Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 176 189
Rank change year-on-year +25 +13 +64
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 177 155 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.58% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.75% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 52 113 136
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +14.86% -7.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,520 8,863 11,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.77% 90.37% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,537 7,284 8,756
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Root Cause Analysis in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region 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
Birmingham +29 135 £57,500 +27.78% 5
Shropshire +32 18 £60,000 -16.08% 3
Coventry -15 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Staffordshire +1 5 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Worcestershire +26 3 £26,000 -30.67% 2
Solihull +6 3 £42,500 -22.73%
Warwickshire +1 3 £45,000 +114.29% 9
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £52,500 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 121 (68.36%) Data Centre
2 107 (60.45%) Self-Motivation
3 105 (59.32%) ITIL
4 92 (51.98%) Windows
5 85 (48.02%) ITIL Certification
5 85 (48.02%) Service Delivery
6 83 (46.89%) Degree
7 81 (45.76%) Microsoft
8 79 (44.63%) Computer Science
8 79 (44.63%) Software Engineering
8 79 (44.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 75 (42.37%) VMware
10 65 (36.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 58 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (31.64%) PowerShell
13 55 (31.07%) Cisco
14 54 (30.51%) HP
15 52 (29.38%) Firewall
15 52 (29.38%) Windows Server
16 51 (28.81%) CheckPoint
16 51 (28.81%) Fortinet
17 44 (24.86%) SQL
18 40 (22.60%) Hyper-V
19 39 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
20 38 (21.47%) SLA
20 38 (21.47%) SCCM
20 38 (21.47%) Windows 10
21 37 (20.90%) VBScript
21 37 (20.90%) MCSE

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 31 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 31 (17.51%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.60%) Apache
2 17 (9.60%) Confluence
2 17 (9.60%) nginx
3 15 (8.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.13%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.56%) assyst
2 1 (0.56%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (29.38%) Firewall
2 31 (17.51%) NetScaler
3 18 (10.17%) DNS
4 15 (8.47%) LAN
4 15 (8.47%) SSL
4 15 (8.47%) WAN
5 12 (6.78%) OSPF
6 4 (2.26%) NAS
6 4 (2.26%) SAN
7 3 (1.69%) VLAN
8 2 (1.13%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) FTP
9 1 (0.56%) NaaS
9 1 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.13%) Power BI
4 2 (1.13%) QlikView
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 17 (9.60%) Bitbucket
1 17 (9.60%) JIRA
2 15 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.47%) GoCD
2 15 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.47%) Subversion
2 15 (8.47%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.56%) CANoe
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (4.52%) Finance
2 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.56%) Automotive
3 1 (0.56%) Electronics
3 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (21.47%) SCCM Engineer
2 23 (12.99%) Citrix Specialist
2 23 (12.99%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 23 (12.99%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 23 (12.99%) Technical Specialist
2 23 (12.99%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 20 (11.30%) Technical Leader
4 18 (10.17%) Network Team Leader
4 18 (10.17%) Team Leader
5 16 (9.04%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 13 (7.34%) Analyst
6 13 (7.34%) Network Engineer
6 13 (7.34%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (5.65%) Technical Support
8 7 (3.95%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.39%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.82%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (2.82%) Developer
10 5 (2.82%) IT Support
11 4 (2.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.47%) REST
2 7 (3.95%) Web Services
3 2 (1.13%) .NET
3 2 (1.13%) Ajax
3 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.13%) CSS
3 2 (1.13%) EDI
3 2 (1.13%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.13%) HTML
3 2 (1.13%) IDoc
3 2 (1.13%) jQuery
3 2 (1.13%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.13%) Middleware
3 2 (1.13%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (1.13%) SOAP
3 2 (1.13%) WCF
4 1 (0.56%) COM
4 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (68.36%) Data Centre
2 107 (60.45%) Self-Motivation
3 79 (44.63%) Computer Science
4 31 (17.51%) Public Cloud
5 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.82%) CMDB
6 5 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.13%) Clustering
7 2 (1.13%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.13%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (51.98%) Windows
2 52 (29.38%) Windows Server
3 38 (21.47%) Windows 10
4 36 (20.34%) Windows 7
5 18 (10.17%) Linux
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (59.32%) ITIL
2 85 (48.02%) Service Delivery
3 79 (44.63%) Software Engineering
4 65 (36.72%) Continuous Improvement
5 58 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.30%) Load Balancing
6 20 (11.30%) Scrum
7 18 (10.17%) DevOps
8 16 (9.04%) Mentoring
9 13 (7.34%) Data Protection
10 12 (6.78%) Network Management
11 10 (5.65%) Change Management
11 10 (5.65%) ITIL V3
12 9 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (4.52%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.52%) Problem Management
13 8 (4.52%) Service Management
14 7 (3.95%) ITSM
15 6 (3.39%) Operations Management
16 5 (2.82%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (31.64%) PowerShell
2 44 (24.86%) SQL
3 37 (20.90%) VBScript
4 16 (9.04%) Bash Shell
5 15 (8.47%) Java
5 15 (8.47%) Perl
5 15 (8.47%) Python
5 15 (8.47%) Ruby
6 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.69%) VB
7 2 (1.13%) C#
7 2 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.13%) R
8 1 (0.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 85 (48.02%) ITIL Certification
2 83 (46.89%) Degree
3 79 (44.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (20.90%) MCSE
4 37 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (20.34%) MCP
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) IRCA
6 1 (0.56%) MCSA
6 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) VCP5
6 1 (0.56%) VCP6
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.47%) SLA
2 11 (6.21%) GDPR
3 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.13%) GxP
3 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 40 (22.60%) Hyper-V
2 39 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (18.08%) VMware ESXi
3 32 (18.08%) vSphere
4 31 (17.51%) Active Directory
4 31 (17.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 31 (17.51%) XenApp
4 31 (17.51%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (21.47%) SCCM
2 34 (19.21%) SCVMM
3 32 (18.08%) vCenter Server
3 32 (18.08%) vMotion
4 15 (8.47%) Ansible
4 15 (8.47%) Terraform
5 12 (6.78%) WSUS
6 3 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.13%) SCOM
7 2 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 81 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 75 (42.37%) VMware
3 55 (31.07%) Cisco
4 54 (30.51%) HP
5 51 (28.81%) CheckPoint
5 51 (28.81%) Fortinet
6 31 (17.51%) Citrix
6 31 (17.51%) Ivanti
7 17 (9.60%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.39%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.69%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.69%) EMC
9 3 (1.69%) NetApp
9 3 (1.69%) SAP
10 2 (1.13%) Brocade
10 2 (1.13%) Dell
10 2 (1.13%) IBM
11 1 (0.56%) Aruba
11 1 (0.56%) Infor
11 1 (0.56%) Riverbed