Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 364 356
Rank change year-on-year +36 -8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1,674 1,553 1,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.88% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.96% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,100 1,161 1,422
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 154,531 162,100 180,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.52% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 123,046 129,010 150,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +42 1,562 £47,500 +5.56% 156
UK excluding London +33 1,133 £42,500 - 128
London -12 509 £55,000 - 42
South East +58 358 £52,250 +4.50% 29
Midlands +58 266 £42,500 +6.25% 21
North of England +15 256 £40,000 +6.67% 34
West Midlands +30 181 £52,500 +26.12% 17
North West +37 136 £40,000 - 16
Yorkshire +17 117 £37,000 +15.63% 13
South West +18 89 £42,500 -5.56% 15
East Midlands +56 85 £36,875 +22.92% 4
East of England +25 81 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Scotland +2 55 £29,798 -52.32% 8
Wales +10 16 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Channel Islands - 7 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland -11 5 £52,500 -19.23%
North East -40 3 £45,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 512 (30.59%) Finance
2 466 (27.84%) Windows
3 464 (27.72%) ITIL
4 443 (26.46%) Microsoft
5 438 (26.16%) SQL
6 364 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
7 351 (20.97%) Problem Management
8 326 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
9 309 (18.46%) Degree
10 301 (17.98%) VMware
11 289 (17.26%) Incident Management
12 287 (17.14%) Linux
13 283 (16.91%) Active Directory
14 272 (16.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 258 (15.41%) Windows Server
16 252 (15.05%) Cisco
17 248 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
18 241 (14.40%) SLA
19 238 (14.22%) Service Management
20 232 (13.86%) SQL Server
21 231 (13.80%) Oracle
22 220 (13.14%) Java
23 217 (12.96%) PowerShell
24 216 (12.90%) Firewall
25 207 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
26 195 (11.65%) DevOps
27 182 (10.87%) Computer Science
27 182 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
28 175 (10.45%) Python
28 175 (10.45%) Project Management

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 93 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 82 (4.90%) IIS
3 71 (4.24%) Confluence
4 69 (4.12%) SharePoint
5 52 (3.11%) CMS
6 46 (2.75%) Apache
6 46 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 42 (2.51%) WebLogic
8 39 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 38 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 33 (1.97%) WebSphere
11 32 (1.91%) OpenStack
12 27 (1.61%) JBoss
13 23 (1.37%) nginx
13 23 (1.37%) Skype for Business
14 21 (1.25%) Apache Spark
15 19 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
18 13 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 154 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
2 17 (1.02%) Documaker
3 12 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.66%) SAP EHS
5 9 (0.54%) SAP PLM
5 9 (0.54%) SAP VC
6 8 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.42%) SAP HCM
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.30%) Maximo
9 5 (0.30%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 4 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
10 4 (0.24%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.18%) HFM
11 3 (0.18%) Magento
11 3 (0.18%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 163 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (6.33%) Office 365
4 24 (1.43%) IaaS
5 23 (1.37%) GitHub
6 18 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.54%) SaaS
8 9 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.48%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.48%) Serverless
10 7 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.42%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 6 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.24%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.24%) PaaS
13 3 (0.18%) G Suite
13 3 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 216 (12.90%) Firewall
2 168 (10.04%) WAN
3 166 (9.92%) DNS
4 161 (9.62%) LAN
5 100 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 94 (5.62%) DHCP
7 80 (4.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 67 (4.00%) SSL
9 63 (3.76%) Cisco IOS
10 61 (3.64%) Wireless
11 58 (3.46%) NX-OS
12 56 (3.35%) BGP
12 56 (3.35%) VPN
13 55 (3.29%) Wireshark
14 49 (2.93%) Internet
15 48 (2.87%) EIGRP
16 46 (2.75%) SAN
17 41 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
18 38 (2.27%) HTTP
18 38 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 90 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 74 (4.42%) Oracle Database
4 70 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (2.57%) MySQL
7 42 (2.51%) RDBMS
8 39 (2.33%) Big Data
9 36 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
11 32 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (1.85%) Hadoop
13 26 (1.55%) MongoDB
14 25 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
16 18 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (1.08%) Power BI
16 18 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 95 (5.68%) Jenkins
2 93 (5.56%) JIRA
3 84 (5.02%) Git (software)
4 47 (2.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 37 (2.21%) Selenium
6 34 (2.03%) Subversion
7 31 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (1.55%) Bitbucket
8 26 (1.55%) GoCD
8 26 (1.55%) JMeter
9 24 (1.43%) JUnit
10 23 (1.37%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.37%) Vagrant
11 22 (1.31%) Visual Studio
12 20 (1.19%) Maven
13 19 (1.14%) SoapUI
13 19 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (1.02%) Gerrit
15 13 (0.78%) Gatling
General
1 512 (30.59%) Finance
2 163 (9.74%) Banking
3 82 (4.90%) Investment Banking
4 76 (4.54%) Retail
5 53 (3.17%) Marketing
6 46 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 34 (2.03%) Back Office
8 32 (1.91%) Front Office
9 31 (1.85%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.55%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.49%) Advertising
11 25 (1.49%) Legal
12 22 (1.31%) Games
13 21 (1.25%) Law
14 18 (1.08%) Automotive
15 15 (0.90%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.72%) Publishing
17 10 (0.60%) Electronics
17 10 (0.60%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 332 (19.83%) Analyst
2 136 (8.12%) Network Engineer
3 118 (7.05%) Support Engineer
4 105 (6.27%) Support Analyst
5 102 (6.09%) Applications Support
6 95 (5.68%) Developer
7 83 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 77 (4.60%) Administrator
9 75 (4.48%) DBA
10 62 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
11 60 (3.58%) Applications Support Analyst
12 58 (3.46%) Business Analyst
13 52 (3.11%) Team Leader
14 50 (2.99%) Applications Engineer
15 46 (2.75%) Technical Manager
16 44 (2.63%) Desktop Support
16 44 (2.63%) SCCM Engineer
17 43 (2.57%) Incident Manager
18 42 (2.51%) Technical Delivery Manager
19 41 (2.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (7.41%) Web Services
2 90 (5.38%) .NET
3 78 (4.66%) HTML
4 67 (4.00%) Middleware
5 55 (3.29%) REST
6 54 (3.23%) SOAP
7 52 (3.11%) CSS
8 46 (2.75%) XML
9 39 (2.33%) RESTful
10 34 (2.03%) ASP.NET
11 32 (1.91%) JSP
12 29 (1.73%) J2EE
13 26 (1.55%) HTML5
13 26 (1.55%) Spring
14 25 (1.49%) Hibernate
15 24 (1.43%) 802.1X
16 23 (1.37%) .NET Framework
16 23 (1.37%) Struts
17 21 (1.25%) JSF
17 21 (1.25%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 248 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 173 (10.33%) Self-Motivation
4 157 (9.38%) Data Centre
5 123 (7.35%) Management Information System
6 77 (4.60%) Virtual Team
7 64 (3.82%) User Experience
8 51 (3.05%) Private Cloud
9 34 (2.03%) Public Cloud
10 30 (1.79%) Fintech
11 26 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
12 25 (1.49%) Clustering
13 21 (1.25%) CMDB
13 21 (1.25%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
14 20 (1.19%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.78%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
16 12 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
16 12 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 466 (27.84%) Windows
2 287 (17.14%) Linux
3 258 (15.41%) Windows Server
4 127 (7.59%) Unix
5 108 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 102 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 88 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 79 (4.72%) Windows 10
9 49 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (1.97%) Android
10 33 (1.97%) Solaris
11 26 (1.55%) CentOS
11 26 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.78%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.72%) AIX
15 10 (0.60%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.54%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.48%) SUSE
18 7 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (27.72%) ITIL
2 364 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
3 351 (20.97%) Problem Management
4 326 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
5 289 (17.26%) Incident Management
6 272 (16.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 238 (14.22%) Service Management
8 195 (11.65%) DevOps
9 175 (10.45%) Project Management
10 161 (9.62%) Software Engineering
11 155 (9.26%) Service Delivery
12 126 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 125 (7.47%) Scrum
14 123 (7.35%) Change Management
15 116 (6.93%) Mentoring
16 113 (6.75%) SDLC
17 109 (6.51%) Process Improvement
18 105 (6.27%) Logistics
18 105 (6.27%) Test Automation
19 99 (5.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 438 (26.16%) SQL
2 220 (13.14%) Java
3 217 (12.96%) PowerShell
4 175 (10.45%) Python
5 119 (7.11%) JavaScript
6 111 (6.63%) C#
7 100 (5.97%) Bash Shell
8 73 (4.36%) C++
9 57 (3.41%) Perl
10 56 (3.35%) Shell Script
11 54 (3.23%) VBScript
12 53 (3.17%) C
13 45 (2.69%) Ruby
14 40 (2.39%) T-SQL
15 30 (1.79%) PL/SQL
16 27 (1.61%) PHP
17 21 (1.25%) ABAP
17 21 (1.25%) VB
18 11 (0.66%) VBA
19 10 (0.60%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 309 (18.46%) Degree
2 182 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 133 (7.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 119 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 109 (6.51%) CCNA
6 106 (6.33%) CCNP
7 99 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
7 99 (5.91%) MCSE
7 99 (5.91%) Security Cleared
8 62 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 44 (2.63%) DV Cleared
10 39 (2.33%) Master's Degree
11 38 (2.27%) MCP
12 36 (2.15%) MCSA
13 32 (1.91%) CCIE
13 32 (1.91%) CISSP
14 31 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 21 (1.25%) ISTQB
16 20 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (14.40%) SLA
2 161 (9.62%) QA
3 46 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (2.63%) Data Quality
5 27 (1.61%) GDPR
6 20 (1.19%) PCI DSS
7 18 (1.08%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.60%) MiFID
9 8 (0.48%) PMO
10 5 (0.30%) DO-178B
11 4 (0.24%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.12%) HL7
13 2 (0.12%) IFRS
13 2 (0.12%) IFRS 9
13 2 (0.12%) PSD2
13 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 283 (16.91%) Active Directory
2 207 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (6.39%) Hyper-V
4 69 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
5 55 (3.29%) vSphere
6 44 (2.63%) XenApp
7 38 (2.27%) Docker
8 32 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 28 (1.67%) XenDesktop
10 17 (1.02%) Samba
10 17 (1.02%) VirtualBox
11 14 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (0.78%) vCloud
13 12 (0.72%) BitLocker
13 12 (0.72%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.60%) XenServer
15 9 (0.54%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.30%) NDS
16 5 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 96 (5.73%) SCCM
2 71 (4.24%) Nagios
3 65 (3.88%) Puppet
4 56 (3.35%) Ansible
5 47 (2.81%) Cisco LMS
5 47 (2.81%) Opsview
6 45 (2.69%) vCenter Server
7 38 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
7 38 (2.27%) SCOM
8 35 (2.09%) Terraform
9 32 (1.91%) WSUS
10 28 (1.67%) vRealize
11 20 (1.19%) SCVMM
12 19 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
13 18 (1.08%) vMotion
14 17 (1.02%) Rancher
14 17 (1.02%) Sysdig
15 15 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 13 (0.78%) SCOrch
16 13 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 443 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 301 (17.98%) VMware
3 252 (15.05%) Cisco
4 231 (13.80%) Oracle
5 103 (6.15%) HP
6 97 (5.79%) ServiceNow
7 92 (5.50%) CheckPoint
7 92 (5.50%) SAP
8 81 (4.84%) Citrix
9 75 (4.48%) BMC
10 63 (3.76%) Red Hat
11 58 (3.46%) Fortinet
12 45 (2.69%) hybris
12 45 (2.69%) Ivanti
13 40 (2.39%) ATG
14 39 (2.33%) IBM
14 39 (2.33%) SolarWinds
15 38 (2.27%) F5
15 38 (2.27%) Sitecore
16 33 (1.97%) Riverbed