The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Problem Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 144 191 157
Rank change year-on-year +47 -34  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 66 50 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.82% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.93% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 40
Median salary £33,750 £32,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -0.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,450 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £50,000
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4176 5362 4204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.88% 88.22% 83.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 4322 3507
Median salary £42,500 £43,200 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.62% +1.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Problem Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Problem Management in the West Midlands

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Management in the West Midlands

Problem Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +13 34 £29,500 -13.23% 2
Warwickshire +34 8 £37,250 +34.62% 1
Coventry - 6 £25,750 -
Shropshire +2 5 £35,000 +27.27%
Worcestershire - 3 £25,500 -
Solihull - 2 £33,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 -
West Bromwich 0 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Staffordshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
Problem Management
England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 89 (53.29%) ITIL
2 66 (39.52%) Change Management
3 57 (34.13%) Service Management
4 56 (33.53%) Windows
5 54 (32.34%) Incident Management
6 51 (30.54%) Microsoft
7 44 (26.35%) Data Centre
8 39 (23.35%) Service Delivery
9 38 (22.75%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (20.96%) VMware
11 33 (19.76%) Management Information System
12 32 (19.16%) SLA
13 30 (17.96%) MS Excel
14 29 (17.37%) WAN
14 29 (17.37%) Active Directory
14 29 (17.37%) Firewall
14 29 (17.37%) Configuration Management
15 27 (16.17%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (15.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (15.57%) ITIL V3
17 25 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (14.97%) Hyper-V
17 25 (14.97%) Citrix
17 25 (14.97%) Cisco
18 23 (13.77%) LAN
18 23 (13.77%) Finance
19 20 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
19 20 (11.98%) ITIL Certification
19 20 (11.98%) Process Improvement
20 19 (11.38%) Line Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.99%) IIS
3 3 (1.80%) Apache
3 3 (1.80%) JBoss
3 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.80%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (17.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (10.78%) assyst
2 14 (8.38%) Sentinel
3 7 (4.19%) Workfront
4 4 (2.40%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.99%) Office 365
3 4 (2.40%) IaaS
4 2 (1.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.37%) Firewall
1 29 (17.37%) WAN
2 23 (13.77%) LAN
3 19 (11.38%) DHCP
3 19 (11.38%) DNS
3 19 (11.38%) VPN
4 16 (9.58%) VoIP
5 12 (7.19%) Network Security
6 9 (5.39%) MPLS
7 8 (4.79%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (4.79%) SAN
7 8 (4.79%) Wireless
8 7 (4.19%) IP Telephony
8 7 (4.19%) VLAN
8 7 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (3.59%) 802.11
9 6 (3.59%) NAS
9 6 (3.59%) Unified Communications
9 6 (3.59%) VPLS
10 5 (2.99%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) DB2
2 2 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (13.77%) Finance
2 15 (8.98%) Retail
3 13 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.40%) Back Office
4 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Military
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (14.37%) Analyst
2 18 (10.78%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.78%) Support Engineer
3 16 (9.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 16 (9.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (9.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 16 (9.58%) Problem Manager
4 14 (8.38%) Security Officer
5 12 (7.19%) Information Officer
5 12 (7.19%) Information Security Officer
6 11 (6.59%) Service Analyst
7 8 (4.79%) Network Analyst
7 8 (4.79%) Service Manager
7 8 (4.79%) Technical Leader
8 7 (4.19%) Head of Service Management
8 7 (4.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.59%) Administrator
9 6 (3.59%) Graduate
9 6 (3.59%) Incident Manager
9 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.79%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.80%) .NET
2 3 (1.80%) Java EE
3 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.35%) Data Centre
2 38 (22.75%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (19.76%) Management Information System
4 14 (8.38%) CESG
4 14 (8.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (8.38%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (8.38%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.59%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.99%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.40%) CMDB
8 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.20%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.60%) Clustering
9 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.53%) Windows
2 19 (11.38%) Windows Server
3 17 (10.18%) Linux
4 12 (7.19%) Unix
5 8 (4.79%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.19%) Windows 10
6 7 (4.19%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.59%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.20%) VyOS
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.60%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (53.29%) ITIL
2 66 (39.52%) Change Management
3 57 (34.13%) Service Management
4 54 (32.34%) Incident Management
5 39 (23.35%) Service Delivery
6 29 (17.37%) Configuration Management
7 27 (16.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 26 (15.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (15.57%) ITIL V3
9 20 (11.98%) Process Improvement
10 19 (11.38%) Line Management
11 17 (10.18%) Project Management
12 16 (9.58%) Cryptography
12 16 (9.58%) Data Protection
12 16 (9.58%) Data Security
12 16 (9.58%) Information Security
12 16 (9.58%) SIEM
13 14 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement Process
13 14 (8.38%) IT Audit
13 14 (8.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.39%) SQL
2 5 (2.99%) Java
2 5 (2.99%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.80%) Perl
3 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.20%) C
4 2 (1.20%) C#
4 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (11.98%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (11.38%) CCNA
3 18 (10.78%) CCNP
4 16 (9.58%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.98%) SC Cleared
6 14 (8.38%) CISA
6 14 (8.38%) CISM
6 14 (8.38%) CISSP
7 8 (4.79%) Degree
8 7 (4.19%) MCP
9 4 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.80%) MCSE
11 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.60%) CCDA
11 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.16%) SLA
2 16 (9.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (9.58%) PCI DSS
3 14 (8.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (8.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 14 (8.38%) QA
4 3 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.80%) PMO
5 2 (1.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.60%) MISRA
6 1 (0.60%) MISRA C
System Software
1 29 (17.37%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.97%) Hyper-V
2 25 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.99%) Firmware
3 5 (2.99%) XenApp
4 4 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.40%) NFS
5 2 (1.20%) pfSense
5 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.59%) Nagios
2 6 (3.59%) SCCM
3 4 (2.40%) EdgeSight
3 4 (2.40%) SCOM
4 3 (1.80%) WSUS
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 51 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.96%) VMware
3 25 (14.97%) Cisco
3 25 (14.97%) Citrix
4 18 (10.78%) Remedy
4 18 (10.78%) ServiceNow
5 10 (5.99%) HP
5 10 (5.99%) ProCurve
6 9 (5.39%) LANDesk
7 8 (4.79%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.19%) Avaya
9 6 (3.59%) Brocade
9 6 (3.59%) Fujitsu
9 6 (3.59%) Oracle
10 4 (2.40%) Juniper
10 4 (2.40%) Mitel
10 4 (2.40%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.40%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.80%) IBM
11 3 (1.80%) NetApp
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