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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
UK
Rank 283 271 259
Rank change year-on-year -12 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 929 1219 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 1.18% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.33% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 685 921 1009
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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 £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 26 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 26 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 -8 883 £45,000 - 87
London +10 341 £55,000 +10.00% 27
South East -10 145 £52,500 +16.66% 22
East of England +11 109 £47,500 +2.70% 9
Yorkshire -5 74 £37,500 -2.59% 8
West Midlands +45 63 £34,500 +3.75% 4
West Yorkshire +17 63 £37,500 -6.25% 5
South West 0 62 £40,000 +22.60% 1
North West -9 59 £31,500 -30.00% 8
City of London +44 58 £60,000 +30.43% 8
Berkshire +27 55 £52,500 - 10
Hertfordshire +12 48 £48,250 +1.57% 6
Manchester -1 47 £30,250 -49.58% 5
Surrey +20 38 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Leeds +2 38 £37,500 - 3
Birmingham +8 32 £29,500 -14.49% 2
Bedfordshire +21 28 £32,500 -31.57% 1
East Midlands -20 27 £35,000 -21.78% 6
Scotland +17 21 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Hampshire +43 20 £49,000 +25.64%
Maidenhead +1 20 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Wiltshire +9 19 £35,000 +22.80%
Glasgow +21 18 £50,000 +11.11%
Bradford +21 16 £38,500 +8.45%
Cambridgeshire -1 16 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -24 16 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Essex +15 14 £62,000 +12.72%
Luton -3 14 £32,500 -31.57%
Milton Keynes -19 14 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Reading +39 13 £55,000 +10.00% 4

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 1151 (55.66%) ITIL
2 643 (31.09%) Incident Management
3 634 (30.66%) Windows
4 589 (28.48%) Microsoft
5 470 (22.73%) Change Management
6 463 (22.39%) Finance
7 458 (22.15%) Service Management
8 440 (21.28%) SLA
9 403 (19.49%) Service Delivery
10 391 (18.91%) SQL
11 350 (16.92%) VMware
12 349 (16.88%) Active Directory
13 334 (16.15%) Linux
13 334 (16.15%) MS Excel
14 324 (15.67%) Windows Server
15 317 (15.33%) SQL Server
16 279 (13.49%) Root Cause Analysis
17 258 (12.48%) ITIL V3
18 256 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
19 246 (11.90%) Cisco
19 246 (11.90%) Firewall
20 239 (11.56%) Management Information System
21 235 (11.36%) Unix
22 231 (11.17%) Degree
23 230 (11.12%) VMware Infrastructure
24 216 (10.44%) Data Centre
25 194 (9.38%) ITSM
25 194 (9.38%) MS Office
26 188 (9.09%) WAN
26 188 (9.09%) Security Cleared

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 (7.74%) MS Exchange
2 72 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 70 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 69 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 61 (2.95%) Apache
6 59 (2.85%) IIS
7 53 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 51 (2.47%) JBoss
9 37 (1.79%) Skype for Business
10 23 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.82%) Confluence
13 12 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.48%) CMS
15 10 (0.48%) nginx
15 10 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 334 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 194 (9.38%) MS Office
3 48 (2.32%) 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 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (0.92%) RiskWrite
3 18 (0.87%) assyst
4 14 (0.68%) Sentinel
5 13 (0.63%) SAP MM
6 12 (0.58%) SAP PP
6 12 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
7 11 (0.53%) Magento
8 9 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.44%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.34%) Workfront
11 6 (0.29%) SAP HR
12 5 (0.24%) SAP CO
12 5 (0.24%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
12 5 (0.24%) SAP SRM
13 4 (0.19%) Misys Midas
13 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 126 (6.09%) Office 365
2 97 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.74%) SaaS
5 17 (0.82%) IaaS
6 12 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.48%) PaaS
8 7 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.34%) GitHub
9 5 (0.24%) Akamai
10 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle CX
10 4 (0.19%) Responsys
10 4 (0.19%) Taleo
11 3 (0.15%) G Suite
11 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.15%) Yammer
12 2 (0.097%) iTunes
13 1 (0.048%) FinancialForce.com
13 1 (0.048%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 246 (11.90%) Firewall
2 188 (9.09%) WAN
3 182 (8.80%) LAN
4 177 (8.56%) DNS
5 131 (6.33%) DHCP
6 124 (6.00%) TCP/IP
7 114 (5.51%) VPN
8 83 (4.01%) SAN
9 79 (3.82%) VoIP
10 56 (2.71%) Wireless
11 54 (2.61%) Internet
12 48 (2.32%) MPLS
13 44 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 43 (2.08%) FTP
15 41 (1.98%) IP Telephony
16 40 (1.93%) LDAP
17 39 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
18 38 (1.84%) SSL
19 35 (1.69%) Network Security
20 29 (1.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.97%) MySQL
3 68 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 65 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 25 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (0.87%) 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 (0.68%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.58%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.53%) DB2
15 10 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (3.00%) Jenkins
2 41 (1.98%) JIRA
3 38 (1.84%) Git (software)
4 29 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 24 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 19 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (0.92%) VersionOne
7 14 (0.68%) Subversion
8 13 (0.63%) 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 (0.44%) Hudson
12 6 (0.29%) MSI
12 6 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 463 (22.39%) Finance
2 166 (8.03%) Banking
3 126 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 65 (3.14%) Retail
5 35 (1.69%) Legal
6 33 (1.60%) Front Office
7 30 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.31%) Advertising
9 18 (0.87%) Law
10 16 (0.77%) Back Office
11 15 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.58%) Publishing
13 11 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.53%) German Language
14 9 (0.44%) Marketing
15 8 (0.39%) Electronics
15 8 (0.39%) French Language
16 7 (0.34%) Billing
17 6 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 483 (23.36%) Analyst
2 222 (10.74%) Support Analyst
3 177 (8.56%) Service Manager
4 174 (8.41%) Applications Support
5 142 (6.87%) Support Engineer
6 132 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 105 (5.08%) Incident Manager
8 104 (5.03%) Applications Support Analyst
8 104 (5.03%) Problem Manager
9 99 (4.79%) Service Analyst
10 83 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
11 81 (3.92%) IT Manager
12 78 (3.77%) Developer
13 77 (3.72%) Network Engineer
14 73 (3.53%) Administrator
15 61 (2.95%) Incident and Problem Manager
16 58 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
17 57 (2.76%) Team Leader
18 56 (2.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 56 (2.71%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (4.79%) .NET
2 70 (3.38%) Middleware
3 60 (2.90%) CSS
4 58 (2.80%) HTML
5 48 (2.32%) Web Services
6 37 (1.79%) jQuery
6 37 (1.79%) LAMP
7 35 (1.69%) XML
8 34 (1.64%) ASP.NET
9 28 (1.35%) J2EE
10 23 (1.11%) AngularJS
11 21 (1.02%) Ajax
12 18 (0.87%) WCF
12 18 (0.87%) XSLT
13 17 (0.82%) JSON
14 16 (0.77%) JDBC
15 15 (0.73%) 802.1X
16 14 (0.68%) REST
17 13 (0.63%) .NET Framework
17 13 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 256 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 239 (11.56%) Management Information System
3 216 (10.44%) Data Centre
4 73 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.27%) User Experience
6 41 (1.98%) CMDB
7 40 (1.93%) Clustering
8 36 (1.74%) Replication
9 34 (1.64%) iPad
9 34 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 32 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 25 (1.21%) Blackberry
13 22 (1.06%) iSeries
13 22 (1.06%) N-Tier
13 22 (1.06%) PKI
14 21 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
14 21 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (0.82%) Fixed Income
16 16 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 634 (30.66%) Windows
2 334 (16.15%) Linux
3 324 (15.67%) Windows Server
4 235 (11.36%) Unix
5 149 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 127 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 106 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 86 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 73 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (2.22%) Solaris
11 37 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 31 (1.50%) Windows 10
13 30 (1.45%) Windows 8
14 26 (1.26%) AIX
15 23 (1.11%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.97%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.87%) Apple iOS
18 17 (0.82%) Android
19 14 (0.68%) Mac OS X
20 12 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1151 (55.66%) ITIL
2 643 (31.09%) Incident Management
3 470 (22.73%) Change Management
4 458 (22.15%) Service Management
5 403 (19.49%) Service Delivery
6 279 (13.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 258 (12.48%) ITIL V3
8 194 (9.38%) ITSM
9 187 (9.04%) Project Management
10 166 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 160 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 141 (6.82%) Configuration Management
13 131 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
14 115 (5.56%) Process Improvement
15 111 (5.37%) Trend Analysis
16 108 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 107 (5.17%) Change Control
17 107 (5.17%) Risk Management
18 102 (4.93%) Mentoring
19 91 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 391 (18.91%) SQL
2 158 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 130 (6.29%) Java
4 120 (5.80%) Perl
5 87 (4.21%) Python
6 79 (3.82%) JavaScript
7 76 (3.68%) C#
8 70 (3.38%) PHP
9 51 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 49 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 46 (2.22%) VBScript
12 41 (1.98%) C
13 35 (1.69%) VB
14 34 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 16 (0.77%) Ruby
16 13 (0.63%) C++
16 13 (0.63%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.58%) VBA
18 10 (0.48%) Jython
19 9 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 231 (11.17%) Degree
2 188 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 160 (7.74%) ITIL Certification
4 123 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
4 123 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 91 (4.40%) SC Cleared
6 83 (4.01%) DV Cleared
7 79 (3.82%) CCNP
8 74 (3.58%) CCNA
9 65 (3.14%) MCSE
10 57 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 44 (2.13%) MCP
12 41 (1.98%) CISSP
13 34 (1.64%) CISM
14 31 (1.50%) MCITP
14 31 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 30 (1.45%) CCIE
16 29 (1.40%) ISEB
17 26 (1.26%) ISTQB
18 25 (1.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (21.28%) SLA
2 89 (4.30%) QA
3 54 (2.61%) PCI DSS
4 51 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (1.26%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
8 14 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 12 (0.58%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.53%) PMO
11 6 (0.29%) COBIT
12 4 (0.19%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.097%) GPG13
13 2 (0.097%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.048%) GDPR
14 1 (0.048%) MISRA
14 1 (0.048%) MISRA C
System Software
1 349 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 230 (11.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 65 (3.14%) vSphere
5 41 (1.98%) VMware ESX
6 25 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 25 (1.21%) XenApp
7 23 (1.11%) Docker
8 15 (0.73%) OpenSIPS
9 13 (0.63%) vCloud
10 11 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.48%) Terminal Server
12 8 (0.39%) Firmware
12 8 (0.39%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.34%) NFS
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 (5.80%) SCCM
2 80 (3.87%) Puppet
3 55 (2.66%) SCOM
4 48 (2.32%) Red Hat Satellite
5 44 (2.13%) Nagios
6 34 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 16 (0.77%) Ansible
9 15 (0.73%) SELinux
10 12 (0.58%) SCOrch
11 11 (0.53%) vMotion
12 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (0.48%) WSUS
13 9 (0.44%) Netcool
14 8 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
14 8 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
15 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
16 6 (0.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 589 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 350 (16.92%) VMware
3 246 (11.90%) Cisco
4 182 (8.80%) Oracle
5 127 (6.14%) HP
6 108 (5.22%) Citrix
7 90 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 72 (3.48%) Remedy
8 72 (3.48%) SAP
9 65 (3.14%) IBM
10 64 (3.09%) SolarWinds
11 56 (2.71%) F5
12 53 (2.56%) ServiceNow
13 51 (2.47%) NetApp
14 32 (1.55%) Avaya
14 32 (1.55%) CheckPoint
15 25 (1.21%) 3PAR
15 25 (1.21%) EMC
15 25 (1.21%) LANDesk
16 24 (1.16%) Veritas
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Bonus, holidays, pension, discounts, life assura
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £35k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum 50-62K + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £43500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Parking, Pension, Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago