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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 133 187 159
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -28
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 70 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.83% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.94% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 51
Median salary £30,875 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.19% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £28,256 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £65,250 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
4160 5240 4242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.81% 88.33% 83.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3330 4305 3556
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +17 40 £29,000 -15.94% 1
Coventry - 8 £24,500 - 2
Shropshire - 7 £35,000 - 3
Warwickshire +25 3 £32,500 +14.67% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £25,500 -
Solihull - 2 £33,000 -
West Bromwich +9 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £22,500 -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 91 (52.00%) ITIL
2 72 (41.14%) Change Management
3 59 (33.71%) Windows
4 58 (33.14%) Service Management
5 57 (32.57%) Incident Management
6 50 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 40 (22.86%) Data Centre
8 37 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (20.57%) Service Delivery
10 35 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 35 (20.00%) SLA
10 35 (20.00%) VMware
11 34 (19.43%) Active Directory
12 32 (18.29%) MS Excel
13 31 (17.71%) Firewall
14 30 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (16.57%) Root Cause Analysis
15 29 (16.57%) Configuration Management
15 29 (16.57%) WAN
15 29 (16.57%) Cisco
16 28 (16.00%) Citrix
17 26 (14.86%) ITIL V3
18 25 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (14.29%) LAN
19 24 (13.71%) DHCP
19 24 (13.71%) VPN
20 23 (13.14%) Hyper-V
21 22 (12.57%) Process Improvement
21 22 (12.57%) Finance
22 20 (11.43%) DNS

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 10 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.86%) Apache
2 5 (2.86%) IIS
2 5 (2.86%) JBoss
2 5 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (10.29%) assyst
2 14 (8.00%) Sentinel
3 6 (3.43%) Workfront
4 4 (2.29%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.29%) IaaS
2 4 (2.29%) Office 365
3 2 (1.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) Apcera
4 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.71%) Firewall
2 29 (16.57%) WAN
3 25 (14.29%) LAN
4 24 (13.71%) DHCP
4 24 (13.71%) VPN
5 20 (11.43%) DNS
6 18 (10.29%) VoIP
7 12 (6.86%) MPLS
7 12 (6.86%) Wireless
8 7 (4.00%) IP Telephony
8 7 (4.00%) VLAN
9 6 (3.43%) 802.11
9 6 (3.43%) Network Security
9 6 (3.43%) Unified Communications
9 6 (3.43%) VPLS
9 6 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.86%) DSL
11 4 (2.29%) Intranet
11 4 (2.29%) PABX
11 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) DB2
2 2 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (12.57%) Finance
2 12 (6.86%) Retail
2 12 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Automotive
4 2 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Military
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.14%) Analyst
2 19 (10.86%) Problem Manager
2 19 (10.86%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.29%) Network Engineer
4 16 (9.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 16 (9.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (9.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 14 (8.00%) Security Officer
6 13 (7.43%) Service Analyst
7 12 (6.86%) Information Officer
7 12 (6.86%) Information Security Officer
8 10 (5.71%) Network Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.00%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.00%) Head of Service Management
9 7 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.43%) Graduate
10 6 (3.43%) Incident Manager
11 5 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.86%) Java EE
3 4 (2.29%) .NET
3 4 (2.29%) WAP
4 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) HTML5
5 1 (0.57%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 37 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 18 (10.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 14 (8.00%) CESG
5 14 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (4.00%) CMDB
6 7 (4.00%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.86%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.71%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.14%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.57%) Clustering
11 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.57%) PKI
11 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.71%) Windows
2 18 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (9.14%) Linux
4 14 (8.00%) Unix
5 9 (5.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.57%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.43%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.29%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.14%) VyOS
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.00%) ITIL
2 72 (41.14%) Change Management
3 58 (33.14%) Service Management
4 57 (32.57%) Incident Management
5 36 (20.57%) Service Delivery
6 30 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (16.57%) Configuration Management
7 29 (16.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 26 (14.86%) ITIL V3
9 22 (12.57%) Process Improvement
10 20 (11.43%) Project Management
11 18 (10.29%) Data Protection
12 17 (9.71%) Data Security
12 17 (9.71%) SIEM
13 16 (9.14%) Information Security
14 15 (8.57%) Cryptography
15 14 (8.00%) IT Governance
15 14 (8.00%) Line Management
15 14 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
15 14 (8.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.29%) SQL
2 8 (4.57%) Java
2 8 (4.57%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.86%) Perl
4 3 (1.71%) C#
4 3 (1.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.14%) C
6 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
4 16 (9.14%) SC Cleared
5 15 (8.57%) CCNA
5 15 (8.57%) CISA
5 15 (8.57%) CISM
5 15 (8.57%) CISSP
6 14 (8.00%) CCNP
7 9 (5.14%) Degree
8 7 (4.00%) MCP
9 4 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.71%) CCDA
10 3 (1.71%) MCSE
11 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.57%) CEH
11 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (20.00%) SLA
2 17 (9.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (9.14%) PCI DSS
4 14 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 14 (8.00%) QA
5 3 (1.71%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.57%) COBIT
7 1 (0.57%) MISRA
7 1 (0.57%) MISRA C
System Software
1 34 (19.43%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.86%) XenApp
5 4 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.29%) NFS
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.14%) pfSense
6 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) Docker
7 1 (0.57%) Firmware
7 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.43%) Nagios
1 6 (3.43%) SCCM
2 5 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.29%) EdgeSight
3 4 (2.29%) SCOM
4 3 (1.71%) WSUS
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.57%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 50 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.00%) VMware
3 29 (16.57%) Cisco
4 28 (16.00%) Citrix
5 19 (10.86%) Remedy
6 16 (9.14%) ServiceNow
7 8 (4.57%) LANDesk
7 8 (4.57%) Oracle
7 8 (4.57%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.43%) Avaya
8 6 (3.43%) Brocade
8 6 (3.43%) Fujitsu
8 6 (3.43%) HP
8 6 (3.43%) ProCurve
9 4 (2.29%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.29%) Mitel
9 4 (2.29%) Sybase
10 3 (1.71%) IBM
11 2 (1.14%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.14%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £42500- £47500
Posted: 20 days ago
Telford
HM Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £42,750 - £47,250
Posted: 11 days ago