Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 139 123
Rank change year-on-year +43 -16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 46 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.15% 1.31% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.44% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 13
Cheshire median annual salary £53,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +3.90%

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 2,011 2,923 2,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.10% 91.40% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,511 2,190 1,669
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +11.18% -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +18 11 £44,000 +10.00%
Warrington +4 8 £47,500 +2.70%
Runcorn +5 7 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 4 £55,000 - 1
Crewe +9 3 £55,000 -6.38%
Chester - 1 £85,000 -
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 39 (84.78%) ITIL
2 22 (47.83%) Incident Management
3 14 (30.43%) Smart Meter
4 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 12 (26.09%) Service Management
5 11 (23.91%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
6 10 (21.74%) Banking
7 9 (19.57%) Investment Banking
7 9 (19.57%) Wealth Management
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.57%) VMware
7 9 (19.57%) Law
7 9 (19.57%) Windows
7 9 (19.57%) SLA
7 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.57%) ITIL V3
7 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (17.39%) Remedy
9 7 (15.22%) Security Management
9 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
9 7 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (15.22%) Information Security
9 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
9 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
9 7 (15.22%) Security Operations
10 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.04%) Cisco

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 4 (8.70%) EPiServer
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) SAN
2 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) IPsec
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) BGP
4 1 (2.17%) DWDM
4 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) OSPF
4 1 (2.17%) SDH
4 1 (2.17%) SONET
4 1 (2.17%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) DB2
General
1 10 (21.74%) Banking
2 9 (19.57%) Investment Banking
2 9 (19.57%) Law
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Service Manager
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL Manager
3 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) Head of Operations
3 5 (10.87%) Head of Security
3 5 (10.87%) Operations Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Problem Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Engagement Manager
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL Problem Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Smart Meter
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.87%) PKI
4 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 4 (8.70%) Smart Energy
5 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
6 2 (4.35%) Social Media
7 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.17%) Smart Home
7 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) ITIL
2 22 (47.83%) Incident Management
3 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 12 (26.09%) Service Management
4 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
5 9 (19.57%) ITIL V3
5 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.57%) Wealth Management
6 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.22%) Information Security
6 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
6 7 (15.22%) Security Management
6 7 (15.22%) Security Operations
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) Change Management
8 4 (8.70%) Contract Management
8 4 (8.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) CISSP
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CISM
3 1 (2.17%) CISMP
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
2 7 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) vCloud
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) AirWatch
2 3 (6.52%) Foglight
3 2 (4.35%) Ganglia
3 2 (4.35%) Netcool
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
1 9 (19.57%) VMware
2 8 (17.39%) Remedy
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) BMC
5 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
5 3 (6.52%) Brocade
5 3 (6.52%) CommVault
5 3 (6.52%) F5
5 3 (6.52%) HP
5 3 (6.52%) McAfee
5 3 (6.52%) NetApp
5 3 (6.52%) NetIQ
5 3 (6.52%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.52%) TippingPoint
6 2 (4.35%) Splunk
7 1 (2.17%) Ciena
7 1 (2.17%) Huawei
7 1 (2.17%) SmartCo