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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 323 332 375
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +43
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 973 871 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.80% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.67% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 841 724 596
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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
53677 52238 54362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.93% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43991 41767 45784
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 £67,500 £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 19 December 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 December 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 +35 942 £39,000 -2.50% 87
London -2 356 £42,500 -7.10% 36
South East +62 241 £35,000 -7.89% 21
North West +43 96 £44,750 +60.53% 4
City of London +40 87 £48,000 -12.72% 11
Surrey +40 81 £28,500 - 5
Yorkshire -5 71 £35,000 +25.00% 8
East of England 0 67 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Berkshire +31 65 £47,500 +5.55% 12
West Yorkshire +20 64 £35,000 +25.00% 6
Manchester +13 53 £40,000 +45.45% 3
South West +8 51 £38,000 +16.92% 6
Leeds +14 47 £36,500 +55.31% 5
West Midlands -15 39 £38,000 -5.00% 7
Cheshire +25 38 £65,000 +66.66% 1
Reading +20 37 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Dorking -2 29 £21,000 -25.66% 1
Hertfordshire -7 28 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Essex +9 24 £40,000 -3.03%
Kent +13 23 £32,500 +18.18%
Hemel Hempstead +10 22 £47,500 -1.04%
Wiltshire +8 21 £38,000 +16.92% 4
Hampshire -51 18 £46,500 +22.36% 3
Scotland +4 15 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Egham - 15 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Maidstone - 14 £32,500 -
Bristol +15 13 £55,000 +129.16%
Coventry -7 13 £38,000 -12.13%
Gloucestershire -22 13 £29,500 -35.16% 2

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1313 (74.22%) Windows
2 1053 (59.53%) Microsoft
3 983 (55.57%) VMware
4 909 (51.38%) Active Directory
5 812 (45.90%) MS Exchange
6 700 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 677 (38.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 619 (34.99%) Cisco
9 599 (33.86%) DNS
10 585 (33.07%) Citrix
11 573 (32.39%) SAN
12 562 (31.77%) Firewall
13 547 (30.92%) Backup Exec
14 537 (30.36%) Norton AntiVirus
15 504 (28.49%) HP
16 503 (28.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 495 (27.98%) Exchange Server 2010
18 448 (25.33%) MS Excel
19 430 (24.31%) DHCP
20 408 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
20 408 (23.06%) ITIL
21 397 (22.44%) TCP/IP
22 353 (19.95%) Windows 7
22 353 (19.95%) MS Office
23 349 (19.73%) Microsoft Certification
24 321 (18.15%) NetApp
25 320 (18.09%) Linux
26 305 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
27 301 (17.02%) NetBackup
28 277 (15.66%) Finance

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 812 (45.90%) MS Exchange
2 495 (27.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 305 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 240 (13.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 235 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 173 (9.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 152 (8.59%) Lync
8 141 (7.97%) IIS
9 137 (7.74%) SharePoint
10 48 (2.71%) Apache
10 48 (2.71%) WebSphere
11 37 (2.09%) Lotus Domino
12 36 (2.04%) IBM Notes
13 31 (1.75%) WebLogic
14 26 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
15 24 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
16 21 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
18 9 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
19 8 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 448 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 353 (19.95%) MS Office
3 16 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.23%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.11%) MS Project
9 1 (0.057%) Revit
Business Applications
1 18 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.68%) Maximo
3 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.28%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.28%) Eikon
6 4 (0.23%) Sage 50
6 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.057%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.73%) Office 365
2 33 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.45%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 599 (33.86%) DNS
