Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 721 679 517
Rank change year-on-year -42 -162 -110
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 509 546 1,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.72% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 414 468 887
UK median annual salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.14% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,650
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +1.33% -1.32%

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 79,483 75,446 92,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.84% 44.05% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 62,706 60,754 75,823
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% 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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Top 17 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 April 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 -16 491 £45,000 +4.65% 81
UK excluding London -2 310 £36,000 -5.26% 58
London -64 188 £53,750 +2.38% 26
South East +9 104 £37,500 -1.32% 21
East of England +25 79 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North of England -17 68 £31,000 -4.62% 10
Yorkshire +31 38 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Midlands -12 30 £31,250 -23.78% 15
West Midlands +11 26 £32,500 -7.14% 13
South West -12 19 £30,000 +20.00% 3
North East -19 15 £27,500 -8.33%
North West -28 15 £59,000 +81.54% 7
Scotland -57 6 £37,750 -47.93% 1
East Midlands -10 4 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Wales +8 2 £30,498 +29.78% 1
Northern Ireland -3 1 £32,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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.

1 326 (64.05%) Windows
2 318 (62.48%) Microsoft
3 250 (49.12%) VMware
4 248 (48.72%) Active Directory
5 201 (39.49%) Windows Server
6 200 (39.29%) Cisco
7 176 (34.58%) MS Exchange
8 168 (33.01%) Firewall
9 139 (27.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 135 (26.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 134 (26.33%) DNS
12 132 (25.93%) Office 365
13 131 (25.74%) Norton AntiVirus
14 126 (24.75%) DHCP
15 125 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 122 (23.97%) SQL Server
17 121 (23.77%) Microsoft Azure
18 119 (23.38%) SQL
19 111 (21.81%) Finance
20 103 (20.24%) Citrix
20 103 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2010
21 100 (19.65%) Backup Exec
22 98 (19.25%) Linux
23 96 (18.86%) Microsoft Office
24 94 (18.47%) Windows 7
25 91 (17.88%) PowerShell
26 86 (16.90%) LAN
27 85 (16.70%) Hyper-V
28 84 (16.50%) McAfee
29 82 (16.11%) WAN

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
1 176 (34.58%) MS Exchange
2 103 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (14.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (11.00%) SharePoint
5 49 (9.63%) Skype for Business
6 29 (5.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 24 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (2.95%) IIS
9 15 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.38%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.18%) IBM Domino
11 6 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.98%) Apache
12 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.20%) Confluence
15 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 96 (18.86%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.98%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 132 (25.93%) Office 365
2 121 (23.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (5.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (3.93%) OneDrive
6 13 (2.55%) Mimecast
7 11 (2.16%) IaaS
8 10 (1.96%) SaaS
9 7 (1.38%) G Suite
10 6 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.18%) PaaS
11 4 (0.79%) GitHub
12 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 168 (33.01%) Firewall
2 134 (26.33%) DNS
3 126 (24.75%) DHCP
4 86 (16.90%) LAN
5 82 (16.11%) WAN
6 78 (15.32%) TCP/IP
7 70 (13.75%) SAN
8 60 (11.79%) VPN
9 45 (8.84%) Network Security
10 39 (7.66%) VLAN
11 37 (7.27%) Wireless
12 31 (6.09%) NAS
12 31 (6.09%) Skype
13 22 (4.32%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (4.32%) Remote Desktop
13 22 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (3.93%) NetScaler
15 19 (3.73%) VoIP
16 16 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (3.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (2.75%) Big Data
6 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.36%) MySQL
8 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.39%) Power BI
13 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Ant
1 4 (0.79%) Cucumber
1 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.79%) JMeter
1 4 (0.79%) LoadUI
1 4 (0.79%) Maven
1 4 (0.79%) MSI
1 4 (0.79%) Selenium
1 4 (0.79%) SoapUI
1 4 (0.79%) Subversion
1 4 (0.79%) WebDriver
2 3 (0.59%) WinDbg
3 2 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 111 (21.81%) Finance
2 25 (4.91%) Banking
3 16 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.36%) Retail
5 11 (2.16%) Legal
6 10 (1.96%) Law
7 9 (1.77%) Local Government
8 7 (1.38%) Marketing
9 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.79%) Back Office
10 4 (0.79%) Games
10 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (11.98%) Analyst
2 58 (11.39%) Support Engineer
3 56 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (9.43%) Consultant
5 43 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 36 (7.07%) Administrator
6 36 (7.07%) IT Support
6 36 (7.07%) Security Engineer
6 36 (7.07%) VMware Engineer
7 31 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 30 (5.89%) Architect
8 30 (5.89%) Security Consultant
8 30 (5.89%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (5.50%) Support Analyst
10 25 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 23 (4.52%) Infrastructure Support
12 22 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 22 (4.32%) IT Engineer
12 22 (4.32%) Security Analyst
13 21 (4.13%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.55%) Middleware
1 13 (2.55%) Web Services
1 13 (2.55%) WSH
2 9 (1.77%) .NET
3 8 (1.57%) CSS
3 8 (1.57%) HTML
4 7 (1.38%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.38%) Node.js
4 7 (1.38%) React
5 6 (1.18%) XML
6 5 (0.98%) LDAP
6 5 (0.98%) WAP
7 4 (0.79%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.79%) SOAP
7 4 (0.79%) XMPP
8 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.39%) MAPI
10 1 (0.20%) JSON
10 1 (0.20%) SAML
10 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (9.23%) Clustering
3 43 (8.45%) Data Centre
4 33 (6.48%) Management Information System
5 30 (5.89%) Blackberry
6 28 (5.50%) Computer Science
6 28 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.95%) Smartphone
8 11 (2.16%) Replication
8 11 (2.16%) User Experience
9 10 (1.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 9 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.77%) PKI
11 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.57%) STB
12 7 (1.38%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.18%) iPhone
14 5 (0.98%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 326 (64.05%) Windows
2 201 (39.49%) Windows Server
3 139 (27.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 135 (26.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (19.25%) Linux
6 94 (18.47%) Windows 7
7 61 (11.98%) Windows 10
8 51 (10.02%) Unix
9 30 (5.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (4.91%) Windows 8
11 16 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (3.14%) Solaris
12 13 (2.55%) CentOS
12 13 (2.55%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.16%) Android
14 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.98%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (14.73%) ITIL
2 67 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (11.79%) Presales
5 53 (10.41%) Information Security
6 51 (10.02%) SIEM
7 47 (9.23%) Patch Management
8 45 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 44 (8.64%) Data Loss Prevention
9 44 (8.64%) Kalman Filter
10 41 (8.06%) Change Management
11 34 (6.68%) Business Continuity
11 34 (6.68%) Capacity Management
11 34 (6.68%) Mentoring
12 29 (5.70%) Change Control
13 28 (5.50%) Security Operations
14 27 (5.30%) Problem Management
14 27 (5.30%) Risk Management
15 22 (4.32%) BCP
16 21 (4.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 119 (23.38%) SQL
2 91 (17.88%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.75%) VB
3 14 (2.75%) VBScript
4 13 (2.55%) C#
4 13 (2.55%) Perl
5 12 (2.36%) Python
6 11 (2.16%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.16%) Java
7 9 (1.77%) Bourne shell
7 9 (1.77%) Korn
7 9 (1.77%) PHP
7 9 (1.77%) Ruby
8 8 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.20%) C
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (15.91%) CISSP
2 58 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (11.00%) SANS
4 47 (9.23%) CISA
5 46 (9.04%) GIAC
6 43 (8.45%) CISM
6 43 (8.45%) SSCP
7 39 (7.66%) MCSE
8 36 (7.07%) CSSLP
8 36 (7.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 35 (6.88%) Degree
10 34 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (5.50%) CompTIA Security+
12 24 (4.72%) Security Cleared
13 22 (4.32%) CCNP
13 22 (4.32%) SC Cleared
14 19 (3.73%) MCITP
15 17 (3.34%) CEH
16 16 (3.14%) CCNA
16 16 (3.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (6.48%) PCI DSS
3 27 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 26 (5.11%) SLA
5 21 (4.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 19 (3.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (2.75%) GDPR
8 8 (1.57%) QA
9 5 (0.98%) GAMP
10 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.59%) COBIT
12 2 (0.39%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.20%) GPG13
13 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 248 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 125 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (16.70%) Hyper-V
4 64 (12.57%) VMware ESXi
5 62 (12.18%) XenApp
6 39 (7.66%) vSphere
7 30 (5.89%) XenDesktop
7 30 (5.89%) XenServer
8 16 (3.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 11 (2.16%) Docker
9 11 (2.16%) Firmware
9 11 (2.16%) MetaFrame
9 11 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.96%) BitLocker
11 9 (1.77%) DFS Replication
12 7 (1.38%) Snort
13 5 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.98%) NFS
13 5 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.98%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 131 (25.74%) Norton AntiVirus
2 100 (19.65%) Backup Exec
3 76 (14.93%) SCCM
4 68 (13.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 53 (10.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 43 (8.45%) WSUS
7 28 (5.50%) vCenter Server
8 16 (3.14%) SCOM
8 16 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 15 (2.95%) RSA Security Analytics
10 14 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (2.75%) NetBackup
11 13 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (1.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 9 (1.77%) XenMobile
13 7 (1.38%) AirWatch
14 6 (1.18%) vRealize
15 5 (0.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 318 (62.48%) Microsoft
2 250 (49.12%) VMware
3 200 (39.29%) Cisco
4 103 (20.24%) Citrix
5 84 (16.50%) McAfee
6 62 (12.18%) Sophos
7 60 (11.79%) Veeam
8 57 (11.20%) HP
9 51 (10.02%) Juniper
10 45 (8.84%) CheckPoint
11 41 (8.06%) Forcepoint
12 39 (7.66%) F5
12 39 (7.66%) Red Hat
12 39 (7.66%) Veritas
13 36 (7.07%) Dell
14 35 (6.88%) NetApp
15 34 (6.68%) IBM
15 34 (6.68%) Palo Alto
16 29 (5.70%) CommVault
16 29 (5.70%) EMC