Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 885 756 796
Rank change year-on-year -129 +40 -84
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 275 474 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.56% 3.01% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 251 433 476
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,750 £31,750
% change year-on-year -0.76% +3.15% -9.29%

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 17,612 15,736 17,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.42% 8.93% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,021 12,714 14,276
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Backup Exec in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 15 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 21 August 2018. 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 -138 269 £37,500 +7.14% 29
UK excluding London -90 179 £32,500 -0.76% 25
London -59 95 £45,000 +28.57% 5
South East -40 65 £30,000 -14.29% 9
East of England +31 44 £33,750 +3.85% 4
North of England +32 37 £37,500 +25.00% 8
Midlands -42 20 £32,750 -10.27% 1
North West +23 18 £43,250 +39.52% 4
West Midlands -18 17 £32,750 -12.67% 1
Yorkshire +26 15 £32,500 +25.00% 4
South West -12 9 £40,000 +33.33% 2
North East -15 4 £39,000 +1.30%
Wales +10 3 £32,500 +20.37% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £33,750 +12.50%
Scotland -12 2 £36,250 +11.54%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 247 (89.82%) Windows
2 214 (77.82%) Active Directory
3 185 (67.27%) VMware
4 178 (64.73%) Windows Server
5 165 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 139 (50.55%) Firewall
7 136 (49.45%) MS Exchange
7 136 (49.45%) Veeam
8 115 (41.82%) DNS
9 112 (40.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 110 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 109 (39.64%) Office 365
11 109 (39.64%) Cisco
12 101 (36.73%) Hyper-V
13 100 (36.36%) DHCP
14 95 (34.55%) Citrix
15 88 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
16 85 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
17 80 (29.09%) HP
18 77 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 73 (26.55%) VPN
20 72 (26.18%) LAN
21 70 (25.45%) SAN
22 67 (24.36%) Symantec
23 65 (23.64%) Windows 7
24 61 (22.18%) Linux
25 60 (21.82%) WAN
26 57 (20.73%) PowerShell
27 56 (20.36%) Windows 10
28 55 (20.00%) Problem-Solving

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
1 136 (49.45%) MS Exchange
2 49 (17.82%) SharePoint
3 48 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (13.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (6.55%) Skype for Business
6 17 (6.18%) IIS
7 16 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (4.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (3.27%) Confluence
10 8 (2.91%) Apache
11 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.73%) JBoss
12 2 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.36%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 88 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.09%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 109 (39.64%) Office 365
2 85 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.73%) Mimecast
4 22 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (6.55%) G Suite
6 9 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.09%) PaaS
9 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.73%) SaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.36%) GitHub
10 1 (0.36%) IaaS
10 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 139 (50.55%) Firewall
2 115 (41.82%) DNS
3 100 (36.36%) DHCP
4 73 (26.55%) VPN
5 72 (26.18%) LAN
6 70 (25.45%) SAN
7 60 (21.82%) WAN
8 46 (16.73%) VLAN
9 44 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 24 (8.73%) NAS
10 24 (8.73%) VoIP
11 22 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (7.64%) NetScaler
13 16 (5.82%) Skype
13 16 (5.82%) Wireless
14 11 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (3.64%) MPLS
16 9 (3.27%) ADSL
16 9 (3.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.73%) MySQL
10 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.27%) JIRA
2 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (9.45%) Finance
2 14 (5.09%) Manufacturing
2 14 (5.09%) Retail
3 10 (3.64%) Marketing
3 10 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.27%) Legal
5 4 (1.45%) Advertising
5 4 (1.45%) Law
6 3 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (22.55%) Support Engineer
2 47 (17.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 46 (16.73%) Analyst
4 42 (15.27%) IT Support
5 41 (14.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 38 (13.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 34 (12.36%) Support Analyst
8 26 (9.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 21 (7.64%) IT Engineer
