Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 986 654 852
Rank change year-on-year -332 +198 +52
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 59 51 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.64% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 50 40 173
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £22,500
25th Percentile £26,500 £36,750 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,750 £45,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.89% +38.46% -13.33%
75th Percentile £46,000 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,625 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.33% +38.46% -9.72%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 21,214 8,003 17,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.85% 16.37% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13,537 6,702 13,651
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,075
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Backup Exec over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 13 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 20 October 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
England -298 56 £38,750 -13.89% 18
UK excluding London -218 42 £34,500 -23.33% 17
Midlands -117 18 £33,175 -16.01% 5
London -257 17 £44,000 -5.38% 1
West Midlands -102 14 £28,425 -28.04% 3
South East -167 13 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North of England -133 6 £28,750 +4.55% 5
Work from Home -277 6 £40,000 -13.98%
North West -101 3 £30,000 -53.85%
Yorkshire -107 3 £26,000 -5.45% 5
East Midlands - 3 £52,500 - 2
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
East of England - 2 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 51 (86.44%) Microsoft 365
3 49 (83.05%) Microsoft
4 46 (77.97%) Active Directory
5 43 (72.88%) VMware
6 41 (69.49%) Windows Server
7 39 (66.10%) Azure
8 35 (59.32%) Firewall
9 34 (57.63%) Hyper-V
10 31 (52.54%) Cisco
10 31 (52.54%) Microsoft Office
10 31 (52.54%) DNS
11 29 (49.15%) DHCP
11 29 (49.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (45.76%) MS Exchange
13 22 (37.29%) VPN
13 22 (37.29%) Veeam
14 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
14 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (35.59%) Social Skills
15 20 (33.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 20 (33.90%) Windows 10
16 19 (32.20%) Azure Active Directory
16 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2016
17 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (28.81%) TCP/IP
19 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2019
20 15 (25.42%) Dell
20 15 (25.42%) LAN
20 15 (25.42%) Disaster Recovery

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 27 (45.76%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) IIS
3 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
4 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.17%) SAS
5 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
7 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.69%) Apache
8 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (52.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Unica
2 4 (6.78%) FastStats
3 3 (5.08%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 51 (86.44%) Microsoft 365
2 39 (66.10%) Azure
3 19 (32.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (16.95%) AWS
5 7 (11.86%) Mimecast
6 5 (8.47%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (5.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (59.32%) Firewall
2 31 (52.54%) DNS
3 29 (49.15%) DHCP
4 22 (37.29%) VPN
5 17 (28.81%) TCP/IP
6 15 (25.42%) LAN
7 14 (23.73%) VLAN
8 12 (20.34%) SAN
9 11 (18.64%) iSCSI
9 11 (18.64%) NAS
9 11 (18.64%) WAN
10 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (10.17%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (10.17%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (10.17%) VoIP
11 4 (6.78%) Internet
11 4 (6.78%) Unified Communications
12 2 (3.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (35.59%) Social Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
3 6 (10.17%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Digital Economy
4 4 (6.78%) Legal
4 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.08%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Retail
6 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.69%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) IT Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (8.47%) IT Manager
7 5 (8.47%) IT Support
8 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Active Directory Support
9 3 (5.08%) Exchange Support
9 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (5.08%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.17%) Clustering
4 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.78%) EFT
5 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (6.78%) Virtual Team
6 3 (5.08%) CCTV
7 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Windows Server
3 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (33.90%) Windows 10
5 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2016
6 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2019
8 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
9 12 (20.34%) Linux
10 6 (10.17%) VMS
11 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
12 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (25.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (23.73%) ITIL
4 13 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.86%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (11.86%) Patch Management
5 7 (11.86%) Web Filtering
6 6 (10.17%) Change Management
6 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.17%) Due Diligence
6 6 (10.17%) Information Security
6 6 (10.17%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (10.17%) Project Management
6 6 (10.17%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (10.17%) Server Management
6 6 (10.17%) Software Licensing
7 5 (8.47%) CRM
8 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) PowerShell
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) Python
3 6 (10.17%) R
3 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.95%) MCSE
3 8 (13.56%) MCSA
4 7 (11.86%) MCP
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.78%) CCNA
7 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 3 (5.08%) MCITP
7 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
7 3 (5.08%) PMP
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) GDPR
2 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.69%) NCSC
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (77.97%) Active Directory
2 34 (57.63%) Hyper-V
3 29 (49.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.56%) vSphere
5 6 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.78%) BitLocker
6 4 (6.78%) NFS
6 4 (6.78%) XenApp
6 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) WSUS
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.08%) SCOM
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.69%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 49 (83.05%) Microsoft
2 43 (72.88%) VMware
3 31 (52.54%) Cisco
4 22 (37.29%) Veeam
5 15 (25.42%) Dell
6 14 (23.73%) Citrix
7 13 (22.03%) Sophos
8 10 (16.95%) Veritas
9 9 (15.25%) EMC
9 9 (15.25%) Symantec
10 8 (13.56%) SolarWinds
11 7 (11.86%) SonicWALL
12 6 (10.17%) arcserve
12 6 (10.17%) Avaya
12 6 (10.17%) AVG
12 6 (10.17%) HP
12 6 (10.17%) IBM
12 6 (10.17%) Trend Micro
13 5 (8.47%) McAfee
14 4 (6.78%) Apteco