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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 190 183 225
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +42
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 61 54 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.81% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 1.81% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 10
Average salary £40,000 £27,875 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.49% -7.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
3028 2989 3517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.93% 44.79% 46.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2507 2429 2894
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 3 March 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 March 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 0 35 £40,000 +45.45%
Cheshire +14 21 £66,250 +176.04% 7
Cumbria - 3 - -
Merseyside +7 2 £21,750 -30.95%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 124 (78.48%) Windows
2 103 (65.19%) Microsoft
3 75 (47.47%) HP
4 73 (46.20%) MS Exchange
5 69 (43.67%) VMware
6 67 (42.41%) SAN
7 63 (39.87%) Cisco
8 58 (36.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (34.81%) Hyper-V
9 55 (34.81%) NetApp
10 53 (33.54%) Active Directory
11 52 (32.91%) DNS
12 50 (31.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 49 (31.01%) Norton AntiVirus
13 49 (31.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (28.48%) TCP/IP
15 44 (27.85%) EMC
15 44 (27.85%) CheckPoint
16 42 (26.58%) Backup Exec
17 40 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2013
17 40 (25.32%) Citrix
18 39 (24.68%) PowerShell
19 38 (24.05%) WAN
19 38 (24.05%) ITIL
20 37 (23.42%) Finance
20 37 (23.42%) Migration
21 36 (22.78%) IBM
21 36 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
22 35 (22.15%) Exchange Server 2007
23 34 (21.52%) Business Continuity

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 73 (46.20%) MS Exchange
2 40 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 35 (22.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 32 (20.25%) IIS
5 25 (15.82%) SharePoint
6 21 (13.29%) WebLogic
6 21 (13.29%) WebSphere
7 15 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (6.33%) IBM Notes
9 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (3.16%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.27%) Lync
12 1 (0.63%) TPMS
Applications
1 30 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (42.41%) SAN
2 52 (32.91%) DNS
3 45 (28.48%) TCP/IP
4 38 (24.05%) WAN
5 33 (20.89%) LAN
6 29 (18.35%) NAS
7 27 (17.09%) SMTP
8 26 (16.46%) DHCP
9 25 (15.82%) Firewall
10 14 (8.86%) VPN
11 13 (8.23%) Network Security
12 7 (4.43%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (4.43%) VLAN
13 6 (3.80%) iSCSI
14 5 (3.16%) Internet
15 3 (1.90%) PABX
15 3 (1.90%) Wireless
15 3 (1.90%) ADSL
16 2 (1.27%) DMZ
16 2 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.29%) DB2
2 21 (13.29%) RDBMS
2 21 (13.29%) Oracle Exadata
2 21 (13.29%) Oracle Database
2 21 (13.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.16%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 37 (23.42%) Finance
2 13 (8.23%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.35%) Architect
2 25 (15.82%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (13.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 21 (13.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 17 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.23%) Storage Specialist
6 11 (6.96%) Consultant
6 11 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.70%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.80%) Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Messaging Specialist
10 6 (3.80%) Exchange Specialist
10 6 (3.80%) IT Support
11 5 (3.16%) Service Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Email Specialist
11 5 (3.16%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.52%) Middleware
2 25 (15.82%) .NET
3 21 (13.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (6.96%) Web Services
5 2 (1.27%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.89%) FlexPod
2 27 (17.09%) Clustering
3 3 (1.90%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.27%) AS400
4 2 (1.27%) Replication
4 2 (1.27%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) Blog
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) iPhone
5 1 (0.63%) Social Media
5 1 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 124 (78.48%) Windows
2 50 (31.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (31.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (17.72%) Linux
5 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (15.19%) Windows 7
6 24 (15.19%) Windows 8
7 21 (13.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (13.29%) AIX
7 21 (13.29%) HPUX
7 21 (13.29%) Solaris
7 21 (13.29%) OS/400
7 21 (13.29%) zOS
7 21 (13.29%) SUSE
8 10 (6.33%) Windows XP
9 8 (5.06%) UNIX
10 4 (2.53%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.27%) Android
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.05%) ITIL
2 37 (23.42%) Migration
3 34 (21.52%) Business Continuity
4 25 (15.82%) Load Balancing
5 21 (13.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 21 (13.29%) Mentoring
5 21 (13.29%) Coaching
6 20 (12.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (11.39%) Data Management
7 18 (11.39%) Project Management
8 17 (10.76%) Data Protection
9 13 (8.23%) Benchmarking
10 9 (5.70%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.43%) Cyber Security
11 7 (4.43%) Analytics
12 5 (3.16%) Supplier Management
12 5 (3.16%) Strategic Planning
12 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2
12 5 (3.16%) CRM
12 5 (3.16%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.68%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.82%) Perl
2 25 (15.82%) VB.NET
3 22 (13.92%) SQL
4 12 (7.59%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (13.92%) MCSE
3 18 (11.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (10.13%) Security Cleared
5 13 (8.23%) NCDA
6 10 (6.33%) MCTS
6 10 (6.33%) MCSA
7 7 (4.43%) MCITP
8 5 (3.16%) Degree
8 5 (3.16%) NCIE
8 5 (3.16%) VCAP
8 5 (3.16%) CCA
8 5 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.53%) MCP
10 3 (1.90%) VCP4
10 3 (1.90%) CCNA
11 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.27%) VCDX
11 2 (1.27%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.03%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (36.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (34.81%) Hyper-V
3 53 (33.54%) Active Directory
4 21 (13.29%) KVM
5 17 (10.76%) Terminal Services
6 11 (6.96%) vSphere
7 9 (5.70%) XenApp
8 5 (3.16%) MetaFrame
8 5 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.90%) vCloud
9 3 (1.90%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.90%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 49 (31.01%) Norton AntiVirus
2 42 (26.58%) Backup Exec
3 25 (15.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 21 (13.29%) Tivoli
5 18 (11.39%) SCCM
6 14 (8.86%) SCOM
7 8 (5.06%) Nagios
7 8 (5.06%) WSUS
8 7 (4.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (3.80%) BladeLogic
9 6 (3.80%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (1.27%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.27%) ARCserve
11 2 (1.27%) Legato
11 2 (1.27%) SCDPM
11 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 103 (65.19%) Microsoft
2 75 (47.47%) HP
3 69 (43.67%) VMware
4 63 (39.87%) Cisco
5 55 (34.81%) NetApp
6 44 (27.85%) EMC
6 44 (27.85%) CheckPoint
7 40 (25.32%) Citrix
8 36 (22.78%) IBM
9 34 (21.52%) Brocade
10 29 (18.35%) CA
11 28 (17.72%) Juniper
12 27 (17.09%) BMC
13 26 (16.46%) Oracle
14 25 (15.82%) IronPort
15 24 (15.19%) McAfee
16 22 (13.92%) Red Hat
17 20 (12.66%) Dell
18 14 (8.86%) Wyse
19 13 (8.23%) Veeam
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