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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Networks Symposium
Rank 882 899 870
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs citing Symposium 17 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.086% 0.032% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Average salary £27,500 £43,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +26.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £43,750 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +26.81%

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
19780 18793 22687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.24% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16008 14717 18918
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Symposium Salary Histogram in the UK

Symposium
Top 5 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 22 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 +7 17 £27,500 -37.14%
London - 11 £21,500 -
West Midlands -17 6 £36,750 +13.07%
Coventry - 4 £31,750 -
Birmingham -6 2 £37,500 +15.38%

Symposium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 21 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 18 (54.55%) Finance
3 16 (48.48%) Nortel
4 11 (33.33%) Firewall
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (33.33%) Avaya
4 11 (33.33%) MS Office
4 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 11 (33.33%) Marketing
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 9 (27.27%) Billing
7 8 (24.24%) Google
7 8 (24.24%) Pay per click
7 8 (24.24%) SEO
7 8 (24.24%) Advertising
7 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
7 8 (24.24%) LAN
7 8 (24.24%) WAN
7 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
7 8 (24.24%) Social Media
7 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (24.24%) WordPress
7 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (24.24%) Analytics
8 7 (21.21%) Internet
8 7 (21.21%) CCNA
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification

Symposium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (24.24%) WordPress
2 6 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.03%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) Internet
3 7 (21.21%) Nortel Meridian
4 5 (15.15%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) PABX
General
1 21 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 18 (54.55%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) Marketing
4 9 (27.27%) Billing
5 8 (24.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Telecoms Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) SEO Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Website Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Marketing Executive
5 2 (6.06%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Network Support
6 1 (3.03%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Social Media
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
1 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (24.24%) Analytics
2 8 (24.24%) Pay per click
2 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
2 8 (24.24%) SEO
3 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.09%) CRM
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL V2
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CCNA
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) MCP
2 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Nortel
2 11 (33.33%) Avaya
3 8 (24.24%) Google
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) VMware