Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 555 685 646
Rank change year-on-year +130 -39 -166
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 677 554 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.73% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 522 461 522
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.43% -4.12%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +22.67% +4.17% -10.00%

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 63,986 76,210 77,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.44% 44.33% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 49,168 59,716 62,043
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +133 640 £50,000 +11.11% 79
UK excluding London +105 426 £46,000 +22.67% 66
London +74 220 £57,500 -8.00% 18
East of England +102 154 £36,000 -28.00% 8
South East -7 100 £52,500 +40.00% 20
North of England +35 70 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Midlands +63 64 £56,250 +125.00% 16
West Midlands +57 52 £57,500 +130.00% 9
Yorkshire +36 52 £45,000 +42.86% 3
South West +46 31 £50,000 +37.93% 7
North West +26 18 £35,000 -32.37% 7
East Midlands +28 12 £55,000 +122.22% 6
Scotland +1 8 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Wales +7 1 £40,000 +68.44% 3

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 390 (57.61%) Windows
2 372 (54.95%) Microsoft
3 301 (44.46%) Active Directory
4 291 (42.98%) VMware
5 284 (41.95%) Firewall
6 239 (35.30%) Cisco
7 221 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 193 (28.51%) SCCM
9 190 (28.06%) Norton AntiVirus
10 189 (27.92%) Windows Server
11 181 (26.74%) Office 365
12 180 (26.59%) Cybersecurity
13 171 (25.26%) Information Security
14 167 (24.67%) Cisco Certification
15 164 (24.22%) McAfee
16 154 (22.75%) DNS
17 152 (22.45%) CheckPoint
17 152 (22.45%) Hyper-V
18 151 (22.30%) Linux
19 149 (22.01%) Problem-Solving
20 144 (21.27%) SIEM
21 141 (20.83%) PowerShell
22 136 (20.09%) Self-Motivation
23 135 (19.94%) CISSP
24 134 (19.79%) Windows 7
25 133 (19.65%) Kalman Filter
26 128 (18.91%) Microsoft Azure
26 128 (18.91%) DHCP
27 125 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
28 124 (18.32%) LAN

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
1 110 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 102 (15.07%) SharePoint
3 55 (8.12%) Skype for Business
4 40 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 32 (4.73%) SharePoint Server
6 30 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.07%) IIS
9 12 (1.77%) IBM Notes
9 12 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (0.89%) IBM Domino
12 6 (0.89%) SAS
13 4 (0.59%) Apache
13 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.44%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.44%) nginx
14 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 73 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.89%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.30%) CATIA
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.15%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.30%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 181 (26.74%) Office 365
2 128 (18.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (6.65%) IaaS
5 35 (5.17%) PaaS
6 32 (4.73%) SaaS
7 31 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (3.99%) Mimecast
9 17 (2.51%) OneDrive
10 14 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (1.62%) G Suite
12 4 (0.59%) GitHub
12 4 (0.59%) OpenDNS
13 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 284 (41.95%) Firewall
2 154 (22.75%) DNS
3 128 (18.91%) DHCP
4 124 (18.32%) LAN
4 124 (18.32%) WAN
5 119 (17.58%) Wireshark
6 114 (16.84%) TCP/IP
7 90 (13.29%) Network Security
8 71 (10.49%) OSPF
9 65 (9.60%) Wi-Fi
10 57 (8.42%) VPN
11 55 (8.12%) SAN
12 54 (7.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 48 (7.09%) BGP
14 47 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 47 (6.94%) Skype
15 43 (6.35%) Ethernet
16 30 (4.43%) NetScaler
16 30 (4.43%) Wireless
17 27 (3.99%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.59%) Big Data
6 4 (0.59%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.44%) MySQL
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.15%) Power BI
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (2.22%) MSI
2 12 (1.77%) InstallShield
3 11 (1.62%) Metasploit
3 11 (1.62%) WinDbg
4 5 (0.74%) Ant
5 4 (0.59%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.44%) Hudson
7 2 (0.30%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 117 (17.28%) Retail
2 91 (13.44%) Finance
3 29 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.84%) Banking
5 17 (2.51%) Legal
6 8 (1.18%) Back Office
6 8 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.89%) Advertising
7 6 (0.89%) Marketing
8 5 (0.74%) Billing
9 4 (0.59%) Law
9 4 (0.59%) Local Government
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Front Office
10 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (24.08%) Analyst
2 91 (13.44%) Security Engineer
3 74 (10.93%) Consultant
3 74 (10.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 65 (9.60%) Security Analyst
5 57 (8.42%) IT Support
6 46 (6.79%) Support Engineer
7 44 (6.50%) IT Engineer
8 43 (6.35%) Network Analyst
8 43 (6.35%) Network Security Analyst
9 40 (5.91%) Network Engineer
10 37 (5.47%) Cloud Consultant
10 37 (5.47%) Windows Consultant
11 35 (5.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 35 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 30 (4.43%) Support Analyst
13 28 (4.14%) Senior IT Engineer
14 27 (3.99%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
15 26 (3.84%) IT Analyst
16 23 (3.40%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.81%) SailPoint
2 14 (2.07%) 802.1X
3 13 (1.92%) Web Services
4 12 (1.77%) XMPP
5 5 (0.74%) .NET
6 4 (0.59%) JSON
6 4 (0.59%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (0.59%) REST
6 4 (0.59%) RESTful
6 4 (0.59%) XML
7 3 (0.44%) HTML
7 3 (0.44%) Middleware
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.30%) LDAP
9 1 (0.15%) COM
9 1 (0.15%) CSS
9 1 (0.15%) MAPI
9 1 (0.15%) OAuth
9 1 (0.15%) SAML
9 1 (0.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 136 (20.09%) Self-Motivation
2 96 (14.18%) Data Centre
3 88 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (8.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 50 (7.39%) Management Information System
6 48 (7.09%) Cyberthreat
6 48 (7.09%) Security Operations Centre
7 34 (5.02%) Clustering
8 22 (3.25%) Cyber Defence
9 20 (2.95%) PKI
10 15 (2.22%) Hedge funds
11 14 (2.07%) Fintech
12 12 (1.77%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.62%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 9 (1.33%) Blackberry
16 8 (1.18%) EMC VNX
16 8 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (1.18%) iPhone
16 8 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 390 (57.61%) Windows
2 189 (27.92%) Windows Server
3 151 (22.30%) Linux
4 134 (19.79%) Windows 7
5 125 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (16.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 111 (16.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 104 (15.36%) Windows 10
9 64 (9.45%) Unix
10 29 (4.28%) Windows 8
11 19 (2.81%) AIX
12 16 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (2.36%) Solaris
13 14 (2.07%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.77%) CentOS
15 11 (1.62%) Kali Linux
16 8 (1.18%) Android
16 8 (1.18%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (26.59%) Cybersecurity
2 171 (25.26%) Information Security
3 149 (22.01%) Problem-Solving
4 144 (21.27%) SIEM
5 133 (19.65%) Kalman Filter
6 117 (17.28%) Web Filtering
7 109 (16.10%) Data Loss Prevention
8 102 (15.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 101 (14.92%) ITIL
10 96 (14.18%) Security Operations
11 93 (13.74%) Patch Management
12 86 (12.70%) Vulnerability Management
13 65 (9.60%) Risk Management
14 64 (9.45%) Migration
15 63 (9.31%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 63 (9.31%) Threat Intelligence
16 62 (9.16%) Incident Management
17 57 (8.42%) Root Cause Analysis
18 56 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 56 (8.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 141 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 49 (7.24%) SQL
3 45 (6.65%) VBScript
4 27 (3.99%) Python
5 22 (3.25%) VB
6 15 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.92%) C#
8 11 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.48%) C
9 10 (1.48%) Tcl
10 9 (1.33%) C++
11 8 (1.18%) Java
12 7 (1.03%) Perl
13 4 (0.59%) Go
13 4 (0.59%) Ruby
14 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 167 (24.67%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (19.94%) CISSP
3 122 (18.02%) CCNP
4 109 (16.10%) CCNA
5 91 (13.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (11.52%) MCSE
7 71 (10.49%) SANS
8 61 (9.01%) Degree
9 57 (8.42%) SSCP
10 55 (8.12%) CEH
11 51 (7.53%) CCIE
12 49 (7.24%) GIAC
13 46 (6.79%) CCSA
13 46 (6.79%) CISM
13 46 (6.79%) ITIL Certification
14 41 (6.06%) CISA
15 39 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 33 (4.87%) RHCE
17 31 (4.58%) VCAP
18 30 (4.43%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.65%) SLA
2 44 (6.50%) GDPR
3 13 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.74%) QA
4 5 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.59%) FISMA
5 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.44%) COBIT
7 2 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 301 (44.46%) Active Directory
2 221 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (22.45%) Hyper-V
4 75 (11.08%) XenApp
5 56 (8.27%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (5.02%) XenDesktop
7 30 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (3.40%) vSphere
10 19 (2.81%) VMware Workstation
11 12 (1.77%) VMware NSX
12 11 (1.62%) DFS Replication
12 11 (1.62%) Snort
13 8 (1.18%) Postfix
14 7 (1.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 6 (0.89%) Docker
15 6 (0.89%) XenServer
16 5 (0.74%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
17 3 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 193 (28.51%) SCCM
2 190 (28.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 90 (13.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 65 (9.60%) Stealthwatch
5 61 (9.01%) Backup Exec
6 50 (7.39%) SCVMM
7 49 (7.24%) RSA Security Analytics
8 45 (6.65%) CASB
9 41 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
9 41 (6.06%) Nessus
10 27 (3.99%) Single Sign-On
11 23 (3.40%) NetBackup
11 23 (3.40%) WSUS
12 19 (2.81%) Netcool
13 17 (2.51%) QRadar
14 16 (2.36%) SCOM
14 16 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 16 (2.36%) XenMobile
15 15 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
15 15 (2.22%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 372 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 291 (42.98%) VMware
3 239 (35.30%) Cisco
4 164 (24.22%) McAfee
5 152 (22.45%) CheckPoint
6 111 (16.40%) Palo Alto
7 106 (15.66%) SolarWinds
8 99 (14.62%) Citrix
9 98 (14.48%) Splunk
10 82 (12.11%) Forcepoint
10 82 (12.11%) HP
11 72 (10.64%) IBM
12 70 (10.34%) Veeam
13 69 (10.19%) Dell
14 52 (7.68%) Blue Coat
14 52 (7.68%) Red Hat
15 46 (6.79%) Qualys
16 45 (6.65%) Sophos
17 43 (6.35%) Ivanti
18 41 (6.06%) Altiris