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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 859 858 840
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 34 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.043% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.045% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 21
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £55,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Storage Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 26 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 28 August 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 -11 33 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 9 - -
Leeds - 9 - -
South West - 7 £70,000 - 1
South East +13 6 £47,500 -5.94%
London +5 6 £64,000 +28.00% 3
Dorset - 6 - - 1
City of London +28 4 £64,000 +28.00%
Berkshire +14 4 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Slough - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - - 1
Doncaster - 2 £35,000 -
Hampshire +4 1 - -
Surrey +2 1 £45,000 -28.00%
Scotland +2 1 - -
Reading 0 1 £50,000 -
East of England -16 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Midlands - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £60,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £46,500 -
Colchester - 1 £60,000 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £70,000 -

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (64.95%) SAN
2 48 (49.48%) EMC
3 38 (39.18%) Capacity Planning
4 36 (37.11%) Windows
5 35 (36.08%) Linux
5 35 (36.08%) HP
6 34 (35.05%) Cisco
6 34 (35.05%) IBM
7 32 (32.99%) Brocade
8 30 (30.93%) NetApp
9 29 (29.90%) VMware
9 29 (29.90%) 3PAR
9 29 (29.90%) Fibre Channel
10 25 (25.77%) CommVault
11 24 (24.74%) UNIX
11 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (23.71%) ITIL
12 23 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (23.71%) CMDB
13 20 (20.62%) EMC VNX
14 19 (19.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (16.49%) Tivoli
16 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
17 14 (14.43%) C
18 13 (13.40%) Finance
18 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
19 11 (11.34%) NAS
19 11 (11.34%) Service Delivery

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (64.95%) SAN
2 29 (29.90%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (11.34%) NAS
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.06%) DNS
5 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.03%) LAN
6 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MS Access
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) Informix
3 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.03%) Riak
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Flash
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (23.71%) CMDB
3 20 (20.62%) EMC VNX
4 10 (10.31%) Data Centre
5 9 (9.28%) IBM XIV
6 6 (6.19%) FlexPod
6 6 (6.19%) Private Cloud
6 6 (6.19%) iSeries
6 6 (6.19%) AS400
7 4 (4.12%) Replication
7 4 (4.12%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (3.09%) CLARiiON
8 3 (3.09%) EMC Centera
8 3 (3.09%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (3.09%) Celerra
8 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (2.06%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.03%) EMC VNXe
10 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.11%) Windows
2 35 (36.08%) Linux
3 24 (24.74%) UNIX
4 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.34%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (7.22%) Solaris
7 6 (6.19%) AIX
8 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Capacity Planning
2 23 (23.71%) ITIL
2 23 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.34%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
5 8 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.09%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.06%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.06%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.06%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.06%) Data Management
9 2 (2.06%) Time Management
9 2 (2.06%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.03%) Operations Management
10 1 (1.03%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.03%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) C
2 10 (10.31%) SQL
3 3 (3.09%) Perl
4 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.03%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (7.22%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.19%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.12%) NFS
6 3 (3.09%) XenApp
7 2 (2.06%) GPFS
8 1 (1.03%) vCloud
8 1 (1.03%) SRDF
8 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.03%) Firmware
8 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (19.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (16.49%) Tivoli
3 8 (8.25%) EMC VPLEX
4 6 (6.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.12%) SCCM
5 4 (4.12%) SCOM
6 3 (3.09%) SnapMirror
6 3 (3.09%) SnapVault
6 3 (3.09%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.03%) Legato
7 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 48 (49.48%) EMC
2 35 (36.08%) HP
3 34 (35.05%) Cisco
3 34 (35.05%) IBM
4 32 (32.99%) Brocade
5 30 (30.93%) NetApp
6 29 (29.90%) VMware
6 29 (29.90%) 3PAR
7 25 (25.77%) CommVault
8 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
9 11 (11.34%) Hitachi
10 9 (9.28%) Citrix
11 8 (8.25%) Oracle
12 6 (6.19%) BMC
13 5 (5.15%) Websense
13 5 (5.15%) Blue Coat
13 5 (5.15%) IronPort
14 4 (4.12%) Dell
15 3 (3.09%) Symantec
16 2 (2.06%) Veeam
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