The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Backup Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Engineer
Rank 835 847 858
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 17 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.016% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 5
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -24.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £41,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-25.30% +5.73%
Backup Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Backup Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Backup Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Backup Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Backup Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Backup Engineer across the England region.

Backup Engineer Salary Trend in England

Backup Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Backup Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Backup Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +44 7 £70,000 +51.35%
South East -3 6 £31,000 -43.63%
West Midlands -30 3 £40,000 -3.61%
East of England +10 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Backup Engineer
UK

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Backup Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Backup Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (57.14%) SAN
2 15 (53.57%) Symantec
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) HP
4 12 (42.86%) EMC
5 11 (39.29%) NetBackup
6 9 (32.14%) CommVault
6 9 (32.14%) NetApp
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
8 7 (25.00%) VMware
9 6 (21.43%) Brocade
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 5 (17.86%) Change Management
10 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (17.86%) NFS
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.86%) UNIX
10 5 (17.86%) Perl
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) SLA
10 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.86%) NAS
10 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (14.29%) Hedge funds

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Backup Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Backup Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) SAN
2 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) NAS
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) SNMP
6 1 (3.57%) LDAP
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 4 (14.29%) Hedge funds
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Perl
2 4 (14.29%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) MCSA
1 4 (14.29%) CCA
1 4 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.14%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) NFS
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) NetBackup
2 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (14.29%) WMI
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Symantec
2 12 (42.86%) HP
2 12 (42.86%) EMC
3 9 (32.14%) CommVault
3 9 (32.14%) NetApp
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) Brocade
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (10.71%) IBM
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco
9 1 (3.57%) Sun
9 1 (3.57%) ADIC
9 1 (3.57%) CA
9 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.57%) Isilon
9 1 (3.57%) StorageTek
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat