Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 268 271 326
Rank change year-on-year +3 +55 +16
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 706 1,007 959
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.06% 1.21% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.32% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 553 756 677
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,700 £65,625 £62,500
UK median annual salary £48,750 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.51% +8.89% -5.26%

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 60,435 76,478 93,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 90.85% 91.88% 91.62%
Number of salaries quoted 47,697 59,464 76,143
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 +28 302 £48,000 -4.00% 34
North of England +10 135 £37,500 -16.67% 34
Midlands +10 111 £40,000 -11.11% 25
West Midlands +29 101 £40,750 -9.44% 22
North West +29 87 £45,000 - 21
South West -7 65 £31,500 -25.88% 13
East of England +19 56 £40,000 +5.26% 20
Yorkshire -13 46 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Scotland +14 20 £53,163 +25.09% 12
Wales -11 17 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East Midlands -3 9 £34,500 -19.77% 3
North East -2 2 £37,061 -12.39% 9
Northern Ireland +6 1 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Root Cause Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 212 (30.03%) Microsoft
2 183 (25.92%) Windows
3 180 (25.50%) SQL
4 177 (25.07%) ITIL
5 160 (22.66%) Problem-Solving
6 147 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (17.14%) Finance
8 118 (16.71%) Incident Management
9 114 (16.15%) Azure
10 110 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 109 (15.44%) Problem Management
12 106 (15.01%) Active Directory
13 98 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
14 97 (13.74%) SLA
15 90 (12.75%) Windows Server
16 89 (12.61%) Office 365
17 86 (12.18%) SQL Server
17 86 (12.18%) Degree
18 85 (12.04%) Firewall
19 84 (11.90%) VMware
19 84 (11.90%) Security Cleared
20 77 (10.91%) Linux
21 74 (10.48%) .NET
22 73 (10.34%) JavaScript
22 73 (10.34%) Cisco
23 67 (9.49%) Project Management
23 67 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
24 63 (8.92%) Service Delivery
25 61 (8.64%) C#
26 60 (8.50%) Information Security

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 29 (4.11%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.54%) Confluence
3 18 (2.55%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.70%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.42%) IIS
7 8 (1.13%) Apache
7 8 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.13%) MQSeries
7 8 (1.13%) SAS
8 5 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.42%) JBoss
10 3 (0.42%) nginx
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle UPK
12 1 (0.14%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 54 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.27%) assyst
3 6 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.71%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.57%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.57%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.57%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 114 (16.15%) Azure
2 89 (12.61%) Office 365
3 52 (7.37%) AWS
4 10 (1.42%) Power Platform
5 9 (1.27%) BlazeMeter
6 8 (1.13%) AWS CodeBuild
6 8 (1.13%) AWS CodePipeline
6 8 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.99%) Amazon ECS
7 7 (0.99%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.85%) SaaS
9 5 (0.71%) Boomi
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.57%) GCP
10 4 (0.57%) IaaS
10 4 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.57%) PaaS
11 3 (0.42%) GitHub
11 3 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 85 (12.04%) Firewall
2 47 (6.66%) LAN
3 41 (5.81%) DNS
3 41 (5.81%) WAN
4 34 (4.82%) DHCP
5 28 (3.97%) Wireless
6 26 (3.68%) Network Security
7 24 (3.40%) Internet
7 24 (3.40%) Skype
8 23 (3.26%) VoIP
9 21 (2.97%) TCP/IP
10 14 (1.98%) SAN
10 14 (1.98%) VPN
11 13 (1.84%) SSL
11 13 (1.84%) Unified Communications
12 12 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.99%) OSPF
15 6 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.24%) Relational Database
3 26 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (2.97%) MySQL
5 18 (2.55%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.41%) Big Data
7 12 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.42%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.27%) Power BI
11 8 (1.13%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (0.99%) Redis
12 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.85%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (5.81%) JIRA
2 30 (4.25%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.97%) Selenium
4 19 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.98%) Maven
6 10 (1.42%) JMeter
6 10 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.27%) Subversion
8 8 (1.13%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.99%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.71%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.71%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.57%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.42%) Gradle
12 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket Server
13 2 (0.28%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 121 (17.14%) Finance
2 26 (3.68%) Retail
3 21 (2.97%) Legal
3 21 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.83%) Public Sector
5 19 (2.69%) Back Office
6 13 (1.84%) Local Government
7 11 (1.56%) German Language
8 10 (1.42%) Banking
9 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.13%) Online Betting
10 7 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.71%) Publishing
12 4 (0.57%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.42%) Law
13 3 (0.42%) Marketing
13 3 (0.42%) Military
13 3 (0.42%) Norwegian Language
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 191 (27.05%) Analyst
2 75 (10.62%) Support Analyst
3 65 (9.21%) Developer
4 43 (6.09%) Support Engineer
5 42 (5.95%) Applications Support
6 36 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 34 (4.82%) Administrator
7 34 (4.82%) Applications Support Analyst
8 33 (4.67%) Network Engineer
9 32 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (4.25%) Architect
10 30 (4.25%) IT Support
11 29 (4.11%) Business Analyst
12 26 (3.68%) Service Analyst
13 25 (3.54%) .NET Developer
14 23 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 23 (3.26%) Service Manager
15 22 (3.12%) IT Analyst
16 20 (2.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 19 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (10.48%) .NET
2 38 (5.38%) HTML
2 38 (5.38%) XML
3 29 (4.11%) CSS
4 27 (3.82%) Middleware
4 27 (3.82%) Web Services
5 24 (3.40%) jQuery
6 16 (2.27%) J2EE
7 15 (2.12%) AngularJS
8 13 (1.84%) Spring
9 11 (1.56%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.56%) HTML5
10 10 (1.42%) Hibernate
10 10 (1.42%) React
10 10 (1.42%) Struts
10 10 (1.42%) Struts2
10 10 (1.42%) Vue.js
11 9 (1.27%) JSP
12 8 (1.13%) EDI
12 8 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 98 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 48 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.26%) User Experience
5 23 (3.26%) Wiki
6 17 (2.41%) CMDB
6 17 (2.41%) e-Learning
6 17 (2.41%) Tandem
7 14 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (1.84%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.84%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.70%) Reinsurance
10 11 (1.56%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.42%) AS400
11 10 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
11 10 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.99%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 183 (25.92%) Windows
2 90 (12.75%) Windows Server
3 77 (10.91%) Linux
4 38 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (5.24%) Windows 7
6 30 (4.25%) Windows 10
6 30 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (3.40%) Unix
8 20 (2.83%) Android
9 17 (2.41%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.27%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.13%) AIX
12 8 (1.13%) Solaris
13 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
14 6 (0.85%) CentOS
15 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.28%) Debian
16 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (25.07%) ITIL
2 160 (22.66%) Problem-Solving
3 147 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (16.71%) Incident Management
5 110 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 109 (15.44%) Problem Management
7 67 (9.49%) Project Management
8 63 (8.92%) Service Delivery
9 60 (8.50%) Information Security
10 53 (7.51%) Change Management
11 50 (7.08%) Service Management
12 49 (6.94%) Mentoring
13 48 (6.80%) Process Improvement
14 41 (5.81%) ITSM
15 39 (5.52%) Risk Management
15 39 (5.52%) Test Automation
16 36 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 35 (4.96%) Collaborative Working
17 35 (4.96%) ITIL V3
17 35 (4.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 180 (25.50%) SQL
2 73 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 61 (8.64%) C#
4 53 (7.51%) PowerShell
5 40 (5.67%) Java
6 38 (5.38%) Python
7 22 (3.12%) C
8 19 (2.69%) Bash Shell
8 19 (2.69%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.98%) C++
9 14 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.42%) R
11 9 (1.27%) PHP
12 7 (0.99%) Embedded C
12 7 (0.99%) Embedded C++
12 7 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.85%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.71%) VBScript
15 2 (0.28%) ABAP
15 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (12.18%) Degree
2 84 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 59 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (6.09%) ITIL Certification
6 40 (5.67%) SC Cleared
7 33 (4.67%) CCNP
8 23 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (2.27%) CCIE
9 16 (2.27%) CCNA
9 16 (2.27%) ISEB
10 15 (2.12%) CISSP
11 14 (1.98%) BC Cleared
11 14 (1.98%) CISA
11 14 (1.98%) IRCA
12 13 (1.84%) MCSE
13 12 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.42%) JNCIP
15 9 (1.27%) JNCIS
16 8 (1.13%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (13.74%) SLA
2 50 (7.08%) QA
3 24 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.27%) GDPR
5 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.28%) NCSC
8 2 (0.28%) NIST
9 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 106 (15.01%) Active Directory
2 67 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.82%) vSphere
4 29 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (3.26%) Docker
6 22 (3.12%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.56%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.13%) XenApp
9 5 (0.71%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.71%) Firmware
10 3 (0.42%) vCloud
10 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.42%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.28%) KVM
11 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.14%) HDFS
12 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (8.22%) SCCM
2 23 (3.26%) SCOM
3 14 (1.98%) Kubernetes
4 12 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.56%) Ansible
5 11 (1.56%) OpenView
6 10 (1.42%) vCenter Server
7 8 (1.13%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.99%) Nessus
8 7 (0.99%) vRealize
9 6 (0.85%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.71%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.71%) Nagios
11 4 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.57%) Stealthwatch
12 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.42%) Terraform
12 3 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 212 (30.03%) Microsoft
2 84 (11.90%) VMware
3 73 (10.34%) Cisco
4 53 (7.51%) HP
5 39 (5.52%) Oracle
6 35 (4.96%) Citrix
7 25 (3.54%) Dell
8 23 (3.26%) Juniper
9 22 (3.12%) McAfee
10 19 (2.69%) Virgin Media
11 18 (2.55%) IBM
12 17 (2.41%) CheckPoint
12 17 (2.41%) Fortinet
12 17 (2.41%) NetApp
13 16 (2.27%) SAP
14 15 (2.12%) Avaya
15 14 (1.98%) Red Hat
16 13 (1.84%) Apple
16 13 (1.84%) Splunk
17 12 (1.70%) Salesforce.com