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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 43 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 31 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.06% 6.76% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 8.53% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £39,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 - £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 - £41,050
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%
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
491 293 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.10% 79.19% 82.16%
Number of salaries quoted 353 214 268
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 December 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (86.05%) ITIL
2 36 (83.72%) Windows
3 35 (81.40%) SQL
4 34 (79.07%) Java
4 34 (79.07%) IBM
5 33 (76.74%) HTTP
5 33 (76.74%) J2EE
5 33 (76.74%) Linux
5 33 (76.74%) UNIX
6 31 (72.09%) DB2
7 30 (69.77%) E-Commerce
8 29 (67.44%) Retail
9 24 (55.81%) Oracle
9 24 (55.81%) IIS
10 23 (53.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
10 23 (53.49%) WebSphere
11 22 (51.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 22 (51.16%) Middleware
11 22 (51.16%) Solaris
11 22 (51.16%) Tomcat
12 21 (48.84%) MS Office
12 21 (48.84%) Finance
13 20 (46.51%) JDBC
13 20 (46.51%) Perl
13 20 (46.51%) AIX
13 20 (46.51%) MQSeries
13 20 (46.51%) FTP
13 20 (46.51%) Bash Shell
14 13 (30.23%) Change Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 24 (55.81%) IIS
2 23 (53.49%) WebSphere Application Server
2 23 (53.49%) WebSphere
3 22 (51.16%) IBM HTTP Server
3 22 (51.16%) Tomcat
4 20 (46.51%) MQSeries
5 11 (25.58%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (4.65%) iPlanet
6 2 (4.65%) Tuxedo
6 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.65%) JBoss
6 2 (4.65%) Apache
7 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (48.84%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Maximo
1 1 (2.33%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) HTTP
2 20 (46.51%) FTP
3 2 (4.65%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) MPLS
4 1 (2.33%) DSL
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) DB2
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 29 (67.44%) Retail
2 21 (48.84%) Finance
3 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
2 20 (46.51%) Support Analyst
3 19 (44.19%) Operations Analyst
3 19 (44.19%) Operations Support Analyst
4 11 (25.58%) Support Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Problem Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.33%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (76.74%) J2EE
2 22 (51.16%) Middleware
3 20 (46.51%) JDBC
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.65%) Blog
1 2 (4.65%) FMCG
1 2 (4.65%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) CMDB
2 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) UNIX
2 33 (76.74%) Linux
3 22 (51.16%) Solaris
4 20 (46.51%) AIX
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) zOS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) ITIL
2 30 (69.77%) E-Commerce
3 13 (30.23%) Change Management
4 11 (25.58%) Time Management
5 8 (18.60%) Service Management
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.65%) ITSM
9 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (2.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) SQL
2 34 (79.07%) Java
3 20 (46.51%) Perl
3 20 (46.51%) Bash Shell
4 12 (27.91%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Jython
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.33%) Xen
3 1 (2.33%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.65%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) IBM
2 24 (55.81%) Oracle
3 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) Sun
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.65%) NetIQ
6 2 (4.65%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix