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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Specialist
Rank 845 869 874
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 41 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.003% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 40 3 1
Average salary £42,500 £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.55% +5.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+46.55% +5.45%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Backup Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Specialist
Top 12 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 23 January 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 +49 41 £42,500 +46.55% 2
East of England - 13 £42,500 -
Essex - 12 £42,500 -
Colchester - 12 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 12 £42,500 -
City of London - 11 £57,500 - 1
London - 11 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £31,000 - 1
South East - 4 £31,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £30,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,500 -

Backup Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 42 (95.45%) HP
2 39 (88.64%) SAN
3 38 (86.36%) Fibre Channel
3 38 (86.36%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (84.09%) Capacity Planning
4 37 (84.09%) 3PAR
4 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (84.09%) Brocade
4 37 (84.09%) CMDB
4 37 (84.09%) CommVault
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Windows
5 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
7 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (9.09%) WMI
7 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (9.09%) XenApp
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (9.09%) Symantec
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Citrix
7 4 (9.09%) CCA
7 4 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 4 (9.09%) MCSE
7 4 (9.09%) MCSA
7 4 (9.09%) MS Excel

Backup Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (88.64%) SAN
2 38 (86.36%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (9.09%) SNMP
3 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.27%) FCoE
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 38 (86.36%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (84.09%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Capacity Planning
1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) Migration
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (9.09%) CCA
1 4 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.09%) MCSE
1 4 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.09%) WMI
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) HP
2 37 (84.09%) 3PAR
2 37 (84.09%) Brocade
2 37 (84.09%) CommVault
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Symantec
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam
6 1 (2.27%) Isilon
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
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