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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 131 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 1.03% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £39,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
410 290 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.35% 15.03% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 366 247 276
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 2 July 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 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC