Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Backup Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1161 1196 1258
Rank change year-on-year +35 +62 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Administrator 6 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.005% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 23
UK median annual salary £40,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.57% +2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,450 £35,550
90th Percentile £56,000 £78,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -21.57% +2.00% +53.85%

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 166,836 171,875 195,546
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.19% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,941 140,015 164,329
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator
Top 4 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 22 July 2018. 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
England +33 6 £40,000 -21.57%
South East +1 4 £40,000 -33.33%
UK excluding London 0 4 £40,000 -21.57%
London - 2 £55,000 -

Backup Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Backup Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Backup Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) CommVault
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (66.67%) Isilon
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Go
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) CommVault
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) Isilon
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam