Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Backup Administrator was £61,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1195 1291
Rank change year-on-year +24 +96 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Administrator 6 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.015% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 22
UK median annual salary £61,000 £80,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% +81.82% -7.37%
10th Percentile £42,250 £41,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,000 £80,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.75% +146.15% -31.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Backup Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator
Top 6 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 6 months to 18 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
UK excluding London +41 6 £61,000 -23.75%
England +4 5 £70,000 -12.50%
South East +13 3 £70,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire - 2 £48,500 -
North of England - 2 £48,500 -
Scotland - 1 £43,000 -

Backup Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) WMI
3 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (16.67%) WMI
3 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas