Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 559 455
Rank change year-on-year -45 -104 -47
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 672 850 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.44% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 1.01% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 589 692 1153
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +6.49%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,525 £25,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £60,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% -3.95% +8.57%

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 77546 84020 100311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.40% 43.83% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59993 67844 81556
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -41 601 £42,000 +5.00% 45
UK excluding London -63 370 £35,000 -4.11% 27
London +6 278 £57,500 +27.78% 20
South East -11 124 £37,500 +15.38% 7
North of England +20 83 £35,000 -2.78% 7
East of England +4 50 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Yorkshire +24 42 £33,000 -5.71%
Scotland +13 39 £52,500 +20.69%
Midlands -49 39 £31,500 -20.25% 5
North West -7 37 £42,500 +16.44% 3
South West -20 28 £36,250 -4.61% 1
West Midlands -42 25 £31,500 -25.88% 4
East Midlands +33 14 £35,000 -2.78% 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £26,750 - 1
North East - 4 £28,250 - 4
Wales +5 1 £19,000 -52.50% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 439 (65.33%) Windows
2 407 (60.57%) Microsoft
3 378 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 367 (54.61%) VMware
5 286 (42.56%) Windows Server
6 273 (40.63%) MS Exchange
7 244 (36.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 221 (32.89%) Cisco
9 203 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 194 (28.87%) Backup Exec
11 184 (27.38%) Firewall
12 183 (27.23%) DNS
12 183 (27.23%) Linux
12 183 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 168 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
14 165 (24.55%) Finance
15 161 (23.96%) Exchange Server 2010
16 156 (23.21%) DHCP
17 150 (22.32%) SQL Server
18 149 (22.17%) PowerShell
19 148 (22.02%) Office 365
19 148 (22.02%) ITIL
19 148 (22.02%) SQL
20 147 (21.88%) Citrix
21 145 (21.58%) Windows 7
22 134 (19.94%) HP
23 133 (19.79%) McAfee
24 130 (19.35%) VPN
25 129 (19.20%) VMware ESXi
26 121 (18.01%) Dell

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
1 273 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 161 (23.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (15.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 88 (13.10%) SharePoint
5 63 (9.38%) Skype for Business
6 62 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 60 (8.93%) IIS
8 35 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (4.02%) IBM Domino
10 20 (2.98%) Apache
11 18 (2.68%) WebSphere
12 17 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (1.93%) IBM Notes
15 12 (1.79%) Tomcat
16 10 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (1.19%) SAS
17 8 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (1.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 97 (14.43%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.45%) InDesign
5 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.30%) Maya
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.89%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.45%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.45%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 148 (22.02%) Office 365
2 90 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (4.02%) OneDrive
5 23 (3.42%) Mimecast
6 11 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.19%) IaaS
8 7 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.04%) Dropbox
9 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.74%) SaaS
10 4 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.45%) PaaS
12 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 184 (27.38%) Firewall
2 183 (27.23%) DNS
3 156 (23.21%) DHCP
4 130 (19.35%) VPN
5 93 (13.84%) SAN
6 90 (13.39%) WAN
7 86 (12.80%) TCP/IP
8 81 (12.05%) LAN
9 58 (8.63%) Wireless
10 51 (7.59%) VLAN
11 45 (6.70%) Skype
12 38 (5.65%) SSL
13 36 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (5.06%) Remote Desktop
15 33 (4.91%) Internet
16 31 (4.61%) iSCSI
16 31 (4.61%) VoIP
17 30 (4.46%) Unified Communications
18 26 (3.87%) MPLS
19 24 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (2.68%) MySQL
6 14 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.89%) DB2
9 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.45%) InterBase
10 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.30%) GIS
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.64%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.30%) JIRA
4 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.15%) Maven
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 165 (24.55%) Finance
2 88 (13.10%) Banking
3 29 (4.32%) Legal
4 18 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.23%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.64%) Law
7 5 (0.74%) Marketing
8 4 (0.60%) Retail
9 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Publishing
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (18.45%) Analyst
2 110 (16.37%) Support Engineer
3 100 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 62 (9.23%) Support Analyst
5 53 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 49 (7.29%) Consultant
7 43 (6.40%) IT Support
8 42 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
9 41 (6.10%) IT Analyst
9 41 (6.10%) Technical Support
10 39 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
11 37 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
11 37 (5.51%) VMware Engineer
12 32 (4.76%) Server Engineer
13 31 (4.61%) Desktop Support
13 31 (4.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 30 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
15 29 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 29 (4.32%) Server Support
15 29 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.25%) SailPoint
2 18 (2.68%) Web Services
3 16 (2.38%) CSS
3 16 (2.38%) HTML
4 15 (2.23%) AngularJS
4 15 (2.23%) Middleware
4 15 (2.23%) Node.js
4 15 (2.23%) React
5 14 (2.08%) .NET
6 11 (1.64%) LAMP
7 8 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (0.89%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.60%) XML
10 2 (0.30%) CGI
10 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.30%) Spring
10 2 (0.30%) WAP
11 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 91 (13.54%) Clustering
2 70 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 53 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 52 (7.74%) Computer Science
5 49 (7.29%) Management Information System
6 45 (6.70%) Replication
7 21 (3.13%) Fat Client
7 21 (3.13%) Smartphone
7 21 (3.13%) Thin Client
8 18 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (1.93%) EMC VNX
10 12 (1.79%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.64%) iPhone
12 10 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
13 9 (1.34%) Life Science
13 9 (1.34%) User Experience
14 8 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (1.04%) Hedge funds
15 7 (1.04%) iPad
15 7 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 439 (65.33%) Windows
2 286 (42.56%) Windows Server
3 203 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 183 (27.23%) Linux
4 183 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 145 (21.58%) Windows 7
6 96 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 80 (11.90%) Windows 8
8 61 (9.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (4.61%) Unix
11 26 (3.87%) Windows XP
12 23 (3.42%) Apple iOS
12 23 (3.42%) Windows Vista
13 17 (2.53%) Kali Linux
14 13 (1.93%) Windows Phone
15 12 (1.79%) Android
16 9 (1.34%) Ubuntu
16 9 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (22.02%) ITIL
2 102 (15.18%) Information Security
3 100 (14.88%) SIEM
4 69 (10.27%) Change Management
5 65 (9.67%) Service Delivery
6 61 (9.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 55 (8.18%) Service Management
8 54 (8.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 48 (7.14%) Problem Management
10 44 (6.55%) Security Operations
11 42 (6.25%) Analytics
11 42 (6.25%) Incident Management
12 38 (5.65%) Kalman Filter
13 36 (5.36%) Presales
14 32 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
15 30 (4.46%) Data Loss Prevention
16 29 (4.32%) Performance Management
17 28 (4.17%) Security Monitoring
18 27 (4.02%) Patch Management
19 26 (3.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 149 (22.17%) PowerShell
2 148 (22.02%) SQL
3 45 (6.70%) Python
4 33 (4.91%) Bash Shell
5 26 (3.87%) Perl
6 21 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.83%) Ruby
8 18 (2.68%) VB
9 17 (2.53%) C#
10 16 (2.38%) PHP
11 15 (2.23%) C
12 14 (2.08%) Java
13 13 (1.93%) Bourne shell
13 13 (1.93%) Korn
14 12 (1.79%) sed
15 11 (1.64%) VBScript
16 10 (1.49%) AWK
17 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.60%) C++
19 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (10.71%) Degree
3 70 (10.42%) CISSP
4 68 (10.12%) MCSE
5 66 (9.82%) GIAC
6 63 (9.38%) CISM
7 61 (9.08%) GSEC
8 60 (8.93%) MCSA
8 60 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 57 (8.48%) CISA
10 49 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (7.14%) CCNA
12 46 (6.85%) MCP
13 44 (6.55%) GISF
14 39 (5.80%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 35 (5.21%) Security Cleared
16 28 (4.17%) MCITP
17 27 (4.02%) SC Cleared
18 22 (3.27%) CEH
19 14 (2.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.93%) SLA
2 21 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.64%) GDPR
4 9 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.89%) GPG13
7 3 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.30%) COBIT
8 2 (0.30%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.15%) QA
9 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 378 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 244 (36.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (19.20%) VMware ESXi
4 117 (17.41%) Hyper-V
5 76 (11.31%) XenApp
6 58 (8.63%) XenDesktop
7 40 (5.95%) vSphere
8 35 (5.21%) Terminal Services
9 26 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (3.72%) Docker
11 21 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (2.83%) Snort
12 19 (2.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (1.64%) vCloud
13 11 (1.64%) XenServer
14 10 (1.49%) NFS
14 10 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (1.19%) Xen
16 5 (0.74%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 194 (28.87%) Backup Exec
2 168 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 121 (18.01%) SCCM
4 101 (15.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 98 (14.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 93 (13.84%) WSUS
7 68 (10.12%) McAfee ePO
8 62 (9.23%) Nessus
9 55 (8.18%) SCOM
10 51 (7.59%) vCenter Server
11 40 (5.95%) Nexpose
12 34 (5.06%) NetBackup
13 29 (4.32%) RSA Security Analytics
14 26 (3.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 23 (3.42%) Core Impact
15 23 (3.42%) OpenVAS
15 23 (3.42%) PowerBroker
15 23 (3.42%) QRadar
16 20 (2.98%) Puppet
17 18 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 407 (60.57%) Microsoft
2 367 (54.61%) VMware
3 221 (32.89%) Cisco
4 147 (21.88%) Citrix
5 134 (19.94%) HP
6 133 (19.79%) McAfee
7 121 (18.01%) Dell
8 115 (17.11%) Veeam
9 69 (10.27%) Juniper
10 64 (9.52%) NetApp
11 63 (9.38%) Palo Alto
11 63 (9.38%) Veritas
12 62 (9.23%) Sophos
13 61 (9.08%) CyberArk
14 56 (8.33%) Altiris
15 48 (7.14%) EMC
16 47 (6.99%) Forcepoint
16 47 (6.99%) Splunk
17 44 (6.55%) Red Hat
18 41 (6.10%) Qualys