The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / South West
Rank 165 168 185
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 64 84 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.28% 1.44% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.62% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 73 43
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £60,000
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4521 5187 5224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.17% 88.91% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4227 4353
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,804 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Problem Management
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in the South West

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in the South West

Problem Management
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Wiltshire +8 19 £35,000 +22.80%
Gloucestershire +10 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Cornwall +6 10 £40,000 +37.93%
Somerset - 9 £42,500 -
Bristol -19 8 £45,000 - 1
Dorset +29 5 £45,625 +26.73%
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 97 (58.79%) ITIL
2 67 (40.61%) Service Delivery
3 61 (36.97%) Security Cleared
4 60 (36.36%) Service Management
5 58 (35.15%) DV Cleared
6 50 (30.30%) Windows
7 46 (27.88%) SLA
7 46 (27.88%) Incident Management
8 44 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 40 (24.24%) ITIL V3
9 40 (24.24%) Infrastructure Management
10 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (20.61%) Active Directory
12 32 (19.39%) VMware
13 31 (18.79%) Degree
13 31 (18.79%) Windows Server
14 28 (16.97%) HP
14 28 (16.97%) Finance
15 27 (16.36%) ITSM
16 26 (15.76%) PowerShell
17 25 (15.15%) Firewall
17 25 (15.15%) Change Management
17 25 (15.15%) Cisco
18 24 (14.55%) MS Exchange
18 24 (14.55%) WAN
19 23 (13.94%) DevOps
20 22 (13.33%) TDD
21 21 (12.73%) SQL Server
21 21 (12.73%) Jenkins
22 20 (12.12%) MS Excel

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 24 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.09%) Confluence
3 7 (4.24%) IIS
4 6 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Infor M3
1 2 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) Office 365
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.15%) Firewall
2 24 (14.55%) WAN
3 19 (11.52%) LAN
4 16 (9.70%) IP Telephony
5 7 (4.24%) DNS
6 6 (3.64%) DHCP
6 6 (3.64%) VPN
7 5 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.03%) MPLS
7 5 (3.03%) VoIP
8 4 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.42%) SSL
9 3 (1.82%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (1.82%) DSL
9 3 (1.82%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.82%) Skype
9 3 (1.82%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.21%) SAN
10 2 (1.21%) Wireless
11 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) DTS
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.30%) JIRA
3 11 (6.67%) Appium
3 11 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (6.67%) Calabash
3 11 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 11 (6.67%) Gatling
3 11 (6.67%) Selenium
3 11 (6.67%) The Grinder
4 10 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.85%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.21%) Hudson
6 2 (1.21%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (16.97%) Finance
2 8 (4.85%) Banking
3 4 (2.42%) Retail
4 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (15.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 20 (12.12%) Analyst
4 18 (10.91%) Test Engineer
5 17 (10.30%) Service Level Manager
6 12 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 11 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Test Manager
8 10 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Applications Manager
11 6 (3.64%) Administrator
11 6 (3.64%) BizTalk Administrator
11 6 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.64%) Storage Engineer
12 5 (3.03%) Consultant
12 5 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (3.03%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.24%) Web Services
2 6 (3.64%) REST
2 6 (3.64%) SOAP
2 6 (3.64%) XML
3 4 (2.42%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.42%) J2EE
4 3 (1.82%) .NET
5 2 (1.21%) JDBC
5 2 (1.21%) Spring
6 1 (0.61%) Middleware
6 1 (0.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.03%) Replication
6 4 (2.42%) Clustering
6 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.21%) FMCG
7 2 (1.21%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.61%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.30%) Windows
2 31 (18.79%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.48%) Linux
4 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.64%) Unix
7 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (58.79%) ITIL
2 67 (40.61%) Service Delivery
3 60 (36.36%) Service Management
4 46 (27.88%) Incident Management
5 40 (24.24%) Infrastructure Management
5 40 (24.24%) ITIL V3
6 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (16.36%) ITSM
8 25 (15.15%) Change Management
9 23 (13.94%) DevOps
10 22 (13.33%) TDD
11 16 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (9.70%) Waterfall
12 15 (9.09%) BDD
12 15 (9.09%) Release Management
12 15 (9.09%) Test Planning
12 15 (9.09%) User Stories
12 15 (9.09%) V-Model
13 13 (7.88%) Project Management
14 11 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.76%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.91%) Python
3 16 (9.70%) C
4 15 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 15 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.09%) PHP
5 11 (6.67%) Java
5 11 (6.67%) SQL
6 3 (1.82%) Perl
7 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.61%) C#
8 1 (0.61%) C++
8 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (36.97%) Security Cleared
2 58 (35.15%) DV Cleared
3 31 (18.79%) Degree
4 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.27%) MCSE
6 11 (6.67%) ISEB
6 11 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 8 (4.85%) MCITP
7 8 (4.85%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.03%) CCNA
9 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.03%) MCP
10 4 (2.42%) CCNP
11 3 (1.82%) CCIE
11 3 (1.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.21%) MCSA
13 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.61%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (27.88%) SLA
2 15 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (20.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 16 (9.70%) VMware ESX
4 14 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.85%) Docker
5 8 (4.85%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.42%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.42%) vSphere
7 3 (1.82%) NDS
7 3 (1.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.61%) Snort
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.61%) XenApp
8 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (10.91%) SCCM
2 8 (4.85%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.24%) Puppet
4 5 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.21%) Netcool
6 2 (1.21%) SCOM
7 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.61%) Ansible
7 1 (0.61%) Control-M
7 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Rancher
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.39%) VMware
3 28 (16.97%) HP
4 25 (15.15%) Cisco
5 15 (9.09%) Atlassian
6 10 (6.06%) Veeam
7 9 (5.45%) Veritas
8 8 (4.85%) Oracle
9 7 (4.24%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.42%) Juniper
10 4 (2.42%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.82%) Citrix
11 3 (1.82%) Dell
11 3 (1.82%) Draytek
11 3 (1.82%) F5
11 3 (1.82%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.82%) Symantec
11 3 (1.82%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.82%) ZyXEL
12 2 (1.21%) BMC
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