Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 806 642 758
Rank change year-on-year -164 +116 -19
Permanent jobs citing McAfee 192 154 360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 106 111 289
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,500 £26,450
25th Percentile £32,563 £35,000 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.00% -4.76% +6.60%
75th Percentile £56,875 £68,125 £67,500
90th Percentile £70,625 £77,500 £94,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £44,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -10.20% +8.89%

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 43,534 27,225 60,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.40% 40.43% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29,411 21,124 46,636
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £39,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.54% +4.89% +2.27%

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 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Top 17 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 3 August 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 -147 159 £44,875 -10.25% 43
UK excluding London -88 155 £42,000 -4.55% 31
South East -88 41 £49,875 -8.49% 7
North of England -52 35 £43,875 +3.24% 12
London -142 35 £62,500 -10.71% 12
Scotland -48 26 - -
Midlands -78 20 £41,500 +3.75% 6
North West -45 18 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South West -61 15 £30,000 -53.85% 3
West Midlands -79 12 £43,750 +43.44% 3
East of England -30 11 £39,000 - 3
Yorkshire -59 9 £55,000 +89.66% 3
East Midlands -39 8 £32,500 -27.78% 3
North East - 8 £85,000 - 4
Work from Home -250 7 £46,250 +3.93% 5
Wales -21 4 £32,500 +7.44%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 98 (51.04%) Microsoft
2 97 (50.52%) Cisco
3 96 (50.00%) Windows
4 91 (47.40%) Active Directory
5 79 (41.15%) Firewall
6 76 (39.58%) Symantec
7 70 (36.46%) CheckPoint
8 63 (32.81%) Palo Alto
9 59 (30.73%) VMware
10 54 (28.13%) F5
11 52 (27.08%) DNS
12 49 (25.52%) Security Cleared
13 47 (24.48%) SCCM
13 47 (24.48%) Social Skills
14 44 (22.92%) Fortinet
15 43 (22.40%) DHCP
16 42 (21.88%) McAfee ePO
16 42 (21.88%) Windows Server
17 41 (21.35%) Microsoft 365
18 39 (20.31%) PowerShell
19 38 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
20 37 (19.27%) TCP/IP
21 34 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
22 33 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
22 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
22 33 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 32 (16.67%) Citrix
24 31 (16.15%) VPN
25 30 (15.63%) Azure
26 29 (15.10%) Network Security

