Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 796 848 940
Rank change year-on-year +52 +92 -102
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 225 283 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.24% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 178 226 205
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,563 £35,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18,934 22,856 26,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.02% 15.05% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14,883 17,881 21,345
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 January 2020.

Salary histogram for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Top 13 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 22 January 2020. 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 +40 218 £47,500 -5.00% 25
UK excluding London +93 144 £45,000 - 27
London +39 72 £56,000 +1.82% 2
South East +48 64 £47,500 -5.00% 11
East of England +59 29 £45,000 -13.46% 1
Midlands +57 25 £52,500 +36.36% 3
North of England +48 17 £39,000 +11.43% 7
West Midlands - 17 £35,000 - 2
South West -1 9 £55,000 +23.60% 1
East Midlands +22 8 £52,500 +36.36% 1
North West +29 7 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Yorkshire +28 5 £46,000 +31.43%
North East +13 5 £40,000 +23.08% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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.

1 172 (76.44%) VMware
2 142 (63.11%) Windows
3 137 (60.89%) SAN
4 123 (54.67%) Active Directory
5 112 (49.78%) Azure
6 108 (48.00%) Office 365
7 107 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 100 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 100 (44.44%) Firewall
9 95 (42.22%) NAS
10 93 (41.33%) Microsoft
11 92 (40.89%) Cisco
12 81 (36.00%) DNS
13 80 (35.56%) Windows Server
14 78 (34.67%) Citrix
15 74 (32.89%) DHCP
16 71 (31.56%) TCP/IP
17 68 (30.22%) Hyper-V
18 67 (29.78%) Data Centre
19 66 (29.33%) NetApp
20 55 (24.44%) VPN
21 53 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 52 (23.11%) Fibre Channel
23 51 (22.67%) EMC
24 50 (22.22%) vSphere
25 48 (21.33%) WAN
26 46 (20.44%) MCSE
27 45 (20.00%) MS Exchange
28 43 (19.11%) Wireless
29 42 (18.67%) Windows 10

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 45 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (6.22%) IIS
4 13 (5.78%) SAS
5 9 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.22%) nginx
7 4 (1.78%) Apache
8 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.33%) JBoss
9 2 (0.89%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.89%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (49.78%) Azure
2 108 (48.00%) Office 365
3 32 (14.22%) AWS
4 18 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (6.67%) IaaS
6 12 (5.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (3.11%) OneDrive
8 6 (2.67%) G Suite
8 6 (2.67%) PaaS
9 5 (2.22%) WhatsApp
10 3 (1.33%) SaaS
11 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.89%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 137 (60.89%) SAN
2 100 (44.44%) Firewall
3 95 (42.22%) NAS
4 81 (36.00%) DNS
5 74 (32.89%) DHCP
6 71 (31.56%) TCP/IP
7 55 (24.44%) VPN
8 52 (23.11%) Fibre Channel
9 48 (21.33%) WAN
10 43 (19.11%) Wireless
11 39 (17.33%) LAN
12 36 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (15.11%) BGP
13 34 (15.11%) VLAN
14 32 (14.22%) VoIP
15 30 (13.33%) OSPF
16 27 (12.00%) MPLS
17 26 (11.56%) Cisco Nexus
18 25 (11.11%) FCoE
19 20 (8.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.67%) MySQL
5 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.33%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.89%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.78%) GitLab
4 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.89%) JIRA
6 1 (0.44%) Subversion
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (14.22%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Games
3 11 (4.89%) Legal
4 10 (4.44%) Law
5 9 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.22%) Retail
8 4 (1.78%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.89%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (42.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (16.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 28 (12.44%) Network Engineer
4 25 (11.11%) Administrator
5 22 (9.78%) IT Engineer
6 19 (8.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (8.00%) Analyst
7 18 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (7.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 16 (7.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 16 (7.11%) Server Engineer
9 15 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) Senior Server Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Citrix Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.67%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.33%) Flash
2 3 (1.33%) Middleware
2 3 (1.33%) REST
3 2 (0.89%) .NET
3 2 (0.89%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.89%) OAuth
3 2 (0.89%) SOAP
4 1 (0.44%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.44%) Spring
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (29.78%) Data Centre
2 41 (18.22%) Replication
3 37 (16.44%) Clustering
4 16 (7.11%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.78%) Private Cloud
6 12 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (4.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (3.56%) EMC VNX
10 7 (3.11%) Public Cloud
11 5 (2.22%) Blackberry
11 5 (2.22%) Fibre Optics
11 5 (2.22%) Social Network
12 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.44%) Blog
14 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 142 (63.11%) Windows
2 80 (35.56%) Windows Server
3 42 (18.67%) Windows 10
4 40 (17.78%) Linux
5 34 (15.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (9.78%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.67%) VMS
8 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.00%) Unix
10 7 (3.11%) Android
11 6 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.67%) Solaris
12 3 (1.33%) CentOS
12 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.89%) AIX
13 2 (0.89%) HPUX
13 2 (0.89%) IRIX
13 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (12.89%) Mentoring
3 26 (11.56%) Network Monitoring
4 22 (9.78%) ITIL
4 22 (9.78%) Load Balancing
5 21 (9.33%) Migration
6 20 (8.89%) Server Management
7 19 (8.44%) Change Control
8 18 (8.00%) Patch Management
9 17 (7.56%) Data Management
9 17 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (7.11%) Project Delivery
11 14 (6.22%) Network Optimisation
12 13 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (5.78%) Project Management
13 12 (5.33%) Break/Fix
13 12 (5.33%) Proactive Monitoring
13 12 (5.33%) Security Management
13 12 (5.33%) Security Patching
13 12 (5.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 41 (18.22%) PowerShell
2 30 (13.33%) SQL
3 10 (4.44%) Python
4 6 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.78%) Perl
5 4 (1.78%) VBScript
6 3 (1.33%) Ruby
7 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.89%) PHP
7 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.44%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (20.44%) MCSE
3 37 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (11.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (9.78%) CCNA
6 20 (8.89%) MCSA
7 18 (8.00%) CCNP
8 13 (5.78%) VCP5
9 8 (3.56%) MCITP
10 7 (3.11%) Degree
11 6 (2.67%) CCA
11 6 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.67%) MCP
12 5 (2.22%) Avaya Certification
12 5 (2.22%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.22%) JNCIP
12 5 (2.22%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.22%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (54.67%) Active Directory
2 107 (47.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (30.22%) Hyper-V
4 50 (22.22%) vSphere
5 39 (17.33%) XenDesktop
6 29 (12.89%) XenApp
7 20 (8.89%) NFS
8 19 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (7.56%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (4.89%) Firmware
10 11 (4.89%) VMware Server
11 9 (4.00%) Terminal Services
12 7 (3.11%) ISA Server
13 6 (2.67%) NDS
14 5 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (1.78%) DRBD
15 4 (1.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 4 (1.78%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (1.78%) Postfix
15 4 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (14.67%) SCCM
2 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (8.00%) WSUS
3 13 (5.78%) Ansible
4 11 (4.89%) NetBackup
5 10 (4.44%) WhatsUp Gold
6 9 (4.00%) Puppet
6 9 (4.00%) SCOM
7 7 (3.11%) Nagios
8 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (2.67%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.78%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.78%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.78%) Icinga
9 4 (1.78%) Pacemaker
10 3 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (1.33%) Kibana
10 3 (1.33%) Opsview
10 3 (1.33%) Salt
10 3 (1.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 172 (76.44%) VMware
2 93 (41.33%) Microsoft
3 92 (40.89%) Cisco
4 78 (34.67%) Citrix
5 66 (29.33%) NetApp
6 51 (22.67%) EMC
7 40 (17.78%) Dell
8 36 (16.00%) Veeam
9 35 (15.56%) HP
10 27 (12.00%) CheckPoint
11 24 (10.67%) Meraki
12 22 (9.78%) SolarWinds
13 20 (8.89%) Sophos
14 16 (7.11%) Juniper
15 15 (6.67%) Veritas
16 14 (6.22%) Aruba
16 14 (6.22%) Brocade
16 14 (6.22%) Nimble Storage
17 12 (5.33%) Arista
18 11 (4.89%) Emulex