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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 188 191 232
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 56 62 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.90% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 2.02% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £20,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £52,250 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -1.38%
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
2959 3075 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.79% 44.44% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 2447 2833
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,671 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 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 27 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 +15 39 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Cheshire -6 13 £45,000 +59.29% 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Merseyside +6 1 £21,500 -31.74%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 116 (79.45%) Windows
2 98 (67.12%) Microsoft
3 76 (52.05%) HP
4 69 (47.26%) Cisco
5 64 (43.84%) MS Exchange
6 62 (42.47%) VMware
7 60 (41.10%) SAN
8 58 (39.73%) NetApp
8 58 (39.73%) Hyper-V
9 52 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (30.82%) EMC
10 45 (30.82%) DNS
10 45 (30.82%) CheckPoint
11 44 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (29.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (28.77%) Active Directory
14 40 (27.40%) Business Continuity
15 38 (26.03%) WAN
16 37 (25.34%) IBM
16 37 (25.34%) Backup Exec
17 36 (24.66%) Brocade
17 36 (24.66%) FlexPod
17 36 (24.66%) Middleware
17 36 (24.66%) Norton AntiVirus
18 35 (23.97%) TCP/IP
18 35 (23.97%) PowerShell
19 34 (23.29%) Citrix
20 33 (22.60%) LAN
20 33 (22.60%) Exchange Server 2013
21 32 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 64 (43.84%) MS Exchange
2 33 (22.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (17.12%) IIS
5 23 (15.75%) WebLogic
5 23 (15.75%) WebSphere
6 21 (14.38%) SharePoint
7 15 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (6.85%) IBM Notes
9 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (3.42%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (41.10%) SAN
2 45 (30.82%) DNS
3 38 (26.03%) WAN
4 35 (23.97%) TCP/IP
5 33 (22.60%) LAN
6 28 (19.18%) DHCP
7 22 (15.07%) NAS
8 20 (13.70%) SMTP
8 20 (13.70%) Firewall
9 13 (8.90%) Network Security
10 11 (7.53%) VPN
11 9 (6.16%) VLAN
12 8 (5.48%) iSCSI
13 7 (4.79%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (2.74%) Wireless
15 3 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (2.05%) PABX
15 3 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 2 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
16 2 (1.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.75%) DB2
2 23 (15.75%) RDBMS
2 23 (15.75%) Oracle Exadata
2 23 (15.75%) Oracle Database
2 23 (15.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.42%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 32 (21.92%) Finance
2 15 (10.27%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.23%) Architect
2 27 (18.49%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (15.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 23 (15.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 15 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.90%) Storage Specialist
6 10 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) IT Manager
9 6 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.11%) Exchange Specialist
9 6 (4.11%) Messaging Specialist
9 6 (4.11%) IT Support
10 5 (3.42%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Email Specialist
10 5 (3.42%) Systems Manager
11 4 (2.74%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.66%) Middleware
2 23 (15.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (12.33%) .NET
4 12 (8.22%) Web Services
5 2 (1.37%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.66%) FlexPod
2 19 (13.01%) Clustering
3 5 (3.42%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.42%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.05%) Replication
5 2 (1.37%) AS400
6 1 (0.68%) Blog
6 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 116 (79.45%) Windows
2 44 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (29.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (17.81%) Linux
5 25 (17.12%) Windows 7
5 25 (17.12%) Windows 8
6 24 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (15.75%) AIX
7 23 (15.75%) HPUX
7 23 (15.75%) Solaris
7 23 (15.75%) zOS
7 23 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (15.75%) SUSE
7 23 (15.75%) OS/400
8 12 (8.22%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.79%) UNIX
10 4 (2.74%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.40%) Business Continuity
2 32 (21.92%) Migration
2 32 (21.92%) ITIL
3 25 (17.12%) Infrastructure Management
4 23 (15.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (15.75%) Mentoring
4 23 (15.75%) Coaching
5 20 (13.70%) Project Management
6 19 (13.01%) Data Management
7 18 (12.33%) Load Balancing
8 17 (11.64%) Data Protection
9 13 (8.90%) Benchmarking
10 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.79%) Cyber Security
10 7 (4.79%) Analytics
11 5 (3.42%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.42%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.42%) CRM
11 5 (3.42%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.97%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.33%) Perl
2 18 (12.33%) VB.NET
3 14 (9.59%) SQL
4 12 (8.22%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.01%) MCSE
3 17 (11.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (10.96%) Security Cleared
5 14 (9.59%) NCDA
6 7 (4.79%) Degree
7 6 (4.11%) NCIE
7 6 (4.11%) MCTS
7 6 (4.11%) MCSA
8 5 (3.42%) VCAP
9 3 (2.05%) CCA
9 3 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.05%) MCITP
10 2 (1.37%) VTSP
10 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.37%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.64%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (39.73%) Hyper-V
2 52 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (28.77%) Active Directory
4 23 (15.75%) KVM
5 15 (10.27%) Terminal Services
6 10 (6.85%) vSphere
7 9 (6.16%) XenApp
8 5 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (3.42%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.05%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.05%) vCloud
10 2 (1.37%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (25.34%) Backup Exec
2 36 (24.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 23 (15.75%) Tivoli
4 18 (12.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 14 (9.59%) SCCM
6 12 (8.22%) SCOM
7 7 (4.79%) Nagios
8 6 (4.11%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (4.11%) BladeLogic
8 6 (4.11%) WSUS
8 6 (4.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (4.11%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (2.05%) Legato
10 2 (1.37%) SCDPM
10 2 (1.37%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.37%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (1.37%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 98 (67.12%) Microsoft
2 76 (52.05%) HP
3 69 (47.26%) Cisco
4 62 (42.47%) VMware
5 58 (39.73%) NetApp
6 45 (30.82%) CheckPoint
6 45 (30.82%) EMC
7 37 (25.34%) IBM
8 36 (24.66%) Brocade
9 34 (23.29%) Citrix
10 30 (20.55%) Juniper
11 29 (19.86%) BMC
11 29 (19.86%) CA
12 28 (19.18%) Oracle
13 23 (15.75%) Red Hat
14 20 (13.70%) McAfee
15 19 (13.01%) Dell
16 18 (12.33%) IronPort
17 15 (10.27%) Veeam
17 15 (10.27%) Wyse
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