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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Backup Engineer
UK
Rank 833 890 918
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 11 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.039% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.040% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 30
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £34,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £34,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+35.03% -19.41%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +62 11 £46,250 -2.63%
South East +69 5 £47,500 -5.00%
West Midlands +13 4 - -
Birmingham 0 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Reading - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Crawley - 2 £46,250 -
London +42 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 32 (78.05%) Symantec
1 32 (78.05%) VMware
2 25 (60.98%) IBM
3 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (56.10%) SLA
4 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
4 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
5 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
6 11 (26.83%) NetBackup
7 10 (24.39%) HP
7 10 (24.39%) Windows
8 9 (21.95%) NetApp
9 8 (19.51%) Veritas
10 7 (17.07%) SAN
10 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
11 6 (14.63%) Veeam
11 6 (14.63%) EMC
12 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
12 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
13 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
13 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
13 4 (9.76%) Citrix
13 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
13 4 (9.76%) Finance
14 3 (7.32%) CommVault
14 3 (7.32%) Linux
14 3 (7.32%) XenApp
15 2 (4.88%) HP Data Protector

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 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) AIX
5 2 (4.88%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (4.88%) Unix
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (4.88%) Data Management
2 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL
3 1 (2.44%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) MCSA
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (56.10%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) XenApp
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) NetBackup
2 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) Legato
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Symantec
1 32 (78.05%) VMware
2 25 (60.98%) IBM
3 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) HP
5 9 (21.95%) NetApp
6 8 (19.51%) Veritas
7 6 (14.63%) EMC
7 6 (14.63%) Veeam
8 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
8 4 (9.76%) Citrix
9 3 (7.32%) CommVault
10 2 (4.88%) arcserve
10 2 (4.88%) Dell
10 2 (4.88%) EqualLogic
10 2 (4.88%) Hitachi
11 1 (2.44%) Intel Security