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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Engineer
Rank 886 916 900
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 13 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.014% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 3
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% -24.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £28,250 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,750 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -12.63%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Backup Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 14 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 27 April 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 +30 13 £52,500 +26.50% 2
London +30 7 £70,000 +51.35% 1
South East +19 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Milton Keynes - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Reading +4 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Berkshire -3 2 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England +21 1 - -
West Midlands -22 1 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (71.88%) SAN
2 17 (53.13%) EMC
2 17 (53.13%) Symantec
3 16 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 15 (46.88%) HP
5 14 (43.75%) Windows
6 13 (40.63%) NetApp
7 10 (31.25%) ITIL
7 10 (31.25%) VMware
8 9 (28.13%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (25.00%) Brocade
9 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (21.88%) NAS
10 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (21.88%) Backup Exec
10 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 6 (18.75%) NFS
11 6 (18.75%) Perl
11 6 (18.75%) Linux
11 6 (18.75%) Change Management
11 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (15.63%) Finance
12 5 (15.63%) Migration
12 5 (15.63%) UNIX
12 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 5 (15.63%) CommVault
12 5 (15.63%) SLA
12 5 (15.63%) IBM
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Storage

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) SAN
2 9 (28.13%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (21.88%) NAS
3 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 4 (12.50%) SNMP
5 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (12.50%) CLARiiON
2 4 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (18.75%) Change Management
3 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Perl
2 4 (12.50%) C
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) MCSE
1 4 (12.50%) MCSA
1 4 (12.50%) CCA
1 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.13%) NCDA
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) NFS
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (21.88%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.50%) WMI
4 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.25%) PureDisk
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.13%) Nagios
5 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) EMC
1 17 (53.13%) Symantec
2 15 (46.88%) HP
3 13 (40.63%) NetApp
4 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) Brocade
6 5 (15.63%) CommVault
6 5 (15.63%) IBM
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco
9 2 (6.25%) Veritas
9 2 (6.25%) Hitachi
9 2 (6.25%) Dell
10 1 (3.13%) Sun
10 1 (3.13%) ADIC
10 1 (3.13%) CA
10 1 (3.13%) StorageTek
10 1 (3.13%) Isilon
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago