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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 269 333 307
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -26
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 31 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 0.61% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 14
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 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.42%
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
1437 1977 2086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.99% 15.70% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1676 1860
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 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 7 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 66 (92.96%) SAN
2 47 (66.20%) HP
3 35 (49.30%) Cisco
3 35 (49.30%) VMware
4 31 (43.66%) iSCSI
5 28 (39.44%) Firewall
5 28 (39.44%) Linux
6 27 (38.03%) Windows
6 27 (38.03%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (36.62%) Finance
8 25 (35.21%) Brocade
8 25 (35.21%) WAN
9 23 (32.39%) CommVault
9 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (32.39%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (32.39%) 3PAR
10 20 (28.17%) CMDB
10 20 (28.17%) Data Centre
10 20 (28.17%) ITIL
11 19 (26.76%) VPN
12 18 (25.35%) EMC
12 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (25.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (23.94%) Network Security
14 16 (22.54%) Load Balancing
15 15 (21.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (21.13%) Citrix
16 14 (19.72%) Oracle
16 14 (19.72%) Advertising
17 13 (18.31%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 10 (14.08%) IIS
2 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.86%) Apache
4 5 (7.04%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (92.96%) SAN
2 31 (43.66%) iSCSI
3 28 (39.44%) Firewall
4 25 (35.21%) WAN
5 19 (26.76%) VPN
6 17 (23.94%) Network Security
7 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
7 12 (16.90%) VLAN
7 12 (16.90%) NAS
8 11 (15.49%) BGP
9 10 (14.08%) DNS
10 8 (11.27%) Wireless
11 7 (9.86%) EIGRP
11 7 (9.86%) MPLS
11 7 (9.86%) VoIP
11 7 (9.86%) LDAP
11 7 (9.86%) NetScaler
11 7 (9.86%) HSRP
11 7 (9.86%) VPLS
12 6 (8.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Data Mining
2 5 (7.04%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Subversion
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Consultant
1 18 (25.35%) Storage Specialist
1 18 (25.35%) Senior Storage Specialist
1 18 (25.35%) Backup Specialist
2 9 (12.68%) Administrator
3 8 (11.27%) Network Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Sales Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Architecture Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Security Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (28.17%) Data Centre
2 20 (28.17%) CMDB
3 10 (14.08%) Replication
4 7 (9.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (9.86%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.04%) PKI
6 5 (7.04%) Private Cloud
6 5 (7.04%) Social Media
6 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
7 4 (5.63%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.82%) DTV
9 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.41%) Symmetrix
9 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) Windows
3 15 (21.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.27%) Debian
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.86%) CentOS
7 6 (8.45%) Fedora
7 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.23%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.41%) UNIX
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Capacity Planning
2 20 (28.17%) ITIL
3 18 (25.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.54%) Load Balancing
5 12 (16.90%) Project Management
6 7 (9.86%) Business Development
6 7 (9.86%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (8.45%) Server Building
7 6 (8.45%) Change Management
8 5 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.04%) SIEM
8 5 (7.04%) Patch Management
8 5 (7.04%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) Python
2 8 (11.27%) Ruby
2 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.63%) Perl
5 3 (4.23%) C
5 3 (4.23%) Tcl
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 9 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (9.86%) CCNA
5 6 (8.45%) CCA
5 6 (8.45%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (8.45%) CCEA
5 6 (8.45%) MCSE
5 6 (8.45%) MCSA
5 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.04%) CEH
7 4 (5.63%) CCIE
7 4 (5.63%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) NCDA
8 1 (1.41%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.90%) vSphere
3 9 (12.68%) XenDesktop
4 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
6 5 (7.04%) NFS
6 5 (7.04%) KVM
7 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.82%) XenApp
8 1 (1.41%) IAG
8 1 (1.41%) vCloud
8 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) WSUS
1 7 (9.86%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 3 (4.23%) SELinux
4 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.41%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 47 (66.20%) HP
2 35 (49.30%) Cisco
2 35 (49.30%) VMware
3 25 (35.21%) Brocade
4 23 (32.39%) CommVault
4 23 (32.39%) 3PAR
5 18 (25.35%) EMC
6 15 (21.13%) Citrix
7 14 (19.72%) Oracle
8 13 (18.31%) NetApp
8 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.86%) SolarWinds
10 6 (8.45%) Isilon
11 5 (7.04%) F5
11 5 (7.04%) Splunk
12 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.23%) Symantec
12 3 (4.23%) IBM
13 2 (2.82%) SAP
14 1 (1.41%) Juniper