Period
to 24 May 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 May 2019 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
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 632 738 641
Rank change year-on-year +106 -97 -112
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 527 472 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.62% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 408 390 507
UK median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £74,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -6.67%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 61,566 75,854 74,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.39% 43.99% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47,095 59,232 60,222
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,550 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.19%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Symantec over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. 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 +103 502 £49,500 +10.00% 17
UK excluding London +96 339 £45,000 +20.00% 13
London +75 170 £50,000 -4.76% 6
North of England +71 99 £40,000 +33.33% 4
South East +4 71 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England +75 70 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Midlands +72 69 £55,000 +61.76% 3
Yorkshire +31 68 £40,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +48 56 £57,500 +49.35% 3
North West +39 30 £50,000 +26.58% 3
South West +23 17 £22,000 -26.67% 2
East Midlands +45 13 £55,000 +83.33%
Scotland +17 12 £37,500 -39.86%
North East +11 1 £36,000 +30.91% 1
Wales +10 1 £40,000 +23.08% 2

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 with a requirement for Symantec.

1 313 (59.39%) Windows
2 270 (51.23%) Active Directory
3 265 (50.28%) Microsoft
4 263 (49.91%) VMware
5 198 (37.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 182 (34.54%) Cisco
7 169 (32.07%) Firewall
8 164 (31.12%) Windows Server
9 144 (27.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 143 (27.13%) DNS
11 141 (26.76%) Office 365
12 137 (26.00%) McAfee
13 136 (25.81%) SCCM
14 133 (25.24%) DHCP
14 133 (25.24%) Linux
15 131 (24.86%) Hyper-V
16 128 (24.29%) Finance
17 122 (23.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 120 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
19 119 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
20 102 (19.35%) TCP/IP
21 98 (18.60%) LAN
22 97 (18.41%) SIEM
23 95 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
24 94 (17.84%) WAN
25 92 (17.46%) SharePoint
25 92 (17.46%) Citrix
25 92 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
26 91 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 91 (17.27%) MS Exchange

Symantec
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 92 (17.46%) SharePoint
2 91 (17.27%) MS Exchange
3 57 (10.82%) Skype for Business
4 40 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (4.74%) SharePoint Server
7 21 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.52%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.33%) IIS
11 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.57%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.57%) nginx
13 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.38%) Confluence
15 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (13.09%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.52%) Acrobat
3 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 141 (26.76%) Office 365
2 95 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.97%) IaaS
4 37 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
5 35 (6.64%) PaaS
6 32 (6.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 24 (4.55%) SaaS
8 13 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (2.47%) OneDrive
9 7 (1.33%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.33%) G Suite
9 7 (1.33%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.76%) GitHub
10 4 (0.76%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.38%) Akamai
11 2 (0.38%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 169 (32.07%) Firewall
2 143 (27.13%) DNS
3 133 (25.24%) DHCP
4 102 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 98 (18.60%) LAN
6 94 (17.84%) WAN
7 72 (13.66%) Network Security
8 49 (9.30%) SAN
9 43 (8.16%) Skype
9 43 (8.16%) VPN
10 37 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
11 34 (6.45%) BGP
12 30 (5.69%) NetScaler
13 29 (5.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (4.93%) EIGRP
14 26 (4.93%) IPsec
14 26 (4.93%) OSPF
14 26 (4.93%) Wireshark
15 21 (3.98%) VoIP
16 19 (3.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.28%) NoSQL
2 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.52%) MySQL
5 7 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.76%) Power BI
6 4 (0.76%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.19%) Big Data
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (1.52%) InstallShield
1 8 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 8 (1.52%) PhantomJS
2 6 (1.14%) MSI
2 6 (1.14%) WinDbg
3 5 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.57%) Hudson
5 2 (0.38%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 128 (24.29%) Finance
2 45 (8.54%) Retail
3 39 (7.40%) Banking
4 24 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.09%) Legal
6 9 (1.71%) Local Government
7 7 (1.33%) Advertising
7 7 (1.33%) Billing
8 4 (0.76%) Law
8 4 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (21.06%) Analyst
2 83 (15.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (8.54%) Security Engineer
4 41 (7.78%) Security Analyst
5 40 (7.59%) IT Support
6 39 (7.40%) Consultant
7 36 (6.83%) Support Engineer
8 34 (6.45%) IT Engineer
9 33 (6.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (5.69%) Network Engineer
11 29 (5.50%) Head of Security
12 24 (4.55%) IT Analyst
13 23 (4.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 23 (4.36%) Head of Finance
13 23 (4.36%) Head of Information
13 23 (4.36%) Head of Information Security
14 22 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (4.17%) Support Analyst
15 21 (3.98%) Desktop Support
16 20 (3.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.36%) SailPoint
2 8 (1.52%) Node.js
2 8 (1.52%) XMPP
3 7 (1.33%) XML
4 6 (1.14%) HTML
5 5 (0.95%) .NET
5 5 (0.95%) JSON
5 5 (0.95%) Middleware
6 4 (0.76%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (0.76%) REST
6 4 (0.76%) RESTful
7 3 (0.57%) CSS
7 3 (0.57%) Web Services
8 2 (0.38%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.38%) WSH
9 1 (0.19%) LDAP
9 1 (0.19%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.18%) Self-Motivation
2 70 (13.28%) Data Centre
3 39 (7.40%) Management Information System
4 33 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (3.04%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.85%) Clustering
8 14 (2.66%) Security Operations Centre
9 13 (2.47%) Replication
10 12 (2.28%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 12 (2.28%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (1.71%) PKI
12 9 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.52%) CMDB
14 7 (1.33%) iPad
14 7 (1.33%) iPhone
15 6 (1.14%) EMC VNX
15 6 (1.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 313 (59.39%) Windows
2 164 (31.12%) Windows Server
3 133 (25.24%) Linux
4 122 (23.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 83 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 68 (12.90%) Windows 10
9 23 (4.36%) Unix
10 14 (2.66%) Ubuntu
11 13 (2.47%) CentOS
11 13 (2.47%) Windows 8
12 12 (2.28%) AIX
12 12 (2.28%) Android
13 10 (1.90%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.95%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.57%) Solaris
17 2 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
2 97 (18.41%) SIEM
3 92 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
4 91 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 88 (16.70%) Information Security
6 86 (16.32%) ITIL
7 82 (15.56%) Patch Management
8 67 (12.71%) Kalman Filter
9 63 (11.95%) Vulnerability Management
10 62 (11.76%) Web Filtering
11 46 (8.73%) Migration
12 41 (7.78%) DevOps
13 37 (7.02%) Mentoring
14 36 (6.83%) Incident Management
15 34 (6.45%) Line Management
15 34 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (6.26%) Identity Access Management
16 33 (6.26%) Penetration Testing
17 32 (6.07%) Security Operations
18 30 (5.69%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 88 (16.70%) PowerShell
2 41 (7.78%) SQL
3 22 (4.17%) Python
4 21 (3.98%) VBScript
5 20 (3.80%) Java
6 14 (2.66%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.28%) C++
7 12 (2.28%) Go
8 11 (2.09%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.09%) VB
9 9 (1.71%) Perl
9 9 (1.71%) Ruby
10 7 (1.33%) C#
11 5 (0.95%) Bourne shell
11 5 (0.95%) Korn
11 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.57%) C
12 3 (0.57%) Fortran
12 3 (0.57%) VBA
13 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (12.52%) CCNP
3 60 (11.39%) CISSP
4 58 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (10.25%) CCNA
6 48 (9.11%) GIAC
7 43 (8.16%) Degree
8 41 (7.78%) CISM
9 36 (6.83%) CISA
10 35 (6.64%) MCSE
11 32 (6.07%) CCIE
11 32 (6.07%) CEH
11 32 (6.07%) SANS
12 30 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (5.31%) GISF
14 17 (3.23%) CCSA
14 17 (3.23%) Security Cleared
15 16 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
15 16 (3.04%) JNCIE
15 16 (3.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.97%) SLA
2 22 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.80%) GDPR
4 16 (3.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.28%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 270 (51.23%) Active Directory
2 198 (37.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (24.86%) Hyper-V
4 66 (12.52%) VMware ESXi
5 60 (11.39%) XenApp
6 39 (7.40%) XenDesktop
7 38 (7.21%) vSphere
8 21 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (3.04%) BIND 9
9 16 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (2.28%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (1.90%) Firmware
11 10 (1.90%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.95%) Docker
13 5 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.76%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.76%) KVM
14 4 (0.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 144 (27.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 136 (25.81%) SCCM
3 61 (11.57%) Backup Exec
4 53 (10.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 51 (9.68%) Nessus
6 36 (6.83%) CASB
7 33 (6.26%) SCVMM
8 32 (6.07%) McAfee ePO
9 25 (4.74%) Stealthwatch
9 25 (4.74%) WSUS
10 22 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
11 19 (3.61%) CSIRT
11 19 (3.61%) NetBackup
11 19 (3.61%) QRadar
12 16 (3.04%) RANCID
13 15 (2.85%) vCenter Server
14 14 (2.66%) SCOM
15 13 (2.47%) Kubernetes
15 13 (2.47%) XenMobile
16 12 (2.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 265 (50.28%) Microsoft
2 263 (49.91%) VMware
3 182 (34.54%) Cisco
4 137 (26.00%) McAfee
5 92 (17.46%) Citrix
6 88 (16.70%) HP
7 81 (15.37%) Dell
8 64 (12.14%) Splunk
9 63 (11.95%) Veeam
10 59 (11.20%) IBM
11 57 (10.82%) CheckPoint
12 49 (9.30%) Palo Alto
13 48 (9.11%) EMC
14 47 (8.92%) Juniper
15 44 (8.35%) Forcepoint
16 42 (7.97%) LogRhythm
17 41 (7.78%) SolarWinds
18 37 (7.02%) Blue Coat
19 36 (6.83%) Altiris
20 30 (5.69%) Qualys