Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 932 836 758
Rank change year-on-year -96 -78 -21
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 279 395 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.23% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 238 322 564
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £29,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +1.19%

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 28197 32099 36357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22815 26256 30085
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -56 265 £45,000 -10.00% 21
UK excluding London +82 161 £45,000 +4.05% 17
London -128 118 £46,000 -16.36% 5
South East +67 50 £45,000 -28.00% 6
East of England -3 32 £50,000 - 1
North of England +24 26 £42,500 - 7
Midlands +51 25 £40,000 +36.75%
South West +28 16 £44,000 +17.33% 2
Yorkshire +32 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +22 12 £35,000 +19.66%
Wales +23 10 £45,000 +5.88%
North West -20 9 £46,000 +15.00% 5
Scotland -10 3 £23,000 -23.33% 1
East Midlands - 2 £47,000 -
North East - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 238 (85.30%) VMware
2 215 (77.06%) Windows
3 204 (73.12%) SAN
4 164 (58.78%) Microsoft
5 159 (56.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 144 (51.61%) Cisco
7 142 (50.90%) Active Directory
8 140 (50.18%) Firewall
9 136 (48.75%) Windows Server
10 117 (41.94%) HP
10 117 (41.94%) Linux
11 97 (34.77%) Citrix
12 96 (34.41%) DNS
12 96 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 94 (33.69%) NAS
14 91 (32.62%) MS Exchange
15 88 (31.54%) Hyper-V
16 86 (30.82%) Fibre Channel
16 86 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 74 (26.52%) DHCP
17 74 (26.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 73 (26.16%) VPN
19 72 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 68 (24.37%) VMware ESXi
20 68 (24.37%) vSphere
21 66 (23.66%) NFS
21 66 (23.66%) SQL
22 65 (23.30%) Replication
23 64 (22.94%) TCP/IP
24 63 (22.58%) VLAN

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 91 (32.62%) MS Exchange
2 60 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (13.26%) SharePoint
5 30 (10.75%) IIS
6 29 (10.39%) Apache
7 19 (6.81%) Tomcat
8 16 (5.73%) Skype for Business
9 9 (3.23%) SAS
9 9 (3.23%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.43%) nginx
11 4 (1.43%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.08%) JBoss
13 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.72%) iPlanet
13 2 (0.72%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.72%) Relativity
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (21.51%) Office 365
2 49 (17.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.94%) IaaS
5 8 (2.87%) PaaS
6 5 (1.79%) Oracle CX
6 5 (1.79%) SaaS
7 3 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.72%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.36%) Akamai
9 1 (0.36%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.36%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 204 (73.12%) SAN
2 140 (50.18%) Firewall
3 96 (34.41%) DNS
4 94 (33.69%) NAS
5 86 (30.82%) Fibre Channel
6 74 (26.52%) DHCP
7 73 (26.16%) VPN
8 64 (22.94%) TCP/IP
9 63 (22.58%) VLAN
10 48 (17.20%) VoIP
11 46 (16.49%) LAN
12 44 (15.77%) WAN
13 24 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (8.24%) Wireless
15 20 (7.17%) Network Security
16 19 (6.81%) SSH
17 18 (6.45%) FCoE
17 18 (6.45%) Internet
18 15 (5.38%) Skype
19 14 (5.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.09%) MySQL
4 7 (2.51%) MariaDB
5 6 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.79%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 38 (13.62%) Finance
2 16 (5.73%) Banking
3 11 (3.94%) Back Office
4 10 (3.58%) Law
5 9 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.87%) Advertising
7 5 (1.79%) Legal
7 5 (1.79%) Marketing
8 4 (1.43%) Games
9 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.08%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.72%) Electronics
10 2 (0.72%) Retail
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (26.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (12.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 34 (12.19%) Network Engineer
3 33 (11.83%) Administrator
4 32 (11.47%) Analyst
5 30 (10.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 30 (10.75%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (8.60%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (8.24%) Support Engineer
7 23 (8.24%) VMware Engineer
8 22 (7.89%) Project Engineer
9 20 (7.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (6.81%) Consultant
11 17 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
12 15 (5.38%) Infrastructure Support
13 14 (5.02%) Storage Engineer
14 13 (4.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 13 (4.66%) Wintel Engineer
15 12 (4.30%) IT Engineer
15 12 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.73%) LAMP
2 8 (2.87%) Web Services
3 7 (2.51%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (2.51%) POSIX
4 5 (1.79%) SAP Basis
5 4 (1.43%) Flash
5 4 (1.43%) Middleware
6 3 (1.08%) .NET
6 3 (1.08%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.08%) HTML
6 3 (1.08%) JSON
6 3 (1.08%) WSH
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Axis
7 2 (0.72%) J2EE
7 2 (0.72%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.36%) ADSI
8 1 (0.36%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.36%) PHP-FPM
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.30%) Replication
2 35 (12.54%) Clustering
3 30 (10.75%) Data Centre
4 29 (10.39%) Public Cloud
5 24 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.30%) EMC VNX
7 11 (3.94%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.94%) Handset
7 11 (3.94%) User Experience
8 9 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.51%) CLARiiON
10 7 (2.51%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.51%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (2.15%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.43%) EMC VNXe
13 4 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 215 (77.06%) Windows
2 136 (48.75%) Windows Server
3 117 (41.94%) Linux
4 96 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (13.26%) Windows 7
7 34 (12.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (10.39%) CentOS
10 19 (6.81%) Unix
11 12 (4.30%) Ubuntu
11 12 (4.30%) Windows 10
12 10 (3.58%) Solaris
12 10 (3.58%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.15%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.79%) Debian
15 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.08%) Android
16 3 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.79%) ITIL
2 54 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (15.41%) Migration
4 34 (12.19%) High Availability
5 32 (11.47%) Project Management
6 29 (10.39%) Presales
7 26 (9.32%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (8.96%) CRM
9 23 (8.24%) Change Management
10 22 (7.89%) Problem Management
11 21 (7.53%) Load Balancing
12 19 (6.81%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (6.09%) Technical Architecture
14 16 (5.73%) ITIL V3
14 16 (5.73%) Patch Management
14 16 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (5.38%) Data Protection
15 15 (5.38%) Network Management
16 14 (5.02%) Configuration Management
16 14 (5.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 66 (23.66%) SQL
2 52 (18.64%) PowerShell
3 38 (13.62%) Bash Shell
4 25 (8.96%) Perl
5 23 (8.24%) VBScript
6 21 (7.53%) Java
7 14 (5.02%) C
7 14 (5.02%) Python
8 10 (3.58%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.15%) AWK
9 6 (2.15%) sed
10 4 (1.43%) C-shell
10 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.43%) Korn
11 3 (1.08%) C#
11 3 (1.08%) PHP
12 2 (0.72%) Ruby
13 1 (0.36%) F#
13 1 (0.36%) Haskell
13 1 (0.36%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 74 (26.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 72 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (21.86%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (18.64%) CCNA
5 37 (13.26%) MCSE
6 29 (10.39%) MCSA
7 27 (9.68%) CCNP
8 25 (8.96%) MCP
9 23 (8.24%) Citrix Certification
10 20 (7.17%) MCITP
11 16 (5.73%) Degree
12 15 (5.38%) CCAA
13 12 (4.30%) RHCE
14 11 (3.94%) CASP
15 10 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (3.23%) MCTS
17 7 (2.51%) CISSP
18 6 (2.15%) CCA
18 6 (2.15%) Security Cleared
19 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.02%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 8 (2.87%) SLA
System Software
1 159 (56.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 142 (50.90%) Active Directory
3 88 (31.54%) Hyper-V
4 68 (24.37%) VMware ESXi
4 68 (24.37%) vSphere
5 66 (23.66%) NFS
6 28 (10.04%) XenApp
7 26 (9.32%) Terminal Services
8 23 (8.24%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (5.02%) XenDesktop
10 13 (4.66%) Docker
10 13 (4.66%) XenServer
11 11 (3.94%) KVM
12 8 (2.87%) Samba
13 7 (2.51%) vCloud
14 5 (1.79%) GPFS
14 5 (1.79%) Snort
14 5 (1.79%) VMware Server
15 3 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (1.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (10.04%) Backup Exec
2 27 (9.68%) SCCM
3 26 (9.32%) Puppet
4 23 (8.24%) Nagios
5 20 (7.17%) vMotion
6 17 (6.09%) SCOM
7 15 (5.38%) Ansible
7 15 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (5.02%) NetBackup
9 13 (4.66%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (4.30%) SolarWinds Orion
11 11 (3.94%) NetVault Backup
12 10 (3.58%) vCenter Server
13 9 (3.23%) Icinga
14 8 (2.87%) Cacti
14 8 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (2.87%) vRealize
14 8 (2.87%) WSUS
15 6 (2.15%) SELinux
15 6 (2.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 238 (85.30%) VMware
2 164 (58.78%) Microsoft
3 144 (51.61%) Cisco
4 117 (41.94%) HP
5 97 (34.77%) Citrix
6 62 (22.22%) NetApp
7 56 (20.07%) Dell
8 49 (17.56%) Juniper
9 47 (16.85%) Veeam
10 34 (12.19%) SonicWALL
11 31 (11.11%) Red Hat
12 27 (9.68%) EMC
13 25 (8.96%) Oracle
14 24 (8.60%) Symantec
15 23 (8.24%) EqualLogic
16 22 (7.89%) Google
17 17 (6.09%) IBM
17 17 (6.09%) SolarWinds
18 16 (5.73%) Brocade
18 16 (5.73%) F5