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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 125 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 20 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.58% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.08% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 13
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £45,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
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
1343 1292 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.18% 53.37% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 896 983 753
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 20 October 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Reading

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 15 (41.67%) HP
6 14 (38.89%) ITIL
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (33.33%) Cisco
8 12 (33.33%) NetBackup
9 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
9 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
9 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
10 10 (27.78%) MCP
10 10 (27.78%) Citrix
10 10 (27.78%) SAN
10 10 (27.78%) NetApp
10 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (25.00%) SLA
11 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
12 8 (22.22%) IIS
12 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 8 (22.22%) SQL
12 8 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
13 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (22.22%) IIS
5 5 (13.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (5.56%) Apache
7 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 7 (19.44%) Firewall
4 6 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (13.89%) VLAN
5 5 (13.89%) DNS
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security
7 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 2 (5.56%) tcpdump
7 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.56%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) WPA
7 2 (5.56%) SSL
7 2 (5.56%) 802.11
7 2 (5.56%) LAN
7 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Security Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Trainee
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Replication
2 6 (16.67%) FlexPod
3 5 (13.89%) Clustering
3 5 (13.89%) Blackberry
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (5.56%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (5.56%) iPhone
6 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (8.33%) UNIX
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) CentOS
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.56%) VMS
7 2 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Workflow
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security
4 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) SIEM
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.56%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) MCP
3 8 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (19.44%) MCSE
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 5 (13.89%) Degree
7 4 (11.11%) SCSA
7 4 (11.11%) SCSE
7 4 (11.11%) NCDA
7 4 (11.11%) NCIE
7 4 (11.11%) VCAP
8 3 (8.33%) VTSP
8 3 (8.33%) VCDX
9 2 (5.56%) BC Cleared
9 2 (5.56%) SSCP
9 2 (5.56%) CWNA
9 2 (5.56%) GCIA
9 2 (5.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.11%) Firmware
5 4 (11.11%) XenApp
5 4 (11.11%) vSphere
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.56%) Snort
7 2 (5.56%) Nmap
7 2 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.56%) pfSense
8 1 (2.78%) XenServer
8 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
3 6 (16.67%) Legato
4 5 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (8.33%) ARCserve
6 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (41.67%) HP
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco
5 10 (27.78%) Citrix
5 10 (27.78%) NetApp
6 7 (19.44%) EMC
7 6 (16.67%) CommVault
7 6 (16.67%) Hitachi
7 6 (16.67%) McAfee
8 5 (13.89%) Dell
9 4 (11.11%) Juniper
9 4 (11.11%) IronPort
9 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
10 2 (5.56%) CA
10 2 (5.56%) Websense
10 2 (5.56%) Oracle
10 2 (5.56%) IBM
10 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
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