The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 42 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 37 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.73% 3.93% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 4.51% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £61,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,625 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +0.32%
Problem Management
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
469 510 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.27% 87.18% 80.24%
Number of salaries quoted 358 353 194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Watford region.

Problem Management Salary Trend in Watford

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Watford region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Problem Management also 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 that cited Problem Management.

1 37 (69.81%) Windows
1 37 (69.81%) Microsoft
2 30 (56.60%) Linux
3 27 (50.94%) ITIL
4 26 (49.06%) Oracle
4 26 (49.06%) IBM
5 22 (41.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 22 (41.51%) WebSphere
6 21 (39.62%) MS Office
6 21 (39.62%) SQL
7 18 (33.96%) Java
8 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
8 17 (32.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (30.19%) DB2
9 16 (30.19%) UNIX
10 15 (28.30%) Project Management
10 15 (28.30%) Windows 7
11 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
11 14 (26.42%) Apache ServiceMix
11 14 (26.42%) Finance
11 14 (26.42%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (26.42%) JDBC
11 14 (26.42%) MySQL
11 14 (26.42%) Perl
11 14 (26.42%) AIX
11 14 (26.42%) Solaris
11 14 (26.42%) Apache
11 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
11 14 (26.42%) FTP
12 13 (24.53%) Service Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Problem Management also 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 that cited Problem Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (41.51%) WebSphere Application Server
1 22 (41.51%) WebSphere
2 14 (26.42%) Apache
2 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
2 14 (26.42%) Apache ServiceMix
3 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
4 8 (15.09%) IIS
5 7 (13.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) MS Office
2 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Maximo
2 4 (7.55%) CA PPM
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) PaaS
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) FTP
2 9 (16.98%) LAN
2 9 (16.98%) WAN
2 9 (16.98%) Firewall
3 7 (13.21%) MPLS
3 7 (13.21%) DSL
4 3 (5.66%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.77%) HTTP
6 1 (1.89%) DNS
6 1 (1.89%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) DB2
2 14 (26.42%) MySQL
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
5 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Support Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Operations Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Operations Support Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.43%) Operations Manager
5 5 (9.43%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Support
6 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Problem Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) JDBC
1 14 (26.42%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.77%) J2EE
2 2 (3.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Linux
3 16 (30.19%) UNIX
4 15 (28.30%) Windows 7
5 14 (26.42%) AIX
5 14 (26.42%) Solaris
6 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
6 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) ITIL
2 17 (32.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (28.30%) Project Management
4 13 (24.53%) Service Management
5 10 (18.87%) Six Sigma
5 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (15.09%) Capacity Management
6 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
6 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
6 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
7 7 (13.21%) ITSM
8 5 (9.43%) Information Security
8 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
8 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.43%) Change Management
9 4 (7.55%) BCP
9 4 (7.55%) Facility Management
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 18 (33.96%) Java
3 14 (26.42%) Perl
3 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (9.43%) VirtualBox
5 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.66%) Xen
6 3 (5.66%) NLBS
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) WSUS
2 6 (11.32%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Microsoft
2 26 (49.06%) Oracle
2 26 (49.06%) IBM
3 13 (24.53%) Cisco
4 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
4 9 (16.98%) VMware
5 6 (11.32%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.55%) Citrix
8 2 (3.77%) Lotus
8 2 (3.77%) Sun
8 2 (3.77%) Kofax
8 2 (3.77%) Axway
9 1 (1.89%) Wyse
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp