Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 763 877 867
Rank change year-on-year +114 -10 -78
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 111 217 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 1.22% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 63 197 293
Median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.96% -2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £19,850 £27,400 £26,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -16.44% +12.31% -

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 11,987 17,791 17,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 12.46% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9,375 13,655 13,487
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,355
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 13 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 4 June 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 +114 109 £36,500 - 4
UK excluding London +132 85 £30,500 -16.44% 3
Midlands +98 36 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands +87 36 £42,500 - 1
South East +97 26 £31,000 -15.07% 2
London +104 25 £50,000 +42.86% 1
North of England +109 8 £30,000 -14.29%
East of England +79 8 - -
South West +93 6 £28,500 -27.85%
Yorkshire +82 6 £30,000 -14.29%
North West +89 1 £32,000 -6.57%
Scotland +64 1 £26,000 -24.15%
North East +12 1 £36,500 +69.77%

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 110 (99.10%) Windows
2 99 (89.19%) Microsoft
3 98 (88.29%) Office 365
4 93 (83.78%) Windows Server
5 88 (79.28%) VMware
6 79 (71.17%) Active Directory
7 74 (66.67%) Azure
8 69 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 68 (61.26%) Citrix
10 64 (57.66%) Veeam
11 63 (56.76%) Hyper-V
12 62 (55.86%) Firewall
13 61 (54.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 59 (53.15%) MS Exchange
15 54 (48.65%) XenApp
16 53 (47.75%) VPN
17 48 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 48 (43.24%) PowerShell
18 46 (41.44%) HP
18 46 (41.44%) Change Management
19 45 (40.54%) XenDesktop
20 44 (39.64%) Cisco
21 43 (38.74%) DNS
21 43 (38.74%) DHCP
22 38 (34.23%) Sophos
22 38 (34.23%) Problem-Solving
23 37 (33.33%) Dell
24 36 (32.43%) SQL Server
25 35 (31.53%) vSphere
25 35 (31.53%) Windows Server 2016

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 61 (54.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 59 (53.15%) MS Exchange
3 31 (27.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.50%) IIS
6 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) FastStats
1 4 (3.60%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 98 (88.29%) Office 365
2 74 (66.67%) Azure
3 18 (16.22%) AWS
4 10 (9.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (7.21%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.70%) G Suite
6 3 (2.70%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.70%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.70%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (55.86%) Firewall
2 53 (47.75%) VPN
3 43 (38.74%) DHCP
3 43 (38.74%) DNS
4 34 (30.63%) LAN
5 33 (29.73%) TCP/IP
6 27 (24.32%) SAN
6 27 (24.32%) WAN
7 25 (22.52%) iSCSI
7 25 (22.52%) VLAN
8 22 (19.82%) NetScaler
9 21 (18.92%) Internet
10 16 (14.41%) VoIP
11 9 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (6.31%) Wireless
13 6 (5.41%) DKIM
13 6 (5.41%) IPsec
14 5 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (4.50%) FTP
15 4 (3.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (7.21%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (9.01%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Marketing
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Infrastructure Support
2 23 (20.72%) Analyst
2 23 (20.72%) Support Analyst
3 22 (19.82%) IT Support
4 21 (18.92%) Support Engineer
5 20 (18.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 20 (18.02%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 18 (16.22%) Technical Engineer
7 16 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (12.61%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (10.81%) IT Engineer
10 11 (9.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (7.21%) Technical Support
12 8 (7.21%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (6.31%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) WSH
2 3 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Management Information System
2 22 (19.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 19 (17.12%) Driving Licence
4 13 (11.71%) CMDB
5 9 (8.11%) Clustering
5 9 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.41%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.60%) EFT
8 3 (2.70%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.70%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.80%) Replication
10 1 (0.90%) Animation
10 1 (0.90%) Handset
10 1 (0.90%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.90%) iPhone
10 1 (0.90%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 110 (99.10%) Windows
2 93 (83.78%) Windows Server
3 48 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (31.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 29 (26.13%) Windows 10
6 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (18.02%) Windows 7
8 19 (17.12%) Windows 8
9 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (8.11%) Linux
11 5 (4.50%) Mac OS
11 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.70%) HPUX
12 3 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (2.70%) Solaris
12 3 (2.70%) Unix
12 3 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.90%) Android
14 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Change Management
2 38 (34.23%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (27.03%) Server Management
4 28 (25.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (20.72%) Problem Management
6 22 (19.82%) Line Management
6 22 (19.82%) Process Improvement
7 21 (18.92%) Project Management
8 18 (16.22%) Commercial Awareness
8 18 (16.22%) Decision-Making
8 18 (16.22%) Strategic Planning
9 17 (15.32%) Information Security
9 17 (15.32%) ITIL
10 15 (13.51%) Preventative Maintenance
11 14 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (12.61%) Security Management
12 13 (11.71%) Data Governance
12 13 (11.71%) Information Security Management
12 13 (11.71%) ISMS
13 10 (9.01%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.24%) PowerShell
2 26 (23.42%) SQL
3 8 (7.21%) VBScript
4 4 (3.60%) Python
4 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.70%) Java
5 3 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (22.52%) MCSE
1 25 (22.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (16.22%) MCSA
3 11 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (7.21%) MCP
6 6 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.50%) CCNA
7 5 (4.50%) DBS Check
7 5 (4.50%) Degree
8 1 (0.90%) CCA
8 1 (0.90%) CCNP
8 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) HND
8 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.82%) BS25999
1 22 (19.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 22 (19.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.71%) QA
3 7 (6.31%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (71.17%) Active Directory
2 69 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (56.76%) Hyper-V
4 54 (48.65%) XenApp
5 45 (40.54%) XenDesktop
6 35 (31.53%) vSphere
7 22 (19.82%) BitLocker
7 22 (19.82%) NFS
8 3 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.80%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (8.11%) SCCM
3 6 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.41%) SCOM
3 6 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.80%) WSUS
7 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.90%) Avamar
7 1 (0.90%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.90%) vMotion
7 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 99 (89.19%) Microsoft
2 88 (79.28%) VMware
3 68 (61.26%) Citrix
4 64 (57.66%) Veeam
5 46 (41.44%) HP
6 44 (39.64%) Cisco
7 38 (34.23%) Sophos
8 37 (33.33%) Dell
9 30 (27.03%) Symantec
10 21 (18.92%) EqualLogic
11 17 (15.32%) McAfee
11 17 (15.32%) NetApp
12 16 (14.41%) Veritas
13 13 (11.71%) Juniper
13 13 (11.71%) Palo Alto
14 12 (10.81%) CommVault
15 10 (9.01%) Asigra
16 9 (8.11%) Mitel
17 6 (5.41%) EMC
17 6 (5.41%) Zerto