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

Problem-Solving
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 20 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 88 69 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 12.94% 8.88% 6.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.31% 9.72% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 57 48 31
Liverpool median annual salary £36,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.52% +3.13% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,460 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £50,000
Merseyside median annual salary £36,500 £42,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year -13.10% +17.48% -15.88%

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 615 710 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.44% 91.38% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 480 518 530
Liverpool median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 40 (45.45%) Windows
2 38 (43.18%) ITIL
3 32 (36.36%) SQL
4 28 (31.82%) Linux
4 28 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (26.14%) Windows Server
6 21 (23.86%) Cisco
7 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (21.59%) Problem Management
8 19 (21.59%) Change Management
9 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 18 (20.45%) Business Continuity
10 17 (19.32%) Incident Management
10 17 (19.32%) Java
10 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
11 16 (18.18%) LAN
11 16 (18.18%) VoIP
11 16 (18.18%) WAN
12 15 (17.05%) Firewall
12 15 (17.05%) Wireless
12 15 (17.05%) Finance
12 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (17.05%) Cisco Wireless
12 15 (17.05%) Programme Delivery
13 14 (15.91%) Proactive Monitoring
13 14 (15.91%) Cisco ISE
13 14 (15.91%) Network Management
13 14 (15.91%) ITIL V3
13 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
13 14 (15.91%) Network Security

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 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) nginx
5 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 11 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Office 365
2 4 (4.55%) SaaS
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) LAN
1 16 (18.18%) VoIP
1 16 (18.18%) WAN
2 15 (17.05%) Cisco Wireless
2 15 (17.05%) Firewall
2 15 (17.05%) Wireless
3 14 (15.91%) Cisco ISE
3 14 (15.91%) Network Security
4 13 (14.77%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (14.77%) VPN
5 12 (13.64%) MPLS
5 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 11 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (12.50%) IPsec
6 11 (12.50%) Multicast
6 11 (12.50%) SSL
7 7 (7.95%) Internet
8 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.68%) Big Data
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.68%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) Games
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Front Office
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Analyst
2 16 (18.18%) Developer
2 16 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Security Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Senior Security Engineer
5 11 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 11 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Applications Support
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.95%) Service Desk Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Service Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
2 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.09%) Spring
3 7 (7.95%) React
4 5 (5.68%) CSS
5 4 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (4.55%) HTML
5 4 (4.55%) Jest
5 4 (4.55%) Kafka
5 4 (4.55%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.27%) jQuery
6 2 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.27%) Web Services
7 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.14%) JSF
7 1 (1.14%) LINQ
7 1 (1.14%) WCF
7 1 (1.14%) WinForms
7 1 (1.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.36%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.55%) Life Science
6 3 (3.41%) PKI
7 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.14%) Fintech
8 1 (1.14%) Online Games
8 1 (1.14%) Social Gaming
8 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.45%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) Linux
3 23 (26.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.55%) Unix
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.14%) Android
8 1 (1.14%) Debian
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) ITIL
2 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.59%) Change Management
3 19 (21.59%) Problem Management
4 18 (20.45%) Business Continuity
5 17 (19.32%) Incident Management
6 15 (17.05%) Programme Delivery
7 14 (15.91%) ITIL V3
7 14 (15.91%) Network Management
7 14 (15.91%) Proactive Monitoring
8 13 (14.77%) High Availability
8 13 (14.77%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (14.77%) Patch Management
8 13 (14.77%) Project Management
8 13 (14.77%) Security Management
8 13 (14.77%) Service Management
8 13 (14.77%) Task Automation
8 13 (14.77%) Waterfall
9 12 (13.64%) Statistics
9 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) SQL
2 17 (19.32%) Java
3 11 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.36%) Python
5 4 (4.55%) ES6
5 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.41%) C#
7 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) C
8 1 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) R
8 1 (1.14%) Scala
8 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) CCNP
1 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
2 11 (12.50%) CCDP
2 11 (12.50%) CISSP
3 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) AAT
4 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.14%) CCIE
5 1 (1.14%) CCNA
5 1 (1.14%) MCAD
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.55%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) GDPR
3 1 (1.14%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.77%) Firmware
3 7 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.14%) Docker
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
5 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (12.50%) Nessus
1 11 (12.50%) TrustSec
2 4 (4.55%) Ansible
2 4 (4.55%) Kibana
2 4 (4.55%) logstash
3 1 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (1.14%) SCOM
3 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Cisco
2 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.50%) Oracle
3 11 (12.50%) Remedy
4 4 (4.55%) SAP
4 4 (4.55%) Tableau
4 4 (4.55%) VMware
5 3 (3.41%) Capita
5 3 (3.41%) IronPort
5 3 (3.41%) Sage
5 3 (3.41%) Symantec
5 3 (3.41%) Teradata
5 3 (3.41%) Veeam
6 2 (2.27%) Apple
6 2 (2.27%) Juniper
6 2 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Dell
7 1 (1.14%) HP