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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 202 177 119
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -58
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 36 43 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.78% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.83% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 104
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,450 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
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
2711 2345 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.11% 42.78% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2268 1998 2111
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Gloucestershire -26 14 £30,750 -32.41% 2
Bristol +7 10 £41,250 +13.79% 1
Wiltshire +6 8 £38,000 +61.70%
Devon -1 2 £38,000 +76.74%
Dorset -31 2 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 81 (91.01%) VMware
2 65 (73.03%) Microsoft
3 56 (62.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (60.67%) Windows
5 45 (50.56%) HP
6 44 (49.44%) Firewall
7 40 (44.94%) Citrix
8 39 (43.82%) SAN
9 38 (42.70%) MS Exchange
10 37 (41.57%) NetBackup
11 36 (40.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (37.08%) Active Directory
12 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (35.96%) ITIL
14 31 (34.83%) Linux
14 31 (34.83%) Backup Exec
15 30 (33.71%) Norton AntiVirus
16 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
17 26 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2003
17 26 (29.21%) SCCM
17 26 (29.21%) XenApp
18 25 (28.09%) DNS
19 24 (26.97%) TCP/IP
19 24 (26.97%) VMware ESXi
19 24 (26.97%) Exchange Server 2010
20 22 (24.72%) UNIX
20 22 (24.72%) DHCP
20 22 (24.72%) VMware ESX
20 22 (24.72%) SCOM
20 22 (24.72%) vSphere

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 38 (42.70%) MS Exchange
2 26 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 24 (26.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (16.85%) Lync
5 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (5.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.12%) JBoss
9 1 (1.12%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Office
2 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) IaaS
2 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (49.44%) Firewall
2 39 (43.82%) SAN
3 25 (28.09%) DNS
4 24 (26.97%) TCP/IP
5 22 (24.72%) DHCP
6 19 (21.35%) VPN
7 14 (15.73%) Wireless
8 10 (11.24%) WAN
9 8 (8.99%) VLAN
9 8 (8.99%) NetScaler
10 6 (6.74%) iSCSI
11 5 (5.62%) NAS
12 4 (4.49%) Internet
13 3 (3.37%) Network Security
14 2 (2.25%) MPLS
14 2 (2.25%) LAN
14 2 (2.25%) VoIP
15 1 (1.12%) Broadband
15 1 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (2.25%) Finance
1 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
1 2 (2.25%) Advertising
2 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Administrator
2 16 (17.98%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.11%) Architect
4 9 (10.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Help Desk Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Support Technician
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Support Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Technician
10 3 (3.37%) Wintel Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Linux Support
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Designer
10 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Clustering
2 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) PDA
4 6 (6.74%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Life Science
6 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.12%) Open Source
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.67%) Windows
2 36 (40.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (34.83%) Linux
5 22 (24.72%) UNIX
6 19 (21.35%) Solaris
6 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (20.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (19.10%) SUSE
9 13 (14.61%) HPUX
10 10 (11.24%) Windows 8
11 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
12 5 (5.62%) Windows 2000
12 5 (5.62%) Windows Vista
13 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) ITIL
2 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
2 10 (11.24%) Project Management
3 5 (5.62%) Identity Management
4 4 (4.49%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.49%) High Availability
5 3 (3.37%) Change Control
5 3 (3.37%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.37%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.25%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (2.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.25%) Migration
7 1 (1.12%) Web Development
7 1 (1.12%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.12%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) Shell Script
2 13 (14.61%) SQL
3 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.25%) C
5 1 (1.12%) C#
5 1 (1.12%) C++
5 1 (1.12%) Java
5 1 (1.12%) Perl
5 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.47%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (17.98%) DV Cleared
4 16 (17.98%) Sun Certification
5 15 (16.85%) SCSA
5 15 (16.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (15.73%) RHCA
7 12 (13.48%) MCSE
8 9 (10.11%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (8.99%) CCA
10 5 (5.62%) Degree
11 4 (4.49%) MCSA
11 4 (4.49%) MCITP
12 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (3.37%) MCP
13 2 (2.25%) CCNA
13 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (2.25%) HP ASE
14 1 (1.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 56 (62.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (37.08%) Active Directory
3 26 (29.21%) XenApp
4 24 (26.97%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (24.72%) vSphere
5 22 (24.72%) VMware ESX
6 19 (21.35%) Hyper-V
7 14 (15.73%) XenDesktop
8 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (13.48%) vCloud
10 7 (7.87%) XenServer
11 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
11 3 (3.37%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
12 1 (1.12%) Firmware
12 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 37 (41.57%) NetBackup
2 31 (34.83%) Backup Exec
3 30 (33.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 26 (29.21%) SCCM
5 22 (24.72%) SCOM
6 16 (17.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (13.48%) HP SIM
7 12 (13.48%) HP Data Protector
8 10 (11.24%) SCVMM
9 5 (5.62%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (5.62%) vMotion
10 3 (3.37%) Hyperic
10 3 (3.37%) ARCserve
11 2 (2.25%) WSUS
11 2 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (1.12%) Nagios
12 1 (1.12%) Zenoss
12 1 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 81 (91.01%) VMware
2 65 (73.03%) Microsoft
3 45 (50.56%) HP
4 40 (44.94%) Citrix
5 18 (20.22%) Red Hat
6 17 (19.10%) Cisco
7 15 (16.85%) Sun
8 14 (15.73%) Veeam
9 11 (12.36%) NetApp
10 10 (11.24%) EMC
10 10 (11.24%) Websense
11 9 (10.11%) McAfee
12 7 (7.87%) Sophos
12 7 (7.87%) Dell
13 5 (5.62%) IBM
13 5 (5.62%) Oracle
13 5 (5.62%) AppSense
14 4 (4.49%) Webroot
14 4 (4.49%) SonicWALL
14 4 (4.49%) SAP
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