The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 151 147 171
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 64 60 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.21% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.55% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 60 38 21
Average salary £40,750 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.16% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £33,850 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
Root Cause Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4511 3868 3606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.83% 77.97% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3947 3222 3147
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Root Cause Analysis Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Root Cause Analysis Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 31 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Coventry -1 15 £42,000 -11.57%
Solihull +2 11 £38,000 -5.00%
Staffordshire +3 2 £23,000 -
Shropshire -19 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,500 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Root Cause Analysis.

1 36 (40.00%) Finance
2 35 (38.89%) ITIL
3 24 (26.67%) Cisco
4 23 (25.56%) Problem Management
4 23 (25.56%) SQL
4 23 (25.56%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (23.33%) Windows
6 19 (21.11%) UNIX
6 19 (21.11%) Change Management
7 17 (18.89%) Service Management
8 15 (16.67%) Linux
9 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
9 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
10 13 (14.44%) Management Information System
10 13 (14.44%) SLA
10 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.44%) Migration
10 13 (14.44%) PRINCE2
10 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
10 13 (14.44%) Firewall
10 13 (14.44%) VPN
11 12 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (13.33%) Business Analysis
11 12 (13.33%) Apache
12 11 (12.22%) CBAP
12 11 (12.22%) Financial Analysis
12 11 (12.22%) Service Delivery
12 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (12.22%) MS Visio
12 11 (12.22%) Degree

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Root Cause Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
2 12 (13.33%) Apache
3 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.56%) Lync
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.22%) OpenEdge
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) JBoss
5 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.11%) SAS
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) assyst
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) VPN
1 13 (14.44%) Firewall
2 10 (11.11%) Internet
3 8 (8.89%) MPLS
3 8 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (8.89%) PBX
4 7 (7.78%) Broadband
4 7 (7.78%) Wireless
5 6 (6.67%) 4G
5 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.67%) GPRS
6 5 (5.56%) FTP
7 2 (2.22%) WAN
7 2 (2.22%) SAN
7 2 (2.22%) Intranet
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.11%) LAN
8 1 (1.11%) VoIP
8 1 (1.11%) 3G
8 1 (1.11%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 36 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.89%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (46.67%) Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
4 11 (12.22%) Team Leader
4 11 (12.22%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Problem Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
8 4 (4.44%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.44%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Applications Support Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
9 3 (3.33%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Middleware
2 7 (7.78%) J2EE
3 5 (5.56%) Flash
4 4 (4.44%) XML
5 3 (3.33%) .NET
6 2 (2.22%) HTML
7 1 (1.11%) Web Services
7 1 (1.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Management Information System
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) Statistics
2 9 (10.00%) Open Source
3 6 (6.67%) iSeries
3 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) Handset
5 3 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) UNIX
3 15 (16.67%) Linux
4 9 (10.00%) Solaris
5 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.33%) CentOS
6 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.22%) AIX
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) ITIL
2 23 (25.56%) Problem Management
3 19 (21.11%) Change Management
4 17 (18.89%) Service Management
5 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
6 13 (14.44%) PRINCE2
6 13 (14.44%) Migration
7 12 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 12 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (12.22%) Financial Analysis
8 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (12.22%) Service Delivery
9 10 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (10.00%) Release Management
11 8 (8.89%) Project Management
11 8 (8.89%) Data Analysis
11 8 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.67%) Business Continuity
13 6 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.56%) Java
3 5 (5.56%) Perl
4 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.22%) C#
5 2 (2.22%) RPG
5 2 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (12.22%) ISEB
2 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) CBAP
3 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.33%) MCSE
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.22%) MCTS
6 2 (2.22%) MCITP
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.11%) CCNA
7 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) SLA
2 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.56%) XenApp
3 5 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.44%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.11%) SRDF
5 1 (1.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 5 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (5.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Cisco
2 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.11%) VMware
4 9 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.89%) Juniper
6 7 (7.78%) Riverbed
6 7 (7.78%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.78%) F5
6 7 (7.78%) Websense
7 6 (6.67%) IBM
7 6 (6.67%) Symantec
8 5 (5.56%) HP
9 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle
10 3 (3.33%) Remedy
11 2 (2.22%) McAfee
11 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.22%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.22%) NetApp