The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Backup Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 856 942 959
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 25 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.031% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 30
Median salary £33,750 £38,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.18% -29.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £24,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £38,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-11.18% -25.85%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Backup Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Backup Engineer in the job title.

Backup Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Backup Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Backup Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Backup Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Backup Engineer over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +66 25 £33,750 -11.18%
West Midlands +8 11 - -
Birmingham - 11 - -
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
Nottingham - 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £33,750 -
South West +11 3 - -
Cornwall - 3 - -
South East +64 2 £38,750 -26.19%
Wakefield - 2 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £30,000 -
Crawley - 1 £47,500 -

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Backup Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (86.05%) Symantec
2 35 (81.40%) VMware
3 27 (62.79%) IBM
4 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
4 24 (55.81%) SLA
4 24 (55.81%) SC Cleared
4 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
5 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
6 12 (27.91%) NetBackup
7 11 (25.58%) Windows
8 10 (23.26%) NetApp
9 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.60%) SAN
11 7 (16.28%) HP
12 6 (13.95%) EMC
12 6 (13.95%) Veritas
13 5 (11.63%) Finance
13 5 (11.63%) Backup Exec
13 5 (11.63%) Citrix
13 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
14 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
14 4 (9.30%) Veeam
14 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
14 4 (9.30%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (9.30%) VMware Server
14 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
14 4 (9.30%) Linux
14 4 (9.30%) Hitachi

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SAN
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.30%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) AIX
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
2 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL
3 2 (4.65%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.33%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) SC Cleared
1 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Server
3 3 (6.98%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.63%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Symantec
2 35 (81.40%) VMware
3 27 (62.79%) IBM
4 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.26%) NetApp
6 7 (16.28%) HP
7 6 (13.95%) EMC
7 6 (13.95%) Veritas
8 5 (11.63%) Citrix
9 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
9 4 (9.30%) Hitachi
9 4 (9.30%) Veeam
10 1 (2.33%) Intel Security