Access "Salary survey 2013: Salaries for data storage pros continue to climb"
This article is part of the November 2013 Vol. 12 No. 9 issue of Storage pros reap rewards in 2013 salary survey
Storage magazine’s data storage salary survey 2013 finds that heavy workloads remain, but respondents report the pay is a little better and the benefits are a plus. New storage technologies and a greater role in designing business architectures were among the many reasons data storage professionals who participated in our eleventh annual Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Salary Survey gave for loving their work. Our Salary Survey 2013 shows that storage pros are being challenged to work with IT teams and technologies beyond storage as new technologies blur traditional IT boundaries. But difficulty explaining technology choices to management and endless to-do lists with limited resources ranked high on the list of reasons some storage pros may be hunting for new jobs next year. The average annual salary for the 171 respondents was $98,028, a 4.1% increase over the prior year, although respondents last year saw a bigger bump (5.3%) versus 2011. Fifty-five percent plan to leverage their careers in storage and work in another IT area, while 45% plan to continue... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
Salary survey 2013: Salaries for data storage pros continue to climb
by Ellen O'Brien
The heavy workloads remain but the pay is a little better and the benefits are a plus. Our data storage salary survey 2013 paints a favorable picture.
Big data storage and analytics
by Eric Slack
There are two basic types of big data analytics—synchronous and asynchronous—but both have big data storage appetites and specialized needs.
- Salary survey 2013: Salaries for data storage pros continue to climb by Ellen O'Brien
Disaster recovery plan testing: Will your plan work?
by George Crump
DR has become tougher due to ever-changing virtual environments. Ensure your disaster recovery plan testing runs smoothly with DR monitoring tools.
Array freebies are still the storage management tool of choice
by Rich Castagna
We asked survey respondents about the effectiveness of the storage management tool they're using in their computing environments and the capabilities they require in a tool.
- Disaster recovery plan testing: Will your plan work? by George Crump
Caveat emptor now applies to your cloud storage provider
by Rich Castagna
A big cloud storage provider stumbles and everyone gets just a wee bit nervous—but there are lessons to be learned.
Can we have an adult conversation about software-defined storage?
by Jon William Toigo
All this talk about software-defined storage seems to be missing the point. Hasn't software always defined properly constructed IT infrastructure?
Microsoft's SMB 3.0 for virtualization
by Terri McClure
With SMB 3.0 included in Windows Server 2012, using Windows file sharing for virtual environments is much faster, safer and easier.
How the future of data storage will stack up
by Mike Matchett
In the near future, data storage won't be a passive player as it integrates more closely with applications and workloads.
- Caveat emptor now applies to your cloud storage provider by Rich Castagna
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
Backing up virtual machines is easier than ever
One of the toughest things about supporting virtual servers was ensuring their data was protected. When traditional backup tools struggled with ...
The state of flash storage technology
In a relatively short time, solid-state storage has made an indelible mark on storage systems and data center environments. Today, few arrays ship...
Big data storage challenges: Speed, capacity and HDFS integration
Big data infrastructure and analytics are some of the hottest technology topics today, and it can sometimes seem impossible to dissect and digest all...