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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 157 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +18
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 54 114 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 2.04% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.64% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 48 96 68
Average salary £48,250 £43,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.91% +22.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
4141 4315 3651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.40% 77.33% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3419 3640 3109
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -28 38 £50,000 - 3
Warwickshire +12 6 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Coventry -11 5 £55,000 +32.53% 1
West Bromwich -3 2 - -
Staffordshire -11 2 £40,000 +23.68%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (55.13%) ITIL
2 35 (44.87%) Finance
2 35 (44.87%) Incident Management
3 34 (43.59%) Change Management
4 24 (30.77%) Service Management
5 18 (23.08%) Migration
6 14 (17.95%) Service Delivery
7 13 (16.67%) SQL
8 12 (15.38%) UNIX
8 12 (15.38%) CMDB
8 12 (15.38%) Release Management
9 11 (14.10%) Solaris
10 10 (12.82%) Data Analysis
10 10 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (12.82%) Capacity Management
11 9 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.26%) Middleware
12 8 (10.26%) SAP
12 8 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (8.97%) Supplier Management
13 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
13 7 (8.97%) Degree
13 7 (8.97%) XML
13 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
13 7 (8.97%) Oracle
13 7 (8.97%) HTML
13 7 (8.97%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.69%) SAS
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) SAP SD
1 5 (6.41%) Maximo
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) LDAP
1 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.28%) VPN
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
2 1 (1.28%) SAN
2 1 (1.28%) CTI
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (6.41%) Base SAS
2 5 (6.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) MS Access
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) ClearQuest
General
1 35 (44.87%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Billing
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) Incident Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Service Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.41%) Administrator
5 5 (6.41%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.41%) SAS Administrator
6 4 (5.13%) SAP Business Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Major Incident Manager
6 4 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery Coordinator
6 4 (5.13%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) SAP SD Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Head of Service Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Middleware
2 7 (8.97%) HTML
2 7 (8.97%) XML
3 3 (3.85%) J2EE
4 2 (2.56%) Flash
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) CMDB
2 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.85%) Open Source
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Informatics
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) UNIX
2 11 (14.10%) Solaris
3 6 (7.69%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) AIX
4 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) ITIL
2 35 (44.87%) Incident Management
3 34 (43.59%) Change Management
4 24 (30.77%) Service Management
5 18 (23.08%) Migration
6 14 (17.95%) Service Delivery
7 12 (15.38%) Release Management
8 10 (12.82%) Data Analysis
8 10 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (12.82%) Capacity Management
9 9 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (8.97%) Supplier Management
11 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
12 6 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.69%) Project Management
13 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) Java
3 5 (6.41%) VB
3 5 (6.41%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) ABAP
4 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.56%) Korn
4 2 (2.56%) Perl
4 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.13%) SAS Certification
4 3 (3.85%) MCSE
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.56%) MCTS
5 2 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.28%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) CISA
6 1 (1.28%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (6.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) GxP
3 1 (1.28%) COBIT
3 1 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.56%) XenApp
2 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.28%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) SAP
3 7 (8.97%) BMC
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
4 5 (6.41%) Axway
5 4 (5.13%) Sun
6 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 3 (3.85%) CA
7 2 (2.56%) webMethods
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Avaya
8 1 (1.28%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) Dell
8 1 (1.28%) Symantec
8 1 (1.28%) Remedy
8 1 (1.28%) CommVault
8 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.28%) Dell KACE
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