Period
to 24 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SRDF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SRDF over the 6 months to 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1212 1144
Rank change year-on-year +41 -68 +108
Permanent jobs citing SRDF 4 33 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.017% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 0.018% 0.13% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 137
UK median annual salary £65,000 £100,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £51,100 £54,500 £68,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £105,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £53,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.05% -6.52% +21.05%

SRDF is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22443 24524 25230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 12.49% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18885 20777 20901
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

SRDF
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SRDF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SRDF in the UK

SRDF
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SRDF in the UK

SRDF
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SRDF over the 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SRDF in the UK

SRDF
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SRDF within the UK over the 6 months to 24 August 2017. 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 +35 3 £65,000 -35.00%
UK excluding London +35 2 £50,500 -6.05%
London +8 2 £65,000 -35.00%
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £50,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, IT jobs citing SRDF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SRDF.

1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix
2 2 (50.00%) AWK
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Analytics

SRDF
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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Storage and Backup Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Storage Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) AWK
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (25.00%) IBM