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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank - 121 106
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.75% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Average salary - £41,250 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.65%
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
367 343 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.17% 15.92% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 290 316 264
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
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 27 August 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 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) CCEE
3 2 (50.00%) CCAA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (25.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) CCEE
1 2 (50.00%) CCAA
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec