Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 858 895 754
Rank change year-on-year +37 -141 +8
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 225 316 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.21% 1.77% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 190 288 439
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +10.77% -
10th Percentile £23,200 £24,500 £24,400
90th Percentile £48,750 £59,125 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +3.17%

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 18,607 17,874 15,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 10.27% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,194 14,118 12,776
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 17 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 19 July 2019. 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 -4 203 £35,000 -2.78% 45
UK excluding London +4 157 £35,000 +7.69% 38
London +55 66 £35,000 -26.32% 9
Midlands +49 50 £35,000 -6.67% 14
South East -13 46 £37,500 +25.00% 12
West Midlands +31 29 £32,500 -13.33% 8
North of England 0 29 £35,000 -6.67% 8
East Midlands +40 21 £38,750 -0.64% 6
Yorkshire +12 21 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East of England +42 8 £39,750 +22.31% 1
Wales +14 7 £29,000 -10.77% 1
Scotland +12 7 £29,140 -26.23% 1
North West +8 7 £36,000 -18.18% 5
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -
South West -3 4 £41,500 +3.75% 1
North East +10 1 £21,500 -60.91% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 209 (92.89%) Windows
2 207 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 167 (74.22%) Windows Server
4 159 (70.67%) Microsoft
5 158 (70.22%) VMware
6 125 (55.56%) Office 365
7 121 (53.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 114 (50.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 112 (49.78%) Hyper-V
10 105 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 105 (46.67%) Firewall
11 96 (42.67%) Veeam
12 94 (41.78%) Cisco
13 91 (40.44%) MS Exchange
14 90 (40.00%) DNS
15 84 (37.33%) Microsoft Office
16 79 (35.11%) DHCP
17 71 (31.56%) SAN
18 68 (30.22%) Exchange Server 2010
19 65 (28.89%) Windows 10
20 64 (28.44%) SQL Server
21 63 (28.00%) Symantec
21 63 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
22 62 (27.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 60 (26.67%) SQL
24 59 (26.22%) WAN
24 59 (26.22%) Microsoft Certification
25 58 (25.78%) Exchange Server 2013
26 57 (25.33%) LAN
27 56 (24.89%) Dell

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 91 (40.44%) MS Exchange
2 68 (30.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (25.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (15.11%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.33%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.00%) IIS
7 4 (1.78%) SAS
7 4 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.33%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 84 (37.33%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (5.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (3.11%) Workfront
4 1 (0.44%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 125 (55.56%) Office 365
2 63 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.89%) IaaS
5 8 (3.56%) PaaS
6 6 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.22%) G Suite
8 3 (1.33%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.89%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.44%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.44%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (46.67%) Firewall
2 90 (40.00%) DNS
3 79 (35.11%) DHCP
4 71 (31.56%) SAN
5 59 (26.22%) WAN
6 57 (25.33%) LAN
7 45 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 42 (18.67%) VPN
9 28 (12.44%) NAS
10 25 (11.11%) VoIP
10 25 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (8.89%) VLAN
12 17 (7.56%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (6.67%) NetScaler
14 14 (6.22%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (5.78%) iSCSI
16 12 (5.33%) Internet
16 12 (5.33%) Network Security
17 9 (4.00%) Wireless
18 7 (3.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (28.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (10.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.78%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) Hudson
General
1 21 (9.33%) Finance
2 11 (4.89%) Aerospace
2 11 (4.89%) Publishing
3 9 (4.00%) Retail
4 5 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (23.11%) Support Engineer
2 50 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (18.22%) IT Engineer
4 40 (17.78%) Analyst
5 39 (17.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 25 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 25 (11.11%) IT Support
7 24 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (8.89%) Administrator
8 20 (8.89%) Server Engineer
9 19 (8.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (8.44%) Windows Engineer
9 19 (8.44%) Windows Server Engineer
10 18 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (7.56%) Support Analyst
12 16 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (6.67%) IT Analyst
14 14 (6.22%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (6.22%) Windows Server Support
14 14 (6.22%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.89%) .NET
1 11 (4.89%) HTML
1 11 (4.89%) JSON
2 5 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (0.44%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.44%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.22%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.56%) Driving Licence
3 17 (7.56%) Replication
4 11 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.89%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (4.00%) Clustering
6 6 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.78%) PKI
7 4 (1.78%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.78%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.78%) Wiki
8 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.89%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.89%) iPad
9 2 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 209 (92.89%) Windows
2 167 (74.22%) Windows Server
3 121 (53.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (28.89%) Windows 10
6 53 (23.56%) Windows 7
7 33 (14.67%) Linux
8 29 (12.89%) Windows 8
9 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (7.11%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.78%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.33%) CentOS
14 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.44%) Android
15 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.44%) Solaris
15 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 55 (24.44%) ITIL
3 32 (14.22%) Mentoring
4 25 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (9.33%) Patch Management
6 18 (8.00%) Change Control
7 16 (7.11%) CRM
7 16 (7.11%) Virtual Environments
8 14 (6.22%) Server Management
9 13 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.78%) Project Management
9 13 (5.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (5.78%) Service Management
10 12 (5.33%) Preventative Maintenance
11 11 (4.89%) Desktop Publishing
11 11 (4.89%) Line Management
11 11 (4.89%) Security Monitoring
11 11 (4.89%) Time Management
12 10 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (26.67%) SQL
2 26 (11.56%) PowerShell
3 20 (8.89%) T-SQL
4 13 (5.78%) VB
5 11 (4.89%) C#
5 11 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.89%) PHP
6 1 (0.44%) C
6 1 (0.44%) Python
6 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (26.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (18.22%) MCSE
3 31 (13.78%) MCSA
4 27 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (9.78%) CCNA
6 13 (5.78%) Degree
6 13 (5.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (5.33%) MCITP
8 10 (4.44%) MCP
9 7 (3.11%) VCP6
10 4 (1.78%) HND
11 3 (1.33%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.33%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.89%) HNC
13 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.44%) CISSP
13 1 (0.44%) GIAC
13 1 (0.44%) MOS
13 1 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.89%) SLA
2 9 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 207 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 114 (50.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (49.78%) Hyper-V
4 56 (24.89%) vSphere
5 31 (13.78%) XenApp
6 27 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (8.89%) XenDesktop
8 16 (7.11%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (4.44%) Firmware
11 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.33%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.44%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.44%) NFS
14 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (12.44%) SCCM
2 25 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 25 (11.11%) WSUS
3 19 (8.44%) SCOM
4 12 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (4.44%) SCVMM
6 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (2.67%) vCenter Server
9 5 (2.22%) FortiGate
9 5 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (2.22%) vMotion
10 4 (1.78%) Nagios
10 4 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 159 (70.67%) Microsoft
2 158 (70.22%) VMware
3 96 (42.67%) Veeam
4 94 (41.78%) Cisco
5 63 (28.00%) Symantec
6 56 (24.89%) Dell
7 55 (24.44%) Citrix
8 42 (18.67%) HP
8 42 (18.67%) NetApp
9 41 (18.22%) EMC
10 38 (16.89%) Veritas
11 14 (6.22%) Kaseya
12 13 (5.78%) Meraki
13 10 (4.44%) Altiris
13 10 (4.44%) Sophos
14 9 (4.00%) Sun
15 8 (3.56%) IBM
16 7 (3.11%) Avaya
16 7 (3.11%) Google
16 7 (3.11%) Remedy