Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for iSCSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSCSI over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 945 600 816
Rank change year-on-year -345 +216 +103
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 89 93 282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 1.27% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66 70 222
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £32,813 £31,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% -35.00% -
75th Percentile £47,500 £42,063 £62,188
90th Percentile £61,875 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -31.58% +11.76%

iSCSI is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 16,186 7,325 21,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 15.29% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11,162 5,976 16,637
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,800
Median % change year-on-year - +9.17% -3.58%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing iSCSI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing iSCSI.

Salary trend for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing iSCSI over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSCSI within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. 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 -320 77 £41,000 +26.15% 16
UK excluding London -249 72 £40,000 +23.08% 13
South East -136 24 £40,000 -31.91% 2
North of England -130 17 £41,500 +27.69% 4
London -255 15 £45,000 -18.18% 5
South West -90 13 £44,000 +11.39%
Wales - 11 £25,000 - 1
Yorkshire -101 8 £42,000 +29.23% 2
North West -102 8 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Midlands -144 8 £35,665 +9.74% 1
West Midlands -144 6 £35,665 +9.74%
Work from Home -293 5 £42,500 - 3
East Midlands -80 2 £38,500 +18.46% 1
North East - 2 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing iSCSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 70 (78.65%) Microsoft
2 62 (69.66%) Active Directory
3 60 (67.42%) SAN
4 57 (64.04%) Windows
4 57 (64.04%) VMware
5 53 (59.55%) Firewall
6 51 (57.30%) Azure
7 50 (56.18%) MS Exchange
8 42 (47.19%) Fibre Channel
9 41 (46.07%) Social Skills
10 40 (44.94%) PowerShell
11 38 (42.70%) VLAN
12 36 (40.45%) VPN
12 36 (40.45%) Cisco
13 33 (37.08%) Microsoft 365
14 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (33.71%) LAN
15 30 (33.71%) Windows Server
15 30 (33.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 29 (32.58%) Hyper-V
17 28 (31.46%) AWS
17 28 (31.46%) NAS
18 27 (30.34%) DNS
19 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2016
20 25 (28.09%) WAN
20 25 (28.09%) DHCP
21 24 (26.97%) Citrix
22 22 (24.72%) Project Management
23 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP

iSCSI
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 50 (56.18%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.87%) IIS
4 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.62%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 51 (57.30%) Azure
2 33 (37.08%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (31.46%) AWS
4 10 (11.24%) IaaS
5 7 (7.87%) SaaS
6 6 (6.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.37%) PaaS
8 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.12%) Cohesity
8 1 (1.12%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 60 (67.42%) SAN
2 53 (59.55%) Firewall
3 42 (47.19%) Fibre Channel
4 38 (42.70%) VLAN
5 36 (40.45%) VPN
6 30 (33.71%) LAN
7 28 (31.46%) NAS
8 27 (30.34%) DNS
9 25 (28.09%) DHCP
9 25 (28.09%) WAN
10 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
11 18 (20.22%) WLAN
12 7 (7.87%) SNMP
12 7 (7.87%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (6.74%) Internet
14 5 (5.62%) MPLS
14 5 (5.62%) Network Security
14 5 (5.62%) Skype
14 5 (5.62%) VSAN
15 4 (4.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.25%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.25%) Metadata
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
General
1 41 (46.07%) Social Skills
2 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (17.98%) Organisational Skills
4 13 (14.61%) Public Sector
5 11 (12.36%) Back Office
6 9 (10.11%) Finance
7 5 (5.62%) Games
8 4 (4.49%) Digital Economy
8 4 (4.49%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (4.49%) Legal
9 2 (2.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
10 1 (1.12%) Law
10 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (25.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.99%) Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Administrator
8 6 (6.74%) Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Technical Support
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) WSH
2 3 (3.37%) .NET
3 2 (2.25%) Flash
3 2 (2.25%) POSIX
4 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Clustering
2 16 (17.98%) Replication
3 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
4 10 (11.24%) Driving Licence
5 7 (7.87%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (6.74%) PKI
7 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (4.49%) Virtual Team
8 3 (3.37%) EMC VNX
8 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.25%) CMDB
9 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
10 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.04%) Windows
2 30 (33.71%) Windows Server
3 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2016
4 21 (23.60%) Linux
4 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2019
5 18 (20.22%) Windows 10
6 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.25%) Unix
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (24.72%) Project Management
3 20 (22.47%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
5 18 (20.22%) Server Management
6 15 (16.85%) ITIL
6 15 (16.85%) Service Delivery
7 14 (15.73%) High Availability
8 12 (13.48%) Migration
9 11 (12.36%) CRM
10 10 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (10.11%) Data Security
12 7 (7.87%) Change Management
12 7 (7.87%) Data Migration
12 7 (7.87%) Line Management
12 7 (7.87%) Patch Management
13 6 (6.74%) Network Load Balancing
13 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
14 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.62%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.73%) SQL
3 11 (12.36%) VBScript
4 6 (6.74%) Python
5 5 (5.62%) C
5 5 (5.62%) VB
6 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.12%) Java
7 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) MCSA
3 7 (7.87%) MCSE
3 7 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.74%) Degree
4 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.62%) CCA
5 5 (5.62%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) CCNA
7 2 (2.25%) CCNP
7 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.25%) CISSP
7 2 (2.25%) MCITP
8 1 (1.12%) CISM
8 1 (1.12%) MCP
8 1 (1.12%) NCSIE
8 1 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (4.49%) GDPR
5 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.25%) SLA
6 1 (1.12%) IEC 61508
6 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 62 (69.66%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (32.58%) Hyper-V
4 19 (21.35%) NFS
5 17 (19.10%) Terminal Server
5 17 (19.10%) vSphere
6 11 (12.36%) XenApp
6 11 (12.36%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.62%) Terminal Services
7 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.49%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.12%) Firmware
10 1 (1.12%) iptables
10 1 (1.12%) LXC
10 1 (1.12%) pfSense
10 1 (1.12%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Backup Exec
2 10 (11.24%) SCCM
3 5 (5.62%) Ansible
3 5 (5.62%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.62%) SCOM
3 5 (5.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.37%) Nagios
4 3 (3.37%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Grafana
6 1 (1.12%) Graphite
6 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (1.12%) ServerView Suite
6 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (78.65%) Microsoft
2 57 (64.04%) VMware
3 36 (40.45%) Cisco
4 24 (26.97%) Citrix
5 19 (21.35%) Dell
6 18 (20.22%) EMC
7 15 (16.85%) NetApp
7 15 (16.85%) Sophos
7 15 (16.85%) Veeam
8 8 (8.99%) Aruba
9 7 (7.87%) HP
10 6 (6.74%) Avaya
10 6 (6.74%) Brocade
10 6 (6.74%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.62%) F5
11 5 (5.62%) IBM
11 5 (5.62%) SAP
11 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.62%) SonicWALL
12 4 (4.49%) Palo Alto