The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Storage Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Administrator
Rank 862 819 815
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 25 54 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.051% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.054% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 78
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Storage Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Storage Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Storage Administrator within the UK.

Storage Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Storage Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Storage Administrator over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Storage Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Administrator
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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
England -49 25 £47,500 -5.00% 1
London -13 12 £47,500 -20.83%
City of London +3 9 £47,500 -
South East -32 5 £60,000 +9.09%
East of England -40 5 £52,500 +10.52%
Hampshire -3 3 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Bedford - 3 £55,000 -
Exeter - 2 £47,500 -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £47,500 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire -19 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridge -21 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Liverpool - 1 £52,500 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £32,500 -
Essex - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £52,500 -
North West - 1 £52,500 -

Storage Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Storage Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 42 (70.00%) SAN
2 36 (60.00%) Linux
3 31 (51.67%) EMC
4 30 (50.00%) Windows
5 29 (48.33%) NetApp
6 26 (43.33%) UNIX
7 25 (41.67%) Brocade
8 21 (35.00%) NAS
9 20 (33.33%) Solaris
10 15 (25.00%) VMware
11 14 (23.33%) Finance
11 14 (23.33%) HP
12 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (21.67%) IBM
13 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.00%) NFS
13 12 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (18.33%) Perl
15 10 (16.67%) AIX
15 10 (16.67%) Cisco
15 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
15 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
15 10 (16.67%) Change Management
15 10 (16.67%) CLARiiON
15 10 (16.67%) Replication
15 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (16.67%) iSCSI
15 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (15.00%) NetBackup
16 9 (15.00%) 3PAR

Storage Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Storage Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (70.00%) SAN
2 21 (35.00%) NAS
3 10 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 8 (13.33%) FTP
5 7 (11.67%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (6.67%) DNS
6 4 (6.67%) SSH
7 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 10 (16.67%) Replication
1 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Symmetrix
2 8 (13.33%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (8.33%) EMC Centera
4 4 (6.67%) Firmware
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Linux
2 30 (50.00%) Windows
3 26 (43.33%) UNIX
4 20 (33.33%) Solaris
5 10 (16.67%) AIX
6 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.00%) HPUX
8 2 (3.33%) CentOS
8 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 10 (16.67%) Change Management
3 9 (15.00%) ITIL
4 8 (13.33%) Project Management
4 8 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 8 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
5 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.67%) High Availability
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.33%) BCP
8 2 (3.33%) Workflow
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.67%) Fund Management
9 1 (1.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Perl
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.33%) SCSE
3 2 (3.33%) SCSA
4 1 (1.67%) NCDA
4 1 (1.67%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.00%) NFS
3 8 (13.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) Veritas File System
4 5 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (5.00%) vCloud
5 3 (5.00%) vSphere
5 3 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.33%) XenServer
7 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (11.67%) EMC Navisphere
3 5 (8.33%) Nagios
4 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (5.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) EMC
2 29 (48.33%) NetApp
3 25 (41.67%) Brocade
4 15 (25.00%) VMware
5 14 (23.33%) HP
6 13 (21.67%) IBM
7 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.67%) Cisco
8 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 9 (15.00%) 3PAR
9 9 (15.00%) Symantec
10 6 (10.00%) Oracle
10 6 (10.00%) Hitachi
11 5 (8.33%) Sun
11 5 (8.33%) Veritas
12 3 (5.00%) Intel
13 2 (3.33%) Citrix
14 1 (1.67%) Isilon