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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Manager
Rank 829 797 814
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 68 93 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.085% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.090% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 43 57 53
Average salary £52,500 £46,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.29% +23.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £29,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +11.42%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Problem Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Manager
Top 24 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 19 December 2014. 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 -25 68 £52,500 +9.94% 9
South East +15 33 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Berkshire +15 30 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Bracknell -5 17 - -
London +3 12 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East of England -17 10 £47,500 +54.68%
Yorkshire -22 7 £39,500 -15.50%
West Yorkshire -11 6 £39,500 -15.50%
Essex - 6 £48,250 -
Maidenhead - 6 £61,250 -
Leeds -2 5 £39,500 -15.95%
Birmingham -12 5 £47,500 +58.33%
West Midlands -15 5 £47,500 +58.33%
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £47,500 -
City of London +25 2 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Reading +1 2 - -
Surrey -10 2 - -
North West -8 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Sheffield -17 1 £26,500 -
South Yorkshire -21 1 £26,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 128 (93.43%) ITIL
2 118 (86.13%) Problem Management
3 94 (68.61%) Service Management
4 61 (44.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 54 (39.42%) Incident Management
6 47 (34.31%) Finance
7 43 (31.39%) Windows
8 41 (29.93%) MS Excel
9 37 (27.01%) Telecoms
10 36 (26.28%) MS Office
11 35 (25.55%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (22.63%) Retail
13 28 (20.44%) SC Cleared
13 28 (20.44%) Security Cleared
13 28 (20.44%) Fujitsu
13 28 (20.44%) Windows 7
13 28 (20.44%) ITIL V2
14 27 (19.71%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (19.71%) Statistics
15 26 (18.98%) Service Delivery
16 24 (17.52%) SLA
17 21 (15.33%) ITIL V3
18 19 (13.87%) Management Information System
19 18 (13.14%) Remedy
20 16 (11.68%) Change Management
21 14 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
22 12 (8.76%) ITSM
22 12 (8.76%) Active Directory
23 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
24 7 (5.11%) SQL

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (2.19%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (29.93%) MS Excel
2 36 (26.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.11%) assyst
2 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) VPN
2 3 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.73%) 4G
4 1 (0.73%) GPRS
4 1 (0.73%) GSM
4 1 (0.73%) UMTS
4 1 (0.73%) 3G
4 1 (0.73%) 2G
4 1 (0.73%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
1 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
General
1 47 (34.31%) Finance
2 37 (27.01%) Telecoms
3 31 (22.63%) Retail
4 5 (3.65%) Law
5 4 (2.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) Flash
2 1 (0.73%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.55%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (19.71%) Statistics
3 19 (13.87%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.46%) Blog
5 2 (1.46%) FMCG
6 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.39%) Windows
2 28 (20.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (93.43%) ITIL
2 118 (86.13%) Problem Management
3 94 (68.61%) Service Management
4 61 (44.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 54 (39.42%) Incident Management
6 28 (20.44%) ITIL V2
7 26 (18.98%) Service Delivery
8 21 (15.33%) ITIL V3
9 16 (11.68%) Change Management
10 14 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (8.76%) ITSM
12 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.38%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.38%) Workflow
13 6 (4.38%) Benchmarking
14 5 (3.65%) Project Management
14 5 (3.65%) Service Desk Management
15 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2
15 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce
16 3 (2.19%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (20.44%) SC Cleared
1 28 (20.44%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.71%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Foglight
1 4 (2.92%) OPNET
Vendors
1 28 (20.44%) Fujitsu
2 18 (13.14%) Remedy
3 5 (3.65%) EMC
3 5 (3.65%) IBM
3 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.92%) Compuware
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco
4 4 (2.92%) Citrix
4 4 (2.92%) NetApp
4 4 (2.92%) Riverbed
4 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.46%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.46%) Huawei
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle
West London
JM
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + £6k car 8% Pension Bonus etc
Posted: 24 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago