The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 86 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 16 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.25% 1.05% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 1.94% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -47.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £18,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Symantec
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
675 515 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 52.61% 54.04% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 524 409 375
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Symantec
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Symantec Salary Trend in Essex

Symantec
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Essex

Symantec
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 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
Brentwood - 4 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £45,000 -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 27 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 26 (78.79%) Windows
4 24 (72.73%) Firewall
5 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (69.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (69.70%) Windows 8
5 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (66.67%) VPN
6 22 (66.67%) Windows XP
7 21 (63.64%) DNS
7 21 (63.64%) DHCP
7 21 (63.64%) Blackberry
7 21 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (54.55%) Backup Exec
8 18 (54.55%) MS Excel
9 16 (48.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (39.39%) Citrix
11 10 (30.30%) HP
11 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (30.30%) MCSE
11 10 (30.30%) VMware
11 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (24.24%) Linux
12 8 (24.24%) MS Office
12 8 (24.24%) SAN
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco
13 7 (21.21%) Windows 7

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 27 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 23 (69.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (48.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (15.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 22 (66.67%) VPN
3 21 (63.64%) DNS
3 21 (63.64%) DHCP
4 8 (24.24%) SAN
5 6 (18.18%) Broadband
5 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.15%) VLAN
6 5 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (15.15%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Server Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Technician
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 21 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.15%) Statistics
2 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 23 (69.70%) Windows 8
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.15%) Solaris
7 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.15%) BCP
2 5 (15.15%) Asset Management
2 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (30.30%) MCSE
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) MCP
3 5 (15.15%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Backup Exec
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
5 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Citrix
3 10 (30.30%) HP
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 5 (15.15%) Juniper
5 5 (15.15%) NetApp
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.15%) Dell
5 5 (15.15%) Sun
5 5 (15.15%) NETGEAR
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Clearswift