The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 24 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 North West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 207 195 221
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 34 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.31% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 24
Average salary £35,000 £51,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% +105.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,750 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £73,750 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3159 3275 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.39% 44.81% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2782 3284
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Symantec
England

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Symantec
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Symantec Salary Trend in the North West

Symantec
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in the North West

Symantec
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -1 15 £41,250 -34.00% 3
Cheshire -2 14 £35,000 -19.07% 1
Lancashire -4 2 £29,000 -51.66%
Merseyside -8 2 £27,250 -58.07%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 66 (67.35%) Windows
2 63 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 46 (46.94%) VMware
4 43 (43.88%) SAN
5 39 (39.80%) Active Directory
6 35 (35.71%) McAfee
7 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (33.67%) Citrix
9 32 (32.65%) TCP/IP
9 32 (32.65%) Backup Exec
10 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (28.57%) ITIL
12 27 (27.55%) MS Exchange
13 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (26.53%) Hyper-V
14 25 (25.51%) DNS
15 24 (24.49%) Cisco
15 24 (24.49%) Linux
16 23 (23.47%) HP
17 22 (22.45%) MCSE
18 21 (21.43%) EMC
18 21 (21.43%) Change Management
18 21 (21.43%) Finance
19 20 (20.41%) SCCM
19 20 (20.41%) MS Excel
20 19 (19.39%) Juniper
21 18 (18.37%) Norton AntiVirus
21 18 (18.37%) SQL
22 17 (17.35%) Oracle

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (27.55%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.10%) Apache
6 5 (5.10%) IIS
6 5 (5.10%) TPMS
7 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.04%) Lync
8 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (43.88%) SAN
2 32 (32.65%) TCP/IP
3 25 (25.51%) DNS
4 15 (15.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (14.29%) DHCP
6 13 (13.27%) Firewall
7 11 (11.22%) Network Security
8 9 (9.18%) LAN
8 9 (9.18%) WAN
9 8 (8.16%) NAS
10 7 (7.14%) SMTP
10 7 (7.14%) HTTP
10 7 (7.14%) HTTPS
10 7 (7.14%) SSL
11 5 (5.10%) iSCSI
12 4 (4.08%) Internet
13 2 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
13 2 (2.04%) VLAN
13 2 (2.04%) VoIP
14 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.18%) RDBMS
3 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.04%) DB2
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.02%) OLAP
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Retail
3 8 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Law
4 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (14.29%) Consultant
2 13 (13.27%) Security Specialist
3 12 (12.24%) Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.16%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Security Specialist
8 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Support Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) .NET
1 8 (8.16%) Middleware
2 5 (5.10%) CSS
2 5 (5.10%) HTML
3 3 (3.06%) WSH
4 2 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.02%) XML
5 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.02%) WinForms
5 1 (1.02%) WCF
5 1 (1.02%) Ajax
5 1 (1.02%) LINQ
5 1 (1.02%) jQuery
5 1 (1.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 14 (14.29%) Clustering
2 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.04%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.04%) Replication
4 2 (2.04%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.02%) NHS
5 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.02%) HACMP
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) AS400
5 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.02%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 66 (67.35%) Windows
2 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (24.49%) Linux
5 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.22%) Solaris
7 10 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (7.14%) AIX
8 7 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.10%) UNIX
10 4 (4.08%) Debian
10 4 (4.08%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.06%) HPUX
11 3 (3.06%) SUSE
12 2 (2.04%) OS/400
12 2 (2.04%) Windows NT
12 2 (2.04%) zOS
13 1 (1.02%) Tru64
13 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) ITIL
2 21 (21.43%) Change Management
3 16 (16.33%) Problem Management
3 16 (16.33%) Migration
3 16 (16.33%) Service Management
4 15 (15.31%) SIEM
4 15 (15.31%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (13.27%) Cyber Security
6 11 (11.22%) Business Continuity
7 10 (10.20%) Incident Management
8 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.10%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (5.10%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.08%) Capacity Management
11 4 (4.08%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.08%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.37%) SQL
2 11 (11.22%) Perl
3 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.08%) VBScript
6 4 (4.08%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) PowerHouse
7 1 (1.02%) PHP
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (22.45%) MCSE
3 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
3 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
4 14 (14.29%) MCP
5 13 (13.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (13.27%) MCTS
5 13 (13.27%) MCITP
6 10 (10.20%) MCSA
6 10 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (8.16%) Degree
7 8 (8.16%) CEH
7 8 (8.16%) CCNA
7 8 (8.16%) CCA
7 8 (8.16%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (8.16%) SSCP
7 8 (8.16%) CISSP
8 3 (3.06%) MCDST
9 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 39 (39.80%) Active Directory
2 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (26.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.27%) Snort
5 8 (8.16%) vSphere
5 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.08%) vCloud
6 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.08%) UAG
6 4 (4.08%) Squid
6 4 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.06%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.06%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.06%) XenApp
7 3 (3.06%) XenServer
8 2 (2.04%) KVM
8 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.04%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (32.65%) Backup Exec
2 20 (20.41%) SCCM
3 18 (18.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (16.33%) SCOM
5 15 (15.31%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (15.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (13.27%) Nessus
7 10 (10.20%) NetBackup
7 10 (10.20%) Tivoli
8 7 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (6.12%) WSUS
10 5 (5.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (4.08%) Nagios
11 4 (4.08%) MOM
12 2 (2.04%) HP SIM
12 2 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (2.04%) BladeLogic
12 2 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 46 (46.94%) VMware
3 35 (35.71%) McAfee
4 33 (33.67%) Citrix
5 24 (24.49%) Cisco
6 23 (23.47%) HP
7 21 (21.43%) EMC
8 19 (19.39%) Juniper
9 17 (17.35%) Oracle
9 17 (17.35%) CheckPoint
10 16 (16.33%) Red Hat
11 15 (15.31%) Websense
11 15 (15.31%) IBM
11 15 (15.31%) Blue Coat
11 15 (15.31%) IronPort
12 14 (14.29%) Becrypt
13 13 (13.27%) Qualys
13 13 (13.27%) LogRhythm
13 13 (13.27%) Lumension
13 13 (13.27%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance + pension + healt
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago