Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Storage
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 860 716 929
Rank change year-on-year -144 +213 +88
Permanent jobs citing Enterprise Storage 98 145 175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 87 93 154
10th Percentile £45,050 £35,000 £28,150
25th Percentile £48,462 £37,500 £31,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £46,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.58% -22.50% +20.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £57,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £81,250 £88,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,000 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.08% +32.14% -14.11%

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 38,510 28,233 49,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.12% 34.71% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23,928 22,334 38,092
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £89,475
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021. 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 -120 91 £57,000 +22.58% 20
UK excluding London -87 67 £56,000 +21.08% 19
North of England -15 36 £56,000 +24.44% 8
Work from Home - 28 £57,000 - 2
London -65 27 £67,000 +34.00% 2
North West - 26 £57,000 - 7
West Midlands -79 13 £46,500 - 1
Midlands -80 13 £46,500 -0.53% 2
Yorkshire -48 10 £52,500 +16.67% 1
South West -53 9 £64,000 +68.42% 4
South East -29 5 £68,000 +81.33% 3
Scotland -37 3 £50,500 +12.22% 1
East of England -17 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 79 (80.61%) VMware
2 65 (66.33%) Azure
3 59 (60.20%) Microsoft
4 58 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (53.06%) Windows
6 49 (50.00%) NetApp
7 48 (48.98%) EMC
8 41 (41.84%) Data Centre
9 39 (39.80%) Windows Server
10 35 (35.71%) PowerShell
11 34 (34.69%) Linux
12 33 (33.67%) VMware ESXi
13 27 (27.55%) Microsoft 365
13 27 (27.55%) Cisco
13 27 (27.55%) Migration
14 26 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 24 (24.49%) Firewall
16 23 (23.47%) AWS
17 22 (22.45%) HP
18 21 (21.43%) VMware NSX
19 20 (20.41%) Social Skills
19 20 (20.41%) DevOps
19 20 (20.41%) ITIL
19 20 (20.41%) Veeam
19 20 (20.41%) SCCM
20 19 (19.39%) Dell
20 19 (19.39%) Presales
21 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
22 17 (17.35%) Citrix
22 17 (17.35%) VSAN

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 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.10%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.04%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.02%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (2.04%) BambooHR
2 2 (2.04%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 65 (66.33%) Azure
2 27 (27.55%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (23.47%) AWS
4 10 (10.20%) IaaS
5 9 (9.18%) Cohesity
6 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (4.08%) Azure Stack
8 4 (4.08%) GCP
9 3 (3.06%) PaaS
10 2 (2.04%) Power Platform
10 2 (2.04%) Serverless
11 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.02%) Mimecast
11 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.49%) Firewall
2 17 (17.35%) VSAN
3 12 (12.24%) SAN
4 10 (10.20%) iSCSI
5 9 (9.18%) Cisco Firepower
5 9 (9.18%) VPN
6 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.10%) Internet
7 5 (5.10%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.08%) DNS
8 4 (4.08%) SSL
9 3 (3.06%) DHCP
9 3 (3.06%) LAN
9 3 (3.06%) WAN
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.02%) NAS
11 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.02%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (2.04%) DB2
3 2 (2.04%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (2.04%) GIS
3 2 (2.04%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) Pentaho
3 2 (2.04%) Power BI
3 2 (2.04%) QGIS
3 2 (2.04%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) Redis
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
1 1 (1.02%) PEAR
1 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (20.41%) Social Skills
2 9 (9.18%) Digital Economy
2 9 (9.18%) Finance
3 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.12%) Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Retail
6 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.04%) Legal
7 2 (2.04%) Police
8 1 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Law
8 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Consultant
3 16 (16.33%) Architect
4 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 11 (11.22%) VMware Consultant
6 10 (10.20%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (9.18%) Analyst
7 9 (9.18%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (9.18%) Presales Consultant
8 8 (8.16%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Support Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
9 7 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) SOAP
3 5 (5.10%) Apache Thrift
3 5 (5.10%) REST
3 5 (5.10%) WSDL
4 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.02%) WCF
4 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (41.84%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.31%) Private Cloud
3 12 (12.24%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (11.22%) Public Cloud
5 8 (8.16%) Clustering
6 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (6.12%) Client/Server
7 6 (6.12%) EMC VNXe
7 6 (6.12%) FlexPod
7 6 (6.12%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (5.10%) Internet of Things
8 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
8 5 (5.10%) N-Tier
9 4 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (4.08%) PKI
10 2 (2.04%) Cloud Native
10 2 (2.04%) EMC VNX
10 2 (2.04%) Replication
11 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.06%) Windows
2 39 (39.80%) Windows Server
3 34 (34.69%) Linux
4 12 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (5.10%) Unix
9 3 (3.06%) CentOS
9 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.04%) Fedora
11 1 (1.02%) AIX
11 1 (1.02%) VMS
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) Migration
2 26 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (20.41%) DevOps
3 20 (20.41%) ITIL
4 19 (19.39%) Presales
5 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (14.29%) Storage Management
7 13 (13.27%) Load Balancing
7 13 (13.27%) Network Virtualisation
8 12 (12.24%) Change Management
8 12 (12.24%) Commercial Awareness
9 11 (11.22%) Change Control
9 11 (11.22%) Server Management
10 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 10 (10.20%) IT Strategy
10 10 (10.20%) Problem Management
11 9 (9.18%) Process Improvement
11 9 (9.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.33%) SQL
3 8 (8.16%) C
3 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.16%) Python
4 5 (5.10%) Java
4 5 (5.10%) Perl
5 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.04%) VBA
7 1 (1.02%) C#
7 1 (1.02%) Korn
7 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (9.18%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.14%) Degree
5 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.06%) CCNA
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.06%) HNC
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.04%) CISSP
7 2 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.04%) GIAC
7 2 (2.04%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (2.04%) MCSE
7 2 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.04%) SANS
7 2 (2.04%) SSCP
8 1 (1.02%) CCENT
8 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) GDPR
2 5 (5.10%) GRC
3 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (33.67%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (21.43%) VMware NSX
4 16 (16.33%) vSphere
5 12 (12.24%) Active Directory
5 12 (12.24%) NFS
5 12 (12.24%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (11.22%) Hyper-V
7 10 (10.20%) vCloud
7 10 (10.20%) XenDesktop
8 9 (9.18%) BitLocker
8 9 (9.18%) XenApp
9 3 (3.06%) Docker
10 2 (2.04%) Samba
10 2 (2.04%) VirtualBox
10 2 (2.04%) Xen
11 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (20.41%) SCCM
2 12 (12.24%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (10.20%) vCenter Server
3 10 (10.20%) vRealize
4 9 (9.18%) Backup Exec
5 6 (6.12%) Ansible
6 5 (5.10%) Puppet
7 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.08%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (2.04%) Nagios
9 2 (2.04%) Netcool
9 2 (2.04%) OpenNMS
9 2 (2.04%) OpenView
9 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (2.04%) SCOM
9 2 (2.04%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 79 (80.61%) VMware
2 59 (60.20%) Microsoft
3 49 (50.00%) NetApp
4 48 (48.98%) EMC
5 27 (27.55%) Cisco
6 22 (22.45%) HP
7 20 (20.41%) Veeam
8 19 (19.39%) Dell
9 17 (17.35%) Citrix
10 11 (11.22%) Red Hat
10 11 (11.22%) Sophos
11 10 (10.20%) IBM
11 10 (10.20%) Veritas
12 9 (9.18%) CommVault
12 9 (9.18%) Zerto
13 6 (6.12%) Isilon
13 6 (6.12%) SolarWinds
14 5 (5.10%) BiZZdesign
14 5 (5.10%) Sparx
15 4 (4.08%) 3PAR