Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 782 837 882
Rank change year-on-year +55 +45 +17
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 56 148 248
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.99% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 43 94 230
10th Percentile £27,250 £19,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,625 £26,750 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £33,000 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.21% -10.81% +5.71%
75th Percentile £46,875 £46,313 £44,688
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.97% -17.33% +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 13,535 14,938 17,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 13.12% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,834 11,797 13,959
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,764 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Backup Exec as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Backup Exec.

Salary trend for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Backup Exec over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 11 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 13 April 2021. 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 +29 56 £40,000 +21.21% 8
UK excluding London +40 37 £37,500 +20.97% 7
Midlands +25 23 £40,000 +14.29% 2
West Midlands +10 23 £40,000 +14.29% 2
London +87 19 £43,250 +31.06% 1
South East +61 9 £29,000 -6.45%
Work from Home - 8 £41,250 -
South West +17 3 £33,500 -0.74%
East of England +47 1 £47,000 +101.02% 2
North of England +35 1 - - 3
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 55 (98.21%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Microsoft 365
3 47 (83.93%) VMware
4 42 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
6 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 40 (71.43%) Azure
7 33 (58.93%) Veeam
8 32 (57.14%) Hyper-V
9 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (50.00%) Firewall
11 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
12 25 (44.64%) Citrix
13 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (30.36%) Cisco
14 16 (28.57%) iSCSI
14 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
14 16 (28.57%) MCSA
14 16 (28.57%) Linux
14 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
15 14 (25.00%) VPN
15 14 (25.00%) Process Improvement
15 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (23.21%) GDPR
16 13 (23.21%) Digital Economy
16 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 13 (23.21%) Server Management
16 13 (23.21%) BitLocker

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 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 50 (89.29%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (71.43%) Azure
3 12 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.14%) AWS
5 3 (5.36%) Mimecast
5 3 (5.36%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.57%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 14 (25.00%) VPN
4 12 (21.43%) SAN
5 11 (19.64%) DHCP
5 11 (19.64%) DNS
6 8 (14.29%) NAS
6 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.93%) LAN
8 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.36%) Internet
8 3 (5.36%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.36%) VLAN
8 3 (5.36%) WAN
9 2 (3.57%) VoIP
9 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Power BI
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
General
1 13 (23.21%) Digital Economy
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Games
3 5 (8.93%) Mandarin Language
4 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.14%) Legal
5 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.57%) Publishing
7 1 (1.79%) Law
7 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) IT Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 13 (23.21%) Support Analyst
5 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 11 (19.64%) IT Support
5 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (8.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
11 4 (7.14%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Enterprise Storage
2 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (98.21%) Windows
2 42 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (28.57%) Linux
4 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
7 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
10 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
11 3 (5.36%) VMS
11 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
12 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.79%) CentOS
13 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 13 (23.21%) Change Management
2 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (23.21%) Problem Management
2 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (23.21%) Server Management
3 12 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
4 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Line Management
4 8 (14.29%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (12.50%) Change Control
5 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (12.50%) Service Management
6 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.93%) Commercial Awareness
7 5 (8.93%) Decision-Making
7 5 (8.93%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (28.57%) MCSA
3 12 (21.43%) MCSE
4 7 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.93%) CCNP
5 5 (8.93%) Degree
6 4 (7.14%) MCITP
6 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) GDPR
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 32 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 13 (23.21%) BitLocker
5 13 (23.21%) NFS
5 13 (23.21%) XenApp
6 12 (21.43%) vSphere
7 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (5.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
1 8 (14.29%) SCOM
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (83.93%) VMware
2 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
3 33 (58.93%) Veeam
4 25 (44.64%) Citrix
5 17 (30.36%) Cisco
6 13 (23.21%) Sophos
7 10 (17.86%) EMC
8 8 (14.29%) NetApp
9 7 (12.50%) Asigra
9 7 (12.50%) Ivanti
9 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 7 (12.50%) Remedy
9 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow
9 7 (12.50%) Symantec
10 6 (10.71%) HP
11 4 (7.14%) Juniper
12 3 (5.36%) Avaya
12 3 (5.36%) Dell
12 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
13 2 (3.57%) Sony