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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Engineer
Rank 878 896 852
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 26 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.012% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 23
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £42,250 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £54,250 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -8.10%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 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 +22 25 £38,000 -24.00% 6
West Midlands +4 9 £38,000 -10.58%
South East +13 7 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Kent - 5 £35,000 - 2
Devon - 4 £22,750 - 1
South West - 4 £22,750 - 3
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Northampton - 3 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £35,000 -
London -7 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £36,250 -
West Malling - 2 £33,750 - 2
City of London +32 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -
Exeter - 1 £24,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Newport - 1 £31,000 -
South Wales - 1 £31,000 -
Wales - 1 £31,000 -

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (56.10%) Symantec
2 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) NetBackup
3 17 (41.46%) VMware
4 16 (39.02%) Linux
5 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (31.71%) SAN
6 12 (29.27%) NetApp
6 12 (29.27%) IBM
7 11 (26.83%) ITIL
7 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (24.39%) Backup Exec
9 9 (21.95%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) UNIX
10 8 (19.51%) EMC
10 8 (19.51%) Finance
10 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
10 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
11 7 (17.07%) Brocade
12 6 (14.63%) Perl
12 6 (14.63%) HP
13 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.20%) Change Management
13 5 (12.20%) Veeam
13 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
13 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (9.76%) Performance Analysis

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.88%) NAS
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Law
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (7.32%) Replication
5 2 (4.88%) Statistics
5 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) UNIX
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (12.20%) Change Management
3 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Security Management
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.88%) C
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Firmware
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) NFS
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (53.66%) NetBackup
2 10 (24.39%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.88%) PureDisk
4 2 (4.88%) SnapMirror
4 2 (4.88%) SnapVault
4 2 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Symantec
2 17 (41.46%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) IBM
3 12 (29.27%) NetApp
4 8 (19.51%) EMC
5 7 (17.07%) Brocade
6 6 (14.63%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) Veeam
8 4 (9.76%) Veritas
9 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.32%) Dell
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco
10 2 (4.88%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (4.88%) Remedy
10 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.88%) CommVault
10 2 (4.88%) Hitachi
11 1 (2.44%) Acronis
North West
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago