The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Specialist
Rank 868 854 834
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 45 28 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.026% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.027% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 48
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,650 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,999
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 July 2014 within the UK.

Storage Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 30 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 July 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 -4 44 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England -1 14 £50,000 - 1
North West +11 9 £50,000 +11.11%
London -54 9 £52,500 +11.70% 1
Liverpool - 9 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 9 £50,000 -
South East +13 8 £54,500 +21.11%
Bedfordshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -7 6 £50,250 -
Surrey -8 3 £62,500 +42.85%
Rickmansworth - 3 £47,500 -
Bedford - 3 £50,000 - 1
Epsom - 3 £62,500 -
West Midlands -17 2 £35,000 -24.32%
Hampshire - 2 £44,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Horsham - 2 - -
Berkshire +11 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading -7 1 £50,000 +11.11%
City of London -14 1 £50,000 +12.35%
Yorkshire -37 1 £37,500 -12.79%
Scotland - 1 £28,500 -
Watford - 1 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £37,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £50,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £28,500 -
Doncaster - 1 £37,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £50,500 -

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 91 (85.85%) SAN
2 70 (66.04%) EMC
3 57 (53.77%) NetApp
4 54 (50.94%) ITIL
5 53 (50.00%) Cisco
6 52 (49.06%) NAS
7 43 (40.57%) VMware
8 37 (34.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 37 (34.91%) CLARiiON
9 36 (33.96%) Symmetrix DMX
10 35 (33.02%) Firmware
11 33 (31.13%) HP
12 31 (29.25%) EMC Centera
13 30 (28.30%) Degree
13 30 (28.30%) Windows
14 29 (27.36%) Replication
14 29 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (25.47%) Computer Science
15 27 (25.47%) Asset Management
16 26 (24.53%) SLA
16 26 (24.53%) 3PAR
17 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
18 19 (17.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (17.92%) Citrix
19 18 (16.98%) XenApp
19 18 (16.98%) Dell
19 18 (16.98%) MS Exchange
20 17 (16.04%) MCSE
20 17 (16.04%) IBM

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 91 (85.85%) SAN
2 52 (49.06%) NAS
3 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.94%) DHCP
4 1 (0.94%) Broadband
4 1 (0.94%) LAN
4 1 (0.94%) WAN
4 1 (0.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) Big Data
1 1 (0.94%) DB2
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.89%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.91%) CLARiiON
2 36 (33.96%) Symmetrix DMX
3 35 (33.02%) Firmware
4 31 (29.25%) EMC Centera
5 29 (27.36%) Replication
6 27 (25.47%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (4.72%) Clustering
8 5 (4.72%) Celerra
9 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.77%) Physics
9 4 (3.77%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.94%) NHS
10 1 (0.94%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) UNIX
2 8 (7.55%) Linux
3 6 (5.66%) AIX
4 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.72%) Solaris
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) MVS
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.94%) ITIL
2 37 (34.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (25.47%) Asset Management
4 16 (15.09%) Problem Management
5 15 (14.15%) PRINCE2
6 13 (12.26%) Change Control
7 12 (11.32%) Service Management
8 10 (9.43%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.72%) Change Management
9 5 (4.72%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.72%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.72%) Operations Management
10 4 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.77%) Migration
10 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.77%) Product Management
10 4 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.77%) Capacity Management
11 3 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) Perl
2 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.77%) AWK
3 4 (3.77%) PowerHouse
4 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (28.30%) Degree
2 19 (17.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (16.04%) MCSE
4 15 (14.15%) MCITP
4 15 (14.15%) HP AIS
4 15 (14.15%) HP ASE
4 15 (14.15%) VCP5
5 12 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.89%) EMC Certification
6 2 (1.89%) SAP Certification
6 2 (1.89%) CCA
6 2 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.94%) NCDA
7 1 (0.94%) NCIE
7 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.53%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (16.98%) XenApp
3 17 (16.04%) XenServer
3 17 (16.04%) XenDesktop
3 17 (16.04%) vSphere
4 16 (15.09%) Active Directory
5 8 (7.55%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.72%) SRDF
7 4 (3.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.89%) NFS
9 1 (0.94%) vCloud
9 1 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (5.66%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
5 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.94%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.94%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 70 (66.04%) EMC
2 57 (53.77%) NetApp
3 53 (50.00%) Cisco
4 43 (40.57%) VMware
5 33 (31.13%) HP
6 26 (24.53%) 3PAR
7 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
8 19 (17.92%) Citrix
9 18 (16.98%) Dell
10 17 (16.04%) IBM
11 15 (14.15%) Brocade
12 9 (8.49%) Symantec
13 6 (5.66%) Hitachi
14 5 (4.72%) Veritas
15 4 (3.77%) Sun
15 4 (3.77%) StorageTek
15 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
16 2 (1.89%) SAP
17 1 (0.94%) Veeam
17 1 (0.94%) Oracle
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