Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 784 715
Rank change year-on-year -73 -69 -11
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 323 413 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.86% 2.79% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 288 369 628
UK median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 17,350 14,820 17,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.98% 8.77% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13,703 11,969 14,064
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 15 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 25 May 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 -77 317 £37,500 +15.38% 44
UK excluding London -43 209 £32,500 - 38
London -35 113 £45,000 +28.57% 8
South East -34 81 £30,000 -7.69% 7
North of England -13 41 £32,500 +8.33% 14
Midlands -18 35 £37,500 +13.64% 5
East of England -5 32 £35,000 +6.06% 6
West Midlands -13 30 £37,500 +13.64% 4
Yorkshire +28 25 £32,500 +20.37% 7
South West -22 15 £40,000 +45.45% 4
North West -27 12 £46,000 +46.03% 6
East Midlands -1 5 £33,750 +12.50% 1
North East -32 4 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Wales - 3 £32,500 - 2
Scotland -41 2 £39,000 +34.48%

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 297 (91.95%) Windows
2 247 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 238 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 233 (72.14%) VMware
5 229 (70.90%) Windows Server
6 194 (60.06%) MS Exchange
7 162 (50.15%) Cisco
8 160 (49.54%) Firewall
9 140 (43.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 138 (42.72%) Veeam
11 135 (41.80%) VMware Infrastructure
12 132 (40.87%) DNS
13 130 (40.25%) HP
14 125 (38.70%) Hyper-V
14 125 (38.70%) Office 365
15 120 (37.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 119 (36.84%) DHCP
17 117 (36.22%) Microsoft Azure
18 112 (34.67%) Citrix
19 106 (32.82%) Microsoft Office
20 104 (32.20%) LAN
21 90 (27.86%) SAN
22 87 (26.93%) Symantec
22 87 (26.93%) WAN
23 81 (25.08%) SQL Server
23 81 (25.08%) Exchange Server 2010
24 76 (23.53%) SCCM
25 75 (23.22%) SharePoint
26 66 (20.43%) VPN
27 64 (19.81%) Windows 7

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
1 194 (60.06%) MS Exchange
2 81 (25.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (23.22%) SharePoint
4 64 (19.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (11.76%) IIS
6 30 (9.29%) Skype for Business
7 23 (7.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (3.41%) Confluence
10 10 (3.10%) Apache
11 5 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.93%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.93%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.62%) JBoss
14 2 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 106 (32.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.93%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 125 (38.70%) Office 365
2 117 (36.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (8.05%) Mimecast
5 24 (7.43%) G Suite
6 3 (0.93%) PaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.62%) IaaS
7 2 (0.62%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 160 (49.54%) Firewall
2 132 (40.87%) DNS
3 119 (36.84%) DHCP
4 104 (32.20%) LAN
5 90 (27.86%) SAN
6 87 (26.93%) WAN
7 66 (20.43%) VPN
8 48 (14.86%) TCP/IP
9 39 (12.07%) VoIP
10 37 (11.46%) VLAN
11 35 (10.84%) NAS
12 29 (8.98%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (8.36%) NetScaler
14 23 (7.12%) Skype
15 17 (5.26%) MPLS
16 16 (4.95%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (4.95%) Wireless
17 14 (4.33%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (3.72%) NX-OS
19 10 (3.10%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.86%) MySQL
6 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.62%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (4.33%) JIRA
2 4 (1.24%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (13.00%) Finance
2 13 (4.02%) Retail
3 12 (3.72%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.72%) Marketing
4 11 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.10%) Advertising
6 5 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Local Government
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (22.60%) Analyst
2 67 (20.74%) Support Engineer
3 61 (18.89%) Support Analyst
4 47 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 46 (14.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 42 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 37 (11.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 35 (10.84%) IT Support
9 24 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (7.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 23 (7.12%) Technical Support
11 22 (6.81%) IT Engineer
12 20 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 20 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support
13 17 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 17 (5.26%) IT Manager
14 16 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 16 (4.95%) Administrator
14 16 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
14 16 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.95%) WSH
2 15 (4.64%) Web Services
3 2 (0.62%) Flash
3 2 (0.62%) MAPI
3 2 (0.62%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.67%) Clustering
3 24 (7.43%) Blackberry
4 23 (7.12%) Replication
5 20 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (4.02%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.10%) PKI
9 8 (2.48%) Hedge funds
10 7 (2.17%) NHS
11 6 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.86%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.86%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Licensing
13 4 (1.24%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.93%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 297 (91.95%) Windows
2 229 (70.90%) Windows Server
3 140 (43.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 120 (37.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (19.81%) Windows 7
6 63 (19.50%) Linux
7 59 (18.27%) Windows 10
8 40 (12.38%) Windows 8
9 29 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (4.95%) Solaris
11 14 (4.33%) Unix
12 11 (3.41%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.48%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.48%) Windows XP
14 7 (2.17%) Mac OS
14 7 (2.17%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.86%) CentOS
16 5 (1.55%) Windows NT
17 4 (1.24%) Debian
18 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.34%) Problem-Solving
2 51 (15.79%) ITIL
3 31 (9.60%) Patch Management
4 29 (8.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (8.36%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (7.74%) Incident Management
7 23 (7.12%) Service Delivery
8 19 (5.88%) Migration
9 16 (4.95%) Mentoring
10 14 (4.33%) DevOps
11 12 (3.72%) Change Management
11 12 (3.72%) Coaching
11 12 (3.72%) Task Automation
12 11 (3.41%) Capacity Management
12 11 (3.41%) Server Virtualisation
13 10 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (2.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (2.79%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (2.48%) ERP
15 8 (2.48%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (19.50%) PowerShell
2 53 (16.41%) SQL
3 17 (5.26%) VB
4 15 (4.64%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.48%) Perl
5 8 (2.48%) Python
6 7 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.55%) VBScript
8 2 (0.62%) C
8 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (8.67%) MCSE
3 24 (7.43%) MCSA
4 22 (6.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (6.50%) Degree
5 21 (6.50%) MCITP
6 14 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.72%) CCNA
8 11 (3.41%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.41%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (3.10%) CCNP
10 7 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.86%) MCDST
12 5 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.24%) CISSP
13 4 (1.24%) MCTS
13 4 (1.24%) PhD
13 4 (1.24%) SSCP
14 3 (0.93%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.69%) SLA
2 6 (1.86%) PMO
3 2 (0.62%) GDPR
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 247 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 135 (41.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (38.70%) Hyper-V
4 55 (17.03%) XenApp
5 44 (13.62%) vSphere
6 42 (13.00%) XenServer
7 35 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (9.60%) XenDesktop
9 16 (4.95%) MetaFrame
10 9 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.17%) Firmware
12 5 (1.55%) BitLocker
12 5 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.55%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.55%) VirtualBox
13 4 (1.24%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.62%) Squid
15 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 76 (23.53%) SCCM
2 40 (12.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 32 (9.91%) WSUS
4 20 (6.19%) SCOM
4 20 (6.19%) ServiceCenter
4 20 (6.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (4.95%) NetBackup
6 14 (4.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 14 (4.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (4.33%) vCenter Server
7 11 (3.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (2.48%) Nagios
9 7 (2.17%) Ansible
9 7 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (1.86%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.86%) HP SIM
11 5 (1.55%) XenMobile
12 4 (1.24%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 238 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 233 (72.14%) VMware
3 162 (50.15%) Cisco
4 138 (42.72%) Veeam
5 130 (40.25%) HP
6 112 (34.67%) Citrix
7 87 (26.93%) Symantec
8 59 (18.27%) Dell
9 52 (16.10%) Google
10 49 (15.17%) EMC
11 44 (13.62%) NetApp
12 43 (13.31%) CommVault
13 28 (8.67%) Veritas
14 26 (8.05%) Sophos
15 21 (6.50%) Apple
16 20 (6.19%) EqualLogic
17 18 (5.57%) Juniper
17 18 (5.57%) McAfee
18 17 (5.26%) arcserve
19 16 (4.95%) IBM