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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 885 929 982
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 47 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.017% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 17
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £68,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 23 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 24 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
(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 +74 46 £40,000 -11.11% 7
West Midlands - 28 £40,000 - 3
Birmingham - 21 - - 1
London +36 12 £37,500 -36.17% 1
Coventry - 7 £40,000 - 1
City of London +47 2 £40,000 -33.33%
South East +19 2 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West - 2 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £38,500 -
Kent - 1 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £37,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £37,000 -
Crawley - 1 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £37,500 - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £37,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 54 (65.06%) Symantec
2 53 (63.86%) VMware
3 47 (56.63%) Windows
4 42 (50.60%) IBM
5 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
6 33 (39.76%) Windows Server
7 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
8 30 (36.14%) Backup Exec
9 27 (32.53%) SC Cleared
10 26 (31.33%) SAN
11 25 (30.12%) NetApp
12 23 (27.71%) NetBackup
13 20 (24.10%) SLA
14 19 (22.89%) Unix
15 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (18.07%) Linux
17 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
17 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
18 14 (16.87%) Tivoli
18 14 (16.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 13 (15.66%) NAS
19 13 (15.66%) Brocade
20 12 (14.46%) Veeam
21 11 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
22 10 (12.05%) SQL
22 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
23 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
23 9 (10.84%) EMC
23 9 (10.84%) Remedy

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 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) SAN
2 13 (15.66%) NAS
3 7 (8.43%) DHCP
3 7 (8.43%) DNS
4 6 (7.23%) iSCSI
5 5 (6.02%) FCoE
6 1 (1.20%) Firewall
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Law
3 2 (2.41%) Back Office
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) COM
1 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Replication
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.20%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 33 (39.76%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.89%) Unix
4 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (18.07%) Linux
7 7 (8.43%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.61%) CentOS
9 1 (1.20%) AIX
9 1 (1.20%) Solaris
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (9.64%) Capacity Management
2 8 (9.64%) Stress Testing
2 8 (9.64%) Time Management
3 7 (8.43%) Patch Management
3 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (7.23%) Change Management
4 6 (7.23%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.82%) ITIL
6 4 (4.82%) ITSM
6 4 (4.82%) Security Management
6 4 (4.82%) Server Building
7 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.20%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.20%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) IBM Certification
3 7 (8.43%) NCDA
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.20%) ISO22301
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.23%) Firmware
4 5 (6.02%) NFS
4 5 (6.02%) vSphere
5 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (36.14%) Backup Exec
2 23 (27.71%) NetBackup
3 14 (16.87%) Tivoli
3 14 (16.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (8.43%) SnapMirror
5 6 (7.23%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.41%) Simpana
7 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) Symantec
2 53 (63.86%) VMware
3 42 (50.60%) IBM
4 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
5 25 (30.12%) NetApp
6 13 (15.66%) Brocade
7 12 (14.46%) Veeam
8 9 (10.84%) EMC
8 9 (10.84%) Remedy
9 7 (8.43%) Cisco
9 7 (8.43%) CommVault
10 6 (7.23%) HP
11 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.20%) Citrix
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum +Oncall +Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago