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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Administrator
Rank 898 933 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Administrator 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.006% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary - £29,000 -

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
England +30 5 £45,000 +12.50%
London +10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
City of London - 1 £45,000 -

Backup Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) SCCM
4 5 (50.00%) SCOM
4 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Symantec
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) IBM
5 4 (40.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (30.00%) Brocade
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (20.00%) Data Management
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) SQL

Backup Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) LPAR
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) NCDA
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
1 5 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) Sun
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) CA