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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 94 75 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +43
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 15 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.06% 0.72% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 1.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £18,500 £44,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.95% +30.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
818 544 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 57.85% 55.91% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 650 482 628
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,550
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 6 £18,500 -
Colchester -9 2 £45,000 +9.09%
Symantec
East of England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) MS Exchange
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (78.26%) Backup Exec
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (65.22%) Windows 8
4 15 (65.22%) DNS
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
7 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
8 9 (39.13%) Firewall
8 9 (39.13%) DHCP
8 9 (39.13%) VPN
8 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
9 7 (30.43%) McAfee
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Vista
9 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
10 6 (26.09%) WSUS
10 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL
10 6 (26.09%) SLA
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (26.09%) Terminal Services

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (82.61%) MS Exchange
2 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) DHCP
2 9 (39.13%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Security Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (65.22%) Windows 8
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Vista
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Migration
2 1 (4.35%) ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Terminal Services
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (78.26%) Backup Exec
2 6 (26.09%) WSUS
2 6 (26.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (13.04%) SCCM
4 2 (8.70%) SCOM
4 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) McAfee
3 6 (26.09%) Sophos
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Imperva