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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 417 356 316
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -40
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 663 889 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.73% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.57% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 527 755 765
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%

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
50824 56541 52202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.03% 46.63% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 40888 45841 42657
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 28 May 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 -43 644 £38,000 +1.33% 106
London -5 268 £46,500 +3.33% 29
South East -34 178 £35,000 - 18
East of England +6 63 £24,000 -29.41% 9
Berkshire +11 56 £45,000 -10.00% 9
South West -3 53 £37,000 -16.85% 10
Reading +24 49 £45,000 -25.00% 7
Hertfordshire +10 49 £24,000 -32.86% 5
City of London +23 47 £45,000 -8.62% 12
Surrey +29 38 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Hemel Hempstead +3 26 £23,000 -48.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 26 £40,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -11 25 £36,500 +16.80% 12
North West -19 25 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Yorkshire -8 22 £30,000 -4.76% 6
Hampshire -35 22 £35,000 -1.40% 2
Manchester +11 21 £49,000 +40.00% 13
Wiltshire +22 20 £38,000 +8.57% 4
Birmingham -10 19 £35,000 - 9
Egham +12 18 £33,500 +21.81% 2
Kent +21 17 £30,000 -16.66%
Gloucestershire -11 16 £33,500 -25.55% 3
Milton Keynes -23 15 £40,000 -9.09%
West Sussex -12 14 £35,000 +45.83% 1
West Yorkshire -4 13 £29,000 -10.07% 3
Andover -1 12 £35,000 -2.77%
Welwyn Garden City - 12 £50,000 - 1
Dorset 0 11 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Salisbury - 11 £39,000 - 4
Essex +11 10 £62,500 +78.57%

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1135 (74.43%) Windows
2 959 (62.89%) Microsoft
3 868 (56.92%) VMware
4 821 (53.84%) Active Directory
5 701 (45.97%) MS Exchange
6 579 (37.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 538 (35.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 509 (33.38%) Citrix
9 500 (32.79%) SAN
10 492 (32.26%) Firewall
11 480 (31.48%) HP
12 467 (30.62%) Cisco
13 465 (30.49%) DNS
14 425 (27.87%) Backup Exec
15 409 (26.82%) Windows Server 2003
16 404 (26.49%) Exchange Server 2010
17 379 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 376 (24.66%) Norton AntiVirus
19 370 (24.26%) MS Excel
20 339 (22.23%) DHCP
21 337 (22.10%) Hyper-V
22 333 (21.84%) ITIL
23 322 (21.11%) SQL Server
24 298 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
25 291 (19.08%) TCP/IP
26 287 (18.82%) Linux
27 272 (17.84%) Windows 7
28 266 (17.44%) MS Office
29 263 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2007
30 250 (16.39%) Blackberry

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 701 (45.97%) MS Exchange
2 404 (26.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 263 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 228 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 205 (13.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 193 (12.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 172 (11.28%) IIS
8 159 (10.43%) Lync
9 136 (8.92%) SharePoint
10 38 (2.49%) Apache
11 33 (2.16%) IBM Notes
12 31 (2.03%) WebSphere
13 29 (1.90%) WebLogic
14 27 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2000
15 13 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.79%) Commerce Server
16 12 (0.79%) JBoss
16 12 (0.79%) CMS
17 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 370 (24.26%) MS Excel
2 266 (17.44%) MS Office
3 20 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.52%) S-PLUS
5 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.20%) MS Project
7 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.066%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.39%) Maximo
3 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.13%) Summit
4 2 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.13%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.066%) assyst
5 1 (0.066%) Eikon
5 1 (0.066%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.066%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 116 (7.61%) Office 365
2 73 (4.79%) Mimecast
3 37 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.79%) Symantec.cloud
7 11 (0.72%) SaaS
8 8 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.20%) IaaS
11 1 (0.066%) PaaS
11 1 (0.066%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 500 (32.79%) SAN
2 492 (32.26%) Firewall
3 465 (30.49%) DNS
4 339 (22.23%) DHCP
5 291 (19.08%) TCP/IP
6 202 (13.25%) VPN
7 161 (10.56%) NAS
8 135 (8.85%) LAN
9 134 (8.79%) WAN
10 98 (6.43%) Wireless
11 81 (5.31%) iSCSI
12 79 (5.18%) VLAN
13 67 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
14 66 (4.33%) Network Security
14 66 (4.33%) Internet
15 64 (4.20%) Fibre Channel
16 61 (4.00%) VoIP
17 42 (2.75%) SMTP
17 42 (2.75%) SSL
18 41 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 98 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (2.75%) DB2
5 39 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 39 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 39 (2.56%) MySQL
6 35 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 31 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.84%) RDBMS
9 27 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
10 11 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.33%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.13%) Big Data
12 2 (0.13%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.066%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.066%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.066%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.066%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (0.59%) MSI
3 8 (0.52%) WinDbg
4 7 (0.46%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.13%) Subversion
6 2 (0.13%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.066%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.066%) Hudson
7 1 (0.066%) Visual Studio
General
1 187 (12.26%) Finance
2 39 (2.56%) Legal
2 39 (2.56%) Banking
3 37 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 34 (2.23%) Law
5 33 (2.16%) Marketing
6 28 (1.84%) Back Office
7 15 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 15 (0.98%) Advertising
8 14 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.72%) Retail
10 6 (0.39%) Publishing
11 5 (0.33%) French Language
11 5 (0.33%) German Language
12 4 (0.26%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.20%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.13%) Games
14 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 269 (17.64%) Analyst
2 208 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 184 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 120 (7.87%) Consultant
5 115 (7.54%) Administrator
6 98 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
6 98 (6.43%) Architect
7 83 (5.44%) Support Analyst
8 77 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 69 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 66 (4.33%) IT Support
11 58 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
12 55 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 54 (3.54%) Technical Support
13 54 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
13 54 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 52 (3.41%) Network Engineer
15 50 (3.28%) Service Analyst
15 50 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
16 43 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.69%) .NET
2 31 (2.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 28 (1.84%) Middleware
4 27 (1.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 23 (1.51%) HTML
6 21 (1.38%) Application Packaging
7 16 (1.05%) MAPI
8 12 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 11 (0.72%) Web Services
10 9 (0.59%) MSMQ
11 5 (0.33%) Apache FOP
12 3 (0.20%) V-Ray
12 3 (0.20%) COM
13 2 (0.13%) J2EE
14 1 (0.066%) Ruby on Rails
14 1 (0.066%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 1 (0.066%) jQuery
14 1 (0.066%) RESTful
14 1 (0.066%) ZeroMQ
14 1 (0.066%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 250 (16.39%) Blackberry
2 206 (13.51%) Clustering
3 194 (12.72%) Data Centre
4 104 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (4.26%) Replication
6 59 (3.87%) Management Information System
7 53 (3.48%) iPhone
8 43 (2.82%) CLARiiON
9 39 (2.56%) FlexPod
10 36 (2.36%) Thin Client
10 36 (2.36%) Fat Client
11 29 (1.90%) iPad
12 23 (1.51%) PDA
13 19 (1.25%) EqualLogic
13 19 (1.25%) Hedge funds
14 18 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.05%) Statistics
15 16 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
16 14 (0.92%) PKI
17 11 (0.72%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1135 (74.43%) Windows
2 538 (35.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 409 (26.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 379 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 287 (18.82%) Linux
6 272 (17.84%) Windows 7
7 190 (12.46%) Windows XP
8 137 (8.98%) UNIX
9 135 (8.85%) Windows 8
10 109 (7.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 105 (6.89%) Windows Vista
12 92 (6.03%) Solaris
13 59 (3.87%) Android
14 58 (3.80%) SUSE
15 57 (3.74%) HPUX
16 54 (3.54%) Windows 2000
16 54 (3.54%) AIX
17 47 (3.08%) Mac OS X
18 39 (2.56%) Apple iOS
19 29 (1.90%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (21.84%) ITIL
2 162 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 118 (7.74%) Business Continuity
4 112 (7.34%) Service Delivery
5 101 (6.62%) Migration
6 98 (6.43%) Project Management
7 78 (5.11%) Load Balancing
8 70 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
9 67 (4.39%) Information Security
10 56 (3.67%) Change Control
11 55 (3.61%) Mentoring
12 53 (3.48%) Incident Management
13 51 (3.34%) Configuration Management
14 50 (3.28%) Asset Management
15 48 (3.15%) Change Management
15 48 (3.15%) Time Management
16 47 (3.08%) CRM
17 46 (3.02%) Service Management
18 43 (2.82%) Patch Management
18 43 (2.82%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (11.08%) SQL
2 125 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 46 (3.02%) Perl
4 42 (2.75%) C
4 42 (2.75%) VBScript
5 40 (2.62%) VB
5 40 (2.62%) Shell Script
6 25 (1.64%) Python
7 22 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 10 (0.66%) VB.NET
9 7 (0.46%) Korn
10 6 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.20%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.20%) C-shell
11 3 (0.20%) R
12 2 (0.13%) Java
12 2 (0.13%) C#
12 2 (0.13%) PHP
13 1 (0.066%) Ruby
13 1 (0.066%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 298 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 231 (15.15%) MCSE
3 195 (12.79%) Security Cleared
4 156 (10.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 132 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
6 131 (8.59%) SC Cleared
7 126 (8.26%) CCNA
8 109 (7.15%) MCP
9 103 (6.75%) MCSA
10 78 (5.11%) DV Cleared
11 76 (4.98%) Degree
12 75 (4.92%) MCITP
13 70 (4.59%) Citrix Certification
14 67 (4.39%) CCA
15 42 (2.75%) CISSP
16 35 (2.30%) CCNP
17 30 (1.97%) NCDA
18 27 (1.77%) JNCIA
19 19 (1.25%) CISM
20 18 (1.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (12.33%) SLA
2 38 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (1.31%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.72%) QA
7 6 (0.39%) BS25999
8 3 (0.20%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.066%) COSO
System Software
1 821 (53.84%) Active Directory
2 579 (37.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 337 (22.10%) Hyper-V
4 229 (15.02%) XenApp
5 218 (14.30%) vSphere
6 154 (10.10%) VMware ESX
7 99 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
8 97 (6.36%) Terminal Services
9 80 (5.25%) XenDesktop
10 70 (4.59%) XenServer
11 56 (3.67%) vCloud
12 48 (3.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 39 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 35 (2.30%) NFS
15 31 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
16 30 (1.97%) UAG
17 27 (1.77%) KVM
18 18 (1.18%) Snort
18 18 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
18 18 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 425 (27.87%) Backup Exec
2 376 (24.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 244 (16.00%) NetBackup
4 175 (11.48%) SCCM
5 161 (10.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 121 (7.93%) SCOM
7 104 (6.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 99 (6.49%) WSUS
9 45 (2.95%) HP Data Protector
10 40 (2.62%) HP SIM
11 37 (2.43%) Tivoli
12 32 (2.10%) FortiGate
13 31 (2.03%) Nagios
14 28 (1.84%) ARCserve
15 25 (1.64%) Puppet
16 24 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
17 20 (1.31%) Hyperic
18 19 (1.25%) Opsview
19 16 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
20 15 (0.98%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 959 (62.89%) Microsoft
2 868 (56.92%) VMware
3 509 (33.38%) Citrix
4 480 (31.48%) HP
5 467 (30.62%) Cisco
6 245 (16.07%) NetApp
7 209 (13.70%) EMC
8 184 (12.07%) Dell
9 162 (10.62%) Juniper
10 157 (10.30%) IBM
11 156 (10.23%) McAfee
12 145 (9.51%) CheckPoint
13 141 (9.25%) Veeam
14 119 (7.80%) Red Hat
14 119 (7.80%) Oracle
15 106 (6.95%) Sophos
16 79 (5.18%) Veritas
17 78 (5.11%) Brocade
18 74 (4.85%) IronPort
19 68 (4.46%) Apple
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