Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 303 374 414
Rank change year-on-year +71 +40 -73
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1,563 1,440 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.88% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,141 1,025 1,017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,150
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +7.50%

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 136,174 162,888 156,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.70% 91.82% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 106,683 132,094 128,906
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +68 1,466 £50,000 +11.11% 55
UK excluding London +59 992 £45,000 +12.50% 46
London +83 552 £60,000 +9.09% 15
South East +72 346 £52,500 +10.53% 8
North of England +23 213 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Midlands -2 140 £45,000 +13.92% 11
West Midlands -9 110 £45,000 - 9
South West +7 108 £43,500 +2.35% 9
North West +36 106 £45,000 +4.05%
East of England +79 101 £38,000 -8.98% 9
Yorkshire -1 101 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland +26 46 £47,000 +25.33% 6
East Midlands +12 30 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Wales +36 25 £40,000 -5.88%
Northern Ireland -15 13 £35,000 -33.33%
North East +19 6 £42,301 +20.86% 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 433 (27.70%) SQL
2 429 (27.45%) Windows
3 428 (27.38%) Microsoft
4 399 (25.53%) ITIL
5 397 (25.40%) Finance
6 327 (20.92%) Linux
7 311 (19.90%) Problem-Solving
8 285 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
9 252 (16.12%) Firewall
10 224 (14.33%) Degree
11 220 (14.08%) Active Directory
12 219 (14.01%) Microsoft Azure
13 215 (13.76%) VMware
13 215 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
14 209 (13.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 206 (13.18%) SQL Server
16 205 (13.12%) Problem Management
17 204 (13.05%) Oracle
18 201 (12.86%) Cisco
19 189 (12.09%) Windows Server
20 185 (11.84%) DevOps
21 178 (11.39%) PowerShell
22 175 (11.20%) Incident Management
23 164 (10.49%) SLA
24 163 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
25 159 (10.17%) Python
26 155 (9.92%) Self-Motivation
27 149 (9.53%) Computer Science
28 141 (9.02%) Unix
29 129 (8.25%) Microsoft Office

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 96 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 60 (3.84%) MS Exchange
3 50 (3.20%) IIS
4 39 (2.50%) Apache Spark
5 38 (2.43%) SAS
6 37 (2.37%) Apache
7 27 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 24 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 22 (1.41%) CMS
11 14 (0.90%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.45%) Confluence
14 7 (0.45%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.38%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.32%) nginx
16 5 (0.32%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 129 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.83%) SPSS
7 5 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.13%) CATIA
8 2 (0.13%) iWork
8 2 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.13%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
2 20 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
5 14 (0.90%) Misys Midas
6 12 (0.77%) Endur
6 12 (0.77%) SAP ERP
7 11 (0.70%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.64%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.64%) SAP SD
9 9 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
10 8 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.32%) CSG Singleview
11 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 5 (0.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.32%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 219 (14.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 163 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (7.61%) Office 365
4 60 (3.84%) SaaS
5 39 (2.50%) IaaS
6 36 (2.30%) PaaS
7 29 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (1.09%) OpenShift
9 16 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.70%) GitHub
11 11 (0.70%) Mimecast
11 11 (0.70%) OneDrive
12 10 (0.64%) Serverless
13 9 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.51%) Akamai
15 7 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 252 (16.12%) Firewall
2 125 (8.00%) DNS
3 108 (6.91%) WAN
4 102 (6.53%) TCP/IP
5 101 (6.46%) LAN
6 86 (5.50%) DHCP
7 68 (4.35%) Wireless
8 67 (4.29%) SAN
9 57 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
9 57 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
10 47 (3.01%) VPN
11 46 (2.94%) VoIP
12 40 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (2.56%) Internet
13 39 (2.50%) MPLS
14 37 (2.37%) Bluetooth
15 31 (1.98%) BGP
16 30 (1.92%) SSL
17 28 (1.79%) Unified Communications
18 26 (1.66%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 89 (5.69%) Relational Database
3 60 (3.84%) MySQL
4 50 (3.20%) Power BI
5 49 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 47 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (2.18%) RDBMS
8 33 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (1.73%) NoSQL
12 26 (1.66%) Data Lake
12 26 (1.66%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (1.47%) Big Data
15 22 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (1.34%) OLAP
17 18 (1.15%) MongoDB
17 18 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 76 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 75 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 54 (3.45%) JIRA
4 31 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (1.92%) Selenium
6 24 (1.54%) LabVIEW
7 22 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (1.28%) Visual Studio
9 18 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.02%) Maven
11 15 (0.96%) Eclipse
11 15 (0.96%) Mercurial
11 15 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.70%) WebDriver
13 11 (0.70%) WinDbg
14 10 (0.64%) Subversion
15 9 (0.58%) Bitbucket Server
15 9 (0.58%) IntelliJ
General
1 397 (25.40%) Finance
2 70 (4.48%) Marketing
3 69 (4.41%) Banking
4 55 (3.52%) Retail
4 55 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 52 (3.33%) Electronics
6 47 (3.01%) Manufacturing
7 30 (1.92%) General Ledger
8 24 (1.54%) Front Office
9 23 (1.47%) Billing
10 20 (1.28%) Legal
11 17 (1.09%) Back Office
12 12 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.70%) Law
14 10 (0.64%) Digital Economy
15 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.58%) Publishing
16 8 (0.51%) Advertising
17 6 (0.38%) Games
17 6 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 320 (20.47%) Analyst
2 149 (9.53%) Support Analyst
3 145 (9.28%) Applications Support
4 138 (8.83%) Support Engineer
5 106 (6.78%) Network Engineer
6 83 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 81 (5.18%) Applications Support Analyst
8 73 (4.67%) Administrator
9 69 (4.41%) Developer
10 64 (4.09%) Architect
11 59 (3.77%) Consultant
12 54 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
13 49 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
14 47 (3.01%) Applications Engineer
14 47 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
15 44 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
16 42 (2.69%) IT Support
17 39 (2.50%) Technical Support
18 37 (2.37%) Applications Support Engineer
18 37 (2.37%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (6.46%) .NET
2 65 (4.16%) HTML
3 55 (3.52%) Web Services
4 48 (3.07%) CSS
5 38 (2.43%) ASP.NET
5 38 (2.43%) XML
6 30 (1.92%) JSON
7 28 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
8 26 (1.66%) Middleware
9 25 (1.60%) .NET Framework
9 25 (1.60%) 802.1X
10 24 (1.54%) REST
10 24 (1.54%) SOAP
11 23 (1.47%) Kafka
12 20 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (1.28%) Natural Language Processing
12 20 (1.28%) Spring
13 19 (1.22%) J2EE
14 16 (1.02%) Hibernate
14 16 (1.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 215 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (9.92%) Self-Motivation
3 119 (7.61%) Data Centre
4 88 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 59 (3.77%) User Experience
6 40 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 39 (2.50%) Virtual Team
8 33 (2.11%) Fintech
9 28 (1.79%) Public Cloud
10 23 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
11 22 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
12 20 (1.28%) Clustering
12 20 (1.28%) e-Learning
13 19 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.15%) PKI
15 17 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
16 16 (1.02%) CMDB
17 15 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 429 (27.45%) Windows
2 327 (20.92%) Linux
3 189 (12.09%) Windows Server
4 141 (9.02%) Unix
5 100 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (5.31%) Windows 7
7 70 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (3.84%) Windows 10
9 34 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (1.98%) CentOS
11 27 (1.73%) Solaris
12 22 (1.41%) Android
13 20 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.96%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.90%) SUSE
16 11 (0.70%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.58%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.51%) HPUX
18 8 (0.51%) Windows 8
19 7 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (25.53%) ITIL
2 311 (19.90%) Problem-Solving
3 285 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (13.37%) Continuous Improvement
5 205 (13.12%) Problem Management
6 185 (11.84%) DevOps
7 175 (11.20%) Incident Management
8 149 (9.53%) Computer Science
9 125 (8.00%) Service Management
10 124 (7.93%) Migration
11 123 (7.87%) Project Management
11 123 (7.87%) Software Engineering
12 113 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 110 (7.04%) Validation
14 109 (6.97%) Service Delivery
15 94 (6.01%) Configuration Management
15 94 (6.01%) Information Security
16 92 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
16 92 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 89 (5.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 433 (27.70%) SQL
2 178 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 159 (10.17%) Python
4 118 (7.55%) Java
5 94 (6.01%) C
6 80 (5.12%) C#
7 69 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 65 (4.16%) JavaScript
9 55 (3.52%) Shell Script
10 50 (3.20%) C++
11 45 (2.88%) Perl
12 39 (2.50%) VBScript
13 33 (2.11%) VB
14 32 (2.05%) T-SQL
15 24 (1.54%) R
16 20 (1.28%) Ruby
17 18 (1.15%) Scala
18 15 (0.96%) Cypher
18 15 (0.96%) SAS Macro
19 14 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 224 (14.33%) Degree
2 111 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 100 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (4.73%) CCNP
5 66 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 60 (3.84%) Security Cleared
7 59 (3.77%) MCSE
8 57 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
9 50 (3.20%) MCSA
10 47 (3.01%) CCNA
11 37 (2.37%) SC Cleared
12 33 (2.11%) CISSP
13 27 (1.73%) ISTQB
14 24 (1.54%) CCIE
15 22 (1.41%) CISM
16 21 (1.34%) CISA
17 18 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (1.02%) MCP
19 15 (0.96%) DV Cleared
19 15 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (10.49%) SLA
2 105 (6.72%) QA
3 68 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 60 (3.84%) GDPR
5 48 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.09%) PMO
7 14 (0.90%) ISO 20022
7 14 (0.90%) ISO 8583
8 12 (0.77%) SEPA
9 11 (0.70%) COBIT
9 11 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.64%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.51%) HIPAA
13 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.32%) GPG13
14 5 (0.32%) ISO 13485
15 4 (0.26%) HL7
15 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 220 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 125 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (4.99%) Hyper-V
4 53 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (3.13%) XenApp
6 39 (2.50%) Docker
7 35 (2.24%) Firmware
8 33 (2.11%) XenDesktop
9 26 (1.66%) vSphere
10 17 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.83%) Terminal Services
12 12 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.70%) BitLocker
14 9 (0.58%) NFS
15 5 (0.32%) Varnish
15 5 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 124 (7.93%) SCCM
2 81 (5.18%) Ansible
3 58 (3.71%) Puppet
4 53 (3.39%) SCOM
5 42 (2.69%) Kubernetes
6 41 (2.62%) Terraform
7 40 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (2.30%) WSUS
9 28 (1.79%) Nagios
10 23 (1.47%) vRealize
11 21 (1.34%) Control-M
12 16 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (0.96%) Backup Exec
13 15 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
14 14 (0.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 13 (0.83%) NetBackup
16 12 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
16 12 (0.77%) SCOrch
17 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
17 11 (0.70%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 428 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 215 (13.76%) VMware
3 204 (13.05%) Oracle
4 201 (12.86%) Cisco
5 91 (5.82%) SAP
6 82 (5.25%) Red Hat
7 80 (5.12%) Citrix
8 77 (4.93%) Juniper
9 74 (4.73%) HP
10 72 (4.61%) CheckPoint
11 64 (4.09%) Palo Alto
12 54 (3.45%) F5
13 47 (3.01%) SolarWinds
14 44 (2.82%) NetApp
15 43 (2.75%) Dell
16 40 (2.56%) ServiceNow
17 38 (2.43%) Symantec
18 35 (2.24%) IBM
19 34 (2.18%) Tableau
20 32 (2.05%) Remedy