The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Specialist
Rank 836 898 857
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 47 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.006% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 47 6 6
Average salary £56,250 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.81% -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -14.00%
Backup Specialist
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
97345 105192 99426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.60% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80380 86313 83740
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Backup Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Backup Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Backup Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Backup Specialist Salary Trend in England

Backup Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Backup Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Backup Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Backup Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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
London - 28 £57,500 - 5
East of England - 11 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £42,500 -
West Midlands -15 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Backup Specialist
UK

Backup Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 80 (88.89%) SAN
2 73 (81.11%) HP
3 70 (77.78%) Brocade
4 68 (75.56%) 3PAR
5 67 (74.44%) Fibre Channel
6 66 (73.33%) Capacity Planning
6 66 (73.33%) CommVault
7 63 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (68.89%) CMDB
9 20 (22.22%) Windows
10 17 (18.89%) ITIL
11 14 (15.56%) Hyper-V
12 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (10.00%) EMC
13 9 (10.00%) NetApp
13 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (10.00%) Symantec
13 9 (10.00%) Data Protection
13 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
13 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (10.00%) SCCM
13 9 (10.00%) SCOM
14 7 (7.78%) Investment Management
14 7 (7.78%) Finance
14 7 (7.78%) NetBackup
14 7 (7.78%) SLA
15 6 (6.67%) UNIX
15 6 (6.67%) Linux

Backup Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (88.89%) SAN
2 67 (74.44%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.44%) SNMP
3 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) NAS
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 63 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (68.89%) CMDB
3 4 (4.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.67%) UNIX
3 6 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (73.33%) Capacity Planning
2 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.89%) ITIL
4 9 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (7.78%) Investment Management
6 6 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (4.44%) Change Management
7 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.33%) Change Control
8 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.11%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.56%) C
3 4 (4.44%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.44%) CCA
2 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.44%) MCSE
2 4 (4.44%) MCSA
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.44%) NFS
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) SCCM
1 9 (10.00%) SCOM
2 7 (7.78%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.44%) WMI
5 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (81.11%) HP
2 70 (77.78%) Brocade
3 68 (75.56%) 3PAR
4 66 (73.33%) CommVault
5 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.00%) EMC
6 9 (10.00%) NetApp
6 9 (10.00%) Symantec
7 5 (5.56%) VMware
8 4 (4.44%) Citrix
9 3 (3.33%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.11%) Veritas
10 1 (1.11%) Isilon
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