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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 208 203 227
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 34 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.21% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 24
Average salary £36,250 £52,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.95% +110.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £24,600 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £76,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3178 3219 3797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.33% 44.83% 50.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2524 2739 3299
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Cheshire -1 15 £35,000 -19.07% 2
Manchester -7 14 £45,000 -29.41% 5
Lancashire -4 2 £29,000 -42.00%
Merseyside -7 2 £27,250 -58.07% 2
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 63 (67.02%) Windows
2 59 (62.77%) Microsoft
3 43 (45.74%) SAN
3 43 (45.74%) VMware
4 39 (41.49%) Active Directory
5 37 (39.36%) McAfee
6 33 (35.11%) TCP/IP
7 32 (34.04%) Citrix
8 31 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (31.91%) Backup Exec
9 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (30.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (29.79%) MS Exchange
11 28 (29.79%) ITIL
12 24 (25.53%) DNS
12 24 (25.53%) Hyper-V
13 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (23.40%) Cisco
14 22 (23.40%) Linux
14 22 (23.40%) Change Management
14 22 (23.40%) Finance
15 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
15 20 (21.28%) HP
16 19 (20.21%) EMC
16 19 (20.21%) MCSE
17 18 (19.15%) Juniper
17 18 (19.15%) Norton AntiVirus
17 18 (19.15%) SCCM
18 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
18 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
6 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
8 5 (5.32%) TPMS
8 5 (5.32%) IIS
9 4 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.26%) Apache
10 3 (3.19%) Lync
10 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (45.74%) SAN
2 33 (35.11%) TCP/IP
3 24 (25.53%) DNS
4 15 (15.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (12.77%) DHCP
5 12 (12.77%) Firewall
6 11 (11.70%) Network Security
7 10 (10.64%) NAS
8 8 (8.51%) LAN
8 8 (8.51%) WAN
8 8 (8.51%) SMTP
9 7 (7.45%) HTTP
9 7 (7.45%) SSL
9 7 (7.45%) HTTPS
10 5 (5.32%) Internet
11 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.19%) VoIP
13 2 (2.13%) VLAN
13 2 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
13 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.38%) MySQL
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.13%) DB2
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.06%) OLAP
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Retail
3 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (13.83%) Security Specialist
2 12 (12.77%) Consultant
3 10 (10.64%) Architect
3 10 (10.64%) Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Desktop Support
4 8 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (8.51%) Exchange Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Messaging Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Security Specialist
6 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) Support Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) Administrator
9 3 (3.19%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) Middleware
3 4 (4.26%) CSS
3 4 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.13%) WSH
5 1 (1.06%) HTML5
5 1 (1.06%) jQuery
5 1 (1.06%) LINQ
5 1 (1.06%) WCF
5 1 (1.06%) Ajax
5 1 (1.06%) WinForms
5 1 (1.06%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Management Information System
2 14 (14.89%) Clustering
3 5 (5.32%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.13%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.06%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.06%) AS400
5 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.06%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.02%) Windows
2 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (30.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (23.40%) Linux
5 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.64%) Solaris
7 9 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (7.45%) AIX
9 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.32%) UNIX
11 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000
12 3 (3.19%) SUSE
12 3 (3.19%) Debian
12 3 (3.19%) HPUX
13 2 (2.13%) zOS
13 2 (2.13%) Windows NT
13 2 (2.13%) OS/400
14 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (1.06%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) ITIL
2 22 (23.40%) Change Management
3 16 (17.02%) Problem Management
3 16 (17.02%) Service Management
4 15 (15.96%) SIEM
4 15 (15.96%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (14.89%) Migration
6 13 (13.83%) Cyber Security
7 11 (11.70%) Incident Management
8 10 (10.64%) Business Continuity
9 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.51%) Load Balancing
11 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
14 4 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
14 4 (4.26%) Data Protection
14 4 (4.26%) Capacity Management
15 3 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
15 3 (3.19%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 11 (11.70%) Perl
3 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.19%) VBScript
6 3 (3.19%) VB
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) C#
7 1 (1.06%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (20.21%) MCSE
3 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
3 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.83%) MCP
5 12 (12.77%) MCITP
5 12 (12.77%) MCTS
5 12 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (10.64%) MCSA
6 10 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (8.51%) CCNA
7 8 (8.51%) CCA
7 8 (8.51%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (8.51%) CISSP
7 8 (8.51%) SSCP
7 8 (8.51%) CEH
8 6 (6.38%) Degree
9 3 (3.19%) MCDST
10 2 (2.13%) CCDP
10 2 (2.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 39 (41.49%) Active Directory
2 31 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (25.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.83%) Snort
5 8 (8.51%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.45%) vSphere
7 3 (3.19%) vCloud
7 3 (3.19%) XenApp
7 3 (3.19%) XenServer
7 3 (3.19%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (3.19%) UAG
7 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.19%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.19%) Squid
7 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.19%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.13%) MetaFrame
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (31.91%) Backup Exec
2 18 (19.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (19.15%) SCCM
3 15 (15.96%) SCOM
3 15 (15.96%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (15.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (13.83%) Nessus
5 10 (10.64%) NetBackup
6 9 (9.57%) Tivoli
7 5 (5.32%) WSUS
7 5 (5.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (4.26%) Nagios
8 4 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (3.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (3.19%) MOM
10 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (2.13%) BladeLogic
10 2 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (2.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 59 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 43 (45.74%) VMware
3 37 (39.36%) McAfee
4 32 (34.04%) Citrix
5 22 (23.40%) Cisco
6 20 (21.28%) HP
7 19 (20.21%) EMC
8 18 (19.15%) Juniper
9 17 (18.09%) CheckPoint
10 16 (17.02%) Oracle
11 15 (15.96%) Blue Coat
11 15 (15.96%) IronPort
11 15 (15.96%) Websense
12 14 (14.89%) Becrypt
12 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
12 14 (14.89%) IBM
13 13 (13.83%) Qualys
13 13 (13.83%) LogRhythm
13 13 (13.83%) Splunk
13 13 (13.83%) Lumension
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