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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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1124 839 808
Rank change year-on-year -285 -31 +96
Permanent jobs citing Backup Exec 88 61 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.41% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 77 47 72
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,500 £19,675
25th Percentile £28,000 £28,625 £26,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year - +25.00% -14.67%
75th Percentile £46,000 £46,125 £52,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% -20.00%

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 29,284 14,900 13,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.22% 16.57% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13,966 11,392 10,440
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -252 85 £37,500 -6.25% 11
UK excluding London -150 50 £35,000 +4.48% 9
London -249 37 £45,000 +2.27% 3
Work from Home -263 30 £27,250 -33.94% 4
Midlands -51 19 £28,500 -26.45% 3
South East -86 18 £26,500 -3.64% 3
West Midlands -61 13 £40,000 +3.23% 2
East Midlands - 6 £26,500 - 1
North of England - 6 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
East of England -88 4 £35,000 -25.53%
Northern Ireland -15 1 £57,500 - 1
South West -31 1 £52,500 +56.72%
North West - 1 £22,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 84 (95.45%) Windows
2 75 (85.23%) Windows Server
3 72 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 59 (67.05%) Microsoft 365
5 58 (65.91%) VMware
6 54 (61.36%) Veeam
6 54 (61.36%) Azure
7 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
7 39 (44.32%) SQL Server
7 39 (44.32%) MS Exchange
8 38 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (40.91%) Hyper-V
9 36 (40.91%) Sophos
10 35 (39.77%) Microsoft Office
11 31 (35.23%) SAN
11 31 (35.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 29 (32.95%) Firewall
12 29 (32.95%) SQL
12 29 (32.95%) SCCM
13 24 (27.27%) WAN
14 22 (25.00%) Project Management
14 22 (25.00%) PowerShell
15 21 (23.86%) MCSE
15 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (21.59%) HP
17 18 (20.45%) SharePoint
17 18 (20.45%) SD-WAN
18 17 (19.32%) Symantec
19 16 (18.18%) ITIL
19 16 (18.18%) DNS

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 39 (44.32%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.45%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.23%) IIS
4 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.27%) Apache
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (39.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Workfront
2 4 (4.55%) BambooHR
2 4 (4.55%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 59 (67.05%) Microsoft 365
2 54 (61.36%) Azure
3 16 (18.18%) Mimecast
4 13 (14.77%) PaaS
4 13 (14.77%) SaaS
5 11 (12.50%) AWS
5 11 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.27%) Azure Storage
6 2 (2.27%) Cohesity
7 1 (1.14%) Nutanix
7 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (35.23%) SAN
2 29 (32.95%) Firewall
3 24 (27.27%) WAN
4 18 (20.45%) SD-WAN
5 16 (18.18%) DNS
6 14 (15.91%) VoIP
7 13 (14.77%) LAN
8 11 (12.50%) DHCP
9 9 (10.23%) NAS
9 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.95%) BGP
10 7 (7.95%) OSPF
10 7 (7.95%) RIP
11 5 (5.68%) Internet
11 5 (5.68%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (5.68%) VPN
12 4 (4.55%) Kerberos
12 4 (4.55%) SSL
13 3 (3.41%) SMTP
13 3 (3.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) Data Vault
2 2 (2.27%) MySQL
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.14%) MS Access
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 14 (15.91%) Back Office
2 10 (11.36%) Social Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.41%) Publishing
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Finance
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Analyst
2 27 (30.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (20.45%) Support Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (17.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 13 (14.77%) IT Engineer
7 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (6.82%) IT Support
11 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (5.68%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (5.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Security Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) COM
2 2 (2.27%) LAMP
2 2 (2.27%) LDAP
2 2 (2.27%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.14%) WSH
3 1 (1.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.95%) Renewable Energy
3 6 (6.82%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.68%) Replication
5 4 (4.55%) Clustering
6 3 (3.41%) Handset
7 2 (2.27%) NHS
7 2 (2.27%) PKI
7 2 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.14%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.14%) iPad
8 1 (1.14%) iPhone
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.14%) User Experience
8 1 (1.14%) VAX
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (95.45%) Windows
2 75 (85.23%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.50%) Linux
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (6.82%) Android
7 6 (6.82%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.82%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.14%) Solaris
10 1 (1.14%) Unix
10 1 (1.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (25.00%) Project Management
3 16 (18.18%) ITIL
4 15 (17.05%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (17.05%) Web Filtering
5 8 (9.09%) Change Management
5 8 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.95%) Project Delivery
7 6 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.82%) Server Management
8 5 (5.68%) Antivirus Management
8 5 (5.68%) Change Control
8 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.68%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.68%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 5 (5.68%) Service Management
8 5 (5.68%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) SQL
2 22 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) MCSE
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.77%) HP APS
3 12 (13.64%) Degree
4 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.09%) MCSA
6 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.41%) MCP
9 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.14%) EMCIE
10 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 5 (5.68%) JSP 440
3 4 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.55%) NCSC
4 2 (2.27%) DICOM
4 2 (2.27%) HL7
5 1 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 72 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 38 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (40.91%) Hyper-V
4 15 (17.05%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.82%) vSphere
6 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (5.68%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.41%) Firmware
9 2 (2.27%) NFS
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.14%) XenApp
10 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (32.95%) SCCM
2 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (13.64%) WSUS
4 6 (6.82%) NetBackup
5 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (4.55%) N-central
7 3 (3.41%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.27%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.14%) Control-M
9 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.14%) Netcool
9 1 (1.14%) OpenView
9 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.14%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 58 (65.91%) VMware
2 54 (61.36%) Veeam
3 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
4 36 (40.91%) Sophos
5 19 (21.59%) HP
6 17 (19.32%) Symantec
7 16 (18.18%) Acronis
7 16 (18.18%) Meraki
8 15 (17.05%) Avaya
8 15 (17.05%) ESET
8 15 (17.05%) Google
9 14 (15.91%) Nimble Storage
9 14 (15.91%) ProCurve
10 13 (14.77%) EqualLogic
11 12 (13.64%) Cisco
12 11 (12.50%) arcserve
12 11 (12.50%) EMC
13 8 (9.09%) Commvault
14 7 (7.95%) Citrix
14 7 (7.95%) Red Hat