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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Specialist
Rank 876 901 870
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 17 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.006% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 3
Average salary £64,000 £50,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.36% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +11.66%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Backup Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Specialist
Top 8 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 28 August 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
(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 +11 13 £64,000 +27.36% 1
London - 12 £64,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £37,500 -
Scotland - 4 £37,500 -
City of London - 4 £56,250 -
East of England -6 1 £60,000 +19.40%
Essex - 1 £60,000 -
Colchester - 1 £60,000 -

Backup Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (71.43%) SAN
2 34 (60.71%) Capacity Planning
3 27 (48.21%) Brocade
3 27 (48.21%) HP
4 26 (46.43%) Windows
4 26 (46.43%) 3PAR
5 25 (44.64%) Fibre Channel
5 25 (44.64%) CommVault
6 23 (41.07%) CMDB
6 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (41.07%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (30.36%) EMC
8 16 (28.57%) Linux
9 14 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 13 (23.21%) ITIL
11 12 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (21.43%) IBM
11 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (21.43%) SCCM
11 12 (21.43%) SCOM
11 12 (21.43%) Data Protection
11 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (19.64%) Investment Management
12 11 (19.64%) C
13 10 (17.86%) Hitachi
14 9 (16.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 9 (16.07%) Bloomberg
14 9 (16.07%) Cisco

Backup Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (71.43%) SAN
2 25 (44.64%) Fibre Channel
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) CMDB
1 23 (41.07%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Linux
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) UNIX
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Capacity Planning
2 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) ITIL
4 12 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 11 (19.64%) Investment Management
6 3 (5.36%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.79%) Change Control
8 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 11 (19.64%) C
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
1 12 (21.43%) SCOM
2 9 (16.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 5 (8.93%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.57%) SnapMirror
5 2 (3.57%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) HP
1 27 (48.21%) Brocade
2 26 (46.43%) 3PAR
3 25 (44.64%) CommVault
4 17 (30.36%) EMC
5 12 (21.43%) IBM
5 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.86%) Hitachi
7 9 (16.07%) Bloomberg
7 9 (16.07%) Cisco
8 7 (12.50%) Symantec
9 3 (5.36%) NetApp
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