Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 832 839
Rank change year-on-year -50 +7 -103
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 277 383 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.57% 2.40% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 263 363 342
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.41% -5.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £21,600
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -6.67%

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 17,696 15,961 16,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.92% 8.95% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,961 13,082 13,637
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% - +5.88%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -35 266 £35,000 - 43
UK excluding London -79 142 £35,000 +6.06% 26
London +53 127 £35,000 -12.50% 17
East of England +50 51 £37,500 - 7
South East -39 38 £35,000 +2.94% 5
North of England +15 30 £36,000 +13.39% 7
North West +20 16 £36,000 +16.13% 4
Midlands -12 15 £35,000 +6.06% 5
West Midlands +3 14 £37,500 +1.35% 4
Yorkshire +11 11 £46,250 +48.00% 3
South West -22 7 £27,500 -26.67% 2
North East -8 3 £21,500 -33.85%
Scotland -8 3 £36,250 -3.33%
East Midlands +2 1 £32,500 +47.73% 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 246 (88.81%) Windows
2 239 (86.28%) Active Directory
3 191 (68.95%) VMware
4 180 (64.98%) Microsoft
5 176 (63.54%) Windows Server
6 138 (49.82%) Office 365
7 131 (47.29%) Veeam
8 130 (46.93%) Firewall
9 129 (46.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 127 (45.85%) DNS
11 118 (42.60%) Hyper-V
12 117 (42.24%) MS Exchange
12 117 (42.24%) DHCP
13 107 (38.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 104 (37.55%) Microsoft Azure
15 100 (36.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 97 (35.02%) VPN
16 97 (35.02%) Citrix
17 89 (32.13%) Cisco
18 88 (31.77%) HP
19 82 (29.60%) Windows 7
20 73 (26.35%) Microsoft Office
21 70 (25.27%) ITIL
22 69 (24.91%) SAN
22 69 (24.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 68 (24.55%) Symantec
23 68 (24.55%) Windows 10
24 67 (24.19%) PowerShell
24 67 (24.19%) Dell
25 66 (23.83%) Linux

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
1 117 (42.24%) MS Exchange
2 59 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 42 (15.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (11.91%) SharePoint
5 28 (10.11%) Skype for Business
6 17 (6.14%) IIS
7 12 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.17%) IBM Domino
9 6 (2.17%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.81%) Apache
11 2 (0.72%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.72%) CMS
11 2 (0.72%) Confluence
11 2 (0.72%) Kentico
11 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.72%) SAS
12 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 73 (26.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.08%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.72%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 138 (49.82%) Office 365
2 104 (37.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (7.94%) Mimecast
5 16 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (5.42%) G Suite
7 8 (2.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.44%) IaaS
9 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.72%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.36%) GitHub
10 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (46.93%) Firewall
2 127 (45.85%) DNS
3 117 (42.24%) DHCP
4 97 (35.02%) VPN
5 69 (24.91%) SAN
6 61 (22.02%) LAN
7 56 (20.22%) TCP/IP
8 49 (17.69%) VLAN
9 48 (17.33%) WAN
10 26 (9.39%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (7.58%) VoIP
12 19 (6.86%) iSCSI
13 18 (6.50%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (6.14%) Wireless
15 15 (5.42%) Skype
16 14 (5.05%) NetScaler
17 12 (4.33%) Internet
18 11 (3.97%) ADSL
18 11 (3.97%) DSL
18 11 (3.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (6.50%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (4.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.81%) MySQL
7 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.44%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.36%) Power BI
10 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Ant
2 2 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (9.75%) Finance
2 7 (2.53%) Legal
2 7 (2.53%) Retail
3 5 (1.81%) Back Office
3 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.44%) Law
4 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.08%) Games
5 3 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) French Language
6 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (31.41%) Support Engineer
2 54 (19.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (16.61%) 3rd Line Support
4 43 (15.52%) IT Support
5 39 (14.08%) Analyst
6 35 (12.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 29 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 27 (9.75%) Support Analyst
9 26 (9.39%) Technical Support
10 23 (8.30%) Windows Engineer
11 21 (7.58%) Server Engineer
12 20 (7.22%) IT Engineer
12 20 (7.22%) VMware Engineer
13 19 (6.86%) IT Analyst
14 18 (6.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 18 (6.50%) Consultant
14 18 (6.50%) Infrastructure Support
15 17 (6.14%) Administrator
15 17 (6.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.53%) Web Services
2 5 (1.81%) HTML
2 5 (1.81%) JSON
2 5 (1.81%) XML
3 2 (0.72%) LDAP
3 2 (0.72%) SAML
4 1 (0.36%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.39%) Data Centre
1 26 (9.39%) Replication
2 22 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 18 (6.50%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (5.42%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (4.69%) Clustering
7 9 (3.25%) iPhone
7 9 (3.25%) NHS
8 8 (2.89%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.89%) Smartcard
9 7 (2.53%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.44%) PKI
12 3 (1.08%) PDA
13 2 (0.72%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
13 2 (0.72%) Online Games
13 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 246 (88.81%) Windows
2 176 (63.54%) Windows Server
3 107 (38.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (36.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (29.60%) Windows 7
6 68 (24.55%) Windows 10
7 66 (23.83%) Linux
8 41 (14.80%) Windows 8
9 24 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.25%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.25%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.17%) Android
11 6 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.81%) Unix
13 4 (1.44%) AIX
13 4 (1.44%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.44%) SUSE
14 3 (1.08%) CentOS
14 3 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.27%) ITIL
2 69 (24.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (12.64%) Change Management
3 35 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (11.91%) Kalman Filter
5 23 (8.30%) Service Delivery
5 23 (8.30%) Web Filtering
6 22 (7.94%) Incident Management
7 21 (7.58%) Patch Management
8 20 (7.22%) CRM
8 20 (7.22%) Service Management
9 18 (6.50%) Migration
10 15 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (5.05%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.05%) Server Virtualisation
12 13 (4.69%) Virtual Environments
13 12 (4.33%) Problem Management
14 11 (3.97%) Antivirus Management
15 10 (3.61%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.19%) PowerShell
2 61 (22.02%) SQL
3 11 (3.97%) VBScript
4 5 (1.81%) PHP
4 5 (1.81%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.36%) Python
6 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (23.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (19.49%) MCSE
3 34 (12.27%) MCP
4 31 (11.19%) MCSA
5 28 (10.11%) CCNA
5 28 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (9.03%) Degree
7 19 (6.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (5.05%) MCITP
10 13 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.81%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.08%) CCNP
14 2 (0.72%) HND
14 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.72%) Linux+ Certification
14 2 (0.72%) RHCSA
14 2 (0.72%) VCP6
15 1 (0.36%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (16.61%) SLA
2 5 (1.81%) PMO
3 3 (1.08%) GDPR
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 239 (86.28%) Active Directory
2 129 (46.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (42.60%) Hyper-V
4 41 (14.80%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (11.91%) vSphere
6 25 (9.03%) XenApp
7 17 (6.14%) XenDesktop
8 13 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.25%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (2.89%) XenServer
11 7 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (2.17%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.36%) Docker
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (18.05%) SCCM
2 31 (11.19%) WSUS
3 27 (9.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (5.05%) SCOM
5 9 (3.25%) vCenter Server
6 8 (2.89%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (2.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (2.89%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (2.53%) ServiceCenter
8 6 (2.17%) SCVMM
8 6 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.81%) Clonezilla
9 5 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (1.08%) Nagios
10 3 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.08%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 191 (68.95%) VMware
2 180 (64.98%) Microsoft
3 131 (47.29%) Veeam
4 97 (35.02%) Citrix
5 89 (32.13%) Cisco
6 88 (31.77%) HP
7 68 (24.55%) Symantec
8 67 (24.19%) Dell
9 48 (17.33%) Veritas
10 46 (16.61%) NetApp
11 37 (13.36%) EMC
12 26 (9.39%) Google
13 20 (7.22%) Asigra
14 17 (6.14%) Sophos
15 14 (5.05%) Apple
15 14 (5.05%) CommVault
15 14 (5.05%) Palo Alto
16 13 (4.69%) Kaseya
17 11 (3.97%) Mitel
17 11 (3.97%) Polycom