The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 Manchester 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 157 170 143
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 32 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.43% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 0.91% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 30
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +69.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,100 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,850
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1828 1976 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.69% 47.39% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1661 1513
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Symantec
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Symantec Salary Trend in Manchester

Symantec
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Manchester

Symantec
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 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
Stockport - 6 £47,500 -
Altrincham - 2 £41,250 - 1
Wigan +7 1 - - 1
Bolton - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - -
Symantec
North West

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 42 (72.41%) VMware
2 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
3 40 (68.97%) SAN
4 38 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (55.17%) Windows
6 29 (50.00%) Cisco
7 27 (46.55%) Backup Exec
8 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (37.93%) Hyper-V
10 21 (36.21%) MCSE
11 20 (34.48%) Citrix
11 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (34.48%) SCCM
12 18 (31.03%) ITIL
13 17 (29.31%) SQL
13 17 (29.31%) SCOM
14 16 (27.59%) MCITP
14 16 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (25.86%) EMC
15 15 (25.86%) Degree
16 14 (24.14%) MCTS
16 14 (24.14%) Juniper
16 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
16 14 (24.14%) Linux
17 13 (22.41%) Firewall
17 13 (22.41%) McAfee
18 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
18 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
18 12 (20.69%) VMware ESX

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (18.97%) WebSphere
2 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.07%) TPMS
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (5.17%) Apache
8 2 (3.45%) IIS
9 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 40 (68.97%) SAN
2 13 (22.41%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) LAN
4 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.17%) NAS
5 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.45%) SMTP
7 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.72%) Network Security
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) RDBMS
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle Database
1 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Law
2 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Consultant
2 13 (22.41%) Architect
3 12 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 12 (20.69%) Support Consultant
3 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 9 (15.52%) Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) IT Support
9 4 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (5.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) CSS
3 4 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) WinForms
4 2 (3.45%) Ajax
4 2 (3.45%) WCF
4 2 (3.45%) LINQ
4 2 (3.45%) jQuery
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.34%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (24.14%) Linux
5 11 (18.97%) Solaris
5 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.17%) Debian
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.72%) SUSE
9 1 (1.72%) OS/400
9 1 (1.72%) zOS
9 1 (1.72%) UNIX
9 1 (1.72%) AIX
9 1 (1.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.97%) Business Continuity
3 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (17.24%) Problem Management
4 10 (17.24%) Migration
4 10 (17.24%) Service Management
5 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.17%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Scrum
8 2 (3.45%) ITSM
8 2 (3.45%) MVC
8 2 (3.45%) Change Control
8 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.62%) Perl
3 3 (5.17%) VBScript
4 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.45%) PHP
4 2 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (36.21%) MCSE
3 16 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (27.59%) MCITP
4 15 (25.86%) Degree
5 14 (24.14%) MCTS
6 12 (20.69%) CCNA
6 12 (20.69%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (20.69%) MCP
6 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (18.97%) CCA
8 9 (15.52%) MCSA
9 1 (1.72%) CCNP
9 1 (1.72%) CISSP
9 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.72%) NCIE
9 1 (1.72%) CCEE
9 1 (1.72%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.69%) VMware ESX
4 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.90%) vSphere
6 4 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (6.90%) UAG
7 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.17%) vCloud
7 3 (5.17%) Squid
8 2 (3.45%) Postfix
8 2 (3.45%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.72%) KVM
9 1 (1.72%) XenApp
9 1 (1.72%) XenServer
9 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.72%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 27 (46.55%) Backup Exec
2 20 (34.48%) SCCM
3 17 (29.31%) SCOM
4 11 (18.97%) Tivoli
5 7 (12.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (6.90%) MOM
7 4 (6.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (5.17%) WSUS
8 3 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (72.41%) VMware
2 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
3 29 (50.00%) Cisco
4 20 (34.48%) Citrix
5 15 (25.86%) EMC
6 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
6 14 (24.14%) Juniper
7 13 (22.41%) McAfee
8 12 (20.69%) Hitachi
9 11 (18.97%) Oracle
9 11 (18.97%) Sophos
9 11 (18.97%) IBM
10 8 (13.79%) HP
11 3 (5.17%) ProCurve
12 2 (3.45%) IronPort
12 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.45%) NetApp
13 1 (1.72%) Websense
13 1 (1.72%) Apple
13 1 (1.72%) Dell
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