Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Storage Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1013 1039 935
Rank change year-on-year +26 -104 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 105 159 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.094% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 96 139 204
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,250 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% +4.69%

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 145,312 169,092 167,446
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.31% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116,330 138,498 139,104
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +33 105 £45,000 -10.00% 17
UK excluding London +72 74 £42,500 +6.25% 16
London -23 31 £50,875 -3.10% 2
South East +28 24 £51,250 +32.26% 6
South West +11 19 £32,500 -18.75% 1
North of England +63 16 £41,500 +13.70% 5
Midlands +32 11 £42,500 +30.77% 2
West Midlands +29 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North West +34 8 £35,000 -6.04%
Yorkshire - 8 £41,750 - 5
East of England +47 4 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +18 1 £39,817 +44.79% 1

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 67 (63.81%) Windows
2 55 (52.38%) EMC
3 54 (51.43%) VMware
4 46 (43.81%) Linux
5 43 (40.95%) NetApp
6 42 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 41 (39.05%) Dell
8 32 (30.48%) EMC VNX
9 31 (29.52%) Active Directory
9 31 (29.52%) SAN
10 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
11 26 (24.76%) SC Cleared
11 26 (24.76%) Veeam
11 26 (24.76%) Data Centre
12 25 (23.81%) HP
13 23 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (21.90%) Windows Server
14 22 (20.95%) VMware ESXi
14 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
15 20 (19.05%) IBM
16 19 (18.10%) Cisco
16 19 (18.10%) EMC NetWorker
17 18 (17.14%) Service Delivery
17 18 (17.14%) Data ONTAP
17 18 (17.14%) Office 365
18 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (16.19%) ITIL
19 16 (15.24%) MCSE
19 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (15.24%) High Availability

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 11 (10.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) Office 365
2 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.62%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.90%) IaaS
5 2 (1.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.52%) SAN
2 7 (6.67%) DNS
3 6 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (5.71%) NAS
4 5 (4.76%) Firewall
5 3 (2.86%) DHCP
5 3 (2.86%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.86%) VSAN
6 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) COM
1 1 (0.95%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.48%) EMC VNX
2 26 (24.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.86%) Replication
4 3 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (63.81%) Windows
2 46 (43.81%) Linux
3 23 (21.90%) Windows Server
4 18 (17.14%) Data ONTAP
5 15 (14.29%) Unix
6 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.57%) Windows 10
7 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.90%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (17.14%) Service Delivery
3 17 (16.19%) ITIL
4 16 (15.24%) High Availability
5 11 (10.48%) Remediation Plan
5 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (10.48%) Storage Management
6 9 (8.57%) Converged Infrastructure
6 9 (8.57%) Runbook
6 9 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (7.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.67%) Change Management
8 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (5.71%) Change Control
9 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.33%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.81%) Python
4 2 (1.90%) Perl
5 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.95%) Java
5 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (24.76%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (15.24%) MCSE
5 7 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (5.71%) MCSA
7 5 (4.76%) NCDA
8 4 (3.81%) NCIE
9 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.95%) CCNA
10 1 (0.95%) Degree
10 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.95%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 31 (29.52%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (20.95%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.62%) XenApp
5 8 (7.62%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.67%) NFS
6 7 (6.67%) XenServer
7 6 (5.71%) GPFS
7 6 (5.71%) vSphere
8 5 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (2.86%) GlusterFS
10 3 (2.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (18.10%) EMC NetWorker
2 15 (14.29%) SCCM
3 12 (11.43%) NetBackup
4 10 (9.52%) vRealize
5 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (7.62%) SCOM
7 7 (6.67%) Backup Exec
8 5 (4.76%) Nagios
8 5 (4.76%) WSUS
9 4 (3.81%) SCDPM
10 3 (2.86%) Ansible
10 3 (2.86%) HP SIM
10 3 (2.86%) Puppet
10 3 (2.86%) SnapVault
10 3 (2.86%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.90%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.90%) SnapMirror
11 2 (1.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 55 (52.38%) EMC
2 54 (51.43%) VMware
3 43 (40.95%) NetApp
4 41 (39.05%) Dell
5 26 (24.76%) Veeam
6 25 (23.81%) HP
7 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
8 20 (19.05%) IBM
9 19 (18.10%) Cisco
10 15 (14.29%) 3PAR
11 14 (13.33%) Citrix
12 9 (8.57%) Brocade
13 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
13 8 (7.62%) Veritas
14 4 (3.81%) Hitachi
15 3 (2.86%) Ivanti
16 2 (1.90%) CommVault
16 2 (1.90%) Remedy
16 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
16 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow