Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 637 574 663
Rank change year-on-year -63 +89 -45
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 465 720 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.04% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 330 532 542
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +3.66%
10th Percentile £23,988 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,625 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year -15.79% +27.52% -0.67%

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 57,006 69,159 79,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 42.63% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43,654 53,457 61,935
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 6 December 2019.

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 6 December 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 -83 405 £42,500 -15.00% 76
UK excluding London -37 308 £40,000 -15.79% 68
London +1 144 £50,000 -9.09% 13
South East +7 66 £52,500 - 15
East of England -34 64 £40,500 +12.50% 4
Midlands +21 59 £30,000 -45.45% 16
West Midlands +30 53 £29,000 -47.27% 12
North of England +19 53 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Scotland +52 45 £39,250 -6.55%
North West +61 33 £40,000 +14.29% 8
South West +2 15 £32,500 -35.00% 9
Yorkshire -10 15 £37,500 -20.21% 8
East Midlands +7 6 £50,000 -13.04% 4
North East - 5 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 5 £57,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £32,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 267 (57.42%) Microsoft
2 266 (57.20%) Windows
3 229 (49.25%) Active Directory
4 196 (42.15%) VMware
5 174 (37.42%) Windows Server
6 172 (36.99%) Office 365
7 162 (34.84%) Azure
8 154 (33.12%) DNS
9 140 (30.11%) Cisco
10 138 (29.68%) Firewall
11 134 (28.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 133 (28.60%) PowerShell
13 132 (28.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 124 (26.67%) Linux
15 122 (26.24%) AWS
16 121 (26.02%) MS Exchange
17 119 (25.59%) DHCP
17 119 (25.59%) Norton AntiVirus
18 116 (24.95%) Hyper-V
19 112 (24.09%) Citrix
20 98 (21.08%) Problem-Solving
20 98 (21.08%) Cybersecurity
21 96 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
22 95 (20.43%) Microsoft Office
23 91 (19.57%) TCP/IP
24 88 (18.92%) Windows 10
25 85 (18.28%) Data Centre
26 83 (17.85%) SCCM
27 82 (17.63%) SIEM
28 79 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 121 (26.02%) MS Exchange
2 79 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (10.32%) Skype for Business
5 41 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.15%) IIS
7 7 (1.51%) IBM Domino
7 7 (1.51%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.65%) Apache
9 3 (0.65%) Confluence
9 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.43%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) SAS
11 1 (0.22%) Site Server
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 95 (20.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 172 (36.99%) Office 365
2 162 (34.84%) Azure
3 122 (26.24%) AWS
4 50 (10.75%) GCP
5 28 (6.02%) OneDrive
6 22 (4.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (3.87%) IaaS
8 17 (3.66%) PaaS
9 16 (3.44%) G Suite
10 8 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (1.72%) Mimecast
11 7 (1.51%) SaaS
12 4 (0.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.22%) OpenDNS
14 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 154 (33.12%) DNS
2 138 (29.68%) Firewall
3 119 (25.59%) DHCP
4 91 (19.57%) TCP/IP
5 78 (16.77%) VPN
6 65 (13.98%) LAN
6 65 (13.98%) Network Security
7 62 (13.33%) WAN
8 49 (10.54%) Skype
9 35 (7.53%) NetScaler
9 35 (7.53%) Wireless
10 32 (6.88%) SAN
11 31 (6.67%) OSPF
12 27 (5.81%) BGP
12 27 (5.81%) Internet
13 26 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (5.59%) EIGRP
14 25 (5.38%) VoIP
15 20 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (4.09%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (8.60%) Jenkins
1 40 (8.60%) PhantomJS
2 8 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.08%) GitLab
3 5 (1.08%) JIRA
3 5 (1.08%) MSTest
3 5 (1.08%) NUnit
3 5 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (1.08%) Subversion
4 3 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.22%) MSI
5 1 (0.22%) Snyk
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (11.83%) Finance
2 43 (9.25%) Law
3 33 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.30%) Public Sector
5 19 (4.09%) Retail
6 9 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.51%) Banking
7 7 (1.51%) Local Government
7 7 (1.51%) Marketing
8 6 (1.29%) Legal
9 3 (0.65%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (17.20%) Analyst
2 74 (15.91%) Security Engineer
3 49 (10.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 39 (8.39%) IT Engineer
5 39 (8.39%) Network Engineer
6 37 (7.96%) Consultant
7 34 (7.31%) IT Support
8 31 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 31 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 25 (5.38%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.09%) Server Engineer
11 18 (3.87%) Architect
11 18 (3.87%) IT Support Engineer
12 17 (3.66%) Security Architect
13 16 (3.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 16 (3.44%) Technical Consultant
14 15 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
15 13 (2.80%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.82%) Node.js
2 11 (2.37%) LDAP
3 8 (1.72%) .NET
4 6 (1.29%) .NET Core
4 6 (1.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.29%) Entity Framework
5 5 (1.08%) CSS
5 5 (1.08%) Dapper ORM
5 5 (1.08%) MAPI
5 5 (1.08%) REST
6 4 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.65%) JSON
7 3 (0.65%) SAML
7 3 (0.65%) Web Services
8 2 (0.43%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.22%) React
9 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.28%) Data Centre
2 64 (13.76%) Management Information System
3 40 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.44%) Replication
5 15 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (3.01%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.80%) Clustering
8 12 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.37%) iPhone
10 9 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.72%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (1.72%) User Experience
11 8 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.51%) iPad
12 7 (1.51%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.86%) CMDB
14 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 266 (57.20%) Windows
2 174 (37.42%) Windows Server
3 132 (28.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 124 (26.67%) Linux
5 96 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (18.92%) Windows 10
7 67 (14.41%) Unix
8 60 (12.90%) Windows 7
9 57 (12.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (3.87%) Android
11 12 (2.58%) AIX
12 11 (2.37%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.15%) Mac OS
14 9 (1.94%) CentOS
15 8 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.51%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.51%) Data ONTAP
16 7 (1.51%) Windows XP
17 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (21.08%) Cybersecurity
1 98 (21.08%) Problem-Solving
2 82 (17.63%) SIEM
3 67 (14.41%) Data Security
4 65 (13.98%) Security Operations
5 64 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (13.33%) ITIL
7 60 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 57 (12.26%) Threat Management
9 55 (11.83%) Information Security
10 53 (11.40%) Analytics
11 49 (10.54%) DevOps
12 47 (10.11%) Patch Management
13 44 (9.46%) Incident Management
14 43 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 40 (8.60%) Use Case
16 33 (7.10%) Change Management
17 28 (6.02%) Data Loss Prevention
18 25 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
18 25 (5.38%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (28.60%) PowerShell
2 48 (10.32%) Python
3 45 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 40 (8.60%) Bash Shell
4 40 (8.60%) C++
4 40 (8.60%) Go
4 40 (8.60%) Java
5 39 (8.39%) SQL
6 15 (3.23%) C
7 6 (1.29%) C#
8 4 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.65%) VBScript
10 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (10.97%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (8.60%) Security Cleared
4 39 (8.39%) Degree
5 38 (8.17%) CCNP
5 38 (8.17%) CISSP
6 32 (6.88%) CCNA
7 30 (6.45%) JNCIE
7 30 (6.45%) JNCIP
8 28 (6.02%) MCSE
9 23 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 22 (4.73%) MCSA
11 21 (4.52%) Citrix Certification
11 21 (4.52%) DV Cleared
12 15 (3.23%) CCMSE
12 15 (3.23%) CCSA
12 15 (3.23%) CCSE
12 15 (3.23%) JNCIS
13 14 (3.01%) CISM
13 14 (3.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.26%) SLA
2 42 (9.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (7.31%) PCI DSS
4 25 (5.38%) NIST
5 16 (3.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (2.58%) GDPR
7 9 (1.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (1.72%) QA
9 5 (1.08%) Data Quality
9 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 3 (0.65%) NCSC
10 3 (0.65%) PMO
11 2 (0.43%) COBIT
11 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.43%) RMADS
11 2 (0.43%) SEPA
12 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 229 (49.25%) Active Directory
2 134 (28.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (24.95%) Hyper-V
4 61 (13.12%) XenApp
5 36 (7.74%) XenDesktop
6 16 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.23%) BIND 9
7 15 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 15 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
7 15 (3.23%) vSphere
8 10 (2.15%) DFS Replication
9 7 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.08%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 5 (1.08%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.86%) Firmware
12 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.65%) KVM
12 3 (0.65%) Squid
13 2 (0.43%) vCloud
13 2 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 119 (25.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 83 (17.85%) SCCM
3 73 (15.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 57 (12.26%) Backup Exec
5 48 (10.32%) Ansible
5 48 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (10.32%) Puppet
6 47 (10.11%) WSUS
7 43 (9.25%) Terraform
8 40 (8.60%) Kubernetes
9 30 (6.45%) NetBackup
10 27 (5.81%) SCOM
11 25 (5.38%) CASB
12 24 (5.16%) SCVMM
13 19 (4.09%) EMC NetWorker
14 16 (3.44%) vCenter Server
15 15 (3.23%) RANCID
16 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
17 9 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
17 9 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 267 (57.42%) Microsoft
2 196 (42.15%) VMware
3 140 (30.11%) Cisco
4 112 (24.09%) Citrix
5 71 (15.27%) Splunk
6 70 (15.05%) Veeam
7 68 (14.62%) Google
8 65 (13.98%) Palo Alto
8 65 (13.98%) ServiceNow
9 60 (12.90%) HP
10 59 (12.69%) McAfee
11 53 (11.40%) CyberArk
12 44 (9.46%) EMC
13 38 (8.17%) Juniper
14 34 (7.31%) CheckPoint
15 30 (6.45%) CommVault
16 29 (6.24%) SolarWinds
17 27 (5.81%) IBM
18 25 (5.38%) Dell
19 23 (4.95%) Veritas