The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 49
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 13 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.42% 2.80% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 3.41% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 5
Median salary £38,500 £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.31% -28.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,550 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.43% -3.52%  

Problem Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 480 381 450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.39% 82.11% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 340 304 326
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,910 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Problem Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Merseyside

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in Merseyside

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Merseyside over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in Merseyside

Problem Management
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 13 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Problem Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Service Management
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) XenApp
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
5 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Logistics
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.76%) Data Quality

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) AMQP
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Change Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) IT Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Problem Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Kafka
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) SUSE
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
4 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Server Patching
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.88%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Citrix
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
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