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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 244 238 242
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 7 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.030% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.21% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1118 955 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.15% 14.39% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 896 796 1010
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 2 March 2015. 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 +5 5 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) CCNA
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) iSCSI
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
4 9 (75.00%) HP
4 9 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (75.00%) vSphere
5 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) DHCP
5 8 (66.67%) DNS
6 7 (58.33%) MCSE
6 7 (58.33%) MCSA
6 7 (58.33%) C
6 7 (58.33%) MS Office
6 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 7 (58.33%) NFS
6 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (58.33%) Citrix
6 7 (58.33%) NetApp
6 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
6 7 (58.33%) VLAN
6 7 (58.33%) Xen
6 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) iSCSI
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) ICMP
5 2 (16.67%) VRRP
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) SMTP
5 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (16.67%) RIP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNA
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (58.33%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) MCSA
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) LPIC
4 2 (16.67%) RHCA
5 1 (8.33%) RHCSA
5 1 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (75.00%) vSphere
2 7 (58.33%) NFS
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Xen
3 1 (8.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) HP
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 2 (16.67%) Meru Networks
7 1 (8.33%) CommVault
7 1 (8.33%) IBM