The median annual salary for a Storage Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 926 917
Rank change year-on-year +83 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 22 24 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.023% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.024% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 57
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,150 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  

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 82827 99939 106877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68817 83912 87121
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Storage Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Storage Specialist in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Storage Specialist in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 14 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 22 £45,000 - 4
North West -13 11 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Merseyside - 11 £47,500 -
Liverpool - 10 £46,250 -
Yorkshire - 6 £44,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £44,000 - 1
Bradford - 6 £44,000 -
London +70 2 £50,000 -16.66%
South East +65 2 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Hampshire - 2 £51,250 - 1
West Midlands +25 1 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Coventry +6 1 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Farnborough - 1 £65,000 -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
3 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) NetApp
4 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
5 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
6 13 (39.39%) ITIL
7 12 (36.36%) SAN
8 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
8 10 (30.30%) Unix
8 10 (30.30%) HP
8 10 (30.30%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (30.30%) 3PAR
9 9 (27.27%) NAS
9 9 (27.27%) Change Control
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco
9 9 (27.27%) Problem Management
9 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (24.24%) SCCM
10 8 (24.24%) SCOM
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (24.24%) Brocade
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
10 8 (24.24%) Solaris
10 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
10 8 (24.24%) LAN
10 8 (24.24%) WAN
10 8 (24.24%) Avaya
10 8 (24.24%) 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 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) SAN
2 9 (27.27%) NAS
3 8 (24.24%) Asterisk PBX
3 8 (24.24%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) LAN
3 8 (24.24%) MPLS
3 8 (24.24%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (30.30%) Unix
5 8 (24.24%) Solaris
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (27.27%) Change Control
3 9 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 8 (24.24%) Fault Analysis
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Ticket Management
7 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
8 1 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (3.03%) Service Management
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (24.24%) OpenSIPS
4 5 (15.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) vSphere
6 2 (6.06%) XenServer
7 1 (3.03%) Ceph
7 1 (3.03%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
1 8 (24.24%) SCOM
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) NetApp
3 10 (30.30%) 3PAR
3 10 (30.30%) HP
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco
5 8 (24.24%) Avaya
5 8 (24.24%) Brocade
5 8 (24.24%) F5
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) EMC
6 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
7 5 (15.15%) IBM
7 5 (15.15%) Veritas
8 3 (9.09%) Symantec
9 2 (6.06%) Citrix
9 2 (6.06%) Nexenta
9 2 (6.06%) SAP
10 1 (3.03%) Dell
10 1 (3.03%) Isilon
10 1 (3.03%) SolidFire
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