Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 123 128
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -42
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 48 20 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.56% 0.89% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.01% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 43
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £34,500 £37,350 £20,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,250 £51,400
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -12.79%

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 2734 1972 2869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.80% 87.57% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1666 2429
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -24 19 £45,000 -5.26%
Warrington +1 12 £43,500 -3.33%
Crewe +5 4 £56,250 +43.31% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 31 (64.58%) ITIL
2 26 (54.17%) Service Management
3 22 (45.83%) Finance
4 21 (43.75%) Incident Management
5 19 (39.58%) Change Management
6 17 (35.42%) Risk Management
6 17 (35.42%) SQL
7 15 (31.25%) Service Delivery
7 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (27.08%) Banking
8 13 (27.08%) SLA
9 12 (25.00%) Windows
9 12 (25.00%) Investment Banking
9 12 (25.00%) Wealth Management
10 11 (22.92%) ITIL V3
11 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle
12 9 (18.75%) Information Security
13 8 (16.67%) Project Management
14 7 (14.58%) DB2
14 7 (14.58%) WAN
14 7 (14.58%) Linux
14 7 (14.58%) LAN
14 7 (14.58%) Law
14 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
14 7 (14.58%) IT Strategy
15 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 (10.42%) CICS
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) LAN
1 7 (14.58%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) MPLS
3 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) IPsec
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) DB2
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) JUnit
2 1 (2.08%) MSI
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) Sikuli
2 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) XPEDITER
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 12 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (14.58%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Billing
6 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Service Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
3 5 (10.42%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Problem Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Programmer
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Client Services Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) Spring
4 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.08%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.17%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
5 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Unix
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) ITIL
2 26 (54.17%) Service Management
3 21 (43.75%) Incident Management
4 19 (39.58%) Change Management
5 17 (35.42%) Risk Management
6 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (31.25%) Service Delivery
7 12 (25.00%) Wealth Management
8 11 (22.92%) ITIL V3
9 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (18.75%) Information Security
11 8 (16.67%) Project Management
12 7 (14.58%) IT Strategy
13 6 (12.50%) Process Management
14 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
15 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery Management
15 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
15 4 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (10.42%) COBOL
4 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) JCL
5 3 (6.25%) REXX
5 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) GDPR
4 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Ganglia
3 2 (4.17%) Netcool
3 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) IBM
3 6 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Citrix
4 5 (10.42%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.25%) CA
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) arcserve
6 2 (4.17%) BMC
6 2 (4.17%) Remedy
6 2 (4.17%) Sophos
6 2 (4.17%) Splunk
6 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.08%) Lotus
7 1 (2.08%) NCR
7 1 (2.08%) Sun