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 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 856 827 826
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 47 37 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.034% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.036% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 48
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £52,500 £78,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Storage Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 25 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 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
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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 46 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England +7 15 £50,000 +5.26%
London -6 11 £50,000 +2.04%
North West -2 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Merseyside - 10 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 10 £50,000 -
South East -4 9 £50,500 +12.22% 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +1 6 £50,000 -
Bedford - 6 £50,000 -
Surrey -4 3 £62,500 +42.85%
Rickmansworth - 3 £47,500 -
Epsom - 3 £62,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £33,750 -
Horsham - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Reading -1 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
City of London -7 1 £50,000 +13.63%
Berkshire -12 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland - 1 £28,500 -
Watford - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £50,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £28,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £50,500 -

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 82 (88.17%) SAN
2 61 (65.59%) EMC
3 55 (59.14%) ITIL
3 55 (59.14%) NetApp
4 54 (58.06%) NAS
5 44 (47.31%) Cisco
6 41 (44.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (44.09%) CLARiiON
6 41 (44.09%) Symmetrix DMX
7 40 (43.01%) Firmware
8 36 (38.71%) Replication
8 36 (38.71%) EMC Centera
9 33 (35.48%) Degree
10 32 (34.41%) Computer Science
10 32 (34.41%) Asset Management
10 32 (34.41%) VMware
11 28 (30.11%) SLA
12 21 (22.58%) Windows
13 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (21.51%) HP
14 17 (18.28%) IBM
15 15 (16.13%) Problem Management
15 15 (16.13%) Change Control
16 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
16 13 (13.98%) Finance
17 12 (12.90%) Service Management
17 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
17 12 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (12.90%) Brocade
18 11 (11.83%) 3PAR

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 82 (88.17%) SAN
2 54 (58.06%) NAS
3 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.15%) Broadband
4 1 (1.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) DB2
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
5 3 (3.23%) Advertising
6 2 (2.15%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.09%) CLARiiON
1 41 (44.09%) Symmetrix DMX
2 40 (43.01%) Firmware
3 36 (38.71%) Replication
3 36 (38.71%) EMC Centera
4 32 (34.41%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.60%) Clustering
6 5 (5.38%) Celerra
6 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (4.30%) Symmetrix
7 4 (4.30%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.30%) Physics
8 1 (1.08%) NHS
8 1 (1.08%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) UNIX
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.45%) AIX
4 5 (5.38%) Solaris
4 5 (5.38%) Linux
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.08%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.14%) ITIL
2 41 (44.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (34.41%) Asset Management
4 15 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 15 (16.13%) Change Control
5 12 (12.90%) Service Management
5 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.53%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.38%) Operations Management
7 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.30%) Change Management
8 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.30%) Product Management
8 4 (4.30%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) Perl
2 5 (5.38%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.30%) PowerHouse
3 4 (4.30%) AWK
3 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) Degree
2 12 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.38%) MCSE
4 5 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (5.38%) MCITP
4 5 (5.38%) HP AIS
4 5 (5.38%) HP ASE
4 5 (5.38%) VCP5
5 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) NCDA
5 1 (1.08%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.60%) vSphere
4 6 (6.45%) SRDF
4 6 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 6 (6.45%) XenApp
5 5 (5.38%) XenServer
5 5 (5.38%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.15%) NFS
7 2 (2.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.08%) vCloud
8 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.15%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (1.08%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (65.59%) EMC
2 55 (59.14%) NetApp
3 44 (47.31%) Cisco
4 32 (34.41%) VMware
5 20 (21.51%) HP
6 17 (18.28%) IBM
7 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
8 12 (12.90%) Brocade
9 11 (11.83%) 3PAR
10 9 (9.68%) Hitachi
11 8 (8.60%) Dell
12 7 (7.53%) Citrix
13 6 (6.45%) Symantec
14 5 (5.38%) Veritas
15 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
15 4 (4.30%) StorageTek
15 4 (4.30%) Sun
16 1 (1.08%) CommVault
16 1 (1.08%) Oracle
16 1 (1.08%) McAfee
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