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 19 (9.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.81%) IIS
3 9 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.08%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 41 (21.35%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (15.63%) Azure
3 16 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (6.25%) SaaS
5 11 (5.73%) IaaS
6 10 (5.21%) PaaS
7 8 (4.17%) AWS
8 4 (2.08%) Azure Sentinel
9 3 (1.56%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.04%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 2 (1.04%) GitHub
11 1 (0.52%) GCP
11 1 (0.52%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 79 (41.15%) Firewall
2 52 (27.08%) DNS
3 43 (22.40%) DHCP
4 37 (19.27%) TCP/IP
5 31 (16.15%) VPN
6 29 (15.10%) Network Security
7 27 (14.06%) WAN
8 22 (11.46%) LAN
9 18 (9.38%) SAN
10 13 (6.77%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (6.25%) Internet
11 12 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (4.17%) FTP
13 8 (4.17%) Wireless
14 7 (3.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (3.65%) Sourcefire
14 7 (3.65%) SSL
15 6 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
15 6 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Metasploit
1 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.56%) MSI
3 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.52%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.52%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) GitLab
4 1 (0.52%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (24.48%) Social Skills
2 27 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.25%) Finance
3 12 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.69%) Retail
5 6 (3.13%) Banking
5 6 (3.13%) Law
6 5 (2.60%) Publishing
7 3 (1.56%) Back Office
7 3 (1.56%) Billing
8 2 (1.04%) Legal
8 2 (1.04%) Military
8 2 (1.04%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Front Office
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (13.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (11.98%) Support Engineer
3 19 (9.90%) Analyst
4 18 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 17 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (4.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (4.69%) Security Engineer
8 9 (4.69%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (4.17%) IT Support
10 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (3.65%) Network Operations Engineer
10 7 (3.65%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.13%) Consultant
11 6 (3.13%) SOC Analyst
11 6 (3.13%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) LDAP
2 6 (3.13%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.56%) SAML
4 2 (1.04%) COM
4 2 (1.04%) OAuth
4 2 (1.04%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.52%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.52%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.33%) Clustering
3 15 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.25%) PKI
5 7 (3.65%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.65%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.65%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (2.60%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.60%) Cyberattack
6 5 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.08%) Replication
8 3 (1.56%) CCTV
9 2 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.04%) iPad
9 2 (1.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 96 (50.00%) Windows
2 42 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 34 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (11.98%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (9.90%) Windows 10
6 18 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (7.29%) Linux
7 14 (7.29%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (6.25%) Android
8 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.65%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.56%) Solaris
10 3 (1.56%) Unix
10 3 (1.56%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (14.58%) Information Security
2 28 (14.58%) SIEM
3 27 (14.06%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (13.54%) ITIL
5 24 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (10.42%) Change Management
7 19 (9.90%) ITSM
8 17 (8.85%) Security Operations
9 15 (7.81%) Incident Management
10 14 (7.29%) Service Delivery
11 13 (6.77%) Configuration Management
11 13 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (6.77%) Service Management
12 11 (5.73%) Business Development
13 10 (5.21%) Change Control
13 10 (5.21%) DevOps
13 10 (5.21%) Line Management
13 10 (5.21%) Problem Management
14 9 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.31%) PowerShell
2 22 (11.46%) SQL
3 9 (4.69%) Python
4 4 (2.08%) VBScript
5 3 (1.56%) C
6 2 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (0.52%) C#
7 1 (0.52%) Java
7 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (25.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 28 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (9.90%) CCNA
6 17 (8.85%) CCNP
6 17 (8.85%) DV Cleared
7 16 (8.33%) MCSE
8 11 (5.73%) Degree
9 9 (4.69%) CISSP
10 7 (3.65%) CISM
11 6 (3.13%) MCSA
11 6 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.60%) GIAC
12 5 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.08%) CCDP
13 4 (2.08%) CISA
13 4 (2.08%) CRISC
14 3 (1.56%) GISP
14 3 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.54%) SLA
2 8 (4.17%) NIST
3 6 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.56%) PMO
5 3 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.04%) NCSC
6 2 (1.04%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 91 (47.40%) Active Directory
2 38 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.77%) Firmware
3 13 (6.77%) Hyper-V
3 13 (6.77%) vSphere
4 10 (5.21%) BitLocker
5 9 (4.69%) XenApp
6 8 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (3.65%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (3.13%) Terminal Services
8 6 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.60%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.56%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.56%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.04%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (1.04%) Shibboleth
11 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (24.48%) SCCM
2 42 (21.88%) McAfee ePO
3 24 (12.50%) SCOM
3 24 (12.50%) WSUS
4 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (6.77%) Nessus
6 12 (6.25%) NetBackup
7 10 (5.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (4.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 8 (4.17%) Nagios
9 6 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (3.13%) QRadar
9 6 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (3.13%) vCenter Server
9 6 (3.13%) vRealize
10 5 (2.60%) Ansible
10 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (2.08%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 98 (51.04%) Microsoft
2 97 (50.52%) Cisco
3 76 (39.58%) Symantec
4 70 (36.46%) CheckPoint
5 63 (32.81%) Palo Alto
6 59 (30.73%) VMware
7 54 (28.13%) F5
8 44 (22.92%) Fortinet
9 32 (16.67%) Citrix
10 22 (11.46%) HP
11 21 (10.94%) Blue Coat
12 19 (9.90%) Apple
13 16 (8.33%) SolarWinds
14 14 (7.29%) Splunk
14 14 (7.29%) Veritas
15 13 (6.77%) LogRhythm
15 13 (6.77%) ServiceNow
16 12 (6.25%) Juniper
17 9 (4.69%) Forcepoint
17 9 (4.69%) Lumension