The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Storage Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 113 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
Storage Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1622 1385 1508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.52% 95.32% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1201 1276
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Storage Specialist in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Storage Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Storage Specialist across the Birmingham region.

Storage Specialist Salary Trend in Birmingham

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Storage Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Storage Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) VCP4
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Storage Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Storage Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VCP4
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat