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

Problem Management
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 284 262
Rank change year-on-year -7 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 967 1114 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.13% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.27% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 749 832 1025
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,550 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 78583 87574 93973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.10% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64203 72922 76269
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 May 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 May 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 0 937 £47,500 +5.55% 98
London +32 369 £55,000 +5.26% 31
South East +46 199 £42,250 -6.11% 20
East of England 0 102 £47,500 +5.55% 16
West Midlands -18 76 £42,500 -5.55% 5
North West -15 73 £38,000 -30.90% 10
City of London +37 64 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Berkshire +42 61 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire -35 52 £42,750 +1.78% 6
Manchester -16 49 £41,000 -31.66% 7
Hampshire +25 46 £31,500 -22.69% 4
South West -3 46 £42,500 +26.86% 4
Hertfordshire +1 42 £50,000 +5.26% 7
West Yorkshire -24 42 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Birmingham -31 41 £42,500 -5.55%
Surrey +19 40 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Bedfordshire +25 22 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Leeds -32 22 £37,500 -1.31% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 19 £39,500 -21.00%
Hemel Hempstead +11 17 £50,000 +5.26%
Milton Keynes -19 17 £42,500 -15.00%
Reading +23 16 £40,000 -31.33% 1
Suffolk +19 16 £40,000 +81.81%
Maidenhead +10 16 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Portsmouth -8 15 £24,000 -41.46%
East Midlands -10 15 £43,250 +19.31% 4
Cheshire -16 15 £35,000 +13.82% 1
Scotland -3 14 £48,750 +25.00% 1
Staines +21 13 £80,000 - 1
Warwickshire +31 12 £40,000 +48.14%

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1083 (55.74%) ITIL
2 633 (32.58%) Windows
3 594 (30.57%) Incident Management
4 574 (29.54%) Microsoft
5 443 (22.80%) Service Management
6 439 (22.59%) Finance
7 402 (20.69%) Change Management
8 397 (20.43%) SQL
9 385 (19.81%) Service Delivery
10 382 (19.66%) Active Directory
11 369 (18.99%) SLA
12 317 (16.31%) Linux
13 313 (16.11%) VMware
14 311 (16.01%) Windows Server
15 275 (14.15%) SQL Server
16 244 (12.56%) Cisco
17 242 (12.45%) Root Cause Analysis
18 232 (11.94%) Oracle
18 232 (11.94%) Management Information System
19 223 (11.48%) Degree
20 218 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
21 215 (11.07%) Firewall
22 212 (10.91%) Unix
23 200 (10.29%) ITIL V3
24 194 (9.98%) ITSM
25 191 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
25 191 (9.83%) Data Centre
26 176 (9.06%) Microsoft Office
27 175 (9.01%) Banking
28 157 (8.08%) Project Management

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
1 143 (7.36%) MS Exchange
2 101 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 66 (3.40%) IIS
4 57 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 44 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (1.70%) Apache
7 33 (1.70%) Skype for Business
8 30 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (1.34%) JBoss
10 25 (1.29%) Confluence
11 21 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 21 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 20 (1.03%) WebSphere
13 19 (0.98%) CMS
14 14 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 6 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 176 (9.06%) Microsoft Office
2 122 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.21%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.051%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.24%) RiskWrite
3 20 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (1.03%) SAP MM
4 14 (0.72%) assyst
5 13 (0.67%) SAP CO
5 13 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 13 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (0.62%) Magento
6 12 (0.62%) SAP PP
7 10 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.41%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.36%) SAP SRM
10 7 (0.36%) Sentinel
10 7 (0.36%) Workfront
11 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
12 5 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
13 4 (0.21%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 127 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (6.28%) Office 365
3 60 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (3.04%) SaaS
5 44 (2.26%) IaaS
6 36 (1.85%) PaaS
7 16 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.82%) G Suite
8 14 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (0.57%) Akamai
10 8 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.31%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.26%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle CX
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 4 (0.21%) Responsys
13 4 (0.21%) Taleo
14 3 (0.15%) GitHub
14 3 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 215 (11.07%) Firewall
2 156 (8.03%) WAN
3 145 (7.46%) LAN
4 140 (7.21%) DNS
5 118 (6.07%) TCP/IP
6 116 (5.97%) VPN
7 101 (5.20%) DHCP
8 99 (5.10%) SAN
9 74 (3.81%) VoIP
10 54 (2.78%) Internet
11 43 (2.21%) FTP
12 40 (2.06%) IP Telephony
13 39 (2.01%) MPLS
14 38 (1.96%) LDAP
15 37 (1.90%) HTTP
16 35 (1.80%) Network Security
16 35 (1.80%) Wireless
17 34 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
18 32 (1.65%) iSCSI
19 29 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 63 (3.24%) MySQL
4 56 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 36 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 28 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (1.08%) MS Access
10 20 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (0.98%) NoSQL
11 19 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (0.87%) Big Data
13 17 (0.87%) DB2
13 17 (0.87%) RDBMS
13 17 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (0.72%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (2.26%) Jenkins
1 44 (2.26%) JIRA
2 30 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 29 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 24 (1.24%) VersionOne
5 21 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.57%) MSI
8 10 (0.51%) Appium
8 10 (0.51%) Calabash
8 10 (0.51%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.51%) Gatling
8 10 (0.51%) Maven
8 10 (0.51%) Selenium
8 10 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.51%) The Grinder
9 9 (0.46%) Subversion
10 7 (0.36%) Ant
10 7 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 439 (22.59%) Finance
2 175 (9.01%) Banking
3 123 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 64 (3.29%) Retail
5 50 (2.57%) Front Office
6 38 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.60%) Legal
8 23 (1.18%) Back Office
8 23 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.93%) Electronics
10 16 (0.82%) Law
11 15 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.77%) Marketing
12 14 (0.72%) Advertising
13 12 (0.62%) German Language
14 11 (0.57%) French Language
14 11 (0.57%) Local Government
15 9 (0.46%) Publishing
16 8 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 463 (23.83%) Analyst
2 222 (11.43%) Support Analyst
3 206 (10.60%) Applications Support
4 157 (8.08%) Service Manager
5 138 (7.10%) Support Engineer
6 136 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 132 (6.79%) Applications Support Analyst
8 105 (5.40%) Problem Manager
9 103 (5.30%) Incident Manager
10 88 (4.53%) Developer
11 87 (4.48%) Service Analyst
12 82 (4.22%) IT Manager
13 77 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
14 74 (3.81%) Network Engineer
15 61 (3.14%) Administrator
16 57 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
16 57 (2.93%) Incident and Problem Manager
17 56 (2.88%) Technical Support
18 54 (2.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 54 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (5.66%) .NET
2 66 (3.40%) Middleware
3 59 (3.04%) HTML
4 54 (2.78%) CSS
5 44 (2.26%) XML
6 36 (1.85%) Web Services
7 35 (1.80%) jQuery
8 31 (1.60%) ASP.NET
9 28 (1.44%) AngularJS
10 25 (1.29%) J2EE
10 25 (1.29%) LAMP
11 24 (1.24%) JSON
12 21 (1.08%) .NET Framework
12 21 (1.08%) Ajax
12 21 (1.08%) Backbone.js
12 21 (1.08%) HTML5
13 18 (0.93%) Entity Framework
14 17 (0.87%) REST
15 16 (0.82%) Spring
16 15 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 232 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 218 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (9.83%) Data Centre
4 65 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.73%) User Experience
6 49 (2.52%) CMDB
7 45 (2.32%) iPad
8 39 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.70%) Replication
10 30 (1.54%) Fixed Income
10 30 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 28 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 27 (1.39%) Clustering
13 26 (1.34%) iSeries
14 20 (1.03%) PKI
15 19 (0.98%) Equities
16 18 (0.93%) N-Tier
17 17 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
18 16 (0.82%) Client/Server
18 16 (0.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 633 (32.58%) Windows
2 317 (16.31%) Linux
3 311 (16.01%) Windows Server
4 212 (10.91%) Unix
5 127 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 123 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 114 (5.87%) Windows 7
8 58 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (2.73%) Solaris
10 49 (2.52%) Windows 10
11 39 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 27 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 25 (1.29%) Windows 8
15 24 (1.24%) CentOS
15 24 (1.24%) Windows XP
16 18 (0.93%) AIX
16 18 (0.93%) Android
16 18 (0.93%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1083 (55.74%) ITIL
2 594 (30.57%) Incident Management
3 443 (22.80%) Service Management
4 402 (20.69%) Change Management
5 385 (19.81%) Service Delivery
6 242 (12.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 200 (10.29%) ITIL V3
8 194 (9.98%) ITSM
9 157 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 157 (8.08%) Project Management
10 146 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
11 124 (6.38%) Configuration Management
12 123 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 121 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 111 (5.71%) Release Management
15 104 (5.35%) Mentoring
16 98 (5.04%) Change Control
17 97 (4.99%) Process Improvement
18 91 (4.68%) Trend Analysis
19 85 (4.37%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 397 (20.43%) SQL
2 146 (7.51%) PowerShell
3 120 (6.18%) Java
4 104 (5.35%) Perl
5 95 (4.89%) Python
6 85 (4.37%) JavaScript
7 83 (4.27%) C#
8 55 (2.83%) PHP
9 52 (2.68%) Shell Script
10 50 (2.57%) Bash Shell
11 41 (2.11%) VBScript
12 37 (1.90%) C
13 36 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 36 (1.85%) VB
14 33 (1.70%) VBA
15 20 (1.03%) C++
16 18 (0.93%) TypeScript
17 15 (0.77%) Ruby
18 10 (0.51%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 223 (11.48%) Degree
2 146 (7.51%) ITIL Certification
3 143 (7.36%) Security Cleared
4 120 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 95 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 64 (3.29%) CCNA
8 63 (3.24%) DV Cleared
9 62 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 55 (2.83%) MCSE
11 49 (2.52%) CCNP
11 49 (2.52%) CISSP
12 44 (2.26%) MCP
13 43 (2.21%) CISM
14 27 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 21 (1.08%) ISEB
16 18 (0.93%) MCSA
17 17 (0.87%) CISA
18 14 (0.72%) MCITP
18 14 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (18.99%) SLA
2 77 (3.96%) QA
3 51 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.62%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.46%) PMO
10 8 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.36%) GDPR
12 5 (0.26%) COBIT
13 4 (0.21%) GxP
13 4 (0.21%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.10%) GPG13
15 1 (0.051%) HL7
System Software
1 382 (19.66%) Active Directory
2 191 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (6.23%) Hyper-V
4 51 (2.62%) vSphere
5 45 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (2.01%) Docker
7 25 (1.29%) XenApp
8 24 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
9 19 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
10 15 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
11 13 (0.67%) Firmware
11 13 (0.67%) vCloud
12 12 (0.62%) Terminal Server
12 12 (0.62%) VMware Server
13 11 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.57%) OpenSIPS
14 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.46%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 141 (7.26%) SCCM
2 59 (3.04%) SCOM
3 45 (2.32%) Puppet
4 24 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (1.08%) Ansible
6 19 (0.98%) NetBackup
6 19 (0.98%) vCenter Server
7 18 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (0.87%) Nagios
9 12 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 12 (0.62%) SCOrch
9 12 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
10 11 (0.57%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.57%) Control-M
11 9 (0.46%) OpenView
11 9 (0.46%) QRadar
11 9 (0.46%) WSUS
12 8 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (0.41%) Opsview
12 8 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 574 (29.54%) Microsoft
2 313 (16.11%) VMware
3 244 (12.56%) Cisco
4 232 (11.94%) Oracle
5 124 (6.38%) HP
6 106 (5.46%) Citrix
7 85 (4.37%) SAP
8 69 (3.55%) Remedy
9 55 (2.83%) SolarWinds
10 50 (2.57%) ServiceNow
11 47 (2.42%) IBM
11 47 (2.42%) Red Hat
12 40 (2.06%) F5
13 36 (1.85%) Palo Alto
14 33 (1.70%) NetApp
15 32 (1.65%) Avaya
15 32 (1.65%) CheckPoint
16 31 (1.60%) Apple
17 30 (1.54%) Sun
18 28 (1.44%) EMC
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hayes, Middlesex
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Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + shift allow+ben
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £29,307 to £31,053
Posted: 1 hour ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £29,307 to £31,053 per annum (pro-rata if part time)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £42000 - £43500 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Leidos
Salary: er
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £23,164 - £26,829 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Finovate
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
Send
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + 18% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday