The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Backup Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Backup Administrator
Rank 903 870 895
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Administrator 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.001% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary - £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Backup Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Backup Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Backup Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Backup Administrator within the UK.

Backup Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Backup Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Backup Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Celerra
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (66.67%) SRDF
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix
2 2 (66.67%) PowerHouse
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) French Language

Backup Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Backup Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Celerra
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerHouse
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) SRDF
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) EMC