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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank - 122 107
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.26% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 4
Average salary - £43,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +9.75%
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
416 354 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.99% 16.74% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 328 324 277
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 2014, 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%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) CCEE
2 2 (66.67%) CCAA
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Sales Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCEE
1 2 (66.67%) CCAA
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec