The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 493 468 476
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 472 484 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.44% 7.22% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 418 430 463
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +4.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7333 6699 6417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.40% 6.20% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5838 5437 5216
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Backup Exec
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the UK.

Backup Exec Salary Trend in the UK

Backup Exec
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Backup Exec over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Backup Exec Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -52 440 £32,500 -7.14% 35
London -2 161 £37,500 - 8
South East -41 125 £33,000 -5.71% 4
South West +10 40 £24,534 +9.04% 7
East of England -5 38 £25,000 -18.03% 4
Surrey +9 36 £32,500 -13.33% 1
City of London +32 35 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Oxfordshire +21 28 £33,000 +1.53% 2
Bromley +3 28 £37,500 -4.45%
Hampshire -2 28 £24,500 -24.61%
North West -4 25 £29,750 -38.97% 4
Abingdon - 22 £33,000 - 1
Yorkshire -42 21 £35,000 +32.07% 2
Berkshire -17 19 £50,000 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -18 19 £35,500 +5.97% 3
West Yorkshire -29 18 £37,500 +32.74% 2
Bristol +13 15 £30,000 -10.44% 2
Reading -10 15 £39,000 +11.42%
Bedfordshire +2 14 £27,500 -17.29% 2
Manchester -6 14 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Leeds -28 14 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Southampton +10 13 £21,000 -35.38%
Bedford +5 13 £25,000 -24.81% 2
Wiltshire +2 13 £29,000 -35.55% 5
Essex +15 12 £25,000 -45.05% 2
East Midlands -10 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire -17 11 £50,000 +51.51%
Nottingham +1 10 £45,000 -5.26%
Egham -4 10 £27,500 -26.66%

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Backup Exec 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 Backup Exec.

1 902 (93.47%) Windows
2 643 (66.63%) VMware
3 588 (60.93%) MS Exchange
4 576 (59.69%) Microsoft
5 556 (57.62%) Active Directory
6 549 (56.89%) Symantec
7 505 (52.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 453 (46.94%) Citrix
9 451 (46.74%) DNS
10 435 (45.08%) Firewall
11 418 (43.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 412 (42.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 390 (40.41%) SAN
14 373 (38.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 362 (37.51%) MS Excel
16 331 (34.30%) DHCP
17 329 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
18 325 (33.68%) Cisco
19 271 (28.08%) HP
20 268 (27.77%) Norton AntiVirus
21 258 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
22 253 (26.22%) MS Office
23 244 (25.28%) ITIL
24 235 (24.35%) vSphere
25 234 (24.25%) Exchange Server 2007
26 231 (23.94%) MCSE
27 229 (23.73%) SQL Server
28 221 (22.90%) Exchange Server 2003
29 217 (22.49%) TCP/IP
30 201 (20.83%) VPN

