The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 126 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.19% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 1.15% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +9.75%
Fibre Channel
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
264 260 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.36% 16.52% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 224 189 216
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in Bristol

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Python
3 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
3 12 (63.16%) Solaris
3 12 (63.16%) Identity Management
3 12 (63.16%) Open Source
3 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
3 12 (63.16%) GPFS
4 11 (57.89%) SAN
4 11 (57.89%) UNIX
5 8 (42.11%) LDAP
5 8 (42.11%) NFS
5 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
5 8 (42.11%) LAMP
5 8 (42.11%) Samba
5 8 (42.11%) Bcfg2
5 8 (42.11%) Xen
6 7 (36.84%) Backup Exec
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 7 (36.84%) WatchGuard
6 7 (36.84%) NAS
6 7 (36.84%) Veeam
6 7 (36.84%) 3PAR
6 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
1 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 11 (57.89%) SAN
3 8 (42.11%) LDAP
4 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Support Specialist
1 8 (42.11%) IT Support
1 8 (42.11%) IT Support Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Senior IT Support
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Solaris
4 11 (57.89%) UNIX
5 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (36.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
1 12 (63.16%) Identity Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Python
1 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (63.16%) GPFS
3 8 (42.11%) NFS
3 8 (42.11%) Samba
3 8 (42.11%) Xen
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Bcfg2
2 7 (36.84%) Backup Exec
2 7 (36.84%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) WatchGuard
2 7 (36.84%) Veeam
2 7 (36.84%) 3PAR
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) EMC
2 7 (36.84%) Juniper