Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Patch Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Patch Management over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 306 308 325
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 +55
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 67 76 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.52% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62 62 39
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £61,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.61% +36.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £38,000 £37,100
90th Percentile £69,000 £81,125 £89,000
London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%

Patch Management 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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,803 13,380 11,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 91.52% 92.92% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10,507 11,765 10,591
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Patch Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in Central London

Patch Management
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Patch Management in Central London.

Salary trend for Patch Management in Central London

Patch Management
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Patch Management in Central London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Patch Management in Central London

Patch Management
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
City of London -6 46 £42,500 -32.00% 4
Southwark +97 6 £30,000 - 1
City of Westminster -3 5 £36,500 -8.75%
Camden +8 1 £48,000 +6.67%
Patch Management
London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Patch Management 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 Central London region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 62 (92.54%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) Active Directory
3 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
4 31 (46.27%) Windows Server
5 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (38.81%) ITIL
6 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
7 25 (37.31%) Firewall
8 24 (35.82%) Windows 7
9 23 (34.33%) Office 365
10 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (29.85%) SCCM
12 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (28.36%) VMware
13 17 (25.37%) Security Patching
14 16 (23.88%) DNS
15 15 (22.39%) DHCP
15 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (20.90%) Ivanti
17 13 (19.40%) Smartphone
17 13 (19.40%) Fat Client
17 13 (19.40%) Windows 10
17 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
17 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
17 13 (19.40%) Thin Client
18 12 (17.91%) WAN
18 12 (17.91%) Information Security
18 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
18 12 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (17.91%) Server Management

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
1 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.97%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.48%) IBM Domino
4 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Office 365
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.49%) Route 53
5 1 (1.49%) Slack
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
2 25 (37.31%) Firewall
3 16 (23.88%) DNS
4 15 (22.39%) DHCP
5 12 (17.91%) WAN
6 11 (16.42%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (16.42%) VPN
7 10 (14.93%) LAN
7 10 (14.93%) Wireless
8 7 (10.45%) SSL
9 6 (8.96%) Network Security
10 5 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (7.46%) DKIM
10 5 (7.46%) DMARC
10 5 (7.46%) SAN
11 3 (4.48%) VLAN
11 3 (4.48%) VoIP
12 2 (2.99%) Skype
13 1 (1.49%) PCoIP
13 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Advertising
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) IT Support
2 17 (25.37%) Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Desktop Support
5 10 (14.93%) IT Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 7 (10.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Deskside Support
7 7 (10.45%) IT Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Support Technician
8 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.96%) Deskside Technician
8 6 (8.96%) Desktop Technician
8 6 (8.96%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Fat Client
1 13 (19.40%) Smartphone
1 13 (19.40%) Thin Client
2 11 (16.42%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.45%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
5 5 (7.46%) BYOD
5 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.46%) Hedge funds
5 5 (7.46%) Replication
6 4 (5.97%) Fintech
7 3 (4.48%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.49%) Clustering
9 1 (1.49%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.49%) PKI
9 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 62 (92.54%) Windows
2 31 (46.27%) Windows Server
3 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (35.82%) Windows 7
5 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (19.40%) Windows 10
7 9 (13.43%) Linux
8 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (8.96%) Android
9 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
9 6 (8.96%) Mac OS X
10 5 (7.46%) Unix
11 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.99%) CentOS
12 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) ITIL
2 17 (25.37%) Security Patching
3 12 (17.91%) Information Security
3 12 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (17.91%) Server Management
4 9 (13.43%) Antivirus Management
4 9 (13.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
5 8 (11.94%) SIEM
6 7 (10.45%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (10.45%) IT Strategy
6 7 (10.45%) Software Deployment
7 6 (8.96%) Application Packaging
7 6 (8.96%) BCP
7 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.96%) Information Security Management
7 6 (8.96%) Line Management
7 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Security Management
8 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.94%) Python
3 6 (8.96%) SQL
4 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.99%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.48%) ACSP
3 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.99%) CCNA
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) CISSP
5 1 (1.49%) SSCP
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (68.66%) Active Directory
2 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) BitLocker
4 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.46%) KVM
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.48%) Firmware
6 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (29.85%) SCCM
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (8.96%) SCOM
4 5 (7.46%) Ansible
4 5 (7.46%) Nessus
4 5 (7.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (7.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (7.46%) OpenVAS
4 5 (7.46%) QRadar
5 4 (5.97%) WSUS
6 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.48%) Puppet
7 2 (2.99%) Consul
7 2 (2.99%) Icinga
7 2 (2.99%) Malwarebytes
7 2 (2.99%) Packer
7 2 (2.99%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.99%) Salt
7 2 (2.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.36%) VMware
3 14 (20.90%) Ivanti
4 11 (16.42%) Cisco
5 10 (14.93%) Apple
6 9 (13.43%) Citrix
7 7 (10.45%) Kaspersky
7 7 (10.45%) Rapid7
7 7 (10.45%) Splunk
8 6 (8.96%) McAfee
8 6 (8.96%) MobileIron
8 6 (8.96%) Okta
9 5 (7.46%) Altiris
9 5 (7.46%) Palo Alto
9 5 (7.46%) Qualys
9 5 (7.46%) Symantec
9 5 (7.46%) Tripwire
10 4 (5.97%) EqualLogic
10 4 (5.97%) NetApp
11 3 (4.48%) Veritas