The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 194 194 174
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 51 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.70% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.55% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 41
Average salary £38,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Symantec
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2813 2643 2574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.80% 45.37% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2378 2192 2197
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Symantec
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Symantec Salary Trend in the South West

Symantec
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in the South West

Symantec
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +10 21 £38,000 +16.92% 2
Gloucestershire -24 14 £30,000 -34.78% 3
Bristol +7 12 £55,000 +129.16%
Dorset -12 4 £25,000 -7.40%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 72 (86.75%) VMware
2 57 (68.67%) Microsoft
3 53 (63.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (61.45%) HP
5 45 (54.22%) Windows
6 38 (45.78%) Firewall
7 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
8 34 (40.96%) Citrix
8 34 (40.96%) NetBackup
9 32 (38.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 31 (37.35%) MS Exchange
11 30 (36.14%) ITIL
12 28 (33.73%) DNS
12 28 (33.73%) Cisco
13 27 (32.53%) Linux
14 26 (31.33%) DHCP
15 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
16 22 (26.51%) SAN
17 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (24.10%) SCCM
18 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
19 19 (22.89%) SLA
19 19 (22.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2003
20 18 (21.69%) Blackberry
20 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
21 17 (20.48%) VPN
21 17 (20.48%) Dell
22 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 31 (37.35%) MS Exchange
2 19 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (13.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (12.05%) Lync
6 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.41%) JBoss
8 2 (2.41%) Apache
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Office
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.20%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (45.78%) Firewall
2 28 (33.73%) DNS
3 26 (31.33%) DHCP
4 22 (26.51%) SAN
5 17 (20.48%) VPN
6 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
7 10 (12.05%) Wireless
8 8 (9.64%) Ethernet
9 7 (8.43%) Network Security
10 6 (7.23%) VoIP
10 6 (7.23%) WAN
11 5 (6.02%) LAN
11 5 (6.02%) NAS
12 4 (4.82%) Internet
13 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
13 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) MySQL
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Architect
2 13 (15.66%) Administrator
3 10 (12.05%) Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.84%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Service Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) IT Support
7 6 (7.23%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.02%) UNIX Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Support Specialist
8 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Technician
9 4 (4.82%) Wintel Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) J2EE
1 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.84%) Clustering
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) PDA
5 3 (3.61%) iPhone
5 3 (3.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Open Source
6 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.22%) Windows
2 27 (32.53%) Linux
3 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.25%) UNIX
5 11 (13.25%) Solaris
6 9 (10.84%) SUSE
6 9 (10.84%) Windows XP
6 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.64%) HPUX
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.14%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Service Delivery
3 14 (16.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (13.25%) Time Management
5 9 (10.84%) Change Control
6 8 (9.64%) CAD
7 6 (7.23%) Project Management
7 6 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.41%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.41%) Web Development
11 2 (2.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) Shell Script
2 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) C#
3 2 (2.41%) C++
3 2 (2.41%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.20%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
3 19 (22.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (14.46%) DV Cleared
4 12 (14.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (13.25%) MCP
6 9 (10.84%) MCSE
7 7 (8.43%) Sun Certification
7 7 (8.43%) SCSA
7 7 (8.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (7.23%) RHCA
8 6 (7.23%) Degree
9 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (6.02%) CCNA
10 4 (4.82%) MCSA
10 4 (4.82%) MCDST
10 4 (4.82%) MCITP
10 4 (4.82%) HP ASE
11 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 53 (63.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
3 15 (18.07%) VMware ESX
3 15 (18.07%) XenApp
4 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
4 13 (15.66%) Terminal Services
5 11 (13.25%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (10.84%) vCloud
7 9 (10.84%) vSphere
8 8 (9.64%) Firmware
9 7 (8.43%) MetaFrame
9 7 (8.43%) UAG
10 6 (7.23%) XenDesktop
11 4 (4.82%) XenServer
12 3 (3.61%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (2.41%) ProxySG
14 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 34 (40.96%) NetBackup
2 32 (38.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (24.10%) SCCM
4 16 (19.28%) Backup Exec
5 12 (14.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (13.25%) SCOM
7 9 (10.84%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (10.84%) HP SIM
8 7 (8.43%) ARCserve
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (2.41%) SCVMM
11 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (1.20%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 72 (86.75%) VMware
2 57 (68.67%) Microsoft
3 51 (61.45%) HP
4 34 (40.96%) Citrix
5 28 (33.73%) Cisco
6 17 (20.48%) Dell
7 15 (18.07%) Red Hat
8 11 (13.25%) EMC
8 11 (13.25%) SonicWALL
9 8 (9.64%) IBM
9 8 (9.64%) NetApp
10 7 (8.43%) Avaya
10 7 (8.43%) Apple
10 7 (8.43%) Sun
11 6 (7.23%) Veeam
12 5 (6.02%) McAfee
12 5 (6.02%) Sophos
12 5 (6.02%) Juniper
13 4 (4.82%) SAP
13 4 (4.82%) AppSense
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