Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 347 397
Rank change year-on-year +53 +50 -49
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1,691 1,536 1,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.00% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 1,139 1,047
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Root Cause Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 135,387 153,608 160,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.63% 91.90% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,431 122,804 134,590
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in England

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Root Cause Analysis in England

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in England over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Root Cause Analysis in England

Root Cause Analysis
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 612 £60,000 - 54
South East +117 451 £50,000 +5.26% 29
Midlands +22 240 £43,500 +24.29% 25
North of England -19 209 £41,000 +9.33% 41
West Midlands +26 169 £45,000 +23.29% 17
Yorkshire -8 111 £40,000 +6.67% 11
East of England +4 92 £42,500 -5.56% 17
North West +10 90 £42,500 +11.84% 20
South West -5 82 £42,500 -5.56% 15
East Midlands +40 71 £42,500 +50.44% 8
North East -40 8 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Root Cause Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 528 (31.22%) Microsoft
2 482 (28.50%) Windows
3 464 (27.44%) ITIL
4 451 (26.67%) Finance
5 379 (22.41%) Problem Management
6 362 (21.41%) SQL
7 361 (21.35%) Problem-Solving
8 333 (19.69%) Active Directory
9 331 (19.57%) Incident Management
10 324 (19.16%) Linux
11 303 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
12 280 (16.56%) VMware
13 276 (16.32%) Windows Server
14 264 (15.61%) Degree
15 261 (15.43%) SQL Server
16 255 (15.08%) Service Management
17 248 (14.67%) Cisco
18 240 (14.19%) Continuous Improvement
19 236 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
20 228 (13.48%) SLA
21 226 (13.36%) Oracle
22 225 (13.31%) Firewall
23 208 (12.30%) PowerShell
24 199 (11.77%) VMware Infrastructure
25 195 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
26 176 (10.41%) Python
27 173 (10.23%) WAN
28 163 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
29 161 (9.52%) SCCM
30 160 (9.46%) DevOps

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 106 (6.27%) IIS
2 88 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 72 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 38 (2.25%) CMS
5 30 (1.77%) Apache
6 25 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (1.30%) MQSeries
8 21 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
8 21 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 20 (1.18%) Confluence
10 19 (1.12%) Skype for Business
10 19 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 18 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (0.83%) Apache Spark
14 13 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (0.77%) JBoss
15 11 (0.65%) nginx
15 11 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 118 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.47%) SPSS
7 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.059%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 33 (1.95%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 12 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 12 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 12 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.59%) Misys Midas
6 9 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.35%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
11 4 (0.24%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 195 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (7.27%) Office 365
3 110 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.24%) SaaS
5 15 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (0.83%) IaaS
7 13 (0.77%) GitHub
8 12 (0.71%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 9 (0.53%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.47%) PaaS
11 7 (0.41%) Serverless
12 6 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.35%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.30%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.30%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.24%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 225 (13.31%) Firewall
2 173 (10.23%) WAN
3 148 (8.75%) LAN
4 147 (8.69%) DNS
5 105 (6.21%) DHCP
6 92 (5.44%) TCP/IP
7 77 (4.55%) Wireless
8 74 (4.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 72 (4.26%) BGP
10 58 (3.43%) Wireshark
11 50 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (2.90%) SAN
13 48 (2.84%) EIGRP
13 48 (2.84%) Internet
14 43 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
15 42 (2.48%) NX-OS
16 40 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
17 39 (2.31%) MPLS
17 39 (2.31%) OSPF
18 36 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 106 (6.27%) Relational Database
3 60 (3.55%) MySQL
4 54 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 49 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (2.48%) Power BI
8 40 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (2.31%) RDBMS
10 35 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
11 34 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
15 20 (1.18%) Big Data
15 20 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (1.18%) SAP BW
16 18 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 40 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 39 (2.31%) JIRA
4 36 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (1.48%) Git (software)
5 25 (1.48%) WinDbg
6 23 (1.36%) Visual Studio
7 19 (1.12%) Selenium
8 16 (0.95%) Cucumber
9 15 (0.89%) LabVIEW
10 13 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (0.77%) GoCD
10 13 (0.77%) Subversion
11 12 (0.71%) JUnit
11 12 (0.71%) Maven
12 11 (0.65%) Bitbucket
13 10 (0.59%) HP UFT
13 10 (0.59%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.47%) Travis CI
15 7 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 451 (26.67%) Finance
2 125 (7.39%) Banking
3 80 (4.73%) Marketing
4 54 (3.19%) Retail
5 50 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 48 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.83%) Electronics
8 31 (1.83%) Front Office
9 24 (1.42%) Advertising
9 24 (1.42%) Back Office
10 22 (1.30%) General Ledger
11 18 (1.06%) Law
12 17 (1.01%) Games
13 13 (0.77%) Legal
14 11 (0.65%) Automotive
15 10 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.35%) Billing
16 6 (0.35%) Digital Economy
17 5 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 351 (20.76%) Analyst
2 176 (10.41%) Network Engineer
3 143 (8.46%) Support Analyst
4 119 (7.04%) Support Engineer
5 112 (6.62%) Applications Support
6 95 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 88 (5.20%) Administrator
8 86 (5.09%) Developer
9 68 (4.02%) Applications Support Analyst
10 63 (3.73%) DBA
11 60 (3.55%) Consultant
12 50 (2.96%) SCCM Engineer
13 48 (2.84%) Desktop Engineer
14 47 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
15 43 (2.54%) Software Engineer
16 42 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
16 42 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
17 41 (2.42%) Business Analyst
18 40 (2.37%) Incident Manager
19 39 (2.31%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (5.14%) Web Services
2 75 (4.44%) .NET
3 50 (2.96%) Middleware
4 38 (2.25%) XML
5 37 (2.19%) REST
6 35 (2.07%) 802.1X
7 34 (2.01%) HTML
8 31 (1.83%) ASP.NET
9 28 (1.66%) SOAP
10 26 (1.54%) .NET Framework
11 24 (1.42%) CSS
12 20 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
13 18 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
14 16 (0.95%) JSON
15 14 (0.83%) Hibernate
15 14 (0.83%) Natural Language Processing
16 13 (0.77%) EDI
16 13 (0.77%) SAP XI
16 13 (0.77%) Spring
17 12 (0.71%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 236 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (8.63%) Self-Motivation
3 111 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 87 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 68 (4.02%) User Experience
6 67 (3.96%) Private Cloud
7 61 (3.61%) Virtual Team
8 51 (3.02%) Data Structures
9 47 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
10 40 (2.37%) Fintech
11 29 (1.71%) CMDB
12 21 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.12%) PKI
14 17 (1.01%) Replication
15 16 (0.95%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.95%) Cyber Defence
16 15 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 15 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (0.77%) Driving Licence
17 13 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 482 (28.50%) Windows
2 324 (19.16%) Linux
3 276 (16.32%) Windows Server
4 145 (8.57%) Unix
5 93 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (5.09%) Windows 7
7 81 (4.79%) Windows 10
7 81 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.24%) Solaris
11 14 (0.83%) AIX
11 14 (0.83%) CentOS
11 14 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.59%) Android
14 7 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (27.44%) ITIL
2 379 (22.41%) Problem Management
3 361 (21.35%) Problem-Solving
4 331 (19.57%) Incident Management
5 303 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
6 255 (15.08%) Service Management
7 240 (14.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 160 (9.46%) DevOps
9 158 (9.34%) Computer Science
10 145 (8.57%) Project Management
11 139 (8.22%) Logistics
12 125 (7.39%) Software Engineering
13 122 (7.21%) Service Delivery
14 108 (6.39%) Change Management
15 101 (5.97%) Process Improvement
16 100 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 97 (5.74%) Scrum
18 96 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 90 (5.32%) Coaching
19 90 (5.32%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 362 (21.41%) SQL
2 208 (12.30%) PowerShell
3 176 (10.41%) Python
4 106 (6.27%) Java
5 98 (5.80%) C#
6 66 (3.90%) C++
7 64 (3.78%) JavaScript
8 63 (3.73%) C
9 57 (3.37%) Bash Shell
10 56 (3.31%) Shell Script
11 50 (2.96%) VBScript
12 38 (2.25%) Perl
13 23 (1.36%) R
14 22 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.30%) VB
15 21 (1.24%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.12%) Ruby
17 18 (1.06%) ABAP
18 15 (0.89%) VBA
19 10 (0.59%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 264 (15.61%) Degree
2 163 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
3 136 (8.04%) CCNP
4 125 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 91 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 85 (5.03%) MCSE
7 82 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
8 68 (4.02%) CCNA
9 57 (3.37%) Security Cleared
10 48 (2.84%) MCSA
11 39 (2.31%) SC Cleared
12 30 (1.77%) CCIE
13 28 (1.66%) SANS
14 27 (1.60%) DV Cleared
15 26 (1.54%) ISEB
16 20 (1.18%) Master's Degree
17 19 (1.12%) CISSP
17 19 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 18 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 17 (1.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (13.48%) SLA
2 103 (6.09%) QA
3 71 (4.20%) GDPR
4 48 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 48 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.59%) ISO 20022
5 10 (0.59%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.30%) HL7
8 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.30%) SEPA
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 31000
9 3 (0.18%) MiFID
9 3 (0.18%) PMO
10 2 (0.12%) IFRS
10 2 (0.12%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 333 (19.69%) Active Directory
2 199 (11.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 81 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
5 48 (2.84%) XenApp
6 29 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (1.48%) BitLocker
8 21 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 20 (1.18%) Docker
10 17 (1.01%) vSphere
11 16 (0.95%) Firmware
12 10 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.41%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.35%) XenServer
15 4 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 161 (9.52%) SCCM
2 61 (3.61%) Nagios
3 60 (3.55%) Puppet
4 54 (3.19%) WSUS
5 51 (3.02%) SCOM
6 44 (2.60%) Ansible
7 40 (2.37%) Cisco LMS
7 40 (2.37%) Opsview
7 40 (2.37%) vCenter Server
8 35 (2.07%) Terraform
9 33 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 31 (1.83%) vRealize
11 29 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 29 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (1.54%) SCOrch
12 26 (1.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 25 (1.48%) Perfmon
14 23 (1.36%) Kubernetes
15 19 (1.12%) Backup Exec
16 16 (0.95%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 528 (31.22%) Microsoft
2 280 (16.56%) VMware
3 248 (14.67%) Cisco
4 226 (13.36%) Oracle
5 108 (6.39%) ServiceNow
6 100 (5.91%) Citrix
7 93 (5.50%) CheckPoint
7 93 (5.50%) HP
8 90 (5.32%) SAP
9 78 (4.61%) BMC
10 60 (3.55%) Red Hat
11 58 (3.43%) IBM
12 52 (3.08%) Symantec
13 51 (3.02%) Palo Alto
14 50 (2.96%) Juniper
15 45 (2.66%) McAfee
15 45 (2.66%) SolarWinds
16 44 (2.60%) Riverbed
17 43 (2.54%) F5
18 36 (2.13%) Dell