The median annual salary for a Storage Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 896 886
Rank change year-on-year +47 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 14 19 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.021% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.022% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 57
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £33,750 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Storage Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Storage Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Storage Specialist in England

Storage Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Storage Specialist in England.

Salary trend for Storage Specialist in England

Storage Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Specialist in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Storage Specialist in England

Storage Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
London +23 3 £50,000 -8.25%
East of England +8 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire - 2 £44,000 -
South East +45 1 £65,000 +26.82% 1
North West - 1 £47,500 -
Storage Specialist
UK

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Storage Specialist in the job title.

1 29 (78.38%) VMware
2 22 (59.46%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) Windows
3 20 (54.05%) NetApp
4 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (45.95%) SAN
6 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
7 14 (37.84%) ITIL
8 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
9 12 (32.43%) Solaris
9 12 (32.43%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (29.73%) Change Control
10 11 (29.73%) Unix
11 10 (27.03%) Finance
11 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
12 9 (24.32%) 3PAR
12 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
12 9 (24.32%) HP
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco
12 9 (24.32%) EMC
13 8 (21.62%) Avaya
13 8 (21.62%) MPLS
13 8 (21.62%) Firewall
13 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
13 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
13 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
13 8 (21.62%) LAN
13 8 (21.62%) WAN
13 8 (21.62%) SCCM

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) Asterisk PBX
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) LAN
2 8 (21.62%) MPLS
2 8 (21.62%) WAN
3 7 (18.92%) NAS
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
2 4 (10.81%) Symmetrix
3 3 (8.11%) CMDB
4 2 (5.41%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Linux
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 12 (32.43%) Solaris
4 11 (29.73%) Unix
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) SmartOS
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (29.73%) Change Control
4 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
5 8 (21.62%) Fault Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
6 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Product Management
8 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.11%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Task Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Ticket Management
9 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
10 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) AWK
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) OpenSIPS
4 3 (8.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.41%) SRDF
5 2 (5.41%) XenServer
6 1 (2.70%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
1 8 (21.62%) SCOM
2 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) VMware
2 20 (54.05%) NetApp
3 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
4 9 (24.32%) 3PAR
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 9 (24.32%) EMC
4 9 (24.32%) HP
5 8 (21.62%) Avaya
5 8 (21.62%) F5
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.92%) IBM
7 6 (16.22%) Brocade
8 4 (10.81%) Veritas
9 3 (8.11%) Symantec
10 2 (5.41%) Citrix
10 2 (5.41%) Nexenta
10 2 (5.41%) SAP
11 1 (2.70%) Dell
11 1 (2.70%) Isilon
11 1 (2.70%) SolidFire