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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Backup Engineer
Rank 895 870 892
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 16 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.023% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 5
Average salary £49,250 £29,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.82% -53.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £27,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £29,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+52.54% +22.91%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 23 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 28 November 2014. 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 12 £52,500 +82.60%
South East -12 7 £52,500 +90.90%
Surrey -7 5 £52,500 +90.90%
City of London +25 3 £49,250 -
South Wales +10 3 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Wales +10 3 £40,000 +33.33% 1
London +9 3 £49,250 +74.33%
Newport +18 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Woking +24 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Reading +5 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Warwickshire -2 1 £40,000 -
Cardiff -3 1 £22,000 -26.66%
West Midlands -6 1 £40,000 -
Gaydon -6 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 17 (56.67%) SAN
2 16 (53.33%) CommVault
3 12 (40.00%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 10 (33.33%) EMC
5 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (23.33%) HP
6 7 (23.33%) vSphere
7 6 (20.00%) Veeam
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
9 4 (13.33%) CLARiiON
9 4 (13.33%) PlateSpin
9 4 (13.33%) IBM
9 4 (13.33%) NetApp
9 4 (13.33%) Symantec
9 4 (13.33%) UNIX
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (13.33%) IaaS
10 3 (10.00%) DNS
10 3 (10.00%) DHCP
10 3 (10.00%) Dell
10 3 (10.00%) NAS
10 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (10.00%) Finance
11 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) NAS
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.33%) LDAP
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.67%) Celerra
2 2 (6.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL
1 2 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) Migration
2 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.33%) Release Management
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) NCDA
2 1 (3.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) vSphere
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) NFS
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) CommVault
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) EMC
4 7 (23.33%) HP
5 6 (20.00%) Veeam
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Symantec
7 4 (13.33%) NetApp
7 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 4 (13.33%) PlateSpin
8 3 (10.00%) Dell
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco
9 2 (6.67%) Brocade
9 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.67%) Nimsoft
10 1 (3.33%) Acronis
10 1 (3.33%) Sophos
10 1 (3.33%) StorageTek
10 1 (3.33%) Veritas
10 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago