Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 344 342 302
Rank change year-on-year -2 -40 +69
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 514 1,139 1,691
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.91% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.99% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 516 836 1,219
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 57,835 115,507 139,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.31% 92.11% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46,689 92,510 111,615
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,591 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.48% +1.31% -

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Root Cause Analysis.

Salary trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Root Cause Analysis over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Top 18 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 18 January 2021. 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 -11 468 £52,000 +8.33% 100
UK excluding London -5 327 £45,000 - 68
London +39 158 £61,500 +2.50% 34
Work from Home -11 105 £52,000 +4.00% 11
South East +12 101 £57,500 +21.05% 12
Midlands +40 69 £40,500 -10.00% 17
North of England +7 54 £43,750 +16.67% 22
West Midlands 0 51 £42,500 -12.82% 7
East of England +75 47 £37,500 -21.88% 7
South West +34 33 £47,500 +43.94% 6
North West +64 30 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Yorkshire +9 22 £45,000 +26.76% 3
East Midlands +68 16 £18,500 -48.61% 10
Scotland +26 15 £41,250 -20.54% 1
Wales +42 6 £24,000 -30.94% 3
North East +10 2 £42,500 +5.78% 3
Northern Ireland +18 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 136 (26.46%) SQL
2 126 (24.51%) Azure
3 125 (24.32%) DevOps
4 114 (22.18%) AWS
4 114 (22.18%) Microsoft
5 110 (21.40%) Finance
6 109 (21.21%) Python
7 108 (21.01%) Windows
8 107 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (20.62%) ITIL
10 105 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
11 84 (16.34%) Linux
12 83 (16.15%) Active Directory
13 78 (15.18%) SQL Server
14 76 (14.79%) Office 365
15 71 (13.81%) Java
16 69 (13.42%) Incident Management
17 65 (12.65%) Problem Management
18 63 (12.26%) VMware
19 60 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (11.28%) PowerShell
21 56 (10.89%) Project Management
22 55 (10.70%) Degree
22 55 (10.70%) Windows Server
23 54 (10.51%) Service Management
24 52 (10.12%) C#
25 50 (9.73%) Firewall
26 48 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
27 46 (8.95%) Docker
28 45 (8.75%) Management Information System

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 24 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.33%) Apache
4 11 (2.14%) Confluence
5 10 (1.95%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.95%) IIS
5 10 (1.95%) MTS
6 8 (1.56%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.97%) Luigi
8 4 (0.78%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.78%) JBoss
9 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.39%) CMS
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.19%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) Simulink
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) Workfront
2 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 126 (24.51%) Azure
2 114 (22.18%) AWS
3 76 (14.79%) Office 365
4 30 (5.84%) GCP
5 28 (5.45%) IaaS
6 27 (5.25%) PaaS
7 26 (5.06%) Power Platform
8 18 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (2.92%) SaaS
10 13 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (2.53%) Serverless
11 12 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (1.95%) npm
13 8 (1.56%) Amazon S3
13 8 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.73%) Firewall
2 37 (7.20%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.84%) DNS
4 27 (5.25%) Network Security
5 26 (5.06%) WAN
6 24 (4.67%) LAN
7 22 (4.28%) SAN
8 20 (3.89%) Skype
8 20 (3.89%) VPN
9 17 (3.31%) Internet
10 15 (2.92%) DHCP
11 13 (2.53%) VLAN
12 12 (2.33%) VoIP
13 10 (1.95%) NAS
13 10 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.75%) SSH
15 8 (1.56%) HTTP
15 8 (1.56%) Wireless
16 5 (0.97%) SNMP
16 5 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.37%) Relational Database
3 30 (5.84%) NoSQL
4 25 (4.86%) Power BI
5 19 (3.70%) Big Data
6 16 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.33%) OLTP
9 12 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.14%) Tableau
11 10 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (1.95%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.36%) QlikView
12 7 (1.36%) Redis
13 6 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.97%) Azkaban
14 5 (0.97%) MySQL
15 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (7.98%) Jenkins
2 33 (6.42%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.92%) JIRA
4 14 (2.72%) Selenium
5 10 (1.95%) Bitbucket
5 10 (1.95%) Maven
6 8 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.36%) GitLab
7 7 (1.36%) Subversion
8 6 (1.17%) JUnit
8 6 (1.17%) LoadUI
8 6 (1.17%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.58%) JMeter
11 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.39%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.39%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.39%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 110 (21.40%) Finance
2 35 (6.81%) Banking
3 18 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.14%) Retail
6 10 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.95%) Law
7 9 (1.75%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.75%) Front Office
7 9 (1.75%) Legal
8 6 (1.17%) Digital Economy
9 5 (0.97%) Advertising
9 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.97%) Housing Association
9 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.97%) Public Sector
10 4 (0.78%) Marketing
11 3 (0.58%) French Language
11 3 (0.58%) Publishing
12 2 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 95 (18.48%) Analyst
2 62 (12.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (8.56%) Developer
4 35 (6.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (6.03%) Azure Engineer
6 30 (5.84%) Service Analyst
7 29 (5.64%) Administrator
8 27 (5.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 24 (4.67%) Python Engineer
10 22 (4.28%) Applications Support
10 22 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
11 21 (4.09%) Service Desk Analyst
12 19 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 19 (3.70%) Network Engineer
12 19 (3.70%) Support Engineer
12 19 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
13 18 (3.50%) Data Engineer
13 18 (3.50%) Support Analyst
14 17 (3.31%) AWS Administrator
14 17 (3.31%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.03%) .NET
1 31 (6.03%) Web Services
2 18 (3.50%) React
3 16 (3.11%) REST
4 14 (2.72%) AngularJS
4 14 (2.72%) Node.js
5 12 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.95%) CSS
6 10 (1.95%) HTML
6 10 (1.95%) SOAP
7 9 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.75%) Redux
8 8 (1.56%) Kafka
8 8 (1.56%) Middleware
9 6 (1.17%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (1.17%) HTML5
9 6 (1.17%) Spring
10 5 (0.97%) Ajax
10 5 (0.97%) CSS3
10 5 (0.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 31 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.72%) CMDB
5 14 (2.72%) Equities
5 14 (2.72%) Fixed Income
5 14 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.14%) Internet of Things
7 10 (1.95%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.75%) Market Risk
8 9 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.75%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.56%) PMI
9 8 (1.56%) Replication
9 8 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.56%) User Experience
10 7 (1.36%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 108 (21.01%) Windows
2 84 (16.34%) Linux
3 55 (10.70%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.42%) Unix
5 23 (4.47%) Android
6 19 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 18 (3.50%) CentOS
8 16 (3.11%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.72%) Windows 7
9 14 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (24.32%) DevOps
2 107 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (20.62%) ITIL
4 105 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
5 69 (13.42%) Incident Management
6 65 (12.65%) Problem Management
7 56 (10.89%) Project Management
8 54 (10.51%) Service Management
9 43 (8.37%) Configuration Management
9 43 (8.37%) Software Engineering
10 42 (8.17%) Test Automation
10 42 (8.17%) Visualisation
11 39 (7.59%) Service Delivery
12 37 (7.20%) Computer Science
12 37 (7.20%) Data Analysis
13 36 (7.00%) Analytics
14 35 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 34 (6.61%) Mentoring
16 33 (6.42%) Change Management
17 32 (6.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 136 (26.46%) SQL
2 109 (21.21%) Python
3 71 (13.81%) Java
4 58 (11.28%) PowerShell
5 52 (10.12%) C#
6 38 (7.39%) JavaScript
7 30 (5.84%) Bash Shell
8 24 (4.67%) Perl
9 22 (4.28%) C++
10 19 (3.70%) Ruby
11 17 (3.31%) C
12 11 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.14%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.95%) VBA
14 8 (1.56%) Go
14 8 (1.56%) R
15 7 (1.36%) VBScript
16 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.17%) VB
17 5 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (10.70%) Degree
2 32 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.92%) MCSE
6 13 (2.53%) MCSA
7 12 (2.33%) CCNP
8 9 (1.75%) CCNA
9 8 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.56%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.36%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.17%) JNCIP
12 5 (0.97%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.78%) CCDA
13 4 (0.78%) JNCIS
13 4 (0.78%) PMP
13 4 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 3 (0.58%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.39%) SLA
2 30 (5.84%) QA
3 19 (3.70%) PMO
4 18 (3.50%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.75%) GDPR
6 8 (1.56%) COBIT
7 7 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (1.17%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.78%) NEBOSH
10 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.39%) GMP
11 2 (0.39%) Good Clinical Practice
11 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.19%) FINRA
12 1 (0.19%) GLP
12 1 (0.19%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.95%) Docker
4 36 (7.00%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.11%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (2.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (2.14%) XenApp
8 10 (1.95%) Firmware
8 10 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.97%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.78%) KVM
10 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.78%) vSphere
10 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.39%) etcd
12 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.19%) NFS
12 1 (0.19%) oVirt
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (8.37%) Kubernetes
2 38 (7.39%) Ansible
3 34 (6.61%) SCCM
4 29 (5.64%) Terraform
5 14 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.53%) Puppet
7 10 (1.95%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.95%) SCOM
8 9 (1.75%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (1.75%) WSUS
9 7 (1.36%) Nagios
10 6 (1.17%) Packer
11 5 (0.97%) IBM BigFix
12 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.58%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.58%) vMotion
13 2 (0.39%) CSIRT
13 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 114 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.26%) VMware
3 35 (6.81%) Cisco
3 35 (6.81%) Oracle
4 26 (5.06%) ServiceNow
5 24 (4.67%) Citrix
6 21 (4.09%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.11%) Apple
7 16 (3.11%) Juniper
8 15 (2.92%) Remedy
9 14 (2.72%) Google
10 13 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (2.33%) Ivanti
12 11 (2.14%) EMC
13 9 (1.75%) Avaya
13 9 (1.75%) NetApp
14 8 (1.56%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.36%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.36%) Meraki
15 7 (1.36%) SolarWinds