The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 44 63 70
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 28 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.36% 2.91% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 3.15% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 15
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.57% +20.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £65,750
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 572 731 966
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.10% 92.53% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 429 599 722
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in Bedfordshire

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in Bedfordshire

Problem Management
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Luton +1 14 £32,500 -31.57%
Bedford +14 11 £30,000 -45.45%
Problem Management
East of England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 53 (64.63%) ITIL
2 26 (31.71%) Incident Management
3 25 (30.49%) Cisco
4 22 (26.83%) TCP/IP
4 22 (26.83%) Finance
4 22 (26.83%) SolarWinds
5 20 (24.39%) DNS
5 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (24.39%) LAN
5 20 (24.39%) WAN
6 18 (21.95%) SQL
6 18 (21.95%) Network Management
7 17 (20.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (20.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (20.73%) VLAN
7 17 (20.73%) DHCP
7 17 (20.73%) VoIP
7 17 (20.73%) IPv4
7 17 (20.73%) CCIE
7 17 (20.73%) CCNP
7 17 (20.73%) VPN
7 17 (20.73%) FTP
7 17 (20.73%) Wireless
8 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
8 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (18.29%) SDLC
9 15 (18.29%) Windows
9 15 (18.29%) SLA
10 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 9 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.32%) Office 365
4 3 (3.66%) Akamai
5 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.83%) TCP/IP
2 20 (24.39%) DNS
2 20 (24.39%) LAN
2 20 (24.39%) WAN
3 17 (20.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (20.73%) DHCP
3 17 (20.73%) FTP
3 17 (20.73%) IPv4
3 17 (20.73%) VLAN
3 17 (20.73%) VoIP
3 17 (20.73%) VPN
3 17 (20.73%) Wireless
4 5 (6.10%) Firewall
4 5 (6.10%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.44%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.44%) H.323
5 2 (2.44%) IPsec
5 2 (2.44%) ISDN
5 2 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.10%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) OLTP
5 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.44%) OLAP
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Applications Support
3 11 (13.41%) Operations Manager
4 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.54%) Network Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) IT Support
6 6 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Storage Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Capacity Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Network Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) Web Services
2 5 (6.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.76%) Linux
4 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.10%) Debian
6 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (64.63%) ITIL
2 26 (31.71%) Incident Management
3 18 (21.95%) Network Management
4 17 (20.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (18.29%) SDLC
6 12 (14.63%) Software Delivery
6 12 (14.63%) Supplier Management
7 11 (13.41%) Change Management
8 10 (12.20%) ITSM
8 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
9 9 (10.98%) Project Management
10 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.76%) Test Management
11 7 (8.54%) DevOps
11 7 (8.54%) High Availability
11 7 (8.54%) Release Management
12 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
12 6 (7.32%) Logistics
13 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) C
2 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.73%) CCIE
2 17 (20.73%) CCNP
3 8 (9.76%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) CCDP
4 3 (3.66%) MCSE
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
1 5 (6.10%) SCOM
2 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Cisco
2 22 (26.83%) SolarWinds
3 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.54%) VMware
5 5 (6.10%) F5
5 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.88%) 3PAR
6 4 (4.88%) CommVault
6 4 (4.88%) Dell
6 4 (4.88%) IBM
6 4 (4.88%) Veritas
7 3 (3.66%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.66%) webMethods
8 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.44%) Mitel
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle
8 2 (2.44%) Riverbed