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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec
Rank 183 147 176
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +29
Permanent jobs citing Symantec 21 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.81% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 1.63% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 17
Average salary £39,500 £42,105 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.18% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £25,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
2260 2027 2292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.18% 49.54% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1936 1594 1893
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -30 5 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Warwickshire -11 4 £47,500 +14.45%
Solihull - 4 £38,500 -
Coventry -16 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Wolverhampton -2 2 £40,000 -4.99%
Herefordshire - 2 £22,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Symantec
England

Symantec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (80.95%) Windows
2 50 (79.37%) VMware
3 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
4 37 (58.73%) Active Directory
4 37 (58.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (49.21%) Citrix
7 28 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 27 (42.86%) NetBackup
9 25 (39.68%) Backup Exec
9 25 (39.68%) vSphere
10 23 (36.51%) ITIL
11 22 (34.92%) Cisco
11 22 (34.92%) SAN
12 21 (33.33%) NetApp
12 21 (33.33%) HP
12 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (30.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (30.16%) MCSE
14 18 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (28.57%) CCNA
15 17 (26.98%) Dell
15 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (25.40%) DNS
16 16 (25.40%) Firewall
17 15 (23.81%) EMC
17 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
18 14 (22.22%) XenApp
18 14 (22.22%) DHCP

Symantec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 28 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 19 (30.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (15.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 9 (14.29%) Lync
5 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (12.70%) IIS
6 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.92%) SAN
2 16 (25.40%) Firewall
2 16 (25.40%) DNS
3 14 (22.22%) DHCP
4 10 (15.87%) WAN
5 9 (14.29%) LAN
6 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.11%) iSCSI
7 6 (9.52%) VLAN
8 5 (7.94%) FTP
8 5 (7.94%) NAS
8 5 (7.94%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (6.35%) VPN
10 3 (4.76%) VoIP
10 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.76%) Network Security
11 2 (3.17%) Wireless
11 2 (3.17%) Symposium
11 2 (3.17%) Nortel Meridian
12 1 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Architect
2 8 (12.70%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Team Leader
3 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Server Support
5 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Server Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (6.35%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Backup Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Wintel Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Wintel Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.11%) Clustering
2 7 (11.11%) EqualLogic
3 4 (6.35%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (80.95%) Windows
2 33 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (22.22%) Linux
6 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.52%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.35%) VMS
9 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.59%) SUSE
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 12 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (14.29%) Line Management
5 7 (11.11%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) Change Control
6 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
8 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.17%) Release Management
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.17%) Data Governance
9 2 (3.17%) CRM
9 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.59%) Service Management
10 1 (1.59%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.59%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) VBScript
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) VB
4 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) MCSE
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (28.57%) CCNA
3 13 (20.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (14.29%) MCITP
5 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
5 8 (12.70%) MCSA
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (11.11%) MCP
7 6 (9.52%) CCNP
7 6 (9.52%) CCA
7 6 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 5 (7.94%) VCP4
9 2 (3.17%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (58.73%) Active Directory
1 37 (58.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (39.68%) vSphere
3 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 14 (22.22%) XenApp
5 9 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 8 (12.70%) XenDesktop
7 7 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (9.52%) Terminal Services
9 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (6.35%) vCloud
11 3 (4.76%) XenServer
12 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (1.59%) Xen
13 1 (1.59%) SRDF
13 1 (1.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (1.59%) IAG
13 1 (1.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 27 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 25 (39.68%) Backup Exec
3 13 (20.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (12.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (7.94%) SCDPM
5 5 (7.94%) ARCserve
6 4 (6.35%) SCOM
6 4 (6.35%) WSUS
7 3 (4.76%) SCCM
7 3 (4.76%) MOM
8 2 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.59%) Cacti
9 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 50 (79.37%) VMware
2 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
3 31 (49.21%) Citrix
4 22 (34.92%) Cisco
5 21 (33.33%) HP
5 21 (33.33%) NetApp
6 17 (26.98%) Dell
7 15 (23.81%) EMC
8 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.94%) IBM
10 4 (6.35%) Juniper
10 4 (6.35%) WatchGuard
10 4 (6.35%) SonicWALL
11 3 (4.76%) Apple
11 3 (4.76%) CommVault
11 3 (4.76%) Sophos
12 2 (3.17%) McAfee
12 2 (3.17%) Adobe
12 2 (3.17%) Nortel
12 2 (3.17%) LogRhythm
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Excellent Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 25 days ago