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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 285 310 315
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 16 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 1.14% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 12
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
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
1338 2020 1817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.81% 16.99% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1695 1598
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 40 (93.02%) SAN
2 23 (53.49%) HP
3 21 (48.84%) Cisco
4 18 (41.86%) Linux
5 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (37.21%) Windows
6 16 (37.21%) VMware
7 15 (34.88%) iSCSI
8 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (32.56%) Firewall
8 14 (32.56%) EMC
9 13 (30.23%) Brocade
9 13 (30.23%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (30.23%) 3PAR
10 12 (27.91%) CMDB
10 12 (27.91%) CommVault
10 12 (27.91%) WAN
10 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
11 11 (25.58%) NetApp
11 11 (25.58%) Finance
11 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
12 10 (23.26%) NAS
12 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (23.26%) Project Management
12 10 (23.26%) ITIL
13 9 (20.93%) DNS
13 9 (20.93%) Python
13 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
14 8 (18.60%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (93.02%) SAN
2 15 (34.88%) iSCSI
3 14 (32.56%) Firewall
4 12 (27.91%) WAN
4 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
5 10 (23.26%) NAS
6 9 (20.93%) DNS
7 6 (13.95%) LDAP
7 6 (13.95%) LAN
7 6 (13.95%) TACACS
7 6 (13.95%) VLAN
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.63%) HTTPS
8 5 (11.63%) VPN
9 4 (9.30%) OSPF
9 4 (9.30%) BGP
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (9.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Data Mining
1 5 (11.63%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Subversion
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Storage Specialist
1 10 (23.26%) Senior Storage Specialist
1 10 (23.26%) Backup Specialist
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Architecture Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Security Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Storage Architect
7 1 (2.33%) EMC Storage Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.91%) CMDB
3 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
4 7 (16.28%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
6 5 (11.63%) PKI
6 5 (11.63%) Private Cloud
6 5 (11.63%) Social Media
6 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.65%) Replication
8 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
8 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.33%) DTV
8 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) Fedora
5 6 (13.95%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.65%) Debian
6 2 (4.65%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.33%) UNIX
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (23.26%) Project Management
2 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (13.95%) Server Building
4 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (11.63%) SIEM
4 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
4 5 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Network Design
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Python
2 8 (18.60%) Ruby
2 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
3 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) C
5 3 (6.98%) Tcl
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) CCNA
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CEH
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) CCA
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCEA
5 1 (2.33%) NCDA
5 1 (2.33%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) vSphere
3 5 (11.63%) KVM
3 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) NFS
4 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.33%) IAG
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) WSUS
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) SELinux
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) HP
2 21 (48.84%) Cisco
3 16 (37.21%) VMware
4 14 (32.56%) EMC
5 13 (30.23%) Brocade
5 13 (30.23%) 3PAR
6 12 (27.91%) CommVault
7 11 (25.58%) NetApp
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.95%) Isilon
10 5 (11.63%) F5
10 5 (11.63%) Splunk
11 3 (6.98%) Symantec
12 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
12 2 (4.65%) IBM
13 1 (2.33%) SAP
13 1 (2.33%) Citrix
13 1 (2.33%) Juniper
13 1 (2.33%) Dell