The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 110 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.54% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.16% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
687 519 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.84% 46.34% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 429 332 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Symantec
Scotland

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Symantec
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Symantec Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) PowerShell
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) SCOM
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) XenApp
2 11 (84.62%) XenDesktop
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) EMC
2 11 (84.62%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (76.92%) Service Management
3 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 10 (76.92%) Retail
3 10 (76.92%) Fujitsu
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) vSphere
4 9 (69.23%) CLARiiON
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (69.23%) XML
4 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) Perl
4 9 (69.23%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) SAN

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
1 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) CLARiiON
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Service Management
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) PowerShell
2 9 (69.23%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) XenApp
2 11 (84.62%) XenDesktop
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (69.23%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) EMC
2 11 (84.62%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) Fujitsu
4 9 (69.23%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) AppSense
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) IBM