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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 169 167 161
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 45 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.91% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 1.80% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 35
Average salary £37,500 £41,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.17% +24.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,000 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
2767 2664 2292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.85% 50.29% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2397 2257 1973
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -3 16 £38,000 -12.13% 1
Birmingham -21 13 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Solihull 0 7 £37,500 +35.13%
Worcestershire +5 1 £25,500 -21.53%
Warwickshire -4 1 £40,000 -
Walsall - 1 £23,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £19,500 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 70 (86.42%) VMware
2 58 (71.60%) Microsoft
3 52 (64.20%) Windows
4 47 (58.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (53.09%) Citrix
6 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (43.21%) Cisco
8 31 (38.27%) ITIL
8 31 (38.27%) NetBackup
9 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
10 27 (33.33%) SAN
10 27 (33.33%) vSphere
11 26 (32.10%) NetApp
11 26 (32.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (32.10%) Backup Exec
12 25 (30.86%) MCSE
12 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
13 24 (29.63%) HP
14 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (27.16%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (25.93%) CCNA
16 21 (25.93%) DHCP
16 21 (25.93%) DNS
17 18 (22.22%) Linux
18 17 (20.99%) Project Management
19 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (18.52%) Hyper-V
20 15 (18.52%) Service Delivery
21 14 (17.28%) Firewall

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (11.11%) IIS
6 8 (9.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (8.64%) Lync
8 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) SAN
2 21 (25.93%) DHCP
2 21 (25.93%) DNS
3 14 (17.28%) Firewall
4 10 (12.35%) WAN
4 10 (12.35%) LAN
5 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.88%) iSCSI
6 6 (7.41%) VPN
6 6 (7.41%) VLAN
7 5 (6.17%) FTP
8 3 (3.70%) VoIP
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.70%) NAS
8 3 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.47%) Network Security
9 2 (2.47%) Symposium
9 2 (2.47%) Nortel Meridian
9 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Informix
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Architect
1 13 (16.05%) Team Leader
2 12 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Server Support
4 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Data Centre Architect
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Server Support Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Server Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Server Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 6 (7.41%) Replication
1 6 (7.41%) FlexPod
2 5 (6.17%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 52 (64.20%) Windows
2 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (22.22%) Linux
6 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.17%) VMS
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.47%) UNIX
11 1 (1.23%) SUSE
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.23%) Solaris
11 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) ITIL
2 17 (20.99%) Project Management
3 15 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.35%) Change Control
4 10 (12.35%) Line Management
5 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.17%) Business Development
6 5 (6.17%) Release Management
6 5 (6.17%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.17%) Change Management
6 5 (6.17%) Service Management
6 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.94%) Transition Management
7 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.94%) ITSM
8 3 (3.70%) Validation
8 3 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) VBScript
2 8 (9.88%) SQL
3 4 (4.94%) VB
4 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (30.86%) MCSE
3 22 (27.16%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (25.93%) CCNA
5 12 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (13.58%) MCSA
7 10 (12.35%) MCITP
8 9 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (8.64%) CCNP
10 6 (7.41%) CCA
10 6 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (6.17%) MCP
12 4 (4.94%) ISEB
12 4 (4.94%) Degree
12 4 (4.94%) VCP4
13 3 (3.70%) NCDA
13 3 (3.70%) NCIE
13 3 (3.70%) VCAP
13 3 (3.70%) VTSP
13 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) SLA
2 6 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (58.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
3 27 (33.33%) vSphere
4 15 (18.52%) Hyper-V
5 12 (14.81%) XenApp
6 9 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 7 (8.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (8.64%) XenDesktop
8 5 (6.17%) vCloud
9 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.23%) SRDF
11 1 (1.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.23%) IAG
11 1 (1.23%) UAG
11 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.23%) Xen
11 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (38.27%) NetBackup
2 26 (32.10%) Backup Exec
3 9 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (9.88%) SCOM
5 6 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (7.41%) SCCM
5 6 (7.41%) Legato
6 5 (6.17%) WSUS
6 5 (6.17%) SCDPM
7 4 (4.94%) MOM
8 3 (3.70%) ARCserve
8 3 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 70 (86.42%) VMware
2 58 (71.60%) Microsoft
3 43 (53.09%) Citrix
4 35 (43.21%) Cisco
5 26 (32.10%) NetApp
6 24 (29.63%) HP
7 13 (16.05%) Dell
7 13 (16.05%) EMC
8 10 (12.35%) CommVault
9 6 (7.41%) SonicWALL
9 6 (7.41%) IBM
10 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.17%) WatchGuard
10 5 (6.17%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.70%) McAfee
11 3 (3.70%) Sophos
11 3 (3.70%) Veritas
11 3 (3.70%) Juniper
12 2 (2.47%) Nortel
12 2 (2.47%) Kaspersky
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