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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 695 711 695
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 193 217 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 146 171 211
Median salary £46,208 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.80% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £64,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 78583 87574 93973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.10% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64203 72922 76269
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +37 183 £47,250 +18.86% 29
London +38 97 £50,000 - 8
South East +47 37 £39,000 +4.00% 9
Oxfordshire +13 14 £47,500 +26.66% 3
East of England +10 14 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Surrey +31 9 £30,000 -20.00% 3
City of London -7 9 £65,000 +100.00% 1
South West -12 9 £45,000 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire +14 8 £42,000 +68.00%
Yorkshire +12 8 £42,000 +68.00% 1
West Midlands +8 8 £40,500 -4.70% 2
Birmingham +6 8 £40,500 -4.70% 1
Bristol -7 8 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Oxford +4 6 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North West -31 6 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Leeds - 6 £42,000 -
Norfolk - 6 £60,000 -
Guildford +26 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +4 5 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire +18 4 £52,000 +38.66% 3
King's Lynn - 4 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £35,000 -
Warrington - 4 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £37,500 -
Kent +11 3 £39,000 +50.00%
Scotland +9 3 £40,000 +23.07%
East Midlands +7 3 £32,500 -22.61% 1
Essex - 3 £26,500 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £47,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 271 (62.01%) Windows
2 188 (43.02%) Active Directory
3 161 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 158 (36.16%) ITIL
5 140 (32.04%) VMware
6 114 (26.09%) Firewall
7 109 (24.94%) Windows Server
8 101 (23.11%) Linux
9 100 (22.88%) SCCM
9 100 (22.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 88 (20.14%) PowerShell
10 88 (20.14%) DNS
11 84 (19.22%) Finance
11 84 (19.22%) DHCP
11 84 (19.22%) Degree
12 78 (17.85%) Kalman Filter
13 72 (16.48%) Cisco
14 70 (16.02%) Microsoft Office
15 69 (15.79%) Information Security
16 68 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
17 66 (15.10%) Office 365
18 61 (13.96%) Unix
19 58 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
20 56 (12.81%) Hyper-V
21 55 (12.59%) TCP/IP
22 54 (12.36%) Citrix
23 53 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
24 52 (11.90%) Asset Management
24 52 (11.90%) Data Centre
25 50 (11.44%) VPN

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 41 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 38 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 33 (7.55%) MS Exchange
4 23 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (4.58%) IIS
6 17 (3.89%) Apache
7 16 (3.66%) Tomcat
8 14 (3.20%) IBM Notes
9 11 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.14%) SAS
13 4 (0.92%) Confluence
14 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.46%) nginx
15 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.23%) Drupal
16 1 (0.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 70 (16.02%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.92%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.92%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (15.10%) Office 365
3 53 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (7.32%) IaaS
5 26 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (5.72%) PaaS
7 12 (2.75%) SaaS
8 10 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.46%) Akamai
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.46%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 114 (26.09%) Firewall
2 88 (20.14%) DNS
3 84 (19.22%) DHCP
4 55 (12.59%) TCP/IP
5 50 (11.44%) VPN
6 43 (9.84%) VoIP
7 39 (8.92%) LAN
7 39 (8.92%) WAN
8 38 (8.70%) LDAP
9 36 (8.24%) SAN
10 33 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
11 32 (7.32%) Kerberos
12 31 (7.09%) Skype
13 29 (6.64%) SSL
14 26 (5.95%) Network Security
15 24 (5.49%) Internet
16 20 (4.58%) SSH
17 16 (3.66%) Wireless
18 14 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (2.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.52%) MySQL
4 9 (2.06%) DB2
5 8 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.37%) MS Access
7 5 (1.14%) Big Data
7 5 (1.14%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.46%) Redis
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.52%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.60%) JIRA
3 6 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.92%) MSI
4 4 (0.92%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.46%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.46%) SonarQube
General
1 84 (19.22%) Finance
2 16 (3.66%) Banking
2 16 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.43%) Retail
4 8 (1.83%) Games
5 7 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.92%) Law
6 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Back Office
8 2 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (19.91%) Analyst
2 53 (12.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (11.44%) Systems Engineer
4 47 (10.76%) IT Analyst
5 45 (10.30%) Administrator
6 40 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
7 35 (8.01%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 27 (6.18%) Desktop Support
9 26 (5.95%) Security Analyst
10 23 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 22 (5.03%) Architect
11 22 (5.03%) Support Analyst
12 21 (4.81%) IT Engineer
12 21 (4.81%) IT Support
12 21 (4.81%) Support Engineer
12 21 (4.81%) Unix Engineer
12 21 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
13 20 (4.58%) Active Directory Engineer
13 20 (4.58%) Security Engineer
14 19 (4.35%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.66%) Web Services
2 12 (2.75%) CSS
3 9 (2.06%) LAMP
3 9 (2.06%) Software Packaging
4 7 (1.60%) .NET
4 7 (1.60%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.69%) J2EE
6 2 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) POSIX
7 1 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 49 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 48 (10.98%) Blackberry
3 48 (10.98%) Computer Science
4 36 (8.24%) Clustering
5 29 (6.64%) PKI
6 24 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (4.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 19 (4.35%) Smartphone
9 18 (4.12%) Data Protection Act
9 18 (4.12%) Driving Licence
10 15 (3.43%) Enterprise Storage
10 15 (3.43%) Hedge funds
11 11 (2.52%) User Experience
12 10 (2.29%) BYOD
12 10 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.92%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (0.92%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.92%) PDA
13 4 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 271 (62.01%) Windows
2 109 (24.94%) Windows Server
3 101 (23.11%) Linux
4 61 (13.96%) Unix
5 58 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (9.84%) Windows 7
7 40 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (5.72%) Mac OS X
9 20 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.43%) AIX
12 12 (2.75%) CentOS
13 11 (2.52%) Solaris
14 10 (2.29%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.83%) Android
15 8 (1.83%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.37%) Debian
16 6 (1.37%) Windows 10
17 5 (1.14%) Windows Phone
17 5 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (36.16%) ITIL
2 78 (17.85%) Kalman Filter
3 69 (15.79%) Information Security
4 52 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 49 (11.21%) Change Management
6 45 (10.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 41 (9.38%) Security Patching
8 40 (9.15%) Cybersecurity
9 39 (8.92%) SIEM
10 37 (8.47%) Service Management
11 34 (7.78%) Data Protection
12 33 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (7.55%) Problem Management
12 33 (7.55%) Risk Management
13 32 (7.32%) DevOps
14 31 (7.09%) Email Filtering
15 28 (6.41%) Identity Management
15 28 (6.41%) Task Automation
16 26 (5.95%) Service Delivery
17 25 (5.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (20.14%) PowerShell
2 49 (11.21%) SQL
3 31 (7.09%) Python
4 19 (4.35%) Perl
5 16 (3.66%) PHP
6 15 (3.43%) VB
7 12 (2.75%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.52%) VBA
9 10 (2.29%) VBScript
10 7 (1.60%) C++
10 7 (1.60%) Ruby
11 6 (1.37%) C#
12 5 (1.14%) C
13 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.92%) REXX
13 4 (0.92%) Tcl
14 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.23%) AWK
15 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 84 (19.22%) Degree
2 45 (10.30%) CISSP
3 44 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 36 (8.24%) MCP
6 33 (7.55%) MCSE
7 30 (6.86%) CISM
7 30 (6.86%) SC Cleared
8 23 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (4.81%) CISA
11 18 (4.12%) CompTIA Security+
11 18 (4.12%) Security+ Certification
12 12 (2.75%) CCNA
12 12 (2.75%) MCITP
12 12 (2.75%) MCSA
13 11 (2.52%) CEH
14 8 (1.83%) CCNP
14 8 (1.83%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.61%) PCI DSS
2 41 (9.38%) SLA
3 30 (6.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 27 (6.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (4.12%) GDPR
7 11 (2.52%) COBIT
8 10 (2.29%) QA
9 5 (1.14%) ISO27002
10 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.23%) COSO
11 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 188 (43.02%) Active Directory
2 100 (22.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (12.81%) Hyper-V
4 32 (7.32%) vSphere
5 31 (7.09%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (5.49%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (2.97%) XenApp
8 12 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (2.29%) Firmware
10 8 (1.83%) iptables
10 8 (1.83%) Samba
11 7 (1.60%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.14%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.46%) KVM
14 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 100 (22.88%) SCCM
2 33 (7.55%) SCOM
3 23 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (5.03%) Ansible
5 20 (4.58%) Puppet
6 17 (3.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 17 (3.89%) WSUS
7 15 (3.43%) NetBackup
8 13 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (2.52%) Backup Exec
9 11 (2.52%) Nagios
9 11 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (2.29%) Nessus
11 9 (2.06%) IBM BigFix
11 9 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (1.83%) AirWatch
12 8 (1.83%) Cacti
12 8 (1.83%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 161 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 140 (32.04%) VMware
3 72 (16.48%) Cisco
4 54 (12.36%) Citrix
5 36 (8.24%) Red Hat
6 33 (7.55%) Avaya
6 33 (7.55%) McAfee
7 29 (6.64%) Palo Alto
8 27 (6.18%) HP
9 26 (5.95%) CheckPoint
10 25 (5.72%) IBM
11 22 (5.03%) Oracle
12 21 (4.81%) Dell
13 19 (4.35%) LANDesk
14 18 (4.12%) NetApp
14 18 (4.12%) SolarWinds
14 18 (4.12%) Symantec
15 16 (3.66%) Verint
16 15 (3.43%) Imperva
16 15 (3.43%) LogLogic
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: £37685 - £40961 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oblix IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
KPRS Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + £5,000 on-call bonus + 7.5% bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Health, Life Cover, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £19577 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago