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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Manager
Rank 847 832 818
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 46 75 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.065% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.069% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 38 50 51
Average salary £62,500 £38,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.33% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £30,000 £30,707
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.89%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -28 43 £65,000 +68.83% 6
London +15 15 £77,500 +82.35% 4
South East +1 15 £65,000 +92.59%
Middlesex - 9 £65,000 -
East of England -5 5 £85,000 +54.54%
South West -27 5 £46,377 +23.67%
Wiltshire - 5 £46,377 -
Swindon - 5 £46,377 -
Berkshire -1 4 £60,000 +100.00%
Hertfordshire - 3 £85,000 -
Watford - 3 £85,000 -
North West +4 2 £32,500 -1.51%
Reading -1 2 - -
Luton - 2 £57,500 -
Warrington - 2 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £32,500 -
West Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey - 2 £53,750 -
Wales - 2 £40,000 - 1
Swansea - 2 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £57,500 -
City of London +24 1 £36,000 -31.42%
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Leicester - 1 £33,000 -
Epsom - 1 £57,500 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £33,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £33,000 -
Scotland - 1 £41,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £41,500 -

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 149 (90.30%) ITIL
2 145 (87.88%) Problem Management
3 108 (65.45%) Service Management
4 75 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 59 (35.76%) Service Delivery
6 57 (34.55%) Incident Management
7 56 (33.94%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (21.21%) SAP
10 31 (18.79%) SLA
11 30 (18.18%) ITSM
12 29 (17.58%) Remedy
13 25 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
14 24 (14.55%) SAP SM
15 23 (13.94%) Finance
15 23 (13.94%) Manufacturing
16 21 (12.73%) FMCG
17 17 (10.30%) DV Cleared
17 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (9.70%) SCOM
19 15 (9.09%) Data Centre
20 14 (8.48%) Change Management
21 12 (7.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
22 11 (6.67%) Windows
23 10 (6.06%) Six Sigma
23 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
23 10 (6.06%) Telecoms
24 9 (5.45%) Benchmarking
24 9 (5.45%) RDBMS

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (1.82%) MS Office
2 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (14.55%) SAP SM
2 4 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.21%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) VPN
1 3 (1.82%) SAN
2 2 (1.21%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) RDBMS
1 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) JIRA
General
1 23 (13.94%) Finance
1 23 (13.94%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.24%) Law
4 6 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) FMCG
2 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.42%) Statistics
6 2 (1.21%) Life Science
6 2 (1.21%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.67%) Windows
2 9 (5.45%) UNIX
3 2 (1.21%) HPUX
3 2 (1.21%) Solaris
3 2 (1.21%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (90.30%) ITIL
2 145 (87.88%) Problem Management
3 108 (65.45%) Service Management
4 75 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 59 (35.76%) Service Delivery
6 57 (34.55%) Incident Management
7 36 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (18.18%) ITSM
9 25 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (8.48%) Change Management
11 10 (6.06%) Six Sigma
12 9 (5.45%) Benchmarking
12 9 (5.45%) Release Management
12 9 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
13 8 (4.85%) Mentoring
14 5 (3.03%) People Management
14 5 (3.03%) E-Commerce
15 4 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
16 3 (1.82%) Matrix Management
16 3 (1.82%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (33.94%) ITIL Certification
2 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.30%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.42%) Degree
7 3 (1.82%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (9.70%) SCOM
2 2 (1.21%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (21.21%) SAP
2 29 (17.58%) Remedy
3 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.82%) HP
4 3 (1.82%) BMC
4 3 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle
5 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.61%) Huawei
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Up to £38,000 plus car/car allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Other
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Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago