Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 297 317
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 -6
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 11 17 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 40
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,323 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.72% -6.37% +29.23%
10th Percentile £30,625 £28,016 £38,050
90th Percentile £41,500 £67,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,208 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% +13.02% -5.88%

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 8,547 8,873 11,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.80% 90.36% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,562 7,294 8,735
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -20 6 £40,000 +1.72% 1
Warwickshire +12 1 - -
Staffordshire 0 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
Solihull - 1 £37,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 - 1
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) SCCM
3 6 (54.55%) Office 365
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (36.36%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 3 (27.27%) Forcepoint
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) MCSA
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) Firmware
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) NetApp

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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Mimecast
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) 802.11
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) IT Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) IT Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 1 (9.09%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Social Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Lua
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (9.09%) OSCP
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Forcepoint
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Sage
4 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL