Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 162 164
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 +71
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 158 175 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.94% 1.75% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.92% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 71 134 120
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -10.59% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,825 £31,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £71,500 £57,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

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 7,395 9,117 10,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.02% 91.23% 91.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,601 7,330 7,951
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +55 115 £50,000 +51.52% 2
Staffordshire +31 15 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Shropshire -22 10 £55,000 -23.08% 3
Warwickshire +30 5 £37,500 -25.00%
Wolverhampton +5 5 £35,000 +34.62%
Coventry -2 2 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Solihull -5 2 £42,500 -29.17% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £37,500 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 70 (44.30%) ITIL
2 64 (40.51%) Data Centre
3 63 (39.87%) Microsoft
4 60 (37.97%) Cisco
5 58 (36.71%) Windows
6 55 (34.81%) Self-Motivation
7 51 (32.28%) SCCM
8 48 (30.38%) Data Protection
8 48 (30.38%) GDPR
9 47 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (28.48%) HP
10 45 (28.48%) Service Delivery
10 45 (28.48%) VMware
11 44 (27.85%) ITIL Certification
11 44 (27.85%) SQL
12 36 (22.78%) DNS
13 34 (21.52%) DevOps
14 33 (20.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (20.89%) Degree
14 33 (20.89%) Active Directory
15 31 (19.62%) Technical Leadership
16 30 (18.99%) Scrum
16 30 (18.99%) Firewall
16 30 (18.99%) Computer Science
17 29 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 29 (18.35%) PowerShell
17 29 (18.35%) Computer Science Degree
18 27 (17.09%) Software Engineering
18 27 (17.09%) Hyper-V
18 27 (17.09%) Dell

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 26 (16.46%) SharePoint
2 20 (12.66%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (6.33%) Apache
3 10 (6.33%) Confluence
3 10 (6.33%) nginx
3 10 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.63%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.80%) Office 365
4 3 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.78%) DNS
2 30 (18.99%) Firewall
3 26 (16.46%) DHCP
4 20 (12.66%) LAN
4 20 (12.66%) WAN
5 13 (8.23%) OSPF
6 10 (6.33%) SSL
7 7 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (4.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (4.43%) Internet
7 7 (4.43%) Network Security
8 6 (3.80%) ADSL
8 6 (3.80%) BGP
8 6 (3.80%) IPv4
8 6 (3.80%) IPv6
8 6 (3.80%) MPLS
8 6 (3.80%) VoIP
8 6 (3.80%) Wireless
8 6 (3.80%) WLAN
9 2 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.53%) Power BI
2 4 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.90%) Big Data
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.27%) MySQL
4 2 (1.27%) QlikView
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (6.33%) Bitbucket
1 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.33%) GoCD
1 10 (6.33%) Jenkins
1 10 (6.33%) JIRA
1 10 (6.33%) Subversion
1 10 (6.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (5.70%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.06%) Finance
3 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.63%) Automotive
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (21.52%) Analyst
2 27 (17.09%) Network Engineer
3 23 (14.56%) Support Analyst
4 22 (13.92%) SCCM Engineer
5 19 (12.03%) Technical Leader
6 18 (11.39%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (8.86%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.80%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.80%) IP Network Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) Core Network Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (2.53%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.53%) Network Team Leader
11 4 (2.53%) SAP Support
11 4 (2.53%) SAP Support Analyst
11 4 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.53%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.03%) Web Services
2 10 (6.33%) REST
3 1 (0.63%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (40.51%) Data Centre
2 55 (34.81%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (12.03%) CMDB
4 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.80%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.63%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.71%) Windows
2 24 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (9.49%) Linux
3 15 (9.49%) Windows 10
3 15 (9.49%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.30%) ITIL
2 48 (30.38%) Data Protection
3 47 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (28.48%) Service Delivery
5 34 (21.52%) DevOps
6 33 (20.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 31 (19.62%) Technical Leadership
8 30 (18.99%) Computer Science
8 30 (18.99%) Scrum
9 27 (17.09%) Software Engineering
10 24 (15.19%) Kalman Filter
10 24 (15.19%) Patch Management
10 24 (15.19%) Web Filtering
11 22 (13.92%) Change Management
11 22 (13.92%) Service Management
12 21 (13.29%) Network Management
12 21 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (12.03%) ITIL V3
13 19 (12.03%) ITSM
13 19 (12.03%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.85%) SQL
2 29 (18.35%) PowerShell
3 18 (11.39%) VBScript
4 12 (7.59%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.33%) Java
5 10 (6.33%) Perl
5 10 (6.33%) Python
5 10 (6.33%) Ruby
6 5 (3.16%) ABAP
7 3 (1.90%) C#
7 3 (1.90%) R
8 2 (1.27%) C
8 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.27%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (27.85%) ITIL Certification
2 33 (20.89%) Degree
3 29 (18.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (10.76%) MCSE
4 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (8.86%) MCP
6 8 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.43%) CCNP
8 6 (3.80%) CCNA
9 3 (1.90%) MCSA
10 2 (1.27%) ISEB
10 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.63%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (30.38%) GDPR
2 7 (4.43%) QA
3 5 (3.16%) SLA
4 4 (2.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (20.89%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (17.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 51 (32.28%) SCCM
2 24 (15.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (10.76%) WSUS
4 10 (6.33%) Ansible
4 10 (6.33%) Terraform
5 5 (3.16%) SCOM
6 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.90%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.27%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 63 (39.87%) Microsoft
2 60 (37.97%) Cisco
3 45 (28.48%) HP
3 45 (28.48%) VMware
4 27 (17.09%) Dell
5 26 (16.46%) McAfee
6 24 (15.19%) Forcepoint
6 24 (15.19%) IBM
6 24 (15.19%) Symantec
7 22 (13.92%) ServiceNow
8 21 (13.29%) CheckPoint
9 20 (12.66%) Fortinet
10 10 (6.33%) Atlassian
11 6 (3.80%) Juniper
11 6 (3.80%) SAP
12 5 (3.16%) NetApp
12 5 (3.16%) Remedy
13 3 (1.90%) EMC
13 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com