Period
to 26 March 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 834 890 842
Rank change year-on-year +56 -48 -123
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 274 321 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.58% 1.89% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 255 289 304
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,700 £23,825
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +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 17,358 16,940 15,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.70% 9.68% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,575 13,565 12,144
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 March 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 26 March 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 +23 257 £37,500 +7.14% 2
UK excluding London -14 137 £37,500 +15.38% 2
London +98 131 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England +89 34 £41,500 +10.67% 1
South East -18 29 £36,250 +11.54% 1
North of England +39 28 £36,250 +11.54%
Midlands +25 28 £42,500 +13.33%
West Midlands +8 19 £42,500 +13.33%
Yorkshire +27 14 £37,500 +15.38%
North West +40 13 £32,500 +18.18%
East Midlands +44 9 £35,000 +22.81%
South West +10 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Scotland +6 6 £34,280 -8.59%
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -
North East 0 1 £21,500 -31.20%

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 243 (88.69%) Active Directory
2 242 (88.32%) Windows
3 215 (78.47%) Microsoft
4 209 (76.28%) VMware
5 188 (68.61%) Windows Server
6 153 (55.84%) Firewall
7 151 (55.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 150 (54.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 148 (54.01%) VMware Infrastructure
10 141 (51.46%) Office 365
11 125 (45.62%) Hyper-V
12 123 (44.89%) Veeam
13 118 (43.07%) Cisco
13 118 (43.07%) MS Exchange
13 118 (43.07%) DNS
14 105 (38.32%) DHCP
15 102 (37.23%) HP
16 100 (36.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 91 (33.21%) Dell
18 89 (32.48%) Microsoft Certification
19 88 (32.12%) SAN
20 85 (31.02%) NetApp
21 84 (30.66%) Windows 7
22 77 (28.10%) VPN
23 75 (27.37%) ITIL
24 74 (27.01%) Veritas
25 71 (25.91%) SQL Server
25 71 (25.91%) LAN
25 71 (25.91%) Exchange Server 2010
26 70 (25.55%) Citrix

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
1 118 (43.07%) MS Exchange
2 71 (25.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (22.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (11.31%) SharePoint
5 24 (8.76%) Skype for Business
6 15 (5.47%) IIS
7 10 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.82%) IBM Domino
10 3 (1.09%) Apache
10 3 (1.09%) CMS
10 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.09%) Kentico
11 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.73%) SAS
11 2 (0.73%) Site Server
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 66 (24.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (11.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.82%) Workfront
3 1 (0.36%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 141 (51.46%) Office 365
2 100 (36.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (6.57%) G Suite
5 17 (6.20%) Mimecast
6 10 (3.65%) IaaS
7 4 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.36%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (55.84%) Firewall
2 118 (43.07%) DNS
3 105 (38.32%) DHCP
4 88 (32.12%) SAN
5 77 (28.10%) VPN
6 71 (25.91%) LAN
7 60 (21.90%) TCP/IP
8 55 (20.07%) WAN
9 42 (15.33%) VoIP
10 38 (13.87%) VLAN
11 25 (9.12%) NAS
12 22 (8.03%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (7.30%) Internet
13 20 (7.30%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (5.84%) iSCSI
14 16 (5.84%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (5.11%) Wireless
16 12 (4.38%) ADSL
16 12 (4.38%) DSL
16 12 (4.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (5.47%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.46%) MySQL
9 4 (1.46%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.73%) MS Access
11 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.36%) Power BI
12 1 (0.36%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 28 (10.22%) Finance
2 7 (2.55%) Retail
2 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.09%) Back Office
3 3 (1.09%) Banking
3 3 (1.09%) Electronics
3 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) Automotive
5 1 (0.36%) Law
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 98 (35.77%) Support Engineer
2 55 (20.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 52 (18.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 45 (16.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 43 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (12.41%) IT Engineer
7 32 (11.68%) IT Support
8 30 (10.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (10.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 28 (10.22%) Server Engineer
10 26 (9.49%) Analyst
10 26 (9.49%) Windows Engineer
11 25 (9.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (8.76%) Windows Server Engineer
13 21 (7.66%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 21 (7.66%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
13 21 (7.66%) Technical Support
14 20 (7.30%) Consultant
15 19 (6.93%) Infrastructure Support
15 19 (6.93%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.19%) WSH
2 5 (1.82%) Web Services
3 2 (0.73%) .NET
3 2 (0.73%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.12%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.12%) Replication
3 20 (7.30%) Clustering
3 20 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (6.57%) Management Information System
5 17 (6.20%) Driving Licence
5 17 (6.20%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.19%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.46%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.09%) iPad
8 3 (1.09%) iPhone
8 3 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.09%) PKI
8 3 (1.09%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 242 (88.32%) Windows
2 188 (68.61%) Windows Server
3 151 (55.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 150 (54.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (30.66%) Windows 7
6 65 (23.72%) Linux
7 64 (23.36%) Windows 10
8 37 (13.50%) Windows 8
9 26 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (4.74%) Windows XP
11 9 (3.28%) Data ONTAP
12 7 (2.55%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.82%) Android
13 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.73%) Solaris
16 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.37%) ITIL
2 59 (21.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 38 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (12.04%) CRM
5 31 (11.31%) Change Management
6 29 (10.58%) Patch Management
7 28 (10.22%) Computer Science
8 19 (6.93%) Kalman Filter
8 19 (6.93%) Migration
9 18 (6.57%) Mentoring
10 17 (6.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (5.84%) Change Control
12 15 (5.47%) Antivirus Management
12 15 (5.47%) Service Management
13 14 (5.11%) Server Management
13 14 (5.11%) Service Delivery
14 13 (4.74%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (4.74%) Virtual Environments
15 12 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (4.38%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.99%) SQL
2 54 (19.71%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.65%) VBScript
4 8 (2.92%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.46%) VB
6 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.73%) C
7 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (32.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (24.45%) MCSE
3 51 (18.61%) Degree
4 43 (15.69%) MCP
5 41 (14.96%) MCSA
6 39 (14.23%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (12.41%) CCNA
8 27 (9.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (9.12%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (6.57%) MCITP
11 9 (3.28%) VCP6
12 8 (2.92%) HND
13 4 (1.46%) HNC
14 3 (1.09%) DBS Check
14 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.09%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.73%) CCNP
15 2 (0.73%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.31%) SLA
2 4 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.46%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 243 (88.69%) Active Directory
2 148 (54.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (45.62%) Hyper-V
4 66 (24.09%) vSphere
5 51 (18.61%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (12.04%) XenApp
7 23 (8.39%) XenDesktop
8 16 (5.84%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (3.65%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.46%) Firmware
11 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.46%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.46%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.09%) XenServer
13 2 (0.73%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.73%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.73%) NFS
14 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (14.96%) SCCM
2 36 (13.14%) WSUS
3 23 (8.39%) SCOM
4 20 (7.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (6.93%) vCenter Server
6 16 (5.84%) SCVMM
7 13 (4.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 13 (4.74%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (2.19%) Nagios
10 5 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.46%) SCSM
11 4 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (1.09%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 215 (78.47%) Microsoft
2 209 (76.28%) VMware
3 123 (44.89%) Veeam
4 118 (43.07%) Cisco
5 102 (37.23%) HP
6 91 (33.21%) Dell
7 85 (31.02%) NetApp
8 74 (27.01%) Veritas
9 70 (25.55%) Citrix
10 65 (23.72%) EMC
11 64 (23.36%) Symantec
12 29 (10.58%) Kaseya
13 23 (8.39%) Google
14 15 (5.47%) Avaya
15 14 (5.11%) Nimble Storage
16 13 (4.74%) Palo Alto
16 13 (4.74%) Polycom
17 12 (4.38%) Meraki
18 11 (4.01%) SAP
19 10 (3.65%) Altiris