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

Problem Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 116 154
Rank change year-on-year -33 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 84 138 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.65% 2.26% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.55% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 55 74 52
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,158 £30,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £70,000 £54,000
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 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 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 25 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
Birmingham -38 45 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Coventry +5 11 £85,000 +209.09% 3
Warwickshire +21 10 £39,000 -32.17% 1
Staffordshire +14 2 £27,407 -47.79%
West Bromwich +8 2 £41,250 +77.41%
Solihull -5 1 £50,000 +150.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £24,000 -
Problem Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 87 (58.00%) ITIL
2 56 (37.33%) Data Centre
3 52 (34.67%) Service Management
4 49 (32.67%) Change Management
5 46 (30.67%) Microsoft
6 45 (30.00%) Service Delivery
7 40 (26.67%) Windows
8 33 (22.00%) Incident Management
9 29 (19.33%) VMware
10 26 (17.33%) Line Management
11 24 (16.00%) ITIL V3
11 24 (16.00%) Windows Server
11 24 (16.00%) Linux
12 23 (15.33%) Firewall
13 20 (13.33%) Management Information System
13 20 (13.33%) Finance
13 20 (13.33%) Cisco
13 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (12.67%) SLA
14 19 (12.67%) Active Directory
15 18 (12.00%) WAN
15 18 (12.00%) Hyper-V
16 17 (11.33%) VPN
16 17 (11.33%) CCNA
16 17 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (11.33%) Change Control
16 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (10.67%) Root Cause Analysis
17 16 (10.67%) CCNP

Problem Management
Co-occurring 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 6 (4.00%) JBoss
1 6 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.67%) assyst
2 7 (4.67%) SAP MM
2 7 (4.67%) Workfront
3 4 (2.67%) Sentinel
4 3 (2.00%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.67%) Office 365
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.00%) OpenShift
3 6 (4.00%) PaaS
4 3 (2.00%) IaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Apcera
5 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.33%) Firewall
2 18 (12.00%) WAN
3 17 (11.33%) VPN
4 13 (8.67%) LAN
4 13 (8.67%) Network Security
4 13 (8.67%) SAN
5 12 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (8.00%) DNS
6 11 (7.33%) DHCP
7 10 (6.67%) VLAN
8 9 (6.00%) NAS
8 9 (6.00%) VoIP
9 8 (5.33%) iSCSI
9 8 (5.33%) WLAN
10 7 (4.67%) MPLS
11 5 (3.33%) IP Telephony
11 5 (3.33%) Unified Communications
11 5 (3.33%) VPLS
11 5 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.67%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) MySQL
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Retail
3 8 (5.33%) Back Office
3 8 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (24.67%) Analyst
2 18 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 17 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.67%) Technical Leader
5 14 (9.33%) Service Manager
6 10 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) Head of Delivery
7 9 (6.00%) Head of Service Delivery
7 9 (6.00%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Administrator
8 8 (5.33%) Network Administrator
8 8 (5.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Problem Manager
8 8 (5.33%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Security Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Head of Engineering
11 5 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) 802.1X
1 6 (4.00%) Middleware
2 5 (3.33%) J2EE
3 3 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.67%) JSON
4 1 (0.67%) SOAP
4 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (37.33%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.67%) Freedom of Information
4 9 (6.00%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.67%) CESG
6 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.33%) PKI
8 2 (1.33%) Social Media
8 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.67%) Windows
2 24 (16.00%) Linux
2 24 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.33%) Unix
4 5 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.33%) VyOS
8 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.67%) SUSE
8 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (58.00%) ITIL
2 52 (34.67%) Service Management
3 49 (32.67%) Change Management
4 45 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 33 (22.00%) Incident Management
6 26 (17.33%) Line Management
7 24 (16.00%) ITIL V3
8 17 (11.33%) Change Control
9 16 (10.67%) Matrix Management
9 16 (10.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 15 (10.00%) Information Security
11 13 (8.67%) Configuration Management
11 13 (8.67%) SIEM
12 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (7.33%) Mentoring
14 10 (6.67%) ITSM
14 10 (6.67%) Network Management
14 10 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.67%) SQL
3 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.67%) VBScript
5 2 (1.33%) Python
6 1 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.67%) C#
6 1 (0.67%) Java
6 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) CCNA
1 17 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (10.67%) CCNP
3 15 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (9.33%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.67%) CISM
5 13 (8.67%) CISSP
6 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.33%) MCSE
8 7 (4.67%) Degree
8 7 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (4.00%) MCP
9 6 (4.00%) MCSA
10 4 (2.67%) CISA
10 4 (2.67%) Master's Degree
11 2 (1.33%) MCITP
11 2 (1.33%) MCSD
12 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) SLA
2 6 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.67%) QA
4 3 (2.00%) PMO
5 2 (1.33%) COBIT
5 2 (1.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.00%) Firmware
5 4 (2.67%) Docker
6 2 (1.33%) pfSense
6 2 (1.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.67%) XenApp
7 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (10.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (6.00%) QRadar
3 7 (4.67%) SCCM
4 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (3.33%) Nagios
4 5 (3.33%) WSUS
5 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.67%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.00%) SCOM
7 2 (1.33%) Ansible
8 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.67%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.33%) VMware
3 20 (13.33%) Cisco
4 13 (8.67%) ProCurve
5 12 (8.00%) HP
6 9 (6.00%) IBM
6 9 (6.00%) ServiceNow
7 8 (5.33%) Juniper
7 8 (5.33%) Palo Alto
7 8 (5.33%) Riverbed
8 7 (4.67%) LANDesk
8 7 (4.67%) Remedy
8 7 (4.67%) SAP
9 6 (4.00%) Avaya
9 6 (4.00%) Citrix
10 5 (3.33%) Brocade
10 5 (3.33%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.67%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.67%) NetApp
12 3 (2.00%) EMC
Birmingham
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Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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