The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Storage Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Architect
Rank 854 857 863
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Architect 26 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.020% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.022% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 26
Average salary £61,250 £80,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.43% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £80,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Storage Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Storage Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Architect
Salary Trend

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

Storage Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Storage Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Storage Architect over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Storage Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Architect
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 +1 25 £62,500 -21.87%
South East -5 16 £80,000 -
London -14 5 £58,750 -21.66%
Surrey - 5 £80,000 -
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire +3 3 £60,000 -25.00%
Hampshire -17 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Watford - 3 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £60,000 -
Reading +2 2 £60,000 -25.00%
City of London +11 1 £62,500 -27.53%
West Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Leeds -6 1 - -
North West -13 1 £75,000 -6.25%
Birmingham -14 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 - -
Yorkshire -19 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £75,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 42 (58.33%) SAN
2 41 (56.94%) NetApp
3 37 (51.39%) EMC
4 35 (48.61%) VMware
5 33 (45.83%) Cisco
5 33 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (37.50%) HP
7 23 (31.94%) Hyper-V
8 22 (30.56%) NAS
9 21 (29.17%) IBM
10 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 18 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (23.61%) Windows
13 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 16 (22.22%) MCSE
13 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
13 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (20.83%) Citrix
15 14 (19.44%) Brocade
16 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
16 13 (18.06%) CLARiiON
16 13 (18.06%) vSphere
16 13 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (16.67%) 3PAR
17 12 (16.67%) NCDA
17 12 (16.67%) NCIE
18 11 (15.28%) Dell
18 11 (15.28%) CCA
18 11 (15.28%) Citrix Certification
18 11 (15.28%) CCEA

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (58.33%) SAN
2 22 (30.56%) NAS
3 18 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (15.28%) WAAS
6 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.33%) FCoE
8 3 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
1 3 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) CLARiiON
2 11 (15.28%) Replication
2 11 (15.28%) Celerra
3 8 (11.11%) Clustering
4 4 (5.56%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.78%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) UNIX
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Data Protection
2 10 (13.89%) Migration
3 7 (9.72%) Capacity Management
4 6 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 6 (8.33%) Network Design
5 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL
7 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.39%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.39%) Security Architecture
9 1 (1.39%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.39%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.39%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.39%) Test Management
9 1 (1.39%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) MCSE
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.67%) NCDA
2 12 (16.67%) NCIE
3 11 (15.28%) VCAP
3 11 (15.28%) VTSP
3 11 (15.28%) CCIA
3 11 (15.28%) CCA
3 11 (15.28%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (15.28%) CCEA
3 11 (15.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (15.28%) MCTS
3 11 (15.28%) MCITP
4 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.94%) IBM Certification
6 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 33 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (31.94%) Hyper-V
3 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 13 (18.06%) vSphere
5 11 (15.28%) vCloud
5 11 (15.28%) XenDesktop
6 9 (12.50%) NFS
7 6 (8.33%) SRDF
7 6 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (6.94%) ISA Server
8 5 (6.94%) UAG
8 5 (6.94%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.78%) IAG
9 2 (2.78%) XenApp
10 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
1 5 (6.94%) SCOM
2 3 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.39%) Legato
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) NetApp
2 37 (51.39%) EMC
3 35 (48.61%) VMware
4 33 (45.83%) Cisco
5 27 (37.50%) HP
6 21 (29.17%) IBM
7 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 15 (20.83%) Citrix
9 14 (19.44%) Brocade
10 12 (16.67%) 3PAR
11 11 (15.28%) Dell
12 9 (12.50%) Hitachi
13 7 (9.72%) Symantec
14 5 (6.94%) F5
14 5 (6.94%) Fujitsu
14 5 (6.94%) Oracle
15 2 (2.78%) SAP
16 1 (1.39%) Avaya
16 1 (1.39%) CommVault