Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 32 11
Rank change year-on-year +23 -21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 79 48 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.10% 6.44% 14.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.50% 6.98% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 71
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £20,250 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +33.33%

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 545 688 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.38% 92.35% 89.82%
Number of salaries quoted 411 500 591
Liverpool median annual salary £42,396 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.68% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,349 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% - -

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 28 (35.44%) ITIL
2 27 (34.18%) Windows
3 24 (30.38%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (25.32%) SQL
5 19 (24.05%) Finance
6 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
6 17 (21.52%) Problem Management
7 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
7 16 (20.25%) Windows Server
8 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
8 15 (18.99%) Linux
8 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
9 13 (16.46%) Project Management
9 13 (16.46%) LAN
10 12 (15.19%) WAN
10 12 (15.19%) Service Management
10 12 (15.19%) Firewall
10 12 (15.19%) Degree
10 12 (15.19%) Incident Management
10 12 (15.19%) ITIL V3
11 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (13.92%) Change Management
11 11 (13.92%) Security Management
11 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
12 10 (12.66%) Cisco
12 10 (12.66%) .NET
12 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
13 9 (11.39%) Wireless
13 9 (11.39%) Business Continuity

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 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.13%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (6.33%) IIS
6 4 (5.06%) Apache
6 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.27%) CMS
8 1 (1.27%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.27%) nginx
8 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (7.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (1.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) LAN
2 12 (15.19%) Firewall
2 12 (15.19%) WAN
3 9 (11.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (11.39%) Wireless
4 8 (10.13%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (10.13%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (10.13%) Cisco Wireless
4 8 (10.13%) Network Security
4 8 (10.13%) VoIP
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.86%) VPN
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (7.59%) Internet
6 6 (7.59%) IPsec
6 6 (7.59%) MPLS
6 6 (7.59%) Multicast
6 6 (7.59%) SSL
7 2 (2.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) Big Data
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.53%) Ingres
5 2 (2.53%) MS Access
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.53%) Hudson
1 2 (2.53%) Subversion
2 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Support Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Applications Support
4 11 (13.92%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Network Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Security Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Service Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) IT Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) IT Support
7 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) CSS
3 7 (8.86%) HTML
4 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.80%) HTML5
5 3 (3.80%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) Angular 2
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.53%) LAMP
6 2 (2.53%) Laravel
6 2 (2.53%) React
6 2 (2.53%) Spring
6 2 (2.53%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.27%) Ajax
7 1 (1.27%) Express
7 1 (1.27%) SOAP
7 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.06%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.06%) PKI
5 3 (3.80%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) CCTV
7 1 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.27%) Fintech
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.99%) Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Unix
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) ITIL
2 17 (21.52%) Problem Management
3 13 (16.46%) Project Management
4 12 (15.19%) Incident Management
4 12 (15.19%) ITIL V3
4 12 (15.19%) Service Management
5 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.92%) Change Management
5 11 (13.92%) Security Management
6 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.39%) Business Continuity
7 9 (11.39%) Programme Delivery
7 9 (11.39%) SIEM
8 8 (10.13%) High Availability
8 8 (10.13%) Network Management
8 8 (10.13%) Patch Management
8 8 (10.13%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (10.13%) Statistics
8 8 (10.13%) Task Automation
8 8 (10.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) Java
2 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.59%) Python
3 6 (7.59%) VBA
4 5 (6.33%) C#
4 5 (6.33%) PHP
5 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.53%) Lua
6 2 (2.53%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.27%) Perl
7 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) CISSP
3 7 (8.86%) CCNP
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.59%) CCDP
5 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.80%) CISM
7 1 (1.27%) APMP
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) IIBA
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) PMO
4 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) Firmware
3 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.06%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (7.59%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (7.59%) Nessus
1 6 (7.59%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Cisco
3 7 (8.86%) Remedy
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) IronPort
5 2 (2.53%) Juniper
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.53%) Sybase
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
5 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.27%) Sun
6 1 (1.27%) Virgin Media