The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 201 210 202
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 16 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 0.91% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
Fibre Channel
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1311 1762 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.48% 30.03% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 925 984 1103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in Berkshire

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Slough - 8 £45,000 -
Reading -10 5 - -
Newbury - 3 - -
Fibre Channel
South East

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 29 (100.00%) SAN
2 20 (68.97%) Data Centre
3 19 (65.52%) Capacity Management
4 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
5 16 (55.17%) HP
5 16 (55.17%) EMC
6 15 (51.72%) NAS
7 14 (48.28%) IBM
7 14 (48.28%) Windows
7 14 (48.28%) Linux
8 13 (44.83%) ITIL
9 12 (41.38%) NetApp
9 12 (41.38%) Brocade
10 11 (37.93%) EMC NetWorker
10 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
10 11 (37.93%) DV Cleared
10 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (37.93%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (37.93%) StorageTek
10 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
10 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (37.93%) Firewall
10 11 (37.93%) Replication
10 11 (37.93%) Ethernet
10 11 (37.93%) Sun
10 11 (37.93%) Cisco
10 11 (37.93%) CA
11 10 (34.48%) VMware
11 10 (34.48%) e-Health

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (51.72%) NAS
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) Ethernet
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (34.48%) FCoE
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
6 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) WAN
7 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 3 (10.34%) PBX
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.34%) VLAN
8 1 (3.45%) ATM
8 1 (3.45%) Frame Relay
8 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Support Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (37.93%) EMC Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Storage Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) SAN Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Storage Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Support
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) NetApp Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Data Centre
2 11 (37.93%) Replication
2 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Storage
2 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (34.48%) FlexPod
3 10 (34.48%) e-Health
4 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Capacity Management
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL
3 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
3 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (37.93%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Service Management
4 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.24%) Coaching
6 1 (3.45%) Product Management
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) DV Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (13.79%) MCSE
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.34%) MCITP
6 2 (6.90%) CCNP
6 2 (6.90%) NCDA
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
2 8 (27.59%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) vSphere
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (13.79%) Legato
2 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) HP
1 16 (55.17%) EMC
2 14 (48.28%) IBM
3 12 (41.38%) NetApp
3 12 (41.38%) Brocade
4 11 (37.93%) StorageTek
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco
4 11 (37.93%) Sun
4 11 (37.93%) CA
5 10 (34.48%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) Veritas
6 4 (13.79%) Hitachi
6 4 (13.79%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) Google
8 1 (3.45%) Novell
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) 3PAR