The median annual salary for a Backup Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 893 937
Rank change year-on-year +28 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 24 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.048% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.050% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 39
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,874 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £50,000
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. 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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Backup Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Engineer in the UK

Backup Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Backup Engineer in the UK

Backup Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Engineer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Backup Engineer in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +32 23 £45,000 +12.50% 5
UK excluding London +16 19 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North of England +1 9 £45,000 +20.00% 5
South East +47 7 £43,750 -7.89%
London +14 5 £55,000 +46.66%
Midlands -3 1 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £16,500 -

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (63.64%) EMC
2 14 (42.42%) CommVault
2 14 (42.42%) NetApp
3 13 (39.39%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (27.27%) NetBackup
5 9 (27.27%) VMware
5 9 (27.27%) SAN
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 9 (27.27%) vSphere
6 8 (24.24%) Veeam
6 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
6 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Veritas
7 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
7 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (21.21%) Change Control
8 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (18.18%) Juniper
8 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
8 6 (18.18%) arcserve
8 6 (18.18%) HP
8 6 (18.18%) Firewall

Backup Engineer 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (21.21%) Change Control
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Data Management
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
7 1 (3.03%) Network Management
7 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Server Building
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) vSphere
2 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (27.27%) NetBackup
3 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
3 5 (15.15%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) EMC
2 14 (42.42%) CommVault
2 14 (42.42%) NetApp
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Veeam
5 7 (21.21%) Veritas
6 6 (18.18%) arcserve
6 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 6 (18.18%) HP
6 6 (18.18%) Juniper
7 5 (15.15%) Dell
7 5 (15.15%) EqualLogic
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco
9 1 (3.03%) Brocade
9 1 (3.03%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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