Period
to 23 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Symantec over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Symantec Corporation.

Symantec
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 683 667 542
Rank change year-on-year -16 -125 -94
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 505 578 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.78% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 371 517 754
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £26,075
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Symantec is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 71,106 74,173 85,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.95% 44.39% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 55,825 58,717 70,501
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Symantec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in England

Symantec
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Symantec in England

Symantec
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Symantec in England

Symantec
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
London -121 173 £52,500 +5.00% 29
East of England +89 112 £42,500 +21.43% 7
North of England +35 82 £32,500 -2.80% 8
South East -35 79 £47,500 +35.71% 13
Yorkshire +53 49 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Midlands +15 34 £42,000 +20.00% 9
North West +3 24 £37,000 -12.94% 3
South West -18 22 £33,750 +27.36% 1
East Midlands +8 18 £32,000 -8.57% 4
West Midlands +22 16 £42,500 +34.92% 5
North East -19 9 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Symantec
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing Symantec 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 England region with a requirement for Symantec.

1 347 (68.71%) Windows
2 295 (58.42%) Microsoft
3 243 (48.12%) Active Directory
4 219 (43.37%) VMware
5 208 (41.19%) Windows Server
6 167 (33.07%) Firewall
7 151 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 150 (29.70%) Cisco
9 147 (29.11%) Office 365
10 146 (28.91%) MS Exchange
11 140 (27.72%) Norton AntiVirus
12 137 (27.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 126 (24.95%) DNS
14 121 (23.96%) Citrix
15 117 (23.17%) Linux
16 115 (22.77%) CISSP
17 110 (21.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 109 (21.58%) Finance
19 106 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
20 103 (20.40%) Sophos
21 101 (20.00%) Hyper-V
22 100 (19.80%) DHCP
23 98 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
24 94 (18.61%) Problem-Solving
25 86 (17.03%) WAN
26 85 (16.83%) LAN
26 85 (16.83%) PowerShell
27 84 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
28 83 (16.44%) Windows 7
29 82 (16.24%) McAfee

Symantec
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 146 (28.91%) MS Exchange
2 76 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 58 (11.49%) Skype for Business
5 52 (10.30%) SharePoint
6 34 (6.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 34 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.38%) IIS
9 11 (2.18%) Office Communications Server
10 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (1.19%) IBM Domino
11 6 (1.19%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.99%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.99%) Site Server
13 4 (0.79%) Apache
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 84 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) CATIA
4 1 (0.20%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.99%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 4 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.59%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 147 (29.11%) Office 365
2 98 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.75%) Mimecast
5 22 (4.36%) OneDrive
6 20 (3.96%) IaaS
7 13 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (2.18%) SaaS
9 10 (1.98%) G Suite
10 5 (0.99%) PaaS
11 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.79%) GitHub
12 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 167 (33.07%) Firewall
2 126 (24.95%) DNS
3 100 (19.80%) DHCP
4 86 (17.03%) WAN
5 85 (16.83%) LAN
6 74 (14.65%) SAN
7 69 (13.66%) TCP/IP
8 63 (12.48%) VPN
9 43 (8.51%) Network Security
10 40 (7.92%) VLAN
11 31 (6.14%) NAS
12 29 (5.74%) Skype
13 24 (4.75%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (4.36%) NetScaler
14 22 (4.36%) Wireshark
15 21 (4.16%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (4.16%) Wireless
16 18 (3.56%) IPsec
17 16 (3.17%) SMTP
18 15 (2.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.77%) MySQL
3 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.19%) Big Data
5 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.99%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Ant
1 4 (0.79%) Cucumber
1 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.79%) JMeter
1 4 (0.79%) LoadUI
1 4 (0.79%) Maven
1 4 (0.79%) Selenium
1 4 (0.79%) SoapUI
1 4 (0.79%) Subversion
1 4 (0.79%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.20%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 109 (21.58%) Finance
2 51 (10.10%) Retail
3 20 (3.96%) Banking
4 10 (1.98%) Back Office
5 7 (1.39%) Marketing
6 6 (1.19%) Law
6 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.79%) Games
8 4 (0.79%) Legal
8 4 (0.79%) Local Government
8 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.40%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (17.43%) Analyst
2 53 (10.50%) Consultant
3 48 (9.50%) Security Engineer
4 46 (9.11%) IT Support
5 45 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 44 (8.71%) Administrator
7 42 (8.32%) Support Engineer
8 38 (7.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 38 (7.52%) Security Analyst
9 34 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 33 (6.53%) Architect
10 33 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (6.34%) Security Manager
12 26 (5.15%) Engineering Manager
12 26 (5.15%) Security Consultant
13 24 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 23 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
14 23 (4.55%) Support Analyst
15 22 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
16 21 (4.16%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.57%) Middleware
2 12 (2.38%) WSH
3 10 (1.98%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.78%) Web Services
5 7 (1.39%) LDAP
6 4 (0.79%) SOAP
6 4 (0.79%) XMPP
7 2 (0.40%) MAPI
8 1 (0.20%) .NET
8 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (10.69%) Data Centre
3 40 (7.92%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (6.93%) Blackberry
5 33 (6.53%) Computer Science
5 33 (6.53%) Management Information System
6 31 (6.14%) Clustering
7 18 (3.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 18 (3.56%) PKI
8 17 (3.37%) Replication
9 16 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
10 13 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (2.57%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.98%) CMDB
12 9 (1.78%) iPhone
13 7 (1.39%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.39%) User Experience
14 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.19%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 347 (68.71%) Windows
2 208 (41.19%) Windows Server
3 137 (27.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 117 (23.17%) Linux
5 110 (21.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 83 (16.44%) Windows 7
7 81 (16.04%) Unix
8 57 (11.29%) Windows 10
9 32 (6.34%) Windows 8
10 31 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (5.94%) Solaris
12 24 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (2.38%) Android
14 10 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (1.78%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.19%) AIX
16 6 (1.19%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.19%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.99%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
2 94 (18.61%) Problem-Solving
3 78 (15.45%) Information Security
4 65 (12.87%) SIEM
5 62 (12.28%) ITIL
6 54 (10.69%) Data Loss Prevention
7 51 (10.10%) Migration
8 49 (9.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 49 (9.70%) Kalman Filter
8 49 (9.70%) Presales
9 46 (9.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (8.51%) Security Operations
11 38 (7.52%) Security Architecture
12 36 (7.13%) Risk Management
13 35 (6.93%) Analytics
14 31 (6.14%) Use Case
15 30 (5.94%) Business Continuity
16 29 (5.74%) Change Management
16 29 (5.74%) Project Management
17 27 (5.35%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (16.83%) PowerShell
2 81 (16.04%) SQL
3 15 (2.97%) VB
4 14 (2.77%) VBScript
5 7 (1.39%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.39%) Python
6 6 (1.19%) Java
7 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 115 (22.77%) CISSP
2 77 (15.25%) SANS
3 70 (13.86%) CISM
4 68 (13.47%) CISA
4 68 (13.47%) SSCP
5 61 (12.08%) CSSLP
6 60 (11.88%) GIAC
7 57 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (9.90%) CompTIA Security+
9 37 (7.33%) MCSE
10 35 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (6.93%) Degree
11 23 (4.55%) CCNP
11 23 (4.55%) Security Cleared
12 22 (4.36%) SC Cleared
13 21 (4.16%) CCNA
13 21 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (3.96%) CCIE
15 19 (3.76%) MCITP
16 16 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.89%) SLA
2 33 (6.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (5.54%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (1.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (1.78%) GDPR
7 8 (1.58%) FISMA
7 8 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.99%) GAMP
9 4 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.40%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.40%) PMO
11 2 (0.40%) QA
12 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 243 (48.12%) Active Directory
2 151 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 79 (15.64%) XenApp
5 44 (8.71%) XenDesktop
6 43 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (6.34%) vSphere
8 29 (5.74%) XenServer
9 20 (3.96%) Firmware
10 19 (3.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 15 (2.97%) Docker
12 14 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (2.38%) BitLocker
13 12 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (2.18%) MetaFrame
15 7 (1.39%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (1.19%) Snort
17 5 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 5 (0.99%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 140 (27.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 79 (15.64%) Backup Exec
3 76 (15.05%) SCCM
4 50 (9.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 36 (7.13%) NetBackup
5 36 (7.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 24 (4.75%) WSUS
7 23 (4.55%) RSA Security Analytics
8 15 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (2.57%) SCOM
10 12 (2.38%) SCVMM
10 12 (2.38%) XenMobile
11 9 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (1.78%) vCenter Server
12 7 (1.39%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.19%) Ansible
13 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (1.19%) Puppet
13 6 (1.19%) Xymon
Vendors
1 295 (58.42%) Microsoft
2 219 (43.37%) VMware
3 150 (29.70%) Cisco
4 121 (23.96%) Citrix
5 103 (20.40%) Sophos
6 82 (16.24%) McAfee
7 66 (13.07%) Veeam
8 58 (11.49%) HP
9 43 (8.51%) Red Hat
10 35 (6.93%) CheckPoint
11 32 (6.34%) NetApp
12 31 (6.14%) Dell
12 31 (6.14%) Palo Alto
13 30 (5.94%) IBM
14 27 (5.35%) EMC
15 24 (4.75%) Splunk
16 23 (4.55%) Forcepoint
16 23 (4.55%) Oracle
17 22 (4.36%) CommVault
18 21 (4.16%) Juniper