Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 854 763 835
Rank change year-on-year -91 +72 +135
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 88 116 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.92% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 53 65 223
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £34,250 £40,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £81,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £42,750 £46,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -7.07% -3.16%

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 12,532 12,542 22,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.52% 14.85% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,030 9,981 17,178
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.53% +1.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

iSCSI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing iSCSI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing iSCSI.

Salary trend for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing iSCSI over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -57 79 £45,000 -10.00% 11
UK excluding London -63 72 £38,000 -11.11% 10
South East +19 44 £38,000 -42.64% 1
London -40 16 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Midlands -65 14 £42,500 - 2
West Midlands -47 13 £50,000 +53.85%
Scotland -40 6 £50,000 - 1
North of England -38 4 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Wales -1 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
South West -54 3 - - 4
Work from Home -199 3 £38,000 -39.20% 3
North East -11 2 £47,500 +18.01%
North West -24 2 - -
Yorkshire -34 2 - - 1
East Midlands -33 1 £34,500 -34.29% 2

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 76 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 65 (73.86%) PowerShell
3 63 (71.59%) SAN
4 62 (70.45%) Active Directory
5 61 (69.32%) MS Exchange
6 59 (67.05%) Firewall
7 57 (64.77%) Fibre Channel
8 53 (60.23%) VMware
8 53 (60.23%) Social Skills
9 51 (57.95%) VPN
10 46 (52.27%) Windows
10 46 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (50.00%) NAS
11 44 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 42 (47.73%) Windows Server
13 41 (46.59%) Azure
13 41 (46.59%) VLAN
14 37 (42.05%) LAN
15 35 (39.77%) Microsoft 365
16 34 (38.64%) Project Management
17 33 (37.50%) Terminal Server
18 32 (36.36%) WAN
19 31 (35.23%) WLAN
20 30 (34.09%) Hyper-V
21 29 (32.95%) Mentoring
22 28 (31.82%) Organisational Skills
23 23 (26.14%) Clustering
24 22 (25.00%) DNS
24 22 (25.00%) Citrix
25 21 (23.86%) DHCP

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 61 (69.32%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (14.77%) IIS
4 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.14%) Apache
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 41 (46.59%) Azure
2 35 (39.77%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (19.32%) AWS
4 6 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.68%) IaaS
6 3 (3.41%) Mimecast
6 3 (3.41%) SaaS
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.27%) PaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.14%) GCP
8 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 63 (71.59%) SAN
2 59 (67.05%) Firewall
3 57 (64.77%) Fibre Channel
4 51 (57.95%) VPN
5 44 (50.00%) NAS
6 41 (46.59%) VLAN
7 37 (42.05%) LAN
8 32 (36.36%) WAN
9 31 (35.23%) WLAN
10 22 (25.00%) DNS
11 21 (23.86%) DHCP
12 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 6 (6.82%) Internet
13 6 (6.82%) MPLS
14 5 (5.68%) VSAN
15 4 (4.55%) Network Security
15 4 (4.55%) VoIP
16 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
16 3 (3.41%) NetScaler
16 3 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) GitLab
2 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (60.23%) Social Skills
2 28 (31.82%) Organisational Skills
3 10 (11.36%) Digital Economy
4 6 (6.82%) Documentation Skills
5 5 (5.68%) Finance
6 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.41%) Advertising
7 3 (3.41%) Games
7 3 (3.41%) Legal
8 2 (2.27%) Military
9 1 (1.14%) Front Office
9 1 (1.14%) Law
9 1 (1.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (40.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 33 (37.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
5 10 (11.36%) Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Support Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Administrator
8 6 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.41%) WSH
3 2 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) libvirt
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Clustering
2 14 (15.91%) Replication
3 12 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.55%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.41%) PKI
6 3 (3.41%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.14%) CMDB
8 1 (1.14%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.14%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 46 (52.27%) Windows
2 42 (47.73%) Windows Server
3 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (18.18%) Windows Server 2019
5 15 (17.05%) Windows 10
5 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (15.91%) Linux
6 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (5.68%) Mac OS
7 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.55%) CentOS
9 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.41%) Unix
9 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.27%) VMS
11 1 (1.14%) Debian
11 1 (1.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (38.64%) Project Management
3 29 (32.95%) Mentoring
4 20 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (20.45%) ITIL
6 15 (17.05%) Line Management
7 12 (13.64%) Change Management
7 12 (13.64%) Process Improvement
7 12 (13.64%) Server Management
8 11 (12.50%) High Availability
8 11 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 8 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.95%) Decision-Making
10 7 (7.95%) Storage Management
11 5 (5.68%) Commercial Awareness
11 5 (5.68%) Content Writing
11 5 (5.68%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (5.68%) ITIL 4
11 5 (5.68%) Requirements Gathering
11 5 (5.68%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.86%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.91%) SQL
3 6 (6.82%) VBScript
4 3 (3.41%) VB
5 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.27%) Perl
5 2 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.36%) MCITP
3 8 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (7.95%) CCNA
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.68%) MCSA
5 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.41%) CCA
6 3 (3.41%) CCNP
6 3 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.41%) Degree
6 3 (3.41%) MCSE
7 2 (2.27%) CISM
7 2 (2.27%) CISSP
7 2 (2.27%) MCP
7 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.14%) NCSIE
8 1 (1.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) GDPR
2 7 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 62 (70.45%) Active Directory
2 46 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (37.50%) Terminal Server
4 30 (34.09%) Hyper-V
5 20 (22.73%) NFS
6 17 (19.32%) vSphere
7 15 (17.05%) XenDesktop
8 13 (14.77%) XenApp
9 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (11.36%) BitLocker
11 3 (3.41%) Firmware
11 3 (3.41%) Terminal Services
11 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (3.41%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (2.27%) LXC
12 2 (2.27%) pfSense
12 2 (2.27%) SRDF
12 2 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (1.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (15.91%) Backup Exec
2 7 (7.95%) SCCM
3 6 (6.82%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (5.68%) SCDPM
5 3 (3.41%) Ansible
5 3 (3.41%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.41%) SCOM
5 3 (3.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.41%) WMI
6 2 (2.27%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.27%) Puppet
6 2 (2.27%) vRealize
7 1 (1.14%) Grafana
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (1.14%) ServerView Suite
7 1 (1.14%) Terraform
7 1 (1.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 76 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 53 (60.23%) VMware
3 22 (25.00%) Citrix
4 21 (23.86%) Veeam
5 19 (21.59%) Cisco
6 16 (18.18%) HP
6 16 (18.18%) Sophos
7 12 (13.64%) EMC
8 11 (12.50%) Dell
8 11 (12.50%) NetApp
9 6 (6.82%) Avaya
9 6 (6.82%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.68%) Hitachi
11 4 (4.55%) Aruba
11 4 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (4.55%) Brocade
11 4 (4.55%) IBM
11 4 (4.55%) Synology
12 3 (3.41%) F5
12 3 (3.41%) Nimble Storage