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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 349 320 359
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +39
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 843 856 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.81% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 1.68% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 724 675 659
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

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
54319 50888 56959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.92% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 43084 41649 47782
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014 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 28 August 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
England -20 811 £42,500 +13.33% 82
London +12 366 £45,000 -2.17% 24
South East -57 202 £40,000 +14.28% 30
City of London +12 100 £48,000 -8.57% 6
Hampshire -9 60 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Yorkshire -5 55 £37,500 +33.92% 11
East of England -2 53 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Surrey -37 49 £32,500 -12.16% 3
North West -25 43 £39,000 +11.42% 5
West Yorkshire -20 42 £37,500 +33.92% 11
West Midlands -4 38 £39,500 +17.91% 3
Leeds -14 34 £37,500 +33.92% 6
Berkshire -29 34 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Oxfordshire +32 32 £33,000 +1.53% 6
South West -28 30 £24,000 +1.54% 2
Birmingham +18 29 £40,750 +25.38% 1
West Sussex -5 23 £37,500 +14.50% 1
East Midlands -15 23 £40,000 +4.57% 1
Abingdon - 23 £33,000 - 2
Bromley -5 22 £37,500 -28.05%
Reading -10 21 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Hertfordshire -1 19 £50,000 +66.66%
Cheshire -6 19 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Bedfordshire +9 18 £30,000 -9.77% 2
Manchester -14 18 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 18 £50,000 +42.85% 8
Wiltshire +2 16 £23,500 +5.52% 1
Essex +20 14 £25,000 -45.05% 2
Bedford 0 13 £25,000 -24.81% 2
Hook +11 11 £31,500 +5.00%

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1280 (74.72%) Windows
2 944 (55.11%) Microsoft
3 923 (53.88%) VMware
4 810 (47.29%) Active Directory
5 771 (45.01%) MS Exchange
6 653 (38.12%) DNS
7 634 (37.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 615 (35.90%) SAN
9 594 (34.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 565 (32.98%) Cisco
11 559 (32.63%) Firewall
12 553 (32.28%) Citrix
13 548 (31.99%) Backup Exec
14 541 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
15 518 (30.24%) Norton AntiVirus
16 494 (28.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 494 (28.84%) HP
17 491 (28.66%) DHCP
18 484 (28.25%) MS Excel
19 411 (23.99%) Microsoft Certification
20 391 (22.83%) ITIL
21 357 (20.84%) Windows Server 2012
22 339 (19.79%) TCP/IP
23 331 (19.32%) MS Office
24 330 (19.26%) NetBackup
24 330 (19.26%) Exchange Server 2007
25 311 (18.16%) Windows 7
26 308 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2003
27 301 (17.57%) NetApp
28 293 (17.10%) SQL Server

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (45.01%) MS Exchange
2 541 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 330 (19.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 308 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 235 (13.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 227 (13.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 154 (8.99%) SharePoint
8 148 (8.64%) Lync
9 133 (7.76%) IIS
10 58 (3.39%) Apache
10 58 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2000
11 54 (3.15%) Lotus Domino
12 42 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
13 38 (2.22%) WebLogic
14 32 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
15 28 (1.63%) IBM Notes
16 27 (1.58%) WebSphere
17 18 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
19 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 484 (28.25%) MS Excel
2 331 (19.32%) MS Office
3 13 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.70%) Maximo
3 5 (0.29%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) Eikon
5 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.12%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.058%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.058%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.058%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.058%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.90%) Office 365
2 48 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.58%) SaaS
4 9 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.058%) PaaS
7 1 (0.058%) IaaS
7 1 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 653 (38.12%) DNS
2 615 (35.90%) SAN
3 559 (32.63%) Firewall
4 491 (28.66%) DHCP
5 339 (19.79%) TCP/IP
6 238 (13.89%) VPN
7 215 (12.55%) LAN
8 180 (10.51%) WAN
9 178 (10.39%) NAS
10 127 (7.41%) Wireless
11 100 (5.84%) iSCSI
12 93 (5.43%) Cisco ASA
13 81 (4.73%) Network Security
14 77 (4.50%) Internet
15 71 (4.14%) VoIP
16 70 (4.09%) SMTP
17 66 (3.85%) VLAN
18 59 (3.44%) LDAP
18 59 (3.44%) Wi-Fi
19 54 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 44 (2.57%) MySQL
5 34 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 27 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 19 (1.11%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.70%) DB2
10 11 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
11 9 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.29%) Informix
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.058%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.058%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.058%) OLAP
15 1 (0.058%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (0.70%) AdminStudio
2 10 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.35%) MSI
4 5 (0.29%) Subversion
5 4 (0.23%) JIRA
5 4 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.23%) Hudson
6 3 (0.18%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 214 (12.49%) Finance
2 51 (2.98%) Law
3 47 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 45 (2.63%) Legal
5 37 (2.16%) Banking
6 35 (2.04%) Retail
7 29 (1.69%) French Language
8 27 (1.58%) Back Office
9 25 (1.46%) Advertising
10 23 (1.34%) Marketing
11 19 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.76%) German Language
13 12 (0.70%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.29%) Games
16 5 (0.29%) Front Office
17 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.18%) Publishing
18 3 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 314 (18.33%) Support Engineer
2 273 (15.94%) Analyst
3 143 (8.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 142 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 138 (8.06%) Administrator
6 125 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 120 (7.01%) Consultant
8 116 (6.77%) Support Analyst
9 102 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
10 95 (5.55%) IT Support
10 95 (5.55%) Server Engineer
11 89 (5.20%) Network Engineer
12 85 (4.96%) Architect
13 80 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 80 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
14 65 (3.79%) Security Engineer
15 58 (3.39%) Security Analyst
16 57 (3.33%) Server Support
17 54 (3.15%) Desktop Support
18 48 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.69%) .NET
2 27 (1.58%) J2EE
3 26 (1.52%) COM
4 23 (1.34%) Application Packaging
5 21 (1.23%) Middleware
6 18 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (0.53%) SailPoint
8 7 (0.41%) WSH
8 7 (0.41%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.35%) HTML
9 6 (0.35%) LAMP
10 5 (0.29%) Web Services
10 5 (0.29%) MAPI
11 4 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (0.18%) CSS
13 2 (0.12%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.12%) XMPP
14 1 (0.058%) Spring
14 1 (0.058%) JSP
14 1 (0.058%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 290 (16.93%) Blackberry
2 183 (10.68%) Clustering
3 102 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 72 (4.20%) Replication
5 55 (3.21%) Hedge funds
6 41 (2.39%) SecurID
7 39 (2.28%) iPhone
7 39 (2.28%) CLARiiON
8 35 (2.04%) iPad
9 33 (1.93%) Firmware
10 31 (1.81%) EqualLogic
10 31 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (1.63%) FlexPod
12 27 (1.58%) Thin Client
12 27 (1.58%) Computer Science
12 27 (1.58%) Fat Client
13 25 (1.46%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
14 20 (1.17%) Symmetrix
15 17 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1280 (74.72%) Windows
2 634 (37.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 494 (28.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 357 (20.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 311 (18.16%) Windows 7
6 268 (15.65%) Linux
7 223 (13.02%) Windows XP
8 150 (8.76%) UNIX
9 119 (6.95%) Solaris
10 112 (6.54%) Windows 8
11 94 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 91 (5.31%) Android
13 63 (3.68%) Windows Vista
14 54 (3.15%) HPUX
15 51 (2.98%) Windows Phone
16 41 (2.39%) VMS
17 38 (2.22%) Mac OS X
18 36 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
18 36 (2.10%) Apple iOS
18 36 (2.10%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (22.83%) ITIL
2 130 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 109 (6.36%) Migration
4 102 (5.95%) Service Delivery
5 94 (5.49%) SIEM
6 80 (4.67%) Service Management
7 76 (4.44%) Information Security
8 72 (4.20%) Change Management
9 67 (3.91%) Asset Management
10 66 (3.85%) Change Control
11 63 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
11 63 (3.68%) Incident Management
12 60 (3.50%) Project Management
13 58 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
14 51 (2.98%) Business Continuity
15 48 (2.80%) Problem Management
16 45 (2.63%) Time Management
17 43 (2.51%) Mobile Device Management
18 41 (2.39%) Load Balancing
19 37 (2.16%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (9.52%) SQL
2 157 (9.17%) PowerShell
3 93 (5.43%) Perl
4 49 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 35 (2.04%) VBScript
6 33 (1.93%) VB
7 30 (1.75%) C++
8 29 (1.69%) Java
9 26 (1.52%) C#
10 23 (1.34%) Bash Shell
11 17 (0.99%) PHP
12 16 (0.93%) Python
13 13 (0.76%) C
14 10 (0.58%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.29%) AWK
15 5 (0.29%) VBA
16 4 (0.23%) JavaScript
17 3 (0.18%) PowerHouse
18 2 (0.12%) Korn
19 1 (0.058%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 411 (23.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 285 (16.64%) MCSE
3 239 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 182 (10.62%) SC Cleared
5 177 (10.33%) Cisco Certification
6 149 (8.70%) MCITP
7 131 (7.65%) CCNA
8 129 (7.53%) MCP
9 128 (7.47%) Degree
10 127 (7.41%) MCSA
11 86 (5.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 71 (4.14%) DV Cleared
13 68 (3.97%) MCTS
14 56 (3.27%) CISSP
15 54 (3.15%) CCNP
16 28 (1.63%) CCSP
17 22 (1.28%) MCDST
17 22 (1.28%) CEH
18 20 (1.17%) SSCP
19 17 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (12.14%) SLA
2 41 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.82%) QA
4 14 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.35%) COBIT
7 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.29%) COSO
8 4 (0.23%) TickIT
9 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.12%) BS7799
11 1 (0.058%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.058%) JSP 440
System Software
1 810 (47.29%) Active Directory
2 594 (34.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 284 (16.58%) vSphere
4 240 (14.01%) Hyper-V
5 239 (13.95%) VMware ESX
6 174 (10.16%) XenApp
7 102 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
8 93 (5.43%) XenDesktop
9 72 (4.20%) Terminal Services
10 54 (3.15%) UAG
11 50 (2.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 39 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 38 (2.22%) ISA Server
14 37 (2.16%) XenServer
15 36 (2.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 34 (1.98%) NFS
17 33 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 29 (1.69%) Snort
19 28 (1.63%) IAG
19 28 (1.63%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 548 (31.99%) Backup Exec
2 518 (30.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 330 (19.26%) NetBackup
4 252 (14.71%) SCCM
5 161 (9.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 118 (6.89%) WSUS
7 104 (6.07%) SCOM
8 79 (4.61%) McAfee ePO
9 78 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 53 (3.09%) Tivoli
11 44 (2.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 35 (2.04%) HP SIM
13 32 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 25 (1.46%) ARCserve
14 25 (1.46%) Puppet
15 21 (1.23%) Nagios
16 17 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
17 16 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
17 16 (0.93%) Nessus
18 15 (0.88%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 944 (55.11%) Microsoft
2 923 (53.88%) VMware
3 565 (32.98%) Cisco
4 553 (32.28%) Citrix
5 494 (28.84%) HP
6 301 (17.57%) NetApp
7 273 (15.94%) McAfee
8 226 (13.19%) EMC
9 211 (12.32%) Dell
10 169 (9.87%) Juniper
11 146 (8.52%) Veeam
12 145 (8.46%) IBM
13 126 (7.36%) Veritas
14 111 (6.48%) CheckPoint
15 105 (6.13%) Sophos
16 99 (5.78%) Red Hat
16 99 (5.78%) Apple
17 84 (4.90%) Oracle
18 80 (4.67%) Brocade
19 69 (4.03%) Lotus
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £17k - 24.5k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
QUANTICA
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ensighten
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Amsys
Salary: £30,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30k - £36k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday