The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 118 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 1.36% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
263 220 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.48% 13.60% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 217 188 194
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Fibre Channel
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in Bristol

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) iSCSI
3 18 (72.00%) Windows
4 17 (68.00%) SAN
5 16 (64.00%) VMware
5 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (56.00%) Bash Shell
6 14 (56.00%) Solaris
6 14 (56.00%) Python
7 13 (52.00%) UNIX
7 13 (52.00%) Open Source
8 12 (48.00%) GPFS
8 12 (48.00%) Identity Management
8 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
9 10 (40.00%) Samba
9 10 (40.00%) LDAP
9 10 (40.00%) NFS
9 10 (40.00%) IBM
9 10 (40.00%) EMC
10 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (36.00%) Cisco
10 9 (36.00%) Firewall
11 8 (32.00%) Mac OS X
11 8 (32.00%) Bcfg2
11 8 (32.00%) LAMP
11 8 (32.00%) Xen
12 7 (28.00%) WatchGuard
12 7 (28.00%) 3PAR
12 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (28.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) Zimbra
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) iSCSI
2 17 (68.00%) SAN
3 10 (40.00%) LDAP
4 9 (36.00%) Firewall
5 7 (28.00%) NAS
6 2 (8.00%) SSH
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Support Specialist
1 8 (32.00%) IT Support Specialist
1 8 (32.00%) IT Support
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) SAN Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) SAN Storage Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) Solaris
4 13 (52.00%) UNIX
5 8 (32.00%) Mac OS X
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (28.00%) AIX
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Debian
7 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (48.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Python
1 14 (56.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) GPFS
3 10 (40.00%) NFS
3 10 (40.00%) Samba
4 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (32.00%) Xen
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Bcfg2
2 7 (28.00%) ARCserve
2 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (8.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (4.00%) Legato
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) IBM
2 10 (40.00%) EMC
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Juniper
4 7 (28.00%) WatchGuard
4 7 (28.00%) Veeam
4 7 (28.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (12.00%) Hitachi
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 2 (8.00%) Sun
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Scalix
6 2 (8.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas