Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
England > London
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 488 622 677
Rank change year-on-year +134 +55 +24
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 317 229 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 252 208 157
London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,850 £37,500 £33,450
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £73,000
England 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 60,847 68,930 68,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.03% 93.31% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49,255 53,580 59,021
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in London

Patch Management
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Patch Management in London

Patch Management
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Patch Management in London over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Patch Management in London

Patch Management
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management within the London region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Central London -1 63 £42,500 -32.00% 6
West London +42 26 £35,500 -30.73% 2
South London +7 13 £28,000 -27.17% 2
East London +5 2 £41,500 -5.14% 3
North London - 1 £47,500 -
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 London region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 186 (58.68%) Windows
2 158 (49.84%) Active Directory
3 156 (49.21%) Microsoft
4 109 (34.38%) Firewall
5 105 (33.12%) ITIL
6 96 (30.28%) SCCM
7 91 (28.71%) Windows Server
8 86 (27.13%) VMware
9 78 (24.61%) PowerShell
10 76 (23.97%) Information Security
11 72 (22.71%) Office 365
12 69 (21.77%) Windows 7
13 65 (20.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 63 (19.87%) TCP/IP
15 62 (19.56%) Microsoft Office
15 62 (19.56%) Finance
16 61 (19.24%) Linux
17 60 (18.93%) Windows 10
18 59 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 57 (17.98%) DNS
20 56 (17.67%) MS Exchange
20 56 (17.67%) Citrix
21 51 (16.09%) LAN
21 51 (16.09%) WAN
21 51 (16.09%) DHCP
22 50 (15.77%) Security Patching
23 49 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
24 48 (15.14%) Network Security
24 48 (15.14%) Data Centre
25 46 (14.51%) Python

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 56 (17.67%) MS Exchange
2 34 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (4.42%) Skype for Business
7 13 (4.10%) Confluence
8 8 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.52%) IIS
9 7 (2.21%) Apache
9 7 (2.21%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.26%) IBM Domino
10 4 (1.26%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.95%) nginx
12 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 62 (19.56%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.32%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.32%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (2.21%) Orchard Housing
2 5 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.71%) Office 365
2 38 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (7.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (5.68%) Mimecast
6 16 (5.05%) SaaS
7 7 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.95%) IaaS
9 3 (0.95%) PaaS
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.63%) OpenDNS
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 109 (34.38%) Firewall
2 63 (19.87%) TCP/IP
3 57 (17.98%) DNS
4 51 (16.09%) DHCP
4 51 (16.09%) LAN
4 51 (16.09%) WAN
5 48 (15.14%) Network Security
6 40 (12.62%) VPN
7 36 (11.36%) SAN
8 33 (10.41%) VoIP
9 20 (6.31%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (6.31%) Wireless
10 19 (5.99%) WLAN
11 15 (4.73%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (3.79%) SSL
13 11 (3.47%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (3.15%) Unified Communications
15 9 (2.84%) NAS
15 9 (2.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.26%) Big Data
4 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (4.42%) Git (software)
1 14 (4.42%) Metasploit
2 13 (4.10%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.10%) JIRA
3 3 (0.95%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.63%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.63%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.63%) MSI
4 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) AppScan
5 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.32%) Hudson
5 1 (0.32%) Paros
5 1 (0.32%) WebScarab
General
1 62 (19.56%) Finance
2 14 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.10%) Advertising
4 11 (3.47%) Retail
5 9 (2.84%) Banking
6 8 (2.52%) Games
6 8 (2.52%) Legal
6 8 (2.52%) Multimedia
7 7 (2.21%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.58%) Law
9 3 (0.95%) Back Office
9 3 (0.95%) Billing
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Marketing
11 1 (0.32%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 88 (27.76%) Analyst
2 41 (12.93%) Administrator
3 38 (11.99%) Security Analyst
4 35 (11.04%) Systems Administrator
5 31 (9.78%) Support Engineer
6 29 (9.15%) Security Engineer
7 27 (8.52%) Desktop Support
8 26 (8.20%) IT Support
9 22 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (6.31%) Support Analyst
12 18 (5.68%) IT Analyst
12 18 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (5.68%) Senior Security Analyst
13 17 (5.36%) Architect
13 17 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
14 16 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (5.05%) IT Engineer
14 16 (5.05%) Operations Analyst
14 16 (5.05%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.83%) Web Services
2 19 (5.99%) Software Packaging
3 9 (2.84%) .NET
3 9 (2.84%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (2.21%) LAMP
5 6 (1.89%) LDAP
6 5 (1.58%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.63%) WSH
8 1 (0.32%) CGI
8 1 (0.32%) COM
8 1 (0.32%) HTML
8 1 (0.32%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 46 (14.51%) Management Information System
3 27 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.99%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (5.68%) Fat Client
5 18 (5.68%) NHS
5 18 (5.68%) Thin Client
6 17 (5.36%) PKI
7 15 (4.73%) Fintech
8 14 (4.42%) Clustering
9 11 (3.47%) Security Operations Centre
10 10 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (2.84%) BYOD
11 9 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (2.52%) Smartphone
13 7 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (2.21%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.89%) Cyberattack
15 5 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 186 (58.68%) Windows
2 91 (28.71%) Windows Server
3 69 (21.77%) Windows 7
4 61 (19.24%) Linux
5 60 (18.93%) Windows 10
6 59 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (5.99%) Mac OS X
11 15 (4.73%) Unix
12 10 (3.15%) CentOS
13 9 (2.84%) Kali Linux
14 7 (2.21%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.89%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (1.26%) Android
17 3 (0.95%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (33.12%) ITIL
2 76 (23.97%) Information Security
3 50 (15.77%) Security Patching
4 42 (13.25%) Cybersecurity
4 42 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (11.99%) Incident Management
5 38 (11.99%) Service Management
6 34 (10.73%) Antivirus Management
6 34 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 34 (10.73%) Security Operations
7 32 (10.09%) SIEM
7 32 (10.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 31 (9.78%) Configuration Management
8 31 (9.78%) Kalman Filter
9 30 (9.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 29 (9.15%) Change Control
10 29 (9.15%) Change Management
11 28 (8.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 27 (8.52%) Penetration Testing
13 26 (8.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (24.61%) PowerShell
2 46 (14.51%) Python
3 44 (13.88%) SQL
4 22 (6.94%) Bash Shell
5 20 (6.31%) Perl
6 19 (5.99%) Ruby
7 14 (4.42%) VB
8 13 (4.10%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.47%) C
9 11 (3.47%) C#
9 11 (3.47%) Korn
10 10 (3.15%) C++
11 7 (2.21%) Java
12 5 (1.58%) VBScript
13 2 (0.63%) Lua
14 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (10.73%) Degree
3 25 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (7.26%) MCDST
5 19 (5.99%) CISSP
6 17 (5.36%) MCSE
7 15 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (3.47%) SANS
10 9 (2.84%) HNC
10 9 (2.84%) HND
11 8 (2.52%) CCNA
11 8 (2.52%) CCNP
11 8 (2.52%) MCP
12 7 (2.21%) CEH
12 7 (2.21%) CREST Certified
12 7 (2.21%) VCAP
13 6 (1.89%) GCIA
13 6 (1.89%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.68%) GDPR
3 14 (4.42%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (3.47%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.52%) SLA
6 6 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (1.26%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.95%) COBIT
9 2 (0.63%) QA
10 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (49.84%) Active Directory
2 65 (20.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.83%) XenApp
4 17 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (4.73%) XenDesktop
6 14 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (4.10%) vSphere
8 10 (3.15%) Hyper-V
9 9 (2.84%) Snort
9 9 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (2.52%) BitLocker
10 8 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.21%) Docker
11 7 (2.21%) KVM
11 7 (2.21%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.26%) Firmware
13 3 (0.95%) NFS
14 2 (0.63%) Samba
14 2 (0.63%) Squid
14 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 96 (30.28%) SCCM
2 27 (8.52%) WSUS
3 26 (8.20%) Nessus
4 24 (7.57%) Puppet
5 21 (6.62%) IBM BigFix
6 20 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (6.31%) Terraform
7 14 (4.42%) Ansible
7 14 (4.42%) QRadar
8 13 (4.10%) ZABBIX
9 12 (3.79%) SCOM
10 11 (3.47%) Nagios
11 9 (2.84%) EnCase
11 9 (2.84%) FTK
11 9 (2.84%) Nexpose
11 9 (2.84%) Suricata
12 8 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (2.21%) Backup Exec
13 7 (2.21%) PowerCLI
13 7 (2.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 156 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 86 (27.13%) VMware
3 56 (17.67%) Citrix
4 40 (12.62%) Cisco
4 40 (12.62%) Splunk
5 37 (11.67%) Ivanti
6 29 (9.15%) Red Hat
7 27 (8.52%) IBM
8 22 (6.94%) Apple
8 22 (6.94%) McAfee
9 19 (5.99%) Remedy
9 19 (5.99%) Symantec
10 18 (5.68%) SolarWinds
11 17 (5.36%) Palo Alto
11 17 (5.36%) Qualys
12 16 (5.05%) EMC
13 15 (4.73%) Atlassian
13 15 (4.73%) Sun
14 14 (4.42%) Intel
15 13 (4.10%) CheckPoint