The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Management
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 280 264
Rank change year-on-year -10 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 913 1218 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 1.17% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.32% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 694 915 1091
Median salary £46,625 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.61% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Problem Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in the UK

Problem Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in the UK

Problem Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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
England -22 877 £47,500 +5.55% 90
London -9 337 £55,000 +10.00% 33
South East +16 169 £52,500 +16.66% 20
East of England +7 99 £47,500 +11.11% 11
West Midlands -12 66 £39,250 +3.28% 7
City of London +55 65 £60,000 - 9
Yorkshire -18 62 £37,500 -4.45% 2
Berkshire +25 60 £52,500 -12.50% 5
North West -20 60 £32,250 -41.36% 12
West Yorkshire -11 56 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South West +14 55 £40,000 +19.40% 4
Hertfordshire +19 45 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Surrey +31 40 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Manchester -31 39 £35,000 -41.66% 8
Leeds -3 35 £37,500 -
Birmingham -23 35 £32,500 -16.66% 3
Bedfordshire +26 25 £42,750 -10.00% 4
East Midlands -9 24 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Hampshire +23 22 £28,250 -30.24% 4
Maidenhead +4 18 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Milton Keynes -18 18 £56,250 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -21 18 £56,250 +12.50% 4
Reading +22 16 £40,000 -27.27% 3
West Sussex +22 14 £52,500 +32.91% 1
Wiltshire +11 14 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Staines +8 14 £80,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 14 £50,000 +5.26%
Bradford +12 13 £41,500 +7.79% 1
Cheshire +1 13 £32,500 -25.71% 3
Scotland -7 13 £35,000 -8.49% 3

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 1076 (55.64%) ITIL
2 627 (32.42%) Windows
3 614 (31.75%) Incident Management
4 593 (30.66%) Microsoft
5 449 (23.22%) Service Management
6 419 (21.66%) Finance
7 412 (21.30%) Change Management
8 391 (20.22%) SLA
9 387 (20.01%) SQL
10 376 (19.44%) Service Delivery
11 364 (18.82%) Active Directory
12 318 (16.44%) Windows Server
13 310 (16.03%) VMware
14 302 (15.62%) Linux
15 290 (14.99%) SQL Server
16 246 (12.72%) Cisco
17 244 (12.62%) Root Cause Analysis
18 238 (12.31%) Management Information System
19 237 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
20 221 (11.43%) ITIL V3
21 218 (11.27%) Degree
22 211 (10.91%) Firewall
23 197 (10.19%) Oracle
24 194 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
24 194 (10.03%) Unix
24 194 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
25 193 (9.98%) ITSM
25 193 (9.98%) Data Centre
26 173 (8.95%) WAN
26 173 (8.95%) Banking

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 145 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 81 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 62 (3.21%) IIS
4 58 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 43 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (1.65%) Skype for Business
8 28 (1.45%) Apache
9 27 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (0.98%) Confluence
10 19 (0.98%) JBoss
10 19 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.62%) CMS
15 11 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.52%) nginx
16 10 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 194 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
2 112 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (0.21%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.052%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 23 (1.19%) RiskWrite
3 17 (0.88%) assyst
4 16 (0.83%) SAP MM
5 12 (0.62%) SAP PP
5 12 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
5 12 (0.62%) Sentinel
6 11 (0.57%) Magento
7 10 (0.52%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.52%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
8 9 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.47%) Workfront
9 7 (0.36%) SAP SRM
10 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.21%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 120 (6.20%) Office 365
2 112 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (2.43%) SaaS
5 26 (1.34%) IaaS
6 17 (0.88%) PaaS
7 15 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.47%) Akamai
9 8 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.31%) G Suite
10 6 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.26%) GitHub
12 4 (0.21%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle CX
12 4 (0.21%) Responsys
12 4 (0.21%) Taleo
13 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.16%) Yammer
14 2 (0.10%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.052%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 211 (10.91%) Firewall
2 173 (8.95%) WAN
3 165 (8.53%) LAN
4 131 (6.77%) DNS
5 109 (5.64%) VPN
6 103 (5.33%) TCP/IP
7 99 (5.12%) DHCP
8 86 (4.45%) SAN
9 76 (3.93%) VoIP
10 50 (2.59%) Internet
11 45 (2.33%) Wireless
12 43 (2.22%) IP Telephony
13 41 (2.12%) FTP
14 37 (1.91%) MPLS
15 35 (1.81%) Network Security
16 33 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
18 29 (1.50%) iSCSI
18 29 (1.50%) LDAP
19 28 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 68 (3.52%) MySQL
4 59 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (1.76%) Oracle Database
6 32 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
7 28 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (0.98%) RDBMS
11 18 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (0.88%) MS Access
12 17 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
13 16 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.78%) DB2
14 15 (0.78%) NoSQL
15 13 (0.67%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 41 (2.12%) JIRA
3 31 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 28 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 26 (1.34%) Git (software)
6 23 (1.19%) VersionOne
7 17 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (0.67%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.57%) Appium
9 11 (0.57%) Calabash
9 11 (0.57%) Cucumber
9 11 (0.57%) Gatling
9 11 (0.57%) Selenium
9 11 (0.57%) Subversion
9 11 (0.57%) The Grinder
10 10 (0.52%) Ant
10 10 (0.52%) Maven
11 9 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.41%) MSI
13 7 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 419 (21.66%) Finance
2 173 (8.95%) Banking
3 131 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 70 (3.62%) Retail
5 37 (1.91%) Front Office
6 28 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.29%) Advertising
7 25 (1.29%) Legal
8 21 (1.09%) Law
9 18 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.88%) Back Office
11 14 (0.72%) Electronics
12 13 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.62%) Marketing
14 11 (0.57%) German Language
14 11 (0.57%) Publishing
15 10 (0.52%) French Language
16 7 (0.36%) Billing
16 7 (0.36%) Local Government
17 6 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 453 (23.42%) Analyst
2 213 (11.01%) Support Analyst
3 181 (9.36%) Applications Support
4 162 (8.38%) Service Manager
5 135 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 131 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 111 (5.74%) Applications Support Analyst
8 101 (5.22%) Problem Manager
9 95 (4.91%) Incident Manager
10 88 (4.55%) Developer
11 87 (4.50%) Service Analyst
12 84 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support
13 78 (4.03%) IT Manager
14 73 (3.77%) Network Engineer
15 65 (3.36%) Administrator
16 58 (3.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 57 (2.95%) Technical Support
18 56 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 54 (2.79%) Incident and Problem Manager
19 54 (2.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (5.17%) .NET
2 60 (3.10%) Middleware
3 57 (2.95%) CSS
4 55 (2.84%) HTML
5 43 (2.22%) XML
6 40 (2.07%) Web Services
7 34 (1.76%) jQuery
8 32 (1.65%) ASP.NET
9 24 (1.24%) AngularJS
9 24 (1.24%) J2EE
9 24 (1.24%) LAMP
10 22 (1.14%) Ajax
11 21 (1.09%) JSON
12 19 (0.98%) .NET Framework
13 18 (0.93%) XSLT
14 17 (0.88%) WCF
15 16 (0.83%) JDBC
16 15 (0.78%) Entity Framework
17 14 (0.72%) Backbone.js
17 14 (0.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 238 (12.31%) Management Information System
2 237 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
3 193 (9.98%) Data Centre
4 63 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.43%) User Experience
6 46 (2.38%) CMDB
7 42 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.91%) iPad
9 32 (1.65%) Replication
10 29 (1.50%) Virtual Team
11 28 (1.45%) Clustering
12 27 (1.40%) iSeries
13 23 (1.19%) Fixed Income
14 22 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.14%) N-Tier
15 20 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
16 19 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
16 19 (0.98%) PKI
17 18 (0.93%) EPoS
18 16 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 627 (32.42%) Windows
2 318 (16.44%) Windows Server
3 302 (15.62%) Linux
4 194 (10.03%) Unix
5 123 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 118 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 112 (5.79%) Windows 7
8 60 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (2.22%) Solaris
11 38 (1.96%) Windows 10
12 35 (1.81%) Windows XP
13 24 (1.24%) AIX
13 24 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 22 (1.14%) Ubuntu
14 22 (1.14%) Windows 8
15 19 (0.98%) CentOS
16 18 (0.93%) Mac OS
16 18 (0.93%) Mac OS X
17 17 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1076 (55.64%) ITIL
2 614 (31.75%) Incident Management
3 449 (23.22%) Service Management
4 412 (21.30%) Change Management
5 376 (19.44%) Service Delivery
6 244 (12.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 221 (11.43%) ITIL V3
8 193 (9.98%) ITSM
9 158 (8.17%) Project Management
10 147 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
11 144 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 142 (7.34%) Configuration Management
13 130 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 107 (5.53%) Process Improvement
15 106 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 103 (5.33%) Mentoring
17 99 (5.12%) Change Control
18 96 (4.96%) Trend Analysis
19 85 (4.40%) Release Management
20 82 (4.24%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 387 (20.01%) SQL
2 140 (7.24%) PowerShell
3 111 (5.74%) Java
4 94 (4.86%) Perl
5 89 (4.60%) Python
6 80 (4.14%) C#
6 80 (4.14%) JavaScript
7 54 (2.79%) PHP
8 51 (2.64%) Bash Shell
9 46 (2.38%) VBScript
10 44 (2.28%) T-SQL
11 41 (2.12%) Shell Script
12 38 (1.96%) C
13 34 (1.76%) VB
14 25 (1.29%) VBA
15 17 (0.88%) Ruby
16 14 (0.72%) C++
17 11 (0.57%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.52%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 218 (11.27%) Degree
2 172 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 145 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 118 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 111 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (4.45%) SC Cleared
7 72 (3.72%) CCNA
7 72 (3.72%) DV Cleared
8 66 (3.41%) CCNP
9 62 (3.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 59 (3.05%) MCSE
11 44 (2.28%) CISSP
12 43 (2.22%) MCP
13 40 (2.07%) CISM
14 28 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 26 (1.34%) ISEB
16 22 (1.14%) ISTQB
17 21 (1.09%) CISA
18 20 (1.03%) CCIE
19 19 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (20.22%) SLA
2 85 (4.40%) QA
3 51 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (1.40%) PCI DSS
6 25 (1.29%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
8 14 (0.72%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 9 (0.47%) PMO
11 6 (0.31%) COBIT
12 4 (0.21%) GDPR
12 4 (0.21%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.10%) GPG13
14 1 (0.052%) GxP
14 1 (0.052%) MISRA
14 1 (0.052%) MISRA C
System Software
1 364 (18.82%) Active Directory
2 194 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 54 (2.79%) vSphere
5 33 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 31 (1.60%) Docker
7 25 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 24 (1.24%) XenApp
9 14 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.67%) OpenSIPS
10 13 (0.67%) vCloud
11 11 (0.57%) Firmware
12 10 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.47%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.41%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 137 (7.08%) SCCM
2 59 (3.05%) Puppet
3 54 (2.79%) SCOM
4 28 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (1.19%) Nagios
6 22 (1.14%) vCenter Server
7 15 (0.78%) Ansible
8 14 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 14 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (0.62%) SCOrch
9 12 (0.62%) WSUS
10 11 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
12 9 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
13 8 (0.41%) OpenView
13 8 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 7 (0.36%) Control-M
14 7 (0.36%) Netcool
14 7 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 593 (30.66%) Microsoft
2 310 (16.03%) VMware
3 246 (12.72%) Cisco
4 197 (10.19%) Oracle
5 114 (5.89%) HP
6 107 (5.53%) Citrix
7 77 (3.98%) SAP
8 75 (3.88%) Remedy
9 56 (2.90%) ServiceNow
9 56 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 55 (2.84%) IBM
11 53 (2.74%) Red Hat
12 43 (2.22%) F5
13 36 (1.86%) NetApp
14 30 (1.55%) Avaya
15 29 (1.50%) CheckPoint
16 28 (1.45%) Atlassian
17 26 (1.34%) Dell
17 26 (1.34%) EMC
18 25 (1.29%) Apple
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Car Allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Advanced
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Kingfisher IT Services
Salary: £negotiable dependent on exp. + benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Up to £65,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago