The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 99 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.26% 1.16% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 4.56% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 19
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +9.75%
Fibre Channel
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 241 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.71% 25.37% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 226 251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -9 2 - -
Fibre Channel
East of England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) iSCSI
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
3 7 (70.00%) HP SIM
3 7 (70.00%) VCP5
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) MySQL
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Server
6 3 (30.00%) SaaS
6 3 (30.00%) VMFS
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) NAS
6 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (30.00%) DMZ
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (70.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) DMZ
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (70.00%) VCP5
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Server
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (30.00%) VMFS
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec