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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 893 970 978
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 55 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 12
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £40,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £70,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 22 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 1 May 2016. 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 +74 54 £40,000 -15.78% 2
West Midlands +13 33 £39,000 -13.33%
Birmingham - 23 - -
London +18 10 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Coventry +16 10 £39,000 -13.33%
South East +10 6 £45,000 +5.88%
South West - 4 £36,750 - 1
Kent - 3 £42,500 -
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £37,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £53,750 -
West Malling - 2 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £36,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £37,000 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £36,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 47 (60.26%) Symantec
1 47 (60.26%) VMware
2 42 (53.85%) IBM
3 41 (52.56%) Windows
4 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 27 (34.62%) Windows Server
7 26 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 25 (32.05%) SAN
9 24 (30.77%) NetBackup
9 24 (30.77%) Backup Exec
10 22 (28.21%) NetApp
11 21 (26.92%) SLA
12 20 (25.64%) Unix
13 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
14 15 (19.23%) Brocade
14 15 (19.23%) Tivoli
14 15 (19.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (16.67%) Linux
15 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
16 12 (15.38%) NAS
17 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
18 10 (12.82%) Capacity Management
18 10 (12.82%) Veeam
18 10 (12.82%) SQL
19 9 (11.54%) EMC
19 9 (11.54%) IBM Certification
19 9 (11.54%) Remedy

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.05%) SAN
2 12 (15.38%) NAS
3 8 (10.26%) DNS
4 7 (8.97%) DHCP
5 6 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.41%) FCoE
7 1 (1.28%) Firewall
7 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) COM
1 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.26%) Replication
3 3 (3.85%) Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 20 (25.64%) Unix
4 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.67%) Linux
6 9 (11.54%) Data ONTAP
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Capacity Management
2 9 (11.54%) Patch Management
2 9 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.97%) Time Management
5 5 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.41%) Change Management
5 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.13%) ITSM
6 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.13%) Security Management
6 4 (5.13%) Server Building
6 4 (5.13%) Stress Testing
7 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.28%) BCP
8 1 (1.28%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.28%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 26 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) IBM Certification
3 9 (11.54%) NCDA
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.92%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.28%) ISO22301
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) Firmware
3 5 (6.41%) NFS
4 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (30.77%) Backup Exec
1 24 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 15 (19.23%) Tivoli
2 15 (19.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (11.54%) SnapMirror
4 4 (5.13%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.56%) Simpana
6 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 47 (60.26%) Symantec
1 47 (60.26%) VMware
2 42 (53.85%) IBM
3 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 22 (28.21%) NetApp
5 15 (19.23%) Brocade
6 10 (12.82%) Veeam
7 9 (11.54%) EMC
7 9 (11.54%) Remedy
8 7 (8.97%) Cisco
8 7 (8.97%) CommVault
9 5 (6.41%) HP
10 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + On-call, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago