Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 507 632 669
Rank change year-on-year +125 +37 +62
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 327 215 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 260 199 165
London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +26.44% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,000 £38,530 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -2.44%

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 62,403 69,281 70,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.70% 92.81% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50,143 53,043 60,553
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 £33,260
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
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 23 October 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 23 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
Central London -6 66 £42,500 -34.62% 3
West London +30 25 £35,000 -31.71% 3
South London +17 13 £35,000 -16.11% 1
East London - 4 £36,875 - 3
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 197 (60.24%) Windows
2 170 (51.99%) Active Directory
3 162 (49.54%) Microsoft
4 110 (33.64%) VMware
5 106 (32.42%) Firewall
6 105 (32.11%) Windows Server
7 101 (30.89%) SCCM
8 92 (28.13%) ITIL
9 86 (26.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (24.77%) PowerShell
11 80 (24.46%) Finance
12 78 (23.85%) Information Security
13 76 (23.24%) Office 365
14 72 (22.02%) DNS
15 71 (21.71%) Linux
16 67 (20.49%) Microsoft Office
17 65 (19.88%) DHCP
17 65 (19.88%) MS Exchange
18 63 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 60 (18.35%) Citrix
20 58 (17.74%) TCP/IP
20 58 (17.74%) Windows 7
21 55 (16.82%) SQL
21 55 (16.82%) Windows 10
22 52 (15.90%) Disaster Recovery
23 50 (15.29%) LAN
23 50 (15.29%) Data Centre
24 49 (14.98%) WAN
24 49 (14.98%) Network Security
25 47 (14.37%) Windows Server 2012

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 65 (19.88%) MS Exchange
2 35 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (5.81%) Confluence
4 19 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (5.81%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.50%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.53%) IIS
8 4 (1.22%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.22%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.92%) Apache
9 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.31%) CMS
11 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 67 (20.49%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Orchard Housing
2 4 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.92%) Endur
4 1 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 76 (23.24%) Office 365
2 32 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (6.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (4.89%) Mimecast
6 10 (3.06%) SaaS
7 6 (1.83%) GitHub
7 6 (1.83%) Slack
8 5 (1.53%) G Suite
9 4 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.92%) IaaS
11 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.61%) PaaS
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.31%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.31%) Route 53
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (32.42%) Firewall
2 72 (22.02%) DNS
3 65 (19.88%) DHCP
4 58 (17.74%) TCP/IP
5 50 (15.29%) LAN
6 49 (14.98%) Network Security
6 49 (14.98%) WAN
7 43 (13.15%) SAN
8 39 (11.93%) VPN
9 26 (7.95%) VoIP
10 21 (6.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 19 (5.81%) WLAN
12 18 (5.50%) Wireless
13 15 (4.59%) NAS
14 13 (3.98%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (3.98%) Unified Communications
15 12 (3.67%) Skype
16 11 (3.36%) IPsec
16 11 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
17 9 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (4.28%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (2.14%) Big Data
6 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.92%) MySQL
8 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.92%) Redis
8 3 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (5.81%) JIRA
2 14 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.98%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.14%) Metasploit
5 4 (1.22%) InstallShield
5 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.61%) Burp Suite
6 2 (0.61%) MSI
7 1 (0.31%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.31%) AppScan
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.31%) Paros
7 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.31%) WebScarab
General
1 80 (24.46%) Finance
2 17 (5.20%) Banking
3 14 (4.28%) Advertising
4 13 (3.98%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.36%) Retail
7 8 (2.45%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.83%) Legal
9 5 (1.53%) Games
10 4 (1.22%) Back Office
10 4 (1.22%) Law
11 3 (0.92%) Front Office
11 3 (0.92%) Marketing
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Electronics
12 1 (0.31%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.31%) International Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 86 (26.30%) Analyst
2 43 (13.15%) Administrator
3 42 (12.84%) Security Analyst
4 37 (11.31%) Desktop Support
5 32 (9.79%) Support Engineer
6 31 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (8.26%) IT Support
7 27 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (7.65%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (7.03%) Senior Security Analyst
10 22 (6.73%) Operations Analyst
10 22 (6.73%) Security Operations Analyst
11 18 (5.50%) Architect
11 18 (5.50%) Desktop Engineer
11 18 (5.50%) Senior Operations Analyst
12 17 (5.20%) DBA
12 17 (5.20%) Security Architect
13 16 (4.89%) Service Analyst
13 16 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.12%) Web Services
2 17 (5.20%) Software Packaging
3 12 (3.67%) .NET
3 12 (3.67%) LDAP
4 8 (2.45%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.83%) LAMP
6 5 (1.53%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.61%) HTML
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.31%) CGI
8 1 (0.31%) COM
8 1 (0.31%) CSS
8 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 42 (12.84%) Management Information System
3 29 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.12%) Clustering
5 18 (5.50%) NHS
5 18 (5.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (4.59%) PKI
7 14 (4.28%) Fat Client
7 14 (4.28%) Thin Client
8 13 (3.98%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (3.36%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (2.75%) BYOD
11 9 (2.75%) Computer Science
12 8 (2.45%) Cyberattack
12 8 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (2.45%) Fintech
13 6 (1.83%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (1.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 197 (60.24%) Windows
2 105 (32.11%) Windows Server
3 71 (21.71%) Linux
4 63 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (17.74%) Windows 7
6 55 (16.82%) Windows 10
7 47 (14.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (5.20%) Unix
11 16 (4.89%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.53%) CentOS
14 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.61%) Android
15 2 (0.61%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (28.13%) ITIL
2 78 (23.85%) Information Security
3 52 (15.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (13.46%) Antivirus Management
5 43 (13.15%) Cybersecurity
6 42 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 38 (11.62%) Incident Management
8 33 (10.09%) Security Patching
9 32 (9.79%) Service Management
9 32 (9.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 31 (9.48%) Change Control
10 31 (9.48%) Proactive Monitoring
11 29 (8.87%) Kalman Filter
11 29 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (8.87%) Security Operations
12 27 (8.26%) Risk Management
13 26 (7.95%) Vulnerability Management
14 24 (7.34%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (7.34%) Change Management
14 24 (7.34%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (24.77%) PowerShell
2 55 (16.82%) SQL
3 36 (11.01%) Python
4 19 (5.81%) Perl
5 17 (5.20%) Ruby
6 16 (4.89%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.36%) Korn
8 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.53%) C
9 5 (1.53%) C#
9 5 (1.53%) SOQL
9 5 (1.53%) VB
10 3 (0.92%) C++
10 3 (0.92%) Java
10 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.61%) VBScript
12 1 (0.31%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) Lua
Qualifications
1 45 (13.76%) Degree
2 38 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (8.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (6.42%) CISSP
5 17 (5.20%) MCSE
6 15 (4.59%) MCDST
7 12 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.75%) CISA
9 9 (2.75%) CISM
10 8 (2.45%) CEH
10 8 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.14%) CCNA
11 7 (2.14%) VCAP
12 6 (1.83%) CCNP
12 6 (1.83%) CREST Certified
12 6 (1.83%) MCP
13 5 (1.53%) HNC
13 5 (1.53%) HND
13 5 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (5.20%) GDPR
3 14 (4.28%) PCI DSS
4 13 (3.98%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (2.45%) SLA
6 7 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (1.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (1.22%) ISO 22301
8 4 (1.22%) QA
9 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.31%) COBIT
10 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 170 (51.99%) Active Directory
2 86 (26.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.26%) XenApp
4 23 (7.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 22 (6.73%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (6.12%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (3.98%) Hyper-V
8 13 (3.98%) vSphere
9 10 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (2.14%) VMware NSX
11 6 (1.83%) KVM
12 5 (1.53%) BitLocker
12 5 (1.53%) XenServer
13 4 (1.22%) Firmware
14 3 (0.92%) Docker
15 2 (0.61%) NFS
15 2 (0.61%) Snort
15 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.31%) Samba
Systems Management
1 101 (30.89%) SCCM
2 25 (7.65%) WSUS
3 22 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (5.50%) Nessus
4 18 (5.50%) Puppet
5 14 (4.28%) IBM BigFix
5 14 (4.28%) SCOM
5 14 (4.28%) Terraform
5 14 (4.28%) ZABBIX
6 12 (3.67%) Ansible
7 10 (3.06%) Nagios
8 8 (2.45%) Backup Exec
8 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (2.45%) PowerCLI
9 7 (2.14%) QRadar
9 7 (2.14%) SCOrch
10 6 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (1.83%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 162 (49.54%) Microsoft
2 110 (33.64%) VMware
3 60 (18.35%) Citrix
4 34 (10.40%) Red Hat
5 32 (9.79%) Cisco
5 32 (9.79%) Ivanti
6 26 (7.95%) Splunk
7 19 (5.81%) SolarWinds
8 18 (5.50%) Apple
8 18 (5.50%) Oracle
9 17 (5.20%) EMC
10 16 (4.89%) Atlassian
10 16 (4.89%) IBM
11 13 (3.98%) Remedy
12 12 (3.67%) McAfee
12 12 (3.67%) Qualys
13 11 (3.36%) Avaya
13 11 (3.36%) CommVault
13 11 (3.36%) Shavlik
13 11 (3.36%) Veeam