Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 826 938 847
Rank change year-on-year +112 -91 -76
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 284 236 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.90% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 229 196 281
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £32,600 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,375 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 22,789 26,235 29,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.08% 15.22% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17,842 21,295 23,841
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +104 269 £50,000 +11.11% 56
UK excluding London +76 159 £45,000 - 35
London +51 114 £55,000 +22.22% 22
South East +48 55 £50,000 +5.26% 14
North of England +55 39 £35,000 -32.37% 6
East of England +37 34 £52,000 +4.00% 6
North West +44 22 £43,500 -7.94% 3
South West +10 18 £44,500 -11.88% 6
Yorkshire +39 16 £35,000 -36.36% 3
East Midlands +12 8 £38,500 +13.24% 1
Midlands +11 8 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Scotland +3 3 £29,798 -33.78%
Wales -2 2 £37,250 -17.22% 1
North East +2 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 195 (68.66%) Windows
2 185 (65.14%) VMware
3 182 (64.08%) SAN
4 154 (54.23%) Windows Server
5 149 (52.46%) Active Directory
6 144 (50.70%) Microsoft
7 138 (48.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 128 (45.07%) Cisco
9 125 (44.01%) Hyper-V
10 109 (38.38%) Firewall
11 105 (36.97%) DNS
12 99 (34.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 88 (30.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 84 (29.58%) PowerShell
15 82 (28.87%) Data Centre
15 82 (28.87%) Linux
16 81 (28.52%) Office 365
17 77 (27.11%) Citrix
18 75 (26.41%) NetApp
18 75 (26.41%) WAN
18 75 (26.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 74 (26.06%) ITIL
20 73 (25.70%) LAN
21 68 (23.94%) DHCP
21 68 (23.94%) VPN
21 68 (23.94%) Fibre Channel
22 66 (23.24%) NAS
23 64 (22.54%) TCP/IP
23 64 (22.54%) EMC
24 61 (21.48%) NFS

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 52 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 45 (15.85%) Apache
3 32 (11.27%) IIS
4 26 (9.15%) Tomcat
5 25 (8.80%) SharePoint
6 15 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.52%) Skype for Business
9 8 (2.82%) JBoss
10 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.70%) SAS
12 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 99 (34.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (28.52%) Office 365
3 59 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (12.68%) SaaS
5 14 (4.93%) IaaS
6 11 (3.87%) Amazon S3
6 11 (3.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (3.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.46%) G Suite
9 7 (2.46%) Mimecast
10 5 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.76%) Amazon Glacier
11 4 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.70%) PaaS
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 182 (64.08%) SAN
2 109 (38.38%) Firewall
3 105 (36.97%) DNS
4 75 (26.41%) WAN
5 73 (25.70%) LAN
6 68 (23.94%) DHCP
6 68 (23.94%) Fibre Channel
6 68 (23.94%) VPN
7 66 (23.24%) NAS
8 64 (22.54%) TCP/IP
9 53 (18.66%) Cisco ASA
10 46 (16.20%) VoIP
11 44 (15.49%) FCoE
12 41 (14.44%) Wireless
13 40 (14.08%) VLAN
14 34 (11.97%) BGP
15 30 (10.56%) OSPF
16 27 (9.51%) Multicast
17 26 (9.15%) IPsec
18 25 (8.80%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.10%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (4.58%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) MySQL
6 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.35%) HBase
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (14.08%) Finance
2 17 (5.99%) Retail
3 10 (3.52%) Banking
4 8 (2.82%) Advertising
4 8 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.46%) Billing
6 3 (1.06%) Law
6 3 (1.06%) Local Government
6 3 (1.06%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (25.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (17.25%) Consultant
3 30 (10.56%) Administrator
3 30 (10.56%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (9.15%) Server Engineer
5 24 (8.45%) Cloud Consultant
6 22 (7.75%) Network Engineer
7 21 (7.39%) Analyst
7 21 (7.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 19 (6.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 17 (5.99%) Senior Consultant
10 16 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (5.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.28%) Architect
12 14 (4.93%) Microsoft Engineer
12 14 (4.93%) Senior Server Engineer
13 13 (4.58%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 13 (4.58%) Infrastructure Support
13 13 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (4.23%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.52%) Middleware
1 10 (3.52%) Web Services
2 2 (0.70%) .NET
2 2 (0.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.70%) JSP
2 2 (0.70%) LAMP
2 2 (0.70%) Servlets
2 2 (0.70%) WSH
3 1 (0.35%) HTML
3 1 (0.35%) LDAP
3 1 (0.35%) XML
3 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (28.87%) Data Centre
2 31 (10.92%) Clustering
3 21 (7.39%) EMC VNX
3 21 (7.39%) Replication
4 18 (6.34%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 6 (2.11%) HP Storage
9 5 (1.76%) Derivative
9 5 (1.76%) PKI
10 4 (1.41%) EPoS
10 4 (1.41%) IVR
11 3 (1.06%) BBC
11 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 195 (68.66%) Windows
2 154 (54.23%) Windows Server
3 82 (28.87%) Linux
4 75 (26.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (9.15%) Windows 10
8 24 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (6.69%) Unix
10 17 (5.99%) CentOS
11 16 (5.63%) Windows 7
12 12 (4.23%) Solaris
13 8 (2.82%) VMS
14 7 (2.46%) Windows 2000
14 7 (2.46%) Windows NT
14 7 (2.46%) Windows XP
15 6 (2.11%) Windows 8
16 5 (1.76%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (1.41%) AIX
18 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (30.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 74 (26.06%) ITIL
3 45 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (14.44%) Configuration Management
5 35 (12.32%) Business Continuity
5 35 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (10.56%) Network Virtualisation
6 30 (10.56%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (10.56%) Technical Architecture
7 29 (10.21%) Presales
8 28 (9.86%) Load Balancing
8 28 (9.86%) Mentoring
9 27 (9.51%) Network Monitoring
10 25 (8.80%) Change Control
11 23 (8.10%) Migration
12 21 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (7.39%) Customer Requirements
13 19 (6.69%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (5.99%) Service Delivery
15 16 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.58%) PowerShell
2 49 (17.25%) SQL
3 15 (5.28%) Bash Shell
3 15 (5.28%) Python
4 14 (4.93%) VB
4 14 (4.93%) VBScript
5 13 (4.58%) Java
5 13 (4.58%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.87%) Perl
7 6 (2.11%) Ruby
8 3 (1.06%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.06%) Korn
9 2 (0.70%) C#
10 1 (0.35%) AWK
10 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.35%) sed
Qualifications
1 44 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (11.62%) CCNP
3 31 (10.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (8.10%) Degree
6 20 (7.04%) CCNA
6 20 (7.04%) MCSE
7 13 (4.58%) MCSA
8 10 (3.52%) MCITP
9 9 (3.17%) MCP
10 8 (2.82%) VCP6
11 7 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (2.46%) RHCE
11 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.46%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.76%) CCA
13 4 (1.41%) RHCSA
14 3 (1.06%) MCT
15 2 (0.70%) CEH
15 2 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 17 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.58%) GDPR
3 13 (4.58%) HIPAA
3 13 (4.58%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.82%) SLA
5 2 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 149 (52.46%) Active Directory
2 138 (48.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (44.01%) Hyper-V
4 61 (21.48%) NFS
5 49 (17.25%) vSphere
6 32 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (8.10%) XenDesktop
8 16 (5.63%) XenApp
9 15 (5.28%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (4.58%) DFS Replication
11 12 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (3.87%) KVM
12 11 (3.87%) vCloud
13 9 (3.17%) Samba
14 7 (2.46%) SRDF
14 7 (2.46%) Terminal Services
14 7 (2.46%) Xen
15 6 (2.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 5 (1.76%) VMFS
16 5 (1.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (16.55%) Puppet
2 44 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (13.73%) Ansible
4 37 (13.03%) SCOM
5 36 (12.68%) Nagios
6 33 (11.62%) SCCM
7 28 (9.86%) vCenter Server
8 18 (6.34%) Backup Exec
9 14 (4.93%) NetBackup
9 14 (4.93%) SCVMM
10 12 (4.23%) FortiGate
11 11 (3.87%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (3.87%) vRealize
11 11 (3.87%) WMI
12 10 (3.52%) vMotion
13 9 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (3.17%) WSUS
14 5 (1.76%) EdgeSight
15 4 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 185 (65.14%) VMware
2 144 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 128 (45.07%) Cisco
4 77 (27.11%) Citrix
5 75 (26.41%) NetApp
6 64 (22.54%) EMC
7 61 (21.48%) Veeam
8 59 (20.77%) Dell
9 49 (17.25%) HP
10 38 (13.38%) SolarWinds
11 37 (13.03%) CheckPoint
12 35 (12.32%) EqualLogic
13 26 (9.15%) Red Hat
14 25 (8.80%) Splunk
14 25 (8.80%) Symantec
15 14 (4.93%) Avaya
16 12 (4.23%) Google
16 12 (4.23%) Juniper
16 12 (4.23%) Oracle
17 11 (3.87%) IBM