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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Engineer
Rank 883 929 856
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 22 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.016% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 16
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -34.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £44,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -23.80%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
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 £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 2 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 2 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 +54 22 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Midlands -6 10 £38,000 -6.74% 4
London +37 6 £58,750 +46.87%
South East +11 5 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -11 4 £42,500 +6.25% 2
City of London +56 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £40,000 -
Reading - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £45,000 -
South West -19 1 £24,000 -12.72% 3
Devon - 1 £24,000 - 2
Exeter - 1 £24,000 - 2

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 26 (68.42%) Symantec
2 20 (52.63%) NetBackup
3 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) SAN
4 18 (47.37%) VMware
5 15 (39.47%) NetApp
6 14 (36.84%) Linux
7 13 (34.21%) HP
8 12 (31.58%) Backup Exec
9 11 (28.95%) EMC
9 11 (28.95%) ITIL
10 10 (26.32%) IBM
10 10 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (23.68%) Brocade
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.05%) Perl
13 7 (18.42%) Finance
13 7 (18.42%) Change Management
13 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (18.42%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (15.79%) SQL
14 6 (15.79%) UNIX
15 5 (13.16%) NFS
15 5 (13.16%) CommVault
15 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
15 5 (13.16%) NAS
15 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (10.53%) SnapMirror
16 4 (10.53%) SnapVault
16 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) SAN
2 7 (18.42%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (13.16%) NAS
4 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.89%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) DNS
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (10.53%) Hedge funds
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) UNIX
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.63%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Perl
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) C
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) MCSA
2 3 (7.89%) CCA
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.26%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) NFS
1 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (52.63%) NetBackup
2 12 (31.58%) Backup Exec
3 4 (10.53%) SnapMirror
3 4 (10.53%) SnapVault
4 3 (7.89%) WMI
5 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (5.26%) PureDisk
5 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Symantec
2 18 (47.37%) VMware
3 15 (39.47%) NetApp
4 13 (34.21%) HP
5 11 (28.95%) EMC
6 10 (26.32%) IBM
7 9 (23.68%) Brocade
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.16%) CommVault
10 3 (7.89%) Citrix
10 3 (7.89%) Veritas
10 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
11 2 (5.26%) Cisco
11 2 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
11 2 (5.26%) Hitachi
11 2 (5.26%) Dell
12 1 (2.63%) Isilon
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago