The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Backup Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Specialist
Rank 914 951 980
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 4 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.012% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 2
Median salary £60,000 £64,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +50.58%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.76%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Backup Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Backup Specialist in the job title.

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
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +35 1 £60,000 -6.25%
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 -

Backup Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Unix
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 3 (37.50%) Advertising
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX

Backup Specialist 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft