Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 183 193
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 +31
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 257 297 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.66% 1.65% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.85% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 144 255 205
Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -13.98%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £67,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +4.65%

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 13752 16037 16367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.72% 89.03% 88.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11202 12575 13392
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,333 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -15 172 £36,500 -8.75% 6
East Midlands +56 85 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 162 (63.04%) ITIL
2 105 (40.86%) Change Management
3 98 (38.13%) Microsoft
4 81 (31.52%) Service Management
5 68 (26.46%) SLA
6 63 (24.51%) Service Delivery
7 62 (24.12%) Windows
7 62 (24.12%) Incident Management
8 60 (23.35%) ITIL V3
9 51 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (18.68%) .NET
11 47 (18.29%) Security Cleared
12 46 (17.90%) SC Cleared
13 45 (17.51%) Active Directory
14 44 (17.12%) VMware
15 43 (16.73%) ITSM
15 43 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (15.56%) SQL Server
16 40 (15.56%) C#
17 38 (14.79%) Data Centre
18 37 (14.40%) BizTalk Server
19 35 (13.62%) Web Services
19 35 (13.62%) SOA
20 34 (13.23%) CSS
20 34 (13.23%) Remedy
20 34 (13.23%) MVC
20 34 (13.23%) SQL Server 2014
20 34 (13.23%) Entity Framework
20 34 (13.23%) ASP.NET Web API
20 34 (13.23%) Line Management

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 37 (14.40%) BizTalk Server
2 28 (10.89%) IIS
3 25 (9.73%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.56%) Gentran
7 3 (1.17%) Apache
7 3 (1.17%) JBoss
7 3 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.78%) Confluence
9 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (8.17%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 29 (11.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (7.39%) SAP MM
3 8 (3.11%) assyst
4 5 (1.95%) Workfront
5 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.56%) Office 365
3 15 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.17%) PaaS
6 3 (1.17%) SaaS
7 2 (0.78%) IaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.67%) Firewall
2 12 (4.67%) DNS
3 11 (4.28%) SAN
3 11 (4.28%) WAN
4 10 (3.89%) LAN
5 9 (3.50%) DHCP
6 7 (2.72%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.72%) VPN
7 6 (2.33%) 802.11
8 4 (1.56%) Internet
8 4 (1.56%) Network Security
8 4 (1.56%) PABX
8 4 (1.56%) SMS
8 4 (1.56%) VoIP
9 3 (1.17%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.78%) Skype
10 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.39%) SNMP
11 1 (0.39%) SSH
11 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.39%) MySQL
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.56%) JIRA
3 2 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.78%) Subversion
3 2 (0.78%) VectorCAST
3 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (9.34%) Manufacturing
2 17 (6.61%) Finance
3 10 (3.89%) Retail
4 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.17%) Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Law
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (22.18%) Analyst
2 31 (12.06%) Support Analyst
3 30 (11.67%) Applications Support
4 28 (10.89%) Support Engineer
5 25 (9.73%) Service Manager
6 24 (9.34%) .NET Developer
6 24 (9.34%) Developer
7 22 (8.56%) Technical Leader
8 17 (6.61%) Active Directory Support
8 17 (6.61%) Exchange Support
8 17 (6.61%) Server Support
9 16 (6.23%) IT Manager
9 16 (6.23%) Problem Manager
10 15 (5.84%) Delivery Manager
10 15 (5.84%) Services Delivery Manager
11 13 (5.06%) Active Directory Analyst
11 13 (5.06%) Active Directory Support Analyst
11 13 (5.06%) Server Analyst
11 13 (5.06%) Server Support Analyst
11 13 (5.06%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.68%) .NET
2 35 (13.62%) Web Services
3 34 (13.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 34 (13.23%) CSS
3 34 (13.23%) Entity Framework
3 34 (13.23%) jQuery
3 34 (13.23%) WCF
4 28 (10.89%) Ajax
4 28 (10.89%) HTML
5 6 (2.33%) 802.1X
5 6 (2.33%) Middleware
6 2 (0.78%) Java EE
7 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.39%) J2EE
7 1 (0.39%) LAMP
7 1 (0.39%) Velocity
7 1 (0.39%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.79%) Data Centre
2 28 (10.89%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.11%) Cyber Attack
5 8 (3.11%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (2.72%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.72%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.95%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.56%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.17%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.78%) CMDB
10 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
11 1 (0.39%) AS400
11 1 (0.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.12%) Windows
2 25 (9.73%) Windows Server
3 15 (5.84%) Linux
4 13 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.28%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.89%) Windows 10
7 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.72%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.33%) Android
9 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.33%) Unix
9 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 6 (2.33%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.95%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (63.04%) ITIL
2 105 (40.86%) Change Management
3 81 (31.52%) Service Management
4 63 (24.51%) Service Delivery
5 62 (24.12%) Incident Management
6 60 (23.35%) ITIL V3
7 51 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (16.73%) ITSM
9 35 (13.62%) SOA
10 34 (13.23%) Line Management
10 34 (13.23%) MVC
11 28 (10.89%) Process Improvement
12 27 (10.51%) Document Management
13 26 (10.12%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (9.73%) Service Design
15 24 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (7.39%) Configuration Management
17 19 (7.39%) Order to Cash
17 19 (7.39%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.56%) C#
2 33 (12.84%) JavaScript
3 19 (7.39%) VBScript
4 16 (6.23%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.84%) SQL
5 15 (5.84%) VB
6 11 (4.28%) Java
7 8 (3.11%) Perl
8 7 (2.72%) Python
9 6 (2.33%) Ruby
10 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.78%) C
11 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) RPG
Qualifications
1 47 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 46 (17.90%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.00%) MCP
4 14 (5.45%) CCNA
4 14 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (5.06%) CISSP
6 11 (4.28%) CISM
6 11 (4.28%) Degree
7 6 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.33%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.95%) MOS
9 4 (1.56%) MCSE
10 3 (1.17%) ISSMP
10 3 (1.17%) MCSA
11 2 (0.78%) GCIA
11 2 (0.78%) GCIH
11 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.78%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (26.46%) SLA
2 7 (2.72%) PMO
3 6 (2.33%) COBIT
4 3 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.78%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.78%) MISRA
5 2 (0.78%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (17.51%) Active Directory
2 43 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (12.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.33%) Docker
4 6 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.78%) vSphere
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.39%) NDS
8 1 (0.39%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.39%) XenApp
8 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.84%) SCCM
2 14 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (4.28%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (3.11%) QRadar
5 6 (2.33%) Ansible
5 6 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.33%) Puppet
6 5 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.95%) Salt
6 5 (1.95%) SCOM
6 5 (1.95%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.56%) WSUS
8 3 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.39%) Control-M
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 98 (38.13%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.12%) VMware
3 34 (13.23%) Remedy
3 34 (13.23%) Sitecore
4 26 (10.12%) Citrix
5 22 (8.56%) Cisco
5 22 (8.56%) SAP
6 20 (7.78%) Dell
7 19 (7.39%) NetApp
8 18 (7.00%) BMC
9 17 (6.61%) EqualLogic
10 14 (5.45%) Oracle
11 13 (5.06%) HP
12 11 (4.28%) Nimsoft
13 10 (3.89%) IBM
14 8 (3.11%) ServiceNow
15 7 (2.72%) Symantec
16 6 (2.33%) Fujitsu
16 6 (2.33%) LANDesk
17 5 (1.95%) Apigee