The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 149 177 123
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -54
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 43 31 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.62% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 1.22% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 49
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +23.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2340 2543 2313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.01% 50.84% 50.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1906 2088 1915
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Symantec
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Coventry +15 12 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £41,500 -7.77%
Worcestershire +2 1 £28,500 -34.85%
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England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (61.04%) VMware
2 45 (58.44%) SAN
3 38 (49.35%) Windows
3 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
4 36 (46.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 28 (36.36%) Firewall
6 27 (35.06%) Active Directory
7 26 (33.77%) Cisco
8 25 (32.47%) EMC
8 25 (32.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (31.17%) Linux
10 23 (29.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (28.57%) NetBackup
11 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (25.97%) Citrix
13 19 (24.68%) ITIL
14 18 (23.38%) HP
14 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (22.08%) Norton AntiVirus
16 16 (20.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 16 (20.78%) Solaris
16 16 (20.78%) UNIX
16 16 (20.78%) Sun
17 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
17 15 (19.48%) SQL
17 15 (19.48%) CheckPoint
17 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2003
18 14 (18.18%) Veritas

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 25 (32.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (20.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
5 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2000
6 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (7.79%) Lync
8 4 (5.19%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
1 8 (10.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (58.44%) SAN
2 28 (36.36%) Firewall
3 11 (14.29%) LAN
3 11 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (12.99%) WAN
5 9 (11.69%) DNS
6 8 (10.39%) NAS
6 8 (10.39%) DHCP
6 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (9.09%) VoIP
7 7 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (7.79%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (6.49%) Internet
9 5 (6.49%) Network Security
10 4 (5.19%) Unified Communications
10 4 (5.19%) VLAN
10 4 (5.19%) VPN
10 4 (5.19%) MPLS
11 3 (3.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Automotive
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Consultant
2 13 (16.88%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) UNIX Specialist
4 9 (11.69%) Data Centre Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Data Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Security Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.49%) Administrator
8 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Clustering
2 10 (12.99%) Symmetrix DMX
2 10 (12.99%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.09%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) Windows
2 24 (31.17%) Linux
3 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (20.78%) Solaris
4 16 (20.78%) UNIX
5 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (15.58%) SUSE
8 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
9 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
10 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
11 5 (6.49%) AIX
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (24.68%) ITIL
3 10 (12.99%) Business Development
3 10 (12.99%) Workflow
3 10 (12.99%) RDF
4 9 (11.69%) SIEM
5 8 (10.39%) Change Control
5 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
5 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.79%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.49%) Migration
7 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.49%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (6.49%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) SQL
2 14 (18.18%) Perl
3 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.90%) VBScript
4 3 (3.90%) VB
5 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.39%) MCSE
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (7.79%) CCSP
3 6 (7.79%) MCP
4 5 (6.49%) CCSE
4 5 (6.49%) CISSP
4 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) CEH
4 5 (6.49%) MCITP
5 4 (5.19%) MCTS
5 4 (5.19%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (46.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (35.06%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.58%) XenApp
4 11 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.29%) UAG
5 10 (12.99%) Forefront TMG
5 10 (12.99%) XenDesktop
5 10 (12.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (12.99%) Veritas File System
5 10 (12.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (7.79%) IAG
6 6 (7.79%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.49%) ISA Server
7 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (3.90%) vSphere
10 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 17 (22.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (18.18%) Backup Exec
4 12 (15.58%) SCCM
5 10 (12.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (7.79%) WSUS
6 6 (7.79%) Cacti
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (6.49%) ARCserve
7 5 (6.49%) FortiGate
8 4 (5.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (5.19%) SCOM
8 4 (5.19%) MOM
9 3 (3.90%) XenMobile
10 1 (1.30%) Unicenter
10 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (61.04%) VMware
2 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
3 26 (33.77%) Cisco
4 25 (32.47%) EMC
5 20 (25.97%) Citrix
6 18 (23.38%) HP
7 16 (20.78%) Sun
8 15 (19.48%) CheckPoint
9 14 (18.18%) Veritas
10 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
10 12 (15.58%) NetApp
11 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds
12 4 (5.19%) F5
12 4 (5.19%) Fortinet
12 4 (5.19%) Computacenter
12 4 (5.19%) TippingPoint
12 4 (5.19%) Juniper
12 4 (5.19%) McAfee
13 3 (3.90%) TOWER Software
13 3 (3.90%) Kaspersky
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Burntwood, Staffordshire
TechCare Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago