The median annual salary for a Backup Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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 Engineer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 222 211
Permanent jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 0 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.36% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.37% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Median salary - £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4654 5940 4929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.90% 96.37% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3863 4825 4220
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Backup Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SLA
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre

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:

Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware