Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 901 599 646
Rank change year-on-year -302 +47 +9
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 120 99 502
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.52% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 56 90 379
10th Percentile £26,875 £31,250 £27,400
25th Percentile £30,125 £35,525 £35,513
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,462 £49,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.59% +10.56% -
75th Percentile £59,000 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,125 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 47,546 19,099 59,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.14% 39.61% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31,464 15,183 45,450
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Top 12 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 26 September 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 -317 91 £47,981 - 48
UK excluding London -243 82 £47,500 +11.76% 42
London -219 36 £57,000 -5.00% 7
Scotland -75 28 £52,500 -0.47%
South East -186 15 £40,000 +10.96% 10
Work from Home -277 15 £50,000 +5.26% 7
West Midlands -105 14 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Midlands -134 14 £47,500 -20.83% 4
East of England - 13 £51,000 - 2
South West -101 11 £29,500 -9.23% 4
North West -97 1 £65,000 +85.71% 15
North of England -133 1 £65,000 +85.71% 21

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 71 (59.17%) Microsoft
2 68 (56.67%) Windows
3 62 (51.67%) Active Directory
4 57 (47.50%) Cisco
5 45 (37.50%) McAfee
6 44 (36.67%) VMware
7 38 (31.67%) DNS
8 37 (30.83%) Microsoft 365
8 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
9 35 (29.17%) Palo Alto
10 33 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (26.67%) CheckPoint
12 31 (25.83%) Fortinet
13 29 (24.17%) DHCP
13 29 (24.17%) Azure
14 27 (22.50%) Windows 10
14 27 (22.50%) Firewall
15 26 (21.67%) F5
16 25 (20.83%) Social Skills
17 24 (20.00%) PowerShell
17 24 (20.00%) SCCM
18 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
19 21 (17.50%) Citrix
19 21 (17.50%) ITIL
20 20 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
21 18 (15.00%) Management Information System
21 18 (15.00%) WAN
21 18 (15.00%) Finance
21 18 (15.00%) AWS
22 17 (14.17%) Cybersecurity

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 16 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.33%) SAS
3 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.83%) Apache
4 7 (5.83%) IIS
4 7 (5.83%) OpenEdge
4 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Unica
2 4 (3.33%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.83%) Microsoft 365
2 29 (24.17%) Azure
3 18 (15.00%) AWS
4 10 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.17%) Azure Sentinel
5 5 (4.17%) GCP
5 5 (4.17%) OpenDNS
6 4 (3.33%) IaaS
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.67%) Dropbox
7 2 (1.67%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.67%) Route 53
7 2 (1.67%) Serverless
7 2 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Azure Key Vault
8 1 (0.83%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.67%) DNS
2 29 (24.17%) DHCP
3 27 (22.50%) Firewall
4 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
5 18 (15.00%) WAN
6 16 (13.33%) LAN
6 16 (13.33%) VPN
7 12 (10.00%) Network Security
8 10 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (6.67%) VLAN
9 8 (6.67%) VoIP
10 7 (5.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (5.83%) SAN
10 7 (5.83%) SMTP
11 6 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (5.00%) Cisco Firepower
11 6 (5.00%) Wireshark
12 4 (3.33%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) MySQL
2 7 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.33%) Metadata
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Metasploit
2 4 (3.33%) GitLab
2 4 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 25 (20.83%) Social Skills
2 18 (15.00%) Finance
3 11 (9.17%) Marketing
3 11 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.50%) Public Sector
5 8 (6.67%) Documentation Skills
5 8 (6.67%) Financial Institution
6 7 (5.83%) Legal
7 6 (5.00%) Banking
8 5 (4.17%) Electronics
8 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
9 4 (3.33%) Investment Banking
10 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.67%) Front Office
11 2 (1.67%) Police
11 2 (1.67%) Retail
12 1 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 13 (10.83%) Analyst
3 11 (9.17%) Desktop Support
4 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (5.83%) IT Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Linux Specialist
5 7 (5.83%) Security Analyst
5 7 (5.83%) Senior Desktop Support
5 7 (5.83%) Senior Technical Support
5 7 (5.83%) Technical Support
6 6 (5.00%) IT Support
6 6 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) LAMP
1 7 (5.83%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (4.17%) Middleware
2 5 (4.17%) Web Services
3 4 (3.33%) CSS
3 4 (3.33%) Flask
3 4 (3.33%) HTML
3 4 (3.33%) pytest
3 4 (3.33%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.67%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.00%) EMC VNX
4 8 (6.67%) Clustering
5 7 (5.83%) Hedge funds
6 5 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.17%) Symmetrix
7 4 (3.33%) EFT
7 4 (3.33%) Replication
7 4 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.50%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.67%) PKI
10 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 68 (56.67%) Windows
2 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
3 27 (22.50%) Windows 10
4 16 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.67%) Linux
7 13 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (10.00%) Android
8 12 (10.00%) Unix
9 10 (8.33%) VMS
9 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (4.17%) Kali Linux
10 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.33%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.67%) Solaris
12 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.50%) ITIL
2 17 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (10.83%) Information Security
5 11 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (9.17%) Problem Management
5 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.33%) Migration
7 8 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 8 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (6.67%) SIEM
8 7 (5.83%) Business Case
8 7 (5.83%) Data Protection
8 7 (5.83%) Security Operations
9 6 (5.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 6 (5.00%) Due Diligence
9 6 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (5.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (14.17%) SQL
3 15 (12.50%) Python
4 9 (7.50%) Perl
5 7 (5.83%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.83%) C
6 6 (5.00%) R
6 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.17%) C#
7 5 (4.17%) C++
7 5 (4.17%) VB
8 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.50%) MCSA
3 8 (6.67%) CCNA
4 5 (4.17%) CISSP
4 5 (4.17%) Degree
4 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.50%) MCSE
6 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.67%) CCNP
7 2 (1.67%) CEH
7 2 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.67%) OSCP
8 1 (0.83%) CCIE
8 1 (0.83%) CCSP
8 1 (0.83%) GIAC
8 1 (0.83%) MCP
8 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) GDPR
2 7 (5.83%) SLA
3 4 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.83%) HIPAA
System Software
1 62 (51.67%) Active Directory
2 33 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.67%) vSphere
4 13 (10.83%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (5.83%) iptables
8 7 (5.83%) NFS
8 7 (5.83%) Postfix
8 7 (5.83%) Samba
8 7 (5.83%) XenDesktop
9 6 (5.00%) Snort
10 5 (4.17%) Squid
10 5 (4.17%) XenApp
11 4 (3.33%) BitLocker
11 4 (3.33%) Docker
12 3 (2.50%) Firmware
12 3 (2.50%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (20.00%) SCCM
2 20 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (7.50%) Backup Exec
5 9 (7.50%) Puppet
5 9 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (6.67%) AirWatch
6 8 (6.67%) Nessus
6 8 (6.67%) SCOM
7 7 (5.83%) NetBackup
8 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (5.00%) vCenter Server
9 5 (4.17%) Nexpose
9 5 (4.17%) Suricata
10 4 (3.33%) IBM BigFix
10 4 (3.33%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (2.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 3 (2.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 71 (59.17%) Microsoft
2 57 (47.50%) Cisco
3 45 (37.50%) McAfee
4 44 (36.67%) VMware
5 35 (29.17%) Palo Alto
6 32 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 31 (25.83%) Fortinet
8 26 (21.67%) F5
9 21 (17.50%) Citrix
10 17 (14.17%) Apple
10 17 (14.17%) Dell
11 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
12 12 (10.00%) FireEye
13 11 (9.17%) Blue Coat
13 11 (9.17%) EMC
13 11 (9.17%) IBM
13 11 (9.17%) Veritas
14 10 (8.33%) Qualys
15 9 (7.50%) Forcepoint
15 9 (7.50%) SAP