The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Storage Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Specialist
Rank 912 901 925
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 25 73 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.066% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.069% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 19 61 52
Median salary £50,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Storage Specialist in the job title.

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 5 May 2016 within the UK.

Storage Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 22 £45,000 -20.00%
South East +27 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +8 5 £51,250 +13.88%
London -12 5 £60,000 -
City of London +24 3 £60,000 -
North West +14 3 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England -8 3 £45,000 -25.00%
South Wales - 3 £68,500 -
Caerphilly - 3 £68,500 -
Manchester - 3 £37,500 -
Godalming - 3 £52,500 -
Wales - 3 £68,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
South West - 2 £30,000 -
Taunton - 2 £30,000 -
Bedford - 2 £45,000 -
Reading - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
Somerset - 2 £30,000 -
Brentwood +7 1 - -
Essex -10 1 - -
West Midlands -21 1 £44,000 +17.33%
Twickenham - 1 £50,000 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £44,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Storage Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Storage Specialist in the job title.

1 25 (50.00%) NetApp
2 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (44.00%) Windows
4 19 (38.00%) MCSE
4 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (38.00%) SAN
5 17 (34.00%) VMware
5 17 (34.00%) HP
5 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (32.00%) IBM
7 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) ITIL
7 14 (28.00%) Oracle
8 13 (26.00%) Citrix
8 13 (26.00%) Skype for Business
8 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
9 12 (24.00%) Dell
9 12 (24.00%) Unix
10 11 (22.00%) DNS
10 11 (22.00%) DHCP
11 10 (20.00%) Linux
11 10 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (20.00%) EMC
11 10 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 10 (20.00%) Cisco
12 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (18.00%) MCITP
13 8 (16.00%) MCTS
13 8 (16.00%) NAS

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.00%) Skype for Business
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) SAN
2 11 (22.00%) DHCP
2 11 (22.00%) DNS
3 8 (16.00%) NAS
4 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.00%) Firewall
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MS Access
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) EMC VNX
3 5 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (10.00%) iSeries
4 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (6.00%) AS400
6 2 (4.00%) HP Storage
6 2 (4.00%) LPAR
7 1 (2.00%) Clustering
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.00%) Replication
7 1 (2.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (24.00%) Unix
4 10 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) AIX
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (6.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) HPUX
8 2 (4.00%) OS/400
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.00%) High Availability
4 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.00%) Data Management
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.00%) Presales
6 2 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) MCSE
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.00%) MCITP
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (16.00%) CCA
3 8 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (16.00%) MCP
3 8 (16.00%) MCSA
3 8 (16.00%) MCTS
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) EMCSA
5 1 (2.00%) HP AIS
5 1 (2.00%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.00%) HPE ATP
5 1 (2.00%) NCSA
5 1 (2.00%) RHCE
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.00%) XenServer
5 4 (8.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.00%) Firmware
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.00%) XenApp
6 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.00%) PowerHA
8 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.00%) vCloud
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (10.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (6.00%) SCCM
4 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.00%) Linux-HA
5 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.00%) Legato
5 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) NetApp
2 17 (34.00%) HP
2 17 (34.00%) VMware
3 16 (32.00%) IBM
4 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (28.00%) Oracle
5 13 (26.00%) Citrix
6 12 (24.00%) Dell
7 10 (20.00%) Cisco
7 10 (20.00%) EMC
8 4 (8.00%) CommVault
8 4 (8.00%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.00%) BMC
9 3 (6.00%) LANDesk
10 2 (4.00%) Brocade
11 1 (2.00%) PlateSpin
11 1 (2.00%) Veeam
11 1 (2.00%) Zerto