The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 177 171 150
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.082% 0.029% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.17% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £62,500 £80,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +146.15%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Fibre Channel
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
636 606 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.40% 17.85% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 504 425 371
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,473 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in Leeds

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) CCSA
5 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) VPLS
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) CCSE
5 4 (40.00%) Network Design
5 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
5 4 (40.00%) VCP5
5 4 (40.00%) DMVPN

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) MPLS
1 4 (40.00%) OSPF
1 4 (40.00%) BGP
1 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) IPsec
1 4 (40.00%) VPLS
1 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (40.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (20.00%) HSRP
2 2 (20.00%) VRRP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) BCP
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (40.00%) VCP5
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
2 4 (40.00%) MCSA
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCDA
2 4 (40.00%) CCDP
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCSA
2 4 (40.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco