Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 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 the Symantec Corporation.

Symantec
UK
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 704 702 644
Rank change year-on-year -2 -58 +105
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 190 212 540
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.54% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 117 166 423
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £29,500 £31,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,063 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,050 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.96% -21.63% +22.67%

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 34,826 38,966 60,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.50% 40.81% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25,169 30,213 46,696
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £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 £70,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 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 -7 160 £42,500 +7.59% 30
UK excluding London +35 143 £40,000 +10.96% 19
South East +22 46 £35,000 -2.91% 5
London +21 39 £60,000 +20.00% 10
South West -3 31 £33,500 +6.35%
Scotland +5 26 - -
North of England -13 23 £40,000 -2.44% 2
Midlands -22 15 £70,000 +100.00% 9
West Midlands -25 12 £70,000 +141.38% 8
North West +12 11 £40,000 -17.53% 1
Yorkshire -22 11 £42,500 +39.34%
Work from Home -173 9 £45,500 +44.44% 6
East Midlands 0 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England +25 2 £45,000 - 3
North East -1 1 £50,000 +81.82% 1

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 113 (59.47%) Microsoft
2 98 (51.58%) Active Directory
3 94 (49.47%) Cisco
4 92 (48.42%) McAfee
5 89 (46.84%) Windows
6 74 (38.95%) VMware
7 72 (37.89%) Firewall
7 72 (37.89%) Palo Alto
8 71 (37.37%) Microsoft 365
9 69 (36.32%) CheckPoint
10 67 (35.26%) Azure
11 57 (30.00%) Citrix
12 52 (27.37%) Fortinet
13 49 (25.79%) Windows Server
14 48 (25.26%) Social Skills
14 48 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 47 (24.74%) F5
16 46 (24.21%) MS Exchange
17 44 (23.16%) DNS
18 40 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
19 34 (17.89%) TCP/IP
20 33 (17.37%) SCCM
21 32 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
22 30 (15.79%) SIEM
23 29 (15.26%) DHCP
23 29 (15.26%) WAN
23 29 (15.26%) NetBackup
24 28 (14.74%) Veeam
25 27 (14.21%) LAN
25 27 (14.21%) Disaster Recovery

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 46 (24.21%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.79%) IIS
5 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.63%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.53%) assyst
2 1 (0.53%) FastStats
2 1 (0.53%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 71 (37.37%) Microsoft 365
2 67 (35.26%) Azure
3 21 (11.05%) AWS
4 15 (7.89%) Azure Sentinel
5 11 (5.79%) Mimecast
6 9 (4.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (4.74%) IaaS
7 8 (4.21%) GCP
7 8 (4.21%) SaaS
8 6 (3.16%) OpenDNS
9 5 (2.63%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.58%) Dropbox
11 2 (1.05%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 2 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (37.89%) Firewall
2 44 (23.16%) DNS
3 34 (17.89%) TCP/IP
4 29 (15.26%) DHCP
4 29 (15.26%) WAN
5 27 (14.21%) LAN
6 24 (12.63%) SAN
7 23 (12.11%) VPN
8 14 (7.37%) Network Security
9 12 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (6.32%) MPLS
10 11 (5.79%) Internet
11 10 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (4.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (4.74%) Wireless
13 7 (3.68%) VLAN
13 7 (3.68%) Wireshark
14 6 (3.16%) SSL
15 5 (2.63%) IP Telephony
15 5 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Metasploit
General
1 48 (25.26%) Social Skills
2 15 (7.89%) Finance
3 14 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.68%) Legal
5 6 (3.16%) Marketing
5 6 (3.16%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.16%) Retail
5 6 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.63%) Electronics
6 5 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.11%) Billing
7 4 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (2.11%) Publishing
8 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Police
Job Titles
1 33 (17.37%) Support Engineer
2 21 (11.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (9.47%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (9.47%) Analyst
4 17 (8.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (8.42%) IT Engineer
6 14 (7.37%) IT Support
7 13 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) VMware Support Engineer
12 8 (4.21%) Security Analyst
12 8 (4.21%) Security Architect
12 8 (4.21%) Security Engineer
12 8 (4.21%) Technical Leader
12 8 (4.21%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.95%) Web Services
2 2 (1.05%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.37%) Clustering
3 13 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.74%) FMCG
5 7 (3.68%) EMC VNX
6 6 (3.16%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.58%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.58%) PKI
9 3 (1.58%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.58%) Symmetrix
10 2 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Replication
10 2 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (46.84%) Windows
2 49 (25.79%) Windows Server
3 25 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (10.00%) Linux
5 19 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 14 (7.37%) Android
7 13 (6.84%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (6.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.68%) Windows 7
12 6 (3.16%) Kali Linux
12 6 (3.16%) Unix
13 4 (2.11%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.79%) SIEM
2 27 (14.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (13.68%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (11.05%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 16 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 14 (7.37%) Information Security
9 13 (6.84%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (6.32%) Presales
11 10 (5.26%) Change Control
11 10 (5.26%) ITIL
12 9 (4.74%) Asset Management
12 9 (4.74%) Data Loss Prevention
12 9 (4.74%) Server Building
12 9 (4.74%) Storage Management
13 8 (4.21%) Patch Management
13 8 (4.21%) Security Patching
13 8 (4.21%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.63%) SQL
2 23 (12.11%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.32%) C
3 12 (6.32%) Python
4 10 (5.26%) C++
4 10 (5.26%) VB
5 6 (3.16%) C#
6 5 (2.63%) Java
6 5 (2.63%) Perl
7 2 (1.05%) VBScript
8 1 (0.53%) R
8 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (13.16%) MCSE
3 19 (10.00%) CISSP
4 17 (8.95%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.84%) CCNA
7 12 (6.32%) CISM
8 11 (5.79%) CISA
8 11 (5.79%) MCSA
9 9 (4.74%) MCP
10 8 (4.21%) Degree
10 8 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (3.16%) GIAC
12 4 (2.11%) CCA
12 4 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.11%) CRISC
13 3 (1.58%) CEH
13 3 (1.58%) MCITP
13 3 (1.58%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) SLA
2 6 (3.16%) NIST
3 4 (2.11%) GDPR
3 4 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.58%) QA
5 2 (1.05%) NCSC
6 1 (0.53%) GRC
System Software
1 98 (51.58%) Active Directory
2 48 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.68%) XenDesktop
4 25 (13.16%) Hyper-V
5 15 (7.89%) vSphere
6 12 (6.32%) XenApp
7 11 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (3.68%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (3.16%) BitLocker
10 6 (3.16%) Snort
10 6 (3.16%) Squid
11 4 (2.11%) Firmware
11 4 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (1.58%) ProxySG
12 3 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 40 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 33 (17.37%) SCCM
3 29 (15.26%) NetBackup
4 14 (7.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (7.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 13 (6.84%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (5.26%) Nessus
6 10 (5.26%) WSUS
7 8 (4.21%) Backup Exec
7 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (3.16%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (3.16%) Nexpose
8 6 (3.16%) Suricata
8 6 (3.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (2.11%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.58%) SCOM
10 3 (1.58%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.58%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 113 (59.47%) Microsoft
2 94 (49.47%) Cisco
3 92 (48.42%) McAfee
4 74 (38.95%) VMware
5 72 (37.89%) Palo Alto
6 69 (36.32%) CheckPoint
7 57 (30.00%) Citrix
8 52 (27.37%) Fortinet
9 47 (24.74%) F5
10 28 (14.74%) Veeam
11 24 (12.63%) HP
12 22 (11.58%) Splunk
13 21 (11.05%) Sophos
14 20 (10.53%) EMC
15 17 (8.95%) Apple
16 13 (6.84%) Dell
16 13 (6.84%) SolarWinds
16 13 (6.84%) Veritas
17 12 (6.32%) Blue Coat
17 12 (6.32%) Forcepoint