The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Essex 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 82 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 11 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 0.27% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 0.53% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 7
Average salary £25,000 £55,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.54% +70.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
642 561 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 53.46% 50.63% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 558 496 538
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Symantec
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -
Epping - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (80.77%) DNS
3 21 (80.77%) Backup Exec
4 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
5 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
5 18 (69.23%) Windows 8
6 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (57.69%) DHCP
8 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (46.15%) Firewall
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
9 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
9 11 (42.31%) VPN
10 10 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (34.62%) Sophos
12 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (26.92%) ITIL
12 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
13 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
13 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (23.08%) SLA
13 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
13 6 (23.08%) McAfee

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) DNS
2 15 (57.69%) DHCP
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
5 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) ADSL
7 1 (3.85%) LAN
7 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Law
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) ICT Technician
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (69.23%) Windows 8
4 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
7 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Vista
9 2 (7.69%) Linux
9 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.69%) VCDX
3 2 (7.69%) NCDA
3 2 (7.69%) NCIE
3 2 (7.69%) VCAP
3 2 (7.69%) VTSP
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) Backup Exec
2 10 (38.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (23.08%) WSUS
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM
4 2 (7.69%) SCOM
4 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.69%) Legato
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Sophos
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) McAfee
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) Veritas
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) CommVault
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.85%) GFI Software