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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 96 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 2 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.19% 0.69% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 3.85% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 11
Average salary £51,250 £41,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.24% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,250 £41,747
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -5.98%
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
201 208 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.11% 17.88% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 164 183 259
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015. 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 +8 2 £51,250 +20.58%
Fibre Channel
East of England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco
5 8 (66.67%) vSphere
6 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (58.33%) CommVault
6 7 (58.33%) FalconStor
6 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
7 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (50.00%) Oracle
7 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (50.00%) Replication
8 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (33.33%) DHCP
9 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (33.33%) DNS
9 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
9 4 (33.33%) CCNP
9 4 (33.33%) CCNA
9 4 (33.33%) Citrix
9 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
9 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Server Support
2 5 (41.67%) Server Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Server Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) vSphere
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) FalconStor
4 7 (58.33%) CommVault
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) HP