Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 634 681 687
Rank change year-on-year +47 +6 +107
Permanent jobs citing McAfee 220 308 478
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.67% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 119 161 399
10th Percentile £30,400 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% - +0.20%
75th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £83,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -4.12% -14.14% +10.00%

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 31,732 45,739 61,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.79% 40.88% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23,742 35,516 47,791
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £39,744 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for McAfee in the UK

McAfee
Top 16 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 16 April 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 +48 191 £45,000 -14.29% 21
UK excluding London +90 186 £40,750 -4.12% 18
South East +53 55 £52,500 +23.53% 2
North of England +47 38 £41,500 -17.00% 3
London +31 31 £55,000 -15.38% 5
South West +19 28 £32,500 -14.47%
Scotland +25 24 - - 2
Midlands +3 21 £70,000 +129.51% 9
North West +30 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -26 19 £70,000 +129.51% 6
East of England +77 16 £39,000 +1.30% 2
North East +27 14 £85,000 +54.55% 1
Work from Home -120 9 £39,000 - 2
Wales +38 4 £32,500 +7.44%
Yorkshire +6 4 £51,250 +86.36% 1
East Midlands +14 2 £41,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 110 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 107 (48.64%) Windows
3 106 (48.18%) Active Directory
4 98 (44.55%) Cisco
5 95 (43.18%) Symantec
6 87 (39.55%) Firewall
7 80 (36.36%) CheckPoint
8 79 (35.91%) VMware
9 65 (29.55%) SCCM
10 64 (29.09%) DNS
10 64 (29.09%) Palo Alto
11 63 (28.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 59 (26.82%) F5
13 50 (22.73%) DHCP
14 48 (21.82%) Information Security
14 48 (21.82%) McAfee ePO
15 47 (21.36%) Windows Server
15 47 (21.36%) Fortinet
16 42 (19.09%) Security Cleared
16 42 (19.09%) Change Management
17 41 (18.64%) Azure
18 38 (17.27%) VPN
19 37 (16.82%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (16.36%) TCP/IP
20 36 (16.36%) PowerShell
21 34 (15.45%) ITIL
21 34 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 33 (15.00%) Blue Coat
23 32 (14.55%) Microsoft 365
23 32 (14.55%) Cybersecurity

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 21 (9.55%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.45%) IIS
3 7 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (12.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.82%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.64%) Azure
2 32 (14.55%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (11.82%) SaaS
4 24 (10.91%) IaaS
5 21 (9.55%) PaaS
6 20 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (4.09%) AWS
7 9 (4.09%) Google Workspace
8 2 (0.91%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.45%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 87 (39.55%) Firewall
2 64 (29.09%) DNS
3 50 (22.73%) DHCP
4 38 (17.27%) VPN
5 36 (16.36%) TCP/IP
6 29 (13.18%) SAN
7 27 (12.27%) Network Security
8 25 (11.36%) WAN
9 20 (9.09%) FTP
9 20 (9.09%) LAN
10 15 (6.82%) SSL
11 14 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (5.91%) Internet
12 13 (5.91%) Wireless
13 11 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (4.55%) HTTP
14 10 (4.55%) SMTP
15 9 (4.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 8 (3.64%) Cisco ISE
17 5 (2.27%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.36%) MSI
3 2 (0.91%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (7.27%) Finance
2 10 (4.55%) Publishing
3 5 (2.27%) Law
4 4 (1.82%) Legal
4 4 (1.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.36%) Back Office
5 3 (1.36%) Billing
5 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.91%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (13.64%) Analyst
2 24 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (9.55%) Network Engineer
4 19 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 15 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (6.36%) Server Engineer
7 11 (5.00%) IT Support
8 10 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) Senior Server Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
9 9 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (4.09%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (4.09%) Support Specialist
9 9 (4.09%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
10 8 (3.64%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.45%) LDAP
2 2 (0.91%) Jinja
2 2 (0.91%) OAuth
2 2 (0.91%) OAuth2
2 2 (0.91%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.91%) SAML
3 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.45%) COM
3 1 (0.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (13.18%) Data Centre
3 28 (12.73%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.27%) Clustering
5 12 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (5.00%) PKI
7 10 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
7 10 (4.55%) Cyberattack
7 10 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (3.18%) iPad
8 7 (3.18%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.27%) Handset
10 4 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.36%) iPhone
11 3 (1.36%) RSA SecurID
11 3 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (48.64%) Windows
2 47 (21.36%) Windows Server
3 37 (16.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (13.64%) Linux
5 25 (11.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 23 (10.45%) Windows Server 2019
7 14 (6.36%) Android
8 13 (5.91%) Windows 10
9 11 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (4.55%) Unix
11 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.82%) Windows 7
15 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.91%) Solaris
17 1 (0.45%) Check Point GAiA
17 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.82%) Information Security
2 42 (19.09%) Change Management
3 34 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 34 (15.45%) ITIL
4 32 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (14.09%) SIEM
6 29 (13.18%) Configuration Management
7 27 (12.27%) Antivirus Management
8 24 (10.91%) Security Operations
9 22 (10.00%) ITSM
10 21 (9.55%) Service Delivery
11 18 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (7.73%) Mobile Device Management
13 16 (7.27%) DevOps
14 15 (6.82%) Analytics
14 15 (6.82%) Incident Management
14 15 (6.82%) Service Management
15 14 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (5.45%) Network Packet Capture
16 12 (5.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.36%) PowerShell
2 23 (10.45%) SQL
3 14 (6.36%) Python
4 10 (4.55%) C++
4 10 (4.55%) Java
4 10 (4.55%) Perl
5 5 (2.27%) C
6 3 (1.36%) VBScript
7 2 (0.91%) VB
8 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (19.09%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (10.91%) CCNA
4 24 (10.91%) MCSE
5 23 (10.45%) SC Cleared
6 21 (9.55%) DV Cleared
7 17 (7.73%) CCNP
8 13 (5.91%) Degree
9 9 (4.09%) CISSP
9 9 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.73%) CISM
11 5 (2.27%) GIAC
12 4 (1.82%) CISA
12 4 (1.82%) CRISC
13 3 (1.36%) GISP
13 3 (1.36%) MCDST
13 3 (1.36%) MCTS
13 3 (1.36%) VCP5
13 3 (1.36%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.64%) SLA
2 8 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 8 (3.64%) GDPR
3 7 (3.18%) NIST
4 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.36%) PMO
5 3 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.91%) NCSC
System Software
1 106 (48.18%) Active Directory
2 63 (28.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.18%) Firmware
4 21 (9.55%) BitLocker
5 14 (6.36%) VMware Workstation
6 13 (5.91%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.55%) Shibboleth
7 10 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (3.64%) XenApp
9 6 (2.73%) VMware NSX
10 5 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (2.27%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.27%) vSphere
11 4 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.91%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 2 (0.91%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.91%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 65 (29.55%) SCCM
2 48 (21.82%) McAfee ePO
3 28 (12.73%) SCOM
4 23 (10.45%) WSUS
5 20 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (7.27%) Nagios
7 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (4.55%) NetBackup
10 8 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (3.18%) Nessus
11 7 (3.18%) vRealize
12 6 (2.73%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (1.36%) Sysprep
15 2 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
15 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
15 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 2 (0.91%) QRadar
Vendors
1 110 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 98 (44.55%) Cisco
3 95 (43.18%) Symantec
4 80 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 79 (35.91%) VMware
6 64 (29.09%) Palo Alto
7 59 (26.82%) F5
8 47 (21.36%) Fortinet
9 33 (15.00%) Blue Coat
10 31 (14.09%) Citrix
11 30 (13.64%) SolarWinds
12 29 (13.18%) HP
13 25 (11.36%) Apple
14 22 (10.00%) Splunk
15 21 (9.55%) FireEye
16 18 (8.18%) LogRhythm
17 17 (7.73%) ServiceNow
17 17 (7.73%) Sophos
18 14 (6.36%) Tanium
19 12 (5.45%) Darktrace