Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Storage
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 905 647 943
Rank change year-on-year -258 +296 +89
Permanent jobs citing Enterprise Storage 130 58 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 113 32 133
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,750 £29,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £44,281 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,231 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.56% -17.95% +14.29%
75th Percentile £63,750 £80,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £84,625 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.33% -25.00%

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 48,791 18,313 49,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 35.91% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29,365 14,828 38,042
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +0.95%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,000
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 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Enterprise Storage in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Top 15 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 17 September 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 -224 112 £50,000 +1.56% 20
UK excluding London -194 80 £50,000 +9.89% 13
North of England -64 48 £50,000 -0.99% 3
London -205 40 £52,500 -33.33% 7
North West -53 37 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Work from Home - 25 £65,000 - 9
West Midlands -110 11 £47,500 +2.15%
Midlands -142 11 £47,500 +1.06% 2
Yorkshire -93 9 £55,000 - 1
Scotland - 8 £47,500 -
South West -100 7 £46,500 +22.37% 2
South East - 5 £68,000 - 3
North East -29 2 £37,060 -9.61%
Wales - 1 £32,000 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 100 (76.92%) VMware
2 94 (72.31%) Microsoft
3 92 (70.77%) Azure
4 78 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 72 (55.38%) Data Centre
6 65 (50.00%) Windows
7 60 (46.15%) NetApp
8 55 (42.31%) Windows Server
9 53 (40.77%) Linux
10 48 (36.92%) EMC
10 48 (36.92%) Presales
11 45 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 45 (34.62%) SCCM
12 44 (33.85%) Cisco
13 43 (33.08%) AWS
13 43 (33.08%) Microsoft 365
14 38 (29.23%) Dell
15 36 (27.69%) Active Directory
15 36 (27.69%) Migration
15 36 (27.69%) Firewall
16 35 (26.92%) IBM
17 31 (23.85%) MS Exchange
17 31 (23.85%) Veeam
17 31 (23.85%) PowerShell
18 29 (22.31%) Storage Management
19 26 (20.00%) IaaS
20 25 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
20 25 (19.23%) Network Virtualisation
21 23 (17.69%) Red Hat
22 22 (16.92%) SQL Server

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 31 (23.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.92%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) BambooHR
1 1 (0.77%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 92 (70.77%) Azure
2 43 (33.08%) AWS
2 43 (33.08%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (20.00%) IaaS
4 16 (12.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (11.54%) Azure Stack
5 15 (11.54%) Cohesity
6 8 (6.15%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.54%) GCP
7 2 (1.54%) PaaS
7 2 (1.54%) Serverless
8 1 (0.77%) Workato
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.69%) Firewall
2 17 (13.08%) VPN
3 15 (11.54%) SSL
4 14 (10.77%) SAN
5 8 (6.15%) Cisco Firepower
5 8 (6.15%) Network Security
6 7 (5.38%) iSCSI
7 6 (4.62%) VSAN
8 5 (3.85%) DHCP
8 5 (3.85%) DNS
9 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.54%) IPv4
10 2 (1.54%) IPv6
10 2 (1.54%) LAN
10 2 (1.54%) WAN
11 1 (0.77%) 5G
11 1 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.77%) NAS
11 1 (0.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (9.23%) Social Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Marketing
3 7 (5.38%) Digital Economy
4 4 (3.08%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
5 3 (2.31%) Finance
6 2 (1.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Police
7 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Law
7 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (33.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (15.38%) Consultant
3 17 (13.08%) Architect
4 16 (12.31%) Cloud Specialist
4 16 (12.31%) Data Centre Specialist
5 15 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
5 15 (11.54%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (9.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Presales Consultant
8 10 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
10 7 (5.38%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Presales Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) IT Consultant
12 5 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
12 5 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) ARM Templates
2 2 (1.54%) LAMP
3 1 (0.77%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 72 (55.38%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.62%) Private Cloud
3 16 (12.31%) Clustering
3 16 (12.31%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (12.31%) Public Cloud
4 15 (11.54%) PKI
5 11 (8.46%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.54%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.54%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.54%) EMC VNXe
8 2 (1.54%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.54%) Replication
8 2 (1.54%) User Experience
8 2 (1.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.00%) Windows
2 55 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 53 (40.77%) Linux
4 21 (16.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (9.23%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.54%) Debian
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.77%) AIX
9 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.92%) Presales
2 45 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (27.69%) Migration
4 29 (22.31%) Storage Management
5 25 (19.23%) Network Virtualisation
6 21 (16.15%) DevOps
7 20 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 18 (13.85%) Change Control
9 16 (12.31%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 16 (12.31%) Software Deployment
10 15 (11.54%) Sales Enablement
10 15 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
11 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (10.00%) ITIL
13 12 (9.23%) Commercial Awareness
14 11 (8.46%) High Availability
14 11 (8.46%) Resource Management
15 9 (6.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.85%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.62%) SQL
3 4 (3.08%) Java
3 4 (3.08%) Perl
4 2 (1.54%) C
5 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.77%) C++
5 1 (0.77%) Korn
5 1 (0.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) Degree
6 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCENT
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) GDPR
2 8 (6.15%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.31%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (27.69%) Active Directory
3 25 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (16.92%) Hyper-V
5 20 (15.38%) VMware NSX
5 20 (15.38%) vSphere
6 16 (12.31%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (6.15%) KVM
7 8 (6.15%) NFS
8 7 (5.38%) BitLocker
8 7 (5.38%) XenApp
8 7 (5.38%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.62%) Docker
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.77%) Samba
10 1 (0.77%) vCloud
10 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (34.62%) SCCM
2 16 (12.31%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (6.15%) SCOM
4 7 (5.38%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.08%) Ansible
5 4 (3.08%) Nagios
5 4 (3.08%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.31%) vMotion
7 2 (1.54%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.54%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.54%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.77%) Puppet
8 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 100 (76.92%) VMware
2 94 (72.31%) Microsoft
3 60 (46.15%) NetApp
4 48 (36.92%) EMC
5 44 (33.85%) Cisco
6 38 (29.23%) Dell
7 35 (26.92%) IBM
8 31 (23.85%) Veeam
9 23 (17.69%) Red Hat
10 17 (13.08%) Scality
11 16 (12.31%) Aruba
11 16 (12.31%) CommVault
11 16 (12.31%) HP
11 16 (12.31%) Veritas
12 15 (11.54%) 3PAR
12 15 (11.54%) Apple
12 15 (11.54%) Citrix
12 15 (11.54%) Zerto
13 8 (6.15%) arcserve
14 7 (5.38%) Sophos