Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 126 127
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 67 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.14% 1.25% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.41% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 15
Cheshire median annual salary £31,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.33% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £16,250 £25,000 £27,150
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £55,750
North West median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -11.76% -

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 2,888 2,206 2,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.21% 88.84% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,131 1,684 1,723
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,075 £21,550
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Warrington +11 18 £47,500 +26.67%
Knutsford -19 14 £46,250 +23.33%
Crewe -7 1 £22,500 -59.09% 2
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 55 (82.09%) ITIL
2 49 (73.13%) Incident Management
3 40 (59.70%) Service Management
4 39 (58.21%) Change Management
5 26 (38.81%) Knowledge Management
6 22 (32.84%) Network+ Certification
6 22 (32.84%) Statistics
6 22 (32.84%) Fortinet
6 22 (32.84%) Cisco
7 19 (28.36%) CCNA
7 19 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (28.36%) Huawei
7 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
8 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.42%) Finance
10 10 (14.93%) Law
10 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
10 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
10 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
10 10 (14.93%) Banking
10 10 (14.93%) Wealth Management
11 9 (13.43%) Windows
11 9 (13.43%) Linux
12 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.45%) Netcool
13 7 (10.45%) Unix
13 7 (10.45%) SLA
13 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
13 7 (10.45%) SCOM

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 3 (4.48%) CICS
1 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) ADSL
1 5 (7.46%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) DSL
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) DB2
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) Hudson
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.42%) Finance
3 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
3 10 (14.93%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Analyst
2 25 (37.31%) Service Analyst
3 23 (34.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (28.36%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (20.90%) Telecoms Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (8.96%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Support
7 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Monitoring Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Service Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Problem Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Cisco Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Client Services Manager
10 3 (4.48%) ITIL Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) HTML
1 1 (1.49%) jQuery
1 1 (1.49%) JSON
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
1 1 (1.49%) WSDL
1 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) PKI
5 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.49%) iSeries
7 1 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.49%) Social Media
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.49%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) AIX
3 1 (1.49%) CentOS
3 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (82.09%) ITIL
2 49 (73.13%) Incident Management
3 40 (59.70%) Service Management
4 39 (58.21%) Change Management
5 26 (38.81%) Knowledge Management
6 22 (32.84%) Statistics
7 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
7 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
7 10 (14.93%) Wealth Management
8 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.45%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (8.96%) Process Management
10 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.46%) Process Improvement
11 5 (7.46%) Security Management
11 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery Management
12 4 (5.97%) Information Security
12 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (4.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) COBOL
2 3 (4.48%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) JCL
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) REXX
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Network+ Certification
2 19 (28.36%) CCNA
2 19 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.97%) MCP
4 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) CISSP
5 3 (4.48%) GCIH
5 3 (4.48%) GIAC
6 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Ganglia
1 7 (10.45%) Netcool
1 7 (10.45%) SCOM
2 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.49%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Cisco
1 22 (32.84%) Fortinet
2 19 (28.36%) Huawei
3 7 (10.45%) Splunk
4 4 (5.97%) IBM
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.48%) Lotus
5 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.49%) CA
6 1 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.49%) McAfee
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.49%) Siebel
6 1 (1.49%) Sun
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) VMware