2 573 (32.39%) SAN
3 562 (31.77%) Firewall
4 430 (24.31%) DHCP
5 397 (22.44%) TCP/IP
6 255 (14.41%) VPN
7 250 (14.13%) LAN
8 247 (13.96%) WAN
9 171 (9.67%) NAS
10 128 (7.24%) iSCSI
11 123 (6.95%) Wireless
12 118 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
13 96 (5.43%) Internet
14 90 (5.09%) Network Security
15 85 (4.80%) VoIP
15 85 (4.80%) Fibre Channel
16 74 (4.18%) VLAN
17 72 (4.07%) SMTP
18 69 (3.90%) LDAP
19 50 (2.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (2.32%) Oracle Database
5 35 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 34 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (1.87%) DB2
7 33 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 32 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 27 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
10 22 (1.24%) MySQL
11 10 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.28%) Informix
12 5 (0.28%) Ingres
13 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.057%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.057%) BusinessObjects XI
14 1 (0.057%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.057%) Oracle9i Database
14 1 (0.057%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (1.07%) Git (software)
2 16 (0.90%) AdminStudio
3 11 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.28%) Subversion
5 4 (0.23%) JIRA
5 4 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.23%) MSI
5 4 (0.23%) Hudson
5 4 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.11%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.057%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.057%) Visual Studio
General
1 277 (15.66%) Finance
2 50 (2.83%) Telecoms
2 50 (2.83%) Banking
3 31 (1.75%) Advertising
4 29 (1.64%) Legal
4 29 (1.64%) Back Office
5 25 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 24 (1.36%) Law
7 20 (1.13%) Marketing
8 19 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.68%) French Language
11 10 (0.57%) German Language
11 10 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.57%) Retail
12 7 (0.40%) Games
13 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.28%) Publishing
15 4 (0.23%) Front Office
15 4 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 275 (15.55%) Analyst
2 272 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 164 (9.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 147 (8.31%) Administrator
5 120 (6.78%) Consultant
6 117 (6.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 103 (5.82%) Technical Support
7 103 (5.82%) Architect
8 98 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
9 97 (5.48%) IT Support
10 94 (5.31%) Support Analyst
11 87 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
12 85 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
13 84 (4.75%) Network Engineer
14 79 (4.47%) Service Analyst
15 76 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
16 75 (4.24%) Server Engineer
17 62 (3.50%) Technical Engineer
17 62 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 58 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.88%) Middleware
2 47 (2.66%) .NET
3 45 (2.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 29 (1.64%) Application Packaging
5 14 (0.79%) Web Services
6 9 (0.51%) MSMQ
6 9 (0.51%) MAPI
7 8 (0.45%) HTML
7 8 (0.45%) COM
8 6 (0.34%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.23%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (0.23%) J2EE
10 3 (0.17%) SailPoint
11 2 (0.11%) WSH
11 2 (0.11%) SAML
11 2 (0.11%) XMPP
12 1 (0.057%) DOM
12 1 (0.057%) X-Windows
12 1 (0.057%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 257 (14.53%) Blackberry
2 162 (9.16%) Clustering
3 114 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 104 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (3.84%) Replication
6 62 (3.50%) Thin Client
6 62 (3.50%) Fat Client
7 57 (3.22%) Hedge funds
8 45 (2.54%) iPhone
9 42 (2.37%) FlexPod
10 31 (1.75%) iPad
11 29 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.13%) Computer Science
13 19 (1.07%) PKI
14 18 (1.02%) EqualLogic
15 17 (0.96%) SecurID
16 16 (0.90%) Robotics
16 16 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
17 15 (0.85%) CLARiiON
18 11 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1313 (74.22%) Windows
2 677 (38.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 503 (28.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 408 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 353 (19.95%) Windows 7
6 320 (18.09%) Linux
7 224 (12.66%) Windows XP
8 187 (10.57%) Windows 8
9 184 (10.40%) UNIX
10 143 (8.08%) Solaris
11 139 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 64 (3.62%) Windows Vista
13 63 (3.56%) HPUX
14 62 (3.50%) Android
15 61 (3.45%) Mac OS X
16 52 (2.94%) AIX
17 47 (2.66%) Windows 2000
18 42 (2.37%) SUSE
19 29 (1.64%) CentOS
19 29 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (23.06%) ITIL
2 139 (7.86%) Kalman Filter
3 138 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 125 (7.07%) Migration
4 125 (7.07%) Service Delivery
5 117 (6.61%) Project Management
6 76 (4.30%) Information Security
7 74 (4.18%) Change Management
7 74 (4.18%) Business Continuity
8 67 (3.79%) Mentoring
9 64 (3.62%) Asset Management
10 60 (3.39%) Load Balancing
10 60 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
11 57 (3.22%) Time Management
11 57 (3.22%) Incident Management
12 56 (3.17%) Problem Management
13 54 (3.05%) Service Management
13 54 (3.05%) Change Control
14 50 (2.83%) BCP
15 49 (2.77%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (10.63%) SQL
2 161 (9.10%) PowerShell
3 103 (5.82%) Perl
4 77 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 53 (3.00%) VBScript
6 32 (1.81%) VB
6 32 (1.81%) VB.NET
7 19 (1.07%) C
7 19 (1.07%) Bash Shell
8 17 (0.96%) PHP
8 17 (0.96%) C++
9 9 (0.51%) Python
10 7 (0.40%) C#
10 7 (0.40%) Korn
11 6 (0.34%) Java
12 4 (0.23%) VBA
13 2 (0.11%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.11%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.057%) R
14 1 (0.057%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 349 (19.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 239 (13.51%) MCSE
3 205 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
4 173 (9.78%) CCNA
5 139 (7.86%) Security Cleared
6 123 (6.95%) MCP
7 120 (6.78%) SC Cleared
8 119 (6.73%) Degree
9 117 (6.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 105 (5.94%) MCITP
11 99 (5.60%) MCSA
12 72 (4.07%) CISSP
13 64 (3.62%) CCNP
14 56 (3.17%) MCTS
15 47 (2.66%) Citrix Certification
16 34 (1.92%) CCA
16 34 (1.92%) DV Cleared
17 31 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 27 (1.53%) CCSP
18 27 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (13.96%) SLA
2 47 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.68%) QA
6 11 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.28%) COBIT
8 5 (0.28%) COSO
9 4 (0.23%) BS7799
10 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.057%) BS25999
11 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 909 (51.38%) Active Directory
2 700 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 276 (15.60%) vSphere
4 267 (15.09%) Hyper-V
5 238 (13.45%) XenApp
6 172 (9.72%) VMware ESX
7 111 (6.27%) Terminal Services
8 102 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
9 86 (4.86%) XenDesktop
10 49 (2.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 49 (2.77%) vCloud
11 39 (2.20%) XenServer
11 39 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 34 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 33 (1.87%) NFS
14 32 (1.81%) MetaFrame
14 32 (1.81%) Firmware
15 27 (1.53%) KVM
16 23 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
17 19 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 547 (30.92%) Backup Exec
2 537 (30.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 301 (17.02%) NetBackup
4 233 (13.17%) SCCM
5 162 (9.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 125 (7.07%) SCOM
7 116 (6.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 96 (5.43%) WSUS
9 54 (3.05%) Tivoli
10 53 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
11 43 (2.43%) HP SIM
12 40 (2.26%) ARCserve
13 37 (2.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 35 (1.98%) SCDPM
15 34 (1.92%) FortiGate
16 33 (1.87%) Puppet
17 25 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
18 20 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
19 19 (1.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
20 17 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1053 (59.53%) Microsoft
2 983 (55.57%) VMware
3 619 (34.99%) Cisco
4 585 (33.07%) Citrix
5 504 (28.49%) HP
6 321 (18.15%) NetApp
7 244 (13.79%) Dell
8 232 (13.11%) EMC
9 228 (12.89%) McAfee
10 223 (12.61%) IBM
11 182 (10.29%) Juniper
12 149 (8.42%) Veeam
13 143 (8.08%) CheckPoint
14 139 (7.86%) Red Hat
15 118 (6.67%) Sophos
16 116 (6.56%) Veritas
17 102 (5.77%) Apple
18 97 (5.48%) Oracle
19 78 (4.41%) Brocade
20 64 (3.62%) IronPort
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum PENSION HEALTH CARE GYM MEMBERSHIP L
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on upon level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £560.00 - £580.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4K Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago