Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 153 163
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10 +77
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 177 190 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.06% 1.92% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.10% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 78 151 135
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.13% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £30,875 £24,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 7,759 9,030 10,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.43% 91.47% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,940 7,381 8,351
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +58 124 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Shropshire -5 15 £60,000 -16.08% 3
Staffordshire +23 10 £45,000 +45.16% 5
Warwickshire +24 5 £41,250 +41.03% 2
Wolverhampton -5 5 £35,000 +34.62% 1
Coventry -5 4 £43,750 -7.89%
Solihull -8 4 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Worcestershire +3 3 £26,000 +9.47%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £37,500 -
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £52,500 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 95 (53.67%) ITIL
2 83 (46.89%) Data Centre
3 70 (39.55%) Self-Motivation
4 68 (38.42%) Windows
5 66 (37.29%) Microsoft
6 64 (36.16%) ITIL Certification
7 63 (35.59%) Service Delivery
8 61 (34.46%) Cisco
9 58 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (30.51%) SQL
11 52 (29.38%) HP
11 52 (29.38%) VMware
12 48 (27.12%) Degree
13 44 (24.86%) Computer Science
13 44 (24.86%) Firewall
14 43 (24.29%) Computer Science Degree
15 42 (23.73%) PowerShell
15 42 (23.73%) Software Engineering
16 41 (23.16%) Continuous Improvement
17 39 (22.03%) Fortinet
17 39 (22.03%) SCCM
17 39 (22.03%) CheckPoint
18 35 (19.77%) Data Protection
18 35 (19.77%) Scrum
18 35 (19.77%) GDPR
19 32 (18.08%) DNS
20 30 (16.95%) Hyper-V
20 30 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (16.38%) Active Directory
21 29 (16.38%) Microsoft Office

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 16 (9.04%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.91%) Apache
2 14 (7.91%) Confluence
2 14 (7.91%) nginx
2 14 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.65%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.13%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.56%) assyst
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.56%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Office 365
4 2 (1.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 44 (24.86%) Firewall
2 32 (18.08%) DNS
3 16 (9.04%) LAN
3 16 (9.04%) WAN
4 15 (8.47%) DHCP
5 14 (7.91%) SSL
6 12 (6.78%) OSPF
7 9 (5.08%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.26%) Internet
8 4 (2.26%) Network Security
8 4 (2.26%) WLAN
9 3 (1.69%) ADSL
9 3 (1.69%) VoIP
9 3 (1.69%) Wireless
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.56%) VLAN
10 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.82%) Power BI
3 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.69%) Big Data
4 3 (1.69%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) QlikView
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.13%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (7.91%) Bitbucket
1 14 (7.91%) Git (software)
1 14 (7.91%) GoCD
1 14 (7.91%) Jenkins
1 14 (7.91%) JIRA
1 14 (7.91%) Subversion
1 14 (7.91%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) CANoe
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (6.78%) Finance
2 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.69%) Retail
4 2 (1.13%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (21.47%) Analyst
2 24 (13.56%) Support Analyst
3 23 (12.99%) SCCM Engineer
4 21 (11.86%) Team Leader
5 18 (10.17%) Network Team Leader
5 18 (10.17%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 17 (9.60%) Network Engineer
7 16 (9.04%) Technical Leader
8 15 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (6.78%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.95%) Citrix Specialist
10 7 (3.95%) Citrix Technical Specialist
10 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 7 (3.95%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (3.95%) Virtualisation Specialist
11 5 (2.82%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) Developer
11 5 (2.82%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.86%) Web Services
2 14 (7.91%) REST
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) Ajax
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.56%) COM
3 1 (0.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.56%) HTML
3 1 (0.56%) jQuery
3 1 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (0.56%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.56%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (46.89%) Data Centre
2 70 (39.55%) Self-Motivation
3 44 (24.86%) Computer Science
4 20 (11.30%) CMDB
5 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.08%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.39%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.69%) User Experience
9 2 (1.13%) Clustering
9 2 (1.13%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (38.42%) Windows
2 29 (16.38%) Windows Server
3 21 (11.86%) Windows 10
3 21 (11.86%) Windows 7
4 15 (8.47%) Linux
5 14 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (53.67%) ITIL
2 63 (35.59%) Service Delivery
3 58 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (23.73%) Software Engineering
5 41 (23.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 35 (19.77%) Data Protection
6 35 (19.77%) Scrum
7 28 (15.82%) DevOps
8 23 (12.99%) Change Management
9 22 (12.43%) Service Management
10 21 (11.86%) ITIL V3
11 20 (11.30%) ITSM
11 20 (11.30%) Operations Management
12 17 (9.60%) Mentoring
12 17 (9.60%) Network Management
12 17 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (7.91%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (7.91%) Patch Management
13 14 (7.91%) Web Filtering
14 8 (4.52%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.51%) SQL
2 42 (23.73%) PowerShell
3 22 (12.43%) VBScript
4 14 (7.91%) Bash Shell
4 14 (7.91%) Java
4 14 (7.91%) Perl
4 14 (7.91%) Python
4 14 (7.91%) Ruby
5 5 (2.82%) ABAP
6 4 (2.26%) C#
6 4 (2.26%) R
6 4 (2.26%) VB
7 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (36.16%) ITIL Certification
2 48 (27.12%) Degree
3 43 (24.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (12.43%) MCSE
4 22 (12.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (11.86%) MCP
6 6 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.26%) CCNA
7 4 (2.26%) CCNP
8 2 (1.13%) ISEB
8 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
9 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.77%) GDPR
2 15 (8.47%) SLA
3 5 (2.82%) QA
4 4 (2.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (16.95%) Hyper-V
1 30 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.38%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (5.65%) vSphere
4 9 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (5.08%) XenApp
4 9 (5.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (22.03%) SCCM
2 15 (8.47%) WSUS
3 14 (7.91%) Ansible
3 14 (7.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (7.91%) Terraform
4 11 (6.21%) SCVMM
5 10 (5.65%) vCenter Server
6 9 (5.08%) vMotion
7 4 (2.26%) SCOM
8 2 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 61 (34.46%) Cisco
3 52 (29.38%) HP
3 52 (29.38%) VMware
4 39 (22.03%) CheckPoint
4 39 (22.03%) Fortinet
5 23 (12.99%) ServiceNow
6 17 (9.60%) Dell
7 15 (8.47%) McAfee
8 14 (7.91%) Atlassian
8 14 (7.91%) Forcepoint
8 14 (7.91%) IBM
8 14 (7.91%) Symantec
9 10 (5.65%) Ivanti
10 9 (5.08%) Citrix
11 7 (3.95%) SAP
12 6 (3.39%) Remedy
13 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.13%) Baan
14 2 (1.13%) JD Edwards