Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
England > Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 189 182
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 182 259 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.44% 1.69% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.85% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 128 138 258
Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.81% -14.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,625 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £64,576 £67,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -5.56%

Problem Management 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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,544 14,008 16,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.58% 91.20% 91.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8,728 11,397 12,679
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,091
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.97% +5.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in the Midlands

Problem Management
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in the Midlands

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in the Midlands

Problem Management
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -19 107 £42,500 +21.43% 15
East Midlands +3 77 £43,500 -3.33% 5
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Problem Management 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 72 (39.56%) ITIL
2 67 (36.81%) Incident Management
3 66 (36.26%) Service Management
4 54 (29.67%) Finance
5 53 (29.12%) Service Delivery
6 51 (28.02%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (26.37%) Windows
8 47 (25.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (25.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 43 (23.63%) Change Management
10 42 (23.08%) Project Management
10 42 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 42 (23.08%) Data Centre
11 37 (20.33%) Windows Server
12 35 (19.23%) Coaching
13 33 (18.13%) ITSM
14 31 (17.03%) Firewall
14 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
14 31 (17.03%) PowerShell
15 28 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (14.84%) Active Directory
16 27 (14.84%) Cisco
17 26 (14.29%) SLA
18 24 (13.19%) Scrum
19 23 (12.64%) Linux
19 23 (12.64%) RUP
19 23 (12.64%) Waterfall
20 22 (12.09%) ITIL V3
20 22 (12.09%) Release Management
20 22 (12.09%) Oracle

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.95%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.75%) IIS
4 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.65%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.65%) assyst
4 3 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.65%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.55%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.55%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.55%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.59%) Office 365
2 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.65%) SaaS
3 3 (1.65%) Yammer
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.03%) Firewall
2 22 (12.09%) WAN
3 20 (10.99%) LAN
4 12 (6.59%) Network Security
4 12 (6.59%) Skype
5 9 (4.95%) VPN
6 8 (4.40%) VoIP
7 7 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.30%) Cisco Firepower
8 6 (3.30%) DNS
8 6 (3.30%) MPLS
9 5 (2.75%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (2.75%) VLAN
9 5 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.20%) IPsec
10 4 (2.20%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.65%) DSL
11 3 (1.65%) Wireless
12 2 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.55%) MySQL
8 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 7 (3.85%) Selenium
2 7 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (29.67%) Finance
2 17 (9.34%) Banking
3 4 (2.20%) Back Office
3 4 (2.20%) Billing
3 4 (2.20%) Retail
4 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (15.93%) Service Manager
2 27 (14.84%) Developer
3 18 (9.89%) Delivery Manager
3 18 (9.89%) Services Delivery Manager
4 17 (9.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (8.79%) IT Support
6 14 (7.69%) Analyst
7 12 (6.59%) SQL Developer
7 12 (6.59%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (6.04%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Incident Manager
8 11 (6.04%) Team Leader
9 10 (5.49%) Major Incident Manager
10 9 (4.95%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.95%) Senior Manager
11 8 (4.40%) IT Manager
11 8 (4.40%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.85%) Business Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.34%) .NET
2 11 (6.04%) .NET Framework
2 11 (6.04%) Web Services
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) OLE
4 1 (0.55%) React
4 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.20%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.65%) AS400
6 3 (1.65%) CESG
6 3 (1.65%) Clustering
6 3 (1.65%) CMDB
6 3 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.10%) LPAR
7 2 (1.10%) PKI
7 2 (1.10%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.55%) iPad
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.37%) Windows
2 37 (20.33%) Windows Server
3 23 (12.64%) Linux
4 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.24%) Windows 10
6 8 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.30%) Unix
9 3 (1.65%) Android
9 3 (1.65%) SUSE
9 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.55%) AIX
11 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.55%) OS/400
11 1 (0.55%) Solaris
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.56%) ITIL
2 67 (36.81%) Incident Management
3 66 (36.26%) Service Management
4 53 (29.12%) Service Delivery
5 51 (28.02%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (25.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 47 (25.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 43 (23.63%) Change Management
8 42 (23.08%) Project Management
9 35 (19.23%) Coaching
10 33 (18.13%) ITSM
11 28 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (13.19%) Scrum
13 23 (12.64%) RUP
13 23 (12.64%) Waterfall
14 22 (12.09%) ITIL V3
14 22 (12.09%) Release Management
15 21 (11.54%) DevOps
15 21 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.03%) PowerShell
2 19 (10.44%) SQL
3 17 (9.34%) C#
4 13 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.40%) VBScript
6 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.65%) C
6 3 (1.65%) VB
7 1 (0.55%) Java
7 1 (0.55%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 16 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (4.95%) CCNA
3 9 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.85%) CCNP
4 7 (3.85%) Degree
5 6 (3.30%) MCSE
5 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.20%) CISSP
7 3 (1.65%) CISA
7 3 (1.65%) CISM
8 2 (1.10%) MCSA
9 1 (0.55%) CCSA
9 1 (0.55%) CEH
9 1 (0.55%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.55%) VCP6
9 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.29%) SLA
2 14 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.85%) GDPR
4 6 (3.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.30%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.75%) QA
6 4 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (1.10%) BS25999
8 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.10%) PMO
9 1 (0.55%) GxP
9 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (14.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.04%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.30%) vSphere
5 5 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.10%) Firmware
6 2 (1.10%) GFS2
6 2 (1.10%) XenApp
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.55%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.59%) SCCM
2 7 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (2.75%) WSUS
4 4 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.65%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.10%) Control-M
6 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.84%) Cisco
3 22 (12.09%) Oracle
3 22 (12.09%) VMware
4 14 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 12 (6.59%) HP
6 10 (5.49%) McAfee
7 8 (4.40%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.40%) Remedy
8 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.75%) Dell
10 4 (2.20%) Ivanti
10 4 (2.20%) Symantec
11 3 (1.65%) BMC
11 3 (1.65%) Citrix
12 2 (1.10%) Apple
12 2 (1.10%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.10%) IBM
12 2 (1.10%) Juniper
12 2 (1.10%) Splunk