Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 545 691 737
Rank change year-on-year +146 +46 -19
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 34 98 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.096% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 1.28% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 40 85 145
Median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -16.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,250 £19,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £63,750 £48,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +7.14%

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 5,120 7,678 8,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.51% 10.74% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,185 5,910 6,497
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £60,305 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +0.51% +7.14% +6.67%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 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 +71 15 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Midlands +64 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South East +156 13 £45,000 +80.00%
North of England +87 4 £27,500 +2.80% 1
Yorkshire +50 3 £27,500 +10.00%
South West +75 2 - - 1
North West +79 1 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Office 365
3 28 (82.35%) VMware
4 26 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (76.47%) Windows Server
5 25 (73.53%) Azure
6 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
7 22 (64.71%) Hyper-V
8 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
9 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (55.88%) MCSE
10 19 (55.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 18 (52.94%) Veeam
12 17 (50.00%) MS Exchange
12 17 (50.00%) Citrix
13 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (44.12%) SQL
13 15 (44.12%) Cisco
14 13 (38.24%) MCSA
14 13 (38.24%) SAN
15 12 (35.29%) Project Management
15 12 (35.29%) Linux
15 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (35.29%) Windows 10
16 11 (32.35%) Firewall
16 11 (32.35%) NetApp
16 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (32.35%) SCCM
16 11 (32.35%) SCOM

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 17 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.94%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 30 (88.24%) Office 365
2 25 (73.53%) Azure
3 10 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (11.76%) AWS
5 2 (5.88%) IaaS
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) Firewall
3 9 (26.47%) NAS
4 7 (20.59%) iSCSI
4 7 (20.59%) VPN
5 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) DHCP
6 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security
7 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.94%) SSL
7 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 5 (14.71%) Digital Economy
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (52.94%) IT Engineer
3 16 (47.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (23.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (20.59%) IT Support
8 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
9 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (11.76%) Analyst
9 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
10 3 (8.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.88%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Windows 10
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 8
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (11.76%) VMS
8 2 (5.88%) HPUX
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (5.88%) Solaris
8 2 (5.88%) Unix
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (35.29%) Project Management
3 10 (29.41%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) Change Control
4 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
4 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis
4 9 (26.47%) Project Delivery
4 9 (26.47%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (26.47%) Service Management
4 9 (26.47%) Strategic Planning
4 9 (26.47%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (20.59%) Change Management
6 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
7 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
7 5 (14.71%) Server Management
8 3 (8.82%) Line Management
9 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Migration
10 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (55.88%) MCSE
3 13 (38.24%) MCSA
4 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 22 (64.71%) Hyper-V
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (26.47%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (20.59%) XenApp
5 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
6 6 (17.65%) vSphere
7 5 (14.71%) BitLocker
7 5 (14.71%) NFS
8 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) SCCM
1 11 (32.35%) SCOM
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 9 (26.47%) NetBackup
2 9 (26.47%) WSUS
3 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 18 (52.94%) Veeam
4 17 (50.00%) Citrix
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco
6 11 (32.35%) NetApp
7 9 (26.47%) EMC
7 9 (26.47%) Ivanti
7 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
7 9 (26.47%) Remedy
7 9 (26.47%) ServiceNow
8 6 (17.65%) Sophos
9 5 (14.71%) Dell
10 4 (11.76%) HP
11 3 (8.82%) Symantec
12 2 (5.88%) EqualLogic
12 2 (5.88%) McAfee
12 2 (5.88%) Oracle
12 2 (5.88%) Zerto
13 1 (2.94%) Asigra