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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 219 222 196
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 37 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.32% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 24
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2947 3268 3052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.43% 44.44% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2360 2531 2586
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +12 26 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Cheshire -14 10 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Merseyside +7 1 £24,500 +11.36% 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 58 (95.08%) Windows
2 50 (81.97%) Microsoft
3 43 (70.49%) Cisco
3 43 (70.49%) VMware
4 36 (59.02%) HP
4 36 (59.02%) SAN
5 35 (57.38%) Hyper-V
6 32 (52.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (52.46%) Business Continuity
7 30 (49.18%) EMC
8 27 (44.26%) NetApp
8 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
9 26 (42.62%) Oracle
9 26 (42.62%) Brocade
9 26 (42.62%) Infrastructure Management
9 26 (42.62%) Data Centre
10 25 (40.98%) FlexPod
10 25 (40.98%) CheckPoint
10 25 (40.98%) Tivoli
11 24 (39.34%) WebSphere MQ
11 24 (39.34%) SUSE
11 24 (39.34%) Middleware
11 24 (39.34%) Red Hat
11 24 (39.34%) zOS
11 24 (39.34%) BMC
11 24 (39.34%) CA
11 24 (39.34%) Juniper
11 24 (39.34%) IBM
11 24 (39.34%) RDBMS
11 24 (39.34%) OS/400

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (39.34%) WebLogic
1 24 (39.34%) WebSphere
2 17 (27.87%) MS Exchange
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (9.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (6.56%) IIS
8 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Agresso
1 1 (1.64%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.64%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) IBM PureFlex
2 5 (8.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (59.02%) SAN
2 15 (24.59%) DNS
3 14 (22.95%) DHCP
4 11 (18.03%) Firewall
4 11 (18.03%) Wireless
5 9 (14.75%) LAN
5 9 (14.75%) WAN
6 8 (13.11%) VPN
6 8 (13.11%) iSCSI
7 6 (9.84%) VLAN
8 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
8 5 (8.20%) IP Telephony
9 4 (6.56%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.92%) NetScaler
10 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (4.92%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (4.92%) NAS
10 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications
11 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (39.34%) DB2
2 24 (39.34%) RDBMS
2 24 (39.34%) Oracle Exadata
2 24 (39.34%) Oracle Database
2 24 (39.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Solutions Architect
1 25 (40.98%) Architect
1 25 (40.98%) Infrastructure Architect
2 24 (39.34%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Team Leader
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) IT Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.20%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Desktop Team Leader
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Operations Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) SAN Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Field Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) WebSphere MQ
1 24 (39.34%) Middleware
1 24 (39.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (4.92%) XMPP
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Data Centre
2 25 (40.98%) FlexPod
3 4 (6.56%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
5 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Social Media
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 58 (95.08%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) AIX
2 24 (39.34%) HPUX
2 24 (39.34%) Solaris
2 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 24 (39.34%) OS/400
2 24 (39.34%) zOS
2 24 (39.34%) SUSE
2 24 (39.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (22.95%) Windows 7
4 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (19.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (11.48%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Business Continuity
2 26 (42.62%) Infrastructure Management
3 24 (39.34%) Mentoring
3 24 (39.34%) Coaching
3 24 (39.34%) Converged Infrastructure
4 13 (21.31%) ITIL
5 9 (14.75%) Risk Management
6 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.48%) Migration
8 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
9 5 (8.20%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (8.20%) Line Management
9 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
9 5 (8.20%) Process Management
10 4 (6.56%) Project Management
10 4 (6.56%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (6.56%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
3 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) MCSE
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) NCDA
5 1 (1.64%) NCIE
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (57.38%) Hyper-V
2 32 (52.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (39.34%) KVM
4 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
5 8 (13.11%) vSphere
6 6 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (9.84%) Terminal Server
7 4 (6.56%) vCloud
7 4 (6.56%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.92%) XenApp
8 3 (4.92%) Cronacle
9 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (40.98%) Tivoli
2 9 (14.75%) SCCM
3 7 (11.48%) Backup Exec
4 6 (9.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
5 5 (8.20%) SCOM
5 5 (8.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (6.56%) WSUS
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (4.92%) XenMobile
8 2 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (3.28%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (3.28%) EMC Navisphere
9 1 (1.64%) Legato
9 1 (1.64%) Foglight
9 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 50 (81.97%) Microsoft
2 43 (70.49%) Cisco
2 43 (70.49%) VMware
3 36 (59.02%) HP
4 30 (49.18%) EMC
5 27 (44.26%) NetApp
6 26 (42.62%) Oracle
6 26 (42.62%) Brocade
7 25 (40.98%) CheckPoint
8 24 (39.34%) IBM
8 24 (39.34%) Red Hat
8 24 (39.34%) Juniper
8 24 (39.34%) BMC
8 24 (39.34%) CA
9 13 (21.31%) Citrix
10 5 (8.20%) Dell
10 5 (8.20%) Sophos
11 4 (6.56%) ProCurve
11 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.28%) Veeam
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum plus healthy bonus
Posted: 17 days ago