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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 887 923 950
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 23 43 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.039% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.041% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 17
Median salary £43,750 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £20,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £44,700 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 16 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 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 23 £43,750 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -4 11 - -
Birmingham - 11 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Wakefield - 4 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
South East +27 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Midlands +17 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
South West -12 2 - - 1
Crawley - 2 £48,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £48,750 -
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
Bordon - 1 £37,500 -

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 61 (85.92%) Symantec
2 57 (80.28%) VMware
3 40 (56.34%) Windows
4 35 (49.30%) Windows Server
5 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
6 31 (43.66%) Backup Exec
7 30 (42.25%) IBM
8 26 (36.62%) SC Cleared
8 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
9 24 (33.80%) NetApp
10 23 (32.39%) SLA
11 20 (28.17%) SAN
11 20 (28.17%) NetBackup
12 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
15 14 (19.72%) HP
16 13 (18.31%) Stress Testing
16 13 (18.31%) Veeam
17 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
17 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (14.08%) NAS
19 9 (12.68%) HP SIM
19 9 (12.68%) Linux
20 7 (9.86%) Citrix
20 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
21 6 (8.45%) ITIL
21 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
22 5 (7.04%) Finance

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 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) SAN
2 10 (14.08%) NAS
3 4 (5.63%) DHCP
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
4 1 (1.41%) FCoE
4 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Statistics
3 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 35 (49.30%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.68%) Linux
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.63%) AIX
7 4 (5.63%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (5.63%) Unix
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.82%) CentOS
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (18.31%) Stress Testing
3 6 (8.45%) ITIL
4 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.63%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.23%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.82%) Release Management
6 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.41%) BCP
7 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.41%) Change Management
7 1 (1.41%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) SC Cleared
1 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) MCSA
2 2 (2.82%) MCSE
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO22301
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Server
3 5 (7.04%) vSphere
3 5 (7.04%) XenApp
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.41%) vCloud
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (43.66%) Backup Exec
2 20 (28.17%) NetBackup
3 9 (12.68%) HP SIM
4 4 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.82%) WSUS
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.41%) SCCM
7 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (85.92%) Symantec
2 57 (80.28%) VMware
3 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
4 30 (42.25%) IBM
5 24 (33.80%) NetApp
6 14 (19.72%) HP
7 13 (18.31%) Veeam
8 7 (9.86%) Citrix
9 5 (7.04%) EMC
10 4 (5.63%) Hitachi
10 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.23%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.23%) Cisco
11 3 (4.23%) CommVault
11 3 (4.23%) Veritas
12 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.41%) Brocade
13 1 (1.41%) SolidFire
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