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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 45 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 16 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.07% 3.55% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 4.60% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £46,250 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £26,400 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,600 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
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
399 457 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 76.58% 77.33% 79.66%
Number of salaries quoted 303 336 235
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 37 (75.51%) Linux
3 36 (73.47%) SQL
3 36 (73.47%) ITIL
4 33 (67.35%) IBM
5 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
6 29 (59.18%) Java
7 26 (53.06%) J2EE
7 26 (53.06%) DB2
7 26 (53.06%) UNIX
7 26 (53.06%) HTTP
8 25 (51.02%) E-Commerce
8 25 (51.02%) Oracle
8 25 (51.02%) Retail
9 24 (48.98%) IIS
10 21 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 21 (42.86%) WebSphere
11 20 (40.82%) MS Office
12 19 (38.78%) PL/SQL
13 16 (32.65%) Service Management
13 16 (32.65%) Windows 7
14 14 (28.57%) Bash Shell
14 14 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
14 14 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (28.57%) FTP
14 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
14 14 (28.57%) Middleware
14 14 (28.57%) Perl
14 14 (28.57%) JDBC
14 14 (28.57%) AIX

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (48.98%) IIS
2 21 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 21 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 14 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 14 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 14 (28.57%) MQSeries
4 12 (24.49%) Apache Solr
5 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
5 6 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Office
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Maximo
1 7 (14.29%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) HTTP
2 14 (28.57%) FTP
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
3 7 (14.29%) Firewall
4 6 (12.24%) BIG-IP
4 6 (12.24%) MPLS
4 6 (12.24%) DSL
5 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.04%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) DB2
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Toad
General
1 25 (51.02%) Retail
2 12 (24.49%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Analyst
2 20 (40.82%) Support Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Operations Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Operations Support Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Support Manager
5 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Problem Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Manager
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) DBA
8 1 (2.04%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) J2EE
2 14 (28.57%) JDBC
2 14 (28.57%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Thin Client
1 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
1 6 (12.24%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.12%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Blog
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 37 (75.51%) Linux
3 26 (53.06%) UNIX
4 16 (32.65%) Windows 7
5 14 (28.57%) AIX
5 14 (28.57%) Solaris
6 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) ITIL
2 25 (51.02%) E-Commerce
3 16 (32.65%) Service Management
4 14 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (24.49%) Time Management
6 11 (22.45%) Project Management
7 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
7 10 (20.41%) Change Management
8 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (14.29%) Capacity Management
9 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 7 (14.29%) ITSM
9 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
9 7 (14.29%) BCP
10 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 29 (59.18%) Java
3 19 (38.78%) PL/SQL
4 14 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 14 (28.57%) Perl
5 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) VBScript
7 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Xen
2 6 (12.24%) NLBS
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) WSUS
2 3 (6.12%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) IBM
2 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
3 25 (51.02%) Oracle
4 12 (24.49%) Sun
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 7 (14.29%) Citrix
5 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.24%) VMware
7 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) Wyse
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) HP