Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 634 640 633
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -66
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 499 610 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.86% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 363 446 584
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +8.33% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £89,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 60,008 71,323 78,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.86% 43.14% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45,620 55,201 60,710
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £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% +1.19%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -24 439 £50,000 +9.29% 84
UK excluding London -27 318 £42,500 -5.56% 66
London +49 161 £50,000 -4.76% 21
East of England -14 75 £53,750 +34.38% 1
North of England +16 71 £41,500 -5.14% 19
Midlands +55 64 £42,500 -6.59% 15
West Midlands +69 59 £42,500 -5.56% 10
South East +24 56 £50,000 +3.09% 26
Scotland +55 43 £37,500 -39.93% 2
North West +44 40 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire -30 25 £30,500 -33.70% 9
North East +29 6 £36,000 +30.91% 2
East Midlands +5 5 £42,500 -26.09% 5
Northern Ireland -3 4 - -
South West -4 4 £41,750 +39.17% 2
Wales +6 1 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 266 (53.31%) Windows
2 243 (48.70%) Microsoft
3 211 (42.28%) Active Directory
4 201 (40.28%) VMware
5 161 (32.26%) Cisco
6 158 (31.66%) DNS
7 151 (30.26%) Windows Server
8 145 (29.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 143 (28.66%) Firewall
10 137 (27.45%) Linux
11 133 (26.65%) Office 365
12 131 (26.25%) DHCP
13 126 (25.25%) Azure
14 125 (25.05%) PowerShell
15 121 (24.25%) Hyper-V
16 118 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 118 (23.65%) Norton AntiVirus
17 115 (23.05%) AWS
18 108 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 107 (21.44%) Cybersecurity
20 106 (21.24%) Problem-Solving
21 102 (20.44%) MS Exchange
22 97 (19.44%) Finance
23 95 (19.04%) McAfee
24 93 (18.64%) TCP/IP
25 92 (18.44%) SIEM
26 88 (17.64%) Citrix
27 83 (16.63%) Data Centre
28 82 (16.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 80 (16.03%) SCCM

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
1 102 (20.44%) MS Exchange
2 65 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 63 (12.63%) SharePoint
4 60 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (10.42%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.40%) IBM Domino
7 7 (1.40%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.40%) IIS
8 5 (1.00%) Confluence
8 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.40%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.20%) SAS
10 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (15.43%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.60%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.20%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 133 (26.65%) Office 365
2 126 (25.25%) Azure
3 115 (23.05%) AWS
4 45 (9.02%) GCP
5 30 (6.01%) IaaS
6 29 (5.81%) PaaS
7 22 (4.41%) G Suite
8 18 (3.61%) OneDrive
9 16 (3.21%) Amazon ECS
9 16 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (3.21%) SaaS
10 12 (2.40%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.00%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.60%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.60%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.60%) Slack
13 2 (0.40%) Akamai
14 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.20%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (31.66%) DNS
2 143 (28.66%) Firewall
3 131 (26.25%) DHCP
4 93 (18.64%) TCP/IP
5 77 (15.43%) Network Security
6 73 (14.63%) VPN
7 61 (12.22%) WAN
8 60 (12.02%) LAN
9 51 (10.22%) Skype
10 43 (8.62%) SAN
11 38 (7.62%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (6.41%) NetScaler
13 27 (5.41%) OSPF
14 23 (4.61%) BGP
15 21 (4.21%) EIGRP
15 21 (4.21%) Internet
15 21 (4.21%) Wireless
16 18 (3.61%) VLAN
17 15 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (3.01%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.60%) Power BI
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.20%) Big Data
7 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 38 (7.62%) Jenkins
1 38 (7.62%) PhantomJS
2 6 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (1.00%) JIRA
4 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.40%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.40%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.20%) Hudson
7 1 (0.20%) Snyk
General
1 97 (19.44%) Finance
2 34 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.81%) Law
4 26 (5.21%) Retail
5 25 (5.01%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.41%) Banking
7 12 (2.40%) Local Government
8 8 (1.60%) Legal
8 8 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.60%) Electronics
9 3 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 85 (17.03%) Analyst
2 78 (15.63%) Security Engineer
3 71 (14.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (9.62%) Consultant
5 38 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 33 (6.61%) Network Engineer
7 31 (6.21%) IT Support
8 28 (5.61%) Support Analyst
8 28 (5.61%) Support Engineer
9 27 (5.41%) IT Engineer
10 25 (5.01%) Architect
10 25 (5.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 22 (4.41%) Security Architect
12 18 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
12 18 (3.61%) Security Consultant
13 17 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (3.21%) Administrator
14 16 (3.21%) Head of Security
14 16 (3.21%) Network Consultant
15 15 (3.01%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.62%) Node.js
2 10 (2.00%) LDAP
3 7 (1.40%) MAPI
4 4 (0.80%) JSON
5 3 (0.60%) .NET
5 3 (0.60%) Web Services
6 2 (0.40%) XML
6 2 (0.40%) XMPP
7 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.20%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) CSS
7 1 (0.20%) HTML
7 1 (0.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.63%) Data Centre
2 59 (11.82%) Management Information System
3 36 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (4.01%) Clustering
6 17 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (3.21%) Replication
8 12 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (2.20%) PKI
9 11 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (2.00%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.60%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.60%) User Experience
11 8 (1.60%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.40%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.40%) iPhone
13 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.80%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.80%) Wiki
14 3 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 266 (53.31%) Windows
2 151 (30.26%) Windows Server
3 137 (27.45%) Linux
4 118 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (15.63%) Windows 10
7 65 (13.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 64 (12.83%) Unix
9 58 (11.62%) Windows 7
10 15 (3.01%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.00%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.60%) Android
13 8 (1.60%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.40%) AIX
14 7 (1.40%) CentOS
14 7 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (1.40%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.44%) Cybersecurity
2 106 (21.24%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (18.44%) SIEM
4 82 (16.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 69 (13.83%) Data Security
6 68 (13.63%) ITIL
7 65 (13.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (12.83%) Security Operations
9 55 (11.02%) Patch Management
10 53 (10.62%) Analytics
10 53 (10.62%) Threat Management
11 52 (10.42%) Information Security
12 50 (10.02%) DevOps
13 46 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 39 (7.82%) Kalman Filter
14 39 (7.82%) Use Case
15 38 (7.62%) Mentoring
16 36 (7.21%) Data Loss Prevention
17 35 (7.01%) Incident Management
18 29 (5.81%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 125 (25.05%) PowerShell
2 55 (11.02%) Python
3 41 (8.22%) Bash Shell
4 40 (8.02%) SQL
5 39 (7.82%) C++
5 39 (7.82%) Java
5 39 (7.82%) JavaScript
6 38 (7.62%) Go
7 9 (1.80%) C
8 5 (1.00%) Bourne shell
8 5 (1.00%) Korn
8 5 (1.00%) Perl
8 5 (1.00%) Ruby
9 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.60%) VB
9 3 (0.60%) VBScript
10 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.20%) C#
11 1 (0.20%) Fortran
11 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (9.82%) CISSP
3 47 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (7.82%) CCNP
5 34 (6.81%) Degree
6 30 (6.01%) CCNA
6 30 (6.01%) JNCIE
6 30 (6.01%) JNCIP
7 28 (5.61%) Security Cleared
8 27 (5.41%) MCSE
9 20 (4.01%) CISM
9 20 (4.01%) Citrix Certification
9 20 (4.01%) SANS
10 19 (3.81%) CISA
10 19 (3.81%) MCSA
11 18 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (3.01%) DV Cleared
12 15 (3.01%) GIAC
13 14 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (2.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.82%) SLA
2 49 (9.82%) PCI DSS
3 48 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (7.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (4.81%) NIST
6 23 (4.61%) GDPR
7 19 (3.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 19 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 7 (1.40%) QA
9 4 (0.80%) COBIT
9 4 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.40%) SEPA
11 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.20%) NCSC
11 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 211 (42.28%) Active Directory
2 145 (29.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (24.25%) Hyper-V
4 50 (10.02%) XenApp
5 31 (6.21%) XenDesktop
6 24 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (4.81%) vSphere
7 19 (3.81%) BIND 9
8 15 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (2.00%) DFS Replication
11 9 (1.80%) Firmware
11 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.40%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 6 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (1.00%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.80%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.40%) Docker
16 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 118 (23.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 80 (16.03%) SCCM
3 68 (13.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 64 (12.83%) Backup Exec
5 51 (10.22%) Ansible
5 51 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (10.22%) Puppet
6 43 (8.62%) CASB
7 41 (8.22%) Terraform
8 39 (7.82%) Kubernetes
9 38 (7.62%) WSUS
10 24 (4.81%) SCOM
11 22 (4.41%) NetBackup
12 21 (4.21%) SCVMM
13 19 (3.81%) RANCID
14 16 (3.21%) IBM Guardium
15 15 (3.01%) Nessus
16 13 (2.61%) EMC NetWorker
16 13 (2.61%) FortiGate
16 13 (2.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 243 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 201 (40.28%) VMware
3 161 (32.26%) Cisco
4 95 (19.04%) McAfee
5 88 (17.64%) Citrix
6 79 (15.83%) Veeam
7 76 (15.23%) Splunk
8 72 (14.43%) Google
9 66 (13.23%) HP
10 62 (12.42%) ServiceNow
11 59 (11.82%) Palo Alto
12 58 (11.62%) CyberArk
13 53 (10.62%) Dell
14 50 (10.02%) EMC
15 41 (8.22%) Juniper
16 35 (7.01%) CheckPoint
17 33 (6.61%) IBM
18 28 (5.61%) Forcepoint
19 25 (5.01%) F5
19 25 (5.01%) SolarWinds