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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 77 95 71
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 15 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.39% 0.39% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.74% 1.84% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 31
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
154 217 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.30% 21.07% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 131 203 255
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram 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 5 March 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
Bedford +30 14 £45,000 -5.26%
Luton +3 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Fibre Channel
East of England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 15 (88.24%) MS Excel
3 15 (88.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
4 14 (82.35%) vSphere
5 13 (76.47%) FalconStor
5 13 (76.47%) SQL
5 13 (76.47%) Cisco
5 13 (76.47%) CommVault
6 12 (70.59%) Oracle
6 12 (70.59%) Replication
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (35.29%) CCNP
7 6 (35.29%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) VCP4
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
10 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
10 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 2 (11.76%) WAN
10 2 (11.76%) SMTP
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.76%) MS Project
10 2 (11.76%) .NET
10 2 (11.76%) J2EE

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (88.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) SMTP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (64.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Support Engineer
3 9 (52.94%) Server Engineer
3 9 (52.94%) Server Support
3 9 (52.94%) Server Support Engineer
4 8 (47.06%) Analyst
5 7 (41.18%) Data Centre Engineer
6 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
7 5 (29.41%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (29.41%) Server Support Analyst
7 5 (29.41%) Server Analyst
7 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (11.76%) Architect
8 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (11.76%) Consultant
8 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (11.76%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) VCP4
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (82.35%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) FalconStor
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CommVault
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix