Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Storage Engineer was £49,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1053 1053 936
Rank change year-on-year 0 -117 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 104 152 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.085% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.089% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 103 138 234
UK median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,625 £68,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +5.88%

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 155,416 171,189 182,225
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,154 137,258 152,504
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +4.94%

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 13 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 November 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 +13 103 £49,500 +10.00% 20
UK excluding London +3 74 £47,500 +15.15% 17
London +30 30 £52,500 -8.70% 3
South East +24 30 £57,500 +15.00% 4
South West -5 20 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Midlands +16 11 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands +31 10 £47,000 +17.50% 3
East of England +24 6 £49,500 -5.71% 3
North of England +13 6 £37,500 -3.85% 5
North West +3 4 £43,750 +13.64%
Yorkshire +18 2 £37,000 -17.78% 5
East Midlands +3 1 £39,817 +22.51% 1
Scotland -3 1 £36,500 -2.67%

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 65 (62.50%) VMware
2 55 (52.88%) EMC
2 55 (52.88%) Windows
3 46 (44.23%) NetApp
4 43 (41.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 41 (39.42%) Linux
6 39 (37.50%) Dell
7 35 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (31.73%) HP
9 32 (30.77%) EMC VNX
10 31 (29.81%) SAN
11 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
12 25 (24.04%) 3PAR
12 25 (24.04%) SC Cleared
12 25 (24.04%) Security Cleared
13 23 (22.12%) Cisco
13 23 (22.12%) VMware ESXi
14 22 (21.15%) Windows Server
15 20 (19.23%) Veeam
15 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
15 20 (19.23%) ITIL
15 20 (19.23%) EMC NetWorker
16 17 (16.35%) SCCM
17 16 (15.38%) Service Delivery
18 15 (14.42%) Brocade
19 14 (13.46%) Office 365
19 14 (13.46%) IBM
20 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
20 13 (12.50%) Data Centre
21 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange

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 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.88%) Apache
5 2 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Office 365
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.81%) SAN
2 12 (11.54%) Firewall
3 8 (7.69%) DNS
4 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.85%) Wireless
6 3 (2.88%) DHCP
6 3 (2.88%) VSAN
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.92%) NAS
8 1 (0.96%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.96%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.96%) MySQL
2 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) Flash
2 1 (0.96%) Anaconda
2 1 (0.96%) LAMP
2 1 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.77%) EMC VNX
2 13 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.88%) NHS
5 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.88%) Replication
6 2 (1.92%) iSeries
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (52.88%) Windows
2 41 (39.42%) Linux
3 22 (21.15%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.58%) Unix
5 10 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.81%) CentOS
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.92%) AIX
9 2 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (19.23%) ITIL
3 16 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.69%) High Availability
4 8 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (7.69%) Storage Management
5 7 (6.73%) Converged Infrastructure
5 7 (6.73%) Server Building
6 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.77%) Service Management
6 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 5 (4.81%) Remediation Plan
8 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (3.85%) Runbook
8 4 (3.85%) Security Patching
8 4 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (2.88%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.69%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.85%) Perl
4 3 (2.88%) Python
5 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (24.04%) SC Cleared
1 25 (24.04%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) MCSE
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.69%) CCNA
3 8 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.77%) NCDA
5 5 (4.81%) MCSA
6 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.85%) NCIE
7 1 (0.96%) Degree
7 1 (0.96%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.96%) MCITP
7 1 (0.96%) MCP
7 1 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) PMO
4 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 23 (22.12%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.69%) XenApp
6 7 (6.73%) vSphere
7 4 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.88%) XenServer
9 2 (1.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.92%) GPFS
9 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.92%) NFS
9 2 (1.92%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.96%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.96%) Postfix
10 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 17 (16.35%) SCCM
3 11 (10.58%) NetBackup
4 10 (9.62%) vCenter Server
5 9 (8.65%) SCOM
6 6 (5.77%) vRealize
7 5 (4.81%) Nagios
8 4 (3.85%) Backup Exec
8 4 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (3.85%) WSUS
9 3 (2.88%) HP SIM
9 3 (2.88%) NetApp OnCommand
10 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.92%) Puppet
11 1 (0.96%) EMC VPLEX
11 1 (0.96%) Galera Cluster
11 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.96%) SnapVault
11 1 (0.96%) Terraform
11 1 (0.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 65 (62.50%) VMware
2 55 (52.88%) EMC
3 46 (44.23%) NetApp
4 39 (37.50%) Dell
5 33 (31.73%) HP
6 25 (24.04%) 3PAR
7 23 (22.12%) Cisco
8 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 20 (19.23%) Veeam
9 15 (14.42%) Brocade
10 14 (13.46%) IBM
11 10 (9.62%) Citrix
12 9 (8.65%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (5.77%) Remedy
14 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
15 4 (3.85%) Aruba
15 4 (3.85%) McAfee
15 4 (3.85%) SolarWinds
15 4 (3.85%) Sophos
16 3 (2.88%) CommVault