Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 48 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 37 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.45% 2.15% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 2.37% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary - £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.15% -18.75%
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 514 379 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.55% 90.45% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 347 265 263
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £59,900
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in Northern Ireland

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in Northern Ireland

Problem Management
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. 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
County Antrim +25 37 - - 2
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 36 (97.30%) Java
3 35 (94.59%) Internet
3 35 (94.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (94.59%) SaaS
3 35 (94.59%) ITIL V3
3 35 (94.59%) High Availability
3 35 (94.59%) DevOps
3 35 (94.59%) Internet of Things
4 30 (81.08%) Smartphone
5 21 (56.76%) MongoDB
6 20 (54.05%) REST
6 20 (54.05%) Time Management
6 20 (54.05%) Open Source
6 20 (54.05%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (54.05%) Kubernetes
6 20 (54.05%) Hazelcast
6 20 (54.05%) Elastic Stack
6 20 (54.05%) Prometheus
6 20 (54.05%) Vert.x
6 20 (54.05%) SOAP
6 20 (54.05%) Knowledge Management
6 20 (54.05%) Spring
6 20 (54.05%) HTTPS
7 16 (43.24%) Python
8 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
8 15 (40.54%) Unix
8 15 (40.54%) Perl
8 15 (40.54%) C

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 35 (94.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) Internet
2 20 (54.05%) HTTPS
3 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
3 15 (40.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) MongoDB
2 20 (54.05%) Hazelcast
General
1 5 (13.51%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
2 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Support Engineer
2 20 (54.05%) Applications Engineer
2 20 (54.05%) Applications Support
2 20 (54.05%) Applications Support Engineer
3 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Support
3 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Service Relationship Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) Elastic Stack
1 20 (54.05%) REST
1 20 (54.05%) SOAP
1 20 (54.05%) Spring
1 20 (54.05%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 35 (94.59%) Internet of Things
2 30 (81.08%) Smartphone
3 20 (54.05%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 35 (94.59%) DevOps
2 35 (94.59%) High Availability
2 35 (94.59%) ITIL V3
3 20 (54.05%) Knowledge Management
3 20 (54.05%) Open Source
3 20 (54.05%) Time Management
4 15 (40.54%) Task Automation
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) Python
3 15 (40.54%) C
3 15 (40.54%) C++
3 15 (40.54%) Go
3 15 (40.54%) Perl
3 15 (40.54%) Ruby
3 15 (40.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (94.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) Kubernetes
1 20 (54.05%) Prometheus