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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank - 181 169
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 0 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.05% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
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
551 573 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.24% 14.03% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 443 495 471
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) TACACS
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) EMC Navisphere

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) TACACS
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) SAN Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle