Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 85 121
Rank change year-on-year -44 +36 -25
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 68 156 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.77% 3.28% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 3.68% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35 87 53
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.73% -8.89% -18.18%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,900 £19,500
90th Percentile £49,000 £75,000 £58,550
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88% -15.00%

Problem Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3471 4242 3434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.20% 89.12% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2718 3094 2878
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Birmingham

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in Birmingham

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 50 (73.53%) ITIL
2 41 (60.29%) Service Management
2 41 (60.29%) Change Management
3 32 (47.06%) Service Delivery
4 31 (45.59%) Data Centre
5 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
6 24 (35.29%) Incident Management
7 17 (25.00%) Windows
7 17 (25.00%) Line Management
8 16 (23.53%) SLA
8 16 (23.53%) Matrix Management
9 14 (20.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
11 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
12 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
12 10 (14.71%) SCCM
12 10 (14.71%) VMware
13 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
13 9 (13.24%) Linux
14 8 (11.76%) Java
14 8 (11.76%) HP
14 8 (11.76%) DNS
14 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (10.29%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (10.29%) Digital Forensics
15 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) JBoss
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) assyst
2 3 (4.41%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.41%) Office 365
6 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) DNS
2 7 (10.29%) VPN
3 6 (8.82%) 802.11
3 6 (8.82%) DHCP
4 4 (5.88%) Firewall
4 4 (5.88%) LAN
4 4 (5.88%) VoIP
4 4 (5.88%) WAN
5 3 (4.41%) PABX
6 2 (2.94%) Network Security
6 2 (2.94%) Skype
6 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
1 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Technical Leader
2 10 (14.71%) Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) Technical Support
4 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) IT Support
4 5 (7.35%) Service Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) IT Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Problem Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
1 6 (8.82%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.94%) Java EE
3 1 (1.47%) J2EE
3 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (45.59%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.29%) Cyber Attack
3 7 (10.29%) Freedom of Information
3 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.82%) Blackberry
5 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
5 5 (7.35%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.94%) CMDB
6 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) Linux
3 6 (8.82%) Android
3 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Vista
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (73.53%) ITIL
2 41 (60.29%) Change Management
2 41 (60.29%) Service Management
3 32 (47.06%) Service Delivery
4 24 (35.29%) Incident Management
5 17 (25.00%) Line Management
6 16 (23.53%) Matrix Management
7 14 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
9 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
10 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (10.29%) Data Protection
10 7 (10.29%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (10.29%) Information Security
10 7 (10.29%) Security Monitoring
10 7 (10.29%) SIEM
11 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) DevOps
11 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.76%) Java
3 7 (10.29%) Perl
4 6 (8.82%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) VBScript
5 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.35%) Ruby
6 4 (5.88%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) CISM
1 7 (10.29%) CISSP
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
1 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (8.82%) Master's Degree
2 6 (8.82%) MCP
3 5 (7.35%) MOS
4 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCITP
6 1 (1.47%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.82%) Docker
5 5 (7.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.47%) vSphere
7 1 (1.47%) XenApp
7 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (14.71%) SCCM
3 7 (10.29%) QRadar
4 5 (7.35%) Ansible
4 5 (7.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.35%) Puppet
4 5 (7.35%) Salt
4 5 (7.35%) SCOM
4 5 (7.35%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) VMware
3 8 (11.76%) HP
4 7 (10.29%) IBM
5 6 (8.82%) Fujitsu
6 5 (7.35%) BMC
6 5 (7.35%) McAfee
6 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow
6 5 (7.35%) Symantec
7 4 (5.88%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.41%) Remedy
9 2 (2.94%) Avaya
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) NetApp
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle
9 2 (2.94%) Sybase
10 1 (1.47%) Apple
10 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.47%) Citrix
10 1 (1.47%) EMC