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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 136 114 132
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 81 92 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.90% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.42% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 60
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%
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
4450 3800 3562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.10% 78.37% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3886 3138 3106
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 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 29 December 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 29 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 52 £50,000 +30.71%
Warwickshire +3 10 £32,000 -23.80%
Coventry -13 10 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Staffordshire - 3 £46,000 - 1
Shropshire -9 1 - -
Solihull -12 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 113 (66.47%) ITIL
2 100 (58.82%) Incident Management
3 60 (35.29%) Service Management
3 60 (35.29%) Finance
4 58 (34.12%) Change Management
5 36 (21.18%) Service Delivery
6 33 (19.41%) UNIX
7 28 (16.47%) Migration
8 25 (14.71%) Release Management
9 22 (12.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 20 (11.76%) SLA
11 18 (10.59%) Solaris
11 18 (10.59%) Time Management
12 17 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 17 (10.00%) Life Science
12 17 (10.00%) Banking
12 17 (10.00%) Capacity Management
13 16 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (9.41%) SC Cleared
13 16 (9.41%) People Management
14 15 (8.82%) Supplier Management
14 15 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
14 15 (8.82%) CMDB
14 15 (8.82%) Linux
14 15 (8.82%) SQL
14 15 (8.82%) Sun
14 15 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (8.24%) Oracle
15 14 (8.24%) Apache
15 14 (8.24%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 14 (8.24%) Apache
1 14 (8.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.94%) SAS
3 4 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.18%) JBoss
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) assyst
2 3 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.18%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.18%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) LAN
1 6 (3.53%) WAN
2 4 (2.35%) Wireless
3 3 (1.76%) DNS
3 3 (1.76%) Intranet
3 3 (1.76%) Internet
3 3 (1.76%) DHCP
3 3 (1.76%) Firewall
4 2 (1.18%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.18%) VPN
4 2 (1.18%) LDAP
4 2 (1.18%) MPLS
5 1 (0.59%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.59%) TACACS
5 1 (0.59%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.59%) IPsec
5 1 (0.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.94%) Base SAS
2 5 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (2.35%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 60 (35.29%) Finance
2 17 (10.00%) Banking
3 9 (5.29%) Front Office
4 7 (4.12%) Back Office
5 4 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.76%) Automotive
6 3 (1.76%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (16.47%) Incident Manager
2 23 (13.53%) Analyst
3 20 (11.76%) Major Incident Manager
4 15 (8.82%) Service Manager
5 13 (7.65%) Architect
6 9 (5.29%) Service Analyst
7 8 (4.71%) Services Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.71%) Problem Manager
7 8 (4.71%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.12%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.12%) Service Delivery Coordinator
9 6 (3.53%) Head of IT
9 6 (3.53%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Administrator
10 5 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (2.94%) Support Specialist
10 5 (2.94%) Consultant
10 5 (2.94%) SAS Administrator
10 5 (2.94%) Head of Service Delivery
11 4 (2.35%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.29%) Middleware
2 7 (4.12%) J2EE
3 5 (2.94%) Flash
4 4 (2.35%) JMS
4 4 (2.35%) D-Bus
5 2 (1.18%) HTML
5 2 (1.18%) .NET
6 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) Life Science
2 15 (8.82%) CMDB
3 13 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.29%) Open Source
6 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
7 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.41%) UNIX
2 18 (10.59%) Solaris
3 15 (8.82%) Linux
4 10 (5.88%) Windows
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.76%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.18%) AIX
7 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.18%) SUSE
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (66.47%) ITIL
2 100 (58.82%) Incident Management
3 60 (35.29%) Service Management
4 58 (34.12%) Change Management
5 36 (21.18%) Service Delivery
6 28 (16.47%) Migration
7 25 (14.71%) Release Management
8 22 (12.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (10.59%) Time Management
10 17 (10.00%) Capacity Management
11 16 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (9.41%) People Management
12 15 (8.82%) Supplier Management
12 15 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
13 13 (7.65%) Data Migration
14 11 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (6.47%) Data Analysis
15 8 (4.71%) Project Management
16 7 (4.12%) Statistical Analysis
17 6 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.82%) SQL
2 8 (4.71%) Java
3 6 (3.53%) Perl
4 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.12%) Degree
5 4 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.35%) SAS Certification
6 2 (1.18%) HNC
6 2 (1.18%) HND
6 2 (1.18%) CCNA
7 1 (0.59%) CISSP
7 1 (0.59%) CCNP
7 1 (0.59%) CCSA
7 1 (0.59%) CCSE
7 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.76%) SLA
2 5 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) SCOM
2 1 (0.59%) SCSM
2 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (8.82%) Sun
2 14 (8.24%) Oracle
3 13 (7.65%) BMC
4 10 (5.88%) Remedy
4 10 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.71%) SAP
6 6 (3.53%) Cisco
6 6 (3.53%) VMware
7 5 (2.94%) Axway
8 3 (1.76%) Kofax
8 3 (1.76%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.18%) CA
10 1 (0.59%) NetApp
10 1 (0.59%) Nokia
10 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.59%) HP
10 1 (0.59%) Dell
10 1 (0.59%) EMC
10 1 (0.59%) Citrix
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