Symantec Backup Exec
UK

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 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 791 951 1056
Rank change year-on-year +160 +105 -294
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 25 55 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.050% 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 67
10th Percentile £36,500 £29,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,438 £43,000 £46,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,750 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £32,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +78.13% -14.67% -6.25%

All Systems Management Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8,878 17,099 23,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 11.37% 15.41% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,988 10,483 13,784
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,500 £68,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% -0.74% +8.80%
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,625 £87,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £56,480 £57,500
% change year-on-year -2.62% -1.77% +9.52%

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 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 10 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 2024. 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
Jobs
England +172 25 £55,000 +57.14% 6
UK excluding London +94 13 £57,000 +78.13% 7
London +174 12 £45,000 +24.14%
Work from Home +116 5 £47,500 +35.71% 2
South West +31 5 £57,000 -0.87% 4
Yorkshire +112 4 £60,000 +26.32%
North of England +101 4 £60,000 +65.52%
South East +72 2 £47,500 +42.86% 2
West Midlands +58 2 - -
Midlands +52 2 - -

Backup Exec
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Exchange
2 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Azure
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (32.00%) Entra ID
4 7 (28.00%) OneDrive
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (8.00%) AWS
5 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
5 2 (8.00%) OpenDNS
6 1 (4.00%) Cohesity
6 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) VPN
2 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (20.00%) PSTN
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) NAS
4 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
6 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.00%) IPsec
6 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.00%) OSPF
6 2 (8.00%) RIP
6 2 (8.00%) SSL
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) VRRP
6 2 (8.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Organisational Skills
3 5 (20.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Law
4 2 (8.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
1 2 (8.00%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Impact Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.00%) Preventative Maintenance
4 2 (8.00%) Proactive Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Server Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Management
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.00%) GDPR
3 2 (8.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (8.00%) Docker
5 2 (8.00%) pfSense
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 4 (16.00%) SCCM
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) Veeam
3 14 (56.00%) Veritas
3 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 10 (40.00%) NetApp
5 6 (24.00%) Symantec
6 5 (20.00%) Avaya
6 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg
6 5 (20.00%) Hitachi
6 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 5 (20.00%) Snow
7 4 (16.00%) Aruba
8 2 (8.00%) Acronis
8 2 (8.00%) Citrix
8 2 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL