Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 203 201
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 -50
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 163 164 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.28% 1.35% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.51% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 125 139 137
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11450 10866 11815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.57% 89.23% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9090 9090 9688
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 North West

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

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 6 months to 19 October 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 6 months to 19 October 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
Manchester -23 97 £39,500 -12.22% 5
Cheshire -5 39 £45,000 - 2
Merseyside +6 22 £39,250 +20.77% 1
Lancashire +4 2 £30,000 -45.45% 2
Cumbria 0 1 - -
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 62 (38.04%) ITIL
2 54 (33.13%) Finance
3 51 (31.29%) Microsoft
4 47 (28.83%) Windows
5 40 (24.54%) VMware
6 39 (23.93%) SQL
7 36 (22.09%) Active Directory
8 35 (21.47%) Hyper-V
9 34 (20.86%) Incident Management
10 33 (20.25%) Service Management
11 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
11 32 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (19.02%) SLA
12 31 (19.02%) Service Delivery
13 29 (17.79%) Change Management
13 29 (17.79%) Capacity Management
14 28 (17.18%) .NET
14 28 (17.18%) C#
15 26 (15.95%) JavaScript
16 25 (15.34%) Management Information System
16 25 (15.34%) MS Exchange
16 25 (15.34%) iPad
17 24 (14.72%) HTML5
17 24 (14.72%) jQuery
17 24 (14.72%) Web Application Development
17 24 (14.72%) AngularJS
17 24 (14.72%) Backbone.js
17 24 (14.72%) TypeScript
17 24 (14.72%) HTML
17 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET

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 25 (15.34%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.36%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.68%) Apache
5 6 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.07%) CICS
7 4 (2.45%) Confluence
8 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.84%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 3 (1.84%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 3 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (14.11%) IaaS
3 4 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.66%) LAN
1 19 (11.66%) WAN
2 16 (9.82%) SAN
3 14 (8.59%) DNS
4 12 (7.36%) Firewall
5 11 (6.75%) DHCP
6 9 (5.52%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.68%) AMQP
7 6 (3.68%) NAS
7 6 (3.68%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.45%) Internet
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (1.23%) MPLS
9 2 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.23%) VLAN
9 2 (1.23%) VoIP
9 2 (1.23%) WLAN
10 1 (0.61%) Network Security
10 1 (0.61%) Skype
10 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.13%) MySQL
3 8 (4.91%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.68%) DB2
5 5 (3.07%) Big Data
5 5 (3.07%) Data Lake
5 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.23%) IMS/DB
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.61%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.27%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) XPEDITER
General
1 54 (33.13%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Banking
3 8 (4.91%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.29%) Law
4 7 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.68%) Back Office
5 6 (3.68%) Retail
6 3 (1.84%) Military
7 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (15.95%) Developer
2 25 (15.34%) Analyst
3 22 (13.50%) Architect
3 22 (13.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 19 (11.66%) Service Manager
5 18 (11.04%) Applications Developer
6 15 (9.20%) Support Engineer
7 13 (7.98%) C# Application Developer
7 13 (7.98%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.75%) .NET Applications Developer
8 11 (6.75%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (6.75%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.13%) Applications Support
10 9 (5.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (4.91%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Services Delivery Manager
12 7 (4.29%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.18%) .NET
2 24 (14.72%) AngularJS
2 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET
2 24 (14.72%) Backbone.js
2 24 (14.72%) CSS
2 24 (14.72%) HTML
2 24 (14.72%) HTML5
2 24 (14.72%) jQuery
3 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (9.82%) Web Services
5 6 (3.68%) LAMP
6 5 (3.07%) Ajax
6 5 (3.07%) JSON
6 5 (3.07%) Kafka
6 5 (3.07%) Material Design
6 5 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (3.07%) XML
7 3 (1.84%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) iPad
1 25 (15.34%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.52%) Virtual Team
4 8 (4.91%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.68%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.45%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.84%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.23%) CMDB
8 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) User Experience
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.61%) Life Science
9 1 (0.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.61%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.83%) Windows
2 20 (12.27%) Linux
3 19 (11.66%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.43%) Windows 7
5 14 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.98%) Unix
7 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.52%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (4.29%) CentOS
11 5 (3.07%) SUSE
11 5 (3.07%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.04%) ITIL
2 34 (20.86%) Incident Management
3 33 (20.25%) Service Management
4 31 (19.02%) Service Delivery
5 29 (17.79%) Capacity Management
5 29 (17.79%) Change Management
6 24 (14.72%) Web Application Development
7 23 (14.11%) Network Design
8 22 (13.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (12.27%) Microservices
10 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (11.66%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (9.82%) ITIL V3
12 15 (9.20%) Performance Management
12 15 (9.20%) Risk Management
13 13 (7.98%) Configuration Management
14 12 (7.36%) Project Management
15 11 (6.75%) Information Security
16 10 (6.13%) Patch Management
16 10 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.93%) SQL
2 28 (17.18%) C#
3 26 (15.95%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.72%) TypeScript
5 20 (12.27%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.13%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.13%) Python
7 8 (4.91%) VBScript
8 5 (3.07%) COBOL
8 5 (3.07%) Java
9 3 (1.84%) C
9 3 (1.84%) JCL
9 3 (1.84%) REXX
10 2 (1.23%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.23%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) Perl
11 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.20%) Degree
2 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.68%) MCSE
5 2 (1.23%) CCNA
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) MCSA
6 1 (0.61%) MCSM
6 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.02%) SLA
2 21 (12.88%) QA
3 4 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (22.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (21.47%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.29%) Terminal Services
3 7 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.84%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.84%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) vCloud
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.13%) SCCM
2 8 (4.91%) Ansible
3 5 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.45%) Puppet
5 3 (1.84%) WSUS
6 2 (1.23%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.61%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.61%) Netcool
7 1 (0.61%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (31.29%) Microsoft
2 40 (24.54%) VMware
3 17 (10.43%) Oracle
4 10 (6.13%) Cisco
5 9 (5.52%) Citrix
6 7 (4.29%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.29%) Wyse
7 6 (3.68%) HP
7 6 (3.68%) IBM
8 5 (3.07%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.45%) Remedy
10 3 (1.84%) BMC
10 3 (1.84%) CA
10 3 (1.84%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.84%) Splunk
10 3 (1.84%) Symantec
10 3 (1.84%) Xerox
11 2 (1.23%) Apple
11 2 (1.23%) NetApp
11 2 (1.23%) Red Hat