Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 352 321
Rank change year-on-year +23 -31 +53
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 33 4 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.032% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.036% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 35
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £39,150 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £52,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,966 11,159 13,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.18% 88.80% 87.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,870 9,064 10,554
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Patch Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in the East of England

Patch Management
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Patch Management in the East of England

Patch Management
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Patch Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Patch Management in the East of England

Patch Management
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Hertfordshire +12 17 £65,000 +52.94% 5
Essex - 10 £50,000 - 1
Norfolk +22 2 £46,250 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £25,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £48,750 - 2
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 18 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
5 15 (45.45%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) Firewall
6 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (42.42%) Office 365
7 13 (39.39%) Linux
8 12 (36.36%) Information Security
9 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
10 10 (30.30%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (24.24%) Mimecast
12 8 (24.24%) Security Patching
12 8 (24.24%) SQL
12 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
13 7 (21.21%) Cryptography
13 7 (21.21%) ITIL
13 7 (21.21%) HP
13 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.21%) CISSP
13 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
14 6 (18.18%) Splunk
14 6 (18.18%) SIEM
14 6 (18.18%) GDPR
14 6 (18.18%) DHCP

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Zimbra
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Office 365
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (24.24%) Mimecast
4 5 (15.15%) SaaS
5 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) VPN
4 4 (12.12%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
4 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (6.06%) IPsec
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
6 2 (6.06%) OpenVPN
6 2 (6.06%) PBX
6 2 (6.06%) Softphone
6 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
1 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) CCTV
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) Unix
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) CentOS
8 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
3 8 (24.24%) Security Patching
4 7 (21.21%) Cryptography
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) SIEM
6 5 (15.15%) Cloud Operations
6 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (15.15%) Security Management
7 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
7 4 (12.12%) DevOps
7 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.09%) ISMS
8 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.06%) Change Management
9 2 (6.06%) DNA
9 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CISSP
2 6 (18.18%) CISA
2 6 (18.18%) CISM
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.03%) CSSLP
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) ISSAP
5 1 (3.03%) ISSEP
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
2 6 (18.18%) GDPR
3 5 (15.15%) COBIT
3 5 (15.15%) ISO 22301
4 2 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.15%) vSphere
5 4 (12.12%) Docker
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) WSUS
2 4 (12.12%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) Nagios
3 3 (9.09%) Nessus
4 2 (6.06%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) HP
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Splunk
4 5 (15.15%) LogRhythm
5 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
5 4 (12.12%) Google
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.09%) Apple
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Sophos
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) Open-E
7 2 (6.06%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.03%) Qualys