Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
England > South East
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 234 189
Rank change year-on-year +27 -45 +51
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 137 349 521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 1.32% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.45% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 93 284 400
Median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -2.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £35,500 £30,900 £35,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,250 £71,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,577 24,135 27,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.24% 91.20% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,535 19,407 22,601
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Problem Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in the South East

Problem Management
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem Management in the South East.

Salary trend for Problem Management in the South East

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem Management in the South East over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in the South East

Problem Management
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South East region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +48 43 £70,000 +47.37% 2
Hampshire +28 40 £65,000 +32.65% 3
Berkshire +37 25 £72,500 +52.63%
Surrey +53 19 £55,000 +61.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +52 18 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Kent +54 16 £41,500 -17.00% 2
East Sussex +5 12 £44,250 -26.25%
West Sussex +43 4 £48,750 -11.36%
Middlesex +8 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +40 1 £44,000 -20.00%
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 63 (45.99%) ITIL
2 41 (29.93%) Windows
2 41 (29.93%) Microsoft
3 39 (28.47%) Incident Management
4 35 (25.55%) Azure
5 34 (24.82%) Cisco
6 32 (23.36%) PowerShell
7 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (20.44%) SQL
8 28 (20.44%) Active Directory
9 26 (18.98%) Firewall
10 23 (16.79%) Change Management
10 23 (16.79%) SLA
10 23 (16.79%) Security Cleared
10 23 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (15.33%) PRINCE2
12 20 (14.60%) Java
12 20 (14.60%) VMware
13 19 (13.87%) Finance
13 19 (13.87%) DevOps
13 19 (13.87%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (13.14%) Service Management
15 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
15 16 (11.68%) Python
15 16 (11.68%) Meraki
15 16 (11.68%) SC Cleared
16 15 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (10.22%) Office 365
17 14 (10.22%) Cisco ASA

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.11%) IIS
3 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.65%) WildFly
4 4 (2.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.73%) Apache
6 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.46%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (25.55%) Azure
2 14 (10.22%) Office 365
3 12 (8.76%) AWS
4 6 (4.38%) PaaS
5 5 (3.65%) Akamai
5 5 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.65%) IaaS
6 3 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.19%) GCP
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.46%) Boomi
7 2 (1.46%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.46%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.46%) Serverless
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.98%) Firewall
2 14 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (8.76%) DHCP
3 12 (8.76%) DNS
3 12 (8.76%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (7.30%) Network Security
5 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.57%) WAN
6 8 (5.84%) SAN
7 7 (5.11%) Ethernet
7 7 (5.11%) MPLS
8 5 (3.65%) BGP
8 5 (3.65%) OSPF
8 5 (3.65%) Skype
8 5 (3.65%) Wireless
9 4 (2.92%) Internet
9 4 (2.92%) NGN
9 4 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.19%) CTI
10 3 (2.19%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (3.65%) PowerCenter
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.46%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.46%) Big Data
5 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.46%) Power BI
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (13.87%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.84%) Retail
4 5 (3.65%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.92%) Back Office
5 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.19%) Banking
6 3 (2.19%) Local Government
6 3 (2.19%) Military
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (9.49%) Administrator
1 13 (9.49%) Infrastructure Manager
2 12 (8.76%) IT Manager
3 11 (8.03%) Analyst
4 10 (7.30%) Consultant
4 10 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) Incident Manager
6 6 (4.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (4.38%) Major Incident Manager
6 6 (4.38%) Network Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (4.38%) Network Manager
6 6 (4.38%) Operations Manager
6 6 (4.38%) Security Specialist
6 6 (4.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 6 (4.38%) Senior Security Specialist
7 5 (3.65%) IT Support
7 5 (3.65%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (3.65%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) CSS
1 9 (6.57%) HTML
2 6 (4.38%) Regular Expression
3 5 (3.65%) Akka
3 5 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.92%) JSON
4 4 (2.92%) OpenJDK
5 2 (1.46%) XML
5 2 (1.46%) YAML
6 1 (0.73%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Clustering
2 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.38%) IVR
4 6 (4.38%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (3.65%) DataPower
6 4 (2.92%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.92%) Replication
7 3 (2.19%) PMI
8 2 (1.46%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.46%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.46%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.46%) PKI
8 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.93%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.49%) Unix
4 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (8.03%) Linux
5 11 (8.03%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.84%) Solaris
8 5 (3.65%) HPUX
8 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.99%) ITIL
2 39 (28.47%) Incident Management
3 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.79%) Change Management
4 23 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (15.33%) PRINCE2
6 19 (13.87%) DevOps
6 19 (13.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 18 (13.14%) Service Management
8 15 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (10.22%) Service Delivery
10 12 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (8.03%) ITSM
11 11 (8.03%) Line Management
11 11 (8.03%) Project Management
12 10 (7.30%) Information Security
12 10 (7.30%) ITIL V3
12 10 (7.30%) Operational Stability
13 9 (6.57%) Analytics
13 9 (6.57%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.36%) PowerShell
2 28 (20.44%) SQL
3 20 (14.60%) Java
4 16 (11.68%) Python
5 12 (8.76%) Perl
5 12 (8.76%) Ruby
6 9 (6.57%) C
6 9 (6.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.38%) C#
7 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.68%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.76%) Degree
4 9 (6.57%) CISSP
5 8 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.11%) CISM
7 6 (4.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (4.38%) CEH
7 6 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.65%) CCNA
8 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.65%) MCSE
9 4 (2.92%) MCSA
10 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.46%) CCNP
12 1 (0.73%) CCIE
12 1 (0.73%) CISA
12 1 (0.73%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.79%) SLA
2 8 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.92%) GDPR
4 4 (2.92%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.73%) IFRS
6 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 28 (20.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.30%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.11%) Docker
5 5 (3.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.19%) Firmware
6 3 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.46%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.46%) HDFS
7 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.46%) XenApp
8 1 (0.73%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) SCCM
2 9 (6.57%) Ansible
3 6 (4.38%) QRadar
4 5 (3.65%) SCOM
5 4 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.92%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.46%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.46%) Packer
7 2 (1.46%) Puppet
7 2 (1.46%) Salt
7 2 (1.46%) ServerView Suite
7 2 (1.46%) Terraform
7 2 (1.46%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (29.93%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.82%) Cisco
3 20 (14.60%) VMware
4 16 (11.68%) Meraki
5 13 (9.49%) Oracle
6 10 (7.30%) SolarWinds
7 9 (6.57%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.57%) Splunk
8 8 (5.84%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.84%) Informatica
9 7 (5.11%) Palo Alto
10 6 (4.38%) Citrix
10 6 (4.38%) HP
10 6 (4.38%) LogRhythm
10 6 (4.38%) McAfee
10 6 (4.38%) Riverbed
10 6 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.65%) Aruba
11 5 (3.65%) Dell
11 5 (3.65%) IBM