Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Storage Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1140 1230 1189
Rank change year-on-year +90 -41 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 37 44 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.022% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.023% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 99
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -7.89%

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 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Storage Specialist in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 12 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 26 July 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 +60 34 £50,000 -
UK excluding London +78 30 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North of England +14 17 £45,000 +20.00%
North West -21 11 £47,500 +26.67%
London +59 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Yorkshire - 6 £44,000 -
West Midlands +42 4 £50,000 +13.64%
Midlands +41 4 £50,000 +33.33%
East of England +19 4 £60,000 +33.33%
South East +61 2 £51,250 +2.50%
Wales +7 2 £38,750 -43.43% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £42,500 -

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 31 (83.78%) VMware
2 22 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (56.76%) Linux
4 20 (54.05%) Windows
5 19 (51.35%) SAN
6 18 (48.65%) NetApp
7 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
8 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
8 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
9 13 (35.14%) Change Control
9 13 (35.14%) EMC
10 12 (32.43%) ITIL
10 12 (32.43%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (29.73%) Solaris
11 11 (29.73%) HP
12 10 (27.03%) EMC VNX
13 9 (24.32%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (24.32%) Cisco
13 9 (24.32%) IBM
14 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
15 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
15 7 (18.92%) SLA
15 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
15 7 (18.92%) Finance
16 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (16.22%) Symmetrix
16 6 (16.22%) SCCM
16 6 (16.22%) SCOM
16 6 (16.22%) Avaya
16 6 (16.22%) MPLS

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 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) Asterisk PBX
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) MPLS
2 6 (16.22%) NAS
2 6 (16.22%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
1 2 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) EMC VNX
2 6 (16.22%) Symmetrix
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) Celerra
4 3 (8.11%) CLARiiON
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) EMC Centera
5 2 (5.41%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.70%) CMDB
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
4 11 (29.73%) Solaris
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Unix
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
6 2 (5.41%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Change Control
2 12 (32.43%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (32.43%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
5 6 (16.22%) Fault Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
5 6 (16.22%) Product Management
6 3 (8.11%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Task Automation
8 1 (2.70%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) AWK
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) OpenSIPS
3 6 (16.22%) vSphere
4 3 (8.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.41%) NFS
5 2 (5.41%) SRDF
5 2 (5.41%) XenServer
6 1 (2.70%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
1 6 (16.22%) SCOM
2 5 (13.51%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) NetApp
3 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
4 13 (35.14%) EMC
5 11 (29.73%) HP
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco
6 9 (24.32%) IBM
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) 3PAR
8 6 (16.22%) Avaya
8 6 (16.22%) F5
9 5 (13.51%) Citrix
10 4 (10.81%) Dell
11 3 (8.11%) Brocade
11 3 (8.11%) Isilon
11 3 (8.11%) Oracle
12 2 (5.41%) Hitachi
12 2 (5.41%) Nexenta
12 2 (5.41%) SolidFire
12 2 (5.41%) Veritas
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