The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Symantec Corporation.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 343 295 376
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +81
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 879 944 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.87% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 1.80% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 764 753 602
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55252 52318 56940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.27% 48.12% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44336 42784 48042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,299
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -48 842 £41,500 +10.66% 86
London +6 376 £45,000 -1.09% 28
South East -46 220 £37,500 +7.14% 29
City of London +10 102 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Hampshire +14 63 £42,500 - 6
East of England -1 58 £34,000 -2.85% 4
Surrey -50 50 £35,000 -5.40% 3
Yorkshire -37 47 £37,500 +17.18% 6
West Midlands -4 41 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Oxfordshire +19 38 £33,000 +1.53% 2
North West -5 36 £35,000 -31.70% 7
South West -17 35 £40,000 +53.84% 3
West Sussex 0 32 £26,000 -20.00% 4
Birmingham +24 30 £48,750 +42.33%
West Yorkshire -32 30 £37,500 +33.92% 5
Berkshire -42 30 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Abingdon - 28 £33,000 - 1
Bromley +8 27 £37,500 -4.45%
East Midlands -14 27 £30,000 -23.07% 4
Leeds -26 27 £36,250 +76.82% 2
Hertfordshire +3 25 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Bedfordshire +8 22 £30,000 -24.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 20 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Reading -24 19 £44,500 +18.66% 2
Bedford +5 17 £25,000 -36.70%
Manchester +4 16 £37,500 -41.17% 4
Aldershot +11 15 £50,000 -33.33%
Cheshire -6 15 £35,000 -19.07% 2
Hook +9 14 £31,500 -
Nottinghamshire +8 13 £45,000 +13.92% 1

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1346 (74.12%) Windows
2 1004 (55.29%) Microsoft
3 983 (54.13%) VMware
4 840 (46.26%) Active Directory
5 799 (44.00%) MS Exchange
6 705 (38.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 672 (37.00%) SAN
8 639 (35.19%) DNS
9 619 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 606 (33.37%) Cisco
11 596 (32.82%) Citrix
12 580 (31.94%) Backup Exec
13 559 (30.78%) Firewall
14 554 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 552 (30.40%) Exchange Server 2010
16 513 (28.25%) HP
17 510 (28.08%) MS Excel
18 505 (27.81%) Norton AntiVirus
19 499 (27.48%) DHCP
20 430 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 379 (20.87%) ITIL
22 376 (20.70%) NetBackup
23 375 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
24 342 (18.83%) Windows 7
24 342 (18.83%) Exchange Server 2007
25 341 (18.78%) TCP/IP
26 329 (18.12%) MS Office
27 327 (18.01%) Exchange Server 2003
28 322 (17.73%) SQL Server
29 315 (17.35%) Blackberry

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 799 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 552 (30.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 342 (18.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 327 (18.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 248 (13.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 225 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 172 (9.47%) SharePoint
8 143 (7.87%) IIS
9 140 (7.71%) Lync
10 65 (3.58%) Lotus Domino
11 56 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2000
12 51 (2.81%) Apache
13 43 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 41 (2.26%) WebLogic
15 34 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
16 21 (1.16%) IBM Notes
17 20 (1.10%) WebSphere
18 18 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
19 14 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
20 10 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 510 (28.08%) MS Excel
2 329 (18.12%) MS Office
3 14 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.88%) Maximo
3 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.11%) Eikon
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) Summit
4 2 (0.11%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.055%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.055%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.055%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.055%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 80 (4.41%) Office 365
2 46 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.50%) SaaS
5 4 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.055%) PaaS
8 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.055%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 672 (37.00%) SAN
2 639 (35.19%) DNS
3 559 (30.78%) Firewall
4 499 (27.48%) DHCP
5 341 (18.78%) TCP/IP
6 239 (13.16%) VPN
7 230 (12.67%) LAN
8 195 (10.74%) WAN
9 177 (9.75%) NAS
10 127 (6.99%) Wireless
11 97 (5.34%) iSCSI
12 90 (4.96%) Internet
13 88 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
14 75 (4.13%) SMTP
15 74 (4.07%) Network Security
16 70 (3.85%) VLAN
17 63 (3.47%) VoIP
18 61 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
19 55 (3.03%) SSL
20 51 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 115 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 60 (3.30%) MySQL
5 34 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 34 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (0.44%) DB2
8 8 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.22%) Informix
11 3 (0.17%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (0.44%) MSI
1 8 (0.44%) AdminStudio
2 5 (0.28%) Subversion
2 5 (0.28%) InstallShield
2 5 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.22%) Hudson
3 4 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.22%) JIRA
4 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.055%) Fiddler
General
1 230 (12.67%) Finance
2 59 (3.25%) Law
3 57 (3.14%) Legal
4 51 (2.81%) Banking
5 46 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.48%) Retail
7 33 (1.82%) Advertising
8 30 (1.65%) French Language
9 24 (1.32%) Marketing
9 24 (1.32%) Back Office
10 18 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.72%) German Language
12 12 (0.66%) Italian Language
13 9 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.39%) Local Government
15 7 (0.39%) Games
16 4 (0.22%) Automotive
16 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 322 (17.73%) Support Engineer
2 306 (16.85%) Analyst
3 153 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 142 (7.82%) Consultant
5 137 (7.54%) Administrator
6 133 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 132 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 130 (7.16%) Support Analyst
9 109 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
10 97 (5.34%) IT Support
11 88 (4.85%) Network Engineer
12 85 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
12 85 (4.68%) Architect
13 82 (4.52%) Server Engineer
14 80 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 67 (3.69%) Security Analyst
16 63 (3.47%) Security Engineer
17 56 (3.08%) Desktop Support
18 55 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 53 (2.92%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.87%) J2EE
2 33 (1.82%) .NET
3 27 (1.49%) COM
4 22 (1.21%) Application Packaging
5 19 (1.05%) Middleware
6 10 (0.55%) WSH
6 10 (0.55%) HTML
7 9 (0.50%) SailPoint
8 7 (0.39%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.33%) LAMP
10 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.22%) CSS
10 4 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.22%) Ajax
11 3 (0.17%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.17%) WCF
11 3 (0.17%) Web Services
12 2 (0.11%) XML
12 2 (0.11%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 315 (17.35%) Blackberry
2 203 (11.18%) Clustering
3 104 (5.73%) Management Information System
4 88 (4.85%) Replication
5 49 (2.70%) CLARiiON
6 42 (2.31%) SecurID
7 41 (2.26%) Hedge funds
8 40 (2.20%) iPhone
9 36 (1.98%) iPad
10 32 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 30 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.65%) EqualLogic
12 27 (1.49%) Firmware
12 27 (1.49%) Symmetrix
13 25 (1.38%) Computer Science
14 24 (1.32%) Fat Client
14 24 (1.32%) Thin Client
15 23 (1.27%) FlexPod
16 16 (0.88%) Celerra
16 16 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1346 (74.12%) Windows
2 705 (38.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 554 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 375 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 342 (18.83%) Windows 7
6 268 (14.76%) Linux
7 234 (12.89%) Windows XP
8 135 (7.43%) UNIX
9 125 (6.88%) Windows 8
10 119 (6.55%) Solaris
11 91 (5.01%) Android
12 78 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 76 (4.19%) Windows Vista
14 58 (3.19%) HPUX
15 52 (2.86%) Windows Phone
16 44 (2.42%) Mac OS
17 41 (2.26%) Apple iOS
17 41 (2.26%) VMS
18 37 (2.04%) Mac OS X
18 37 (2.04%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (20.87%) ITIL
2 147 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 120 (6.61%) Migration
4 111 (6.11%) SIEM
5 97 (5.34%) Service Delivery
6 88 (4.85%) Information Security
7 87 (4.79%) Service Management
8 74 (4.07%) Asset Management
9 68 (3.74%) Change Management
10 65 (3.58%) Incident Management
10 65 (3.58%) Change Control
11 59 (3.25%) Business Continuity
12 56 (3.08%) Problem Management
13 51 (2.81%) Load Balancing
13 51 (2.81%) Project Management
13 51 (2.81%) Network Monitoring
14 42 (2.31%) Mobile Device Management
15 39 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
16 38 (2.09%) E-Commerce
17 36 (1.98%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (10.68%) SQL
2 187 (10.30%) PowerShell
3 88 (4.85%) Perl
4 41 (2.26%) VB
5 40 (2.20%) VBScript
6 38 (2.09%) Java
7 37 (2.04%) C#
8 33 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 30 (1.65%) C++
10 22 (1.21%) Bash Shell
11 17 (0.94%) Python
12 13 (0.72%) C
13 12 (0.66%) PHP
14 8 (0.44%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.33%) PowerHouse
15 6 (0.33%) AWK
16 5 (0.28%) JavaScript
17 3 (0.17%) VBA
18 2 (0.11%) sed
19 1 (0.055%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 430 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 306 (16.85%) MCSE
3 265 (14.59%) Security Cleared
4 195 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
5 185 (10.19%) SC Cleared
6 157 (8.65%) MCITP
7 143 (7.87%) CCNA
8 142 (7.82%) Degree
9 134 (7.38%) MCSA
10 124 (6.83%) MCP
11 90 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 87 (4.79%) DV Cleared
13 68 (3.74%) MCTS
14 61 (3.36%) CCNP
15 52 (2.86%) CISSP
16 32 (1.76%) CCSP
17 24 (1.32%) SSCP
18 23 (1.27%) CEH
19 22 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
20 19 (1.05%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (11.40%) SLA
2 35 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.83%) QA
6 13 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.22%) TickIT
9 3 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) COSO
11 1 (0.055%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.055%) BS7799
System Software
1 840 (46.26%) Active Directory
2 619 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 287 (15.80%) vSphere
4 260 (14.32%) Hyper-V
5 246 (13.55%) VMware ESX
6 190 (10.46%) XenApp
7 112 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
8 101 (5.56%) XenDesktop
9 77 (4.24%) Terminal Services
10 60 (3.30%) UAG
11 55 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 45 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 44 (2.42%) XenServer
14 39 (2.15%) ISA Server
15 36 (1.98%) NFS
16 34 (1.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 33 (1.82%) MetaFrame
18 31 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 30 (1.65%) IAG
20 27 (1.49%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 580 (31.94%) Backup Exec
2 505 (27.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 376 (20.70%) NetBackup
4 239 (13.16%) SCCM
5 168 (9.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 125 (6.88%) WSUS
7 105 (5.78%) SCOM
8 91 (5.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 81 (4.46%) McAfee ePO
10 67 (3.69%) Tivoli
11 50 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 44 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 30 (1.65%) Nagios
14 29 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
15 24 (1.32%) ARCserve
16 22 (1.21%) MAILsweeper
16 22 (1.21%) HP SIM
17 19 (1.05%) Puppet
18 16 (0.88%) Nessus
19 15 (0.83%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1004 (55.29%) Microsoft
2 983 (54.13%) VMware
3 606 (33.37%) Cisco
4 596 (32.82%) Citrix
5 513 (28.25%) HP
6 309 (17.02%) NetApp
7 294 (16.19%) McAfee
8 238 (13.11%) EMC
9 201 (11.07%) Dell
10 147 (8.09%) Juniper
11 144 (7.93%) Veeam
12 135 (7.43%) IBM
13 128 (7.05%) Veritas
14 106 (5.84%) CheckPoint
15 100 (5.51%) Sophos
16 97 (5.34%) Oracle
17 94 (5.18%) Apple
18 92 (5.07%) Brocade
19 87 (4.79%) Red Hat
20 70 (3.85%) Lotus
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lisburn, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bagshot, Surrey
Cyber Team
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
GeoPlace LLP
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago