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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 129 123
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 8 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 1.20% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.31% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 40
Median salary £43,750 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.74% -14.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,517 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £47,500 £55,125
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% -2.38%  

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 2422 2591 2825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.47% 91.43% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1456 1769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -3 5 £35,000 -19.54%
Edinburgh -5 3 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Problem Management
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (89.66%) ITIL
2 15 (51.72%) Incident Management
3 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Banking
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (27.59%) Service Management
6 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
6 7 (24.14%) ITSM
6 7 (24.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) Change Management
8 5 (17.24%) People Management
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
8 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
9 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.79%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) SIEM
9 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
9 4 (13.79%) Coaching
9 4 (13.79%) Time Management
9 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.79%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.79%) Cryptography
9 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (10.34%) SharePoint

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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Problem Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Service Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.34%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Incident Manager
3 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Major Incident Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Release Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) ICT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Relationships Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Service Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) ITIL
2 15 (51.72%) Incident Management
3 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) ITSM
4 7 (24.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) People Management
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
5 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Cryptography
6 4 (13.79%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) SIEM
6 4 (13.79%) Time Management
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VB
1 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) VMware