Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Patch Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 288 316
Rank change year-on-year +13 +28 +4
Permanent jobs citing Patch Management 17 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 19
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.72% -13.41% +43.86%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,625 £28,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £41,300 £46,300
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -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 7,937 9,169 10,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.22% 91.32% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6,082 7,543 8,449
West Midlands median annual salary £43,857 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.64% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,781 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +8 14 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Warwickshire +33 1 - -
Staffordshire +14 1 £42,500 +70.02% 1
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
Patch Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) SCCM
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) DHCP
3 11 (64.71%) DNS
4 10 (58.82%) Forcepoint
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
5 9 (52.94%) HP
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco
6 8 (47.06%) IBM
6 8 (47.06%) Dell
6 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (47.06%) Symantec
6 8 (47.06%) McAfee
6 8 (47.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (47.06%) Web Filtering
6 8 (47.06%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (41.18%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (35.29%) DevOps
8 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
9 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure

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 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365
4 2 (11.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DHCP
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Leader
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (41.18%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (47.06%) Web Filtering
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (17.65%) Antivirus Management
5 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) VBScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) CISA
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) BitLocker
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.76%) Firmware
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) SCCM
2 8 (47.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Forcepoint
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) HP
4 8 (47.06%) Dell
4 8 (47.06%) IBM
4 8 (47.06%) McAfee
4 8 (47.06%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.88%) Sun