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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 827 867 826
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 69 62 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.052% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.055% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 57 43 40
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £26,500
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 1 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 +29 69 £57,500 +15.00% 5
London +35 31 £60,000 +20.00% 1
East of England +26 18 £60,000 +20.00%
City of London +44 17 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Essex - 17 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +18 13 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Colchester - 11 £60,000 -
Brentwood - 6 - -
Birmingham -12 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands -16 5 £37,500 -13.79% 2
West Yorkshire +18 3 £62,500 +72.41% 1
Leeds +10 3 £62,500 +72.41% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Doncaster - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire +5 2 £40,000 -
North West -8 2 £40,000 -42.85%
Docklands, London - 2 £46,000 -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey +21 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +13 1 £60,000 +84.61%
South East +1 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
York - 1 £60,000 -

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 101 (70.14%) SAN
2 99 (68.75%) HP
3 88 (61.11%) Brocade
4 80 (55.56%) 3PAR
5 78 (54.17%) Capacity Planning
6 75 (52.08%) Fibre Channel
7 65 (45.14%) CommVault
8 63 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (43.06%) CMDB
10 47 (32.64%) EMC
11 44 (30.56%) Windows
12 41 (28.47%) NetApp
13 40 (27.78%) Finance
14 33 (22.92%) IBM
15 30 (20.83%) Linux
15 30 (20.83%) VMware
16 25 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (15.28%) UNIX
18 21 (14.58%) SLA
19 20 (13.89%) Cisco
20 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
21 18 (12.50%) Symantec
22 17 (11.81%) Citrix
23 16 (11.11%) SQL
23 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
24 15 (10.42%) Tivoli
24 15 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
25 14 (9.72%) Project Management
25 14 (9.72%) Data Protection

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.69%) Lync
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (7.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.47%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 101 (70.14%) SAN
2 75 (52.08%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.08%) LAN
4 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.39%) NAS
4 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.69%) LDAP
5 1 (0.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) MS Access
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.69%) Riak
3 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.69%) Informix
General
1 40 (27.78%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.47%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) Middleware
2 10 (6.94%) Flash
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (43.06%) CMDB
3 11 (7.64%) iSeries
3 11 (7.64%) AS400
4 7 (4.86%) Replication
5 4 (2.78%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.08%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.56%) Windows
2 30 (20.83%) Linux
3 22 (15.28%) UNIX
4 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.03%) Solaris
7 11 (7.64%) AIX
8 8 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) HPUX
11 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.17%) Capacity Planning
2 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.72%) Project Management
3 14 (9.72%) Data Protection
4 13 (9.03%) Data Management
4 13 (9.03%) Benchmarking
4 13 (9.03%) ITIL
5 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.17%) Operations Management
8 5 (3.47%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.78%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.08%) Change Control
10 3 (2.08%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.39%) Time Management
11 2 (1.39%) Capacity Management
11 2 (1.39%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (0.69%) Software Asset Management
12 1 (0.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) SQL
2 10 (6.94%) C
3 5 (3.47%) Perl
4 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.69%) VB
4 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (3.47%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) HP MASE
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 11 (7.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.17%) XenApp
4 6 (4.17%) vCloud
5 5 (3.47%) NFS
6 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.08%) vSphere
7 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.39%) Firmware
7 2 (1.39%) Xen
7 2 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.39%) GPFS
8 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.69%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (10.42%) Tivoli
1 15 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (4.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.08%) SCCM
3 3 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 99 (68.75%) HP
2 88 (61.11%) Brocade
3 80 (55.56%) 3PAR
4 65 (45.14%) CommVault
5 47 (32.64%) EMC
6 41 (28.47%) NetApp
7 33 (22.92%) IBM
8 30 (20.83%) VMware
9 20 (13.89%) Cisco
10 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
11 18 (12.50%) Symantec
12 17 (11.81%) Citrix
13 13 (9.03%) Oracle
14 12 (8.33%) Hitachi
14 12 (8.33%) Veeam
15 11 (7.64%) BMC
16 7 (4.86%) Red Hat
17 3 (2.08%) Blue Coat
17 3 (2.08%) IronPort
17 3 (2.08%) Websense
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