The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Backup Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Engineer
Rank 876 913 857
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 21 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.015% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.016% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -21.95%

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +46 21 £40,000 -1.84% 3
West Midlands -13 10 £38,000 -6.74%
London +21 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Birmingham -3 4 £42,500 +6.25%
South East +29 3 £40,000 - 1
City of London +19 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Devon - 3 £24,000 -
South West - 3 £24,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 -
West Malling - 1 £35,000 - 1
Exeter - 1 £24,000 -
Kent - 1 £35,000 - 1

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Backup Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (67.65%) Symantec
2 21 (61.76%) NetBackup
3 18 (52.94%) Windows
4 17 (50.00%) SAN
5 14 (41.18%) NetApp
5 14 (41.18%) Linux
5 14 (41.18%) VMware
6 11 (32.35%) IBM
6 11 (32.35%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (29.41%) EMC
8 9 (26.47%) HP
8 9 (26.47%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) Brocade
9 8 (23.53%) Backup Exec
9 8 (23.53%) Perl
10 7 (20.59%) UNIX
10 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (20.59%) Finance
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 6 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
12 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (14.71%) NFS
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
12 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
13 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
13 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
13 4 (11.76%) Change Management

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Backup Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (11.76%) Hedge funds
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Replication
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) UNIX
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Perl
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (14.71%) NFS
2 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) NetBackup
2 8 (23.53%) Backup Exec
3 4 (11.76%) SnapMirror
3 4 (11.76%) SnapVault
4 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (5.88%) PureDisk
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Symantec
2 14 (41.18%) NetApp
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) IBM
4 10 (29.41%) EMC
5 9 (26.47%) HP
5 9 (26.47%) Brocade
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) Veritas
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.82%) CommVault
9 2 (5.88%) Hitachi
9 2 (5.88%) Dell
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco
9 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.88%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.94%) Isilon
10 1 (2.94%) Remedy
Northampton, Northamptonshire
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago