Period
to 20 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 20 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 85 80 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 12.14% 9.40% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.06% 10.53% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 26
Liverpool median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% - -22.73%
10th Percentile £23,400 £25,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Merseyside median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -29.41% - -22.73%

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 651 760 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 93.00% 89.31% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 547 559 516
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (40.00%) Windows
2 30 (35.29%) ITIL
3 26 (30.59%) SQL
4 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (27.06%) Active Directory
5 23 (27.06%) Windows Server
6 21 (24.71%) Problem Management
7 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (22.35%) Finance
9 18 (21.18%) Incident Management
10 17 (20.00%) Linux
11 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
12 14 (16.47%) Service Management
12 14 (16.47%) Driving Licence
12 14 (16.47%) Skype for Business
12 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (16.47%) Data Quality
13 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
13 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
13 13 (15.29%) Java
13 13 (15.29%) Banking
14 12 (14.12%) Statistics
14 12 (14.12%) Change Management
14 12 (14.12%) Management Information System
14 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
15 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (12.94%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
15 11 (12.94%) Remedy

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 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
1 14 (16.47%) Skype for Business
2 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.53%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
1 8 (9.41%) VoIP
2 7 (8.24%) Cisco Wireless
2 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 7 (8.24%) Wireless
3 6 (7.06%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (7.06%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (7.06%) DNS
3 6 (7.06%) Firewall
3 6 (7.06%) LAN
3 6 (7.06%) MPLS
3 6 (7.06%) Network Security
3 6 (7.06%) VPN
3 6 (7.06%) WAN
3 6 (7.06%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (5.88%) IPsec
4 5 (5.88%) Multicast
4 5 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.71%) Big Data
5 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.53%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.35%) QlikView
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) JMeter
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 11 (12.94%) Advertising
4 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.53%) Games
5 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Front Office
6 2 (2.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Developer
3 11 (12.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.59%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Tester
6 6 (7.06%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Service Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) .NET
1 6 (7.06%) Spring
2 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.88%) React
3 4 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.71%) Jest
3 4 (4.71%) Kafka
3 4 (4.71%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.53%) CSS
4 3 (3.53%) HTML
5 2 (2.35%) jQuery
5 2 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.18%) HTML5
6 1 (1.18%) JSF
6 1 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.18%) REST
6 1 (1.18%) WCF
6 1 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.47%) Driving Licence
3 12 (14.12%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.71%) Life Science
6 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.18%) Online Games
8 1 (1.18%) Social Gaming
8 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.00%) Windows
2 23 (27.06%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.71%) Unix
5 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.18%) Android
7 1 (1.18%) Debian
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) ITIL
2 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.71%) Problem Management
4 18 (21.18%) Incident Management
5 14 (16.47%) Service Management
6 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
7 12 (14.12%) Change Management
7 12 (14.12%) Statistics
7 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
8 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.94%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.76%) Business Continuity
9 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.41%) Data Modelling
10 8 (9.41%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (8.24%) Coaching
11 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.24%) Data Analysis
11 7 (8.24%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) SQL
2 13 (15.29%) Java
3 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.06%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) ES6
6 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.35%) VBA
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) C#
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) R
8 1 (1.18%) Scala
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) Degree
3 6 (7.06%) CCNP
3 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.88%) CCDP
4 5 (5.88%) CISSP
4 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.71%) ISEB
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.35%) AAT
8 1 (1.18%) CCIE
8 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.18%) MCAD
8 1 (1.18%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.06%) SLA
3 5 (5.88%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) GDPR
4 1 (1.18%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 23 (27.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) Firmware
3 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (5.88%) Nessus
2 5 (5.88%) TrustSec
3 4 (4.71%) Ansible
3 4 (4.71%) Kibana
3 4 (4.71%) logstash
4 1 (1.18%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Cisco
2 11 (12.94%) Remedy
3 9 (10.59%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) SAP
5 5 (5.88%) Tableau
6 4 (4.71%) Teradata
7 3 (3.53%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.53%) Sage
7 3 (3.53%) Symantec
7 3 (3.53%) Veeam
7 3 (3.53%) VMware
8 2 (2.35%) Apple
8 2 (2.35%) Capita
9 1 (1.18%) Alterian
9 1 (1.18%) Anaplan
9 1 (1.18%) Citrix
9 1 (1.18%) Dell
9 1 (1.18%) HP
9 1 (1.18%) IronPort