The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 378 331 316
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -15
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 732 970 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.73% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 575 796 754
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52036 56135 54562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.04% 46.75% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41684 44973 44458
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,225 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symantec
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Symantec within the UK.

Symantec Salary Trend in the UK

Symantec
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Symantec Salary Histogram in the UK

Symantec
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -45 716 £40,000 - 93
London +3 324 £45,000 - 29
South East -32 184 £36,000 -4.00% 21
City of London +8 64 £43,250 -13.50% 7
East of England -4 63 £25,000 -26.47% 10
Berkshire -8 57 £44,500 +1.13% 11
Surrey +25 53 £30,250 -19.33% 1
Reading +12 50 £42,500 -19.04% 7
Hertfordshire +11 41 £24,000 -32.86% 4
North West -9 41 £40,000 +14.28% 9
South West -25 41 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire -16 35 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Manchester +10 33 £40,000 -3.03% 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 29 £24,000 -46.66% 2
West Yorkshire -7 25 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -24 25 £43,500 - 1
Hampshire -38 22 £35,500 +18.33% 1
Milton Keynes -31 19 £42,000 -4.54% 1
Egham - 18 £28,000 -
West Midlands -56 16 £35,000 - 7
Essex +5 15 £62,500 +237.83% 2
Gloucestershire -24 15 £32,500 -27.77%
Leeds -1 14 £32,500 +11.11% 2
Kent +25 13 £30,000 -16.66% 1
Andover 0 13 £35,000 -2.77%
Wiltshire +9 9 £34,000 +3.03% 2
Bristol +5 9 £42,500 +17.24% 1
West Sussex +3 9 £29,000 +20.83% 1
Cheltenham +5 8 £33,500 -21.17%
Halifax +4 8 £40,000 +33.33%

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1238 (74.53%) Windows
2 1049 (63.15%) Microsoft
3 948 (57.07%) VMware
4 863 (51.96%) Active Directory
5 771 (46.42%) MS Exchange
6 638 (38.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 597 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 575 (34.62%) HP
9 564 (33.96%) SAN
10 561 (33.77%) Citrix
11 559 (33.65%) Cisco
12 528 (31.79%) Firewall
13 518 (31.19%) DNS
14 496 (29.86%) Backup Exec
15 450 (27.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 437 (26.31%) Exchange Server 2010
17 414 (24.92%) MS Excel
18 413 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
19 402 (24.20%) Norton AntiVirus
20 386 (23.24%) DHCP
21 354 (21.31%) ITIL
22 347 (20.89%) Hyper-V
23 346 (20.83%) TCP/IP
24 345 (20.77%) SQL Server
25 313 (18.84%) Windows 7
26 308 (18.54%) Linux
27 306 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
28 297 (17.88%) NetApp
29 296 (17.82%) MS Office
30 285 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2007

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 771 (46.42%) MS Exchange
2 437 (26.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 285 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 241 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 210 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 178 (10.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 169 (10.17%) Lync
8 156 (9.39%) IIS
9 148 (8.91%) SharePoint
10 35 (2.11%) IBM Notes
11 33 (1.99%) WebSphere
12 31 (1.87%) WebLogic
13 29 (1.75%) Apache
14 17 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
15 15 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
16 14 (0.84%) SAS
17 13 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (0.72%) Commerce Server
18 12 (0.72%) CMS
18 12 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 414 (24.92%) MS Excel
2 296 (17.82%) MS Office
3 22 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.48%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.24%) MS Project
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.060%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.060%) SPSS
9 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.36%) Maximo
3 3 (0.18%) Front Arena
3 3 (0.18%) Eikon
4 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.12%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.060%) Primavera
5 1 (0.060%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.32%) Office 365
2 62 (3.73%) Mimecast
3 33 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.72%) Symantec.cloud
7 10 (0.60%) SaaS
8 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 564 (33.96%) SAN
2 528 (31.79%) Firewall
3 518 (31.19%) DNS
4 386 (23.24%) DHCP
5 346 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 216 (13.00%) VPN
7 161 (9.69%) NAS
8 157 (9.45%) WAN
8 157 (9.45%) LAN
9 110 (6.62%) Wireless
10 93 (5.60%) iSCSI
11 80 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
12 78 (4.70%) Fibre Channel
13 76 (4.58%) VLAN
14 74 (4.46%) Network Security
15 73 (4.39%) Internet
16 62 (3.73%) VoIP
17 43 (2.59%) SMTP
17 43 (2.59%) SSL
17 43 (2.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 107 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 47 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (2.71%) DB2
6 41 (2.47%) MySQL
6 41 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 39 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 33 (1.99%) Relational Database
9 30 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 29 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
11 11 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.18%) Ingres
13 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.12%) Big Data
14 1 (0.060%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.060%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (0.60%) MSI
1 10 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (0.48%) WinDbg
3 7 (0.42%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.12%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.060%) Hudson
6 1 (0.060%) Jenkins
General
1 228 (13.73%) Finance
2 50 (3.01%) Banking
3 41 (2.47%) Legal
4 38 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 33 (1.99%) Law
6 30 (1.81%) Marketing
7 25 (1.51%) Back Office
8 23 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.20%) Advertising
10 16 (0.96%) Retail
11 15 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.60%) German Language
13 9 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.48%) French Language
15 6 (0.36%) Publishing
15 6 (0.36%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.24%) Games
16 4 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.12%) Local Government
17 2 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 282 (16.98%) Analyst
2 223 (13.43%) Support Engineer
3 189 (11.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 122 (7.34%) Consultant
5 117 (7.04%) Administrator
6 105 (6.32%) Architect
7 101 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 91 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
9 90 (5.42%) Support Analyst
10 81 (4.88%) IT Support
11 80 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
12 74 (4.46%) Technical Support
13 72 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
14 65 (3.91%) Network Engineer
15 58 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
15 58 (3.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 56 (3.37%) Security Engineer
17 55 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
17 55 (3.31%) Service Analyst
18 51 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.71%) Middleware
2 43 (2.59%) .NET
3 33 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 29 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 23 (1.38%) HTML
6 22 (1.32%) Application Packaging
7 16 (0.96%) MSMQ
8 15 (0.90%) MAPI
8 15 (0.90%) Web Services
9 12 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.30%) Apache FOP
11 4 (0.24%) COM
12 2 (0.12%) J2EE
12 2 (0.12%) SAML
12 2 (0.12%) XMPP
13 1 (0.060%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.060%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 1 (0.060%) XML
13 1 (0.060%) jQuery
13 1 (0.060%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 259 (15.59%) Blackberry
2 187 (11.26%) Clustering
3 95 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (5.18%) Replication
5 82 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 55 (3.31%) iPhone
7 48 (2.89%) Thin Client
7 48 (2.89%) Fat Client
8 44 (2.65%) FlexPod
9 37 (2.23%) CLARiiON
10 31 (1.87%) iPad
11 25 (1.51%) Hedge funds
12 22 (1.32%) PDA
13 18 (1.08%) Statistics
13 18 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
15 15 (0.90%) PKI
16 12 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.66%) HACMP
17 11 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1238 (74.53%) Windows
2 597 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 450 (27.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 413 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 313 (18.84%) Windows 7
6 308 (18.54%) Linux
7 210 (12.64%) Windows XP
8 176 (10.60%) Windows 8
9 155 (9.33%) UNIX
10 114 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 109 (6.56%) Windows Vista
11 109 (6.56%) Solaris
12 63 (3.79%) Windows 2000
13 61 (3.67%) HPUX
13 61 (3.67%) SUSE
14 58 (3.49%) AIX
15 53 (3.19%) Mac OS X
16 48 (2.89%) Android
17 31 (1.87%) OS/400
18 29 (1.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (21.31%) ITIL
2 173 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 128 (7.71%) Business Continuity
4 127 (7.65%) Service Delivery
5 122 (7.34%) Project Management
6 105 (6.32%) Migration
7 92 (5.54%) Kalman Filter
8 74 (4.46%) Load Balancing
9 73 (4.39%) Information Security
10 59 (3.55%) Asset Management
11 58 (3.49%) Change Control
12 56 (3.37%) Mentoring
13 55 (3.31%) Data Management
14 53 (3.19%) Change Management
15 52 (3.13%) Time Management
16 50 (3.01%) Infrastructure Management
17 49 (2.95%) Configuration Management
18 46 (2.77%) BCP
18 46 (2.77%) Incident Management
19 44 (2.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 202 (12.16%) SQL
2 149 (8.97%) PowerShell
3 55 (3.31%) VBScript
4 46 (2.77%) Perl
5 45 (2.71%) C
6 39 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 38 (2.29%) VB
8 25 (1.51%) Python
9 24 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 11 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.42%) Korn
12 6 (0.36%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.30%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.18%) C-shell
14 3 (0.18%) R
15 2 (0.12%) C#
15 2 (0.12%) Java
15 2 (0.12%) PHP
16 1 (0.060%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.060%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 306 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 244 (14.69%) MCSE
3 186 (11.20%) Security Cleared
4 158 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
5 154 (9.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 148 (8.91%) CCNA
7 129 (7.77%) SC Cleared
8 95 (5.72%) MCSA
9 91 (5.48%) MCP
10 84 (5.06%) Degree
11 75 (4.52%) DV Cleared
11 75 (4.52%) Citrix Certification
12 73 (4.39%) MCITP
13 71 (4.27%) CCA
14 48 (2.89%) CISSP
15 39 (2.35%) CCNP
16 37 (2.23%) NCDA
17 28 (1.69%) JNCIA
18 20 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (1.20%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (13.91%) SLA
2 34 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.48%) QA
7 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.18%) BS25999
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 863 (51.96%) Active Directory
2 638 (38.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 347 (20.89%) Hyper-V
4 258 (15.53%) XenApp
5 240 (14.45%) vSphere
6 155 (9.33%) VMware ESX
7 110 (6.62%) Terminal Services
8 101 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
9 93 (5.60%) XenDesktop
10 72 (4.33%) XenServer
11 68 (4.09%) vCloud
12 49 (2.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 39 (2.35%) NFS
14 30 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 29 (1.75%) KVM
16 28 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
17 23 (1.38%) Snort
18 21 (1.26%) UAG
19 20 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 15 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 496 (29.86%) Backup Exec
2 402 (24.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 261 (15.71%) NetBackup
4 178 (10.72%) SCCM
5 158 (9.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 125 (7.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 125 (7.53%) SCOM
7 99 (5.96%) WSUS
8 44 (2.65%) Tivoli
9 43 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
10 39 (2.35%) HP SIM
11 34 (2.05%) FortiGate
12 33 (1.99%) Nagios
13 30 (1.81%) ARCserve
14 29 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
15 27 (1.63%) Puppet
16 22 (1.32%) SCDPM
17 20 (1.20%) Opsview
18 19 (1.14%) Hyperic
18 19 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1049 (63.15%) Microsoft
2 948 (57.07%) VMware
3 575 (34.62%) HP
4 561 (33.77%) Citrix
5 559 (33.65%) Cisco
6 297 (17.88%) NetApp
7 256 (15.41%) EMC
8 216 (13.00%) Dell
9 193 (11.62%) IBM
10 176 (10.60%) Juniper
11 172 (10.36%) McAfee
12 168 (10.11%) Veeam
13 166 (9.99%) CheckPoint
14 128 (7.71%) Red Hat
15 121 (7.28%) Oracle
16 105 (6.32%) Sophos
17 94 (5.66%) Brocade
17 94 (5.66%) Veritas
18 78 (4.70%) Apple
19 76 (4.58%) IronPort
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston, Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Vertex I.T. Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Circa £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago