Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 687 868 900
Rank change year-on-year +181 +32 -135
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 88 230 289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.90% 1.24% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 194 279
Median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £25,875 £22,900 £24,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69% -

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 9,813 18,492 17,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.08% 12.94% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,854 14,066 14,165
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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
England +221 86 £40,750 +16.43% 7
UK excluding London +177 72 £31,500 -10.00% 6
Midlands +93 29 £39,000 -6.02%
West Midlands +93 29 £39,000 -6.02%
South East +163 25 £45,000 +21.62% 2
London +160 16 £50,000 +37.93% 1
North of England +146 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
South West +114 6 £28,500 -34.10%
Yorkshire +105 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
East of England +109 3 - - 3
Scotland +92 2 £28,000 +16.67%
North West +119 1 £32,000 -12.33%
North East - 1 £36,500 -

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 87 (98.86%) Windows
2 82 (93.18%) Microsoft
3 77 (87.50%) VMware
3 77 (87.50%) Office 365
4 73 (82.95%) Windows Server
5 66 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 64 (72.73%) Azure
6 64 (72.73%) Citrix
7 59 (67.05%) Veeam
8 57 (64.77%) Hyper-V
9 54 (61.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 54 (61.36%) Active Directory
9 54 (61.36%) Firewall
10 48 (54.55%) MS Exchange
11 46 (52.27%) Cisco
12 45 (51.14%) VPN
13 44 (50.00%) Change Management
13 44 (50.00%) XenApp
14 40 (45.45%) XenDesktop
15 36 (40.91%) PowerShell
16 35 (39.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (39.77%) Sophos
17 33 (37.50%) HP
18 32 (36.36%) Dell
19 31 (35.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 31 (35.23%) Problem-Solving
20 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2016
21 28 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (31.82%) MCSE
21 28 (31.82%) iSCSI

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 54 (61.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 48 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 22 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.68%) IIS
6 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) FastStats
1 4 (4.55%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 77 (87.50%) Office 365
2 64 (72.73%) Azure
3 11 (12.50%) AWS
3 11 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (7.95%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.27%) G Suite
5 2 (2.27%) IaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (61.36%) Firewall
2 45 (51.14%) VPN
3 28 (31.82%) iSCSI
4 25 (28.41%) DHCP
4 25 (28.41%) DNS
5 22 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 21 (23.86%) SAN
7 19 (21.59%) LAN
7 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
8 17 (19.32%) VLAN
9 16 (18.18%) WAN
10 11 (12.50%) Internet
11 10 (11.36%) VoIP
12 8 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (7.95%) IPsec
14 6 (6.82%) DKIM
15 5 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (5.68%) Fibre Channel
16 4 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (7.95%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Marketing
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Infrastructure Support
2 20 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (20.45%) Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Support Analyst
4 17 (19.32%) IT Engineer
5 16 (18.18%) IT Support
6 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
7 14 (15.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (10.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (7.95%) IT Support Engineer
14 6 (6.82%) Active Directory Consultant
14 6 (6.82%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 17 (19.32%) Driving Licence
3 16 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 9 (10.23%) CMDB
5 8 (9.09%) Clustering
6 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
7 5 (5.68%) Reinsurance
8 4 (4.55%) EFT
8 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (3.41%) Replication
10 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.27%) Handset
10 2 (2.27%) iPhone
10 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
11 1 (1.14%) Animation
11 1 (1.14%) EMC VNX
11 1 (1.14%) IBM XIV
11 1 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 87 (98.86%) Windows
2 73 (82.95%) Windows Server
3 35 (39.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 20 (22.73%) Windows 8
5 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (21.59%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.95%) Linux
7 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (5.68%) HPUX
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (5.68%) Solaris
8 5 (5.68%) Unix
9 2 (2.27%) Android
9 2 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.14%) VMS
10 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Change Management
2 31 (35.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (35.23%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (28.41%) Server Management
4 23 (26.14%) Problem Management
5 22 (25.00%) Line Management
5 22 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 17 (19.32%) Project Management
7 16 (18.18%) Commercial Awareness
7 16 (18.18%) Decision-Making
7 16 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
8 13 (14.77%) Information Security
9 12 (13.64%) ITIL
9 12 (13.64%) Preventative Maintenance
9 12 (13.64%) Project Delivery
10 10 (11.36%) Security Management
11 9 (10.23%) Data Governance
11 9 (10.23%) Information Security Management
11 9 (10.23%) ISMS
12 8 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 24 (27.27%) SQL
3 4 (4.55%) Python
3 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) MCSE
1 28 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.05%) MCSA
3 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (9.09%) MCP
6 6 (6.82%) CCNA
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.55%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.41%) Degree
9 1 (1.14%) CCA
9 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.00%) BS25999
1 22 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 22 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.23%) QA
3 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (64.77%) Hyper-V
3 54 (61.36%) Active Directory
4 44 (50.00%) XenApp
5 40 (45.45%) XenDesktop
6 26 (29.55%) vSphere
7 23 (26.14%) NFS
8 22 (25.00%) BitLocker
9 5 (5.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.27%) Terminal Server
10 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (9.09%) SCCM
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.82%) SCOM
3 6 (6.82%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (5.68%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.14%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.14%) vMotion
7 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (93.18%) Microsoft
2 77 (87.50%) VMware
3 64 (72.73%) Citrix
4 59 (67.05%) Veeam
5 46 (52.27%) Cisco
6 35 (39.77%) Sophos
7 33 (37.50%) HP
8 32 (36.36%) Dell
9 21 (23.86%) Symantec
10 16 (18.18%) EqualLogic
11 15 (17.05%) NetApp
12 14 (15.91%) McAfee
13 10 (11.36%) CommVault
14 9 (10.23%) Juniper
14 9 (10.23%) Palo Alto
15 8 (9.09%) Veritas
16 6 (6.82%) Asigra
17 5 (5.68%) IBM
17 5 (5.68%) Oracle
17 5 (5.68%) Zerto