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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 111 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.52% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -
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
251 263 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.87% 16.53% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 215 212 205
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,060 £55,000 £55,000
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 August 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (71.43%) VMware
4 14 (66.67%) Python
4 14 (66.67%) Solaris
4 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
5 13 (61.90%) Open Source
5 13 (61.90%) SAN
5 13 (61.90%) UNIX
6 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
6 12 (57.14%) Identity Management
6 12 (57.14%) GPFS
7 10 (47.62%) Samba
7 10 (47.62%) LDAP
7 10 (47.62%) NFS
8 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 9 (42.86%) Firewall
9 8 (38.10%) LAMP
9 8 (38.10%) Xen
9 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
9 8 (38.10%) Bcfg2
10 7 (33.33%) WatchGuard
10 7 (33.33%) 3PAR
10 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (33.33%) EMC
10 7 (33.33%) Cisco
10 7 (33.33%) IBM

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Zimbra
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 13 (61.90%) SAN
3 10 (47.62%) LDAP
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) NAS
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Specialist
1 8 (38.10%) IT Support Specialist
1 8 (38.10%) IT Support
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Open Source
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Solaris
4 13 (61.90%) UNIX
5 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (33.33%) AIX
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.52%) Debian
7 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 12 (57.14%) Identity Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Python
1 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (57.14%) GPFS
3 10 (47.62%) Samba
3 10 (47.62%) NFS
4 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 8 (38.10%) Xen
6 1 (4.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Bcfg2
2 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 7 (33.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.76%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 7 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 7 (33.33%) EMC
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Juniper
2 7 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Scalix