The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 37 82 45
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -37
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.83% 0.41% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 1.89% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Fibre Channel
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 106 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.14% 21.90% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 48 100 60
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Bedford region.

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in Bedford

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in Bedford

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Fibre Channel.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) vSphere
2 13 (92.86%) FalconStor
2 13 (92.86%) CommVault
2 13 (92.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (85.71%) Replication
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) SMTP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Fibre Channel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) MPLS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (78.57%) Support Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (64.29%) Server Engineer
3 9 (64.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 9 (64.29%) Server Support
4 7 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
5 6 (42.86%) Analyst
5 6 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 5 (35.71%) Server Analyst
6 5 (35.71%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (35.71%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
7 2 (14.29%) Consultant
7 2 (14.29%) Architect
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) CCNA
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) FalconStor
2 13 (92.86%) CommVault
3 12 (85.71%) Oracle
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP