Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 639 734 727
Rank change year-on-year +95 -7 -39
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 103 131 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.16% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.46% 1.51% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 128 203
Median annual salary £31,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £46,600
UK median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 7,041 8,693 9,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 10.80% 10.36% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,336 6,593 6,979
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 +73 40 £33,250 -21.76% 2
Midlands +63 40 £33,250 -21.76% 3
South East +58 28 £31,000 -15.07% 4
East of England +40 13 £23,381 -43.66% 4
North of England +61 12 £30,000 -17.24% 5
South West +46 9 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +42 6 £30,000 -20.00% 1
North West +49 5 £32,000 -1.54%
Scotland +25 1 £26,000 -24.15% 3
North East +4 1 £36,500 +69.77% 4
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 102 (99.03%) Windows
2 89 (86.41%) VMware
3 87 (84.47%) Microsoft
3 87 (84.47%) Office 365
3 87 (84.47%) Windows Server
4 69 (66.99%) Active Directory
5 67 (65.05%) Citrix
6 65 (63.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 62 (60.19%) Veeam
8 61 (59.22%) XenApp
9 58 (56.31%) Hyper-V
10 56 (54.37%) Azure
10 56 (54.37%) MS Exchange
11 51 (49.51%) Firewall
12 48 (46.60%) XenDesktop
13 45 (43.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 45 (43.69%) HP
14 44 (42.72%) PowerShell
15 40 (38.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (38.83%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2016
17 37 (35.92%) vSphere
18 36 (34.95%) DHCP
18 36 (34.95%) DNS
19 35 (33.98%) Cisco
20 34 (33.01%) Microsoft Office
20 34 (33.01%) Change Management
21 33 (32.04%) Sophos
22 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
23 31 (30.10%) LAN

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 56 (54.37%) MS Exchange
2 45 (43.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (33.01%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 87 (84.47%) Office 365
2 56 (54.37%) Azure
3 14 (13.59%) AWS
4 4 (3.88%) OneDrive
4 4 (3.88%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.88%) PowerApps
5 3 (2.91%) IaaS
5 3 (2.91%) PaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.97%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 51 (49.51%) Firewall
2 36 (34.95%) DHCP
2 36 (34.95%) DNS
3 31 (30.10%) LAN
3 31 (30.10%) VPN
4 28 (27.18%) TCP/IP
5 23 (22.33%) iSCSI
6 20 (19.42%) WAN
7 17 (16.50%) SAN
7 17 (16.50%) VoIP
8 15 (14.56%) NetScaler
9 14 (13.59%) VLAN
10 12 (11.65%) Internet
11 8 (7.77%) Wireless
12 4 (3.88%) FTP
12 4 (3.88%) NAS
12 4 (3.88%) SSH
12 4 (3.88%) SSL
13 3 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 24 (23.30%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) Analyst
1 25 (24.27%) Support Analyst
2 24 (23.30%) IT Support
3 23 (22.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 19 (18.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (18.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 14 (13.59%) Support Engineer
5 14 (13.59%) Technical Engineer
6 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (12.62%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) IT Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (4.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.85%) Azure Engineer
12 4 (3.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) WSH
2 4 (3.88%) COM
3 1 (0.97%) LDAP
3 1 (0.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Enterprise Storage
2 19 (18.45%) Driving Licence
3 15 (14.56%) CMDB
4 13 (12.62%) Management Information System
4 13 (12.62%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.83%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.91%) AS400
7 3 (2.91%) Clustering
7 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.91%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.91%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.94%) iPhone
8 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.97%) Handset
9 1 (0.97%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (99.03%) Windows
2 87 (84.47%) Windows Server
3 40 (38.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2016
5 24 (23.30%) Windows 10
6 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (11.65%) Windows 7
9 9 (8.74%) Linux
9 9 (8.74%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.88%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.91%) HPUX
11 3 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.91%) Solaris
11 3 (2.91%) Unix
12 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.97%) Android
13 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (33.01%) Change Management
3 31 (30.10%) Server Management
4 28 (27.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (18.45%) Problem Management
5 19 (18.45%) Process Improvement
5 19 (18.45%) Project Management
6 18 (17.48%) Commercial Awareness
6 18 (17.48%) Decision-Making
6 18 (17.48%) Line Management
6 18 (17.48%) Strategic Planning
7 14 (13.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (12.62%) ITIL
8 13 (12.62%) Preventative Maintenance
8 13 (12.62%) Security Management
9 12 (11.65%) Data Governance
9 12 (11.65%) Information Security
9 12 (11.65%) ISMS
9 12 (11.65%) Patch Management
9 12 (11.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) PowerShell
2 21 (20.39%) SQL
3 12 (11.65%) VBScript
4 5 (4.85%) Java
5 4 (3.88%) VB
6 2 (1.94%) C
7 1 (0.97%) C++
7 1 (0.97%) Python
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) MCSA
1 19 (18.45%) MCSE
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.85%) CCNA
3 5 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.85%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.88%) Degree
5 2 (1.94%) MCP
6 1 (0.97%) CCA
6 1 (0.97%) CCNP
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.97%) HND
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.48%) BS25999
1 18 (17.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 18 (17.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.56%) QA
3 12 (11.65%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (66.99%) Active Directory
2 65 (63.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (59.22%) XenApp
4 58 (56.31%) Hyper-V
5 48 (46.60%) XenDesktop
6 37 (35.92%) vSphere
7 20 (19.42%) BitLocker
7 20 (19.42%) NFS
8 3 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.94%) Firmware
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.94%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.97%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (7.77%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.91%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.94%) SCCM
4 2 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.97%) Ansible
5 1 (0.97%) Avamar
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.97%) SCOM
5 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.97%) vMotion
5 1 (0.97%) vRealize
5 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (86.41%) VMware
2 87 (84.47%) Microsoft
3 67 (65.05%) Citrix
4 62 (60.19%) Veeam
5 45 (43.69%) HP
6 35 (33.98%) Cisco
7 33 (32.04%) Sophos
8 27 (26.21%) Dell
8 27 (26.21%) Symantec
9 22 (21.36%) EqualLogic
10 16 (15.53%) NetApp
11 15 (14.56%) Juniper
11 15 (14.56%) Palo Alto
12 14 (13.59%) McAfee
13 13 (12.62%) Mitel
14 12 (11.65%) Asigra
15 11 (10.68%) CommVault
16 6 (5.83%) Veritas
17 5 (4.85%) SonicWALL
17 5 (4.85%) Zerto