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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 211 208 202
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 34 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 1.14% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 24
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £52,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,479 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.22%
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
2855 3158 3193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.77% 43.89% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2504 2713
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 3 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 3 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 22 £42,000 +12.00% 5
Cheshire +6 11 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Merseyside +10 1 £24,500 -10.09% 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 65 (91.55%) Windows
2 60 (84.51%) Microsoft
3 49 (69.01%) VMware
4 44 (61.97%) Cisco
5 41 (57.75%) HP
6 37 (52.11%) SAN
7 36 (50.70%) Business Continuity
7 36 (50.70%) Hyper-V
8 35 (49.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (45.07%) NetApp
10 31 (43.66%) EMC
11 29 (40.85%) FlexPod
12 28 (39.44%) Data Centre
12 28 (39.44%) CheckPoint
13 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
14 26 (36.62%) Oracle
14 26 (36.62%) Infrastructure Management
14 26 (36.62%) Brocade
15 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
15 25 (35.21%) Tivoli
15 25 (35.21%) Juniper
16 24 (33.80%) SUSE
16 24 (33.80%) Middleware
16 24 (33.80%) Red Hat
16 24 (33.80%) zOS
16 24 (33.80%) WebSphere MQ
16 24 (33.80%) BMC
16 24 (33.80%) CA
16 24 (33.80%) OS/400
16 24 (33.80%) IBM

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
2 24 (33.80%) WebLogic
2 24 (33.80%) WebSphere
3 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (8.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (5.63%) IIS
9 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) IBM PureFlex
2 5 (7.04%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (52.11%) SAN
2 17 (23.94%) DNS
2 17 (23.94%) DHCP
3 14 (19.72%) Firewall
4 12 (16.90%) LAN
4 12 (16.90%) WAN
5 9 (12.68%) VPN
5 9 (12.68%) VLAN
5 9 (12.68%) iSCSI
6 8 (11.27%) Wireless
7 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.63%) IP Telephony
8 4 (5.63%) NAS
8 4 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.23%) Network Security
9 3 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.82%) TACACS
10 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
2 24 (33.80%) DB2
2 24 (33.80%) RDBMS
2 24 (33.80%) Oracle Exadata
2 24 (33.80%) Oracle Database
2 24 (33.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Financial Institution
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Architect
2 28 (39.44%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (35.21%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (33.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.86%) IT Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Team Leader
7 5 (7.04%) Support Team Leader
7 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.04%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Operations Support Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) WebSphere MQ
1 24 (33.80%) Middleware
1 24 (33.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (2.82%) XMPP
3 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) FlexPod
2 28 (39.44%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 65 (91.55%) Windows
2 24 (33.80%) AIX
2 24 (33.80%) HPUX
2 24 (33.80%) Solaris
2 24 (33.80%) Linux
2 24 (33.80%) OS/400
2 24 (33.80%) zOS
2 24 (33.80%) SUSE
2 24 (33.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (22.54%) Windows XP
5 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
7 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
8 7 (9.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Business Continuity
2 26 (36.62%) Infrastructure Management
3 24 (33.80%) Mentoring
3 24 (33.80%) Coaching
3 24 (33.80%) Converged Infrastructure
4 15 (21.13%) ITIL
5 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (15.49%) Migration
7 10 (14.08%) Risk Management
8 9 (12.68%) Patch Management
9 6 (8.45%) ITIL V3
10 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.04%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (7.04%) Line Management
10 5 (7.04%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
10 5 (7.04%) Process Management
11 3 (4.23%) Project Management
11 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.63%) C
4 1 (1.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.08%) MCSE
3 9 (12.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (11.27%) Degree
5 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) NCDA
6 2 (2.82%) MCTS
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) NCIE
7 1 (1.41%) MCSA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) CCA
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (50.70%) Hyper-V
2 35 (49.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (33.80%) KVM
4 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
5 10 (14.08%) vSphere
6 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (8.45%) Terminal Server
8 5 (7.04%) vCloud
9 4 (5.63%) Terminal Services
9 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
9 4 (5.63%) XenApp
10 3 (4.23%) Cronacle
11 2 (2.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (35.21%) Tivoli
2 12 (16.90%) Backup Exec
3 10 (14.08%) SCCM
4 6 (8.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (7.04%) WSUS
5 5 (7.04%) NetBackup
6 4 (5.63%) SCOM
6 4 (5.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.82%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (2.82%) EMC Navisphere
7 2 (2.82%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.41%) Legato
8 1 (1.41%) Foglight
8 1 (1.41%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (84.51%) Microsoft
2 49 (69.01%) VMware
3 44 (61.97%) Cisco
4 41 (57.75%) HP
5 32 (45.07%) NetApp
6 31 (43.66%) EMC
7 28 (39.44%) CheckPoint
8 26 (36.62%) Oracle
8 26 (36.62%) Brocade
9 25 (35.21%) Juniper
10 24 (33.80%) BMC
10 24 (33.80%) CA
10 24 (33.80%) IBM
10 24 (33.80%) Red Hat
11 17 (23.94%) Citrix
12 7 (9.86%) Veeam
13 5 (7.04%) ProCurve
14 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
14 4 (5.63%) Dell
14 4 (5.63%) McAfee
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