The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 789 816 783
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 69 51 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.049% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.052% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 43
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £91,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 £27,500 £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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Storage Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Storage Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Storage Specialist over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Storage Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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 +41 69 £45,000 -10.00%
London +19 30 £57,500 +15.00%
Essex - 18 £42,500 -
East of England - 18 £42,500 -
City of London +12 14 £57,500 -14.81%
Colchester - 13 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 13 £42,500 -
Brentwood - 5 - -
Birmingham -9 4 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands -29 4 £37,500 -14.77%
South East -14 3 £65,000 +40.54%
Middlesex - 3 £65,000 -
North West -11 1 £32,000 -1.53%
Manchester - 1 £32,000 -

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 92 (76.67%) HP
2 84 (70.00%) SAN
3 78 (65.00%) Brocade
4 70 (58.33%) 3PAR
5 66 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
6 63 (52.50%) Capacity Planning
7 55 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (45.83%) CommVault
8 54 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (45.00%) CMDB
9 43 (35.83%) EMC
10 35 (29.17%) Finance
11 33 (27.50%) NetApp
12 31 (25.83%) Windows
13 25 (20.83%) VMware
14 24 (20.00%) IBM
14 24 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (15.00%) Linux
16 17 (14.17%) SLA
16 17 (14.17%) Cisco
16 17 (14.17%) Symantec
17 14 (11.67%) Data Protection
17 14 (11.67%) Project Management
18 13 (10.83%) Financial Institution
18 13 (10.83%) Middleware
18 13 (10.83%) Benchmarking
18 13 (10.83%) Data Management
18 13 (10.83%) UNIX
18 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (10.83%) Veeam

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Office
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (70.00%) SAN
2 66 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.50%) NAS
3 3 (2.50%) LAN
4 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) MS Access
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (29.17%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.83%) Middleware
2 7 (5.83%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 55 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (45.00%) CMDB
3 9 (7.50%) Replication
4 7 (5.83%) AS400
4 7 (5.83%) iSeries
5 3 (2.50%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.83%) Windows
2 18 (15.00%) Linux
3 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (10.83%) UNIX
3 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.67%) Solaris
5 7 (5.83%) AIX
5 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.50%) Capacity Planning
2 54 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.67%) Project Management
3 14 (11.67%) Data Protection
4 13 (10.83%) Data Management
4 13 (10.83%) Benchmarking
5 11 (9.17%) ITIL
6 8 (6.67%) Operations Management
7 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 5 (4.17%) Migration
10 4 (3.33%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.50%) Change Control
12 2 (1.67%) Business Transformation
12 2 (1.67%) Configuration Management
13 1 (0.83%) Software Asset Management
13 1 (0.83%) Capacity Management
13 1 (0.83%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) C
2 4 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (0.83%) VB
3 1 (0.83%) Python
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) VCP4
2 3 (2.50%) HP MASE
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.83%) Degree
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.17%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.17%) VMware ESX
3 8 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.67%) vCloud
4 5 (4.17%) vSphere
4 5 (4.17%) NFS
5 4 (3.33%) XenApp
6 3 (2.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.83%) Firmware
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.83%) Xen
8 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Tivoli
1 7 (5.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 92 (76.67%) HP
2 78 (65.00%) Brocade
3 70 (58.33%) 3PAR
4 55 (45.83%) CommVault
5 43 (35.83%) EMC
6 33 (27.50%) NetApp
7 25 (20.83%) VMware
8 24 (20.00%) IBM
9 17 (14.17%) Cisco
9 17 (14.17%) Symantec
10 13 (10.83%) Veeam
11 11 (9.17%) Citrix
12 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 9 (7.50%) Hitachi
14 8 (6.67%) Oracle
15 7 (5.83%) BMC
16 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
17 1 (0.83%) Fujitsu
17 1 (0.83%) Sun