The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 23 April 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 for the Birmingham region.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 84 98 76
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 32 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.75% 0.74% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.56% 1.26% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
900 1028 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.21% 58.91% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 774 838 628
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Symantec
West Midlands

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Symantec across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Symantec
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Symantec across the Birmingham region.

Symantec Salary Trend in Birmingham

Symantec
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region 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 42 (80.77%) VMware
2 33 (63.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (51.92%) Windows
4 24 (46.15%) SAN
5 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 20 (38.46%) Cisco
7 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
8 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
8 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (30.77%) Firewall
10 15 (28.85%) NetBackup
10 15 (28.85%) Linux
10 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (26.92%) SQL
11 14 (26.92%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 12 (23.08%) EMC
13 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (23.08%) Backup Exec
14 10 (19.23%) Workflow
14 10 (19.23%) Finance
14 10 (19.23%) SUSE
14 10 (19.23%) Business Development
14 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
14 10 (19.23%) Veritas
14 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
14 10 (19.23%) Citrix

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region 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 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
1 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (17.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) SAN
2 16 (30.77%) Firewall
3 10 (19.23%) LAN
4 9 (17.31%) WAN
5 6 (11.54%) Network Security
6 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
6 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (9.62%) Internet
7 4 (7.69%) MPLS
8 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.77%) VPN
8 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.77%) VLAN
9 2 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Consultant
2 9 (17.31%) Data Centre Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Data Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Architect
4 7 (13.46%) UNIX Specialist
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Security Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) IT Security Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) IT Security Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Data Centre Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Symmetrix DMX
2 9 (17.31%) Clustering
2 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.77%) Replication
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (19.23%) SUSE
4 10 (19.23%) UNIX
4 10 (19.23%) Solaris
4 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
5 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.77%) AIX
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (19.23%) RDF
2 10 (19.23%) Workflow
2 10 (19.23%) Business Development
3 9 (17.31%) SIEM
3 9 (17.31%) Change Control
4 5 (9.62%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.62%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (9.62%) Migration
4 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL
6 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.77%) Network Management
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) Perl
3 3 (5.77%) VBScript
3 3 (5.77%) VB
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.54%) MCP
2 6 (11.54%) CCSP
3 5 (9.62%) MCSE
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.62%) CCSE
3 5 (9.62%) CEH
3 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (9.62%) MCITP
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) CISSP
4 4 (7.69%) MCTS
4 4 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
System Software
1 33 (63.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (19.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (19.23%) Veritas File System
3 10 (19.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.62%) XenApp
4 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (7.69%) UAG
6 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.77%) vSphere
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) NetBackup
2 14 (26.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (23.08%) Backup Exec
4 5 (9.62%) SCCM
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (9.62%) ARCserve
4 5 (9.62%) FortiGate
5 4 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (7.69%) MOM
5 4 (7.69%) SCOM
6 3 (5.77%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) VMware
2 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) Cisco
4 12 (23.08%) EMC
5 10 (19.23%) Citrix
5 10 (19.23%) Sun
5 10 (19.23%) HP
5 10 (19.23%) Veritas
5 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.62%) McAfee
6 5 (9.62%) Juniper
6 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
6 5 (9.62%) TippingPoint
6 5 (9.62%) F5
7 4 (7.69%) Computacenter
7 4 (7.69%) NetApp
8 3 (5.77%) TOWER Software
8 3 (5.77%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.77%) Kaspersky
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