Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 345 361
Rank change year-on-year +34 +16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1,771 1,674 1,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.05% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,259 1,239
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,738
% change year-on-year +2.35% -5.00% +11.84%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 149,742 160,074 174,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119,107 126,320 145,060
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 18 October 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
England +35 1,653 £47,500 +5.56% 189
UK excluding London +23 1,186 £43,500 +2.35% 165
London +22 550 £57,500 +4.55% 40
South East +115 457 £47,500 -5.00% 37
Midlands +28 263 £43,500 +19.18% 31
North of England -25 226 £38,000 +1.33% 47
West Midlands +16 176 £49,000 +22.50% 24
Yorkshire -2 120 £37,000 +13.85% 27
North West +7 100 £38,000 -5.00% 15
East Midlands +31 87 £42,500 +46.55% 7
South West -34 78 £42,500 -5.56% 15
East of England -1 75 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Scotland +2 57 £29,500 -48.70% 8
Wales -8 21 £36,250 -9.38% 4
Northern Ireland -4 6 £52,500 - 4
North East -37 6 £58,750 +11.90% 5
Channel Islands - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 509 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 497 (28.06%) Finance
3 485 (27.39%) Windows
4 483 (27.27%) ITIL
5 428 (24.17%) SQL
6 414 (23.38%) Problem Management
7 385 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
8 351 (19.82%) Incident Management
9 341 (19.25%) Linux
10 337 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
11 319 (18.01%) Active Directory
12 312 (17.62%) VMware
13 301 (17.00%) Windows Server
14 291 (16.43%) Degree
15 288 (16.26%) Service Management
16 283 (15.98%) Oracle
17 282 (15.92%) SQL Server
18 269 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
19 258 (14.57%) SLA
20 254 (14.34%) Cisco
21 224 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
22 222 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
23 220 (12.42%) PowerShell
24 208 (11.74%) Firewall
25 189 (10.67%) DevOps
26 188 (10.62%) Python
27 178 (10.05%) Computer Science
28 175 (9.88%) Java
29 169 (9.54%) Cisco Certification
29 169 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 126 (7.11%) IIS
2 87 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 79 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 55 (3.11%) CMS
5 51 (2.88%) Confluence
6 42 (2.37%) Apache
6 42 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 37 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 37 (2.09%) WebLogic
8 34 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 27 (1.52%) OpenStack
10 24 (1.36%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (1.30%) Skype for Business
12 22 (1.24%) JBoss
13 21 (1.19%) MQSeries
14 20 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
17 15 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 148 (8.36%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 40 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.056%) CATIA
8 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (2.37%) SAP Hybris
2 14 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.62%) Documaker
5 9 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.28%) Maximo
9 5 (0.28%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 4 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
10 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.23%) SAP EHS
10 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.23%) Scribe Insight
11 3 (0.17%) Misys Midas
11 3 (0.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 169 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (6.44%) Office 365
4 24 (1.36%) GitHub
5 21 (1.19%) IaaS
6 18 (1.02%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 13 (0.73%) SaaS
8 8 (0.45%) Serverless
9 7 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.40%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.28%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.23%) PaaS
12 4 (0.23%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 208 (11.74%) Firewall
2 161 (9.09%) DNS
3 154 (8.70%) WAN
4 142 (8.02%) LAN
5 104 (5.87%) TCP/IP
6 99 (5.59%) DHCP
7 78 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 62 (3.50%) BGP
9 59 (3.33%) Wireshark
10 58 (3.27%) Cisco IOS
11 57 (3.22%) Wireless
12 51 (2.88%) Internet
13 50 (2.82%) NX-OS
13 50 (2.82%) SSL
14 49 (2.77%) EIGRP
15 45 (2.54%) SAN
16 44 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
17 43 (2.43%) VoIP
18 38 (2.15%) OSPF
19 36 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 116 (6.55%) Relational Database
3 82 (4.63%) Oracle Database
4 67 (3.78%) MySQL
5 65 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 54 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 52 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 50 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
11 40 (2.26%) Big Data
12 34 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
15 27 (1.52%) Power BI
16 25 (1.41%) MongoDB
16 25 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
18 18 (1.02%) SAP BW
19 17 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 67 (3.78%) JIRA
3 58 (3.27%) Git (software)
4 44 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 42 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (1.75%) Selenium
7 26 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 26 (1.47%) Subversion
8 22 (1.24%) JUnit
9 21 (1.19%) Visual Studio
10 19 (1.07%) GoCD
11 17 (0.96%) Maven
11 17 (0.96%) WinDbg
12 16 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (0.90%) Bitbucket
12 16 (0.90%) JMeter
13 14 (0.79%) Vagrant
14 13 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (0.68%) LoadRunner
15 12 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 497 (28.06%) Finance
2 161 (9.09%) Banking
3 74 (4.18%) Investment Banking
4 70 (3.95%) Marketing
5 60 (3.39%) Retail
6 38 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 36 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.98%) Back Office
9 30 (1.69%) Front Office
10 29 (1.64%) Advertising
11 25 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.13%) Electronics
12 20 (1.13%) Games
13 19 (1.07%) Law
14 14 (0.79%) Automotive
15 11 (0.62%) Local Government
16 9 (0.51%) Legal
17 8 (0.45%) Publishing
18 7 (0.40%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 371 (20.95%) Analyst
2 155 (8.75%) Network Engineer
3 140 (7.91%) Support Engineer
4 132 (7.45%) Support Analyst
5 120 (6.78%) Applications Support
6 103 (5.82%) Developer
7 98 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 96 (5.42%) Administrator
9 82 (4.63%) DBA
10 65 (3.67%) Applications Support Analyst
11 57 (3.22%) Delivery Manager
12 56 (3.16%) Applications Engineer
13 55 (3.11%) Business Analyst
14 51 (2.88%) Team Leader
15 47 (2.65%) Incident Manager
16 45 (2.54%) Desktop Support
16 45 (2.54%) SCCM Engineer
17 44 (2.48%) Consultant
18 42 (2.37%) Software Engineer
19 41 (2.32%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (6.55%) Web Services
2 89 (5.03%) .NET
3 70 (3.95%) HTML
4 69 (3.90%) Middleware
5 51 (2.88%) XML
6 45 (2.54%) SOAP
7 44 (2.48%) CSS
7 44 (2.48%) REST
8 33 (1.86%) ASP.NET
9 29 (1.64%) 802.1X
9 29 (1.64%) HTML5
9 29 (1.64%) JSP
9 29 (1.64%) RESTful
10 27 (1.52%) .NET Framework
11 26 (1.47%) J2EE
12 24 (1.36%) Hibernate
12 24 (1.36%) Spring
13 21 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
14 17 (0.96%) Ajax
15 16 (0.90%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 222 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (10.05%) Computer Science
3 143 (8.07%) Self-Motivation
4 130 (7.34%) Data Centre
5 102 (5.76%) Management Information System
6 81 (4.57%) Virtual Team
7 78 (4.40%) Private Cloud
8 73 (4.12%) User Experience
9 35 (1.98%) Fintech
9 35 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
10 34 (1.92%) Data Structures
11 33 (1.86%) CMDB
12 24 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
13 23 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 18 (1.02%) Algorithms
15 18 (1.02%) Replication
16 17 (0.96%) Clustering
17 16 (0.90%) Hedge funds
18 15 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 485 (27.39%) Windows
2 341 (19.25%) Linux
3 301 (17.00%) Windows Server
4 160 (9.03%) Unix
5 104 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 103 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (4.40%) Windows 10
7 78 (4.40%) Windows 7
8 49 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (1.86%) Solaris
11 30 (1.69%) CentOS
12 25 (1.41%) Android
13 15 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.79%) AIX
15 12 (0.68%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.56%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
19 5 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (27.27%) ITIL
2 414 (23.38%) Problem Management
3 385 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
4 351 (19.82%) Incident Management
5 337 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
6 288 (16.26%) Service Management
7 269 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 189 (10.67%) DevOps
9 161 (9.09%) Project Management
10 158 (8.92%) Logistics
11 154 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 144 (8.13%) Service Delivery
13 134 (7.57%) Scrum
14 131 (7.40%) Change Management
15 106 (5.99%) Process Improvement
16 105 (5.93%) Analytics
17 104 (5.87%) Test Automation
18 102 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 100 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
20 98 (5.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 428 (24.17%) SQL
2 220 (12.42%) PowerShell
3 188 (10.62%) Python
4 175 (9.88%) Java
5 124 (7.00%) C#
6 113 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 81 (4.57%) C++
8 78 (4.40%) Bash Shell
9 70 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 58 (3.27%) C
11 51 (2.88%) VBScript
12 43 (2.43%) Perl
13 38 (2.15%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 29 (1.64%) Ruby
16 24 (1.36%) VB
17 22 (1.24%) ABAP
18 20 (1.13%) PHP
19 14 (0.79%) VBA
20 12 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 291 (16.43%) Degree
2 169 (9.54%) Cisco Certification
3 122 (6.89%) CCNP
4 113 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 107 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 96 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
7 84 (4.74%) CCNA
7 84 (4.74%) MCSE
8 81 (4.57%) Security Cleared
9 58 (3.27%) SC Cleared
10 36 (2.03%) Master's Degree
11 35 (1.98%) MCSA
12 30 (1.69%) DV Cleared
13 27 (1.52%) ISEB
14 26 (1.47%) SANS
14 26 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 25 (1.41%) CCIE
16 24 (1.36%) MCP
17 16 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 14 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (14.57%) SLA
2 154 (8.70%) QA
3 47 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 46 (2.60%) GDPR
5 12 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.51%) MiFID
8 6 (0.34%) PMO
9 5 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.17%) HL7
10 3 (0.17%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.17%) ISO 31000
10 3 (0.17%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.11%) IFRS
11 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 319 (18.01%) Active Directory
2 224 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 80 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (2.77%) XenApp
6 35 (1.98%) Docker
7 34 (1.92%) vSphere
8 32 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (1.13%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.96%) BitLocker
11 16 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.68%) Samba
14 11 (0.62%) VirtualBox
15 10 (0.56%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.51%) Firmware
16 9 (0.51%) vCloud
17 5 (0.28%) XenServer
18 4 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
18 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 125 (7.06%) SCCM
2 77 (4.35%) Nagios
3 69 (3.90%) Puppet
4 49 (2.77%) vCenter Server
5 47 (2.65%) SCOM
6 44 (2.48%) Cisco LMS
6 44 (2.48%) Opsview
7 43 (2.43%) Ansible
7 43 (2.43%) WSUS
8 36 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 30 (1.69%) vRealize
11 27 (1.52%) Terraform
12 19 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
13 18 (1.02%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 17 (0.96%) Kubernetes
14 17 (0.96%) Perfmon
14 17 (0.96%) SCOrch
15 14 (0.79%) Cisco IPCC
15 14 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 509 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 312 (17.62%) VMware
3 283 (15.98%) Oracle
4 254 (14.34%) Cisco
5 133 (7.51%) ServiceNow
6 113 (6.38%) HP
7 102 (5.76%) SAP
8 100 (5.65%) BMC
9 91 (5.14%) Citrix
10 90 (5.08%) CheckPoint
11 69 (3.90%) Red Hat
12 64 (3.61%) IBM
13 48 (2.71%) Fortinet
14 47 (2.65%) Riverbed
14 47 (2.65%) SolarWinds
15 44 (2.48%) hybris
16 42 (2.37%) ATG
16 42 (2.37%) F5
16 42 (2.37%) Sitecore
17 39 (2.20%) Symantec