11 16 (5.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 16 (5.82%) IT Support Engineer
12 15 (5.45%) Backup Engineer
12 15 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
12 15 (5.45%) Senior Support Engineer
13 14 (5.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (5.09%) Desktop Support
13 14 (5.09%) IT Manager
13 14 (5.09%) IT Technician
14 13 (4.73%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.64%) WSH
2 8 (2.91%) Web Services
3 5 (1.82%) HTML
3 5 (1.82%) JSON
3 5 (1.82%) XML
4 3 (1.09%) MAPI
5 2 (0.73%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.55%) Data Centre
2 28 (10.18%) Replication
3 25 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 15 (5.45%) NHS
5 12 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.55%) iPhone
8 6 (2.18%) Clustering
8 6 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.18%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.82%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.45%) Smartcard
11 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.09%) PKI
11 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 247 (89.82%) Windows
2 178 (64.73%) Windows Server
3 110 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (23.64%) Windows 7
6 61 (22.18%) Linux
7 56 (20.36%) Windows 10
8 40 (14.55%) Windows 8
9 23 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (4.36%) Unix
11 11 (4.00%) Solaris
12 10 (3.64%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.91%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (2.55%) Mac OS
15 6 (2.18%) CentOS
15 6 (2.18%) Windows XP
16 5 (1.82%) Windows Vista
17 4 (1.45%) AIX
17 4 (1.45%) Android
18 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 50 (18.18%) ITIL
4 28 (10.18%) Kalman Filter
5 27 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (9.82%) Service Delivery
6 26 (9.45%) Patch Management
7 22 (8.00%) Change Management
8 20 (7.27%) Migration
9 19 (6.91%) Incident Management
9 19 (6.91%) Server Virtualisation
10 15 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.09%) Web Filtering
12 13 (4.73%) DevOps
13 12 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.00%) Capacity Management
14 11 (4.00%) Service Management
14 11 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (3.64%) ERP
15 10 (3.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (20.73%) PowerShell
2 50 (18.18%) SQL
3 11 (4.00%) VB
4 10 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.27%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.91%) Perl
7 6 (2.18%) Python
8 5 (1.82%) PHP
9 4 (1.45%) VBScript
10 2 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.73%) MCSE
3 20 (7.27%) MCSA
4 13 (4.73%) Degree
4 13 (4.73%) MCITP
5 11 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.27%) CCNA
8 5 (1.82%) CCNP
8 5 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.45%) MCTS
10 3 (1.09%) MCP
11 2 (0.73%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.73%) CCA
11 2 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.73%) HND
11 2 (0.73%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.27%) SLA
2 10 (3.64%) PMO
3 4 (1.45%) GDPR
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 214 (77.82%) Active Directory
2 112 (40.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (36.73%) Hyper-V
4 35 (12.73%) XenApp
5 29 (10.55%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (9.45%) vSphere
7 23 (8.36%) XenServer
8 12 (4.36%) MetaFrame
8 12 (4.36%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.18%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.18%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.09%) Firmware
12 2 (0.73%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.73%) Squid
12 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (17.09%) SCCM
2 38 (13.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 23 (8.36%) WSUS
4 11 (4.00%) SCOM
5 10 (3.64%) NetBackup
6 9 (3.27%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (3.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (2.55%) Ansible
7 7 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (2.55%) Nagios
8 6 (2.18%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (1.09%) Clonezilla
9 3 (1.09%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.73%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.73%) Nessus
10 2 (0.73%) Nmap
10 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 185 (67.27%) VMware
2 165 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 136 (49.45%) Veeam
4 109 (39.64%) Cisco
5 95 (34.55%) Citrix
6 80 (29.09%) HP
7 67 (24.36%) Symantec
8 48 (17.45%) EMC
9 46 (16.73%) Dell
10 37 (13.45%) Google
11 30 (10.91%) NetApp
12 27 (9.82%) CommVault
13 18 (6.55%) McAfee
13 18 (6.55%) Sophos
14 16 (5.82%) Apple
14 16 (5.82%) arcserve
14 16 (5.82%) EqualLogic
15 14 (5.09%) Kaspersky
15 14 (5.09%) Palo Alto
15 14 (5.09%) Veritas