The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 293 321 316
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 25 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 0.69% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 15
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £41,747
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -7.77%
Fibre Channel
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1449 2032 1889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.79% 16.31% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1720 1689
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in the City of London

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in the City of London

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 56 (94.92%) SAN
2 39 (66.10%) HP
3 30 (50.85%) Cisco
4 26 (44.07%) VMware
5 25 (42.37%) Linux
6 24 (40.68%) Firewall
6 24 (40.68%) iSCSI
6 24 (40.68%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (37.29%) Windows
8 21 (35.59%) WAN
8 21 (35.59%) Finance
9 20 (33.90%) Brocade
9 20 (33.90%) 3PAR
9 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (32.20%) CommVault
11 18 (30.51%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (28.81%) CMDB
13 15 (25.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (25.42%) VPN
13 15 (25.42%) ITIL
13 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (23.73%) EMC
14 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
15 13 (22.03%) Network Security
15 13 (22.03%) Oracle
16 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
16 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
16 12 (20.34%) Project Management
16 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (20.34%) VLAN

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
1 9 (15.25%) IIS
2 7 (11.86%) Apache
3 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (94.92%) SAN
2 24 (40.68%) Firewall
2 24 (40.68%) iSCSI
3 21 (35.59%) WAN
4 15 (25.42%) VPN
5 13 (22.03%) Network Security
6 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
6 12 (20.34%) VLAN
7 10 (16.95%) NAS
8 8 (13.56%) DNS
9 7 (11.86%) BGP
9 7 (11.86%) VoIP
10 6 (10.17%) LDAP
10 6 (10.17%) LAN
10 6 (10.17%) TACACS
11 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (8.47%) HTTPS
12 4 (6.78%) OSPF
12 4 (6.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Big Data
2 5 (8.47%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.47%) Subversion
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Backup Specialist
1 15 (25.42%) Senior Storage Specialist
1 15 (25.42%) Storage Specialist
2 14 (23.73%) Consultant
3 7 (11.86%) Sales Consultant
3 7 (11.86%) Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Architecture Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Security Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (28.81%) CMDB
3 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
4 8 (13.56%) Replication
5 7 (11.86%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
7 5 (8.47%) Social Media
7 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
7 5 (8.47%) Private Cloud
7 5 (8.47%) PKI
8 3 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.69%) Symmetrix
9 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Linux
2 22 (37.29%) Windows
3 15 (25.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (13.56%) Debian
5 7 (11.86%) CentOS
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.17%) Fedora
6 6 (10.17%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.39%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Project Management
3 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
5 7 (11.86%) Business Development
6 6 (10.17%) Change Management
6 6 (10.17%) Server Building
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.47%) Patch Management
7 5 (8.47%) SIEM
7 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.47%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.08%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) Python
2 8 (13.56%) Ruby
2 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
3 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.78%) Perl
5 3 (5.08%) Tcl
5 3 (5.08%) C
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.17%) MCSE
4 6 (10.17%) MCSA
4 6 (10.17%) CCA
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (10.17%) CCEA
4 6 (10.17%) CCNA
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.47%) CEH
6 2 (3.39%) CCIE
6 2 (3.39%) CCNP
7 1 (1.69%) NCDA
7 1 (1.69%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
3 7 (11.86%) vSphere
4 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.47%) KVM
5 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.08%) NFS
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.69%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Puppet
1 5 (8.47%) WSUS
2 3 (5.08%) SELinux
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.69%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) HP
2 30 (50.85%) Cisco
3 26 (44.07%) VMware
4 20 (33.90%) Brocade
4 20 (33.90%) 3PAR
5 19 (32.20%) CommVault
6 14 (23.73%) EMC
7 13 (22.03%) Oracle
8 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.64%) NetApp
10 10 (16.95%) Citrix
11 6 (10.17%) Isilon
12 5 (8.47%) F5
12 5 (8.47%) Splunk
13 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
13 3 (5.08%) Symantec
14 2 (3.39%) IBM
14 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
15 1 (1.69%) Dell
15 1 (1.69%) Juniper