The median annual salary for a Storage Engineer was £45,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Storage Engineer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 747 785
Rank change year-on-year -37 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 99 176 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 86 144 158
Median salary £45,750 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.50% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 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 -28 96 £47,000 -6.00% 7
London -21 30 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Yorkshire +10 14 £42,000 +12.00% 1
South East +22 13 £45,000 -5.26% 2
West Yorkshire +20 12 £39,000 +11.42% 1
West Midlands -2 12 £41,500 -7.77%
City of London +22 11 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Leeds +15 11 £39,000 +4.00% 1
East of England -4 9 £50,000 -
North West -31 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Birmingham -7 8 £42,500 -8.10%
Colchester +3 7 £50,000 -
Essex +2 7 £50,000 -
South West +3 6 £32,500 +8.33%
Manchester -18 6 £40,750 +16.42%
Berkshire +20 5 £45,000 -21.73%
Surrey +22 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Reading +28 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Wales +9 3 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire 0 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £39,250 -
North Yorkshire +3 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Newquay 0 2 £32,500 -
New Quay 0 2 £32,500 -
Ceredigion 0 2 £32,500 -
Mid Wales 0 2 £32,500 -
Cornwall -7 2 £32,500 -
Watford - 2 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £38,500 -
Leicester - 2 £39,250 -

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Storage Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 157 (74.76%) VMware
2 136 (64.76%) Windows
3 119 (56.67%) SAN
4 108 (51.43%) NetApp
5 96 (45.71%) Windows Server
6 90 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 88 (41.90%) Active Directory
8 82 (39.05%) Linux
9 67 (31.90%) Microsoft
10 59 (28.10%) Hyper-V
10 59 (28.10%) Office 365
11 51 (24.29%) EMC
12 49 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 46 (21.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 42 (20.00%) ITIL
15 35 (16.67%) Finance
16 34 (16.19%) HP
16 34 (16.19%) vSphere
17 33 (15.71%) NAS
17 33 (15.71%) Cisco
18 32 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (13.81%) MCSA
20 26 (12.38%) Citrix
20 26 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (12.38%) Data Centre
21 25 (11.90%) Red Hat
21 25 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 24 (11.43%) Time Management
22 24 (11.43%) Unix
23 22 (10.48%) MCSE

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 14 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.29%) JBoss
3 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.48%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 59 (28.10%) Office 365
2 32 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.86%) IaaS
4 6 (2.86%) Joyent
5 4 (1.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) G Suite
6 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (56.67%) SAN
2 33 (15.71%) NAS
3 18 (8.57%) Firewall
4 16 (7.62%) iSCSI
5 15 (7.14%) DNS
6 11 (5.24%) VLAN
7 7 (3.33%) DHCP
7 7 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.90%) FCoE
9 4 (1.90%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.43%) FTP
10 3 (1.43%) LAN
10 3 (1.43%) Network Security
10 3 (1.43%) VPN
10 3 (1.43%) WAN
10 3 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.95%) HTTP
11 2 (0.95%) Skype
11 2 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.43%) MySQL
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 35 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (2.38%) Banking
3 3 (1.43%) Advertising
3 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.95%) Back Office
4 2 (0.95%) Marketing
4 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) Web Services
2 3 (1.43%) Flash
3 1 (0.48%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 11 (5.24%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (4.76%) Clustering
4 10 (4.76%) Replication
5 9 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.33%) HP Storage
6 7 (3.33%) PKI
7 5 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.90%) Celerra
8 4 (1.90%) CMDB
8 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.43%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (1.43%) iSeries
9 3 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 136 (64.76%) Windows
2 96 (45.71%) Windows Server
3 82 (39.05%) Linux
4 26 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (11.43%) Unix
7 19 (9.05%) Solaris
8 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.81%) CentOS
10 6 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.86%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.38%) AIX
12 4 (1.90%) SmartOS
13 2 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.95%) SUSE
13 2 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.48%) Debian
14 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.00%) ITIL
2 24 (11.43%) Time Management
3 18 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (6.19%) Problem Management
6 10 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 9 (4.29%) Business Continuity
7 9 (4.29%) Capacity Management
7 9 (4.29%) Migration
8 8 (3.81%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.33%) High Availability
9 7 (3.33%) Service Management
10 6 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (2.38%) Data Management
11 5 (2.38%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.38%) Network Design
11 5 (2.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.48%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.19%) Bash Shell
3 11 (5.24%) Perl
4 9 (4.29%) Java
5 8 (3.81%) SQL
6 7 (3.33%) VBScript
7 6 (2.86%) Python
8 5 (2.38%) VB
9 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 46 (21.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (13.81%) MCSA
4 22 (10.48%) MCSE
5 10 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.29%) NCDA
6 9 (4.29%) NCIE
7 5 (2.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.90%) CCNA
8 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.90%) VCP6
9 3 (1.43%) CCNP
9 3 (1.43%) VCP5
10 2 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.95%) Degree
10 2 (0.95%) NCSA
10 2 (0.95%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.48%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (41.90%) Active Directory
3 59 (28.10%) Hyper-V
4 34 (16.19%) vSphere
5 18 (8.57%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (8.10%) NFS
7 12 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (5.71%) XenApp
8 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (4.29%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.29%) XenServer
9 4 (1.90%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.95%) Firmware
11 2 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.48%) vCloud
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 12 (5.71%) SCOM
3 11 (5.24%) SCCM
4 9 (4.29%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (4.29%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (3.33%) Nagios
5 7 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.33%) vCenter Server
6 6 (2.86%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.38%) vMotion
7 5 (2.38%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.95%) NetApp OnCommand
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.95%) Simpana
10 2 (0.95%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.95%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 157 (74.76%) VMware
2 108 (51.43%) NetApp
3 67 (31.90%) Microsoft
4 51 (24.29%) EMC
5 34 (16.19%) HP
6 33 (15.71%) Cisco
7 26 (12.38%) Citrix
8 25 (11.90%) Red Hat
9 20 (9.52%) Brocade
10 19 (9.05%) CommVault
11 15 (7.14%) 3PAR
11 15 (7.14%) Dell
12 12 (5.71%) Veritas
13 9 (4.29%) IBM
13 9 (4.29%) Veeam
14 8 (3.81%) EqualLogic
14 8 (3.81%) Nexenta
14 8 (3.81%) Oracle
15 7 (3.33%) Isilon
15 7 (3.33%) Juniper
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