Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Storage Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Storage Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1150 1125 1230
Rank change year-on-year -25 +105 -118
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Architect 13 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.031% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.032% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 11 36 47
UK median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,575
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +3.70% +22.73%

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 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Storage Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Architect in the UK

Storage Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Storage Architect in the UK

Storage Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Architect over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Storage Architect in the UK

Storage Architect
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 Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 -25 13 £75,000 -6.25% 3
London -12 11 £75,000 -6.25% 2
UK excluding London -12 2 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £70,000 -

Storage Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Storage Architect 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 Architect in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) NetApp
2 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) Veritas
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (23.08%) IaaS
5 3 (23.08%) PaaS
5 3 (23.08%) NCDA
5 3 (23.08%) EMCTA
5 3 (23.08%) Presales
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) EMCSA
6 2 (15.38%) Replication
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability

Storage Architect 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
1 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Presales
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Optimisation
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) EMCTA
1 3 (23.08%) NCDA
1 3 (23.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) EMCSA
3 1 (7.69%) NCIE
3 1 (7.69%) VCAP
3 1 (7.69%) VCP6
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) MiFID
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) NetApp
2 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Veritas
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (7.69%) Brocade
6 1 (7.69%) CommVault
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam