Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 718 875 845
Rank change year-on-year +157 -30 +38
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 50 157 291
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.98% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 60 122 304
Median annual salary £42,500 £32,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.77% -12.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,250 £19,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £59,875 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £31,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +29.03% -17.33% +8.70%

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 10,384 16,048 17,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.33% 12.76% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8,528 12,414 13,647
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,075 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 11 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 24 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
England +161 50 £42,500 +28.79% 13
UK excluding London +168 34 £40,000 +29.03% 12
Midlands +75 16 £40,000 +14.29% 3
West Midlands +69 16 £40,000 +14.29% 1
London +157 15 £46,500 +40.91% 2
Work from Home -45 15 £42,500 -32.00% 1
South East +139 12 £45,000 +80.00% 4
North of England +78 4 £27,500 +2.80% 2
Yorkshire +45 3 £27,500 +10.00%
South West +65 2 - - 1
North West +75 1 £65,000 +20.93% 2

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (90.00%) Office 365
3 42 (84.00%) VMware
4 41 (82.00%) Windows Server
5 39 (78.00%) Azure
6 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
7 34 (68.00%) Hyper-V
8 33 (66.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (66.00%) Active Directory
9 31 (62.00%) Veeam
10 30 (60.00%) Citrix
11 27 (54.00%) Firewall
12 24 (48.00%) MS Exchange
13 23 (46.00%) NetApp
14 22 (44.00%) Cisco
15 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (38.00%) SAN
16 19 (38.00%) Linux
16 19 (38.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 18 (36.00%) MCSE
17 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
18 17 (34.00%) Windows 10
19 16 (32.00%) ITIL
19 16 (32.00%) HP
19 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 15 (30.00%) DHCP
20 15 (30.00%) VPN
20 15 (30.00%) DNS
20 15 (30.00%) SQL
20 15 (30.00%) MCSA

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 24 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 45 (90.00%) Office 365
2 39 (78.00%) Azure
3 10 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (16.00%) Mimecast
5 7 (14.00%) IaaS
6 4 (8.00%) AWS
7 3 (6.00%) OneDrive
8 2 (4.00%) Power Platform
9 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (54.00%) Firewall
2 19 (38.00%) SAN
3 15 (30.00%) DHCP
3 15 (30.00%) DNS
3 15 (30.00%) VPN
4 9 (18.00%) NAS
4 9 (18.00%) NetScaler
5 8 (16.00%) iSCSI
5 8 (16.00%) Unified Communications
6 7 (14.00%) Network Security
7 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.00%) LAN
8 2 (4.00%) WAN
8 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.00%) SSL
9 1 (2.00%) VoIP
9 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Power BI
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (12.00%) Digital Economy
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 20 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (38.00%) IT Engineer
4 17 (34.00%) Support Engineer
5 16 (32.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (30.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (18.00%) Storage Engineer
7 9 (18.00%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (14.00%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (14.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (14.00%) IT Support
8 7 (14.00%) Server Engineer
8 7 (14.00%) Server Support
9 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 6 (12.00%) Office 365 Engineer
9 6 (12.00%) Remote Support Engineer
9 6 (12.00%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (82.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.00%) Linux
4 17 (34.00%) Windows 10
5 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
6 14 (28.00%) Windows 8
7 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (14.00%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (14.00%) Mac OS X
11 4 (8.00%) VMS
12 2 (4.00%) HPUX
12 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (4.00%) Solaris
12 2 (4.00%) Unix
13 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (32.00%) ITIL
3 12 (24.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) Change Control
4 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Service Management
4 9 (18.00%) Strategic Planning
4 9 (18.00%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (16.00%) Change Management
5 8 (16.00%) Project Delivery
6 7 (14.00%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (14.00%) Web Filtering
7 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (12.00%) Proactive Maintenance
7 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (12.00%) Process Improvement
7 6 (12.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (36.00%) MCSE
3 15 (30.00%) MCSA
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 6 (12.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (68.00%) Hyper-V
2 33 (66.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (66.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.00%) vSphere
4 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (18.00%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (16.00%) XenApp
5 8 (16.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (14.00%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (12.00%) BitLocker
7 6 (12.00%) NFS
8 2 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) SCCM
2 11 (22.00%) SCOM
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (18.00%) NetBackup
3 9 (18.00%) WSUS
4 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) VMware
2 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (62.00%) Veeam
4 30 (60.00%) Citrix
5 23 (46.00%) NetApp
6 22 (44.00%) Cisco
7 16 (32.00%) HP
8 14 (28.00%) Asigra
9 13 (26.00%) Sophos
10 11 (22.00%) Dell
11 9 (18.00%) EMC
11 9 (18.00%) Ivanti
11 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
11 9 (18.00%) Remedy
11 9 (18.00%) ServiceNow
12 6 (12.00%) SolarWinds
13 3 (6.00%) Symantec
14 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
14 2 (4.00%) McAfee
14 2 (4.00%) Oracle