Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 877 849 733
Rank change year-on-year -28 -116 -99
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 321 345 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.96% 2.26% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 293 289 598
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,950 £24,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £55,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +9.38%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,353 15,257 16,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.29% 8.69% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13,161 12,371 13,804
UK median annual salary £53,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.88% +3.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +4.88%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Backup Exec.

Salary trend for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 16 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 22 February 2018. 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 -26 305 £35,000 +2.94% 51
UK excluding London -21 215 £32,500 - 39
London +10 102 £40,000 +5.96% 14
South East -17 80 £32,500 +4.84% 10
North of England -1 41 £32,500 - 7
Midlands -9 39 £37,500 +2.04% 11
West Midlands +21 34 £37,500 +10.29% 9
Yorkshire +28 22 £32,500 +20.37% 4
East of England +9 22 £38,750 -8.82% 6
South West +4 22 £36,250 -9.38% 3
North East -13 15 £30,000 - 1
Scotland -24 9 £37,500 +63.04% 1
East Midlands -9 5 £22,000 -42.11% 2
North West -13 4 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Wales +6 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northern Ireland -16 1 £26,500 -18.46%

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 301 (93.77%) Windows
2 264 (82.24%) Microsoft
3 246 (76.64%) VMware
4 242 (75.39%) Windows Server
5 230 (71.65%) Active Directory
6 186 (57.94%) MS Exchange
7 156 (48.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 150 (46.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 149 (46.42%) Cisco
10 142 (44.24%) DNS
11 137 (42.68%) Firewall
12 136 (42.37%) Veeam
13 132 (41.12%) Hyper-V
14 130 (40.50%) DHCP
15 129 (40.19%) Office 365
16 127 (39.56%) Symantec
17 126 (39.25%) Citrix
18 117 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 113 (35.20%) SQL Server
20 112 (34.89%) Microsoft Azure
21 111 (34.58%) HP
22 102 (31.78%) SAN
23 97 (30.22%) Exchange Server 2010
24 90 (28.04%) Microsoft Office
25 85 (26.48%) LAN
26 84 (26.17%) SharePoint
27 83 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2013
28 75 (23.36%) VMware ESXi
28 75 (23.36%) SCCM
29 74 (23.05%) VPN

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
1 186 (57.94%) MS Exchange
2 97 (30.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (26.17%) SharePoint
4 83 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (16.51%) IIS
6 52 (16.20%) Skype for Business
7 26 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (3.74%) Apache
9 12 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.18%) Confluence
10 7 (2.18%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.56%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.25%) nginx
12 4 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.93%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 90 (28.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.93%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.31%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 129 (40.19%) Office 365
2 112 (34.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (8.10%) Mimecast
5 20 (6.23%) G Suite
6 7 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.62%) IaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) GitHub
10 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.31%) PaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 142 (44.24%) DNS
2 137 (42.68%) Firewall
3 130 (40.50%) DHCP
4 102 (31.78%) SAN
5 85 (26.48%) LAN
6 74 (23.05%) VPN
7 69 (21.50%) WAN
8 64 (19.94%) TCP/IP
9 40 (12.46%) VoIP
10 39 (12.15%) VLAN
11 33 (10.28%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (7.48%) NAS
13 22 (6.85%) NetScaler
14 21 (6.54%) Wireless
15 17 (5.30%) Remote Desktop
16 13 (4.05%) DSL
16 13 (4.05%) Skype
17 12 (3.74%) iSCSI
18 11 (3.43%) ISDN
18 11 (3.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (35.20%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (6.54%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.80%) MySQL
7 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.62%) Power BI
9 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.31%) DB2
9 1 (0.31%) Ingres
9 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.12%) JIRA
2 5 (1.56%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 43 (13.40%) Finance
2 7 (2.18%) Legal
3 6 (1.87%) Advertising
3 6 (1.87%) Marketing
4 5 (1.56%) Law
4 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.56%) Retail
5 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.62%) Automotive
7 1 (0.31%) Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (28.35%) Support Engineer
2 76 (23.68%) Analyst
3 69 (21.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 68 (21.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 59 (18.38%) Support Analyst
6 43 (13.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 41 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 33 (10.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 33 (10.28%) Infrastructure Support
9 32 (9.97%) Technical Support
10 31 (9.66%) VMware Engineer
11 30 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 28 (8.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 27 (8.41%) IT Support
14 26 (8.10%) IT Engineer
14 26 (8.10%) VMware Support Engineer
15 25 (7.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 21 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 21 (6.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 20 (6.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.30%) Web Services
2 8 (2.49%) WSH
3 7 (2.18%) Software Packaging
3 7 (2.18%) WAP
4 2 (0.62%) LAMP
5 1 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (19.00%) Clustering
2 18 (5.61%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.30%) Blackberry
4 15 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.05%) Replication
6 12 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.43%) Driving Licence
7 11 (3.43%) PKI
8 9 (2.80%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.18%) iPhone
9 7 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Licensing
11 5 (1.56%) Handset
12 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.93%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.93%) User Experience
13 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 301 (93.77%) Windows
2 242 (75.39%) Windows Server
3 150 (46.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 117 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (22.43%) Linux
6 67 (20.87%) Windows 7
7 54 (16.82%) Windows 10
8 52 (16.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (12.77%) Windows 8
10 21 (6.54%) Windows XP
11 14 (4.36%) Mac OS X
12 13 (4.05%) Solaris
12 13 (4.05%) Unix
13 12 (3.74%) CentOS
13 12 (3.74%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.87%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.56%) Windows Vista
16 4 (1.25%) Kali Linux
16 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.74%) ITIL
2 32 (9.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (9.66%) Patch Management
4 28 (8.72%) Incident Management
5 23 (7.17%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (5.61%) Mentoring
7 14 (4.36%) Web Filtering
8 13 (4.05%) Coaching
8 13 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (3.74%) Business Continuity
9 12 (3.74%) Change Control
9 12 (3.74%) Time Management
10 11 (3.43%) DevOps
10 11 (3.43%) Server Building
11 10 (3.12%) Configuration Management
11 10 (3.12%) ITSM
11 10 (3.12%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 10 (3.12%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.80%) Problem Management
12 9 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (21.81%) SQL
2 63 (19.63%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.49%) Bash Shell
3 8 (2.49%) VBScript
4 6 (1.87%) VB
5 3 (0.93%) Python
5 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.62%) C
6 2 (0.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.31%) AWK
7 1 (0.31%) C++
7 1 (0.31%) Perl
7 1 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 56 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (14.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 39 (12.15%) MCSE
4 32 (9.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (9.35%) MCSA
6 20 (6.23%) MCITP
7 19 (5.92%) Degree
8 17 (5.30%) CCNA
8 17 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (4.36%) MCP
10 10 (3.12%) PhD
10 10 (3.12%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.80%) CCNP
11 9 (2.80%) SC Cleared
12 7 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.18%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (1.87%) CISSP
13 6 (1.87%) MCDST
14 4 (1.25%) CCA
14 4 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.90%) SLA
2 7 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) GAMP
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 230 (71.65%) Active Directory
2 156 (48.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (41.12%) Hyper-V
4 75 (23.36%) VMware ESXi
5 54 (16.82%) vSphere
6 50 (15.58%) XenApp
7 38 (11.84%) XenServer
8 32 (9.97%) XenDesktop
9 13 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (3.43%) Terminal Services
11 10 (3.12%) DFS Replication
12 7 (2.18%) Firmware
13 4 (1.25%) MetaFrame
13 4 (1.25%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.93%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.93%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 75 (23.36%) SCCM
2 39 (12.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 39 (12.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 37 (11.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 37 (11.53%) vCenter Server
4 33 (10.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 33 (10.28%) WSUS
5 27 (8.41%) SCOM
6 26 (8.10%) NetBackup
7 19 (5.92%) ServiceCenter
8 17 (5.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 12 (3.74%) Nagios
9 12 (3.74%) XenMobile
10 7 (2.18%) Malwarebytes
10 7 (2.18%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.56%) AirWatch
12 5 (1.56%) HP SIM
12 5 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 264 (82.24%) Microsoft
2 246 (76.64%) VMware
3 149 (46.42%) Cisco
4 136 (42.37%) Veeam
5 127 (39.56%) Symantec
6 126 (39.25%) Citrix
7 111 (34.58%) HP
8 61 (19.00%) Dell
9 59 (18.38%) Veritas
10 51 (15.89%) NetApp
11 46 (14.33%) Sophos
12 44 (13.71%) CommVault
13 43 (13.40%) Juniper
14 36 (11.21%) F5
14 36 (11.21%) Forcepoint
15 35 (10.90%) Altiris
16 33 (10.28%) Google
17 25 (7.79%) EMC
18 23 (7.17%) Palo Alto
19 21 (6.54%) IBM