Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 796 823
Rank change year-on-year +177 +27 -77
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 617 394 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 519 309 363
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £69,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -5.33%

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 146,801 152,519 171,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.64% 90.73% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 118,100 123,356 144,576
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +165 349 £52,500 - 22
North of England +77 119 £40,000 -2.44% 21
Yorkshire +70 72 £40,000 -4.76% 16
South East -32 60 £33,500 -19.28% 7
North West +25 47 £41,500 +9.94% 4
East of England +22 37 £50,000 +26.58% 12
Midlands +16 31 £40,000 +23.08% 7
East Midlands +15 19 £35,000 +7.69% 3
South West +4 18 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +22 12 £40,000 +12.68% 4
Patch Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 England region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 339 (54.94%) Windows
2 258 (41.82%) Active Directory
3 241 (39.06%) Microsoft
4 212 (34.36%) VMware
5 201 (32.58%) Firewall
6 195 (31.60%) Windows Server
7 173 (28.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 162 (26.26%) Finance
9 157 (25.45%) SCCM
10 149 (24.15%) DNS
11 147 (23.82%) ITIL
12 140 (22.69%) Linux
12 140 (22.69%) DHCP
13 131 (21.23%) Information Security
14 111 (17.99%) PowerShell
15 106 (17.18%) Office 365
16 104 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 100 (16.21%) TCP/IP
18 99 (16.05%) Cybersecurity
19 96 (15.56%) MS Exchange
20 92 (14.91%) Network Security
21 91 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
21 91 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
22 89 (14.42%) SQL
23 86 (13.94%) LAN
23 86 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
23 86 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
24 79 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management
24 79 (12.80%) Degree
25 78 (12.64%) WAN

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 96 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 48 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 42 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.24%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (1.62%) Confluence
8 9 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.30%) IIS
10 7 (1.13%) Apache
11 6 (0.97%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.97%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.49%) CMS
13 3 (0.49%) nginx
14 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.32%) Zimbra
15 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 91 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) IntelliMatch
1 6 (0.97%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.81%) Orchard Housing
3 4 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.49%) Endur
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 106 (17.18%) Office 365
2 66 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.08%) Mimecast
5 15 (2.43%) IaaS
6 11 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (1.62%) GitHub
8 7 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.81%) G Suite
10 5 (0.81%) Slack
11 4 (0.65%) PaaS
11 4 (0.65%) Serverless
12 3 (0.49%) SaaS
13 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 201 (32.58%) Firewall
2 149 (24.15%) DNS
3 140 (22.69%) DHCP
4 100 (16.21%) TCP/IP
5 92 (14.91%) Network Security
6 86 (13.94%) LAN
7 78 (12.64%) WAN
8 74 (11.99%) SAN
9 61 (9.89%) VPN
10 51 (8.27%) Intrusion Detection
11 40 (6.48%) Internet
12 37 (6.00%) NAS
13 35 (5.67%) VoIP
14 32 (5.19%) MPLS
15 30 (4.86%) Wireless
16 27 (4.38%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (4.21%) SSL
18 21 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (3.40%) IPsec
19 20 (3.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.21%) Oracle Database
2 26 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.97%) Big Data
9 6 (0.97%) MySQL
10 5 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.65%) Redis
11 4 (0.65%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (1.62%) JIRA
2 7 (1.13%) AdminStudio
2 7 (1.13%) MSI
3 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.81%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.49%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.32%) GCC
5 2 (0.32%) GDB
5 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.32%) Selenium
5 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.16%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.16%) Automake
6 1 (0.16%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 162 (26.26%) Finance
2 27 (4.38%) Banking
3 20 (3.24%) Legal
3 20 (3.24%) Retail
4 17 (2.76%) Games
5 15 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.78%) Back Office
7 11 (1.78%) Billing
7 11 (1.78%) French Language
8 9 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.97%) Advertising
10 6 (0.97%) International Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Law
11 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.65%) Marketing
12 3 (0.49%) Front Office
12 3 (0.49%) German Language
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 137 (22.20%) Analyst
2 96 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 65 (10.53%) Administrator
4 58 (9.40%) Security Analyst
5 56 (9.08%) Support Engineer
6 41 (6.65%) IT Support
7 40 (6.48%) Security Engineer
8 36 (5.83%) Support Analyst
9 35 (5.67%) DBA
10 34 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
11 33 (5.35%) IT Engineer
12 32 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
13 30 (4.86%) IT Manager
13 30 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
14 28 (4.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 27 (4.38%) Senior Security Analyst
16 26 (4.21%) Service Analyst
16 26 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
16 26 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
17 25 (4.05%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.89%) Web Services
2 14 (2.27%) LDAP
3 7 (1.13%) Software Packaging
4 6 (0.97%) .NET
5 4 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.49%) CSS
6 3 (0.49%) HTML
6 3 (0.49%) SAML
7 2 (0.32%) CSS3
7 2 (0.32%) HTML5
7 2 (0.32%) LAMP
7 2 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.16%) COM
8 1 (0.16%) Middleware
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.16%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.16%) WSH
8 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (12.16%) Management Information System
3 58 (9.40%) Data Centre
4 41 (6.65%) Clustering
5 33 (5.35%) Fintech
6 27 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (3.73%) Security Operations Centre
8 20 (3.24%) Cyberattack
9 17 (2.76%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.76%) NHS
9 17 (2.76%) Public Cloud
10 15 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
11 13 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (2.11%) PKI
12 12 (1.94%) Replication
13 7 (1.13%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 339 (54.94%) Windows
2 195 (31.60%) Windows Server
3 140 (22.69%) Linux
4 104 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (10.70%) Windows 7
7 56 (9.08%) Windows 10
8 36 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (4.05%) Unix
11 20 (3.24%) Mac OS X
12 19 (3.08%) Windows 8
13 13 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.81%) Android
15 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.81%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.65%) AIX
16 4 (0.65%) CentOS
16 4 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (23.82%) ITIL
2 131 (21.23%) Information Security
3 99 (16.05%) Cybersecurity
4 86 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 86 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
5 79 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management
6 69 (11.18%) SIEM
7 58 (9.40%) High Availability
8 57 (9.24%) Incident Management
9 54 (8.75%) Penetration Testing
10 52 (8.43%) Security Management
11 50 (8.10%) Mentoring
12 49 (7.94%) Change Management
13 48 (7.78%) Change Control
14 46 (7.46%) Proactive Monitoring
15 45 (7.29%) Business Continuity
15 45 (7.29%) DevOps
16 44 (7.13%) Kalman Filter
17 42 (6.81%) Configuration Management
18 41 (6.65%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (17.99%) PowerShell
2 89 (14.42%) SQL
3 25 (4.05%) Python
4 16 (2.59%) Perl
5 13 (2.11%) Ruby
6 8 (1.30%) Java
6 8 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.13%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.13%) C
8 6 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.81%) SOQL
10 4 (0.65%) C++
10 4 (0.65%) VBScript
11 2 (0.32%) Clojure
11 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.16%) AWK
12 1 (0.16%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.16%) C#
12 1 (0.16%) Korn
12 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (12.80%) Degree
2 57 (9.24%) CISSP
3 56 (9.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (5.67%) MCSE
5 30 (4.86%) CISM
6 27 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.40%) CISA
9 20 (3.24%) CCNP
10 18 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (2.43%) MCTS
12 14 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (2.27%) MCP
13 13 (2.11%) MCSA
14 11 (1.78%) AWS Certification
14 11 (1.78%) CCDP
14 11 (1.78%) VCAP
15 10 (1.62%) CCNA
16 7 (1.13%) MCDST
16 7 (1.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (8.75%) PCI DSS
3 44 (7.13%) SLA
4 38 (6.16%) GDPR
5 22 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (1.30%) QA
7 8 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.81%) GAMP
9 5 (0.81%) PMO
10 1 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS
10 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 258 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 173 (28.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (9.24%) vSphere
4 46 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 35 (5.67%) Firmware
6 34 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (4.54%) Virtual Desktop
8 26 (4.21%) XenApp
9 22 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (3.40%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (2.43%) BitLocker
12 14 (2.27%) XenDesktop
12 14 (2.27%) XenServer
13 13 (2.11%) VMware NSX
14 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.49%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.49%) NFS
16 3 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 157 (25.45%) SCCM
2 53 (8.59%) WSUS
3 47 (7.62%) Nessus
4 31 (5.02%) Backup Exec
5 28 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (4.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 20 (3.24%) Puppet
8 16 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (2.59%) vCenter Server
9 14 (2.27%) AirWatch
9 14 (2.27%) Ansible
9 14 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (2.11%) SCOrch
11 12 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (1.94%) Cisco UCCX
11 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
11 12 (1.94%) SCOM
12 11 (1.78%) IBM BigFix
12 11 (1.78%) Terraform
12 11 (1.78%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 241 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 212 (34.36%) VMware
3 71 (11.51%) Cisco
4 60 (9.72%) Citrix
5 39 (6.32%) McAfee
6 37 (6.00%) HP
7 35 (5.67%) Oracle
7 35 (5.67%) Red Hat
8 33 (5.35%) Qualys
8 33 (5.35%) Veeam
9 27 (4.38%) Foundstone
9 27 (4.38%) Symantec
10 26 (4.21%) Ivanti
11 21 (3.40%) IBM
12 20 (3.24%) SolarWinds
12 20 (3.24%) Sophos
13 18 (2.92%) Shavlik
14 15 (2.43%) 3PAR
14 15 (2.43%) Apple
15 14 (2.27%) Dell