Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 291 176 247
Rank change year-on-year -115 +71 +36
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 145 188 322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 1.57% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.71% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 92 148 258
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,550 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,313 £35,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +28.24% -5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £67,625 £62,500 £58,438
90th Percentile £79,375 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,306 10,984 24,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.64% 91.94% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10,858 9,026 19,819
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,301 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the South East.

Salary trend for Root Cause Analysis in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
Thames Valley -72 44 £57,500 +4.55% 18
Hampshire -78 37 £57,500 +39.39% 3
Berkshire -66 29 £68,750 +25.00% 9
West Sussex +10 23 £62,500 +56.25% 5
Kent -16 18 £36,250 -23.68% 1
Surrey -50 18 £50,500 +34.67% 6
Buckinghamshire -35 9 £60,000 - 6
Oxfordshire -9 6 £36,500 -6.41% 3
East Sussex -28 3 £22,000 -37.14% 4
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 54 (37.24%) Social Skills
2 43 (29.66%) Microsoft
3 38 (26.21%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (26.21%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (23.45%) Windows
5 31 (21.38%) Finance
6 30 (20.69%) Azure
7 28 (19.31%) Degree
8 27 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (17.24%) Linux
10 24 (16.55%) Python
11 23 (15.86%) Change Management
12 22 (15.17%) SQL
12 22 (15.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (13.79%) Active Directory
14 19 (13.10%) ITIL
14 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
15 18 (12.41%) Project Management
15 18 (12.41%) Problem Management
16 17 (11.72%) Quality Management
16 17 (11.72%) Incident Management
17 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (11.03%) OO
17 16 (11.03%) Windows 10
18 15 (10.34%) DevOps
18 15 (10.34%) Java
19 14 (9.66%) VMware
19 14 (9.66%) Configuration Management
19 14 (9.66%) Coaching
19 14 (9.66%) Microsoft 365

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.38%) Apache
3 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.38%) JBoss
3 2 (1.38%) WordPress
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.76%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.69%) Azure
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (9.66%) Power Platform
3 12 (8.28%) AWS
4 9 (6.21%) SaaS
5 6 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.45%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.45%) Power Automate
7 4 (2.76%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.76%) PowerApps
8 3 (2.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 3 (2.07%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.38%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 2 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.69%) GCP
10 1 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) Firewall
2 9 (6.21%) DNS
2 9 (6.21%) Network Security
3 7 (4.83%) DHCP
3 7 (4.83%) SSL
3 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.83%) VPN
4 5 (3.45%) Internet
5 4 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.07%) BGP
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.07%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.07%) HTTP
6 3 (2.07%) IPsec
6 3 (2.07%) IPv4
6 3 (2.07%) IPv6
6 3 (2.07%) LAN
6 3 (2.07%) MPLS
6 3 (2.07%) OSPF
6 3 (2.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.90%) Power BI
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.76%) MySQL
6 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.07%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.07%) Delta Lake
7 3 (2.07%) Metadata
7 3 (2.07%) Metadata Repository
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.07%) QlikView
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.07%) Tableau
8 2 (1.38%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (5.52%) TeamCity
2 7 (4.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.38%) JIRA
4 2 (1.38%) Selenium
4 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Browser DevTools
5 1 (0.69%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.69%) GitLab
5 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.69%) JMeter
5 1 (0.69%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 54 (37.24%) Social Skills
2 38 (26.21%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (21.38%) Finance
4 7 (4.83%) Documentation Skills
5 6 (4.14%) Law
6 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.45%) Retail
7 4 (2.76%) Legal
8 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.38%) Billing
9 2 (1.38%) Electronics
9 2 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.69%) Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 29 (20.00%) Analyst
2 15 (10.34%) Support Engineer
2 15 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
3 13 (8.97%) Support Analyst
3 13 (8.97%) Technical Support
4 12 (8.28%) Technical Support Analyst
5 11 (7.59%) Data Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Validation Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Administrator
6 7 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) IT Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) IT Support
6 7 (4.83%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Architect
7 6 (4.14%) Senior Data Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.45%) Consultant
8 5 (3.45%) Developer
8 5 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.97%) .NET
2 7 (4.83%) CSS
3 6 (4.14%) HTML
4 4 (2.76%) Node.js
5 3 (2.07%) JSON
5 3 (2.07%) XML
6 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.38%) EDI
6 2 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.38%) Kafka
6 2 (1.38%) LAMP
6 2 (1.38%) Middleware
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.38%) RESTful
7 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.69%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.69%) React
7 1 (0.69%) REST
7 1 (0.69%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 10 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.14%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.76%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.07%) Replication
5 3 (2.07%) User Experience
6 2 (1.38%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.38%) Analogue Electronics
6 2 (1.38%) CMDB
6 2 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Legacy Code
7 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.45%) Windows
2 25 (17.24%) Linux
3 16 (11.03%) Windows 10
4 13 (8.97%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (3.45%) Android
6 5 (3.45%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.45%) Unix
6 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.38%) Debian
9 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.69%) AIX
10 1 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.86%) Change Management
4 22 (15.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (13.10%) ITIL
6 18 (12.41%) Problem Management
6 18 (12.41%) Project Management
7 17 (11.72%) Incident Management
7 17 (11.72%) Quality Management
8 16 (11.03%) OO
9 15 (10.34%) DevOps
10 14 (9.66%) Coaching
10 14 (9.66%) Configuration Management
11 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
11 13 (8.97%) FMEA
12 12 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.28%) Validation
13 11 (7.59%) Information Security
13 11 (7.59%) QMS
13 11 (7.59%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.55%) Python
2 22 (15.17%) SQL
3 15 (10.34%) Java
4 11 (7.59%) C#
5 8 (5.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.52%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.83%) C
6 7 (4.83%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.76%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.07%) C++
8 3 (2.07%) Go
8 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.07%) R
8 3 (2.07%) Scala
8 3 (2.07%) VB
8 3 (2.07%) VBScript
9 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.38%) PHP
9 2 (1.38%) Ruby
9 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (19.31%) Degree
2 13 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.07%) CCIE
4 3 (2.07%) CCIE Service Provider
4 3 (2.07%) CCNP
4 3 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.07%) CISSP
4 3 (2.07%) JNCIP
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.07%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.38%) GCIH
5 2 (1.38%) OCP
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.69%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) QA
2 12 (8.28%) SLA
3 9 (6.21%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.76%) GDPR
4 4 (2.76%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.07%) GRC
6 2 (1.38%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.38%) NCSC
6 2 (1.38%) NIST
7 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.45%) Firmware
2 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) Docker
3 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Terraform
2 7 (4.83%) Puppet
3 5 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.07%) SCCM
5 3 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.07%) WSUS
6 2 (1.38%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.38%) Kibana
6 2 (1.38%) logstash
6 2 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.38%) Nessus
6 2 (1.38%) OpenView
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.69%) Ansible
7 1 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 43 (29.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.66%) VMware
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle
4 8 (5.52%) HP
5 7 (4.83%) Cisco
6 5 (3.45%) Citrix
6 5 (3.45%) Sun
7 4 (2.76%) Dynatrace
7 4 (2.76%) EMC
7 4 (2.76%) F5
7 4 (2.76%) Polycom
7 4 (2.76%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.07%) Broadcom
8 3 (2.07%) Databricks
8 3 (2.07%) Dell
8 3 (2.07%) Informatica
8 3 (2.07%) Juniper
8 3 (2.07%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.07%) Splunk
8 3 (2.07%) Veritas