The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Specialist
Rank 243 241 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.014% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.015% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Storage Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6953 6750 7261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 94.33% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 5791 6315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Storage Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Storage Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Storage Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 10 £50,000 -
Storage Specialist
England

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (100.00%) ITIL
1 24 (100.00%) SAN
2 23 (95.83%) NAS
3 16 (66.67%) EMC
4 15 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (62.50%) Replication
4 15 (62.50%) CLARiiON
4 15 (62.50%) EMC Centera
4 15 (62.50%) NetApp
4 15 (62.50%) Firmware
4 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 15 (62.50%) Symmetrix DMX
4 15 (62.50%) Degree
4 15 (62.50%) Computer Science
5 14 (58.33%) Asset Management
6 13 (54.17%) SLA
7 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
8 8 (33.33%) IBM
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (33.33%) Service Management
9 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.17%) Finance
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
9 1 (4.17%) MVS
9 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
9 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) SAN
2 23 (95.83%) NAS
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Firmware
1 15 (62.50%) Replication
1 15 (62.50%) CLARiiON
1 15 (62.50%) EMC Centera
1 15 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 15 (62.50%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (58.33%) Asset Management
4 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 8 (33.33%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) EMC
2 15 (62.50%) NetApp
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) IBM