Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Storage Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 714 1015 1060
Rank change year-on-year +301 +45 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 62 96 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.067% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.070% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 48 77 121
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -9.09% +10.00%

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 61,708 136,871 164,320
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.86% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49,725 109,290 132,515
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Storage Engineer.

Salary trend for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Storage Engineer over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 14 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 8 August 2020. 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 +286 62 £50,000 +5.26% 6
London +222 35 £78,750 +12.50% 4
UK excluding London +239 26 £42,500 -5.56% 2
South East +175 11 £46,250 +10.78%
Midlands +106 5 £47,500 -
North of England +145 4 £42,500 -22.73% 1
South West +107 3 £35,500 +9.23%
East of England +102 3 £42,500 +30.77% 1
East Midlands +73 3 £50,000 +5.26%
North West +112 2 £42,500 -29.17% 1
West Midlands +100 2 £46,250 -2.63%
Work from Home +67 2 £52,500 +23.53%
Wales +32 2 - -
North East +29 2 £42,500 -41.23%

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) VMware
3 31 (50.00%) SAN
4 30 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (43.55%) Linux
6 22 (35.48%) Windows Server
7 21 (33.87%) ITIL
8 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
8 20 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (30.65%) EMC
10 17 (27.42%) Python
10 17 (27.42%) Ansible
11 16 (25.81%) Storage Management
11 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
11 16 (25.81%) AWS
11 16 (25.81%) Problem Management
12 15 (24.19%) Hitachi
12 15 (24.19%) Finance
13 14 (22.58%) DevOps
13 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
14 13 (20.97%) ITSM
14 13 (20.97%) Service Management
14 13 (20.97%) Project Delivery
15 12 (19.35%) HP
16 11 (17.74%) SLA
16 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
17 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
17 10 (16.13%) Architectural Design
17 10 (16.13%) Degree

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 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.81%) AWS
2 9 (14.52%) Azure
3 5 (8.06%) GCP
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (8.06%) Internet
2 5 (8.06%) Network Security
3 4 (6.45%) DHCP
3 4 (6.45%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) WAN
4 3 (4.84%) Firewall
5 2 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.61%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Legal
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Housing Association
4 2 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Military
5 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) Public Cloud
3 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.06%) Replication
5 5 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.23%) User Experience
8 1 (1.61%) Celerra
8 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.61%) Clustering
8 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.61%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.61%) PKI
8 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 27 (43.55%) Linux
3 22 (35.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) ITIL
2 20 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (25.81%) Problem Management
3 16 (25.81%) Storage Management
4 14 (22.58%) DevOps
4 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 13 (20.97%) ITSM
5 13 (20.97%) Project Delivery
5 13 (20.97%) Service Management
6 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (16.13%) Architectural Design
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.29%) Business Continuity
9 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (11.29%) Project Management
10 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
11 5 (8.06%) Change Management
11 5 (8.06%) Project Planning
11 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Python
2 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.90%) MCSA
3 3 (4.84%) MCITP
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.23%) MCP
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) SLA
2 5 (8.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.23%) Docker
4 2 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) Ansible
2 8 (12.90%) Grafana
2 8 (12.90%) Terraform
3 7 (11.29%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.84%) vRealize
5 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.23%) Puppet
6 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.61%) Nessus
6 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) VMware
2 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.65%) EMC
4 15 (24.19%) Hitachi
5 12 (19.35%) HP
6 10 (16.13%) Dell
7 9 (14.52%) NetApp
7 9 (14.52%) Veeam
8 8 (12.90%) Brocade
9 7 (11.29%) 3PAR
10 5 (8.06%) Isilon
10 5 (8.06%) Nasuni
11 4 (6.45%) IBM
11 4 (6.45%) Veritas
12 3 (4.84%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (4.84%) Zerto
13 2 (3.23%) Cisco
14 1 (1.61%) Citrix
14 1 (1.61%) McAfee
14 1 (1.61%) Oracle