The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Backup Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Engineer
Rank 212 204 207
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 10 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.15% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 1
Average salary £38,000 £40,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.74% -14.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -23.80%
Backup Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Backup Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Backup Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Backup Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Backup Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Backup Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Backup Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Backup Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Birmingham -6 4 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Backup Engineer
England

Backup Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Backup Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Symantec
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
4 6 (46.15%) Backup Exec
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
7 2 (15.38%) EMC Certification
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) NAS
7 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
8 1 (7.69%) Change Control
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (7.69%) NetApp
8 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) Workflow

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Backup Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
1 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
1 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
2 6 (46.15%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Symantec
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) HP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago