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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 894 936 951
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 20 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.040% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.042% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 11 36 17
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -3.79%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 2016 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 15 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 31 August 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 +14 20 £42,500 +11.84%
West Midlands -14 7 - -
Birmingham -16 7 - -
London +17 4 £40,000 -5.88%
South East +8 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Wakefield - 4 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £47,500 -
Crawley - 3 £47,500 -
City of London +57 2 £43,750 -27.08%
South West -7 1 - -
Bordon - 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
Cornwall - 1 - -

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (84.00%) Symantec
2 61 (81.33%) VMware
3 43 (57.33%) Windows
4 38 (50.67%) Windows Server
5 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 32 (42.67%) IBM
7 31 (41.33%) Backup Exec
8 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
8 27 (36.00%) Security Cleared
9 25 (33.33%) NetApp
10 22 (29.33%) SAN
10 22 (29.33%) NetBackup
11 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (24.00%) SLA
13 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
14 15 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (17.33%) HP
15 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
15 13 (17.33%) Stress Testing
16 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (16.00%) Veeam
17 11 (14.67%) Linux
18 10 (13.33%) NAS
18 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
19 9 (12.00%) HP SIM
20 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
20 8 (10.67%) Citrix
21 7 (9.33%) ITIL
22 6 (8.00%) XenApp

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 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.33%) SAN
2 10 (13.33%) NAS
3 5 (6.67%) DHCP
3 5 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) FCoE
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Law
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) Statistics
3 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (57.33%) Windows
2 38 (50.67%) Windows Server
3 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.67%) Linux
6 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.67%) Unix
8 4 (5.33%) AIX
8 4 (5.33%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.67%) CentOS
11 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (17.33%) Stress Testing
3 7 (9.33%) ITIL
4 4 (5.33%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.67%) Release Management
6 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.33%) BCP
7 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.33%) Change Management
7 1 (1.33%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (1.33%) ITSM
7 1 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
1 27 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) MCSA
2 2 (2.67%) MCSE
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.33%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) vSphere
3 6 (8.00%) XenApp
4 5 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (6.67%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.67%) Firmware
5 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) NFS
6 1 (1.33%) vCloud
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (41.33%) Backup Exec
2 22 (29.33%) NetBackup
3 9 (12.00%) HP SIM
4 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.00%) SCOM
5 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.67%) SCCM
6 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.67%) WSUS
7 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 63 (84.00%) Symantec
2 61 (81.33%) VMware
3 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 32 (42.67%) IBM
5 25 (33.33%) NetApp
6 13 (17.33%) HP
7 12 (16.00%) Veeam
8 8 (10.67%) Citrix
9 6 (8.00%) EMC
10 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.33%) Cisco
11 4 (5.33%) CommVault
11 4 (5.33%) Hitachi
12 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.67%) Brocade
12 2 (2.67%) Intel Security
12 2 (2.67%) Veritas
13 1 (1.33%) Dell
13 1 (1.33%) Remedy