The median annual salary for a Storage Administrator was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 891 938
Rank change year-on-year +21 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 13 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.034% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 29
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Storage Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Storage Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Storage Administrator in the UK

Storage Administrator
Top 16 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 13 £44,000 +10.00%
South East +27 7 £31,500 -21.25%
London +31 4 £44,000 -45.00%
Berkshire +27 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Hampshire +18 3 £31,500 +5.00%
Windsor -6 3 £70,000 -12.50%
Fareham - 3 £31,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +26 1 £45,000 -43.75%
Portsmouth -12 1 £31,500 +5.00%
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £28,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £31,500 -
Ripon - 1 £45,000 -

Storage Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (29.17%) EMC
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
5 5 (20.83%) Brocade
5 5 (20.83%) CentOS
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Unix
7 3 (12.50%) CommVault
7 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
7 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
8 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.33%) Ansible
8 2 (8.33%) Docker
8 2 (8.33%) DevOps
8 2 (8.33%) High Availability
8 2 (8.33%) CFEngine
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) CentOS
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
4 4 (16.67%) Unix
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Biometrics
2 2 (8.33%) DevOps
2 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.33%) High Availability
2 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.33%) Task Automation
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Release Management
3 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.17%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) CFEngine
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) EMC
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) Brocade
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 4 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) CommVault
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) Veritas