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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 216 191 223
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +32
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 43 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.36% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 27
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £18,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
3313 3094 3776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.06% 45.19% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2563 2623 3268
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 £23,900 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 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 28 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 -6 19 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Manchester -14 18 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Merseyside +3 3 £22,000 -66.15% 1
Lancashire -3 1 - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 65 (69.15%) Windows
2 64 (68.09%) Microsoft
3 42 (44.68%) VMware
4 41 (43.62%) Active Directory
4 41 (43.62%) SAN
5 39 (41.49%) McAfee
5 39 (41.49%) MS Exchange
6 36 (38.30%) TCP/IP
7 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (30.85%) Backup Exec
8 29 (30.85%) HP
8 29 (30.85%) ITIL
9 28 (29.79%) Citrix
9 28 (29.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 27 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (27.66%) Linux
12 25 (26.60%) DNS
12 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (26.60%) Change Management
13 23 (24.47%) SCCM
13 23 (24.47%) Hyper-V
14 22 (23.40%) Finance
15 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (21.28%) CheckPoint
16 20 (21.28%) SQL
17 19 (20.21%) Dell
17 19 (20.21%) Red Hat
18 18 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
19 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 39 (41.49%) MS Exchange
2 18 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
6 9 (9.57%) Lync
7 7 (7.45%) WebSphere
8 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (5.32%) IIS
10 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
10 4 (4.26%) Apache
11 3 (3.19%) TPMS
11 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (43.62%) SAN
2 36 (38.30%) TCP/IP
3 25 (26.60%) DNS
4 15 (15.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (12.77%) NAS
6 11 (11.70%) Network Security
6 11 (11.70%) Firewall
7 10 (10.64%) SMTP
7 10 (10.64%) DHCP
8 8 (8.51%) LAN
8 8 (8.51%) WAN
9 7 (7.45%) HTTP
9 7 (7.45%) HTTPS
9 7 (7.45%) SSL
10 6 (6.38%) SNMP
11 5 (5.32%) Internet
12 4 (4.26%) VoIP
12 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
13 3 (3.19%) VLAN
14 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.45%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) DB2
4 4 (4.26%) MySQL
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.06%) OLAP
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Retail
3 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.38%) Back Office
5 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (13.83%) Security Specialist
2 10 (10.64%) Messaging Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Exchange Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Architect
4 8 (8.51%) Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Operations Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Security Specialist
6 6 (6.38%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Services Manager
8 3 (3.19%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) .NET
2 6 (6.38%) Middleware
3 4 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.19%) CSS
4 3 (3.19%) HTML
5 2 (2.13%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
2 15 (15.96%) Clustering
3 6 (6.38%) Firmware
3 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.26%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.06%) AS400
6 1 (1.06%) HACMP
6 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.15%) Windows
2 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (27.66%) Linux
4 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.77%) UNIX
7 10 (10.64%) AIX
8 9 (9.57%) Solaris
9 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (6.38%) CentOS
11 5 (5.32%) SUSE
11 5 (5.32%) Windows XP
11 5 (5.32%) HPUX
12 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000
12 4 (4.26%) OS/400
12 4 (4.26%) zOS
13 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
13 3 (3.19%) Debian
14 2 (2.13%) Windows NT
15 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ITIL
2 25 (26.60%) 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%) Incident Management
6 13 (13.83%) Cyber Security
6 13 (13.83%) Migration
7 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.64%) Load Balancing
9 9 (9.57%) Business Continuity
9 9 (9.57%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.26%) Capacity Management
12 3 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (3.19%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
12 3 (3.19%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) SQL
2 13 (13.83%) Perl
3 10 (10.64%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.19%) VBScript
5 3 (3.19%) VB
5 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) PowerHouse
6 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.02%) MCSE
4 11 (11.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (10.64%) MCP
5 10 (10.64%) MCTS
5 10 (10.64%) MCITP
6 8 (8.51%) CCNA
6 8 (8.51%) CISSP
6 8 (8.51%) MCSA
6 8 (8.51%) SSCP
6 8 (8.51%) CEH
7 7 (7.45%) CCA
7 7 (7.45%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.26%) Degree
9 2 (2.13%) CCNP
9 2 (2.13%) CCDP
9 2 (2.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 41 (43.62%) Active Directory
2 27 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (24.47%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.83%) vSphere
4 13 (13.83%) Snort
5 6 (6.38%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.26%) KVM
7 3 (3.19%) vCloud
7 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.19%) Squid
7 3 (3.19%) XenApp
7 3 (3.19%) XenServer
8 2 (2.13%) MetaFrame
8 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 29 (30.85%) Backup Exec
2 28 (29.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 23 (24.47%) SCCM
4 16 (17.02%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (15.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (14.89%) SCOM
7 13 (13.83%) Nessus
8 12 (12.77%) WSUS
9 10 (10.64%) NetBackup
10 8 (8.51%) HP SIM
10 8 (8.51%) Tivoli
11 6 (6.38%) WhatsUp Gold
12 5 (5.32%) Nagios
13 4 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (3.19%) BladeLogic
14 3 (3.19%) BMC PATROL
15 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 2 (2.13%) MOM
15 2 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
15 2 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 42 (44.68%) VMware
3 39 (41.49%) McAfee
4 29 (30.85%) HP
5 28 (29.79%) Citrix
6 20 (21.28%) CheckPoint
7 19 (20.21%) Dell
7 19 (20.21%) Red Hat
8 17 (18.09%) Juniper
8 17 (18.09%) EMC
8 17 (18.09%) Cisco
9 16 (17.02%) Websense
10 15 (15.96%) Sophos
10 15 (15.96%) IronPort
10 15 (15.96%) Blue Coat
11 14 (14.89%) Becrypt
12 13 (13.83%) LogRhythm
12 13 (13.83%) Lumension
12 13 (13.83%) Splunk
12 13 (13.83%) Qualys
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