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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Backup Engineer
Rank 854 830 858
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 12 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.033% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.035% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 10
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,500 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +1 7 £52,500 +35.48%
London +24 2 £47,125 +66.81%
West Midlands -10 2 £41,250 +3.12%
East of England - 2 - -
Backup Engineer
UK

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) CommVault
2 14 (60.87%) SAN
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) vSphere
5 6 (26.09%) NetBackup
5 6 (26.09%) EMC
6 5 (21.74%) HP
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Veeam
6 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
6 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) CLARiiON
7 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (17.39%) IaaS
7 4 (17.39%) PlateSpin
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) Symantec
7 4 (17.39%) NetApp
8 3 (13.04%) IBM
8 3 (13.04%) DNS
8 3 (13.04%) DHCP
9 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (8.70%) NCDA
9 2 (8.70%) Celerra
9 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
9 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
9 2 (8.70%) NAS

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) CLARiiON
2 2 (8.70%) Celerra
2 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.35%) Migration
2 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.35%) Release Management
2 1 (4.35%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) NCDA
2 1 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) vSphere
2 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) NFS
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) CommVault
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) EMC
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Veeam
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
5 4 (17.39%) PlateSpin
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco
7 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Brocade
8 1 (4.35%) StorageTek
8 1 (4.35%) Veritas
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) ADIC
8 1 (4.35%) CA
8 1 (4.35%) Sun
8 1 (4.35%) 3PAR