The median annual salary for a Storage Engineer was £40,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Storage Engineer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 228 200
Rank change year-on-year +31 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 10 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 12
Median salary £40,250 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.62% -13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £49,750
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4620 5952 4959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.40% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3833 4835 4244
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Storage Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Storage Engineer in the West Midlands

Storage Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Storage Engineer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Storage Engineer in the West Midlands

Storage Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham +2 7 £40,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £41,750 -
Storage Engineer
England

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 21 (61.76%) NetApp
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
5 13 (38.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 10 (29.41%) NCDA
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (29.41%) MCSE
7 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 10 (29.41%) IBM
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (26.47%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) NCIE
9 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) MCSA
10 7 (20.59%) Linux
10 7 (20.59%) SLA
10 7 (20.59%) Symantec
10 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) SAN
11 6 (17.65%) SCCM
11 6 (17.65%) SCOM
11 6 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
12 5 (14.71%) Project Planning

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) IaaS
3 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (8.82%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (8.82%) Statistics
5 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (5.88%) Facilities Management
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.82%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (29.41%) MCSE
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (29.41%) NCDA
3 9 (26.47%) NCIE
4 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) MCSA
5 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) NCSA
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.82%) XenServer
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
1 6 (17.65%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 21 (61.76%) NetApp
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) IBM
5 7 (20.59%) Symantec
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) CommVault
8 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy
8 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds