The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 185 167 182
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 6 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.87% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 4
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £72,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +9.75%
Fibre Channel
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
562 535 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.12% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 480 459 466
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in Manchester

Fibre Channel
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram in Manchester

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) iSCSI
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) VCAP
5 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (37.50%) Xen
5 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) iSCSI
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WDF
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Coaching
1 3 (37.50%) Software Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
1 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) VCAP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
6 1 (12.50%) LPIC
6 1 (12.50%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Xen
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat