Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Storage Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Storage Administrator
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1194 1169 1264
Rank change year-on-year -25 +95 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 17 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.028% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.029% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 57
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.36% -18.95%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,000 £70,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.86% +100.00% -26.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Storage Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Storage Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Storage Administrator in the UK

Storage Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Storage Administrator in the UK

Storage Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Administrator over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Storage Administrator in the UK

Storage Administrator
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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 +8 17 £52,500 - 1
London 0 11 £52,500 +10.53%
UK excluding London +19 6 £61,000 -12.86% 1
South East +31 5 £70,000 -12.50% 1
North of England +16 1 £52,000 +20.93%
Yorkshire - 1 £52,000 -

Storage Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Storage Administrator 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 featuring Storage Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) Hitachi
5 6 (35.29%) EMC
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) NFS
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 5 (29.41%) Ansible
6 5 (29.41%) vSphere
6 5 (29.41%) 3PAR
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Brocade
6 5 (29.41%) RHCE
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) F5
7 4 (23.53%) CentOS
7 4 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (17.65%) Task Automation
8 3 (17.65%) Open Source
8 3 (17.65%) Puppet
8 3 (17.65%) High Availability
8 3 (17.65%) CFEngine
8 3 (17.65%) Docker

Storage Administrator Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) FTP
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) SSH
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) EMC VNX
1 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) CentOS
6 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (17.65%) Biometrics
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Task Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
1 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) RHCE
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) NFS
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
4 3 (17.65%) Docker
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
2 3 (17.65%) CFEngine
2 3 (17.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) EMC
2 6 (35.29%) Hitachi
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) 3PAR
3 5 (29.41%) Brocade
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas