The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 218 199 225
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 25 51 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.72% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.63% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 18
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £24,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £46,250 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
Symantec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2801 3136 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.37% 44.35% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 2528 2800
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +11 21 £49,000 +40.00% 14
Cheshire -27 4 £28,750 -17.85% 3
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 75 (87.21%) Windows
2 68 (79.07%) Microsoft
3 47 (54.65%) Cisco
4 46 (53.49%) HP
4 46 (53.49%) VMware
5 42 (48.84%) SAN
6 40 (46.51%) NetApp
6 40 (46.51%) MS Exchange
7 37 (43.02%) Hyper-V
8 36 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (41.86%) CheckPoint
9 35 (40.70%) Business Continuity
10 33 (38.37%) FlexPod
11 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (33.72%) Juniper
13 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
13 28 (32.56%) Data Centre
14 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (30.23%) EMC
16 25 (29.07%) SQL Server
17 24 (27.91%) Oracle
17 24 (27.91%) Brocade
17 24 (27.91%) Infrastructure Management
17 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2013
18 23 (26.74%) DNS
19 22 (25.58%) RDBMS
19 22 (25.58%) OS/400
19 22 (25.58%) AIX
19 22 (25.58%) HPUX
19 22 (25.58%) Solaris

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 40 (46.51%) MS Exchange
2 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (25.58%) WebLogic
3 22 (25.58%) WebSphere
4 19 (22.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (17.44%) SharePoint
5 15 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (13.95%) IIS
7 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (48.84%) SAN
2 23 (26.74%) DNS
3 21 (24.42%) LAN
3 21 (24.42%) WAN
4 16 (18.60%) DHCP
4 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
5 13 (15.12%) NAS
5 13 (15.12%) Network Security
6 12 (13.95%) Firewall
7 10 (11.63%) SMTP
8 9 (10.47%) VLAN
9 7 (8.14%) VPN
9 7 (8.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (6.98%) iSCSI
11 4 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (4.65%) Wireless
12 3 (3.49%) PABX
12 3 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (2.33%) TACACS
13 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.58%) RDBMS
2 22 (25.58%) DB2
2 22 (25.58%) Oracle Database
2 22 (25.58%) Relational Database
2 22 (25.58%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Architect
2 26 (30.23%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (25.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 22 (25.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.98%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.49%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) IT Support
9 2 (2.33%) Desktop Team Leader
9 2 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (25.58%) Middleware
1 22 (25.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (10.47%) .NET
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) FlexPod
2 28 (32.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 75 (87.21%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (25.58%) OS/400
4 22 (25.58%) AIX
4 22 (25.58%) HPUX
4 22 (25.58%) Solaris
4 22 (25.58%) Linux
4 22 (25.58%) zOS
4 22 (25.58%) SUSE
4 22 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (17.44%) Windows 7
7 12 (13.95%) Windows 8
7 12 (13.95%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Business Continuity
2 24 (27.91%) Infrastructure Management
3 22 (25.58%) Migration
3 22 (25.58%) Mentoring
3 22 (25.58%) Coaching
3 22 (25.58%) Converged Infrastructure
4 19 (22.09%) ITIL
5 18 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (12.79%) Patch Management
7 9 (10.47%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.14%) Analytics
8 7 (8.14%) Cyber Security
9 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.65%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.65%) Project Management
10 4 (4.65%) Data Management
11 3 (3.49%) Data Security
11 3 (3.49%) ERP
11 3 (3.49%) ITIL V3
12 2 (2.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.63%) C
3 9 (10.47%) Perl
3 9 (10.47%) VB.NET
4 7 (8.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.95%) NCDA
5 10 (11.63%) MCSE
6 6 (6.98%) MCTS
7 5 (5.81%) Degree
8 4 (4.65%) NCIE
9 3 (3.49%) CCA
9 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.49%) VCAP
10 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (43.02%) Hyper-V
2 36 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
4 22 (25.58%) KVM
5 8 (9.30%) vSphere
6 7 (8.14%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.49%) Terminal Server
7 3 (3.49%) XenApp
7 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.33%) vCloud
8 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (25.58%) Tivoli
2 17 (19.77%) Backup Exec
3 13 (15.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (11.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (9.30%) SCCM
6 3 (3.49%) SCOM
6 3 (3.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.33%) WSUS
7 2 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.33%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (1.16%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.16%) Legato
8 1 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 68 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 47 (54.65%) Cisco
3 46 (53.49%) HP
3 46 (53.49%) VMware
4 40 (46.51%) NetApp
5 36 (41.86%) CheckPoint
6 29 (33.72%) Juniper
7 26 (30.23%) EMC
8 24 (27.91%) Oracle
8 24 (27.91%) Brocade
9 22 (25.58%) IBM
9 22 (25.58%) BMC
9 22 (25.58%) CA
9 22 (25.58%) Red Hat
10 15 (17.44%) Citrix
10 15 (17.44%) Veeam
11 10 (11.63%) McAfee
12 9 (10.47%) IronPort
13 8 (9.30%) Dell
14 7 (8.14%) Wyse
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