The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 19 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 8.33% 2.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.38% 2.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £30,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 106 172 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 80.30% 96.09% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 86 152 198
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Problem Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Bedford

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management in Bedford.

Salary trend for Problem Management in Bedford

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 32 (96.97%) ITIL
2 17 (51.52%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) VoIP
2 17 (51.52%) FTP
2 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
2 17 (51.52%) VPN
2 17 (51.52%) DNS
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
2 17 (51.52%) DHCP
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) IPv4
2 17 (51.52%) CCIE
2 17 (51.52%) CCNP
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (51.52%) Wireless
2 17 (51.52%) VLAN
2 17 (51.52%) SolarWinds
2 17 (51.52%) Network Management
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
4 7 (21.21%) Change Management
4 7 (21.21%) Finance
4 7 (21.21%) Windows
5 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Nexus
1 17 (51.52%) DHCP
1 17 (51.52%) DNS
1 17 (51.52%) FTP
1 17 (51.52%) IPv4
1 17 (51.52%) LAN
1 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
1 17 (51.52%) VLAN
1 17 (51.52%) VoIP
1 17 (51.52%) VPN
1 17 (51.52%) WAN
1 17 (51.52%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) DMVPN
2 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) H.323
2 2 (6.06%) IPsec
2 2 (6.06%) ISDN
2 2 (6.06%) WLAN
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Operations Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Network Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) IT Support
4 6 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Leader
5 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Network Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Network Operations Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Storage Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Telephony Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
1 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) ITIL
2 17 (51.52%) Network Management
3 7 (21.21%) Change Management
3 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.12%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security
6 3 (9.09%) ITSM
6 3 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 3 (9.09%) Test Management
6 3 (9.09%) Transition Management
7 1 (3.03%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) CCIE
1 17 (51.52%) CCNP
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
1 17 (51.52%) SolarWinds
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
3 4 (12.12%) CommVault
3 4 (12.12%) Dell
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) Veritas
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) F5
4 2 (6.06%) Mitel
4 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.03%) webMethods