Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 402 303 456
Rank change year-on-year -99 +153 +55
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 33 47 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 39
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,000 £28,371
25th Percentile " £34,000 £33,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -22.11% +41.79%
75th Percentile £66,375 £55,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £68,600 £61,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.50% +17.06% -9.57%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,306 10,984 24,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.64% 91.94% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10,858 9,026 19,819
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,301 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Patch Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in the South East

Patch Management
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Patch Management in the South East.

Salary trend for Patch Management in the South East

Patch Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Patch Management in the South East over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Patch Management in the South East

Patch Management
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 July 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
West Sussex -3 9 - - 1
Hampshire -87 7 £61,500 +70.83% 1
Thames Valley -42 4 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Kent -28 3 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Berkshire -41 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
East Sussex - 3 £22,000 -
Surrey -34 1 £73,750 +22.92% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £43,000 - 5
Home Counties - 1 £67,500 -
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 21 (63.64%) Windows
1 21 (63.64%) Azure
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 17 (51.52%) VMware
5 14 (42.42%) Finance
6 12 (36.36%) DNS
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft 365
6 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 10 (30.30%) ITIL
8 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
8 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (30.30%) Information Security
9 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
10 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (21.21%) Social Skills
11 7 (21.21%) Operations Management
11 7 (21.21%) vSphere
12 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (18.18%) IT Governance
12 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
12 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
12 6 (18.18%) CA
12 6 (18.18%) Citrix
12 6 (18.18%) GDPR
12 6 (18.18%) Digital Economy

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Azure
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (15.15%) AWS
4 4 (12.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.03%) Azure App Service
6 1 (3.03%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (3.03%) GitHub
6 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) DMZ
4 3 (9.09%) VLAN
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) IPv4
6 1 (3.03%) IPv6
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.03%) Blockchain
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Social Skills
3 6 (18.18%) Digital Economy
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) IT Manager
1 6 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) WSH
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) PKI
3 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.12%) Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Solaris
7 3 (9.09%) Unix
8 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.03%) Android
9 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (30.30%) Information Security
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (21.21%) Operations Management
4 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
4 6 (18.18%) Due Diligence
4 6 (18.18%) IT Governance
4 6 (18.18%) Line Management
4 6 (18.18%) Software Licensing
4 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Database Tuning
7 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.09%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CEH
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) HNC
3 1 (3.03%) HPE ATP
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) GDPR
2 5 (15.15%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) vSphere
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) Firmware
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) vRealize
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.03%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) CA
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
4 5 (15.15%) Sophos
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) Splunk
7 2 (6.06%) Avaya
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
8 1 (3.03%) Databricks
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat