The median annual salary for a Backup Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 863 919
Rank change year-on-year +24 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 23 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.055% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.057% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 33
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Backup Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Backup Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
South East +56 8 £45,000 -5.26%
North West - 8 £45,000 - 1
London +4 5 £55,000 +46.66%
East of England -1 1 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Backup Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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%) EMC
2 15 (46.88%) CommVault
3 14 (43.75%) NetApp
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
5 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 10 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
6 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) SAN
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.00%) Veeam
7 8 (25.00%) vSphere
8 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
8 7 (21.88%) HP
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
8 7 (21.88%) Veritas
9 6 (18.75%) Juniper
9 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
9 6 (18.75%) arcserve
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL
9 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (18.75%) Firewall
9 6 (18.75%) Change Control
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (18.75%) Change Control
2 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Data Management
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Presales
6 1 (3.13%) Server Building
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) RHCE
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (25.00%) vSphere
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
3 5 (15.63%) Backup Exec
3 5 (15.63%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) EMC
2 15 (46.88%) CommVault
3 14 (43.75%) NetApp
4 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.00%) Veeam
7 7 (21.88%) HP
7 7 (21.88%) Veritas
8 6 (18.75%) arcserve
8 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 6 (18.75%) Juniper
9 5 (15.63%) Dell
9 5 (15.63%) EqualLogic
10 3 (9.38%) Cisco
11 1 (3.13%) Brocade
11 1 (3.13%) Citrix
11 1 (3.13%) IBM
11 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.13%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
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