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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 887 950 982
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 24 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.028% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.029% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 15
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 20 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 30 July 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 +31 24 £42,500 +6.25%
London +40 9 £37,500 -37.50%
South East +12 6 £47,500 +18.75%
City of London +73 4 £42,500 -29.16%
West Midlands -5 4 - -
Birmingham -14 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Crawley - 4 £47,500 -
Wakefield - 3 £41,250 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £41,250 -
Yorkshire - 3 £41,250 -
South West +6 1 £37,000 +54.16%
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Surrey - 1 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £37,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £37,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £37,000 -
Staines - 1 £65,000 -

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 62 (78.48%) Symantec
2 57 (72.15%) VMware
3 50 (63.29%) Windows
4 38 (48.10%) Windows Server
5 37 (46.84%) IBM
6 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
6 36 (45.57%) Backup Exec
7 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
8 27 (34.18%) SC Cleared
8 27 (34.18%) NetApp
9 26 (32.91%) SAN
10 23 (29.11%) NetBackup
11 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (20.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (20.25%) SLA
13 16 (20.25%) Linux
14 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
14 15 (18.99%) Veeam
15 13 (16.46%) NAS
15 13 (16.46%) Stress Testing
16 12 (15.19%) Unix
17 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
18 10 (12.66%) SQL
18 10 (12.66%) HP
18 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (11.39%) HP SIM
19 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
19 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
20 7 (8.86%) Remedy

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 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.91%) SAN
2 13 (16.46%) NAS
3 6 (7.59%) FCoE
3 6 (7.59%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.80%) DHCP
4 3 (3.80%) DNS
5 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Law
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) iPad
3 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Statistics
3 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (63.29%) Windows
2 38 (48.10%) Windows Server
3 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (20.25%) Linux
6 12 (15.19%) Unix
7 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.06%) AIX
8 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.80%) CentOS
9 3 (3.80%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (16.46%) Stress Testing
3 5 (6.33%) ITIL
4 4 (5.06%) ITSM
4 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.06%) Server Building
4 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.06%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (3.80%) Change Management
5 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.53%) Release Management
6 2 (2.53%) Security Management
6 2 (2.53%) Time Management
7 1 (1.27%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.27%) BCP
7 1 (1.27%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.27%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (34.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.25%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.27%) ISO22301
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) Firmware
4 5 (6.33%) NFS
4 5 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.06%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.06%) vSphere
5 4 (5.06%) XenApp
6 3 (3.80%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.27%) vCloud
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (45.57%) Backup Exec
2 23 (29.11%) NetBackup
3 9 (11.39%) HP SIM
4 6 (7.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Tivoli
6 4 (5.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 62 (78.48%) Symantec
2 57 (72.15%) VMware
3 37 (46.84%) IBM
4 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
5 27 (34.18%) NetApp
6 15 (18.99%) Veeam
7 10 (12.66%) HP
8 7 (8.86%) Cisco
8 7 (8.86%) CommVault
8 7 (8.86%) Remedy
9 6 (7.59%) Brocade
9 6 (7.59%) EMC
10 5 (6.33%) Citrix
11 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.80%) Hitachi
13 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.27%) Veritas