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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 116 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 2 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 2.23% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Fibre Channel
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
271 269 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.58% 16.48% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 229 235 256
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in Birmingham

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle