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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nortel Networks Symposium
Rank 871 867 871
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Symposium 16 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 0.033% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 30
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £24,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%

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
20571 18433 22281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.34% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16274 14952 18254
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symposium over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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 16 September 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 -9 16 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands - 16 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 9 £40,000 -
Coventry - 7 £40,000 -

Symposium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (92.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (80.00%) Nortel
3 16 (64.00%) Avaya
4 13 (52.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) Firewall
5 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) MS Office
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (32.00%) Billing
7 8 (32.00%) LAN
7 8 (32.00%) WAN
8 7 (28.00%) Internet
8 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (24.00%) Nortel Meridian
10 5 (20.00%) SCCM
10 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (20.00%) IVR
10 5 (20.00%) SLA
11 4 (16.00%) MCP
11 4 (16.00%) CCNA
11 4 (16.00%) VoIP
11 4 (16.00%) MCSE
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Symposium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
1 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) Internet
4 6 (24.00%) Nortel Meridian
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
7 2 (8.00%) PABX
8 1 (4.00%) Telnet
8 1 (4.00%) DEFINITY
8 1 (4.00%) DNS
8 1 (4.00%) DHCP
8 1 (4.00%) HTTP
8 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.00%) VLAN
General
1 23 (92.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (52.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Telecoms Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) IVR
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
1 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCP
1 4 (16.00%) CCNA
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 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 5 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Nortel
2 16 (64.00%) Avaya
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) VMware