Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Backup Specialist was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Backup Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1132 1183 1247
Rank change year-on-year +51 +64 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 16 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.003% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.003% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 19
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,625 £65,000 £66,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +33.33%

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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Specialist in England

Backup Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Backup Specialist in England

Backup Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Specialist in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Backup Specialist in England

Backup Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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 - 12 £71,250 -
East of England +18 4 £60,000 -
Backup Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Backup Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) EMC
2 14 (87.50%) EMC VNX
2 14 (87.50%) SAN
3 13 (81.25%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) NetApp
5 9 (56.25%) Symmetrix
6 8 (50.00%) Veritas
7 7 (43.75%) IBM
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle
7 7 (43.75%) CLARiiON
7 7 (43.75%) Celerra
7 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (43.75%) NAS
8 6 (37.50%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (37.50%) Product Management
8 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
8 6 (37.50%) Solaris
8 6 (37.50%) SLA
8 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 6 (37.50%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) HP
9 5 (31.25%) Dell
9 5 (31.25%) Citrix
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
9 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
9 5 (31.25%) Clustering
9 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker

Backup Specialist 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) PaaS
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (43.75%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) SAP HANA
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) EMC VNX
2 9 (56.25%) Symmetrix
3 7 (43.75%) Celerra
3 7 (43.75%) CLARiiON
4 6 (37.50%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (31.25%) Clustering
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) AIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (37.50%) Product Management
2 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Data Security
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) Operations Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) AWK
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) EMCSA
1 4 (25.00%) EMCTA
1 4 (25.00%) NCDA
1 4 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (18.75%) SRDF
5 2 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
2 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (12.50%) DiskXtender
3 2 (12.50%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (12.50%) SnapMirror
4 1 (6.25%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) EMC
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) NetApp
4 8 (50.00%) Veritas
5 7 (43.75%) IBM
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) Dell
7 5 (31.25%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) Isilon
8 3 (18.75%) Brocade
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) SAP
8 3 (18.75%) Siebel
9 2 (12.50%) SolidFire
9 2 (12.50%) Sybase