Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 630 600 466
Rank change year-on-year -30 -134 -71
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 648 774 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.41% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.94% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 553 635 1135
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.37% +8.59%
10th Percentile £25,050 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £63,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.67% -3.85% +5.41%

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 80053 82031 99991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.53% 43.85% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61918 66235 81408
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Top 16 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 20 November 2017. 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 -42 588 £42,500 +4.94% 40
UK excluding London -62 380 £36,500 -2.67% 20
London +17 254 £56,250 +25.00% 20
South East -15 120 £35,000 - 4
North of England +26 92 £35,000 -1.41% 3
East of England -2 61 £42,500 - 5
Yorkshire +16 45 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Midlands -75 40 £31,500 -25.88% 7
North West -7 38 £43,750 +21.53% 1
Scotland -1 37 £52,500 +22.09%
West Midlands -53 24 £31,500 -13.10% 6
South West -14 23 £37,500 -3.85% 1
East Midlands -2 16 £31,250 -26.47% 1
North East +5 9 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Northern Ireland -23 6 £26,750 -17.69%
Wales +3 1 £19,000 -52.50%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Symantec.

1 428 (66.05%) Windows
2 412 (63.58%) Microsoft
3 352 (54.32%) VMware
4 346 (53.40%) Active Directory
5 269 (41.51%) Windows Server
6 256 (39.51%) MS Exchange
7 232 (35.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 222 (34.26%) Cisco
9 195 (30.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 179 (27.62%) Backup Exec
11 176 (27.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 170 (26.23%) Linux
13 169 (26.08%) Firewall
14 166 (25.62%) DNS
15 160 (24.69%) SQL Server
16 158 (24.38%) PowerShell
17 156 (24.07%) Norton AntiVirus
18 151 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
19 149 (22.99%) Office 365
20 146 (22.53%) Finance
21 143 (22.07%) SQL
22 140 (21.60%) Citrix
23 139 (21.45%) DHCP
24 137 (21.14%) Windows 7
25 135 (20.83%) ITIL
26 130 (20.06%) VMware ESXi
27 125 (19.29%) McAfee
28 119 (18.36%) VPN
29 114 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
30 112 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013

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
1 256 (39.51%) MS Exchange
2 151 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 80 (12.35%) SharePoint
5 63 (9.72%) Skype for Business
6 58 (8.95%) IIS
7 57 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (4.17%) IBM Domino
9 22 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (2.62%) Apache
12 15 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (2.31%) WebSphere
13 13 (2.01%) IBM Notes
14 12 (1.85%) Tomcat
15 9 (1.39%) SAS
16 7 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (1.08%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.77%) nginx
17 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 95 (14.66%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.31%) Maya
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.62%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.46%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 149 (22.99%) Office 365
2 102 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (4.48%) OneDrive
5 23 (3.55%) Mimecast
6 16 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.08%) IaaS
8 6 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.62%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.62%) SaaS
11 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.46%) G Suite
12 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 169 (26.08%) Firewall
2 166 (25.62%) DNS
3 139 (21.45%) DHCP
4 119 (18.36%) VPN
5 86 (13.27%) WAN
6 82 (12.65%) SAN
7 78 (12.04%) LAN
8 77 (11.88%) TCP/IP
9 49 (7.56%) Wireless
10 47 (7.25%) VLAN
11 45 (6.94%) Skype
12 38 (5.86%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
14 33 (5.09%) SSL
15 30 (4.63%) NetScaler
15 30 (4.63%) VoIP
16 29 (4.48%) MPLS
16 29 (4.48%) Unified Communications
17 28 (4.32%) Internet
18 26 (4.01%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (1.70%) MySQL
7 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.93%) DB2
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.46%) InterBase
10 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.31%) GIS
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.15%) Big Data
12 1 (0.15%) Power BI
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Metasploit
1 7 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Maven
4 1 (0.15%) MSI
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.15%) WinDbg
General
1 146 (22.53%) Finance
2 77 (11.88%) Banking
3 29 (4.48%) Legal
4 20 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.31%) Law
7 6 (0.93%) Retail
8 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.62%) Marketing
9 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Back Office
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (17.28%) Support Engineer
2 97 (14.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 96 (14.81%) Analyst
4 59 (9.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 45 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 44 (6.79%) VMware Engineer
7 43 (6.64%) IT Support
8 40 (6.17%) Infrastructure Support
9 39 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
9 39 (6.02%) Consultant
10 38 (5.86%) Security Engineer
10 38 (5.86%) Technical Support
11 36 (5.56%) IT Analyst
12 35 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
13 33 (5.09%) 3rd Line Support
14 32 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 30 (4.63%) Technical Engineer
16 28 (4.32%) Server Engineer
16 28 (4.32%) Systems Analyst
16 28 (4.32%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.78%) SailPoint
2 20 (3.09%) CSS
2 20 (3.09%) HTML
3 18 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 18 (2.78%) Node.js
3 18 (2.78%) React
4 14 (2.16%) .NET
4 14 (2.16%) Web Services
5 10 (1.54%) Middleware
6 8 (1.23%) LAMP
6 8 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (0.93%) WAP
8 3 (0.46%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.31%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.31%) Spring
9 2 (0.31%) XML
10 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.15%) jQuery
10 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.27%) Clustering
2 69 (10.65%) Data Centre
3 48 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 44 (6.79%) Management Information System
5 42 (6.48%) Replication
6 38 (5.86%) Blackberry
7 26 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (3.40%) Smartphone
9 19 (2.93%) Fat Client
9 19 (2.93%) Thin Client
10 14 (2.16%) iPhone
11 13 (2.01%) EMC VNX
12 12 (1.85%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.39%) Life Science
14 8 (1.23%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.23%) Handset
14 8 (1.23%) User Experience
14 8 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
16 6 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 428 (66.05%) Windows
2 269 (41.51%) Windows Server
3 195 (30.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 176 (27.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 170 (26.23%) Linux
6 137 (21.14%) Windows 7
7 87 (13.43%) Windows 10
8 61 (9.41%) Windows 8
9 58 (8.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (7.10%) Unix
11 28 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (3.09%) Windows XP
13 16 (2.47%) Apple iOS
14 13 (2.01%) Kali Linux
14 13 (2.01%) Ubuntu
15 12 (1.85%) CentOS
15 12 (1.85%) Windows Vista
16 11 (1.70%) Windows Phone
17 9 (1.39%) Solaris
18 8 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (20.83%) ITIL
2 94 (14.51%) Information Security
3 89 (13.73%) SIEM
4 59 (9.10%) Service Delivery
5 57 (8.80%) Change Management
6 50 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 48 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
8 46 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
9 44 (6.79%) Service Management
10 40 (6.17%) Problem Management
11 38 (5.86%) Data Loss Prevention
11 38 (5.86%) Incident Management
11 38 (5.86%) Presales
12 36 (5.56%) Security Operations
13 35 (5.40%) Patch Management
14 34 (5.25%) CRM
15 33 (5.09%) Kalman Filter
16 31 (4.78%) Analytics
17 30 (4.63%) Load Balancing
18 28 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 158 (24.38%) PowerShell
2 143 (22.07%) SQL
3 46 (7.10%) Python
4 35 (5.40%) Bash Shell
5 32 (4.94%) Perl
6 25 (3.86%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.40%) C#
7 22 (3.40%) Ruby
8 20 (3.09%) PHP
9 16 (2.47%) Bourne shell
9 16 (2.47%) Korn
10 15 (2.31%) Java
11 12 (1.85%) C
11 12 (1.85%) VB
11 12 (1.85%) VBScript
12 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.08%) AWK
13 7 (1.08%) sed
14 4 (0.62%) C++
15 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (12.50%) CISSP
3 73 (11.27%) MCSE
4 70 (10.80%) Degree
5 69 (10.65%) GIAC
6 66 (10.19%) CISM
7 62 (9.57%) CISA
7 62 (9.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 58 (8.95%) MCSA
9 47 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (7.25%) MCP
10 45 (6.94%) GSEC
11 43 (6.64%) CCNA
11 43 (6.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 33 (5.09%) Security Cleared
13 32 (4.94%) GISF
14 31 (4.78%) MCITP
15 25 (3.86%) CEH
15 25 (3.86%) SC Cleared
16 23 (3.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.41%) SLA
2 23 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.31%) GDPR
4 8 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.93%) GPG13
7 4 (0.62%) QA
7 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.46%) COBIT
8 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.31%) RMADS
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 346 (53.40%) Active Directory
2 232 (35.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (20.06%) VMware ESXi
4 112 (17.28%) Hyper-V
5 77 (11.88%) XenApp
6 54 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 35 (5.40%) vSphere
8 33 (5.09%) Terminal Services
9 23 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 23 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (3.09%) Docker
11 17 (2.62%) Snort
12 16 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 15 (2.31%) XenServer
14 11 (1.70%) vCloud
15 10 (1.54%) NFS
15 10 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (1.39%) Xen
17 8 (1.23%) DFS Replication
18 6 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 179 (27.62%) Backup Exec
2 156 (24.07%) Norton AntiVirus
3 110 (16.98%) SCCM
4 100 (15.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 96 (14.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 85 (13.12%) WSUS
7 59 (9.10%) SCOM
8 58 (8.95%) McAfee ePO
9 54 (8.33%) vCenter Server
10 45 (6.94%) Nessus
11 33 (5.09%) NetBackup
12 29 (4.48%) Nexpose
12 29 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 22 (3.40%) RSA Security Analytics
14 18 (2.78%) QRadar
15 17 (2.62%) Puppet
16 16 (2.47%) Core Impact
16 16 (2.47%) OpenVAS
16 16 (2.47%) PowerBroker
17 15 (2.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 412 (63.58%) Microsoft
2 352 (54.32%) VMware
3 222 (34.26%) Cisco
4 140 (21.60%) Citrix
5 125 (19.29%) McAfee
6 107 (16.51%) HP
7 102 (15.74%) Dell
8 100 (15.43%) Veeam
9 75 (11.57%) Juniper
10 73 (11.27%) Veritas
11 68 (10.49%) Sophos
12 58 (8.95%) NetApp
13 55 (8.49%) Altiris
14 54 (8.33%) Forcepoint
15 53 (8.18%) Palo Alto
16 45 (6.94%) EMC
17 43 (6.64%) CyberArk
18 40 (6.17%) F5
18 40 (6.17%) Red Hat
19 38 (5.86%) SonicWALL