Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 571 655 752
Rank change year-on-year +84 +97 +23
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 590 560 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 454 454 380
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,950 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 128,542 147,814 151,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.70% 91.82% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 102,430 120,039 126,437
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in England

Patch Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Patch Management in England

Patch Management
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Patch Management in England

Patch Management
Job Locations in 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 England 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
London +94 313 £45,000 -10.00% 19
North of England +45 88 £40,000 -3.61% 13
East of England +74 80 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Midlands +41 79 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Yorkshire +32 48 £41,500 -1.19% 2
West Midlands +44 43 £57,500 +49.35% 5
East Midlands +20 36 £32,500 -18.75% 2
North West +40 35 £36,000 +17.07% 11
South West +6 17 £27,000 -25.00% 8
South East -52 13 £37,500 +13.64% 6
North East -1 5 £42,500 +21.43%
Patch Management
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 418 (70.85%) Windows
2 332 (56.27%) Microsoft
3 311 (52.71%) Active Directory
4 240 (40.68%) VMware
5 223 (37.80%) Windows Server
6 205 (34.75%) ITIL
7 186 (31.53%) SCCM
8 184 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 173 (29.32%) PowerShell
10 155 (26.27%) DHCP
10 155 (26.27%) DNS
11 142 (24.07%) Cisco
12 138 (23.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 137 (23.22%) Linux
13 137 (23.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 133 (22.54%) Firewall
15 122 (20.68%) Office 365
16 117 (19.83%) TCP/IP
17 116 (19.66%) MS Exchange
18 112 (18.98%) Data Centre
19 106 (17.97%) Windows 7
20 102 (17.29%) Hyper-V
21 101 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
22 98 (16.61%) IBM
23 97 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
24 94 (15.93%) SharePoint
24 94 (15.93%) Information Security
25 93 (15.76%) Citrix
26 92 (15.59%) Amazon AWS
27 91 (15.42%) Symantec

