Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 642 738 772
Rank change year-on-year +96 +34 +21
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 561 436 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 457 378 433
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £71,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -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 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 145,931 149,184 172,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.86% 89.54% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 118,075 124,276 144,837
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
London +71 255 £50,000 +11.11% 32
South East -14 87 £33,500 -33.00% 12
North of England +40 82 £41,500 +38.33% 6
Midlands +49 71 £39,250 +4.67% 4
Yorkshire +55 41 £42,000 +12.00% 3
South West +18 38 £36,000 +9.09% 3
East Midlands +43 37 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands +14 34 £38,500 +18.46% 2
East of England +22 29 £60,000 +17.07% 5
North West -1 27 £30,750 -5.38% 3
North East -10 17 £35,000 +22.81%
Patch Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Patch Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 358 (63.81%) Windows
2 271 (48.31%) Active Directory
3 245 (43.67%) Microsoft
4 226 (40.29%) Firewall
5 197 (35.12%) ITIL
6 195 (34.76%) Windows Server
7 180 (32.09%) DNS
8 165 (29.41%) DHCP
9 162 (28.88%) VMware
10 134 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 119 (21.21%) TCP/IP
12 118 (21.03%) PowerShell
13 115 (20.50%) MS Exchange
14 110 (19.61%) Information Security
15 108 (19.25%) LAN
15 108 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 106 (18.89%) WAN
17 102 (18.18%) Cisco
18 101 (18.00%) Linux
19 100 (17.83%) Finance
19 100 (17.83%) Office 365
20 96 (17.11%) Windows 7
21 95 (16.93%) Kalman Filter
22 94 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
23 91 (16.22%) SCCM
24 88 (15.69%) Citrix
25 86 (15.33%) Hyper-V
26 84 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
27 80 (14.26%) Disaster Recovery
28 77 (13.73%) SQL

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
1 115 (20.50%) MS Exchange
2 52 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 33 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (4.63%) Apache
5 26 (4.63%) SharePoint
6 25 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (4.28%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (2.67%) IIS
10 9 (1.60%) nginx
10 9 (1.60%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.43%) Jetty
11 8 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.53%) Confluence
14 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 71 (12.66%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.53%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (0.53%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.53%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.18%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 100 (17.83%) Office 365
2 84 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (5.35%) IaaS
5 27 (4.81%) SaaS
6 17 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (2.85%) Mimecast
7 16 (2.85%) PaaS
7 16 (2.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.25%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.18%) G Suite
11 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 226 (40.29%) Firewall
2 180 (32.09%) DNS
3 165 (29.41%) DHCP
4 119 (21.21%) TCP/IP
5 108 (19.25%) LAN
6 106 (18.89%) WAN
7 75 (13.37%) SAN
8 74 (13.19%) Network Security
9 58 (10.34%) VoIP
10 50 (8.91%) VPN
11 45 (8.02%) Wireless
12 36 (6.42%) VLAN
13 35 (6.24%) Kerberos
14 33 (5.88%) LDAP
15 22 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
15 22 (3.92%) NAS
16 21 (3.74%) Skype
17 19 (3.39%) HTTP
18 18 (3.21%) DMZ
19 17 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.06%) MySQL
3 22 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.50%) DB2
6 14 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (1.25%) JIRA
1 7 (1.25%) MSI
2 3 (0.53%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.53%) AppScan
2 3 (0.53%) Burp Suite
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.53%) Paros
2 3 (0.53%) WebScarab
2 3 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.36%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (17.83%) Finance
2 25 (4.46%) Retail
3 21 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.57%) Law
5 17 (3.03%) Banking
6 16 (2.85%) Legal
7 15 (2.67%) Back Office
8 13 (2.32%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.32%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.14%) International Banking
10 11 (1.96%) French Language
11 10 (1.78%) Marketing
12 9 (1.60%) Games
13 4 (0.71%) German Language
14 3 (0.53%) Advertising
14 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 133 (23.71%) Analyst
2 79 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 58 (10.34%) Desktop Support
4 56 (9.98%) Security Analyst
5 50 (8.91%) Support Engineer
6 48 (8.56%) IT Analyst
7 47 (8.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 46 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
9 39 (6.95%) Support Analyst
10 38 (6.77%) Administrator
11 37 (6.60%) IT Manager
12 32 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
12 32 (5.70%) Desktop Engineer
12 32 (5.70%) IT Support
12 32 (5.70%) Security Engineer
13 29 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
14 26 (4.63%) Network Engineer
15 25 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 24 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 24 (4.28%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.10%) .NET
1 23 (4.10%) Web Services
2 12 (2.14%) J2EE
2 12 (2.14%) WSH
3 10 (1.78%) Software Packaging
4 9 (1.60%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.60%) XML
5 8 (1.43%) Servlets
6 7 (1.25%) WAP
7 6 (1.07%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (1.07%) Middleware
8 5 (0.89%) HTML
8 5 (0.89%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.71%) CGI
10 2 (0.36%) EDI
10 2 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.36%) SAML
10 2 (0.36%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.16%) Management Information System
2 42 (7.49%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.17%) PKI
4 26 (4.63%) Clustering
5 25 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
7 20 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (2.85%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.85%) Smartphone
10 15 (2.67%) User Experience
11 13 (2.32%) Fat Client
11 13 (2.32%) Thin Client
12 12 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (2.14%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.96%) STB
14 10 (1.78%) Driving Licence
15 9 (1.60%) BYOD
16 8 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 358 (63.81%) Windows
2 195 (34.76%) Windows Server
3 108 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (18.00%) Linux
5 96 (17.11%) Windows 7
6 94 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (10.34%) Windows 10
8 55 (9.80%) Unix
9 54 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (5.53%) Windows 8
11 21 (3.74%) Windows 2000 Server
12 20 (3.57%) CentOS
12 20 (3.57%) Solaris
13 19 (3.39%) Mac OS X
14 14 (2.50%) Ubuntu
15 13 (2.32%) Windows XP
16 9 (1.60%) Android
16 9 (1.60%) Debian
16 9 (1.60%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (35.12%) ITIL
2 110 (19.61%) Information Security
3 95 (16.93%) Kalman Filter
4 80 (14.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 77 (13.73%) Incident Management
6 76 (13.55%) Cybersecurity
7 72 (12.83%) SIEM
8 65 (11.59%) Penetration Testing
9 48 (8.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 43 (7.66%) Business Continuity
11 41 (7.31%) Problem Management
12 40 (7.13%) Email Filtering
13 39 (6.95%) Network Monitoring
14 38 (6.77%) Change Management
15 37 (6.60%) BCP
16 36 (6.42%) Malware Detection/Protection
16 36 (6.42%) Security Management
16 36 (6.42%) Software Distribution
16 36 (6.42%) Vulnerability Management
16 36 (6.42%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 118 (21.03%) PowerShell
2 77 (13.73%) SQL
3 45 (8.02%) Python
4 38 (6.77%) Shell Script
5 29 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 29 (5.17%) Java
6 25 (4.46%) Perl
7 24 (4.28%) C#
8 16 (2.85%) Ruby
8 16 (2.85%) VBScript
9 15 (2.67%) VB
10 12 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.78%) C
11 10 (1.78%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.60%) Lua
13 4 (0.71%) C++
14 3 (0.53%) Korn
15 1 (0.18%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 75 (13.37%) CISSP
2 59 (10.52%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (10.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (8.91%) CCNA
4 49 (8.73%) MCSE
5 42 (7.49%) CISM
5 42 (7.49%) Degree
6 24 (4.28%) CISA
7 19 (3.39%) SANS
8 17 (3.03%) CCNP
8 17 (3.03%) CEH
8 17 (3.03%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.50%) MCSA
9 14 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (1.96%) CCA
11 11 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.96%) GIAC
12 10 (1.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (12.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (6.60%) PCI DSS
3 32 (5.70%) SLA
4 27 (4.81%) GDPR
5 24 (4.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 18 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (1.96%) COBIT
8 8 (1.43%) ISO 22301
8 8 (1.43%) QA
9 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (1.07%) ISO 31000
11 4 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.18%) IFRS
12 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 271 (48.31%) Active Directory
2 134 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (15.33%) Hyper-V
4 40 (7.13%) Virtual Servers
4 40 (7.13%) XenApp
5 21 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (3.21%) DFS Replication
7 16 (2.85%) vSphere
8 14 (2.50%) iptables
9 13 (2.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (2.32%) Samba
10 11 (1.96%) Terminal Server
11 9 (1.60%) BitLocker
11 9 (1.60%) Docker
11 9 (1.60%) XenServer
12 7 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 91 (16.22%) SCCM
2 42 (7.49%) WSUS
3 38 (6.77%) SCOM
4 34 (6.06%) Puppet
5 23 (4.10%) Nagios
6 22 (3.92%) Terraform
7 20 (3.57%) Backup Exec
8 19 (3.39%) Nessus
9 14 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
9 14 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
9 14 (2.50%) WMI
10 13 (2.32%) Cacti
11 12 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 11 (1.96%) vCenter Server
13 9 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
15 7 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
16 6 (1.07%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 245 (43.67%) Microsoft
2 162 (28.88%) VMware
3 102 (18.18%) Cisco
4 88 (15.69%) Citrix
5 65 (11.59%) HP
6 49 (8.73%) Oracle
7 37 (6.60%) Symantec
8 36 (6.42%) Sophos
9 35 (6.24%) Red Hat
10 24 (4.28%) NetApp
11 23 (4.10%) EMC
12 22 (3.92%) Splunk
13 20 (3.57%) Avaya
13 20 (3.57%) Veeam
14 17 (3.03%) Apple
14 17 (3.03%) CommVault
14 17 (3.03%) Veritas
15 16 (2.85%) McAfee
16 14 (2.50%) 3PAR
16 14 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks