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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 228 216 206
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 25 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.48% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 1.09% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 30
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £53,125 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
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
2914 3039 3313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.02% 43.85% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2324 2427 2801
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 July 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 July 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 +3 16 £49,000 +40.00% 2
Cheshire -10 9 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 71 (88.75%) Windows
2 67 (83.75%) Microsoft
3 50 (62.50%) VMware
4 49 (61.25%) HP
5 48 (60.00%) Cisco
6 40 (50.00%) SAN
7 38 (47.50%) NetApp
7 38 (47.50%) Business Continuity
8 37 (46.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (46.25%) Hyper-V
9 33 (41.25%) FlexPod
9 33 (41.25%) CheckPoint
10 30 (37.50%) EMC
10 30 (37.50%) MS Exchange
11 28 (35.00%) Data Centre
12 27 (33.75%) Juniper
12 27 (33.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
14 25 (31.25%) Oracle
14 25 (31.25%) Brocade
14 25 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
15 23 (28.75%) WebSphere MQ
15 23 (28.75%) Tivoli
15 23 (28.75%) SUSE
15 23 (28.75%) AIX
15 23 (28.75%) HPUX
15 23 (28.75%) Solaris
15 23 (28.75%) Linux
15 23 (28.75%) DB2
15 23 (28.75%) WebLogic

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 23 (28.75%) WebLogic
2 23 (28.75%) WebSphere
3 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (6.25%) IIS
9 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.75%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (3.75%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (50.00%) SAN
2 21 (26.25%) DNS
2 21 (26.25%) DHCP
3 20 (25.00%) LAN
3 20 (25.00%) WAN
4 12 (15.00%) Firewall
5 11 (13.75%) VLAN
6 9 (11.25%) Network Security
6 9 (11.25%) iSCSI
7 8 (10.00%) Wireless
7 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (10.00%) VPN
8 6 (7.50%) NAS
9 5 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.75%) PABX
11 3 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.75%) SMTP
12 2 (2.50%) TACACS
12 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.75%) DB2
2 23 (28.75%) RDBMS
2 23 (28.75%) Oracle Exadata
2 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database
2 23 (28.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Architect
2 28 (35.00%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (28.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 9 (11.25%) IT Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
7 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 5 (6.25%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.75%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (28.75%) Middleware
1 23 (28.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (41.25%) FlexPod
2 28 (35.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.25%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.50%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) iPhone
5 1 (1.25%) Blog
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (88.75%) Windows
2 27 (33.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (28.75%) SUSE
3 23 (28.75%) OS/400
3 23 (28.75%) AIX
3 23 (28.75%) HPUX
3 23 (28.75%) Solaris
3 23 (28.75%) Linux
3 23 (28.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (28.75%) zOS
4 18 (22.50%) Windows XP
5 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.25%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Business Continuity
2 25 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 23 (28.75%) Mentoring
3 23 (28.75%) Coaching
3 23 (28.75%) Converged Infrastructure
4 20 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (21.25%) Migration
6 16 (20.00%) ITIL
7 13 (16.25%) Patch Management
8 10 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.50%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (6.25%) Line Management
10 5 (6.25%) Process Management
10 5 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 4 (5.00%) Cyber Security
11 4 (5.00%) Analytics
12 3 (3.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.50%) SQL
3 9 (11.25%) C
4 2 (2.50%) Perl
4 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.25%) VBScript
5 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (16.25%) MCSE
4 11 (13.75%) NCDA
5 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (11.25%) Degree
7 5 (6.25%) MCTS
8 3 (3.75%) CCA
8 3 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.75%) NCIE
9 2 (2.50%) VCAP
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.25%) MCSA
10 1 (1.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (46.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 37 (46.25%) Hyper-V
2 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.75%) KVM
3 12 (15.00%) vSphere
4 6 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.50%) Terminal Server
4 6 (7.50%) Terminal Services
5 5 (6.25%) vCloud
5 5 (6.25%) XenApp
6 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (28.75%) Tivoli
2 17 (21.25%) Backup Exec
3 12 (15.00%) SCCM
4 5 (6.25%) WSUS
4 5 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.75%) SCOM
5 3 (3.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (3.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.50%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (2.50%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.25%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.25%) Legato
Vendors
1 67 (83.75%) Microsoft
2 50 (62.50%) VMware
3 49 (61.25%) HP
4 48 (60.00%) Cisco
5 38 (47.50%) NetApp
6 33 (41.25%) CheckPoint
7 30 (37.50%) EMC
8 27 (33.75%) Juniper
9 25 (31.25%) Oracle
9 25 (31.25%) Brocade
10 23 (28.75%) Red Hat
10 23 (28.75%) IBM
10 23 (28.75%) BMC
10 23 (28.75%) CA
11 19 (23.75%) Citrix
12 14 (17.50%) Veeam
13 7 (8.75%) 3PAR
13 7 (8.75%) McAfee
14 6 (7.50%) Dell
14 6 (7.50%) Wyse
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