Period
to 26 October 2021

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 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
England > London
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 571 382 583
Rank change year-on-year -189 +201 -60
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 149 89 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 134 82 118
10th Percentile £36,625 £37,750 £30,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £55,000 £47,750
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% +15.18% +0.53%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,875 £59,250
90th Percentile £93,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%

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 48,547 18,630 50,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.53% 93.88% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31,789 15,765 41,428
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £106,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in London

Patch Management
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Patch Management in London.

Salary trend for Patch Management in London

Patch Management
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Patch Management in London over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

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 26 October 2021. 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 -65 26 £72,500 +47.96% 5
West London -74 11 £55,000 +19.57% 3
South London -28 3 £47,500 -24.00%
East London -22 2 £40,000 - 3
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, 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 78 (52.35%) Firewall
2 76 (51.01%) Microsoft
3 65 (43.62%) Azure
4 60 (40.27%) Windows
5 48 (32.21%) Active Directory
6 47 (31.54%) Management Information System
6 47 (31.54%) VMware
7 46 (30.87%) Information Security
7 46 (30.87%) Cisco
8 40 (26.85%) Citrix
9 39 (26.17%) Security Operations
10 38 (25.50%) Windows Server
11 37 (24.83%) Linux
12 36 (24.16%) AWS
13 35 (23.49%) Cybersecurity
14 34 (22.82%) ITIL
14 34 (22.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (21.48%) CheckPoint
15 32 (21.48%) Microsoft 365
16 31 (20.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 30 (20.13%) Service Delivery
17 30 (20.13%) Finance
18 29 (19.46%) Unix
18 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (18.79%) LAN
20 27 (18.12%) Risk Management
21 25 (16.78%) Middleware
21 25 (16.78%) Cisco ASA
21 25 (16.78%) Cyberthreat
21 25 (16.78%) Zscaler

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 23 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.01%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.67%) nginx
5 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.68%) Chatbot
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 65 (43.62%) Azure
2 36 (24.16%) AWS
3 32 (21.48%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (4.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.70%) PaaS
5 6 (4.03%) IaaS
6 5 (3.36%) GCP
6 5 (3.36%) SaaS
7 4 (2.68%) Azure Sentinel
7 4 (2.68%) OpenDNS
8 3 (2.01%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.34%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.34%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 78 (52.35%) Firewall
2 28 (18.79%) LAN
3 25 (16.78%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (14.77%) WAN
5 21 (14.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 21 (14.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (12.75%) DNS
7 18 (12.08%) MPLS
8 17 (11.41%) Wireless
9 16 (10.74%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (10.07%) VPN
11 14 (9.40%) DHCP
12 12 (8.05%) Internet
12 12 (8.05%) IP Telephony
12 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
13 11 (7.38%) SAN
14 10 (6.71%) Intranet
15 7 (4.70%) Network Security
16 6 (4.03%) Remote Desktop
17 5 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 30 (20.13%) Finance
2 18 (12.08%) Social Skills
3 13 (8.72%) Law
3 13 (8.72%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.71%) Legal
5 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.37%) Public Sector
7 6 (4.03%) Documentation Skills
8 5 (3.36%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.68%) Electronics
9 4 (2.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.68%) Marketing
10 3 (2.01%) Games
11 1 (0.67%) Back Office
11 1 (0.67%) Banking
11 1 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (22.82%) Analyst
2 29 (19.46%) Security Specialist
3 24 (16.11%) Security Operations Specialist
4 23 (15.44%) Information Security Specialist
4 23 (15.44%) Information Specialist
5 16 (10.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (7.38%) DBA
6 11 (7.38%) IT Analyst
6 11 (7.38%) Security Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) SQL DBA
6 11 (7.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) IT Support
9 8 (5.37%) Administrator
9 8 (5.37%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 6 (4.03%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.78%) Middleware
2 5 (3.36%) Web Services
3 4 (2.68%) OAuth
4 2 (1.34%) WSH
5 1 (0.67%) .NET
5 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (31.54%) Management Information System
2 25 (16.78%) Cyberthreat
3 14 (9.40%) Clustering
4 6 (4.03%) Reinsurance
5 5 (3.36%) PKI
5 5 (3.36%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.36%) Social Media
6 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.01%) iPhone
8 2 (1.34%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) NHS
9 1 (0.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (40.27%) Windows
2 38 (25.50%) Windows Server
3 37 (24.83%) Linux
4 29 (19.46%) Unix
5 24 (16.11%) Windows 10
6 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (6.04%) Android
7 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.70%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.03%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (2.68%) Kali Linux
12 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.67%) CentOS
13 1 (0.67%) pSOS
13 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.87%) Information Security
2 39 (26.17%) Security Operations
3 35 (23.49%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (22.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (22.82%) ITIL
5 30 (20.13%) Service Delivery
6 27 (18.12%) Risk Management
7 24 (16.11%) Remediation Plan
8 20 (13.42%) ITSM
9 19 (12.75%) Server Management
10 16 (10.74%) Backlog Prioritisation
10 16 (10.74%) Business Continuity
10 16 (10.74%) Epics
10 16 (10.74%) Product Backlog
10 16 (10.74%) SIEM
10 16 (10.74%) User Stories
11 15 (10.07%) Network Design
12 14 (9.40%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (8.72%) Privileged Access Management
13 13 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.71%) SQL
3 7 (4.70%) Python
4 5 (3.36%) VB
5 4 (2.68%) C
5 4 (2.68%) C#
5 4 (2.68%) C++
6 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.34%) VBScript
7 1 (0.67%) Java
7 1 (0.67%) Perl
7 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.38%) Degree
3 9 (6.04%) MCSE
4 7 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.70%) MCSA
5 6 (4.03%) CCNA
5 6 (4.03%) CCNP
5 6 (4.03%) CISM
5 6 (4.03%) CISSP
6 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.01%) CISA
7 3 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.34%) CEH
8 2 (1.34%) CISMP
8 2 (1.34%) MCITP
8 2 (1.34%) OSCP
9 1 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.67%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.67%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (12.75%) COBIT
2 19 (12.75%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.36%) NIST
4 4 (2.68%) SLA
5 3 (2.01%) GDPR
5 3 (2.01%) QA
6 2 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.34%) HIPAA
System Software
1 48 (32.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.74%) XenApp
4 13 (8.72%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (8.05%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.70%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.68%) Snort
7 4 (2.68%) Squid
7 4 (2.68%) vCloud
7 4 (2.68%) vSphere
7 4 (2.68%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.34%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.67%) Docker
9 1 (0.67%) Firmware
9 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.67%) KVM
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) SCCM
2 11 (7.38%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (6.04%) Ansible
4 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (4.70%) Nessus
5 7 (4.70%) Terraform
6 5 (3.36%) Nexpose
7 4 (2.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 4 (2.68%) Puppet
7 4 (2.68%) Suricata
8 3 (2.01%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.01%) SCOM
9 2 (1.34%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.34%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.34%) CASB
10 1 (0.67%) Consul
10 1 (0.67%) Icinga
10 1 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.67%) Packer
10 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 76 (51.01%) Microsoft
2 47 (31.54%) VMware
3 46 (30.87%) Cisco
4 40 (26.85%) Citrix
5 32 (21.48%) CheckPoint
6 25 (16.78%) Zscaler
7 21 (14.09%) Apple
7 21 (14.09%) F5
8 19 (12.75%) ServiceNow
9 12 (8.05%) iManage
10 11 (7.38%) NetApp
10 11 (7.38%) Oracle
11 8 (5.37%) SonicWALL
12 7 (4.70%) CrowdStrike
12 7 (4.70%) Qualys
12 7 (4.70%) RightFax
12 7 (4.70%) Zerto
13 6 (4.03%) Carbon Black
14 5 (3.36%) Aruba
14 5 (3.36%) Palo Alto