Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Storage Engineer was £49,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1045 1029 934
Rank change year-on-year -16 -95 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 112 171 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.097% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 109 155 244
UK median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.74% +2.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.47% -5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 158,736 168,631 187,378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.98% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 127,871 135,177 157,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Storage Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Storage Engineer 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.

Salary trend for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Engineer over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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 -5 111 £49,750 +10.56% 19
UK excluding London -4 88 £49,500 +16.47% 18
South East +11 36 £57,500 +27.78% 5
London +21 24 £50,875 +1.75% 2
Midlands +21 16 £45,000 +10.43% 1
East of England +27 15 £49,500 -5.71% 3
South West -6 15 £32,500 - 2
West Midlands +16 10 £49,000 +18.07% 1
East Midlands +11 6 £37,409 -4.69%
North West +13 5 £37,500 -2.60% 3
North of England +2 5 £37,500 -7.98% 6
Scotland -6 1 £36,500 -2.67%

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, Storage Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (70.54%) VMware
2 55 (49.11%) NetApp
3 50 (44.64%) Windows
4 49 (43.75%) EMC
5 43 (38.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 39 (34.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (31.25%) Linux
7 35 (31.25%) ITIL
8 33 (29.46%) HP
8 33 (29.46%) SAN
9 29 (25.89%) Dell
10 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 26 (23.21%) Hyper-V
11 26 (23.21%) 3PAR
12 25 (22.32%) EMC VNX
12 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
13 24 (21.43%) Windows Server
14 23 (20.54%) VMware ESXi
15 20 (17.86%) Cisco
16 16 (14.29%) Veeam
17 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (13.39%) EMC NetWorker
18 14 (12.50%) Brocade
18 14 (12.50%) SC Cleared
18 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 14 (12.50%) Firewall
19 13 (11.61%) NetBackup
19 13 (11.61%) Enterprise Storage
19 13 (11.61%) vCenter Server
20 12 (10.71%) NCDA

Storage Engineer 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 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.57%) Apache
2 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Office 365
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.46%) SAN
2 14 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (4.46%) DNS
3 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.57%) NAS
4 4 (3.57%) Wireless
5 3 (2.68%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 10 (8.93%) Retail
2 5 (4.46%) Finance
3 1 (0.89%) Law
3 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) Flash
1 2 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (0.89%) Anaconda
2 1 (0.89%) LAMP
2 1 (0.89%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.89%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.32%) EMC VNX
2 13 (11.61%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) NHS
5 5 (4.46%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (4.46%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.79%) iSeries
6 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.89%) Clustering
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (44.64%) Windows
2 35 (31.25%) Linux
3 24 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.25%) Unix
8 5 (4.46%) CentOS
9 3 (2.68%) AIX
9 3 (2.68%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (31.25%) ITIL
3 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.93%) Server Building
5 9 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.25%) Storage Management
8 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.46%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 5 (4.46%) Presales
10 4 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (3.57%) Service Management
11 3 (2.68%) Converged Infrastructure
11 3 (2.68%) High Availability
11 3 (2.68%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.68%) Security Patching
12 2 (1.79%) Capacity Management
12 2 (1.79%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.36%) SQL
2 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.57%) Perl
4 2 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.71%) NCDA
2 12 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (9.82%) CCNA
3 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.82%) NCIE
4 8 (7.14%) MCSE
4 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (5.36%) MCSA
7 4 (3.57%) MCP
8 3 (2.68%) Degree
8 3 (2.68%) MCITP
8 3 (2.68%) MCTS
9 1 (0.89%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.89%) CCA
9 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.89%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (34.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (23.21%) Hyper-V
3 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
4 23 (20.54%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (8.93%) vSphere
6 5 (4.46%) XenApp
7 4 (3.57%) NFS
8 3 (2.68%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.89%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.89%) GPFS
10 1 (0.89%) Postfix
10 1 (0.89%) SRDF
10 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.89%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (11.61%) NetBackup
2 13 (11.61%) vCenter Server
3 9 (8.04%) SCCM
3 9 (8.04%) SCOM
4 7 (6.25%) NetApp OnCommand
4 7 (6.25%) Puppet
5 6 (5.36%) Ansible
5 6 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.46%) Nagios
7 4 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.68%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.68%) Terraform
9 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.89%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.89%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 79 (70.54%) VMware
2 55 (49.11%) NetApp
3 49 (43.75%) EMC
4 33 (29.46%) HP
5 29 (25.89%) Dell
6 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 26 (23.21%) 3PAR
8 20 (17.86%) Cisco
9 16 (14.29%) Veeam
10 14 (12.50%) Brocade
11 10 (8.93%) Nimble Storage
12 8 (7.14%) Citrix
12 8 (7.14%) IBM
13 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
14 5 (4.46%) Hitachi
15 4 (3.57%) Aruba
15 4 (3.57%) McAfee
15 4 (3.57%) Remedy
15 4 (3.57%) SolarWinds
15 4 (3.57%) Sophos