The median annual salary for a Storage Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Engineer
UK
Rank 756 798 731
Rank change year-on-year +42 -67  
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 111 166 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 100 114 197
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,506 £44,750
% change year-on-year +5.86% -5.01%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +40 109 £47,500 - 7
South East +89 42 £47,500 -5.00%
London +43 20 £57,500 -4.16%
Surrey +47 18 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England +29 18 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Berkshire +40 15 £50,000 -
Essex +30 13 £51,250 - 1
Colchester - 12 £51,250 - 1
West Yorkshire +40 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +27 10 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Reading +37 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands +19 9 £40,000 - 1
North West -17 9 £41,500 +10.66% 3
Leeds +26 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leatherhead +7 7 £55,000 +22.22%
City of London +49 6 £70,000 +21.73%
Birmingham -2 6 £40,000 -
Manchester -21 6 £41,500 +10.66% 2
Bracknell +14 4 £52,500 +94.44%
West Sussex - 4 £31,250 -
Chichester - 4 £31,250 -
Hampshire +23 3 £31,825 -42.13%
Peterborough +2 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridge +8 2 £45,000 -
Wales +4 2 £45,000 -30.76% 1
East Midlands -4 2 £40,000 -5.89%
West Bromwich - 2 £41,750 - 1
Huntingdon - 2 £45,000 -

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 177 (70.24%) VMware
2 139 (55.16%) Windows
3 132 (52.38%) NetApp
4 126 (50.00%) SAN
5 107 (42.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 94 (37.30%) Windows Server
7 80 (31.75%) Active Directory
8 79 (31.35%) Linux
9 70 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 69 (27.38%) Hyper-V
11 61 (24.21%) HP
12 58 (23.02%) EMC
13 47 (18.65%) Office 365
14 46 (18.25%) Unix
15 43 (17.06%) ITIL
15 43 (17.06%) NAS
16 39 (15.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 38 (15.08%) Cisco
17 38 (15.08%) Finance
18 36 (14.29%) MS Excel
19 35 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
20 33 (13.10%) Brocade
21 31 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
22 29 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
23 28 (11.11%) Data Centre
23 28 (11.11%) vSphere
24 27 (10.71%) NetBackup
25 26 (10.32%) Citrix
26 25 (9.92%) 3PAR
27 24 (9.52%) Veritas

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 21 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.38%) JBoss
7 3 (1.19%) Apache
8 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.65%) Office 365
2 31 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.98%) IaaS
5 4 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) G Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (50.00%) SAN
2 43 (17.06%) NAS
3 17 (6.75%) Firewall
4 16 (6.35%) DNS
5 11 (4.37%) LAN
6 10 (3.97%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.97%) WAN
7 8 (3.17%) DHCP
8 5 (1.98%) Internet
9 4 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.59%) Skype
9 4 (1.59%) VLAN
9 4 (1.59%) VPN
10 3 (1.19%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.19%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.79%) ICMP
11 2 (0.79%) IMAP
11 2 (0.79%) Network Security
11 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.98%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.19%) MySQL
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (15.08%) Finance
2 12 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.19%) Law
4 2 (0.79%) Advertising
4 2 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Automotive
5 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.40%) French Language
5 1 (0.40%) German Language
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.79%) Flash
1 2 (0.79%) MAPI
2 1 (0.40%) COM
2 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.95%) EMC VNX
4 11 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.37%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.17%) Clustering
5 8 (3.17%) PKI
6 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.38%) iSeries
7 4 (1.59%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.19%) AS400
8 3 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (1.19%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.19%) iPad
8 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.19%) Replication
9 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 139 (55.16%) Windows
2 94 (37.30%) Windows Server
3 79 (31.35%) Linux
4 46 (18.25%) Unix
5 29 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.95%) Solaris
7 14 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.57%) CentOS
9 7 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (2.38%) SUSE
11 3 (1.19%) AIX
11 3 (1.19%) Debian
11 3 (1.19%) Fedora
12 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.40%) HPUX
13 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.06%) ITIL
2 22 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (6.35%) Problem Management
4 15 (5.95%) Data Protection
5 12 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (4.76%) Time Management
6 10 (3.97%) Capacity Management
7 9 (3.57%) Biology
7 9 (3.57%) Data Analysis
7 9 (3.57%) Release Management
7 9 (3.57%) Service Management
7 9 (3.57%) Visualisation
8 8 (3.17%) Migration
9 7 (2.78%) Business Continuity
9 7 (2.78%) Incident Management
9 7 (2.78%) ITSM
9 7 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (2.38%) High Availability
11 5 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.37%) Bash Shell
3 10 (3.97%) Perl
4 9 (3.57%) Python
5 7 (2.78%) SQL
6 6 (2.38%) Java
7 5 (1.98%) VB
8 4 (1.59%) AWK
9 3 (1.19%) VBScript
10 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (15.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 35 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (9.13%) MCSE
4 21 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.75%) SC Cleared
6 16 (6.35%) NCIE
7 15 (5.95%) NCDA
8 14 (5.56%) MCSA
9 11 (4.37%) Degree
10 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.98%) RHCSA
10 5 (1.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.59%) CCNA
11 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.59%) VCP6
12 3 (1.19%) CCA
12 3 (1.19%) CCNP
12 3 (1.19%) VCP5
13 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.13%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) GCP
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 107 (42.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (31.75%) Active Directory
3 69 (27.38%) Hyper-V
4 28 (11.11%) vSphere
5 16 (6.35%) XenDesktop
6 14 (5.56%) XenApp
7 12 (4.76%) Ceph
8 11 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.57%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 8 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (2.38%) Firmware
12 6 (2.38%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.98%) NFS
14 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (1.59%) XenServer
15 3 (1.19%) KVM
15 3 (1.19%) Squid
16 2 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (10.71%) NetBackup
2 18 (7.14%) SCCM
3 15 (5.95%) SCOM
4 6 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.98%) Nagios
5 5 (1.98%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (1.98%) vMotion
6 4 (1.59%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.59%) NetApp OnCommand
6 4 (1.59%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.19%) EMC VPLEX
7 3 (1.19%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.40%) Simpana
9 1 (0.40%) SnapVault
9 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 177 (70.24%) VMware
2 132 (52.38%) NetApp
3 70 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 61 (24.21%) HP
5 58 (23.02%) EMC
6 38 (15.08%) Cisco
7 33 (13.10%) Brocade
8 26 (10.32%) Citrix
9 25 (9.92%) 3PAR
10 24 (9.52%) IBM
10 24 (9.52%) Veritas
11 21 (8.33%) Red Hat
12 19 (7.54%) Symantec
13 15 (5.95%) CommVault
13 15 (5.95%) Veeam
14 10 (3.97%) Hitachi
15 8 (3.17%) Dell
15 8 (3.17%) Isilon
16 7 (2.78%) EqualLogic
16 7 (2.78%) Oracle
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