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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Backup Engineer
Rank 885 864 878
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 12 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.015% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 6
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+54.13% +2.30%

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 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 30 October 2014 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 9 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 30 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 11 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South East -2 6 £52,500 +90.90%
Surrey -9 6 £52,500 +90.90%
London +1 4 £51,250 -21.15%
City of London +19 3 £52,500 -
Woking +14 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 - - 1

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 17 (54.84%) SAN
1 17 (54.84%) CommVault
2 13 (41.94%) EMC
3 12 (38.71%) NetBackup
4 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 7 (22.58%) CLARiiON
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) vSphere
6 6 (19.35%) NAS
6 6 (19.35%) Veeam
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
7 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) HP
7 5 (16.13%) NetApp
8 4 (12.90%) Symantec
8 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) PlateSpin
8 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (12.90%) IaaS
9 3 (9.68%) PureDisk
9 3 (9.68%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (9.68%) UNIX
9 3 (9.68%) Dell

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) Lync
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) NAS
3 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) NetScreen
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.45%) Celerra
2 2 (6.45%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) DTV
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) Time Management
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) NCDA
2 1 (3.23%) EMC Certification
2 1 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) vSphere
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.23%) NFS
6 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.68%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (9.68%) PureDisk
3 2 (6.45%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) CommVault
2 13 (41.94%) EMC
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Veeam
6 5 (16.13%) HP
6 5 (16.13%) NetApp
7 4 (12.90%) PlateSpin
7 4 (12.90%) Symantec
8 3 (9.68%) Dell
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco
9 2 (6.45%) IBM
9 2 (6.45%) Veritas
9 2 (6.45%) Brocade
9 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.45%) Nimsoft
10 1 (3.23%) SAP
10 1 (3.23%) Sophos
10 1 (3.23%) Juniper
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