The median annual salary for a Backup Specialist was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Backup Specialist
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 941 910
Rank change year-on-year +90 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 1 9 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.009% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.009% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 56
Median salary £43,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% +23.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £67,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -35.07% +57.64%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Backup Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Top 3 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 3 months to 30 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 +71 1 £43,500 -17.14% 1
West Midlands +30 1 £43,500 -5.43% 1
Coventry - 1 £43,500 - 1

Backup Specialist Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS
1 1 (100.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (100.00%) SnapMirror
1 1 (100.00%) NCSA
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp OnCommand

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) NCSA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (100.00%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
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