Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 645 689 597
Rank change year-on-year +44 -92 +106
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 174 347 639
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.69% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 138 285 553
Median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -23.81% +19.32%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00% +42.86%

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 27,818 50,636 62,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.69% 41.26% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21,299 39,353 48,435
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 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 +52 148 £46,000 +15.00% 27
UK excluding London +69 128 £42,500 +13.33% 16
South East +95 39 £46,000 +22.67% 2
London +96 33 £68,750 +61.76% 11
South West +45 31 £38,000 +20.63% 1
Midlands +40 22 £70,000 +107.41% 3
North of England +58 21 £42,500 +2.88% 9
West Midlands +36 20 £70,000 +141.38% 2
Scotland +30 15 - -
Work from Home -93 15 £38,500 -14.44% 3
Yorkshire +32 13 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North West +51 5 £22,750 -43.13% 8
North East - 3 £51,000 -
East Midlands +40 2 £38,500 -23.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 98 (56.32%) Active Directory
2 92 (52.87%) Microsoft
3 90 (51.72%) Windows
4 76 (43.68%) Cisco
5 74 (42.53%) McAfee
6 73 (41.95%) Firewall
7 72 (41.38%) VMware
8 65 (37.36%) Azure
9 61 (35.06%) Microsoft 365
10 58 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (32.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 51 (29.31%) Citrix
13 48 (27.59%) Windows Server
14 47 (27.01%) Palo Alto
14 47 (27.01%) SCCM
15 44 (25.29%) CheckPoint
16 42 (24.14%) DNS
17 40 (22.99%) Fortinet
18 38 (21.84%) MS Exchange
19 34 (19.54%) Linux
19 34 (19.54%) Cybersecurity
20 32 (18.39%) F5
20 32 (18.39%) Veeam
21 30 (17.24%) Hyper-V
21 30 (17.24%) Management Information System
22 29 (16.67%) NetBackup
22 29 (16.67%) Information Security
23 28 (16.09%) LAN
23 28 (16.09%) WAN
23 28 (16.09%) Security Operations

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 38 (21.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 65 (37.36%) Azure
2 61 (35.06%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (10.34%) AWS
4 11 (6.32%) IaaS
4 11 (6.32%) Mimecast
5 8 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.60%) SaaS
6 5 (2.87%) GCP
7 3 (1.72%) OpenDNS
7 3 (1.72%) PaaS
8 2 (1.15%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 73 (41.95%) Firewall
2 42 (24.14%) DNS
3 28 (16.09%) LAN
3 28 (16.09%) WAN
4 24 (13.79%) DHCP
4 24 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 22 (12.64%) VPN
6 21 (12.07%) SAN
7 14 (8.05%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (6.90%) MPLS
8 12 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (6.32%) Network Security
10 8 (4.60%) Internet
10 8 (4.60%) Wireless
11 7 (4.02%) Unified Communications
12 6 (3.45%) NetScaler
12 6 (3.45%) SSL
12 6 (3.45%) VLAN
13 5 (2.87%) IP Telephony
13 5 (2.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (7.47%) Finance
2 8 (4.60%) Publishing
2 8 (4.60%) Retail
3 7 (4.02%) Billing
4 5 (2.87%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.15%) Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Electronics
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (1.15%) Police
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 18 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (10.34%) IT Engineer
3 16 (9.20%) IT Support
4 15 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (8.62%) Security Engineer
5 13 (7.47%) Server Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Analyst
6 12 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) VMware Support Engineer
8 8 (4.60%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 8 (4.60%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.05%) Web Services
2 1 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 21 (12.07%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.32%) FMCG
5 7 (4.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (3.45%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.72%) Clustering
8 3 (1.72%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.57%) PKI
10 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (51.72%) Windows
2 48 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 34 (19.54%) Linux
4 21 (12.07%) Unix
5 18 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.62%) Android
6 15 (8.62%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (8.62%) Windows Server 2019
7 14 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.87%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.87%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.72%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.54%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (16.67%) Information Security
3 28 (16.09%) Security Operations
4 25 (14.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (13.22%) SIEM
6 20 (11.49%) Antivirus Management
6 20 (11.49%) Configuration Management
6 20 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (10.34%) Analytics
7 18 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (9.77%) Change Management
9 16 (9.20%) Low Latency
9 16 (9.20%) Secure Coding
9 16 (9.20%) Service Delivery
9 16 (9.20%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 14 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (6.32%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (6.32%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (6.32%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.37%) SQL
2 24 (13.79%) Python
3 21 (12.07%) C++
4 20 (11.49%) Perl
5 18 (10.34%) Java
6 14 (8.05%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.45%) C
7 6 (3.45%) VB
8 3 (1.72%) C#
9 2 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.62%) MCSE
3 14 (8.05%) CISSP
4 12 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.32%) Degree
6 10 (5.75%) CCNA
7 9 (5.17%) CISM
7 9 (5.17%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.17%) Security Cleared
8 8 (4.60%) CISA
9 7 (4.02%) MCP
9 7 (4.02%) MCSA
10 6 (3.45%) GIAC
10 6 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.87%) CEH
12 4 (2.30%) CCA
12 4 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.72%) CSSLP
13 3 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) SLA
2 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.72%) NIST
2 3 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.72%) QA
3 2 (1.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 98 (56.32%) Active Directory
2 58 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.64%) XenDesktop
5 18 (10.34%) BitLocker
6 16 (9.20%) Firmware
7 14 (8.05%) XenApp
8 9 (5.17%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (5.17%) vSphere
9 4 (2.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.72%) Snort
10 3 (1.72%) Squid
11 2 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 57 (32.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 47 (27.01%) SCCM
3 29 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (4.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (4.60%) WSUS
5 7 (4.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (3.45%) SCOM
7 5 (2.87%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.87%) FortiGate
8 4 (2.30%) Nessus
8 4 (2.30%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.30%) XenMobile
9 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.72%) Nexpose
9 3 (1.72%) Suricata
10 2 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 92 (52.87%) Microsoft
2 76 (43.68%) Cisco
3 74 (42.53%) McAfee
4 72 (41.38%) VMware
5 51 (29.31%) Citrix
6 47 (27.01%) Palo Alto
7 44 (25.29%) CheckPoint
8 40 (22.99%) Fortinet
9 32 (18.39%) F5
9 32 (18.39%) Veeam
10 24 (13.79%) FireEye
11 23 (13.22%) EMC
12 22 (12.64%) Sophos
13 20 (11.49%) HP
13 20 (11.49%) Tanium
14 19 (10.92%) IBM
15 18 (10.34%) Apple
16 13 (7.47%) CrowdStrike
16 13 (7.47%) SolarWinds
16 13 (7.47%) Splunk