Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 834 711
Rank change year-on-year +54 -123 -93
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 428 429 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.77% 2.61% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 399 364 604
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,950 £22,150 £23,750
90th Percentile £51,900 £50,000 £50,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% +22.95%

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 15436 16425 16751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.66% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12612 13269 13546
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +2.13%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 16 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 22 October 2017. 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 +53 407 £35,000 - 7
UK excluding London +16 280 £35,000 +2.94% 5
London +45 144 £37,500 - 2
South East +19 105 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Midlands +41 55 £33,000 -6.38% 1
West Midlands +25 48 £37,500 +6.38%
North of England +22 45 £30,500 -6.15% 1
East of England +27 35 £35,000 -16.67%
Yorkshire +27 29 £32,500 +20.37%
South West -5 28 £35,000 -17.65%
North West -14 10 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland -11 9 £37,500 +50.00%
East Midlands +38 7 £26,000 - 1
North East +22 6 £28,250 -33.53%
Wales +4 2 £31,000 -22.50%
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 371 (86.68%) Windows
2 324 (75.70%) Microsoft
3 288 (67.29%) VMware
4 283 (66.12%) Active Directory
5 264 (61.68%) Windows Server
6 242 (56.54%) MS Exchange
7 237 (55.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 218 (50.93%) Veeam
9 198 (46.26%) Symantec
9 198 (46.26%) Firewall
10 186 (43.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 180 (42.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 175 (40.89%) Hyper-V
13 173 (40.42%) Office 365
14 165 (38.55%) Cisco
15 153 (35.75%) HP
16 152 (35.51%) DNS
17 144 (33.64%) Exchange Server 2010
18 132 (30.84%) DHCP
19 129 (30.14%) SQL
19 129 (30.14%) Dell
19 129 (30.14%) Citrix
20 121 (28.27%) Exchange Server 2013
21 117 (27.34%) VPN
22 114 (26.64%) Microsoft Certification
23 111 (25.93%) SAN
24 105 (24.53%) Windows 7
25 101 (23.60%) SQL Server
26 97 (22.66%) Windows 10
27 91 (21.26%) 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
1 242 (56.54%) MS Exchange
2 144 (33.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (28.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 83 (19.39%) SharePoint
5 64 (14.95%) IIS
6 59 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 56 (13.08%) Skype for Business
8 25 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (3.74%) Apache
10 13 (3.04%) Tomcat
11 10 (2.34%) WebSphere
12 9 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.40%) SAS
15 4 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.70%) Confluence
16 3 (0.70%) nginx
17 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 65 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 18 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.70%) Workfront
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 173 (40.42%) Office 365
2 89 (20.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.44%) Mimecast
4 14 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.27%) G Suite
5 8 (1.87%) IaaS
5 8 (1.87%) SaaS
6 5 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.93%) PaaS
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.47%) Yammer
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) GitHub
10 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 198 (46.26%) Firewall
2 152 (35.51%) DNS
3 132 (30.84%) DHCP
4 117 (27.34%) VPN
5 111 (25.93%) SAN
6 85 (19.86%) TCP/IP
7 76 (17.76%) WAN
8 71 (16.59%) LAN
9 51 (11.92%) VLAN
10 49 (11.45%) VoIP
11 48 (11.21%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (10.51%) Wireless
13 38 (8.88%) iSCSI
14 34 (7.94%) Remote Desktop
15 29 (6.78%) SSL
16 26 (6.07%) DSL
16 26 (6.07%) Internet
17 21 (4.91%) NAS
18 18 (4.21%) Ethernet
18 18 (4.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (5.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.21%) MySQL
6 14 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.70%) InterBase
10 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.23%) DB2
12 1 (0.23%) Informix
12 1 (0.23%) Ingres
12 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.17%) JIRA
3 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (13.79%) Finance
2 10 (2.34%) Retail
3 8 (1.87%) Publishing
3 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.64%) Law
5 6 (1.40%) Banking
5 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.23%) Billing
7 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 132 (30.84%) Support Engineer
2 108 (25.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 99 (23.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 60 (14.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 59 (13.79%) Analyst
6 58 (13.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 48 (11.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 46 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 45 (10.51%) Technical Support
10 44 (10.28%) IT Support
11 39 (9.11%) Server Engineer
11 39 (9.11%) Support Analyst
12 38 (8.88%) Infrastructure Support
13 36 (8.41%) Windows Engineer
14 35 (8.18%) IT Engineer
15 33 (7.71%) VMware Engineer
16 32 (7.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 31 (7.24%) Systems Engineer
18 28 (6.54%) Server Support
19 27 (6.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.57%) LAMP
2 9 (2.10%) Web Services
3 6 (1.40%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.70%) XML
5 2 (0.47%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.47%) CGI
5 2 (0.47%) WAP
6 1 (0.23%) .NET
6 1 (0.23%) HTML
6 1 (0.23%) JSON
6 1 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.23%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.19%) Clustering
2 35 (8.18%) Replication
3 30 (7.01%) Blackberry
4 28 (6.54%) Data Centre
5 25 (5.84%) Management Information System
6 21 (4.91%) Driving Licence
7 18 (4.21%) Computer Science
8 16 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.87%) EMC VNX
9 8 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.87%) iPhone
10 7 (1.64%) CMDB
11 6 (1.40%) Celerra
12 5 (1.17%) CLARiiON
12 5 (1.17%) iPad
13 4 (0.93%) CCTV
13 4 (0.93%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.70%) HP Storage
14 3 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 371 (86.68%) Windows
2 264 (61.68%) Windows Server
3 186 (43.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 180 (42.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (24.53%) Windows 7
6 97 (22.66%) Windows 10
7 91 (21.26%) Linux
8 73 (17.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 69 (16.12%) Windows 8
10 26 (6.07%) Windows XP
11 24 (5.61%) Mac OS X
12 23 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (4.67%) Windows Vista
14 10 (2.34%) Unix
15 9 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (1.87%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.87%) CentOS
17 7 (1.64%) Solaris
18 6 (1.40%) Ubuntu
19 5 (1.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (18.93%) ITIL
2 43 (10.05%) Service Delivery
3 37 (8.64%) Kalman Filter
4 36 (8.41%) Migration
4 36 (8.41%) Presales
5 35 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (7.24%) Problem Management
7 26 (6.07%) Server Building
8 23 (5.37%) Change Management
8 23 (5.37%) Web Filtering
9 22 (5.14%) Project Management
10 21 (4.91%) IT Strategy
11 20 (4.67%) Line Management
11 20 (4.67%) Patch Management
12 19 (4.44%) Business Continuity
13 17 (3.97%) CRM
13 17 (3.97%) High Availability
14 16 (3.74%) Service Management
15 15 (3.50%) Load Balancing
15 15 (3.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (30.14%) SQL
2 84 (19.63%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.97%) Bash Shell
4 11 (2.57%) C
5 10 (2.34%) AWK
5 10 (2.34%) sed
6 7 (1.64%) VBScript
7 2 (0.47%) Java
7 2 (0.47%) PHP
7 2 (0.47%) Python
8 1 (0.23%) C++
8 1 (0.23%) Perl
8 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (26.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (19.86%) MCSE
3 76 (17.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 61 (14.25%) MCSA
5 51 (11.92%) MCP
6 48 (11.21%) MCITP
7 42 (9.81%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (9.58%) CCNA
9 39 (9.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (4.91%) Security Cleared
11 14 (3.27%) CCIE
12 13 (3.04%) Degree
13 11 (2.57%) SC Cleared
14 10 (2.34%) PhD
15 7 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.64%) LPIC
16 6 (1.40%) Linux+ Certification
17 4 (0.93%) VTSP
18 3 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.84%) SLA
2 8 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.93%) QA
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 283 (66.12%) Active Directory
2 237 (55.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (40.89%) Hyper-V
4 91 (21.26%) VMware ESXi
5 74 (17.29%) vSphere
6 37 (8.64%) XenApp
7 33 (7.71%) Terminal Services
8 17 (3.97%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.97%) XenServer
9 16 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (2.34%) Firmware
12 8 (1.87%) NFS
13 6 (1.40%) BitLocker
13 6 (1.40%) vCloud
14 5 (1.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.93%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 83 (19.39%) SCCM
2 66 (15.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 47 (10.98%) vCenter Server
4 45 (10.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 41 (9.58%) WSUS
6 33 (7.71%) SCOM
7 31 (7.24%) NetBackup
8 28 (6.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 25 (5.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 18 (4.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 17 (3.97%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (2.57%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (2.34%) Nagios
13 10 (2.34%) vMotion
13 10 (2.34%) XenMobile
14 9 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (1.87%) Malwarebytes
16 7 (1.64%) SmoothWall
16 7 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
17 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 324 (75.70%) Microsoft
2 288 (67.29%) VMware
3 218 (50.93%) Veeam
4 198 (46.26%) Symantec
5 165 (38.55%) Cisco
6 153 (35.75%) HP
7 129 (30.14%) Citrix
7 129 (30.14%) Dell
8 73 (17.06%) NetApp
9 70 (16.36%) Veritas
10 54 (12.62%) Juniper
11 47 (10.98%) Sophos
12 39 (9.11%) IBM
13 38 (8.88%) EMC
14 34 (7.94%) Forcepoint
14 34 (7.94%) SonicWALL
15 33 (7.71%) Draytek
16 32 (7.48%) Red Hat
17 30 (7.01%) McAfee
18 29 (6.78%) F5