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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Manager
Rank 816 814 814
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 71 59 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.055% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.059% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 76
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -0.66%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Problem Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Manager
Top 28 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 16 September 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 0 71 £40,750 -14.21% 4
South East 0 25 £30,000 -32.58% 1
Berkshire +17 19 £30,000 -32.58% 1
Bracknell - 14 £30,000 - 1
East of England -14 13 £45,000 +46.54% 1
London -35 13 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Essex - 13 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -31 8 £34,000 +44.68%
South Yorkshire - 5 £26,500 -
North East - 5 £37,500 -
South West - 4 £37,500 -
Reading - 4 £52,500 -
Sheffield - 4 £26,500 -
Bristol - 4 £37,500 -
Colchester - 4 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 - -
Birmingham -6 3 £32,500 -2.98%
West Midlands -7 3 £32,500 -2.98%
City of London -13 3 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Yorkshire -27 3 £42,500 +80.85%
Leeds - 3 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes -10 2 - -
Northumberland - 2 £36,250 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Amersham - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £32,500 -
Oxford - 1 £37,500 -

Problem Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 139 (84.24%) ITIL
2 133 (80.61%) Problem Management
3 89 (53.94%) Service Management
4 59 (35.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 53 (32.12%) Incident Management
6 42 (25.45%) ITIL V3
7 39 (23.64%) Windows
8 35 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (18.79%) Retail
10 31 (18.79%) ITSM
11 30 (18.18%) Service Delivery
12 24 (14.55%) Finance
12 24 (14.55%) Citrix
12 24 (14.55%) NetApp
12 24 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (14.55%) XenApp
13 23 (13.94%) MS Excel
14 19 (11.52%) SLA
14 19 (11.52%) MS Exchange
15 18 (10.91%) MS Office
15 18 (10.91%) ITIL V2
16 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
16 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
17 15 (9.09%) assyst
18 14 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2013
19 13 (7.88%) Remedy
19 13 (7.88%) Law
20 12 (7.27%) Change Management

Problem Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (11.52%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.91%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (9.09%) assyst
2 10 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.85%) SAN
2 6 (3.64%) VPN
3 2 (1.21%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.61%) 4G
4 1 (0.61%) PABX
4 1 (0.61%) LTE
4 1 (0.61%) GPRS
4 1 (0.61%) GSM
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) UMTS
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) 3G
4 1 (0.61%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 31 (18.79%) Retail
2 24 (14.55%) Finance
3 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.88%) Law
5 6 (3.64%) Legal
6 5 (3.03%) Publishing
7 3 (1.82%) Marketing
8 2 (1.21%) Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) Flash
2 1 (0.61%) COM
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.67%) FMCG
4 9 (5.45%) Statistics
5 5 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.03%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.64%) Windows
2 24 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (84.24%) ITIL
2 133 (80.61%) Problem Management
3 89 (53.94%) Service Management
4 59 (35.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 53 (32.12%) Incident Management
6 42 (25.45%) ITIL V3
7 31 (18.79%) ITSM
8 30 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 18 (10.91%) ITIL V2
10 12 (7.27%) Change Management
11 11 (6.67%) Workflow
11 11 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.06%) CRM
13 9 (5.45%) Risk Management
14 6 (3.64%) Configuration Management
15 4 (2.42%) Release Management
15 4 (2.42%) Trend Analysis
16 3 (1.82%) Service Desk Management
16 3 (1.82%) People Management
16 3 (1.82%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 12 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.67%) Degree
4 6 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (14.55%) XenApp
2 9 (5.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (14.55%) Citrix
1 24 (14.55%) NetApp
2 13 (7.88%) Remedy
3 9 (5.45%) Fujitsu
4 8 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.03%) IBM
6 4 (2.42%) EMC
7 3 (1.82%) Siebel
8 2 (1.21%) Huawei
9 1 (0.61%) BMC
City of London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
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Salary: Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 8 days ago