Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 25 22
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 82 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 12.60% 7.87% 8.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.90% 8.44% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 48
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £20,300 £29,025 £20,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year +11.54% +15.56% -3.57%

Problem-Solving 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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 590 723 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.63% 93.29% 87.06%
Number of salaries quoted 459 520 516
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,235 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £67,500 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Liverpool

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Liverpool

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Liverpool over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 34 (41.46%) ITIL
2 33 (40.24%) Windows
3 27 (32.93%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (31.71%) Linux
5 25 (30.49%) SQL
6 19 (23.17%) Change Management
7 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
7 18 (21.95%) Cisco
8 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.73%) Problem Management
8 17 (20.73%) ITIL V3
9 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
9 16 (19.51%) Business Continuity
9 16 (19.51%) WAN
9 16 (19.51%) LAN
9 16 (19.51%) Project Management
10 15 (18.29%) Firewall
10 15 (18.29%) Wireless
10 15 (18.29%) Finance
10 15 (18.29%) Degree
11 14 (17.07%) Network Security
11 14 (17.07%) VoIP
11 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
11 14 (17.07%) Java
11 14 (17.07%) Cisco Wireless
11 14 (17.07%) Proactive Monitoring
11 14 (17.07%) Programme Delivery
11 14 (17.07%) Network Management

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.54%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (6.10%) IIS
6 4 (4.88%) Apache
6 4 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.22%) CMS
8 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.22%) nginx
8 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) LAN
1 16 (19.51%) WAN
2 15 (18.29%) Firewall
2 15 (18.29%) Wireless
3 14 (17.07%) Cisco ISE
3 14 (17.07%) Cisco Wireless
3 14 (17.07%) Network Security
3 14 (17.07%) VoIP
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
5 12 (14.63%) VPN
6 11 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (13.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (13.41%) IPsec
6 11 (13.41%) MPLS
6 11 (13.41%) Multicast
6 11 (13.41%) SSL
7 3 (3.66%) Internet
8 1 (1.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.10%) Big Data
5 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.44%) Ingres
8 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.44%) MS Access
8 2 (2.44%) MySQL
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Front Office
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Analyst
2 16 (19.51%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Support Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Security Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Senior Security Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Applications Support
5 12 (14.63%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Applications Support
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) .NET
2 8 (9.76%) AngularJS
3 7 (8.54%) CSS
3 7 (8.54%) React
3 7 (8.54%) Spring
4 6 (7.32%) HTML
5 4 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (4.88%) Jest
5 4 (4.88%) Kafka
5 4 (4.88%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.66%) HTML5
6 3 (3.66%) jQuery
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.22%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.22%) Ajax
8 1 (1.22%) Express
8 1 (1.22%) Node.js
8 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.88%) Life Science
4 4 (4.88%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Fintech
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Linux
3 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.32%) Unix
5 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) Debian
8 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) ITIL
2 19 (23.17%) Change Management
3 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.73%) ITIL V3
3 17 (20.73%) Problem Management
4 16 (19.51%) Business Continuity
4 16 (19.51%) Project Management
5 14 (17.07%) Network Management
5 14 (17.07%) Proactive Monitoring
5 14 (17.07%) Programme Delivery
6 13 (15.85%) High Availability
6 13 (15.85%) Patch Management
6 13 (15.85%) Security Management
6 13 (15.85%) Task Automation
7 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
7 12 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (13.41%) Service Management
8 11 (13.41%) SIEM
8 11 (13.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (13.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 14 (17.07%) Java
3 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.32%) Python
5 6 (7.32%) VBA
6 5 (6.10%) C#
6 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.88%) ES6
7 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.22%) C
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 13 (15.85%) CCNP
2 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (13.41%) CCDP
3 11 (13.41%) CISSP
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) CCIE
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) IIBA
5 1 (1.22%) MCP
5 1 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.22%) PMO
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.85%) Firmware
3 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.22%) Docker
5 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (13.41%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (13.41%) Nessus
1 11 (13.41%) TrustSec
2 4 (4.88%) Ansible
2 4 (4.88%) Kibana
2 4 (4.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Cisco
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle
4 7 (8.54%) Remedy
5 3 (3.66%) IronPort
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) Apple
6 2 (2.44%) Capita
6 2 (2.44%) Juniper
6 2 (2.44%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.44%) Sybase
6 2 (2.44%) Tableau
6 2 (2.44%) VMware
6 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.22%) Sage
7 1 (1.22%) Sun
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec
7 1 (1.22%) Teradata