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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 193 220 228
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 63 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 0.82% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 55 14 31
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £19,400 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,100 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
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
3326 3033 3626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.05% 45.38% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2550 3094
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +26 31 £45,000 +125.00% 4
Cheshire +5 28 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Merseyside +6 2 £22,000 -66.15% 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 72 (72.73%) Windows
2 67 (67.68%) Microsoft
3 51 (51.52%) VMware
4 49 (49.49%) SAN
5 46 (46.46%) MS Exchange
6 45 (45.45%) Active Directory
7 40 (40.40%) TCP/IP
8 38 (38.38%) McAfee
8 38 (38.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 35 (35.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (32.32%) HP
11 32 (32.32%) ITIL
12 31 (31.31%) Citrix
13 30 (30.30%) DNS
14 29 (29.29%) Backup Exec
15 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (27.27%) Linux
16 27 (27.27%) Hyper-V
17 26 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2013
18 25 (25.25%) SQL
19 23 (23.23%) Sophos
19 23 (23.23%) Finance
20 22 (22.22%) CheckPoint
20 22 (22.22%) Change Management
20 22 (22.22%) Dell
21 21 (21.21%) Clustering
21 21 (21.21%) SCCM
22 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
22 20 (20.20%) Red Hat

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 46 (46.46%) MS Exchange
2 26 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (19.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
6 11 (11.11%) IIS
6 11 (11.11%) Lync
7 8 (8.08%) WebSphere
7 8 (8.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
9 4 (4.04%) TPMS
10 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (2.02%) Apache
12 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (49.49%) SAN
2 40 (40.40%) TCP/IP
3 30 (30.30%) DNS
4 19 (19.19%) NAS
5 17 (17.17%) SMTP
6 15 (15.15%) Firewall
7 12 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (9.09%) LAN
8 9 (9.09%) WAN
9 8 (8.08%) SNMP
9 8 (8.08%) Internet
9 8 (8.08%) Network Security
10 7 (7.07%) DHCP
11 6 (6.06%) VPN
12 4 (4.04%) HTTP
12 4 (4.04%) VoIP
12 4 (4.04%) HTTPS
12 4 (4.04%) SSL
12 4 (4.04%) iSCSI
13 3 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.08%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.07%) DB2
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.02%) MySQL
6 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.01%) OLAP
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 23 (23.23%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Back Office
3 6 (6.06%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (13.13%) Team Leader
2 11 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Consultant
3 10 (10.10%) Security Specialist
3 10 (10.10%) Messaging Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Operations Team Leader
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Security Specialist
7 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.04%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Field Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) .NET
2 7 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (7.07%) Middleware
3 2 (2.02%) CSS
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Clustering
2 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (14.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.07%) FlexPod
5 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.03%) Replication
6 3 (3.03%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.01%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.01%) HACMP
8 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.73%) Windows
2 38 (38.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (27.27%) Linux
5 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.12%) AIX
7 11 (11.11%) UNIX
8 9 (9.09%) Solaris
8 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (8.08%) HPUX
9 8 (8.08%) SUSE
10 7 (7.07%) CentOS
10 7 (7.07%) OS/400
10 7 (7.07%) zOS
11 4 (4.04%) Windows 2000
11 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.02%) Debian
13 2 (2.02%) Android
13 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 22 (22.22%) Change Management
3 17 (17.17%) Load Balancing
4 16 (16.16%) Incident Management
4 16 (16.16%) Problem Management
5 15 (15.15%) Service Management
6 13 (13.13%) Migration
7 12 (12.12%) SIEM
7 12 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.10%) Business Continuity
9 10 (10.10%) Strategic Planning
9 10 (10.10%) Cyber Security
10 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.08%) Coaching
11 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
13 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.04%) Mobile Device Management
14 3 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) SQL
2 19 (19.19%) Perl
3 17 (17.17%) VB.NET
4 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.02%) VBScript
5 2 (2.02%) VB
6 1 (1.01%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.14%) MCSE
2 14 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (12.12%) MCSA
3 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (11.11%) MCTS
4 11 (11.11%) MCITP
4 11 (11.11%) CCNA
4 11 (11.11%) MCP
5 9 (9.09%) CCA
5 9 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (8.08%) CISSP
6 8 (8.08%) SSCP
6 8 (8.08%) CEH
7 3 (3.03%) Degree
7 3 (3.03%) CCDP
7 3 (3.03%) CCNP
8 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 35 (35.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.13%) vSphere
5 10 (10.10%) Snort
6 7 (7.07%) Firmware
6 7 (7.07%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.07%) KVM
7 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.03%) XenApp
8 3 (3.03%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.02%) Squid
9 2 (2.02%) XenServer
9 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.02%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.02%) vCloud
10 1 (1.01%) PowerHA
10 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.01%) Cronacle
10 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 29 (29.29%) Backup Exec
3 21 (21.21%) SCCM
4 14 (14.14%) WSUS
4 14 (14.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (12.12%) SCOM
6 11 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (10.10%) Nessus
8 9 (9.09%) Tivoli
8 9 (9.09%) HP SIM
9 8 (8.08%) WhatsUp Gold
10 7 (7.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (7.07%) NetBackup
11 4 (4.04%) Nagios
12 3 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
14 1 (1.01%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 67 (67.68%) Microsoft
2 51 (51.52%) VMware
3 38 (38.38%) McAfee
4 32 (32.32%) HP
5 31 (31.31%) Citrix
6 23 (23.23%) Sophos
7 22 (22.22%) Dell
7 22 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 20 (20.20%) Red Hat
9 19 (19.19%) IronPort
9 19 (19.19%) Cisco
10 17 (17.17%) Juniper
11 16 (16.16%) EMC
12 15 (15.15%) Websense
13 14 (14.14%) IBM
14 13 (13.13%) CA
14 13 (13.13%) NetApp
15 12 (12.12%) Blue Coat
16 11 (11.11%) Oracle
16 11 (11.11%) Becrypt
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