The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 246 226 243
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 6 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.18% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 1.19% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 6
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.65%
Fibre Channel
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1082 1010 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.54% 14.74% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 899 857 886
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Fibre Channel
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Fibre Channel Salary Trend in the North West

Fibre Channel
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Xen
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (22.22%) SystemC
3 2 (22.22%) ASIC
3 2 (22.22%) VHDL
3 2 (22.22%) Verilog
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 3 (33.33%) Change Control
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Electronic Design Automation
2 2 (22.22%) IC Design
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Tcl
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) VCAP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 3 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Xen
2 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Cadence
3 2 (22.22%) Xilinx
3 2 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (22.22%) Altera
3 2 (22.22%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (22.22%) Synopsys