The first table below looks at the demand for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 30 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 Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 54 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 13 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.05% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 0.57% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £41,747 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -1.77%
Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 175 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.93% 25.44% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 113 119 68
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Fibre Channel
West Midlands

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in Coventry

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (75.00%) vSphere
4 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (75.00%) iSCSI
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (60.00%) HP
6 11 (55.00%) Citrix
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (55.00%) MCSE
7 10 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (50.00%) CCNA
7 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (50.00%) XenApp
7 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (50.00%) NetApp
7 10 (50.00%) VMware ESX
7 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
8 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
8 8 (40.00%) Siemens
8 8 (40.00%) EMC
8 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (40.00%) Mitel

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) iSCSI
3 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 8 (40.00%) NAS
3 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) IT Support
2 8 (40.00%) Senior IT Support
2 8 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Head of IT
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) DNA
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (55.00%) MCSE
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (40.00%) CCA
4 5 (25.00%) NCDA
5 3 (15.00%) MCSA
6 2 (10.00%) CCEE
6 2 (10.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) vSphere
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (50.00%) XenApp
2 10 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.00%) XenServer
6 2 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) HP
5 11 (55.00%) Citrix
6 10 (50.00%) NetApp
7 8 (40.00%) Siemens
7 8 (40.00%) EMC
7 8 (40.00%) Mitel
7 8 (40.00%) IBM
8 7 (35.00%) Dell
9 2 (10.00%) WatchGuard
9 2 (10.00%) Veeam