Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 379 360
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1,539 1,430 1,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.83% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.91% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 1,099 1,488
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -0.37%

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 157,488 156,639 180,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.75% 90.61% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 126,373 127,513 150,385
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +14 1,438 £47,000 -1.05% 201
UK excluding London +25 1,029 £42,500 - 150
London -9 481 £53,730 -5.74% 71
South East -12 273 £47,500 -8.21% 28
North of England +36 247 £40,000 +6.67% 34
Midlands +33 241 £42,500 +6.25% 37
West Midlands +25 177 £55,000 +29.41% 25
North West +40 131 £44,000 +4.72% 22
South West +46 119 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Yorkshire +25 112 £35,500 +9.23% 11
East of England +10 75 £50,000 +17.65% 20
East Midlands +35 64 £35,000 +6.06% 12
Scotland -9 49 £37,250 -40.40% 14
Wales +15 15 £42,000 +9.19% 6
Channel Islands - 7 £45,000 -
North East -30 4 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Northern Ireland -2 3 £61,250 -9.26%

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 479 (31.12%) ITIL
2 470 (30.54%) Windows
3 457 (29.69%) Finance
4 423 (27.49%) SQL
5 407 (26.45%) Microsoft
6 336 (21.83%) Problem-Solving
7 309 (20.08%) Degree
8 304 (19.75%) VMware
9 288 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
10 261 (16.96%) Problem Management
11 258 (16.76%) Active Directory
12 256 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
13 254 (16.50%) Linux
14 251 (16.31%) Cisco
15 242 (15.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 238 (15.46%) Firewall
17 237 (15.40%) SLA
18 229 (14.88%) Java
19 225 (14.62%) Incident Management
20 209 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
21 205 (13.32%) Oracle
22 201 (13.06%) Windows Server
23 197 (12.80%) PowerShell
24 194 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
25 187 (12.15%) Self-Motivation
26 179 (11.63%) DevOps
26 179 (11.63%) Service Management
27 178 (11.57%) Computer Science
28 175 (11.37%) SQL Server
29 174 (11.31%) Data Centre

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
1 110 (7.15%) MS Exchange
2 68 (4.42%) Confluence
3 54 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (3.44%) SharePoint
5 46 (2.99%) WebLogic
6 44 (2.86%) CMS
7 41 (2.66%) Apache
8 38 (2.47%) IIS
9 35 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 32 (2.08%) WebSphere
11 29 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
11 29 (1.88%) Skype for Business
12 27 (1.75%) OpenStack
13 26 (1.69%) Apache Spark
13 26 (1.69%) JBoss
14 17 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (1.10%) nginx
15 16 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 156 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
2 106 (6.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.88%) SAP Hybris
2 17 (1.10%) Documaker
3 14 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.84%) SAP EHS
5 11 (0.71%) SAP PLM
5 11 (0.71%) SAP VC
6 10 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.58%) HFM
7 9 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 8 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 7 (0.45%) SAP HCM
10 6 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.32%) SAP HR
11 5 (0.32%) Veritas eDiscovery
12 4 (0.26%) Maximo
12 4 (0.26%) SAP FI
12 4 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 145 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (6.17%) Office 365
4 28 (1.82%) IaaS
5 20 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (1.23%) GitHub
7 14 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.58%) SaaS
8 9 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.52%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.39%) PaaS
11 5 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 4 (0.26%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.13%) Route 53
13 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 238 (15.46%) Firewall
2 170 (11.05%) WAN
3 165 (10.72%) DNS
4 160 (10.40%) LAN
5 115 (7.47%) TCP/IP
6 105 (6.82%) DHCP
7 77 (5.00%) VPN
8 72 (4.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 70 (4.55%) Wireless
10 67 (4.35%) SSL
11 60 (3.90%) NX-OS
12 59 (3.83%) HTTP
13 56 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
14 49 (3.18%) BGP
14 49 (3.18%) EIGRP
14 49 (3.18%) Internet
15 46 (2.99%) Wireshark
16 45 (2.92%) SAN
17 42 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
17 42 (2.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.09%) Relational Database
3 61 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 37 (2.40%) Hadoop
5 37 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
7 30 (1.95%) Big Data
8 28 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 24 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (1.43%) MySQL
11 21 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 20 (1.30%) Power BI
13 19 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (1.10%) QlikView
15 16 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
17 13 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 97 (6.30%) JIRA
2 92 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 86 (5.59%) Git (software)
4 47 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 45 (2.92%) Selenium
6 35 (2.27%) JMeter
7 32 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (1.69%) JUnit
9 25 (1.62%) SoapUI
10 24 (1.56%) Subversion
11 22 (1.43%) Visual Studio
12 21 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (1.30%) Bitbucket
13 20 (1.30%) Cucumber
14 17 (1.10%) Gerrit
14 17 (1.10%) GoCD
14 17 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
16 15 (0.97%) Maven
16 15 (0.97%) WATIR
General
1 457 (29.69%) Finance
2 141 (9.16%) Banking
3 78 (5.07%) Investment Banking
4 70 (4.55%) Retail
5 49 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 38 (2.47%) Marketing
7 35 (2.27%) Legal
8 33 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 31 (2.01%) Back Office
10 28 (1.82%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.82%) Front Office
11 22 (1.43%) Advertising
12 18 (1.17%) Aerospace
13 17 (1.10%) Law
14 16 (1.04%) Automotive
15 12 (0.78%) Games
15 12 (0.78%) Publishing
16 8 (0.52%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.45%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 320 (20.79%) Analyst
2 135 (8.77%) Network Engineer
3 114 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 110 (7.15%) Support Analyst
5 105 (6.82%) Applications Support
6 90 (5.85%) Developer
7 80 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 67 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
9 60 (3.90%) Business Analyst
10 58 (3.77%) Administrator
11 49 (3.18%) DBA
11 49 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
12 46 (2.99%) Technical Manager
13 45 (2.92%) Consultant
14 42 (2.73%) IT Support
14 42 (2.73%) SCCM Engineer
14 42 (2.73%) Technical Support
15 41 (2.66%) Team Leader
16 39 (2.53%) Desktop Support
16 39 (2.53%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (7.60%) Web Services
2 97 (6.30%) .NET
3 78 (5.07%) HTML
4 56 (3.64%) Middleware
5 55 (3.57%) CSS
6 54 (3.51%) SOAP
7 47 (3.05%) XML
8 45 (2.92%) REST
9 39 (2.53%) J2EE
10 33 (2.14%) JSP
11 32 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
12 31 (2.01%) Spring
13 30 (1.95%) RESTful
14 29 (1.88%) ASP.NET
14 29 (1.88%) Hibernate
15 27 (1.75%) Struts
16 25 (1.62%) DHTML
16 25 (1.62%) JSF
16 25 (1.62%) Struts2
17 23 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 256 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
2 187 (12.15%) Self-Motivation
3 178 (11.57%) Computer Science
4 174 (11.31%) Data Centre
5 138 (8.97%) Management Information System
6 61 (3.96%) Virtual Team
7 47 (3.05%) User Experience
8 46 (2.99%) Public Cloud
9 33 (2.14%) Clustering
10 30 (1.95%) Fintech
11 27 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
12 22 (1.43%) CESG
13 18 (1.17%) Private Cloud
14 13 (0.84%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
14 13 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
15 12 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (0.78%) PKI
16 11 (0.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 470 (30.54%) Windows
2 254 (16.50%) Linux
3 201 (13.06%) Windows Server
4 120 (7.80%) Unix
5 107 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 104 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 98 (6.37%) Windows 7
8 88 (5.72%) Windows 10
9 46 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (2.34%) Android
11 32 (2.08%) Solaris
12 31 (2.01%) CentOS
13 28 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (1.04%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.84%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.58%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.58%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.52%) SUSE
17 8 (0.52%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (31.12%) ITIL
2 336 (21.83%) Problem-Solving
3 288 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (16.96%) Problem Management
5 242 (15.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 225 (14.62%) Incident Management
7 179 (11.63%) DevOps
7 179 (11.63%) Service Management
8 166 (10.79%) Service Delivery
9 162 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 137 (8.90%) Project Management
11 118 (7.67%) SDLC
12 117 (7.60%) Mentoring
13 115 (7.47%) Change Management
13 115 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
14 105 (6.82%) Process Improvement
15 104 (6.76%) Test Automation
16 88 (5.72%) Scrum
17 87 (5.65%) ITSM
18 86 (5.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 423 (27.49%) SQL
2 229 (14.88%) Java
3 197 (12.80%) PowerShell
4 156 (10.14%) Python
5 106 (6.89%) JavaScript
6 96 (6.24%) C#
7 95 (6.17%) Bash Shell
8 58 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 57 (3.70%) VBScript
10 56 (3.64%) Perl
11 49 (3.18%) C
11 49 (3.18%) C++
12 46 (2.99%) Ruby
13 38 (2.47%) T-SQL
14 37 (2.40%) PL/SQL
15 28 (1.82%) PHP
16 19 (1.23%) ABAP
17 17 (1.10%) VB
18 13 (0.84%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 309 (20.08%) Degree
2 194 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
3 137 (8.90%) Security Cleared
4 128 (8.32%) CCNA
5 127 (8.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 119 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 107 (6.95%) ITIL Certification
8 102 (6.63%) MCSE
9 89 (5.78%) CCNP
10 83 (5.39%) SC Cleared
11 68 (4.42%) DV Cleared
12 53 (3.44%) CISSP
13 46 (2.99%) MCP
14 38 (2.47%) CCIE
15 32 (2.08%) MCSA
16 31 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 30 (1.95%) Master's Degree
18 29 (1.88%) ISTQB
19 27 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 24 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (15.40%) SLA
2 151 (9.81%) QA
3 42 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (2.34%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.56%) ISO 9001
6 18 (1.17%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.71%) GDPR
8 10 (0.65%) DO-178B
9 8 (0.52%) MiFID
9 8 (0.52%) PMO
10 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.26%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.26%) PSD2
12 3 (0.19%) ISO 13485
12 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.13%) GxP
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 258 (16.76%) Active Directory
2 209 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (6.95%) Hyper-V
4 85 (5.52%) vSphere
5 74 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
6 57 (3.70%) XenApp
7 48 (3.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 44 (2.86%) XenDesktop
9 41 (2.66%) Docker
10 26 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (1.10%) Samba
11 17 (1.10%) VirtualBox
12 14 (0.91%) vCloud
13 11 (0.71%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.58%) XenServer
15 7 (0.45%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.45%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.45%) KVM
15 7 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 92 (5.98%) SCCM
2 70 (4.55%) Nagios
3 66 (4.29%) Puppet
4 53 (3.44%) vCenter Server
5 51 (3.31%) Ansible
6 47 (3.05%) Cisco LMS
6 47 (3.05%) Opsview
7 34 (2.21%) SCOM
7 34 (2.21%) SCVMM
7 34 (2.21%) vMotion
8 33 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
10 26 (1.69%) Terraform
11 21 (1.36%) vRealize
11 21 (1.36%) WSUS
12 18 (1.17%) Rancher
12 18 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
13 17 (1.10%) Sysdig
14 14 (0.91%) SCOrch
15 11 (0.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 407 (26.45%) Microsoft
2 304 (19.75%) VMware
3 251 (16.31%) Cisco
4 205 (13.32%) Oracle
5 103 (6.69%) HP
6 96 (6.24%) Citrix
7 82 (5.33%) CheckPoint
8 81 (5.26%) SAP
9 59 (3.83%) Ivanti
10 56 (3.64%) Fortinet
10 56 (3.64%) ServiceNow
11 51 (3.31%) Red Hat
12 40 (2.60%) BMC
13 36 (2.34%) F5
14 35 (2.27%) hybris
15 34 (2.21%) SolarWinds
16 33 (2.14%) IBM
17 31 (2.01%) ATG
18 29 (1.88%) Sitecore
19 28 (1.82%) Splunk