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 116 (19.66%) MS Exchange
2 94 (15.93%) SharePoint
3 62 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (6.27%) Skype for Business
6 32 (5.42%) SharePoint Server
7 21 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (3.39%) IIS
9 18 (3.05%) Apache
10 16 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (2.20%) Confluence
11 13 (2.20%) Tomcat
12 12 (2.03%) nginx
13 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (0.85%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.85%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 81 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (4.24%) MS Visio
3 24 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.17%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.68%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 122 (20.68%) Office 365
2 97 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (15.59%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (6.10%) SaaS
5 28 (4.75%) Mimecast
6 23 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (3.22%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.02%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (0.68%) IaaS
11 4 (0.68%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.51%) PaaS
13 2 (0.34%) OpenDNS
14 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.17%) Route 53
14 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 155 (26.27%) DHCP
1 155 (26.27%) DNS
2 133 (22.54%) Firewall
3 117 (19.83%) TCP/IP
4 68 (11.53%) WAN
5 63 (10.68%) LAN
6 54 (9.15%) SAN
7 52 (8.81%) Network Security
8 50 (8.47%) VoIP
9 48 (8.14%) VLAN
10 41 (6.95%) VPN
11 26 (4.41%) Wireless
12 22 (3.73%) Internet
12 22 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
13 21 (3.56%) Skype
14 20 (3.39%) IPsec
14 20 (3.39%) WLAN
15 19 (3.22%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.85%) MySQL
6 2 (0.34%) Big Data
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (2.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.37%) Metasploit
3 13 (2.20%) JIRA
4 2 (0.34%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.34%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.17%) AppScan
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) Hudson
5 1 (0.17%) Paros
5 1 (0.17%) WebScarab
General
1 79 (13.39%) Finance
2 46 (7.80%) Retail
3 17 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.37%) Banking
5 13 (2.20%) Games
6 12 (2.03%) Law
7 11 (1.86%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.69%) Advertising
9 8 (1.36%) Marketing
9 8 (1.36%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.02%) Back Office
10 6 (1.02%) Legal
11 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Billing
12 3 (0.51%) German Language
12 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Hungarian Language
14 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 151 (25.59%) Analyst
2 64 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 55 (9.32%) IT Support
4 52 (8.81%) Support Engineer
5 50 (8.47%) Security Engineer
6 48 (8.14%) Support Analyst
7 44 (7.46%) Administrator
7 44 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
8 41 (6.95%) Security Analyst
9 39 (6.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 38 (6.44%) IT Analyst
11 36 (6.10%) Desktop Support
12 32 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
13 30 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
14 28 (4.75%) Junior
15 27 (4.58%) Desktop Engineer
16 26 (4.41%) Security Manager
17 25 (4.24%) IT Engineer
18 24 (4.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 23 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.93%) Web Services
2 24 (4.07%) Software Packaging
3 11 (1.86%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (1.36%) WSH
5 7 (1.19%) .NET
5 7 (1.19%) LAMP
6 5 (0.85%) LDAP
6 5 (0.85%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.51%) HTML
7 3 (0.51%) Middleware
8 1 (0.17%) ADSI
8 1 (0.17%) CGI
8 1 (0.17%) COM
8 1 (0.17%) JMS
8 1 (0.17%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (18.98%) Data Centre
2 59 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 49 (8.31%) Clustering
4 46 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (7.29%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (4.07%) Fintech
7 21 (3.56%) PKI
8 20 (3.39%) Fat Client
8 20 (3.39%) Thin Client
9 19 (3.22%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (3.22%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.20%) Smartphone
12 12 (2.03%) e-Learning
12 12 (2.03%) Hedge funds
12 12 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (1.69%) NHS
13 10 (1.69%) Replication
14 9 (1.53%) CCTV
15 8 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 418 (70.85%) Windows
2 223 (37.80%) Windows Server
3 138 (23.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 137 (23.22%) Linux
4 137 (23.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 106 (17.97%) Windows 7
6 101 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (14.24%) Windows 10
8 39 (6.61%) Unix
9 27 (4.58%) Windows 8
10 25 (4.24%) Mac OS X
11 21 (3.56%) Apple iOS
11 21 (3.56%) CentOS
12 19 (3.22%) AIX
13 18 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (3.05%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.53%) Kali Linux
15 8 (1.36%) Android
16 5 (0.85%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (34.75%) ITIL
2 94 (15.93%) Information Security
3 85 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 76 (12.88%) Cybersecurity
4 76 (12.88%) SIEM
5 71 (12.03%) Kalman Filter
6 65 (11.02%) DevOps
7 64 (10.85%) Incident Management
8 60 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 58 (9.83%) Web Filtering
10 56 (9.49%) Security Patching
11 55 (9.32%) Service Delivery
12 51 (8.64%) Vulnerability Management
13 50 (8.47%) Antivirus Management
13 50 (8.47%) Change Management
14 48 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (8.14%) Service Management
15 47 (7.97%) Server Management
16 39 (6.61%) Configuration Management
17 37 (6.27%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 173 (29.32%) PowerShell
2 69 (11.69%) Python
3 52 (8.81%) Bash Shell
4 50 (8.47%) SQL
5 31 (5.25%) Ruby
6 25 (4.24%) Shell Script
7 23 (3.90%) VBScript
8 22 (3.73%) Perl
9 16 (2.71%) VB
10 13 (2.20%) C
10 13 (2.20%) C#
10 13 (2.20%) Java
11 11 (1.86%) Korn
12 10 (1.69%) C++
13 6 (1.02%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.85%) Clojure
15 2 (0.34%) Lua
16 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 88 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (10.68%) ITIL Certification
3 48 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 47 (7.97%) MCSE
5 41 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (6.78%) CISSP
7 35 (5.93%) Degree
8 33 (5.59%) CCNA
9 24 (4.07%) MCDST
10 23 (3.90%) CISM
11 21 (3.56%) MCP
12 15 (2.54%) CCNP
13 14 (2.37%) Security Cleared
14 12 (2.03%) CISA
14 12 (2.03%) CRISC
14 12 (2.03%) SANS
15 11 (1.86%) CEH
15 11 (1.86%) SC Cleared
16 10 (1.69%) HNC
16 10 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (8.81%) SLA
3 50 (8.47%) GDPR
4 36 (6.10%) PCI DSS
5 18 (3.05%) COBIT
5 18 (3.05%) ISO 22301
6 15 (2.54%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 311 (52.71%) Active Directory
2 184 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (17.29%) Hyper-V
4 44 (7.46%) vSphere
5 35 (5.93%) XenApp
6 28 (4.75%) VMware Workstation
7 22 (3.73%) Docker
7 22 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
8 20 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (2.71%) XenDesktop
10 15 (2.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 13 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (1.86%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.53%) Snort
14 8 (1.36%) BitLocker
14 8 (1.36%) XenServer
15 7 (1.19%) KVM
15 7 (1.19%) VMware NSX
16 5 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 186 (31.53%) SCCM
2 75 (12.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 58 (9.83%) WSUS
4 53 (8.98%) Puppet
5 42 (7.12%) Nessus
6 32 (5.42%) Terraform
7 29 (4.92%) Nagios
8 26 (4.41%) IBM BigFix
9 22 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (3.39%) Ansible
11 19 (3.22%) Backup Exec
11 19 (3.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 19 (3.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 18 (3.05%) SCOM
13 14 (2.37%) QRadar
14 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (2.03%) AirWatch
16 11 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
17 9 (1.53%) Nexpose
17 9 (1.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 332 (56.27%) Microsoft
2 240 (40.68%) VMware
3 142 (24.07%) Cisco
4 98 (16.61%) IBM
5 93 (15.76%) Citrix
6 91 (15.42%) Symantec
7 83 (14.07%) McAfee
8 65 (11.02%) HP
9 62 (10.51%) Splunk
10 50 (8.47%) Forcepoint
11 48 (8.14%) Ivanti
12 47 (7.97%) Dell
13 42 (7.12%) Apple
14 31 (5.25%) SolarWinds
15 30 (5.08%) LogRhythm
16 28 (4.75%) Sophos
17 27 (4.58%) Palo Alto
18 26 (4.41%) Red Hat
19 22 (3.73%) Remedy
20 19 (3.22%) Intel