Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Backup Engineer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Backup Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 318 311
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 5 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.049% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 20
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 - £38,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -24.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9806 11125 10631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.20% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8079 8819 8837
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Backup Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Engineer in the West Midlands

Backup Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Backup Engineer in the West Midlands

Backup Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Backup Engineer in the West Midlands

Backup Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +10 5 £36,500 -
Backup Engineer
England

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) IaaS
5 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (20.00%) SCDPM
5 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) NaaS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow