Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 667 622 480
Rank change year-on-year -45 -142 -91
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 557 632 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.36% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.83% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 464 520 1,074
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.43% -4.12% +8.97%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -10.00% +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 77,411 76,298 94,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.63% 43.71% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 60,810 61,377 77,695
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 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% 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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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 -35 523 £45,000 +11.11% 84
UK excluding London -65 342 £37,500 +4.17% 62
London +9 202 £62,500 +25.00% 31
South East +10 126 £37,500 +7.14% 19
North of England -9 77 £35,000 +2.94% 8
East of England +19 69 £50,000 +14.29% 17
Yorkshire +33 41 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Midlands -71 34 £25,000 -31.03% 8
West Midlands -43 28 £25,000 -28.57% 7
North West -23 25 £51,750 +59.23% 4
Scotland -33 18 £52,500 +23.53% 4
South West -23 12 £36,250 +25.00% 1
North East -7 11 £32,500 -8.45% 2
East Midlands -16 6 £24,750 -41.76% 1
Northern Ireland -18 4 £27,000 -16.92%
Wales +11 2 £23,748 -47.23% 5

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 369 (66.25%) Microsoft
2 346 (62.12%) Windows
3 304 (54.58%) VMware
4 266 (47.76%) Active Directory
5 214 (38.42%) Windows Server
6 201 (36.09%) MS Exchange
7 199 (35.73%) Cisco
8 173 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 173 (31.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 146 (26.21%) SQL Server
10 138 (24.78%) Firewall
11 134 (24.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 132 (23.70%) Backup Exec
13 129 (23.16%) Office 365
14 125 (22.44%) PowerShell
14 125 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 124 (22.26%) SQL
16 121 (21.72%) Norton AntiVirus
17 116 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 115 (20.65%) VMware ESXi
18 115 (20.65%) ITIL
19 110 (19.75%) Linux
19 110 (19.75%) DNS
20 108 (19.39%) McAfee
21 106 (19.03%) Finance
22 104 (18.67%) Citrix
23 97 (17.41%) DHCP
24 96 (17.24%) Windows 7
25 89 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2013
26 88 (15.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

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
1 201 (36.09%) MS Exchange
2 125 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (12.21%) SharePoint
5 42 (7.54%) Skype for Business
6 31 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (5.39%) IIS
8 21 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (2.87%) IBM Domino
11 8 (1.44%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.44%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.26%) Apache
12 7 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.08%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.90%) nginx
15 4 (0.72%) SAS
16 2 (0.36%) JBoss
16 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 87 (15.62%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.54%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.36%) Maya
5 2 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 129 (23.16%) Office 365
2 116 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (5.39%) OneDrive
4 29 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (3.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (1.97%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.90%) IaaS
9 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.72%) G Suite
10 3 (0.54%) SaaS
11 2 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (24.78%) Firewall
2 110 (19.75%) DNS
3 97 (17.41%) DHCP
4 73 (13.11%) VPN
5 67 (12.03%) LAN
6 65 (11.67%) WAN
7 62 (11.13%) SAN
8 60 (10.77%) TCP/IP
9 41 (7.36%) Wireless
10 33 (5.92%) VLAN
11 31 (5.57%) Skype
12 28 (5.03%) Network Security
13 27 (4.85%) NetScaler
14 23 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (3.95%) Remote Desktop
16 20 (3.59%) SSL
17 18 (3.23%) Internet
17 18 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (2.87%) Unified Communications
19 15 (2.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (4.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.97%) Big Data
6 7 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.08%) DB2
7 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.90%) MySQL
8 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.54%) InterBase
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.36%) Power BI
11 1 (0.18%) GIS
11 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.72%) MSI
3 3 (0.54%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 106 (19.03%) Finance
2 53 (9.52%) Banking
3 21 (3.77%) Legal
3 21 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.69%) Law
5 10 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.08%) Local Government
6 6 (1.08%) Retail
7 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.54%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 89 (15.98%) Support Engineer
2 74 (13.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (10.59%) VMware Engineer
4 58 (10.41%) Analyst
5 50 (8.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 43 (7.72%) Security Engineer
7 36 (6.46%) Consultant
7 36 (6.46%) IT Support
8 35 (6.28%) VMware Support Engineer
9 34 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 33 (5.92%) Support Analyst
11 32 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
12 30 (5.39%) IT Analyst
12 30 (5.39%) Technical Support
13 29 (5.21%) Windows Engineer
14 27 (4.85%) Technical Engineer
15 26 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 26 (4.67%) Desktop Support
15 26 (4.67%) IT Engineer
16 25 (4.49%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.77%) CSS
1 21 (3.77%) HTML
2 19 (3.41%) .NET
2 19 (3.41%) AngularJS
2 19 (3.41%) Node.js
2 19 (3.41%) React
3 13 (2.33%) SailPoint
4 8 (1.44%) Middleware
4 8 (1.44%) Web Services
5 7 (1.26%) WAP
5 7 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (1.26%) XML
6 4 (0.72%) WSH
7 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.18%) ADO
8 1 (0.18%) COM
8 1 (0.18%) J2EE
8 1 (0.18%) LDAP
8 1 (0.18%) ODBC
8 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.77%) Clustering
2 50 (8.98%) Data Centre
3 41 (7.36%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 33 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.13%) Smartphone
7 20 (3.59%) Replication
8 19 (3.41%) Blackberry
9 13 (2.33%) Fat Client
9 13 (2.33%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.97%) EMC VNX
10 11 (1.97%) STB
11 10 (1.80%) User Experience
12 9 (1.62%) iPhone
12 9 (1.62%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.08%) Life Science
13 6 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.90%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
14 5 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 346 (62.12%) Windows
2 214 (38.42%) Windows Server
3 173 (31.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 134 (24.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (19.75%) Linux
6 96 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 65 (11.67%) Windows 10
8 51 (9.16%) Unix
9 39 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (5.03%) Windows 8
11 14 (2.51%) CentOS
12 12 (2.15%) Solaris
12 12 (2.15%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.80%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.08%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.90%) SUSE
17 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.72%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (20.65%) ITIL
2 66 (11.85%) SIEM
3 64 (11.49%) Information Security
4 57 (10.23%) Change Management
5 52 (9.34%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (8.26%) Presales
7 45 (8.08%) Patch Management
8 39 (7.00%) CRM
8 39 (7.00%) Data Loss Prevention
9 36 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 35 (6.28%) Capacity Management
11 34 (6.10%) Problem Management
12 32 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
13 31 (5.57%) Security Operations
14 29 (5.21%) Incident Management
14 29 (5.21%) Vulnerability Management
15 26 (4.67%) Data Protection
15 26 (4.67%) Service Management
16 25 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (4.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 125 (22.44%) PowerShell
2 124 (22.26%) SQL
3 42 (7.54%) Python
4 38 (6.82%) Perl
5 29 (5.21%) Bash Shell
6 28 (5.03%) C#
7 26 (4.67%) JavaScript
7 26 (4.67%) Ruby
8 21 (3.77%) Bourne shell
8 21 (3.77%) Korn
8 21 (3.77%) PHP
9 18 (3.23%) Java
10 14 (2.51%) VBScript
11 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.08%) C
12 6 (1.08%) VB
13 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.54%) C++
15 1 (0.18%) AWK
15 1 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 87 (15.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (13.64%) CISSP
3 65 (11.67%) MCSE
4 62 (11.13%) Degree
4 62 (11.13%) GIAC
5 59 (10.59%) CISM
6 57 (10.23%) CISA
7 51 (9.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (7.36%) MCSA
9 37 (6.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 36 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (6.46%) MCP
10 36 (6.46%) SANS
11 26 (4.67%) Security Cleared
12 25 (4.49%) SSCP
13 24 (4.31%) CCNA
13 24 (4.31%) CSSLP
14 23 (4.13%) CompTIA Security+
15 21 (3.77%) MCITP
15 21 (3.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.85%) SLA
2 25 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.59%) GDPR
4 18 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 14 (2.51%) PCI DSS
6 13 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 13 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.44%) QA
8 4 (0.72%) GPG13
9 2 (0.36%) COBIT
9 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.36%) RMADS
10 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 266 (47.76%) Active Directory
2 173 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (20.65%) VMware ESXi
4 80 (14.36%) Hyper-V
5 55 (9.87%) XenApp
6 33 (5.92%) XenDesktop
7 25 (4.49%) vSphere
8 23 (4.13%) XenServer
9 18 (3.23%) Terminal Services
10 17 (3.05%) Docker
11 16 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (2.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (1.80%) DFS Replication
15 9 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (1.44%) Snort
17 5 (0.90%) BitLocker
17 5 (0.90%) NFS
18 4 (0.72%) vCloud
18 4 (0.72%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 132 (23.70%) Backup Exec
2 121 (21.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 88 (15.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 87 (15.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 78 (14.00%) SCCM
6 68 (12.21%) WSUS
7 48 (8.62%) SCOM
8 45 (8.08%) vCenter Server
9 36 (6.46%) McAfee ePO
10 31 (5.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 21 (3.77%) NetBackup
12 16 (2.87%) Nessus
13 14 (2.51%) RSA Security Analytics
14 13 (2.33%) XenMobile
15 12 (2.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 10 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
17 9 (1.62%) Malwarebytes
17 9 (1.62%) Nagios
17 9 (1.62%) Nexpose
17 9 (1.62%) QRadar
Vendors
1 369 (66.25%) Microsoft
2 304 (54.58%) VMware
3 199 (35.73%) Cisco
4 108 (19.39%) McAfee
5 104 (18.67%) Citrix
6 71 (12.75%) Dell
7 67 (12.03%) Veeam
8 66 (11.85%) Juniper
8 66 (11.85%) Veritas
9 64 (11.49%) HP
10 57 (10.23%) Sophos
11 56 (10.05%) Forcepoint
12 48 (8.62%) Altiris
13 47 (8.44%) F5
14 39 (7.00%) NetApp
15 34 (6.10%) Palo Alto
16 33 (5.92%) EMC
17 32 (5.75%) CommVault
17 32 (5.75%) Red Hat
18 31 (5.57%) CheckPoint