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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 364 326 356
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +30
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 796 847 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.79% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 1.66% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 676 674 678
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -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
54348 51006 56396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.48% 47.80% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43047 41854 47152
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -30 774 £40,000 +2.56% 92
London -17 328 £45,000 - 30
South East -32 191 £35,000 -6.66% 33
City of London -2 73 £47,500 -2.06% 5
Yorkshire -10 71 £37,500 +25.00% 6
West Yorkshire -8 62 £37,500 +33.92% 5
North West +6 55 £34,000 -12.82% 9
Surrey -18 54 £28,000 -25.33% 9
Leeds +1 53 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Hampshire -11 51 £39,000 -2.50% 3
East of England -7 42 £30,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -7 39 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Berkshire -7 33 £38,250 +9.28% 9
South West -39 32 £24,000 -25.00% 5
Manchester +15 28 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Oxfordshire +29 26 £33,000 +1.53% 5
Birmingham +3 25 £40,000 +16.78% 1
Cheshire -3 23 £34,000 -12.82% 2
Dorking -2 22 £26,500 -51.81% 4
Wiltshire +18 20 £23,500 +5.52% 3
Reading -5 20 £39,500 +12.85% 6
West Sussex -15 17 £41,000 +7.89% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 16 £50,000 +42.85% 2
East Midlands -4 15 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Essex +14 14 £25,000 -46.80% 1
Bedfordshire -3 14 £30,000 +11.11%
Oxford +17 13 £45,000 +47.54% 4
Abingdon - 13 £33,000 - 1
Bromley -11 12 £37,500 -28.05%
Hertfordshire -4 11 £50,000 +66.66% 2

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1302 (74.83%) Windows
2 978 (56.21%) Microsoft
3 945 (54.31%) VMware
4 854 (49.08%) Active Directory
5 790 (45.40%) MS Exchange
6 659 (37.87%) DNS
7 645 (37.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 634 (36.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 604 (34.71%) SAN
10 586 (33.68%) Citrix
11 566 (32.53%) Firewall
12 565 (32.47%) Cisco
13 561 (32.24%) Backup Exec
14 551 (31.67%) Norton AntiVirus
15 549 (31.55%) Exchange Server 2010
16 496 (28.51%) MS Excel
17 494 (28.39%) HP
18 484 (27.82%) DHCP
19 476 (27.36%) Windows Server 2003
20 409 (23.51%) Microsoft Certification
21 395 (22.70%) ITIL
22 366 (21.03%) Windows Server 2012
23 348 (20.00%) TCP/IP
24 344 (19.77%) MS Office
25 339 (19.48%) Windows 7
26 337 (19.37%) NetBackup
27 314 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2007
28 309 (17.76%) NetApp
29 300 (17.24%) Blackberry
30 292 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2003

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 790 (45.40%) MS Exchange
2 549 (31.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 314 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 292 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 242 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 236 (13.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 166 (9.54%) Lync
8 153 (8.79%) SharePoint
9 134 (7.70%) IIS
10 67 (3.85%) Apache
11 59 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2000
12 50 (2.87%) Lotus Domino
13 42 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
14 35 (2.01%) WebLogic
15 33 (1.90%) WebSphere
16 29 (1.67%) IBM Notes
17 23 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
19 18 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
20 8 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 496 (28.51%) MS Excel
2 344 (19.77%) MS Office
3 13 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) MS Project
7 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 22 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.86%) Maximo
3 7 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.17%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.11%) Eikon
6 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.11%) Summit
6 2 (0.11%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.057%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.057%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 86 (4.94%) Office 365
2 52 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.57%) SaaS
4 9 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.34%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.057%) PaaS
7 1 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.057%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 659 (37.87%) DNS
2 604 (34.71%) SAN
3 566 (32.53%) Firewall
4 484 (27.82%) DHCP
5 348 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 244 (14.02%) VPN
7 234 (13.45%) LAN
8 202 (11.61%) WAN
9 172 (9.89%) NAS
10 145 (8.33%) Wireless
11 101 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
12 96 (5.52%) iSCSI
13 88 (5.06%) Internet
14 82 (4.71%) Network Security
15 76 (4.37%) VoIP
16 73 (4.20%) LDAP
17 71 (4.08%) SMTP
18 69 (3.97%) VLAN
19 60 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
20 57 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (2.30%) MySQL
5 36 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
6 27 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.69%) DB2
9 12 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
10 9 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.46%) Informix
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.057%) OLAP
14 1 (0.057%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.057%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.057%) Big Data
14 1 (0.057%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 15 (0.86%) AdminStudio
3 8 (0.46%) Subversion
4 7 (0.40%) JIRA
4 7 (0.40%) Hudson
4 7 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.29%) MSI
6 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.11%) InstallShield
General
1 210 (12.07%) Finance
2 55 (3.16%) Law
3 49 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 43 (2.47%) Banking
5 42 (2.41%) Legal
6 29 (1.67%) Back Office
7 28 (1.61%) Retail
8 26 (1.49%) Advertising
9 23 (1.32%) French Language
10 22 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.15%) Marketing
12 8 (0.46%) German Language
12 8 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.46%) Games
13 7 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.29%) Front Office
16 4 (0.23%) Automotive
17 3 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 315 (18.10%) Support Engineer
2 273 (15.69%) Analyst
3 154 (8.85%) Administrator
4 144 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 137 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 124 (7.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 121 (6.95%) Consultant
8 111 (6.38%) Support Analyst
9 99 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
10 92 (5.29%) Server Engineer
11 90 (5.17%) IT Support
12 89 (5.11%) Architect
13 88 (5.06%) Network Engineer
14 83 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 82 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
16 64 (3.68%) Security Engineer
17 61 (3.51%) Service Analyst
18 58 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
19 56 (3.22%) Desktop Support
20 54 (3.10%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 25 (1.44%) Middleware
2 25 (1.44%) .NET
2 25 (1.44%) COM
2 25 (1.44%) Application Packaging
3 23 (1.32%) J2EE
4 8 (0.46%) SailPoint
5 7 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (0.40%) WSH
6 6 (0.34%) LAMP
7 5 (0.29%) Web Services
7 5 (0.29%) MAPI
8 4 (0.23%) HTML
8 4 (0.23%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.23%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.11%) XMPP
9 2 (0.11%) CSS
10 1 (0.057%) JSP
10 1 (0.057%) DOM
10 1 (0.057%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 300 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 184 (10.57%) Clustering
3 128 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 68 (3.91%) Replication
6 59 (3.39%) Hedge funds
7 41 (2.36%) iPhone
7 41 (2.36%) Thin Client
7 41 (2.36%) Fat Client
8 38 (2.18%) SecurID
8 38 (2.18%) iPad
9 37 (2.13%) CLARiiON
10 36 (2.07%) Firmware
11 35 (2.01%) EqualLogic
12 34 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
13 32 (1.84%) FlexPod
14 23 (1.32%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.26%) Computer Science
16 21 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
17 20 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1302 (74.83%) Windows
2 645 (37.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 476 (27.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 366 (21.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 339 (19.48%) Windows 7
6 274 (15.75%) Linux
7 239 (13.74%) Windows XP
8 148 (8.51%) UNIX
9 125 (7.18%) Windows 8
10 120 (6.90%) Solaris
11 110 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 95 (5.46%) Android
13 67 (3.85%) Windows Vista
14 59 (3.39%) HPUX
15 45 (2.59%) Mac OS X
15 45 (2.59%) Windows Phone
16 42 (2.41%) Apple iOS
17 37 (2.13%) VMS
18 36 (2.07%) Windows 2000
18 36 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (22.70%) ITIL
2 132 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 102 (5.86%) Migration
4 98 (5.63%) Service Delivery
5 90 (5.17%) Mentoring
6 87 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 81 (4.66%) SIEM
8 75 (4.31%) Service Management
9 73 (4.20%) Change Management
10 72 (4.14%) Change Control
11 71 (4.08%) Information Security
12 70 (4.02%) Project Management
13 67 (3.85%) Asset Management
14 66 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
15 65 (3.74%) Incident Management
16 55 (3.16%) Time Management
17 51 (2.93%) Problem Management
18 47 (2.70%) Business Continuity
19 46 (2.64%) Mobile Device Management
20 39 (2.24%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 164 (9.43%) SQL
2 160 (9.20%) PowerShell
3 109 (6.26%) Perl
4 65 (3.74%) Shell Script
5 34 (1.95%) VBScript
6 33 (1.90%) VB
7 30 (1.72%) C++
8 27 (1.55%) Java
9 26 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 23 (1.32%) C#
11 21 (1.21%) PHP
12 16 (0.92%) Python
13 13 (0.75%) C
14 10 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.29%) VBA
16 4 (0.23%) AWK
17 3 (0.17%) JavaScript
18 2 (0.11%) Korn
18 2 (0.11%) PowerHouse
19 1 (0.057%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 409 (23.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 287 (16.49%) MCSE
3 219 (12.59%) Security Cleared
4 195 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
5 174 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 145 (8.33%) CCNA
7 144 (8.28%) MCITP
8 137 (7.87%) MCP
9 135 (7.76%) Degree
10 125 (7.18%) MCSA
11 95 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 76 (4.37%) MCTS
13 66 (3.79%) CISSP
14 64 (3.68%) CCNP
14 64 (3.68%) DV Cleared
15 32 (1.84%) CCSP
16 27 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
16 27 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 22 (1.26%) CEH
17 22 (1.26%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (12.59%) SLA
2 47 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.69%) QA
5 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.34%) COBIT
6 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.29%) COSO
7 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.23%) BS7799
9 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.11%) TickIT
11 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.057%) JSP 440
System Software
1 854 (49.08%) Active Directory
2 634 (36.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 287 (16.49%) vSphere
4 237 (13.62%) VMware ESX
5 236 (13.56%) Hyper-V
6 197 (11.32%) XenApp
7 103 (5.92%) VMware ESXi
8 91 (5.23%) XenDesktop
9 88 (5.06%) Terminal Services
10 50 (2.87%) UAG
11 48 (2.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 47 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 43 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 36 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
15 35 (2.01%) XenServer
16 33 (1.90%) ISA Server
17 30 (1.72%) MetaFrame
18 29 (1.67%) Snort
19 27 (1.55%) NFS
20 26 (1.49%) IAG
Systems Management
1 561 (32.24%) Backup Exec
2 551 (31.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 337 (19.37%) NetBackup
4 263 (15.11%) SCCM
5 159 (9.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 116 (6.67%) WSUS
7 104 (5.98%) SCOM
8 82 (4.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 72 (4.14%) McAfee ePO
10 54 (3.10%) Tivoli
11 45 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 38 (2.18%) HP SIM
13 37 (2.13%) Puppet
14 28 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 28 (1.61%) ARCserve
15 24 (1.38%) Nagios
16 21 (1.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 18 (1.03%) Cacti
18 16 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
18 16 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 978 (56.21%) Microsoft
2 945 (54.31%) VMware
3 586 (33.68%) Citrix
4 565 (32.47%) Cisco
5 494 (28.39%) HP
6 309 (17.76%) NetApp
7 266 (15.29%) McAfee
8 229 (13.16%) EMC
9 228 (13.10%) Dell
10 165 (9.48%) Juniper
11 162 (9.31%) IBM
12 158 (9.08%) Veeam
13 130 (7.47%) Veritas
14 116 (6.67%) Sophos
15 113 (6.49%) Apple
16 109 (6.26%) CheckPoint
17 108 (6.21%) Red Hat
18 77 (4.43%) Brocade
19 75 (4.31%) Oracle
20 67 (3.85%) Lotus
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
QUANTICA
Salary: £29500 per annum + 15% Bonus - No Car
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stirlingshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Olswang
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18300 - £23300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday