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 31 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 95 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 28 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.39% 0.68% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 1.22% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 11
Average salary £58,750 £34,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.53% -23.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,479 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -12.50%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1042 1150 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.76% 56.18% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1013 745
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 31 July 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (81.82%) VMware
2 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
3 32 (58.18%) Cisco
3 32 (58.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (52.73%) Citrix
5 22 (40.00%) Windows
6 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 20 (36.36%) SAN
6 20 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
8 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (29.09%) NetBackup
10 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (25.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
11 14 (25.45%) SQL
11 14 (25.45%) Backup Exec
12 13 (23.64%) NetApp
12 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (21.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
14 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 11 (20.00%) Change Control
15 10 (18.18%) Firewall
15 10 (18.18%) LAN
16 9 (16.36%) WAN
16 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
16 9 (16.36%) HP
16 9 (16.36%) Project Management

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 20 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2000
4 8 (14.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.64%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) SAN
2 10 (18.18%) Firewall
2 10 (18.18%) LAN
3 9 (16.36%) WAN
4 5 (9.09%) VLAN
4 5 (9.09%) MPLS
4 5 (9.09%) DHCP
4 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.09%) VPN
4 5 (9.09%) DNS
4 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.27%) Internet
5 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.45%) Wireless
6 3 (5.45%) NAS
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.27%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Consultant
2 12 (21.82%) Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Data Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Data Centre Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Transition Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Replication
2 8 (14.55%) Clustering
2 8 (14.55%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (7.27%) FlexPod
5 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.45%) Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (20.00%) Change Control
3 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 8 (14.55%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (14.55%) Business Development
5 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) Data Protection
6 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.09%) Network Management
8 4 (7.27%) Release Management
8 4 (7.27%) SIEM
8 4 (7.27%) Transition Management
8 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.27%) Service Management
8 4 (7.27%) ITSM
9 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.45%) Validation
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) VBScript
2 3 (5.45%) VB
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) MCSE
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.09%) MCP
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) ISEB
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.45%) MCTS
4 3 (5.45%) MCITP
5 2 (3.64%) CCSP
5 2 (3.64%) CCNP
5 2 (3.64%) CISSP
5 2 (3.64%) CCSE
5 2 (3.64%) CEH
6 1 (1.82%) NCDA
6 1 (1.82%) NCIE
6 1 (1.82%) VCAP
6 1 (1.82%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 32 (58.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
3 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.36%) vSphere
5 7 (12.73%) XenApp
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.45%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (5.45%) UAG
7 3 (5.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) NetBackup
2 14 (25.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (25.45%) Backup Exec
3 6 (10.91%) SCOM
4 5 (9.09%) ARCserve
4 5 (9.09%) XenMobile
4 5 (9.09%) SCCM
5 4 (7.27%) Legato
6 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (5.45%) MOM
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (5.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (5.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (3.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) VMware
2 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
3 32 (58.18%) Cisco
4 29 (52.73%) Citrix
5 13 (23.64%) NetApp
6 9 (16.36%) HP
7 6 (10.91%) EMC
8 5 (9.09%) Kaspersky
9 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.27%) CommVault
10 3 (5.45%) Remedy
11 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.64%) TippingPoint
11 2 (3.64%) F5
11 2 (3.64%) Isilon
11 2 (3.64%) Juniper
11 2 (3.64%) McAfee
11 2 (3.64%) TOWER Software
11 2 (3.64%) Computacenter
11 2 (3.64%) Fortinet