Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 749 778 672
Rank change year-on-year +29 -106 -65
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 474 511 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.08% 3.01% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 434 471 626
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £49,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £31,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.94% -9.29% +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 15380 16949 16476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.74% 8.61% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12451 13794 13165
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £29,675
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 +57 454 £35,000 +6.87% 19
UK excluding London +12 283 £33,000 +3.94% 13
London +55 180 £35,000 -6.67% 7
South East +19 108 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +61 69 £36,500 -
West Midlands +41 65 £37,500 -
North of England -6 42 £30,000 +5.26% 6
East of England +8 36 £32,500 +22.64% 2
Yorkshire +16 25 £26,000 - 3
South West -17 25 £30,000 -29.41% 1
North West -35 15 £31,000 -3.13% 2
East Midlands +21 4 £30,000 -14.29%
Scotland +13 4 £32,500 - 1
North East - 2 £38,500 - 1
Wales -6 1 £27,000 -32.50%

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 423 (89.24%) Windows
2 355 (74.89%) Microsoft
3 335 (70.68%) Active Directory
4 311 (65.61%) VMware
5 276 (58.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 273 (57.59%) Windows Server
7 272 (57.38%) MS Exchange
8 234 (49.37%) Firewall
9 232 (48.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 232 (48.95%) Veeam
10 221 (46.62%) Hyper-V
11 204 (43.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 200 (42.19%) Office 365
13 199 (41.98%) Cisco
14 186 (39.24%) Symantec
15 173 (36.50%) HP
16 156 (32.91%) Citrix
17 153 (32.28%) Microsoft Certification
18 151 (31.86%) Exchange Server 2010
19 148 (31.22%) DNS
20 132 (27.85%) SQL
20 132 (27.85%) Dell
21 130 (27.43%) DHCP
22 129 (27.22%) SAN
23 125 (26.37%) Windows 7
24 122 (25.74%) MCSE
25 120 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2013
26 110 (23.21%) VPN
27 106 (22.36%) Microsoft Azure
28 104 (21.94%) Windows 10

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
1 272 (57.38%) MS Exchange
2 151 (31.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 120 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 88 (18.57%) SharePoint
5 77 (16.24%) IIS
6 60 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 44 (9.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 43 (9.07%) Skype for Business
9 19 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (2.95%) Apache
11 10 (2.11%) Tomcat
11 10 (2.11%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.90%) SAS
13 8 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.42%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
17 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 71 (14.98%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (4.64%) MS Visio
3 20 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (4.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.27%) Workfront
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.21%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 200 (42.19%) Office 365
2 106 (22.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.53%) Mimecast
5 8 (1.69%) G Suite
5 8 (1.69%) SaaS
6 7 (1.48%) IaaS
7 5 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.63%) PaaS
9 2 (0.42%) Akamai
9 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.42%) Yammer
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 234 (49.37%) Firewall
2 148 (31.22%) DNS
3 130 (27.43%) DHCP
4 129 (27.22%) SAN
5 110 (23.21%) VPN
6 89 (18.78%) TCP/IP
7 77 (16.24%) WAN
8 72 (15.19%) LAN
9 57 (12.03%) VLAN
10 51 (10.76%) VoIP
11 48 (10.13%) Wireless
12 42 (8.86%) iSCSI
13 40 (8.44%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (7.38%) Remote Desktop
15 33 (6.96%) NAS
16 31 (6.54%) Internet
16 31 (6.54%) SSL
17 22 (4.64%) Skype
18 20 (4.22%) Ethernet
19 19 (4.01%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.59%) MySQL
5 10 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.42%) InterBase
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.21%) DB2
10 1 (0.21%) Informix
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 69 (14.56%) Finance
2 12 (2.53%) Publishing
2 12 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.11%) Retail
4 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.05%) Banking
6 3 (0.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.42%) Games
7 2 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 127 (26.79%) Support Engineer
2 101 (21.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 91 (19.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 64 (13.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 64 (13.50%) Analyst
5 58 (12.24%) Technical Support
6 57 (12.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 49 (10.34%) IT Support
7 49 (10.34%) Server Engineer
8 47 (9.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 47 (9.92%) Windows Engineer
9 45 (9.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 44 (9.28%) Support Analyst
11 41 (8.65%) Server Support
11 41 (8.65%) Systems Engineer
12 39 (8.23%) IT Engineer
13 36 (7.59%) Desktop Support
14 32 (6.75%) Consultant
15 31 (6.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 29 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.11%) Web Services
2 9 (1.90%) LAMP
3 6 (1.27%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.84%) .NET
4 4 (0.84%) XML
5 3 (0.63%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.63%) CGI
6 2 (0.42%) WAP
7 1 (0.21%) HTML
7 1 (0.21%) JSON
7 1 (0.21%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.29%) Clustering
2 51 (10.76%) Blackberry
3 42 (8.86%) Data Centre
4 33 (6.96%) Replication
5 31 (6.54%) Driving Licence
6 29 (6.12%) Computer Science
7 24 (5.06%) Management Information System
8 16 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (2.74%) EMC VNX
11 11 (2.32%) CMDB
11 11 (2.32%) iPad
12 5 (1.05%) CCTV
12 5 (1.05%) Celerra
12 5 (1.05%) Social Media
13 4 (0.84%) CLARiiON
13 4 (0.84%) iPhone
14 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.63%) HP Storage
14 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 423 (89.24%) Windows
2 273 (57.59%) Windows Server
3 232 (48.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 204 (43.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 125 (26.37%) Windows 7
6 104 (21.94%) Windows 10
7 96 (20.25%) Linux
8 67 (14.14%) Windows 8
9 58 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (5.70%) Windows Vista
11 22 (4.64%) Windows XP
12 20 (4.22%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.74%) Apple iOS
14 11 (2.32%) Mac OS
15 10 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.90%) Unix
17 8 (1.69%) Android
17 8 (1.69%) Ubuntu
18 5 (1.05%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (12.87%) ITIL
2 51 (10.76%) Service Delivery
3 48 (10.13%) Presales
4 46 (9.70%) Migration
5 34 (7.17%) Project Management
6 32 (6.75%) Kalman Filter
7 30 (6.33%) Line Management
8 29 (6.12%) Problem Management
9 28 (5.91%) Change Management
10 26 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 26 (5.49%) Server Building
11 25 (5.27%) IT Strategy
12 21 (4.43%) Virtual Environments
13 18 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
13 18 (3.80%) Web Filtering
14 17 (3.59%) Mathematics
14 17 (3.59%) Service Management
15 16 (3.38%) Business Continuity
15 16 (3.38%) High Availability
16 15 (3.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 132 (27.85%) SQL
2 80 (16.88%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.80%) Bash Shell
4 11 (2.32%) C
5 9 (1.90%) AWK
5 9 (1.90%) sed
5 9 (1.90%) VBScript
6 3 (0.63%) C#
6 3 (0.63%) Java
6 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.63%) Python
7 1 (0.21%) PHP
7 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (32.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (25.74%) MCSE
3 80 (16.88%) MCSA
4 77 (16.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 63 (13.29%) MCITP
6 62 (13.08%) MCP
7 47 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (9.49%) CCNA
9 24 (5.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (4.22%) Degree
11 19 (4.01%) Security Cleared
12 14 (2.95%) CCIE
13 11 (2.32%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (2.32%) LPIC
14 10 (2.11%) VTSP
15 7 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.05%) PhD
16 5 (1.05%) SC Cleared
17 4 (0.84%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.06%) SLA
2 11 (2.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.05%) QA
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 22301
4 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 335 (70.68%) Active Directory
2 276 (58.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 221 (46.62%) Hyper-V
4 98 (20.68%) vSphere
5 62 (13.08%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (8.02%) XenApp
7 29 (6.12%) Terminal Services
8 20 (4.22%) Virtual Servers
9 18 (3.80%) XenDesktop
10 13 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (2.32%) Firmware
12 10 (2.11%) XenServer
13 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (1.48%) NFS
15 6 (1.27%) BitLocker
15 6 (1.27%) vCloud
16 4 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.63%) Terminal Server
18 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 100 (21.10%) SCCM
2 78 (16.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 50 (10.55%) WSUS
4 35 (7.38%) vCenter Server
5 32 (6.75%) NetBackup
5 32 (6.75%) SCOM
6 28 (5.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 21 (4.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 14 (2.95%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (2.11%) ServiceCenter
10 10 (2.11%) SmoothWall
11 9 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (1.90%) vMotion
12 7 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (1.05%) FortiGate
14 5 (1.05%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 355 (74.89%) Microsoft
2 311 (65.61%) VMware
3 232 (48.95%) Veeam
4 199 (41.98%) Cisco
5 186 (39.24%) Symantec
6 173 (36.50%) HP
7 156 (32.91%) Citrix
8 132 (27.85%) Dell
9 75 (15.82%) NetApp
10 70 (14.77%) Veritas
11 48 (10.13%) EMC
12 47 (9.92%) IBM
13 45 (9.49%) Sophos
14 36 (7.59%) Draytek
15 35 (7.38%) Juniper
16 34 (7.17%) Red Hat
16 34 (7.17%) SonicWALL
17 32 (6.75%) McAfee
18 30 (6.33%) Oracle
19 28 (5.91%) WatchGuard