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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 119 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 21 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 1.63% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 3.13% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 29
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
1303 1216 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.92% 52.14% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 921 909 857
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Reading

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) HP
3 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.00%) VMware
5 20 (40.00%) Cisco
6 19 (38.00%) SAN
6 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
7 18 (36.00%) ITIL
8 16 (32.00%) NetApp
9 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
10 14 (28.00%) NetBackup
11 13 (26.00%) EMC
11 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
12 12 (24.00%) Citrix
12 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
13 11 (22.00%) MCSE
13 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (20.00%) MCP
14 10 (20.00%) SLA
14 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (18.00%) SQL
15 9 (18.00%) Legato
15 9 (18.00%) Backup Exec

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.00%) IIS
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (8.00%) Apache
8 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
8 2 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.00%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (12.00%) NAS
4 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) VLAN
5 4 (8.00%) DHCP
5 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.00%) FTP
7 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless
7 2 (4.00%) WPA
7 2 (4.00%) LAN
7 2 (4.00%) WAN
7 2 (4.00%) DNS
7 2 (4.00%) SSL
7 2 (4.00%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Consultant
1 12 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Technical Support
3 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Security Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Replication
2 6 (12.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.00%) Firmware
3 5 (10.00%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.00%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.00%) Linux
6 2 (4.00%) VMS
6 2 (4.00%) HPUX
6 2 (4.00%) Solaris
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.00%) CentOS
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.00%) Migration
4 6 (12.00%) SIEM
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) Workflow
6 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Change Control
7 2 (4.00%) Analytics
7 2 (4.00%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.00%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Information Security
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.00%) Data Management
7 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 2 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) MCSE
3 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (20.00%) MCP
4 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (8.00%) SCSE
6 4 (8.00%) MCITP
6 4 (8.00%) CCNP
6 4 (8.00%) SCSA
7 3 (6.00%) NCDA
7 3 (6.00%) NCIE
7 3 (6.00%) VCAP
7 3 (6.00%) Degree
7 3 (6.00%) MCTS
8 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
8 2 (4.00%) CCNA
8 2 (4.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (10.00%) vSphere
6 3 (6.00%) XenApp
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.00%) Snort
7 2 (4.00%) Nmap
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (4.00%) UAG
7 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.00%) XenServer
8 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) NetBackup
2 9 (18.00%) Backup Exec
2 9 (18.00%) Legato
3 5 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (8.00%) SCOM
5 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (4.00%) MOM
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (4.00%) ARCserve
6 2 (4.00%) SCCM
6 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
7 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) HP
2 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (46.00%) VMware
4 20 (40.00%) Cisco
5 16 (32.00%) NetApp
6 13 (26.00%) EMC
7 12 (24.00%) Citrix
8 8 (16.00%) Juniper
8 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (16.00%) McAfee
9 7 (14.00%) Fortinet
10 6 (12.00%) Blue Coat
10 6 (12.00%) Websense
10 6 (12.00%) Veritas
10 6 (12.00%) Hitachi
11 5 (10.00%) CommVault
11 5 (10.00%) Dell
11 5 (10.00%) IBM
11 5 (10.00%) Brocade
12 4 (8.00%) IronPort
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