 (15.32%) SC Cleared
14 35 (14.89%) Retail
15 33 (14.04%) Statistics
16 32 (13.62%) MS Office
17 31 (13.19%) MS Excel
18 29 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (11.91%) Windows 7
20 27 (11.49%) ITIL V2
20 27 (11.49%) Remedy
21 24 (10.21%) Fujitsu
21 24 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
22 22 (9.36%) Mentoring
23 16 (6.81%) ITSM
23 16 (6.81%) Management Information System
24 15 (6.38%) Coaching
25 13 (5.53%) Data Analysis

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (13.62%) MS Office
2 31 (13.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) SAP SM
2 6 (2.55%) assyst
3 2 (0.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.85%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.70%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.85%) VPN
3 2 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) MPLS
4 1 (0.43%) ADSL
4 1 (0.43%) Broadband
4 1 (0.43%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) VoIP
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.40%) RDBMS
1 8 (3.40%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 57 (24.26%) Telecoms
1 57 (24.26%) Finance
2 35 (14.89%) Retail
3 11 (4.68%) Advertising
4 7 (2.98%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.70%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.85%) Flash
2 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.04%) Statistics
2 29 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.55%) FMCG
5 5 (2.13%) Life Science
6 4 (1.70%) User Experience
7 2 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.17%) Windows
2 28 (11.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.40%) UNIX
4 2 (0.85%) HPUX
4 2 (0.85%) Solaris
4 2 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (88.51%) Problem Management
2 194 (82.55%) ITIL
3 160 (68.09%) Service Management
4 97 (41.28%) Incident Management
5 90 (38.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 70 (29.79%) Service Delivery
7 41 (17.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 39 (16.60%) Change Management
9 27 (11.49%) ITIL V2
10 24 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (9.36%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.81%) ITSM
13 15 (6.38%) Coaching
14 13 (5.53%) Data Analysis
15 10 (4.26%) ITIL V3
15 10 (4.26%) Benchmarking
16 6 (2.55%) Performance Management
16 6 (2.55%) Matrix Management
17 5 (2.13%) Investment Management
17 5 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.85%) C
1 2 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (20.85%) ITIL Certification
2 46 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 36 (15.32%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) Degree
5 2 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (29.79%) SLA
2 5 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.40%) SCOM
2 4 (1.70%) Foglight
2 4 (1.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 27 (11.49%) Remedy
2 24 (10.21%) Fujitsu
3 12 (5.11%) ServiceNow
4 10 (4.26%) SAP
5 6 (2.55%) Huawei
6 5 (2.13%) SolarWinds
6 5 (2.13%) Cisco
7 4 (1.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.70%) Compuware
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle
7 4 (1.70%) EMC
7 4 (1.70%) Riverbed
8 2 (0.85%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) BMC
9 1 (0.43%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.43%) HP
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