Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 928 841
Rank change year-on-year +48 -87 -87
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 279 278 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.00% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 234 240 326
UK median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.56% -10.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £30,125 £31,495 £33,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 24,090 27,781 31,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.86% 15.57% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19,015 22,550 26,056
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSCSI over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Top 15 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 19 November 2018. 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 +44 257 £50,000 +11.11% 46
UK excluding London +36 168 £42,500 -5.56% 30
London +34 101 £55,000 +15.79% 18
North of England +54 48 £37,500 -11.76% 7
South East +20 48 £52,500 +16.67% 11
East of England +27 35 £52,000 +4.00% 7
North West +28 26 £44,500 -3.26% 2
Yorkshire +35 21 £36,000 -7.10% 5
South West -3 17 £43,500 -1.14% 1
Scotland +6 12 £23,000 -
Midlands +3 7 £38,500 -3.75% 2
East Midlands +10 6 £38,500 -18.09% 2
West Midlands +21 1 £36,500 +6.19%
North East -1 1 £32,500 -
Wales -2 1 £32,000 -28.89% 2

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 194 (69.53%) Windows
2 176 (63.08%) SAN
2 176 (63.08%) VMware
3 162 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 156 (55.91%) Active Directory
5 152 (54.48%) Windows Server
6 129 (46.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 120 (43.01%) Cisco
8 109 (39.07%) DNS
9 106 (37.99%) Hyper-V
10 101 (36.20%) Firewall
11 99 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 93 (33.33%) Office 365
13 89 (31.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 87 (31.18%) Linux
15 81 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
16 79 (28.32%) Veeam
17 78 (27.96%) Windows Server 2012
17 78 (27.96%) WAN
18 77 (27.60%) LAN
19 76 (27.24%) DHCP
20 74 (26.52%) PowerShell
21 69 (24.73%) VPN
22 68 (24.37%) TCP/IP
23 65 (23.30%) NAS
24 63 (22.58%) Citrix
25 62 (22.22%) ITIL
26 57 (20.43%) NFS
27 56 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
27 56 (20.07%) Windows Server 2008

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 55 (19.71%) MS Exchange
2 37 (13.26%) IIS
3 36 (12.90%) Apache
4 30 (10.75%) SharePoint
5 27 (9.68%) Tomcat
6 22 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (3.94%) Skype for Business
9 9 (3.23%) JBoss
10 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.08%) SAS
12 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.36%) Confluence
13 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.87%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 99 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (33.33%) Office 365
3 56 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (6.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (5.73%) SaaS
6 13 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (4.66%) Amazon S3
6 13 (4.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (2.87%) Amazon Glacier
8 8 (2.87%) IaaS
9 7 (2.51%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (2.51%) G Suite
10 4 (1.43%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 176 (63.08%) SAN
2 109 (39.07%) DNS
3 101 (36.20%) Firewall
4 81 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
5 78 (27.96%) WAN
6 77 (27.60%) LAN
7 76 (27.24%) DHCP
8 69 (24.73%) VPN
9 68 (24.37%) TCP/IP
10 65 (23.30%) NAS
11 44 (15.77%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (13.98%) Wireless
13 37 (13.26%) FCoE
14 36 (12.90%) VLAN
15 33 (11.83%) VoIP
16 30 (10.75%) BGP
17 26 (9.32%) Network Security
17 26 (9.32%) OSPF
18 25 (8.96%) MPLS
19 19 (6.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (5.02%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) HBase
8 1 (0.36%) MySQL
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 45 (16.13%) Finance
2 24 (8.60%) Retail
3 14 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.66%) Banking
5 6 (2.15%) Back Office
6 4 (1.43%) Billing
6 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.08%) Advertising
7 3 (1.08%) Law
7 3 (1.08%) Local Government
7 3 (1.08%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (27.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (17.56%) Consultant
3 25 (8.96%) Administrator
3 25 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (7.89%) Server Engineer
5 20 (7.17%) Analyst
6 19 (6.81%) Office 365 Consultant
6 19 (6.81%) Windows Consultant
7 18 (6.45%) Cloud Consultant
8 17 (6.09%) Azure Consultant
9 16 (5.73%) IT Support
9 16 (5.73%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (5.38%) IT Engineer
11 14 (5.02%) Hyper-V Engineer
11 14 (5.02%) Infrastructure Support
11 14 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (5.02%) Support Engineer
12 13 (4.66%) Microsoft Engineer
13 12 (4.30%) Architect
13 12 (4.30%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.94%) Web Services
2 10 (3.58%) Middleware
3 5 (1.79%) ADSI
4 4 (1.43%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.43%) JSP
4 4 (1.43%) Servlets
5 3 (1.08%) LAMP
6 2 (0.72%) .NET
6 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.72%) HTML
7 1 (0.36%) LDAP
7 1 (0.36%) REST
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.36%) XML
7 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 35 (12.54%) Replication
3 17 (6.09%) Clustering
4 15 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.66%) EMC VNX
5 13 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.87%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.79%) Derivative
8 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.79%) EPoS
8 5 (1.79%) PKI
9 4 (1.43%) IVR
9 4 (1.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 3 (1.08%) BBC
11 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 194 (69.53%) Windows
2 152 (54.48%) Windows Server
3 87 (31.18%) Linux
4 78 (27.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (20.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (13.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 24 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (6.45%) Unix
10 15 (5.38%) Windows 7
11 13 (4.66%) CentOS
12 8 (2.87%) Solaris
13 7 (2.51%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.79%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.79%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.43%) VMS
15 4 (1.43%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.43%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.72%) Debian
16 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 62 (22.22%) ITIL
3 38 (13.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (11.83%) Presales
5 32 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 28 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (8.60%) Configuration Management
8 24 (8.60%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (8.24%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (8.24%) Service Delivery
10 22 (7.89%) Migration
11 19 (6.81%) Change Control
11 19 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (6.81%) Mentoring
12 18 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
12 18 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (6.09%) Web Filtering
14 16 (5.73%) Network Virtualisation
15 15 (5.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.52%) PowerShell
2 50 (17.92%) SQL
3 20 (7.17%) Bash Shell
4 16 (5.73%) Python
5 15 (5.38%) Java
5 15 (5.38%) Shell Script
6 10 (3.58%) Perl
6 10 (3.58%) VB
6 10 (3.58%) VBScript
7 9 (3.23%) Ruby
8 5 (1.79%) Bourne shell
8 5 (1.79%) Korn
9 3 (1.08%) C#
9 3 (1.08%) sed
10 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.36%) AWK
11 1 (0.36%) C
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) Lua
Qualifications
1 35 (12.54%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (9.32%) Degree
2 26 (9.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (8.24%) CCNP
4 22 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (6.09%) MCSE
6 16 (5.73%) CCNA
7 14 (5.02%) MCSA
8 13 (4.66%) MCITP
9 7 (2.51%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.15%) MCP
10 6 (2.15%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.79%) CCA
11 5 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.79%) MCT
11 5 (1.79%) VCP6
12 4 (1.43%) RHCE
12 4 (1.43%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.72%) CEH
13 2 (0.72%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (3.94%) SLA
3 10 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.15%) GDPR
5 5 (1.79%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 156 (55.91%) Active Directory
2 129 (46.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (37.99%) Hyper-V
4 57 (20.43%) NFS
5 49 (17.56%) vSphere
6 40 (14.34%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (7.53%) Samba
7 21 (7.53%) XenDesktop
8 20 (7.17%) XenApp
9 16 (5.73%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (4.66%) KVM
11 11 (3.94%) Terminal Services
11 11 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (2.87%) Terminal Server
13 7 (2.51%) SRDF
13 7 (2.51%) Xen
14 6 (2.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (2.15%) vCloud
15 5 (1.79%) DFS Replication
15 5 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (15.05%) SCCM
2 35 (12.54%) vCenter Server
3 34 (12.19%) Puppet
4 33 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (10.04%) Ansible
6 24 (8.60%) Nagios
6 24 (8.60%) SCOM
7 21 (7.53%) SCVMM
8 19 (6.81%) Backup Exec
9 15 (5.38%) vRealize
10 14 (5.02%) Cisco Prime
11 12 (4.30%) Failover Clustering
12 11 (3.94%) NetBackup
13 9 (3.23%) WSUS
14 8 (2.87%) WMI
15 7 (2.51%) Terraform
15 7 (2.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 6 (2.15%) FortiGate
17 5 (1.79%) EdgeSight
17 5 (1.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 176 (63.08%) VMware
2 162 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 120 (43.01%) Cisco
4 79 (28.32%) Veeam
5 63 (22.58%) Citrix
6 54 (19.35%) Dell
7 44 (15.77%) EMC
8 39 (13.98%) NetApp
9 36 (12.90%) SolarWinds
10 34 (12.19%) CheckPoint
11 31 (11.11%) Symantec
12 30 (10.75%) HP
13 26 (9.32%) Red Hat
14 21 (7.53%) EqualLogic
15 15 (5.38%) Google
16 13 (4.66%) Avaya
16 13 (4.66%) Juniper
16 13 (4.66%) Splunk
17 12 (4.30%) WatchGuard
18 11 (3.94%) Meraki