Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Preventative Maintenance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Preventative Maintenance over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Preventative Maintenance
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 878 927 831
Rank change year-on-year +49 -96 +55
Permanent jobs citing Preventative Maintenance 166 242 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 121 184 271
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +13.28% -4.48%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,825 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -13.85%

Preventative Maintenance 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 126,855 150,020 160,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.80% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,757 119,437 126,588
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Preventative Maintenance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Preventative Maintenance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Preventative Maintenance in the UK

Preventative Maintenance
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Preventative Maintenance in the UK

Preventative Maintenance
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Preventative Maintenance over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Preventative Maintenance in the UK

Preventative Maintenance
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Preventative Maintenance within the UK over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. 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 +1 157 £35,000 -6.67% 125
UK excluding London +2 109 £35,000 - 116
London +52 52 £35,000 -12.50% 23
Midlands +38 44 £35,000 -39.13% 26
West Midlands +39 41 £50,000 -13.04% 18
North of England +12 20 £27,750 +20.65% 18
South East +23 16 £37,500 +7.14% 25
East of England +46 15 £47,500 +35.71% 11
Yorkshire +2 13 £28,000 +5.66% 8
South West -19 12 £52,500 +31.25% 22
North West +6 4 £35,000 +55.56% 7
East Midlands +30 3 £18,500 -43.08% 8
North East +11 3 £22,500 -13.46% 3
Scotland +19 2 £25,000 -1.96% 8

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT jobs citing Preventative Maintenance 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 with a requirement for Preventative Maintenance.

1 108 (65.06%) Microsoft
2 88 (53.01%) Windows
3 82 (49.40%) Active Directory
4 59 (35.54%) MS Exchange
5 54 (32.53%) Windows Server
6 48 (28.92%) Microsoft Office
7 47 (28.31%) VMware
8 45 (27.11%) Windows 10
9 42 (25.30%) ITIL
10 41 (24.70%) Change Management
11 39 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (22.29%) Windows 7
13 35 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (20.48%) Office 365
14 34 (20.48%) Cisco
15 33 (19.88%) Azure
16 30 (18.07%) LAN
16 30 (18.07%) WAN
17 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (16.27%) Telecoms
17 27 (16.27%) Data Centre
18 25 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2013
18 25 (15.06%) Service Delivery
18 25 (15.06%) VPN
19 24 (14.46%) Citrix
19 24 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (13.86%) Firewall
21 22 (13.25%) Hardware Maintenance
22 21 (12.65%) Patch Management
23 20 (12.05%) Remote Desktop

Preventative Maintenance
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 59 (35.54%) MS Exchange
2 25 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.02%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.22%) IBM Domino
4 7 (4.22%) IBM Notes
4 7 (4.22%) IIS
4 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 48 (28.92%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.60%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.60%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (20.48%) Office 365
2 33 (19.88%) Azure
3 12 (7.23%) AWS
4 3 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.81%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.07%) LAN
1 30 (18.07%) WAN
2 25 (15.06%) VPN
3 23 (13.86%) Firewall
4 20 (12.05%) Remote Desktop
5 19 (11.45%) Wireless
6 12 (7.23%) DHCP
6 12 (7.23%) DNS
6 12 (7.23%) SAN
7 11 (6.63%) Skype
8 8 (4.82%) NAS
9 7 (4.22%) VLAN
10 5 (3.01%) MPLS
10 5 (3.01%) Unified Communications
11 4 (2.41%) BGP
11 4 (2.41%) DMVPN
11 4 (2.41%) Multicast
11 4 (2.41%) NX-OS
11 4 (2.41%) OSPF
11 4 (2.41%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.41%) MySQL
2 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.81%) Power BI
3 3 (1.81%) QlikView
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) LSMW
1 2 (1.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.60%) eCATT
2 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 27 (16.27%) Telecoms
2 20 (12.05%) Public Sector
3 15 (9.04%) Retail
4 7 (4.22%) Finance
5 5 (3.01%) Legal
5 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.01%) Marketing
6 2 (1.20%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (24.70%) IT Support
2 38 (22.89%) Support Engineer
3 24 (14.46%) IT Engineer
4 22 (13.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 19 (11.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 18 (10.84%) Analyst
7 16 (9.64%) Field Engineer
8 14 (8.43%) Administrator
8 14 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (8.43%) Support Analyst
8 14 (8.43%) Technical Support
9 13 (7.83%) Consultant
9 13 (7.83%) Field Support Engineer
10 11 (6.63%) IT Consultant
10 11 (6.63%) Support Consultant
10 11 (6.63%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (6.63%) Technical Support Consultant
11 10 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (5.42%) Desktop Support
13 8 (4.82%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) .NET
1 4 (2.41%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.20%) COM
2 2 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (0.60%) IDoc
3 1 (0.60%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Core Interface
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.27%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.04%) Smartphone
4 13 (7.83%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.61%) CCTV
6 6 (3.61%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.01%) Clustering
7 5 (3.01%) FMCG
8 4 (2.41%) LIMS
8 4 (2.41%) User Experience
9 3 (1.81%) Replication
10 1 (0.60%) AS400
10 1 (0.60%) iSeries
10 1 (0.60%) PKI
10 1 (0.60%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 88 (53.01%) Windows
2 54 (32.53%) Windows Server
3 45 (27.11%) Windows 10
4 39 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (22.29%) Windows 7
6 35 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (7.23%) Linux
9 4 (2.41%) CentOS
9 4 (2.41%) Debian
10 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.20%) VMS
11 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.30%) ITIL
2 41 (24.70%) Change Management
3 25 (15.06%) Service Delivery
4 24 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (13.25%) Hardware Maintenance
6 21 (12.65%) Patch Management
7 20 (12.05%) Proactive Maintenance
8 19 (11.45%) Migration
9 18 (10.84%) Antivirus Management
9 18 (10.84%) Asset Management
10 17 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 16 (9.64%) Customer-Centricity
11 16 (9.64%) Trend Analysis
12 12 (7.23%) Break/Fix
12 12 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (7.23%) Project Management
13 11 (6.63%) Capacity Management
14 10 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (6.02%) Incident Management
14 10 (6.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.24%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.04%) SQL
3 8 (4.82%) Python
4 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.41%) Ruby
5 1 (0.60%) ABAP
5 1 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.02%) CCNA
3 10 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.02%) MCP
4 7 (4.22%) Degree
5 6 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.61%) MCTS
5 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.01%) DBS Check
7 4 (2.41%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.41%) CCIE
7 4 (2.41%) CCNP
7 4 (2.41%) HNC
7 4 (2.41%) HND
7 4 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.81%) CCAA
8 3 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.84%) SLA
2 8 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.41%) GDPR
3 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.20%) GLP
4 2 (1.20%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (49.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.45%) Hyper-V
3 17 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.81%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.60%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 14 (8.43%) SCCM
2 9 (5.42%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.22%) vCenter Server
4 6 (3.61%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.61%) SCOM
5 4 (2.41%) Nagios
5 4 (2.41%) Puppet
5 4 (2.41%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.20%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (65.06%) Microsoft
2 47 (28.31%) VMware
3 34 (20.48%) Cisco
4 24 (14.46%) Citrix
5 14 (8.43%) Symantec
6 7 (4.22%) Altiris
6 7 (4.22%) HP
6 7 (4.22%) Lotus
6 7 (4.22%) Veritas
7 6 (3.61%) Meraki
8 5 (3.01%) CommVault
9 4 (2.41%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (2.41%) Capita
9 4 (2.41%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.41%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (2.41%) F5
9 4 (2.41%) New Relic
9 4 (2.41%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.81%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.81%) WorldPay