Period
to 22 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 148 155
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 131 169 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.76% 1.94% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.13% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 110 68 157
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £51,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.13% -
10th Percentile £28,275 £29,975 £21,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,125 £71,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 6,844 7,947 9,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.19% 91.08% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,429 6,070 7,517
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,975 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -5 66 £52,500 -8.70% 7
Solihull +3 19 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Shropshire +3 16 £21,000 -65.00%
Coventry +15 11 £45,000 +2.86% 2
Warwickshire -6 8 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Staffordshire +7 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Sutton Coldfield +16 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Worcestershire -12 2 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £32,000 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 42 (32.06%) SCCM
2 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
3 34 (25.95%) Windows
3 34 (25.95%) Data Centre
4 32 (24.43%) SQL
4 32 (24.43%) Cisco
5 31 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (23.66%) ITIL
6 30 (22.90%) Firewall
7 28 (21.37%) SLA
7 28 (21.37%) WAN
7 28 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (20.61%) LAN
8 27 (20.61%) CheckPoint
9 26 (19.85%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (18.32%) Process Improvement
11 21 (16.03%) Active Directory
11 21 (16.03%) Avaya
12 20 (15.27%) Mentoring
13 19 (14.50%) CCNP
13 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
14 18 (13.74%) Office 365
14 18 (13.74%) Network Security
14 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (13.74%) Windows Server
15 17 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (12.98%) Juniper
16 16 (12.21%) CCNA
16 16 (12.21%) Mitel
16 16 (12.21%) Azure

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 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.29%) IIS
3 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Workfront
2 5 (3.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (3.82%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (3.82%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (3.82%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.74%) Office 365
2 16 (12.21%) Azure
3 7 (5.34%) IaaS
4 5 (3.82%) PaaS
5 2 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.53%) SaaS
6 1 (0.76%) AWS
6 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.90%) Firewall
2 28 (21.37%) WAN
3 27 (20.61%) LAN
4 18 (13.74%) Network Security
5 17 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (8.40%) OSPF
7 9 (6.87%) SAN
8 6 (4.58%) NAS
9 5 (3.82%) DNS
9 5 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.29%) VoIP
11 2 (1.53%) Cisco Firepower
11 2 (1.53%) HTTP
11 2 (1.53%) NaaS
11 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.76%) BGP
12 1 (0.76%) DHCP
12 1 (0.76%) MPLS
12 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) MS Access
2 3 (2.29%) MySQL
2 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) Looker
3 1 (0.76%) Power BI
3 1 (0.76%) QlikView
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (7.63%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.53%) Law
4 2 (1.53%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Analyst
2 26 (19.85%) Network Engineer
3 16 (12.21%) Applications Support
3 16 (12.21%) Applications Support Analyst
3 16 (12.21%) Support Analyst
4 15 (11.45%) Architect
5 14 (10.69%) SCCM Engineer
6 13 (9.92%) SCCM Architect
6 13 (9.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (9.92%) Technical Architect
7 12 (9.16%) Principal Engineer
8 11 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Lead Network Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Network Team Leader
9 8 (6.11%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.58%) Incident Manager
10 6 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) RESTful
2 2 (1.53%) .NET
2 2 (1.53%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) EDI
3 1 (0.76%) jQuery
3 1 (0.76%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (0.76%) REST
3 1 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.95%) Data Centre
2 26 (19.85%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (9.16%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.29%) Cyberattack
5 3 (2.29%) Handset
6 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.53%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.76%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.95%) Windows
2 18 (13.74%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.69%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.05%) Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.66%) ITIL
2 28 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (18.32%) Process Improvement
4 20 (15.27%) Mentoring
5 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (11.45%) Proactive Maintenance
7 14 (10.69%) Incident Management
7 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (10.69%) Network Architecture
7 14 (10.69%) Service Delivery
7 14 (10.69%) Technology Roadmap
8 13 (9.92%) Capacity Management
8 13 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (9.92%) Service Management
9 12 (9.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (9.16%) Network Design
10 11 (8.40%) Change Control
10 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
10 11 (8.40%) Line Management
10 11 (8.40%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.43%) SQL
2 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.29%) PHP
4 2 (1.53%) ABAP
4 2 (1.53%) C
5 1 (0.76%) C#
5 1 (0.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (14.50%) CCNP
3 16 (12.21%) CCNA
4 14 (10.69%) CCDA
4 14 (10.69%) MCSE
4 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (9.92%) MCSA
6 12 (9.16%) CCDP
7 11 (8.40%) CCIE
8 10 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.05%) Degree
10 3 (2.29%) GIAC
10 3 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.53%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.53%) GNVQ
11 2 (1.53%) HNC
11 2 (1.53%) MCITP
11 2 (1.53%) SANS
11 2 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.37%) SLA
2 5 (3.82%) QA
3 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) NCSC
4 1 (0.76%) NIST
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.40%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.29%) Firmware
7 2 (1.53%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (32.06%) SCCM
2 9 (6.87%) WSUS
3 8 (6.11%) SCOM
4 6 (4.58%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (4.58%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.29%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.76%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.43%) Cisco
3 27 (20.61%) CheckPoint
4 21 (16.03%) Avaya
5 17 (12.98%) Juniper
6 16 (12.21%) Mitel
7 13 (9.92%) HP
8 12 (9.16%) VMware
9 11 (8.40%) Ivanti
10 10 (7.63%) Fortinet
11 9 (6.87%) Remedy
12 8 (6.11%) ServiceNow
13 5 (3.82%) Cognos
13 5 (3.82%) Infor
13 5 (3.82%) SAP
13 5 (3.82%) Sun
14 3 (2.29%) Apple
14 3 (2.29%) Dell
14 3 (2.29%) McAfee
14 3 (2.29%) NetApp