Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 132 125
Rank change year-on-year +38 -7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 68 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.54% 1.38% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.53% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 24
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £16,250 £33,750 £28,950
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £54,400
North West median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% +20.00%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,508 2,553 1,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.69% 90.12% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,906 1,917 1,680
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,970 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £63,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Cheshire

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in Cheshire

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in Cheshire

Problem Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +11 17 - -
Warrington +2 9 £39,000 -10.34%
Crewe +9 3 £55,000 -2.22%
Runcorn - 3 £45,000 - 3
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 63 (92.65%) ITIL
2 42 (61.76%) Incident Management
3 38 (55.88%) Service Management
4 26 (38.24%) Change Management
5 22 (32.35%) Cisco
6 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
7 17 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 17 (25.00%) Law
7 17 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
7 17 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (25.00%) CCNA
7 17 (25.00%) Statistics
7 17 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 17 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
7 17 (25.00%) Huawei
7 17 (25.00%) Wealth Management
7 17 (25.00%) Banking
7 17 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (19.12%) SLA
9 13 (19.12%) Smart Meter
10 12 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (16.18%) Remedy
12 10 (14.71%) Windows
12 10 (14.71%) VMware
13 9 (13.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) ADSL
1 5 (7.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (7.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (7.35%) Firewall
1 5 (7.35%) SAN
1 5 (7.35%) SSL
2 4 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
3 2 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) DSL
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) DB2
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
2 17 (25.00%) Banking
2 17 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 17 (25.00%) Law
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Service Analyst
3 17 (25.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (19.12%) Service Manager
5 12 (17.65%) Telecoms Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Incident Manager
7 6 (8.82%) Major Incident Manager
7 6 (8.82%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Operations Manager
7 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Support
7 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 5 (7.35%) Engagement Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Smart Meter
2 7 (10.29%) Virtual Team
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Clustering
5 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.41%) Smart Energy
7 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.47%) PKI
8 1 (1.47%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.47%) Smart Home
8 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Unix
6 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (92.65%) ITIL
2 42 (61.76%) Incident Management
3 38 (55.88%) Service Management
4 26 (38.24%) Change Management
5 17 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 17 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 17 (25.00%) Statistics
5 17 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.29%) Virtual Team Management
10 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
11 5 (7.35%) High Availability
11 5 (7.35%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) Java
2 2 (2.94%) Perl
2 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) CCNA
1 17 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.94%) CISSP
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) GCIH
4 1 (1.47%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) AirWatch
2 5 (7.35%) Foglight
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Ganglia
3 2 (2.94%) Netcool
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Cisco
2 17 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 17 (25.00%) Huawei
3 11 (16.18%) Remedy
4 10 (14.71%) VMware
5 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.82%) McAfee
7 5 (7.35%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.35%) Brocade
7 5 (7.35%) CommVault
7 5 (7.35%) F5
7 5 (7.35%) HP
7 5 (7.35%) NetApp
7 5 (7.35%) NetIQ
7 5 (7.35%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.35%) TippingPoint
8 3 (4.41%) BMC
9 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.94%) Splunk