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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec
Rank 181 167 161
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 37 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.79% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.57% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 30
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £45,000 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
2835 2811 2450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.21% 50.56% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2329 2396 2041
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 22 August 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 August 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 +20 29 £49,500 +52.30% 2
Staffordshire -6 2 £27,250 +2.83%
Solihull -11 2 £29,500 -2.47% 1
Warwickshire +10 1 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Coventry -12 1 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Walsall - 1 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 52 (71.23%) Microsoft
2 47 (64.38%) VMware
3 43 (58.90%) Citrix
4 39 (53.42%) Windows
5 37 (50.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (49.32%) Cisco
7 34 (46.58%) SAN
7 34 (46.58%) MS Exchange
8 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
10 25 (34.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (31.51%) ITIL
12 22 (30.14%) NetApp
12 22 (30.14%) Backup Exec
13 21 (28.77%) NetBackup
14 20 (27.40%) Firewall
15 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (26.03%) HP
15 19 (26.03%) DNS
16 18 (24.66%) EMC
16 18 (24.66%) DHCP
17 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2007
17 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2003
18 16 (21.92%) Norton AntiVirus
19 15 (20.55%) XenApp
20 14 (19.18%) Hyper-V
20 14 (19.18%) SCCM
20 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
20 14 (19.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (46.58%) MS Exchange
2 25 (34.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (19.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (10.96%) IIS
8 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (8.22%) Lync
10 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
11 2 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.37%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (46.58%) SAN
2 20 (27.40%) Firewall
3 19 (26.03%) DNS
4 18 (24.66%) DHCP
5 9 (12.33%) LAN
5 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (12.33%) WAN
5 9 (12.33%) NAS
6 7 (9.59%) VPN
6 7 (9.59%) VoIP
6 7 (9.59%) VLAN
7 6 (8.22%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (8.22%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (8.22%) NetScaler
8 5 (6.85%) MPLS
8 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (6.85%) Wireless
8 5 (6.85%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) Informix
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (4.11%) Law
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Automotive
2 1 (1.37%) Legal
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Consultant
3 10 (13.70%) Architect
3 10 (13.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Server Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Data Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Data Centre Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Backup Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Server Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Transition Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Replication
2 8 (10.96%) Clustering
3 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.85%) CLARiiON
4 5 (6.85%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.85%) FlexPod
5 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Windows
2 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.70%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.59%) Linux
8 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.74%) UNIX
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (13.70%) Project Management
4 9 (12.33%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (12.33%) Change Control
5 6 (8.22%) Data Protection
5 6 (8.22%) Business Development
5 6 (8.22%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.85%) Network Management
6 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.85%) Release Management
7 4 (5.48%) Transition Management
7 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.48%) ITSM
7 4 (5.48%) Service Management
8 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.11%) Validation
8 3 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.74%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) VBScript
3 2 (2.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.07%) MCSE
3 8 (10.96%) Degree
3 8 (10.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.85%) MCP
4 5 (6.85%) MCITP
5 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) MCSA
5 4 (5.48%) ISEB
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.74%) MCTS
7 2 (2.74%) VCDX
7 2 (2.74%) NCDA
7 2 (2.74%) NCIE
7 2 (2.74%) VCAP
7 2 (2.74%) VTSP
7 2 (2.74%) CCNA
8 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 37 (50.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
3 15 (20.55%) XenApp
4 14 (19.18%) Hyper-V
5 13 (17.81%) XenDesktop
6 11 (15.07%) vSphere
7 9 (12.33%) UAG
8 8 (10.96%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (10.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (9.59%) VMware ESX
10 6 (8.22%) IAG
10 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (8.22%) ISA Server
11 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (4.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
14 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (30.14%) Backup Exec
2 21 (28.77%) NetBackup
3 16 (21.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (19.18%) SCCM
5 8 (10.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (9.59%) WSUS
7 6 (8.22%) SCOM
7 6 (8.22%) Cacti
8 5 (6.85%) Legato
8 5 (6.85%) XenMobile
9 4 (5.48%) ARCserve
10 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (4.11%) MOM
11 2 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (1.37%) Unicenter
12 1 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 52 (71.23%) Microsoft
2 47 (64.38%) VMware
3 43 (58.90%) Citrix
4 36 (49.32%) Cisco
5 22 (30.14%) NetApp
6 19 (26.03%) HP
7 18 (24.66%) EMC
8 10 (13.70%) SolarWinds
9 7 (9.59%) CommVault
10 6 (8.22%) Kaspersky
10 6 (8.22%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.11%) Remedy
11 3 (4.11%) Sophos
12 2 (2.74%) Trend Micro
12 2 (2.74%) Isilon
12 2 (2.74%) Veritas
12 2 (2.74%) McAfee
13 1 (1.37%) BT
13 1 (1.37%) Oracle
13 1 (1.37%) Dell
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasywebRecruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Salary: Up to 32K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford & Worcestershire
OCC Computer personnel
Posted: 16 days ago