Period
to 18 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Storage and Backup Specialist was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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

Storage and Backup Specialist
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1176 1205 1301
Rank change year-on-year +29 +96 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage and Backup Specialist 13 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.000%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.002% 0.000%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 171922 177447 207048
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 96.51% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 138528 148155 172715
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,245
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +4.98% +0.54%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Storage and Backup Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage and Backup Specialist in the UK

Storage and Backup Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Storage and Backup Specialist in the UK

Storage and Backup Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Storage and Backup Specialist over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Storage and Backup Specialist in the UK

Storage and Backup Specialist
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage and Backup Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 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 +38 13 £70,000 +16.67%
London - 11 £72,500 -
UK excluding London +29 2 £62,000 +3.33%
East of England +4 2 £62,000 +3.33%

Storage and Backup Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, Storage and Backup Specialist 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 and Backup Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (84.62%) EMC VNX
2 11 (84.62%) SAN
3 10 (76.92%) NetApp
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) CLARiiON
4 7 (53.85%) Celerra
4 7 (53.85%) Veritas
4 7 (53.85%) IBM
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) NAS
5 6 (46.15%) Symmetrix
6 5 (38.46%) Clustering
6 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
6 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
6 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
6 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (38.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) Dell
6 5 (38.46%) Citrix
6 5 (38.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (38.46%) Open Source
6 5 (38.46%) vSphere
6 5 (38.46%) PaaS
6 5 (38.46%) Isilon
6 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database

Storage and Backup Specialist 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 5 (38.46%) PaaS
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Basis
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) EMC VNX
2 7 (53.85%) Celerra
2 7 (53.85%) CLARiiON
3 6 (46.15%) Symmetrix
4 5 (38.46%) Clustering
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (30.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
1 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 4 (30.77%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) Data Security
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Product Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Monetization
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) AWK
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) EMCSA
1 4 (30.77%) EMCTA
1 4 (30.77%) NCDA
1 4 (30.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (15.38%) NFS
4 2 (15.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
1 5 (38.46%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
2 2 (15.38%) DiskXtender
2 2 (15.38%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (15.38%) SnapMirror
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) EMC
2 10 (76.92%) NetApp
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Veritas
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Dell
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) Isilon
5 3 (23.08%) Brocade
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) Siebel
6 2 (15.38%) SolidFire
6 2 (15.38%) Sybase