Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 385 325
Rank change year-on-year +30 -60 +75
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1,463 1,374 2,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.78% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.87% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,089 1,014 1,681
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £28,875
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% +6.17% +1.25%

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 154,446 157,552 185,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,126 130,212 153,462
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Top 16 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 21 January 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 +24 1,375 £45,000 -2.17% 177
UK excluding London +36 992 £40,000 -6.98% 138
London 0 460 £59,500 +19.00% 49
South East -12 237 £47,500 - 26
North of England +77 230 £37,500 -6.25% 43
Midlands +1 215 £35,000 -17.65% 29
West Midlands -8 152 £39,000 -8.24% 23
Yorkshire +63 124 £37,500 -2.60% 12
South West +89 117 £42,500 - 14
East of England +17 113 £45,000 -5.26% 16
North West +6 76 £38,000 -10.59% 24
East Midlands +1 60 £28,500 -32.94% 6
Scotland -13 55 £52,500 +28.83% 6
North East +10 30 £35,000 -41.67% 7
Wales +19 16 £35,500 -5.33% 3
Northern Ireland -20 12 £40,000 -42.86% 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 561 (38.35%) ITIL
2 425 (29.05%) Windows
3 348 (23.79%) Finance
4 317 (21.67%) SQL
5 314 (21.46%) Microsoft
6 300 (20.51%) Problem Management
7 264 (18.05%) Linux
8 261 (17.84%) Cisco
9 258 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
10 242 (16.54%) Incident Management
11 239 (16.34%) Degree
12 237 (16.20%) VMware
13 233 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
14 212 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
15 206 (14.08%) Firewall
16 199 (13.60%) Service Management
17 193 (13.19%) Active Directory
18 191 (13.06%) SLA
19 171 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
20 166 (11.35%) Java
21 161 (11.00%) Windows Server
22 154 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
23 152 (10.39%) Security Cleared
24 150 (10.25%) Change Management
25 143 (9.77%) WAN
26 139 (9.50%) LAN
26 139 (9.50%) PowerShell
27 132 (9.02%) Oracle
28 131 (8.95%) Python
29 130 (8.89%) SQL Server

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 59 (4.03%) Apache
2 58 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 38 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (2.12%) IIS
4 31 (2.12%) Tomcat
5 29 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 22 (1.50%) Skype for Business
9 19 (1.30%) Confluence
9 19 (1.30%) JBoss
10 15 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.89%) Documentum
11 13 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (0.82%) NetWeaver
13 11 (0.75%) Apache Spark
13 11 (0.75%) CMS
13 11 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 97 (6.63%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.068%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.068%) HipChat
6 1 (0.068%) Mingle
6 1 (0.068%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.82%) SAP CRM
2 12 (0.82%) SAP EWM
3 11 (0.75%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
5 8 (0.55%) SAP MM
6 7 (0.48%) assyst
6 7 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.41%) SAP GRC
7 6 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.34%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.27%) SAP CAR
9 4 (0.27%) SAP POS DM
9 4 (0.27%) SAP Retail
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 118 (8.07%) Office 365
2 103 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (2.94%) SaaS
5 22 (1.50%) IaaS
6 19 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.03%) PaaS
8 14 (0.96%) OneDrive
9 9 (0.62%) GitHub
10 8 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.34%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.27%) Akamai
13 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.14%) Catchpoint
15 2 (0.14%) Datadog
15 2 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 206 (14.08%) Firewall
2 143 (9.77%) WAN
3 139 (9.50%) LAN
4 126 (8.61%) DNS
5 108 (7.38%) TCP/IP
6 92 (6.29%) DHCP
7 89 (6.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 86 (5.88%) Wireless
9 81 (5.54%) Network Security
10 76 (5.19%) VPN
11 72 (4.92%) SAN
12 67 (4.58%) HTTP
13 56 (3.83%) BGP
13 56 (3.83%) EIGRP
14 54 (3.69%) Internet
15 50 (3.42%) NX-OS
16 49 (3.35%) MPLS
17 48 (3.28%) VoIP
18 46 (3.14%) FTP
18 46 (3.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.23%) MySQL
7 17 (1.16%) Power BI
8 16 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 14 (0.96%) Data Mining
9 14 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 14 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (0.89%) NoSQL
11 12 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.68%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.62%) Redis
13 9 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 56 (3.83%) Jenkins
2 46 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 44 (3.01%) JIRA
4 37 (2.53%) Selenium
5 35 (2.39%) Git (software)
6 26 (1.78%) Maven
7 19 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.03%) JUnit
8 15 (1.03%) SoapUI
9 13 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (0.82%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.75%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.75%) JMeter
12 10 (0.68%) Subversion
13 9 (0.62%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (0.55%) WATIR
15 6 (0.41%) MSI
15 6 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 348 (23.79%) Finance
2 113 (7.72%) Banking
3 70 (4.78%) Retail
4 54 (3.69%) Investment Banking
5 49 (3.35%) Legal
6 46 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 32 (2.19%) Retail Banking
9 30 (2.05%) Front Office
10 27 (1.85%) Back Office
11 24 (1.64%) Marketing
12 23 (1.57%) Advertising
13 20 (1.37%) Financial Institution
14 19 (1.30%) Law
15 11 (0.75%) Electronics
16 9 (0.62%) Military
17 7 (0.48%) Automotive
17 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.27%) French Language
18 4 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 383 (26.18%) Analyst
2 165 (11.28%) Network Engineer
3 144 (9.84%) Support Engineer
4 130 (8.89%) Applications Support
5 128 (8.75%) Support Analyst
6 67 (4.58%) Applications Support Analyst
7 65 (4.44%) Service Manager
8 64 (4.37%) Business Analyst
9 59 (4.03%) Desktop Support
10 55 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 50 (3.42%) IT Manager
12 49 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
13 47 (3.21%) Desktop Engineer
14 46 (3.14%) Developer
15 45 (3.08%) Cisco Engineer
16 43 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 43 (2.94%) Technical Support
17 42 (2.87%) IT Support
18 41 (2.80%) Security Analyst
19 40 (2.73%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (7.18%) Web Services
2 54 (3.69%) .NET
3 44 (3.01%) XML
4 35 (2.39%) Middleware
5 32 (2.19%) SOAP
6 28 (1.91%) REST
7 26 (1.78%) FIX Protocol
8 23 (1.57%) CSS
8 23 (1.57%) J2EE
8 23 (1.57%) Spring
9 20 (1.37%) HTML
10 14 (0.96%) AngularJS
10 14 (0.96%) ASP.NET
10 14 (0.96%) Hibernate
11 12 (0.82%) 802.1X
11 12 (0.82%) JSON
11 12 (0.82%) WAP
11 12 (0.82%) Web Dynpro
12 10 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 258 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (7.86%) Data Centre
3 113 (7.72%) Computer Science
4 103 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.49%) User Experience
6 47 (3.21%) Clustering
7 44 (3.01%) Virtual Team
8 30 (2.05%) CESG
9 25 (1.71%) Fintech
10 23 (1.57%) Analytical Mindset
10 23 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.44%) Derivative
11 21 (1.44%) Driving Licence
12 20 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
14 17 (1.16%) N-Tier
15 16 (1.09%) Blackberry
15 16 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 425 (29.05%) Windows
2 264 (18.05%) Linux
3 161 (11.00%) Windows Server
4 125 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (7.86%) Unix
6 86 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (4.85%) Windows 7
8 68 (4.65%) Windows 10
9 40 (2.73%) Windows 8
10 28 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (1.85%) Solaris
12 25 (1.71%) CentOS
12 25 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (1.57%) Ubuntu
14 17 (1.16%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.96%) Android
16 12 (0.82%) Apple iOS
17 11 (0.75%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.34%) SUSE
19 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (38.35%) ITIL
2 300 (20.51%) Problem Management
3 242 (16.54%) Incident Management
4 233 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
5 199 (13.60%) Service Management
6 171 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 150 (10.25%) Change Management
8 128 (8.75%) Project Management
9 123 (8.41%) Service Delivery
10 103 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 99 (6.77%) Mentoring
12 94 (6.43%) Software Engineering
13 92 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 92 (6.29%) Process Improvement
14 88 (6.02%) ITSM
15 85 (5.81%) DevOps
16 82 (5.60%) Asset Management
17 76 (5.19%) Capacity Management
17 76 (5.19%) Risk Management
18 70 (4.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 317 (21.67%) SQL
2 166 (11.35%) Java
3 139 (9.50%) PowerShell
4 131 (8.95%) Python
5 95 (6.49%) Shell Script
6 62 (4.24%) Bash Shell
7 53 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 49 (3.35%) Perl
9 47 (3.21%) C#
10 42 (2.87%) C
11 37 (2.53%) ABAP
12 36 (2.46%) Ruby
13 25 (1.71%) VBScript
14 17 (1.16%) C++
14 17 (1.16%) PHP
15 16 (1.09%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.03%) VB
17 10 (0.68%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.68%) X++
18 9 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 239 (16.34%) Degree
2 212 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
3 152 (10.39%) Security Cleared
4 128 (8.75%) CCNA
5 115 (7.86%) CCNP
6 102 (6.97%) SC Cleared
7 89 (6.08%) DV Cleared
8 84 (5.74%) CISSP
9 73 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 70 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 66 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
12 59 (4.03%) CCIE
13 55 (3.76%) MCSE
14 52 (3.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 27 (1.85%) CCDA
16 23 (1.57%) CISA
17 22 (1.50%) CISM
18 19 (1.30%) MCP
19 18 (1.23%) MCSA
20 16 (1.09%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (13.06%) SLA
2 89 (6.08%) QA
3 51 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.16%) Data Quality
6 15 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.96%) COBIT
8 13 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
9 10 (0.68%) SSAE 16
10 7 (0.48%) GxP
10 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.41%) GDPR
11 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.21%) PMO
13 2 (0.14%) COSO
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.068%) Def Stans
14 1 (0.068%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 193 (13.19%) Active Directory
2 154 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 58 (3.96%) vSphere
5 53 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (2.67%) XenApp
7 30 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 26 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (1.57%) XenDesktop
10 17 (1.16%) Docker
11 9 (0.62%) NFS
12 8 (0.55%) UAG
13 7 (0.48%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.41%) KVM
15 5 (0.34%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.34%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.27%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.27%) XenServer
17 3 (0.21%) vCloud
17 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 76 (5.19%) SCCM
2 59 (4.03%) Nagios
3 55 (3.76%) Puppet
4 48 (3.28%) Opsview
5 46 (3.14%) Cisco LMS
6 43 (2.94%) SCOM
7 39 (2.67%) Ansible
8 30 (2.05%) Cisco Prime
9 29 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (1.98%) WSUS
10 26 (1.78%) vCenter Server
11 22 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
12 16 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
13 15 (1.03%) SCOrch
14 14 (0.96%) SCVMM
15 13 (0.89%) vMotion
16 12 (0.82%) Simpana
16 12 (0.82%) Terraform
17 11 (0.75%) Backup Exec
17 11 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 314 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 261 (17.84%) Cisco
3 237 (16.20%) VMware
4 132 (9.02%) Oracle
5 82 (5.60%) SAP
6 72 (4.92%) CheckPoint
7 70 (4.78%) Citrix
8 57 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 56 (3.83%) F5
9 56 (3.83%) Juniper
10 53 (3.62%) Avaya
11 51 (3.49%) Splunk
12 35 (2.39%) Genesys
12 35 (2.39%) HP
12 35 (2.39%) Sophos
13 34 (2.32%) Palo Alto
13 34 (2.32%) Remedy
14 33 (2.26%) IBM
15 32 (2.19%) Verint
16 25 (1.71%) SolarWinds