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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 206 212 224
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 55 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 1.02% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 49 19 29
Average salary £34,000 £39,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +47.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £21,800 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
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
3350 3133 3701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.22% 45.70% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2658 3170
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 £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 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 19 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 +15 28 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Cheshire -3 23 £34,000 -12.82% 2
Merseyside +3 2 £22,000 -66.15% 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 68 (73.12%) Microsoft
2 66 (70.97%) Windows
3 49 (52.69%) VMware
4 40 (43.01%) SAN
5 39 (41.94%) McAfee
5 39 (41.94%) MS Exchange
6 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
7 35 (37.63%) TCP/IP
8 33 (35.48%) HP
8 33 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (34.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 30 (32.26%) Citrix
11 28 (30.11%) Backup Exec
12 27 (29.03%) Linux
12 27 (29.03%) SQL
13 25 (26.88%) ITIL
14 24 (25.81%) DNS
15 23 (24.73%) Change Management
15 23 (24.73%) Hyper-V
16 22 (23.66%) Sophos
16 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (23.66%) Dell
17 21 (22.58%) CheckPoint
17 21 (22.58%) SCCM
18 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (19.35%) Red Hat

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 39 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
5 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (11.83%) Lync
7 8 (8.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
8 6 (6.45%) IIS
9 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
10 4 (4.30%) TPMS
11 3 (3.23%) Apache
11 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.01%) SAN
2 35 (37.63%) TCP/IP
3 24 (25.81%) DNS
4 16 (17.20%) Firewall
5 13 (13.98%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (12.90%) NAS
7 10 (10.75%) SMTP
8 9 (9.68%) LAN
8 9 (9.68%) WAN
8 9 (9.68%) Network Security
9 8 (8.60%) SNMP
9 8 (8.60%) Internet
10 7 (7.53%) DHCP
11 6 (6.45%) VPN
12 5 (5.38%) HTTP
12 5 (5.38%) HTTPS
12 5 (5.38%) SSL
13 4 (4.30%) VoIP
14 3 (3.23%) ADSL
14 3 (3.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.38%) DB2
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.08%) OLAP
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Retail
2 7 (7.53%) Back Office
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (11.83%) Security Specialist
2 10 (10.75%) Messaging Engineer
2 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Analyst
3 9 (9.68%) Consultant
3 9 (9.68%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Operations Team Leader
4 7 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.45%) Architect
5 6 (6.45%) Senior Security Specialist
6 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Field Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) .NET
2 5 (5.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (5.38%) Middleware
3 2 (2.15%) CSS
3 2 (2.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 14 (15.05%) Clustering
4 7 (7.53%) Firmware
5 5 (5.38%) FlexPod
6 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.23%) Replication
7 3 (3.23%) CLARiiON
8 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.08%) HP Superdome
9 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.08%) HACMP
9 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (70.97%) Windows
2 32 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (29.03%) Linux
4 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.83%) AIX
6 11 (11.83%) UNIX
7 8 (8.60%) Solaris
8 7 (7.53%) CentOS
8 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.45%) SUSE
9 6 (6.45%) HPUX
10 5 (5.38%) Windows 2000
10 5 (5.38%) OS/400
10 5 (5.38%) zOS
10 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.15%) Debian
12 2 (2.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) ITIL
2 23 (24.73%) Change Management
3 16 (17.20%) Incident Management
3 16 (17.20%) Problem Management
4 15 (16.13%) Service Management
5 13 (13.98%) SIEM
5 13 (13.98%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.83%) Cyber Security
7 10 (10.75%) Strategic Planning
7 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
8 8 (8.60%) Business Continuity
9 7 (7.53%) Migration
9 7 (7.53%) Coaching
10 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (4.30%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) Perl
3 10 (10.75%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) VBScript
5 2 (2.15%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.05%) MCSE
3 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.83%) MCP
4 11 (11.83%) MCSA
5 10 (10.75%) CCNA
5 10 (10.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (10.75%) MCTS
5 10 (10.75%) MCITP
6 8 (8.60%) SSCP
6 8 (8.60%) CEH
6 8 (8.60%) CCA
6 8 (8.60%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (8.60%) CISSP
7 3 (3.23%) CCDP
7 3 (3.23%) CCNP
7 3 (3.23%) Degree
8 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
2 33 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (24.73%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.98%) vSphere
5 11 (11.83%) Snort
6 8 (8.60%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.38%) KVM
8 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.23%) XenApp
9 3 (3.23%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.15%) MetaFrame
10 2 (2.15%) Squid
10 2 (2.15%) XenServer
10 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.15%) vCloud
11 1 (1.08%) PowerHA
11 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.08%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 32 (34.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 28 (30.11%) Backup Exec
3 21 (22.58%) SCCM
4 14 (15.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (13.98%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (13.98%) WSUS
6 11 (11.83%) SCOM
6 11 (11.83%) Nessus
7 10 (10.75%) HP SIM
8 8 (8.60%) WhatsUp Gold
8 8 (8.60%) NetBackup
9 7 (7.53%) Tivoli
10 5 (5.38%) Nagios
11 3 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (2.15%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (2.15%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 68 (73.12%) Microsoft
2 49 (52.69%) VMware
3 39 (41.94%) McAfee
4 33 (35.48%) HP
5 30 (32.26%) Citrix
6 22 (23.66%) Sophos
6 22 (23.66%) Dell
7 21 (22.58%) CheckPoint
8 18 (19.35%) Red Hat
9 17 (18.28%) Cisco
10 16 (17.20%) Websense
10 16 (17.20%) Juniper
11 15 (16.13%) EMC
12 13 (13.98%) IBM
12 13 (13.98%) CA
12 13 (13.98%) Blue Coat
12 13 (13.98%) IronPort
13 12 (12.90%) Oracle
13 12 (12.90%) Becrypt
14 11 (11.83%) LogRhythm
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