The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 629 674 653
Rank change year-on-year +45 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 225 281 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 173 234 252
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.92% -7.05%  

Patch Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Patch Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in the UK

Patch Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Patch Management in the UK

Patch Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Patch Management over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Patch Management in the UK

Patch Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 207 £45,000 +12.50% 22
London +13 92 £43,500 +8.75% 7
South East +95 66 £50,000 +53.84% 8
Berkshire +49 18 £70,000 +133.33%
Surrey +46 16 £30,000 -35.13%
City of London +29 16 £75,000 +150.00% 4
South West +20 14 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Oxfordshire +19 14 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Bristol -2 13 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Heathrow - 12 £28,000 -
Kent +21 10 £39,000 +25.80% 2
East of England +7 10 £43,250 +34.10% 2
North West -10 9 £36,500 +32.72% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Guildford +28 6 £30,000 +3.44%
West Midlands -3 6 £45,000 +7.14%
Birmingham +14 5 £51,250 +29.74%
Liverpool +7 5 £19,000 -28.30%
Merseyside -4 5 £19,000 -28.30%
Maidenhead - 5 £34,000 -
Norfolk - 5 £60,000 -
Reading +34 4 £70,000 +75.00%
Hampshire +25 4 £32,500 -13.33% 2
East Sussex +10 4 £50,000 +65.28%
Manchester -29 4 £37,124 +14.22% 2
King's Lynn - 4 £60,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £36,500 -
Belfast - 4 - -
County Antrim - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Patch Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 277 (62.81%) Windows
2 176 (39.91%) Active Directory
3 162 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 127 (28.80%) ITIL
5 123 (27.89%) VMware
6 122 (27.66%) Linux
7 117 (26.53%) Windows Server
8 107 (24.26%) Firewall
9 91 (20.63%) Degree
9 91 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 82 (18.59%) Finance
10 82 (18.59%) Unix
11 78 (17.69%) Kalman Filter
12 74 (16.78%) SCCM
13 73 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 71 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
15 70 (15.87%) PowerShell
15 70 (15.87%) Cisco
16 66 (14.97%) MS Office
16 66 (14.97%) Information Security
17 64 (14.51%) DNS
18 63 (14.29%) VPN
19 62 (14.06%) DHCP
20 61 (13.83%) Asset Management
21 60 (13.61%) MS Excel
22 59 (13.38%) TCP/IP
22 59 (13.38%) Citrix
22 59 (13.38%) Change Management
23 58 (13.15%) SQL
24 56 (12.70%) Office 365

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 39 (8.84%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.35%) Apache
3 26 (5.90%) Tomcat
4 25 (5.67%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.63%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.72%) IIS
8 11 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.81%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.13%) Confluence
10 5 (1.13%) SAS
11 3 (0.68%) nginx
12 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.23%) Drupal
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 66 (14.97%) MS Office
2 60 (13.61%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.91%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.91%) QuarkXPress
5 3 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 71 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (12.70%) Office 365
3 46 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (5.44%) IaaS
5 23 (5.22%) PaaS
6 21 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.81%) SaaS
8 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.45%) Akamai
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.45%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) G Suite
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (24.26%) Firewall
2 64 (14.51%) DNS
3 63 (14.29%) VPN
4 62 (14.06%) DHCP
5 59 (13.38%) TCP/IP
6 46 (10.43%) LDAP
7 45 (10.20%) SAN
8 40 (9.07%) Kerberos
9 33 (7.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 29 (6.58%) SSL
11 26 (5.90%) Network Security
11 26 (5.90%) VoIP
11 26 (5.90%) WAN
12 24 (5.44%) LAN
13 22 (4.99%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (4.54%) SSH
14 20 (4.54%) VLAN
15 16 (3.63%) Internet
16 14 (3.17%) NAS
17 12 (2.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.54%) MySQL
3 17 (3.85%) DB2
3 17 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.81%) MS Access
5 8 (1.81%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.13%) Big Data
7 5 (1.13%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.68%) Redis
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.72%) JIRA
2 10 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.91%) MSI
5 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.45%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.23%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 82 (18.59%) Finance
2 20 (4.54%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.31%) Banking
4 14 (3.17%) Retail
5 7 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.36%) Games
7 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.13%) Marketing
8 2 (0.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (17.91%) Analyst
2 55 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (12.47%) Systems Engineer
3 46 (10.43%) Administrator
4 42 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 41 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
6 35 (7.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 34 (7.71%) Security Engineer
8 32 (7.26%) Unix Engineer
9 30 (6.80%) IT Support
10 29 (6.58%) Architect
11 28 (6.35%) Support Analyst
11 28 (6.35%) Support Engineer
12 23 (5.22%) Security Analyst
13 22 (4.99%) Windows Engineer
14 21 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 18 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
16 17 (3.85%) Junior
17 15 (3.40%) IT Security Analyst
17 15 (3.40%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.85%) Web Services
2 12 (2.72%) CSS
3 8 (1.81%) .NET
4 7 (1.59%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.13%) LAMP
6 4 (0.91%) J2EE
6 4 (0.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.23%) Middleware
9 1 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 52 (11.79%) Data Centre
3 50 (11.34%) Management Information System
4 44 (9.98%) Blackberry
5 30 (6.80%) Clustering
5 30 (6.80%) PKI
6 27 (6.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 27 (6.12%) Driving Licence
7 24 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (4.31%) Smartphone
9 16 (3.63%) Hedge funds
10 12 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.81%) User Experience
13 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.36%) Replication
15 4 (0.91%) Cyber Attack
15 4 (0.91%) PDA
16 3 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 277 (62.81%) Windows
2 122 (27.66%) Linux
3 117 (26.53%) Windows Server
4 82 (18.59%) Unix
5 73 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (12.02%) Windows 7
7 45 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (6.80%) Mac OS X
9 26 (5.90%) Solaris
10 16 (3.63%) AIX
10 16 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.27%) CentOS
13 9 (2.04%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.04%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.81%) Android
14 8 (1.81%) Windows 10
15 6 (1.36%) Debian
15 6 (1.36%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (28.80%) ITIL
2 78 (17.69%) Kalman Filter
3 66 (14.97%) Information Security
4 61 (13.83%) Asset Management
5 59 (13.38%) Change Management
6 52 (11.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 45 (10.20%) Security Patching
8 36 (8.16%) Security Architecture
9 35 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
10 34 (7.71%) Cybersecurity
11 33 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (7.26%) Server Building
13 31 (7.03%) Performance Monitoring
13 31 (7.03%) Problem Management
14 30 (6.80%) DevOps
14 30 (6.80%) Statistics
15 27 (6.12%) Incident Management
15 27 (6.12%) Service Delivery
16 26 (5.90%) Configuration Management
17 25 (5.67%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 70 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 58 (13.15%) SQL
3 37 (8.39%) Python
4 25 (5.67%) Shell Script
5 24 (5.44%) Perl
6 19 (4.31%) PHP
7 14 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.95%) VB
8 13 (2.95%) VBA
9 10 (2.27%) VBScript
10 9 (2.04%) C++
10 9 (2.04%) Ruby
11 8 (1.81%) C#
12 5 (1.13%) C
13 4 (0.91%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.23%) Java
15 1 (0.23%) REXX
15 1 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 91 (20.63%) Degree
2 38 (8.62%) MCP
2 38 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (7.48%) Security Cleared
4 31 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (7.03%) MCSE
5 30 (6.80%) CISSP
6 26 (5.90%) SC Cleared
7 22 (4.99%) CISM
8 21 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (4.31%) CCNA
10 16 (3.63%) CCNP
11 15 (3.40%) CompTIA Security+
11 15 (3.40%) Security+ Certification
12 13 (2.95%) MCITP
13 11 (2.49%) MCSA
14 8 (1.81%) CISA
14 8 (1.81%) DV Cleared
15 6 (1.36%) CEH
16 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.16%) SLA
2 25 (5.67%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.95%) COBIT
5 11 (2.49%) QA
5 11 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.23%) COSO
7 1 (0.23%) FISMA
7 1 (0.23%) GDPR
7 1 (0.23%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 176 (39.91%) Active Directory
2 91 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (11.56%) Hyper-V
4 33 (7.48%) VMware ESX
5 31 (7.03%) Virtual Servers
6 24 (5.44%) Firmware
7 20 (4.54%) Samba
8 18 (4.08%) vSphere
9 16 (3.63%) iptables
9 16 (3.63%) XenApp
10 15 (3.40%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 15 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (2.27%) NFS
12 7 (1.59%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.68%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.68%) KVM
14 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (16.78%) SCCM
2 43 (9.75%) SCOM
3 25 (5.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 25 (5.67%) NetBackup
3 25 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (5.44%) Ansible
5 23 (5.22%) WSUS
6 21 (4.76%) Nagios
7 20 (4.54%) Puppet
8 18 (4.08%) Cacti
9 17 (3.85%) Backup Exec
10 16 (3.63%) Oracle ZFS
10 16 (3.63%) Red Hat Satellite
11 15 (3.40%) HP Data Protector
11 15 (3.40%) Microsoft Clustering
11 15 (3.40%) Nessus
12 10 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (1.81%) AirWatch
14 6 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 162 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 123 (27.89%) VMware
3 70 (15.87%) Cisco
4 59 (13.38%) Citrix
5 48 (10.88%) Red Hat
6 37 (8.39%) Oracle
7 36 (8.16%) Avaya
7 36 (8.16%) CheckPoint
7 36 (8.16%) Palo Alto
8 35 (7.94%) HP
9 33 (7.48%) LANDesk
10 28 (6.35%) SolarWinds
11 25 (5.67%) Intel Security
12 24 (5.44%) NetApp
13 23 (5.22%) Imperva
13 23 (5.22%) LogLogic
14 21 (4.76%) IBM
15 18 (4.08%) Sun
16 16 (3.63%) Dell
16 16 (3.63%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: £39,000 p.a plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 27 days ago