Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

iSCSI
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 819 969 860
Rank change year-on-year +150 -109 -7
Permanent jobs citing iSCSI 277 212 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.83% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 227 170 298
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,348 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.49% +3.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,875 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.49% +4.71% -

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 22,221 25,638 28,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.67% 15.06% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16,668 20,274 22,870
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +174 262 £47,500 -4.04% 31
UK excluding London +104 197 £46,500 +4.49% 23
London +93 71 £56,000 +8.74% 10
North of England +40 52 £40,250 +4.55% 4
South East +48 51 £46,500 -15.45% 9
East of England +105 47 £60,000 +9.09% 4
North West +49 26 £52,500 +17.98% 4
Midlands +67 25 £33,000 -9.59% 1
West Midlands +44 24 £31,000 -15.07% 1
Yorkshire -2 24 £35,000 -9.09%
South West -5 16 £46,000 +19.48% 4
Scotland -3 6 - -
North East - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands +28 1 £45,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 206 (74.37%) VMware
2 164 (59.21%) SAN
3 160 (57.76%) Active Directory
4 140 (50.54%) Windows
5 138 (49.82%) Cisco
6 135 (48.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 127 (45.85%) Office 365
8 125 (45.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 120 (43.32%) Microsoft
10 117 (42.24%) Hyper-V
10 117 (42.24%) Windows Server
11 116 (41.88%) Firewall
12 106 (38.27%) DNS
13 105 (37.91%) Fibre Channel
14 100 (36.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 98 (35.38%) DHCP
16 95 (34.30%) Citrix
17 84 (30.32%) Cisco Certification
18 83 (29.96%) NAS
19 80 (28.88%) NetApp
20 76 (27.44%) WAN
21 72 (25.99%) LAN
22 70 (25.27%) ITIL
22 70 (25.27%) Data Centre
23 68 (24.55%) HP
24 66 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
25 65 (23.47%) Veeam
25 65 (23.47%) VLAN
26 62 (22.38%) vSphere
27 61 (22.02%) PowerShell

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 60 (21.66%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (8.30%) SAS
4 18 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.97%) IIS
6 10 (3.61%) Apache
7 9 (3.25%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 135 (48.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (45.85%) Office 365
3 50 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (12.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.44%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.44%) IaaS
5 4 (1.44%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.44%) SaaS
6 2 (0.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 164 (59.21%) SAN
2 116 (41.88%) Firewall
3 106 (38.27%) DNS
4 105 (37.91%) Fibre Channel
5 98 (35.38%) DHCP
6 83 (29.96%) NAS
7 76 (27.44%) WAN
8 72 (25.99%) LAN
9 65 (23.47%) VLAN
10 54 (19.49%) VPN
11 53 (19.13%) TCP/IP
11 53 (19.13%) VoIP
12 50 (18.05%) FCoE
13 43 (15.52%) BGP
14 41 (14.80%) Wireless
15 36 (13.00%) OSPF
16 35 (12.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 30 (10.83%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (10.47%) IPsec
18 29 (10.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.81%) MySQL
4 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (5.05%) Retail
2 10 (3.61%) Finance
3 6 (2.17%) Law
3 6 (2.17%) Legal
4 5 (1.81%) German Language
5 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.08%) Advertising
6 3 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.36%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (26.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (12.27%) Consultant
3 32 (11.55%) Network Engineer
4 31 (11.19%) Analyst
5 30 (10.83%) Administrator
5 30 (10.83%) Systems Administrator
6 27 (9.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (9.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 24 (8.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (8.30%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (7.58%) Senior Server Engineer
10 21 (7.58%) Server Engineer
11 19 (6.86%) Architect
11 19 (6.86%) IT Analyst
11 19 (6.86%) IT Engineer
12 18 (6.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 18 (6.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 15 (5.42%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 14 (5.05%) Support Engineer
14 14 (5.05%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.78%) Web Services
2 12 (4.33%) Flash
3 9 (3.25%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.81%) Spring
5 4 (1.44%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 70 (25.27%) Data Centre
2 49 (17.69%) Replication
3 44 (15.88%) Clustering
4 29 (10.47%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (6.86%) Public Cloud
6 15 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (5.05%) PKI
8 12 (4.33%) FlexPod
9 8 (2.89%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.89%) User Experience
10 7 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (2.53%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.81%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.72%) HP Storage
13 2 (0.72%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Licensing
13 2 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 140 (50.54%) Windows
2 117 (42.24%) Windows Server
3 66 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (17.33%) Linux
5 41 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (7.94%) Windows 10
7 17 (6.14%) Unix
8 13 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.33%) Data ONTAP
10 11 (3.97%) Solaris
11 10 (3.61%) CentOS
12 7 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.81%) AIX
13 5 (1.81%) HPUX
13 5 (1.81%) IRIX
13 5 (1.81%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.44%) Android
14 4 (1.44%) VMS
14 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 70 (25.27%) ITIL
3 42 (15.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (14.44%) Mentoring
5 34 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (11.55%) Migration
7 30 (10.83%) Change Management
7 30 (10.83%) Presales
8 24 (8.66%) ITIL V3
9 23 (8.30%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (8.30%) PRINCE2
10 22 (7.94%) Load Balancing
11 19 (6.86%) Problem Management
11 19 (6.86%) Project Management
12 18 (6.50%) Change Control
13 17 (6.14%) High Availability
13 17 (6.14%) Storage Management
14 16 (5.78%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.69%) Network Optimisation
16 11 (3.97%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.02%) PowerShell
2 29 (10.47%) SQL
3 15 (5.42%) C
3 15 (5.42%) VBScript
4 8 (2.89%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.53%) Python
6 5 (1.81%) Perl
6 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.08%) PHP
7 3 (1.08%) Ruby
8 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.36%) Java
9 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (30.32%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (21.66%) CCNA
3 55 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (15.52%) MCSE
5 40 (14.44%) CCNP
6 37 (13.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (9.39%) MCSA
8 17 (6.14%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (4.69%) CCAA
10 11 (3.97%) Degree
11 10 (3.61%) MCP
11 10 (3.61%) VCP5
12 8 (2.89%) MCTS
12 8 (2.89%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.89%) Security Cleared
13 7 (2.53%) MCITP
14 4 (1.44%) NCDA
14 4 (1.44%) NCIE
14 4 (1.44%) RHCE
14 4 (1.44%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.30%) SLA
2 19 (6.86%) PMO
3 11 (3.97%) GDPR
4 10 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.89%) ISO 22301
5 8 (2.89%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.72%) GAMP
7 2 (0.72%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.72%) NIST
7 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.72%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 160 (57.76%) Active Directory
2 125 (45.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (42.24%) Hyper-V
4 62 (22.38%) vSphere
5 43 (15.52%) NFS
6 32 (11.55%) XenApp
7 31 (11.19%) XenDesktop
8 19 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (5.05%) VMware NSX
10 12 (4.33%) DFS Replication
11 9 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (2.17%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.81%) vCloud
14 5 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (1.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 2 (0.72%) KVM
16 2 (0.72%) Samba
17 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.36%) NDS
Systems Management
1 20 (7.22%) Puppet
2 19 (6.86%) WSUS
3 13 (4.69%) vCenter Server
4 12 (4.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (3.97%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.97%) SCCM
6 10 (3.61%) Ansible
7 7 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (2.53%) Nagios
7 7 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.17%) vRealize
9 4 (1.44%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.44%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.44%) vMotion
10 3 (1.08%) Icinga
10 3 (1.08%) Opsview
10 3 (1.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 206 (74.37%) VMware
2 138 (49.82%) Cisco
3 120 (43.32%) Microsoft
4 95 (34.30%) Citrix
5 80 (28.88%) NetApp
6 68 (24.55%) HP
7 65 (23.47%) Veeam
8 57 (20.58%) Dell
9 34 (12.27%) EMC
10 28 (10.11%) CheckPoint
11 26 (9.39%) Meraki
12 24 (8.66%) SolarWinds
13 19 (6.86%) Dell Compellent
14 18 (6.50%) Nimble Storage
15 15 (5.42%) EqualLogic
15 15 (5.42%) SonicWALL
16 10 (3.61%) Red Hat
17 9 (3.25%) IBM
18 8 (2.89%) Sophos
18 8 (2.89%) Symantec