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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 788 748 696
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 116 123 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 100 104 166
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,500 £35,880
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -23 109 £45,000 -10.00% 7
London +7 52 £57,500 +9.52% 5
City of London +7 30 £50,500 +1.00% 2
South East -37 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England 0 14 £35,000 -44.00%
Yorkshire -25 13 £39,500 -28.18%
Cambridgeshire -7 12 £35,000 -44.00%
Leeds -18 9 £39,500 -
West Yorkshire -28 9 £39,500 -28.18%
Surrey +6 7 £42,500 -29.16%
Reading +2 6 - - 1
Hampshire -12 6 £37,500 -34.78%
Berkshire -13 6 - - 1
West Midlands -13 6 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Birmingham +5 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridge -3 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Scotland -18 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Glasgow -21 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Sheffield - 4 £43,750 -
Edinburgh - 4 £50,000 -
Woking - 4 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £43,750 -
North West -21 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Wales +2 2 £41,500 +18.57%
South Wales -2 2 £41,500 +18.57%
Basingstoke -9 2 £33,750 -46.00%
Basildon - 2 - -
Egham - 2 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £41,500 -
Chester - 2 £40,000 -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 153 (61.69%) SAN
2 145 (58.47%) VMware
3 131 (52.82%) EMC
4 123 (49.60%) NetApp
5 119 (47.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 112 (45.16%) Windows
7 96 (38.71%) HP
8 85 (34.27%) Brocade
9 52 (20.97%) Microsoft
10 51 (20.56%) Linux
10 51 (20.56%) UNIX
11 50 (20.16%) NetBackup
12 45 (18.15%) IBM
13 44 (17.74%) Hyper-V
14 42 (16.94%) NAS
15 40 (16.13%) Fibre Channel
16 39 (15.73%) Cisco
17 38 (15.32%) Finance
18 36 (14.52%) Replication
19 34 (13.71%) 3PAR
20 33 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
21 31 (12.50%) Veeam
22 30 (12.10%) Citrix
23 29 (11.69%) Active Directory
24 28 (11.29%) ITIL
25 27 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
26 25 (10.08%) VMware ESX
26 25 (10.08%) Solaris
26 25 (10.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 24 (9.68%) CLARiiON

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (8.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) Lync
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (61.69%) SAN
2 42 (16.94%) NAS
3 40 (16.13%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (5.24%) iSCSI
5 8 (3.23%) FCoE
6 7 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.42%) DNS
7 6 (2.42%) LAN
7 6 (2.42%) WAN
8 5 (2.02%) Firewall
8 5 (2.02%) Broadband
8 5 (2.02%) DHCP
9 3 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.21%) Wireless
10 1 (0.40%) VLAN
10 1 (0.40%) Network Security
10 1 (0.40%) Internet
10 1 (0.40%) FTP
10 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.03%) DB2
3 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.81%) Big Data
4 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
General
1 38 (15.32%) Finance
2 12 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.84%) Banking
3 8 (3.23%) French Language
3 8 (3.23%) German Language
4 5 (2.02%) Advertising
5 4 (1.61%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.23%) Flash
2 1 (0.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.52%) Replication
2 24 (9.68%) CLARiiON
3 14 (5.65%) EqualLogic
4 12 (4.84%) Clustering
4 12 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (3.63%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.23%) Firmware
7 7 (2.82%) Symmetrix DMX
8 6 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.21%) Celerra
9 3 (1.21%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.40%) FMCG
11 1 (0.40%) EMC Centera
11 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 112 (45.16%) Windows
2 51 (20.56%) Linux
2 51 (20.56%) UNIX
3 33 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (10.08%) Solaris
6 22 (8.87%) AIX
7 20 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.02%) MVS
9 5 (2.02%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.02%) Windows NT
9 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.02%) zOS
10 4 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.81%) HPUX
11 2 (0.81%) CentOS
11 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.40%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.29%) ITIL
2 22 (8.87%) Capacity Management
3 21 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (5.24%) Data Protection
6 12 (4.84%) Project Management
7 11 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (4.44%) Performance Management
7 11 (4.44%) Migration
7 11 (4.44%) Programme Management
8 10 (4.03%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.63%) Data Migration
9 9 (3.63%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.63%) Change Management
10 8 (3.23%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.82%) E-Commerce
12 6 (2.42%) Integration Testing
12 6 (2.42%) Data Management
12 6 (2.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.06%) SQL
2 14 (5.65%) Perl
3 7 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.61%) C
5 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.21%) Java
6 2 (0.81%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) sed
7 1 (0.40%) AWK
7 1 (0.40%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 25 (10.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (9.27%) NCDA
3 22 (8.87%) NCIE
4 16 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.63%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.42%) MCP
7 6 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.02%) Degree
8 5 (2.02%) MCSE
8 5 (2.02%) CCNA
9 4 (1.61%) CNA
9 4 (1.61%) Novell Certification
9 4 (1.61%) MCSA
9 4 (1.61%) VCAP
10 3 (1.21%) EMC Certification
11 2 (0.81%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.81%) SCSA
11 2 (0.81%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.05%) SLA
2 5 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) BS7799
System Software
1 119 (47.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (17.74%) Hyper-V
3 29 (11.69%) Active Directory
4 25 (10.08%) VMware ESX
5 23 (9.27%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (8.47%) vSphere
7 17 (6.85%) NFS
8 14 (5.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 10 (4.03%) XenApp
10 9 (3.63%) SRDF
11 8 (3.23%) XenServer
12 3 (1.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.81%) vCloud
14 1 (0.40%) StorNext
14 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 50 (20.16%) NetBackup
2 22 (8.87%) HP Data Protector
3 21 (8.47%) EMC NetWorker
4 20 (8.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 16 (6.45%) SCOM
6 15 (6.05%) Backup Exec
7 11 (4.44%) SCCM
7 11 (4.44%) Legato
7 11 (4.44%) Tivoli
8 6 (2.42%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.61%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.61%) PureDisk
9 4 (1.61%) SCDPM
10 3 (1.21%) EMC Navisphere
11 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 145 (58.47%) VMware
2 131 (52.82%) EMC
3 123 (49.60%) NetApp
4 96 (38.71%) HP
5 85 (34.27%) Brocade
6 52 (20.97%) Microsoft
7 45 (18.15%) IBM
8 39 (15.73%) Cisco
9 34 (13.71%) 3PAR
10 31 (12.50%) Veeam
11 30 (12.10%) Citrix
12 22 (8.87%) Dell
13 20 (8.06%) Symantec
14 16 (6.45%) CommVault
15 15 (6.05%) Oracle
16 14 (5.65%) Sun
17 9 (3.63%) StorageTek
17 9 (3.63%) Hitachi
18 6 (2.42%) Sybase
19 5 (2.02%) Reuters
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