The table below looks at the statistics for Symposium skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symposium over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nortel Networks Symposium
Rank 853 870 876
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Symposium 13 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.070% 0.028% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 6
Average salary £21,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% -5.79%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Symposium
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Symposium within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Symposium Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symposium
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Symposium within the UK.

Symposium Salary Trend in the UK

Symposium
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symposium over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Symposium Salary Histogram in the UK

Symposium
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symposium within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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 +24 13 £21,500 -33.84%
London - 11 £21,500 -
West Midlands -11 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Birmingham -14 2 £40,000 +23.07%

Symposium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Symposium 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 Symposium.

1 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 13 (46.43%) Nortel
4 11 (39.29%) Marketing
5 9 (32.14%) Avaya
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (28.57%) MS Office
6 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 8 (28.57%) Google
6 8 (28.57%) Pay per click
6 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (28.57%) Advertising
6 8 (28.57%) SEO
6 8 (28.57%) Firewall
6 8 (28.57%) WordPress
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (28.57%) Social Media
6 8 (28.57%) Analytics
6 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.00%) Billing
8 6 (21.43%) Nortel Meridian
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (21.43%) CCNA
8 6 (21.43%) Active Directory

Symposium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Symposium 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 Symposium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) WordPress
2 5 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.57%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) Nortel Meridian
2 6 (21.43%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (7.14%) PABX
General
1 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) Marketing
4 8 (28.57%) Advertising
5 7 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Telecoms Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) SEO Manager
3 8 (28.57%) Website Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Marketing Executive
5 2 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Communications Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Communications Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Social Media
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Hedge funds
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 8 (28.57%) SEO
1 8 (28.57%) Pay per click
1 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (28.57%) Analytics
2 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.71%) Line Management
3 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL V2
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) CCNA
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) MCP
4 2 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Nortel
2 9 (32.14%) Avaya
3 8 (28.57%) Google
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix