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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 71 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 14 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.26% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 1.08% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 7
Average salary £25,000 £45,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.05% +41.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £37,250 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
557 558 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.09% 51.71% 51.77%
Number of salaries quoted 453 478 459
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,778 £30,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Colchester - 3 £21,500 -
Southend-on-Sea -6 2 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Epping - 1 - -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (76.47%) Backup Exec
3 12 (70.59%) DNS
3 12 (70.59%) DHCP
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (64.71%) Windows 8
4 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
4 11 (64.71%) Firewall
5 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
5 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (52.94%) VPN
6 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
6 9 (52.94%) Blackberry
7 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) MS Office
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) Veritas
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (17.65%) Sophos
9 3 (17.65%) Management Information System

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) DHCP
1 12 (70.59%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) Broadband
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.88%) Junos
7 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Technician
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (64.71%) Windows 8
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Data Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) VCDX
2 2 (11.76%) NCDA
2 2 (11.76%) NCIE
2 2 (11.76%) VCAP
2 2 (11.76%) VTSP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Backup Exec
2 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.76%) Legato
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Sophos
5 2 (11.76%) CommVault
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.88%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.88%) GFI Software