Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 83 53 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.98% 7.73% 14.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.60% 8.31% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 49 48 73
Liverpool median annual salary £35,979 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,155 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £53,775 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £35,979 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.70% -18.75% +6.67%

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 500 638 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.25% 93.00% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 372 504 611
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,261 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £57,500
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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 32 (38.55%) Finance
2 31 (37.35%) ITIL
3 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
4 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (24.10%) Problem Management
6 18 (21.69%) Service Management
7 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
7 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (20.48%) Incident Management
8 16 (19.28%) SQL
8 16 (19.28%) Windows
9 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (15.66%) Degree
9 13 (15.66%) Banking
9 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
10 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (14.46%) Information Security
10 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
10 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
12 10 (12.05%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (12.05%) Process Management
12 10 (12.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 10 (12.05%) Creative Thinking
12 10 (12.05%) Analytical Thinking
13 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 9 (10.84%) Release Management
13 9 (10.84%) Citrix
13 9 (10.84%) WAN

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 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (12.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.41%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (2.41%) iTrent
2 2 (2.41%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) WAN
2 8 (9.64%) LAN
3 7 (8.43%) Firewall
4 6 (7.23%) Internet
5 5 (6.02%) Wireless
6 4 (4.82%) VoIP
7 3 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.41%) VLAN
8 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.20%) DHCP
9 1 (1.20%) DNS
9 1 (1.20%) PSTN
9 1 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.20%) VPN
9 1 (1.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.82%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.61%) Power BI
7 2 (2.41%) Ingres
7 2 (2.41%) MS Access
7 2 (2.41%) MySQL
8 1 (1.20%) Big Data
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Hudson
General
1 32 (38.55%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Support Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Team Leader
3 10 (12.05%) Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (8.43%) Python Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Support Team Leader
6 6 (7.23%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.23%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) IT Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) IT Support
6 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.02%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Team Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) LAMP
1 7 (8.43%) XML
2 5 (6.02%) Middleware
3 4 (4.82%) .NET
3 4 (4.82%) Django
4 2 (2.41%) Angular 2
4 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.41%) CSS
4 2 (2.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.41%) Laravel
5 1 (1.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.43%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.02%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.82%) e-Learning
5 4 (4.82%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.82%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.61%) Clustering
6 3 (3.61%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.20%) CCTV
8 1 (1.20%) PKI
8 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.20%) User Experience
8 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.43%) Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Debian
5 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Unix
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) ITIL
2 20 (24.10%) Problem Management
3 18 (21.69%) Service Management
4 17 (20.48%) Incident Management
5 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (14.46%) Information Security
7 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.05%) Analytical Thinking
8 10 (12.05%) Creative Thinking
8 10 (12.05%) Process Management
9 9 (10.84%) Project Management
9 9 (10.84%) Release Management
9 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 8 (9.64%) Time Management
11 7 (8.43%) Data Integration
11 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.43%) Workshop Facilitation
12 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) PHP
3 7 (8.43%) Lua
3 7 (8.43%) Python
4 6 (7.23%) VBA
5 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.61%) C
6 3 (3.61%) Java
7 2 (2.41%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) CISM
3 3 (3.61%) CISSP
3 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.41%) HND
4 2 (2.41%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.20%) APMP
5 1 (1.20%) IIBA
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.61%) GDPR
2 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Citrix
3 8 (9.64%) SAP
4 4 (4.82%) Virgin Media
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco
5 3 (3.61%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.61%) Remedy
5 3 (3.61%) Sun
6 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.41%) Sybase
7 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.20%) VMware
7 1 (1.20%) Xamarin