Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Storage Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1145 1152 1227
Rank change year-on-year +7 +75 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 22 27 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.016% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 27
UK median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.36% +18.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £76,250 £51,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -16.67%

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 166,671 168,389 201,510
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135,609 140,138 168,475
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 £75,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 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 +13 20 £57,500 +29.21% 1
UK excluding London -6 12 £45,000 +20.00%
London -4 10 £72,500 - 1
South East +11 6 £45,000 -
East of England +10 2 £62,000 -
Midlands 0 2 £33,500 +21.82%
Wales - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £33,500 -

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) EMC
3 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (63.64%) Windows
5 12 (54.55%) SAN
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 9 (40.91%) Brocade
7 9 (40.91%) NAS
8 8 (36.36%) NetApp
8 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
8 8 (36.36%) EMC VNX
9 7 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (31.82%) Veritas
9 7 (31.82%) IBM
9 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
9 7 (31.82%) Dell
9 7 (31.82%) Migration
9 7 (31.82%) Replication
9 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
10 6 (27.27%) HP
10 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
11 5 (22.73%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (22.73%) PaaS
11 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 5 (22.73%) NFS
11 5 (22.73%) SAP
11 5 (22.73%) ITIL
11 5 (22.73%) CLARiiON

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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) PaaS
2 4 (18.18%) IaaS
2 4 (18.18%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) NAS
3 7 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 2 (9.09%) Firewall
7 2 (9.09%) Skype
7 2 (9.09%) SSL
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) WLAN
8 1 (4.55%) DHCP
8 1 (4.55%) FCoE
8 1 (4.55%) Network Security
8 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Basis
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 8 (36.36%) EMC VNX
2 7 (31.82%) Replication
3 5 (22.73%) Celerra
3 5 (22.73%) CLARiiON
3 5 (22.73%) Clustering
3 5 (22.73%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (22.73%) Symmetrix
4 4 (18.18%) Public Cloud
5 2 (9.09%) EMC Centera
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.55%) CMDB
6 1 (4.55%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
5 2 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
2 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
2 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 4 (18.18%) Data Security
3 4 (18.18%) ERP
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Presales
5 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) EMCSA
1 4 (18.18%) EMCTA
1 4 (18.18%) NCDA
1 4 (18.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.64%) MCP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) MCTS
3 2 (9.09%) Postgraduate
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.09%) RHCE
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) NFS
4 4 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 2 (9.09%) XenServer
6 1 (4.55%) SRDF
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.55%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) DiskXtender
2 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (9.09%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SnapMirror
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) EMC
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) Brocade
5 8 (36.36%) NetApp
6 7 (31.82%) Dell
6 7 (31.82%) IBM
6 7 (31.82%) Veritas
7 6 (27.27%) HP
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) SAP
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 4 (18.18%) SolidFire
10 3 (13.64%) CommVault
10 3 (13.64%) Isilon
10 3 (13.64%) Siebel
11 2 (9.09%) Hitachi
11 2 (9.09%) Sybase