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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 904 919 902
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 31 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.017% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.018% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 33
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 28 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East of England +6 9 - -
Basildon - 9 - -
Essex - 9 - -
South East +17 7 £42,500 +37.09% 7
London +11 7 £36,000 -38.72%
Kent - 5 £42,500 - 7
West Malling - 4 £42,500 - 4
South West - 3 £36,500 -
West Midlands -16 2 £37,000 -7.50%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £53,750 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £51,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £36,750 -
Coventry - 2 £37,000 -
Scotland - 2 - -
South Wales +5 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Wales +3 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Wiltshire - 1 £36,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £65,000 -
Swindon - 1 £36,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £37,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £42,500 - 1

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) NetBackup
3 21 (41.18%) Unix
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 20 (39.22%) Symantec
5 19 (37.25%) Linux
5 19 (37.25%) VMware
6 18 (35.29%) IBM
7 16 (31.37%) NetApp
7 16 (31.37%) Backup Exec
7 16 (31.37%) Brocade
8 15 (29.41%) Tivoli
8 15 (29.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 15 (29.41%) SQL
9 14 (27.45%) SAN
9 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
10 13 (25.49%) EMC
11 11 (21.57%) Finance
12 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (19.61%) Capacity Management
13 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (17.65%) Patch Management
13 9 (17.65%) NCDA
13 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (17.65%) Data ONTAP
13 9 (17.65%) SnapMirror
13 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (17.65%) IBM Certification
13 9 (17.65%) SLA

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) SAN
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) iSCSI
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) FCoE
3 4 (7.84%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
2 2 (3.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) COM
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) IBM XIV
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.96%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Unix
2 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 19 (37.25%) Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Data ONTAP
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Capacity Management
1 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (17.65%) Patch Management
2 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
4 7 (13.73%) Time Management
5 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.80%) Change Management
7 4 (7.84%) ITSM
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.84%) Security Management
7 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL
8 3 (5.88%) Server Building
9 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.96%) Data Management
9 1 (1.96%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) IBM Certification
1 9 (17.65%) NCDA
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) SAS 70
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Firmware
2 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) NFS
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 29 (56.86%) NetBackup
2 16 (31.37%) Backup Exec
3 15 (29.41%) Tivoli
3 15 (29.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (17.65%) SnapMirror
5 5 (9.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.92%) Simpana
7 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Symantec
2 19 (37.25%) VMware
3 18 (35.29%) IBM
4 16 (31.37%) Brocade
4 16 (31.37%) NetApp
5 13 (25.49%) EMC
6 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.69%) Remedy
8 7 (13.73%) Cisco
8 7 (13.73%) CommVault
9 4 (7.84%) Veeam
10 3 (5.88%) Veritas
11 1 (1.96%) HP
11 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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