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

Problem Management
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 291 266
Rank change year-on-year +2 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 978 1083 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 1.10% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.24% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 733 820 1022
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% -2.38%  

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 78925 87582 97637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63638 73140 79819
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +7 951 £46,000 +2.64% 95
London +72 385 £52,500 +5.00% 36
South East +55 211 £40,000 -2.43% 19
East of England -15 90 £47,500 +1.06% 4
North West -34 89 £44,250 +10.62% 9
West Midlands -33 84 £42,500 -5.55% 8
City of London +52 61 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Berkshire +47 59 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Hampshire +33 52 £31,663 -21.82% 7
Manchester -31 51 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Birmingham -40 45 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South West -5 42 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Hertfordshire -16 37 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Yorkshire -38 37 £37,500 -2.59% 11
Surrey +11 32 £55,000 +46.66% 2
West Yorkshire -22 29 £37,500 -2.59% 11
Cheshire -11 24 £44,250 +40.47%
Buckinghamshire -3 19 £39,500 -18.13%
Reading +25 18 £40,000 -33.33%
Suffolk +11 18 £39,250 -9.77%
Maidenhead +26 17 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Bedfordshire +24 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Milton Keynes -6 17 £42,500 +7.59%
Middlesex - 17 £33,750 -
Farnborough +20 15 £32,500 -40.90% 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 15 £50,000 +18.34%
Essex -1 15 £37,000 -38.33%
Southampton +21 14 £22,000 +25.71% 1
Wales +3 14 £33,217 -19.47% 1
East Midlands -6 14 £50,000 +42.85% 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1063 (55.22%) ITIL
2 610 (31.69%) Windows
3 585 (30.39%) Microsoft
4 556 (28.88%) Incident Management
5 467 (24.26%) Service Management
6 443 (23.01%) Finance
7 432 (22.44%) Change Management
8 388 (20.16%) Active Directory
9 384 (19.95%) Service Delivery
10 375 (19.48%) SQL
11 348 (18.08%) SLA
12 309 (16.05%) Linux
13 307 (15.95%) VMware
14 290 (15.06%) Windows Server
15 253 (13.14%) SQL Server
16 250 (12.99%) Root Cause Analysis
17 238 (12.36%) Management Information System
18 236 (12.26%) Oracle
18 236 (12.26%) Cisco
19 227 (11.79%) Degree
20 225 (11.69%) Firewall
21 209 (10.86%) Unix
22 201 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
23 197 (10.23%) ITSM
24 194 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
25 182 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
26 177 (9.19%) ITIL V3
27 172 (8.94%) Banking
28 169 (8.78%) Data Centre
29 166 (8.62%) WAN

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
1 154 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 111 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 73 (3.79%) IIS
4 62 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 62 (3.22%) Tomcat
5 46 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (2.18%) Skype for Business
7 40 (2.08%) Apache
8 31 (1.61%) JBoss
9 28 (1.45%) Confluence
9 28 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 25 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 21 (1.09%) CMS
12 21 (1.09%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.47%) Apache TomEE
16 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 182 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (0.21%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.10%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 38 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 23 (1.19%) RiskWrite
2 23 (1.19%) SAP MM
3 13 (0.68%) assyst
3 13 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 13 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 13 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.47%) SAP SD
6 8 (0.42%) Magento
6 8 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.42%) SAP SRM
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.36%) SAP PP
7 7 (0.36%) Workfront
8 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.26%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 139 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (6.75%) Office 365
3 67 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (3.06%) SaaS
5 56 (2.91%) IaaS
6 39 (2.03%) PaaS
7 18 (0.94%) G Suite
8 17 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.62%) Akamai
10 10 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (0.47%) Mimecast
12 8 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.36%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.16%) Veeva
15 2 (0.10%) GitHub
15 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.10%) Oracle CX
15 2 (0.10%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 225 (11.69%) Firewall
2 166 (8.62%) WAN
3 163 (8.47%) DNS
4 152 (7.90%) LAN
5 139 (7.22%) TCP/IP
6 130 (6.75%) VPN
7 119 (6.18%) DHCP
8 104 (5.40%) SAN
9 84 (4.36%) VoIP
10 63 (3.27%) Internet
11 41 (2.13%) MPLS
11 41 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
12 40 (2.08%) HTTP
13 37 (1.92%) FTP
14 36 (1.87%) IP Telephony
14 36 (1.87%) LDAP
14 36 (1.87%) Network Security
15 34 (1.77%) Wireless
16 33 (1.71%) iSCSI
16 33 (1.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 52 (2.70%) MySQL
4 47 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
6 40 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 32 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (1.45%) MS Access
9 27 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (0.99%) NoSQL
12 17 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (0.78%) Big Data
13 15 (0.78%) DB2
13 15 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (0.68%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.68%) SAP BW
15 12 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (2.23%) Jenkins
2 37 (1.92%) JIRA
3 29 (1.51%) Eclipse
4 23 (1.19%) VersionOne
4 23 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 22 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 19 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 13 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.52%) MSI
10 8 (0.42%) Maven
10 8 (0.42%) Subversion
11 7 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.36%) Selenium
12 6 (0.31%) Ant
12 6 (0.31%) Appium
12 6 (0.31%) Calabash
12 6 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.31%) Gatling
12 6 (0.31%) The Grinder
General
1 443 (23.01%) Finance
2 172 (8.94%) Banking
3 119 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 62 (3.22%) Retail
5 54 (2.81%) Front Office
6 42 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 34 (1.77%) Legal
7 34 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.66%) Back Office
9 18 (0.94%) Electronics
10 17 (0.88%) Marketing
11 16 (0.83%) Law
12 15 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.78%) Local Government
13 13 (0.68%) French Language
14 12 (0.62%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.57%) German Language
16 9 (0.47%) Advertising
16 9 (0.47%) Billing
16 9 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 473 (24.57%) Analyst
2 233 (12.10%) Applications Support
2 233 (12.10%) Support Analyst
3 163 (8.47%) Service Manager
4 145 (7.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 134 (6.96%) Support Engineer
6 121 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 100 (5.19%) Problem Manager
8 95 (4.94%) Incident Manager
9 91 (4.73%) IT Manager
10 89 (4.62%) Developer
10 89 (4.62%) Service Analyst
11 76 (3.95%) Network Engineer
12 62 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
13 60 (3.12%) Administrator
14 58 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
15 57 (2.96%) Incident and Problem Manager
15 57 (2.96%) Technical Support
16 55 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
17 48 (2.49%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (5.92%) .NET
2 61 (3.17%) Middleware
3 55 (2.86%) HTML
4 46 (2.39%) CSS
5 41 (2.13%) Web Services
6 34 (1.77%) XML
7 31 (1.61%) ASP.NET
8 30 (1.56%) .NET Framework
8 30 (1.56%) jQuery
9 29 (1.51%) AngularJS
10 26 (1.35%) Entity Framework
11 24 (1.25%) Backbone.js
11 24 (1.25%) HTML5
11 24 (1.25%) LAMP
12 22 (1.14%) J2EE
13 17 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (0.83%) JSON
14 16 (0.83%) REST
15 15 (0.78%) 802.1X
15 15 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 238 (12.36%) Management Information System
2 201 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (8.78%) Data Centre
4 74 (3.84%) User Experience
5 72 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 43 (2.23%) CMDB
7 42 (2.18%) iPad
8 38 (1.97%) Replication
9 37 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 37 (1.92%) Fixed Income
10 30 (1.56%) Clustering
11 27 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (1.35%) Equities
13 25 (1.30%) iSeries
13 25 (1.30%) Virtual Team
14 24 (1.25%) PKI
15 23 (1.19%) Blackberry
16 20 (1.04%) BYOD
17 18 (0.94%) SWIFT
18 17 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 610 (31.69%) Windows
2 309 (16.05%) Linux
3 290 (15.06%) Windows Server
4 209 (10.86%) Unix
5 132 (6.86%) Windows 7
6 125 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (2.91%) Windows 10
9 54 (2.81%) Solaris
9 54 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (1.97%) Apple iOS
11 38 (1.97%) Mac OS X
12 33 (1.71%) Windows 8
13 31 (1.61%) CentOS
14 27 (1.40%) Android
15 19 (0.99%) Mac OS
16 18 (0.94%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.78%) AIX
18 10 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1063 (55.22%) ITIL
2 556 (28.88%) Incident Management
3 467 (24.26%) Service Management
4 432 (22.44%) Change Management
5 384 (19.95%) Service Delivery
6 250 (12.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 197 (10.23%) ITSM
8 177 (9.19%) ITIL V3
9 164 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (8.47%) Project Management
11 150 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 128 (6.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 125 (6.49%) Release Management
14 119 (6.18%) Configuration Management
15 117 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 101 (5.25%) Process Improvement
17 99 (5.14%) Mentoring
18 98 (5.09%) Change Control
19 96 (4.99%) Asset Management
20 88 (4.57%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 375 (19.48%) SQL
2 145 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 125 (6.49%) Java
4 103 (5.35%) Python
5 101 (5.25%) Perl
6 86 (4.47%) JavaScript
7 85 (4.42%) C#
8 54 (2.81%) Shell Script
9 49 (2.55%) PHP
10 44 (2.29%) Bash Shell
11 38 (1.97%) VBA
12 34 (1.77%) C
12 34 (1.77%) VB
13 32 (1.66%) VBScript
14 26 (1.35%) T-SQL
15 23 (1.19%) C++
16 21 (1.09%) TypeScript
17 20 (1.04%) Ruby
18 9 (0.47%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 227 (11.79%) Degree
2 147 (7.64%) ITIL Certification
3 125 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 122 (6.34%) Security Cleared
5 93 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (3.74%) CCNA
7 69 (3.58%) SC Cleared
8 63 (3.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 56 (2.91%) MCSE
10 50 (2.60%) CISSP
11 47 (2.44%) DV Cleared
12 46 (2.39%) MCP
13 44 (2.29%) CISM
14 40 (2.08%) CCNP
14 40 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
15 29 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (1.19%) MCSA
17 20 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
18 17 (0.88%) ISEB
19 16 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 348 (18.08%) SLA
2 77 (4.00%) QA
3 47 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 28 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (1.35%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.68%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.62%) ISO 9001
9 12 (0.62%) PMO
10 9 (0.47%) GDPR
11 8 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.36%) GxP
13 4 (0.21%) COBIT
13 4 (0.21%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 388 (20.16%) Active Directory
2 194 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (6.70%) Hyper-V
4 45 (2.34%) vSphere
5 43 (2.23%) Docker
6 42 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (1.82%) XenApp
8 22 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
9 19 (0.99%) XenDesktop
10 16 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
11 13 (0.68%) Firmware
11 13 (0.68%) Terminal Server
11 13 (0.68%) Terminal Services
12 12 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (0.57%) VMware Server
14 9 (0.47%) OpenSIPS
14 9 (0.47%) ProxySG
14 9 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 141 (7.32%) SCCM
2 62 (3.22%) SCOM
3 44 (2.29%) Puppet
4 24 (1.25%) Ansible
5 23 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.14%) vCenter Server
7 20 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 19 (0.99%) Nagios
9 16 (0.83%) NetBackup
10 15 (0.78%) SCOrch
11 13 (0.68%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.62%) Control-M
12 12 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 10 (0.52%) Opsview
14 9 (0.47%) OpenView
14 9 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (0.47%) QRadar
14 9 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
15 8 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 8 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 585 (30.39%) Microsoft
2 307 (15.95%) VMware
3 236 (12.26%) Cisco
3 236 (12.26%) Oracle
4 117 (6.08%) Citrix
5 115 (5.97%) HP
6 97 (5.04%) SAP
7 73 (3.79%) Remedy
8 61 (3.17%) ServiceNow
9 59 (3.06%) Red Hat
10 55 (2.86%) SolarWinds
11 49 (2.55%) IBM
12 44 (2.29%) Apple
13 41 (2.13%) Palo Alto
14 35 (1.82%) Atlassian
14 35 (1.82%) CheckPoint
15 34 (1.77%) Avaya
15 34 (1.77%) Juniper
16 33 (1.71%) Sun
16 33 (1.71%) Sybase
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum 7% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £63000 per annum + plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Send
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 18% bonus + car allowance + benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: Unspecified DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago