Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 162 153
Rank change year-on-year -36 -9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 27 54 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.48% 1.04% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.14% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 62
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -3.41% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,472 £23,000
90th Percentile £46,000 £53,500 £56,125
UK median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -5.56% +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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5127 4738 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.84% 91.34% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3274 2875 3684
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,575
90th Percentile £65,875 £65,000 £63,925
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Glasgow -31 19 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Edinburgh -25 8 £35,000 -30.69% 5
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 - 1
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 16 (59.26%) Incident Management
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) Change Management
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) Remedy
8 7 (25.93%) Service Management
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 5 (18.52%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 5 (18.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
10 5 (18.52%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) Unix
10 5 (18.52%) Windows
10 5 (18.52%) JBoss
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (18.52%) Apache
10 5 (18.52%) GPRS
10 5 (18.52%) SMS
10 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
10 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.81%) SCCM
11 4 (14.81%) SCOM
11 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
11 4 (14.81%) Active Directory

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 5 (18.52%) Apache
1 5 (18.52%) JBoss
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Infor M3
2 3 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (7.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (3.70%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) GPRS
1 5 (18.52%) SMS
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) CGI
3 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Incident Management
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Change Management
4 7 (25.93%) Service Management
5 5 (18.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 5 (18.52%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
6 4 (14.81%) ERP
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) ITSM
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
1 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Remedy
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Infor
4 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) Peregrine
5 3 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (11.11%) Tagetik
6 2 (7.41%) CommVault
6 2 (7.41%) Concur
6 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
6 2 (7.41%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) Epicor
7 1 (3.70%) IFS
7 1 (3.70%) Intel
7 1 (3.70%) Sage
7 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com