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Backup Exec 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 Backup Exec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 588 (60.93%) MS Exchange
2 373 (38.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 234 (24.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 221 (22.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 154 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 137 (14.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 127 (13.16%) SharePoint
8 90 (9.33%) IIS
9 61 (6.32%) Lync
10 54 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2000
11 47 (4.87%) Lotus Domino
12 29 (3.01%) IBM Notes
13 25 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (2.18%) Apache
15 15 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (0.93%) Moodle
18 8 (0.83%) Tomcat
19 5 (0.52%) WordPress
20 3 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 362 (37.51%) MS Excel
2 253 (26.22%) MS Office
3 15 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.04%) FastStats
5 8 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.31%) Maya
6 3 (0.31%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 9 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.21%) Eikon
4 1 (0.10%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.10%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Line 500
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.32%) Office 365
2 45 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.73%) SaaS
3 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 451 (46.74%) DNS
2 435 (45.08%) Firewall
3 390 (40.41%) SAN
4 331 (34.30%) DHCP
5 217 (22.49%) TCP/IP
6 201 (20.83%) VPN
7 185 (19.17%) LAN
8 160 (16.58%) WAN
9 128 (13.26%) Wireless
10 119 (12.33%) NAS
11 108 (11.19%) VLAN
12 68 (7.05%) iSCSI
13 56 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
14 52 (5.39%) SSL
15 50 (5.18%) VoIP
16 49 (5.08%) Internet
17 43 (4.46%) Network Security
18 37 (3.83%) Fibre Channel
19 33 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (3.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 54 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 35 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (2.59%) MySQL
6 20 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.10%) QlikView
9 1 (0.10%) DB2
9 1 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.10%) Informix
9 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Visual Studio
1 6 (0.62%) WebLOAD
1 6 (0.62%) AQtime
2 4 (0.41%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.31%) Subversion
4 2 (0.21%) JIRA
4 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.10%) Serena SBM
General
1 87 (9.02%) Finance
2 18 (1.87%) Publishing
3 16 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (1.35%) Advertising
5 12 (1.24%) Banking
6 9 (0.93%) Law
7 8 (0.83%) Back Office
8 4 (0.41%) Legal
8 4 (0.41%) Retail
8 4 (0.41%) Automotive
9 3 (0.31%) Games
9 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.21%) Local Government
10 2 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 245 (25.39%) Support Engineer
2 139 (14.40%) 3rd Line Support
3 133 (13.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 117 (12.12%) Analyst
5 90 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 86 (8.91%) Network Engineer
7 72 (7.46%) Systems Engineer
8 66 (6.84%) IT Support
9 63 (6.53%) Support Analyst
9 63 (6.53%) Server Engineer
10 60 (6.22%) Administrator
11 54 (5.60%) Network Support
12 53 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 49 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
14 46 (4.77%) Consultant
15 43 (4.46%) Server Support
16 41 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 40 (4.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
18 36 (3.73%) Technical Consultant
19 33 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.55%) LAMP
2 10 (1.04%) .NET
3 7 (0.73%) WSH
4 6 (0.62%) XMPP
4 6 (0.62%) MAPI
5 5 (0.52%) HTML
6 3 (0.31%) COM
6 3 (0.31%) CSS
7 2 (0.21%) Web Services
7 2 (0.21%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.10%) XML
8 1 (0.10%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.10%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 194 (20.10%) Blackberry
2 90 (9.33%) Clustering
3 73 (7.56%) Replication
4 37 (3.83%) EqualLogic
5 36 (3.73%) SecurID
6 29 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (2.28%) iPhone
8 18 (1.87%) Fat Client
8 18 (1.87%) Thin Client
9 17 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.76%) iPad
9 17 (1.76%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.55%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.24%) Open Source
12 10 (1.04%) Derivative
13 7 (0.73%) Firmware
13 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.62%) NHS
14 6 (0.62%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 902 (93.47%) Windows
2 505 (52.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 418 (43.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 258 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 185 (19.17%) Windows XP
6 180 (18.65%) Windows 7
7 164 (16.99%) Linux
8 112 (11.61%) Windows 8
9 56 (5.80%) UNIX
10 48 (4.97%) Android
11 47 (4.87%) Windows Vista
12 39 (4.04%) VMS
13 37 (3.83%) Windows Phone
14 36 (3.73%) Windows Phone 8
14 36 (3.73%) Windows 2000 Server
15 35 (3.63%) Solaris
16 33 (3.42%) Mac OS X
17 27 (2.80%) Mac OS
18 21 (2.18%) Windows 2000
19 18 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (25.28%) ITIL
2 108 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 79 (8.19%) Service Delivery
4 40 (4.15%) Migration
4 40 (4.15%) Change Control
4 40 (4.15%) Kalman Filter
5 38 (3.94%) Problem Management
6 32 (3.32%) Network Monitoring
7 27 (2.80%) Project Management
8 26 (2.69%) Asset Management
9 25 (2.59%) Data Protection
10 24 (2.49%) Load Balancing
10 24 (2.49%) Business Continuity
11 23 (2.38%) Time Management
12 21 (2.18%) Technical Architecture
12 21 (2.18%) ITIL V3
12 21 (2.18%) Change Management
13 19 (1.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 18 (1.87%) Service Management
14 18 (1.87%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (16.27%) SQL
2 95 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 34 (3.52%) Bash Shell
4 29 (3.01%) VBScript
4 29 (3.01%) Perl
5 28 (2.90%) VB
6 11 (1.14%) PHP
6 11 (1.14%) C
7 9 (0.93%) C#
8 7 (0.73%) C++
9 4 (0.41%) Java
9 4 (0.41%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.10%) Ruby
10 1 (0.10%) VBA
10 1 (0.10%) Python
10 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 329 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 231 (23.94%) MCSE
3 134 (13.89%) MCITP
4 132 (13.68%) MCSA
5 103 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
6 101 (10.47%) CCNA
7 83 (8.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 68 (7.05%) MCTS
9 67 (6.94%) Degree
10 65 (6.74%) MCP
11 57 (5.91%) Security Cleared
12 55 (5.70%) SC Cleared
13 37 (3.83%) Citrix Certification
14 34 (3.52%) CCA
15 27 (2.80%) CCNP
16 16 (1.66%) A+ Certification
17 14 (1.45%) NCDA
18 13 (1.35%) MCDST
19 12 (1.24%) VCAP
20 8 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (13.99%) SLA
2 15 (1.55%) QA
3 12 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 556 (57.62%) Active Directory
2 412 (42.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (24.35%) vSphere
4 194 (20.10%) Hyper-V
5 169 (17.51%) XenApp
6 127 (13.16%) VMware ESX
7 66 (6.84%) VMware ESXi
8 63 (6.53%) XenDesktop
9 55 (5.70%) XenServer
10 49 (5.08%) Terminal Services
11 45 (4.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 24 (2.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 24 (2.49%) Forefront TMG
13 20 (2.07%) MetaFrame
14 15 (1.55%) ISA Server
15 11 (1.14%) Xen
16 10 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
18 8 (0.83%) Shibboleth
19 7 (0.73%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 268 (27.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 119 (12.33%) NetBackup
3 100 (10.36%) SCCM
4 91 (9.43%) WSUS
5 49 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
6 44 (4.56%) SCOM
7 42 (4.35%) ARCserve
8 19 (1.97%) Nagios
8 19 (1.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 13 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (1.24%) Legato
11 11 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 11 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (1.04%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.93%) Data Guard
13 9 (0.93%) SCDPM
14 8 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
16 6 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
16 6 (0.62%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 643 (66.63%) VMware
2 576 (59.69%) Microsoft
3 549 (56.89%) Symantec
4 453 (46.94%) Citrix
5 325 (33.68%) Cisco
6 271 (28.08%) HP
7 185 (19.17%) Veeam
8 143 (14.82%) Dell
9 134 (13.89%) NetApp
10 132 (13.68%) EMC
11 120 (12.44%) McAfee
12 105 (10.88%) Juniper
13 84 (8.70%) Sophos
14 71 (7.36%) Veritas
15 65 (6.74%) Lotus
16 61 (6.32%) Apple
17 57 (5.91%) CheckPoint
18 50 (5.18%) Avaya
19 44 (4.56%) Clearswift
20 42 (4.35%) CommVault
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Amsys
Salary: £30,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits inc. bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Romford, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £18,000 to £32,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago