Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 614 643 593
Rank change year-on-year +29 -50 +67
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 102 473 701
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.84% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 80 358 574
Median annual salary £52,500 £43,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.09% -18.10% +22.09%
10th Percentile £24,300 £23,963 £28,800
90th Percentile £77,250 £72,875 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £40,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.50% -18.50% +33.33%

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 21,113 56,335 67,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.54% 41.65% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16,779 43,034 52,616
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

Symantec
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Symantec over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Top 14 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 29 November 2020. 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 +54 89 £52,250 +20.11% 23
UK excluding London +53 69 £46,250 +13.50% 21
London +125 25 £65,000 +30.00% 2
South East +146 23 £40,000 -23.81% 7
Midlands +79 22 £66,250 +89.29% 5
West Midlands +56 21 £70,000 +115.38% 5
South West +112 11 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Work from Home -17 10 £38,500 -26.67% 4
North of England +91 8 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Scotland +40 5 £42,500 +3.66%
North West +96 3 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +83 3 £25,000 -33.33% 2
North East +17 2 £52,000 - 2
East Midlands +78 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 69 (67.65%) Windows
1 69 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 50 (49.02%) VMware
3 50 (49.02%) SCCM
4 49 (48.04%) Firewall
5 41 (40.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (36.27%) Office 365
7 35 (34.31%) Azure
8 33 (32.35%) Hyper-V
8 33 (32.35%) McAfee
8 33 (32.35%) Windows Server
9 32 (31.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 32 (31.37%) Cisco
10 31 (30.39%) DNS
11 28 (27.45%) Citrix
12 26 (25.49%) MS Exchange
13 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2016
14 23 (22.55%) DHCP
15 22 (21.57%) Information Security
15 22 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
16 21 (20.59%) Management Information System
16 21 (20.59%) EMC
16 21 (20.59%) Veeam
16 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (19.61%) VPN
18 19 (18.63%) Unix
18 19 (18.63%) Python
18 19 (18.63%) Perl
18 19 (18.63%) Fortinet

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 26 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 37 (36.27%) Office 365
2 35 (34.31%) Azure
3 11 (10.78%) AWS
4 8 (7.84%) IaaS
5 5 (4.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (3.92%) SaaS
7 3 (2.94%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.94%) PaaS
8 2 (1.96%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.98%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.98%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 49 (48.04%) Firewall
2 31 (30.39%) DNS
3 23 (22.55%) DHCP
4 20 (19.61%) VPN
5 17 (16.67%) LAN
6 14 (13.73%) WAN
7 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
8 9 (8.82%) Wireless
9 7 (6.86%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (6.86%) SAN
10 5 (4.90%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (4.90%) Unified Communications
11 4 (3.92%) SSL
11 4 (3.92%) VoIP
12 3 (2.94%) Network Security
12 3 (2.94%) VLAN
12 3 (2.94%) WebEx
13 2 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Retail
3 5 (4.90%) Publishing
3 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.92%) Billing
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.96%) Police
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Server Engineer
2 18 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) Platform Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) IT Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) Security Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) IT Support
5 9 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Senior Server Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.86%) Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 19 (18.63%) Data Centre
3 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.88%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.94%) iPad
6 3 (2.94%) iPhone
6 3 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.96%) FMCG
7 2 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.98%) Clustering
8 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 69 (67.65%) Windows
2 33 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2016
4 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (18.63%) Unix
6 18 (17.65%) Linux
6 18 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 12 (11.76%) Android
7 12 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.96%) tvOS
11 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.98%) VMS
12 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
1 22 (21.57%) Information Security
2 19 (18.63%) Security Operations
3 18 (17.65%) Antivirus Management
3 18 (17.65%) Change Management
3 18 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 18 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (15.69%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (14.71%) Analytics
6 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (13.73%) Low Latency
7 14 (13.73%) Secure Coding
7 14 (13.73%) Vendor Relationship Management
8 12 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
8 12 (11.76%) Server Management
9 11 (10.78%) Storage Management
10 10 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (9.80%) Proactive Management
10 10 (9.80%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) Perl
1 19 (18.63%) Python
2 15 (14.71%) C++
2 15 (14.71%) Java
3 13 (12.75%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.78%) SQL
5 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) Degree
4 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.92%) MCSE
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.94%) CCNP
6 3 (2.94%) CISSP
7 2 (1.96%) CCNA
7 2 (1.96%) CEH
7 2 (1.96%) CSSLP
7 2 (1.96%) GIAC
7 2 (1.96%) MCTS
7 2 (1.96%) SANS
7 2 (1.96%) SSCP
8 1 (0.98%) CCDP
8 1 (0.98%) CCIE
8 1 (0.98%) CCSP
8 1 (0.98%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) GDPR
1 4 (3.92%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.98%) NIST
4 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 69 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 41 (40.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (32.35%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.71%) BitLocker
5 14 (13.73%) Firmware
6 7 (6.86%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (6.86%) XenApp
6 7 (6.86%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (3.92%) vSphere
8 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.98%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (49.02%) SCCM
2 32 (31.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (18.63%) WSUS
4 18 (17.65%) NetBackup
5 13 (12.75%) SCOM
5 13 (12.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 10 (9.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (9.80%) SCVMM
7 7 (6.86%) FortiGate
7 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (4.90%) XenMobile
9 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.96%) CASB
10 2 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.96%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.98%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.98%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (0.98%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 1 (0.98%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (49.02%) VMware
3 33 (32.35%) McAfee
4 32 (31.37%) Cisco
5 28 (27.45%) Citrix
6 21 (20.59%) EMC
6 21 (20.59%) Veeam
7 19 (18.63%) FireEye
7 19 (18.63%) Fortinet
7 19 (18.63%) Palo Alto
8 18 (17.65%) Tanium
9 17 (16.67%) HP
10 14 (13.73%) IBM
11 13 (12.75%) Sophos
12 12 (11.76%) Apple
13 9 (8.82%) CheckPoint
13 9 (8.82%) Dell
13 9 (8.82%) F5
13 9 (8.82%) TOWER Software
14 6 (5.88%) ServiceNow