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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 192 164 114
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -50
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 45 47 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 0.91% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 2.08% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 97
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
2570 2262 2392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.47% 43.58% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1908 2062
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +5 16 £38,000 +61.70% 1
Gloucestershire -22 15 £28,000 -39.13% 4
Bristol +3 12 £45,000 +65.13%
Devon 0 2 £38,000 +76.74%
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 85 (91.40%) VMware
2 67 (72.04%) Microsoft
3 62 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (55.91%) HP
5 51 (54.84%) Windows
6 43 (46.24%) Firewall
7 38 (40.86%) NetBackup
8 37 (39.78%) SAN
9 36 (38.71%) Citrix
10 35 (37.63%) Active Directory
11 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (36.56%) MS Exchange
12 32 (34.41%) Linux
12 32 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (32.26%) ITIL
14 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
15 28 (30.11%) Norton AntiVirus
15 28 (30.11%) DNS
16 27 (29.03%) Backup Exec
17 25 (26.88%) DHCP
18 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
19 23 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2003
20 22 (23.66%) SCCM
20 22 (23.66%) VMware ESXi
20 22 (23.66%) UNIX
20 22 (23.66%) Cisco
21 21 (22.58%) TCP/IP
21 21 (22.58%) VMware ESX
21 21 (22.58%) XenApp
22 20 (21.51%) SCOM

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 34 (36.56%) MS Exchange
2 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (11.83%) Lync
6 8 (8.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.08%) IIS
10 1 (1.08%) Apache
10 1 (1.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Office
2 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Revit
3 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) IaaS
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (46.24%) Firewall
2 37 (39.78%) SAN
3 28 (30.11%) DNS
4 25 (26.88%) DHCP
5 21 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 19 (20.43%) VPN
7 12 (12.90%) Wireless
8 10 (10.75%) WAN
9 7 (7.53%) Network Security
10 6 (6.45%) Internet
10 6 (6.45%) VLAN
10 6 (6.45%) NetScaler
11 5 (5.38%) NAS
12 4 (4.30%) LAN
12 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
13 2 (2.15%) MPLS
13 2 (2.15%) VoIP
14 1 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (1.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) MySQL
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Administrator
2 16 (17.20%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (16.13%) Architect
3 15 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (9.68%) UNIX Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Support Specialist
6 5 (5.38%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.30%) Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Technician
8 3 (3.23%) Wintel Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (3.23%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.08%) COM
2 1 (1.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Clustering
2 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.68%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.38%) PDA
5 3 (3.23%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) Open Source
6 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (54.84%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (34.41%) Linux
3 32 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (23.66%) UNIX
5 19 (20.43%) Solaris
6 18 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (18.28%) SUSE
8 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (13.98%) HPUX
10 8 (8.60%) Windows 8
11 7 (7.53%) Windows XP
12 5 (5.38%) Windows Vista
12 5 (5.38%) Windows 2000
13 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Project Management
3 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
4 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.45%) Change Control
6 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.38%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (4.30%) High Availability
7 4 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.23%) Time Management
8 3 (3.23%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.15%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.15%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.28%) Shell Script
2 12 (12.90%) SQL
3 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.15%) C
5 1 (1.08%) C#
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.51%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (17.20%) Sun Certification
3 16 (17.20%) DV Cleared
4 15 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (16.13%) SCSA
5 14 (15.05%) RHCA
6 10 (10.75%) MCSE
7 6 (6.45%) CCA
7 6 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (6.45%) Degree
8 4 (4.30%) MCP
8 4 (4.30%) HP ASE
8 4 (4.30%) MCITP
8 4 (4.30%) VCP4
9 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.15%) MCSA
11 1 (1.08%) RHCSA
11 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 62 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (37.63%) Active Directory
3 22 (23.66%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (22.58%) VMware ESX
4 21 (22.58%) XenApp
5 16 (17.20%) vSphere
6 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
7 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (12.90%) XenDesktop
7 12 (12.90%) vCloud
8 5 (5.38%) XenServer
9 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.23%) Firmware
10 3 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
12 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 38 (40.86%) NetBackup
2 28 (30.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 27 (29.03%) Backup Exec
4 22 (23.66%) SCCM
5 20 (21.51%) SCOM
6 16 (17.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (12.90%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (12.90%) HP SIM
8 8 (8.60%) SCVMM
9 5 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (4.30%) ARCserve
11 3 (3.23%) Hyperic
12 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (91.40%) VMware
2 67 (72.04%) Microsoft
3 52 (55.91%) HP
4 36 (38.71%) Citrix
5 22 (23.66%) Cisco
6 20 (21.51%) Red Hat
7 15 (16.13%) Sun
8 12 (12.90%) Veeam
9 11 (11.83%) McAfee
9 11 (11.83%) EMC
10 10 (10.75%) Dell
11 9 (9.68%) NetApp
12 8 (8.60%) Websense
12 8 (8.60%) IBM
13 5 (5.38%) Oracle
13 5 (5.38%) AppSense
14 4 (4.30%) SAP
14 4 (4.30%) Sophos
14 4 (4.30%) SonicWALL
14 4 (4.30%) Webroot
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