Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 939 801 796
Rank change year-on-year -138 -5 -77
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 251 415 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.46% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 196 346 454
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +4.97%
10th Percentile £28,625 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.88% -4.71% +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 26,603 28,408 34,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.12% 15.90% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21,058 23,107 28,611
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
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 July 2018.

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 July 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 -146 213 £45,000 - 24
UK excluding London -48 147 £44,500 +9.88% 15
London -121 90 £47,500 -13.64% 10
South East -35 43 £50,000 +21.95% 3
East of England 0 28 £50,000 +8.11% 3
North of England -3 25 £38,500 -1.28% 6
Scotland -6 17 £23,000 -44.58%
South West -23 16 £43,750 +2.94% 2
North West +21 15 £44,500 +4.71% 1
Yorkshire +17 10 £38,500 +2.67% 4
Midlands -13 10 £40,000 -
West Midlands +9 9 £41,250 +3.13%
Wales +6 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +8 1 £35,000 -14.11%

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 180 (71.71%) SAN
2 170 (67.73%) VMware
3 163 (64.94%) Windows
4 148 (58.96%) Microsoft
5 111 (44.22%) Active Directory
6 107 (42.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 98 (39.04%) Cisco
8 92 (36.65%) Firewall
9 91 (36.25%) Windows Server
10 88 (35.06%) DNS
11 83 (33.07%) Citrix
11 83 (33.07%) Fibre Channel
12 80 (31.87%) Office 365
13 79 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 79 (31.47%) Linux
14 76 (30.28%) Hyper-V
14 76 (30.28%) NAS
15 71 (28.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 65 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
17 63 (25.10%) Veeam
18 60 (23.90%) VPN
19 56 (22.31%) DHCP
19 56 (22.31%) SQL Server
20 53 (21.12%) NFS
21 52 (20.72%) MS Exchange
22 49 (19.52%) TCP/IP
22 49 (19.52%) SQL
23 48 (19.12%) Replication
24 47 (18.73%) HP
24 47 (18.73%) Presales

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 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 44 (17.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (13.15%) SharePoint
4 31 (12.35%) IIS
5 23 (9.16%) Tomcat
6 22 (8.76%) Apache
7 17 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (3.59%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.99%) SAS
10 5 (1.99%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.59%) JBoss
12 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.80%) Zimbra
14 1 (0.40%) Confluence
14 1 (0.40%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 80 (31.87%) Office 365
2 79 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (7.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (5.58%) IaaS
6 13 (5.18%) PaaS
7 8 (3.19%) SaaS
8 7 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (1.99%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (1.99%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.99%) Mimecast
9 5 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.59%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 180 (71.71%) SAN
2 92 (36.65%) Firewall
3 88 (35.06%) DNS
4 83 (33.07%) Fibre Channel
5 76 (30.28%) NAS
6 60 (23.90%) VPN
7 56 (22.31%) DHCP
8 49 (19.52%) TCP/IP
9 46 (18.33%) Remote Desktop
10 44 (17.53%) WAN
11 41 (16.33%) LAN
12 34 (13.55%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (12.35%) Network Security
14 26 (10.36%) NetScaler
15 23 (9.16%) Skype
16 22 (8.76%) MPLS
17 20 (7.97%) Wireless
18 19 (7.57%) SSL
19 17 (6.77%) FCoE
19 17 (6.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.17%) MySQL
3 8 (3.19%) PowerCenter
4 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.80%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.80%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.80%) JUnit
3 2 (0.80%) Maven
3 2 (0.80%) Robot Framework
3 2 (0.80%) Selenium
4 1 (0.40%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.40%) Hudson
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (10.36%) Finance
2 17 (6.77%) Retail
3 6 (2.39%) Back Office
3 6 (2.39%) Banking
3 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.99%) Games
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.59%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (23.51%) Consultant
2 48 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (11.55%) Senior Consultant
4 22 (8.76%) Administrator
4 22 (8.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 22 (8.76%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 21 (8.37%) Technical Consultant
6 20 (7.97%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (6.77%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (6.77%) VMware Engineer
8 15 (5.98%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.58%) Analyst
10 13 (5.18%) IT Engineer
10 13 (5.18%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 12 (4.78%) IT Support
11 12 (4.78%) Storage Engineer
12 11 (4.38%) IT Manager
12 11 (4.38%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.38%) Web Services
2 10 (3.98%) Middleware
3 9 (3.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (1.99%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.99%) ADSI
5 3 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.20%) Flash
6 2 (0.80%) JSP
6 2 (0.80%) LDAP
6 2 (0.80%) POSIX
6 2 (0.80%) Servlets
7 1 (0.40%) .NET
7 1 (0.40%) HTML
7 1 (0.40%) JDBC
7 1 (0.40%) LAMP
7 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.12%) Replication
2 29 (11.55%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.17%) Clustering
4 15 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (5.58%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.38%) EMC VNX
6 11 (4.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (3.59%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.59%) HP StoreVirtual
10 4 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.59%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.80%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.80%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 163 (64.94%) Windows
2 91 (36.25%) Windows Server
3 79 (31.47%) Linux
4 71 (28.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (9.96%) Unix
6 25 (9.96%) Windows 10
7 22 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (6.77%) CentOS
10 15 (5.98%) Windows 7
11 13 (5.18%) Solaris
12 11 (4.38%) AIX
13 10 (3.98%) Android
14 9 (3.59%) Data ONTAP
14 9 (3.59%) Windows 8
15 8 (3.19%) HPUX
15 8 (3.19%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
17 3 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.73%) Presales
2 37 (14.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (13.94%) ITIL
4 25 (9.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 22 (8.76%) High Availability
6 19 (7.57%) Load Balancing
7 18 (7.17%) Project Management
7 18 (7.17%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.17%) Systems Analysis
8 17 (6.77%) Change Control
8 17 (6.77%) Migration
8 17 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (6.37%) Business Continuity
10 15 (5.98%) Change Management
11 13 (5.18%) Contingency Planning
11 13 (5.18%) Service Management
12 12 (4.78%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (4.38%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (4.38%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.52%) SQL
2 37 (14.74%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.37%) Bash Shell
4 15 (5.98%) Java
5 13 (5.18%) Python
6 10 (3.98%) Perl
7 8 (3.19%) C
7 8 (3.19%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.79%) C++
9 5 (1.99%) Ruby
10 3 (1.20%) C#
10 3 (1.20%) sed
11 2 (0.80%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.80%) Korn
11 2 (0.80%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.80%) VBScript
12 1 (0.40%) AWK
12 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.40%) Lua
12 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (7.57%) Degree
2 19 (7.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.78%) CCNA
5 11 (4.38%) MCSE
6 10 (3.98%) CCA
6 10 (3.98%) CCNP
6 10 (3.98%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (3.98%) MCSA
7 7 (2.79%) MCITP
7 7 (2.79%) RHCE
8 6 (2.39%) CCIE
9 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.20%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.80%) MCP
10 2 (0.80%) MCT
10 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.38%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.39%) SLA
3 5 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.99%) QA
4 2 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.80%) GDPR
4 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 111 (44.22%) Active Directory
2 107 (42.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (30.28%) Hyper-V
4 53 (21.12%) NFS
5 45 (17.93%) XenApp
6 41 (16.33%) vSphere
7 40 (15.94%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (9.96%) XenDesktop
9 15 (5.98%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (5.58%) Samba
11 12 (4.78%) Terminal Services
12 10 (3.98%) XenServer
13 8 (3.19%) DFS Replication
14 6 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (2.39%) Squid
14 6 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
15 5 (1.99%) Docker
16 3 (1.20%) KVM
16 3 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (9.16%) Puppet
2 21 (8.37%) SCCM
3 15 (5.98%) vCenter Server
4 12 (4.78%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (4.78%) vRealize
5 11 (4.38%) NetBackup
5 11 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.38%) SCVMM
6 10 (3.98%) Ansible
6 10 (3.98%) SCOM
7 9 (3.59%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (3.19%) AirWatch
8 8 (3.19%) Backup Exec
8 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (3.19%) Terraform
8 8 (3.19%) XenMobile
9 7 (2.79%) Nagios
10 6 (2.39%) EdgeSight
11 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 170 (67.73%) VMware
2 148 (58.96%) Microsoft
3 98 (39.04%) Cisco
4 83 (33.07%) Citrix
5 63 (25.10%) Veeam
6 47 (18.73%) HP
7 43 (17.13%) NetApp
8 36 (14.34%) Dell
9 33 (13.15%) EMC
10 31 (12.35%) Red Hat
11 24 (9.56%) SolarWinds
12 22 (8.76%) Juniper
13 20 (7.97%) CheckPoint
14 19 (7.57%) EqualLogic
15 18 (7.17%) IBM
15 18 (7.17%) Oracle
16 16 (6.37%) F5
17 12 (4.78%) Apple
17 12 (4.78%) Symantec
18 11 (4.38%) Palo Alto