Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 852 835 886
Rank change year-on-year -17 +51 -18
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 154 305 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.98% 1.76% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 105 293 293
UK median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £19,500 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -

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 15,732 17,372 16,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.78% 11.48% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12,056 13,592 13,267
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +0.96%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 14 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 26 February 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 -5 150 £33,000 -12.00% 36
UK excluding London +41 102 £32,500 -13.33% 33
London -15 51 £33,000 -5.71% 4
West Midlands +49 34 £38,750 -8.82% 7
Midlands +48 34 £38,750 -8.82% 8
South East +51 28 £31,000 -17.33% 15
East of England +32 16 £23,190 -43.09% 1
South West +37 12 £37,500 +4.17% 1
North of England +27 9 £27,500 -26.67% 7
North West +47 6 £43,500 +33.85% 2
Yorkshire +20 3 £27,000 -32.50% 3
Scotland +25 1 £26,000 -24.15% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 144 (93.51%) Windows
2 123 (79.87%) Microsoft
3 117 (75.97%) Active Directory
4 112 (72.73%) VMware
5 107 (69.48%) Windows Server
6 105 (68.18%) Office 365
7 77 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 68 (44.16%) Citrix
9 67 (43.51%) Veeam
9 67 (43.51%) Azure
10 63 (40.91%) Hyper-V
10 63 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 61 (39.61%) Microsoft Office
12 59 (38.31%) HP
13 58 (37.66%) Firewall
14 57 (37.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (35.71%) DNS
15 55 (35.71%) PowerShell
16 54 (35.06%) DHCP
17 51 (33.12%) SQL Server
18 50 (32.47%) Cisco
19 48 (31.17%) LAN
19 48 (31.17%) XenApp
20 47 (30.52%) SAN
21 45 (29.22%) XenDesktop
22 44 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
23 43 (27.92%) Windows 10
23 43 (27.92%) Exchange Server 2010
24 41 (26.62%) WAN
25 40 (25.97%) SQL

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 77 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 44 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 43 (27.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (12.34%) Skype for Business
5 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.65%) Confluence
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (39.61%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Workfront
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (68.18%) Office 365
2 67 (43.51%) Azure
3 25 (16.23%) AWS
4 15 (9.74%) PaaS
5 12 (7.79%) SaaS
6 5 (3.25%) OneDrive
7 4 (2.60%) Power Platform
7 4 (2.60%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.95%) G Suite
8 3 (1.95%) IaaS
9 2 (1.30%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (37.66%) Firewall
2 55 (35.71%) DNS
3 54 (35.06%) DHCP
4 48 (31.17%) LAN
5 47 (30.52%) SAN
6 41 (26.62%) WAN
7 38 (24.68%) TCP/IP
8 34 (22.08%) VPN
9 30 (19.48%) VoIP
10 24 (15.58%) VLAN
11 20 (12.99%) Internet
12 18 (11.69%) Skype
13 14 (9.09%) Wireless
14 11 (7.14%) iSCSI
15 10 (6.49%) NAS
15 10 (6.49%) NetScaler
16 7 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (3.90%) FTP
17 6 (3.90%) PBX
18 5 (3.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (33.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (6.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.65%) DB2
9 1 (0.65%) MySQL
9 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (5.19%) JIRA
General
1 13 (8.44%) Back Office
2 9 (5.84%) Finance
3 4 (2.60%) Law
3 4 (2.60%) Legal
4 3 (1.95%) Marketing
4 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Games
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.30%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (20.13%) IT Support
2 27 (17.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (16.23%) Support Engineer
4 23 (14.94%) Analyst
5 18 (11.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 18 (11.69%) Support Analyst
6 14 (9.09%) IT Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
8 11 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Technical Support
10 9 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.19%) Administrator
11 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 7 (4.55%) Service Manager
12 7 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.14%) WSH
2 4 (2.60%) COM
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.74%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (6.49%) CMDB
5 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.55%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.90%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.25%) Clustering
8 5 (3.25%) Replication
9 3 (1.95%) AS400
9 3 (1.95%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.30%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.30%) iPhone
10 2 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.65%) Animation
11 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.65%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 144 (93.51%) Windows
2 107 (69.48%) Windows Server
3 57 (37.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (27.92%) Windows 10
5 40 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (16.23%) Linux
7 24 (15.58%) Windows 7
8 16 (10.39%) Windows 8
9 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (5.19%) Unix
11 6 (3.90%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.95%) HPUX
13 3 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.95%) Solaris
14 2 (1.30%) Fedora
14 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 36 (23.38%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (21.43%) Project Management
3 29 (18.83%) ITIL
4 21 (13.64%) Server Management
5 20 (12.99%) Change Management
6 18 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (11.04%) Time Management
8 14 (9.09%) Patch Management
9 13 (8.44%) Configuration Management
9 13 (8.44%) CRM
9 13 (8.44%) ERP
10 12 (7.79%) Problem Management
10 12 (7.79%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.49%) Strategic Planning
12 9 (5.84%) Decision-Making
12 9 (5.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (5.84%) Security Management
12 9 (5.84%) Service Management
13 8 (5.19%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 40 (25.97%) SQL
3 16 (10.39%) VBScript
4 5 (3.25%) Java
4 5 (3.25%) VB
5 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.95%) Perl
5 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.30%) C
7 1 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.65%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (18.18%) MCSE
3 24 (15.58%) MCSA
4 13 (8.44%) CCNA
4 13 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (8.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (6.49%) Degree
6 8 (5.19%) CCNP
7 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.25%) MCP
9 4 (2.60%) MCITP
10 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.30%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.65%) CCA
12 1 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.65%) GNVQ
12 1 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.04%) SLA
2 11 (7.14%) QA
3 7 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.90%) BS25999
5 2 (1.30%) NCSC
5 2 (1.30%) NIST
5 2 (1.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 117 (75.97%) Active Directory
2 63 (40.91%) Hyper-V
2 63 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (31.17%) XenApp
4 45 (29.22%) XenDesktop
5 34 (22.08%) vSphere
6 20 (12.99%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.19%) BitLocker
7 8 (5.19%) NFS
8 6 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.95%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (1.30%) Firmware
12 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 27 (17.53%) SCCM
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (8.44%) NetBackup
4 10 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (6.49%) WSUS
5 7 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (3.90%) Avamar
6 6 (3.90%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.95%) vRealize
9 2 (1.30%) SCOM
9 2 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.65%) Ansible
10 1 (0.65%) Cacti
10 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 123 (79.87%) Microsoft
2 112 (72.73%) VMware
3 68 (44.16%) Citrix
4 67 (43.51%) Veeam
5 59 (38.31%) HP
6 50 (32.47%) Cisco
7 39 (25.32%) Sophos
8 35 (22.73%) Symantec
9 27 (17.53%) Dell
10 26 (16.88%) Veritas
11 24 (15.58%) EqualLogic
12 21 (13.64%) NetApp
13 18 (11.69%) McAfee
13 18 (11.69%) Mitel
14 15 (9.74%) Avaya
14 15 (9.74%) ProCurve
15 13 (8.44%) Asigra
16 12 (7.79%) Nimble Storage
17 11 (7.14%) EMC
17 11 (7.14%) Palo Alto