Period
to 22 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of McAfee products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited McAfee over the 6 months to 22 January 2021 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 McAfee (formerly Intel Security).

McAfee
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 613 704 673
Rank change year-on-year +91 -31 +85
Permanent jobs citing McAfee 150 336 506
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.64% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 117 188 437
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £88,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -12.00% +8.70%

McAfee 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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 24,291 52,515 63,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.93% 41.65% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18,931 40,570 49,488
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

McAfee
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing McAfee as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing McAfee.

Salary trend for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing McAfee over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing McAfee within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2021. 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
England +68 129 £45,000 -10.00% 29
UK excluding London +125 126 £44,000 - 22
South West +89 34 £35,763 -13.30% 2
Midlands +24 28 £70,000 +55.56% 5
West Midlands +11 28 £70,000 +55.56%
South East +127 27 £45,500 -5.70% 6
London +100 20 £55,000 -4.35% 7
North of England +67 15 £43,000 -7.03% 7
Scotland - 15 £47,500 -
Work from Home - 12 £39,000 - 3
North West +59 9 £40,000 -20.00% 5
North East +30 6 £60,000 +160.87% 1
East of England +105 5 - - 2
Wales +51 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT jobs citing McAfee 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 with a requirement for McAfee.

1 87 (58.00%) Windows
2 73 (48.67%) Active Directory
3 72 (48.00%) Firewall
4 69 (46.00%) Microsoft
5 67 (44.67%) Cisco
6 59 (39.33%) Symantec
7 57 (38.00%) VMware
8 50 (33.33%) SCCM
9 44 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (28.67%) CheckPoint
11 41 (27.33%) Windows Server
12 40 (26.67%) DNS
12 40 (26.67%) Change Management
13 39 (26.00%) Information Security
14 34 (22.67%) Linux
15 33 (22.00%) SolarWinds
15 33 (22.00%) Antivirus Management
16 32 (21.33%) Configuration Management
17 30 (20.00%) VPN
17 30 (20.00%) Palo Alto
18 29 (19.33%) DHCP
18 29 (19.33%) Management Information System
18 29 (19.33%) Azure
18 29 (19.33%) McAfee ePO
19 27 (18.00%) Firmware
20 25 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
20 25 (16.67%) ITIL
20 25 (16.67%) FireEye
20 25 (16.67%) BitLocker
21 24 (16.00%) F5

McAfee
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.00%) CMS
3 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.33%) Azure
2 24 (16.00%) Office 365
3 23 (15.33%) IaaS
4 22 (14.67%) SaaS
5 13 (8.67%) PaaS
6 11 (7.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (5.33%) G Suite
8 5 (3.33%) AWS
9 4 (2.67%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 72 (48.00%) Firewall
2 40 (26.67%) DNS
3 30 (20.00%) VPN
4 29 (19.33%) DHCP
5 22 (14.67%) SAN
6 21 (14.00%) LAN
6 21 (14.00%) WAN
7 13 (8.67%) TCP/IP
8 11 (7.33%) FTP
9 10 (6.67%) VLAN
10 9 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (6.00%) MPLS
10 9 (6.00%) Network Security
11 7 (4.67%) SSL
11 7 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (3.33%) Wireless
13 3 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (2.00%) IPsec
13 3 (2.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (6.67%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Publishing
3 6 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.67%) Legal
5 3 (2.00%) Law
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 19 (12.67%) Analyst
3 18 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) Platform Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) Senior Server Engineer
5 13 (8.67%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.00%) IT Engineer
7 11 (7.33%) Administrator
8 10 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.00%) IT Support
9 9 (6.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (5.33%) Network Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Server Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Support Specialist
11 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 7 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) LDAP
2 2 (1.33%) Jinja
3 1 (0.67%) ADSI
3 1 (0.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.33%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.67%) Data Centre
3 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.67%) Clustering
5 5 (3.33%) iPad
6 4 (2.67%) Handset
6 4 (2.67%) PKI
6 4 (2.67%) Replication
6 4 (2.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (2.00%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.00%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.33%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (58.00%) Windows
2 41 (27.33%) Windows Server
3 34 (22.67%) Linux
4 21 (14.00%) Unix
5 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (7.33%) Android
6 11 (7.33%) Windows 10
7 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.33%) HPUX
11 2 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.33%) Solaris
11 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.67%) Change Management
2 39 (26.00%) Information Security
3 33 (22.00%) Antivirus Management
4 32 (21.33%) Configuration Management
5 25 (16.67%) ITIL
6 23 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (14.67%) Security Operations
8 21 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (12.00%) Analytics
9 18 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (12.00%) Low Latency
9 18 (12.00%) Secure Coding
9 18 (12.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 17 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (11.33%) SIEM
11 14 (9.33%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (9.33%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
12 12 (8.00%) ITSM
12 12 (8.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.00%) Python
2 19 (12.67%) C++
2 19 (12.67%) Java
2 19 (12.67%) Perl
2 19 (12.67%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.67%) SQL
4 5 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (12.67%) MCSE
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.00%) Degree
4 10 (6.67%) CCNA
4 10 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.67%) VCDX
7 4 (2.67%) VCP5
7 4 (2.67%) VCP6
8 3 (2.00%) CCNP
8 3 (2.00%) CCSA
8 3 (2.00%) CCSE
8 3 (2.00%) HNC
8 3 (2.00%) MCTS
8 3 (2.00%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.33%) CISSP
9 2 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) SLA
2 8 (5.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (5.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 8 (5.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) NIST
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (48.67%) Active Directory
2 44 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (18.00%) Firmware
4 25 (16.67%) BitLocker
5 17 (11.33%) Hyper-V
6 14 (9.33%) vSphere
7 8 (5.33%) Shibboleth
7 8 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.33%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.33%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.33%) XenApp
8 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 50 (33.33%) SCCM
2 29 (19.33%) McAfee ePO
3 25 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (10.67%) SCOM
5 9 (6.00%) Nagios
6 8 (5.33%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (5.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (3.33%) vRealize
7 5 (3.33%) WSUS
8 3 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.00%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.33%) Ansible
9 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.33%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.67%) CASB
10 1 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.67%) Nessus
10 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 69 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (44.67%) Cisco
3 59 (39.33%) Symantec
4 57 (38.00%) VMware
5 43 (28.67%) CheckPoint
6 33 (22.00%) SolarWinds
7 30 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 25 (16.67%) FireEye
9 24 (16.00%) F5
9 24 (16.00%) Fortinet
10 23 (15.33%) Sophos
11 22 (14.67%) Tanium
12 20 (13.33%) HP
13 19 (12.67%) Apple
13 19 (12.67%) IBM
14 18 (12.00%) NetApp
15 16 (10.67%) Dell
15 16 (10.67%) Veeam
16 15 (10.00%) Citrix
17 14 (9.33%) Blue Coat