The median annual salary for a Problem Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem Manager
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 853 883
Rank change year-on-year +31 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Manager 48 60 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.061% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.063% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 64
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.86% -2.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Problem Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Problem Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Manager in the UK

Problem Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Problem Manager in the UK

Problem Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Manager over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Manager in the UK

Problem Manager
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +38 45 £51,250 +7.89% 6
London +37 21 £60,000 -7.69% 1
South East +48 11 £53,750 +16.21%
West Midlands -16 6 £39,000 -22.00% 2
Surrey - 6 £53,750 -
North West -37 4 £44,250 +18.00%
Coventry - 4 £43,500 - 1
West Sussex +7 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Reigate - 3 £41,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +13 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire +8 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +4 2 - -
Bradford -1 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Nuneaton - 2 £37,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,000 - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Scotland +14 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire +7 1 £47,500 -
East of England -3 1 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Manchester -17 1 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Warrington - 1 £43,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £35,000 -
Bedford - 1 £50,000 -

Problem Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Problem Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Problem Manager in the job title.

1 100 (91.74%) Problem Management
2 93 (85.32%) ITIL
3 42 (38.53%) Service Delivery
4 40 (36.70%) Incident Management
5 38 (34.86%) Finance
6 30 (27.52%) ITSM
6 30 (27.52%) Service Management
7 29 (26.61%) Degree
8 28 (25.69%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
10 25 (22.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (22.02%) Trend Analysis
12 21 (19.27%) Change Management
13 20 (18.35%) Process Improvement
14 19 (17.43%) User Experience
14 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
14 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Excel
14 19 (17.43%) SLA
15 18 (16.51%) Data Analysis
16 17 (15.60%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
16 17 (15.60%) QA
17 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (14.68%) Management Information System
18 15 (13.76%) Remedy
19 13 (11.93%) ServiceNow
19 13 (11.93%) Service Delivery Management
20 11 (10.09%) ITIL V3
20 11 (10.09%) Hyper-V
20 11 (10.09%) Unix
20 11 (10.09%) VMware

Problem Manager Skill Set
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 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.92%) JCAPS
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.92%) 3G
2 1 (0.92%) 4G
2 1 (0.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.92%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 38 (34.86%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Financial Institution
3 8 (7.34%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Billing
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) User Experience
2 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.68%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.34%) CMDB
4 7 (6.42%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Unix
2 10 (9.17%) Solaris
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (91.74%) Problem Management
2 93 (85.32%) ITIL
3 42 (38.53%) Service Delivery
4 40 (36.70%) Incident Management
5 30 (27.52%) ITSM
5 30 (27.52%) Service Management
6 25 (22.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 24 (22.02%) Trend Analysis
8 21 (19.27%) Change Management
9 20 (18.35%) Process Improvement
10 18 (16.51%) Data Analysis
11 17 (15.60%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 13 (11.93%) Service Delivery Management
13 11 (10.09%) ITIL V3
14 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
14 9 (8.26%) Knowledge Management
15 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (5.50%) Project Management
17 4 (3.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.26%) SQL
2 2 (1.83%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Degree
2 28 (25.69%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (8.26%) ISEB
3 9 (8.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.43%) SLA
2 17 (15.60%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) AppManager
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.76%) Remedy
3 13 (11.93%) ServiceNow
4 11 (10.09%) VMware
5 10 (9.17%) Cisco
5 10 (9.17%) Oracle
6 9 (8.26%) Hitachi
6 9 (8.26%) IBM
6 9 (8.26%) Sybase
6 9 (8.26%) Veritas
7 2 (1.83%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.92%) Citrix
8 1 (0.92%) Dell
8 1 (0.92%) EMC
8 1 (0.92%) HP
8 1 (0.92%) Sun
8 1 (0.92%) Tableau
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