Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 841 897 783
Rank change year-on-year +56 -114 +56
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 230 279 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.29% 1.60% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 179 262 406
UK median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,500 £53,750 £51,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.45% +1.43% +3.70%

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 17,826 17,452 15,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.99% 10.61% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13,441 13,804 12,927
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 15 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 17 October 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 +62 215 £33,000 -12.00% 43
UK excluding London +83 156 £32,500 -8.45% 40
London +43 72 £35,000 -16.67% 6
Midlands +78 55 £32,500 -13.33% 10
South East +31 45 £32,500 -7.14% 18
West Midlands +60 41 £32,500 -13.33% 6
North of England +21 26 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Yorkshire +11 22 £32,500 -29.73% 1
East Midlands +41 14 £36,250 +29.46% 4
East of England +13 13 £26,500 -21.48% 4
Wales +24 8 £29,000 -10.77% 2
North West +30 4 £44,500 +13.38% 2
South West +8 4 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Scotland +18 3 £23,250 -35.86% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (90.87%) Windows
2 178 (77.39%) Active Directory
3 158 (68.70%) Microsoft
4 154 (66.96%) Windows Server
5 141 (61.30%) VMware
6 112 (48.70%) Office 365
7 100 (43.48%) Hyper-V
8 96 (41.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (41.30%) Veeam
10 94 (40.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 94 (40.87%) Cisco
10 94 (40.87%) MS Exchange
11 86 (37.39%) Firewall
12 79 (34.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 76 (33.04%) Microsoft Office
14 73 (31.74%) Windows 10
15 71 (30.87%) DNS
16 66 (28.70%) WAN
17 65 (28.26%) SQL
17 65 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
18 64 (27.83%) Azure
18 64 (27.83%) DHCP
19 62 (26.96%) SAN
19 62 (26.96%) Symantec
20 61 (26.52%) SQL Server
20 61 (26.52%) Exchange Server 2013
21 59 (25.65%) LAN
22 58 (25.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 54 (23.48%) Citrix
24 50 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification

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 94 (40.87%) MS Exchange
2 65 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (26.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.09%) Skype for Business
6 13 (5.65%) IIS
7 7 (3.04%) IBM Domino
7 7 (3.04%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.74%) SAS
8 4 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (33.04%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 12 (5.22%) Workfront
2 6 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (48.70%) Office 365
2 64 (27.83%) Azure
3 28 (12.17%) AWS
4 16 (6.96%) PaaS
5 13 (5.65%) IaaS
6 7 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.74%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.74%) SaaS
8 2 (0.87%) G Suite
9 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.43%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (37.39%) Firewall
2 71 (30.87%) DNS
3 66 (28.70%) WAN
4 64 (27.83%) DHCP
5 62 (26.96%) SAN
6 59 (25.65%) LAN
7 38 (16.52%) VPN
8 34 (14.78%) TCP/IP
9 30 (13.04%) NAS
10 25 (10.87%) VoIP
11 22 (9.57%) Remote Desktop
11 22 (9.57%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (7.39%) VLAN
13 14 (6.09%) Skype
14 10 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (4.35%) iSCSI
14 10 (4.35%) Wireless
15 9 (3.91%) NetScaler
16 8 (3.48%) Network Security
17 7 (3.04%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.52%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (7.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.43%) DB2
8 1 (0.43%) MySQL
8 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 19 (8.26%) Finance
2 12 (5.22%) Aerospace
3 11 (4.78%) Publishing
3 11 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.04%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.61%) Retail
6 5 (2.17%) Back Office
7 3 (1.30%) Marketing
8 2 (0.87%) Electronics
8 2 (0.87%) Local Government
8 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (20.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (18.70%) Analyst
3 27 (11.74%) IT Engineer
4 26 (11.30%) Support Engineer
5 24 (10.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (10.43%) IT Support
5 24 (10.43%) Support Analyst
6 19 (8.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (7.83%) Administrator
8 16 (6.96%) Infrastructure Manager
9 15 (6.52%) Consultant
9 15 (6.52%) Infrastructure Services Manager
9 15 (6.52%) Service Manager
9 15 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (5.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.78%) Applications Engineer
12 11 (4.78%) Senior Applications Engineer
13 10 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.09%) .NET
2 11 (4.78%) HTML
2 11 (4.78%) JSON
3 4 (1.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.65%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (4.78%) Replication
5 10 (4.35%) Clustering
6 8 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.17%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.74%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.74%) iPhone
9 4 (1.74%) PKI
9 4 (1.74%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.74%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.74%) Wiki
10 1 (0.43%) AS400
10 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 209 (90.87%) Windows
2 154 (66.96%) Windows Server
3 94 (40.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (34.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (31.74%) Windows 10
6 40 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 32 (13.91%) Linux
8 24 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (9.13%) Windows 8
10 15 (6.52%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.04%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (2.61%) CentOS
12 6 (2.61%) Unix
13 4 (1.74%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.87%) Android
15 2 (0.87%) Fedora
15 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 48 (20.87%) ITIL
3 26 (11.30%) Project Management
3 26 (11.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 25 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (10.43%) Mentoring
6 22 (9.57%) Service Management
7 21 (9.13%) Virtual Environments
8 19 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (7.39%) Change Control
9 17 (7.39%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.52%) Strategic Roadmap
11 14 (6.09%) Service Delivery
12 13 (5.65%) Patch Management
12 13 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (5.22%) Change Management
14 11 (4.78%) Antivirus Management
14 11 (4.78%) Desktop Publishing
14 11 (4.78%) Incident Management
14 11 (4.78%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.26%) SQL
2 26 (11.30%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.09%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.22%) VB
5 11 (4.78%) C#
5 11 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.78%) PHP
6 5 (2.17%) Perl
6 5 (2.17%) VBScript
7 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.30%) Python
7 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (15.22%) MCSE
3 23 (10.00%) MCSA
4 22 (9.57%) CCNA
4 22 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.04%) Degree
8 5 (2.17%) MCP
8 5 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.74%) MCITP
10 3 (1.30%) CCNP
11 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.43%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.43%) GNVQ
12 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.43%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) NCSC
3 2 (0.87%) NIST
3 2 (0.87%) RMADS
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 178 (77.39%) Active Directory
2 100 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 96 (41.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (15.22%) vSphere
5 28 (12.17%) XenApp
6 21 (9.13%) XenDesktop
7 20 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (7.39%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (3.91%) Firmware
10 9 (3.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (3.04%) DFS Replication
12 6 (2.61%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.43%) UAG
13 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (19.13%) SCCM
2 31 (13.48%) NetBackup
2 31 (13.48%) WSUS
3 14 (6.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (5.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 11 (4.78%) vCenter Server
6 10 (4.35%) SCOM
7 7 (3.04%) Avamar
7 7 (3.04%) SCVMM
8 6 (2.61%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (2.17%) FortiGate
9 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (1.74%) vMotion
10 4 (1.74%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.87%) vRealize
12 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 158 (68.70%) Microsoft
2 141 (61.30%) VMware
3 95 (41.30%) Veeam
4 94 (40.87%) Cisco
5 62 (26.96%) Symantec
6 54 (23.48%) Citrix
7 40 (17.39%) Dell
8 39 (16.96%) Veritas
9 38 (16.52%) NetApp
10 30 (13.04%) HP
11 29 (12.61%) Sophos
12 26 (11.30%) EMC
13 20 (8.70%) Sun
14 17 (7.39%) ServiceNow
15 13 (5.65%) Remedy
16 12 (5.22%) Ivanti
17 11 (4.78%) Google
18 9 (3.91%) McAfee
18 9 (3.91%) Meraki
19 8 (3.48%) arcserve