Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 590 634 607
Rank change year-on-year +44 -27 -134
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 664 658 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.82% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 484 561 651
UK median annual salary £49,750 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.06% +4.94% -3.57%
10th Percentile £26,400 £25,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £85,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +35.00% -6.67% -3.85%

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 69,546 80,031 83,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.66% 44.40% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 53,856 61,896 67,665
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Symantec in the UK

Symantec
Top 14 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 16 November 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 +65 620 £50,000 +17.65% 86
UK excluding London +71 433 £47,250 +35.00% 64
London -18 196 £55,000 -4.35% 27
East of England +119 171 £36,000 -10.00% 8
South East +2 90 £52,500 +50.00% 17
North of England +12 72 £47,000 +34.29% 11
Midlands +51 65 £55,000 +74.60% 13
Yorkshire +39 49 £47,500 +43.94% 7
West Midlands +48 45 £55,000 +74.60% 8
South West +8 25 £45,000 +20.00% 10
North West -3 23 £35,000 -20.00% 4
East Midlands +8 20 £57,500 +84.00% 5
Scotland -20 10 £42,000 -20.00% 5
Channel Islands - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 414 (62.35%) Windows
2 377 (56.78%) Microsoft
3 276 (41.57%) Active Directory
4 271 (40.81%) VMware
5 265 (39.91%) Firewall
6 213 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 199 (29.97%) Windows Server
8 189 (28.46%) Cisco
9 180 (27.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 180 (27.11%) Office 365
10 174 (26.20%) Cybersecurity
11 156 (23.49%) CISSP
12 146 (21.99%) Information Security
12 146 (21.99%) DNS
13 142 (21.39%) McAfee
14 140 (21.08%) Hyper-V
14 140 (21.08%) Problem-Solving
15 135 (20.33%) Linux
16 129 (19.43%) Cisco Certification
16 129 (19.43%) Windows 7
17 128 (19.28%) SIEM
17 128 (19.28%) SCCM
18 127 (19.13%) MS Exchange
19 126 (18.98%) PowerShell
20 123 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
21 120 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
22 118 (17.77%) Windows Server 2012
23 113 (17.02%) Self-Motivation
23 113 (17.02%) Data Loss Prevention
24 112 (16.87%) Retail

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
1 127 (19.13%) MS Exchange
2 83 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 48 (7.23%) Skype for Business
4 45 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
8 16 (2.41%) IIS
9 14 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.11%) IBM Notes
10 12 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.20%) IBM Domino
12 7 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.75%) SAS
13 5 (0.75%) Site Server
14 4 (0.60%) Apache
15 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.15%) JBoss
15 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 93 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.90%) Acrobat
4 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) CATIA
5 3 (0.45%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.45%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 180 (27.11%) Office 365
2 120 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (4.22%) IaaS
4 28 (4.22%) Mimecast
5 22 (3.31%) OneDrive
6 20 (3.01%) SaaS
7 18 (2.71%) PaaS
8 17 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (2.56%) G Suite
9 8 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.60%) OpenDNS
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 265 (39.91%) Firewall
2 146 (21.99%) DNS
3 108 (16.27%) DHCP
4 100 (15.06%) Wireshark
5 94 (14.16%) WAN
6 93 (14.01%) LAN
7 92 (13.86%) TCP/IP
8 79 (11.90%) Network Security
9 76 (11.45%) VPN
10 61 (9.19%) SAN
11 54 (8.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 49 (7.38%) OSPF
12 49 (7.38%) Wi-Fi
13 41 (6.17%) VLAN
14 38 (5.72%) Skype
15 31 (4.67%) iSCSI
16 30 (4.52%) Ethernet
17 26 (3.92%) NetScaler
18 24 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
19 22 (3.31%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.05%) Big Data
5 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.75%) MySQL
8 3 (0.45%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.15%) Power BI
10 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.51%) Metasploit
2 9 (1.36%) MSI
3 5 (0.75%) Ant
3 5 (0.75%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.75%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.30%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) Hudson
5 1 (0.15%) JIRA
General
1 112 (16.87%) Retail
2 74 (11.14%) Finance
3 26 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.11%) Back Office
5 11 (1.66%) Banking
5 11 (1.66%) Legal
5 11 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.20%) Marketing
7 5 (0.75%) Billing
8 3 (0.45%) Law
8 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.30%) Electronics
9 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.30%) Front Office
9 2 (0.30%) Local Government
9 2 (0.30%) Military
9 2 (0.30%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.30%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (22.29%) Analyst
2 99 (14.91%) Security Engineer
3 81 (12.20%) Consultant
4 68 (10.24%) IT Support
5 60 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (7.98%) Support Engineer
7 46 (6.93%) Security Analyst
8 38 (5.72%) Network Engineer
9 33 (4.97%) IT Analyst
9 33 (4.97%) IT Engineer
9 33 (4.97%) Support Analyst
10 32 (4.82%) Windows Consultant
11 31 (4.67%) Administrator
11 31 (4.67%) Security Manager
12 28 (4.22%) Engineering Manager
13 27 (4.07%) IT Support Analyst
13 27 (4.07%) Network Analyst
13 27 (4.07%) Network Security Analyst
14 25 (3.77%) Desktop Support
14 25 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.81%) Web Services
2 11 (1.66%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.20%) XMPP
4 4 (0.60%) .NET
4 4 (0.60%) LDAP
5 3 (0.45%) CSS
5 3 (0.45%) HTML
5 3 (0.45%) Middleware
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) jQuery
6 2 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.15%) MAPI
7 1 (0.15%) OAuth
7 1 (0.15%) OpenID
7 1 (0.15%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.02%) Self-Motivation
2 102 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (14.46%) Data Centre
4 54 (8.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 51 (7.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 49 (7.38%) Cyberthreat
7 43 (6.48%) Computer Science
8 42 (6.33%) Management Information System
9 27 (4.07%) Clustering
9 27 (4.07%) PKI
10 24 (3.61%) Cyber Defence
11 16 (2.41%) Replication
12 15 (2.26%) Blackberry
13 14 (2.11%) Fintech
14 11 (1.66%) Digital Media
14 11 (1.66%) Driving Licence
15 9 (1.36%) CMDB
15 9 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 9 (1.36%) Hedge funds
15 9 (1.36%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 414 (62.35%) Windows
2 199 (29.97%) Windows Server
3 135 (20.33%) Linux
4 129 (19.43%) Windows 7
5 123 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 118 (17.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 97 (14.61%) Unix
8 88 (13.25%) Windows 10
9 73 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (5.57%) Windows 8
11 31 (4.67%) Solaris
12 23 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (2.86%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.96%) AIX
15 10 (1.51%) Kali Linux
16 7 (1.05%) CentOS
16 7 (1.05%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.75%) Android
18 5 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (26.20%) Cybersecurity
2 146 (21.99%) Information Security
3 140 (21.08%) Problem-Solving
4 128 (19.28%) SIEM
5 113 (17.02%) Data Loss Prevention
6 106 (15.96%) Kalman Filter
7 105 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 101 (15.21%) ITIL
9 100 (15.06%) Security Operations
10 92 (13.86%) Web Filtering
11 76 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 72 (10.84%) Risk Management
13 69 (10.39%) Migration
14 64 (9.64%) Analytics
15 63 (9.49%) Patch Management
16 56 (8.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 56 (8.43%) Threat Intelligence
17 54 (8.13%) Service Delivery
17 54 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management
18 52 (7.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 126 (18.98%) PowerShell
2 58 (8.73%) SQL
3 28 (4.22%) Python
4 23 (3.46%) VBScript
5 19 (2.86%) VB
6 16 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.51%) C#
7 10 (1.51%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.20%) Java
8 8 (1.20%) Tcl
9 7 (1.05%) C
9 7 (1.05%) C++
10 4 (0.60%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 156 (23.49%) CISSP
2 129 (19.43%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (14.16%) SANS
4 91 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (12.35%) CCNA
5 82 (12.35%) SSCP
6 78 (11.75%) CCNP
7 77 (11.60%) MCSE
8 62 (9.34%) CISM
8 62 (9.34%) GIAC
9 60 (9.04%) CSSLP
10 58 (8.73%) Degree
11 56 (8.43%) CompTIA Security+
12 52 (7.83%) CISA
13 38 (5.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 36 (5.42%) CEH
14 36 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
15 35 (5.27%) CCIE
16 30 (4.52%) CCSA
16 30 (4.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.68%) SLA
2 26 (3.92%) GDPR
3 13 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.81%) FISMA
5 9 (1.36%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.75%) QA
6 5 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.45%) COBIT
8 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.30%) PMO
10 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
System Software
1 276 (41.57%) Active Directory
2 213 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (21.08%) Hyper-V
4 79 (11.90%) XenApp
5 55 (8.28%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (6.48%) XenDesktop
7 28 (4.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 25 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (3.31%) vSphere
10 11 (1.66%) Snort
10 11 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (1.66%) XenServer
11 10 (1.51%) BitLocker
11 10 (1.51%) VMware NSX
12 9 (1.36%) Terminal Services
13 7 (1.05%) Docker
13 7 (1.05%) Postfix
14 6 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.75%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 180 (27.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 128 (19.28%) SCCM
3 76 (11.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 68 (10.24%) Backup Exec
5 51 (7.68%) Stealthwatch
6 50 (7.53%) RSA Security Analytics
7 38 (5.72%) CASB
7 38 (5.72%) SCVMM
8 34 (5.12%) NetBackup
9 28 (4.22%) McAfee ePO
10 24 (3.61%) WSUS
11 22 (3.31%) SCOM
11 22 (3.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 19 (2.86%) XenMobile
13 16 (2.41%) Netcool
14 15 (2.26%) Nessus
15 13 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
15 13 (1.96%) QRadar
15 13 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (1.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 377 (56.78%) Microsoft
2 271 (40.81%) VMware
3 189 (28.46%) Cisco
4 142 (21.39%) McAfee
5 112 (16.87%) Citrix
6 111 (16.72%) CheckPoint
7 103 (15.51%) Sophos
8 78 (11.75%) Palo Alto
9 75 (11.30%) SolarWinds
10 74 (11.14%) HP
11 71 (10.69%) Veeam
12 70 (10.54%) Forcepoint
12 70 (10.54%) Splunk
13 60 (9.04%) Dell
14 59 (8.89%) IBM
15 55 (8.28%) Red Hat
16 39 (5.87%) Qualys
17 35 (5.27%) Altiris
18 33 (4.97%) CyberArk
19 32 (4.82%) Blue Coat