Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 619 571
Rank change year-on-year 0 -48 -103
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 621 680 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.87% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 454 590 717
UK median annual salary £45,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £87,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -

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 72,160 78,545 84,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.08% 44.52% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55,903 60,757 68,320
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,450 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Top 17 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 25 September 2018. 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 -13 578 £46,000 +9.52% 71
UK excluding London +71 395 £45,000 +28.57% 49
London -68 198 £52,500 -0.94% 24
East of England +141 170 £40,000 +14.29% 7
South East -27 70 £49,500 +36.55% 18
North of England +5 69 £43,750 +25.00% 7
Midlands +29 48 £45,250 +43.65% 11
Yorkshire +29 46 £46,000 +39.39% 3
West Midlands +27 25 £45,000 +42.86% 6
East Midlands +22 23 £57,500 +64.29% 5
South West +3 22 £30,000 -14.29% 4
North West -10 20 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Scotland -38 11 £62,425 +18.90% 2
Wales +7 3 £32,500 +71.05%
North East -12 3 £27,500 +14.58%
Channel Islands - 3 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland -1 1 £32,500 +22.64%

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 406 (65.38%) Windows
2 379 (61.03%) Microsoft
3 269 (43.32%) Active Directory
4 258 (41.55%) VMware
5 230 (37.04%) Windows Server
6 228 (36.71%) Firewall
7 195 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 180 (28.99%) Office 365
8 180 (28.99%) Cisco
9 173 (27.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 158 (25.44%) CISSP
11 154 (24.80%) MS Exchange
12 153 (24.64%) Cybersecurity
13 141 (22.71%) Problem-Solving
14 137 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 135 (21.74%) DNS
16 130 (20.93%) Information Security
17 126 (20.29%) Linux
18 120 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
19 119 (19.16%) Citrix
20 117 (18.84%) Hyper-V
21 116 (18.68%) Sophos
21 116 (18.68%) McAfee
22 113 (18.20%) Windows 7
23 110 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
24 108 (17.39%) SIEM
24 108 (17.39%) Finance
25 107 (17.23%) Microsoft Azure
25 107 (17.23%) PowerShell
26 105 (16.91%) Cisco Certification

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
1 154 (24.80%) MS Exchange
2 71 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 64 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (9.34%) Skype for Business
6 47 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (2.58%) IIS
10 11 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2000
11 8 (1.29%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.29%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.81%) Site Server
13 4 (0.64%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.48%) Apache
14 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 103 (16.59%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.64%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.32%) CATIA
6 2 (0.32%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.81%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.32%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.32%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.32%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 180 (28.99%) Office 365
2 107 (17.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (4.35%) Mimecast
4 27 (4.35%) OneDrive
5 24 (3.86%) IaaS
6 16 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.93%) G Suite
8 10 (1.61%) PaaS
8 10 (1.61%) SaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 228 (36.71%) Firewall
2 135 (21.74%) DNS
3 97 (15.62%) DHCP
4 91 (14.65%) LAN
5 88 (14.17%) WAN
6 86 (13.85%) TCP/IP
7 85 (13.69%) SAN
8 69 (11.11%) Wireshark
9 66 (10.63%) Network Security
10 63 (10.14%) VPN
11 47 (7.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 38 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (5.96%) VLAN
14 34 (5.48%) Skype
15 29 (4.67%) iSCSI
16 28 (4.51%) NAS
17 27 (4.35%) OSPF
18 26 (4.19%) Fibre Channel
19 24 (3.86%) Wireless
20 22 (3.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.97%) Big Data
5 6 (0.97%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.97%) MySQL
6 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.16%) Power BI
10 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Ant
2 3 (0.48%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.48%) MSI
3 2 (0.32%) JIRA
3 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.32%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.16%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.16%) Hudson
General
1 108 (17.39%) Finance
2 97 (15.62%) Retail
3 18 (2.90%) Banking
3 18 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.25%) Back Office
5 10 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.29%) Marketing
7 6 (0.97%) Legal
8 4 (0.64%) Law
9 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.48%) Local Government
9 3 (0.48%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.32%) Billing
10 2 (0.32%) Front Office
10 2 (0.32%) Military
10 2 (0.32%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (22.54%) Analyst
2 76 (12.24%) Consultant
3 74 (11.92%) Security Engineer
4 63 (10.14%) IT Support
5 50 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 46 (7.41%) Security Analyst
7 44 (7.09%) Support Engineer
8 39 (6.28%) Administrator
9 36 (5.80%) Security Manager
10 33 (5.31%) Support Analyst
11 32 (5.15%) IT Analyst
12 31 (4.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 30 (4.83%) Security Consultant
13 30 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
14 29 (4.67%) Engineering Manager
14 29 (4.67%) IT Engineer
14 29 (4.67%) SIEM Analyst
15 28 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
16 27 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
16 27 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.74%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.77%) XMPP
3 8 (1.29%) Middleware
3 8 (1.29%) WSH
4 7 (1.13%) LDAP
5 6 (0.97%) .NET
6 4 (0.64%) Web Services
7 3 (0.48%) CSS
7 3 (0.48%) HTML
8 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.32%) jQuery
8 2 (0.32%) MAPI
8 2 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 110 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (14.01%) Self-Motivation
3 74 (11.92%) Data Centre
4 45 (7.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 42 (6.76%) Computer Science
6 36 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
7 34 (5.48%) Management Information System
8 30 (4.83%) Blackberry
9 29 (4.67%) Security Operations Centre
10 26 (4.19%) PKI
11 23 (3.70%) Clustering
12 22 (3.54%) Replication
13 14 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (1.93%) Cyber Defence
14 12 (1.93%) Fintech
14 12 (1.93%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.93%) Virtual Team
15 10 (1.61%) CMDB
16 9 (1.45%) Digital Media
16 9 (1.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 406 (65.38%) Windows
2 230 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 137 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 126 (20.29%) Linux
5 120 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 113 (18.20%) Windows 7
7 96 (15.46%) Unix
8 71 (11.43%) Windows 10
9 43 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (6.12%) Windows 8
11 36 (5.80%) Solaris
12 25 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (2.09%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.77%) AIX
15 10 (1.61%) Android
16 8 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (1.29%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.97%) CentOS
17 6 (0.97%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (24.64%) Cybersecurity
2 141 (22.71%) Problem-Solving
3 130 (20.93%) Information Security
4 108 (17.39%) SIEM
5 99 (15.94%) Data Loss Prevention
6 93 (14.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 92 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
8 76 (12.24%) ITIL
9 75 (12.08%) Security Operations
10 68 (10.95%) Migration
10 68 (10.95%) Risk Management
11 66 (10.63%) Analytics
12 63 (10.14%) Web Filtering
13 59 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 48 (7.73%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 48 (7.73%) Presales
14 48 (7.73%) Threat Intelligence
15 45 (7.25%) Event Correlation
15 45 (7.25%) Security Architecture
16 41 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 107 (17.23%) PowerShell
2 75 (12.08%) SQL
3 17 (2.74%) VBScript
4 16 (2.58%) VB
5 13 (2.09%) Python
6 8 (1.29%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.29%) Java
7 4 (0.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.64%) Perl
8 3 (0.48%) C#
8 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (25.44%) CISSP
2 105 (16.91%) Cisco Certification
3 101 (16.26%) SANS
4 95 (15.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 91 (14.65%) SSCP
6 79 (12.72%) CSSLP
7 73 (11.76%) GIAC
8 72 (11.59%) CISM
8 72 (11.59%) MCSE
9 69 (11.11%) CCNP
10 65 (10.47%) CISA
11 61 (9.82%) CompTIA Security+
12 59 (9.50%) CCNA
13 48 (7.73%) Degree
14 43 (6.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 42 (6.76%) CCIE
16 34 (5.48%) CCIE Security
17 33 (5.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 33 (5.31%) CCSP
17 33 (5.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.34%) SLA
2 22 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (3.06%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.93%) FISMA
5 10 (1.61%) GDPR
5 10 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (1.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.48%) QA
9 2 (0.32%) PMO
10 1 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 269 (43.32%) Active Directory
2 195 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (18.84%) Hyper-V
4 76 (12.24%) XenApp
5 55 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (7.41%) XenDesktop
7 29 (4.67%) vSphere
8 22 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (3.38%) XenServer
10 17 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (2.25%) Firmware
12 12 (1.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (1.77%) Docker
14 10 (1.61%) BitLocker
15 9 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (1.29%) MetaFrame
17 7 (1.13%) Terminal Services
18 6 (0.97%) Snort
19 4 (0.64%) NFS
20 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 173 (27.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 95 (15.30%) SCCM
3 75 (12.08%) Backup Exec
4 55 (8.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 51 (8.21%) RSA Security Analytics
6 45 (7.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 35 (5.64%) NetBackup
8 28 (4.51%) SCVMM
9 27 (4.35%) Stealthwatch
10 22 (3.54%) McAfee ePO
11 18 (2.90%) SCOM
11 18 (2.90%) WSUS
12 17 (2.74%) CASB
12 17 (2.74%) XenMobile
13 13 (2.09%) Cisco CUCM
14 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (1.29%) SCOrch
15 8 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
16 7 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 379 (61.03%) Microsoft
2 258 (41.55%) VMware
3 180 (28.99%) Cisco
4 119 (19.16%) Citrix
5 116 (18.68%) McAfee
5 116 (18.68%) Sophos
6 73 (11.76%) Veeam
7 71 (11.43%) CheckPoint
8 66 (10.63%) HP
8 66 (10.63%) Red Hat
9 51 (8.21%) Palo Alto
9 51 (8.21%) Splunk
10 40 (6.44%) Forcepoint
11 38 (6.12%) IBM
11 38 (6.12%) SolarWinds
12 36 (5.80%) Dell
13 27 (4.35%) NetApp
14 26 (4.19%) Altiris
15 24 (3.86%) EMC
16 22 (3.54%) F5