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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 127 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 20 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 0.56% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.03% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 15
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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
1355 1353 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.38% 53.86% 47.61%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1055 784
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 31 October 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Reading

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) VMware
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
4 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (37.50%) HP
6 14 (35.00%) ITIL
7 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
7 13 (32.50%) Cisco
8 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (30.00%) NetBackup
9 11 (27.50%) SLA
9 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
10 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (25.00%) Citrix
10 10 (25.00%) MCP
10 10 (25.00%) SAN
10 10 (25.00%) NetApp
11 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (20.00%) McAfee
12 8 (20.00%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) IIS
12 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (17.50%) Degree

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (20.00%) IIS
5 7 (17.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (5.00%) Apache
8 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) SAN
2 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.50%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (12.50%) VLAN
5 5 (12.50%) DNS
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security
7 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.00%) NAS
7 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
7 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 2 (5.00%) WPA
7 2 (5.00%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) 802.11
7 2 (5.00%) LAN
7 2 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Support
4 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (15.00%) Trainee
4 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
3 6 (15.00%) Replication
3 6 (15.00%) FlexPod
4 5 (12.50%) Clustering
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (5.00%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.00%) iPhone
7 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) CentOS
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.00%) VMS
7 2 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.00%) Information Security
3 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Workflow
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) SIEM
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.00%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
4 2 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) MCP
2 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (17.50%) Degree
4 7 (17.50%) MCSE
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) NCDA
6 4 (10.00%) NCIE
6 4 (10.00%) VCAP
6 4 (10.00%) SCSA
6 4 (10.00%) SCSE
7 3 (7.50%) VTSP
7 3 (7.50%) VCDX
8 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) SSCP
8 2 (5.00%) CWNA
8 2 (5.00%) GCIA
8 2 (5.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.00%) Firmware
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
4 4 (10.00%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.00%) Snort
6 2 (5.00%) Nmap
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.00%) pfSense
7 1 (2.50%) XenServer
7 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (17.50%) Backup Exec
3 6 (15.00%) Legato
4 5 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (7.50%) ARCserve
6 2 (5.00%) SCOM
6 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) VMware
3 15 (37.50%) HP
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco
5 10 (25.00%) Citrix
5 10 (25.00%) NetApp
6 8 (20.00%) McAfee
7 7 (17.50%) EMC
7 7 (17.50%) IronPort
8 6 (15.00%) CommVault
8 6 (15.00%) Hitachi
9 5 (12.50%) Dell
10 4 (10.00%) Juniper
10 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
11 2 (5.00%) CA
11 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
11 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
11 2 (5.00%) Brocade
11 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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