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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 231 247 266
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 1 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.018% 0.17% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.96% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
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
875 1146 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.42% 17.64% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 742 865 835
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016. 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
Merseyside - 1 £32,500 - 1
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) FCoE
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) FCoE
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) VMware