Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 313 274
Rank change year-on-year +33 -39 +25
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 37 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.22% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 43
West Midlands median annual salary £33,750 £30,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -16.89% +3.14%
10th Percentile £27,800 £25,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £42,050 £45,000 £42,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8891 9927 9284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.96% 89.40% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7121 7780 7680
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Patch Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in the West Midlands

Patch Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Patch Management in the West Midlands

Patch Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Patch Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Patch Management in the West Midlands

Patch Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Birmingham +24 17 £32,500 +12.07%
Solihull +2 10 - -
Warwickshire +3 4 - -
Worcestershire -1 4 £38,500 +2.67%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) PowerShell
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (35.14%) Change Management
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
5 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (24.32%) SCCM
9 8 (21.62%) Problem Management
9 8 (21.62%) C
10 7 (18.92%) 802.11
10 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
10 7 (18.92%) C#
10 7 (18.92%) Java
10 7 (18.92%) Python
10 7 (18.92%) VPN
10 7 (18.92%) HTTP
10 7 (18.92%) SNMP
10 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (18.92%) Open Source
10 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
10 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
10 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Ruby
10 7 (18.92%) Lua
10 7 (18.92%) CHECK Team Leader
10 7 (18.92%) CHECK Team Member

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (18.92%) OpenStack
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) 802.11
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
1 7 (18.92%) SNMP
1 7 (18.92%) VPN
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Tester
2 7 (18.92%) Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) SCCM Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Build Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support Assistant
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (10.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.11%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) Handset
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.51%) Android
5 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
5 5 (13.51%) Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Change Management
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) Problem Management
4 7 (18.92%) Open Source
4 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.92%) SIEM
4 7 (18.92%) Social Engineering
4 7 (18.92%) Software Distribution
5 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery Management
5 5 (13.51%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.81%) Information Security
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) C
3 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
3 7 (18.92%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) Lua
3 7 (18.92%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CHECK Team Leader
1 7 (18.92%) CHECK Team Member
1 7 (18.92%) OSCP
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) MOS
4 4 (10.81%) CCNP
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) CREST Certified
4 4 (10.81%) GIAC
4 4 (10.81%) SANS
5 3 (8.11%) CISM
5 3 (8.11%) CISSP
5 3 (8.11%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) SCOM
3 5 (13.51%) WSUS
4 4 (10.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (10.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee
5 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.70%) QAD
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) Veeam
5 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard