Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 905 799 755
Rank change year-on-year -106 -44 -55
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 279 389 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.35% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 225 310 523
UK median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,800 £30,000 £29,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +5.88%

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 26,454 28,910 35,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.19% 16.57% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21,360 23,490 29,082
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -88 254 £45,000 -10.00% 46
UK excluding London +12 151 £45,000 +9.76% 41
London -131 114 £45,000 -25.00% 12
South East -1 44 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Midlands +36 36 £40,000 +33.33% 4
East of England -7 30 £50,000 +20.48% 10
West Midlands +20 21 £42,500 +54.55% 2
North of England +9 18 £45,000 +9.76% 10
South West +18 15 £48,750 +21.88% 2
North West +5 8 £41,250 +12.24% 6
Yorkshire +7 7 £50,000 +21.95% 2
Wales +4 6 £51,250 +20.59% 1
East Midlands +7 4 £33,250 +5.56% 2
Scotland -29 4 £45,000 +47.54% 5
North East -14 3 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 225 (80.65%) VMware
2 220 (78.85%) SAN
3 197 (70.61%) Windows
4 158 (56.63%) Microsoft
5 133 (47.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 131 (46.95%) Cisco
7 128 (45.88%) Firewall
8 126 (45.16%) Windows Server
9 103 (36.92%) Citrix
10 101 (36.20%) Linux
11 100 (35.84%) Active Directory
12 99 (35.48%) Hyper-V
12 99 (35.48%) NAS
13 96 (34.41%) Fibre Channel
14 89 (31.90%) DNS
15 85 (30.47%) HP
16 69 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 68 (24.37%) MS Exchange
18 67 (24.01%) Office 365
19 64 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
20 62 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
21 60 (21.51%) SQL Server
22 59 (21.15%) TCP/IP
22 59 (21.15%) VMware ESXi
23 53 (19.00%) VPN
23 53 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2013
24 51 (18.28%) vSphere
25 50 (17.92%) Cisco Certification
26 48 (17.20%) Replication
27 47 (16.85%) Disaster Recovery

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 68 (24.37%) MS Exchange
2 53 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 41 (14.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 24 (8.60%) IIS
6 20 (7.17%) SAS
7 18 (6.45%) Apache
8 16 (5.73%) Tomcat
9 10 (3.58%) Skype for Business
10 6 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.15%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.08%) JBoss
11 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.72%) nginx
12 2 (0.72%) Zimbra
13 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.36%) Confluence
13 1 (0.36%) iPlanet
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.36%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 69 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (24.01%) Office 365
3 38 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (6.81%) PaaS
5 17 (6.09%) IaaS
6 10 (3.58%) SaaS
7 7 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.79%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.79%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle CX
9 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.36%) Akamai
10 1 (0.36%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.36%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 220 (78.85%) SAN
2 128 (45.88%) Firewall
3 99 (35.48%) NAS
4 96 (34.41%) Fibre Channel
5 89 (31.90%) DNS
6 59 (21.15%) TCP/IP
7 53 (19.00%) VPN
8 44 (15.77%) Remote Desktop
9 43 (15.41%) DHCP
10 31 (11.11%) VLAN
11 29 (10.39%) Skype
12 27 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (9.32%) MPLS
14 24 (8.60%) NetScaler
14 24 (8.60%) VoIP
15 23 (8.24%) Network Security
16 22 (7.89%) WAN
17 21 (7.53%) LAN
17 21 (7.53%) Wireless
18 19 (6.81%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.66%) MySQL
4 5 (1.79%) SAP HANA
4 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.08%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.72%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.72%) JIRA
2 2 (0.72%) JUnit
2 2 (0.72%) Maven
2 2 (0.72%) Robot Framework
2 2 (0.72%) Selenium
3 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.36%) Hudson
3 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (9.32%) Finance
2 12 (4.30%) Banking
3 11 (3.94%) Back Office
4 10 (3.58%) Games
5 9 (3.23%) Marketing
5 9 (3.23%) Online Betting
6 7 (2.51%) Law
6 7 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.15%) Retail
8 5 (1.79%) Advertising
8 5 (1.79%) Legal
9 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.08%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Billing
11 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (19.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (16.49%) Consultant
3 38 (13.62%) Administrator
4 32 (11.47%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (9.32%) Network Engineer
5 26 (9.32%) Senior Consultant
6 25 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
7 22 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (7.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 22 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
8 20 (7.17%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 18 (6.45%) Analyst
10 17 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (5.73%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (5.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (5.02%) Storage Engineer
13 13 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (4.66%) Project Engineer
13 13 (4.66%) Support Engineer
13 13 (4.66%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.94%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (3.23%) POSIX
3 7 (2.51%) Flash
3 7 (2.51%) Web Services
4 6 (2.15%) LDAP
4 6 (2.15%) Middleware
5 5 (1.79%) SAP Basis
6 3 (1.08%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.08%) LAMP
6 3 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.72%) .NET
7 2 (0.72%) WSH
8 1 (0.36%) ADSI
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) JDBC
8 1 (0.36%) JSON
8 1 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.36%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.20%) Replication
2 33 (11.83%) Clustering
3 27 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 19 (6.81%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.66%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (3.58%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.23%) CLARiiON
8 9 (3.23%) EMC VNX
9 8 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.87%) HP StoreVirtual
10 6 (2.15%) Celerra
10 6 (2.15%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.79%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.43%) Handset
12 4 (1.43%) User Experience
12 4 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.08%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 197 (70.61%) Windows
2 126 (45.16%) Windows Server
3 101 (36.20%) Linux
4 64 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (10.75%) CentOS
8 22 (7.89%) Windows 7
9 17 (6.09%) Windows 10
10 16 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (5.02%) Solaris
12 13 (4.66%) Unix
13 12 (4.30%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.79%) Android
14 5 (1.79%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.43%) VMS
15 4 (1.43%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.08%) AIX
16 3 (1.08%) HPUX
17 2 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.85%) Disaster Recovery
1 47 (16.85%) High Availability
2 45 (16.13%) ITIL
3 40 (14.34%) Presales
4 32 (11.47%) Migration
5 28 (10.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 25 (8.96%) Change Control
7 23 (8.24%) Project Management
8 21 (7.53%) Change Management
8 21 (7.53%) Load Balancing
8 21 (7.53%) Service Delivery
9 20 (7.17%) Systems Analysis
10 18 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (6.45%) CRM
11 17 (6.09%) Problem Management
12 15 (5.38%) Configuration Management
12 15 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (5.02%) Business Continuity
13 14 (5.02%) Network Management
14 11 (3.94%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.41%) PowerShell
2 42 (15.05%) SQL
3 32 (11.47%) Bash Shell
4 20 (7.17%) Java
5 14 (5.02%) Perl
6 11 (3.94%) Python
6 11 (3.94%) VBScript
7 7 (2.51%) C
8 4 (1.43%) C++
8 4 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.08%) C-shell
9 3 (1.08%) Korn
9 3 (1.08%) Ruby
10 2 (0.72%) AWK
10 2 (0.72%) C#
10 2 (0.72%) sed
11 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (17.92%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (13.98%) CCNA
2 39 (13.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 36 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (8.60%) CCNP
4 24 (8.60%) Degree
5 19 (6.81%) RHCE
6 18 (6.45%) MCSE
7 15 (5.38%) MCP
8 12 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (4.30%) MCITP
8 12 (4.30%) MCSA
9 11 (3.94%) CASP
10 8 (2.87%) CCA
11 4 (1.43%) CCAA
11 4 (1.43%) CCIE
11 4 (1.43%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.43%) VCP4
11 4 (1.43%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (2.87%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.79%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) QA
4 2 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 133 (47.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (35.84%) Active Directory
3 99 (35.48%) Hyper-V
4 59 (21.15%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (18.28%) vSphere
6 47 (16.85%) NFS
7 46 (16.49%) XenApp
8 19 (6.81%) XenDesktop
9 13 (4.66%) Terminal Services
10 12 (4.30%) Docker
10 12 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (4.30%) XenServer
11 7 (2.51%) KVM
11 7 (2.51%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (2.15%) Squid
13 5 (1.79%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.43%) DFS Replication
14 4 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (12.90%) Puppet
2 21 (7.53%) SCCM
3 19 (6.81%) Nagios
3 19 (6.81%) SCOM
4 18 (6.45%) NetBackup
5 13 (4.66%) Ansible
6 12 (4.30%) Backup Exec
7 10 (3.58%) BMC Marimba
7 10 (3.58%) Cacti
7 10 (3.58%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (3.58%) vCenter Server
8 9 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.87%) EdgeSight
9 8 (2.87%) vRealize
10 7 (2.51%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (2.51%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (2.15%) SCVMM
12 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (1.79%) Terraform
12 5 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 225 (80.65%) VMware
2 158 (56.63%) Microsoft
3 131 (46.95%) Cisco
4 103 (36.92%) Citrix
5 85 (30.47%) HP
6 44 (15.77%) NetApp
7 42 (15.05%) Veeam
8 39 (13.98%) Dell
8 39 (13.98%) Juniper
9 37 (13.26%) Red Hat
10 24 (8.60%) Brocade
10 24 (8.60%) EMC
11 23 (8.24%) Oracle
11 23 (8.24%) SolarWinds
12 21 (7.53%) Veritas
13 20 (7.17%) F5
14 19 (6.81%) EqualLogic
15 17 (6.09%) IBM
16 14 (5.02%) Riverbed
17 12 (4.30%) SonicWALL