The table below looks at the statistics for iSCSI skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSCSI
Rank 230 234 252
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 21 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 0.96% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 6
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
iSCSI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1119 935 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.09% 14.34% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 904 785 1008
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

iSCSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iSCSI across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

iSCSI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iSCSI
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSCSI across the North West region.

iSCSI Salary Trend in the North West

iSCSI
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSCSI across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

iSCSI Salary Histogram in the North West

iSCSI
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 12 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Lancashire +7 7 £55,000 +69.23%
Cheshire - 2 £40,750 - 3
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing iSCSI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited iSCSI.

1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
3 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
3 31 (65.96%) VMware
4 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (63.83%) DNS
5 29 (61.70%) DHCP
6 28 (59.57%) MCSE
7 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (53.19%) MS Office
10 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (48.94%) MS Exchange
12 22 (46.81%) SAN
12 22 (46.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (42.55%) Linux
13 20 (42.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (40.43%) Citrix
14 19 (40.43%) Internet
14 19 (40.43%) Life Science
15 18 (38.30%) HP
15 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
16 17 (36.17%) Windows XP
16 17 (36.17%) Office 365
16 17 (36.17%) NAS
17 16 (34.04%) vSphere
17 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
17 16 (34.04%) Service Delivery
17 16 (34.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 14 (29.79%) Windows Vista

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing iSCSI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited iSCSI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (48.94%) MS Exchange
2 20 (42.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (21.28%) IIS
3 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.51%) Lync
6 3 (6.38%) Apache
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.26%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (53.19%) MS Office
2 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) DNS
2 29 (61.70%) DHCP
3 22 (46.81%) SAN
4 19 (40.43%) Internet
5 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
6 17 (36.17%) NAS
7 13 (27.66%) Ethernet
7 13 (27.66%) DECT
7 13 (27.66%) VoIP
8 12 (25.53%) VPN
9 11 (23.40%) VLAN
10 10 (21.28%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (14.89%) Firewall
11 7 (14.89%) WAN
11 7 (14.89%) LAN
12 5 (10.64%) IPsec
13 4 (8.51%) SNMP
14 3 (6.38%) SSL
15 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
16 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Operations Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) IT Operations Manager
5 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Support Manager
5 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) IT Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Life Science
2 5 (10.64%) Thin Client
2 5 (10.64%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) EqualLogic
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (42.55%) Linux
5 17 (36.17%) Windows XP
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Vista
7 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.13%) CentOS
10 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (34.04%) Service Delivery
3 13 (27.66%) Resource Management
3 13 (27.66%) Performance Management
3 13 (27.66%) Software Deployment
3 13 (27.66%) Service Desk Management
3 13 (27.66%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (17.02%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.13%) Project Management
8 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) C
4 4 (8.51%) VB
5 2 (4.26%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (59.57%) MCSE
3 16 (34.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (23.40%) CCNA
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (19.15%) MCSA
6 4 (8.51%) MCTS
6 4 (8.51%) MCITP
7 3 (6.38%) Degree
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.26%) RHCA
8 2 (4.26%) LPIC
8 2 (4.26%) VCP4
9 1 (2.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) SLA
2 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.04%) vSphere
4 11 (23.40%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
6 8 (17.02%) VMware ESX
6 8 (17.02%) NFS
7 7 (14.89%) vCloud
7 7 (14.89%) Xen
8 3 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (6.38%) XenApp
8 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCCM
1 9 (19.15%) SCOM
2 5 (10.64%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.64%) WSUS
3 4 (8.51%) OpenNMS
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.26%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 31 (65.96%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) Citrix
4 18 (38.30%) HP
5 13 (27.66%) NetApp
6 12 (25.53%) Dell
7 9 (19.15%) Cisco
8 7 (14.89%) EMC
9 6 (12.77%) Symantec
10 5 (10.64%) Oracle
10 5 (10.64%) Veeam
11 4 (8.51%) NETGEAR
11 4 (8.51%) Acronis
12 3 (6.38%) ProCurve
12 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
12 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
12 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
12 3 (6.38%) Wyse
13 2 (4.26%) CommVault
13 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
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