Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 833 750
Rank change year-on-year +44 -83 +205
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 419 448 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 319 370 488
UK median annual salary £45,415 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.54% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 160431 179248 194120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.79% 88.94% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128308 149296 157831
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Patch Management in the UK

Patch Management
Top 17 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
England +39 396 £47,500 +18.75% 31
UK excluding London +83 229 £40,000 +6.67% 20
London +1 179 £52,500 +25.00% 12
South East +82 94 £41,500 -2.35% 5
North of England -2 43 £43,750 +59.09% 7
East of England +28 27 £41,250 +3.13% 2
Midlands +19 27 £35,500 -15.48% 3
South West +11 26 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Yorkshire +21 22 £43,750 +75.00% 2
West Midlands -6 22 £35,500 -15.48% 1
North West -19 20 £47,500 +72.73% 5
East Midlands +16 5 £36,250 -5.23% 2
Scotland +11 5 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Channel Islands - 4 £27,000 -
Wales +9 2 £21,750 -48.82%
North East +18 1 £30,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 274 (65.39%) Windows
2 235 (56.09%) Active Directory
3 173 (41.29%) ITIL
4 172 (41.05%) Microsoft
5 141 (33.65%) Windows Server
6 139 (33.17%) Firewall
6 139 (33.17%) VMware
7 118 (28.16%) DNS
8 113 (26.97%) SCCM
9 112 (26.73%) DHCP
10 111 (26.49%) PowerShell
11 100 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 82 (19.57%) Office 365
13 77 (18.38%) Linux
14 76 (18.14%) Cisco
15 75 (17.90%) LAN
16 74 (17.66%) Information Security
16 74 (17.66%) Hyper-V
17 70 (16.71%) WAN
17 70 (16.71%) Citrix
17 70 (16.71%) Windows Server 2012
18 69 (16.47%) Kalman Filter
19 68 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
20 67 (15.99%) Windows Server 2008
21 65 (15.51%) Degree
21 65 (15.51%) MS Exchange
22 63 (15.04%) Microsoft Office
23 61 (14.56%) CISSP
24 60 (14.32%) Skype for Business
24 60 (14.32%) SIEM

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 65 (15.51%) MS Exchange
2 60 (14.32%) Skype for Business
3 50 (11.93%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (5.73%) IIS
6 21 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.82%) IBM Notes
8 13 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.72%) Apache
13 3 (0.72%) SAS
14 2 (0.48%) Confluence
14 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.24%) Zimbra
Applications
1 63 (15.04%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.48%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 82 (19.57%) Office 365
2 68 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (8.83%) IaaS
5 22 (5.25%) PaaS
6 19 (4.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 18 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (4.06%) SaaS
9 15 (3.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.43%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.72%) Yammer
12 2 (0.48%) Akamai
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.24%) Bluemix
13 1 (0.24%) G Suite
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 139 (33.17%) Firewall
2 118 (28.16%) DNS
3 112 (26.73%) DHCP
4 75 (17.90%) LAN
5 70 (16.71%) WAN
6 56 (13.37%) Skype
7 54 (12.89%) TCP/IP
8 52 (12.41%) VoIP
9 48 (11.46%) SAN
10 40 (9.55%) VPN
11 39 (9.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 36 (8.59%) LDAP
13 30 (7.16%) Kerberos
14 29 (6.92%) Internet
15 25 (5.97%) SSL
16 24 (5.73%) Wireless
17 19 (4.53%) Network Security
18 18 (4.30%) HTTP
18 18 (4.30%) SMTP
19 17 (4.06%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.19%) Big Data
5 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.95%) MySQL
5 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.72%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.48%) DB2
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.67%) MSI
1 7 (1.67%) Wise Package Studio
2 5 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.72%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.48%) JIRA
5 1 (0.24%) AppScan
5 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) Paros
5 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) WebScarab
General
1 59 (14.08%) Finance
2 19 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.63%) Games
3 11 (2.63%) Retail
4 10 (2.39%) Banking
5 8 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.19%) Marketing
7 4 (0.95%) Back Office
7 4 (0.95%) Law
7 4 (0.95%) Legal
8 3 (0.72%) Electronics
8 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) International Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (19.33%) Analyst
2 49 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (9.31%) Administrator
4 38 (9.07%) Desktop Support
5 37 (8.83%) Support Engineer
6 35 (8.35%) IT Analyst
6 35 (8.35%) Systems Engineer
7 32 (7.64%) IT Engineer
7 32 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
8 31 (7.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 28 (6.68%) Security Specialist
10 27 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
12 24 (5.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 24 (5.73%) Security Manager
12 24 (5.73%) Support Analyst
13 23 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 22 (5.25%) Active Directory Engineer
15 21 (5.01%) Senior Systems Engineer
15 21 (5.01%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.10%) Software Packaging
2 12 (2.86%) Web Services
3 11 (2.63%) 802.1X
3 11 (2.63%) CSS
4 10 (2.39%) LAMP
5 2 (0.48%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.24%) COM
6 1 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.24%) HTML
6 1 (0.24%) Middleware
6 1 (0.24%) POSIX
6 1 (0.24%) SOAP
6 1 (0.24%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.46%) Data Centre
2 47 (11.22%) Management Information System
3 45 (10.74%) Blackberry
4 42 (10.02%) Clustering
5 40 (9.55%) Data Protection Act
6 39 (9.31%) Computer Science
7 31 (7.40%) PKI
8 19 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (4.06%) BYOD
10 15 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 12 (2.86%) Smartphone
12 11 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (2.63%) User Experience
13 9 (2.15%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.91%) Driving Licence
15 5 (1.19%) Fat Client
15 5 (1.19%) Thin Client
16 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
17 3 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 274 (65.39%) Windows
2 141 (33.65%) Windows Server
3 77 (18.38%) Linux
4 70 (16.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (15.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (13.13%) Windows 7
7 37 (8.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (7.40%) Unix
9 24 (5.73%) Windows 10
10 21 (5.01%) Mac OS X
11 17 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (3.58%) Windows 8
13 13 (3.10%) Android
13 13 (3.10%) CentOS
14 12 (2.86%) Apple iOS
15 11 (2.63%) Windows XP
16 9 (2.15%) Debian
17 8 (1.91%) Mac OS
18 6 (1.43%) AIX
19 4 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (41.29%) ITIL
2 74 (17.66%) Information Security
3 69 (16.47%) Kalman Filter
4 60 (14.32%) SIEM
5 53 (12.65%) Data Protection
6 51 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 48 (11.46%) Problem Management
8 45 (10.74%) Change Management
9 42 (10.02%) Cybersecurity
9 42 (10.02%) Email Filtering
10 39 (9.31%) Service Delivery
11 35 (8.35%) Service Management
12 33 (7.88%) Asset Management
13 32 (7.64%) Mentoring
14 31 (7.40%) Configuration Management
14 31 (7.40%) Security Patching
15 29 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (6.92%) Identity Management
15 29 (6.92%) Incident Management
15 29 (6.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (26.49%) PowerShell
2 45 (10.74%) SQL
3 15 (3.58%) Perl
4 13 (3.10%) VBScript
5 12 (2.86%) Python
6 11 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.39%) VB
8 6 (1.43%) PHP
9 5 (1.19%) REXX
9 5 (1.19%) Tcl
10 4 (0.95%) C
10 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.72%) C++
11 3 (0.72%) Ruby
11 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.72%) VBA
12 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.24%) AWK
13 1 (0.24%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.24%) sed
Qualifications
1 65 (15.51%) Degree
2 61 (14.56%) CISSP
3 46 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (10.50%) CISA
5 40 (9.55%) CISM
6 39 (9.31%) MCSE
7 31 (7.40%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (6.44%) Security Cleared
9 26 (6.21%) MCP
10 20 (4.77%) CCNA
11 18 (4.30%) CompTIA Security+
11 18 (4.30%) Security+ Certification
12 16 (3.82%) SC Cleared
13 13 (3.10%) CEH
14 12 (2.86%) DV Cleared
15 11 (2.63%) SSCP
16 10 (2.39%) CISMP
16 10 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (2.39%) MCSA
16 10 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.74%) Cyber Essentials
2 38 (9.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (9.07%) PCI DSS
3 36 (8.59%) SLA
4 32 (7.64%) GDPR
5 18 (4.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (2.39%) ISO 9001
7 8 (1.91%) COBIT
8 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (1.43%) QA
9 5 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.24%) COSO
10 1 (0.24%) SAS 70
System Software
1 235 (56.09%) Active Directory
2 100 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (17.66%) Hyper-V
4 35 (8.35%) vSphere
5 31 (7.40%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (4.53%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (4.53%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (4.30%) XenApp
8 8 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.43%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.95%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.95%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.48%) Firmware
13 2 (0.48%) pfSense
13 2 (0.48%) Samba
14 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 113 (26.97%) SCCM
2 35 (8.35%) SCOM
3 21 (5.01%) Puppet
3 21 (5.01%) WSUS
4 15 (3.58%) Terraform
5 11 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.39%) Backup Exec
7 9 (2.15%) Ansible
7 9 (2.15%) IBM BigFix
7 9 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (1.91%) Nessus
9 7 (1.67%) EMC Navisphere
9 7 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (1.43%) BladeLogic
10 6 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (1.19%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 172 (41.05%) Microsoft
2 139 (33.17%) VMware
3 76 (18.14%) Cisco
4 70 (16.71%) Citrix
5 33 (7.88%) McAfee
6 30 (7.16%) HP
7 22 (5.25%) Red Hat
8 21 (5.01%) Apple
9 20 (4.77%) Avaya
9 20 (4.77%) Palo Alto
10 19 (4.53%) Symantec
11 18 (4.30%) Dell
11 18 (4.30%) IBM
12 17 (4.06%) SolarWinds
12 17 (4.06%) Wyse
13 14 (3.34%) BMC
13 14 (3.34%) Lotus
14 13 (3.10%) CheckPoint
14 13 (3.10%) EMC
15 12 (2.86%) Remedy
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + £5,000 on-call bonus + 7.5% bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 7.5%
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £80-100,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Webgains
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Circa £100,000 plus bens (may go hi
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £80-100,000 + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Intec Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £36,851 - 40,043 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Harrogate
360 Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath, Avon
myBench Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 24 days ago
Lynn, Staffordshire
People Source
Posted: 6 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
People Source Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 22 days ago
London
RIVER ISLAND CLOTHING CO.LTD
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Banking bonus
Posted: 10 days ago