Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 835 729
Rank change year-on-year +14 -106 -105
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 384 400 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.44% 2.46% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 364 340 593
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% -6.67% +19.05%

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 15758 16262 16831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.69% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12923 13142 13660
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 16 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 20 November 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 +34 364 £35,000 - 18
UK excluding London -2 253 £33,000 -5.71% 14
London +25 127 £40,000 +6.67% 4
South East +11 98 £33,250 +9.02% 2
North of England +20 46 £31,750 -2.31% 5
Midlands +1 46 £33,000 -9.59% 4
West Midlands +11 41 £37,000 +27.59% 3
Yorkshire +22 28 £31,250 +13.64% 1
East of England +13 26 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South West +2 26 £37,500 -13.79% 2
North East +5 11 £32,500 -12.75% 1
Scotland -14 8 £37,500 +50.00%
North West -19 7 £31,000 -7.46% 3
East Midlands +12 5 £22,000 -42.11% 1
Wales +4 2 £31,000 -22.50%
Northern Ireland -28 1 £26,500 -18.46%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 339 (88.28%) Windows
2 289 (75.26%) Microsoft
3 271 (70.57%) VMware
4 255 (66.41%) Active Directory
5 244 (63.54%) Windows Server
6 213 (55.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 212 (55.21%) MS Exchange
8 197 (51.30%) Veeam
9 179 (46.61%) Symantec
10 173 (45.05%) Firewall
11 162 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 159 (41.41%) Hyper-V
13 156 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 154 (40.10%) Office 365
15 151 (39.32%) Cisco
16 139 (36.20%) DNS
17 127 (33.07%) DHCP
17 127 (33.07%) Citrix
18 123 (32.03%) HP
19 118 (30.73%) Exchange Server 2010
20 113 (29.43%) Exchange Server 2013
21 112 (29.17%) VPN
21 112 (29.17%) SQL Server
22 111 (28.91%) SQL
23 107 (27.86%) Dell
23 107 (27.86%) SAN
24 101 (26.30%) Microsoft Certification
25 99 (25.78%) Windows 7
26 91 (23.70%) VMware ESXi
26 91 (23.70%) 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
1 212 (55.21%) MS Exchange
2 118 (30.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 113 (29.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 77 (20.05%) SharePoint
5 61 (15.89%) Skype for Business
6 60 (15.63%) IIS
7 46 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (3.91%) Apache
10 12 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (3.13%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.82%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.56%) IBM Notes
13 5 (1.30%) nginx
13 5 (1.30%) SAS
13 5 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.78%) Confluence
14 3 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.52%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 64 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.52%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.52%) Workfront
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 154 (40.10%) Office 365
2 90 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.51%) Mimecast
4 20 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (4.17%) G Suite
6 8 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.82%) IaaS
7 7 (1.82%) SaaS
8 6 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.78%) PaaS
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) GitHub
10 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 173 (45.05%) Firewall
2 139 (36.20%) DNS
3 127 (33.07%) DHCP
4 112 (29.17%) VPN
5 107 (27.86%) SAN
6 79 (20.57%) TCP/IP
7 71 (18.49%) WAN
8 69 (17.97%) LAN
9 50 (13.02%) VLAN
10 48 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (11.72%) VoIP
12 35 (9.11%) Remote Desktop
13 34 (8.85%) Wireless
14 30 (7.81%) iSCSI
15 26 (6.77%) DSL
16 22 (5.73%) Internet
16 22 (5.73%) SSL
17 21 (5.47%) Ethernet
18 18 (4.69%) NAS
18 18 (4.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (4.43%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (3.13%) MySQL
7 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.78%) InterBase
9 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.52%) DB2
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.26%) Informix
11 1 (0.26%) Ingres
11 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.30%) JIRA
3 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (11.98%) Finance
2 7 (1.82%) Law
2 7 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 7 (1.82%) Retail
3 6 (1.56%) Banking
4 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.04%) Legal
6 3 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 109 (28.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 96 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 61 (15.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 49 (12.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 48 (12.50%) Analyst
8 41 (10.68%) Infrastructure Support
9 39 (10.16%) 2nd Line Support
10 37 (9.64%) Technical Support
11 36 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 36 (9.38%) IT Support
12 33 (8.59%) VMware Engineer
13 32 (8.33%) IT Engineer
13 32 (8.33%) Support Analyst
14 28 (7.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
15 27 (7.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 27 (7.03%) Server Engineer
16 24 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
17 23 (5.99%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.13%) Web Services
2 10 (2.60%) Software Packaging
3 8 (2.08%) LAMP
4 6 (1.56%) WAP
5 1 (0.26%) .NET
5 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.26%) HTML
5 1 (0.26%) JSON
5 1 (0.26%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.26%) WSH
5 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.49%) Clustering
2 33 (8.59%) Replication
3 19 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.69%) Driving Licence
5 16 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 16 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.34%) iPhone
7 7 (1.82%) EMC VNX
7 7 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.56%) Celerra
9 5 (1.30%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.30%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.04%) Handset
10 4 (1.04%) HP StoreVirtual
10 4 (1.04%) PKI
11 3 (0.78%) iPad
12 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.52%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 339 (88.28%) Windows
2 244 (63.54%) Windows Server
3 162 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 156 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (25.78%) Windows 7
6 91 (23.70%) Windows 10
7 87 (22.66%) Linux
8 73 (19.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 64 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 24 (6.25%) Mac OS X
11 23 (5.99%) Windows XP
12 17 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (3.13%) CentOS
14 10 (2.60%) Windows Vista
15 9 (2.34%) Unix
16 8 (2.08%) Solaris
17 7 (1.82%) Ubuntu
17 7 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (1.56%) Android
18 6 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.35%) ITIL
2 37 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
4 32 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 31 (8.07%) Problem Management
6 30 (7.81%) Migration
6 30 (7.81%) Presales
7 28 (7.29%) Server Building
8 25 (6.51%) Patch Management
8 25 (6.51%) Web Filtering
9 20 (5.21%) Business Continuity
10 17 (4.43%) High Availability
11 16 (4.17%) Change Management
11 16 (4.17%) CRM
11 16 (4.17%) Project Management
11 16 (4.17%) Time Management
12 15 (3.91%) Configuration Management
12 15 (3.91%) Load Balancing
12 15 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (3.65%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 111 (28.91%) SQL
2 85 (22.14%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.08%) VBScript
5 7 (1.82%) AWK
5 7 (1.82%) C
5 7 (1.82%) sed
6 2 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.26%) C++
7 1 (0.26%) Perl
7 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (26.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (21.35%) MCSE
3 76 (19.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 59 (15.36%) MCSA
5 51 (13.28%) MCP
6 43 (11.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 42 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (10.94%) MCITP
8 41 (10.68%) CCNA
9 16 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 15 (3.91%) Degree
11 14 (3.65%) CCIE
12 12 (3.13%) SC Cleared
13 10 (2.60%) PhD
14 9 (2.34%) Linux+ Certification
15 6 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.04%) CCA
16 4 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (1.04%) RHCSA
17 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.55%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.30%) QA
4 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) GAMP
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 255 (66.41%) Active Directory
2 213 (55.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (41.41%) Hyper-V
4 91 (23.70%) VMware ESXi
5 65 (16.93%) vSphere
6 42 (10.94%) XenApp
7 33 (8.59%) Terminal Services
8 21 (5.47%) XenServer
9 20 (5.21%) XenDesktop
10 15 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (2.08%) DFS Replication
13 6 (1.56%) BitLocker
13 6 (1.56%) NFS
13 6 (1.56%) vCloud
14 5 (1.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 5 (1.30%) Firmware
14 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (1.04%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 76 (19.79%) SCCM
2 50 (13.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 48 (12.50%) vCenter Server
4 44 (11.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 39 (10.16%) WSUS
6 32 (8.33%) SCOM
6 32 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 29 (7.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 26 (6.77%) NetBackup
9 17 (4.43%) McAfee ePO
10 16 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 13 (3.39%) Nagios
12 11 (2.86%) XenMobile
13 9 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
13 9 (2.34%) Malwarebytes
14 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
15 7 (1.82%) vMotion
16 6 (1.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 6 (1.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 289 (75.26%) Microsoft
2 271 (70.57%) VMware
3 197 (51.30%) Veeam
4 179 (46.61%) Symantec
5 151 (39.32%) Cisco
6 127 (33.07%) Citrix
7 123 (32.03%) HP
8 107 (27.86%) Dell
9 71 (18.49%) Veritas
10 66 (17.19%) NetApp
11 59 (15.36%) Juniper
12 44 (11.46%) Sophos
13 37 (9.64%) Forcepoint
14 34 (8.85%) IBM
15 31 (8.07%) EMC
15 31 (8.07%) F5
16 28 (7.29%) Altiris
16 28 (7.29%) SonicWALL
17 26 (6.77%) CheckPoint
18 25 (6.51%) Red Hat