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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Problem Management
Rank 148 157 116
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -41
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 66 32 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 0.76% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.96% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 22 72
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £26,100 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4104 3350 3627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.52% 79.99% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 2662 3070
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,881
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £57,500 £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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +5 36 £42,500 +49.12%
Coventry -19 8 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Warwickshire -8 7 £33,500 -23.42% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £19,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 - 1
Shropshire - 4 £19,500 - 2
Solihull -6 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (72.44%) ITIL
2 85 (54.49%) Incident Management
3 54 (34.62%) Service Management
4 53 (33.97%) Change Management
5 42 (26.92%) Finance
6 39 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 26 (16.67%) Life Science
8 24 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 24 (15.38%) SLA
8 24 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (13.46%) UNIX
10 18 (11.54%) Security Cleared
11 17 (10.90%) SC Cleared
12 16 (10.26%) SQL
13 15 (9.62%) Time Management
13 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (8.97%) Release Management
14 14 (8.97%) Data Analysis
14 14 (8.97%) Remedy
14 14 (8.97%) Migration
15 13 (8.33%) Management Information System
15 13 (8.33%) Windows
15 13 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (7.69%) Banking
17 11 (7.05%) Microsoft
18 10 (6.41%) Project Management
18 10 (6.41%) Solaris
18 10 (6.41%) Linux
18 10 (6.41%) WAN
18 10 (6.41%) assyst

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (5.13%) Apache
1 8 (5.13%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) MS Office
3 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.41%) assyst
2 3 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.28%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) WAN
2 9 (5.77%) LAN
3 6 (3.85%) Wireless
4 5 (3.21%) Firewall
4 5 (3.21%) VPN
5 4 (2.56%) ATM
5 4 (2.56%) Intranet
5 4 (2.56%) Internet
5 4 (2.56%) MPLS
5 4 (2.56%) EIGRP
5 4 (2.56%) TACACS
5 4 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (2.56%) DMVPN
5 4 (2.56%) Frame Relay
6 3 (1.92%) DNS
6 3 (1.92%) DHCP
7 2 (1.28%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.28%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.56%) MarkLogic
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 12 (7.69%) Banking
3 8 (5.13%) Front Office
4 7 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.85%) Back Office
6 4 (2.56%) Legal
7 3 (1.92%) Publishing
7 3 (1.92%) Automotive
7 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.92%) French Language
7 3 (1.92%) German Language
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (18.59%) Analyst
2 23 (14.74%) Incident Manager
3 18 (11.54%) Service Manager
4 16 (10.26%) Major Incident Manager
5 13 (8.33%) Problem Manager
6 11 (7.05%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (7.05%) Services Delivery Manager
7 10 (6.41%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) Head of Service Delivery
10 5 (3.21%) Head of IT
10 5 (3.21%) Support Specialist
10 5 (3.21%) Architect
11 4 (2.56%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (2.56%) Problem Analyst
11 4 (2.56%) Middleware Engineer
12 3 (1.92%) Service Delivery Coordinator
12 3 (1.92%) Services Delivery Analyst
12 3 (1.92%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) Middleware
2 5 (3.21%) Flash
3 4 (2.56%) JMS
3 4 (2.56%) J2EE
3 4 (2.56%) D-Bus
4 3 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (0.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.67%) Life Science
2 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.49%) CMDB
5 6 (3.85%) Open Source
6 3 (1.92%) Statistics
7 2 (1.28%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.46%) UNIX
2 13 (8.33%) Windows
3 10 (6.41%) Solaris
3 10 (6.41%) Linux
4 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (72.44%) ITIL
2 85 (54.49%) Incident Management
3 54 (34.62%) Service Management
4 53 (33.97%) Change Management
5 39 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 24 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (9.62%) Time Management
8 14 (8.97%) Release Management
8 14 (8.97%) Migration
8 14 (8.97%) Data Analysis
9 13 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.41%) People Management
10 10 (6.41%) Project Management
11 9 (5.77%) ITIL V3
12 8 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.49%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.49%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.49%) Supplier Management
13 7 (4.49%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.26%) SQL
2 4 (2.56%) Perl
3 3 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.90%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.21%) Degree
6 4 (2.56%) CCSA
6 4 (2.56%) CCSE
6 4 (2.56%) CCNP
7 2 (1.28%) CCNA
7 2 (1.28%) MCP
7 2 (1.28%) HNC
7 2 (1.28%) HND
7 2 (1.28%) VCP4
8 1 (0.64%) CISSP
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.64%) SCCM
1 1 (0.64%) SCOM
1 1 (0.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (8.97%) Remedy
2 11 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.77%) Sun
4 8 (5.13%) Oracle
4 8 (5.13%) Cisco
5 6 (3.85%) SAP
5 6 (3.85%) VMware
6 5 (3.21%) BMC
7 4 (2.56%) Nokia
7 4 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.92%) Kofax
9 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.64%) NetApp
9 1 (0.64%) IBM
9 1 (0.64%) EMC
9 1 (0.64%) Citrix
9 1 (0.64%) Avaya
9 1 (0.64%) Fortinet
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