Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 689 588 717
Rank change year-on-year -101 +129 -68
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 342 646 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.01% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 242 511 452
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.61% +1.76%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £47,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.09% +34.29% -4.11%

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 51,065 63,706 77,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.92% 42.34% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39,144 49,032 61,766
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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 -99 312 £40,000 -20.00% 56
UK excluding London -50 223 £38,500 -18.09% 48
London -37 111 £41,500 -30.83% 11
South East +16 65 £42,500 -19.05% 19
Midlands +7 46 £30,750 -46.52% 8
West Midlands +10 42 £29,000 -49.57% 5
North of England +29 39 £41,311 +3.28% 12
East of England -26 27 £40,500 +12.50% 5
North West +55 25 £40,000 +14.29% 4
South West +31 23 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Scotland +42 19 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Yorkshire +2 14 £45,000 +7.14% 5
East Midlands +21 4 £50,000 -11.11% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £57,500 -
Wales +1 1 £32,500 -18.75%

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 218 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 216 (63.16%) Windows
3 201 (58.77%) Active Directory
4 168 (49.12%) VMware
5 165 (48.25%) Office 365
6 153 (44.74%) Windows Server
7 125 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 122 (35.67%) Azure
9 112 (32.75%) Firewall
10 108 (31.58%) DNS
11 103 (30.12%) Hyper-V
12 99 (28.95%) Cisco
13 96 (28.07%) Citrix
14 93 (27.19%) DHCP
14 93 (27.19%) MS Exchange
15 92 (26.90%) Norton AntiVirus
16 87 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
17 77 (22.51%) PowerShell
17 77 (22.51%) TCP/IP
18 76 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
19 74 (21.64%) Linux
19 74 (21.64%) SCCM
20 68 (19.88%) Cybersecurity
21 67 (19.59%) Windows 10
22 66 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
23 62 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2013
23 62 (18.13%) HP
24 61 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
25 59 (17.25%) LAN
25 59 (17.25%) WAN

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 93 (27.19%) MS Exchange
2 66 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 27 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 12 (3.51%) IIS
6 8 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.46%) Apache
8 4 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.58%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.29%) Confluence
11 1 (0.29%) Site Server
Applications
1 76 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.29%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.29%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 165 (48.25%) Office 365
2 122 (35.67%) Azure
3 55 (16.08%) AWS
4 29 (8.48%) GCP
5 22 (6.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (4.68%) Mimecast
7 10 (2.92%) G Suite
7 10 (2.92%) OneDrive
8 8 (2.34%) IaaS
9 6 (1.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 5 (1.46%) PaaS
11 4 (1.17%) SaaS
12 3 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 112 (32.75%) Firewall
2 108 (31.58%) DNS
3 93 (27.19%) DHCP
4 77 (22.51%) TCP/IP
5 59 (17.25%) LAN
5 59 (17.25%) WAN
6 49 (14.33%) VPN
7 39 (11.40%) Network Security
8 29 (8.48%) NetScaler
9 27 (7.89%) Skype
10 25 (7.31%) Wireless
11 19 (5.56%) Internet
11 19 (5.56%) VoIP
12 16 (4.68%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (4.39%) SAN
14 14 (4.09%) VLAN
15 12 (3.51%) BGP
15 12 (3.51%) OSPF
16 9 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (2.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.17%) MySQL
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (5.85%) Jenkins
1 20 (5.85%) PhantomJS
2 9 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 7 (2.05%) GitLab
3 7 (2.05%) MSTest
3 7 (2.05%) NUnit
3 7 (2.05%) Subversion
4 2 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.29%) JIRA
5 1 (0.29%) MSI
5 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (9.65%) Law
2 26 (7.60%) Finance
3 16 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.46%) Legal
5 4 (1.17%) Banking
5 4 (1.17%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.17%) Retail
6 2 (0.58%) Advertising
6 2 (0.58%) Back Office
6 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (17.84%) Analyst
2 45 (13.16%) Security Engineer
2 45 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 34 (9.94%) IT Engineer
4 31 (9.06%) Network Engineer
5 29 (8.48%) IT Support
6 22 (6.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 20 (5.85%) Consultant
7 20 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.85%) IT Support Engineer
7 20 (5.85%) Server Engineer
8 19 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 19 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (4.97%) Desktop Support
11 16 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (4.39%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (4.39%) Technical Consultant
13 13 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.14%) Node.js
2 12 (3.51%) .NET
3 11 (3.22%) .NET Core
4 10 (2.92%) LDAP
5 8 (2.34%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.34%) Entity Framework
6 7 (2.05%) CSS
6 7 (2.05%) Dapper ORM
6 7 (2.05%) REST
7 6 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.88%) JSON
9 2 (0.58%) SAML
10 1 (0.29%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.29%) COM
10 1 (0.29%) React
10 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.08%) Data Centre
2 49 (14.33%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.39%) Driving Licence
4 15 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.92%) CMDB
6 9 (2.63%) iPad
6 9 (2.63%) iPhone
6 9 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
6 9 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.34%) Replication
8 7 (2.05%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
8 7 (2.05%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.46%) Clustering
10 5 (1.46%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.17%) CCTV
12 3 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 216 (63.16%) Windows
2 153 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 87 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (21.64%) Linux
5 67 (19.59%) Windows 10
6 61 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (12.28%) Windows 7
8 34 (9.94%) Unix
9 33 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (5.26%) Android
11 12 (3.51%) AIX
12 11 (3.22%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.75%) CentOS
15 5 (1.46%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.88%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.58%) Fedora
17 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (19.88%) Cybersecurity
2 50 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (14.33%) Information Security
4 47 (13.74%) SIEM
5 46 (13.45%) ITIL
6 39 (11.40%) Security Operations
7 38 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (9.65%) DevOps
9 32 (9.36%) Data Security
9 32 (9.36%) Incident Management
10 31 (9.06%) Patch Management
11 30 (8.77%) Threat Management
12 29 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 28 (8.19%) Change Management
13 28 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (7.60%) Analytics
15 23 (6.73%) Performance Monitoring
16 21 (6.14%) Kalman Filter
17 20 (5.85%) Storage Management
17 20 (5.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.51%) PowerShell
2 34 (9.94%) SQL
3 27 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.14%) Java
4 21 (6.14%) Python
5 20 (5.85%) Bash Shell
5 20 (5.85%) C++
5 20 (5.85%) Go
6 9 (2.63%) C
7 8 (2.34%) C#
8 4 (1.17%) VBScript
9 3 (0.88%) VB
10 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (11.99%) Security Cleared
3 34 (9.94%) Degree
4 32 (9.36%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (7.60%) MCSA
6 25 (7.31%) CCNA
7 24 (7.02%) MCSE
8 21 (6.14%) DV Cleared
9 20 (5.85%) CCNP
9 20 (5.85%) CISSP
10 18 (5.26%) JNCIE
10 18 (5.26%) JNCIP
11 15 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (3.80%) MCP
12 13 (3.80%) SC Cleared
13 11 (3.22%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (2.34%) CISM
15 7 (2.05%) CCSA
15 7 (2.05%) CCSE
15 7 (2.05%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (15.20%) SLA
2 17 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.51%) QA
4 11 (3.22%) NIST
5 8 (2.34%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.46%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.88%) NCSC
7 3 (0.88%) PMO
7 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 2 (0.58%) RMADS
9 1 (0.29%) GDPR
9 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 201 (58.77%) Active Directory
2 125 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (30.12%) Hyper-V
4 52 (15.20%) XenApp
5 33 (9.65%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.39%) vSphere
7 12 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.22%) BIND 9
9 9 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (2.05%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.46%) KVM
11 5 (1.46%) Squid
12 4 (1.17%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.88%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.88%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.88%) Docker
14 2 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 92 (26.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 74 (21.64%) SCCM
3 53 (15.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 43 (12.57%) WSUS
5 33 (9.65%) Backup Exec
6 22 (6.43%) Terraform
7 21 (6.14%) NetBackup
7 21 (6.14%) SCOM
8 20 (5.85%) Ansible
8 20 (5.85%) Kubernetes
8 20 (5.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (5.85%) Puppet
9 19 (5.56%) SCVMM
10 18 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (3.22%) RANCID
12 10 (2.92%) vCenter Server
13 7 (2.05%) Avamar
14 5 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 218 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 168 (49.12%) VMware
3 99 (28.95%) Cisco
4 96 (28.07%) Citrix
5 62 (18.13%) HP
6 58 (16.96%) Veeam
7 50 (14.62%) McAfee
8 38 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 38 (11.11%) Splunk
9 36 (10.53%) EMC
9 36 (10.53%) Google
10 35 (10.23%) CyberArk
11 32 (9.36%) ServiceNow
12 31 (9.06%) IBM
13 28 (8.19%) Juniper
14 21 (6.14%) SolarWinds
14 21 (6.14%) Sophos
15 20 (5.85%) CommVault
16 18 (5.26%) Dell
17 17 (4.97%) Veritas