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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Specialist
Rank 900 900 945
Rank change year-on-year
0 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 21 67 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.062% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.064% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 15 52 38
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,800 £65,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Storage Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 24 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 30 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 0 18 £50,000 -16.66%
South East +43 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +19 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Godalming - 3 £52,500 -
Caerphilly - 3 £68,500 -
South Wales - 3 £68,500 -
Wales - 3 £68,500 -
East of England +19 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Bedfordshire +10 2 £45,000 -33.33%
Bedford +7 2 £45,000 -33.33%
London +1 2 £67,500 +12.50%
South West - 2 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
Reading - 2 £47,500 -
Taunton - 2 £30,000 -
Somerset - 2 £30,000 -
North West +15 1 - -
West Midlands -17 1 £44,000 +6.66%
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £50,000 -
Staines - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £44,000 -

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 26 (56.52%) NetApp
2 23 (50.00%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
4 18 (39.13%) SAN
5 17 (36.96%) VMware
5 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (34.78%) MCSE
7 14 (30.43%) ITIL
7 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.26%) Citrix
8 13 (28.26%) HP
8 13 (28.26%) Unix
8 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
9 12 (26.09%) Oracle
9 12 (26.09%) IBM
9 12 (26.09%) EMC
10 11 (23.91%) Cisco
10 11 (23.91%) Linux
11 10 (21.74%) Skype for Business
12 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
12 9 (19.57%) NAS
12 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (19.57%) MCITP
12 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (19.57%) DNS
12 9 (19.57%) Dell
13 8 (17.39%) CCA
13 8 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (17.39%) DHCP

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 10 (21.74%) Skype for Business
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) SAN
2 9 (19.57%) DNS
2 9 (19.57%) NAS
3 8 (17.39%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MS Access
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Flash
2 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) EMC VNX
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (10.87%) iSeries
4 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (6.52%) AS400
6 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.35%) HP Storage
6 2 (4.35%) LPAR
6 2 (4.35%) Replication
6 2 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Unix
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Linux
4 7 (15.22%) AIX
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.52%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (6.52%) Solaris
7 2 (4.35%) HPUX
7 2 (4.35%) OS/400
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) VMS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.87%) High Availability
3 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.70%) Data Management
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Presales
7 1 (2.17%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) MCSE
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) MCITP
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (17.39%) CCA
3 8 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (17.39%) MCP
3 8 (17.39%) MCSA
3 8 (17.39%) MCTS
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) HP AIS
5 1 (2.17%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.17%) HPE ATP
5 1 (2.17%) NCSA
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) VCP5
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.39%) XenServer
5 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (8.70%) Firmware
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (6.52%) XenApp
7 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.35%) PowerHA
8 2 (4.35%) vSphere
9 1 (2.17%) NFS
9 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (10.87%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (10.87%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (6.52%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.35%) Linux-HA
5 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.17%) Legato
5 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.17%) Simpana
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) NetApp
2 17 (36.96%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.26%) Citrix
4 13 (28.26%) HP
5 12 (26.09%) EMC
5 12 (26.09%) IBM
5 12 (26.09%) Oracle
6 11 (23.91%) Cisco
7 9 (19.57%) Dell
8 4 (8.70%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.52%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.52%) BMC
9 3 (6.52%) CommVault
9 3 (6.52%) LANDesk
10 2 (4.35%) Brocade
11 1 (2.17%) Isilon
11 1 (2.17%) Veeam
11 1 (2.17%) Veritas