The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 238 228 247
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 7 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.28% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 1.90% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 5
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1030 1051 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 14.50% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 873 883 949
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Fibre Channel
England

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fibre Channel across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Fibre Channel Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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 -19 5 £32,500 -27.77%
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) iSCSI
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) NFS
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) Tcl
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) iSCSI
2 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (22.22%) SystemC
2 2 (22.22%) ASIC
2 2 (22.22%) VHDL
2 2 (22.22%) Verilog
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) 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 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
1 2 (22.22%) Validation
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
1 2 (22.22%) Electronic Design Automation
1 2 (22.22%) IC Design
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 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%) Tcl
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) VCAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 3 (33.33%) Xen
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Altera
3 2 (22.22%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (22.22%) Synopsys
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Cadence
3 2 (22.22%) Xilinx
3 2 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (22.22%) HP