Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 278 311
Rank change year-on-year +37 +33 -31
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 43 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 22
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £33,750 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.37% +9.76% -16.89%
10th Percentile £45,750 £27,800 £25,800
90th Percentile £58,750 £42,050 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 7,390 9,163 10,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.97% 91.26% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,596 7,372 7,946
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 +29 40 £57,500 +76.92%
Warwickshire +33 1 - -
Staffordshire +23 1 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Patch Management 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 41 (95.35%) Windows
2 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
2 40 (93.02%) ITIL
2 40 (93.02%) SCCM
2 40 (93.02%) Hyper-V
2 40 (93.02%) Data Centre
3 39 (90.70%) DHCP
3 39 (90.70%) DNS
3 39 (90.70%) Cisco
4 38 (88.37%) IBM
4 38 (88.37%) Active Directory
4 38 (88.37%) HP
4 38 (88.37%) Dell
4 38 (88.37%) SharePoint
4 38 (88.37%) ITIL Certification
4 38 (88.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (88.37%) Symantec
4 38 (88.37%) McAfee
4 38 (88.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 38 (88.37%) Forcepoint
4 38 (88.37%) VMware
4 38 (88.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (88.37%) Web Filtering
4 38 (88.37%) Kalman Filter
5 31 (72.09%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (69.77%) SharePoint Server
7 24 (55.81%) Service Delivery
7 24 (55.81%) Technical Leadership
7 24 (55.81%) DevOps
7 24 (55.81%) Root Cause Analysis

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 38 (88.37%) SharePoint
2 30 (69.77%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (90.70%) DHCP
1 39 (90.70%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) VLAN
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) French Language
2 1 (2.33%) German Language
2 1 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Technical Leader
2 14 (32.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (4.65%) Support Specialist
4 1 (2.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (2.33%) Consultant
4 1 (2.33%) Desktop Specialist
4 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 1 (2.33%) IT Consultant
4 1 (2.33%) IT Support
4 1 (2.33%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (2.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (2.33%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (2.33%) Senior Desktop Support Specialist
4 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 40 (93.02%) Data Centre
2 31 (72.09%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (95.35%) Windows
2 38 (88.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) ITIL
2 38 (88.37%) Kalman Filter
2 38 (88.37%) Web Filtering
3 24 (55.81%) DevOps
3 24 (55.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 24 (55.81%) Service Delivery
3 24 (55.81%) Technical Leadership
4 14 (32.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (20.93%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.33%) Antivirus Management
7 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.33%) Decision-Making
7 1 (2.33%) ISMS
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.33%) Security Operations
7 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (88.37%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CISA
2 1 (2.33%) CISM
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) MCTS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (93.02%) Hyper-V
2 38 (88.37%) Active Directory
2 38 (88.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (93.02%) SCCM
2 38 (88.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
2 39 (90.70%) Cisco
3 38 (88.37%) Dell
3 38 (88.37%) Forcepoint
3 38 (88.37%) HP
3 38 (88.37%) IBM
3 38 (88.37%) McAfee
3 38 (88.37%) Symantec
3 38 (88.37%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Sun
4 1 (2.33%) Ubiquiti
4 1 (2.33%) Veeam