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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Networks Symposium
Rank 889 860 857
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Permanent jobs citing Symposium 14 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.021% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 26
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.68%

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
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
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 20 August 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
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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
West Midlands +15 14 £40,000 +33.33%
England -3 14 £40,000 +28.00%
Birmingham - 9 £32,500 -
Coventry +2 5 £41,500 +38.33%

Symposium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 24 (96.00%) Telecoms
2 18 (72.00%) Nortel
3 16 (64.00%) Avaya
4 11 (44.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) Firewall
5 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (28.00%) SCCM
7 7 (28.00%) Billing
7 7 (28.00%) MS Office
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (24.00%) LAN
8 6 (24.00%) WAN
8 6 (24.00%) IVR
9 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (20.00%) SLA
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.00%) MCP
10 4 (16.00%) MCSE
10 4 (16.00%) Nortel Meridian
11 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (12.00%) VMware
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel

Symposium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) LAN
2 6 (24.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (16.00%) Nortel Meridian
5 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) PABX
6 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) Telnet
7 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) HTTP
7 1 (4.00%) DNS
7 1 (4.00%) DEFINITY
General
1 24 (96.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Telecoms Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) IVR
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) WFM
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCP
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Nortel
2 16 (64.00%) Avaya
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Verint