The median annual salary for a Backup Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies 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 Administrator
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 902 975
Rank change year-on-year +38 +73  
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Administrator 6 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.012% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 12
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +40.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +53.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Backup Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Administrator over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Administrator within the UK 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
England +47 6 £57,500 +15.00%
South East +49 5 £70,000 +40.00%
Berkshire +26 3 £70,000 +33.33%
Windsor -5 3 £70,000 -12.50%
Hampshire +8 2 £32,000 +6.66%
Fareham - 2 £32,000 -
Ripon - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Backup Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Backup Administrator 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 featuring Backup Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (42.86%) EMC VNX
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis

Backup Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) Brocade
2 1 (14.29%) CommVault
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) VMware