Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 642 838 909
Rank change year-on-year +196 +71 -91
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 49 227 271
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 1.28% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 46 181 277
Median annual salary £45,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,719 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +8.70%

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 8,150 17,784 17,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.31% 12.97% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,715 13,496 13,847
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,160 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 12 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 30 October 2020. 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 +205 48 £45,000 +28.57% 3
UK excluding London +207 34 £42,500 +30.77% 2
South East +174 15 £45,000 +38.46%
London +223 14 £46,500 +40.91% 1
West Midlands +76 11 £41,250 +6.45% 1
Midlands +72 11 £41,250 +13.79% 1
Work from Home +16 9 £46,500 -25.60% 2
North of England +147 4 £27,500 -15.38% 1
South West +129 3 - -
Yorkshire +107 3 £27,500 -15.38%
North West +125 1 £65,000 +23.81%
Scotland +87 1 £30,000 +29.03%

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 48 (97.96%) Windows
2 45 (91.84%) VMware
3 43 (87.76%) Microsoft
4 42 (85.71%) Office 365
4 42 (85.71%) Windows Server
5 39 (79.59%) Veeam
6 38 (77.55%) Azure
6 38 (77.55%) Citrix
7 34 (69.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (69.39%) Hyper-V
8 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
9 30 (61.22%) Firewall
10 28 (57.14%) Cisco
10 28 (57.14%) MS Exchange
11 23 (46.94%) Exchange Server 2013
12 22 (44.90%) Windows 8
12 22 (44.90%) Windows 7
12 22 (44.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 21 (42.86%) Windows 10
13 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (38.78%) DHCP
15 19 (38.78%) VPN
15 19 (38.78%) DNS
15 19 (38.78%) HP
15 19 (38.78%) MCSE
15 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (36.73%) NetApp
17 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012

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 28 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 23 (46.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
4 6 (12.24%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 42 (85.71%) Office 365
2 38 (77.55%) Azure
3 9 (18.37%) Mimecast
4 7 (14.29%) IaaS
5 6 (12.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) AWS
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) Firewall
2 19 (38.78%) DHCP
2 19 (38.78%) DNS
2 19 (38.78%) VPN
3 16 (32.65%) SAN
4 11 (22.45%) NetScaler
5 10 (20.41%) iSCSI
6 8 (16.33%) Unified Communications
7 7 (14.29%) Network Security
7 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.20%) LAN
8 5 (10.20%) NAS
8 5 (10.20%) WAN
9 3 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (4.08%) IPsec
10 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (4.08%) VLAN
10 2 (4.08%) VoIP
11 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 20 (40.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (36.73%) Support Engineer
4 17 (34.69%) IT Engineer
5 16 (32.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (30.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 14 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (24.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (14.29%) Server Engineer
9 7 (14.29%) Server Support
10 6 (12.24%) Citrix Support
10 6 (12.24%) Office 365 Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Remote Support Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Windows Server Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Windows Server Support
10 6 (12.24%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (12.24%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Reinsurance
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Handset
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (97.96%) Windows
2 42 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 22 (44.90%) Windows 7
3 22 (44.90%) Windows 8
4 21 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (28.57%) Linux
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (14.29%) Mac OS X
10 3 (6.12%) HPUX
10 3 (6.12%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (6.12%) Solaris
10 3 (6.12%) Unix
11 2 (4.08%) VMS
12 1 (2.04%) Android
12 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (28.57%) Project Delivery
3 12 (24.49%) ITIL
4 10 (20.41%) Change Management
5 8 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 7 (14.29%) Web Filtering
7 6 (12.24%) Line Management
7 6 (12.24%) Proactive Maintenance
7 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
7 6 (12.24%) Process Improvement
7 6 (12.24%) Server Management
8 4 (8.16%) Change Control
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Service Management
9 3 (6.12%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (38.78%) MCSE
3 8 (16.33%) MCSA
4 5 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.12%) CCNA
7 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.08%) MCP
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
2 6 (12.24%) BS25999
2 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (69.39%) Hyper-V
1 34 (69.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (24.49%) vSphere
4 10 (20.41%) XenApp
4 10 (20.41%) XenDesktop
5 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (14.29%) NFS
7 6 (12.24%) BitLocker
8 4 (8.16%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (6.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.12%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.04%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 45 (91.84%) VMware
2 43 (87.76%) Microsoft
3 39 (79.59%) Veeam
4 38 (77.55%) Citrix
5 28 (57.14%) Cisco
6 19 (38.78%) HP
7 18 (36.73%) NetApp
8 14 (28.57%) Asigra
9 13 (26.53%) Dell
9 13 (26.53%) Sophos
10 6 (12.24%) SolarWinds
11 4 (8.16%) Symantec
12 3 (6.12%) EMC
12 3 (6.12%) Ivanti
12 3 (6.12%) McAfee
12 3 (6.12%) Oracle
12 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
12 3 (6.12%) Remedy
12 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow
12 3 (6.12%) Zerto