The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 186 177
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 61 54 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.99% 0.94% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.07% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 73
Median salary £30,750 £47,500 £40,650
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.26% +16.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £63,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5547 5046 5851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.28% 87.91% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4623 4195 4701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Problem Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in the North West

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in the North West

Problem Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Manchester -7 48 £30,250 -49.58% 5
Cheshire +7 7 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Merseyside -15 5 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 68 (49.64%) ITIL
2 61 (44.53%) Microsoft
3 59 (43.07%) MS Excel
4 56 (40.88%) SQL
5 48 (35.04%) Windows
6 45 (32.85%) SQL Server
7 38 (27.74%) Incident Management
8 36 (26.28%) Finance
8 36 (26.28%) SLA
9 32 (23.36%) Service Management
10 30 (21.90%) C#
10 30 (21.90%) .NET
11 29 (21.17%) Active Directory
12 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
12 28 (20.44%) iPad
13 27 (19.71%) HTML
13 27 (19.71%) CSS
13 27 (19.71%) Linux
14 26 (18.98%) jQuery
15 25 (18.25%) Web Application Development
15 25 (18.25%) Visual Studio
16 23 (16.79%) HP
17 22 (16.06%) T-SQL
17 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
18 21 (15.33%) SC Cleared
18 21 (15.33%) ITIL V3
19 20 (14.60%) ASP.NET
19 20 (14.60%) Software Engineering
19 20 (14.60%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (14.60%) SCCM

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (7.30%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.46%) CICS
4 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.46%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.73%) Confluence
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (43.07%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.95%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) IaaS
2 2 (1.46%) PaaS
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) Firewall
2 7 (5.11%) Skype
3 5 (3.65%) SAN
4 3 (2.19%) LAN
4 3 (2.19%) WAN
5 2 (1.46%) DHCP
5 2 (1.46%) DNS
5 2 (1.46%) NAS
5 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.46%) Telepresence
5 2 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.73%) ISDN
6 1 (0.73%) SSL
6 1 (0.73%) VoIP
6 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.85%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.19%) DB2
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.46%) IMS/DB
6 2 (1.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (18.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.46%) JIRA
2 2 (1.46%) Maven
General
1 36 (26.28%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.11%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.46%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) Developer
2 26 (18.98%) Analyst
3 21 (15.33%) Support Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) .NET Developer
5 16 (11.68%) C# Developer
6 13 (9.49%) Service Analyst
7 12 (8.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (8.03%) Applications Support
9 10 (7.30%) Applications Developer
10 9 (6.57%) .NET Applications Developer
10 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (6.57%) C# Application Developer
10 9 (6.57%) Team Leader
11 8 (5.84%) IT Analyst
11 8 (5.84%) IT Support
11 8 (5.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.90%) .NET
2 27 (19.71%) CSS
2 27 (19.71%) HTML
3 26 (18.98%) jQuery
4 20 (14.60%) ASP.NET
5 18 (13.14%) XML
6 17 (12.41%) Ajax
6 17 (12.41%) JSON
6 17 (12.41%) WCF
7 16 (11.68%) XSLT
8 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
8 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (6.57%) Backbone.js
8 9 (6.57%) HTML5
9 2 (1.46%) Middleware
9 2 (1.46%) Web Services
10 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) iPad
2 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.68%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.92%) CMDB
5 4 (2.92%) FMCG
5 4 (2.92%) Replication
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.46%) Clustering
7 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.73%) Tandem
8 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.04%) Windows
2 27 (19.71%) Linux
3 18 (13.14%) Windows 7
4 13 (9.49%) Unix
5 12 (8.76%) Windows Server
6 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.92%) AIX
8 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.46%) HPUX
10 2 (1.46%) Solaris
11 1 (0.73%) CentOS
11 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (49.64%) ITIL
2 38 (27.74%) Incident Management
3 32 (23.36%) Service Management
4 25 (18.25%) Web Application Development
5 21 (15.33%) ITIL V3
6 20 (14.60%) Software Engineering
7 18 (13.14%) Change Management
8 17 (12.41%) MVC
9 16 (11.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (11.68%) Service Delivery
9 16 (11.68%) Web Development
10 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.30%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.57%) Microservices
11 9 (6.57%) Project Management
12 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (5.84%) People Management
12 8 (5.84%) Release Management
12 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.88%) SQL
2 30 (21.90%) C#
3 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.06%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.03%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.57%) TypeScript
7 8 (5.84%) VBScript
8 3 (2.19%) Java
9 2 (1.46%) C
9 2 (1.46%) COBOL
9 2 (1.46%) Python
9 2 (1.46%) Ruby
9 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.73%) C++
10 1 (0.73%) IronPython
10 1 (0.73%) Perl
10 1 (0.73%) PHP
10 1 (0.73%) VB
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.84%) Degree
4 7 (5.11%) CCNP
4 7 (5.11%) CCSE
4 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.19%) MCDBA
6 3 (2.19%) MCITP
6 3 (2.19%) MCTS
7 2 (1.46%) MCSA
7 2 (1.46%) NCDA
7 2 (1.46%) NVQ Level 4
7 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.73%) CCA
8 1 (0.73%) CCNA
8 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (26.28%) SLA
2 14 (10.22%) QA
3 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.46%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (21.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.65%) XenApp
3 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.19%) vSphere
4 2 (1.46%) Docker
4 2 (1.46%) Firmware
4 2 (1.46%) KVM
4 2 (1.46%) NDS
4 2 (1.46%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 20 (14.60%) SCCM
2 12 (8.76%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.19%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.46%) SCOM
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.73%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.73%) Nagios
5 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.73%) Netcool
Vendors
1 61 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.79%) HP
3 11 (8.03%) Cisco
4 8 (5.84%) CheckPoint
4 8 (5.84%) VMware
5 6 (4.38%) Citrix
5 6 (4.38%) Remedy
6 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.92%) SAP
7 4 (2.92%) Sun
8 3 (2.19%) IBM
8 3 (2.19%) NetApp
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle
9 2 (1.46%) Peregrine
9 2 (1.46%) Splunk
9 2 (1.46%) Symantec
10 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.73%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.73%) F5
10 1 (0.73%) NetQoS
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