Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 370 345
Rank change year-on-year +25 -25 +52
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1672 1557 2070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.92% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 1166 1653
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £28,125
90th Percentile £71,500 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £43,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year -2.89% +4.85% +4.43%

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 161983 169953 194669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 127876 141202 160286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +27 1564 £45,000 - 53
UK excluding London +38 1094 £42,000 -2.89% 34
London +39 563 £55,000 +4.76% 19
North of England +71 316 £37,500 -11.76% 6
South East -53 236 £47,500 - 14
Midlands +18 229 £35,000 -17.65% 8
West Midlands +7 182 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire +88 172 £35,000 -9.09% 4
East of England +3 113 £45,000 - 4
South West +67 105 £45,000 +44.00% 2
North West +31 104 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Scotland +24 58 £57,500 +43.75%
East Midlands +6 44 £29,000 -27.95% 3
North East +29 40 £45,000 -25.00%
Wales +29 26 £40,000 +14.29%
Northern Ireland -12 17 £40,000 -42.86%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 590 (35.29%) ITIL
2 541 (32.36%) Windows
3 463 (27.69%) Finance
4 403 (24.10%) SQL
5 397 (23.74%) Microsoft
6 326 (19.50%) Problem Management
7 319 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
8 298 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
9 268 (16.03%) Active Directory
10 262 (15.67%) Cisco
11 260 (15.55%) Linux
12 246 (14.71%) Degree
13 245 (14.65%) VMware
14 239 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 237 (14.17%) Incident Management
15 237 (14.17%) Windows Server
16 226 (13.52%) SLA
17 218 (13.04%) Java
18 200 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
19 196 (11.72%) Firewall
19 196 (11.72%) Banking
20 190 (11.36%) Service Management
20 190 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
21 187 (11.18%) PowerShell
22 183 (10.94%) Security Cleared
23 182 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
24 177 (10.59%) Change Management
25 169 (10.11%) Oracle
26 166 (9.93%) Project Management
27 160 (9.57%) DNS

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 84 (5.02%) Apache
2 75 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 71 (4.25%) Tomcat
4 62 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
5 52 (3.11%) IIS
5 52 (3.11%) SharePoint
6 48 (2.87%) WebLogic
7 46 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 44 (2.63%) Documentum
9 25 (1.50%) JBoss
10 23 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 23 (1.38%) Skype for Business
11 19 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (0.66%) NetWeaver
15 10 (0.60%) CMS
16 9 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 132 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.18%) HipChat
7 2 (0.12%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.060%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 20 (1.20%) SAP FI
2 19 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (1.08%) SAP CO
3 18 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (1.02%) SAP EWM
5 15 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.66%) Markit EDM
6 11 (0.66%) SAP CRM
7 9 (0.54%) SAP GRC
8 8 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
9 7 (0.42%) assyst
9 7 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.42%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.42%) SAP PLM
9 7 (0.42%) SAP VC
10 6 (0.36%) SAP CAR
10 6 (0.36%) SAP POS DM
10 6 (0.36%) SAP Retail
11 5 (0.30%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.30%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 129 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (7.36%) Office 365
3 102 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.51%) SaaS
5 28 (1.67%) GitHub
6 27 (1.61%) IaaS
7 15 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.90%) PaaS
7 15 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (0.60%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.18%) Akamai
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.18%) Catchpoint
11 2 (0.12%) Datadog
11 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 196 (11.72%) Firewall
2 160 (9.57%) DNS
3 153 (9.15%) WAN
4 146 (8.73%) LAN
5 112 (6.70%) DHCP
6 103 (6.16%) TCP/IP
7 92 (5.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 88 (5.26%) VPN
9 78 (4.67%) SAN
9 78 (4.67%) Wireless
10 71 (4.25%) Network Security
11 64 (3.83%) EIGRP
12 63 (3.77%) BGP
13 59 (3.53%) HTTP
14 53 (3.17%) OSPF
15 51 (3.05%) Wireshark
16 50 (2.99%) Internet
16 50 (2.99%) MPLS
16 50 (2.99%) VoIP
17 45 (2.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 38 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 29 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
6 28 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 28 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (1.26%) SAP BW
9 18 (1.08%) MySQL
10 17 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 16 (0.96%) QlikView
12 15 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.78%) Power BI
15 11 (0.66%) Data Mining
16 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (0.54%) Hadoop
18 8 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 80 (4.78%) Jenkins
2 63 (3.77%) Selenium
3 44 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 37 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 34 (2.03%) Maven
6 33 (1.97%) JIRA
7 20 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 15 (0.90%) Eclipse
9 14 (0.84%) JUnit
10 13 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (0.72%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (0.60%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.54%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.54%) Subversion
13 9 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
14 7 (0.42%) JMeter
14 7 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 463 (27.69%) Finance
2 196 (11.72%) Banking
3 113 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 81 (4.84%) Retail Banking
5 62 (3.71%) Retail
6 55 (3.29%) Legal
7 48 (2.87%) Manufacturing
7 48 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.03%) Marketing
9 26 (1.56%) Back Office
10 22 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.26%) Advertising
11 21 (1.26%) Law
12 20 (1.20%) Front Office
13 16 (0.96%) Electronics
14 11 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.48%) Automotive
15 8 (0.48%) Publishing
16 4 (0.24%) French Language
16 4 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 422 (25.24%) Analyst
2 195 (11.66%) Support Engineer
3 161 (9.63%) Network Engineer
4 155 (9.27%) Applications Support
5 145 (8.67%) Support Analyst
6 88 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 82 (4.90%) Architect
8 78 (4.67%) Desktop Engineer
9 72 (4.31%) Business Analyst
10 70 (4.19%) Applications Engineer
11 68 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
12 60 (3.59%) Developer
13 59 (3.53%) Applications Support Engineer
13 59 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 57 (3.41%) Administrator
14 57 (3.41%) Team Leader
15 56 (3.35%) Service Manager
16 49 (2.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 47 (2.81%) IT Manager
18 46 (2.75%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (8.19%) Web Services
2 76 (4.55%) SOAP
3 70 (4.19%) Middleware
4 65 (3.89%) XML
5 55 (3.29%) .NET
6 51 (3.05%) REST
7 30 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
8 29 (1.73%) HTML
9 23 (1.38%) 802.1X
10 22 (1.32%) Spring
11 17 (1.02%) CSS
11 17 (1.02%) Hibernate
12 16 (0.96%) AngularJS
13 14 (0.84%) ASP.NET
14 13 (0.78%) J2EE
15 12 (0.72%) WAP
16 11 (0.66%) JSON
16 11 (0.66%) Web Dynpro
17 9 (0.54%) .NET Framework
18 8 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 319 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 126 (7.54%) Data Centre
4 117 (7.00%) Computer Science
5 94 (5.62%) User Experience
6 66 (3.95%) Clustering
7 48 (2.87%) Virtual Team
8 25 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
9 24 (1.44%) Fintech
9 24 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 22 (1.32%) Algorithms
10 22 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 22 (1.32%) CESG
10 22 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.14%) SWIFT
13 17 (1.02%) Replication
14 16 (0.96%) Driving Licence
15 15 (0.90%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 541 (32.36%) Windows
2 260 (15.55%) Linux
3 237 (14.17%) Windows Server
4 190 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 126 (7.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (5.38%) Unix
7 80 (4.78%) Windows 7
8 69 (4.13%) Windows 10
9 64 (3.83%) Windows 8
10 42 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (1.61%) Ubuntu
13 22 (1.32%) Solaris
14 18 (1.08%) CentOS
15 14 (0.84%) Android
16 13 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.78%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.72%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone
19 6 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (35.29%) ITIL
2 326 (19.50%) Problem Management
3 298 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (14.17%) Incident Management
5 190 (11.36%) Service Management
6 182 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 177 (10.59%) Change Management
8 166 (9.93%) Project Management
9 134 (8.01%) Asset Management
10 133 (7.95%) Service Delivery
11 126 (7.54%) Mentoring
12 122 (7.30%) Process Improvement
13 121 (7.24%) Business Analysis
14 116 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 107 (6.40%) Risk Management
16 103 (6.16%) DevOps
17 97 (5.80%) Software Engineering
18 92 (5.50%) Performance Management
18 92 (5.50%) Wealth Management
19 90 (5.38%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 403 (24.10%) SQL
2 218 (13.04%) Java
3 187 (11.18%) PowerShell
4 140 (8.37%) Shell Script
5 117 (7.00%) Python
6 59 (3.53%) ABAP
6 59 (3.53%) C#
7 58 (3.47%) Bash Shell
8 55 (3.29%) JavaScript
9 46 (2.75%) Perl
10 40 (2.39%) C
10 40 (2.39%) T-SQL
11 39 (2.33%) Ruby
12 34 (2.03%) VB
13 21 (1.26%) C++
14 20 (1.20%) VBScript
15 12 (0.72%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.66%) PHP
16 11 (0.66%) R
17 9 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 246 (14.71%) Degree
2 200 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
3 183 (10.94%) Security Cleared
4 119 (7.12%) CCNA
5 108 (6.46%) CCNP
6 107 (6.40%) SC Cleared
7 94 (5.62%) CISSP
8 83 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 82 (4.90%) DV Cleared
10 65 (3.89%) MCSE
11 63 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
12 54 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 54 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 51 (3.05%) CCIE
14 34 (2.03%) MCSA
15 26 (1.56%) CISA
16 24 (1.44%) CISM
17 23 (1.38%) MCP
18 19 (1.14%) CCDA
19 16 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (13.52%) SLA
2 89 (5.32%) QA
3 56 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 42 (2.51%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.78%) COBIT
6 13 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.54%) GDPR
8 9 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.36%) PMO
11 5 (0.30%) GxP
12 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.18%) MiFID
13 3 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 268 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 149 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 64 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
5 46 (2.75%) vSphere
6 43 (2.57%) XenApp
7 26 (1.56%) XenDesktop
8 24 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (1.02%) Postfix
11 12 (0.72%) NFS
12 11 (0.66%) Docker
12 11 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.54%) UAG
14 7 (0.42%) iptables
15 6 (0.36%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 87 (5.20%) Puppet
2 82 (4.90%) SCCM
3 67 (4.01%) Opsview
4 62 (3.71%) SCOM
5 49 (2.93%) Nagios
6 37 (2.21%) Cisco LMS
7 35 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (2.03%) Ansible
9 30 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
10 26 (1.56%) WSUS
11 22 (1.32%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
13 15 (0.90%) Backup Exec
14 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 13 (0.78%) NetBackup
14 13 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 12 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.66%) vCenter Server
17 10 (0.60%) Simpana
18 9 (0.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 397 (23.74%) Microsoft
2 262 (15.67%) Cisco
3 245 (14.65%) VMware
4 169 (10.11%) Oracle
5 127 (7.60%) SAP
6 110 (6.58%) Splunk
7 76 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 76 (4.55%) Citrix
8 64 (3.83%) Red Hat
9 62 (3.71%) HP
10 59 (3.53%) Juniper
11 55 (3.29%) Remedy
12 54 (3.23%) F5
13 52 (3.11%) EMC
14 50 (2.99%) Pega
15 47 (2.81%) Avaya
16 37 (2.21%) IBM
17 35 (2.09%) Palo Alto
18 28 (1.67%) Genesys
19 27 (1.61%) Sun