Period
to 21 August 2017

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 August 2017 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 545 470
Rank change year-on-year -77 -75 -56
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 649 940 1372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.48% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.07% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 567 763 1109
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £60,000 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%

Symantec is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78348 87613 101336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.51% 44.46% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60961 71245 81872
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +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 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Top 16 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 August 2017. 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 -92 580 £42,000 +5.00% 35
London +42 316 £50,000 +11.11% 15
UK excluding London -114 310 £35,000 -6.67% 22
South East -49 99 £35,000 - 6
North of England -26 67 £36,750 -2.00% 3
East of England -20 42 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Scotland +24 40 £55,000 +26.44% 1
Yorkshire +13 35 £30,056 -19.85% 1
Midlands -60 34 £35,000 -12.50% 5
North West -30 31 £42,500 - 2
South West -32 24 £26,500 -30.26% 2
West Midlands -70 23 £31,500 -21.25% 5
East Midlands +19 11 £35,000 -22.22%
Northern Ireland - 3 £26,000 - 1
North East +18 1 £27,000 -
Wales 0 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Symantec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Symantec.

1 437 (67.33%) Windows
2 381 (58.71%) Active Directory
3 345 (53.16%) Microsoft
4 329 (50.69%) VMware
5 283 (43.61%) Windows Server
6 272 (41.91%) MS Exchange
7 219 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 208 (32.05%) DNS
9 202 (31.12%) Cisco
10 198 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 191 (29.43%) Norton AntiVirus
12 188 (28.97%) Backup Exec
13 186 (28.66%) DHCP
14 184 (28.35%) Firewall
15 183 (28.20%) Linux
16 177 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 164 (25.27%) Finance
18 147 (22.65%) Windows 7
18 147 (22.65%) Exchange Server 2010
19 146 (22.50%) HP
20 145 (22.34%) Citrix
21 139 (21.42%) McAfee
22 134 (20.65%) SCCM
23 132 (20.34%) VPN
24 130 (20.03%) Office 365
25 129 (19.88%) ITIL
26 126 (19.41%) Hyper-V
27 125 (19.26%) SQL
28 121 (18.64%) SQL Server
29 117 (18.03%) PowerShell

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
1 272 (41.91%) MS Exchange
2 147 (22.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 97 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 77 (11.86%) SharePoint
5 65 (10.02%) Skype for Business
6 64 (9.86%) IIS
7 63 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 47 (7.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 22 (3.39%) Apache
9 22 (3.39%) IBM Domino
10 16 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (2.16%) Tomcat
11 14 (2.16%) WebSphere
12 13 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (1.85%) IBM Notes
13 12 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (1.39%) OpenStack
14 9 (1.39%) SAS
15 8 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 85 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.92%) InDesign
4 6 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.92%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.46%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 130 (20.03%) Office 365
2 65 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (2.93%) Mimecast
5 15 (2.31%) OneDrive
6 11 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.08%) Dropbox
8 6 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (0.92%) IaaS
9 4 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.46%) PaaS
10 3 (0.46%) SaaS
11 2 (0.31%) Akamai
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 208 (32.05%) DNS
2 186 (28.66%) DHCP
3 184 (28.35%) Firewall
4 132 (20.34%) VPN
5 102 (15.72%) LAN
5 102 (15.72%) SAN
6 100 (15.41%) WAN
7 96 (14.79%) TCP/IP
8 68 (10.48%) Wireless
9 55 (8.47%) VLAN
10 46 (7.09%) Skype
11 44 (6.78%) VoIP
12 37 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (5.70%) SSL
13 36 (5.55%) Internet
14 35 (5.39%) iSCSI
15 32 (4.93%) Network Security
15 32 (4.93%) Remote Desktop
16 29 (4.47%) Unified Communications
17 28 (4.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (4.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (2.93%) MySQL
5 14 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.62%) DB2
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.31%) GIS
11 2 (0.31%) InterBase
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.31%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.31%) JIRA
4 2 (0.31%) Maven
4 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 164 (25.27%) Finance
2 77 (11.86%) Banking
3 24 (3.70%) Legal
4 19 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.08%) Back Office
6 7 (1.08%) Games
6 7 (1.08%) Publishing
7 5 (0.77%) Law
7 5 (0.77%) Retail
8 4 (0.62%) Marketing
9 2 (0.31%) Front Office
9 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 139 (21.42%) Analyst
2 94 (14.48%) Support Engineer
3 89 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (10.32%) Support Analyst
5 54 (8.32%) Consultant
6 45 (6.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 44 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 44 (6.78%) Desktop Support
7 44 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
8 43 (6.63%) Windows Engineer
9 42 (6.47%) IT Support
10 39 (6.01%) Server Engineer
11 35 (5.39%) Technical Support
12 33 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support
12 33 (5.08%) IT Analyst
13 31 (4.78%) Security Manager
13 31 (4.78%) Server Support
14 30 (4.62%) Administrator
14 30 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 29 (4.47%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.24%) SailPoint
2 24 (3.70%) Web Services
3 17 (2.62%) Middleware
4 10 (1.54%) LAMP
5 9 (1.39%) 802.1X
6 8 (1.23%) .NET
6 8 (1.23%) HTML
7 7 (1.08%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.08%) CSS
7 7 (1.08%) Node.js
7 7 (1.08%) React
8 5 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (0.77%) XML
9 4 (0.62%) CGI
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.62%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.31%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.31%) Spring
10 2 (0.31%) WAP
11 1 (0.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.71%) Data Centre
2 73 (11.25%) Clustering
3 61 (9.40%) Blackberry
4 56 (8.63%) Management Information System
5 45 (6.93%) Computer Science
6 41 (6.32%) Replication
7 16 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.00%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.00%) Hedge funds
8 13 (2.00%) iPad
8 13 (2.00%) Thin Client
9 12 (1.85%) EMC VNX
10 9 (1.39%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.08%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.08%) iPhone
12 7 (1.08%) User Experience
13 6 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.92%) Life Science
13 6 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 437 (67.33%) Windows
2 283 (43.61%) Windows Server
3 198 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 183 (28.20%) Linux
5 177 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 147 (22.65%) Windows 7
7 104 (16.02%) Windows 10
8 88 (13.56%) Windows 8
9 68 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (4.93%) Unix
12 31 (4.78%) Windows XP
13 27 (4.16%) Apple iOS
14 26 (4.01%) Windows Vista
15 21 (3.24%) Kali Linux
16 17 (2.62%) Android
17 15 (2.31%) Ubuntu
18 11 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
18 11 (1.69%) Windows Phone
19 9 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (19.88%) ITIL
2 111 (17.10%) Information Security
3 101 (15.56%) SIEM
4 65 (10.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 60 (9.24%) Service Delivery
6 50 (7.70%) Change Management
6 50 (7.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 48 (7.40%) Service Management
8 47 (7.24%) Security Operations
9 43 (6.63%) Kalman Filter
10 42 (6.47%) Analytics
11 41 (6.32%) Problem Management
12 39 (6.01%) Presales
13 33 (5.08%) Migration
14 32 (4.93%) Incident Management
15 31 (4.78%) Performance Management
16 30 (4.62%) Data Loss Prevention
16 30 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
17 28 (4.31%) Security Monitoring
18 27 (4.16%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 125 (19.26%) SQL
2 117 (18.03%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.39%) Python
4 24 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 21 (3.24%) VB
6 17 (2.62%) C
7 16 (2.47%) Perl
8 11 (1.69%) Ruby
8 11 (1.69%) sed
9 10 (1.54%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.54%) VBScript
10 9 (1.39%) AWK
10 9 (1.39%) Java
10 9 (1.39%) PHP
11 7 (1.08%) Bourne shell
11 7 (1.08%) Korn
12 4 (0.62%) C#
13 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 115 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (11.56%) GSEC
3 72 (11.09%) CISSP
4 70 (10.79%) GIAC
5 64 (9.86%) MCSE
6 59 (9.09%) CISM
7 56 (8.63%) Degree
8 53 (8.17%) CISA
8 53 (8.17%) GISF
9 51 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (7.86%) MCSA
9 51 (7.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 49 (7.55%) CCNA
11 46 (7.09%) MCP
12 33 (5.08%) Security Cleared
13 31 (4.78%) MCITP
14 25 (3.85%) SC Cleared
15 24 (3.70%) CEH
15 24 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (2.31%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.24%) SLA
2 28 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.62%) GPG13
5 4 (0.62%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.46%) COBIT
6 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.31%) QA
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) GDPR
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 381 (58.71%) Active Directory
2 219 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (19.41%) Hyper-V
4 92 (14.18%) VMware ESXi
5 71 (10.94%) XenApp
6 50 (7.70%) XenDesktop
7 38 (5.86%) vSphere
8 35 (5.39%) Terminal Services
9 25 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (3.08%) Snort
11 18 (2.77%) Docker
11 18 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (1.54%) vCloud
14 9 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (1.08%) iptables
15 7 (1.08%) NFS
15 7 (1.08%) Xen
16 6 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 191 (29.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 188 (28.97%) Backup Exec
3 134 (20.65%) SCCM
4 81 (12.48%) WSUS
5 80 (12.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 77 (11.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 76 (11.71%) Nessus
8 73 (11.25%) McAfee ePO
9 45 (6.93%) Nexpose
10 41 (6.32%) SCOM
11 36 (5.55%) NetBackup
12 34 (5.24%) vCenter Server
13 25 (3.85%) RSA Security Analytics
14 24 (3.70%) QRadar
15 23 (3.54%) Puppet
16 22 (3.39%) Core Impact
16 22 (3.39%) OpenVAS
16 22 (3.39%) PowerBroker
17 21 (3.24%) EnCase
17 21 (3.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 345 (53.16%) Microsoft
2 329 (50.69%) VMware
3 202 (31.12%) Cisco
4 146 (22.50%) HP
5 145 (22.34%) Citrix
6 139 (21.42%) McAfee
7 111 (17.10%) Veeam
8 103 (15.87%) Dell
9 77 (11.86%) CyberArk
10 73 (11.25%) Palo Alto
11 62 (9.55%) Sophos
12 60 (9.24%) Juniper
12 60 (9.24%) Splunk
13 50 (7.70%) NetApp
14 48 (7.40%) Veritas
15 47 (7.24%) Qualys
16 46 (7.09%) Aveksa
17 44 (6.78%) Red Hat
18 43 (6.63%) LogRhythm
19 42 (6.47%) CheckPoint