Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 169 174
Rank change year-on-year +30 +5 +68
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 181 183 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.00% 1.82% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.00% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65 142 129
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £41,628 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.12% +4.07% -
10th Percentile £28,700 £19,550 £28,300
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,500 £54,000
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 8,181 9,160 10,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.28% 91.34% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,278 7,569 8,528
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +41 132 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Shropshire +12 24 £60,000 -16.08% 2
Coventry -5 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Solihull +2 4 £42,500 -22.73%
Worcestershire +26 3 £26,000 +9.47%
Warwickshire +13 3 £41,250 +96.43% 6
Wolverhampton -14 3 £37,500 +44.23%
Staffordshire +11 1 £45,000 +47.54% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £52,500 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 104 (57.46%) Data Centre
2 94 (51.93%) ITIL
3 93 (51.38%) Self-Motivation
4 80 (44.20%) Windows
5 73 (40.33%) ITIL Certification
6 72 (39.78%) Service Delivery
7 68 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (35.91%) Degree
9 63 (34.81%) Computer Science
9 63 (34.81%) Microsoft
10 62 (34.25%) Software Engineering
10 62 (34.25%) PowerShell
10 62 (34.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 60 (33.15%) SQL
12 58 (32.04%) Cisco
13 57 (31.49%) VMware
14 56 (30.94%) Continuous Improvement
15 54 (29.83%) Firewall
15 54 (29.83%) HP
16 52 (28.73%) CheckPoint
16 52 (28.73%) Fortinet
17 46 (25.41%) Windows Server
18 36 (19.89%) Microsoft Office
19 35 (19.34%) Scrum
20 34 (18.78%) SCCM
21 32 (17.68%) Windows 7
21 32 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (17.68%) VBScript
21 32 (17.68%) MCP
21 32 (17.68%) 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 23 (12.71%) Apache
1 23 (12.71%) Confluence
1 23 (12.71%) nginx
1 23 (12.71%) Tomcat
2 18 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (9.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (19.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.10%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.55%) assyst
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) Office 365
3 2 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.83%) Firewall
2 27 (14.92%) DNS
3 23 (12.71%) SSL
4 18 (9.94%) NetScaler
5 13 (7.18%) LAN
5 13 (7.18%) WAN
6 12 (6.63%) OSPF
7 2 (1.10%) NAS
7 2 (1.10%) SAN
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.55%) DHCP
8 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.55%) Network Security
8 1 (0.55%) VLAN
8 1 (0.55%) VPN
8 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (3.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.76%) Power BI
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.66%) Big Data
4 3 (1.66%) QlikView
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.10%) MySQL
5 2 (1.10%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (12.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 23 (12.71%) Bitbucket
1 23 (12.71%) Git (software)
1 23 (12.71%) GoCD
1 23 (12.71%) Jenkins
1 23 (12.71%) JIRA
1 23 (12.71%) Subversion
1 23 (12.71%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.55%) CANoe
4 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (6.08%) Finance
2 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.10%) Automotive
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (18.23%) SCCM Engineer
2 23 (12.71%) Team Leader
3 22 (12.15%) Analyst
4 21 (11.60%) Network Team Leader
5 19 (10.50%) Technical Leader
6 17 (9.39%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 16 (8.84%) Citrix Specialist
7 16 (8.84%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 16 (8.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 16 (8.84%) Technical Specialist
7 16 (8.84%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 14 (7.73%) Network Engineer
9 13 (7.18%) Support Analyst
10 12 (6.63%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (6.08%) Applications Engineer
12 9 (4.97%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.31%) Applications Support
14 5 (2.76%) Developer
15 4 (2.21%) Business Analyst
15 4 (2.21%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.71%) REST
2 13 (7.18%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) .NET
3 2 (1.10%) Ajax
3 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.10%) CSS
3 2 (1.10%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.10%) HTML
3 2 (1.10%) jQuery
3 2 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.10%) Middleware
3 2 (1.10%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (1.10%) SOAP
3 2 (1.10%) WCF
4 1 (0.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 104 (57.46%) Data Centre
2 93 (51.38%) Self-Motivation
3 63 (34.81%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.94%) Public Cloud
5 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.08%) CMDB
7 5 (2.76%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.10%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.10%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.10%) User Experience
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (44.20%) Windows
2 46 (25.41%) Windows Server
3 32 (17.68%) Windows 10
3 32 (17.68%) Windows 7
4 23 (12.71%) Linux
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) Unix
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (51.93%) ITIL
2 72 (39.78%) Service Delivery
3 68 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (34.25%) Software Engineering
5 56 (30.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 35 (19.34%) Scrum
7 25 (13.81%) Data Protection
7 25 (13.81%) DevOps
8 18 (9.94%) Load Balancing
8 18 (9.94%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.73%) Network Management
10 13 (7.18%) Service Management
11 12 (6.63%) Change Management
11 12 (6.63%) ITIL V3
11 12 (6.63%) ITSM
12 11 (6.08%) Operations Management
12 11 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (3.31%) Analytics
14 5 (2.76%) Incident Management
14 5 (2.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.25%) PowerShell
2 60 (33.15%) SQL
3 32 (17.68%) VBScript
4 23 (12.71%) Bash Shell
4 23 (12.71%) Java
4 23 (12.71%) Perl
4 23 (12.71%) Python
4 23 (12.71%) Ruby
5 5 (2.76%) C#
6 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.66%) ABAP
7 3 (1.66%) R
7 3 (1.66%) VB
8 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 73 (40.33%) ITIL Certification
2 65 (35.91%) Degree
3 62 (34.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (17.68%) MCP
4 32 (17.68%) MCSE
4 32 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.26%) SLA
2 23 (12.71%) GDPR
3 4 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 26 (14.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.81%) Hyper-V
2 25 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (9.94%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (9.94%) vSphere
3 18 (9.94%) XenApp
3 18 (9.94%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (18.78%) SCCM
2 23 (12.71%) Ansible
2 23 (12.71%) Terraform
3 20 (11.05%) SCVMM
4 18 (9.94%) vCenter Server
4 18 (9.94%) vMotion
5 13 (7.18%) WSUS
6 2 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.10%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.10%) SCOM
6 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 58 (32.04%) Cisco
3 57 (31.49%) VMware
4 54 (29.83%) HP
5 52 (28.73%) CheckPoint
5 52 (28.73%) Fortinet
6 23 (12.71%) Atlassian
7 18 (9.94%) Citrix
7 18 (9.94%) Ivanti
8 12 (6.63%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.76%) Remedy
9 5 (2.76%) SAP
10 3 (1.66%) Dell
10 3 (1.66%) EMC
10 3 (1.66%) IBM
10 3 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.10%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.10%) Baan
11 2 (1.10%) NetApp
11 2 (1.10%) Tableau