Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Storage Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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

Storage Specialist
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1165 1167 1254
Rank change year-on-year +2 +87 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 29 31 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.017% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 21
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.07% +13.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,800 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +18.34% -15.50%

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 172345 179092 208059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.52% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 138617 149527 173540
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

Storage Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Specialist in the UK

Storage Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Storage Specialist in the UK

Storage Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Specialist over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Storage Specialist in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 14 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 +12 25 £60,000 +17.07%
UK excluding London +21 16 £45,000 -10.00%
London +1 13 £70,000 +9.80%
South East +42 5 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England +17 4 £60,000 -
Wales - 4 £42,500 -
Midlands +20 3 £33,500 +21.82%
West Midlands - 3 £33,500 -

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Storage 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) EMC
1 24 (82.76%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) SAN
3 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (51.72%) Windows
5 14 (48.28%) NAS
5 14 (48.28%) EMC VNX
6 13 (44.83%) Linux
7 12 (41.38%) Cisco
7 12 (41.38%) IBM
8 11 (37.93%) Brocade
9 10 (34.48%) NetBackup
9 10 (34.48%) NetApp
10 9 (31.03%) Dell
10 9 (31.03%) Migration
10 9 (31.03%) Replication
10 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
10 9 (31.03%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (27.59%) Celerra
11 8 (27.59%) HP
11 8 (27.59%) Veritas
11 8 (27.59%) CLARiiON
11 8 (27.59%) Symmetrix
12 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
12 7 (24.14%) NFS
12 7 (24.14%) Oracle
12 7 (24.14%) ITIL
12 7 (24.14%) vSphere
12 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
13 6 (20.69%) Isilon

Storage 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) PaaS
2 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 4 (13.79%) Office 365
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) SAN
2 14 (48.28%) NAS
3 9 (31.03%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (17.24%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) Skype
5 2 (6.90%) SSL
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) WLAN
6 1 (3.45%) FCoE
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SAP HANA
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) EMC VNX
2 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (31.03%) Replication
3 8 (27.59%) Celerra
3 8 (27.59%) CLARiiON
3 8 (27.59%) Symmetrix
4 6 (20.69%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (17.24%) Clustering
6 4 (13.79%) EMC Centera
6 4 (13.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.45%) CMDB
7 1 (3.45%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Solaris
4 4 (13.79%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
6 2 (6.90%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Change Control
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (17.24%) Product Management
3 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Data Security
4 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.34%) Operations Management
5 3 (10.34%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) AWK
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) EMCSA
1 4 (13.79%) EMCTA
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (13.79%) NCDA
1 4 (13.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) MCTS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Postgraduate
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (24.14%) NFS
2 7 (24.14%) vSphere
3 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (6.90%) SRDF
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Server
6 2 (6.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) NetBackup
2 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec
2 5 (17.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (6.90%) DiskXtender
3 2 (6.90%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) SnapMirror
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) EMC
1 24 (82.76%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) IBM
3 11 (37.93%) Brocade
4 10 (34.48%) NetApp
5 9 (31.03%) Dell
6 8 (27.59%) HP
6 8 (27.59%) Veritas
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
8 6 (20.69%) Isilon
8 6 (20.69%) SolidFire
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix
9 5 (17.24%) SAP
10 4 (13.79%) Hitachi
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.34%) Siebel
12 2 (6.90%) Juniper
12 2 (6.90%) Sybase