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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Specialist
Rank 908 938 980
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 6 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.022% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.023% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 7
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.00%

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
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 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 24 August 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 +45 3 £60,000 -
Staines - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +21 1 £60,000 +60.00%
East of England +19 1 £60,000 +60.00%

Backup Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 13 (92.86%) Unix
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) NetApp
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) NAS
7 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
7 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
8 4 (28.57%) Brocade
8 4 (28.57%) Data Management
8 4 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (28.57%) CommVault
8 4 (28.57%) Change Management
8 4 (28.57%) HP
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 3 (21.43%) Project Management
9 3 (21.43%) Release Management
9 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS

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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (21.43%) FCoE
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Server Building
5 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) NCDA
2 1 (7.14%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SAS 70
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Firmware
3 2 (14.29%) NFS
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
1 9 (64.29%) NetApp
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 4 (28.57%) Brocade
3 4 (28.57%) CommVault
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle