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

Problem Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 135 126
Rank change year-on-year +39 -9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 74 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.55% 1.26% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.40% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 49 19 16
Cheshire median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £39,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.12% +7.26% +8.56%
10th Percentile £16,250 £28,000 £27,375
90th Percentile £57,750 £57,500 £53,500
North West median annual salary £37,624 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.28% -9.41% +13.33%

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 2,711 2,433 1,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.35% 89.91% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,024 1,834 1,644
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,503 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 21 August 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 August 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 -3 16 £47,500 +26.67%
Warrington +7 10 £33,500 -12.99% 1
Crewe +3 3 £55,000 -
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 65 (87.84%) ITIL
2 49 (66.22%) Incident Management
3 40 (54.05%) Service Management
4 30 (40.54%) Change Management
5 26 (35.14%) Knowledge Management
5 26 (35.14%) Cisco
6 22 (29.73%) Network+ Certification
6 22 (29.73%) Statistics
6 22 (29.73%) Fortinet
7 21 (28.38%) Telecoms
8 19 (25.68%) CCNA
8 19 (25.68%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (25.68%) Huawei
9 15 (20.27%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (17.57%) Investment Banking
10 13 (17.57%) Banking
10 13 (17.57%) Law
10 13 (17.57%) Risk Management
10 13 (17.57%) SLA
10 13 (17.57%) Wealth Management
11 12 (16.22%) Windows
11 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (14.86%) Smart Meter
12 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.51%) Remedy
14 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
14 9 (12.16%) Process Improvement
15 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery

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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) CICS
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) ADSL
1 5 (6.76%) Firewall
1 5 (6.76%) Network Security
2 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (5.41%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) SSL
3 2 (2.70%) LAN
3 2 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) DSL
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) Hudson
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 21 (28.38%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.57%) Banking
2 13 (17.57%) Investment Banking
2 13 (17.57%) Law
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Analyst
2 24 (32.43%) Service Analyst
3 22 (29.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (25.68%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (18.92%) Telecoms Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.81%) Service Manager
7 6 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Incident Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Major Incident Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Problem Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Support
7 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Operations Manager
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Incident Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) jQuery
1 1 (1.35%) JSON
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
1 1 (1.35%) WSDL
1 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (14.86%) Smart Meter
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.41%) Clustering
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.05%) PKI
6 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.70%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.35%) Social Media
7 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) CentOS
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (87.84%) ITIL
2 49 (66.22%) Incident Management
3 40 (54.05%) Service Management
4 30 (40.54%) Change Management
5 26 (35.14%) Knowledge Management
6 22 (29.73%) Statistics
7 15 (20.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (17.57%) Risk Management
8 13 (17.57%) Wealth Management
9 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (12.16%) Process Improvement
11 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.76%) Capacity Management
12 5 (6.76%) ITSM
12 5 (6.76%) Security Management
12 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.76%) Trend Analysis
12 5 (6.76%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) COBOL
2 2 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) C++
3 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.35%) JCL
3 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.35%) Perl
3 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) REXX
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) Network+ Certification
2 19 (25.68%) CCNA
2 19 (25.68%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.41%) MCP
3 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) CISSP
4 3 (4.05%) GCIH
4 3 (4.05%) GIAC
4 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) AirWatch
2 4 (5.41%) Foglight
2 4 (5.41%) Ganglia
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Netcool
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Cisco
2 22 (29.73%) Fortinet
3 19 (25.68%) Huawei
4 10 (13.51%) Remedy
5 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.81%) VMware
7 5 (6.76%) McAfee
8 4 (5.41%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.41%) Brocade
8 4 (5.41%) CommVault
8 4 (5.41%) F5
8 4 (5.41%) HP
8 4 (5.41%) NetApp
8 4 (5.41%) NetIQ
8 4 (5.41%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.41%) Splunk
8 4 (5.41%) TippingPoint
9 2 (2.70%) BMC
9 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow