Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK > England
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 750 874 870
Rank change year-on-year +124 -4 -102
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 113 210 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.98% 1.24% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 65 196 291
Median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.96% -2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £20,200 £27,375 £25,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,875 £60,000
UK median annual salary £32,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.33% -2.67% +15.38%

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 11,502 16,901 16,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.93% 12.62% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9,032 13,058 12,847
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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
West Midlands +83 35 £42,500 - 2
Midlands +82 35 £42,500 - 3
South East +117 28 £31,000 -15.07% 1
London +92 26 £50,000 +42.86% 1
East of England +69 10 £23,381 -41.55% 2
North of England +94 8 £30,000 -14.29%
Yorkshire +95 6 £30,000 -14.29%
South West +91 6 £28,500 -27.85%
North West +72 1 £32,000 -1.54%
North East +18 1 £36,500 +69.77%
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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.

1 112 (99.12%) Windows
2 100 (88.50%) Microsoft
2 100 (88.50%) Office 365
3 92 (81.42%) Windows Server
4 87 (76.99%) VMware
5 82 (72.57%) Active Directory
6 73 (64.60%) Azure
7 68 (60.18%) Citrix
8 67 (59.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (54.87%) Veeam
9 62 (54.87%) Hyper-V
10 61 (53.98%) Firewall
10 61 (53.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 60 (53.10%) MS Exchange
12 54 (47.79%) XenApp
13 53 (46.90%) VPN
14 51 (45.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 48 (42.48%) PowerShell
16 46 (40.71%) HP
17 45 (39.82%) Change Management
18 44 (38.94%) DNS
18 44 (38.94%) DHCP
18 44 (38.94%) XenDesktop
19 43 (38.05%) Cisco
20 39 (34.51%) Problem-Solving
21 37 (32.74%) TCP/IP
21 37 (32.74%) Dell
21 37 (32.74%) LAN
22 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
22 36 (31.86%) Sophos

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 61 (53.98%) Exchange Server 2013
2 60 (53.10%) MS Exchange
3 34 (30.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.62%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.42%) IIS
6 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) FastStats
1 4 (3.54%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 100 (88.50%) Office 365
2 73 (64.60%) Azure
3 17 (15.04%) AWS
4 10 (8.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (7.08%) Mimecast
6 4 (3.54%) OneDrive
6 4 (3.54%) Power Platform
6 4 (3.54%) PowerApps
7 3 (2.65%) G Suite
8 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (53.98%) Firewall
2 53 (46.90%) VPN
3 44 (38.94%) DHCP
3 44 (38.94%) DNS
4 37 (32.74%) LAN
4 37 (32.74%) TCP/IP
5 29 (25.66%) WAN
6 27 (23.89%) VLAN
7 26 (23.01%) SAN
8 24 (21.24%) iSCSI
9 23 (20.35%) Internet
10 22 (19.47%) NetScaler
11 17 (15.04%) VoIP
12 9 (7.96%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (7.96%) Wireless
13 6 (5.31%) DKIM
13 6 (5.31%) FTP
13 6 (5.31%) IPsec
14 5 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (4.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.47%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (7.08%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Marketing
2 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (23.01%) Infrastructure Support
2 24 (21.24%) Analyst
2 24 (21.24%) IT Support
2 24 (21.24%) Support Analyst
3 22 (19.47%) Support Engineer
4 20 (17.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (17.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 19 (16.81%) Technical Engineer
6 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (12.39%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (11.50%) IT Engineer
9 10 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (8.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (8.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) Technical Support
10 9 (7.96%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (6.19%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) WSH
2 4 (3.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.89%) Management Information System
2 21 (18.58%) Enterprise Storage
3 19 (16.81%) Driving Licence
4 13 (11.50%) CMDB
5 10 (8.85%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (7.96%) Clustering
7 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
7 6 (5.31%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.54%) EFT
9 3 (2.65%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.65%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.77%) iPhone
10 2 (1.77%) Replication
11 1 (0.88%) Animation
11 1 (0.88%) Handset
11 1 (0.88%) IBM XIV
11 1 (0.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 112 (99.12%) Windows
2 92 (81.42%) Windows Server
3 51 (45.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (31.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 32 (28.32%) Windows 10
6 27 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (18.58%) Windows 7
8 20 (17.70%) Windows 8
9 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (8.85%) Linux
11 6 (5.31%) Mac OS
12 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (3.54%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (2.65%) HPUX
14 3 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (2.65%) Solaris
14 3 (2.65%) Unix
15 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.88%) Android
16 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.82%) Change Management
2 39 (34.51%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (26.55%) Server Management
4 28 (24.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (19.47%) Problem Management
6 21 (18.58%) Line Management
6 21 (18.58%) Process Improvement
6 21 (18.58%) Project Management
7 18 (15.93%) Commercial Awareness
7 18 (15.93%) Decision-Making
7 18 (15.93%) Strategic Planning
8 17 (15.04%) Information Security
8 17 (15.04%) ITIL
9 15 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (13.27%) Preventative Maintenance
10 14 (12.39%) Security Management
11 13 (11.50%) Data Governance
11 13 (11.50%) Information Security Management
11 13 (11.50%) ISMS
12 11 (9.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.48%) PowerShell
2 25 (22.12%) SQL
3 9 (7.96%) VBScript
4 4 (3.54%) Java
4 4 (3.54%) Python
4 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.54%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (22.12%) MCSE
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.93%) MCSA
3 11 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (7.96%) MCP
6 6 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.42%) CCNA
7 5 (4.42%) DBS Check
7 5 (4.42%) Degree
8 1 (0.88%) CCA
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) HND
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.58%) BS25999
1 21 (18.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 21 (18.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.50%) QA
3 7 (6.19%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (72.57%) Active Directory
2 67 (59.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (54.87%) Hyper-V
4 54 (47.79%) XenApp
5 44 (38.94%) XenDesktop
6 36 (31.86%) vSphere
7 21 (18.58%) BitLocker
7 21 (18.58%) NFS
8 3 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (7.96%) SCCM
3 6 (5.31%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (5.31%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.31%) SCOM
3 6 (5.31%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (5.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.77%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Avamar
6 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.88%) vMotion
6 1 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 100 (88.50%) Microsoft
2 87 (76.99%) VMware
3 68 (60.18%) Citrix
4 62 (54.87%) Veeam
5 46 (40.71%) HP
6 43 (38.05%) Cisco
7 37 (32.74%) Dell
8 36 (31.86%) Sophos
9 30 (26.55%) Symantec
10 21 (18.58%) EqualLogic
11 18 (15.93%) Veritas
12 17 (15.04%) McAfee
12 17 (15.04%) NetApp
13 13 (11.50%) Juniper
13 13 (11.50%) Palo Alto
14 12 (10.62%) CommVault
15 11 (9.73%) Asigra
16 9 (7.96%) Mitel
17 6 (5.31%) EMC
17 6 (5.31%) Zerto