Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 399 342
Rank change year-on-year +23 -57 +45
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1,430 1,316 1,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.77% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.85% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,020 1,613
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,650 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,700 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.43% +6.88% -3.61%

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 161,094 155,531 184,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.42% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 130,584 127,997 153,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +32 1,366 £45,500 -4.21% 164
UK excluding London +30 949 £40,000 -6.43% 144
London -5 460 £55,000 - 34
South East -22 260 £47,500 -5.00% 36
North of England +56 236 £37,500 - 37
Midlands -7 188 £39,000 -2.50% 18
West Midlands -4 145 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South West +70 124 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Yorkshire +48 113 £37,500 - 18
North West +15 108 £45,000 +12.50% 18
East of England +5 95 £42,000 -11.58% 25
East Midlands -8 43 £35,000 -7.89% 8
Scotland -27 33 £37,500 -24.24% 8
North East -21 15 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Wales +2 8 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland -11 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 499 (34.90%) ITIL
2 450 (31.47%) Windows
3 380 (26.57%) Finance
4 361 (25.24%) Microsoft
5 338 (23.64%) SQL
6 312 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
7 275 (19.23%) Degree
8 270 (18.88%) VMware
9 262 (18.32%) Linux
10 254 (17.76%) Problem Management
11 251 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
12 236 (16.50%) Active Directory
13 234 (16.36%) Cisco
14 233 (16.29%) Firewall
15 227 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
16 221 (15.45%) SLA
17 205 (14.34%) Cisco Certification
18 202 (14.13%) Incident Management
19 198 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
20 183 (12.80%) Java
21 173 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
22 171 (11.96%) Self-Motivation
23 170 (11.89%) WAN
24 162 (11.33%) Service Management
25 158 (11.05%) DNS
26 153 (10.70%) LAN
26 153 (10.70%) Oracle
26 153 (10.70%) Service Delivery
27 150 (10.49%) Windows Server
28 149 (10.42%) PowerShell

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 94 (6.57%) MS Exchange
2 42 (2.94%) Confluence
3 41 (2.87%) Apache
4 36 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 33 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 27 (1.89%) Skype for Business
8 24 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.54%) Apache Spark
10 20 (1.40%) IIS
10 20 (1.40%) JBoss
11 19 (1.33%) CMS
11 19 (1.33%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (1.19%) nginx
13 12 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 109 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.070%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.070%) Mingle
7 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (0.63%) HFM
4 9 (0.63%) SAP EHS
4 9 (0.63%) SAP PLM
4 9 (0.63%) SAP VC
5 8 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 8 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 6 (0.42%) Documaker
7 5 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (0.35%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.28%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 120 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (6.99%) Office 365
3 97 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (1.40%) SaaS
6 19 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.19%) IaaS
8 10 (0.70%) PaaS
9 8 (0.56%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.42%) GitHub
10 6 (0.42%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 5 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.35%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.28%) Akamai
12 4 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 233 (16.29%) Firewall
2 170 (11.89%) WAN
3 158 (11.05%) DNS
4 153 (10.70%) LAN
5 128 (8.95%) TCP/IP
6 110 (7.69%) DHCP
7 79 (5.52%) Wireless
8 74 (5.17%) VPN
9 70 (4.90%) HTTP
10 67 (4.69%) Network Security
11 65 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 65 (4.55%) SAN
12 59 (4.13%) NX-OS
13 54 (3.78%) BGP
14 52 (3.64%) FTP
15 51 (3.57%) Internet
16 49 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
16 49 (3.43%) Wireshark
17 45 (3.15%) EIGRP
18 44 (3.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.87%) Relational Database
3 39 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 31 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 25 (1.75%) MySQL
6 22 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (1.40%) Power BI
8 18 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 18 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (1.12%) Apache Accumulo
10 16 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (0.84%) Data Mining
11 12 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.77%) MongoDB
13 10 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 10 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 72 (5.03%) JIRA
2 64 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 62 (4.34%) Jenkins
4 47 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 37 (2.59%) Selenium
6 32 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (1.82%) JMeter
8 23 (1.61%) SoapUI
9 20 (1.40%) Subversion
10 17 (1.19%) Bitbucket
10 17 (1.19%) Maven
11 16 (1.12%) JUnit
11 16 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (1.12%) WATIR
12 13 (0.91%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.84%) GoCD
13 12 (0.84%) Vagrant
14 10 (0.70%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 380 (26.57%) Finance
2 87 (6.08%) Banking
3 77 (5.38%) Retail
4 52 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 46 (3.22%) Investment Banking
6 42 (2.94%) Legal
6 42 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.17%) Marketing
8 30 (2.10%) Front Office
9 29 (2.03%) Advertising
10 20 (1.40%) Back Office
11 15 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.98%) Law
13 12 (0.84%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.70%) Automotive
14 10 (0.70%) Military
14 10 (0.70%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.56%) Electronics
15 8 (0.56%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 328 (22.94%) Analyst
2 145 (10.14%) Network Engineer
3 119 (8.32%) Support Analyst
4 97 (6.78%) Support Engineer
5 95 (6.64%) Applications Support
6 65 (4.55%) Developer
7 64 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
8 60 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 52 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 47 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
11 44 (3.08%) Administrator
11 44 (3.08%) Desktop Support
11 44 (3.08%) Senior Network Engineer
12 43 (3.01%) IT Support
13 40 (2.80%) Technical Support
14 37 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
15 36 (2.52%) Consultant
16 33 (2.31%) Cisco Engineer
16 33 (2.31%) Java Developer
17 31 (2.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (7.48%) Web Services
2 88 (6.15%) .NET
3 55 (3.85%) XML
4 47 (3.29%) CSS
5 45 (3.15%) HTML
6 44 (3.08%) J2EE
6 44 (3.08%) Middleware
7 39 (2.73%) SOAP
8 37 (2.59%) REST
9 33 (2.31%) Spring
10 31 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
11 27 (1.89%) JSP
12 25 (1.75%) Hibernate
13 24 (1.68%) Struts
14 22 (1.54%) DHTML
14 22 (1.54%) JSF
14 22 (1.54%) Struts2
15 20 (1.40%) SAML
16 19 (1.33%) ASP.NET
17 18 (1.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 251 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (11.96%) Self-Motivation
3 139 (9.72%) Computer Science
4 127 (8.88%) Data Centre
5 124 (8.67%) Management Information System
6 35 (2.45%) Public Cloud
7 34 (2.38%) Virtual Team
8 32 (2.24%) CESG
9 31 (2.17%) Clustering
10 25 (1.75%) Fintech
11 19 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (1.33%) User Experience
12 17 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
14 13 (0.91%) Driving Licence
14 13 (0.91%) Replication
14 13 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
15 12 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 450 (31.47%) Windows
2 262 (18.32%) Linux
3 150 (10.49%) Windows Server
4 116 (8.11%) Unix
5 106 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (6.29%) Windows 7
7 89 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 86 (6.01%) Windows 10
9 34 (2.38%) Solaris
10 28 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (1.61%) CentOS
13 21 (1.47%) Android
14 18 (1.26%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.26%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.77%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.56%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.56%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (34.90%) ITIL
2 312 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
3 254 (17.76%) Problem Management
4 227 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (14.13%) Incident Management
6 198 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 162 (11.33%) Service Management
8 153 (10.70%) Service Delivery
9 120 (8.39%) Change Management
10 119 (8.32%) Software Engineering
11 117 (8.18%) Mentoring
12 110 (7.69%) DevOps
13 108 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
14 101 (7.06%) Project Management
15 100 (6.99%) Process Improvement
16 85 (5.94%) Information Security
17 83 (5.80%) SDLC
18 79 (5.52%) Test Automation
19 76 (5.31%) ITSM
20 75 (5.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 338 (23.64%) SQL
2 183 (12.80%) Java
3 149 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 143 (10.00%) Python
5 92 (6.43%) Bash Shell
6 65 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 61 (4.27%) C#
8 54 (3.78%) Perl
9 52 (3.64%) C
10 43 (3.01%) Ruby
10 43 (3.01%) VBScript
11 42 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 23 (1.61%) C++
14 23 (1.61%) PHP
15 18 (1.26%) ABAP
16 17 (1.19%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.98%) VB
18 10 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 275 (19.23%) Degree
2 205 (14.34%) Cisco Certification
3 133 (9.30%) CCNA
4 130 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 105 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 104 (7.27%) CCNP
7 101 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 83 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
8 83 (5.80%) MCSE
9 77 (5.38%) SC Cleared
10 75 (5.24%) DV Cleared
11 64 (4.48%) CISSP
12 48 (3.36%) CCIE
13 37 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 35 (2.45%) MCP
15 24 (1.68%) MCSA
16 23 (1.61%) CCDA
16 23 (1.61%) ISTQB
17 22 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 18 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (15.45%) SLA
2 114 (7.97%) QA
3 40 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (2.24%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.26%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.98%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.63%) SSAE 16
9 7 (0.49%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.35%) COBIT
10 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.35%) PMO
11 4 (0.28%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.28%) GxP
11 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.28%) PSD2
12 3 (0.21%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 236 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 173 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (5.87%) Hyper-V
4 83 (5.80%) vSphere
5 68 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 55 (3.85%) XenApp
7 48 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 41 (2.87%) XenDesktop
9 28 (1.96%) Docker
10 24 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (0.91%) Terminal Services
12 12 (0.84%) XenServer
13 11 (0.77%) BitLocker
13 11 (0.77%) NFS
14 9 (0.63%) KVM
15 7 (0.49%) DFS Replication
16 6 (0.42%) Samba
16 6 (0.42%) vCloud
16 6 (0.42%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 94 (6.57%) SCCM
2 63 (4.41%) Nagios
3 48 (3.36%) Opsview
4 47 (3.29%) Cisco LMS
4 47 (3.29%) Puppet
5 39 (2.73%) vCenter Server
6 38 (2.66%) Ansible
7 34 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
8 32 (2.24%) SCOM
9 28 (1.96%) vMotion
10 26 (1.82%) SCVMM
11 25 (1.75%) Terraform
12 21 (1.47%) WSUS
13 19 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (1.33%) SCOrch
14 18 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
15 14 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
15 14 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (0.91%) vRealize
16 13 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 361 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 270 (18.88%) VMware
3 234 (16.36%) Cisco
4 153 (10.70%) Oracle
5 100 (6.99%) Citrix
6 72 (5.03%) CheckPoint
7 63 (4.41%) SAP
8 56 (3.92%) HP
9 51 (3.57%) F5
10 49 (3.43%) Ivanti
11 40 (2.80%) Red Hat
12 35 (2.45%) Fortinet
13 34 (2.38%) Avaya
14 33 (2.31%) Juniper
15 30 (2.10%) SolarWinds
16 28 (1.96%) Sophos
17 27 (1.89%) Palo Alto
18 24 (1.68%) Google
18 24 (1.68%) ServiceNow
18 24 (1.68%) Verint