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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 186 176 167
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 39 39 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.72% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 1.48% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 41
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
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
2807 2638 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.93% 48.85% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2293 2200 2353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -10 26 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Warwickshire -15 3 £40,000 -1.84% 1
Solihull +16 2 £31,000 +5.08%
Coventry - 1 £37,500 - 1
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 51 (91.07%) VMware
2 41 (73.21%) Windows
3 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
6 27 (48.21%) MS Exchange
7 25 (44.64%) NetBackup
8 24 (42.86%) SAN
9 23 (41.07%) Citrix
10 22 (39.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 21 (37.50%) Backup Exec
12 18 (32.14%) SQL
12 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (30.36%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (30.36%) Firewall
14 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
15 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2003
15 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (25.00%) XenApp
17 13 (23.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
17 13 (23.21%) Sophos
18 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
19 11 (19.64%) SLA
19 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
20 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
20 10 (17.86%) VLAN
20 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
20 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (48.21%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (7.14%) IIS
8 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (5.36%) Lync
8 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Summit
1 1 (1.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) Symantec.cloud
1 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) SAN
2 17 (30.36%) Firewall
3 10 (17.86%) VLAN
3 10 (17.86%) DNS
4 9 (16.07%) NetScaler
5 8 (14.29%) DHCP
6 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.14%) WAN
7 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.36%) LAN
8 3 (5.36%) VPN
8 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.57%) L2TP
9 2 (3.57%) Wireless
9 2 (3.57%) IPsec
10 1 (1.79%) NAS
10 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.79%) Network Security
10 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Backup Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) IT Support
4 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.71%) Blackberry
4 5 (8.93%) Clustering
5 3 (5.36%) EqualLogic
5 3 (5.36%) Replication
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (17.86%) Linux
6 9 (16.07%) Windows 2000
7 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.57%) UNIX
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.14%) Change Control
3 4 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (5.36%) Information Security
4 3 (5.36%) Server Building
5 2 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.79%) People Management
6 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.79%) Data Management
6 1 (1.79%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (1.79%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.79%) Content Management
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.79%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.79%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) VBScript
3 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.93%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) VBA
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.29%) MCSE
4 7 (12.50%) MCITP
5 6 (10.71%) MCP
6 5 (8.93%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (8.93%) MCSA
6 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.14%) CCNA
7 4 (7.14%) CCA
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) CCNP
8 2 (3.57%) VCP4
9 1 (1.79%) CCAA
9 1 (1.79%) CCEA
9 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.79%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
3 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 14 (25.00%) XenApp
5 10 (17.86%) VMware ESX
6 8 (14.29%) vSphere
7 5 (8.93%) Terminal Services
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (7.14%) XenServer
9 3 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (44.64%) NetBackup
2 22 (39.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (37.50%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.14%) ARCserve
4 4 (7.14%) SCOM
5 3 (5.36%) WSUS
6 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.57%) MOM
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.79%) SCCM
7 1 (1.79%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 51 (91.07%) VMware
2 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 23 (41.07%) Citrix
4 13 (23.21%) Sophos
5 9 (16.07%) AVG
5 9 (16.07%) SonicWALL
5 9 (16.07%) Kaspersky
5 9 (16.07%) Cisco
6 8 (14.29%) IBM
6 8 (14.29%) EMC
7 7 (12.50%) Dell
8 6 (10.71%) NetApp
9 5 (8.93%) HP
10 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.57%) Juniper
11 2 (3.57%) CommVault
11 2 (3.57%) Veeam
11 2 (3.57%) Brocade
12 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum plus healthy bonus
Posted: 16 days ago