Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Backup Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Backup Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1118 1144 1208
Rank change year-on-year +26 +64 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 32 53 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.031% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 64
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -24.00%
10th Percentile £33,475 £31,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £52,500 £51,375
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -24.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Backup Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Backup Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Engineer in England

Backup Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Backup Engineer in England

Backup Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Backup Engineer in England

Backup Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North of England +9 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Midlands -9 5 £36,500 -
West Midlands -9 5 £36,500 -
South East +36 4 £42,500 -10.53%
North West - 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +4 3 £42,500 +21.43%
South West +8 1 £57,500 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Backup Engineer
UK

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Backup Engineer 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 across the England region featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) Linux
4 13 (40.63%) SAN
5 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (31.25%) CommVault
5 10 (31.25%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) NetApp
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (21.88%) EMC
7 7 (21.88%) NetBackup
8 6 (18.75%) Backup Exec
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
9 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
9 5 (15.63%) NAS
9 5 (15.63%) vSphere
9 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
9 5 (15.63%) Regulatory Compliance
9 5 (15.63%) HP
9 5 (15.63%) Symantec
9 5 (15.63%) SQL
9 5 (15.63%) WSUS
9 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (12.50%) PowerShell

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) NAS
3 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) NaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Flash
1 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
4 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (12.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 3 (9.38%) Data Management
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
6 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.38%) Security Management
7 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) ITSM
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
7 2 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) Korn
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.38%) MCSA
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) NetBackup
2 6 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 6 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (15.63%) WSUS
4 3 (9.38%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (9.38%) Simpana
5 1 (3.13%) Grafana
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (31.25%) CommVault
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) NetApp
4 7 (21.88%) EMC
5 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
5 5 (15.63%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) Symantec
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) Veeam
7 3 (9.38%) Veritas
8 2 (6.25%) Brocade
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco
9 1 (3.13%) arcserve
9 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Remedy
9 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow