The median annual salary for a Backup Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Backup Engineer
UK
Rank 857 893 934
Rank change year-on-year +36 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 10 71 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.069% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.071% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 7 49 20
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,095 £36,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +14.70% +37.09%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Backup Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Backup Engineer in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 14 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 25 March 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 +34 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South East +70 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Berkshire +33 4 £50,000 +11.11%
London +53 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Reading +34 3 £50,000 +11.11%
South West +13 1 £27,500 -24.65%
North West -11 1 - -
Manchester -17 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £31,825 -
Devon - 1 £27,500 -
Exeter - 1 £27,500 -
Fareham - 1 £31,825 -
City of London - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £47,500 -

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Symantec
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) IBM
4 12 (40.00%) SLA
4 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (36.67%) NetBackup
5 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) HP
7 9 (30.00%) NetApp
7 9 (30.00%) Windows
8 8 (26.67%) Veritas
8 8 (26.67%) EMC
9 7 (23.33%) SAN
9 7 (23.33%) CommVault
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.67%) Veeam
11 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
11 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
12 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
12 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (10.00%) arcserve
12 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (10.00%) Data Management
12 3 (10.00%) DNS
12 3 (10.00%) Linux

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Data Management
1 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) ITSM
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.33%) Network Management
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.33%) Presales
3 1 (3.33%) Server Building
3 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) NetBackup
2 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM
5 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Symantec
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) IBM
5 10 (33.33%) HP
6 9 (30.00%) NetApp
7 8 (26.67%) EMC
7 8 (26.67%) Veritas
8 7 (23.33%) CommVault
9 5 (16.67%) Veeam
10 3 (10.00%) arcserve
10 3 (10.00%) Dell
10 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
11 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
11 2 (6.67%) Citrix
12 1 (3.33%) Brocade
12 1 (3.33%) Cisco
12 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
12 1 (3.33%) Juniper
12 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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