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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
UK
Rank 278 272 261
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 940 1208 1290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.18% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.33% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 693 917 993
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74701 90545 91461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.48% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 61327 74932 73985
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
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 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 22 March 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 22 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
England -5 897 £45,000 - 94
London +14 338 £55,000 +10.00% 35
South East -2 149 £52,500 +16.66% 22
East of England +3 109 £47,500 - 9
Yorkshire +19 76 £37,500 -2.59% 7
South West -4 67 £40,000 +20.75% 1
West Midlands +46 66 £33,750 +5.46% 4
West Yorkshire +16 63 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North West -18 61 £32,000 -28.88% 7
Berkshire +35 58 £52,500 - 8
City of London +37 55 £60,000 +30.43% 12
Hertfordshire +7 49 £48,250 +1.57% 5
Manchester -8 49 £32,000 -46.66% 5
Surrey +31 38 £55,000 +44.73% 4
Leeds +8 38 £37,500 - 2
Birmingham +10 34 £29,500 -11.27% 2
Bedfordshire +19 28 £32,500 -31.57% 1
East Midlands -28 27 £35,000 -19.54% 6
Hampshire +33 20 £49,000 +25.64%
Scotland -1 20 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Maidenhead -5 20 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Wiltshire +9 19 £35,000 +22.80%
Glasgow +22 17 £50,000 +11.11%
Bradford +14 16 £38,500 +8.45%
Buckinghamshire -12 16 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Reading +38 15 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Essex +11 15 £62,000 +12.72%
Cambridgeshire +1 15 £40,000 - 1
Luton +1 14 £32,500 -31.57%
Milton Keynes -8 14 £80,000 +60.00% 1

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 1154 (55.43%) ITIL
2 648 (31.12%) Incident Management
3 643 (30.88%) Windows
4 593 (28.48%) Microsoft
5 471 (22.62%) Change Management
6 467 (22.43%) Finance
7 457 (21.95%) Service Management
8 448 (21.52%) SLA
9 402 (19.31%) Service Delivery
10 394 (18.92%) SQL
11 355 (17.05%) VMware
12 348 (16.71%) Active Directory
13 338 (16.23%) Linux
14 337 (16.19%) MS Excel
15 330 (15.85%) Windows Server
16 318 (15.27%) SQL Server
17 283 (13.59%) Root Cause Analysis
18 258 (12.39%) ITIL V3
19 257 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
20 251 (12.06%) Firewall
21 249 (11.96%) Cisco
22 241 (11.58%) Management Information System
23 236 (11.34%) Unix
24 234 (11.24%) Degree
25 231 (11.10%) VMware Infrastructure
26 216 (10.37%) Data Centre
27 199 (9.56%) MS Office
28 198 (9.51%) ITSM
29 191 (9.17%) Security Cleared
30 189 (9.08%) Project Management

Problem Management
Top Related 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
1 160 (7.68%) MS Exchange
2 73 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 71 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 69 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 64 (3.07%) Apache
6 60 (2.88%) IIS
7 54 (2.59%) JBoss
8 52 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 36 (1.73%) Skype for Business
10 23 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.77%) Confluence
13 14 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.48%) nginx
16 10 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 337 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 199 (9.56%) MS Office
3 49 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.19%) QuarkXPress
4 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.048%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.048%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (0.91%) RiskWrite
3 18 (0.86%) assyst
4 14 (0.67%) Sentinel
5 12 (0.58%) SAP MM
5 12 (0.58%) SAP PP
5 12 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
6 11 (0.53%) Magento
7 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.43%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.34%) Workfront
9 6 (0.29%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.19%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.19%) Misys Midas
10 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.19%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.14%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 126 (6.05%) Office 365
2 97 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.73%) SaaS
5 16 (0.77%) IaaS
6 11 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.53%) PaaS
7 7 (0.34%) GitHub
8 6 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.24%) Akamai
10 4 (0.19%) iTunes
10 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle CX
10 4 (0.19%) Responsys
10 4 (0.19%) Taleo
11 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.14%) Yammer
12 1 (0.048%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.048%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.048%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 251 (12.06%) Firewall
2 188 (9.03%) WAN
3 183 (8.79%) LAN
4 178 (8.55%) DNS
5 131 (6.29%) DHCP
6 126 (6.05%) TCP/IP
7 118 (5.67%) VPN
8 83 (3.99%) SAN
9 78 (3.75%) VoIP
10 57 (2.74%) Internet
11 55 (2.64%) Wireless
12 51 (2.45%) MPLS
13 44 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 42 (2.02%) FTP
15 40 (1.92%) IP Telephony
16 39 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
17 38 (1.83%) LDAP
18 37 (1.78%) Network Security
18 37 (1.78%) SSL
19 32 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.94%) MySQL
3 68 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 66 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 25 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 17 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (0.67%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.58%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.48%) DB2
14 10 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (2.98%) Jenkins
2 40 (1.92%) JIRA
3 38 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.34%) Visual Studio
5 24 (1.15%) Eclipse
6 19 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (0.91%) VersionOne
7 14 (0.67%) Subversion
8 13 (0.62%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.58%) Selenium
10 11 (0.53%) Ant
10 11 (0.53%) Appium
10 11 (0.53%) Calabash
10 11 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.53%) Gatling
10 11 (0.53%) Maven
10 11 (0.53%) The Grinder
11 9 (0.43%) Hudson
12 6 (0.29%) MSI
12 6 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 467 (22.43%) Finance
2 166 (7.97%) Banking
3 126 (6.05%) Telecoms
4 64 (3.07%) Retail
5 36 (1.73%) Legal
6 33 (1.59%) Front Office
7 31 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.30%) Advertising
9 19 (0.91%) Law
10 16 (0.77%) Back Office
11 15 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.53%) German Language
13 10 (0.48%) Publishing
14 9 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.43%) Marketing
15 8 (0.38%) Electronics
15 8 (0.38%) French Language
16 7 (0.34%) Billing
17 6 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 483 (23.20%) Analyst
2 223 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 179 (8.60%) Applications Support
4 178 (8.55%) Service Manager
5 144 (6.92%) Support Engineer
6 131 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 107 (5.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 105 (5.04%) Incident Manager
9 103 (4.95%) Problem Manager
10 101 (4.85%) Service Analyst
11 83 (3.99%) 2nd Line Support
12 80 (3.84%) IT Manager
13 77 (3.70%) Network Engineer
14 75 (3.60%) Developer
15 74 (3.55%) Administrator
16 61 (2.93%) Incident and Problem Manager
17 60 (2.88%) Team Leader
18 58 (2.79%) Linux Engineer
19 57 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
20 56 (2.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (4.66%) .NET
2 70 (3.36%) Middleware
3 57 (2.74%) CSS
4 54 (2.59%) HTML
5 48 (2.31%) Web Services
6 36 (1.73%) jQuery
6 36 (1.73%) LAMP
7 34 (1.63%) ASP.NET
8 33 (1.59%) XML
9 29 (1.39%) J2EE
10 22 (1.06%) AngularJS
11 19 (0.91%) Ajax
12 18 (0.86%) XSLT
13 17 (0.82%) JSON
13 17 (0.82%) WCF
14 16 (0.77%) JDBC
15 14 (0.67%) 802.1X
15 14 (0.67%) REST
16 13 (0.62%) .NET Framework
16 13 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 257 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 241 (11.58%) Management Information System
3 216 (10.37%) Data Centre
4 72 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.26%) User Experience
6 43 (2.07%) Clustering
7 40 (1.92%) CMDB
8 36 (1.73%) Replication
9 35 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
10 32 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.54%) iPad
11 27 (1.30%) Blackberry
11 27 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.06%) iSeries
12 22 (1.06%) N-Tier
12 22 (1.06%) PKI
13 21 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
13 21 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (0.82%) Fixed Income
15 16 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 643 (30.88%) Windows
2 338 (16.23%) Linux
3 330 (15.85%) Windows Server
4 236 (11.34%) Unix
5 151 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 127 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 103 (4.95%) Windows 7
8 88 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 74 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (2.21%) Solaris
11 38 (1.83%) Windows XP
12 32 (1.54%) Windows 8
13 31 (1.49%) Windows 10
14 25 (1.20%) AIX
15 23 (1.10%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.96%) Mac OS
17 17 (0.82%) Android
17 17 (0.82%) Apple iOS
18 12 (0.58%) Windows Vista
19 11 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1154 (55.43%) ITIL
2 648 (31.12%) Incident Management
3 471 (22.62%) Change Management
4 457 (21.95%) Service Management
5 402 (19.31%) Service Delivery
6 283 (13.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 258 (12.39%) ITIL V3
8 198 (9.51%) ITSM
9 189 (9.08%) Project Management
10 163 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 163 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 142 (6.82%) Configuration Management
12 128 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
13 113 (5.43%) Process Improvement
13 113 (5.43%) Trend Analysis
14 108 (5.19%) Change Control
15 107 (5.14%) Risk Management
15 107 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 101 (4.85%) Mentoring
17 92 (4.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 394 (18.92%) SQL
2 160 (7.68%) PowerShell
3 133 (6.39%) Java
4 120 (5.76%) Perl
5 87 (4.18%) Python
6 76 (3.65%) C#
6 76 (3.65%) JavaScript
7 69 (3.31%) PHP
8 50 (2.40%) Bash Shell
8 50 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 45 (2.16%) VBScript
10 41 (1.97%) C
11 35 (1.68%) VB
12 34 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 16 (0.77%) Ruby
14 14 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.62%) C++
16 12 (0.58%) VBA
17 10 (0.48%) Jython
18 8 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 234 (11.24%) Degree
2 191 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 162 (7.78%) ITIL Certification
4 125 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 93 (4.47%) SC Cleared
7 83 (3.99%) DV Cleared
8 81 (3.89%) CCNP
9 77 (3.70%) CCNA
10 65 (3.12%) MCSE
11 56 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 44 (2.11%) MCP
13 42 (2.02%) CISSP
14 35 (1.68%) CISM
15 32 (1.54%) MCITP
16 31 (1.49%) CCIE
16 31 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 30 (1.44%) ISEB
18 26 (1.25%) ISTQB
18 26 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 448 (21.52%) SLA
2 89 (4.27%) QA
3 53 (2.55%) PCI DSS
4 49 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 25 (1.20%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 11 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.53%) PMO
9 6 (0.29%) COBIT
10 4 (0.19%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.096%) GPG13
11 2 (0.096%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.048%) MISRA
12 1 (0.048%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.048%) SEPA
System Software
1 348 (16.71%) Active Directory
2 231 (11.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 64 (3.07%) vSphere
5 41 (1.97%) VMware ESX
6 27 (1.30%) XenApp
7 25 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 24 (1.15%) Docker
9 15 (0.72%) OpenSIPS
10 13 (0.62%) vCloud
11 10 (0.48%) Terminal Server
11 10 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.38%) Firmware
12 8 (0.38%) NFS
12 8 (0.38%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.29%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 120 (5.76%) SCCM
2 81 (3.89%) Puppet
3 56 (2.69%) SCOM
4 49 (2.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 45 (2.16%) Nagios
6 34 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 16 (0.77%) Ansible
9 15 (0.72%) SELinux
10 13 (0.62%) SCOrch
11 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (0.53%) vMotion
11 11 (0.53%) WSUS
12 10 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (0.43%) Netcool
14 8 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
14 8 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
15 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
16 6 (0.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 593 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 355 (17.05%) VMware
3 249 (11.96%) Cisco
4 186 (8.93%) Oracle
5 127 (6.10%) HP
6 113 (5.43%) Citrix
7 93 (4.47%) Red Hat
8 72 (3.46%) Remedy
9 69 (3.31%) SAP
10 66 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 64 (3.07%) IBM
12 58 (2.79%) F5
13 53 (2.55%) ServiceNow
14 51 (2.45%) NetApp
15 36 (1.73%) CheckPoint
16 31 (1.49%) Avaya
17 26 (1.25%) EMC
18 25 (1.20%) LANDesk
18 25 (1.20%) Veritas
19 24 (1.15%) Apple
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £35k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £300 - £330 per day + Likelihood of extension
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £29,325 to £39,100 per annum Additional Shift Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Parking, Pension, Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £Neg p/a plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Montfort Uni
Salary: From £32,958 to £36,001 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £59000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + 12.5%+ Pension, Health Insurance and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago