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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 814 863 844
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 69 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.037% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.040% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 55 27 31
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Storage Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 30 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 22 May 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 +59 68 £60,000 +20.00% 8
London +65 33 £60,000 +9.09% 2
City of London +57 20 £60,000 -4.00% 1
East of England +25 18 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Essex - 16 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +15 11 £60,000 +65.51% 1
Colchester - 9 £60,000 -
Brentwood - 7 - -
Docklands, London - 4 £46,250 -
West Yorkshire +21 3 £62,500 +72.41%
Leeds +14 3 £62,500 +72.41%
South Yorkshire -3 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Doncaster -6 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands -7 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West -10 3 £40,000 -42.85% 2
Birmingham -10 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Bedford +25 1 £67,500 -
Surrey +20 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +15 1 £60,000 +84.61%
Bedfordshire +9 1 £67,500 +35.00%
Liverpool +2 1 £65,000 -7.14% 1
South East +1 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Merseyside -2 1 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Hertfordshire -3 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
York - 1 £60,000 -
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Bellshill - 1 - -

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 95 (70.90%) SAN
2 82 (61.19%) HP
3 78 (58.21%) Capacity Planning
4 77 (57.46%) 3PAR
5 72 (53.73%) Brocade
6 70 (52.24%) Fibre Channel
7 62 (46.27%) CommVault
8 61 (45.52%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (44.03%) CMDB
10 50 (37.31%) Windows
11 42 (31.34%) EMC
12 34 (25.37%) VMware
13 32 (23.88%) NetApp
13 32 (23.88%) Linux
14 30 (22.39%) Finance
15 29 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (17.16%) IBM
17 22 (16.42%) UNIX
18 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
19 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
20 18 (13.43%) Tivoli
20 18 (13.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
21 17 (12.69%) SQL
21 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
22 15 (11.19%) Citrix
23 14 (10.45%) Cisco
23 14 (10.45%) Oracle
23 14 (10.45%) ITIL
24 13 (9.70%) C

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (5.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) Lync
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.73%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (70.90%) SAN
2 70 (52.24%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (2.99%) LAN
4 3 (2.24%) NAS
5 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.49%) DNS
5 2 (1.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) MS Access
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.75%) Riak
3 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.75%) Informix
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 30 (22.39%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Banking
3 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) Flash
2 1 (0.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (45.52%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (44.03%) CMDB
3 11 (8.21%) iSeries
3 11 (8.21%) AS400
4 8 (5.97%) Replication
5 4 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.24%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.24%) Celerra
6 3 (2.24%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (2.24%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.24%) EMC Centera
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.31%) Windows
2 32 (23.88%) Linux
3 22 (16.42%) UNIX
4 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.70%) Solaris
7 11 (8.21%) AIX
8 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.21%) Capacity Planning
2 59 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.45%) ITIL
4 12 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.97%) Business Continuity
6 6 (4.48%) Operations Management
7 5 (3.73%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.99%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.24%) Change Control
9 3 (2.24%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.24%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.49%) Project Management
10 2 (1.49%) Time Management
10 2 (1.49%) Data Management
10 2 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.49%) Capacity Management
11 1 (0.75%) Software Asset Management
11 1 (0.75%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.69%) SQL
2 13 (9.70%) C
3 5 (3.73%) Perl
4 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.75%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) HP MASE
3 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) NCDA
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.21%) Hyper-V
2 11 (8.21%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.48%) NFS
3 6 (4.48%) vCloud
4 4 (2.99%) XenApp
5 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.24%) vSphere
6 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (1.49%) Xen
6 2 (1.49%) GPFS
7 1 (0.75%) SRDF
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Tivoli
1 18 (13.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (5.22%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.24%) SCCM
3 3 (2.24%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 82 (61.19%) HP
2 77 (57.46%) 3PAR
3 72 (53.73%) Brocade
4 62 (46.27%) CommVault
5 42 (31.34%) EMC
6 34 (25.37%) VMware
7 32 (23.88%) NetApp
8 23 (17.16%) IBM
9 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
10 15 (11.19%) Citrix
11 14 (10.45%) Cisco
11 14 (10.45%) Oracle
12 13 (9.70%) Hitachi
13 12 (8.96%) Veeam
14 11 (8.21%) BMC
15 6 (4.48%) Symantec
16 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
17 3 (2.24%) Blue Coat
17 3 (2.24%) IronPort
17 3 (2.24%) Websense
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Thales
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k OTE £100k plus Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 10 days ago