The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Backup Specialist
Rank 895 874 887
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.001% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £48,750 £23,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.95% -59.64%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £23,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
+111.95% -59.64%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 July 2014 within the UK.

Backup Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Backup Specialist
Top 9 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 July 2014. 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 -28 9 £48,750 +111.95%
East of England - 7 £50,250 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £50,500 -

Backup Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) NetApp
3 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
4 7 (50.00%) Symantec
5 6 (42.86%) EMC
5 6 (42.86%) SLA
5 6 (42.86%) CLARiiON
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) UNIX
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) AIX
7 4 (28.57%) Solaris
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Sun
7 4 (28.57%) StorageTek
7 4 (28.57%) Veritas
7 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 4 (28.57%) Middleware
7 4 (28.57%) Symmetrix
7 4 (28.57%) AWK
7 4 (28.57%) Perl
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Brocade
7 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (28.57%) Operations Management
7 4 (28.57%) Celerra
7 4 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (28.57%) Product Management
7 4 (28.57%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (28.57%) SRDF

Backup Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) CLARiiON
2 4 (28.57%) Symmetrix
2 4 (28.57%) Celerra
2 4 (28.57%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) AIX
1 4 (28.57%) Solaris
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Operations Management
2 4 (28.57%) Product Management
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 4 (28.57%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (28.57%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (7.14%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) NetApp
2 7 (50.00%) Symantec
3 6 (42.86%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Brocade
4 4 (28.57%) StorageTek
4 4 (28.57%) Veritas
4 4 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft