Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Storage Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1050 931 950
Rank change year-on-year -119 +19 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 153 295 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 138 233 274
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £66,625 £68,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -5.56%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 15 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 17 November 2017. 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 -86 146 £45,000 -5.26% 4
UK excluding London -76 98 £41,250 -8.33% 3
London -9 53 £57,500 +4.55% 1
South East -25 26 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North of England -19 25 £39,000 +8.33%
South West +16 22 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Midlands +9 14 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire +5 13 £45,000 +25.00%
North West -2 12 £38,500 +2.67%
West Midlands -16 9 £40,000 -
East of England 0 7 £52,500 +20.00%
East Midlands +28 4 £32,500 -26.97%
Wales +17 4 £38,330 -
North East +12 1 - -
Scotland -4 1 £37,500 +22.70%

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 99 (64.71%) VMware
2 82 (53.59%) Windows
3 79 (51.63%) SAN
4 72 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 70 (45.75%) Microsoft
5 70 (45.75%) Linux
6 69 (45.10%) Active Directory
7 65 (42.48%) NetApp
8 56 (36.60%) Windows Server
9 51 (33.33%) ITIL
10 44 (28.76%) HP
11 37 (24.18%) Red Hat
12 36 (23.53%) NAS
13 34 (22.22%) Finance
14 33 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 32 (20.92%) 3PAR
15 32 (20.92%) EMC
15 32 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (20.26%) vSphere
17 30 (19.61%) Brocade
17 30 (19.61%) Data Centre
18 26 (16.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 26 (16.99%) Cisco
19 21 (13.73%) Citrix
19 21 (13.73%) NetBackup
20 19 (12.42%) Replication
20 19 (12.42%) Unix
20 19 (12.42%) PowerShell
21 18 (11.76%) MCSE
21 18 (11.76%) NFS

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 10 (6.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.61%) IIS
2 4 (2.61%) JBoss
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.11%) Office 365
2 16 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.23%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.27%) IaaS
5 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.31%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (51.63%) SAN
2 36 (23.53%) NAS
3 17 (11.11%) DNS
4 15 (9.80%) iSCSI
5 13 (8.50%) DHCP
6 7 (4.58%) VoIP
6 7 (4.58%) WAN
7 6 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (3.92%) Network Security
7 6 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.61%) Firewall
8 4 (2.61%) FTP
8 4 (2.61%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.96%) FCoE
9 3 (1.96%) IPsec
9 3 (1.96%) NaaS
9 3 (1.96%) VSAN
10 2 (1.31%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
General
1 34 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (6.54%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.92%) Back Office
5 5 (3.27%) Games
6 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.31%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.31%) COM
2 1 (0.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.61%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.42%) Replication
3 8 (5.23%) Derivative
3 8 (5.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.92%) EMC VNX
4 6 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.27%) Handset
6 4 (2.61%) Clustering
6 4 (2.61%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.61%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.96%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.96%) HP Storage
7 3 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.31%) PKI
8 2 (1.31%) Robotics
8 2 (1.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (53.59%) Windows
2 70 (45.75%) Linux
3 56 (36.60%) Windows Server
4 33 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (12.42%) Unix
6 17 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.19%) CentOS
8 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.23%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (3.27%) Solaris
11 3 (1.96%) AIX
12 2 (1.31%) SUSE
12 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.65%) HPUX
13 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.33%) ITIL
2 15 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (9.15%) Problem Management
4 12 (7.84%) Migration
4 12 (7.84%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (7.19%) Project Management
6 10 (6.54%) Time Management
7 8 (5.23%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.23%) Security Management
7 8 (5.23%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (4.58%) Capacity Management
8 7 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.58%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.92%) Presales
9 6 (3.92%) Server Patching
9 6 (3.92%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (3.92%) Strategic Thinking
9 6 (3.92%) Task Automation
10 5 (3.27%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.27%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.42%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.54%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.88%) VBScript
4 8 (5.23%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.92%) Perl
6 4 (2.61%) Java
7 3 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (16.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (11.76%) MCSE
3 18 (11.76%) RHCE
4 15 (9.80%) MCSA
5 12 (7.84%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.23%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.23%) RHCSA
8 6 (3.92%) Degree
9 5 (3.27%) MCP
10 3 (1.96%) CCA
10 3 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.96%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.96%) EMCSA
10 3 (1.96%) NCDA
11 2 (1.31%) MCITP
12 1 (0.65%) NCIE
12 1 (0.65%) VCAP
12 1 (0.65%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (45.10%) Active Directory
3 31 (20.26%) vSphere
4 18 (11.76%) NFS
4 18 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (8.50%) Hyper-V
6 11 (7.19%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (5.23%) Samba
8 7 (4.58%) XenApp
8 7 (4.58%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (1.96%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.31%) VMware NSX
13 2 (1.31%) XenServer
14 1 (0.65%) Firmware
14 1 (0.65%) GPFS
14 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (13.73%) NetBackup
2 10 (6.54%) Puppet
3 9 (5.88%) SCCM
4 7 (4.58%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (3.92%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.27%) Ansible
6 5 (3.27%) Nagios
6 5 (3.27%) NetVault Backup
6 5 (3.27%) SCOM
7 4 (2.61%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.31%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.31%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.31%) SCSM
9 2 (1.31%) Simpana
9 2 (1.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 99 (64.71%) VMware
2 70 (45.75%) Microsoft
3 65 (42.48%) NetApp
4 44 (28.76%) HP
5 37 (24.18%) Red Hat
6 32 (20.92%) 3PAR
6 32 (20.92%) EMC
7 30 (19.61%) Brocade
8 26 (16.99%) Cisco
9 21 (13.73%) Citrix
10 16 (10.46%) Hitachi
11 13 (8.50%) F5
12 12 (7.84%) IBM
13 10 (6.54%) Oracle
14 9 (5.88%) Veritas
15 8 (5.23%) CommVault
15 8 (5.23%) Dell
15 8 (5.23%) Scality
16 6 (3.92%) Veeam
17 4 (2.61%) Isilon