The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 99 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 32 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.62% 0.92% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 3.68% 2.20% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 13
Average salary £40,750 £39,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.48% -20.40%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Symantec
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
870 682 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.94% 41.94% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 728 566 840
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Symantec
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Symantec Salary Trend in Cheshire

Symantec
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Symantec
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014. 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
Knutsford - 6 £52,500 -
Runcorn - 5 £40,000 -
Warrington -15 4 £34,000 -12.82%
Northwich - 2 £32,500 -
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 28 (62.22%) MS Exchange
4 26 (57.78%) TCP/IP
4 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
5 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (48.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (46.67%) SAN
8 19 (42.22%) DNS
9 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (37.78%) ITIL
11 16 (35.56%) McAfee
11 16 (35.56%) Finance
12 15 (33.33%) Clustering
12 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (33.33%) Load Balancing
12 15 (33.33%) VB.NET
12 15 (33.33%) .NET
12 15 (33.33%) Perl
12 15 (33.33%) SMTP
12 15 (33.33%) NAS
13 14 (31.11%) SQL
13 14 (31.11%) HP
14 13 (28.89%) Dell
14 13 (28.89%) IronPort
14 13 (28.89%) VMware
15 11 (24.44%) Backup Exec
15 11 (24.44%) Sophos
16 10 (22.22%) SharePoint

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 28 (62.22%) MS Exchange
2 22 (48.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 9 (20.00%) IIS
6 8 (17.78%) Lync
6 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (15.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) TCP/IP
2 21 (46.67%) SAN
3 19 (42.22%) DNS
4 15 (33.33%) SMTP
4 15 (33.33%) NAS
5 7 (15.56%) SNMP
6 5 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (6.67%) VoIP
8 2 (4.44%) ADSL
8 2 (4.44%) VPN
8 2 (4.44%) Internet
8 2 (4.44%) Firewall
8 2 (4.44%) Wireless
9 1 (2.22%) Network Security
9 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.22%) SSL
9 1 (2.22%) DHCP
9 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Messaging Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Operations Team Leader
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Wintel Support
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Server Support
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Email Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Clustering
2 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.00%) UNIX
5 8 (17.78%) Linux
6 7 (15.56%) CentOS
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.67%) AIX
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 10 (22.22%) Change Management
4 9 (20.00%) Migration
5 7 (15.56%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.11%) SIEM
6 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.22%) Business Development
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.22%) Coaching
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Perl
1 15 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) CISSP
2 4 (8.89%) SSCP
2 4 (8.89%) CEH
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.56%) Firmware
3 7 (15.56%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) Snort
5 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (64.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (24.44%) Backup Exec
3 10 (22.22%) SCCM
4 8 (17.78%) WSUS
4 8 (17.78%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (17.78%) HP SIM
5 7 (15.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (15.56%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (11.11%) Nessus
8 4 (8.89%) SCOM
9 3 (6.67%) BladeLogic
9 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
9 3 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (6.67%) Nagios
10 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
10 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) McAfee
3 14 (31.11%) HP
4 13 (28.89%) Dell
4 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 13 (28.89%) IronPort
5 11 (24.44%) Sophos
6 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (17.78%) Citrix
8 6 (13.33%) Becrypt
9 5 (11.11%) LogRhythm
9 5 (11.11%) Splunk
9 5 (11.11%) Lumension
9 5 (11.11%) Websense
9 5 (11.11%) Qualys
9 5 (11.11%) Juniper
9 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 5 (11.11%) CA
9 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
10 4 (8.89%) CommVault