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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 129 178 153
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -25
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 89 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 0.84% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.97% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 59
Median salary £29,250 £38,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.02% -18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,341 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £57,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%

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
4335 4542 4244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.80% 87.03% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3370 3763 3695
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 49 £28,416 -25.22% 3
Coventry - 11 £27,500 - 3
Shropshire -5 6 £40,000 - 4
West Bromwich +9 5 £25,000 -12.28%
Warwickshire +20 4 £35,000 +23.49% 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £22,500 -55.00% 1
Smethwick -1 2 £17,500 -63.15%
Solihull -7 2 £31,625 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 102 (56.35%) ITIL
2 76 (41.99%) Change Management
3 68 (37.57%) Incident Management
4 63 (34.81%) Service Management
5 56 (30.94%) Windows
6 47 (25.97%) Microsoft
7 45 (24.86%) SLA
8 43 (23.76%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (20.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 36 (19.89%) Data Centre
11 34 (18.78%) Service Delivery
11 34 (18.78%) Management Information System
12 33 (18.23%) VMware
13 32 (17.68%) ITIL V3
14 31 (17.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (17.13%) Active Directory
15 27 (14.92%) MS Excel
15 27 (14.92%) Configuration Management
16 26 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (13.81%) Firewall
17 25 (13.81%) DHCP
17 25 (13.81%) Citrix
17 25 (13.81%) Cisco
18 23 (12.71%) Remedy
18 23 (12.71%) assyst
19 22 (12.15%) VPN
20 21 (11.60%) DNS
20 21 (11.60%) SQL
20 21 (11.60%) Project Management
20 21 (11.60%) Finance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.42%) Apache
1 8 (4.42%) JBoss
1 8 (4.42%) Tomcat
1 8 (4.42%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.76%) IIS
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) Captiva
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) Documentum
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (14.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (12.71%) assyst
2 13 (7.18%) Sentinel
3 4 (2.21%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.66%) IaaS
2 3 (1.66%) Office 365
3 2 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) Apcera
4 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.81%) DHCP
1 25 (13.81%) Firewall
2 22 (12.15%) VPN
3 21 (11.60%) DNS
4 18 (9.94%) LAN
4 18 (9.94%) WAN
5 14 (7.73%) VoIP
6 11 (6.08%) Wireless
7 8 (4.42%) MPLS
8 6 (3.31%) 802.11
9 5 (2.76%) DSL
9 5 (2.76%) VLAN
10 4 (2.21%) Intranet
10 4 (2.21%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.21%) Network Security
10 4 (2.21%) PABX
11 3 (1.66%) Internet
11 3 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.66%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.66%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.66%) DB2
3 2 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) JIRA
1 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (11.60%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Retail
2 9 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.76%) Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.66%) Automotive
5 3 (1.66%) Military
6 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (12.71%) Problem Manager
2 21 (11.60%) Analyst
3 17 (9.39%) Support Engineer
4 16 (8.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 15 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (7.18%) Security Officer
7 12 (6.63%) Applications Support
7 12 (6.63%) Network Engineer
8 11 (6.08%) Information Officer
8 11 (6.08%) Information Security Officer
8 11 (6.08%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.97%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.87%) Change Manager
10 7 (3.87%) Head of Service Management
10 7 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.87%) Network Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) Incident Manager
11 6 (3.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.42%) Java EE
2 6 (3.31%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.76%) .NET
4 4 (2.21%) WAP
5 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.55%) CSS
6 1 (0.55%) HTML
6 1 (0.55%) HTML5
6 1 (0.55%) jQuery
6 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.76%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (19.89%) Data Centre
3 34 (18.78%) Management Information System
4 20 (11.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (7.18%) CESG
5 13 (7.18%) Cryptography
5 13 (7.18%) Freedom of Information
5 13 (7.18%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (4.42%) CMDB
7 6 (3.31%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.76%) Statistics
9 4 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.66%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.66%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.10%) FlexPod
11 2 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.55%) Clustering
12 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.94%) Windows
2 18 (9.94%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.29%) Linux
3 15 (8.29%) Unix
4 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.87%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.87%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.31%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.31%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.66%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.10%) Solaris
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (56.35%) ITIL
2 76 (41.99%) Change Management
3 68 (37.57%) Incident Management
4 63 (34.81%) Service Management
5 37 (20.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 34 (18.78%) Service Delivery
7 32 (17.68%) ITIL V3
8 31 (17.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (14.92%) Configuration Management
10 21 (11.60%) Project Management
11 19 (10.50%) Process Improvement
12 17 (9.39%) Data Protection
13 16 (8.84%) Information Security
13 16 (8.84%) SIEM
13 16 (8.84%) Trend Analysis
14 15 (8.29%) Data Security
15 13 (7.18%) IT Audit
15 13 (7.18%) IT Governance
15 13 (7.18%) Risk Assessment
15 13 (7.18%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.60%) SQL
2 15 (8.29%) Java
3 12 (6.63%) Shell Script
4 9 (4.97%) Perl
5 4 (2.21%) C#
6 3 (1.66%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.55%) C
8 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.84%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (8.29%) SC Cleared
2 15 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.73%) CISA
3 14 (7.73%) CISM
3 14 (7.73%) CISSP
4 12 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.97%) CCNA
5 9 (4.97%) CCNP
5 9 (4.97%) Degree
6 6 (3.31%) MCP
7 4 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.66%) CCDA
8 3 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.10%) MCSE
9 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.55%) CEH
10 1 (0.55%) MCITP
10 1 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (24.86%) SLA
2 17 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (7.73%) PCI DSS
4 13 (7.18%) QA
5 3 (1.66%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.55%) MISRA
6 1 (0.55%) MISRA C
System Software
1 31 (17.13%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (4.42%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.21%) NFS
5 4 (2.21%) XenApp
6 3 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) SCCM
2 4 (2.21%) EdgeSight
2 4 (2.21%) WSUS
3 3 (1.66%) Nagios
3 3 (1.66%) SCOM
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 33 (18.23%) VMware
3 25 (13.81%) Cisco
3 25 (13.81%) Citrix
4 23 (12.71%) Remedy
5 15 (8.29%) ServiceNow
6 13 (7.18%) Oracle
7 7 (3.87%) HP
7 7 (3.87%) SolarWinds
7 7 (3.87%) Sybase
8 6 (3.31%) Fujitsu
8 6 (3.31%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.21%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.66%) Apple
10 3 (1.66%) Brocade
10 3 (1.66%) IBM
10 3 (1.66%) NetApp
10 3 (1.66%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.10%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.10%) Intel Security
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension and company benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £22000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £35,400 - £65,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £51,220 - 78,320 per year + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago