Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 692 795 838
Rank change year-on-year +103 +43 +108
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 64 223 286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 1.17% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 49 178 259
Median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.42% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -

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 8,792 18,980 22,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.20% 15.05% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,030 15,157 18,103
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for iSCSI in the UK

iSCSI
Top 12 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 17 January 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 +112 56 £40,000 -15.79% 18
UK excluding London +121 48 £36,000 -20.00% 15
Midlands +82 20 £32,500 -38.10% 1
London +148 16 £55,000 -1.79% 5
South East +111 15 £60,000 +26.32% 5
West Midlands +73 15 £24,000 -31.43% 1
Scotland - 7 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +60 5 £32,500 -38.10%
South West +77 4 £39,750 -27.73% 2
Work from Home -53 4 £52,500 - 3
East of England +72 1 £32,500 -27.78%
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 49 (76.56%) Microsoft
2 43 (67.19%) Windows
2 43 (67.19%) VMware
3 33 (51.56%) SAN
4 32 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (46.88%) Fibre Channel
6 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
7 29 (45.31%) Office 365
8 24 (37.50%) Cisco
9 23 (35.94%) DNS
9 23 (35.94%) Citrix
9 23 (35.94%) Firewall
9 23 (35.94%) Azure
10 22 (34.38%) PowerShell
10 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (34.38%) VLAN
10 22 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (32.81%) Clustering
11 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
11 21 (32.81%) MS Exchange
11 21 (32.81%) DHCP
12 20 (31.25%) VPN
12 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (29.69%) Change Management
13 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
14 17 (26.56%) Linux
14 17 (26.56%) ITIL
14 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
15 16 (25.00%) LAN

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 21 (32.81%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) IIS
5 3 (4.69%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (45.31%) Office 365
2 23 (35.94%) Azure
3 9 (14.06%) AWS
4 6 (9.38%) Mimecast
5 4 (6.25%) IaaS
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (51.56%) SAN
2 30 (46.88%) Fibre Channel
3 23 (35.94%) DNS
3 23 (35.94%) Firewall
4 22 (34.38%) VLAN
5 21 (32.81%) DHCP
5 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
6 20 (31.25%) VPN
7 16 (25.00%) LAN
8 15 (23.44%) WAN
9 7 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (9.38%) BGP
10 6 (9.38%) Kerberos
10 6 (9.38%) MPLS
10 6 (9.38%) NetScaler
11 5 (7.81%) IPv4
11 5 (7.81%) IPv6
11 5 (7.81%) NAS
12 3 (4.69%) SNMP
12 3 (4.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.81%) Digital Economy
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Military
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Support
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Flash
1 3 (4.69%) POSIX
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
1 3 (4.69%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Clustering
2 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.19%) Replication
3 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.69%) LIMS
6 2 (3.13%) PKI
6 2 (3.13%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (67.19%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (26.56%) Linux
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.94%) Unix
7 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.25%) VMS
9 3 (4.69%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.13%) CentOS
10 2 (3.13%) HPUX
10 2 (3.13%) Solaris
10 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.56%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (29.69%) Change Management
3 17 (26.56%) ITIL
4 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (14.06%) Patch Management
4 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (14.06%) Server Management
5 8 (12.50%) High Availability
5 8 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (7.81%) Capacity Management
7 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.81%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.81%) Project Management
8 4 (6.25%) Network Performance Management
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (6.25%) Storage Management
8 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (4.69%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Perl
3 6 (9.38%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.69%) C++
5 3 (4.69%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) VBScript
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (21.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (17.19%) CCNA
5 7 (10.94%) MCSA
6 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
7 5 (7.81%) MCP
7 5 (7.81%) MCSE
7 5 (7.81%) Server+ Certification
8 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.69%) MCITP
9 2 (3.13%) CCNP
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) GDPR
2 3 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
4 14 (21.88%) NFS
5 13 (20.31%) vSphere
6 12 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (15.63%) XenApp
8 9 (14.06%) XenDesktop
9 8 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (9.38%) Firmware
11 5 (7.81%) BitLocker
12 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (4.69%) GPFS
13 3 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
14 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (3.13%) KVM
14 2 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.38%) SCCM
3 5 (7.81%) Ansible
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (4.69%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Nagios
5 3 (4.69%) SCDPM
5 3 (4.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.13%) Icinga
6 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.13%) Puppet
6 2 (3.13%) systemd
6 2 (3.13%) vRealize
7 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.56%) WMI
7 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (76.56%) Microsoft
2 43 (67.19%) VMware
3 24 (37.50%) Cisco
4 23 (35.94%) Citrix
5 13 (20.31%) Veeam
6 12 (18.75%) HP
7 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
8 8 (12.50%) Dell
9 7 (10.94%) Oracle
10 6 (9.38%) Avaya
10 6 (9.38%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (7.81%) Meraki
11 5 (7.81%) Sophos
12 4 (6.25%) CommVault
12 4 (6.25%) LogicMonitor
13 3 (4.69%) EMC
13 3 (4.69%) EqualLogic
13 3 (4.69%) IBM
13 3 (4.69%) NetApp
13 3 (4.69%) Veritas