Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Backup Exec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Backup Exec over the 6 months to 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 761 790 857
Rank change year-on-year +29 +67 +10
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 56 143 228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 1.06% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43 91 216
10th Percentile £27,250 £19,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,625 £26,875 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £33,000 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.21% -9.59% +1.74%
75th Percentile £46,125 £48,125 £43,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +21.21% -9.59% +2.10%

Backup Exec is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,802 13,476 16,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.84% 13.53% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10,226 10,727 13,210
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,623 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Backup Exec as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Backup Exec in England.

Salary trend for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Backup Exec in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the England region over the 6 months to 23 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands 0 23 £40,000 +3.23% 1
West Midlands -10 23 £40,000 +3.23% 1
London +90 20 £42,500 +28.79% 2
South East +62 8 £28,250 -8.87%
South West -15 3 £33,500 -0.74%
East of England +39 1 £47,000 +101.02% 2
North of England +20 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -11 1 - -
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, IT jobs citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 55 (98.21%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Microsoft 365
3 47 (83.93%) VMware
4 41 (73.21%) Windows Server
5 40 (71.43%) Azure
5 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 33 (58.93%) Veeam
7 31 (55.36%) Hyper-V
7 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (50.00%) Firewall
9 25 (44.64%) MS Exchange
10 24 (42.86%) Citrix
11 17 (30.36%) Linux
11 17 (30.36%) Cisco
12 16 (28.57%) MCSA
12 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
12 16 (28.57%) iSCSI
12 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
13 14 (25.00%) Process Improvement
13 14 (25.00%) VPN
14 13 (23.21%) NFS
14 13 (23.21%) SQL
14 13 (23.21%) Change Management
14 13 (23.21%) Sophos
14 13 (23.21%) Problem Management
14 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (23.21%) BitLocker

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (44.64%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 50 (89.29%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (71.43%) Azure
3 12 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.14%) AWS
5 3 (5.36%) Mimecast
5 3 (5.36%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.57%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.79%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 14 (25.00%) VPN
4 12 (21.43%) SAN
5 11 (19.64%) DHCP
5 11 (19.64%) DNS
6 8 (14.29%) NAS
6 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.93%) LAN
8 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.36%) Internet
8 3 (5.36%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.36%) VLAN
8 3 (5.36%) WAN
9 2 (3.57%) VoIP
9 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Power BI
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
General
1 13 (23.21%) Digital Economy
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.93%) Games
3 5 (8.93%) Mandarin Language
4 4 (7.14%) Legal
5 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.57%) Publishing
7 1 (1.79%) Law
7 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
1 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 16 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 13 (23.21%) Support Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) IT Support
4 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Enterprise Storage
2 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 55 (98.21%) Windows
2 41 (73.21%) Windows Server
3 17 (30.36%) Linux
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
7 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
10 3 (5.36%) VMS
10 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
11 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 13 (23.21%) Change Management
2 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (23.21%) Problem Management
2 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (23.21%) Server Management
3 12 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
4 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Line Management
4 8 (14.29%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (12.50%) Change Control
5 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (12.50%) Service Management
6 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.93%) Commercial Awareness
7 5 (8.93%) Decision-Making
8 4 (7.14%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) MCSA
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.64%) MCSE
3 7 (12.50%) CCNA
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.71%) Degree
5 5 (8.93%) CCNP
6 4 (7.14%) MCITP
6 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) GDPR
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 31 (55.36%) Hyper-V
2 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 13 (23.21%) BitLocker
4 13 (23.21%) NFS
4 13 (23.21%) XenApp
5 12 (21.43%) vSphere
6 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (5.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
1 8 (14.29%) SCOM
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (83.93%) VMware
2 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 33 (58.93%) Veeam
4 24 (42.86%) Citrix
5 17 (30.36%) Cisco
6 13 (23.21%) Sophos
7 10 (17.86%) EMC
8 8 (14.29%) NetApp
9 7 (12.50%) Asigra
9 7 (12.50%) Ivanti
9 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 7 (12.50%) Remedy
9 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow
9 7 (12.50%) Symantec
10 6 (10.71%) HP
11 4 (7.14%) Juniper
12 3 (5.36%) Avaya
12 3 (5.36%) Dell
12 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
13 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg