Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Backup Specialist was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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

Backup Specialist
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1180 - 1301
Rank change year-on-year - +1301 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% - 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% - 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
UK median annual salary £77,500 - £52,500
10th Percentile £62,150 - £48,250
90th Percentile £95,875 - £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 - £50,000

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 168,954 167,321 203,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,376 139,001 170,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Backup Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Specialist in the UK

Backup Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Backup Specialist in the UK

Backup Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Specialist over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Backup Specialist in the UK

Backup Specialist
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 Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 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 - 4 £77,500 - 2
London - 3 £90,000 -
East of England - 1 £64,000 - 1
UK excluding London - 1 £64,000 - 2

Backup Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (75.00%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Celerra
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (75.00%) Symmetrix
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Siebel
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Migration

Backup Specialist 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 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle CX
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (75.00%) Celerra
2 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (75.00%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (75.00%) Symmetrix
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) EMCSA
1 2 (50.00%) EMCTA
1 2 (50.00%) NCDA
1 2 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) SRDF
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) DiskXtender
2 2 (50.00%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (50.00%) SnapMirror
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (25.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) Siebel
3 2 (50.00%) SolidFire
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Isilon
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat