The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 126 143
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 21 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.90% 1.19% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.32% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 12
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.20% -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £50,500 £52,250
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2122 2654 2770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.35% 90.49% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1714 1688
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in Scotland

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in Scotland

Problem Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Glasgow +20 18 £50,000 +11.11%
Edinburgh -2 3 £33,500 -14.10% 1
Problem Management
UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 22 (55.00%) ITIL
2 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 12 (30.00%) Banking
4 11 (27.50%) Change Management
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) Degree
6 9 (22.50%) Service Management
6 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
6 9 (22.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 8 (20.00%) ITSM
7 8 (20.00%) Retail
8 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (15.00%) SIEM
9 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
9 6 (15.00%) Cryptography
9 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.00%) Citrix
9 6 (15.00%) MS Office
9 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.00%) Coaching
9 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.00%) People Management
9 6 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
10 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 5 (12.50%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) 802.11
1 3 (7.50%) BGP
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
1 3 (7.50%) HSRP
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
1 3 (7.50%) IPsec
1 3 (7.50%) LAN
1 3 (7.50%) MPLS
1 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
1 3 (7.50%) Network Security
1 3 (7.50%) OSPF
1 3 (7.50%) VPN
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
1 3 (7.50%) Wireless
1 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Analyst
1 6 (15.00%) Problem Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Incident Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Major Incident Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Network Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Network Security Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Technology Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
5 2 (5.00%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) ITIL
2 15 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 11 (27.50%) Change Management
4 9 (22.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
4 9 (22.50%) Service Management
5 8 (20.00%) ITSM
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.00%) Coaching
7 6 (15.00%) Cryptography
7 6 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.00%) People Management
7 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) SIEM
8 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Cacti
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Apple
4 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.50%) F5
4 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) BMC
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow