The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symantec products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symantec over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Symantec Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 169 159 160
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 39 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.94% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.85% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 34
Average salary £38,000 £40,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.17% +20.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £54,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Symantec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2634 2536 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.09% 50.92% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2326 2097 2048
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Symantec
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Symantec across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symantec Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Symantec
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Symantec across the West Midlands region.

Symantec Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Symantec
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symantec across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Symantec Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Symantec
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symantec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Coventry -7 13 £38,000 -12.13%
Birmingham -22 12 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Solihull -2 6 £38,750 +5.44% 1
Warwickshire -5 2 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £20,750 -
Worcestershire +16 1 £25,500 -21.53%
Walsall - 1 £23,000 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 68 (87.18%) VMware
2 57 (73.08%) Windows
3 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 45 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (50.00%) Citrix
6 33 (42.31%) Active Directory
7 32 (41.03%) ITIL
7 32 (41.03%) NetBackup
8 31 (39.74%) vSphere
9 29 (37.18%) Cisco
10 27 (34.62%) Backup Exec
11 26 (33.33%) HP
11 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 25 (32.05%) MCSE
12 25 (32.05%) NetApp
12 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (29.49%) CCNA
15 22 (28.21%) DNS
16 21 (26.92%) DHCP
17 20 (25.64%) Linux
17 20 (25.64%) SAN
17 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (24.36%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (20.51%) Dell
19 16 (20.51%) Service Delivery
20 15 (19.23%) Firewall
21 14 (17.95%) Project Management

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (24.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (12.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (11.54%) IIS
7 8 (10.26%) Lync
8 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) DNS
2 21 (26.92%) DHCP
3 20 (25.64%) SAN
4 15 (19.23%) Firewall
5 11 (14.10%) LAN
5 11 (14.10%) WAN
6 9 (11.54%) iSCSI
7 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.69%) VPN
8 6 (7.69%) VLAN
9 5 (6.41%) FTP
10 3 (3.85%) VoIP
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.85%) NAS
10 3 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.56%) Network Security
11 2 (2.56%) Symposium
11 2 (2.56%) Nortel Meridian
11 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Informix
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Architect
2 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Team Leader
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (10.26%) Server Support
6 7 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Server Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Server Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Server Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Server Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Wintel Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.97%) Clustering
3 6 (7.69%) EqualLogic
4 4 (5.13%) Replication
5 3 (3.85%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.56%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.28%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 57 (73.08%) Windows
2 39 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (25.64%) Linux
4 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.41%) VMS
7 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.56%) UNIX
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.28%) SUSE
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) ITIL
2 16 (20.51%) Service Delivery
3 14 (17.95%) Project Management
4 10 (12.82%) Line Management
5 9 (11.54%) Change Control
6 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.41%) Change Management
9 4 (5.13%) Release Management
9 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.85%) Business Development
10 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.85%) Validation
10 3 (3.85%) Data Management
10 3 (3.85%) Service Management
11 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) VBScript
2 5 (6.41%) VB
2 5 (6.41%) SQL
3 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (32.05%) MCSE
3 24 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (29.49%) CCNA
5 14 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (14.10%) MCSA
7 10 (12.82%) MCITP
8 9 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (10.26%) CCNP
10 7 (8.97%) MCP
11 6 (7.69%) CCA
11 6 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
13 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
13 4 (5.13%) VCP4
14 3 (3.85%) NCDA
14 3 (3.85%) NCIE
14 3 (3.85%) VCAP
14 3 (3.85%) VTSP
14 3 (3.85%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 31 (39.74%) vSphere
4 14 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 14 (17.95%) XenApp
5 11 (14.10%) VMware ESX
6 8 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (10.26%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (6.41%) vCloud
8 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.28%) Xen
10 1 (1.28%) XenServer
10 1 (1.28%) SRDF
10 1 (1.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.28%) IAG
10 1 (1.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (41.03%) NetBackup
2 27 (34.62%) Backup Exec
3 10 (12.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (10.26%) SCOM
5 7 (8.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (8.97%) SCCM
6 5 (6.41%) SCDPM
6 5 (6.41%) WSUS
6 5 (6.41%) ARCserve
7 4 (5.13%) MOM
8 3 (3.85%) Legato
9 2 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (1.28%) Cacti
10 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 68 (87.18%) VMware
2 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 39 (50.00%) Citrix
4 29 (37.18%) Cisco
5 26 (33.33%) HP
6 25 (32.05%) NetApp
7 16 (20.51%) Dell
8 11 (14.10%) EMC
9 7 (8.97%) CommVault
10 6 (7.69%) IBM
10 6 (7.69%) SonicWALL
11 5 (6.41%) WatchGuard
11 5 (6.41%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.85%) Sophos
12 3 (3.85%) Juniper
13 2 (2.56%) Nortel
13 2 (2.56%) McAfee
13 2 (2.56%) Kaspersky
14 1 (1.28%) Kaseya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago