The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for iSCSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSCSI over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iSCSI
England / North West
Rank 256 236 233
Rank change year-on-year -20 -3  
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 1 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% 0.071% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.47% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 12
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22%  

iSCSI is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 892 848 1108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.71% 15.01% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 692 688 844
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing iSCSI as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for iSCSI in the North West

iSCSI
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cheshire +16 1 £42,500 -
iSCSI
England

iSCSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing iSCSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS

iSCSI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas