The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Symantec Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 144 176 175
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 79 44 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 0.82% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 1.56% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 72 35 32
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +31.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,625 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Symantec
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2878 2821 2594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.52% 52.60% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2075 2022 2069
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Symantec across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Symantec
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Symantec across the Berkshire region.

Symantec Salary Trend in Berkshire

Symantec
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Symantec
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +28 52 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Bracknell -8 8 £48,000 +28.00%
Newbury - 4 £26,500 - 1
Slough -6 1 £22,500 -47.05%
Thatcham -6 1 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Symantec
South East

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Symantec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Symantec.

1 65 (57.02%) Microsoft
2 60 (52.63%) Windows
3 52 (45.61%) HP
4 49 (42.98%) VMware
5 40 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (32.46%) Cisco
7 34 (29.82%) Active Directory
8 32 (28.07%) IBM
9 31 (27.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (21.93%) Data Management
10 25 (21.93%) TCP/IP
10 25 (21.93%) MS Exchange
11 24 (21.05%) Citrix
12 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (19.30%) EMC
12 22 (19.30%) SLA
12 22 (19.30%) Firewall
12 22 (19.30%) McAfee
12 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (18.42%) DNS
13 21 (18.42%) Linux
14 20 (17.54%) MS Excel
14 20 (17.54%) SAN
14 20 (17.54%) Hyper-V
15 19 (16.67%) Degree
15 19 (16.67%) MCSE
16 18 (15.79%) ITIL
16 18 (15.79%) MCP
17 17 (14.91%) UNIX
18 16 (14.04%) Oracle

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Symantec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Symantec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (21.93%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.40%) SharePoint
4 11 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.26%) IIS
7 6 (5.26%) Lync
8 4 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.39%) MS Office
4 4 (3.51%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.93%) TCP/IP
2 22 (19.30%) Firewall
3 21 (18.42%) DNS
4 20 (17.54%) SAN
5 12 (10.53%) LAN
6 10 (8.77%) VoIP
7 9 (7.89%) WAN
7 9 (7.89%) SSL
8 7 (6.14%) DHCP
8 7 (6.14%) Network Security
9 6 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (5.26%) VPN
10 5 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.39%) NAS
11 4 (3.51%) Wireshark
11 4 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.63%) Wireless
13 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.75%) 802.11
13 2 (1.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) DB2
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (15.79%) Consultant
2 14 (12.28%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.28%) Trainee
3 11 (9.65%) Administrator
4 10 (8.77%) Architect
5 8 (7.02%) Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) Technical Support
5 8 (7.02%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Graduate
8 5 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.51%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Senior UNIX Administrator
9 4 (3.51%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.77%) Clustering
4 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.39%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.63%) Replication
7 2 (1.75%) iPhone
7 2 (1.75%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.75%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 60 (52.63%) Windows
2 31 (27.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (18.42%) Linux
5 17 (14.91%) UNIX
6 12 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.77%) SUSE
7 10 (8.77%) HPUX
8 9 (7.89%) Debian
9 8 (7.02%) AIX
10 5 (4.39%) Solaris
10 5 (4.39%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.63%) Android
11 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.75%) VMS
12 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.75%) CentOS
12 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Data Management
2 18 (15.79%) ITIL
3 14 (12.28%) Information Security
4 11 (9.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.77%) Change Control
6 8 (7.02%) Migration
7 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.26%) SIEM
9 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.51%) Project Management
10 4 (3.51%) ERP
10 4 (3.51%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.51%) Business Development
10 4 (3.51%) Transition Management
11 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (2.63%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.63%) ITSM
11 3 (2.63%) Asset Management
12 2 (1.75%) Content Management
12 2 (1.75%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.65%) SQL
3 4 (3.51%) VBScript
4 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.67%) MCSE
2 19 (16.67%) Degree
3 18 (15.79%) MCP
4 12 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (7.02%) MCSA
7 7 (6.14%) CCNA
8 6 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.26%) HP ASE
9 3 (2.63%) MCDST
9 3 (2.63%) MCITP
10 2 (1.75%) SSCP
10 2 (1.75%) CWNA
10 2 (1.75%) GCIA
10 2 (1.75%) GCIH
10 2 (1.75%) CCNP
10 2 (1.75%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.30%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (29.82%) Active Directory
3 20 (17.54%) Hyper-V
4 15 (13.16%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (5.26%) XenApp
6 6 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.39%) vSphere
8 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.63%) XenServer
10 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.75%) pfSense
10 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.75%) Snort
10 2 (1.75%) Nmap
10 2 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 10 (8.77%) SCCM
4 9 (7.89%) NetBackup
5 8 (7.02%) SCOM
6 7 (6.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (4.39%) ARCserve
8 4 (3.51%) WSUS
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (2.63%) Legato
10 2 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.75%) AppManager
Vendors
1 65 (57.02%) Microsoft
2 52 (45.61%) HP
3 49 (42.98%) VMware
4 37 (32.46%) Cisco
5 32 (28.07%) IBM
6 24 (21.05%) Citrix
7 22 (19.30%) EMC
7 22 (19.30%) McAfee
8 16 (14.04%) Oracle
9 15 (13.16%) Juniper
9 15 (13.16%) IronPort
10 12 (10.53%) Red Hat
11 11 (9.65%) Brocade
11 11 (9.65%) 3PAR
12 10 (8.77%) CheckPoint
12 10 (8.77%) Dell
12 10 (8.77%) NetApp
13 9 (7.89%) Sybase
14 7 (6.14%) Veeam
15 4 (3.51%) Lotus
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £21,000 - £26,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago