Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 626 732 823
Rank change year-on-year +106 +91 -35
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 571 463 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 453 369 349
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,800 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,750 £67,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -4.76%

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 139,565 150,425 164,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.55% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 111,949 119,525 138,391
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +142 326 £45,000 -18.18% 21
North of England +65 104 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Yorkshire +49 61 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Midlands +29 50 £45,000 +38.46% 9
East of England +56 47 £45,000 -30.77% 11
North West +23 40 £41,500 -7.78% 10
South East -63 27 £35,000 -12.50% 8
West Midlands +18 25 £55,000 +54.93% 7
East Midlands +8 25 £32,500 - 2
South West -4 17 £60,000 +66.67% 5
North East -9 3 £43,095 -9.46%
Patch Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 368 (64.45%) Windows
2 273 (47.81%) Microsoft
3 265 (46.41%) Active Directory
4 219 (38.35%) VMware
5 188 (32.92%) Windows Server
6 174 (30.47%) ITIL
7 167 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 165 (28.90%) SCCM
9 158 (27.67%) Firewall
10 147 (25.74%) DNS
11 142 (24.87%) Linux
12 135 (23.64%) DHCP
13 120 (21.02%) Information Security
14 119 (20.84%) Finance
14 119 (20.84%) PowerShell
15 111 (19.44%) Office 365
16 105 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 102 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
18 98 (17.16%) MS Exchange
18 98 (17.16%) Cisco
19 97 (16.99%) Data Centre
20 90 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
21 88 (15.41%) TCP/IP
21 88 (15.41%) WAN
22 87 (15.24%) LAN
23 85 (14.89%) Citrix
23 85 (14.89%) Network Security
24 80 (14.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 78 (13.66%) Problem-Solving
26 76 (13.31%) SAN

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 98 (17.16%) MS Exchange
2 49 (8.58%) SharePoint
3 46 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (4.20%) Skype for Business
6 19 (3.33%) Confluence
7 17 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.45%) IIS
9 10 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.70%) Apache
11 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.53%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.18%) CMS
12 1 (0.18%) JBoss
12 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.18%) nginx
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 102 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Orchard Housing
2 4 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.53%) Endur
4 1 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 111 (19.44%) Office 365
2 73 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (4.38%) SaaS
5 20 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (3.33%) Mimecast
7 12 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.23%) IaaS
10 6 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.05%) GitHub
10 6 (1.05%) Slack
11 5 (0.88%) G Suite
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.35%) PaaS
14 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 158 (27.67%) Firewall
2 147 (25.74%) DNS
3 135 (23.64%) DHCP
4 88 (15.41%) TCP/IP
4 88 (15.41%) WAN
5 87 (15.24%) LAN
6 85 (14.89%) Network Security
7 76 (13.31%) SAN
8 59 (10.33%) VPN
9 40 (7.01%) VoIP
10 32 (5.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 31 (5.43%) Wireless
12 27 (4.73%) VLAN
13 24 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (3.85%) Skype
15 21 (3.68%) IPsec
15 21 (3.68%) MPLS
16 20 (3.50%) NAS
16 20 (3.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.23%) Big Data
8 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.70%) MySQL
10 4 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.70%) Redis
10 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (3.33%) JIRA
2 14 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.05%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.53%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.35%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.35%) MSI
7 2 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.35%) Selenium
7 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.18%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (20.84%) Finance
2 34 (5.95%) Retail
3 19 (3.33%) Banking
4 15 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.45%) Advertising
6 12 (2.10%) Billing
6 12 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.40%) Legal
7 8 (1.40%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.05%) Back Office
8 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.05%) Marketing
9 5 (0.88%) Games
10 4 (0.70%) Law
10 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.53%) Front Office
11 3 (0.53%) German Language
12 2 (0.35%) French Language
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 150 (26.27%) Analyst
2 68 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 62 (10.86%) Administrator
4 54 (9.46%) Security Analyst
5 53 (9.28%) Support Engineer
6 46 (8.06%) Desktop Support
7 45 (7.88%) Support Analyst
8 41 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
9 38 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support
10 34 (5.95%) IT Support
11 33 (5.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 30 (5.25%) Security Engineer
13 27 (4.73%) Desktop Engineer
13 27 (4.73%) Security Manager
14 26 (4.55%) DBA
14 26 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
15 24 (4.20%) Senior Security Analyst
16 23 (4.03%) IT Engineer
16 23 (4.03%) Operations Analyst
16 23 (4.03%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.33%) Software Packaging
1 19 (3.33%) Web Services
2 12 (2.10%) .NET
2 12 (2.10%) LDAP
3 8 (1.40%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (1.05%) LAMP
5 5 (0.88%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.53%) CSS
6 3 (0.53%) HTML
7 2 (0.35%) CSS3
7 2 (0.35%) HTML5
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.18%) COM
8 1 (0.18%) Middleware
8 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.18%) Spring
8 1 (0.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 97 (16.99%) Data Centre
2 66 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (11.03%) Management Information System
4 52 (9.11%) Clustering
5 31 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (4.20%) NHS
7 22 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 18 (3.15%) Enterprise Storage
9 16 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (2.63%) PKI
10 15 (2.63%) Public Cloud
11 13 (2.28%) Fat Client
11 13 (2.28%) Thin Client
11 13 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.75%) Fintech
13 10 (1.75%) Replication
14 9 (1.58%) BYOD
14 9 (1.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 368 (64.45%) Windows
2 188 (32.92%) Windows Server
3 142 (24.87%) Linux
4 105 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (12.43%) Windows 10
7 70 (12.26%) Windows 7
8 60 (10.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (6.13%) Unix
10 34 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (4.03%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.28%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.58%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.88%) AIX
14 5 (0.88%) Android
14 5 (0.88%) CentOS
15 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (30.47%) ITIL
2 120 (21.02%) Information Security
3 80 (14.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 78 (13.66%) Problem-Solving
5 70 (12.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 67 (11.73%) Incident Management
6 67 (11.73%) Kalman Filter
7 64 (11.21%) Antivirus Management
8 60 (10.51%) Cybersecurity
9 56 (9.81%) SIEM
10 52 (9.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 49 (8.58%) Penetration Testing
11 49 (8.58%) Web Filtering
12 46 (8.06%) Proactive Monitoring
13 45 (7.88%) Service Management
14 44 (7.71%) High Availability
15 43 (7.53%) Service Delivery
16 42 (7.36%) DevOps
17 41 (7.18%) Change Management
18 40 (7.01%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 119 (20.84%) PowerShell
2 75 (13.13%) SQL
3 39 (6.83%) Python
4 19 (3.33%) Perl
5 17 (2.98%) Bash Shell
5 17 (2.98%) Ruby
6 11 (1.93%) Korn
7 7 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.05%) VBScript
9 5 (0.88%) C
9 5 (0.88%) SOQL
10 3 (0.53%) C#
10 3 (0.53%) Java
10 3 (0.53%) VB
11 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.18%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.18%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) Lua
Qualifications
1 66 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (10.86%) Degree
3 49 (8.58%) CISSP
4 43 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 36 (6.30%) ITIL Certification
5 36 (6.30%) MCSE
6 32 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (4.90%) CISM
8 20 (3.50%) CCNA
9 17 (2.98%) MCDST
10 16 (2.80%) CISA
11 14 (2.45%) CCNP
12 12 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (2.10%) CRISC
13 11 (1.93%) MCP
14 10 (1.75%) AWS Certification
14 10 (1.75%) Security Cleared
15 8 (1.40%) CCDP
15 8 (1.40%) SC Cleared
16 7 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (12.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (7.18%) GDPR
3 39 (6.83%) PCI DSS
4 37 (6.48%) SLA
5 18 (3.15%) ISO 22301
6 14 (2.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (1.93%) COBIT
8 8 (1.40%) QA
9 7 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.88%) PMO
11 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 265 (46.41%) Active Directory
2 167 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (11.03%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.65%) XenApp
5 33 (5.78%) vSphere
6 31 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (4.38%) XenDesktop
8 23 (4.03%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (3.50%) Firmware
10 18 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (2.63%) XenServer
12 14 (2.45%) BitLocker
13 12 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (1.23%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.23%) VMware NSX
16 6 (1.05%) KVM
17 5 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 4 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 165 (28.90%) SCCM
2 58 (10.16%) WSUS
3 36 (6.30%) Puppet
4 31 (5.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 30 (5.25%) Terraform
6 25 (4.38%) Nessus
7 23 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (3.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 18 (3.15%) Backup Exec
10 17 (2.98%) SCOM
11 15 (2.63%) Nagios
12 14 (2.45%) Ansible
12 14 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (2.45%) ZABBIX
13 13 (2.28%) IBM BigFix
14 8 (1.40%) Cisco UCCX
14 8 (1.40%) PowerCLI
14 8 (1.40%) SCOrch
14 8 (1.40%) TrustSec
14 8 (1.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 273 (47.81%) Microsoft
2 219 (38.35%) VMware
3 98 (17.16%) Cisco
4 85 (14.89%) Citrix
5 53 (9.28%) HP
6 52 (9.11%) Ivanti
7 46 (8.06%) IBM
8 41 (7.18%) McAfee
9 38 (6.65%) Red Hat
9 38 (6.65%) Symantec
10 34 (5.95%) SolarWinds
11 33 (5.78%) Dell
12 29 (5.08%) Splunk
13 27 (4.73%) Shavlik
13 27 (4.73%) Veeam
14 25 (4.38%) Oracle
15 23 (4.03%) LogRhythm
16 22 (3.85%) 3PAR
16 22 (3.85%) Forcepoint
17 21 (3.68%) EMC