The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 774 752 700
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 141 124 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 130 104 166
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.10% +21.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Storage Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Storage Engineer over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Storage Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 136 £47,500 -2.06% 15
London +10 65 £57,500 +12.74% 10
City of London +44 39 £56,250 +12.50% 4
East of England -8 27 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 24 £35,000 -26.31%
South East -34 17 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Cambridge -4 13 £37,500 -21.05%
Yorkshire -27 13 £39,500 -28.18%
Leeds -17 10 £39,250 -
West Yorkshire -30 10 £39,250 -28.63%
Birmingham -4 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Midlands -12 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Hampshire -18 8 £38,750 -29.54%
Surrey -2 6 £45,000 -33.33%
North West -11 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Glasgow - 5 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland - 5 £50,000 - 1
Reading -5 3 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Berkshire -16 3 £52,500 -4.54% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester 0 2 £28,750 -4.16% 1
Basingstoke -2 2 £33,750 -48.07%
Andover - 2 £50,000 -
Egham - 2 £47,500 -
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £52,500 -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 150 (59.52%) SAN
2 148 (58.73%) VMware
3 130 (51.59%) NetApp
4 124 (49.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 121 (48.02%) EMC
6 118 (46.83%) Windows
7 102 (40.48%) HP
8 81 (32.14%) Brocade
9 72 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 59 (23.41%) Linux
11 53 (21.03%) UNIX
12 51 (20.24%) IBM
13 49 (19.44%) Cisco
13 49 (19.44%) Finance
14 48 (19.05%) Hyper-V
15 47 (18.65%) NetBackup
16 39 (15.48%) Citrix
17 37 (14.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 36 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
19 35 (13.89%) AIX
20 34 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (13.10%) 3PAR
21 33 (13.10%) ITIL
22 32 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
23 31 (12.30%) VMware ESXi
23 31 (12.30%) NAS
23 31 (12.30%) Solaris
24 30 (11.90%) Replication
24 30 (11.90%) Veeam
25 28 (11.11%) NCDA

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (10.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) Lync
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (59.52%) SAN
2 36 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 31 (12.30%) NAS
4 12 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 8 (3.17%) DNS
5 8 (3.17%) DHCP
6 7 (2.78%) Firewall
7 6 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.98%) LAN
8 5 (1.98%) WAN
9 4 (1.59%) Broadband
10 2 (0.79%) Wireless
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.40%) VLAN
11 1 (0.40%) Network Security
11 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.35%) DB2
3 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) Big Data
General
1 49 (19.44%) Finance
2 21 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.37%) Banking
4 7 (2.78%) German Language
5 6 (2.38%) French Language
6 3 (1.19%) Retail
6 3 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.38%) Flash
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.90%) Replication
3 22 (8.73%) CLARiiON
4 17 (6.75%) Clustering
5 13 (5.16%) EqualLogic
6 12 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (3.57%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.59%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (1.19%) Celerra
11 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.40%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.40%) EMC Centera
12 1 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 118 (46.83%) Windows
2 59 (23.41%) Linux
3 53 (21.03%) UNIX
4 35 (13.89%) AIX
5 32 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (12.30%) Solaris
7 27 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.98%) zOS
11 5 (1.98%) MVS
11 5 (1.98%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.98%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.59%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.79%) CentOS
15 1 (0.40%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.10%) ITIL
2 23 (9.13%) Capacity Management
3 21 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 21 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 19 (7.54%) Project Management
5 15 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 13 (5.16%) Migration
8 10 (3.97%) Service Delivery
8 10 (3.97%) Configuration Management
8 10 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (3.57%) Data Migration
10 8 (3.17%) Data Protection
11 7 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.78%) Change Management
11 7 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.38%) Incident Management
12 6 (2.38%) Data Management
12 6 (2.38%) Integration Testing
12 6 (2.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.13%) SQL
2 7 (2.78%) Perl
3 3 (1.19%) C
3 3 (1.19%) Python
3 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.40%) VBScript
5 1 (0.40%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 37 (14.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (11.11%) NCDA
3 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (9.52%) NCIE
5 12 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.97%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.17%) MCSE
7 8 (3.17%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.78%) MCP
8 7 (2.78%) CCNA
9 6 (2.38%) MCSA
10 5 (1.98%) Degree
10 5 (1.98%) VCAP
11 2 (0.79%) VCP5
11 2 (0.79%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.79%) SCSE
11 2 (0.79%) MCITP
11 2 (0.79%) SCSA
12 1 (0.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (49.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 31 (12.30%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (10.32%) vSphere
5 19 (7.54%) Active Directory
6 18 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 14 (5.56%) NFS
8 12 (4.76%) XenApp
9 11 (4.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 8 (3.17%) Firmware
11 6 (2.38%) XenServer
12 3 (1.19%) SRDF
13 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.40%) vCloud
14 1 (0.40%) StorNext
14 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 47 (18.65%) NetBackup
2 24 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 23 (9.13%) HP Data Protector
4 20 (7.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (4.76%) Tivoli
5 12 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 12 (4.76%) SCOM
6 9 (3.57%) SCCM
7 6 (2.38%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.98%) Legato
9 4 (1.59%) SCDPM
10 3 (1.19%) PureDisk
10 3 (1.19%) ARCserve
10 3 (1.19%) EMC Navisphere
11 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 148 (58.73%) VMware
2 130 (51.59%) NetApp
3 121 (48.02%) EMC
4 102 (40.48%) HP
5 81 (32.14%) Brocade
6 72 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 51 (20.24%) IBM
8 49 (19.44%) Cisco
9 39 (15.48%) Citrix
10 33 (13.10%) 3PAR
11 30 (11.90%) Veeam
12 26 (10.32%) Dell
13 20 (7.94%) Oracle
14 16 (6.35%) Symantec
15 15 (5.95%) Sun
16 12 (4.76%) CommVault
16 12 (4.76%) StorageTek
17 9 (3.57%) Hitachi
18 6 (2.38%) Reuters
18 6 (2.38%) Fujitsu
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