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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 728 793 822
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 142 97 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.091% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.096% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 75 55 62
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,334 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +36.76%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 3 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 3 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 +56 138 £50,000 - 8
South East +28 67 £50,000 - 5
Berkshire +37 53 £53,750 +7.50% 4
London -6 32 £55,000 +3.28% 2
Reading +8 27 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell +5 13 - - 1
Birmingham -9 13 £45,000 -
West Midlands -15 13 £45,000 -
East of England +2 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West -13 9 - -
Wiltshire - 9 - -
Corsham - 7 - -
Maidenhead - 7 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £55,000 -
Worthing - 6 £38,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £38,000 -
Hampshire -1 5 - -
Bedfordshire - 5 - - 1
Luton - 5 - - 1
Hook - 5 - -
Essex -14 4 £44,500 -11.00%
Marlow - 4 - -
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Wales - 3 £35,000 -
South Wales - 3 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £35,000 -
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands +24 2 £37,500 +16.37%
North West -26 2 £35,000 -12.50%

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 182 (88.78%) Problem Management
2 169 (82.44%) ITIL
3 136 (66.34%) Service Management
4 86 (41.95%) Incident Management
5 75 (36.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 63 (30.73%) Finance
7 59 (28.78%) SLA
8 56 (27.32%) Telecoms
9 52 (25.37%) Service Delivery
10 46 (22.44%) Security Cleared
11 41 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (19.51%) Windows
12 40 (19.51%) SC Cleared
13 39 (19.02%) Retail
14 37 (18.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (17.56%) MS Excel
16 35 (17.07%) MS Office
16 35 (17.07%) Change Management
16 35 (17.07%) Statistics
17 32 (15.61%) Windows 7
17 32 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (15.12%) ITIL V2
19 29 (14.15%) Fujitsu
20 22 (10.73%) Remedy
21 20 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
21 20 (9.76%) Mentoring
22 17 (8.29%) Management Information System
23 15 (7.32%) Coaching
24 12 (5.85%) ServiceNow
24 12 (5.85%) Data Analysis

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (1.46%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (17.56%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) assyst
2 2 (0.98%) SAP SM
3 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) MPLS
3 1 (0.49%) ADSL
3 1 (0.49%) Broadband
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) VoIP
3 1 (0.49%) WAN
3 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.44%) RDBMS
1 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.46%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
General
1 63 (30.73%) Finance
2 56 (27.32%) Telecoms
3 39 (19.02%) Retail
4 11 (5.37%) Advertising
5 4 (1.95%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.98%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.46%) Flash
2 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.07%) Statistics
2 32 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.95%) User Experience
5 3 (1.46%) FMCG
5 3 (1.46%) Life Science
6 2 (0.98%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.51%) Windows
2 32 (15.61%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (88.78%) Problem Management
2 169 (82.44%) ITIL
3 136 (66.34%) Service Management
4 86 (41.95%) Incident Management
5 75 (36.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 52 (25.37%) Service Delivery
7 37 (18.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 35 (17.07%) Change Management
9 31 (15.12%) ITIL V2
10 20 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (9.76%) Mentoring
11 15 (7.32%) Coaching
12 12 (5.85%) Data Analysis
13 11 (5.37%) ITIL V3
14 8 (3.90%) ITSM
14 8 (3.90%) Benchmarking
15 6 (2.93%) Performance Management
16 5 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
16 5 (2.44%) Matrix Management
16 5 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.98%) SQL
2 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (22.44%) Security Cleared
2 41 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 40 (19.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) Degree
5 3 (1.46%) VCP4
6 2 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (28.78%) SLA
2 5 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) Foglight
1 4 (1.95%) OPNET
1 4 (1.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (14.15%) Fujitsu
2 22 (10.73%) Remedy
3 12 (5.85%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.44%) SolarWinds
4 5 (2.44%) Huawei
4 5 (2.44%) Cisco
5 4 (1.95%) Compuware
5 4 (1.95%) EMC
5 4 (1.95%) Riverbed
6 3 (1.46%) SAP
7 2 (0.98%) Apple
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle
8 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
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