Period
to 5 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 6 months to 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Storage
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 679 914 1031
Rank change year-on-year +235 +117 +13
Permanent jobs citing Enterprise Storage 107 178 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 60 167 143
Median annual salary £47,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,250 £34,263
90th Percentile £85,000 £91,250 £78,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26% -9.52%

Enterprise Storage is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 25,868 55,718 67,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.15% 38.97% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20,000 41,776 51,350
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Enterprise Storage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Enterprise Storage as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Storage in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Storage.

Salary trend for Enterprise Storage in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Enterprise Storage over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Enterprise Storage in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the UK over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +281 106 £47,500 -24.00% 6
UK excluding London +256 70 £46,000 -8.00% 4
Midlands +136 52 £46,500 +48.80%
West Midlands +111 47 £46,500 +54.23%
London +192 37 £67,500 -20.59% 2
South West +115 8 £37,500 -29.91%
North of England +163 7 £41,000 +13.89% 1
Yorkshire +123 6 - - 1
East Midlands +71 5 £52,500 -38.24%
South East +154 1 £37,500 -44.44% 3
East of England +102 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Scotland +90 1 £45,000 -10.00%
North East +19 1 £41,000 +54.72%

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Enterprise Storage.

1 73 (68.22%) VMware
2 71 (66.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (62.62%) Windows
4 61 (57.01%) Microsoft
5 54 (50.47%) Hyper-V
6 50 (46.73%) Azure
7 45 (42.06%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (41.12%) Firewall
9 41 (38.32%) Windows Server
10 40 (37.38%) Office 365
11 38 (35.51%) Citrix
12 37 (34.58%) Active Directory
12 37 (34.58%) Line Management
12 37 (34.58%) Process Improvement
13 35 (32.71%) Change Management
14 33 (30.84%) PowerShell
15 31 (28.97%) Dell
16 29 (27.10%) NFS
17 27 (25.23%) Cisco
18 26 (24.30%) Server Management
18 26 (24.30%) Decision-Making
18 26 (24.30%) VPN
19 25 (23.36%) NetApp
19 25 (23.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 24 (22.43%) Storage Management
21 23 (21.50%) BitLocker
21 23 (21.50%) iSCSI
21 23 (21.50%) Problem Management
21 23 (21.50%) BS25999
21 23 (21.50%) ISO/IEC 20000

Enterprise Storage
Co-occurring 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 23 (21.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 23 (21.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 50 (46.73%) Azure
2 40 (37.38%) Office 365
3 15 (14.02%) AWS
4 14 (13.08%) IaaS
4 14 (13.08%) PaaS
5 11 (10.28%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (4.67%) GCP
7 4 (3.74%) G Suite
8 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.93%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (41.12%) Firewall
2 26 (24.30%) VPN
3 23 (21.50%) iSCSI
4 21 (19.63%) SAN
5 9 (8.41%) WAN
6 4 (3.74%) DHCP
6 4 (3.74%) DNS
7 3 (2.80%) LAN
7 3 (2.80%) NAS
7 3 (2.80%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.87%) FTP
8 2 (1.87%) Internet
8 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.87%) Wireless
8 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) Big Data
3 4 (3.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.93%) GIS
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Power BI
4 1 (0.93%) QGIS
4 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (8.41%) Games
2 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Infrastructure Support
2 23 (21.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (19.63%) Analyst
4 19 (17.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (17.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 19 (17.76%) Support Analyst
5 14 (13.08%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Consultant
6 8 (7.48%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (6.54%) IT Support
7 7 (6.54%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.61%) Citrix Support
8 6 (5.61%) Platform Manager
9 5 (4.67%) Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) LDAP
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.87%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (0.93%) REST
3 1 (0.93%) SOAP
3 1 (0.93%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Driving Licence
2 12 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.28%) Replication
4 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (62.62%) Windows
2 41 (38.32%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.02%) Linux
4 11 (10.28%) Unix
5 9 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.74%) CentOS
7 4 (3.74%) Fedora
7 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.80%) HPUX
9 2 (1.87%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (34.58%) Line Management
2 37 (34.58%) Process Improvement
3 35 (32.71%) Change Management
4 26 (24.30%) Decision-Making
4 26 (24.30%) Server Management
5 24 (22.43%) Storage Management
6 23 (21.50%) Problem Management
7 21 (19.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 18 (16.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (15.89%) Commercial Awareness
9 17 (15.89%) Strategic Planning
10 15 (14.02%) ITIL
11 12 (11.21%) Service Management
12 10 (9.35%) Security Management
13 9 (8.41%) Information Security
13 9 (8.41%) Information Security Management
13 9 (8.41%) ISMS
13 9 (8.41%) Patch Management
14 8 (7.48%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) PowerShell
2 19 (17.76%) Python
3 7 (6.54%) C
4 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.61%) SQL
5 5 (4.67%) VBScript
6 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Degree
2 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.41%) CCNA
3 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.67%) CCA
4 5 (4.67%) CCNP
4 5 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) MCITP
4 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) VCP5
4 5 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.74%) CISSP
5 4 (3.74%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (3.74%) GIAC
5 4 (3.74%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (3.74%) MCSE
5 4 (3.74%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (3.74%) SANS
5 4 (3.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (21.50%) BS25999
2 23 (21.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 71 (66.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (50.47%) Hyper-V
3 37 (34.58%) Active Directory
4 29 (27.10%) NFS
5 23 (21.50%) BitLocker
5 23 (21.50%) XenApp
5 23 (21.50%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.54%) VMware NSX
6 7 (6.54%) vSphere
7 4 (3.74%) Docker
7 4 (3.74%) Samba
7 4 (3.74%) VirtualBox
7 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.74%) Xen
8 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (21.50%) Backup Exec
2 19 (17.76%) Ansible
3 13 (12.15%) Grafana
3 13 (12.15%) Terraform
4 11 (10.28%) vCenter Server
5 5 (4.67%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.74%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (3.74%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (3.74%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.74%) Nagios
6 4 (3.74%) OpenNMS
6 4 (3.74%) Puppet
6 4 (3.74%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.87%) WSUS
8 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.93%) Netcool
8 1 (0.93%) OpenView
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 73 (68.22%) VMware
2 61 (57.01%) Microsoft
3 38 (35.51%) Citrix
4 31 (28.97%) Dell
5 27 (25.23%) Cisco
6 25 (23.36%) NetApp
7 23 (21.50%) Sophos
7 23 (21.50%) Veeam
8 22 (20.56%) EMC
9 14 (13.08%) EqualLogic
10 13 (12.15%) Brocade
10 13 (12.15%) Hitachi
11 11 (10.28%) Isilon
12 10 (9.35%) Oracle
13 9 (8.41%) Red Hat
14 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
15 7 (6.54%) Google
16 5 (4.67%) Veritas
17 4 (3.74%) 3PAR
17 4 (3.74%) HP