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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 262 220 264
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +44
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Channel 3 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.048% 0.37% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 2.46% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 6
Median salary £53,000 £80,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +106.45%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
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
955 896 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.26% 14.97% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 779 712 979
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Fibre Channel as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Channel within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -8 2 - -
Merseyside -16 1 £53,000 +63.07%
Fibre Channel
England

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Fibre Channel.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) iSCSI
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) MCSE
5 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (55.56%) Replication
6 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 4 (44.44%) SAN
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco
6 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 4 (44.44%) IIS
6 4 (44.44%) MCSA
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) vSphere
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (33.33%) NFS
7 3 (33.33%) LAN
7 3 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (33.33%) Dell
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (33.33%) Firewall

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) iSCSI
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) DSL
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) VPLS
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
6 1 (11.11%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ELK Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
3 2 (22.22%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (22.22%) iPad
3 2 (22.22%) PKI
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Email Filtering
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
5 1 (11.11%) NCDA
5 1 (11.11%) NCIE
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) NFS
4 2 (22.22%) vCloud
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) PowerCLI
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) RANCID
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) vRealize
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 2 (22.22%) Zerto
5 1 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds