The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Backup Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Specialist
Rank 842 928 898
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 48 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 46 5 6
Average salary £52,500 £43,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -13.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -13.00%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Backup Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Backup Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Backup Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Backup Specialist within the UK.

Backup Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Backup Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Backup Specialist over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Backup Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Specialist
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +56 48 £52,500 +20.68% 4
London - 29 £57,500 - 3
City of London - 16 £57,500 - 2
East of England - 9 £42,500 -
Essex - 9 £42,500 -
Colchester - 9 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 -
Birmingham -11 3 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands -27 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1

Backup Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 79 (88.76%) SAN
2 72 (80.90%) HP
3 69 (77.53%) Brocade
4 67 (75.28%) 3PAR
5 66 (74.16%) Fibre Channel
6 65 (73.03%) Capacity Planning
6 65 (73.03%) CommVault
7 62 (69.66%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (68.54%) CMDB
9 20 (22.47%) Windows
10 17 (19.10%) ITIL
11 14 (15.73%) Hyper-V
12 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.11%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (10.11%) EMC
13 9 (10.11%) NetApp
13 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (10.11%) Symantec
13 9 (10.11%) Data Protection
13 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
13 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (10.11%) SCCM
13 9 (10.11%) SCOM
14 7 (7.87%) Investment Management
14 7 (7.87%) Finance
14 7 (7.87%) NetBackup
14 7 (7.87%) SLA
15 6 (6.74%) UNIX
15 6 (6.74%) Linux

Backup Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon S3
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (88.76%) SAN
2 66 (74.16%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.49%) SNMP
3 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 62 (69.66%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (68.54%) CMDB
3 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.74%) Linux
3 6 (6.74%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (73.03%) Capacity Planning
2 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) ITIL
4 9 (10.11%) Data Protection
5 7 (7.87%) Investment Management
6 6 (6.74%) Migration
7 4 (4.49%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.49%) Change Management
8 3 (3.37%) Change Control
8 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.12%) Project Management
9 1 (1.12%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.62%) C
3 4 (4.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (4.49%) MCSE
2 4 (4.49%) MCSA
2 4 (4.49%) CCA
2 4 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.49%) XenApp
2 4 (4.49%) NFS
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) SCCM
1 9 (10.11%) SCOM
2 7 (7.87%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.62%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.49%) WMI
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 72 (80.90%) HP
2 69 (77.53%) Brocade
3 67 (75.28%) 3PAR
4 65 (73.03%) CommVault
5 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.11%) EMC
6 9 (10.11%) NetApp
6 9 (10.11%) Symantec
7 5 (5.62%) VMware
8 4 (4.49%) Citrix
9 3 (3.37%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.12%) Veritas
10 1 (1.12%) Isilon
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