The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 95 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 45 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.90% 1.54% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 2.73% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 23
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
Symantec
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1199 1247 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.63% 56.37% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 829 901 848
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Symantec across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Symantec
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Symantec across the Reading region.

Symantec Salary Trend in Reading

Symantec
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Reading

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 43 (53.09%) Windows
1 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
1 43 (53.09%) HP
2 34 (41.98%) Active Directory
3 31 (38.27%) IBM
3 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (32.10%) Data Management
5 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
6 23 (28.40%) SLA
7 22 (27.16%) VMware
7 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (25.93%) DNS
9 19 (23.46%) EMC
9 19 (23.46%) TCP/IP
10 18 (22.22%) Windows 7
11 17 (20.99%) Degree
11 17 (20.99%) IronPort
11 17 (20.99%) McAfee
12 16 (19.75%) Oracle
13 15 (18.52%) UNIX
13 15 (18.52%) Cisco
13 15 (18.52%) Information Security
13 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (17.28%) DB2
15 13 (16.05%) Linux
15 13 (16.05%) Citrix
15 13 (16.05%) SAN
15 13 (16.05%) Firewall

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.88%) Lync
4 8 (9.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.17%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
3 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.93%) DNS
2 19 (23.46%) TCP/IP
3 13 (16.05%) SAN
3 13 (16.05%) Firewall
4 9 (11.11%) SSL
4 9 (11.11%) LAN
5 7 (8.64%) DHCP
6 4 (4.94%) Network Security
6 4 (4.94%) WAN
7 2 (2.47%) Wireless
7 2 (2.47%) IPsec
7 2 (2.47%) VoIP
7 2 (2.47%) VPN
8 1 (1.23%) HTTP
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) DB2
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Consultant
1 15 (18.52%) Trainee
2 12 (14.81%) Administrator
3 11 (13.58%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Graduate
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Security Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.47%) PKI
6 2 (2.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.23%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.23%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.09%) Windows
2 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.52%) UNIX
6 13 (16.05%) Linux
7 12 (14.81%) SUSE
7 12 (14.81%) HPUX
8 11 (13.58%) Debian
9 10 (12.35%) AIX
10 8 (9.88%) Windows XP
11 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (6.17%) Solaris
13 2 (2.47%) Android
13 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Data Management
2 15 (18.52%) Information Security
3 12 (14.81%) Migration
4 10 (12.35%) ITIL
5 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.11%) Change Control
6 8 (9.88%) Project Management
7 7 (8.64%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.47%) Business Development
9 2 (2.47%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.23%) Network Design
10 1 (1.23%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.23%) Workflow
10 1 (1.23%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.23%) CRM
10 1 (1.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) VBScript
4 1 (1.23%) VB
4 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 12 (14.81%) MCP
2 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) MCSE
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.47%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.23%) VCDX
7 1 (1.23%) NCDA
7 1 (1.23%) NCIE
7 1 (1.23%) VCAP
7 1 (1.23%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.40%) SLA
2 7 (8.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (41.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (12.35%) VMware ESX
5 9 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.70%) XenApp
6 3 (3.70%) XenServer
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.47%) pfSense
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.88%) WSUS
3 6 (7.41%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.94%) ARCserve
4 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.70%) SCOM
5 3 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.47%) SCCM
6 2 (2.47%) Legato
7 1 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
1 43 (53.09%) HP
2 31 (38.27%) IBM
3 22 (27.16%) VMware
4 19 (23.46%) EMC
5 17 (20.99%) IronPort
5 17 (20.99%) McAfee
6 16 (19.75%) Oracle
7 15 (18.52%) Cisco
8 13 (16.05%) Citrix
9 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
10 10 (12.35%) Sybase
11 7 (8.64%) Dell
12 5 (6.17%) Lotus
13 4 (4.94%) NetApp
13 4 (4.94%) 3PAR
13 4 (4.94%) Veeam
14 3 (3.70%) Varonis
14 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
15 2 (2.47%) CommVault
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Excellent Competitive Salary with market leading benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Pension Plan, Insurance Group, Income Protection, Bonus, +++
Posted: 17 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago