Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 640 544
Rank change year-on-year -56 -96 -79
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 536 667 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.85% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 402 585 786
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 76,935 78,838 91,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.46% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59,968 62,185 74,437
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,714 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.70% +1.20% +3.75%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -27 503 £45,000 +12.50% 72
UK excluding London +12 342 £40,000 +14.29% 43
London -114 176 £52,500 +5.00% 31
East of England +74 107 £40,000 +14.29% 8
North of England +30 83 £32,500 -2.80% 8
South East -28 78 £47,500 +35.71% 13
Yorkshire +43 49 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Midlands +5 34 £42,000 +20.00% 9
North West +20 24 £37,000 -15.43% 3
South West -8 22 £33,750 +27.36% 1
East Midlands +17 18 £32,000 -8.57% 4
West Midlands +17 16 £42,500 +34.92% 5
Scotland -53 11 £51,175 -29.41% 3
North East -25 10 £27,500 -3.51% 1
Wales +8 3 £32,500 +38.30% 1
Channel Islands - 3 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland -8 1 £32,500 +23.81%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 367 (68.47%) Windows
2 315 (58.77%) Microsoft
3 257 (47.95%) Active Directory
4 230 (42.91%) VMware
5 220 (41.04%) Windows Server
6 184 (34.33%) Firewall
7 158 (29.48%) MS Exchange
8 156 (29.10%) Cisco
8 156 (29.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 155 (28.92%) Office 365
10 149 (27.80%) Norton AntiVirus
11 142 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 136 (25.37%) DNS
13 131 (24.44%) Linux
14 125 (23.32%) Citrix
15 117 (21.83%) Finance
16 116 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
17 115 (21.46%) CISSP
18 106 (19.78%) Sophos
18 106 (19.78%) Cybersecurity
19 103 (19.22%) Hyper-V
19 103 (19.22%) DHCP
20 100 (18.66%) Microsoft Azure
21 97 (18.10%) Problem-Solving
22 94 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
23 93 (17.35%) SQL
24 91 (16.98%) Windows 7
25 90 (16.79%) PowerShell
26 88 (16.42%) LAN
26 88 (16.42%) 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
1 158 (29.48%) MS Exchange
2 83 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (11.38%) SharePoint
5 59 (11.01%) Skype for Business
6 39 (7.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 34 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (3.17%) IIS
10 11 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 8 (1.49%) IBM Domino
11 8 (1.49%) IBM Notes
12 7 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.93%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.93%) Site Server
14 4 (0.75%) Apache
15 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 94 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) CATIA
5 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 9 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.93%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 4 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.56%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.37%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 155 (28.92%) Office 365
2 100 (18.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.48%) Mimecast
5 22 (4.10%) OneDrive
6 20 (3.73%) IaaS
7 15 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (2.05%) SaaS
9 10 (1.87%) G Suite
10 5 (0.93%) PaaS
11 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.75%) GitHub
12 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 184 (34.33%) Firewall
2 136 (25.37%) DNS
3 103 (19.22%) DHCP
4 88 (16.42%) LAN
4 88 (16.42%) WAN
5 82 (15.30%) SAN
6 68 (12.69%) TCP/IP
7 65 (12.13%) VPN
8 48 (8.96%) Network Security
9 42 (7.84%) VLAN
10 35 (6.53%) NAS
11 29 (5.41%) Skype
12 22 (4.10%) NetScaler
12 22 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (4.10%) Wireless
13 20 (3.73%) Wireshark
14 19 (3.54%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (3.54%) IPsec
15 16 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (2.99%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (2.61%) MySQL
5 12 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.31%) Big Data
8 5 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.93%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Ant
1 4 (0.75%) Cucumber
1 4 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.75%) JMeter
1 4 (0.75%) LoadUI
1 4 (0.75%) Maven
1 4 (0.75%) Selenium
1 4 (0.75%) SoapUI
1 4 (0.75%) Subversion
1 4 (0.75%) WebDriver
2 2 (0.37%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) AutoIt
3 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.19%) MSI
3 1 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 117 (21.83%) Finance
2 45 (8.40%) Retail
3 24 (4.48%) Banking
4 10 (1.87%) Back Office
4 10 (1.87%) Marketing
5 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.12%) Law
6 6 (1.12%) Legal
6 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.75%) Games
8 4 (0.75%) Local Government
9 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.37%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (16.98%) Analyst
2 61 (11.38%) Consultant
3 50 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (9.33%) Security Engineer
4 49 (9.14%) Administrator
5 47 (8.77%) IT Support
6 42 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 40 (7.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 38 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (6.72%) Security Analyst
10 35 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support
11 33 (6.16%) Architect
12 32 (5.97%) Security Manager
13 31 (5.78%) Security Consultant
14 27 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
15 25 (4.66%) Support Analyst
16 24 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 24 (4.48%) Engineering Manager
16 24 (4.48%) IT Analyst
17 22 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.43%) Middleware
2 12 (2.24%) WSH
3 11 (2.05%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.68%) LDAP
4 9 (1.68%) Web Services
5 4 (0.75%) SOAP
5 4 (0.75%) XMPP
6 3 (0.56%) .NET
7 2 (0.37%) CSS
7 2 (0.37%) HTML
7 2 (0.37%) jQuery
7 2 (0.37%) MAPI
7 2 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (10.82%) Data Centre
3 40 (7.46%) Blackberry
4 37 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (6.34%) Management Information System
6 33 (6.16%) Computer Science
7 30 (5.60%) Clustering
8 17 (3.17%) PKI
8 17 (3.17%) Replication
9 16 (2.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 15 (2.80%) Security Operations Centre
11 13 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (2.43%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.87%) CMDB
12 10 (1.87%) iPhone
13 7 (1.31%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.31%) User Experience
14 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.12%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 367 (68.47%) Windows
2 220 (41.04%) Windows Server
3 142 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 131 (24.44%) Linux
5 116 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (16.98%) Windows 7
7 83 (15.49%) Unix
8 59 (11.01%) Windows 10
9 34 (6.34%) Windows 8
10 33 (6.16%) Solaris
10 33 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.24%) Android
13 10 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (1.68%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.49%) AIX
16 7 (1.31%) Windows XP
17 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
17 6 (1.12%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.78%) Cybersecurity
2 97 (18.10%) Problem-Solving
3 75 (13.99%) Information Security
4 69 (12.87%) ITIL
5 66 (12.31%) SIEM
6 55 (10.26%) Data Loss Prevention
7 54 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 50 (9.33%) Migration
9 49 (9.14%) Presales
10 47 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
11 43 (8.02%) Security Operations
12 38 (7.09%) Security Architecture
13 36 (6.72%) Risk Management
14 34 (6.34%) Analytics
14 34 (6.34%) Use Case
15 31 (5.78%) Business Continuity
16 29 (5.41%) Project Management
16 29 (5.41%) Service Management
17 28 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (17.35%) SQL
2 90 (16.79%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.99%) VB
4 15 (2.80%) VBScript
5 9 (1.68%) Python
6 8 (1.49%) Java
7 7 (1.31%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.19%) C#
10 1 (0.19%) Perl
10 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (21.46%) CISSP
2 76 (14.18%) SANS
3 69 (12.87%) CISM
4 67 (12.50%) CISA
5 66 (12.31%) SSCP
6 59 (11.01%) CSSLP
6 59 (11.01%) GIAC
7 58 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (9.14%) CompTIA Security+
9 38 (7.09%) MCSE
10 37 (6.90%) Degree
11 35 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (4.66%) Security Cleared
13 24 (4.48%) SC Cleared
14 22 (4.10%) CCNA
15 21 (3.92%) CCNP
16 20 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (3.54%) CCIE
17 19 (3.54%) MCITP
18 16 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.26%) SLA
2 34 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (5.41%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (2.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (1.68%) GDPR
7 8 (1.49%) FISMA
7 8 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.93%) GAMP
9 4 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.37%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.37%) PMO
11 2 (0.37%) QA
12 1 (0.19%) COBIT
12 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
System Software
1 257 (47.95%) Active Directory
2 156 (29.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (19.22%) Hyper-V
4 79 (14.74%) XenApp
5 48 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (8.58%) XenDesktop
7 37 (6.90%) vSphere
8 29 (5.41%) XenServer
9 20 (3.73%) Firmware
10 19 (3.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 15 (2.80%) Docker
12 14 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (2.24%) BitLocker
14 11 (2.05%) MetaFrame
15 7 (1.31%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (1.12%) Snort
17 5 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 5 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 149 (27.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 86 (16.04%) Backup Exec
3 81 (15.11%) SCCM
4 50 (9.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 39 (7.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 35 (6.53%) NetBackup
7 27 (5.04%) WSUS
8 21 (3.92%) RSA Security Analytics
9 15 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
9 15 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (2.43%) SCOM
11 12 (2.24%) SCVMM
11 12 (2.24%) XenMobile
12 10 (1.87%) vCenter Server
13 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (1.31%) FortiGate
15 6 (1.12%) Ansible
15 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (1.12%) Puppet
15 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 315 (58.77%) Microsoft
2 230 (42.91%) VMware
3 156 (29.10%) Cisco
4 125 (23.32%) Citrix
5 106 (19.78%) Sophos
6 85 (15.86%) McAfee
7 70 (13.06%) Veeam
8 62 (11.57%) HP
9 46 (8.58%) Red Hat
10 42 (7.84%) CheckPoint
11 36 (6.72%) Dell
11 36 (6.72%) IBM
12 35 (6.53%) NetApp
13 31 (5.78%) Palo Alto
14 29 (5.41%) EMC
15 28 (5.22%) Oracle
16 24 (4.48%) Forcepoint
17 23 (4.29%) CommVault
17 23 (4.29%) Juniper
18 22 (4.10%) Splunk