The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 201 174 182
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 21 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.68% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.47% 8.77% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 19
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Backup Exec
England

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

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
281 422 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.02% 7.76% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 248 347 179
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Backup Exec
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the West Midlands region.

Backup Exec Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Backup Exec
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Backup Exec Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Backup Exec
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 Backup Exec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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 -2 8 £38,500 -
Worcestershire +4 5 £30,000 +30.43%
Birmingham -23 4 £34,750 -14.19%
Staffordshire -16 1 £25,000 -6.54%
Backup Exec
England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 34 (69.39%) VMware
3 30 (61.22%) Citrix
4 29 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (55.10%) vSphere
5 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
5 27 (55.10%) SAN
6 26 (53.06%) NetApp
6 26 (53.06%) Cisco
7 25 (51.02%) HP
7 25 (51.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (46.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (46.94%) Symantec
9 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (44.90%) MCSE
10 21 (42.86%) Firewall
11 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
12 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
13 18 (36.73%) XenApp
14 17 (34.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (34.69%) VLAN
15 16 (32.65%) VMware ESX
15 16 (32.65%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (32.65%) DNS
16 15 (30.61%) CCNA
16 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
16 15 (30.61%) XenDesktop
16 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.57%) IIS
3 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (10.20%) WordPress
8 5 (10.20%) Moodle
8 5 (10.20%) Apache
9 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Exchequer
1 1 (2.04%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) SAN
2 21 (42.86%) Firewall
3 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
4 17 (34.69%) VLAN
5 16 (32.65%) DNS
6 14 (28.57%) NetScaler
7 12 (24.49%) NAS
8 9 (18.37%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (18.37%) iSCSI
8 9 (18.37%) LAN
8 9 (18.37%) WAN
8 9 (18.37%) DHCP
9 8 (16.33%) VPN
10 7 (14.29%) SSL
10 7 (14.29%) HTTP
11 6 (12.24%) SSH
12 4 (8.16%) Wireless
12 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
12 4 (8.16%) MPLS
13 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Informix
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (12.24%) Publishing
2 3 (6.12%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) IT Support Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Senior Support Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) IT Support
3 9 (18.37%) Senior IT Support
4 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Server Support
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.12%) Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) Replication
3 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
4 3 (6.12%) Clustering
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
7 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Vista
9 3 (6.12%) VMS
10 2 (4.08%) UNIX
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (24.49%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Change Control
4 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.20%) Content Management
5 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.16%) Network Management
7 3 (6.12%) Time Management
7 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.04%) Project Management
9 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.04%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (44.90%) MCSE
3 17 (34.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (30.61%) CCNA
6 12 (24.49%) CCA
6 12 (24.49%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (16.33%) MCITP
8 6 (12.24%) NCDA
8 6 (12.24%) MCSA
9 5 (10.20%) MCP
10 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (2.04%) VCP4
12 1 (2.04%) HNC
12 1 (2.04%) HND
12 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (55.10%) vSphere
3 18 (36.73%) XenApp
4 16 (32.65%) VMware ESX
5 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
5 15 (30.61%) XenDesktop
6 13 (26.53%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (8.16%) Shibboleth
9 3 (6.12%) vCloud
9 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (6.12%) Terminal Services
10 2 (4.08%) ISA Server
11 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (2.04%) XenServer
11 1 (2.04%) UAG
11 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 7 (14.29%) WSUS
3 4 (8.16%) XenMobile
4 3 (6.12%) ARCserve
4 3 (6.12%) SCCM
5 1 (2.04%) SCOM
5 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
1 34 (69.39%) VMware
2 30 (61.22%) Citrix
3 26 (53.06%) Cisco
3 26 (53.06%) NetApp
4 25 (51.02%) HP
5 23 (46.94%) Symantec
6 12 (24.49%) Dell
7 10 (20.41%) EMC
7 10 (20.41%) IBM
7 10 (20.41%) Mitel
8 9 (18.37%) Siemens
9 7 (14.29%) Altiris
10 6 (12.24%) SonicWALL
10 6 (12.24%) Kaspersky
11 4 (8.16%) WatchGuard
11 4 (8.16%) Avaya
12 3 (6.12%) Veritas
13 2 (4.08%) Remedy
13 2 (4.08%) McAfee