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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Engineer
Rank 879 925 881
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 13 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.018% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.019% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,250 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £53,750 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 10 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 27 May 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
(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 +40 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
London +37 6 £58,750 +27.02% 1
South East +18 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands -8 2 £40,250 -1.22%
Reading - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +47 1 £60,000 +29.72% 1
Birmingham -9 1 £42,500 +3.03%

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 21 (67.74%) SAN
2 18 (58.06%) Symantec
3 16 (51.61%) NetBackup
4 15 (48.39%) HP
4 15 (48.39%) Windows
5 14 (45.16%) EMC
5 14 (45.16%) NetApp
6 12 (38.71%) VMware
7 10 (32.26%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Backup Exec
8 8 (25.81%) Brocade
8 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (25.81%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (22.58%) Change Management
9 7 (22.58%) Perl
9 7 (22.58%) IBM
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) SLA
10 6 (19.35%) UNIX
10 6 (19.35%) NFS
10 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (19.35%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) NAS
11 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
11 5 (16.13%) Migration
11 5 (16.13%) MS Excel

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon S3
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) SAN
2 8 (25.81%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (19.35%) NAS
3 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) SNMP
5 3 (9.68%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) LDAP
6 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (12.90%) Hedge funds
3 3 (9.68%) CLARiiON
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.23%) Release Management
8 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) C
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCSE
1 4 (12.90%) MCSA
1 4 (12.90%) CCA
1 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) EMC Certification
4 1 (3.23%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) NFS
3 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) NetBackup
2 8 (25.81%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.90%) WMI
4 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.45%) PureDisk
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Symantec
2 15 (48.39%) HP
3 14 (45.16%) EMC
3 14 (45.16%) NetApp
4 12 (38.71%) VMware
5 8 (25.81%) Brocade
6 7 (22.58%) IBM
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) Citrix
8 4 (12.90%) CommVault
9 2 (6.45%) Hitachi
9 2 (6.45%) Dell
9 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.45%) Veritas
9 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco
10 1 (3.23%) Isilon
10 1 (3.23%) Sun
10 1 (3.23%) CA
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