Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 344 308 349
Rank change year-on-year -36 +41 +30
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1,241 1,788 1,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.09% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.18% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 860 1,183 1,261
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,025 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -5.00%

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 125,865 151,275 162,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.11% 91.81% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 99,112 120,344 128,025
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 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
England -42 1,137 £47,500 - 209
UK excluding London -21 852 £45,000 +3.45% 176
London -34 359 £57,500 - 47
South East -56 284 £45,000 -5.26% 49
Midlands -39 156 £52,500 +20.69% 35
North of England -36 150 £37,281 -3.17% 27
West Midlands -20 130 £52,500 +7.14% 20
East of England +94 104 £49,250 -6.19% 20
South West +16 79 £42,500 - 31
Yorkshire -36 72 £32,500 -12.16% 6
North West +12 67 £41,750 +9.87% 17
Scotland +21 63 £57,124 +93.64% 8
East Midlands -28 26 £40,000 -5.88% 15
North East +24 11 £40,177 -31.61% 4
Wales -2 8 £39,500 +8.97% 5
Northern Ireland -7 8 £36,000 -29.76% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 347 (27.96%) Windows
2 295 (23.77%) Microsoft
3 289 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
4 271 (21.84%) ITIL
5 268 (21.60%) Finance
6 247 (19.90%) SQL
7 233 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
8 230 (18.53%) Linux
9 225 (18.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 215 (17.32%) Active Directory
11 200 (16.12%) Firewall
12 175 (14.10%) Windows Server
13 174 (14.02%) VMware
14 173 (13.94%) Azure
15 165 (13.30%) AWS
16 163 (13.13%) SLA
17 153 (12.33%) Mentoring
18 149 (12.01%) Problem Management
19 146 (11.76%) Office 365
20 145 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
21 143 (11.52%) SCCM
22 142 (11.44%) Incident Management
23 141 (11.36%) Service Management
24 134 (10.80%) Cisco
25 126 (10.15%) Degree
25 126 (10.15%) DevOps
26 117 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
27 106 (8.54%) Service Delivery
28 105 (8.46%) SDLC
29 101 (8.14%) Oracle

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 49 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 43 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.42%) Confluence
4 29 (2.34%) IIS
5 17 (1.37%) CMS
5 17 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
6 14 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 12 (0.97%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.89%) Apache
8 11 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.48%) JBoss
13 5 (0.40%) nginx
13 5 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 91 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (1.13%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (0.73%) Workfront
3 5 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.40%) Cognos Planning
3 5 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.40%) Infor SunSystems
3 5 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.24%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.16%) Endur
5 2 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 173 (13.94%) Azure
2 165 (13.30%) AWS
3 146 (11.76%) Office 365
4 43 (3.46%) IaaS
5 22 (1.77%) GCP
6 19 (1.53%) SaaS
7 18 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (1.13%) Mimecast
10 12 (0.97%) PaaS
11 11 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (0.89%) Serverless
12 10 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.81%) Power Platform
13 9 (0.73%) G Suite
14 8 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.56%) GitHub
16 4 (0.32%) Akamai
16 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 200 (16.12%) Firewall
2 100 (8.06%) LAN
3 98 (7.90%) DNS
4 94 (7.57%) WAN
5 92 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 64 (5.16%) DHCP
6 64 (5.16%) Network Security
7 43 (3.46%) HTTP
8 39 (3.14%) SAN
9 37 (2.98%) Internet
10 35 (2.82%) Wireless
11 31 (2.50%) OSPF
12 30 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (2.10%) Skype
14 25 (2.01%) SSL
14 25 (2.01%) VPN
15 23 (1.85%) BGP
16 22 (1.77%) BIG-IP
17 21 (1.69%) VoIP
18 16 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 31 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (1.85%) Big Data
5 22 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 20 (1.61%) MySQL
7 18 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 18 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 17 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.29%) OLAP
9 16 (1.29%) OLTP
10 15 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.21%) QlikView
11 14 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.89%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.89%) Redis
14 10 (0.81%) Data Lake
14 10 (0.81%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 90 (7.25%) JIRA
2 58 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.85%) Selenium
5 17 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.21%) Subversion
7 13 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.97%) Maven
9 10 (0.81%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.81%) ERwin
9 10 (0.81%) webpack
10 9 (0.73%) IBM UrbanCode
11 8 (0.64%) Fiddler
11 8 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.56%) GitLab
12 7 (0.56%) JMeter
13 5 (0.40%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.40%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.40%) HP UFT
General
1 268 (21.60%) Finance
2 64 (5.16%) Banking
3 57 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 37 (2.98%) Marketing
5 36 (2.90%) Retail
6 23 (1.85%) Back Office
7 21 (1.69%) Public Sector
8 19 (1.53%) Aerospace
8 19 (1.53%) Publishing
9 17 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.05%) Legal
10 13 (1.05%) Online Betting
11 12 (0.97%) Advertising
11 12 (0.97%) Law
12 11 (0.89%) Local Government
13 10 (0.81%) Front Office
14 9 (0.73%) Automotive
14 9 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.56%) Billing
16 6 (0.48%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 231 (18.61%) Analyst
2 87 (7.01%) Support Analyst
3 82 (6.61%) Applications Support
4 80 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 76 (6.12%) Administrator
6 72 (5.80%) Support Engineer
7 66 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 53 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 50 (4.03%) Applications Support Analyst
10 49 (3.95%) Architect
11 48 (3.87%) Service Manager
12 45 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
13 36 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
14 35 (2.82%) Consultant
15 34 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
16 33 (2.66%) Developer
16 33 (2.66%) Senior Network Engineer
17 31 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support
18 30 (2.42%) Business Analyst
18 30 (2.42%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (5.16%) Web Services
2 52 (4.19%) Middleware
3 39 (3.14%) HTML
4 35 (2.82%) XML
5 34 (2.74%) .NET
6 21 (1.69%) CSS
7 19 (1.53%) Spring
8 17 (1.37%) JSON
9 15 (1.21%) HTML5
9 15 (1.21%) SOAP
10 14 (1.13%) LAMP
10 14 (1.13%) React
11 13 (1.05%) EDI
12 12 (0.97%) JMS
13 11 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (0.89%) Kafka
14 10 (0.81%) J2EE
14 10 (0.81%) REST
15 9 (0.73%) JDBC
16 8 (0.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 145 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (7.01%) Management Information System
3 81 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
4 75 (6.04%) Data Centre
5 36 (2.90%) Public Cloud
6 34 (2.74%) User Experience
7 29 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.18%) Replication
9 26 (2.10%) Cyber Defence
10 24 (1.93%) Wiki
11 21 (1.69%) PKI
12 20 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
13 17 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (1.21%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.21%) e-Learning
15 14 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (1.13%) Virtual Team
16 13 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
17 12 (0.97%) Clustering
17 12 (0.97%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 347 (27.96%) Windows
2 230 (18.53%) Linux
3 175 (14.10%) Windows Server
4 70 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (5.32%) Windows 7
5 66 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (3.63%) Unix
7 42 (3.38%) Windows 10
8 22 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.61%) Android
9 20 (1.61%) CentOS
10 16 (1.29%) Windows 8
11 13 (1.05%) Solaris
12 10 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.64%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.40%) HPUX
15 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.32%) SUSE
16 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (21.84%) ITIL
3 233 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
4 225 (18.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 153 (12.33%) Mentoring
6 149 (12.01%) Problem Management
7 142 (11.44%) Incident Management
8 141 (11.36%) Service Management
9 126 (10.15%) DevOps
10 106 (8.54%) Service Delivery
11 105 (8.46%) SDLC
12 86 (6.93%) Process Improvement
13 85 (6.85%) Decision-Making
13 85 (6.85%) Risk Management
14 84 (6.77%) Information Security
15 83 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 80 (6.45%) Change Management
17 76 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
17 76 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 72 (5.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (19.90%) SQL
2 98 (7.90%) Python
3 96 (7.74%) PowerShell
4 64 (5.16%) Bash Shell
5 60 (4.83%) Java
6 42 (3.38%) JavaScript
7 29 (2.34%) C#
8 28 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 26 (2.10%) T-SQL
10 22 (1.77%) C
11 18 (1.45%) Perl
11 18 (1.45%) Ruby
12 17 (1.37%) PHP
13 14 (1.13%) Go
14 12 (0.97%) C++
15 11 (0.89%) Java 8
15 11 (0.89%) R
16 7 (0.56%) Scala
16 7 (0.56%) VBScript
17 6 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 126 (10.15%) Degree
2 117 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (5.16%) Security Cleared
4 60 (4.83%) CCNP
5 59 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (4.43%) CCNA
7 48 (3.87%) MCSE
8 39 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
9 36 (2.90%) CCIE
10 35 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
11 28 (2.26%) SC Cleared
12 25 (2.01%) CISSP
13 20 (1.61%) MCSA
14 17 (1.37%) ISTQB
15 12 (0.97%) CCDA
15 12 (0.97%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.97%) GIAC
15 12 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (0.97%) JNCIE
16 11 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (13.13%) SLA
2 59 (4.75%) QA
3 35 (2.82%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.53%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.29%) GDPR
7 12 (0.97%) NIST
8 11 (0.89%) COBIT
9 9 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.24%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.24%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.24%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.24%) PMO
12 3 (0.24%) RMADS
12 3 (0.24%) SEPA
13 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 215 (17.32%) Active Directory
2 97 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 44 (3.55%) vSphere
5 37 (2.98%) XenApp
6 33 (2.66%) Docker
7 24 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.29%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (0.97%) vCloud
10 12 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.89%) Firmware
11 11 (0.89%) VMware NSX
12 10 (0.81%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 10 (0.81%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (0.64%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 143 (11.52%) SCCM
2 72 (5.80%) Ansible
3 42 (3.38%) Puppet
4 37 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (2.74%) SCOM
6 26 (2.10%) Terraform
7 25 (2.01%) Backup Exec
8 21 (1.69%) WSUS
9 15 (1.21%) Foglight
9 15 (1.21%) LiteSpeed
10 14 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (1.05%) Kubernetes
11 13 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 13 (1.05%) vRealize
12 10 (0.81%) Grafana
13 9 (0.73%) Control-M
13 9 (0.73%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 295 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 174 (14.02%) VMware
3 134 (10.80%) Cisco
4 101 (8.14%) Oracle
5 76 (6.12%) Citrix
6 67 (5.40%) HP
7 44 (3.55%) IBM
8 43 (3.46%) SAP
9 42 (3.38%) CheckPoint
10 39 (3.14%) Juniper
10 39 (3.14%) Red Hat
11 37 (2.98%) SolarWinds
12 34 (2.74%) F5
13 31 (2.50%) Apple
14 29 (2.34%) ServiceNow
15 28 (2.26%) NetApp
15 28 (2.26%) Veeam
16 25 (2.01%) Fortinet
16 25 (2.01%) Informatica
17 24 (1.93%) Avaya