Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 518 710 721
Rank change year-on-year +192 +11 -90
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 73 159 196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.20% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.61% 1.69% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 34 137 194
Median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £24,825 £21,600 £24,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £49,250 £49,625
UK median annual salary £40,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% +9.49%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4,546 9,393 9,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.48% 11.41% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,540 6,918 6,984
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.76% +5.45% +4.76%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Backup Exec as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in the UK excluding London

Backup Exec
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Backup Exec in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Backup Exec in the UK excluding London

Backup Exec
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Backup Exec in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK excluding London

Backup Exec
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 6 August 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
Midlands +93 31 £42,500 +2.41%
West Midlands +84 31 £42,500 +2.41%
South East +167 25 £45,000 +21.62% 3
North of England +144 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
South West +118 5 £28,500 -34.10% 1
Yorkshire +113 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
East of England +106 3 - - 2
Scotland +94 2 £28,000 +16.67%
North West +109 1 £32,000 -12.33%
North East - 1 £36,500 -
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 71 (97.26%) Windows
2 69 (94.52%) VMware
3 66 (90.41%) Microsoft
4 62 (84.93%) Office 365
5 60 (82.19%) Windows Server
6 59 (80.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 57 (78.08%) Veeam
8 54 (73.97%) Citrix
9 52 (71.23%) Azure
10 47 (64.38%) Hyper-V
11 44 (60.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 44 (60.27%) Firewall
12 42 (57.53%) XenApp
13 39 (53.42%) Active Directory
14 38 (52.05%) MS Exchange
14 38 (52.05%) XenDesktop
15 37 (50.68%) Change Management
16 34 (46.58%) Cisco
16 34 (46.58%) Sophos
17 31 (42.47%) VPN
17 31 (42.47%) PowerShell
17 31 (42.47%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (38.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 27 (36.99%) iSCSI
20 25 (34.25%) Server Management
21 24 (32.88%) HP
22 23 (31.51%) NFS
22 23 (31.51%) Problem Management
22 23 (31.51%) vSphere
22 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2016

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 44 (60.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 38 (52.05%) MS Exchange
3 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 62 (84.93%) Office 365
2 52 (71.23%) Azure
3 7 (9.59%) AWS
4 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) G Suite
4 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (60.27%) Firewall
2 31 (42.47%) VPN
3 27 (36.99%) iSCSI
4 14 (19.18%) DHCP
4 14 (19.18%) DNS
4 14 (19.18%) NetScaler
5 13 (17.81%) SAN
6 11 (15.07%) LAN
7 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.96%) WAN
9 6 (8.22%) VoIP
10 5 (6.85%) VLAN
11 4 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (4.11%) Internet
13 2 (2.74%) NAS
13 2 (2.74%) Network Security
13 2 (2.74%) Wireless
14 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (1.37%) FCoE
14 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Infrastructure Support
2 18 (24.66%) Analyst
2 18 (24.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 18 (24.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 18 (24.66%) Support Analyst
3 17 (23.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) IT Engineer
5 13 (17.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (17.81%) IT Support
6 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
7 10 (13.70%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (13.70%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (12.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (12.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) Citrix Support
10 6 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (5.48%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 17 (23.29%) Driving Licence
3 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
4 9 (12.33%) CMDB
5 4 (5.48%) Reinsurance
5 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) Handset
6 2 (2.74%) iPhone
6 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.74%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.37%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 71 (97.26%) Windows
2 60 (82.19%) Windows Server
3 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2016
4 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (16.44%) Windows 10
5 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
5 12 (16.44%) Windows 8
6 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (5.48%) HPUX
8 4 (5.48%) Linux
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (5.48%) Solaris
8 4 (5.48%) Unix
9 2 (2.74%) Android
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.37%) VMS
10 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) Change Management
2 31 (42.47%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (38.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (34.25%) Server Management
5 23 (31.51%) Problem Management
6 22 (30.14%) Line Management
6 22 (30.14%) Process Improvement
7 16 (21.92%) Commercial Awareness
7 16 (21.92%) Decision-Making
7 16 (21.92%) Project Management
7 16 (21.92%) Strategic Planning
8 12 (16.44%) Preventative Maintenance
9 11 (15.07%) Project Delivery
10 10 (13.70%) Security Management
11 9 (12.33%) Data Governance
11 9 (12.33%) Information Security
11 9 (12.33%) Information Security Management
11 9 (12.33%) ISMS
12 5 (6.85%) Migration
13 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) PowerShell
2 18 (24.66%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) MCSE
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (19.18%) MCSA
3 10 (13.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.85%) CCNA
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.48%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) CCA
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.37%) HND
7 1 (1.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.14%) BS25999
1 22 (30.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 22 (30.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.33%) QA
3 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (80.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (64.38%) Hyper-V
3 42 (57.53%) XenApp
4 39 (53.42%) Active Directory
5 38 (52.05%) XenDesktop
6 23 (31.51%) NFS
6 23 (31.51%) vSphere
7 22 (30.14%) BitLocker
8 4 (5.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.37%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.37%) vMotion
4 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (94.52%) VMware
2 66 (90.41%) Microsoft
3 57 (78.08%) Veeam
4 54 (73.97%) Citrix
5 34 (46.58%) Cisco
5 34 (46.58%) Sophos
6 24 (32.88%) HP
7 20 (27.40%) Dell
8 17 (23.29%) Symantec
9 16 (21.92%) EqualLogic
10 13 (17.81%) McAfee
10 13 (17.81%) NetApp
11 10 (13.70%) CommVault
12 9 (12.33%) Juniper
12 9 (12.33%) Palo Alto
13 4 (5.48%) Acronis
13 4 (5.48%) Asigra
13 4 (5.48%) Mitel
13 4 (5.48%) Oracle
13 4 (5.48%) Zerto