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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Specialist
Rank 834 915 878
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 39 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 38 3 7
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Backup Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Specialist
Top 11 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 29 May 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 +80 38 £60,000 +71.42% 3
London - 25 £60,000 - 3
City of London - 15 £60,000 - 1
East of England +28 8 £60,000 -
Essex - 8 £60,000 -
Colchester - 8 £60,000 -
West Midlands 0 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 -

Backup Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (84.95%) SAN
2 69 (74.19%) HP
3 66 (70.97%) Brocade
4 64 (68.82%) 3PAR
5 63 (67.74%) Fibre Channel
5 63 (67.74%) Capacity Planning
6 62 (66.67%) CommVault
7 59 (63.44%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (62.37%) CMDB
8 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (25.81%) Windows
10 20 (21.51%) ITIL
11 17 (18.28%) Hyper-V
12 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (12.90%) SCCM
13 12 (12.90%) SCOM
13 12 (12.90%) Data Protection
13 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
13 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (11.83%) EMC
15 10 (10.75%) Symantec
15 10 (10.75%) Investment Management
16 9 (9.68%) NetApp
17 8 (8.60%) Linux
17 8 (8.60%) NetBackup
18 7 (7.53%) Backup Exec
18 7 (7.53%) Finance
18 7 (7.53%) UNIX

Backup Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Amazon S3
1 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (84.95%) SAN
2 63 (67.74%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.30%) SNMP
3 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 59 (63.44%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (62.37%) CMDB
3 4 (4.30%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Windows
2 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.60%) Linux
4 7 (7.53%) UNIX
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.74%) Capacity Planning
2 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.51%) ITIL
4 12 (12.90%) Data Protection
5 10 (10.75%) Investment Management
6 6 (6.45%) Migration
7 4 (4.30%) Change Management
7 4 (4.30%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.23%) Change Control
9 1 (1.08%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.45%) C
3 4 (4.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (4.30%) MCSE
2 4 (4.30%) MCSA
2 4 (4.30%) CCA
2 4 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.30%) XenApp
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) SCCM
1 12 (12.90%) SCOM
2 8 (8.60%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.53%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.30%) WMI
5 1 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 69 (74.19%) HP
2 66 (70.97%) Brocade
3 64 (68.82%) 3PAR
4 62 (66.67%) CommVault
5 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.83%) EMC
7 10 (10.75%) Symantec
8 9 (9.68%) NetApp
9 5 (5.38%) VMware
10 4 (4.30%) Citrix
10 4 (4.30%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.08%) Veritas
11 1 (1.08%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.08%) Cisco
11 1 (1.08%) IBM
11 1 (1.08%) Isilon
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago