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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 178 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 40 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.61% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 1.18% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 29
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
2879 2790 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.43% 51.35% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 2372 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 22 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
Birmingham +13 25 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Solihull +1 4 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Coventry -12 3 £38,500 -12.50% 1
Staffordshire -8 2 £27,250 +2.83%
Worcestershire -4 1 £32,500 -
Walsall - 1 £42,500 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (73.08%) VMware
2 52 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 45 (57.69%) Citrix
4 44 (56.41%) Windows
5 39 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (44.87%) SAN
7 32 (41.03%) Cisco
7 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (35.90%) NetBackup
9 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
9 27 (34.62%) ITIL
9 27 (34.62%) MS Exchange
10 25 (32.05%) NetApp
11 24 (30.77%) DNS
12 23 (29.49%) DHCP
12 23 (29.49%) Backup Exec
13 20 (25.64%) HP
13 20 (25.64%) vSphere
13 20 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (24.36%) EMC
15 18 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (21.79%) Firewall
17 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (19.23%) MCSE
18 15 (19.23%) XenApp
19 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (17.95%) Project Management
19 14 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
20 13 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
20 13 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 20 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (10.26%) IIS
7 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (7.69%) Lync
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.28%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.87%) SAN
2 24 (30.77%) DNS
3 23 (29.49%) DHCP
4 17 (21.79%) Firewall
5 10 (12.82%) WAN
5 10 (12.82%) LAN
6 9 (11.54%) VPN
6 9 (11.54%) NAS
6 9 (11.54%) VLAN
7 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.97%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (7.69%) VoIP
10 5 (6.41%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (6.41%) iSCSI
10 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.13%) NetScaler
11 4 (5.13%) Wireless
11 4 (5.13%) MPLS
12 3 (3.85%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) Informix
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
1 3 (3.85%) Law
2 2 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Architect
2 12 (15.38%) Consultant
3 9 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (10.26%) Server Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Data Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Data Centre Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Server Support
7 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Server Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Transition Manager
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Replication
2 7 (8.97%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.69%) FlexPod
3 6 (7.69%) Clustering
4 5 (6.41%) CLARiiON
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.13%) EqualLogic
5 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.28%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 44 (56.41%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (16.67%) Linux
6 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.13%) VMS
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.56%) UNIX
11 1 (1.28%) Solaris
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.28%) SUSE
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Project Management
2 14 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (14.10%) Change Control
4 8 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.41%) Release Management
5 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.41%) Business Development
6 4 (5.13%) Transition Management
6 4 (5.13%) ITSM
6 4 (5.13%) Service Management
6 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.85%) Validation
7 3 (3.85%) Network Management
7 3 (3.85%) Data Management
7 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) VBScript
3 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.23%) MCSE
3 13 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (12.82%) CCNA
6 8 (10.26%) Degree
7 6 (7.69%) MCP
7 6 (7.69%) MCSA
8 5 (6.41%) CCA
8 5 (6.41%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.13%) MCITP
9 4 (5.13%) ISEB
9 4 (5.13%) CCNP
10 3 (3.85%) NCDA
10 3 (3.85%) NCIE
10 3 (3.85%) VCDX
10 3 (3.85%) VCAP
10 3 (3.85%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 39 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 20 (25.64%) vSphere
4 15 (19.23%) XenApp
5 13 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 10 (12.82%) XenDesktop
7 9 (11.54%) VMware ESX
8 6 (7.69%) UAG
9 5 (6.41%) ISA Server
9 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (6.41%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (6.41%) IAG
9 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (5.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (5.13%) vCloud
11 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.28%) SRDF
12 1 (1.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (35.90%) NetBackup
2 23 (29.49%) Backup Exec
3 13 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (15.38%) SCCM
5 7 (8.97%) WSUS
6 6 (7.69%) SCOM
6 6 (7.69%) Legato
7 5 (6.41%) ARCserve
7 5 (6.41%) Cacti
7 5 (6.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (3.85%) XenMobile
9 2 (2.56%) MOM
10 1 (1.28%) Unicenter
10 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 57 (73.08%) VMware
2 52 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 45 (57.69%) Citrix
4 32 (41.03%) Cisco
5 25 (32.05%) NetApp
6 20 (25.64%) HP
7 19 (24.36%) EMC
8 9 (11.54%) Dell
8 9 (11.54%) CommVault
8 9 (11.54%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.41%) SonicWALL
10 4 (5.13%) WatchGuard
10 4 (5.13%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.56%) Isilon
11 2 (2.56%) Sophos
11 2 (2.56%) Remedy
11 2 (2.56%) McAfee
11 2 (2.56%) Veritas
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry
Trinity
Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago