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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 55 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 9 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.85% 2.96% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 3.59% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
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
378 502 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.62% 82.43% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 266 377 189
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 2015.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 30 (71.43%) Linux
4 27 (64.29%) ITIL
4 27 (64.29%) SQL
5 26 (61.90%) IBM
6 25 (59.52%) Oracle
7 21 (50.00%) Java
8 20 (47.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 20 (47.62%) WebSphere
9 19 (45.24%) IIS
9 19 (45.24%) MS Office
10 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
11 17 (40.48%) DB2
11 17 (40.48%) UNIX
12 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
12 16 (38.10%) Service Management
12 16 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (30.95%) Retail
13 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
13 13 (30.95%) HTTP
13 13 (30.95%) J2EE
14 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
14 12 (28.57%) Perl
14 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
14 12 (28.57%) Tomcat
14 12 (28.57%) JDBC
14 12 (28.57%) AIX
14 12 (28.57%) Solaris
14 12 (28.57%) FTP

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 20 (47.62%) WebSphere Application Server
1 20 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 19 (45.24%) IIS
3 12 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
4 8 (19.05%) MQSeries
4 8 (19.05%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (11.90%) Apache Solr
7 4 (9.52%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (9.52%) Apache
8 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (45.24%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Maximo
2 7 (16.67%) CA PPM
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) HTTP
2 12 (28.57%) FTP
3 8 (19.05%) LAN
3 8 (19.05%) WAN
3 8 (19.05%) Firewall
4 7 (16.67%) MPLS
4 7 (16.67%) DSL
5 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) DB2
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 13 (30.95%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Support Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Operations Support Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Support Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Problem Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Manager
8 1 (2.38%) IT Operations Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) J2EE
2 12 (28.57%) JDBC
3 8 (19.05%) Middleware
4 4 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (7.14%) HTML
5 3 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 6 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.14%) Replication
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Blog
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 17 (40.48%) UNIX
5 12 (28.57%) AIX
5 12 (28.57%) Solaris
6 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
7 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Service Management
2 16 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
4 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
5 10 (23.81%) Project Management
6 9 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (19.05%) Capacity Management
7 8 (19.05%) ITSM
7 8 (19.05%) Asset Management
7 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
8 7 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 7 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 7 (16.67%) BCP
8 7 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (11.90%) Time Management
9 5 (11.90%) Change Management
10 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.52%) Facility Management
11 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 21 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) Perl
3 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) VBScript
6 2 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) NLBS
3 6 (14.29%) Xen
3 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) WSUS
2 5 (11.90%) Data Guard
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 26 (61.90%) IBM
3 25 (59.52%) Oracle
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco
5 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 7 (16.67%) VMware
6 7 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (11.90%) Sun
8 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.76%) HP
10 1 (2.38%) Axway
10 1 (2.38%) Wyse
10 1 (2.38%) Kofax
10 1 (2.38%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) Lotus