Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 838 737
Rank change year-on-year 0 -101 +62
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 331 406 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.25% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 279 349 587
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,700 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -3.32%

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 27854 32539 37401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.88% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22568 26875 30779
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 -26 312 £45,000 -10.00% 19
UK excluding London +106 168 £42,500 -3.41% 12
London -85 163 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South East +80 52 £42,500 -32.00% 1
East of England +7 32 £50,000 - 3
North of England +25 31 £40,000 -11.11% 5
South West +27 21 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Yorkshire +28 16 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Wales +20 14 £45,000 +13.21%
Midlands +45 13 £40,000 - 2
North West -6 11 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands +15 9 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Scotland - 5 £23,000 -
North East - 4 £40,325 - 2
East Midlands +37 2 £57,500 +74.24% 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing iSCSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for iSCSI.

1 283 (85.50%) VMware
2 252 (76.13%) Windows
3 243 (73.41%) SAN
4 201 (60.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 188 (56.80%) Microsoft
6 176 (53.17%) Active Directory
7 158 (47.73%) Windows Server
8 147 (44.41%) Linux
9 144 (43.50%) Cisco
10 142 (42.90%) Firewall
11 135 (40.79%) HP
12 124 (37.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 115 (34.74%) Citrix
13 115 (34.74%) DNS
14 105 (31.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 102 (30.82%) MS Exchange
16 97 (29.31%) Hyper-V
17 94 (28.40%) DHCP
18 93 (28.10%) NAS
18 93 (28.10%) vSphere
19 91 (27.49%) VPN
19 91 (27.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 89 (26.89%) Dell
21 87 (26.28%) Fibre Channel
22 83 (25.08%) SQL
23 77 (23.26%) ITIL
23 77 (23.26%) NetApp
24 74 (22.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 69 (20.85%) VLAN
25 69 (20.85%) VMware ESXi

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
1 102 (30.82%) MS Exchange
2 68 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (15.71%) Apache
5 47 (14.20%) SharePoint
6 40 (12.08%) IIS
7 29 (8.76%) Tomcat
8 22 (6.65%) Skype for Business
9 18 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (4.53%) SAS
11 9 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (2.42%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.91%) nginx
13 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.60%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.60%) iPlanet
14 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) Abaqus
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.60%) Relativity
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (20.54%) Office 365
2 60 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.11%) IaaS
5 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.21%) PaaS
7 3 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.91%) SaaS
8 2 (0.60%) G Suite
8 2 (0.60%) Joyent
8 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 243 (73.41%) SAN
2 142 (42.90%) Firewall
3 115 (34.74%) DNS
4 94 (28.40%) DHCP
5 93 (28.10%) NAS
6 91 (27.49%) VPN
7 87 (26.28%) Fibre Channel
8 69 (20.85%) VLAN
9 63 (19.03%) VoIP
10 62 (18.73%) WAN
11 60 (18.13%) LAN
11 60 (18.13%) TCP/IP
12 33 (9.97%) SNMP
13 32 (9.67%) Network Security
14 22 (6.65%) LDAP
14 22 (6.65%) Wireless
15 20 (6.04%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (5.74%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (5.74%) FCoE
17 17 (5.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.18%) MySQL
3 20 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.83%) MariaDB
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.60%) JIRA
3 2 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 37 (11.18%) Finance
2 14 (4.23%) Law
3 10 (3.02%) Banking
3 10 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.72%) Games
5 6 (1.81%) Advertising
5 6 (1.81%) Back Office
5 6 (1.81%) Legal
5 6 (1.81%) Marketing
6 2 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Automotive
7 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (27.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (14.50%) Administrator
3 44 (13.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 37 (11.18%) Support Engineer
5 36 (10.88%) Network Engineer
6 35 (10.57%) Analyst
7 34 (10.27%) Systems Administrator
8 33 (9.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 30 (9.06%) VMware Engineer
10 29 (8.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
12 25 (7.55%) Consultant
13 23 (6.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 23 (6.95%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (6.65%) Storage Engineer
15 21 (6.34%) Project Engineer
15 21 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
16 20 (6.04%) Linux Engineer
17 19 (5.74%) Architect
18 17 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.25%) LAMP
2 15 (4.53%) Web Services
3 10 (3.02%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (1.21%) Flash
5 3 (0.91%) .NET
5 3 (0.91%) HTML
5 3 (0.91%) JSON
5 3 (0.91%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Axis
6 2 (0.60%) J2EE
7 1 (0.30%) ADSI
7 1 (0.30%) CSS
7 1 (0.30%) Middleware
7 1 (0.30%) POSIX
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.30%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.24%) Replication
2 60 (18.13%) Data Centre
3 48 (14.50%) Clustering
4 30 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (7.85%) Public Cloud
6 15 (4.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (3.32%) Handset
7 11 (3.32%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.02%) Client/Server
8 10 (3.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (2.72%) CMDB
9 9 (2.72%) User Experience
10 8 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.42%) EMC VNX
11 7 (2.11%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.81%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.21%) EMC VNXe
13 4 (1.21%) HP Storage
14 3 (0.91%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 252 (76.13%) Windows
2 158 (47.73%) Windows Server
3 147 (44.41%) Linux
4 124 (37.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (31.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (17.22%) CentOS
7 43 (12.99%) Windows 7
8 39 (11.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (9.37%) Unix
11 18 (5.44%) Ubuntu
11 18 (5.44%) Windows 8
12 17 (5.14%) Windows 10
13 13 (3.93%) Solaris
14 11 (3.32%) Apple iOS
14 11 (3.32%) Windows XP
15 7 (2.11%) Debian
16 6 (1.81%) Windows Vista
17 5 (1.51%) Android
18 4 (1.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.26%) ITIL
2 51 (15.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 45 (13.60%) Migration
4 40 (12.08%) Change Management
5 35 (10.57%) Kalman Filter
6 33 (9.97%) Load Balancing
7 32 (9.67%) DevOps
8 31 (9.37%) Presales
9 24 (7.25%) High Availability
10 23 (6.95%) Problem Management
10 23 (6.95%) Project Management
11 21 (6.34%) CRM
12 18 (5.44%) Configuration Management
13 17 (5.14%) ITIL V3
13 17 (5.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (4.83%) Patch Management
14 16 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (4.83%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (4.53%) Web Filtering
16 14 (4.23%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.08%) SQL
2 63 (19.03%) PowerShell
3 41 (12.39%) Bash Shell
4 25 (7.55%) Java
5 24 (7.25%) Perl
6 20 (6.04%) VBScript
7 15 (4.53%) C
8 14 (4.23%) Python
8 14 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.02%) Korn
10 7 (2.11%) AWK
10 7 (2.11%) sed
11 4 (1.21%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.91%) C#
13 2 (0.60%) C-shell
13 2 (0.60%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.60%) PHP
13 2 (0.60%) VB
14 1 (0.30%) Haskell
14 1 (0.30%) ML
Qualifications
1 91 (27.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (22.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 61 (18.43%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (16.92%) MCSE
5 45 (13.60%) CCNA
6 38 (11.48%) MCSA
7 29 (8.76%) CCNP
8 24 (7.25%) Citrix Certification
9 23 (6.95%) MCP
10 20 (6.04%) MCITP
11 14 (4.23%) CCAA
12 13 (3.93%) Degree
13 12 (3.63%) RHCE
14 8 (2.42%) CCA
14 8 (2.42%) MCTS
14 8 (2.42%) VCP5
15 7 (2.11%) CISSP
16 5 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.51%) Security Cleared
17 4 (1.21%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.32%) SLA
2 10 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 8 (2.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 201 (60.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 176 (53.17%) Active Directory
3 97 (29.31%) Hyper-V
4 93 (28.10%) vSphere
5 69 (20.85%) NFS
5 69 (20.85%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (14.50%) XenApp
7 43 (12.99%) XenServer
8 29 (8.76%) Terminal Services
9 26 (7.85%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (6.95%) KVM
11 21 (6.34%) XenDesktop
12 11 (3.32%) vCloud
13 10 (3.02%) Docker
14 9 (2.72%) Samba
14 9 (2.72%) Snort
15 5 (1.51%) GPFS
15 5 (1.51%) pfSense
16 4 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (11.48%) SCCM
2 37 (11.18%) Backup Exec
3 36 (10.88%) Nagios
4 34 (10.27%) SCOM
5 31 (9.37%) Puppet
6 25 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (6.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 21 (6.34%) vMotion
9 20 (6.04%) Microsoft Clustering
10 18 (5.44%) WSUS
11 17 (5.14%) Ansible
12 16 (4.83%) Failover Clustering
12 16 (4.83%) SELinux
13 15 (4.53%) Icinga
14 13 (3.93%) Norton AntiVirus
15 11 (3.32%) NetVault Backup
15 11 (3.32%) SCVMM
16 10 (3.02%) PowerCLI
16 10 (3.02%) SmoothWall
16 10 (3.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 283 (85.50%) VMware
2 188 (56.80%) Microsoft
3 144 (43.50%) Cisco
4 135 (40.79%) HP
5 115 (34.74%) Citrix
6 89 (26.89%) Dell
7 77 (23.26%) NetApp
8 46 (13.90%) Veeam
9 42 (12.69%) Red Hat
10 38 (11.48%) Juniper
11 37 (11.18%) SonicWALL
12 33 (9.97%) EqualLogic
12 33 (9.97%) Symantec
13 24 (7.25%) EMC
14 21 (6.34%) Google
14 21 (6.34%) Oracle
15 19 (5.74%) SolarWinds
16 18 (5.44%) Sophos
17 17 (5.14%) IBM
18 13 (3.93%) Apple