Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 934 696 899
Rank change year-on-year -238 +203 +32
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 60 95 221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.92% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 178
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £23,425
25th Percentile £31,838 £27,500 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.78%
75th Percentile £48,375 £52,500 £44,750
90th Percentile £56,600 £53,750 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.69% -8.57% +7.69%

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 19,457 10,342 18,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.23% 14.88% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,985 8,459 14,450
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £58,563
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.45% +6.48%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £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 28 July 2021.

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 28 July 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 -194 57 £40,000 -5.88% 20
UK excluding London -183 32 £33,500 +4.69% 17
London -115 28 £44,000 -12.00% 3
Midlands -92 12 £34,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -103 11 £34,000 -20.00% 2
South East -100 10 £28,000 -37.78% 3
North West -45 3 £30,000 -6.25% 4
North of England -65 3 £30,000 - 5
South West -72 3 £33,500 +17.54% 2
Work from Home - 3 £27,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
East of England -47 1 £47,000 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £34,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (91.67%) Windows
2 50 (83.33%) Microsoft 365
3 49 (81.67%) Microsoft
4 45 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 44 (73.33%) VMware
6 42 (70.00%) Azure
7 41 (68.33%) Windows Server
8 38 (63.33%) Veeam
9 34 (56.67%) Firewall
10 33 (55.00%) Hyper-V
11 26 (43.33%) DHCP
11 26 (43.33%) DNS
12 25 (41.67%) Cisco
13 24 (40.00%) MS Exchange
13 24 (40.00%) Citrix
14 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (35.00%) Social Skills
16 18 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (30.00%) PowerShell
16 18 (30.00%) VPN
16 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (26.67%) Linux
18 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
19 14 (23.33%) LAN
20 13 (21.67%) Disaster Recovery
20 13 (21.67%) iSCSI
21 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
21 12 (20.00%) Windows 10
22 11 (18.33%) SQL

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 24 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) IIS
3 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.67%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.33%) SAS
4 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.33%) Apache
6 2 (3.33%) nginx
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.67%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Unica
2 4 (6.67%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 50 (83.33%) Microsoft 365
2 42 (70.00%) Azure
3 11 (18.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (16.67%) AWS
4 10 (16.67%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.67%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (56.67%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) DHCP
2 26 (43.33%) DNS
3 18 (30.00%) VPN
4 14 (23.33%) LAN
5 13 (21.67%) iSCSI
6 10 (16.67%) SAN
6 10 (16.67%) VLAN
7 9 (15.00%) WAN
8 8 (13.33%) NAS
8 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (11.67%) Unified Communications
10 6 (10.00%) VoIP
11 5 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (8.33%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (8.33%) Internet
12 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (35.00%) Social Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 7 (11.67%) Digital Economy
3 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.00%) Legal
5 5 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.33%) Marketing
6 3 (5.00%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (5.00%) Retail
7 2 (3.33%) Law
7 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.67%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Support Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) IT Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (6.67%) IT Support
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (8.33%) Clustering
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.67%) EFT
4 4 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.00%) CCTV
5 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.67%) iPad
6 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (91.67%) Windows
2 41 (68.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (26.67%) Linux
4 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (13.33%) Mac OS X
9 5 (8.33%) VMS
9 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (21.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.33%) Change Management
3 8 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (13.33%) Process Improvement
3 8 (13.33%) Web Filtering
4 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (11.67%) Server Management
5 6 (10.00%) CRM
6 5 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness
6 5 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 5 (8.33%) Due Diligence
6 5 (8.33%) Information Security
6 5 (8.33%) Line Management
6 5 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (8.33%) Software Licensing
6 5 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) Python
3 5 (8.33%) R
3 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) MCP
1 8 (13.33%) MCSA
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.00%) CCNA
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) CCNP
4 3 (5.00%) MCITP
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.00%) PMP
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) GDPR
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
3 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (55.00%) Hyper-V
3 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (16.67%) vSphere
5 10 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 7 (11.67%) BitLocker
6 7 (11.67%) NFS
6 7 (11.67%) XenApp
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) SCSM
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (81.67%) Microsoft
2 44 (73.33%) VMware
3 38 (63.33%) Veeam
4 25 (41.67%) Cisco
5 24 (40.00%) Citrix
6 11 (18.33%) Asigra
6 11 (18.33%) Dell
6 11 (18.33%) Symantec
7 10 (16.67%) Sophos
8 8 (13.33%) Veritas
9 5 (8.33%) Avaya
9 5 (8.33%) EMC
9 5 (8.33%) HP
9 5 (8.33%) IBM
10 4 (6.67%) Apteco
11 3 (5.00%) Acronis
11 3 (5.00%) ESET
11 3 (5.00%) Google
11 3 (5.00%) Juniper
11 3 (5.00%) Nimble Storage