Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 259 292
Rank change year-on-year -32 +33 +41
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 829 1,200 1,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.07% 1.31% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.43% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 587 790 844
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.33%
10th Percentile £27,315 £28,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 71,076 83,828 91,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.38% 91.52% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55,665 66,283 74,312
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK excluding London

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK excluding London

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the UK excluding London

Root Cause Analysis
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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
South East -65 273 £45,000 -5.26% 53
North of England -9 155 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Midlands -30 155 £50,000 +14.94% 26
West Midlands -6 133 £51,500 +7.29% 20
East of England +72 99 £50,000 - 14
South West +3 74 £42,750 +0.59% 21
Yorkshire -29 73 £33,250 -16.88% 19
North West +13 71 £40,000 +5.26% 23
Scotland +30 58 £57,124 +93.64% 11
East Midlands -36 22 £34,000 -20.00% 6
North East +28 11 £40,177 -30.13% 5
Wales -4 10 £51,250 +46.43% 3
Northern Ireland +5 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Root Cause Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 204 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 198 (23.88%) ITIL
3 184 (22.20%) Windows
4 179 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (19.66%) SQL
5 163 (19.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 160 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
7 155 (18.70%) Finance
8 147 (17.73%) Firewall
9 137 (16.53%) Active Directory
10 131 (15.80%) SLA
11 125 (15.08%) Mentoring
12 121 (14.60%) Azure
13 120 (14.48%) Problem Management
14 116 (13.99%) Service Management
15 111 (13.39%) Incident Management
16 108 (13.03%) VMware
16 108 (13.03%) Windows Server
17 103 (12.42%) Linux
18 99 (11.94%) SCCM
19 98 (11.82%) Office 365
20 96 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
21 91 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
22 88 (10.62%) Cisco
23 83 (10.01%) LAN
24 81 (9.77%) WAN
25 78 (9.41%) Service Delivery
26 73 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
27 71 (8.56%) AWS
27 71 (8.56%) SDLC

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 39 (4.70%) MS Exchange
2 27 (3.26%) IIS
3 21 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.41%) Confluence
5 17 (2.05%) IBM HTTP Server
6 14 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.21%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.09%) CMS
8 9 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.72%) Apache
10 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.60%) JBoss
11 5 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
1 8 (0.97%) Workfront
2 5 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.60%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.60%) Infor SunSystems
3 4 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.24%) Endur
5 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.12%) Maximo
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 121 (14.60%) Azure
2 98 (11.82%) Office 365
3 71 (8.56%) AWS
4 12 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.33%) Mimecast
6 10 (1.21%) IaaS
7 7 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.84%) PaaS
8 6 (0.72%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.60%) GitHub
10 4 (0.48%) Akamai
10 4 (0.48%) SaaS
11 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.36%) AWS CodePipeline
11 3 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.36%) GCP
11 3 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.36%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.36%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.24%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 147 (17.73%) Firewall
2 83 (10.01%) LAN
3 81 (9.77%) WAN
4 63 (7.60%) DNS
5 55 (6.63%) Network Security
6 47 (5.67%) DHCP
7 38 (4.58%) TCP/IP
8 33 (3.98%) HTTP
9 30 (3.62%) OSPF
10 28 (3.38%) Wireless
11 26 (3.14%) Skype
12 23 (2.77%) SAN
13 20 (2.41%) VPN
14 19 (2.29%) BGP
15 18 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (2.05%) BIG-IP
16 17 (2.05%) Internet
16 17 (2.05%) VoIP
17 14 (1.69%) SSL
18 12 (1.45%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.77%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.41%) Big Data
5 19 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (1.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.81%) OLAP
6 15 (1.81%) OLTP
6 15 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (1.45%) MySQL
8 11 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.21%) Data Lake
9 10 (1.21%) SAP BW
9 10 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.09%) Redis
11 8 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.60%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.60%) DataStage
13 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (5.43%) JIRA
2 22 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.57%) Selenium
3 13 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.45%) Subversion
5 10 (1.21%) ERwin
6 9 (1.09%) IBM UrbanCode
7 8 (0.97%) Maven
8 7 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.72%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.72%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.48%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.48%) Testopia
11 3 (0.36%) JMeter
12 2 (0.24%) Gatling
12 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 155 (18.70%) Finance
2 50 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.38%) Banking
4 26 (3.14%) Retail
5 18 (2.17%) Publishing
6 17 (2.05%) Marketing
7 16 (1.93%) Public Sector
8 13 (1.57%) Aerospace
8 13 (1.57%) Back Office
8 13 (1.57%) Local Government
9 12 (1.45%) Legal
10 11 (1.33%) Online Betting
11 9 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.60%) Automotive
13 3 (0.36%) French Language
13 3 (0.36%) German Language
13 3 (0.36%) Law
13 3 (0.36%) Military
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 162 (19.54%) Analyst
2 71 (8.56%) Support Analyst
3 69 (8.32%) Network Engineer
4 59 (7.12%) Applications Support
5 50 (6.03%) Support Engineer
6 46 (5.55%) Architect
7 42 (5.07%) Administrator
8 39 (4.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 37 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
10 35 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 29 (3.50%) Senior Network Engineer
13 26 (3.14%) Incident Manager
14 25 (3.02%) Service Manager
15 24 (2.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 24 (2.90%) Consultant
16 22 (2.65%) DBA
17 21 (2.53%) Coordinator
17 21 (2.53%) Developer
18 20 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.70%) Web Services
2 30 (3.62%) .NET
3 22 (2.65%) XML
4 18 (2.17%) HTML
5 17 (2.05%) Middleware
6 13 (1.57%) EDI
7 12 (1.45%) JSON
8 11 (1.33%) CSS
8 11 (1.33%) LAMP
9 10 (1.21%) SOAP
10 7 (0.84%) gRPC
10 7 (0.84%) JMS
11 6 (0.72%) HTML5
11 6 (0.72%) J2EE
11 6 (0.72%) SailPoint
11 6 (0.72%) Spring
12 5 (0.60%) JDBC
12 5 (0.60%) jQuery
12 5 (0.60%) JSP
13 4 (0.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.72%) Data Centre
3 62 (7.48%) Management Information System
4 61 (7.36%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.02%) Replication
6 20 (2.41%) Wiki
7 16 (1.93%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (1.81%) Cyber Defence
8 15 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.21%) e-Learning
12 9 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.97%) CMDB
13 8 (0.97%) User Experience
13 8 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.84%) Smartphone
14 7 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 184 (22.20%) Windows
2 108 (13.03%) Windows Server
3 103 (12.42%) Linux
4 41 (4.95%) Windows 7
4 41 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.65%) Windows 10
7 17 (2.05%) Unix
8 15 (1.81%) Android
9 9 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.48%) HPUX
13 2 (0.24%) CentOS
13 2 (0.24%) Debian
13 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) SUSE
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (23.88%) ITIL
2 179 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (19.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 160 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
5 125 (15.08%) Mentoring
6 120 (14.48%) Problem Management
7 116 (13.99%) Service Management
8 111 (13.39%) Incident Management
9 78 (9.41%) Service Delivery
10 71 (8.56%) SDLC
11 69 (8.32%) Information Security
12 59 (7.12%) Decision-Making
13 58 (7.00%) Risk Management
14 57 (6.88%) Change Management
15 55 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 53 (6.39%) DevOps
17 44 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 44 (5.31%) Process Improvement
18 43 (5.19%) ITSM
19 41 (4.95%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 163 (19.66%) SQL
2 38 (4.58%) Python
3 36 (4.34%) PowerShell
4 24 (2.90%) C#
5 22 (2.65%) Bash Shell
6 19 (2.29%) T-SQL
7 17 (2.05%) Java
8 14 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.57%) PHP
9 13 (1.57%) R
10 12 (1.45%) C
11 9 (1.09%) Go
12 7 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.84%) VBScript
13 6 (0.72%) Perl
14 5 (0.60%) Ruby
14 5 (0.60%) Scala
15 4 (0.48%) ABAP
15 4 (0.48%) C++
15 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (7.36%) Degree
3 54 (6.51%) Security Cleared
4 46 (5.55%) CCNP
5 39 (4.70%) CCNA
6 33 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
7 31 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (3.62%) CCIE
9 26 (3.14%) SC Cleared
10 23 (2.77%) MCSE
11 22 (2.65%) CISSP
12 16 (1.93%) MCSA
13 13 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (1.45%) CCDA
15 10 (1.21%) CCDP
16 9 (1.09%) JNCIE
17 8 (0.97%) ISTQB
18 7 (0.84%) CISA
18 7 (0.84%) DV Cleared
18 7 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (15.80%) SLA
2 44 (5.31%) QA
3 28 (3.38%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.57%) GDPR
6 12 (1.45%) PCI DSS
7 9 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.48%) COBIT
9 4 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.48%) NIST
9 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) NCSC
11 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 137 (16.53%) Active Directory
2 73 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.34%) vSphere
4 35 (4.22%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.90%) Docker
6 20 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (1.93%) XenApp
8 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (1.45%) vCloud
9 12 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (1.33%) XenDesktop
11 10 (1.21%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 10 (1.21%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.09%) VMware NSX
13 8 (0.97%) Firmware
14 4 (0.48%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.24%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.24%) KVM
15 2 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 99 (11.94%) SCCM
2 30 (3.62%) SCOM
3 21 (2.53%) Ansible
4 16 (1.93%) WSUS
5 15 (1.81%) Foglight
5 15 (1.81%) LiteSpeed
6 11 (1.33%) Terraform
6 11 (1.33%) vRealize
7 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.97%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (0.97%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.84%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.72%) Control-M
10 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.72%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 204 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 108 (13.03%) VMware
3 88 (10.62%) Cisco
4 58 (7.00%) HP
5 52 (6.27%) Oracle
6 41 (4.95%) Citrix
7 36 (4.34%) CheckPoint
7 36 (4.34%) Juniper
8 35 (4.22%) IBM
9 30 (3.62%) SAP
10 28 (3.38%) Apple
10 28 (3.38%) F5
10 28 (3.38%) Fortinet
11 26 (3.14%) ServiceNow
12 24 (2.90%) SolarWinds
13 22 (2.65%) Avaya
14 20 (2.41%) Informatica
15 19 (2.29%) Veeam
16 15 (1.81%) Ivanti
16 15 (1.81%) Mitel