The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 141 101 122
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +21
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 82 115 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 2.11% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.70% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81 102 64
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
Problem Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Problem Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Problem Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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
Birmingham -12 63 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Warwickshire +9 11 £27,000 -16.92%
Coventry -19 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 68 (62.96%) ITIL
2 54 (50.00%) Finance
3 48 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 43 (39.81%) Change Management
5 34 (31.48%) Service Management
6 21 (19.44%) Service Delivery
6 21 (19.44%) Migration
7 20 (18.52%) SQL
8 19 (17.59%) UNIX
9 18 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (13.89%) CMDB
10 15 (13.89%) Release Management
11 13 (12.04%) Capacity Management
12 12 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 11 (10.19%) Solaris
13 11 (10.19%) Data Analysis
13 11 (10.19%) Banking
14 10 (9.26%) Data Migration
14 10 (9.26%) Statistical Analysis
14 10 (9.26%) Supplier Management
14 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
14 10 (9.26%) BMC
15 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
15 9 (8.33%) Oracle
15 9 (8.33%) People Management
15 9 (8.33%) Degree
15 9 (8.33%) Time Management
16 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.56%) SAS
2 6 (5.56%) Apache
2 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
2 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) SAP SD
1 5 (4.63%) Maximo
1 5 (4.63%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Wireless
2 2 (1.85%) LDAP
2 2 (1.85%) LAN
2 2 (1.85%) Firewall
2 2 (1.85%) WAN
2 2 (1.85%) VPN
2 2 (1.85%) DNS
2 2 (1.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
3 1 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) MPLS
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) IPsec
3 1 (0.93%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (4.63%) Base SAS
2 5 (4.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) MS Access
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.93%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) ClearQuest
General
1 54 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Banking
3 7 (6.48%) Front Office
4 5 (4.63%) Back Office
5 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (15.74%) Analyst
2 15 (13.89%) Incident Manager
3 10 (9.26%) Architect
4 8 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 8 (7.41%) Service Manager
4 8 (7.41%) Major Incident Manager
4 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery Coordinator
5 7 (6.48%) Applications Support
6 5 (4.63%) Administrator
6 5 (4.63%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (4.63%) SAS Administrator
7 4 (3.70%) SAP Business Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (2.78%) Head of Service Management
8 3 (2.78%) SAP SD Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) Middleware
2 7 (6.48%) HTML
2 7 (6.48%) XML
3 3 (2.78%) Flash
3 3 (2.78%) J2EE
4 2 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) JMS
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.93%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) CMDB
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) Open Source
4 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.78%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) UNIX
2 11 (10.19%) Solaris
3 6 (5.56%) Linux
3 6 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (1.85%) AIX
4 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (62.96%) ITIL
2 48 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 43 (39.81%) Change Management
4 34 (31.48%) Service Management
5 21 (19.44%) Service Delivery
5 21 (19.44%) Migration
6 18 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (13.89%) Release Management
8 13 (12.04%) Capacity Management
9 12 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
10 11 (10.19%) Data Analysis
11 10 (9.26%) Supplier Management
11 10 (9.26%) Statistical Analysis
11 10 (9.26%) Data Migration
12 9 (8.33%) Time Management
12 9 (8.33%) People Management
13 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (6.48%) Project Management
15 5 (4.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) Java
3 5 (4.63%) VB
3 5 (4.63%) C#
4 3 (2.78%) Perl
5 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.85%) Korn
6 1 (0.93%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.70%) SAS Certification
4 3 (2.78%) MCSE
4 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.85%) MCTS
5 2 (1.85%) MCITP
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) CCNA
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) HNC
6 1 (0.93%) HND
6 1 (0.93%) CISA
6 1 (0.93%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
1 5 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (4.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) COBIT
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.85%) XenApp
2 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.85%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.93%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) BMC
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle
4 7 (6.48%) Sun
5 6 (5.56%) SAP
6 5 (4.63%) Axway
7 3 (2.78%) VMware
7 3 (2.78%) Cisco
7 3 (2.78%) CA
8 2 (1.85%) webMethods
8 2 (1.85%) Citrix
8 2 (1.85%) IBM
8 2 (1.85%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.93%) Meraki
9 1 (0.93%) HP
9 1 (0.93%) Dell
9 1 (0.93%) Avaya
9 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.93%) Symantec
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