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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 144 129 118
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.081% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.70% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £51,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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
375 285 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.23% 15.50% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 286 231 232
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Mercator
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 2 (40.00%) Degree

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Celerra
2 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Mercator
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Sun