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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 89 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 51 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.16% 1.35% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 4.08% 2.34% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 45 24 22
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
1249 1327 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.92% 57.65% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 851 949 793
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 2015.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Reading

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 39 (54.93%) HP
2 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 38 (53.52%) Windows
3 31 (43.66%) IBM
4 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
6 25 (35.21%) Data Management
7 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
8 18 (25.35%) EMC
8 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
8 18 (25.35%) DNS
8 18 (25.35%) SLA
8 18 (25.35%) VMware
9 17 (23.94%) Cisco
9 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (22.54%) McAfee
11 15 (21.13%) UNIX
11 15 (21.13%) Degree
11 15 (21.13%) IronPort
12 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (19.72%) Oracle
13 13 (18.31%) Information Security
13 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
14 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
14 12 (16.90%) DB2
14 12 (16.90%) Linux
15 11 (15.49%) Citrix
15 11 (15.49%) Red Hat

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (12.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
6 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (9.86%) Lync
7 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (7.04%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (4.23%) IIS
10 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.41%) Apache
11 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
1 18 (25.35%) DNS
2 10 (14.08%) SAN
3 8 (11.27%) Firewall
3 8 (11.27%) LAN
4 6 (8.45%) SSL
5 5 (7.04%) WAN
5 5 (7.04%) DHCP
6 3 (4.23%) Network Security
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.82%) Wireless
7 2 (2.82%) VoIP
8 1 (1.41%) FTP
8 1 (1.41%) HTTP
8 1 (1.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.41%) 802.11
8 1 (1.41%) IPsec
8 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.41%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) DB2
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Consultant
2 13 (18.31%) Trainee
3 11 (15.49%) Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.04%) Graduate
7 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.04%) Clustering
3 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.82%) iPhone
5 2 (2.82%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Windows
2 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (21.13%) UNIX
5 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
5 12 (16.90%) Linux
6 10 (14.08%) SUSE
6 10 (14.08%) HPUX
7 9 (12.68%) Debian
8 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (11.27%) AIX
9 4 (5.63%) Solaris
9 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.82%) Android
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.41%) VMS
11 1 (1.41%) CentOS
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Data Management
2 13 (18.31%) Information Security
3 9 (12.68%) ITIL
3 9 (12.68%) Migration
4 7 (9.86%) Change Control
5 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.63%) Project Management
8 2 (2.82%) Business Development
8 2 (2.82%) SIEM
8 2 (2.82%) Analytics
8 2 (2.82%) Service Continuity Management
8 2 (2.82%) Cyber Security
9 1 (1.41%) ERP
9 1 (1.41%) CRM
9 1 (1.41%) Workflow
9 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.41%) High Availability
9 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.63%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.82%) VBScript
3 2 (2.82%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) MCP
4 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.86%) MCSE
5 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.82%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) NCDA
7 2 (2.82%) NCIE
7 2 (2.82%) VCDX
7 2 (2.82%) VCAP
7 2 (2.82%) VTSP
7 2 (2.82%) GCIA
7 2 (2.82%) GCIH
7 2 (2.82%) SSCP
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CCNA
8 1 (1.41%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (12.68%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.63%) XenApp
7 3 (4.23%) XenServer
8 2 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.82%) Snort
8 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.82%) vSphere
8 2 (2.82%) pfSense
8 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.41%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (7.04%) ARCserve
3 5 (7.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.63%) WSUS
5 3 (4.23%) Legato
5 3 (4.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.23%) SCOM
6 2 (2.82%) SCCM
7 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) HP
2 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
3 31 (43.66%) IBM
4 18 (25.35%) EMC
4 18 (25.35%) VMware
5 17 (23.94%) Cisco
6 16 (22.54%) McAfee
7 15 (21.13%) IronPort
8 14 (19.72%) Oracle
9 11 (15.49%) Citrix
9 11 (15.49%) Red Hat
10 9 (12.68%) Dell
11 8 (11.27%) Sybase
12 6 (8.45%) NetApp
13 5 (7.04%) Lotus
14 4 (5.63%) Juniper
15 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
15 3 (4.23%) CommVault
15 3 (4.23%) Varonis
15 3 (4.23%) 3PAR
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago